We’re an RTO by Teachers, for Teachers

We are a VET in Schools RTO operated by former teachers.

We service students, teachers, and senior secondary schools all across Australia as both an RTO and learning resource provider.



We’re an RTO by Teachers, for Teachers

We service students, teachers, and senior secondary schools all across Australia as both an RTO and learning resource provider.


The IVET Institute RTO: 40548

Founded by teachers in 2011, IVET continues to be one of Australia’s leading RTO’s specialising in a wide range of VET in school programs, provided nationwide.

Working closely with over 15,000 students and teachers all across Australia as both an RTO and learning resource provider.

IVET strive to assist schools and teachers with all aspects of their programs
 and aim to ensure all students and teachers can achieve the best possible results, be it competency completion or scored assessment.

Drawing from years of experience as teachers and as an RTO working with students, teachers and schools IVET is committed to providing a high quality curriculum and educational forum both in the classroom and online.

All members of IVET have a detailed understanding of schools and the structures within them and ensure all of our processes and educational models are efficient and cost effective for students, families and schools.

“To be the leading provider of innovative, client-focused education programs and services to schools in Australia.”

Goals/objectives

  • To deliver innovative, client-focused education programs to all schools in Australia
  • To ensure programs are consistent with future industry needs, providing students with the required skills to be part of tomorrow’s workforce
  • To provide students with alternative pathways to positive educational outcomes, through VET certificates, short courses and other programs specifically designed to engage younger adult learners
  • To ensure that IVET supports all communities across Australia
  • To provide leadership in fostering partnerships, relationships and commercial sustainability for our business and students in turn
The IVET Group was founded by Clair and Zane Davidson, both past secondary school teachers and is based in Melbourne’s inner western suburbs.

IVET staff have over 40 years teaching and vocational education and training experience in secondary schools and bring a wealth of knowledge to pass on and assist teachers and students in schools.

The IVET team is made up of the following key staff:

Matthew Trounce – Chief Executive Officer
Matthew joined the business in 2018 to assist with IVET’s National expansion. Matthew has held various senior management roles within the VET sector over the past 18 years with both private and public organisations. As a result of his experience in the sector he has an intimate knowledge of the working of the VET system in each state and at a federal level. Matthew has a passion for the VET sector and education in general and the role it can play in improving the lives of individuals and the performance of businesses.

Allan Barnes – Quality and Compliance
Allan has joined the IVET team and has bought a wealth of knowledge of the VET in schools sector along with highly credentialed industry experience. Allan’s role at the IVET Institute is to ensure that all courses and programs conducted through IVET are of an industry expectation and comply with the Standards of RTO’s 2015. Allan has a passion for education and providing all students with the opportunity to grow and learn in a safe environment, this is highlighted by his teaching background and previous RTO experience and management.

Josh Miller
 – Chief Operating Officer
Josh is the current COO of IVET and works closely with the IVET liaison officers to ensure that all day to day aspects of the IVET Institute run smoothly. Josh has experience in teaching throughout different educational systems in the ACT, NSW and Victoria, and has a comprehensive knowledge of the Australian Secondary Schooling Sector. Throughout the past 3 years Josh has worked closely with a number of schools to assist in setting up and ensuring that their schools programs are both positive for the student and the teachers delivering VET.

Vanessa Leane – VET in School Training coordinator
Vanessa has worked closely with elite sporting teams as an Exercise Physiologist specialising in the area of strength, conditioning and exercise prescription. She also has several years experience in secondary schools teaching in the private Catholic sector specialising in Physical education, outdoor education, health and English. Vanessa is a passionate educator who strives to empower students through her delivery of content in practical sessions.

Martin Wawrzynczak – 
VET in School Training coordinator
Martin is valued member of the IVET team with teaching experience in both the fitness industry and secondary schools around the Melbourne region. Through his passion of the fitness industry Martin has successfully worked with VFL teams as a strength and conditioning coach, working closely with players and medical staff to prepare athletes for games and training. Through his teaching pathway Martin has broadened his educational practice to encompass ESL students and students from diverse backgrounds enabling him to differentiate his delivery methods to engage all students his classes.

Mark Francis – 
VET in School Training coordinator
Mark is an energetic first aid presenter who brings with him a wealth of experience through his involvement in the RAAF and the Queensland Ambulance Service. Mark has experience in developing resources and teaching english to students around the world. His passion lies in educating young people and equipping them with the knowledge to succeed. Through teaching first aid, Mark aims to be bring real life situations into the classroom so the students can gain valuable knowledge to implement in their day to day lives.

Alysha Carden-David
 – Administration
Aylsha is an integral part of the IVET team with over 5 years of experience in her role as the administration team leader. Alysha performs various tasks within IVET and is one of the friendly voices, which greets you upon your call. Throughout Alysha’s employment pathway she has drawn upon each experience to formulate her career progression from the armed forces to the IVET institute.

Belinda Cachia – Administration
Is a warm and energetic staff member who has integrated herself into the IVET framework with ease. Belinda is apart of the administration team, which assists schools and teachers with the many questions that arise from being a part of the VET in schools system. Belinda has extensive knowledge in IT through her studies in user support and can help with your schooling needs. Belinda has experience in a number of RTO’s with both adult education and now secondary school students.

Spiderbox Design – ICT consultants and programmers

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