PwC's Skills for Australia have released draft training products for Business Services. They are seeking industry feedback on reviewed Work Health and Safety qualifications to more closely align training with the skills needs of industry. Reviewed units pertain to Certificates III and IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Work Health and Safety. Click here to view the revised units, as well as a summary document explaining the context of the project and the changes that have been made.
To provide comment email the downloaded documents with your comments or tracked changes to firstname.lastname@example.org by 16 May 2018.
Following industry consultation, PwC’s Skills for Australia have released a Case for Change outlining a new piece of work which proposes the review of Printing and Graphic Arts Industry Knowledge and Employability Skills. The Case for Change outlines rationale for the review and details recommended changes to training products in the ICP Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package. Final comments on the proposed Knowledge and Employability Skills project can be sent to Anna Thomas by 29 April 2018.
Following a period of consultation, final draft of the new Certificate IV in Farriery is available for industry validation. Similarly, feedback is sought on the new qualification for equine hoof care. Stakeholders are invited to check and confirm that the qualification, skill set and units are logical and factually accurate. A summary of the feedback that was received during consultation and a description of its consideration and application in the final drafts can be viewed on the Skills Impact website. Open for comment until 26 April 2018.
Click here for more information and to provide feedback.
Bushwalking WA is calling on bushwalkers, trail runners and hikers to complete a 10-minute online survey to provide valuable community input to help shape future strategy.
Responses will help develop the official Bushwalking and Trail Running Strategy for Western Australia, being steered primarily by Sport and Recreation and Parks and Wildlife Service.
To complete the survey, bushwalkers should follow click here while trail runners should follow this link.
The WA Training Awards recognise and reward outstanding achievements of apprentices, trainees and vocational students, and the contribution to training made by trainers, training organisations and employers.
Businesses, training providers, trainers and students are encouraged to showcase their efforts and best-practice by applying.
To view the individual and organisational categories and for more information click here.
Applications close on 4 May 2018.
PwC Skills for Australia have released for comment Draft versions of the Training Product, Case for Endorsement, Implementation Guide and Implementation Guide Appendix for Project CUA 1B: Professional Writing and Editing Qualifications.
FutureNow is gathering feedback on behalf of Western Australian industry and invites you to provide a response by COB Wednesday 11th April 2018.
Please contact FutureNow's Industry Manager for Creative Industries, Ann-Marie Ryan, with your comments.
Click below to access materials:
Case for Endorsement
Implementation Guide Appendix
Draft Training Product
PwC’s Skills for Australia has worked with the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Industry Reference Committee (IRC) to prepare the updated Industry Skills Forecast and Proposed Schedule of Work (ISFPSW) for 2018/2019. The Cases for Change outline the rationale for proposed upcoming projects in the financial year 2018-19.
They are seeking public feedback on the ISFPSW, before it is submitted to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) for approval.
The Draft ISFPSW is available for comment until COB Tuesday 24th April 2018. Click here for details.
The Department of Training and Workforce Development is seeking feedback on the draft WA nominal hours for the SIS Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package version 3.0. This version relates to new units of competency for the outdoor recreation equine sector.
Feedback on the draft is requested relating to the following:
Please forward comments by COB Monday 16 April 2018.
Tourism Research Australia (TRA) has released the State Tourism Satellite Accounts 2016-17, which show tourism’s contribution to each state and territory’s economy.
In 2016-17, tourism was worth $11.8 billion to Western Australia’s economy, marking a 0.9% increase on 2015-16. During this period, the tourism industry in WA was staffed by 103,900 workers.
For more information, please visit the TRA website
Respected Aboriginal business leader Kia Dowell has been appointed to Tourism WA’s Board of Commissioners.
Ms Dowell is the head of Strategy and Innovation at Indigenous Business Australia, and is responsible for the delivery of a five-year national strategy for the organisation, which is the lead Commonwealth agency for Aboriginal economic development.
More information is available via Minister for Tourism’s media statement