Education, employment and training

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Glossary Item
METeOR identifier:721777
Registration status:Health, Standard 16/01/2020

Education, employment and training includes services where the principal function is to provide or support people with lived experience of mental illness, in gaining education, employment and/or training.


Mental health non-government organisation establishments service type taxonomy.

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Distinguishing features:

  • The principal purpose is to increase a person’s ability to access education, employment and training
  • Delivered one-on-one or as part of a group
  • Education and training takes place through a structured program of tuition
  • The education and training program can result in the attainment of a formal qualification or award (e.g. a Certificate, Diploma or Degree), however, this need not happen in every program


  • Supported education
  • Employment and vocationally-focused group programs
  • Individual employment placement and support
  • Social enterprises


  • Where education is provided as part of delivering another service type

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Education, employment and training Health, Superseded 16/01/2020

Metadata items which use this glossary item:

Group support activities Health, Standard 16/01/2020

Mental health non-government organisation payments cluster Health, Standard 16/01/2020

Personalised support—linked to housing Health, Standardisation pending 26/11/2019

Personalised support—other Health, Standardisation pending 26/11/2019