Acronym Definitions

ACPET
Australian Council for Private Education and Training
AEI-NOOSR
Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition
AQF
Australian Qualification Framework
AS
Advanced Standing
ASED
Australian Standard Classification of Education
ASQA
Australian Skills Quality Authority
ATAR
Australian Tertiary Admission Rank
Austrade
Australian Trade Commission - Education
CEP (Online)
Country Education Profiles
ESOS
Education Services for Overseas Students legislative framework
HE
Higher Education

HEP
Higher Education Provider
HEPPP
Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program
NCVER
National Centre for Vocational Education Research
NRT
Nationally Recognised Training
NSSC
National Skills Standards Council
NTP
National Training Package
OP
Overall Position
RCC
Recognition of Current Competency
RPL
Recognition of Prior Learning
RTO
Registered Training Organisation
TAC
Tertiary Admission Centre ( Universities Admissions Centre (UAC), Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) etc.
TEQSA
Tertiary Education Quality & Standards Agency
SAF
Structural Adjustment Fund
SCU
Southern Cross University
SE
Secondary Education
STAT
Special Tertiary Admissions Test
UK NARIC
National Academic Recognition Information Centre (UK)
VET
Vocational Education and Training