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Manufacturing and Engineering Training Package (MEM) Release 2.0  

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MEM Release 2.0 Case for Endorsement has been submitted to the State and Territory Training Authorities for their consideration and support.  This Case for Endorsement…

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Cross Sector Projects

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The Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) has established several cross-sector projects to strategically address common skills needs identified by Industry Reference Committees in Skills Forecasts…

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New 2017 IRC Skills Forecasts

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With the input of the Process Manufacturing, Recreational Vehicle and Laboratory Industry Reference Committee, IBSA submitted Skills Forecasts and Proposed Schedules of Work to the Australian Industry Skills…

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2017 IRC Skills Forecasts

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With the input of its allocated Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) IBSA submitted Skills Forecasts and Proposed Schedules of Work to the Australian Industry Skills Committee…

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Industry Reference Committee Nominations

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Consultations on the proposed Industry Reference Committees (IRC) structure for the Manufacturing and Engineering Industry Reference Committee have now closed and the Australian Industry and…

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Technical Advisory meeting in industry for the Furnishing Training Package

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Representatives from IBSA Manufacturing recently had the opportunity to be invited to and host two Technical Advisory (TAC) meetings in industry for the development of…

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What does our Skills Service Organisation do?

IBSA is a not-for-profit Skills Service Organisation (SSO) that is funded by the Australian Government to:

  • Provide technical, operational and secretariat support to six Industry Reference Committees in the development and review of qualifications and training packages
  • Consult and engage with stakeholders and implement their feedback to ensure training packages cover the skills needed in the industry
  • Inform industry stakeholders and employers about the latest news and trends
  • Develop compliant training packages that are relevant to a modern Australian economy, are embraced by the industry and maximise the potential for access to employment