Industry Skills Councils
ISCs are not-for-profit organisations with the primary role of facilitating the education and training needs of all stakeholders operating in their industry sectors. They provide industry intelligence and advice to Skills Australia, government and enterprises on workforce development. This includes identifying skills needs and actively supporting their development.
ISCs give all industries, peak bodies, enterprises, unions, training organisations and governments a voice in Australia`s vocational education and training system through a national system of industry advisory arrangements and a structure based on industry-led boards of directors and standing committees.
The following ISCs are those most relevant to the Resources Sector:
SkillsDMC is the ISC for the Resources and Infrastructure sectors. It includes stakeholders from each of the following industry sectors:
- coal mining
- civil infrastructure
- quarrying (extractive)
- metalliferous mining
EE-Oz is the ISC for the ElectroComms and EnergyUtilities industries, representing a combined total workforce of 539,000 people
Construction & Property Services Industry Skills Council (CPSISC)
CPSISC represents the workforce training and skills development needs of the construction and property services industries. More than 1.6 million Australians work in approximately 500,000 enterprises.
Manufacturing Skills Australia (MSA)
MSA is addressing the skills needs of over 250,000 manufacturing and other businesses employing over 1.1 million Australians. MSA cover a broad range of industries.
Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council (TLISC)
TILSC addresses the skills needs of industry sectors which employ an estimated 500,000 individuals directly and over 1 million people, in both direct and indirect and associated roles. TILSC covers a broad range of industries.