Businesses which rely on Queensland’s vocational education and training (VET) system to skill their current and future employees will no doubt be wondering what all the changes in this space will mean for them. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) is urging the Federal Government to provide detail quickly and efficiently so that businesses, particularly those in regional Queensland, can plan their workforce and be certain that they have the access to the skilled workers they need. Read more.
A new research report on our future workforce warns that Queensland could be “left behind” if we do not embrace progressive reforms in education and training. Read more.
Monday 10 December, 2012 | Tags: Skills Education and Training
CCIQ is excited to announce that it is joining with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and the Queensland Minister for Education, Training and Employment to encourage employers to think ‘Employ Outside the Box’ in order to meet their workforce needs. Read more.
Friday 30 November, 2012 | Tags: Skills Education and Training
CCIQ (Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland) is backing the recommendations of the Queensland Skills and Training Taskforce for vocational education and training reforms and is pleased by the State Government’s announcement today that it will support the bulk of Taskforce’s report. Read more.
Thursday 24 May, 2012 | Tags: Skills Education and Training
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ), in partnership with YouthInvest, hosted Skilling Tomorrow’s Workforce, a solutions focused regional workshop in Rockhampton this morning. Read more.
Thursday 19 April, 2012 | Tags: Skills Education and Training
Business and industry have welcomed the announcement of a new $1000 jobs bonus and other initiatives to encourage employment of mature-aged workers. Read more.
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) welcomes the Commonwealth Government commitment to $1.75 billion over the next five years to further ongoing reforms to the national training system. Read more.
Tuesday 29 November, 2011 | Tags: Skills Education and Training
Queensland’s education and training system must be reformed to deliver a world-class workforce which meets businesses’ needs, according to a new report by Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ). Read more.
Wednesday 13 April, 2011 | Tags: Skills Education and Training
Legislation was passed in Parliament last month to establish a Queensland Skills Commission. The Commission, to be known as Skills Queensland, will use industry advice to help ensure growing skills demand could be filled by Queenslanders Read more.
Sunday 6 March, 2011 | Tags: Skills Education and Training
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) today welcomed the government’s announcement of a Queensland natural disaster skills response and suggested that it will go a long way to restoring Queensland business’ ability to continue hosting apprentices and trainees. Read more.
Monday 22 November, 2010 | Tags: Skills Education and Training
Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) today welcomed Federal Government initiatives to reduce red tape and streamline the hiring of skilled migrant workers for the resources sector, but warned against excluding other industries from the benefits of these initiatives. Read more.