The purpose of this survey is to capture information that will assist with the current Review into Skills for Victoria’s Growing Economy. We do not seek your personal details as answers are not attributed to individuals.

Information about you

I would describe myself as Required
I would describe the business I work in as a Required
I am located in Required

Study and training outcomes

In what ways does the system contribute to the productivity of your business or industry?

(Tick all that apply)

How easy is it for your business to find appropriately skilled graduates?

Is there an undersupply or shortage of skilled workers in your industry in Victoria, and what are the implications for your business? What would make it easier to find graduates with the skills needed?

(Please provide comments)

What are the benefits of employing apprentices or trainees?

(Tick all that apply)

Accessing education and training for staff

Does your business pay for staff to undertake study and training?

(This includes full-qualifications, short-courses, subjects or units, micro-credentials, or non-accredited professional development offered by universities, TAFEs, Registered Training Organisations or other private providers)

What is the main factor that influences your choices about study and training for your staff?
Is low literacy and/or numeracy among staff a problem for your business?

Submitting your survey

We may publish your survey responses in a final report to the Victorian Government. Please select from the following: Required

Privacy collection notice

All questions contained in the survey are optional, and you may elect to leave any question unanswered. You may also choose to submit the survey anonymously.

Your personal, health and sensitive information in written submissions or survey answers will be handled in accordance with the Privacy Data and Protection Act 2014 (Vic), the Health Records Act 2001 (Vic) and the Public Records Act 1973 (Vic).

The information you provide in written submissions or survey answers will be given to the Reviewer and the supporting Project Team, comprised of Department staff and staff contracted by the Department, to inform the Review’s recommendations. Multiple choice, ranking and scale questions from the survey will be published as de-identified and aggregated data and de-identified free text responses may also be selected for inclusion. Alternatively, subject to your consent, written responses may be quoted and attributed to you in the final report.

The Department has contracted 89 Degrees East Communications Agency (the Agency) who will be provided with aggregated and de-identified information for the purposes of assisting the Reviewer to prepare the Final Report. The aggregated and de-identified content may also be used by the Agency in communications about the Final Report through print and on-line media channels.

The information will be stored in New South Wales and Victoria.

Information collected will be used for the purposes of the Review, or by the Department for further research purposes, or where otherwise permitted by law. You may choose to provide your email address by using the ‘Register for updates’ form. This information will not be associated with the survey submissions. By providing your email address, you authorise the Department to collect and use it for the purpose of updating you about the Review.

You can request access and correction of your information by contacting the Project Team at or on 03 7022 1800.

For more information, please see the Department of Education and Training's Information Privacy Policy.