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There are nine (9) Industry SKills Councils that are established by the VQA:

  1. Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Livestock, and Food Processing Skills Council
  2. Business and Innovation Skills Council
  3. Community services and Health Skills Council
  4. Construction and Property Services Skills Council
  5. Energy Skills Council
  6. Government Skills Council
  7. Manufacturing Skills Council
  8. Services Skills Council
  9. Transport and Logistics Skills Council


The Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Livestock and Food Processing Skills Council members are representatives of:

  • Food, beverage and pharmaceutics processing
  • Meat
  • Livestock
  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Bio-security
  • Floriculture
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Seafood
  • Forest and Forest product 


The Business and Innovations Skills Council members are representatives of:

  • Business Services Sector
  • Financial services sector
  • Printing and Graphic Arts
  • Art and Craft
  • Training and Education
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Media and Journalism

The Community services and Health Skills Council members are representatives of:
  • Health
  • Nursing
  • Care (Child and elderly)
  • Pharmacy
  • Volunteering
  • Youth
  • Community Service


The Construction and Property Services Skills Council members are representatives of:

  • Surveying and spatial information services
  • Security
  • Waste management
  • Pest management
  • Property development, Sales and management
  • Building design/Architecture
  • Cleaning
  • Fire Protection
  • Inspection and testing
  • Plumbing
  • Building construction
  • Carpentry


The Energy Skills Council members are representatives of:

  • Electricity generation
  • Electricity supply
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Electro - technology
  • Gaz supply
  • Petroleum


The Government Skills Council members are representatives of:

  • National Government
  • Local Government
  • Defense, fire, police, emergency services and management, and marine services
  • Correctional services, custodial community and rehabilitation services
  • Water - catchment, distillation and treatment


The Manufacturing Skills Council members are representatives of:

  • Joinery, Furniture and Cabinet making
  • Laboratory operation
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Textile, clothing and footwear
  • Boat Building
  • Plastic and Rotomoulding


The Services Skills Council members are representatives of:

  • Sports
  • Events
  • Hospitality
  • Tourism
  • Beauty
  • Retail and wholesale
  • Community recreation
  • Fitness
  • Outdoor recreation


The Transport and Logistics Skills Council members are representatives of:

  • Logistic and warehouse
  • Maritime
  • Aviation
  • Road transport
  • Ports and harbour
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Civil construction


The appointment of each member is for a period of two years, and a member can be re-appointed.