Objective 3.1

Domestic workforce meets the needs of industry

Action 3.1C

In progress

The Government will enable more Australian jobseekers, workers and small businesses impacted by COVID-19 to up-skill and re-skill with industry non-accredited digital skills training options.

Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

Industry
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5.2D

Support employers to provide career pathways, training, apprenticeships and internships to attract students to careers in areas of identified skills need, including export-oriented services sectors.

Agreed-in-principle

Progress to date

The Government’s Digital Business Plan includes $2.5 million in seed funding to support the Digital Skills Finder Platform, which was officially launched in April 2021. The platform is enabling more Australian jobseekers, workers and small businesses impacted by COVID-19 to up-skill and re-skill with industry non-accredited digital skills training options. This complements the accredited focus of the National Careers Institute digital platform.