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2020 Student Outcomes Survey: Great Employment Outcomes Reported by Students

2020 Student Outcomes Survey: Great Employment Outcomes Reported by Students

Each year, when we receive the results from the National Student Outcomes Survey, we are blown away by the outcomes reported by graduates of Macquarie Community College. This year is no different!

We are especially pleased with the employment outcomesreported by our students. Our vision is to empower motivated participants to create better futures. The positive results from this survey helps confirm that we continue to provide learning opportunities that transform lives.

Below are some highlights from the 191 responses received.

Employment outcomes

Of qualification completers at Macquarie Community College:

  • 64.3% were training for employment reasons (to get a job, change careers, develop or start their own business, upskill or reskill).
  • 30.3% had an improved employment status after training.
  • 28.6% were employed before training. Of these, 5.2% were employed at a higher skill level after training and 15.9% had a better job after training.
  • 71.4% were not employed before training. Of these, 21.6% were employed after training.
  • 34% were employed after training. Of these, 95.1 found the training relevant to their current job and 92.5% received at least one job-related benefit.

Students’ satisfaction with training

Of qualification completers at Macquarie Community College:

  • 91.9% were satisfied with the overall quality of their training.
  • 89.3% would recommend their training provider.

Fee-Free* Training with JobTrainer/Skilling for Recovery

We continue to have opportunities to provide quality training in 2021 as an approved provider under the JobTrainer/Skilling for Recovery program.

We currently have training places and funding available for fee-free* nationally accredited trainingin Aged Care, Child Care, Business, Computing and more.

Find out more by calling us on 1300 845 888, or visit:

About the survey

The National Student Outcomes Survey is a national annual survey undertaken by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER). The Survey is sent by NCVER to students that complete full or part VET qualifications at all TAFEs, private RTOs and Community Education providers and reports on the quality and outcomes of their graduates.

The VET student outcomes 2020 series provides a summary of the outcomes and satisfaction of students who completed nationally recognised vocational education and training (VET) delivered by registered training organisations (RTOs) in Australia during 2019, using data collected in 2020.

Read about our previous survey results

*Eligibility criteria apply