State government invests in skilled worker training

August 9, 2023 1:47 pm in by
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South Australia is facing a looming demand for skilled workers across diverse sectors.

The Skills Outlook 2023 report revealed around 100,000 vocational education training (VET) qualifications are needed in the next five years – with industries like construction, manufacturing, retail and hospitality requiring VET qualified professionals.

To address this, the state government is granting over $5 million to training providers like TAFE SA and $2.45 million to high-demand sectors like bricklaying and electrical trades.

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Additionally, new Skills Centre’s like the one in Cleve will offer resources and specialised facilities in regional areas.