Victorian training package purchasing guides

​​​​​​Victorian purchasing guides contain:

  • ​nominal hour allocations for units of competency
  • maximum hour allocations for qualifications within training packages.
  • sample training programs that have been developed for nationally endorsed 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: 18 May 2017

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description:

This Victorian Purchasing guide reflects endorsement for the following units from Release 3:

Two revised non-equivalent units of competency

  • CPCCPB3014 Install bulk insulation and pliable membrane products
  • CPCCPB3027 Install ceiling insulation products

Endorsement for the following unit from Release 2.1. One revised equivalent unit of competency.

  • CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry, superseding CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry.

Please note qualifications containing these units can be found in the CPC08 Training Package.

Construction, Plumbing and Services (Code: CPC08)

VPG Date: 20 May 2014

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description:

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the changes made to CPC08 Construction and Property Services Training Package Version 9, which includes the following changes:

Addition of one new qualification:

  • CPC41013 Certificate IV in Demolition.

Replacement of one or more core units in the following seven CPC08 qualifications, resulting in non-equivalent status:

  • CPC30313 Certificate III in Concreting
  • CPC30413 Certificate III in Demolition
  • CPC32313 Certificate III in Stonemasonry (Monumental/Installation)
  • CPC32413 Certificate III in Plumbing
  • CPC32513 Certificate III in Plumbing (Mechanical Services)
  • CPC32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting
  • CPC32813 Certificate III in Fire Protection.

Building industries - civil construction, furnishing and water

Furnishing (Code: MSF)

VPG Date: 27 February 2019

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded: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: 5 April 2016

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description:

RII Release 3 contains:

  • Three (3) revised qualifications
  • Fifty-five (55) revised units of competence
  • Four (4) units of competence deleted
  • Two (2) new units of competence
Water (Code: NWP)

VPG Date: 6 March 2019

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description:

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the first iteration of the NWP Water Training Package Release 1.

The NWP Water Training Package Release 1 has been produced in the New Standards format and contains:

Three (3) new qualifications:

  • 30315 Certificate III in Water Industry Treatment
  • 30415 Certificate III in Water Industry Irrigation
  • 40615 Certificate IV in Water Industry Treatment

Four (4) new/revised qualifications:

  • 20115 Certificate II in Water Industry Operations
  • 30215 Certificate III in Water Industry Operations
  • 40515 Certificate IV in Water Industry Operations
  • 50715 Diploma of Water Industry Operations

One hundred and forty eight (148) units of competency:

  • 38 new units
  • 110 revised units

Business industries

Business Services (Code: BSB)

VPG Date: 26 November 2018

VPG Current:

Description:

Includes:

Version 3.0 includes two new qualifications in Procurement.
Six Qualifications have been updated and include:

  • Certificate IV in Small Business Management
  • Certificate IV in New Small Business
  • Diploma of Human Resources Management
  • Diploma of Leadership and Management
  • Diploma of Governance
  • Advanced Diploma of Program Management

VPG Superseded:

Description:

Includes:

  • Sustainability (1 new qualification and 6 new units)
  • Governance (1 new qualification and 9 new units)
  • Marketing and Communications (3 new qualifications and 12 new units) (replacing existing Marketing & Advertising qualifications)
  • Small Business (2 new qualifications and 6 new units).

The following qualifications have been moved from CUL11 Library, Information and Cultural Services Training Package version 1.0 to BSB Business Services Training Package version 2.0. and have been recoded and updated to meet the standards for training packages:

  • CUL30111 Certificate III in Information and Cultural Services
  • CUL40111 Certificate IV in Library, Information and Cultural Services
  • CUL50111 Diploma of Library and Information Services.

The following qualifications have been moved from TAE10 Training and Education Training Package version 3.4 to BSB Business Services Training Package version 2.0. and have been recoded and updated to meet the standards for training packages.

