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.
The newest issue of the Skill Connection magazine is out now. In this issue we take a look at: Identifying future demand for skilled workers Current and future trends in automation Legal implications of training Marine business helps create future for jobless And much more. Click here to view the latest Edition of Skills ConnectionRead More
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Drop by and visit the Energy Skills Queensland stand ( P3109) at the Surat Basin Energy & Mining Expo on Wednesday 17th – Thursday 18th June at the Toowoomba Showgrounds. Don’t miss your opportunity to see the latest release products and technology and network with other industry professionals.Read More