Victorian training package purchasing guides

Victorian purchasing guides contain:

  • nominal hour allocations for units of competency
  • maximum hour allocations for qualifications within training packages.

You can view the purchasing guides and resources by selecting the relevant CMM area from the list below.

Building

Building industries - building and construction

Construction, Plumbing and Services (Code: CPC)

VPG Date: 9 May 2022

VPG Current

Description

This VPG reflects Release 7.0 of the CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services training package including one (1) revised unit. 

VPG Superseded

Description

This VPG reflects Releases 5 and 6 and includes 12 units of competency previously omitted from the National Register of VET.

Construction, Plumbing and Services (Code: CPC08)

VPG Date: 20 May 2014                              

VPG Current                             

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 9 of the CPC08 Construction and Property Services Training Package and includes one new qualification and seven revised qualifications’.                              

VPG Superseded                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 8 of the CPC08 Construction and Property Services Training Package.                              

Building industries - civil construction, furnishing and water

Furnishing (Code: MSF)

VPG Date: 27 July 2020                             

VPG Current                             

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the MSF Furnishing Training Package Release 5.0. The MSF Furnishing Training Package Release 5.0 contains:                             

  • One (1) revised qualification
  • Five (5) new units of competency
  • Fourteen (14) revised units of competency

Five (5) deleted units of competency.                             

VPG Superseded                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the MSF Furnishing Training Package Release 4. The MSF Furnishing Training Package Release 4 contains:                             

  • Ten (10) revised qualifications
  • Eight (8) new units of competency
  • One hundred and sixty-eight (168) revised units of competency.
Resources and Infrastructure (Code: RII)

VPG Date: 12 August 2021

VPG Current                             

Description                            

RII Release 7 updates include:                              

  • 12 revised qualifications
  • 7 deleted qualifications
  • 14 new units of competency
  • 77 deleted units of competency
  • 15 units of competency updated to align content with industry skills needs and standards.

VPG Superseded                              

Description                            

Changes as part of Release 6 include updates to the Civil Construction, Civil Foundations, Civil Construction Design and Civil Construction Management qualifications and related units of competency:                              

  • Ten (10) revised equivalent qualifications
  • newly created units of competency
  • Two (2) non-equivalent units of competency
  • One hundred and fifty nine (159) equivalent units of competency were updated to align content with industry skills and standards.
Water (Code: NWP)

VPG Date: 11 March 2021                             

VPG Current                             

Description                            

This VPG reflects Release 4 of the NWP National Water Training Package and includes:                             

  • 1 revised qualification – Certificate IV in Water Industry Operations
  • 3 new units of competency
  • 33 revised equivalent units of competency

VPG superseded                             

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 3 of the NWP National Water Training Package. It includes two revised qualifications, one new unit of competency and 93 revised units of competency.                             

Business industries

Business Services (Code: BSB)

VPG date: 22 March 2022

VPG current                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 8 of BSB Business Services Package and includes:                             

  • BSB41021 Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Governance - not equivalent
  • 11 new units of competency – organisational disruption (3), Cyber security awareness (7), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Governance (1)
  • Review of 28 units to 8 revised units

VPG superseded                             

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects a minor release for the BSB Business Services Package and consisted of the addition of the:                              

  • Unit of competency - BSBWHS432X Contribute to organisational mental health response in the context of disruptive events. This unit forms part of a new Skillset - BSBSS00129 Cross-Sector Mental Health and Organisational Disruption - details available on the Department of Education, Skills and Employment website.
Correctional Services (Code: CSC)

VPG Date: 12 October 2021                              

VPG Current                             

Description                            

This VPG reflects Release 4 and includes the revised Certificate IV in Correctional Practice and associated new and revised units of competency.                              

