Training Packages Update

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The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) have recently endorsed a number of training packages at meetings held in February and March 2016. FWP Forest and Wood Products Release 2.0 was endorsed in February PPM Pulp and Paper Manufacturing was endorsed in March AHC Agriculture Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management was endorsed in March, with the exception of some performance horse skills standards and qualifications, which will be further examined in the context of the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) Strategic Review of Equine Training. View the … Read More

Doing Timber Business in Queensland

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This inaugural State industry conference, taking place 8-9 June, is an opportunity to hear from Government and Industry leaders about the programs, innovations and resources planned to make doing timber business in Queensland attractive and easier than ever. Michael Hartman, CEO of Skills Impact, will be presenting at the event, alongside a line-up of international and Australian speakers. The program, industry tour and social events will encourage delegates to Connect | Innovate | Grow with something to engage everybody. For more information visit the … Read More

Appita Fibre Value Chain Conference & Expo

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Skills Impact is proud to support this event which offers the opportunity for Australasian suppliers, researchers, experts and manufacturers to reach and network with key industry stakeholders. Appita welcomes submissions for presentations at the conference. Submissions can cover a broad range of topics relating to pulp, paper, board and wood as well as bioenergy, biofuels and bio-products. For further information regarding the 2016 Call for Papers, important dates and Submission Guidelines please click here. Date: 12-14 October 2016 Location: Distinction Hotel, 390 Fenton Street, … Read More

People.Horses.Culture Conference

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workplace safety – horse welfare – cultural dimensions Horse SA has partnered with valued sponsors to enable a wide range of services to be provided, including the People.Horses.Culture Conference on 13 May. This event is for managers, supervisors, event committee members and coaches in workplaces, venues, activities or organisations where people interact with horses. Full registration $190 / Horse SA members $155 For more information visit the People Horses Culture website Date: Friday 13 May 2016 Time: 8.45 am – 4.30 pm … Read More

Draft IRC Operating Framework

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The Draft Operating Framework for Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) was recently released at a meeting of the Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) and Chairs of the IRCs. Click here to download the Draft IRC Operating Framework. Several documents were presented on the Government’s changes in the way in which training packages (units of competency and qualifications) are developed and the process by which industry can be involved. Under the new system, which is in the process of being established, IRCs are … Read More

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