Manufacturing and Engineering Industry Reference Committee

The Manufacturing and Engineering IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to people who conceive, design, make, assemble, install, repair, package and sell manufactured products.

These qualifications are in the

The IRC will consult widely during any future training package development process, providing an opportunity for any 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 Manufacturing and Engineering IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation IBSA Manufacturing. For more information visit IBSA Manufacturing.

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 Manufacturing and Engineering IRC:

Representation type Organisation or Area of Expertise Representative State/Territory/National
Peak / Advisory / Associations Australian Industry Group
(Ai Group)
Kristian Stratton WA
Doug De Cean SA
David Tiller (Deputy Chair) NSW
Daniel Murray NSW
Industry Growth Centre Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) Michael Grogan VIC
Industry Expertise Defence engineering and related sectors including ship building, systems integration, configuration and design engineering/ drafting Mark Keenan VIC
Fabricated metal product manufacturing, including machinery and equipment manufacturing Doug Searle NSW
Engineering services including consulting engineering, supply chain and manufacturing system related services Adrian Boden VIC
Employee Representatives Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) Ian Curry (Chair) SA
Paul Baxter QLD
Communications, Electrical and Plumbing Union (CEPU) Mark Burgess NSW
Australian Workers' Union (AWU) Shane Roulstone NSW