Provide Feedback on Pulp and Paper Industry Skills Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

Your input is encouraged on the issues impacting skills in the pulp and paper industry. A draft Industry Skills Report has been compiled at the request of the Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Industry Reference Committee (IRC) to provide in-depth information about industry-specific skills themes and issues. This is in addition to content covered in the Agribusiness, Food and Fibre Industries Skills Report which was produced earlier this year. This document is designed to identify industry-specific issues that will need to be considered as part of collaboration … Read More

Water Allocation & Entitlements Skills Standards Published

Thanks to the contributions of everyone involved in this project, national skills standards have been developed to support farmers and those with water entitlements to navigate Australian water markets. They are now published on the national training register (training.gov.au).

Your Feedback Being Used to Inform Further Updates for Meat Processing, General, Quality and Safety Skills Project 

Thank you to everyone who has provided input into the Meat Processing, General, Quality and Safety Skills Project to update core skills across the meat processing industry. Feedback received during the validation stage of the project is now being processed and used to inform further updates to the drafts, before they move into the finalisation stage. Qualifications, skill sets and units have been revised and streamlined, to support skills in meat safety, quality assurance, and leadership. For more information, visit the project … Read More

Provide Feedback on Meat Processing Industry Skills Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

Your input is encouraged on the issues impacting skills in the meat processing industry. A draft Industry Skills Report has been compiled at the request of the Meat Industry Reference Committee (IRC) to provide in-depth information about industry-specific skills themes and issues. This is in addition to content covered in the  Agribusiness, Food and Fibre Industries Skills Report which was produced earlier this year. This document is designed to identify industry-specific issues that will need to be considered as part of collaboration across industries, support VET and … Read More

Provide Feedback on Forestry and Timber Industry Skills Trends,  Challenges and Opportunities 

Those with experience in the forest, timber and wood related industries are encouraged to provide input on issues impacting skills and training. A draft Industry Skills Report has been compiled to provide in-depth information about industry-specific skills themes and issues at the request of the Forest Management and Harvesting Industry Reference Committee (IRC), Timber and Wood Processing IRC and Timber Building Solutions IRC. This is in addition to content covered in the Agribusiness, Food and Fibre Industries Skills Report which … Read More

Water Allocation & Entitlements Skills Project Soon to Be Published

Thanks to everyone involved in this project, national skills standards have been developed to support farmers and those with water entitlements to navigate Australian water markets. Two skill sets and three units have been developed, with the units proposed for inclusion in the Certificate III in Irrigation and the Diploma of Agribusiness. The final draft units, skill sets and qualifications have been approved by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) and State and Territory Skills Ministers and will soon … Read More

Provide Feedback on Agriculture, Horticulture Conservation and Land Management Industry Skills Trends,  Challenges and Opportunities  

Those with experience in the agriculture, horticulture, conservation and ecosystem management industries are encouraged to provide input on issues impacting skills and training. A draft Industry Skills Reports has been compiled to provide in-depth information about industry-specific skills themes and issues, at the request of the Agriculture and Production Horticulture Industry Reference Committee (IRC) and Amenity Horticulture, Landscaping, Conservation & Land Management IRC. These documents are designed to identify industry-specific issues that will need to be considered as part of collaboration across industries, support VET and … Read More

The Victorian Skills Authority

The Victorian Skills Authority (VSA) is the body responsible for skills and training in Victoria. It was established by the Victorian Government in July 2021 in response to the Skills for Victoria’s Growing Economy Review recommendations. This review called for: a solid institutional base for a more collaborative skills system an evidence base to improve planning and decision-making annual Victorian Skills Plan to set out Victoria’s skills needs stronger on-the-ground support for local learners and businesses improved professional learning for … Read More

What is an ITAB? – Victorian ITABs

What is an ITAB? This Victorian ITAB profile is the third in our What is an ITAB Series? Previously we have looked at Western Australia and Queensland ITABs. In Victoria, the ITABs are called IAGs, Industry Advisory Groups. As with WA and QLD ITABs, the structure of the Victorian IAGs are unique but perform the same fundamental roles. In Victoria, the State Government’s Victorian Skills Authority (VSA) engages ten IAGs to cover all industry sectors and includes representatives from industry, … Read More

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