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
MAR Training Package Update
The MAR Industry Reference Committee has submitted the Case for Endorsement and draft Training Package materials for the Autonomous Maritime Systems project to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee for their consideration. The materials include a new Certificate III in Autonomous Maritime Systems, eight new Units of Competency and three new Skill Sets. These draft products provide a national and standardised approach to training for Autonomous Maritime Systems (AMS), Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) and Underwater Surface Vessels (USV) job roles.
Click here for more information.
Maritime Day Back on for 2022
Maritime Day celebrates all aspects of the maritime industry and this years’ celebration and will be held on the 29 October 2022 from 10am to 4pm at Fremantle Passenger Terminal. The day will be packed with entertainment including marching bands, and naval demonstrations.
The LDSC looks forward to seeing you at our booth where we will be promoting maritime educational opportunities and the exciting careers available in maritime.
Maritime Day back on for 2022!
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.
Fremantle Ports Maritime Day has been postponed and will now be held on Saturday 29 October 2022. Maritime Day celebrates all aspects of the maritime industry and with over 90 displays there is something for everyone. Come down and see the LDSC as we promote maritime educational opportunities and the exciting careers available in maritime to the wider community. We look forward to welcoming you.
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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:
Industry Outlooks Released
Following industry consultation and research, Australian Industry Standards (AIS) have released Industry Outlooks for 2021 for the following sectors:
Feedback Sought: Case for Change
The Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) has recently released Cases for Change for Rail, Aviation, Transport and Logistics, Maritime, and Defence sectors. This work is aimed at ensuring qualifications, Skill Sets and Units of Competency reflect current technologies, industry practices, and regulations and requires industry feedback required by Tuesday, 11 May 2021 for all sectors.
As always, if you are providing comment, please send a copy of your feedback to the LDSC so that we can ensure feedback from WA Stakeholders has been taken into account during the consultation process.