Conditions of Use

AVETMISS Data Entry Tool Conditions of Use


  1. The AVETMISS Data Entry Tool is not a student management system.
    1. This tool is not designed to manage all aspects of student management for a training provider. It is available to capture student and training information in line with the Australian Vocational Education and Training Management Information Statistical Standard (AVETMISS).
    2. This tool is not designed to compete with, or replace, other commercial student management systems in the marketplace.
  2. The AVETMISS Data Entry Tool is designed for small Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) only. NCVER defines small as an organisation with 100 students or less.
  3. The AVETMISS Data Entry Tool is provided for the creation of AVETMISS NAT files only.
    1. The NAT files are compatible with the AVETMISS Validation Software.
    2. The NAT files will export as .txt and .xml files. Please note: the AVETMISS Validation Software will currently only accept NAT files in .txt format.
  4. The AVETMISS Data Entry Tool can be used to enter mandatory, optional and state-based data, so long as it is defined in the AVETMISS Standard for VET Providers.
    1. This tool is not for the entry and capture of any data items not defined in the AVETMISS Standard for VET Providers.
    2. This tool is not for the entry of data for the VET in Schools and Apprentice and Trainee collections.
    3. The AVETMISS Data Entry Tool is designed for the creation of NAT files for nationally recognised training only.
  5. Data can only be manually entered into the AVETMISS Data Entry Tool; it cannot be imported.
  6. The AVETMISS Data Entry Tool does not provide reports regarding the data entered. Limited reporting is managed by the AVETMISS Validation Software.
  7. The AVETMISS Data Entry Tool is not a data storage system.
    1. Data that may be required across multiple collection years will be held in the system for a period of two (2) years, for ease of use only.
    2. Data that is not used for this two (2) year period will be deleted.
    3. Users should ensure that their data storage requirements are accommodated outside of the AVETMISS Data Entry Tool system.
  8. The data entered into the AVETMISS Data Entry Tool will require validation via the AVETMISS Validation Software.