The Electrotechnology Industry Reference Committee (IRC) have released their Key Findings Discussion Paper and draft refrigeration and air conditioning qualifications for public feedback.
According to the Australian Industry Standards website, the Electrotechnology Industry 2018 Key Findings Discussion Paper “outlines the challenges, opportunities and skills issues facing the industry.”
The purpose of the Discussion Paper is to “provide industry stakeholders with a summary of key findings from recent industry intelligence gathering activities overseen by the Electrotechnology IRC. The contents are drawn from industry consultations, a survey and other research activities. The key findings will be used by the IRC in the development of the Electrotechnology IRC Skills Forecast and Proposed Schedule of Work for the Electrotechnology Training Package.”
The key Electrotechnology Skills issues explored in the Discussion Paper are: technology and automation, maintenance and equipment servicing, solar and renewable energy, and sustainable environments. The Discussion Paper also touches on the HFC phasedown, workforce supply side challenges and opportunities, and priority skills.
The UEE Transition Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technical Advisory Committee is also seeking feedback on 12 draft refrigeration and air conditioning qualifications and 75 Units of Competency.
The Electrotechnology Industry 2018 Key Findings Discussion Paper can be found here, feedback is due by close of business, Tuesday 20 February 2018.
The draft refrigeration and air conditioning qualifications Units of Competency can be found here, feedback is due by close of business, Wednesday 21 February 2018.
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