Developing 21st Century Workforces with a focus on future capabilities, careers, jobs and skills, and World-class VET systems, this website provides resources for Workforce Planning and Development, Professional Development including the Global Workforce Architects Program, Tools and Coaching, Skills Profiling, Project Management for Workforce Plans and Initiatives.

Workforce BluePrint launched in 2006 by Wendy Perry and Associates (WPAA) which was established in 2002 as Vocational and Educational and Training (VET) strategists.

The company provides workforce planning and development services; capability programs and professional development; Registered Training Organisation (RTO), TVET and VET strategic planning support; whilst working with enterprises and organisations, governments and training providers, industry sectors, regions and countries.

With a head office in Adelaide, South Australia, Workforce BluePrint has clients across all Australian states and territories, and international connections in Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore and the USA.

A workforce plan takes stock of where you are now, where you want to be and identifies the gaps. It puts a workforce lens on your strategic plan and helps you to prioritise workforce development strategies now and into the future.

This website has lots of information including:

Customised conference key notes, workshops and webinars, pick n mix workshop topics to suit you and the facilitation of a Workforce Architects program are provided to build knowledge, understanding and practice in workforce development and planning.

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Wendy Perry, Head Workforce Planner, Workforce BluePrint

Managing Director, Wendy Perry and Associates Pty Ltd

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In Vocational Education and Training (VET) our areas of specialisation and expertise include:

  1. Action research and change management
  2. Business analysis and program design
  3. Facilitation and professional development
  4. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) models
  5. Reform, policy and funding advice – VET insight and Strategic Reviews
  6. Technical and Vocational Education (TVET) International

Workforce Planning and Development services, Entrepreneurship and Innovation programs are provided via Workforce BluePrint.

You are invited to subscribe to the WPAA blog and join the Australian VET Leaders LinkedIn group for the latest news on COAG initiatives, VET funding, policy, programs, reform, RPL, Training Packages, TVET International and future directions.

Interested in talking about how we might be able to assist you with uncovering VET market opportunities, VET workforce development, and engaging employers and industry?

Workforce Blog


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Small business has always been a key driver in the state’s economy. Innovation isn’t just a ‘nice to have’, but rather essential, for South Australia’s growth. New innovation grants have

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Untapped labour to support Kangaroo Island’s growth

| Regional Development, Workforce Development, Workforce Planning, Youth | No Comments

Around 4,500 people live on Kangaroo Island (KI) in South Australia.  Nearly half (40%) of the island live in one town, Kingscote.  KI’s greatest asset is its unspoiled nature, wildlife,

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42% of Tasmania’s agriculture workforce – Gen Y’s by 2020

| Workforce Development, Workforce Planning, Workforce Projects | No Comments

Agriculture in Tasmania is an important industry.  There is a high level of confidence in the state’s industry, best known for its food safety and clean, green production systems. Agriculture,

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VET Blog


Reformation of Thailand’s TVET system – apprenticeships, women and innovation

| Apprenticeships, Innovation, Women, Youth | No Comments

All eyes are on Germany’s reformation of Thailand’s vocational education system – using TVET as a foundation to work up the ranks from apprentice to Managing Director. As it stands,

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Workforce Training Innovation Fund – clever plus demand based for enterprises, industry sectors and regions

| Entrepreneurs, Vocational Education and Training, Workforce Development | No Comments

Part of the bigger picture called Skills First, the Workforce Training Innovation Fund (WTIF) is a clever example of the Victorian government seeking industry demand based proposals. Merging economic and

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Pakistan launches TVET reform targeting youth

| TVET, TVET International, Youth | No Comments

For some time, Pakistan has had a TVET system that doesn’t match its requirements.  There’s no systematic approach to monitoring labour market demand. As a result, there’s a complexity of

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