News Service 118 – Recruitment eases, Joint gender equality submission, Electrician training shocker, Apprentice numbers down, Post-Trade Training Forum, 2023 ‘electrification’ budget, NECA budget response, R U OK?, Apprentices earn more, Understanding OTSR, VET regional delivery podcast, LLN survey, NETM microcredentials, Solar installer fined, SafeWork at heights survey, Lightning seminars, Unlicensed worker convicted, Prohibition AC RCDs, Mandating house energy rating, Qld electrical safety act overhaul, Solar performance report, InfiniSpark opens new factory, 2nd tender opens NSW renewables generation, Gas target gives rise to hydrogen

Download a PDF version of the News Service 118 1. JSA SURVEY – RECRUITMENT ACTIVITY EASES FIVE POINTS Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA) monthly survey of at least 1000 employers indicates recruitment activity over the month of April 2023, eased by 5 percentage points to 50% of employers recruiting.  The survey report states, “This month’s […]

News Service 117 – Learning to teach a trade in TAFE, Post-trade training forum, Women’s Pathfinder Project a success, Clean-energy study closing, Tax dollars and training resources for EVs, Improving VET completions, Access to Australian standards, NCVER data, Rise of prosumers, NECA & SafeWork NSW joint workshops, ARCTick licencing, Electrical incidents knowledge sharing, and Safety and energy news

Download a PDF version of the News Service 117 1. NSW UE ITAB TO HOLD POST-TRADE TRAINING FORUM 30 MAY 2023 – CIV DIPLOMA & A-DIPLOMA The NSW UE ITAB has received a number of enquiries from industry stakeholders regarding issues with accessing training in NSW in the post-trade Electrotechnology area – specifically CIV, Diploma […]

News Service 77 – State of Australia’s Skills, Electro Trade teachers needed, Gen Skill Program, Industry Cluster briefing, Feedback for Electro & Skills webinar, Lack of skills, safety news, electrical regulator actions, industry news, Season’s Greetings

1. THE STATE OF AUSTRALIA’S SKILLS 2021 – NOW AND INTO THE FUTURE The National Skills Commission (NSC) has released a humongous report into the state of Australia’s skills.  The near on 200-page report covers the Australian labour market over the past 40 years, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the labour market, skills […]