VPG Superseded                              

Description                            

This Purchasing Guide reflected Release 3 of the CSC Correctional Services Training Package and includes:                              

  • 3 revised qualifications:
  • oCSC30120 Certificate III in Correctional Practice
  • oCSC40120 Certificate IV in Correctional Practice
  • oCSC60120 Advanced Diploma of Correctional Management
  • 2 new and 10 revised units of competency.
Financial Services (Code: FNS)

VPG Date: 11 March 2022                              

VPG Current                             

Description                              

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects updates as part of FNS Financial Services Training Package Release 7:                              

  • One (1) updated qualification in Finance and Mortgage Broking - FNS40821 (equivalent), and one updated qualification in Life Insurance - FNS41521 (not equivalent).
  • One (1) qualification deleted: FNS51315.

Units of competency                              

  • Five (5) new.
  • Nine (9) updated of which seven (7) were not equivalent and two (2) were equivalent.
  • Seven (7) deleted.

VPG Superseded                              

Description                            

FNS Training Package Release 6 updates include components relating to Customer Service, Insurance services, agency and broking, Mortgage broking, specialisms with low enrolments (mercantile agents, trust administration and personal injury) and core financial multi-disciplinary skills.                              

Qualifications                              

  • 9 updated - 8 not equivalent and 1 equivalent.
  • 2 qualifications deleted: FNS40715 and FNS51615.

Units of competency                              

  • Six (6) new
  • 74 updated - 25 not equivalent and 49 equivalent
  • 6 - not equivalent units merged into 3 units.
Information and Communications Technology (Code: ICT)

VPG Date: 12 April 2022                           

VPG Current:                           

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects a major release for the ICT Information and Communications Technology Package. The following updates occurred as part of Release 8:      

  • Units of competency: thirty-three (33) new and twenty-seven (27) revised.

VPG Superseded                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects a minor release for the ICT Information and Communications Technology Package as part of a national Critical Skills for Recovery (post-pandemic) project. The following changes occurred as part of Release 7.2:       

  • Units of competency: Two (2) new. Twenty-five (25) deleted as per Commonwealth project to remove low/zero enrolment training products.

Local Government (Code: LGA04)

VPG Date: 7 May 2021                              

VPG Current                             

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the full transition of qualifications and units from the LGA04 Local Government Training Package to the Standards for Training Packages.                              

VPG Superseded                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 3 of the LGA04 Local Government Training Package. It includes one new qualification and one new unit of competency.                              

Property Services (Code: CPP)

VPG Date: December 2021                             

VPG Current                             

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 15 for the CPP Property Services Package including three (3) updated qualifications, seven (7) new, and forty-three (43) revised units.                              

VPG Superseded                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 14 for the CPP Property Services Package and consists of two (2) qualifications and forty seven (47) units transitioned and updated from CPP07                              

Property Services (Code: CPP07)

VPG Date: 28 September 2020

VPG Current

Description                           

The following version updates have occurred:                              

  • Version 14.2 released on 8 July 2016, including the deletion of CPP10211 Certificate I in Cleaning Operations, CPP20711 Certificate II in Carpet Cleaning Operations, CPP31111 Certificate III in Carpet Cleaning Operations and CPP60112 Advanced Diploma of Spatial Information Services.
  • Version 14.3 released on 19 December 2016, replaced a superseded unit in CPP41212 Certificate IV in NaTHERS Assessment.
  • Version 14.4 released on 18 January 2017 SSO replaced superseded imported elective units with current equivalent units in 27 current qualifications.
  • Version 14.5 released on April 2017 related to a minor update to CPP40307 Certificate in Property Services (Real Estate) modification history table to fix typo
  • Version 14.6 relates to the deletion of Three (3) qualifications; CPP20411 Certificate II in Waste Management, CPP50811 Diploma of Waste Management and CPPP51012 Diploma of Residential Building Energy Assessment, agreed by the National Skills Standards Council (NSSC) on 12 February 2014 and executed by Artibus Innovation through a minor change to the Training Package which was published on 12/08/2020.

