Definitions for "Australian Qualifications Framework"
The Australian Qualifications Framework covers 12 national qualifications issued by secondary schools, vocational education and training providers, and higher education institutions. AQF qualifications were first issued in January 1995. Pre-AQF qualifications will continue to be recognised.
Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) means the policy framework that defines all qualifications recognised nationally in post-compulsory education and training within Australia. The AQF comprises titles and guidelines, which define each qualification, together with principles and protocols covering articulation and issuance of qualifications and Statements of Attainment. From AQTF Standards for RTOs
is a framework for national qualifications from Senior Secondary Certificates through to Doctoral Degrees. Also see