Business and management > Training & certification

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.

Government offers incentives to hire apprentices

02 November, 2018

The federal government is encouraging employers in regional and rural communities to engage apprentices with a $60m trial wage subsidy starting on 1 January 2019.

GBCA presents its 2000th Green Star certification

31 October, 2018

A 12-storey building in Parramatta achieved 6 Star – Green Star – Office As Built v3, making it among the top performing sustainable commercial buildings in Australia.

SimPRO provides online learning resource

02 October, 2018

The simPRO Learning | Toolbox is designed to provide the trade services industry with knowledge about the technology they use for coordinating business operations.

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