AFCoPN also works with RTO’s to implement a range of strategies for industry engagement. It systematically uses the outcomes of that industry engagement to ensure continuous valid industry feedback is provided for:
AFCoPN meetings occur quarterly attendance is free for AFA Members.
Inaugural Chair of the AFCoPN, Simona Jobbagy says “Industry engagement and collaboration is at the core of Vocational Education and Training, and this is as an opportunity to help facilitate the conversation, and strengthen the relationship between industry and vocational training organisations. Good quality training outcomes depend on a clear understanding of what industry needs, what are the critical skills for now and for the future. This requires an ongoing dialogue, an engagement that enables both industry and training providers to exchange information and knowledge that lead to training outcomes of a mastery level.”
It is not an industry secret that we are currently experiencing challenging times. Navigating the most significant gap between work volumes and availability of skilled labour to date. Without immediate intervention, we can not see our shared low labour woes arresting.
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The Australian Furniture Association (AFA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Simona Jobbagy as Chair of the Australian Furniture Community of Practice Network (AFCoPN). Simona is a dedicated professional who has worked in Vocational Education and Training...