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Niche-specific IT IT solutions

Niche-specific IT IT solutions

Niche-specific IT IT solutions

Niche-specific IT IT solutions

Niche-specific IT IT solutions

Electrotechnology impacts on almost every aspect our lives. Electrotechnology is responsible for the installation, service, repair and maintenance of electrical and electronic equipment for industrial, commercial and residential purposes.Primarily, the electrotechnology industry includes the key trades of electrical, air-conditioning and refrigeration. It also comprises communications, computer data and communications cabling systems; as well as sustainable and renewable energy technologies.
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The electricity supply industry in Australia comprises a number of connected sectors, Transmission, Distribution & Rail (Transport)Transmission: electricity is transported from power stations through the high voltage transmission network. Voltage is then reduced to a lower voltage at substations.Distribution: electricity is distributed to homes and business via 'bulk supply' substationsRail: electricity is distributed to transport people and goods by various types of rail traction vehicles such as trains and trams.
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The main source of Australia's electricity generation is coal. Coal-fired plants also constitute a majority of generating capacity. Now, and in the future an increasing number of gas-fired power stations and other renewable energy sources will be used to generate more power nationally, including hydro, wind and solar to ensure the industry has the capabilities to meet Australia's current and future energy requirements.
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Gas
Natural gas provides an affordable, clean energy solution that will assist Australia in the transition to a carbon-constrained environment. Gas transmission and distribution refers to the supply of natural gas via transmission and distribution pipelines and Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) via cylinders to domestic, commercial and industrial customers.
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If you are seeking specific information about an apprenticeship or traineeship please email our Executive Officer; norm@uensw.com.au

About us

The NSW Utilities & Electrotechnology Industry Training Advisory Body (ITAB) is an autonomous, industry-based peak body that works with all stakeholders to ensure a viable workforce through workforce planning, workforce development and skilling opportunities in the utilities and electrotechnology industries.
We have a contractual relationship with the NSW Department Industry Training Services NSW to provide an independent voice on skill needs, training and workforce development issues for the industries we represent.

We have a bi-partite board of directors with a mix of employer, peak industry and union representation that is drawn from our various industry sectors to maintain our industry relevance and oversee the governance requirements of the ITAB.

The ITAB provides advice to NSW Government & our Industry on VET matters in NSW related to the utilities and electrotechnology industry. We also provide advice on the establishment of Apprenticeships & Traineeships in NSW and the development of Vocational Training Orders (VTOs) following consultations with our industry. The ITAB works closely with Training Package Developers to ensure Training Packages meet NSW industry needs.