Communiques and Training Package Updates

Training Package Updates

View or download the latest updates on training packages from the Emergency Response Sub-committee.

ICT Training Package Products - 21 July 2020

New skill sets have been developed for the ICT sector to meet priority workforce needs in a number of specialty areas:

Other new skill sets include:

View the ICT Training Package version 6.0.

Cross Sector Infection Control Unit and Skill Set – 2 July 2020

New cross sector unit and skill set developed for infection control:

These complement the existing skill sets for Retail, Food Handling and Transport and Logistics developed in May.

Contextual advice has been developed for ten industry sectors, including 31 sub-sectors:

Sports and Recreation
  • Gyms & Fitness Centres
  • Sports & Recreation
Business Services
  • Business Services
Hair and Beauty
  • Hairdressing
  • Beauty Salons and Day Spas
Entertainment and Amusement
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amusement & Cultural Institutions
Education and Care
  • Children's Education and Care
  • Schools
  • Tertiary Education
Cafe, Restaurant and Accommodation
  • Cafes and Restaurants
  • Accommodation Services
Construction and Property Services
  • Construction, Engineering and Technical Services
  • Real Estate Services
  • Architectural Services
  • Waste Collection, Treatment and Disposal Services
  • Building Cleaning
  • Pest Control and Security 
  • Fire Protection and Fire Safety
  • Swimming Pool and Spa Servicing
Mining, Drilling, Civil
  • Mining
  • Drilling
  • Civil Infrastructure


Weddings, Funerals and Religious Services

  • Weddings
  • Funerals
  • Religious Services
Domestic Travel
  • Public Transport
  • Aviation and Marine Transport
  • Taxi, Rideshare and Chartered Bus Services
  • Travel Support Services (Including Booking Agencies)


COVID-19 Critical Skills Point of Care Testing – 12 June 2020

Training and assessment resources have been developed for the below units:

  • MSL974030 Process body fluid specimens using a point of care testing device (now available)
  • HLTPAT003 Perform capillary blood collections (now available)

Access these resources through Australian Training Products.


Entry into Care Roles Skill Set - 15 May 2020


Infection Control Skill Sets - 12 May 2020


Statement regarding the delivery of first aid training - 15 April 2020



View the Communiques from the Emergency Response Sub-committee meetings below.