QLD Skills Assure Provider Meeting

Date —

12 May 2020

Industry Sector/s —
Vocational Education & Training

Summary —

As the Queensland Government implements changes to Pre-Qualified Suppliers including the move to Skills Assure and new requirements for providers delivering subsidised training, ITECA Queensland members were briefed on the implications of the changes for them by Director General of the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training.

Key Issues —

Allowing members to make informed decisions about the future of their organisation is a key role for the Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA) which is what made this exclusive member-only event so important.

Members of the ITEQA Queensland Branch received a briefing from Steven Koch, the Deputy Director General from the Department.  Key discussion issues included upcoming changes to Pre-Qualified Suppliers including the move to Skills Assure and new requirements for providers delivering subsidised training across the state.

The meeting is one of the monthly ITECA Queensland Skills Assure Interest Group meetings that brings together a growing community of ITECA members with an interest in the Skills Assure funding program, empowering them to make informed decisions.

Participation in the ITECA Queensland Skills Assure Interest Group is a key benefit of ITECA membership.  In the current environment, the ITECA Queensland Skills Assure Interest Group meetings are held via video conference and issues discussed included:

Key Meeting Discussion Points —

  • Changes to payments to help providers during Covid-19
  • The roll out of Skills Assure and new requirements
  • An update on School Based Apprentices and Trainees
  • Impacts affecting the sector

Importantly, the discussions with ITECA members provided invaluable direct feedback to the Department of Education and Training, ensuring that decisions concerning program design and delivery have been made with an understanding of the views of ITECA Queensland members.
To get involved in the ITECA Queensland Skills Assure Interest Group simply complete and return the attached form:

ITECA Member Engagement ꟷ


The ITECA Queensland Skills Assure Interest Group is just one of the many benefits that come with ITECA membership and allow you to work collaboratively with others who share your interest in providing students with quality outcomes under the Queensland Government’s Skills Assure program.

If you’re not already involved in the ITECA Skills Assure Interest Group, it’s a great time to get involved.

Member Engagement —

ITECA’s ability to play a lead role in matters associated with this issue rests on the advice and guidance of individuals serving on the ITECA Queensland State Committee.

Further Information —

For more information on this issue please send an email to qld@iteca.edu.au or telephone 1300 421 017.  Stay up to date via Twitter @ITECAust or via Facebook at www.facebook.com/ITECAust.


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