Reminder: Draft ACT Skills Needs List 2018 – Consultation Closes Soon

Consultation for the Draft ACT Skills Needs List 2018 will close on Friday 6 October 2017.

The ACT Skills Needs List informs priorities for ACT Government funding of vocational education and training (VET) qualifications. The List enables the ACT Government to better target training funding and subsidies to develop a productive and highly skilled workforce which contributes to the ACT’s economic future.

Skills Canberra is reviewing the list to ensure it remains aligned with changing ACT skills needs. Your opinion and feedback is valued and is key to the review of the ACT Skills Needs List.

For consultation purposes the Draft ACT Skills Needs List 2018 is separated into two lists.

List A has qualifications that are currently identified as likely to be included on the final ACT Skills Needs List 2018, unless the consultation process identifies strong evidence that a qualification is not needed by industry.

List B includes qualifications that are currently identified as less likely to be included on the final ACT Skills Needs List 2018, unless the consultation process identifies that a qualification is needed by industry. The qualifications are identified as either:

a) relate to occupations with skills shortages but Skills Canberra is seeking feedback on the most relevant qualification OR

b) are a moderate skills need qualification (ie. the identified need is not as strong).

Please visit the ACT Skills Needs List webpage to view List A and List B and provide feedback and evidence of industry need, if you think a qualification should be excluded or included on the final ACT Skills Needs List 2018 via the survey. The survey will close on 6 October 2017.

The consultation will inform the final ACT Skills Needs List 2018 which will be released in late October 2017.

If you have any enquiries, please email skills@act.gov.au.


Submitted on 2017-09-29 by Matthew Haggan

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