Skills and Training

qldwater through the Water Skills Partnership works collaboratively with members to address common skilling, training and workforce issues for water service providers from across Queensland. The Water Skills Partnership is the only industry-led skills program for the Queensland industry with approximately 50 subscribers and broad representation across the State.

qldwater is contracted by the Queensland Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) as an Industry Skills Advisor and on behalf of members and subscribers to the Water Skills Partnership, provides industry advice and intelligence about current and emerging workforce, skilling and training needs and opportunities.

qldwater holds a position on the Water Industry Reference Committee convened by Australian Industry Standards, and participates in technical reviews of water industry training packages and products.

Skills and Training News

Regular Skills eFlashes provide updates on the latest water industry skills and training news.

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Water Skills Partnership

The Queensland Water Skills Partnership is the most significant industry-led skills program for the water industry in Queensland.

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Training and Education Opportunities

Explore the variety of pathways into the urban water industry including qldwater's Water Industry Worker vocational training program.

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Funding for Training

State and Federal Funding for water industry training is available under a range of State and Federal initiatives.

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Career and Workforce Resources

Information on the workforce composition of the industry, career profiles, fact sheets and more.

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Operator Development Programs

qldwater invests a lot of time in programs that improve skills, build career paths and recognising the crucial role water operators play in delivering water and sewerage services to Queensland communities.

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