On 10 November 2016, the Hon Karen Andrews MP, Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, announced the Skills Service Organisations for the manufacturing, automotive and mining and drilling sectors. They are
- Innovation and Business Skills Australia (IBSA) − for manufacturing and
- PricewaterhouseCoopers Skills for Australia (PwC) − for automotive, and mining and drilling.
Skills Service Organisations are funded by the Australian Government as independent, professional service organisations who undertake work commissioned by the Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC), on behalf of their Industry Reference Committees (IRCs).
Further information on the Australian Industry and Skills Committee is available on their website at www.AISC.net.au.
A contact list for all SSOs is available.
A copy of the Minister's media release can be found on the Ministers Media Centre