Appendix - Pathway Pilots

Pathway NameModelKey Features of PathwayLead InstitutionStatus
Associate Degree of Applied Engineering (Renewable Energy Technologies)Tertiary pathway Paraprofessional qualification developed in response to industry demand in the renewable energy sector. Leads into a third year only bachelor degree. TAFE NSW Offered since Semester 1 2014.
Tertiary Pathway to Accounting Tertiary pathway Paraprofessional qualification developed in partnership with industry body Certified Public Accountants (CPA). Seamless articulation to partner universities.TAFE NSW Higher Education Offered from Semester 2 2014 but replaced by a Bachelor and Diploma of Applied Commerce from 2018.
Associate Degree of Early Childhood Education (Birth to Five)Tertiary pathway Integrated VET and higher education content. TAFE NSW Closed. 
Aged Care PathwayTertiary pathway Offers aged care workers a seamless transition from certificate III or IV to higher education through the Associate Degree of Integrated Care in Ageing, which articulates into a range of complementary bachelor level qualifications.University of Newcastle Offered from Semester 1 2017.
Construction ManagementHigher apprenticeship Integrated, three-stage apprenticeship to degree pathway from traditional trade qualifications to a Bachelor in Construction Management, bridged by a Diploma of Project Management. Master Builders Association of NSW Offered from the beginning of 2018.
Construction Management Degree apprenticeship Extension to MBA higher apprenticeship. The pathway involved a 'Construction Site Supervisor Cadetship' rather than an apprenticeship to give the graduate a broader base of construction experience. Master Builders Association of NSW Withdrawn after further market testing indicated a strong preference for the higher apprenticeship model.
Electrical EngineeringDegree apprenticeship An integrated bachelor qualification that incorporates vocational education competencies, leading to a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering while also delivering an electrical licence. University of Newcastle Offered from the beginning of 2018.
Aboriginal Primary Health CareTertiary pathway A tailored and supported pathway for Aboriginal students with certificate III or IV qualifications into a bachelor degree in community services and primary health care. University of New EnglandUnder development.
Civil Construction Management and EngineeringHigher apprenticeship A sub-bachelor qualification designed for certificate III or IV qualified tradespeople which leads into a bachelor of engineering. Southern Cross University Under development.
Transport and LogisticsResearch project This project will explore options for pathway development in the transport and logistics industry. Australian Industry Standards Under development.
Sustainable Agriculture and Food SecurityDegree traineeship An integrated pathway from a VET diploma into WSU's Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security. Western Sydney University Under development.
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