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
How are our industries managing global megatrends? And what skills do we need to thrive in the new world?
Find out at our Trained to Win - Skilling in the New World networking breakfast featuring keynote speaker and CSIRO Futurist Dr Stefan Hajkowicz. Three industry workshops for Drilling and Completions, Telecommunications and Mining will follow the breakfast.
From 1 July, electricity customers will have greater protection and residents in south-east Queensland will have more support to help them shop around between electricity retailers to get the best deal to suit their needs. Energy Minister Mark Bailey said the new protective measures for energy consumers follows Queensland’s decision to sign up to the…Read More
The call has gone out for more ‘people power’ to join a grassroots water bore monitoring program in the Surat Basin. Speaking in Toowoomba at the Surat Basin Energy and Mining Expo, Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham called on landholders to join a growing network of…Read More
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
Energex staff have been recognised for their efforts in looking after the electricity needs of households and businesses across south east Queensland. Energy Minister Mark Bailey joined staff from across the business at the Energex Excellence Awards in Brisbane this afternoon. “These awards recognise the efforts of staff who have worked hard to maintain safe and reliable…Read More
The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics Labour Force data shows Queensland added 6,200 full-time jobs in May. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said this was again cause for optimism in Queensland’s economy. “The latest ABS data shows Queensland’s trend unemployment rate stayed steady at 6.5 per cent,” Mr Pitt said. “Since the Palaszczuk Government came to power…Read More