VPG Superseded                              

Description                            

This superseded VPG was published for the CPP07 Training Package in February 2014 several qualifications have been superseded and replaced by qualifications in the CPP Training Package to comply with the Standards for Training Packages.                              

Public Safety (Code: PUA)

VPG Date: 17 May 2021

VPG Current                             

Description                            

This VPG reflects Release 3 and includes:                              

  • 3 revised qualifications
  • 8 new and 38 revised units of competency.

VPG Superseded                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the revised PUA30420 Certificate III in Public Safety (SES Rescue) and three new units of competency.                              

Public Sector (Code: PSP)

VPG Date: 24 August 2018

VPG Current                             

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 2 of the PSP Public Sector Training Package and includes recently endorsed Auslan qualifications.               

Engineering industries

Engineering industries - automotive

Automotive Manufacturing (Code: AUM)

VPG date: 17 January 2019                              

VPG current                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 2 of the AUM Automotive Training Package. It includes three revised qualifications, four updated qualifications and seven revised (equivalent) units of competency.                              

VPG Superseded                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 1 of the AUM Automotive Training Package.                              

Automotive Retail, Service and Repair (Code: AUR)

VPG Date:27 April 2022      

VPG Current      

Description      

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects AUR Automotive Retail Service and Repair Release 7. Updates include:      

  • 2 new qualifications in Automotive Accessory Fitting and Automotive Electric Vehicle Technology
  • 4 revised qualifications (no code change)
  • 6 new units of competency
  • 5 revised units of competency

This version of the AUR VPG replaces the VPG for AUR Release 6.      

VPG Superseded      

Description      

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the changes made to AUR Automotive Retail, Service and Repair Training Package Release 6.      

  • 41 revised qualifications
  • 7 deleted qualifications
  • 289 revised units of competency
  • 9 new skill sets

Engineering industries - electrical/electronics

Electricity Supply Industry - Generation Sector (Code: UEP)

VPG date: 28 March 2019                              

VPG current                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 1 of the UEP Electricity Supply Industry – Generation Sector Training Package. It reflects the transition of 13 qualifications from the UEP12 Electricity Supply Industry – Generation Sector Training Package and one qualification from the UEE11 Electrotechnology Training Package.               

VPG Superseded                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 2 of the UEP12 Electricity Supply Industry – Generation Sector Training Package. It includes one new qualification and 14 new units of competency.                              

Electricity Supply Industry - Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector (Code: UET)

VPG date: November 2021                              

VPG current                              

Description                            

UET release 2.0 reflects updates to fourteen (14) and deletion of two (2) qualifications. It includes new units (6), transitioned units (156) and deleted units (34).                              

VPG superseded                             

Description                            

UET Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Release 1 updates all qualifications and units of competency to the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.                              

Electrotechnology (Code: UEE)

VPG date: December 2021                              

VPG current                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 3.0 including one (1) new and twenty-four (24) revised qualifications, six (6) new, and ten (10) revised units. In addition, MPH have been amended for UEE22020 Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) and UEE31420 Certificate III in Security Equipment.               

VPG superseded                             

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 2 which includes (79) revised qualifications, (494) revised and (36) new units of competency.                              

Electrotechnology (Code: UEE11)

VPG date: 21 September 2012                              

VPG current                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 1 of the UEE11 Electrotechnology Training Package.               

VPG superseded                             

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 4 of the UEE07 Electrotechnology Training Package. It includes 12 new qualifications and 129 new units of competency.               

Engineering industries - engineering

Aeroskills (Code: MEA)

VPG date: 18 October 2019                              

VPG current                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 4 of the MEA Aeroskills Training Package and includes the revised MEA50219 Diploma of Aeroskills (Mechanical).               

VPG superseded                             

Gas Industry (Code: UEG)

VPG date: 21 December 2021                              

VPG current                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 3.0 of the UEG Gas Training Package and includes fourteen (14) new units of competency.                              

