COVID-19, Bushfire, Drought and Floods

Our thoughts are with our stakeholders who are still being impacted by the bushfires, drought and floods in Australia and now COVID-19. Information about available assistance can be found at the FarmHub website. Skills Impact operations and activities continue during these challenging times, with necessary adjustments to our consultation activities. Stakeholder availability is limited and we are following all government mandates and recommendations in relation to COVID-19, with all staff working from home on an ongoing basis. Our interactions are now only by email, phone, video conferencing and the feedback hub. Please continue to feel free to contact us by these methods. Your feedback and input to improve national qualifications and skills standards is most welcome. Read more.

AHC Training Package on training.gov.au

Release 1.0 of the AHC Agriculture Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package is now available on training.gov.au. AHC was endorsed by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC), with the exception of Performance Horse skills standards and qualifications, which will be reviewed by the Rural and Related Industry Reference Committee (IRC). The IRC will consider what changes are needed, following the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) inquiry and recommendations into equine training. Click here to view AHC on training.gov.au

Update on AHC Training Package

Release 1.0 of the AHC Agriculture Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package will be available on training.gov.au by the end of June. In order to release the training package, adjustments need to be made to qualifications containing performance horse units and all imported units. The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) endorsed the training package in March this year, with the exception of Performance Horse skills standards and qualifications. Many qualifications that were uploaded included imported units from versions of … Read More

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Skills Impact acknowledges that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples have been living in and caring for Australia for tens of thousands of years, and this is respected in line with Skills Impact values. We recognise the challenges involved for people who are not related to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders to understand the importance of their connection to Country. Skills Impact seeks and relies on guidance from Indigenous people in our work.