Automotive Allied Industry Reference Committee

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IRC membership details are updated each quarter.

The Automotive Allied Industry IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to the following sectors: Bicycle sector that sells, services and repairs bicycles, parts and accessories; Marine sector that services and repairs the mechanical and electrical systems of marine vessels, and that includes both pleasure vessels up to 100 feet long and small commercial vessels; Motorcycle sector, including service and repair; Outdoor power equipment sector that provides sales, service and repair of electrical and mechanical systems of outdoor power equipment, and that includes both domestic and commercial equipment such as chainsaws, brush cutters, jack hammers, concrete polishers as well the rental equipment market; and automotive sales, parts, administration and management sector that buys and sells automotive vehicles and parts, including administration and management roles in businesses.

These qualifications are included in the AUR – Automotive Retail, Service and Repair Training Package.

The IRC will consult widely during any future training package development process, providing opportunity for interested parties to make a contribution. Technical Advisory Committees may also be established to inform future work, utilising a broad range of stakeholders with technical and specific industry knowledge.

The Automotive Allied IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation PricewaterhouseCoopers Skills for Australia. For more information, visit Skills for Australia.

Further information about the role of IRCs and how they operate can be found in the IRC Operating Framework.

The AISC has approved the following members for the Automotive Allied IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Member Type  Jurisdiction
Peak/Advisory/Association Hunts Marine Ian Coops Deputy Chair NSW
Individual Expert Self-employed Karl Fischer Member WA
Registered Training Organisation (Registered Training Organisation (RTO)) Bendigo Kangan Institute TBA Member VIC
Employer Enterprise  Yamaha Motor Australia Pty. Ltd. Nathan Ellery Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Victorian Automotive Chamber of Commerce Ian Fleet Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Association Institute of Automotive Mechanical Engineers Michael Fittler Member NSW
Employer Enterprise  Outdoor Power Equipment Association Stephen Kenna Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Boating Industry Association Australia Michael Jarvin Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Bicycle Industries Australia Peter Bourke Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Association Motor Trades Association of Australia Stephen Moir Member WA