Public Safety Industry Outlook 2021

Find out what the key trends are impacting the skills needs in the Public Safety industry.
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Public Safety Industry Reference Committee

Industry Reference Committees (IRC) ensure the delivery of high-quality Training Packages that are nationally endorsed and internationally regarded through review, development and implementation of training package content.

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Public Safety Industry

Australia’s Public Safety industry is highly diverse, and comprises police, fire and rescue services, maritime rescue, emergency services and emergency management agencies, Defence, administrative and support functions.

 

Public safety IRC chair Mark Burgess:

“Vocational skills are extremely important for our workforce because they are about the skills on the ground – it’s the people on the ground responding to emergencies, responding to fires, rescuing people out in the ocean, on deployments, in floods. The roles are diverse and challenging but also very rewarding. ”

Public Safety Industry Snapshot

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Industry Reference Committee

Industry Reference Committees ensure the delivery of high-quality Training Packages that are nationally endorsed and internationally regarded.

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Industry Outlook

Find out what the key trends are impacting the skills needs in the Public Safety industry.

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Current Projects

Projects review units of competency and skill sets in training packages

 
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Training Package - Defence

Training Packages specify the skills and knowledge required to perform effectively in the workplace through units of competency.

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Training Package - Police

Training Packages specify the skills and knowledge required to perform effectively in the workplace through units of competency.

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Training Package - Public Safety

Training Packages specify the skills and knowledge required to perform effectively in the workplace through units of competency.

 

Public Safety Industry Careers

The Public Safety industry employs nearly 178,000 people in full-time jobs, 19,850 people in standby/reserve positions, and approximately 230,000 volunteers.

 

Australia’s Public Safety industry is highly diverse and comprises of police, fire and land management agencies, maritime rescue, emergency services, emergency management agencies, biosecurity agencies, the Australian Defence Force, intelligence organisations, and associated administrative and support functions. A career in the public safety industry is a rewarding occupation and you will be surprised at the employment opportunities and choices available to you.

 
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Paschal Somers

Industry Skills Manager - Aviation, Corrections, Defence and Public Safety

 

 

Email: Paschal.Somers@aistnds.org.au

Phone: 0439 975 796

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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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