Welcome to the Marine Industry Advisory Committee page. This page forms one of several web pages dedicated to different parts of the ASA industry advisory structure.
This page is designed to provide advice to the committee members and stakeholders more broadly on the work of the committee and the anticipated work-plan for the future. It also provides access to the Training Package Continuous Improvement Plans, which are a central element in the work of ASA and its committees.
The committee and ASA welcome feedback from stakeholders and welcome inputs into the development of the national training system and national workforce development initiatives.
Feedback from members of industry to join the Sector Advisory Committees has been very positive and a full meeting of all Committee members is planned for August/September 2013. Applications for Committee positions are welcome from interested industry stakeholders. Your feedback and continued interest in joining the Committees is welcomed and applications for a position on the committee are welcomed from interested industry stakeholders.
Marine Update – April 2013
During the RTO forums that we held around the country and from feedback received from stakeholders, it has become apparent that there needs to be more discussion around the job role(s) of a Marine Technician and, by extension, the structure of the Certificate III in Marine Mechanical Technology.
In response to this feedback, I am about to visit a lot of Marine workshops around the country. There are a number of questions to be answered and the best way to do this is to see firsthand what is going on in the industry.
From these information-gathering visits, I will be able to ascertain if there is a need to modify the existing Marine Certificate III and, if so, what modifications need to be made.
This work is in addition to the work we are doing as part of Streamlining which involves reviewing each unit of competency in the Training Package.
For those interested in providing feedback on the units, we will place the units on our website at the following link.
When the units are ready for review they will be placed on the following link and an email sent out to all on our database. Please send in your feedback so changes can be made and those changes reviewed. Please take advantage of this opportunity to enact significant change to the Training Package that will have implications for the delivery and assessment of training.