New Training Package Standards & Policies

New Standards for Training Packages were endorsed by the Standing Council on Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (SCOTESE) on 16 November 2012 

NSSC Special Bulletin #3  

Standards for Training Packages ensure Training Packages are of high quality and meet the workforce development needs of industry, enterprises and individuals. The Standards apply to the design and development of Training Packages by Industry Skills Councils (ISCs), which are then endorsed by the National Skills Standards Council (NSSC). The Standards are developed by the NSSC, for endorsement by Commonwealth and State/Territory Ministers.

The Standards for Training Packages are supported by the following two policies:


Transition Timeline Diagram ThumnailThe Standards for Training Packages replace the Training Package Development Handbook (which includes the previous Training Package Development and Endorsement Process). Training Packages developed under the Training Package Development Handbook may be submitted for NSSC endorsement consideration up until 31 December 2013.

Please refer to the Transition Timeline for more details.


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