Code Of Conduct
The WorldSkills Australia Code of Conduct is based on ethical and professional values and relates to all representatives (including staff, volunteers and competitors) of WorldSkills Australia participating in WorldSkills Australia related activities. Serious breaches of this code may lead to action such as exclusion from WorldSkills Australia activities, including the WorldSkills Australia Regional Competition.
The Code sets the standards for WorldSkills Australia to maintain an ethical approach in all associated activities.
Each Representative Of WorldSkills Australia Will:
- At all times discharge their respective responsibilities with integrity and observe the standards and values prescribed by WorldSkills Australia in accordance with good management and personal practice.
- Strive to promote, implement and monitor outcomes relevant to the objectives of WorldSkills Australia and the promotion of youth.
- Work with other representatives in a spirit of mutual respect, support and co-operation.
- Ensure an even and efficient flow of communication between all parties with an interest in the operations of WorldSkills Australia.
- Ensure that all communications are inclusive, informative, true and not misleading, respecting the moral standards and the dignity of the individual.
- Conduct themselves in such a manner as will not discredit WorldSkills Australia’s operation nor injure the standing and reputation of Australia as recognised on the international arena.
- Avoid the consumption of alcohol and illicit drugs during the competition period and whilst performing their duties for WorldSkills Australia. Representatives deemed to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs may be removed from their duties or banned from the competition entirely, at the discretion of the CEO.
- Have regard for the professional reputation of others.
- Not use authority or office for professional gain.
- Balance the interests of WorldSkills Australia with their personal responsibilities and commitments.
- Respect the confidentiality of information which comes to them in the course of their duty.
- Refer to WorldSkills Australia, all matters that have the potential to impact on associated organisations.
- Respect and value the contribution of Government, Industry and Training Organisation partners.
- Foster the development and co-operation between all parties, whilst at the same time demonstrating the values of leadership and determination in promoting WorldSkills Australia.
- Establish an environment of mutual respect, equity and co-operation between government, industry, sponsors, regional committee members, RTOs, competitors, and the community in pursuit of these objectives.
- Maintain a policy of suitable dress whilst on official functions which is to be neat, tidy and of a standard appropriate for the occasion.
This Code of Conduct is based on ethical and professional values and relates to all representatives of WorldSkills Australia participating in WorldSkills Australia competitions and activities. Serious breaches of this code may lead to action such as exclusion from the 2017 WorldSkills Australia Regional Competition and future competitions and related WorldSkills Australia activities.