Equine Safety in Training Project: Reminder to Provide Feedback

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There is still some time to provide feedback on the first round of draft units of competency for the Equine Safety in Training Project. Consultation on these first drafts is open until COB Monday, 3 April. This stage of the project is underway to review units of competency aimed at improving safety, quality and consistency in the delivery of equine training. The next stage will commence in April and will examine skill sets and qualification structures, and the opportunity to further refine units. This project will impact the … Read More

Nominations Open: Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation & Land Management IRCs

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The Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) is calling for nominations for all positions on the following Industry Reference Committees (IRCs). Agriculture and Production Horticulture IRC Amenity Horticulture, Landscaping, Conservation and Land Management IRC These two IRCs will have responsibility for overseeing the development of occupational skills standards and qualifications within the AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. The AISC is looking for individuals with extensive experience in and knowledge of their industry sector, with the capacity to … Read More

Nominations Open for Animal Care and Management Industry Reference Committee

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The Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) is calling for nominations for vacant positions on the Animal Care and Management Industry Reference Committee (IRC). The Animal Care and Management IRC will have responsibility for overseeing the development of skills standards and qualifications within the ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package. The Committee is looking for individuals with extensive experience in and knowledge of their industry sector, with the capacity to proactively apply these attributes to the work of the IRC. The … Read More

New Structure Proposed for Racing Industry Reference Committee

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The Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) is seeking feedback on the proposed structure of the Racing Industry Reference Committee (IRC). This committee, on behalf of industry, is responsible for overseeing the development of occupational and skills standards, and qualifications within the RGR Racing Training Package. It is proposed that the committee would comprise of representatives with relevant expertise across the following industry sectors: 12-13 positions are allocated to: 8 organisation positions representing the Principal Racing Authorities covering thoroughbreds, harness racing … Read More

Retail Baking Review Project: Register for Workshop/Webinar

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A project is underway to review and align existing retail baking units of competency, skills sets and qualifications from the FDF10 Food Processing Training Package, to industry defined occupational standards. First drafts of the units of competency, skills sets and qualifications have nearly been completed following consultation with the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). They will be made available on the Skills Impact website for broad stakeholder consultation in late March. For those who would prefer to provide their feedback verbally, … Read More

Veterinary Nursing Project Update

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Relevant veterinary nursing units of competency and qualifications within the ACM10 Animal Care and Management Training Package are being reviewed to ensure they reflect the current occupational skill standards and needs of industry. Consultation is underway with the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) to draft units of competency and qualifications. The draft materials will be available for broad stakeholder consultation during April. There will also be a series of national face-to-face workshops that you are welcome to attend to provide feedback … Read More

Forest Harvesting Optimisation Project Update

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Units of competency from the FWP Forest and Wood Products Training Package are being reviewed and updated in line with current forest harvesting optimisation processes and technologies. Consultation has begun with the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), to update and develop draft units of competency. Broad stakeholder consultation is scheduled to commence in May, when draft components will be made available for comment on the Skills Impact website. Please feel free to register your interest to keep informed of project updates … Read More

Equine Safety in Training Project: Feedback Sought on Draft Components

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This project is underway to review occupational skills standards and units of competency to improve safety, quality and consistency in the delivery of equine training. It will impact the ACM Animal Care and Management; AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, and Conservation and Land Management; AMP Australian Meat Processing; and RGR Racing Training Packages. The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) and Expert Working Groups (view membership here) are currently seeking feedback on the content of 156 units of competency, including three proposed new units. … Read More

Greyhound Project Update: Register Interest in Workshops

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Consultation is underway to ensure units of competency from the RGR Racing Training Package are up to date and encapsulate racing integrity and animal welfare skills and knowledge critical to the industry. The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) are currently reviewing all feedback and any issues will be referred to the Racing IRC. Thank you to those who provided feedback on the first draft of units of competency. The feedback will inform the work on the next version of draft units, … Read More

IRC Skills Forecasts and Proposed Schedules of Work Available for Feedback

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Previously called ‘IRC Four Year Work Plans’ IRC Skills Forecasts and Proposed Schedules of Work, as they are now called and referenced in the AISC’s new Training Package Development and Endorsement Process Policy, are now available for industry input and feedback. (Please follow the links below). On behalf of the various IRCs we provide services to, Skills Impact will be collecting feedback on these draft documents up until Friday 31 March. IRC Skills Forecasts and Proposed Schedules of Work identify … Read More

Update on Industry Reference Committee Review Process

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The Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) is calling for nominations for all positions on the newly revised Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Industry Reference Committee (IRC). The AISC is seeking nominations up until COB Friday 10 March 2017. Consultation for the structure of the following IRCs is now closed. The AISC will soon request nominations for the membership of theses IRCs. Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management (This IRC will potentially become two IRCs, following industry feedback that these industries … Read More

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