Skillsbook® is an all-in-one, online solution for
recording skills, training, workplace education and course assessments
Skillsbook® is fully owned and managed by a Tasmanian-based company, Explain IT Pty Ltd. We have been in operation since 1992, specialising in the link between training and employment. We combine research and expertise in workforce development with software solutions built around the national vocational competency standards.
We are driven by a vision to help people build their futures through skills. Our systems help individuals match their skills to qualifications and occupations, uniquely integrating a Skillsbook account along a life long continuum of education and employment.
We have already assisted over 300,000 Australians to navigate their way towards a better future!
Online Courses Australia use Skillsbook® to offer RPL to their students. They use our unique course builder to set up courses and build a range of assessments mapped to training package requirements. Online enrolment, student progress management and an assessment centre complete this very powerful package.
United Transport Solutions use Skillsbook® to offer free self-assessments to students applying for recognition of prior learning. Subject to the outcome, they then manage the entire RPL process through Skillsbook - including Certificate III in Driving Operations and Certificate III in Warehousing Operations.
Bendigo Kangan Institute use our services to support assessment and workplace validation for Engineering Pathways and Automotive Engine Reconditioning courses.
TAFE NSW Riverina Institute use Skillsbook® to enrol candidates into training courses and build pre-populated workbooks for their students and maintain communication on student progress with employers.
Skillsbook® is being used in South Australia to help deliver RPL services for retrenched workers in the Automotive Industry. Our services were noted as ‘Best Practice’ at the NCVER No Frills Conference in 2015.
Komatsu use Skillsbook® to manage and monitor skills development for their mechanical apprentices. Each apprentice has their own skills account, and use it to log workplace task and activities into their digital record book.
Trades Recognition Australia use Skillsbook® to help 457 Skills Assessment Program applicants to identify trade skills gained overseas. Upon completion, the tool provides a report they can give to their chosen RTO for formal assessment.
The Australian Computer Society (ACS) use Skillsbook® for migrants who undertake online self-assessments to support their initial application suitability for entry into Australia as a skilled ICT worker.