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.

Review of Meat Industry Committee

The Meat Industry Reference Committee for skills (IRC) is currently being reviewed in a process established by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) on behalf of the Australian Government. This committee, on behalf of industry, is responsible for overseeing the development of occupational and skills standards and qualifications within the AMP Australian Meat Processing Training Package. It is proposed that the committee would comprise of representatives with relevant expertise/access to networks across the following industry sectors: Two (2) members … Read More

Work Plans Submitted to Australian Industry Skills Committee

Four Year Work Plans were provided to the Department of Education and Training on 29 September 2016 for submission to the Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC). The AISC will draw on the Four Year Work Plans to update the AISC National Schedule, outlining the training package projects that the government will fund over the next year. Training package projects include work to develop current occupational skills standards and qualifications in line with industry skill needs. Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) are responsible for planning … Read More

Skills Impact Ltd is a not-for-profit organisation and acknowledges the financial support received by the Commonwealth to operate as a Skills Service Organisation. Skills Impact does not represent industry, the Department or the Commonwealth.

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.