ICT & Digital Skills Transformation

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Date —

24 November 2021

Education Sector/s —
Higher Education ■ Vocational Education & Training

Summary —

Key Issues —

As the nation faces widespread skills shortages, it is appropriate that new approaches be considered to equipping the workforce with the skills to meet a rapidly changing, technological future.

Working in collaboration with employers, trainers, and employees, the DSO is developing these approaches.

A major priority for the DSO is to create consistent journey pathways and build relevant digital skills. They are seeking to create a far simpler, more user-friendly model in place to build on the sector knowledge and bring the industry together under common objectives.


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Skills Organisation Pilots


DSO Digital Skills Organisation [EXT LINK]

There is the opportunity for independent RTOs to get involved in transforming the vocational education and training sector to build digital skills journey pathways that meet the needs of employers. This is through the ITECA ICT Skills Skills Interest Group and for information, check out the information via the links below.


Getting Involved 
Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia


ITECA ICT Skills Interest Group - Webpage
ITECA ICT Skills Interest Group - Brochure [PDF]
ITECA Meetings & Events Schedule

At the ITECA ICT Skills Interest Group meetings, you will key the opportunity to meet with the DSO’s senior leadership. This will allow you to find out how to create an easier way for all Australian workers to self-assess and undertake the training that will keep them engaged in the ICT sector into the future.

Over the next five years, it is estimated that over 150,000 additional digital professionals will be needed across the Australian workforce. By participating in the ITECA Digital Skills Interest Group meetings, you’ll have the opportunity to meet with the DSO team to better understand the opportunities ahead for independent RTOs and the broader vocational training sector.

Getting Involved —

Members with an interest in ICT and digital skills come together in meetings of the ITECA ICT Skills Skills Interest Group.  ITECA Membership – It's a great time to get involved.

Further Information —

If you're an ITECA member and would like more information on this matter, the ITECA team would value the opportunity to talk to you.  Simply send an email to [email protected] or telephone 1300 421 017.  Stay up to date via Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.


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