PIDC is currently collecting training modules available in the region and internationally that can assist members develop the skills of their officers. These modules will align with existing materials developed in the region.
Existing materials include those developed for the PNG Immigration and Citizenship Service (PNG ICS) by the International Organization for Migration in consultation with the PNG ICS, with funding support and input from the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
These materials include a Participant's Guide and Workbook, and an accompanying Trainer's Guide, covering the following modules:
- Migration Policy and Legislation
- Decision Making
- Application Processing
- Time Management
- Caseload Management
- Basic Record Keeping
As many of the modules focus on generic skill sets, PNG ICS has kindly made the materials available to all members.
The Participant's Guide and Workbook is available in the Members Area.
The accompanying Trainer's Guide, containing answers to tests and exercises in the Participant's Guide, is available to immigration trainers and managers upon request from the PIDC Secretariat.
Immigration trainers and managers within the region making use of the training materials are asked to take care to safeguard the integrity of the training package.