  • TAE70210 Graduate Certificate in Management (Learning)
  • TAE80210 Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning).
Correctional Services (Code: CSC)

VPG Date: 29 October 2015

VPG Current:

Description:

  • Not applicable
Financial Services (Code: FNS)

VPG Date: 27 March 2018

VPG Current:

Description:

This Victorian Purchasing guide reflects the changes made to FNS Financial Services Training Package on 13 February 2018.

  • Re-instatement of FNS30415 Certificate III in Mercantile Agents (this occurred in FNS Financial Services Release 2.1)
  • Two new qualifications:
    • FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping
    • FNS50417 Diploma of Payroll Services.
  • Two qualifications superseded by and not equivalent to FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping:
    • FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping
    • FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting.
  • Additions to the listed elective units of all Diploma and Advanced Diploma qualifications.
  • Entry requirements added and changes to the listed elective units of two qualifications:
    • FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting
    • FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting.
  • Changes to the core units, packaging rules, and listed elective units of one non-equivalent qualification:
    • FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts Administration
  • Eight new units of competency in Accounting, Payroll and Industry Capability; 17 updated (equivalent) units; 1 non-equivalent unit and 2 units deleted (Bookkeeping).

Accreditation period: 5 July 2015 to 9 March 2016

VPG Superseded:

Comments:

Two qualifications removed:

  • FNS30415 Certificate III in Mercantile Agents
  • FNS51715 Diploma of Applied Anti-money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing.

One new qualification:

  • FNS80115 Graduate Diploma of Applied Anti-money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing.

Four qualifications updated and not equivalent to FNS Financial Services Training Package version 1.1 qualifications:

  • FNS42115 Certificate IV in Personal Injury Management (change to one core unit and three electives added to cover medical indemnity sector)
  • FNS42215 Certificate IV in Personal Trust Administration (change to one core unit and two electives added to meet industry requirements)
  • FNS51915 Diploma of Personal Injury and Disability Insurance Management (change to one core unit and six electives added)
  • FNS52015 Diploma of Personal Trusts (change to four core units and new electives added to meet industry requirements).

Industry Skills Council (ISC) upgrade to four qualifications, equivalent to FNS Financial Services Training Package version 1.1 qualifications, with the removal of a clause about selection of elective ASIC units to allow greater flexibility:

  • FNS50615 Diploma of Financial Planning
  • FNS51015 Diploma of Financial Markets
  • FNS60415 Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning
  • FNS60715 Advanced Diploma of Financial Licensing Management.
Information and Communications Technology (Code: ICT)

VPG Date: September 2016

VPG Current:

Description:

This release of the Victorian Purchasing Guide contains:

  • 2 Revised qualifications
  • 6 New Units of Competency
Local Government (Code: LGA04)

VPG Date: 5 October 2012

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description:

  • New Qualification - LGA50712 Diploma of Local Government
  • New Unit of Competency - AGENE503 Perform the role of an elected member
  • Removed Qualification - GA50304 Diploma of Local Government (Land Management.
Property Services (Code: CPP)

VPG Date: 26 November 2018

VPG Current:

Description:

  • Revision of CPP31218 Certificate III in Swimming Pool and Spa Service
  • Revision of 13 equivalent units of competency

VPG Superseded (July 2017):

VPG Superseded (August 2016):

Description:

Endorsement for the following:

  • Development of 1 new qualification: CPP20617 Certificate II in Cleaning
  • Development of 14 new units of competency in Cleaning

Revision of 1 unit of competency: CPPCMN2002.

Property Services (Code: CPP07)

VPG Date: 19 February 2014

Since this 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. This is an ongoing process that will continue until all qualifications are eventually transferred to the CPP Property Services Training Package. Please check the latest VPG for the CPP Training Package, above, for current information.

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description

Minor correction to remove a duplicate element in CPPBDN5017A Produce 2-D drawings for building design projects using CAD software.

