On Friday 7th April 2017, Geoff Feddersen on behalf of the Department of Training and Workforce Development, facilitated a workshop for GTO's at Prospect Place West Perth in relation to the new National Standards for Group Training Organisations (2016).
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The Industry Skills Fund (the fund) is an Australian Government programme that provides eligible businesses with access to training so that they are better placed to succeed in a rapidly changing economy. Offering over 250,000 training places and support services for industry, the fund is targeting SMEs, including micro businesses, which are preparing to take up growth opportunities outside of their normal day-to-day business operations.
The information in this article has been sourced from www.education.gov.au/skills-service-organisations and is provided by way of an update of the current status regarding Skills Service Organisations.
The Commonwealth Department of Education and Training is undertaking a competitive expression of interest process to identify organisations to operate as Skills Service Organisations (SSOs). Under the new arrangements for developing training packages, Industry Reference Groups (IRCs) will drive training package development. They will be supported in this work by SSOs. These organisations will support a range of IRCs by providing a range of independent professional activities including technical, operational and secretariat services to enable the IRCs to undertake their industry engagement and training product development and review activities.