Connecting industry with skills
Established in 2008, 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
Energy Skills Queensland’s Annual Conference is dedicated to skills development in Queensland’s energy, resources and telecommunications industries.
Encompassing the theme of 'Energy Skills 2020', this year's conference will continue to cover the many initiatives, challenges and opportunities facing the energy, resources and telecommunications industries now and into the future with informative presentations from industry experts.
A highlight of this year's conference is a lively panel forum discussing "Technological disruption: Can the Vocational Education and Training sector keep up?". Delegates can expect an interesting and dynamic debate from panel members.
Don’t miss your chance to attend the Energy Skills 2020 conference. The 2015 Conference covers many of the initiatives, challenges and opportunities facing the energy, resources and telecommunications industry now and into the future with informative presentations from nationally respected speakers.Read More
Brisbane, Qld. – 24 September, 2015 – Energy Skills Queensland’s Chief Executive Officer, Miss Penelope Twemlow, congratulates Santos, Petronas, Total and Kogas, on achieving liquefied natural gas (LNG) production on Curtis Island as part of the Gladstone LNG (GLNG) Project. The GLNG Project involves ongoing gas field development in the Surat and Bowen Basins, a…Read More
A partnership between the ENA and CSIRO Conventional delivery of services is being upended across industry sectors by technology and customer preferences, including newspapers, postal services, telecommunications and taxis. In what has been called the “disruption generation” there has also been a major shift in the way Australians interact with electricity services and providers. This…Read More
The Directors of Site Group International Limited (“Site”) are pleased to announce, in conjunction with OceanaGold, the opening of the Underground Mine Training Environment at Site Skills Training in the Philippines. The multi-million dollar environment was built with a USD 1 million contribution from OceanaGold and strongly supported by Monark Caterpillar, Mynesight, Orica, Indodrill, Immersive Technologies and Minearc. With 250 metres of metalliferous tunnelling, the environment has been built for competency assessment and training…Read More
The Queensland Government has undertaken a review of fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) mines where the operation is located near a resource town or regional community. The government is committed to working with the resource industry, their workforces and communities to introduce choice for those workers who may wish to live near where they work. An expert panel…Read More
The gas industry should take a lead role in the development of business opportunities for Indigenous groups in Australia, according to Australia’s peak body representing Indigenous groups in the oil, gas and mining industry. Aboriginal Enterprises in Mining Exploration & Energy (AEMEE) Chairperson Derek Flucker says mining has led the way in Australia for Indigenous…Read More