New apprenticeships to tackle HVAC+R skills shortage

July 16, 2019 BY ARBS

 

The Government’s Delivering Skills for Today and Tomorrow $525 million funding package has been announced with plans to ensure Australians develop the skills they need to succeed in a changing workplace.

The package will create up to 80,000 additional apprentices over the coming five years in identified priority skill shortage areas, including the HVAC+R sector. In addition, it will address youth unemployment by providing 400 scholarships in regions throughout Australia and streamline incentives for employers of apprentices and trainees whilst modernising the skills needs list.

For further information see the factsheet: https://www.budget.gov.au/2019-20/content/factsheets/download/fact_sheet_skills_package.pdf