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VET 4 T&L - Industry ENewsletter - May 2019

14 May 2019 3:44 PM | Linda MacDonald (Administrator)
VET 4 TandL

May 2019 Edition

DigiTL Futures Training

The DigiT&L Futures program aims to assist industries impacted by digital disruption by supporting a transition and adoption of new practices by existing workers.

As part of this program, workshops are being delivered for the projects listed below. Hurry to book your spot as spaces are limited!  

DigiTL Futures - Excel TrainingExcel Skills - Support for existing workers to upskill and build their knowledge and competency in Excel. Training to be delivered by tafe QLD to improve levels of computer awareness and computer-based problem solving, drive business productivity and efficiency and increase user confidence and self-esteem in digital and computer literacy.

DigiTL Futures - NHVR Permit Portal TrainingNHVR Permit Portal Training - Practical training and understanding how to use the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) Permit Portal.  The project will partner with the NHVR and will give participants an improved understanding on how to use the NHVR Permit Portal, increase efficiency and productivity on the Portal. 

DigiTL Futures - Telematics Training Telematics - Training for operators to upskill their current workforce in new and innovative ways, manage their people, routes and fleet. It will provide road transport operators with a deeper understanding of how to use telematics in their business to drive efficiency, productivity and safety outcomes through practical training. 

TLI Rail Human Factors Project

The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for the TLI Rail Human Factors project, has finalised draft materials and would like your feedback. 

The TAC has developed 2 draft units of competency and 2 draft skill sets to address human factor skills and knowledge within a rail environment, looking at capabilities for both operators and managers.

Click here to view the draft materials and to submit your feedback.

Feedback must be submitted by Wednesday 22 May 2019.

TLI Shared Equipment Project

The Technical Advisory Committee for the TLI Shared Equipment Project, has finalised draft materials and would like your feedback.

The draft Units of Competency are proposed to be included in the following qualifications:

Operate pooled equipment

  • TLI21616 Certificate II in Warehousing Operations
  • TLI21815 Certificate II in Logistics
  • TLI31316 Certificate III in International Freight Forwarding (Operator)
  • TLI31616 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations
  • TLI32416 Certificate III in Logistics

Coordinate pooled equipment

  • TLI41816 Certificate IV in Warehousing Operations
  • TLI42016 Certificate IV in Logistics

Click here to view the draft materials and to submit your feedback.

Feedback must be submitted by Thursday 23 May 2019.

TLI Logistics Operations Project

The Technical Advisory Committee for the TLI Logistics Operations Project has finalised draft materials for this project and would like your feedback.

During the review process, the TAC identified significant duplication between the Certificate III in Logistics and Certificate III in Warehousing Operations. The IRC was consulted and recommended merging both into a single qualification, the Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations.

The proposed qualification will provide learners and industry with a flexible qualification, allowing specialisation in either Logistics or Warehousing or a generalist stream.

Click here to view the drafts and to submit your feedback.

Feedback must be submitted by Thursday 23 May 2019.

VET Events 

See below for VET related events:

13-19 May 2019 - National Careers Week 2019
13 June 2019 - 2019 Skills Conference
10-12 July 2019 - 28th National VET Research Conference 2019 - No Frills
9 August 2019 - QLD Schools VET Conference
26 August-1 September 2019 - National Skills Week 2019
12-13 September 2019 - National VET Conference
14 September 2019 - QLD Training Awards
21 November 2019 - Australian Training Awards


AIS Industry Skills Forum

Australian Industry Standards held Industry Skills Forums and associated Leaders’ Dinners nationally throughout late 2018, to explore current and future skills and workforce development issues in this age of digital transformation.

They have released an eBook – Future Skilling Our Workforce – A National Conversation which identifies the key high-level messages that emerged and the specific state and territory issues that were raised.

Click here to view the eBook

QLD T and L Workforce Current and Future Trends Report

The Queensland Transport and Logistics Workforce Current and Future Trends Report identifies the key trends that are impacting Queensland's transport and logistics workforce in each of the five sectors (aviation, logistics, maritime and ports, rail and road) and informs the Queensland Transport and Logistics Workforce Strategy and Action Plan 2018–2023

Read the full Queensland Transport and Logistics Workforce Current and Future Trends Report, or click below for a summary of key workforce trends for your sector:

OECD Employment Outlook 2019

OECD Employment Outlook 2019 - The future of work is now. Are we ready?

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), has released its annual report on jobs and employment, reviewing trends, policy developments and prospects.

Whilst it highlights that about 36% of Australian jobs face a high risk of automation, new jobs will emerge seeing a vital requirement for adults to be upskilled or retrained to meet the needs of future jobs.

Read more here.

Click here to read the full May 2019 newsletter


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