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
Energy Skills Queensland is seeking highly motivated and interested candidates for a Rail Project. Local participants will be selected to undertake rail industry training and inductions which will equip them with highly practical rail requirements and skills. Energy Skills Queensland CEO, Penelope Twemlow highlighted rail sector opportunities for the Coolangatta, Rockhampton and Mackay regions. “Energy…Read More
The latest issue of the Skill Connection magazine is out now. In this issue we take a look at: ESQ’s Trained to Win Event Could a merger of Queensland’s LNG projects work? A window of opportunity to reshape the electricity system is here Women in leadership positions from within the resources sector Opportunities for innovation, collaboraion…Read More
WEST of Wandoan, the worksite of QGC’s $1.7 billion Charlie gas project is humming with activity. QGC vice president Surat Developments Bill McKenzie said that three years of hard work in preparation are now paying off as our people and contractors turn plans into action. “As construction of the various components of the project begins,…Read More
The Federal Government has approved the $950 million Pacificus Tourism Project at Gladstone, setting the scene for a major boost in jobs and business opportunities in Queensland’s Southern Great Barrier Reef. Pacificus is located 30 kilometres south of Gladstone on a island that adjoins the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. It is separated from the mainland by a narrow, shallow…Read More
The Palaszczuk Government is delivering on its election commitment to establish an independent Training Ombudsman for Queenslanders. State Parliament voted to establish the position to act as a watchdog for Queensland’s vocational education and training (VET) sector today. Training and Skills Minister Yvette D’Ath welcomed the passage of the Further Education and Training (Training Ombudsman)…Read More
An innovative ‘Celebrating Women in Trades Day’ aimed at increasing female apprenticeship participation will be launched in Brisbane on International Women’s Day, Tuesday March 8. Female job seekers, high school students, apprentices and Industry representatives are invited to attend the free Roma Street Parklands event between 11am and 2pm. Activities include: Hands-on trade activities Speed…Read More