Industry Skills Council

About Industry Skills Councils

As pivotal change agents within the national training system, the mandate of Australia's Industry Skills Councils is to bring together industry, educators and governments and unite them on a common industry-led agenda for action on skills and workforce development.

Roles of Industry Skills Councils

  • providing integrated industry intelligence and advice to Skills Australia, government and enterprises on workforce development and skills needs
  • actively supporting the development, implementation and continuous improvement of high quality training and workforce development products and services including training packages
  • providing independent skills and training advice to enterprises, including matching identified training needs with appropriate training solutions; working with enterprises, employment service providers, Registered Training Organisations and government to allocate training places under the Productivity Places Program
  • engaging with State and Territory Governments, State and Territory industry advisory bodies and peak representative bodies in their area of industry coverage.

Australia's Industry Skills Councils

Skills Australia Skills Australia GSA Government and Community Safety Industry Skills Council
Agrifood Agrifood Skills Australia IBSA Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council (IBSA)

Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council

MSA Manufacturing Industry Skills Council (Manufacturing Skills Australia)
CPSISC Construction and Property Services Industry Skills Council Skills DMC


Resources and Infrastructure Industry Skills Council

eOz ElectroComms and Energy Utilities Industry Skills Council (EE-Oz Training Solutions) SSA

Service Industries Skills Council (Service Skills Australia)

forest ForestWorks Industry Skills Council TL Transport and Logistic Industry Skills Council