VPG superseded                             

Description                            

This guide includes release 2.0 and 2.1 of the Gas Training Package.                              

Manufacturing and Engineering (Code: MEM)

VPG date: 13 August 2019                              

VPG current                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide relates to MEM Manufacturing and Engineering Training Package Release 2.0. It includes 446 units transitioned to the Standards for Training Packages, one qualification with updated imported units from MEM05 Training Package, 19 new units of competency and four new qualifications.                              

VPG date:22 June 2015                              

VPG superseded                             

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 1 of the MEM Manufacturing and Engineering Training Package.                              

Metal and Engineering (Code: MEM05)

VPG date: 22 June 2015                              

VPG current                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 11 of the MEM05 Metal and Engineering Training Package. It includes one new qualification and seven new engineering pathways units of competency.                              

VPG superseded                             

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 10 of the MEM05 Metal and Engineering Training Package. It includes three new units of competency.                              

General manufacturing

Australian Meat Processing (Code: AMP)

VPG date: 27 January 2022                              

VPG current                              

Description                            

The AMP Australian Meat Processing Training Package Release 7 reflects the revision of AMP30421 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Rendering), along with nine (9) revised units of competency.                              

VPG superseded                             

Description                            

Changes as part of AMP Australian Meat Processing Training Package Release 6 are:                              

  • Seven new units of competency developed across the Halal Meat Processing (2), Poultry Processing (4) and Game Harvesting Auditing (1) sectors.
Chemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining (Code: PMA)

VPG date: May 2021                              

VPG current                              

Description                            

Release 2.1 reflects the deletion of thirty-seven units of competency following Ministerial recommendations to remove unused training products.                              

VPG superseded                             

Description                            

Release 2 of the PMA Chemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining Training Package updated PMA30120 Certificate III in Process Plant Operations to include seven new Gas/LNG specialisations as well as twenty new units of competency.                              

Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical (Code: FBP)

VPG date: 25 October 2021                              

VPG current                              

Description                            

The FBP Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Victorian Purchasing Guide Release 6.0 reflects four revised qualifications with a code change, fifteen updated qualifications and one deleted qualification.                              

Twenty-seven (27) new units have been included, along with 19 revised units, 112 updated units while 15 units have been deleted.                              

VPG superseded                             

Description                            

The FBP Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Training Package Release 5.0 reflects the update of FBP30920 Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations (deemed equivalent) with three new Bottling and Packaging units and five new Cellar Operations projects.                              

              
Food Processing (Code: FDF10)

VPG date: 16 March 2018                              

VPG current                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 4 of the FDF10 Food Processing Industry Training Package. It includes one new qualification and six new units of competency.                              

Laboratory Operations (Code: MSL)

VPG date: December 2021                              

VPG current:                              

Description:                              

Release 3.0 of the MSL Laboratory Operations Training Package incorporated the addition of the following new elective unit of competency to the MSL40118 Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques and MSL50118 Diploma of Laboratory Technology, with both remaining equivalent:                              

  • MSL974030 Process body fluid specimens using a point of care testing device

Release 3.1 reflects the deletion of eight units of competency following Ministerial recommendations to remove unused training products.                              

Release 3.2 reinstates unit MSL975043 Prepare animal and plant material for display (deleted in MSL Release 3.1)                              

VPG superseded:                              

Description:                              

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 2 of the MSL Laboratory Operations Training Package. It includes three revised qualifications and three new units of competency.                              

Manufacturing (Code: MSM)

VPG date: November 2021                              

VPG current                              

Description                            

This VPG reflects Release 7.0 and includes one (1) new unit and four (4) revised units to support the high-pressure water jetting industry.                              

VPG superseded                             

Description                            

This VPG reflects Release 6.1 and the deletion of training products with low or no enrolments. The deletion of twenty-five (25) units and one qualification, MSM51015 Diploma of Recreational Vehicles.                              

