Industry Updates


Findings released for national strategic review into course duration

ASQA has published the findings of its national strategic review of issues relating to unduly short training. The report makes three broad recommendations to address the issues identified...

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USI Transcript Service has now been activated

The USI Transcript Service has been activated. As of June 2017, students who have a USI account can generate their online transcript which collates all training details that are linked to their USI since January 2015...

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USI Transcript Service scheduled for activation

As we approach 2017, the USI Transcript Service will be activated in the coming months. The service will be activated via a 2 stage process, & will involve a trial activation where feedback will be sought from students & RTOs...

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VET FEE-HELP Scheme replaced by VET Student Loans

On 5th October 2016, it was announced that the current VET FEE-HELP scheme will be replaced by VET Student Loans. The new program is scheduled to commence on 1st January 2017, and will focus on protecting students & weeding unscrupulous providers out of the sector...

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New Forgotten USI & Forgotten Password Functions

The USI Registry System has a new, simplified functionality to help students reset a forgotten password or recover a forgotten USI...

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USI Support Materials Released

The USI Website has undergone an upgrade & now includes:
• An expanded ‘Help’ FAQ database 
• New videos to assist students in creating USIs and resolving related issues

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Reforms to the VET FEE-HELP Loan Scheme

The Australian Government has made important reforms to the VET FEE-HELP scheme, which came into effect on 1st July 2015...

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Amendments to NVETR Act 2011

On 16 March 2015 legislative amendments were made to the National Vocational and Education Training Regulator (NVETR) Act 2011 to improve training quality and target unscrupulous VET providers...

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The USI Scheme has now commenced...

The Unique Student Identifier (USI) Scheme has now commenced...

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Now offering the latest competencies from the new RII Training Package

PIMS Training is now offering the latest competencies from the new RII Training Package, for Supervisors Courses and Ventilation Competencies....

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Update on the implementation of Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Industry Update

Implementation of the Unique Student Identifier (USI) Scheme has been delayed....

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Changes to competency standards required by VET trainers and assessors

Industry Update

The NSSC has released changes to the Determination for Trainer & Assessor Competencies...

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Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Industry Update

From 2014, all new and continuing students undertaking nationally recognised training will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to receive their certificate of attainment or qualification. The USI has been introduced...

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Do your trainers and assessors have current qualifications?

Industry Update

Many trainers and assessors within industry do not have current training and assessment competencies from the TAE10 Training and Assessment Training Package. The transition period....

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Now Offering Std11 Surface & UG Inductions

PIMS Training now offers Standard 11 Surface & Underground Coal Inductions. Book your Std 11 Induction with PIMS Training today.

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Offering the Latest Ventilation Competencies

If you have personnel performing face ventilation activities or constructing ventilation devices, make sure they have the recognised competencies to do so! PIMS Training delivers the latest ventilation competencies from the new RII Training Package. Units are offered separately or bundled in various combinations. Enquire today.

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Don't forget to refresh your Supervisor competencies

PIMS Training delivers the latest Supervisor competencies (RIIRIS301D, RIIWHS301D, RIICOM301D) as either a full course or refresher.  Book your Supervisors Course with PIMS Training today.

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