February 2019 Edition
The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) has commissioned the review of one qualification in the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package – TLI50316 Diploma of International Freight Forwarding.This project will address the regulatory reforms concerning International Freight Forwarding.
The Freight Forwarding Technical Advisory Committee has finalised draft Transport and Logistics Training Package materials for this project and would like your feedback.
Click here to view the draft qualifications, units of competency and to submit your feedback. Feedback is open for submission up to close of business Friday, 8 February 2019.
The Cross Sector Supply Chain Skills Project has been commissioned by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC). Its goal is to develop a range of Skill Sets and Units of Competency for those supply chain skills common to a range of industry sectors and in doing so, support the mobility of skilled labour and agility of the Australian workforce. It will enable the many individuals working in a supply chain to be skilled to the same world class standards and as a consequence, increase industry efficiency and productivity.
The 2nd round of consultation is now open on a set of revised draft units of competency.
Click here to find out how to provide feedback, register for updates and for more information on the project.
The consultation closes on Wednesday 13 February 2019.
The prestigious Queensland Training Awards, which celebrates top achievers in training in this state, will celebrate its 58th year in 2019.
Across 14 categories, the awards recognise individuals and organisations that strive for and have achieved success, best practice and innovation in vocational education and training (VET).
The awards showcase all that’s great about VET in Queensland, with categories for apprentices, trainees, vocational students, teachers and trainers, as well as training providers and employers. The awards not only highlight the value of vocational education and training, but also open doors for winners and finalists.
Nominations are now open and will close on 17 March 2019. Find out more on how to nominate by clicking here.
VOCEDplus and NCVER have developed the VET Knowledge Bank which contains a suite of products capturing Australia's diverse, complex and ever-changing vocational education and training (VET) system.
It aims to provide a collected memory of VET reference information. Some of the current sections include:
Check out this valuable resource here:
'No Frills' is a well-known annual national conference where researchers, practitioners, providers and industry representatives come together and share knowledge, ideas, insights and solutions surrounding Australia’s VET sector.
The conference also provides valuable professional development opportunities through a program of hands-on pre-conference workshops incorporating activities on data and research analytics, and research practice.
The 2019 conference program will focus on The student journey: skilling for life.
Applications for presentation submissions close 18 February 2019. Click here for more information.
Skilling Queenslanders for Work funded projects announced.
The Queensland Government has committed $34.7 million to 156 local projects that aim to assist 4,319 people through the 2018-19 Skilling Queenslanders for Work second funding round.
There are also incentives for employers who recruit QLD job seekers as part of the Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiatives. Find out more here.
To view the details of the second round of funded projects, click here.
To view more about the program and find a project near you, click here.
Click here to read the full February 2019 newsletter