Feedback Wanted: Western Australian Jobs, Education & Training Survey (WAJET) – We want to hear from you!
Your voice is vital in ensuring we provide up-to-date advice to State Government - and we want to hear from you. The Survey closes on 24 February 2023 and is crucial in setting WAs training and workforce development objectives.
You can complete the short survey here.
The next rounds of Industry Advisory Group Meetings will be happening in February and March 2023. If you are not a member and would like to join a group please email the Industry Consultant listed below.
These meetings are an important opportunity for industry employers to discuss issues affecting workforce development in WA such as skills and labour shortages and training needs. This feedback is essential in ensuring we provide real-time advice to the State Government into areas such as:
Alternatively, if you cannot attend these meetings in person or via MS Teams, please contact the Industry Consultant listed below and we can arrange a 1:1 meeting with you.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Dates for the Industry Advisory Groups are below. Times to be confirmed
Have your Say: Future of Vertiport Design
With the development of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft rapidly moving ahead, we are preparing for the new, futuristic transport terminals where they will take-off and land: vertiports.
The Civil Aviation Safety Authority have prepared draft guidance material, also known as an advisory circular, which sets out the design guidelines for future vertiports and are seeking feedback. CASA have opened a public consultation to anyone active in the AAM, uncrewed, or crewed aviation industry to gain your feedback.
To learn more about vertiports before providing feedback, CASA is hosting a series of free webinars:
The LDSC is undertaking a review of our career pathway booklets and invites training providers to review and participate in the update process (through nominating case studies or recommending/providing areas for inclusion/update). Contact a for more information or to provide your feedback/comments.
Links to the booklets are below:
Provision of Air Charter Services for the Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court in the Goldfields Region
The Department of Justice requires the provision of "as required" fixed wing air charter services for the Kalgoorlie Magistrates in the Goldfields region. The aircraft must be capable of carrying a minimum of eight passengers across the required routes. Regularly visited circuit locations include:
The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) have increased the privileges of Grade 1 training endorsement holders. They are now authorised to train, assess and grant a range of nominated authorisations. Full details can be found on the CASA website including guidance material to help you understand the changes.
The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) are seeking feedback on the first Advisory Circular (AC) on pilot supervision. Contact CASA to provide your insights into:
Australian Industry Standards (AIS) have advised the Commercial Pilot Regulatory Update project which involved the Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane), two Skills Sets and three Units of Competency have been updated to enhance the safety of pilots when undertaking ‘incipient spin’ manoeuvres. The units have been amended to address changes to CASA regulations Part 61 Manual of Standards (MOS).
Two Skill Sets have been updated to incorporate the changes to these units. In addition, AVIY0017Y Control aircraft in advanced flight manoeuvres has been updated and moved to the elective bank of the qualification following the deletion of a previous Skill Set.
Visit the AIS website for further details.
Launch of 2022 Supply Chain Outlook
Australian Industry Standards (AIS) recently released the 2022 Supply Chain Industry Outlook that identifies six megatrends impacting the supply chain. The Outlook focuses on the following industries in the supply chain that AIS supports: Transport and Logistics, Aviation, Maritime, and Rail.
The report is a snapshot of a continually evolving story that is intended to alert and inform a wide audience and enhance the industry’s capacity to act on workforce development initiatives. It also looks at the impact of COVID-19 while addressing the critical role that supply chains play in enabling a strong Australian economy.
You can access the Industry Outlook here.
RTO Forum – 3 December 2021
We were delighted to see an incredible turnout of RTOs representing our diverse industry coverage areas on Friday 3 December 2021 at the LDSC annual RTO Forum. With at least representative from each industry sector: Maritime, Retail, Aviation, Road Transport, Rail, Warehousing and Logistics. A thank you to all our presenters who provided an update on their respective areas with insight into what is occurring for their organisations next year: