Sustainability-related Regulations Database

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South Australian Skills Act 2008

Description: A short description of the legislation.

The South Australian Skills Act 2008 is legislation designed to enhance the skills and capabilities of the workforce in South Australia. It establishes the framework for the administration, regulation, and funding of vocational education and training (VET) programs. The Act aims to address skills shortages, support industry needs, and promote lifelong learning opportunities. It facilitates partnerships between government, industry, and training providers to deliver relevant and high-quality training programs. By aligning training with workforce demands and economic priorities, the Act contributes to the development of a skilled and adaptable workforce, driving economic growth and prosperity in South Australia.

Application to Australian agriculture: Where the legislation is applicable.

The South Australian Skills Act 2008 impacts the agriculture industry by facilitating vocational education and training programs tailored to agricultural practices. It ensures skill development, workforce capability, and innovation within the sector, supporting sustainability and productivity in South Australia's agricultural workforce.

Compliance information: Often the evidence of compliance against a piece of legislation is that there is not a breach of the Act. Where appropriate, the developers of this database have listed evidence which could be used to show compliance if a breach was to be found. Many Best Management Practice (BMP) schemes and other certifications in Australian agriculture include this evidence for accreditation.

The following documentation/information is required to provide evidence of compliance.

(1) Accreditation Certificate (2) Records of Course Accreditation (3) Student Enrollment Records (4) Reports on Training Outcomes

Additional information: The entity this legislation originates from.

South Australian Skills Commission →

Source documents: Links to the legislation documents.