The Australian Government is continuing to tackle urgent workforce needs, most recently through fast-tracked new and updated training for the information and communications technology (ICT) sector. New skill sets have been endorsed to help address skill needs in cyber incident threat detection and prevention, cyber incident response, and cyber security strategy and governance, as well as in the areas of cloud computing, data analytics, and the Internet of Things. This will support the delivery of cyber security and digital training for many workers in the ICT sector.
To support Australian business to stay open and keep workers COVID-19 safe, a new Cross Sector Infection Control unit and skill set has been released by the Australian Government. The new unit and skill set has been designed for all industries, and complement the existing skill sets for Retail, Food Handling and Transport and Logistics.
The new cross sector infection control unit and skill set were developed in close consultation with industry and will help minimise the risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus as Australia moves towards rebuilding businesses and getting people back to work.
For more information, visit https://www.aisc.net.au/content/communiques-and-training-package-updates