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Enterprise Based Productivity Places Program (EBPPP)

The Enterprise Based Productivity Places Program (EBPPP) is a Government initiative designed to assist individual enterprises increase productivity by providing employees with the opportunity to increase their skill levels through completion of a qualification. The fund focuses on up-skilling existing workers in priority occupations at a Certificate III level or above.


TLISC, with its specialised industry knowledge and VET system expertise, plays a central coordination role in delivery of EBPPP.


TLISC, with its specialised industry knowledge and VET system expertise, plays a central coordination role in delivery of EBPPP.

TLISC has worked to ensure transport and logistics enterprises and existing workers from every state and territory have participated in and benefited from EBPPP. So far, more than 1300 applicants in T&L businesses have attracted funding to support the cost of their training –valued at approximately $7.25 million in total.

TLISC played a pivotal role in working with T&L organisations to determine their workforce development needs, and assisting them to facilitate the alignment of its training needs to qualification selection, delivery models, RTO selection and ongoing quality assurance and administration of the program.

Funding

The EBPPP is funded through a co-investment model. This means that the Australian Government, in partnership with small, medium, and large enterprises, co-fund training places to boost skills in areas of high industry demand.

Training under EBPPP is due to be completed by 31 December 2013 with a final evaluation undertaken by 30 April 2014.

Review of EBPPP

TLISC, in conjunction with Australia’s 10 other Industry Skills Councils (ISCs), commissioned an economic analysis of the first 12 months of the Enterprise Based Productivity Places Program (EBPPP). The findings are detailed in the new report, An Economic Review of the Enterprise Based Productivity Places Program, released on 11 November 2011.

Workforce Development Team