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The CSC Correctional Services Training Package provides nationally recognised Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications for occupations involved in: Justice Services, Correctional Practices, Administration and Management.  At Certificate III, IV and Diploma levels specialisations can be undertaken in 1) Community and Youth Custodial 2) Dog Handling, Supervision and Leadership, Case Management and Community or Emergency Response and 3) Intelligence Operations.

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Correctional Services Industry Reference Committee (IRC)

The Correctional Services IRC is made up of industry leaders and experts and acts as a conduit between the Correctional Services industry and the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC).

 

The Correctional Services industry plays a significant role in providing a safe and secure environment for our Australian society. The Correctional Services IRC are responsible for ensuring the CSC Correctional Services Training Package meets the needs of the industry and provides nationally recognised Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification for occupations involved in:

  • Justice Services
  • Correctional Practices
  • Immigration Detention

At Certificate III, IV and Diploma levels specialisations can be undertaken in:

  • Adult and Youth Community and Custodial
  • Dog Handling, Supervision, Case Management and Emergency Response
  • Intelligence Operations
  • Immigration Detention Operations
 

The Committee

Chair: Amanda Swards, Community Corrections, Department of Justice, Tasmania

Deputy Chair: Ian Tindale, Australian Capital Territory Corrective Services

 

Committee members:

Alan Butler, Queensland Corrective Services Academy
Belinda Kassoua, The GEO Group Australia Pty Ltd
Scott Lobb, Western Australia Department of Corrective Services
Judy Cutajar, Department of Justice and Community Safety
Mariateresa Curulli, Community and Public Sector Union
Joshua Sampson, Corrective Services NSW
Nadine Robinson, Probation and Community Corrections Officers Association (PACCOA)
Leanne Hague, Department for Correctional Services SA
Lori Casson, Serco
Heather Brown, G4S Australia and New Zealand
Judy Trezise, NT Department of Correctional Services

 

Amanda Swards

Correctional Services Industry Reference Committee Chair

 

Amanda Swards is the Learning Development Manager at Community Corrections, Department of Justice in Tasmania

 

Amanda is living proof of the success of the VET system having gained eight VET qualifications through the course of her employment with the Prison Service that have assisted her to move through a variety of roles from Executive Assistant to policy and recruitment and staff planning and engagement.

 

Amanda brings a wealth of diverse experience to the work of the Corrections IRC and is a passionate advocate for Vocational Educational and Training.

 
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Karen Thomson

Industry Skills Specialist - Correctional Services and Police

 

 

Email: Karen.Thomson@aistnds.org.au

Phone: 03 9604 7215

 

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