The Australian Government, represented by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is working in partnership with Pacific Island governments to invest in Technical and Vocational Education Training and Systems Strengthening in the Pacific. APTC is the Australian Government’s major investment in Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) in the Pacific region.This program is the third phase of APTC. Australia’s support for PTC began in 2007. APTC3’s goal is: A more skilled, inclusive and productive workforce enhances Pacific prosperity. APTC3’s supporting purpose is: The skills and attributes available to employers from TVET systems align with labour market requirements.