Public Safety (Code: PUA12)

VPG Date: 30 April 2013

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description:

Minor editorial/formatting changes to 10 qualifications and units - Sample Training Programs updated accordingly.

Public Sector (Code: PSP)

VPG Date: 24 August 2018

VPG Current:

Description

Second release of this training package under the new Standards for Training Packages now includes the recently endorsed Auslan Qualifications.

Engineering industries

Engineering industries - automotive

Automotive Manufacturing (Code: AUM)

VPG Date: 17 January 2019

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:​

Description

This release of the AUM Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects changes made to (AUM Automotive Training Package release 2).

The training package contains:

  • three revised qualifications due to a change to core units
  • four minor updated qualifications
  • seven revised equivalent units
  • 14 minor updated equivalent units.
Automotive Retail, Service and Repair (Code: AUR)

VPG Date:9 April 2018

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description:

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the changes made to AUR Automotive Retail, Service & Repair Training Package release 5.

  • 2 revised qualifications
  • 2 new units of competency
  • 21 revised units of competency
  • 4 new skill sets

Engineering industries - electrical/electronics

Electricity Supply Industry - Generation Sector (Code: UEP12)

VPG Date: 16 April 2013

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description

  • 1 new qualification:
    • UEP40612- Certificate IV in Large Scale Wind Generation - Electrical
  • 14 new units of competency
  • 23 new imported units of competency.
Electricity Supply Industry – Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector (Code: UET12)
Electrotechnology (Code: UEE)

VPG Date: 18 May 2017

VPG Current:

Description:

Initial Release of the UEE Electrotechnology Training Package. This Release incorporates 2 Units of Competency.

Electrotechnology (Code: UEE11)

VPG Date: 21 September 2012

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description

Initial Release of the UEE11 Electrotechnology Training Package Version 1.

Information and Communications Technology (Code: ICT)

VPG Date: September 2016

VPG Current:

Description:

This release of the Victorian Purchasing Guide contains:

  • 2 Revised qualifications
  • 6 New Units of Competency

Engineering industries - engineering

Aeroskills (Code: MEA)

VPG Date: October 2018

VPG Current:

Description:

This Release includes:

  • 25 equivalent qualifications with code changes due to unit code changes
  • One new unit of competency: MEA731 Perform aircraft weight control activities
  • 2 revised non-equivalent units of competency
  • 13 equivalent units of competency with code changes as a result of changed prerequisites
  • 8 equivalent units of competency with code changes due to changed titles

VPG superseded:

Gas Industry (​Code: UEG)

VPG Date: 30 October 2018

VPG current:

Des​​criptio​n

This Vict​​orian Purchasing Guide reflects the initial release of the UEG Gas Training Package (Release 1.0).

This incl​​udes:

  • Transitioning to ​​the 2012 Standard for Training Packages
  • One new unit of comp​​etency: UEGNSG200- Conduct butt fusion of large diamete​r polyethylene gas pipeline systems​.

VPG superseded:

Manufacturing and Engineering (Code: MEM)

VPG Date: 22 June 2015

VPG Current:

Description:

Initial Release of the MEM Manufacturing and Engineering Training Package.

Metal and Engineering (Code: MEM05)

VPG Date: 22 June 2015

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description:

  • One new qualification: MEM20413 Certificate II in Engineering Pathways
  • Seven (7) new engineering pathways units of competency.

General manufacturing

Australian Meat Processing (Code: AMP)

VPG Date: 05 March 2018

VPG Current:

Description:

The AMP Australian Meat Processing Training Package Release 3.0 contains four new units and ten poultry units from FDF10 Training Package migrated to AMP. Minor updates to other components and imported units have been included. The new units are:

  • AMPA2078 Inspect meat for defects in a packing room
  • AMPA3136 Monitor welfare of stock during out-of-hours receival
  • AMPA413 Review or develop an Emergency Animal Disease Response Plan
  • AMPX312 Calculate carcase yield in a boning room

Please also note that the following units were deleted on 13 June 2017:

  • AMPA408 Inspect wild game meat
  • AMPA409 Inspect poultry
  • AMPA410 Inspect ratites

Please also note that Releases 2.1 (20/10/2016) and 2.2 (19/12/2016) contained minor upgrades only.

Chemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining (Code: PMA)

VPG Date: 7 July 2016

VPG Current:

Description:

Release 1 of the PMA Chemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining Training Package reflects the transitioning of the PMA08 Chemicals, Hydrocarbons and Refining Training Package to the new Standards for Training Packages.

  • PMA70108 Graduate Certificate in Surface Coating Technology is not carried forward.

This Victorian Purchasing Guide also reflects the changes made from Maximum Nominal Hours to Maximum and Minimum Payable Hours.

For detailed mapping of qualifications and units between PMA and PMA08 please refer to the PMA Implementation Guide Appendix, see:PDF icon VETNet (pdf - 397.32kb)

Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical (Code: FBP)

VPG Date: 15 March 2019

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description:

The FBP Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Training Package Release 2.0 reflects the transitioning of the remaining FDF10 Food Processing Industry Training Package qualifications to the Standards for Training Packages.

Food Processing (Code: FDF10)

VPG Date: 16 March 2018

VPG Current:

Description:

The FBP Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Training Package Release 1.0 reflects the part transitioning of the FDF10 Food Processing Industry Training Package to the new Standards for Training Packages, in addition to two new qualifications:

  • FBP10217 Certificate II in Baking
  • FBP30817 Certificate III in Rice Processing

Release 1 also reflects the revision of 5 qualifications deemed non-equivalent, 7 qualifications deemed equivalent, 3 skill sets, 18 new units of competency, 24 units of competency deemed non-equivalent, 25 units of competency with a nomenclature change to the competency field code and 130 units of competency with a Training Package code change.

Laboratory Operations (Code: MSL)

VPG Date: 7 September 2018

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description:

Release 2.0 of the MSL Laboratory Operations Training Package incorporates changes to the MSL40118 Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques and MSL50118 Diploma of Laboratory Technology; in particular, new entry requirements to the Diploma. Although the codes for the remaining three qualifications have been updated, they remain equivalent.

There are two new units, a new merged unit and while the majority of existing units are equivalent, they have been updated and recoded: The new and merged units are:

  • MSL954003 Relate anatomical and physiological features to laboratory samples
  • MSL975028 Apply advanced embedding and microtomy skills
  • MSL974016 Perform physical and mechanical tests (Formerly MSL974005 and MSL974010)
Manufacturing (Code: MSM)

VPG Date: 7 July 2016

VPG Current:

Description

Release 2 of the MSM Manufacturing Training Package consolidates the remaining qualifications from the MSA07 Training Package. It includes the following components:

  • Eight Process Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology and Surface Preparation qualifications
  • Note that Certificates III, IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Manufacturing Technology have not carried forward and will be included in the MEM Training Package.

For more information, see: VETNet

Manufacturing (Code: MSA07)

VPG Date: 3 June 2013

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description

ISC Upgrades:

  • Seven (7) competitive manufacturing qualifications not carried forward - superseded by new qualifications endorsed 20 April 2012 in MSS11v2
  • Competitive manufacturing units of competency not carried forward - superseded by new units endorsed in MSS11v2
  • Imported elective units updated in fifteen (15) qualifications to current versions (including prerequisites)
  • Sample Training Programs revised to reflect updated imported units
  • Various editorial changes.
Plastics, Rubber and Cablemaking (Code: PMB)

VPG Date: 4 August 2016

VPG Current:

Description:

Release 1 of the PMB Plastics, Rubber and Cablemaking Training Package consolidates all qualifications from the PMB07 Training Package. For more information, see: VETNet

Printing and Graphic Arts (Code: ICP)

VPG Date: 27 February 2019

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description

Version 2 of the ICP Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package covers the review of Certificate III qualifications, of which 11 have been combined to create three new qualifications.

