Veterinary Nursing Project Update

Relevant veterinary nursing units of competency and qualifications within the ACM10 Animal Care and Management Training Package are being reviewed to ensure they reflect the current occupational skill standards and needs of industry. Consultation is underway with the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) to draft units of competency and qualifications. The draft materials will be available for broad stakeholder consultation during April. There will also be a series of national face-to-face workshops that you are welcome to attend to provide feedback … Read More

Forest Harvesting Optimisation Project Update

Units of competency from the FWP Forest and Wood Products Training Package are being reviewed and updated in line with current forest harvesting optimisation processes and technologies. Consultation has begun with the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), to update and develop draft units of competency. Broad stakeholder consultation is scheduled to commence in May, when draft components will be made available for comment on the Skills Impact website. Please feel free to register your interest to keep informed of project updates … Read More

Equine Safety in Training Project: Feedback Sought on Draft Components

This project is underway to review occupational skills standards and units of competency to improve safety, quality and consistency in the delivery of equine training. It will impact the ACM Animal Care and Management; AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, and Conservation and Land Management; AMP Australian Meat Processing; and RGR Racing Training Packages. The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) and Expert Working Groups (view membership here) are currently seeking feedback on the content of 156 units of competency, including three proposed new units. … Read More

Greyhound Project Update: Register Interest in Workshops

Consultation is underway to ensure units of competency from the RGR Racing Training Package are up to date and encapsulate racing integrity and animal welfare skills and knowledge critical to the industry. The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) are currently reviewing all feedback and any issues will be referred to the Racing IRC. Thank you to those who provided feedback on the first draft of units of competency. The feedback will inform the work on the next version of draft units, … Read More

IRC Skills Forecasts and Proposed Schedules of Work Available for Feedback

Previously called ‘IRC Four Year Work Plans’ IRC Skills Forecasts and Proposed Schedules of Work, as they are now called and referenced in the AISC’s new Training Package Development and Endorsement Process Policy, are now available for industry input and feedback. (Please follow the links below). On behalf of the various IRCs we provide services to, Skills Impact will be collecting feedback on these draft documents up until Friday 31 March. IRC Skills Forecasts and Proposed Schedules of Work identify … Read More

Update on Industry Reference Committee Review Process

The Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) is calling for nominations for all positions on the newly revised Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Industry Reference Committee (IRC). The AISC is seeking nominations up until COB Friday 10 March 2017. Consultation for the structure of the following IRCs is now closed. The AISC will soon request nominations for the membership of theses IRCs. Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management (This IRC will potentially become two IRCs, following industry feedback that these industries … Read More

Nominations Open for Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Industry Reference Committee

The Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) is calling for nominations for all positions on the newly revised Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Industry Reference Committee (IRC). The Pulp and Paper Manufacturing IRC will have responsibility for overseeing the development of skills standards and qualifications within the PPM Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Industry Training Package. The IRC will comprise of representatives with relevant expertise across the industry and sectors. The AISC is calling for nominations for the following vacant positions: 10 positions … Read More

Greyhound Project: Feedback Sought on Draft Components

The Greyhound Training Package Project has now moved to the third stage of development which means draft units of competency are now available for your review. The Technical Advisory Committee and Racing Industry Reference Committee will be collecting feedback on these draft units up until COB 6 March 2017. Feedback is being sought to ensure these units are up to date and encapsulate racing integrity and animal welfare skills and knowledge critical to the industry. For ease of consultation, the greyhound units have been organised into three … Read More

Nominations Open for Aquaculture and Wild Catch Industry Reference Committee

The Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) is calling for nominations for vacant positions on the Aquaculture and Wild Catch Industry Reference Committee (IRC). It is proposed that the Aquaculture and Wild Catch IRC will have responsibility for overseeing the development of skills standards and qualifications within the SFI Seafood Training Package. The IRC will comprise of representatives with relevant expertise across the industry and sectors. The AISC is calling for nominations for the following vacant positions: 6 positions are allocated to … Read More

Training Package Projects Underway

Work to improve current training package standards and qualifications has now commenced in a number of areas. Please visit the project webpages by following the links below and register your interest to keep up-to-date on project activities. Over the coming weeks and months we will be working with the relevant Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) to gather industry feedback about various areas and components of these projects.   Equine Safety in Training This project will review occupational skills standards and units … Read More

New Structure Proposed for Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Skills Committee

The Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) is seeking further feedback on the proposed structure of the Industry Reference Committee (IRC) for Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management industries. It follows feedback late last year, during the first round of consultation, that these industries be supported by two committees: Amenity Horticulture, Landscaping, Conservation and Land Management IRC, and Agriculture IRC (encompassing agriculture and production horticulture) Currently, the Rural and Related Industries IRC is responsible for overseeing the development of occupational skills standards, and qualifications … Read More

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