Manufacturing (Code: MSA07)

VPG date: 3 June 2013                              

VPG current                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 8.2 of the MSA07 Laboratory Operations Training Package.                              

VPG superseded                             

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 8 of the MSA07 Laboratory Operations Training Package. It includes two new units of competency.                              

Plastics, Rubber and Cablemaking (Code: PMB)

VPG date: 29 March 2021                              

VPG current                              

Description                            

Release 2.0 of the PMB Plastics, Rubber and Cablemaking Training Package reflects a substantial revision to reflect current industry best practices, improve the relevance and reduce duplication across units of competency. 126 units have been revised, with the addition of two new units:               

  • PMBPROD243E Cut rubber materials.
  • PMBTECH407E Produce composite products using cored-laminate techniques.

The following obsolete qualification, along with 52 units, has been deleted:                              

  • PMB60116 - Advanced Diploma of Polymer Technology

VPG superseded                             

Printing and Graphic Arts (Code: ICP)

VPG Date: 18 July 2020                              

VPG Current:                           

Description                            

Release 4.0 of the ICP Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package covers:                              

  • the revision of six qualifications at AQF Levels 2, 3, 4 and 5
  • three new units of competency in quality management, safe working environment and communication in the workplace.

Two qualifications and 68 units of competency no longer required by industry have been deleted from the training package.                              

VPG Superseded                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 3 of the ICP Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package. It includes one new unit of competency and three revised units of competency.                              

Seafood Industry (Code: SFI)

VPG Date: January 2021                              

VPG Current                             

Description                            

Release 2.0 of the SFI Seafood Industry Training Package includes:                              

  • One new qualification, SFI30520 Certificate III in Working with Crocodiles
  • Twenty new units, two revised non-equivalent units and three revised equivalent units
  • Two units have been deleted.

VPG Superseded                              

Description                            

Release 1.0 of the SFI Seafood Industry Training Package reflects the transitioning of the SFI11 Seafood Industry Training Package to the new Standards for Training Packages.                              

This Victorian Purchasing Guide also reflects the change from Maximum Nominal Hours to Maximum Payable Hours.                              

Sustainability (Code: MSS)

VPG Date: May 2021                              

VPG Current                             

Description                            

Release 4.0 of the MSS Sustainability Training Package included the development and revision of units of competency to better support Australian businesses in managing and procuring energy in an efficient and sustainable way. The new units are:                              

  • MSS405087 Investigate energy management as a business issue
  • MSS405089 Develop a business case for improved energy management

MSS405086 Develop sustainable energy practices, has been revised and superseded by:                              

  • MSS405088 Plan, implement and monitor energy management.
Textiles, Clothing and Footwear (Code: MST)

VPG Date: May 2021                              

VPG Current                             

Description                            

This VPG reflects Release 4.0 of the MST Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Training Package which included two revised industrial sewing units and one revised qualification (recoded / equivalent):                              

  • MST30220 Certificate III in Manufactured Textile Products                              

                             

Also included in this VPG are three revised (recoded / equivalent) qualifications from Release 3.0 that were held back pending clarification. They are:                              

  • MST20319 Certificate II in Leather Production                              

  • MST30119 Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production                              

  • MST30519 Certificate III in Leather Production                              

                             

This release (4.1) reflects the deletion of thirty-five units of competency following Ministerial recommendations to remove unused training products.                              

VPG superseded                             

Description                            

This MST Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Training Package Release 3.0 includes:                              

three (3) revised qualifications; 35 revised units of competency that remain equivalent to their previous iteration;                              

two (2) new units and seven (7) non-equivalent units.                              

Textiles, Clothing and Footwear (Code: LMT07)

Superseded by MST Textiles, Clothing and Footwear                              

VPG Date: 21 August 2012                              

VPG Current                             

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 4 of the LMT07 Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Training Package. It includes one new qualification and nine new units of competency.                              

