Press Releases

A New Way: Manufacturing Skills Plus

A New Way: Manufacturing Skills Plus

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd

Minister for Employment, Skills and Training Brendan O’Connor

VICTORIA PARK
12 AUGUST 2013

The Rudd Labor Government today announced Manufacturing Skills Plus, a new program to ensure more Australians have the skills they need for the manufacturing jobs of the future.

The Minister for Employment visited Perth Outdoor Blinds today to meet some new apprentices and discuss the skills that they felt necessary in order to gain employment.

Building on our Step into Skills program, this is the next stage in Federal Labor’s positive plan to support jobs for Australia beyond the mining investment boom.

 

A New Way: Skilling for Better Services

A NEW WAY: SKILLING FOR BETTER SERVICES

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd

Minister for Employment, Skills and Training Brendan O’Connor

13 AUGUST 2013

PERTH

Thousands of skilled jobs will be supported by a new Rudd Labor Government program to help meet anticipated rapid growth in demand for skilled workers in trade services.

The Minister for Employment visited Residential Painters Perth today to discuss the demand for skilled workers in the building and construction industry.

 

New Scheme to Address Skills Shortage in Perth

 

Perth is in need of a lot more skilled professionals such as licensed plumbers, electricians and engineers.

Labor today announced a new program to support small business by giving them financial incentives to take on new apprentices.

Jay Sutton from Plumbing Perth has praised the idea, saying that the new scheme will give him the opportunity to take on and train new staff.