IBSA Manufacturing is pleased to support the Manufacturing and Engineering Industry Reference Committee (IRC) to undertake the Manufacturing and Engineering 2017-2018 Project.


The Manufacturing and Engineering 2017-2018 Project will involve the transition of all remaining training package components for all remaining training package to the 2012 Standards for Training Packages (the Standards)

Release 2.0 included 18 Qualifications and 449 Units from the MEM05 Training Package.

Release 3.0 includes the submission of a Case for Endorsement by 30 June 2018:

  • 13 Qualifications and 211 units from the MEM05 Training Package
  • 4 Qualifications and 34 units from the LMT07 Training Package
  • 4 Qualifications and 35 units from the MSA07 Training Package
  • 2 Qualifications and 14 units from the CUV11 Training Package

It is important to note that this work may include the amalgamation and deletion of training package components.

In addition, the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) requires that IBSA Manufacturing provide advice as part of the Case for Endorsement as to how the new/modified components will support implementation of the November 2015 COAG Industry and Skills Council training package reforms summarised at: www.education.gov.au/vocational-education-and-training-reform.

Methodology and Timelines

This project follows the Training Package Development and Endorsement Process Policy and uses a methodology as described in the IBSA Manufacturing Training Package Development Methodology.

The MEM Release 2.0 component of this project has been finalised and the case for Endorsement lodged for the next AISC meeting.

Whereas, the MEM Release 3.0 component of this project is in the early stages of the project as such all Phases of this component are summarised below.

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Project Feedback and Consultation

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Regular updates will be provided on our project progress page along with links to documents for feedback.


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