Competency Accord

There are increasing challenges faced by our industry to achieve a competent, safe and flexible workforce. In 2011 the Competency Accord was created by industry employers and stakeholders with the vision of working toward a common approach to the recognition of competency across the industry.

This collaborative approach is geared towards agreeing industry training and assessment standards. The collective aim is to reduce the large amount of duplicated training and assessments currently being experienced by the industry workforce, without compromising the existing high standards of safety within the industry.

The existing range of Competency Accord schemes available are:

If you would like further information or have any questions about the Competency Accord please email

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