January 23, 2019

Register for updates about the Cross Sector Supply Chain Skills project and have your say on the newly revised set of draft cross sector supply chain units, in the second round of consultation.

TLIX9986X Establish blockchain in a supply chain

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to establish blockchain in a supply chain. It includes assess...

January 11, 2019

On the Roy Hill website the company is asking for expressions of interest for a wide variety of roles, from Truck, Ancillary and Excavator Operators, Diesel Mechanics and Maintenance, to Process and Port Operators, Laboratory Technicians and Metallurgists, Engineers and lots in-between.

If you are looking now or thinking of working in the resources industry in the futur...

December 5, 2018

The Cross Sector Supply Chain Skills Project has been commissioned by the Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) to develop a series of skill sets and units of competency for supply chain skills common to a range of industry sectors in Australia.  Through improving access to a bank of contemporary standardized supply chain skills units, industry efficiency and pro...

December 5, 2018

Draft training products for PwC Skills for Australia’s mine supervisors project are now available for review and can be found at the PwC Skills for Australia website.

These draft training products have been developed following a period of national consultation.  Feedback on these products will be received until Monday 14th January 2019 and can be provided via email to i...

December 4, 2018

This project focuses on identifying workforce development issues impacting on the drilling industry (senior drillers, drillers and offsiders) and some potential policy solutions to address them.  Focus areas include:

·       Current industry skill demand and forecast demand over the medium term;

·       Skill pathways in the industry and the pote...

December 4, 2018

This project focuses on a holistic perspective relating to the skill requirements of operating and supporting automation across three discrete areas:

·       Haul trucks

·       Drills

·       Laboratory Operations

The project’s focus is determining changes in the skill type/level and quantity neces...

EY Global Mining & Metals Advisory Leader, Paul Mitchell, published a paper on: The top risks facing mining and metals in 2019-20 reflect a new era of disruption from both within and outside of the sector.

The themes of license to operate and disruption run through this year’s risks as mining and metals companies have to deal with many new and variable factors, inc...

December 1, 2018

Aussie Mine provides industry and financial analysis on Australia’s mid-tier mining sector as represented by the mid- tier 50 (MT50).

WA School of Mines engineering statistics show "mining engineer enrolments have dropped each year for five consecutive years, now plummeting to less than one-third of 2013 enrolments."

"There’s a new paradigm in workforce talent that needs...

November 26, 2018

The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) has established nine cross-sector projects to address common skills needs, minimise duplication of units, consolidate existing units and remove units that are no longer being used.

This will reduce the levels of complexity in the vocational education and training (VET) system, improve worker mobility through a standard...

November 20, 2018

PwC’s Skills for Australia is the Skills Service Organisation (SSO) with responsibility for servicing the metalliferous mining, coal mining, drilling, extractive and civil infrastructure Industry Reference Committees.

Consultations are currently underway across a number of project areas which have been approved by the Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC). PwC’s S...

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