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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The simPRO Learning | Toolbox is designed to provide the trade services industry with knowledge about the technology they use for coordinating business operations.
The Turnbull government has announced $7.5 million for two new research hubs that will focus on advances and innovations within the energy storage sector.
From 1 July, new requirements commence for Queensland electrical contractor licences.
The Queensland Electrical Safety Office's (ESO) recent industry engagement and incident investigations have shown there is confusion around the licensing requirements for solar PV systems.
South Australian Treasurer and Energy Minister Tom Koutsantonis has launched a new Smart Energy Training Centre with the aim to upskill workers for South Australia's renewables boom.
It happens. Bullying in the workplace is a problem. Does your organisation understand the risks and do they know what can and should be done to manage the issues?
Electrical contractors installing solar photovoltaic (PV) panels should only carry out work they are qualified to do, warns Queensland's electrical safety regulator.
The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) remains hopeful of a brighter year for apprentices in 2017, following declines in the take-up and completion of apprenticeships in the June Quarter of 2016, said CEO Suresh Manickam.
Workplace injury doesn't begin and end with the event itself.