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Industry Skills Advisory (ISA) roles align with Skills for Queensland – Great training for quality jobs priorities, which include delivering an expanded focus inclusive of employment, small business and regional skills needs.

Industry Skills Advisors (ISAs) engage with employers, small business and industry stakeholders to provide high quality, evidence-based industry advice and intelligence about current and emerging industry direction, regional skills needs and training solutions, jobs growth and employment opportunities. This advice will:

  • inform and align our training and skills priorities and decision-making, including program design and investment settings
  • support and connect with our industry engagement framework priorities including the work of departmental regional officers, Regional Jobs Committees, Jobs Queensland and the Ministerial Skills Roundtable
  • inform and contribute to national vocational education and training (VET) reform agendas and the review and development of training package product
  • support employer, small business and industry's connection and engagement with VET and VET pathways and our programs, initiatives, and events.

ISAs have been contracted from 1 March 2020 to 30 June 2024 to provide coverage for the following industry sectors.

Industry sector Indicative coverage Industry Skills Advisor
Agriculture and horticulture
  • Agriculture
  • Animal care and management
  • Aquaculture and fishing
  • Conservation and land management
  • Forestry
  • Horticulture
  • Irrigation
  • Landscape construction
  • Primary industries
Queensland Farmers' Federation Ltd
Rod Morris
VET Industry Skills Advisor
Phone: 0428 793 767
  • Automotive retail
  • Automotive service
  • Automotive repair
Motor Trades Association of Queensland
Brad Flanagan
Director Industry Initiatives
Phone: 0475 617 179
Business and ICT
  • Business
  • Finance
  • Small and micro business
  • Information technology
  • Cyber security
Australian Computer Society
Luisa Grant
Industry Skills Advisor Project Manager
Phone: 0448 787 082
Electrotechnology and utilities
  • Electrotechnology
  • Gas supply
  • General (supply)
  • Telecommunications
  • Supply networks
  • Renewable energy
Energy Skills Queensland
Jakes Jacobs
Industry Workforce Planner
Phone: (07) 3721 8800
Fitness, sport and recreation
  • Fitness
  • Sport
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Community recreation
  • Racing
Active Queenslanders Industry Alliance
Jo Chiu
Industry Development Manager
Phone: (07) 3367 0833
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce
  • Rural and remote workforce
  • Allied health
  • Dental
  • First aid
  • Health administration
  • Nursing
  • Pathology including point of care testing
  • Sterilisation services
CheckUP Australia
Kylie Hogan
Health Industry Skills Advisor
Phone: 0478 841 014
Manufacturing and engineering
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Aeroskills
  • Aviation engineering and maintenance
  • Defence manufacturing
  • Engineering
  • Food processing and technology
  • Hydrogen processing
  • Furnishing
  • Laboratory operations
  • Meat processing
  • Textiles, clothing and footwear
  • Printing and graphic arts
  • Process plant operations
  • Sustainability

Manufacturing Skills Queensland
Wayne Lee
Industry Skills Advisor Manufacturing
Phone: 0419 841 852

Lisa Gilbert
Industry Skills Advisor Manufacturing
Phone: 0411 715 510

Resources and mining
  • Mining
  • Resource processing
  • Drilling oil/gas
  • Coal seam gas
  • Liquid natural gas
Queensland Resources Council
Jenni Champion
Industry Skills Advisor
Phone: 0438 556 190
Tourism, hospitality and events
  • Baking and patisserie
  • Cookery
  • Events management
  • Hospitality
  • Travel and tourism
Queensland Tourism Industry Council
Kathryn Moody
Workforce Development Manager
Phone: 0413 364 651
  • Potable water
  • Waste water
  • Water storage
  • Water recycling

Queensland Water Directorate
Neil Holmes
Skills Partnership Manager
Phone: (07) 3632 6851

Last updated 2 April 2024

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