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COVID-19 Assistance - Useful Links

There is a lot of information currently in circulation which provides information in relation to COVID-19 responses and sources of support. Here you fill find a list of useful links which may be of assistance.

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First Aid Training Delivery

The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) COVID-19 Emergency Response Sub-Committee has provided a statement in relation to delivery of First Aid training.

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IRC advice on First Aid training

First Aid Industry Reference Committee recommendations in regard to delivery of First Aid training impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Message from SkillsIQ regarding COVID-19

Given the unfolding situation relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Australia and across the world, SkillsIQ has a duty to you as the community we serve and to our team, to take precautionary measures to protect you and our people. We would like to take this opportunity to inform you of SkillsIQ’s current actions in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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2020 Future Skills Survey

Have Your Say on Future Skills Needs for Your Industry! Given our rapidly changing world, workforce skills supply and demand are shifting significantly. SkillsIQ wants to better understand the workforce issues you and your industry are facing.

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Draft 1 Consultation Open - Enrolled Nursing

SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Enrolled Nursing Industry Reference Committee, has embarked upon a project to review the skills needs of Enrolled Nurses. This will inform potential changes to current Enrolled Nursing qualifications, Units and an associated skill set to ensure skills training is in line with workforce needs and expectations.

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Proposed Next Steps - Aged Services Industry Reference Committee in 2020

We are almost a year into our work as the Aged Services Industry Reference Committee (IRC), appointed by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) to address training and workforce issues in the Aged Care sector.

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Draft 1 Consultation Open - SITHFAB002 Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol

SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Industry Reference Committee (IRC) and the Responsible Service of Alcohol Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), is undertaking a project to update the Unit of Competency and Skill Set relating to providing the responsible sale, service or supply of alcohol.

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Draft 2 Validation Open - Certificate III in Care Support

SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Aged Services Industry Reference Committee, is undertaking a project examining how current Units of Competency from the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) can be re-packaged into a new qualification that better meets the skills needs of the Aged Care sector.

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Project Feedback and Registration for Workshops

Provide your input on current projects open for feedback and register for upcoming webinars and workshops.

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Review of VET

On 28 November 2018, the Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, and Senator; the Hon Michaelia Cash, Minister for Small and Family Business, Skills and Vocational Education, announced the Hon Steven Joyce will undertake a review into the Australian vocational education and training (VET) system. Submissions are due by Friday 25 January 2019.

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Have your say: New Disability Care Industry Reference Committee

The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) has announced the establishment of a new Disability Care Industry Reference Committee (IRC). Submissions in relation to the proposed structure and membership are due by Friday 11 January 2019.

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APEC Tourism Occupational Standards Development Project

In 2017, ​SkillsIQ completed a project on behalf of APEC developing occupational standards for a range of job roles in the tourism and hospitality industry utilising the APEC Occupational Standards Framework.

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Report Released: Workforce Implications of Consumer-Directed Care Implementation in Health and Community Services

The disability, aged care, mental health and primary care industries are undergoing significant reform, with policy changes now allowing people to control their own funding.

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