Presentation on theme: "Making the training & workforce jigsaw pieces fit! 2014 Qld Fitness, Sport & Recreation Workforce Development Conference."— Presentation transcript:
Making the training & workforce jigsaw pieces fit! 2014 Qld Fitness, Sport & Recreation Workforce Development Conference
So what’s this all about? Businesses/organisations have objectives Objectives are met by people Skilled & knowledgeable people But what skills & knowledge? And how do they get them?
Training: Organized activity aimed at imparting information and/or instructions to improve the recipient's performance or to help him/her attain a required level of knowledge or skill. Businessdictionary.com says:
Higher education (degree +) VET – Cert III, Cert IV etc Industry-recognised Short Courses On-the-job A combination of the above But what training?
Organisational goals & objectives The requirements to success in any given role The skills & knowledge required to achieve said role The current skills & knowledge of the incumbent On what?
For a business/organisation: To ensure productivity To reduce wasteful spending Increase workplace satisfaction Decrease turnover Etc etc etc Why are these questions important?
Informs training needs Informs training design Informs demand But from an broader perspective:
What are the job roles you currently employee? Which ones are hard to recruit? What specific skills & knowledge are lacking in these job roles? What new job roles are emerging? What impacts on your ability to recruit the right people, with the right skills.....? So, take a moment…
We need to share this information! Training needs to be fit for purpose We need to know that purpose!
Latest industry intelligence Identified workforce development needs Occupations in demand The future direction of SSA’s Training Packages SSA’s Environmental Scan
SIS10 Sport, Fitness & Recreation A collection of industry-led standards for identified job roles and functions. Clustered together as qualifications & skill sets The Training Package
Based on industry intelligence and feedback. Full review of SIS10 In four phases –Fitness –Community Recreation –Sport –Outdoor Recreation The Current Review
Fitness Cert IV to better scaffold the skills/knowledge of the Cert III Diploma to better cater for identified jobs roles –Advanced programming –Working with Allied Health –Management Workplace assessment requirements Potential TP Development
Community Recreation Merged Cert II in Sport & Rec Cert IIIs to Community Rec to merge –provide more flexibility for diversification of workforce Merged Cert IV in Cert IV Sport & Rec Redesign of elective groups & general electives Potential TP Development
Sport Merged Cert II in Sport & Rec Review structure of Coaching, Officiating & COPS Quals Merged Cert IV in Cert IV Sport & Rec Redesign of elective groups & general electives Potential TP Development
Outdoor Recreation Currently scoping project Review structure & framework of quals –Reduce duplication and align Identifying job roles & how industry engages the workforce Potential TP Development
All sectors New Standards for TP –New design/format Increased vigour regarding assessment requirements and-recreation-continuous-improvements Potential TP Development
Fitness & Community Recreation –Early 2015 Sport & Outdoor Recreation –End 2015 Endorsement of Changes
What else can the training package do...
Units of competency in SIS10 & other TP cover a huge variety of skills/knowledge RTOs can provide individual units to meet identified skills gaps Skill Sets can meet the need of specific job functions Completion can add on/build a full qualification for the participants Nationally Recognised PD
Units of competency identify industry recognised minimum standards of skills/knowledge for particular tasks Units of competency can be used to develop/create your internal PD programs Internal PD
TP provides a framework for job roles & competencies Can be reference for the development of: –Job adverts –Job descriptions –Performance review templates Job Descriptions / Performance Management
Again, we need your input! The training package exists to: –Identify the needs of our industry’s workforce –Prepare people to work for you! –Help you improve your current workforce We need to know what you need!
Putting the pieces together....
Know your organisational goals Know your workforce needs to achieve these goals –The job roles needed –The skills & knowledge needed Identify the gaps between what you have and what you need Identify strategies to close those gaps. Businesses & Organisations
Know your goals Know your workforce –The job roles needed –The skills & knowledge needed Identify the gaps Identify strategies to close those gaps Communicate your needs Sectors & Industry
If training meets the needs of the –Employee –Employer –Organisation –Industry To achieve this, those that manage, development, deliver training must know what your needs are! Training can be a solution!
SSA needs to know! Check out the qualifications at training.gov.autraining.gov.au Register to the SSA website at serviceskills.com.au to provide feedback and receive regular updates via our newsletter serviceskills.com.au Attend/contribute to consultation activities conducted by SSA Share your knowledge and your need.
Mat Glasson Industry Manager – Sport, Fitness & Recreation