Feedback Sought: Racing & Breeding Qualifications & Units

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You are invited to review new and revised qualifications, skill sets and units of competency for the racing and breeding industry. They have been drafted as part of the following three projects: Retraining Horses & Greyhounds to New Environments Greyhound Health Assistance Services  Horse Breeding Skills We are seeking your feedback on whether the draft qualifications, skill sets and units reflect the current skills standards and practices of industry, and whether job functions are accurately described. The draft qualifications and units … Read More

Industry views sought on Artisinal Food & Beverage skills

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You are invited to complete the surveys by clicking on the links below. If you have multiple job roles you would like to discuss you are welcome to complete as many surveys as apply. Artisanal Cheesemaking survey – Click here Artisanal Brewing survey – Click here Artisanal Distilling survey – Click here Other artisanal fermented products survey – Click here These surveys will close 10 December 2018.   The Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Industry Reference Committee (IRC) will oversee this project, as part of their responsibilities to support engagement with … Read More

Seafood & Aquaculture Projects Validation stage extended to 30 Nov

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Following requests from industry, and an approval from the Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC), these projects have been granted an extension which provides opportunity for more feedback. As a result, the validation stage for the Aquaculture, Fishing Operations & Biosecurity Project and the Seafood Post Harvest Project has now been extended from 10 October to 30 November 2018. You’re invited to read and provide feedback on the final drafts of the qualifications, skill sets and units of competency and provide any final comments. Validation means checking and … Read More

Racing & Breeding Projects Consultation Workshops

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A series of face-to-face consultation workshops are planned for the three racing and breeding industry projects. Retraining Horses & Greyhounds to New Environments Greyhound Health Assistance Services  Horse Breeding Skills You are invited to attend a workshop near you, to provide feedback on the draft qualifications, skill sets and units of competency that are being developed as part of these projects. The drafts will be available on the project webpages for download and feedback in November, to correspond with the workshop dates. Workshops are identified as … Read More

New Project to Review Sports Turf Qualifications & Units

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Existing sports turf management qualifications and units of competency are being reviewed as part of a new project that aims to bring them up to date with current industry practices, technologies, equipment and advances in turf agronomy. Draft qualifications and units will be available for your consideration and feedback in late October, on the Skills Impact website. You can register now for a face-to-face consultation workshop during this time, to provide feedback on the drafts in person. Seven workshops are planned across states and … Read More

Qualifications and units endorsed

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The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) has endorsed the qualifications, skill sets and units of competency that were developed as part of the following projects. Thank you to everybody who dedicated their time and expertise to feedback on the draft components, as part of the development process. Once published on training.gov.au, the new and revised qualifications, skill sets and units will be available for use by registered training organisations (RTOs).  

New Projects – Update on Progress

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Below is a list of projects being undertaken by Skills Impact during 2018-2019 to improve industry vocational qualifications. The need for this work has been driven by various developments, trends, issues or challenges within industry, which are impacting job roles and skill needs. For example, the Aboriculture Project aims to address falling training enrolment numbers by removing significant barriers to training and assessment. Arborists are on the National Skills Needs List and employers are facing severe challenges in attracting skilled staff. The drivers for each of … Read More

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