VPG Superseded                              

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 3.1 of LMT07 Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Training Package. It includes revised qualifications in Dry Cleaning and Laundry and 3 new dry cleaning units.                              

Human services - community services and health

Health (Code: HLT)

VPG Date: 2 September 2021

VPG Current                           

Description                           

This VPG reflects Release 6 and includes new and revised qualifications and units for clinical coding, dental assisting and nursing.

VPG Previous                           

Description

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 5.0 which includes:

  • Ambulance sector suite of qualifications and units
  • Certificate II in Indigenous Environmental Health and associated units of competency.

VPG Date: 16 March 2021

Community Services (Code: CHC)

VPG Current: 14 February 2022

Description                           

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 6 of the CHC Community Services Training Package which includes one new qualification, CHC35021 Certificate III in Community Safety Services, and one new associated unit of competency.                              

VPG Superseded                           

Description                           

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 5 of the CHC Community Services Training Package which includes revised Early Childhood Education and Care, School-Based Education Support and School Aged Education and Care qualifications and associated units of competency.

Human services - arts/entertainment and recreation

Creative Arts and Culture (Code: CUA)

VPG Date: 21 September 2021

VPG Current                           

Description                           

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the changes made to the CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package in the major Release 5.0 (April 2021).                              

VPG Superseded                           

Description                           

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 4.0 of the CUA Live Performance and Entertainment Training Package which includes three new units of competency.

Sport, Fitness and Recreation (Code: SIS)

VPG Date: 1 April

VPG Current

Description                            

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the SIS Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package Release 5.0 which includes revised Fitness qualifications and associated SISFFIT units and Outdoor Leadership and Sport qualifications.

The VPG also reflects the deletion of 1 unit of competency, SISCAQU013 Coordinate lifeguard service at an aquatic facility, actioned in Release 4.1.

VPG superseded                             

Description

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the SIS Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package Release 4.0 and includes the following for the Sport and Outdoor Recreation sectors:

  • 1 new and 10 revised qualifications
  • 191 revised units
  • 31 new units
Sport, Fitness and Recreation (Code: SIS10)

VPG Date: 11 February 2014

VPG Current

Description

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 3.0 of the SIS10 Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. It includes 9 new units, 2 revised units, 17 revised qualifications to include the First Aid unit in the core.

VPG Superseded                           

Primary industries

Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management (Code: AHC)

VPG Date: 12 April 2022

VPG Current                           

Description                           

Release 7.0 updates include endorsed components from six projects:         

Parts 1 – 4, Crops, Pastures and Seeds, Dairy and Milk Harvesting, Landscape Construction and Design, Parks and Gardens         

  • Qualifications – 8 reviewed, 1 new, 7 deleted and 1 minor update (non-endorsed)
  • Units – 79 reviews, 16 merged, 10 new and 14 deleted

Part 5 - Animal Reproduction

  • Qualifications – 1 deleted and 2 reviewed with minor updates (non-endorsed)
  • Units 21 were reviewed and 1 deleted

Part 6 - Rehabilitation of Mined Land         

  • One reviewed qualification

VPG Superseded                           

Description                           

The VPG for AHC Release 6 reflects the following:

  • 2 new qualifications - Medicinal Crops
  • 10 revised qualifications
  • 6 merged qualifications
  • 1 deleted qualification - AHC50916 Diploma of Retail Nursery Management
  • 39 new units
  • 165 revised units
  • 2 deleted units - AHCNRM401 Plan and implement a biosecurity program and AHCNRM507 Manipulate and analyse data within geographic information systems
  • 1 reinstated unit - AHCEXP303 Prepare and use explosives
Animal Care and Management (Code: ACM)

VPG Date: 5 April 2022

VPG Current

Description                

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects updates to ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package Release 5.0:                

