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Review of the Australian Qualifications Framework – What’s Being Proposed? 

A review of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) has been completed and the final report released last month. The AQF sets the overall framework for the design and quality assurance…

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NEW PROJECTS FOR NEW SKILLS AS GAS INDUSTRY EXPANDS

The Australian Gas Industry is being transformed by the adoption of new technologies. In response, the Gas Industry Reference Committee has initiated four projects (see below) to review and develop…

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Skills for SES volunteers to safely remove or secure fallen trees

Each year, workers are seriously injured or killed during tree felling and related activities. Australian data indicates about 65% of fatalities occur during tree felling, 20% during trimming or lopping…

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Skills in action – Avalon Airport new screening technology

The Aviation Industry Reference Committee (IRC) is in the process of developing a new Unit of Competency and one new Skill Set to enhance the vocational skills and professionalisation pathways…

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New Charter endorsed by Vietnam’s Logistics Industry Reference Council (LIRC) in Ho Chi Minh City

A milestone in AIS Global’s cooperation with Vietnam on a major logistics project was reached last month. At the 9th Logistics Industry Reference Council (LIRC) meeting in Ho Chi Minh…

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Skills development vital for T&L industry to keep pace with technological change – AIS makes submission to Senate inquiry

At the invitation of the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee, AIS has highlighted the importance of ongoing skills development to support the Transport and Logistics industry…

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Have your say about the Skills needs of your INDUSTRY – SKILLS SURVEY AND CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN

A reminder that the survey inviting responses from industry about key issues affecting skills and workforce development is now open and all industry stakeholders are encouraged to participate. Your input…

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It’s not just about fire anymore – Conference resonates with IRC focus on rapidly evolving roles

Australasia’s largest and most comprehensive emergency management conference was held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 27–30 August 2019. AFAC 2019 was run in conjunction with the Institute…

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VET reform processes gather pace

In recent weeks there have been a number of significant developments in the Australian Government’s ongoing process to reform the VET system. These include: Formation of a COAG Skills Council…

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‘Role Model’ mobile crane operator is WA Trainee of the Year

Rebecca Lee Hudson, from Dalyellup, was awarded the title of WA Trainee of the Year for 2019 at this year’s WA Training Awards. A mother of three who went from working…

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