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training.gov.au - National Recognised Training data

training.gov.au provides a searchable database of nationally recognised training (NRT) packages, courses, qualifications, units of competency, and skill sets. This data is available through a web interface at http://training.gov.au/Search/Training?javaScriptEnabled=True&typeAllTrainingComponents=True however there is no API or downloadable dataset. It would be very useful if this data was available either via a search ...more »

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Government Datasets or APIs

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Relax copyright restrictions of Training Packages

The VET Training Packages (available at training.gov.au) have copyright licence CC BY-ND for packages after 2011, meaning no derivative works are allowed. This precludes building innovative tools which disaggregate the data and allow more fluid analysis across units. These sort of tools would be valuable to assist teachers to develop training materials and holistic assessment instruments across multiple units, to understand ...more »

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