Greyhound Project: Feedback Sought on Draft Components

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The Greyhound Training Package Project has now moved to the third stage of development which means draft units of competency are now available for your review. The Technical Advisory Committee and Racing Industry Reference Committee will be collecting feedback on these draft units up until COB 6 March 2017. Feedback is being sought to ensure these units are up to date and encapsulate racing integrity and animal welfare skills and knowledge critical to the industry. For ease of consultation, the greyhound units have been organised into three … Read More

Nominations Open for Aquaculture and Wild Catch Industry Reference Committee

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The Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) is calling for nominations for vacant positions on the Aquaculture and Wild Catch Industry Reference Committee (IRC). It is proposed that the Aquaculture and Wild Catch IRC will have responsibility for overseeing the development of skills standards and qualifications within the SFI Seafood Training Package. The IRC will comprise of representatives with relevant expertise across the industry and sectors. The AISC is calling for nominations for the following vacant positions: 6 positions are allocated to … Read More

Training Package Projects Underway

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Work to improve current training package standards and qualifications has now commenced in a number of areas. Please visit the project webpages by following the links below and register your interest to keep up-to-date on project activities. Over the coming weeks and months we will be working with the relevant Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) to gather industry feedback about various areas and components of these projects.   Equine Safety in Training This project will review occupational skills standards and units … Read More

New Structure Proposed for Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Skills Committee

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The Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) is seeking further feedback on the proposed structure of the Industry Reference Committee (IRC) for Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management industries. It follows feedback late last year, during the first round of consultation, that these industries be supported by two committees: Amenity Horticulture, Landscaping, Conservation and Land Management IRC, and Agriculture IRC (encompassing agriculture and production horticulture) Currently, the Rural and Related Industries IRC is responsible for overseeing the development of occupational skills standards, and qualifications … Read More

Industry Skills Committees Confirmed

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The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) has confirmed the structure and membership of the following Industry Reference Committees (IRCs). These committees will be responsible for overseeing the development of occupational skills standards and qualifications for their industry. The committee for the food and pharmaceutical industry is the Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical IRC. View the membership here. The forest and timber industry supply and value chain now has three new IRCs (view the membership here): Forest Management and Harvesting IRC Timber … Read More

Review of Four Year Work Plans

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At the beginning of every year, Four Year Work Plans are reviewed to ensure the information they contain remains current. Four Year Work Plans provide notice to industry, training providers and the system about what is being considered for future development of skill standards and qualifications in a specific training package. They are submitted to the AISC who draw on the information to update their National Schedule of training package development work. On behalf of the IRCs, Skills Impact will … Read More

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