NSW UE ITAB News Service 127 – NSW VET Review interim report released, Universities accord and VET, Qualification reform to Skills Ministers, Legislation to crackdown on dodgy VET providers passed, Online job ads decline, Labour market continues to soften, Clean energy sector workforce survey, Worldskills Australia Skillaroos 2024 team, NSW Training Awards 2024 closing, Australian training awards open, ARC is Banksia award finalist, Lodging RTO complaints, WPA launches new Industry Skills Accelerator, Barranggirra – skilling for employment initiative, New-look VOCEDplus website, Smart & Skilled update Mar 2024, Powering Skills Organisation update, 2024 Skills Conference registrations open, SafeWork NSW to be a standalone WHS regulator, Electrical safety incidents – JAN 2024, Commercial solar photovoltaic installer fined, apprentice electric shock fine, Refresher re AS-NZS 4836-2023, Federally funding EELS could lead to more renewable installations, CEC Report – almost 40 per cent of Australia’s electricity supplied by renewables.

Download a PDF version of the News Service 127 1.  NSW VET REVIEW INTERIM REPORT RELEASED The NSW VET Review Panel of Experts has released its Interim Report.  The Media Release states, “The NSW VET Review is a NSW Government commitment to rebuilding TAFE NSW and reskilling our state. The review has been undertaken by […]

News Service 125 – NSW Regulator sets new apprenticeship supervision standard, NSW has a new construction regulator, New approach to needed in apprenticeship management, NSW Skills Review symposium, Smart & Skilled update, PSO holds industry TAG meetings, Latest NSW apprentice & trainee numbers, Fed Gov to review apprenticeship system, JSA releases updated classification profiles and latest labour declining market information, New members to NSW Women’s Advisory Council announced, Electrical incidents sharing the knowledge, Safety news, Energy ministers empower themselves to force coal to stay open, and ENERGYCO’S end of year snapshot.

 Download a PDF version of the News Service 125  MERRY X-MAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR This is final publication of the NSW UE ITAB News Service for 2023.  We too, will take a break during the festive season. On behalf of the NSW UE ITAB Board, we extend to our News Service readers and […]

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 116 – Minister’s address to JSCs, JSA Clean Energy Capacity Study, House Reps Public Hearing – Perceptions of VET, JSA latest labour market data, Productivity Commission urges broader access to VET, Proposed New Training Product Model, MAE Careers Showcase Days for Women, Mentoring female apprentices, NCVER report student equity in VET, Smart & Skilled Update, Trade Pathways Grant Open, Electrical incidents, Wellbeing training for workers and apprentices, Safety and Industry news (electrify everything!)

Download a PDF version of the News Service 116 1. MINISTER ADDRESSES TO THE NEW JOBS AND SKILLS COUNCILS (JSCs) The Minister for Skills and Training, The Hon Brendan O’Connor MP, delivered a keynote address to the Jobs and Skills Councils (JSCs) Onboarding Forum on 28 February 2023.  The Minister highlighted the expectations and opportunities […]

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 99 – Select Committee for Workforce Australia, NSW Training Awards, Industry Skill Clusters, Path 2 tech jobs, electrical deaths, safety news & energy news

1. WORKFORCE AUSTRALIA SELECT COMMITTEE TO EXAMINE IMPLEMENTATION The Hon Tony Burke MP, Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations AND Minister for the Arts issued a Media Release on 2 August 2022 announcing the Government would establish a Select Committee of the House of Representatives to examine the implementation of Workforce Australia. The Media Release […]