Workforce development needs survey report


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Australian Industry Group


This report documents the outcomes of the Australian Industry Group survey of employers about their workforce development and skills needs. The company responses can be divided into four main industry sectors: manufacturing, services, construction and mining. Key issues for employers include: (1) skills shortages, especially for technicians and trade workers, and including science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) areas; (2) apprenticeships and traineeships, around engagement, suitability of applicants, availability of relevant training, and literacy and numeracy issues; (3...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Industry; Research; Skills and knowledge; Employment; Finance; Outcomes

Keywords: Survey; Employers; Opinion; Skill needs; Skill shortage; Education work relationship; Relevance of education and training; Training investment; Education industry relationship

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: Australian Industry Group, 2016

Physical description: 43 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 126.538

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