Consultation is underway to identify the skills and knowledge required to prevent and manage biosecurity issues, and to respond to outbreaks in the agriculture sector.

Skills Impact Ltd is a not-for-profit organisation that is undertaking Subject Matter Expert and Public Consultations to understand industry’s biosecurity and emergency response requirements and to review the Units of Competency that appear in most agricultural and horticultural qualifications to that industry is equipped to deal with biosecurity issues that arise.

Face-to-face consultation workshops will take place in November, with a webinar planned for those unable to attend in person. Registrations for these workshops are now open. Register for a workshop near you by clicking here.

Face-to-face consultation workshops

Thursday 7 November, 1pm – 3.30pm Hobart – register here

Friday 8 November, 1pm – 3.30pm Launceston – register here

Tuesday 12 November, 1pm – 3.30pm Adelaide – register here

Wednesday 13 November, 1pm – 3.30pm Perth – register here

Tuesday 19 November, 1pm – 3.30pm Sydney – register here

Wednesday 20 November, 1pm – 3.30pm Brisbane – register here

Thursday 21 November, 1pm – 3.30pm Melbourne – register here

Tuesday 26 November, 1pm – 3.30pm Darwin – register here

Consultation webinar

Thursday 28 November, 1pm to 3pm AEST – webinar – register here

Friday 29 November, 9am to 11am AEST – webinar – register here


The draft qualifications and units will be made available here in November ahead of the consultations.