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This glossary includes terms and abbreviations likely to be found on this site and in associated educational and training publications. Where a term has a broader general meaning, the definition given here refers to its use in the vocational education and training context.

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BACE(New South Wales) Board of Adult and Community Education.
 
Basic skillA fundamental skill that is the basis of later learning or is essential for employment.
 
BCABusiness Council of Australia. Benchmarks the process of comparing an organisations performance, practices and procedures with those of leaders in the same or a different field of activity, in order to identify areas for improvement.
 
BENBusiness Education Network.
 
Best practiceManagement practices and work processes that lead to outstanding or top-class performance and provide examples for others.
 
BIBBBundesinstitut für Berufsbildung, the German Federal Institute for Vocational Training.
 
Block releaseThe release of an employee from the workplace for periods of time, usually of a week or more, in order to undertake related training in an educational institution. The term applies particularly to apprentices and trainees. Compare Day release.
 
BOS(New South Wales) Board of Studies.
 
BOTPLSBridging for Overseas Trained Professionals Loan Scheme.
 
Bridging course(Overseas-trained professionals) Course designed to prepare participants to sit the professional examinations required for recognition of their overseas qualifications in Australia.
 
BSABuilding Services Authority.
 
BSTBusiness Services Training Australia, a national industry training advisory body.
 
BusinessThe collective term used to describe small and large businesses (in both private and public sectors), associations and unions, and the individuals operating within them.
 
BVET(New South Wales) Board of Vocational Education and Training.
 


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