E-Oz Energy Skills Australia is the industry’s declared Industry Skills Council for the energy sectors, including;
- Electricity distribution, transmission and rail
- Electricity generation
- Gas Transmission
E-Oz Energy Skills Australia is an independent, not for profit, bipartite company committed to supporting high quality training and workforce development within and beyond the energy industries.
To ensure Australia’s energy industry has access to a highly skilled and effective workforce.
To provide the services, products, support and advice necessary for the development of highly skilled and effective energy industry workforce.
News and Announcements
Working Safely with Asbestos Containing Materials Course now Mandatory in the ACT
The ACT Government has recently mandated that people in occupations that are likely to work with materials that contain asbestos must complete an approved training course in working safely with asbestos (10559NAT – Course in Working Safely with Asbestos Containing Materials).
This requirement is in addition to the mandated asbestos awareness course.
The amendments to the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 will commence on the 1 July 2019.
For further information (including the list of occupations) please click here.
For a list of registered training organisations approved to deliver the training please click here.
Advice to Registered Training Organisations with ‘Hazardous Area’ in their scope.
A new edition, AS/NZS4761:2018 Competencies for working with electrical equipment for hazardous areas (EEHA) Part 1: Competency Standards has been published.
Units of Competency (UEENEEM xxx series) and related Skill Sets in the UEE11 Training Package are based on the, now superseded, 2008 edition of AS/NZS 4761.1 and are no longer applicable.
To remain relevant to industry and candidates seeking assessment of competence, such assessment should be based on the new edition, AS/NZS4761:2018 Competencies for working with electrical equipment for hazardous areas (EEHA) Part 1: Competency Standards.
For further advice/information please click here.
The Indigenous Apprenticeships Readiness Programme
E-Oz is pleased to announce a new industry programme to support Indigenous Electrical Apprenticeships.
The Indigenous Apprenticeships Readiness Programme, “Empower”, is being delivered through a partnership arrangement between NECA Electrical Apprenticeships, TAFENSW and Mulga Gidgee.
The programme is funded through the Australian Government’s Department of Employment under Round 2 of the Empowering YOUth Initiatives Programme.
To find out more please watch the video below:
If the link does not work please click here to sign up