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.

Racing Project: Validation Sought on Draft Qualifications, Skill Sets & Units

The Racing Project has now moved to the ‘validation’ stage, which means final draft qualifications, skill sets and units of competency are now available for your validation and comment. Validation means checking and confirming that the final drafts are logical and factually accurate. We are seeking your views on whether the qualifications and the related skill sets and units reflect the current skills and safety requirements of industry, and whether job functions are accurately described. The final drafts will be available on the Skills Impact … Read More

Farriery Project: Register for Face-to-face Consultation Workshops

A series of face-to-face consultation workshops are planned for the locations and dates listed below, for the Farriery Project. You are invited to attend a workshop, to provide feedback on the draft farriery qualification, skill sets and units of competency that are being developed as part of this project. Consultation with Subject Matter Experts around farriery and equine hoof care skills has taken place throughout November. Feedback from industry on the existing qualification and units is also being considered as part of this … 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.