Protecting heavy vehicle drivers – and keeping our roads safe – by managing fatigue is a major responsibility of everyone in the transport and logistics chain. Recent changes to nationally recognised training will improve driver safety, with transitional arrangements to minimise red tape. The... Read more
Having a workforce with the right skills is vital to the success of Australia’s $17 billion meat industry. Our meat industry is a global success story – we export to more than 100 countries, and are the world’s largest exporter of goat meat, and the second largest exporter of beef and sheep.... Read more
Thinking ahead to the future of work and changing skills needs was a major focus when Industry Reference Committee (IRC) Chairs came together in Melbourne on 1 September 2017. Industry leaders representing 64 industry sectors met to discuss future work plan development to ensure Australia... Read more
A quality assurance panel of independent experts has been established by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) to ensure that training packages are of a high standard and meet the needs of industry.
Chair of the Australian Industry and Skills Committee, Professor John Pollaers, today acknowledged the findings of the Australian Skills Quality Authority’s (ASQA) investigation into unduly short training.
Skills Service Organisations (SSOs) – their name says it all. These organisations provide a valuable, independent service to industry by consulting widely on the skills Australian businesses need and translating this into training packages for use in the vocational education and training sector... Read more
The quality of training delivered in the vocational education and training system is set to be boosted, following implementation of recommendations by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee to improve training requirements for trainers and assessors.
Chair of the Australian Industry and Skills Committee, John Pollaers, today congratulated the Australian Retailers Association for working with the Australian Government to offer 10,000 internships to young Australians on welfare payments.