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


How the Pilbara is sustaining a growing population and workforce

| Employment, Workforce Development, Workforce Planning | No Comments

The Pilbara is buzzing with economic opportunities.  It’s a socially inclusive region that covers over 500,000 square kilometres in Western Australia – one of the state’s most ancient natural landscapes.

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New era defence industry workforce

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Australia’s next fleet of 12 submarines will be built in Adelaide, with the Federal Government announcing 2,800 jobs as a result. The $50 billion contract is being hailed a ‘real

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Australia’s future local Government workforce needs

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Workforce planning in Local Government is essential, just like every other business and industry.  Designing a plan that fits the growing needs of the community and the changing workforce helps

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VET Blog

Stick fishermen of Sri Lanka.

A small country with a big challenge to overcome – Sri Lanka

| TVET, TVET International, Vocational Education and Training, Youth | No Comments

Sri Lanka is a small country with a large, yearly population growth rate.  As it stands, this little island is home to 20.48 million people – close to the population

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India’s drive to upskill over half of their youth

| TVET, TVET International, Vocational Education and Training, Youth | No Comments

India, and across the Asia-Pacific region, there’s a huge push for upskilling in one area of training.  The Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) system in India needs to expand very

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Youth programs & entrepreneurship – Maldives future

| Employment, Entrepreneurs, TVET International, Vocational Education and Training, Youth | No Comments

The Maldives is a unique place where people are the most important resource – and this is starting to turn heads towards the small island nation. Local initiatives are starting

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