Training packages

Training packages are a key feature of Australia’s national vocational education and training (VET) system. [1]

Training package qualifications are occupational skills standards against which training delivery and assessment of competency can take place. They are developed through a process of national consultation with industry. [1]

Training packages are developed by Service Skills Organisations (formerly by Industry Skills Councils) to meet the training needs of industry or an industry sector. [2]

Training packages do not suggest how a learner should be trained, rather, they specify the skills and knowledge required to perform effectively in the workplace. [2]

Training packages are endorsed by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee before being published on the national VET register . [1]

Each training packages is made up of four endorsed components:


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