Additionally, 11 units of competency have been combined to create one new unit while three new units in 3D printing have been created.

Imported units in sample programs have also been updated

Seafood Industry (Code: SFI11)

VPG Date: 13 February 2014

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description

Eleven revised units of competency:

  • SFIAQUA413A Develop emergency procedures for an aquaculture enterprise.

Prerequisite unit (first Aid) updated in the following:

  • SFIDIVE309A Work effectively as a diver in the seafood industry
  • SFIDIVE310A Perform diving operations using surface-supplied breathing apparatus
  • SFIDIVE311A Perform diving operations using self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
  • SFIDIVE312A Undertake emergency procedures in diving operations using surface-supplied breathing apparatus
  • SFIDIVE313A Undertake emergency procedures in diving operations using self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
  • SFIDIVE314A Perform compression chamber diving operations
  • SFIDIVE315A Perform underwater work in the aquaculture sector
  • SFIDIVE316A Perform underwater work in the wild catch sector
  • SFIFISH211A Provide support for diving operations
  • SFIFISH312A Perform breath-hold diving operations

ISC Upgrades - Nine revised qualifications:

  • SFI20111 Certificate II in Aquaculture
  • SFI20211 Certificate II in Fishing Operations
  • SFI30111 Certificate III in Aquaculture
  • SFI30211 Certificate III in Fishing Operations
  • SFI40111 Certificate IV in Aquaculture
  • SFI40311 Certificate IV in Seafood Industry (Environmental Management)
  • SFI40511 Certificate IV in Seafood Processing
  • SFI40611 Certificate IV in Seafood Industry (Sales and Distribution)
  • SFI50111 Diploma of Aquaculture
Sustainability (Code: MSS)

VPG Date: 22 January 2019

VPG Current:

Description

Release 2.0 of the MSS Sustainability Training Package includes a simplified description of and changes to the elective banks of the following qualifications:

  • MSS40118 Certificate IV in Sustainable Operations
  • MSS50118 Diploma of Sustainable Operations
  • MSS80118 Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Operations
  • MSS40218 Certificate IV in Environmental Monitoring and Technology
  • MSS50218 Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology
  • MSS80218 Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management.

In addition, 66 units of competency have had a code change with application, performance criteria, performance evidence, knowledge evidence and assessment conditions streamlined. There is also one new unit as follows:

  • MSS015020 Facilitate an energy audit
VPG superseded:

Description

Release 1 of the MSS Sustainability Training Package. For more information, see: VETNet

Textiles, Clothing and Footwear (Code: MST)

VPG Date: 3 October 2016

VPG Current:

Description

Release 1 of the MST Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Training Package reflects the transitioning of the LMT07 Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Training Package to the new Standards for Training Packages recoded as MST.

Please note that the following qualifications are not carried forward but remain current in LMT07:

  • LMT11107 Certificate I in Textiles Clothing and Footwear
  • LMT20407 Certificate II in Cotton Ginning
  • LMT30307 Certificate III in Cotton Ginning
  • LMT31909 Certificate III in Engineering - TCF Mechanics
  • LMT40207 Certificate IV in Cotton Ginning
  • LMT40810 Certificate IV in Laundry Operations and Supervision
  • LMT40907 Certificate IV in Supply and Fitting of pre-manufactured Medical Grade Footwear
  • LMT50207 Diploma of Medical Grade Footwear
  • LMT60207 Advanced Diploma of Medical Grade Footwear

This Victorian Purchasing Guide also reflects the changes made from Maximum Nominal Hours to Minimum and Maximum Payable Hours. For more information, see: VETNet

Textiles, Clothing and Footwear (Code: LMT07)

Superseded by MST Textiles, Clothing and Footwear

VPG Date: 21 August 2012

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description

To comply with ISC Upgrade, imported units used in sample programs updated to correct versions.