One (1) new qualification                

  • ACM40921 Certificate IV in Equine Care

Five (5) revised qualifications related to horse care                

  • ACM20221 Certificate II in Horse Care
  • ACM30821 Certificate III in Horse Care
  • ACM30921 Certificate III in Equine Hoof Care
  • ACM50421 Diploma of Equine Management
  • ACM50521 Diploma of Equine Allied Health

 Units of competency                

  • 9 new
  • 41 revised
  • 6 deleted

Superseded

Description

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the changes made to the ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package Release 4 which includes:

  • Seven (7) revised qualifications (see VPG modification history)
  • One deleted qualification

Units of competency:

  • 18 new units of competency
  • 68 revised units of competency
  • 1 unit with a minor update
  • 5 units have been deleted
Animal Care and Management (Code: ACM10)

VPG Date: 7 March 2013

VPG Current                           

Description                           

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 3 of the ACM10 Animal Care and Management Training Package. It includes three new qualifications in Pet Grooming, Pet Styling and Veterinary Nursing; four revised qualifications in Veterinary Nursing and 18 new units of competency.

VPG Superseded                           

Description                           

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 2 of the ACM10 Animal Care and Management Training Package. It includes one new qualification in Equine Dentistry and ten new units of competency.

Forest and Wood Products (Code: FWP)

VPG Date: 1 April 2021

VPG Current                           

Description

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 7 of the FWP Forest and Wood Products Training Package:                   

  • 7 revised qualifications including 4 revised forest operations qualifications and updates to three others (timber building products, wood machining and saw technology).
  • 29 new units relating to forest operations and 72 revised units relating to forest growing and management, harvesting and haulage and safety in remote forestry operations
  • 2 qualifications, 13 units deleted

VPG Superseded      

Description      

Release 6 of the FWP Forest and Wood Products Training Package includes:                   

  • 5 new and 24 revised units of competency relating to timber harvesting technologies
  • 3 revised qualifications, 1 new and 25 revised units of competency relating to timber truss and frame estimating and design
  • 1 revised qualification and 7 revised units of competency relating to timber merchandising
  • 5 qualifications and two units of competency deleted
  • 5 new skill sets
Pulp and Paper Manufacturing (Code: PPM)

VPG Date: 1 April 2022

VPG Current                           

Description                           

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 3.0 of the PPM Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Training Package:                      

  • 1 qualification was reviewed, and six qualifications were merged into four 
  • 7 new and 61 revised units from 50 reviewed and 23 merged units and 7 units deleted

VPG Superseded                    

Description                    

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 2 of the PPM Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Training Package:                      

  • 40 units updated to reflect current work health and safety requirements with no change to unit codes.


Racing and Breeding (Code: RGR)

VPG Date: 23 September 2021

VPG Current                           

Description                           

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the changes made to the RGR Racing Training Package Release 4.0. They include changes to the packaging rules for two qualifications:

  • RGR20221 Certificate II in Racing Industry
  • RGR40221 Certificate IV in Racing (Jockey)

VPG Superseded                           

Description

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the changes made to the RGR Racing Training Package Release 3 which includes:

  • 3 Horse Breeding qualifications migrated from the ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package
  • 2 revised qualifications
  • 13 new and 19 revised units of competency

Service industries - transport

Aviation (Code: AVI)

VPG Date: 3 May 2021

VPG Current

Description                           

This Purchasing Guide reflects Release 8 which includes one (1) new unit of competency, AVIY0028 Operate remotely piloted aircraft in excluded category sub-2 kg operations                              

VPG superseded                           

Description

This Purchasing Guide reflects Release 7 of the AVI Aviation Training Package and includes:                              

  • 1 revised qualification - AVI40120 Certificate IV in Aviation (Aviation Supervision)
  • 8 revised units of competency
Maritime (Code: MAR)

VPG Date: 6 December 2021

VPG Current                           

Description                           

This VPG reflects seven (7) revised qualifications, one (1) new and seven (7) revised units of competency

