Current Projects

Find out up-to-date information on what is happening with the Training Packages supported by SkillsIQ - including any Training Package Product development work taking place, reports and consultation timelines. 

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Children’s Education and Care Training Package Development

SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Children’s Education and Care Industry Reference Committee and a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), is undertaking an update of the training package products in the Children’s Education and Care Sector.

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Technical Advisory Committee Expressions of Interest

From time to time, Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) supported by SkillsIQ will elect to form Technical Advisory Committees (TACs) to assist in gathering specialist technical information to inform a project. This may be a Case for Change or a Training Package Product development project.

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Sport Training Package Development

SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Sport and Recreation Industry Reference Committee and a Technical Advisory Committee, is undertaking an update of the training package products in the Sport Sector.

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Cross-Sector Project: Consumer Engagement via Online & Social Media

SkillsIQ, on behalf of the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC), has embarked upon a cross-sector project to identify the common skills needs of industries in relation to consumer engagement through online and social media to inform the update and/or development of future Training Package Products and ensure skills training is in line with workforce needs.

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SkillsIQ report uncovers the $4.1 billion/year cost of over-qualification

The Right Skills. Right Time? report measures for the first time the gap between required and actual qualifications of 10 million Australian workers across 400 people-facing occupations. With 1 in 4 Australian workers spending time and money on qualifications not needed for their current role, Australia is facing the challenge of an increasing skills mismatch.

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Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package Development

Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package Development

Under the direction of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Industry Reference Committee (IRC) and the Responsible Service of Alcohol Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), SkillsIQ is preparing a Case for Change for an update to Training Package Products within the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Training Package Development

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Industry Reference Committee (IRC) has responsibility for seven qualifications, packaged in the HLT Health Training Package. The IRC has identified the need to review the qualifications that cater to this sector and submit a Case for Change to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee in the current review period.

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Community Sector and Development Training Package Development

Community Sector and Development Training Package Development

The Community Sector and Development Industry Reference Committee (IRC) has responsibility for 25 qualifications packaged in the HLT Health Training Package.

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Cross Sector Coordination across health and community services

The disability, aged care, mental health and primary care industries are undergoing significant reform, with policy changes allowing people to control their own funding. These reforms however will be felt broadly across the health and community services sectors. The shift to choice and control means that a more coordinated, person-led service delivery is needed to achieve better individual outcomes, safely and with dignity. SkillsIQ is conducting research to better understand, identify and evaluate cross-sector needs and roles and skills used by the health and community services sectors.

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LGA04 Local Government Training Package Development

SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Local Government Industry Reference Committee is undertaking a detailed update of the Training Package Products in the LGA04 Local Government Training Package.

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Beauty Services Training Package Development

Beauty Services Training Package Development

Under the direction of the Personal Services IRC, SkillsIQ is preparing a Case for Change for proposed updates to the Beauty Services Training Package Products, within the SHB Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training Package. The Case for Change proposes the development of two new Qualifications relating to Cosmetic Tattooing and the provision of Skin Rejuvenation Treatments, and general modernising of Beauty Training Package Products.

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Technicians Support Services Training Package Development

Technicians Support Services Training Package Development

The Technicians Support Services Industry Reference Committee (IRC) has responsibility for 16 qualifications packaged in the HLT Health Training Package.

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Outdoor Recreation Training Package Product Development

The SIS10 Sport, Fitness and Recreation training package is the national framework for skills development in the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Industries. In February 2017 the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) approved SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Industry Reference Committee (IRC), to undertake a thorough review of all nationally recognised Outdoor Recreation Training Package Products included in the SIS10 Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package.

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