Connecting industry with skills
Energy Skills Queensland (ESQ) is a not-for-profit association of members from industry, training organisations and government to help industry connect with skills.
ESQ engages with industry to research workforce needs and develop and implement solutions to address those needs.
ESQ works in the following industries:
• Electricity: Electrotechnology, electricity supply and generation, rail, renewable energy
• Gas: Transmission and distribution, CSG to LNG, drilling and completions
• Mining: Surface and underground
ESQ is the industry intelligence provider for the mining (energy), utilities and telecommunications industries. We provide industry and stakeholder engagement; workforce planning, research and analysis; and workforce development including our SkillPASS and GI Card programs.
The Generic Induction program heads the stable of industry-leading products we’ve developed. The new Drilling and Completions General Induction was built to meet the needs of the gas industry, and skillPASS helps companies and employees easily and securely keep track of qualifications.
We assist the energy, mining and telecommunications industries to develop their workforces to meet future demand, completing highly successful industry-funded research and workforce planning projects.
Provider of VET Advisory Services for the Utilities, Telecommunications and Mining sectors in Queensland to the Department of Education and Training.
Industry-Leading Training Programs
Working with industry, we develop programs such as the General Induction for mining, Drilling and Completions General Induction for gas, and skillPASS which makes it easy to keep track of qualifications and skills when moving between employers.
We connect industry, training, government and employee/employer associations through regular meetings of Industry Leader Groups; and well-attended conferences and workshops.
The Queensland Workforce Skilling Strategy delivers training and employment programs funded by federal and state governments and industry.