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 121 – Electrical trainer vacancy, July job ads up, ASQA compliance guide, NCVER 2022 apprentice & trainee and VET activity reports, Powering Skills JSC webinar, NSW VET Review launch, WorldSkills and National Skills Week, HVACR women’s nominations closing, Apprentice support tender open, VET qualification reform group announced, Smart & Skilled 211-212, InfiniSpark’s new UEEEL047 resource, Free hydrogen course, Electrical safety incidents-shocks, Safety news, Energy industry news

Download a PDF version of the News Service 121 1. ELECTRICAL TRADE TRAINER VACANCY – HUNTER AREA Central Coast Community College is expanding and is in urgent need of an Electrical Trade Trainer.  If you are a u a skilled electrician looking for a new and rewarding career path?  Look no further! Hunter-V-Tec’s Rutherford campus […]

News Service 108 – ASQA loses TP gig, Apprentice Employer Guide approved, Job ads decline-labour market tight, Apprentices need more state support, Hydrogen Skills roadmap, Gas TP update, VET data webinar, QLD invests in renewable energy & Boeing in training centres, Skills training needed in Gov, WorldSkills RAC winners, HVAC Safety videos, Electrical shocks and incidents, ACCC electrical recall, Energy News

Download a PDF version of the News Service 108 1. GOVERNMENT SEEKS ALTERNATE ARRANGEMENT TO ASQA FOR TRAINING PACKAGE QA The Australian Government’s DEWR website alludes to a little-known recent decision by Skills Ministers, that has gone under the radar, regarding the future quality assurance responsibility of Training Packages.  It was proposed that ASQA would […]

News Service 74 – Apprenticeships up but growing skills gap, Job ads up, Workers not using all skills at work, Attracting VET Practitioners, ESI Training Package Feedback, Safety news, electrical incidents & shocks, National Asbestos week, Industry news

1. TRADE APPRENTICESHIPS HIT ALL-TIME HIGH, BUT AUSSIE BUSINESSES STILL FACE A GROWING SKILLS GAP Reporter Stephanie Palmer-Derrien in the latest SmartCompany newsletter of 19 November 2021, raises questions about the Government’s messaging, stating, the “message feels somewhat disconnected from the growing tech talent gap, and the plight of small businesses and startups struggling to […]