March 20, 2019

A number of public consultations have commenced for the draft 2019 Industry Skills Forecast and Proposed Schedule of Work on behalf of the Manufacturing and Engineering and the Process Manufacturing, Recreational Vehicles and Laboratory Operations Industry Reference Committees.

MEM Manufacturing and Engineering

The Industry Skills Forecast has identified the following skills gaps and emerging skills needs within industry:

  • New Defence projects that will create significant numbers of jobs and demand for engineering skills in the coming years
  • Changing technology, which is impacting the way in which work is conducted, providing new business opportunities, changing business models and assisting businesses to increase their efficiency and productivity
  • An increasing focus on the sustainability of products and business practices, and
  • Skill shortages in several occupations (sheetmetal trades workers, structural steel and welding trades workers and locksmiths)

Click here to view the Draft 2019 MEM Manufacturing and Engineering Industry Skills Forecast and submit feedback


Process Manufacturing, Recreational Vehicles and Laboratory Operations IRC

A number of Industry Skills Forecasts have been prepared on behalf of the Process Manufacturing, Recreational Vehicles and Laboratory Operations Industry Reference Committee, which have identified a number of skills gaps and emerging skills needs within these industries:

MSL Laboratory Operations
MSM Manufacturing
PMA Chemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining
PMB Plastics, Rubber and Cablemaking

Click here to view the above Draft 2019 Industry Skills Forecasts and submit feedback

Please provide any comments by Close of Business Tuesday, 9 April 2019

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