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Industry Skills Advisory (ISA) Program – Health

CheckUP has been engaged by the Department of Youth Justice, Employment, Small Business and Training as the Industry Skills Advisor (ISA) for Health.

As the ISA for health CheckUP engages with employers, small business and industry stakeholders to provide high-quality, evidence-based industry advice and intelligence about current and emerging industry directions, regional skill needs, training solutions and employment opportunities.

The role of ISA for Health

  • Inform and align training and skills priorities and decision-making, including program design and investment settings
  • Support and connect with DYJESBT’s industry engagement framework priorities including the work of departmental regional officers, Regional Jobs Committees, Jobs Queensland and the Ministerial Skills Roundtable
  • Support the ongoing implementation of DYJESBT’s VET Quality Framework
  • Inform and contribute to national vocational education and training (VET) reform agendas and the review and development of training package product
  • Support employer, small business and industry’s connection and engagement with VET and VET pathways and the Queensland Government’s programs, initiatives, and events.

Priority areas
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce
  • Rural and remote workforce
  • Allied health
  • Dental
  • First aid
  • Health administration
  • Nursing
  • Pathology including point of care testing
  • Sterilisation services
About CheckUP’s ISA for Health

Amanda Griffitths was appointed by CheckUP as the Industry Skills Advisor for Health in January 2023, bringing a wealth of experience in health industry consultation to the role, particularly in regard to Vocational Education and Training (VET) to employment pathways in Queensland. She has worked at CheckUP in the past, making significant contributions to the Grow Your Own Workforce website, holding the role of Project Advisor on the initial Choose Your Own Health Career website project. With a background as a clinical optometrist, Amanda has had the opportunity to work in locations across Queensland, including both metropolitan and very remote communities, giving her a unique perspective on workforce issues throughout the state. Amanda is eager to collaborate with industry and is looking forward to the opportunity to make a meaningful impact in her position.

Health Workforce Skills and Development Report 2021-2022

CheckUP released its Health Workforce Skills and Development Report 2021-22 in October 2021. This report provides an overview of trends in the Health Industry through analysis of industry intelligence and workforce and training data. Through identifying priority areas for workforce skills and development, the report is intended to be used by government and industry as a resource to inform workforce development and skills investment in the health industry.


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Contact us

To learn more about the ISA role or to receive updates from the ISA regarding latest industry skilling news and events please contact Amanda Griffiths at