For further information, refer to pages 22-37 of the Training Package.

Human services - community services and health

Health (Code: HLT)

VPG Date: 17 May 2018

VPG Current:

Description
This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the changes made to HLT Health Training Package Release 4.0. It includes a revised qualification and two new units related to Dental Technology.

Community Services (Code: CHC)

VPG Date: 10 March 2016

VPG Current:

Description

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the changes made to CHC Community Services Training Package Release 3. It includes qualifications in the following industry sectors:

It includes qualifications and units of competency for:

  • Career Development and Employment Services
  • Celebrancy
  • Family Services, comprising:
    • cross sector family services units
    • children’s contact services
    • counselling and relationship
    • counselling
    • family dispute resolution
    • financial counselling
    • mediation
    • relationship education
    • statutory child protection (Graduate Certificate only - other qualifications have been endorsed through previous submissions)
  • cross sector areas – group work, additional client care and support units, additional professional practice units.

Human services - arts/entertainment and recreation

Creative Arts and Culture (Code: CUA)

VPG Date: 27 February 2019

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description

This Victorian Purchasing guide reflects the changes made to CUA Creative Arts and Culture (Release 3.0) on 2 November 2017.

This release includes all components of CUA Live Performance and Entertainment Training Package (Release 2.0).

Specifically, this release includes:

  • Three new units (CUADTM412, CUAWHS405 and CUAWHS406)
  • Two new skills sets (CUASS00054 and CUASS00055)
  • Correction of typographical errors in qualifications and units
  • Updated and removed imported units.

Please refer to CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package (Release 3.0) modification history for further details.

Sport, Fitness and Recreation (Code: SIS)

VPG Date: March 2018

VPG Current:

Description

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the changes made to the SIS Sport, Fitness and Recreation Release 3.0. It includes qualifications and units in the following industry sectors:

  • Community Recreation
  • Cross Sector
  • Fitness
  • Sport and Recreation.

Please note: this Victorian Purchasing Guide only contains information on components within the SIS Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. For information on components from the SIS10 Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package, please refer to the SIS10 Victorian Purchasing Guide.

Sport, Fitness and Recreation (Code: SIS10)

VPG Date: 11 February 2014

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the changes made to SIS10 Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package Version 3.0.

Key changes

  • 9 new units and 2 revised units
  • A change to the core of 17 qualifications. 16 updated to include the new HLTAID003 Provide First Aid in the core and the Diploma of Fitness updated to include HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid in the core.

Primary industries

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

VPG Date: 6 February 2018

VPG Current:

Description

AHC Victorian Purchasing Guide has been updated to reflect the following changes.

AHCLSK330A updated code title and changed to ACMHBR312 Carry out procedures for foaling down mares – now in ACM Training Package

AHCLSK218 Ride educated horses to carry out basic stock work – minor changes to wording to clarify safety

AHCLSK336 Educate, care and ride horses for stock work - code and title changed to AHCLSK337 Train, care for, and ride horses for stock work- assessment requirements changed to clarify safety requirements

AHCLSK417 Manage horses for stock work - changes to wording to clarify safety, additions to performance evidence requirements.

Animal Care and Management (Code: ACM)

VPG Date: 24 April 2018

VPG Current:

Description

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the changes made to the ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package Release 1 which includes:

Five New Qualifications

  • Certificate II in Horse Care
  • Certificate III in Horse Breeding
  • Certificate III in Performance Horse
  • Diploma of Horse Stud Management
  • Diploma of Performance Horse Management

One Updated Qualification:

  • Certificate IV Equine Dentistry

Units of Competency:

  • 50 new units of competency
  • 14 units revised and not equivalent
  • 125 units updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

