Automation: implications for training packages


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Author: Bowles, Marcus


Automation is inevitably reshaping future skills requirements and, as jobs transform and workers need to transfer skills horizontally across occupational and industry boundaries, soft skills will be increasingly valued. Some competencies will be essential for future employability and endure longer than the expected 2.5-year shelf life for technology use or technical competencies. A cross-sectorial training package with common competencies, and resulting skills sets and qualifications, can be developed to prepare all Australian industries to better adopt automation and respond to other...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Skills and knowledge; Qualifications; Vocational education and training

Keywords: Training package; Automation; Skill sets; Skill needs; Employability; Transferable skill; Generic skills; Competence; Education and training needs; Curriculum; Curriculum development; Relevance of education and training

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: Skills Impact, 2017

Physical description: 44 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 132.658

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