VPG Superseded                           

Description                           

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 7 of the MAR Maritime Training Package and includes:

  • MAR10220 Certificate I in Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal)
  • MAR50320 Diploma of Maritime Operations
  • Ten (10) new and three (3) revised units of competency
Transport and Logistics (Code: TLI)

VPG Date: 20 January 2022

VPG Current                           

Description                           

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 10.0 of the Training Package which includes 1 new qualification, TLI29921 Certificate II in Rolling Stock Maintenance, 40 revised qualifications and new and revised associated units of competency.

VPG Superseded                           

Description                           

This VPG reflects Release 9 of the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package and includes one revised qualification and seven new units of competency.

Service industries - general studies and further education

Foundation Skills (Code: FSK)

VPG Date: December 2019

VPG Current                           

Description                           

FSK Foundation Skills Training Package Release 2.0 includes:

  • 3 updated qualifications
  • 6 newly created units of competency
  • 3 existing units of competency superseded into other FSK units of competency

VPG Superseded

Description                           

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 1.0 of the FSK Foundation Skills Training Package and includes nominal hour allocations for previously unfunded job seeking and career planning units of competency.

Training and Education (Code: TAE)

VPG Date: 24 November

VPG Current                           

Description                           

This VPG reflects minor release 3.1 of the TAE Training and Assessment Training Package. A skill set developed with existing units of competency from the TAE Training and Education Training Package is designed to address the skills and knowledge required to deliver e-learning in online and remote learning environments. The Skill Set forms part of the Commonwealth COVID-19 VET Response as part of the Critical Skills for a Recovery project.

No changes have been made to any other TAE Training Package components.

VPG Superseded                           

Description                           

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 3 of the TAE Training and Education Training Package and includes two new cross-sector units of competency:

  • TAEXDB401 Plan and implement individual support plans for learners with disability
  • TAEXDB501 Develop and implement accessible training and assessment plans for learners with disability.

Service industries - tourism and hospitality

Tourism, Travel and Hospitality (Code: SIT)

VPG Date: 4 May 2016

VPG Current                           

Description                           

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 1.0 of the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package which includes the transition of all qualifications and associated units of competency from the SIT12 Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package.

Service industries - wholesale, retail and personal services

Hairdressing and Beauty (Code: SHB)

VPG Date: 7 March 2022

VPG Current

Description

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 4 of the SHB Hairdressing and Beauty Training Package which includes 2 new and 6 revised qualifications and 30 new and 44 revised units of competency for beauty services.

VPG Superseded

Description                           

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 3.0 of the SHB Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training Package which includes the Advanced Diploma of Intense Pulsed Light and Laser for Hair Reduction, transitioned from the SIB10 Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training Package.

Floristry (Code: SFL)

VPG Date: 21 December 2015

VPG Current                           

Description                           

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 1.0 of the SFL Floristry Training Package and includes the transition of all qualifications and associated units of competency from the SFL10 Floristry Training Package.

Funeral Services (Code: SIF)

VPG Date: February 2022

VPG Current                           

Description          

This VPG reflects the minor Release 2.2:          

  • 2 qualifications deleted
  • 6 qualifications updated to removed deleted elective units of competency
  • 29 units of competency deleted

VPG Superseded

Description           

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 2.0 of the SIF Funeral Services Training Package which includes the revised Certificate IV in Embalming and associated units of competency transitioned from the SIF08 Funeral Services Training Package.

Retail Services (Code: SIR)

VPG Date: 6 December 2021

VPG Current

Description                           

This VPG reflects the new Advanced Diploma of Visual Merchandising and five (5) associated new units of competency.

VPG Superseded                           

Description                           

This Purchasing Guide reflects Release 6 which includes one new cross-sector unit of competency and skill set as part of the Critical Skills for Recovery response to the COVID-19 pandemic.