To be noted: The Veterinary Nursing Qualifications are yet be be endorsed by the AISC. Please refer to ACM10 VPG

Animal Care and Management (Code: ACM10)

VPG Date: 7 March 2013

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description

Addition of new Grooming and Workplace health and safety sectors. Addition of three new qualifications:

  • ACM30612 Certificate III in Pet Grooming
  • ACM40612 Certificate IV in Pet Styling
  • ACM50512 Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (General Practice)

Revision of four qualifications:

  • ACM40412 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
  • ACM50212 Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Surgical)
  • ACM50312 Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Dental)
  • ACM50412 Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Emergency and Critical Care)

Addition of 18 new units of competency

Addition of 11 imported units of competency

ISC Upgrades:

  • Amended elective packaging rules in ACM30410 Certificate III in Companion Animal Services and ACM40310 Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services
  • Updated Pathways information in ACM20110 Certificate II in Animal Studies
  • Updated knowledge reference and OHS references in ACMINF301A
  • Updated range statement and OHS references in ACMCAS306A, ACMCAS307A, ACMCAS407A and ACMCAS408A
  • Clarified application of the unit and updated OHS references in ACMVET503A and ACMVET504A

Updated OHS references in:

  • ACMVET401A
  • ACMVET402A
  • ACMVET403A
  • ACMVET404A
  • ACMVET405A
  • ACMVET406A
  • ACMVET407A
  • ACMVET408A
  • ACMVET409A
  • ACMVET410A
  • ACMVET411A
  • ACMVET412A
  • ACMVET413A
  • ACMVET501A
  • ACMVET502A
  • ACMVET505A
  • ACMVET506A
  • ACMVET507A

Updated equivalent imported units of competency

Forest and Wood Products (Code: FWP)

VPG Date: May 2018

VPG Current:

Description

Release 3.0 of the FWP VPG does not include any new qualifications.
Changes do include the revision of 12 units of competency and the introduction of 2 new units of competency to reflect industry requirements aligned to safety and technology applicable to the operation of machines in forest harvesting.

The 2 new units were required due to the introduction of on-board computer systems and are listed below:

  • FWPHAR3222 Use on-board computer systems for forwarder
  • FWPHAR3223 Use on-board computer systems for single grip harvester.
Pulp and Paper Manufacturing (Code: PPM)

VPG Date: 4 March 2019

VPG Current:

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: 12 October 2018

VPG Current:

Description

This Victorian Purchasing Guide (V1) reflects the changes made to the RGR Racing Training Package Release 2.0 and approved by the AISC on 5 June 2018, which includes a name change to the Racing and Breeding Training Package Release 2.0

Release 2.0 includes 5 updated qualification deemed equivalent, 8 qualifications deemed not equivalent and 2 new qualifications. Release 2.0 also includes 8 new units of competency, 20 units that were revised and deemed not equivalent, plus 99 units updated to meet Standards for Training Packages.

Service industries - transport

Aviation (Code: AVI)

VPG Date: 2 June 2016

VPG Current:

Description

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects Release 3 which includes the endorsement of:

  • AVI10116 Certificate I in Aviation (Foundation Skills)
  • AVI20216 Certificate II in Aviation (Ground Operations and Service)
  • AVI20116Certificate II in Aviation (Flight Operations– Cargo Services)
  • AVI20316 Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection (Passenger and Non-Passenger Screener)
  • AVI20416 Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection (Checked Baggage Screener)
  • AVI30116 Certificate III in Aviation (Cabin Crew)
  • AVI30216 Certificate III in Aviation (Rescue Crewman)
  • AVI30316 Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot - Visual Line of Sight)
  • AVI30416 Certificate III in Aviation (Ground Operations and Service)
  • AVI30516 Certificate III in Aviation (Aerodrome Operations)
  • AVI40116Certificate IV in Aviation (Aircrewman)
  • AVI40216 Certificate IV in Aviation (Aviation Supervision)
  • AVI40316 Certificate IV in Aviation (Flight Operations Supervision)
  • AVI50516 Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor)
  • AVI50616 Diploma of Aviation (Aviation Management)
  • AVI60116 Advanced Diploma of Aviation (Chief Flight Instructor)
  • AVI60216 Advanced Diploma of Aviation (Pilot in Command)
Maritime (Code: MAR)

