Mental health and wellbeing remain an ongoing focus for many of our industries.
The sector has some big challenges on the horizon - how can we support our industries to adapt?
There is no formal process for recognising existing skills or non-formal training.
Better support for learners can help them succeed in their training and qualifications.
More flexible delivery and assessment models to better align with industry and learner needs.
Providers are finding it difficult to develop a programme for the new Level 6 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.
The industry reports an increasing impact of stress on its workforce due to the nature of the work and conflicts with customers.
There is a perception across the industry that retention is a key issue, due to a variety of barriers including low remuneration and lack of a visible career path.
Supporting a multi-cultural workforce is focus of the Vegetable industry.
Entry level roles are perceived as being ‘low skilled’, but a high level of skill is required in these roles to be productive.
Non-formal learning is currently being used to support employees to move into leadership roles.
Existing qualifications do not always align with the skills required to do the work and attracting people with the right skills is a challenge.