Our Privacy Policy

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We have recently made two clarifications to our privacy policy: Our policy stated that any feedback you provide on draft documents on our online Feedback Hub will remain anonymous and only shared with Skills Impact’s “internal staff”. We have clarified this statement to be “Skills Impact staff and training package contractors working directly on the project”. This message is reflected on the Feedback Hub also. We have also clarified that “if you provide feedback on a project your name will be listed in … Read More

Upcoming Presentations

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Skills Impact has been invited to present at four major stakeholder network events in the coming months. Our presentations will focus on feedback and discussions we have had with many of you about how the VET sector can be improved. Our team has over 2,000 interactions with industry and training providers each quarter. Events like this are a great opportunity to share these view points. NCVER No Frills The NCVER No Frills event is being held in Adelaide, from 10-12 … Read More

Skills Forecasts Update

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Thank you to those who provided feedback and advice on the draft Skills Forecasts for 2019 – 2022. An updated Skills Forecast was drafted for each industry training package we support, following extensive industry consultation and research. They each included an outline of the priority skills and projects proposed for development for these industries between 2019 and 2022, which have been endorsed by Industry Reference Committees. Feedback is being collected on the draft Skills Forecasts throughout March and April, via … Read More

Additional Drafts for Artisanal Food and Beverage Project

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We are seeking feedback on whether the draft documents reflect current skills standards and practices of industry, and whether job functions are accurately described. The draft documents will be available for feedback until 30 April 2019. Feedback can be provided online via the feedback hub, a webinar on Monday 15 April 1-3PM AEST or by email. Visit the project page and provide feedback

Where there’s a will there’s a whey: Emma’s cheesemaking journey

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In 2015 Emma left behind busy Sydney life and her job managing a disability service to move to Tasmania. She wanted to change up her career and was interested in artisan or traditional methods of making foods. Emma decided on cheesemaking. Her first thought was “what kind of certification or course do I need to become a qualified cheese maker?” Emma was shocked to discover that there was no national accredited course for the art of making cheese. She did identify options on the mainland where … Read More

Additional Meat Processing Units Available for Validation

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  Summary of the project so far These three units are being revised as part of the Meat Processing Project, which has included the review and development of several other units and skill sets that were available for feedback from 1 – 19 November 2018 and then again for validation and comment from 9 – 23 January 2019. These other units and skill sets relate to the following skills areas: Animal Health Data Collection Operation and management of biogas facilities … Read More

Animal Care & Management Qualifications and Units Available for Validation

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You’re invited to provide validation and comment on the redrafted qualifications, skill sets and units of competency for the animal care and management industry. They relate to the following areas: Animal Incident Management Animal Technology Horse Education Microchipping Cats and Dogs This round of feedback is about checking the documents are logical and factually accurate. Let us know whether the final drafts accurately reflect the current industry skills standards, knowledge and practices and whether all job functions are accurately described. You’re … Read More

Upcoming Events

  1. 2019 AIFST Convention

    July 1 @ 7:30 am - July 2 @ 6:30 pm
  2. NCVER No Frills

    July 10 @ 10:30 am - July 12 @ 3:00 pm
  3. Associations Forum National Conference

    July 14 @ 2:30 pm - July 16 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Australian Timber Trainers Association (ATTA) Workshop

    July 29 @ 8:00 am - July 31 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Velg National VET Conference

    September 12 @ 7:00 am - September 13 @ 4:30 pm

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.