VPG Date: September 2018

VPG Current:

Description

This Victorian Purchasing guide reflects:

  • 14 revised near coastal qualifications
  • 33 revised units of competency
  • 2 minor corrections
VPG Superseded:

Description

This Victorian Purchasing guide reflects:

  • the transition of the following qualifications to the Standards for Training Packages:MAR20116 Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Linesperson) - MAR30116 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Integrated Rating) - MAR40116 Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Chief Integrated Rating)
  • the inclusion of 5 new units of competency
  • the transition of 18 units of competency to the Standards for Training Packages.
Transport and Logistics (Code: TLI)

VPG Date: 13 November 2018

VPG Current:

Description

This Purchasing Guide reflects Release 5 of the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package which includes:

  • 7 updated qualifications
  • 13 revised High Risk Work Licence units

VPG Superseded:

Description

This Purchasing Guide reflects the endorsement of:

  • 9 new units of competency
  • 6 revised units of competency
  • 1 new qualification – TLI40118 Certificate IV in Transport Scheduling
  • 13 revised qualifications

Service industries - general studies and further education

Foundation Skills (Code: FSK)

VPG Date: 8 February 2017

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description

This minor version update includes nominal hours for 1 job seeking unit which was not previously included in the Victorian Purchasing Guide.

Training and Education (Code: TAE)

VPG Date: 16 May 2016

VPG Current:

Description

Qualifications, units and skill sets from TAE10 Training and Education Training Package were restructured to meet Standards for Training Packages. Deleted qualifications: TAE50310 Diploma of International Education Services TAE70311 Vocational Graduate Certificate in International Education Services. New skill set:

  • TAESS0010 Advanced Assessor Skill Set.

Service industries - tourism and hospitality

Tourism, Travel and Hospitality (Code: SIT)

VPG Date: 4 May 2016

VPG Current:

Description

SIT Release 1.0 was endorsed February 2016; SIT was updated 31st March 2016 to make ISC (SSO) corrections. The VPG was under development when this occurred so this is the first SIT VPG generated.

Service industries - wholesale, retail and personal services

Hairdressing and Beauty (Code: SHB)

VPG Date: 3 October 2018

VPG Current:

Description

This purchasing guide reflects Release 3 of SHB Training Package transition of the final qualification in the SIB10 Training Package to SHB:

  • SHB60118 Advanced Diploma of Intense Pulsed Light and Laser for Hair Reduction

Release 2 included an update on 25 September 2017, specifically related to an adjustment to the hours for SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services based on change in the market. Release 2 reflects the transition of the following 7 qualifications from the SIH and SIB:

  • SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant
  • SHB20116 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics
  • SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing
  • SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering
  • SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing
  • SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management
  • SHB80116 Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership.

VPG Version 2.1: Payable hours have been adjusted for SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services.

Floristry (Code: SFL)

VPG Date: 21 December 2015

VPG Current:

Description

SFL Floristry Training Package Training Package Release 1.0.

Funeral Services (Code: SIF)

VPG Date: 7 February 2014

VPG Current:

VPG Superseded:

Description

This Victorian Purchasing Guide reflects the changes made from Maximum Nominal Hours to Maximum and Minimum Payable Hours. Updated May 2014 with units inadvertently omitted.

Retail Services (Code: SIR)

VPG Date: 19 October 2017

VPG Current:     

VPG Superseded:      

Description

This purchasing guide reflects the transition of the last SIR07 qualification to the new standards for training packages, with updated content to reflect industry needs, and a new qualification.