Have your say on industry skills needs

SkillsIQ is conducting a national survey to look at workforce and skills issues and gain your feedback. All stakeholders are encouraged to complete the survey and have your say. The data collected will be collated and provided to the relevant Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) and used to inform the development of the 2018 Industry Skills […]

Designing tomorrow’s training

retail training

SkillsIQ For retailers to thrive in today’s climate a skilled workforce is imperative. Australian retailers have long been challenged by the availability of local talent to fill buying, planning and online retail roles. This shortage of skills is compounded by the lack of formal training options that support employers in growing their internal teams. It […]

New four-year WRAPS plans released

NATIONAL: The top 5 skills needed in the retail sector in the next 5 years are customer service, technology, communication, leadership and management, according to the new WRAPS plan. The Wholesale, Retail and Personal Services (WRAPS) Industry Reference Committee (IRC) is responsible for ensuring nationally recognised qualifications deliver the skills and knowledge required to equip its sectors with a […]