Energy Skills Queensland
Energy Skills Queensland (ESQ) is the Industry Skills Body promoting career pathways, jobs and workforce development for Queensland’s energy and telecommunications industries. ESQ leads energy industry and government engagement on education and training, skills development and labour market issues. Established in 2008, Energy Skills Queensland has grown into a highly-respected organisation at the forefront of developing solutions to help industry plan and develop their workforce, and providing opportunities for organisations and individuals to improve workforce skills by brokering training funding. To achieve this, Energy Skills Queensland partners with industry, contractors, education and training organisations, and corporate groups across our industries, while engaging with other key stakeholders such as government, regulators, unions and other industry peak bodies to ensure that solutions provide a holistic outcome to meet stakeholder expectations. Energy Skills Queensland publishes regular news bulletins, and hosts conferences, workshops, seminars and other professional events designed to inform industry of new developments and initiatives. Energy Skills Queensland’s industry structure covers the following sectors: Electrotechnology, Telecommunications, Electricity Supply and Rail, Electricity Generation, Sustainable and Renewable Energy, Gas Transmission and Distribution and Coal Seam Gas to Liquefied Natural Gas. The work of Energy Skills Queensland will continue to facilitate thousands of skilled people being available to join these high growth industries over coming years.