News Service 123 – Skills shortfall in climate goals, Student courses Jan-Mar 2023, Government targets for apprentices, Crackdown on dodgy providers, NSW VET Review – progresses, Adv-Diploma Forum Newcastle – 25 Oct 2023, Smart & Skilled Update, It’s small business and safe work month, Powering Skills forums, Overseas qualified upskilling program, Nominate woman of the year, UEE & UET ASQA Transition period extension, ACCC LG Solar battery warning, InfiniSpark upgrades EL0039 and EL0014 test board, Heat pumps, Electrical incidents and shocks, Too many fatalities and injuries, NSW to legislate emissions targets, and latest energy news

Download a PDF version of the News Service 123 1. ETU WARNS OF SKILLS SHORTFALL IN NATION’S CLIMATE GOALS San Williams reports in the 4 October 2023 edition of Electrical Connection of an anticipated the huge shortfall of skilled persons required to support Australia’s transition to a clean energy economy.  The article state, “Electrical Trades […]

News Service 112 – Survey finds highest demand for technicians & trade workers, Oct labour market tight, Skills Ministers to lead VET reform, Apprentice consultations, SA strikes deal free TAFE training, Electrical licensing discipline actions – electric shock, RTOs to report category of ‘electrical equipment’, Women in trades showcase, What now? What next?, Data trends, EV skills, ETU calls for clear VET voices, Electrical laws review – on the spot fines, Asbestos awareness, Hydrogen, PV-Powered HVAC, Renewables-solar, Grid skills, Energy transition, Small businesses month

Download a PDF version of the News Service 112 1. AIG REPORT SHOWS DEMAND FOR TECHNICIANS AND TRADES WORKERS REACHED 69% The AI Group’s Centre for Education and Training released its 2022 Workforce Development Skills Survey Report, November 2022: Listening to Australian businesses on skills and workforce needs.  The Survey is conducted every two years.  […]

News Service 109 – Jobs & Skills Australia established, TAFE at heart of Budget, Apprentice – numbers up, NSW regional travel cards, foundation skills, and pre-apprenticeships, MAE Career Showcase Days, FREE PLC course, Say Yes To Trades, Release 5.0 Electro TP & CIII Electrician transition extension, Review of SafeWork NSW, HBA Review, Licence checker, SWMS, Builder fined, Electrical shock incidents, Battery safety, Hydrogen trucks, Energy & renewables news

Download a PDF version of the News Service 109 NSW UE ITAB NEWS SERVICE 109 1. JOBS AND SKILLS AUSTRALIA – BUDGET AND FORMATION The latest National Skills Commission (NSC) news of 26 October 2022, reports on the Government’s recent Federal Budget announcement regarding the establishment of the new Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA) entity. […]

News Service 26: Electrician electrocuted -domestic; STC signs-up to deliver HVACR & Electrical MACG courses; Electrical Trainer advert NECA; Local Taskforces to aid jobs recovery; ENA Awards; Energy Security Paper; ESOO; Seeding Hydrogen

ELECTRICIAN ELECTROCUTED WORKING AT A DOMESTIC PROPERTY SUPERIOR TRAINING SIGNS UP TO DELIVER HVACR & ELECTRICAL MACG COURSE INTERESTED IN BECOMING A TRAINER WITH NECA TRAINING? GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES LOCAL TASKFORCES TO AID JOBS RECOVERY ENA ANNOUNCES 2020 ENERGY NETWORKS AWARDS SHORT LIST ENERGY SECURITY BOARD RELEASES POST 2025 MARKET DESIGN CONSULTATION PAPER THE NEXT ELECTRICITY […]

News Service 23 – ASQA Clarifies Self-Assurance; Improving Electrical Safe Work Practices; ASIC Endorses defective Electrotechnology Training Package; Smart & Skilled Update 109; Court Decision on Casuals; TAFE system crumbling; Safety and Industry News

ASQA CLARIFIES SELF-ASSURANCE IS NOT THE SAME AS SELF-REGULATION IMPROVING ELECTRICAL SAFE WORK PRACTICES AISC COMMUNIQUE – 12 AUG 2020 MEETING ENDORSES ELECTROTECHNOLOGY TP V2.0 KNOWING IT HAS TECHNICAL DEFECTS SMART AND SKILLED UPDATE – NO. 109 COURT DECISION COULD MEAN A BETTER DEAL FOR UNI CASUALS TAFE SYSTEM ‘CRUMBLING FROM NEGLECT AND POLICY VANDALISM’, […]

News Service 22 – CIRCUIT TESTING GUIDE; ASQA – SELF REGULATION CONSULTATION; SMART & SKILLED 108; NCVER VET IN SCHOOLS REPORT; SAFETY INCIDENTS; ELECTRICAL LICENSING BREACHES; LOOKUPANDLIVE APP; ENA INDUSTRY AWARDS

DRAFT CIRCUIT TESTING MODEL FOR ELECTRICIANS ASQA – SELF REGULATION BACK IN VOGUE SMART AND SKILLED UPDATE NO. 108 – 4 AUGUST 2020 NCVER REPORT – VET IN SCHOOLS SAFETY INCIDENTS – SHARING THE KNOWLEDGE QUEENSLAND – ELECTRICAL LICENSING DISCIPLINARY ACTION SAFEWORK NSW – MORE WORKERS FALLING THROUGH ROOFS IN NSW QUEENSLAND – LOOKUPANDLIVE.COM.AU WEBSITE […]

QUESTIONNAIRE – Electrical Safety Project (ESP) seeks feedback on maintaining Electrician’s license in NSW

Members of the electrical industry are invited to participate in an industry focused questionnaire. With the imminent introduction of a new Building Commission in NSW, the New South Wales Utilities and Electrotechnology Industry Training Advisory Body (NSW UE ITAB) would like to invite you to participate in a very important and short questionnaire (ABOUT 2 […]

News Service – 18 May 2020

NSW BUILDING INQUIRY RECOMMENDS REGULATOR TO OVERSEE ELECTRICAL LICENSING, QUALITY AND SAFETY ELECTRICAL SAFETY PROJECT – UPDATE (ABOUT SAFE WORK PROCEDURES) MINE SAFETY NEW REPORT – DANGEROUS INCIDENT ELECTRICAL (IncNot0037311) ENA ANNOUNCES PLAN TO SUPPORT AUSTRALIA’S FUTURE GRID ELECTRICAL CABLE EXPLOSION DURING EXCAVATION WORK SMART AND SKILLED UPDATE No. 99 – 15 May 2020 SMART […]