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  1. ACFE Skills Reform Impact for Wingate Avenue Community Centre February 2010

  2. The Government’s skills objectives • An increase in the number of Victorians undertaking training in the right skill areas, and at the levels needed • A system that engages more effectively and is easier to understand • Responsiveness to changing needs • Creating a culture of lifelongskills development

  3. Securing Jobs for Your Future – changes for ACE • Implementation of a new system in stages from 2009 with full implementation in 2011 • Four new skills categories • Demand driven, focussed on individual and business needs • Greater contestability for delivery of government-subsidised training • Opportunity for ACE organisations to be rewarded for existing efficiency and adaptability • Increased funding for ACFE • The student contact hour price will rise and there will be parity between ACE and private providers • Continued support for ACE organisations to deliver to the most disadvantaged learners: pre-accredited delivery quarantined from contestable market • $4 million in additional funds to lift the price paid by the ACFE Board for pre-accredited delivery to $7.19 per SCH • $10.8 million over 4 years for new strategies to strengthen the capability of ACE

  4. Fees will vary depending on the level and qualification and expected benefits Fairer Fees from July 2009

  5. ACFEB Investment Model – Key Features • Program delivery - Purchase of pre-accredited and accredited SCH • Learners - Adults with less than year 12 • Funded ACE providers – viable and registered with ACFEB • Support for provision • Requirements for funding.


  6. Pre-accredited Training • Opportunities for most educationally disadvantaged learners • Part of Victoria’s training effort reported to the Commonwealth • AVETMISS compliant • Subject only programs • Module or units of competency reported without a course code form part of Pre-accredited training

  7. ACFE Profile Pre-accredited Delivery • 20 program hours (minimum) • Based on a quality framework • 50% of SCH at $6.23, 50% of SCH at $7.19 • ACFEB Pre-accredited Program categories:Adult Literacy and Numeracy Employment Skills Vocational Programs.

  8. Purchase of Accredited Training • Training Package Qualification, or • Nationally recognised accredited course • Module or units of competency reported without a course code form part of Pre-accredited training.

  9. ACFE Profile Accredited Delivery • 50% of SCH at $6.23, 50% of SCH at $7.19 • Accredited program categories for 2009:Foundation Skills Skills Creation Skills Building Skills Deepening

  10. Youth Programs • Youth Pathway Programs (YPP) – included in Accredited Delivery Plan • Youth Guarantee • VCAL support • Approved ACE providers only