The Human Services Skills Organisation (HSSO) has been established to trial new ways to shape the national training system so that it is more responsive to the needs of employers and industry. This includes working with human services and Vocational Education and Training (VET) stakeholders to identify skills needs, provide input to qualifications development, and improve the quality of training delivery and assessment.

The HSSO is one of three Skills Organisation Pilots that will inform broader improvements to the national training system. The Australian Government also announced pilots in the digital technology and mining sectors.

The HSSO was incorporated as a company limited by guarantee in August 2020.

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The HSSO is a driver of change. We are here to improve the skills of the human services sector to deliver the best outcomes for Australians.

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Australia’s human services industry is equipped with a skilled, diverse and adaptable workforce meeting its needs now and into the future.