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COVID-19 rescue and resuscitation training exemptions no longer apply

13 April, 2021

From 1 August 2021, the exemptions for CPR, PTR and LVR training will no longer apply.


Industry input sought for VET skills reform

16 March, 2021

Recognising the importance of a high-quality VET system that works for everyone, the federal government is seeking to strengthen the role of industry and employers.


2021 Safety tech predictions

16 February, 2021

In the wake of disruption caused by COVID-19, it's time to assess how we manage health and safety using technology.


Extra support for bushfire-affected apprentices

27 February, 2020

Electrical apprentices affected by bushfires will receive up to 12 months of training for free under a NSW Government initiative.


MEA offers business basics support for sparkies

12 February, 2020

Remaining compliant and not understanding the basics of business are two of the biggest challenges faced by skilled tradespeople.


Get battery trained to prepare for new standard

03 September, 2019

To prepare businesses for the new battery standard AS/NZS 5139, Glen Morris is running four-day solar and battery storage training courses at the Smart Energy Lab.


MEA advancing apprenticeships

03 September, 2019

Master Electricians Australia is getting behind an incentive to boost electrical industry apprenticeships to address the industry's skills shortage.


Schneider Electric launches EcoXpert program in NZ

17 June, 2019

Schneider Electric has launched its smart building and smart home product and skills certification program in New Zealand.


Pilz Education Systems modular training system

13 May, 2019

Pilz Education Systems (PES) is a modular training system that helps institutions of training/further education improve practical training in the field of safe automation technology.


Upskill to prepare for solar regulations

06 May, 2019

With Queensland's solar regulations set to begin on 13 May, the Electrical Safety Office has released information on the training options available for electrical workers.


Tritium attains ISO certifications

30 April, 2019

Australian EV charging company Tritium has achieved all three ISO certifications for quality, health and safety, and environmental standards, which is expected to help boost its exports.


Federal Budget 2019 addresses skills shortages

03 April, 2019

The government has announced a $525.3 million Skills Package that will reform the VET sector and support up to 80,000 additional apprenticeships over five years.


Staying ahead of automation

26 February, 2019

With over half of Australian workers already having their job responsibilities changed as a result of automation, recruitment company Hays suggests upskilling is the best way to avoid being impacted.


Upskill in solar hybrid and off-grid systems

15 February, 2019

Those looking to fast-track their knowledge and experience of battery storage and smart energy systems can attend a four-day training course at the Smart Energy Lab near Healesville, Victoria.


Government extends support to hire adult apprentices

07 December, 2018

A $27.7 million initiative will extend the Support for Adult Australian Apprentices payment for employers who take on an eligible apprentice aged 21 to 24 years.


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