DEF Defence Skills

Current DEF Defence Skills

Project Stage Anticipated Completion Date
  • DEF Defence Chaplaincy
  • Finalisation 30 October 2020
  • DEF Defence Evaluations
  • Development 30 October 2020
  • DEF Defence Range Control
  • Finalisation 30 October 2020
  • DEF Defence Sensor Operations
  • Finalisation 30 October 2020
  • DEF Defence Simulator Maintenance
  • Development 30 October 2020
  • DEF Defence Work Health and Safety
  • Development 30 October 2020

    Project Updates

    18 June 2020

    FINAL DRAFT CASE FOR ENDORSEMENT (RELEASE 3.0)

    The draft Training Package materials for Release 3.0 have undergone independent edit and quality assurance, and can be accessed via the links below.

    To view the final drafts, please click below:

    Case for Endorsement Companion Volume Implementation Guide Mapping Attachments Document Qualifications Units of Competency

    The Case for Endorsement is scheduled to be submitted to the AISC in July 2020.

    15 June 2020

    Draft Release 4.0 materials available

    The Defence focus groups have finalised draft materials for this project and would like your feedback.

    Draft material is available for stakeholder’s consultation on the following projects:

    Please submit your feedback via the project pages by close of business Wednesday, 1 July 2020.

    Feedback will be collated and discussed at the next TAC meeting.

    11 May 2020

    DRAFT MATERIAL AVAILABLE

    The Defence Skills project is continuing with the review and development of Training Package products that will support Defence capability building. Defence focus groups have made a range of changes including the deletion of a qualification in the Evaluations project, and a qualification and three Units of Competency in the Work Health and Safety project. Their work has also included the creation of three new Units of Competency in the Simulator Maintenance project and three new Skill Sets in Work Health and Safety project.

    Review of the below Release 4.0 projects is continuing, and the draft material is available for stakeholder’s consultation:

    Please submit your feedback via the project pages by close of business Friday, 5 June 2020. Feedback will be collated and discussed at the next focus group meeting.

    Consultation on the following Release 3.0 projects is now complete and the material is being prepared for submission in July 2020. Please refer to the individual project pages for details.

    9 April 2020

    DRAFT MATERIAL

    Defence is continuing with the review and development of Training Package products that will support Defence capability building.

    Review of the below Release 3.0 projects are now complete and the draft material is available for stakeholder’s validation:

    Please submit your feedback via the project pages by close of business Monday, 27 April 2020.

    Feedback will be collated and discussed at the next TAC meeting.

    The following projects are still in review and development stages and will be submitted as Release 4.0 later this year:

    Please refer to the individual project pages for details.

    3 March 2020

    The Defence Skills project is continuing with the review and development of Training Package products that will support Defence capability building. The projects will now be submitted in two separate releases.

    Review of the following Release 3.0 projects is now complete and the draft material is available for stakeholder review:

    • Defence Chaplaincy
    • Defence Range Control
    • Defence Sensor Operations
    • Military Justice

    The following projects are still in review and development stages and will be submitted as Release 4.0 later this year:

    • Defence Evaluations
    • Simulator Maintenance
    • Defence Work Health and Safety

    Please refer to the individual project pages for details.

    25 July 2019

    Defence Projects Commencement

    Work on the Defence Skills projects have commenced.

    The Public Safety IRC is currently working with the Department of Defence to revise existing qualifications in the DEF Defence Training Package.

    As this material is sensitive in nature, initial requests for access to draft DEF Defence Training Package products is by written application only via email to the Industry Manager.

    The expected submission date for all projects is 30 October 2020.

    For more information about this project please contact the Industry Manager.

    Background

    The Public Safety Industry Reference Committee (IRC) proposed six projects to review and develop existing DEF Defence Training Package materials, encompassing seven qualifications, two Skill Sets and 56 Defence Units of Competency. The IRC will undertake consultations with Defence industry stakeholders through the project’s duration. Additional consultation will be undertaken on the IRCs behalf with State Training Authorities and other key stakeholders, including seeking public feedback and input into development of material throughout the project’s duration.

    These projects address ongoing Defence capability reviews, wider industry practices, or Defence legislative requirements.

    Discrete projects identified for Training Package review and development work are:

    • Defence Sensor Operations
    • Defence Simulator Maintenance
    • Defence Work Health and Safety
    • Defence Range Control
    • Defence Chaplaincy
    • Defence Evaluations
    View IRC Skills Forecast

    The Public Safety IRC will have oversight of this project, which will be facilitated by Australian Industry Standards (AIS) in consultation with industry stakeholders. A Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) will be formed for this project.

    Regular updates will be posted on this page throughout the life of the project.

    If you have any questions about this project, or are a subject matter expert and would like to be considered for the TAC for this project, please contact the Industry Manager.

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    Katherine White
    Industry Manager
    Email katherine.white@australianindustrystandards.org.au 

    Project Deliverables

    Review and develop:

    • Seven qualifications
    • 56 Defence Units of Competency
    • Two Skill Sets

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