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New 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
  • support the ongoing implementation of our VET Quality Framework
  • 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 2023 to provide coverage for the following industry sectors.

Industry sectorIndicative coverageIndustry 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
Marcello Riotto
Industry Capability Manager
Phone: 0438 734 615
Business and ICT
  • Business
  • Finance
  • Small and micro business
  • Property services
    • Cleaning
    • Swimming pool maintenance
  • Security
  • Information technology
  • Cyber security
Community services
  • Aged care
  • Auslan including interpreting
  • Community services
  • Early childhood education and care
  • Disability
  • School age education and care
  • Youth work
  • Mental health in community setting
Community Services Industry Alliance Ltd
Jamie Brown
Project Officer
Industry Skills Advisor Program
Phone: (07) 3184 6891
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
Advisor contact TBC
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
Ai Group
Wayne Lee
Industry Skills Advisor Manufacturing
Phone: 0419 841 852
Resources and mining
  • Mining
  • Resource processing
  • Drilling oil/gas
  • Coal seam gas
  • Liquid natural gas
Ai Group
Advisor contact TBC
Retail and personal services
  • Retail
  • Community pharmacy
  • Floristry
  • Hairdressing and barbering
  • Beauty services
  • Funeral services
National Retail Association
Advisor contact TBC
Screen, media and the arts
  • Creative arts
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Screen and media
Tourism, hospitality and events
  • Baking and patisserie
  • Cookery
  • Events management
  • Hospitality
  • Travel and tourism
Queensland Tourism Industry Council
Kathryn Moody
Workforce Development Manager
Phone: (07) 3236 1445
Transport and logistics
  • Aviation
  • Marine
  • Rail
  • Transport
  • Road
  • Warehousing
Queensland Trucking Association Ltd
Linda MacDonald
VET Industry Engagement Consultant
Phone: 0413 001 022
  • Potable water
  • Waste water
  • Water storage
  • Water recycling
Queensland Water Directorate
Carlie Sargent
Project Co-ordinator, Skills
Phone: (07) 3632 6854

Last updated 17 March 2020

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