News Service 115 – Updated apprenticeship priority list includes green jobs, Qualifications reform survey closes soon, What’s wrong with Australia’s VET system, Can women be tradies, Jobs & Skills Australia paper and skills classification review, 2023 Training Awards, Smart & Skilled update, VET REPS inquiry, Next generation RAC tradies, Safety and Industry news

Download a PDF version of the News Service 115 HAPPY NEW YEARWISHING YOU MUCH PROSPERITY AND HAPPINESS IN 2023 Compliments of the season.  Welcome back to 2023. We wish our readers had a happy start to the new year and hope that 2023 brings you and your loved ones good health, happiness and much prosperity. […]

News Service 113 – Electrical Trade Trainer job, Tech to increase productivity, Consultations – Apprenticeship support, Gas & Electricity Act and Health, Women in trades, Education pathways program, Regulator morale down, Electricity Jobs Advocate 1st report, Australian Training Awards winners, NSW Small Business last week, Union slams CEDA licencing plan, Electrician fined, ACCC deadly solar batteries, Electrical safety webinar, Energy & renewables

Download a PDF version of the News Service 113 1. ADAPTIVE NSW – HOW EMBRACING TECH COULD RECHARGE OUR PROSPERITY The NSW Productivity Commission has released its latest report on how emerging technologies could enhance productivity and improve economic growth in NSW.  The November 2022 titled, “Adaptive NSW: how embracing tech could recharge our prosperity”, […]

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 111 – Online jobs small increase, unemployment down, Female careers showcase, NSW Gov review of electrical laws, ASQA issues alert to providers, Merging VET & HE, Apprentice taskforce established, Death notice to dodgy RTOs, Championing gender equality, Electrical safety – switch off power, Electrical checking & testing, Lighting changes, Powerline injury, Electrician stripped of registration, Worker jailed after dropping concrete on apprentice, SafeWork NSW construction update, NSW SmallBizMonth, Cost-benefit solar with battery, EV wave, Transgrid’s major transmission work

Download a PDF version of the News Service 111 1. ONLINE JOB ADS SLIGHTLY INCREASE IN OCT 2022 The National Skills Commission (NSC) released on the 9th of November 2022, the October 2022 Internet Vacancy Index (IVI) report showing that job advertisements increased by 0.5% (or 1,400 job ads) in October 2022 to stand at […]

News Service 107 – Apprentice number up, Employment white paper, Minister to tackle skills & labour shortages, MAE careers for females, AISC endorses ESI-TDR TP Release 4.0, REL in ACT, NSW Skills List consultation, Survey report of ALN providers, ARC Summer campaign, Call for fair access to standards, Support in trade training can make a difference, FPAA election, Safety, Electrical Incidents, Energy News

Download a PDF version of the News Service 107 1. APPRENTICE AND TRAINEE COMMENCEMENTS UP, HIGHEST NUMBER FOR A QUARTER SINCE 2012 NCVER Media Release of 12 October 2022 shows that Apprentice and trainee commencements increased to 85 470 in the March quarter 2022, the highest quarterly level since the June quarter 2012 (126 180). […]

News Service 105 – August online jobs up, Apprentice subsidies questioned, UET TDR transition, Woolworths apprenticeships, Smart & Skilled, HBA reform, TGA makeover, Skill Shortage survey, Women Awards & Careers, NSW Training Award winners, Capstone test, Safety and Energy news

Download a PDF version of the News Service 105 1. AUGUST ONLINE JOBS UP The National Skills Commission (NSC) reports in its 14 September news service that online job advertisements rebounded in August 2022.  “The NSC’s Internet Vacancy Index (IVI) shows job advertisements for August this year increased by 2.6% (or 7,700 advertisements) to 301,100, […]