2020 ESI Transmission, Distribution and Rail IRC Skills Forecast

The Industry Reference Committee (IRC) Skills Forecasts are produced annually to report on the industry outlook, new and emerging skills and associated training needs for each sector. They are a culmination of an extensive consultation and review process, led by each IRC.

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ESI Transmission, Distribution and Rail Industry Reference Committee

Industry Reference Committees (IRC) ensure the delivery of high-quality Training Packages that are nationally endorsed and internationally regarded through review, development and implementation of training package content.

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ESI Transmission, Distribution and Rail Industry

The ESI Transmission, Distribution and Rail (ESI-TDR) industry delivers vital services that support the daily operations of Australian businesses and homes. It encompasses Australia’s infrastructure networks that are used to transport high-voltage electricity from generators to distribution networks and then directly to domestic and industrial users.

 

 

ESI Transmission, Distribution and Rail Chair, Peter Woods:

“The increasing adoption of new technologies such as automated systems and data analytics capabilities has reshaped the industry’s operations. Research and development into these new methods of generation will continue to offer exciting opportunities to the industry.”

ESI Transmission, Distribution and Rail Industry Snapshot

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Industry Reference Committee

Industry Reference Committees ensure the delivery of high-quality Training Packages that are nationally endorsed and internationally regarded.

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IRC Skills Forecast

The Industry Reference Committee (IRC) Skills Forecasts are produced annually to report on the industry outlook, new and emerging skills and associated training needs for each sector.

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Training Package

Training Packages specify the skills and knowledge required to perform effectively in the workplace through units of competency.

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Current Projects

Projects review units of competency and skill sets in training packages

 

ESI Transmission, Distribution and Rail Industry Careers

The ESI Transmission, Distribution and Rail (ESI-TDR) industry delivers vital services to Australia’s infrastructure networks that support the daily operations of our businesses and homes. The industry supplies and transports high voltage electricity from generators to distribution networks and directly to domestic and industrial users. The Transmission industry alone accounts for nearly $3 billion in revenue and employs more than 4,500 people. The Distribution industry is significantly bigger, generating $19.57 billion in revenue and employed over 31,800 people in 2018.

 

Australia’s ESI-TDR industry is amid major transformations with new technological developments, such as advancements in Artificial Intelligence and automation, which are providing the workforce with a variety of unique and new opportunities.  The industry as a whole is also rapidly changing the traditional methods of electricity provision to consumers.

 

A career in the ESI Transmission, Distribution and Rail industry will be both rewarding and challenging. If you are interested in exploring new technologies and being part of one of Australia’s biggest infrastructure networks then take the time to investigate a career in the ESI Transmission, Distribution and Rail industry.

 
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Klausch Schmidt

Industry Manager - Electrotechnology, ESI Generation, ESI - Transmission, Distribution and Rail, Gas Supply

 

Email: klausch.schmidt@aistnds.org.au

Phone: 03 9604 7223

Mobile: 0417 568 967

 

 

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