none

ONLINE RESOURCE PROVIDES INSIGHT INTO VET REQUIREMENTS

04-06-2018
by 
in 

The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) has set up its National Industry Insights Report website to help shape vocational education and training towards the needs of industry. The report collates industry intelligence from the AISC’s 64 Industry Reference Committees together with broader labour market and training data.

In launching the report, AISC Chair Professor John Pollaers said: “We need a workforce that can adapt to and take advantage of new opportunities as the nature of work changes. This resource is part of the AISC’s focus on creating a strong evidence base to inform VET training package development and ensure qualifications meet skills needs.”

The website provides information on both an industry and national scale and includes economic and employment trends, skills forecasts and the factors that affect the demand for skills.

The report was developed for the AISC by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) and highlights a strong demand in many industries for workers with digital skills, cross-industry skills and technical knowledge.

“We all know increased digitalisation and automation of the workforce is already affecting the way we work,” said Prof Pollaers. “The National Industry Insights Report is a fantastic resource to help IRCs in their work to ensure Australian qualifications are relevant, up-to-date, and meet the changing needs and priorities of employers and the economy,” he added

Related news & editorials

  1. 21.11.2018
    21.11.2018
    by      In
    Pilz has developed a modular training system to help both educational institutions and companies to deliver practical training in the field of safe automation technology.
    The Pilz Education Systems range comprises nine different control panels that can be combined to create a complete scenario.... Read More
  2. 19.11.2018
    19.11.2018
    by      In
    Two years ago, Siemens Australia collaborated with Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne and the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) to develop a first-of-its-kind digital apprenticeship, the Industry 4.0 Apprenticeship programme.
    Recently, the programme won the Apprenticeships – Employer... Read More
  3. 13.11.2018
    13.11.2018
    by      In
    In the fourth such grant, Siemens has committed to donating engineering software worth more than $0.5 billion to University of Queensland (UQ).
    In announcing the grant, Siemens Australia Chairman and CEO Jeff Connolly said, “I’m delighted to be here today announcing the grant of Siemens’ advanced... Read More
  4. 18.10.2018
    18.10.2018
    by      In
    Astrophysicist Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith has been named as Australia’s first Women in STEM Ambassador to spearhead the Government’s effort to encourage girls and women to study and work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields on a national scale.
    Announcing the... Read More