Projects in Agricultural & Horticultural Sectors: Validation Sought on Final Drafts

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Final draft qualifications, skill sets and units of competency are now available for your review and feedback, for the projects listed below. Validation means checking and confirming that the documents are logical and factually accurate. We are seeking your views on whether the qualifications, skill sets and units reflect the current skills and knowledge requirements of industry and whether job functions are accurately described. These final drafts will be available for validation and feedback until 8 February 2018. To participate in the validation process, please visit the project … Read More

Retail Baking & Rice Processing Projects Finalised

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The qualifications, skill sets and units of competency that were reviewed and developed as part of the Retail Baking Review Project and Rice Processing Project are now published on training.gov.au. It follows endorsement by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) and means they are available for consideration for delivery by registered training organisations (RTOs). The revised qualifications, skill sets and units are embedded within the FBP Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Training Package (published on 23/01/2017). What does this mean for training providers? Registered training organisations (RTOs) … Read More

Consultation: Training Product Reform and Unduly Short Courses

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Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, the Hon Karen Andrews MP has issued a media release encouraging vocational education and training (VET) stakeholders to have their say on proposed reforms to ensure students receive high quality training that is responsive to the changing needs of industry. Public consultation is open on two important aspects of the VET system – training products (qualifications, skill sets and units of competency), and unduly short courses – with stakeholders encouraged to consider and respond to … Read More

2018 IRC Skills Forecasts Underway

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Photos from some of last week’s site visits: Shawn Sherlock, Chief Brewing Officer, FogHorn BrewHouse (Hunter Valley), Hope Estate Brewery (Hunter Valley) and SPC (Shepparton).

New Projects for the Seafood and Aquaculture Industry

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The Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) has approved three new projects for the seafood, aquaculture and wild catch industry. Project pages will be published on our website over the next few weeks. We encourage anyone who would like to be involved to register their interest to receive project updates. Seafood Biosecurity Project – register your interest Seafood Aquaculture Project – register your interest Seafood Post Harvest Project – register your interest Skills Impact will support the Aquaculture and Wild Catch Industry Reference Committee … Read More

Greyhounds & Equine Safety in Training Projects Finalised

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The qualifications, skill sets and units of competency that were reviewed and developed as part of the Greyhounds Project and Equine Safety in Training Project are now published on training.gov.au.  It follows endorsement by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) and means they are available for delivery by registered training organisations (RTOs). The greyhound qualifications, skill sets and units are embedded within the RGR Racing Training Package (published on 18/12/2017). The equine qualifications, skill sets and units are embedded within the … Read More

Farriery Project: Feedback Sought on Draft Qualification & Units

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The Farriery Project has now moved to the ‘consultation’ stage, which means the draft Certificate IV in Farriery, related skill set and units are now available for your review and feedback. The farriery qualification has been revised from an Australian Qualifications Framework level three to a level four, to reflect the level of work. Three new units of competency have also been created to reflect the job role. One or more skills sets are being consulted about to cover activities associated with equine foot care. This initiative will provide … Read More

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Standards Project: Validation Sought On Draft Qualifications & Units

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The Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Standards Project has now moved to the ‘validation’ stage, which means final draft qualifications and units of competency are available for your validation and comment. Validation means checking and confirming that the final drafts are logical and factually accurate. They have been re-written to incorporate the skills required to apply Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) principles and procedures. We are seeking your views on whether the qualifications and units reflect the current skills standards and practices of industry, and whether job functions are … Read More

 

 

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