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.

Animal Care & Management Projects: Qualifications & Units Submitted for Endorsement

The final draft qualifications, skill sets and units of competency, along with two Companion Volume Implementation Guides, have now been submitted to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) as part of a Case for Endorsement for the ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package version 2.0. Once the qualifications, skill sets and units of competency are endorsed, the AISC will issue a communique. The materials will then be published on training.gov.au and available for delivery by registered training organisations (RTOs). The Case for Endorsement provides the AISC with … Read More

Agriculture & Horticulture Projects: Qualifications & Units Submitted for Endorsement

The final draft qualifications, skill sets and units of competency, along with a Companion Volume Implementation Guide, have now been submitted to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) as part of a Case for Endorsement for the AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package version 3.0. The Case for Endorsement provides the AISC with information about what changes have been made to the training package including, where relevant, information on new or updated qualifications, skill sets and units. The Case for Endorsement also outlines who has … Read More

Feedback Sought: Seafood Qualifications & Units

You are invited to review draft qualifications, skill sets and units of competency for the seafood and aquaculture industry. Your input is important for the future of training, and therefore industry skills, safety and productivity. It is important that these documents reflect real work experience. We are seeking your feedback on whether these documents reflect current industry skills standards, knowledge and practices and whether all job functions are accurately described. They have been reviewed and developed as part of two projects: Aquaculture, Fishing Operations … Read More

Racing Project Finalised & Qualifications Endorsed

The qualifications, skill sets and units of competency that were reviewed and developed as part of the Racing Project are now published on training.gov.au. It follows submission from the Racing and Breeding Industry Reference Committee and endorsement by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) at their meeting on 5 June 2018. The new and revised racing qualifications, skill sets and units are published within the RGR Racing and Breeding Training Package version 2.0 (published on 05/07/2018). What does this mean for training providers? Registered training organisations (RTOs) may now … 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.