Current Projects & Case Studies

SkillsIQ 2018 Industry Skills Forecast Survey – Extended until Friday 15th December!

SkillsIQ wants to hear about the changes and workforce challenges in your sector. It is important for us to understand how these have, or will impact your organisation and how the workforce needs to evolve to meet current and future demands.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Engagement Paper

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

SkillsIQ, on behalf of the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC), is embarking on an exciting project to better understand the skills needs of a range of stakeholders and industries in relation to consumer engagement via online and social media. This project is one of eight cross-sector projects which the AISC has commissioned for the development of generic Training Package products to strategically address common skills needs identified in Industry Skills Forecasts.

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Children’s Education and Care Training Package Review – Consultation Paper

In 2015, the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) released its strategic review, Training for early childhood education and care in Australia. In response to this review, SkillsIQ, under the guidance of the Children’s Education and Care Industry Reference Committee (the IRC), has been commissioned by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) to undertake a detailed review of Children’s Education and Care qualifications.

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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 – inform the Case for Change

The Local Government Industry Reference Committee has identified an overwhelming need to thoroughly review and update the LGA04 Local Government Training Package. SkillsIQ has recently undertaken national surveys to capture broad stakeholder perspectives on the need for training package review. Feedback received from the surveys is currently being collated and will inform the development of a Case for Change to be put to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) regarding a proposed review of the training package.

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