ESI Generation Careers
Electricity Supply Industry careers
The Electricity Supply Industry (ESI) Generation sector covers traineeships for Power Station Operators in Certificate II & Certificate III in thermal and renewable energy. As well, apprenticeships in traditional trades of electrical, instrumentation and control, and mechanical.
Additional qualification pathways to Diploma are available in maintenance, operations, electrical electronic, systems operations offering those in the industry and those wishing to join the industry an array of long-term career opportunities in an exciting and rewarding engineering and energy-based industry.
Typical entry into the industry is via an apprenticeship, for a trade, or traineeship and in some cases a trade, for other occupations. Additional upskilling in vocational education and training programs are available to gain specific industry skill set credentials, or full qualifications at higher levels, which provide a career pathway to broader or higher more complex skills, competence and performance.
ESI Generation career pathways and qualifications
The titles under each of the qualification nomenclature (e.g. Certificate III) listed in the above career pathways reflects the latest and current qualification titles contained in the nationally endorsed ESI – Generation Sector Training Package (UEP – Release 1.1). The full list of qualifications, related completion requirements (packaging rules) and respective units of competency referred to therein can be accessed from the following link: ESI – Generation Industry Training Package Qualifications. If the link does not respond go to www.training.gov.au and follow the ‘search’ function of the website.
Like to know more about the various jobs people do in ESI Generation sector, then download a copy of the ESI Generation PowerUp Careers Brochure here – download brochure
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For more information on links to entering the industry and what options are available for employment, training and assessment or upskilling in the industry, including apprenticeship and traineeship pathways, visit the “Links” page on this website: Links