The Technicians Support Services IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to Audiometry, Cardiac Technology, Health Administration, Hospital Pharmacies, Medical Practice Assisting, Operating Theatre Support, Optometry, Pathology and Sterilisation Services.
These qualifications are included in the HLT Training Package.
The IRC will consult widely during any future training package development process providing 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 Technicians Support Services IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, SkillsIQ. For more information visit SkillsIQ.
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 Technicians Support Services IRC:
(State and Territory Service Providers)
|Fiona Stanley Hospital||Ms Alma Cassells||WA|
|Australian Private Hospitals Association||Ms Kim Lally (Deputy chair)||ACT|
|Sonic Healthcare||Ms Jane O'Keefe||NSW|
|Government||NSW Ministry of Health||Ms Tamara Lee||NSW|
|Employee representation/ Union||Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation||Ms Jodie Davis||ACT|
|Health Services Union||Ms Leigh Svendsen||VIC|
|Peak/Advisory/ Association||Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia||Dr Tony Badrick (Chair)||NSW|
|Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia||Ms Lorah Hickman||VIC|
|Federation Sterilising Research Advisory Councils of Australia||Ms Elinor Radke||QLD|
|Australian Anaesthesia Allied Health Practitioners||Ms Vicki Swaine||QLD|
|RTO||Health Industry Training||Ms Karyn Calcino||QLD|
|TAFE NSW, Sydney||Ms Athanasia (Soula) Siafakas||NSW|