Industry and workforce development information​

Selected reports on various industries and workforce development.

Automotive Environmental Scan 2015 (PDF 3MB) Auto Skills Australia.

Business Services Industry Environment Scan 2014. (PDF, 1MB )

Cultural & Creative Industries Environment Scan 2014 (PDF, 1MB) Innovation & Business Skills Australia.

Defence Industry Workforce Strategy – Discussion Paper (PDF) 2012, Canberra, Skills Australia.
A  preliminary assessment of the skills outlook for the Defence materiel supply industries. Public submissions on the Strategy are due by 5 April 2012. In addition, Skills Australia will conduct national consultations in March 2012.

Environmental Scan 2014-15 - CPSISC (PDF). Construction & Property Services Industry Skills Council.

Environmental Scan 2015 of the Agrifood industry: what lies beneath. (PDF) 2015, Agrifood Skills Australia.

Environmental Scan 2015 - Service Skills. Service Skills Australia.

Environmental Scan 2014 Transport & Logistics Industry Skills Council.  (PDF, 4MB) 2014 Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council.

E-Oz Energy Skills Australia Enviroscan 2014. (PDF, 1MB) Electrocomms and Energy Utilities Industry Skills Council.

Financial Services Environment Scan 2014. (PDF, 1MB) Innovation & Business Skills Australia.

Government Skills Australia 2014 Environmental Scan. Government Skills Australia.

High Performance Organisations: Maximising workforce potential - Main Report (PDF, 4MB) 2012, Australian Industry Group for DEEWR.

High Performance Organisations: Maximising workforce potential - Workplace Productivity Tool (PDF) 2012, Australian Industry Group for DEEWR.
Clayton, B. et al. Industry currency and professional obsolescence: what can industry tell us? 2013, NCVER.

Information & Communications Technology Environment Scan 2014. (PDF, 1 MB) Innovation & Business Skills Australia.

Manufacturing Green paper. Setting directions for the transition of manufacturing in South Australia. 2012, Department for Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resources and Energy (DMITRE)

Discussion of what is required to transform SA's manufacturing sector and notes the need for investment in training amongst other things.

Manufacturing: It's in our national interest 2014 Environmental Scan 2012. (PDF, 6MB) Manufacturing Skills Australia.

Mineral and Energy Resource Exploration. 2013, Productivity Commission Draft Report.

Printing & Graphic Arts Environment Scan 2014. (PDF, 1 MB) Innovation & Business Skills Australia.

Rebuilding the agricultural workforce, Report to the Business/Higher Education Round Table. (PDF) 2012, Allen Consulting Group.
A scoping study that reviews the effectiveness of current interventions designed to increase the number of people with higher education qualifications in the agricultural workforce. 

Schools workforce study – Final research report (PDF, 1MB) Melbourne, Productivity Commission. 

Skills DMC 2014 Environmental scan (PDF, 1MB) 2014, Skills DMC.

Sport, Fitness & Recreation Environmental Scan 2014. (PDF, 3MB) Service Skills Australia.

Tourism, Travel & Hospitality Environmental Scan 2014. (PDF, 2MB) Service Skills Australia.

Training and Education Environment Scan 2014. (PDF, 1MB) Innovation & Business Skills Australia.

Wholesale, Retail & Personal Services Environmental Scan 2014. (PDF, 2MB) Service Skills Australia.

Workforce development e-learning plan for the renewable energy industry (PDF) Val Evans Consulting for the Clean Energy Council.
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