The Energy Efficiency Training Program ensures NSW has the skilled workforce necessary to implement energy efficient, more sustainable practices in industry, government and the community.
The $20 million program provides energy efficiency training for key trades and professionals such as electricians, plumbers, facility managers, engineers and accountants.
The Program also supports professional development for educators and forms partnerships with business to provide innovative training for their current workforce and to encourage uptake across an industry sector or supply chain.
The Office of Environment and Heritage partners with the Department of Education and Communities NSW to implement the Energy Efficiency Training Program.
Thirty-one energy efficiency training projects have been funded by the Energy Efficiency Training Program.
These projects involve:
Case studies and training resources produced by a number of participants are now available.
The Energy Efficiency Training Program supports the development and delivery of higher education courses that can improve energy efficiency knowledge and practice.
This includes work with universities and professional associations to ensure key sectors have access to professional development, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate courses in energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Target professions include engineers, accountants and business managers.
Two energy efficiency training projects for engineers and four projects for accountants are being funded.
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