Energy Skills Queensland is a not-for-profit industry association serving and working in partnership with Queensland’s electrotechnology, electricity generation and supply, gas supply and new emerging technologies within the energy sector.

As the conduit between Government, training organisations and industry, Energy Skills Queensland identifies, informs and influences policy development and funding bodies to ensure that industry is well informed of the benefits of Vocational Education and Training (VET) and specialist training.

Energy Skills Queensland is a VET Industry Advisory Organisation (VETIAO) for the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) for the provision of industry intelligence related to electrotechnology, utilities, CSG/LNG and ICT.  Working closely with government and industry on a range of workforce development skills matters, and provide industry intelligence on workforce development strategies and training advice to government, including:

  • Consultation with industry to assess the effectiveness and sustainability of the current Annual VET Investments Plan’s program outcomes for industry
  • Identity and validate immediate training and skills priorities for industry and the related training packages
  • Support implantation of the quality framework
  • Enable established industry networks
  • Provide advice from industry on VET related activity, programs and opportunities to the Department and to industry
Head Start Pilot Program

Designed by the industry for industry the pilot program aims to give Year 12 school leavers a 'Head Start' in their electrical apprentiship and employers a high skilled, confident and safe addition to their team.

Empowering YOUth

Combining off-the-job training with on-the-job learning to prepare young people for an electrical apprenticeship in Townsville or Mount Isa.

Safety Leadership at Work

Developed with the aim to create capable and confident safety leaders who contribute to a positive safety culture and a physically and psychologically healthy workplace.

Head Start Pilot Program

Designed by the industry for industry the pilot program aims to give Year 12 school leavers a 'Head Start' in their electrical apprentiship and employers a high skilled, confident and safe addition to their team.

Empowering YOUth

Combining off-the-job training with on-the-job learning to prepare young people for an electrical apprenticeship in Townsville or Mount Isa.

Safety Leadership at Work

Developed with the aim to create capable and confident safety leaders who contribute to a positive safety culture and a physically and psychologically healthy workplace.

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