Skills Impact COVID-19 Response Statement

Statement from Michael Hartman, CEO, Skills Impact As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Skills Impact has made a number of significant changes to our operations and activities. This has been done to comply with Australian Government COVID-19 mandates and recommendations and to ensure the safety, health and wellbeing of our staff, suppliers and stakeholders. Our executive team monitors the situation regularly and alters our responses as necessary. Given the necessary operational adjustments, we are fortunate to be able to … Read More

Feedback Sought on Draft Skills Standards

Skills standards have been reviewed and developed for the below sectors, based on advice from industry experts. Your feedback is sought on the draft documents so that they accurately capture current skills needs and job roles. Visit the individual project pages to view the documents and have your say.

Sarah Ford: VET Teacher/Trainer of the Year Award Winner

Sarah is excited to continue her teaching and looks forward to taking on the role of VET Coordinator for her school next year. She’s also keen to continue improving her skills, promoting agriculture, horticulture, hospitality and food and beverage subjects and helping her students achieve their goals. She wants to use the opportunity she has been given as the National VET Teacher/Trainer of the Year to promote VET subjects, especially in Australian schools. “I want to help schools, parents and … Read More

Taking your feedback on board

Thank you to those who have provided feedback on the projects listed below. We are are now considering any changes that need to be made to the drafts as a result of your advice. We will be seeking further input on whether the updated drafts match the skills needs and job roles or your sector throughout late 2019 and early 2020. Follow the links to the project pages for further detail on the individual projects and their timelines. Note: while … Read More

Audits to Training Package Components

Skills Impact currently has a funded activity order to audit 984 Units of Competency across a number of training packages. Work is underway to make changes to these units to make sure they comply with the 2012 National Skills Standards Policy. Work is currently underway on units within the following training packages: Seafood Units of Competency Animal Care and Management Units of Competency Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Units of Competency

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.

Skills Impact acknowledges that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples have been living in and caring for Australia for tens of thousands of years, and this is respected in line with Skills Impact values. We recognise the challenges involved for people who are not related to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders to understand the importance of their connection to Country. Skills Impact seeks and relies on guidance from Indigenous people in our work.