In Country Consultancy – Development of Competency Based Training Model

Project Metals Capacity Building Sub Program – Indonesia Australia Partnership for Skills Development (IAPSD)
Client Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) c/- SAGRIC International and International Training Australia P/L
Country Indonesia
Duration 2 years (2000 – 2002)
Approximate value of services AUD$500,000

Project Description

  • the goal of the IAPSD program was to improve the capacity of public and private sector agencies to improve workforce skills in selected industries and provinces
  • the goal of the metals sub-program was to strengthen the capacity of the government agencies and industry associations with responsibility for planning and delivering competency-based training relevant to the needs of the Metals industry in Indonesia.


Box Hill Institute’s role

  • BHI was the main supplier to International Training Australia for delivery of this activity
  • Box Hill Institute endeavoured to increase the capacity of Indonesian government ministries such as the Ministry of Education and Culture (MOEC); the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) to work with the Metals industry in setting, trialling and disseminating competency standards; and to jointly design, produce, trial and disseminate competency-based training (CBT) learning materials and assessment packages
  • Box Hill Institute was involved with Competency Standards Development, Learning Materials & Assessment Packages Development, Human Resources Development, National Vocational Education & Training (VET) System Development, and, Storage, Maintenance, Dissemination and Promotion of Materials
  • a four week fellowship program was developed and delivered at Box Hill Institute in Melbourne focused on key learning concepts involved in the application of competency based human resource development. It focused on applied learning concepts in the application of competency based human resource development for 23 Indonesian fellowship holders. Each participant was mentored in developing their own action plans for implementation on their return to Indonesia, which aligned with the ongoing development of the engineering discipline within the Indonesian VET system. Fellows were key individuals from the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Industry and Trade and Ministry of Manpower, government and non-government educational providers as well as senior industry representatives. The educationalists amongst the group were required to mentor their institutional colleagues on the development of CBT in VET. Provision was made for religious and cultural needs of the fellowship holders.

For more information on this project, please email Jennie Dehn or phone Jennie on +613 9286 9981.