As a direct result of the 2019 Skills Forecasts & Proposed Schedule of Work submitted by the Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) Australian Industry Standards (AIS) supports, the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) has approved the transport and logistics sector projects listed below and commissioned Training Package development work to commence.

 

Industry Reference Committee (IRC)      Project title and description
Aviation 3D Computed Tomography – create a 3D Computed Tomography Scanning Skill Set and one new Unit of Competency for aviation security workers in preparation for updated aviation transport regulations
Maritime Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal) – update the Certificate I in Maritime Operations including revising eight existing Units of Competency and developing four new Units of Competency to ensure alignment with the National Standard for Commercial Vessels, better equip seafarers with the general knowledge and skills to move easily between related occupations, and to reflect current near coastal general hand duties
Maritime Dynamic positioning – develop a Skill Set and four new Units of Competency to train seafarers in operating vessels equipped with dynamic positioning systems
Maritime Compass adjuster – develop a new Skill Set and a new Unit of Competency to codify skills seafarers to adjust magnetic compasses in accordance with the International Convention on Standards of Training and to qualify seafarers for certification as Compass adjusters
Maritime Maritime Towage – develop new Skill Set and three new Units of Competency to provide seafarers with skills and knowledge to safely tow vessels in routine and emergency conditions and to improve seafarers understanding of and compliance with AMSA towing requirements
Rail
Train and Network Control Operations – combine the Certificate IV in Rail Network Control and the Certificate IV in Tram/Light Rail Control qualifications, including updating 21 Units of Competency to create a single qualification for network controllers and provide more mobility across rail and light rail sectors. Provide network controllers skills and knowledge to use new Advanced Train and Management Systems and the ability to control autonomous and remotely operated vehicles, as well as address risks from the shared use of rail networks by autonomous and remotely operated rail vehicles and driver operated trains
Rail Network Fault Support – create a new Skill Set and develop two new Units of Competency to better equip first line responders to quickly remedy conventional network faults and system breakdowns, and to provide first line respondents the skills and knowledge to remedy unconventional network faults and system breakdowns related to new autonomous and remotely operated rail vehicles
Transport and Logistics
Logistics and Warehousing – combine the Certificate II in Logistics and the Certificate II in Warehousing Operations qualifications including revising 20 existing units; and developing two new Units of Competency to create a single entry-level qualification for logistics and warehousing workers
Transport and Logistics
Fuel Storage Dangerous Goods Contractors – develop one new Skill Set and four new Units of Competency to equip workers who install and maintain retail fuel storage sites with skills to protect public safety and satisfy mandatory environmental protection requirements