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In the spirit of reconciliation, CheckUP acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this website contains images or names of people who have passed away.

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Industry Skills Advisor Program

CheckUP has been engaged by the Department of  Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) as the Industry Skills Advisor (ISA) for the health and community services sectors.

As an Industry Workforce Advisor 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 Industry Workforce Advisors

  • Inform and align training and skills priorities and decision-making, including program design and investment settings
  • Support and connect with DESBT’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 DESBT’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.

Health industry 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
Community services priority areas
  • Aged Care
  • Auslan including Interpreting
  • Child Protection
  • Community Services
  • Early Childhood Education and Care Disability
  • School Age Education and Care
  • Youth Work
  • Mental Health in community setting
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 our team info@checkup.org.au