Surveys

Annual Microsoft Agreement computer census

Learn Local organisations who have registered with the ACFE Board’s Microsoft Agreement are required to complete an annual census. Each July, registered organisations are emailed a short questionnaire for completion that asks for information on the number of computers, servers and Microsoft software being used.

Student statistical data collection

Learn Local organisations submit statistical data to Higher Education and Skills Group monthly as part of their contractual obligations. Data collection assists ACFE to plan, support and monitor further education and training. Organisations are required to record and report their training activity according to the VET Student Statistical Collection Guidelines, which incorporate AVETMIS Standard. This information may be used to monitor the delivery of ACFE funded training programs.

VET Student Statistical Collection Guidelines (PDF, 718.09 KB)

Learn Local organisations business survey

The Learn Local organisations business survey is a rich source of information to assist ACFE understand the diversity of the Learn Local education and training sector. The information gathered informs about Learn Local organisations’ differing:

  • sizes
  • services
  • turnover
  • challenges
  • retention and recruitment issues

The annual on-line survey takes approximately 40 minutes to complete with the information collected and including:

  • numbers of staff employed by the organisation
  • number of provider volunteers at the organisation
  • annual financial turnover
  • percentage of total revenue from specified funding sources.

These surveys inform the Changing the Face of Community Business report, which can be downloaded from the publication and research section.