Sustainability-related Regulations Database

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Training and Skills Development Act 2016

Description: A short description of the legislation.

The Northern Territory Training and Skills Development Act 2016 is legislation aimed at enhancing the skills and capabilities of the workforce in the Northern Territory, Australia. It establishes the framework for the administration, regulation, and funding of vocational education and training (VET) programs. The Act promotes industry engagement, quality assurance, and access to training opportunities. It supports workforce development strategies, apprenticeships, and skills development initiatives to meet the Northern Territory’s economic needs. By aligning education with industry demands, the Act aims to strengthen the workforce, foster innovation, and drive economic growth and prosperity in the Northern Territory.

Application to Australian agriculture: Where the legislation is applicable.

The NT Training and Skills Development Act 2016 impacts agriculture 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 the Northern Territory'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) Course Accreditation (3) Student Enrollment Records (4) Reports on Training Outcomes

Additional information: The entity this legislation originates from.

Northern Territory Training Commission →

Source documents: Links to the legislation documents.