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Snapshot September 2022

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A ‘see it a glance’ look at what’s happening in the ACFIPS industry sectors plus government and conference news.
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Tickets available for NSW Training Awards

Tickets are now on sale for the annual NSW Training Awards held at Sydney Town Hall on Friday, 16 September.

The awards recognise the achievements of students, trainers, teachers, training organisation and employers.

Tickets available at https://forumgroup.eventsair.com/nswtrainingawards2022/registrations/Site/Register


Jobs and Skills Summit Outcomes

The Government and states and territories agreed to immediate actions at the Jobs & Skills Summit including: 

  • A $1 billion one-year National Skills Agreement that will provide additional funding for fee-free TAFE in 2023, while a longer-term agreement that drives sector reform and supports women’s workforce participation is negotiated.
  • Accelerate the delivery of 465,000 additional fee-free TAFE places, with 180,000 to be delivered next year, and with costs shared with the states and territories on a 50:50 basis.

The full outcomes document is available at https://treasury.gov.au/sites/default/files/inline-files/Jobs-and-Skills-Summit-Outcomes-Document.pdf


Skills shortage in the telecommunications industry: a viewpoint

As part of this year’s National Skills Week, ACFIPS Board member and former Managing Director of MilCom Communications Ian Milner, spoke on how he addresses the skills shortage in the telecommunications industry, and what is being done to combat the issue.

Hear is discussion hear: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PyxopYQaJEc&feature=emb_title



Commissioner Information Bulletins

August saw CIBs updates in the following areas:

  • CIB – 731 – TLI – Transport & Logistics – Traineeships
  • CIB – 715 – CPP – Asset Maintenance & Surveying – Traineeships
  • CIB – 733 – ICP – Printing & Graphic Arts – Apprenticeships & Traineeships
  • CIB – 652 – PSP – Public Sector – Traineeships

All CIBs are located here https://www.nsw.gov.au/education-and-training/resources/cibs-bulletins


Smart and Skilled Updates

The latest Smart and Skilled includes updates to the NSW Skills List incorporating Training Package revisions, and new qualifications to the Skills List.  

Complete information at https://mcusercontent.com/1cec4176f39761729e74b56fc/files/2693d680-0ccc-8423-3e3f-bbb4d3c1ec9e/ITABs_Smart_and_Skilled_Update_August_2022.docx_002_.pdf



Tamworth Workshop

Training Services NSW in conjunction with the Greater Northern Skills Development Group are holding ‘Best Practice in workforce attraction and retention – employer perspective’ workshop on Wednesday 28th September.

Hear from a panel of leaders tackling the attraction and recruitment challenges head on. The workshop will also have roundtable discussions where participants can collaborate and share ideas and meet representatives from the Joint NSW Industry Training Advisory Boards and Training Services NSW, sharing details of services, funding, and support.

Register your attendance here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/best-practice-in-workforce-attraction-and-retention-employer-perspective-tickets-412683496447


NSW Master Builders Association Excellence in Housing and Pool Awards – 10th September 2022 https://www.mbansw.asn.au/excellence-housing-and-pool-awards


Community Colleges Australia National Conference – 13-14th September 2022



NSW Training Awards – 16th September 2022



TAFE Directors Australia Convention 2022 (Adelaide) – 15-17th November 2022






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