Skills enters the next phase of RoVE as Workforce Development Councils go live today

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As of today, Skills has transferred its standard setting functions to the Workforce Development Councils (WDCs). However, it is business as usual for all apprenticeships and other training.

The standard setting function for Skills industries has been handed over to the following WDCs.

Workforce Development Council Specific areas covered Skills Industries transitioned
Waihanga Ara Rau, Construction and Infrastructure Construction (including heavy, civil residential, non-residential and related engineering) and associated industries and trades, and infrastructure including water supply and drainage, gas supply, electricity generation and distribution, telecommunication, road and bridge building, and related engineering. Trades: Electrical, Plumbing, Gasfitting, Specialist Electronics including electronic security, Industrial Measurement and Control, Drainlaying, Scaffolding, Roofing, Cranes, Rigging, Elevated Work Platforms, Industrial Rope Access.
Toitu te Waiora, Community, Health, Education and Social Services Health care and health services (incl. mental health and addiction), public order and safety services, education, child and aged care, social services, skin therapies and nail technology, funeral, crematorium and cemetery services, urban pest control, health and safety, regulatory services, educational support services, residential care services, child care services, disability services. Adult Education, Ambulance. Fire, Civil Defence, Emergency Communications, Offender Management, Regulatory Practice and Intelligence, Workplace Health and Safety.
Ringa Hora, Services Aviation, hospitality, retail, travel, tourism, cleaning and caretaking, security, contact centres, real estate and financial services. Real Estate, Security, Public Sector, Case Management,  Contact Centre, Financial Services, Organisational Risk and Compliance.

Our Transition Plan to TEC will be submitted in October. This will outline where our industries will be transitioned to later next year. We hope to bring you TEC’s decision in December. You can read more about RoVE and how it will affect Skills here, and learn more about WDCs here.