Industry insights on skills needs

According to the Construction, Plumbing and Services IRC’s 2019 Skills Forecast the top Construction Skills in demand required for the Construction industry are: Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Learning agility/Information literacy/Intellectual autonomy and self-management Design mindset/Thinking critically/System thinking/Solving problems Communication/Virtual collaboration/Social intelligence Technology. The top five other employability skills requested by employers were life skills (including money and time management, organisation and planning), adaptability, a good work ethic (attitude, reliability, desire to work hard), work health and safety and resilience. … Continue reading “Industry insights on skills needs”

The importance of qualifications in the building and construction industry.

Unlike employers in general, Vocational Education is central to licensing requirements in the construction industry. This means that Vocational Education is an entry requirement for trades and employers who are likely to be familiar with Vocational Education training and skills outcomes. With approximately 50% of employers saying Vocational Education qualifications as meaning they could have confidence in the level of skills of employees, why not complete your goal today. Contact Vortex Education today to start your journey.

Why is it important to study building and construction?

The Building and Construction industry is focused on building, demolition, renovation, maintenance or repair of building and infrastructure. It covers a wide range of activities, from planning and surveying to structural construction to through to finishing services such as painting and decorating. The Construction industry generates over $360 billion in revenue, producing around 9% of Australia‚Äôs Gross Domestic Product, and has a projected annual growth rate of 2.4% in the next five years. Vortex Education is here to help. Contact … Continue reading “Why is it important to study building and construction?”