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Opportunities in the manufacturing industry and Industry 4.0

It’s no secret that the Manufacturing Industry in Australia at present is undergoing significant change. The sector, whilst in a period of decline, is still however a core part of Australia’s economy and represents the 6th largest sector in Australia in terms of total jobs, accounting for 8% of employment and therefore remains one of… Continue reading »

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Information for existing Careers Australia clients

Disclaimer: Outsource Institute of Technology wish to reassure our clients that we are in no way affiliated with Careers Australia. Outsource Institute are merely utilising our channels to communicate information with anyone who may have been affected by recent appointment of Administrators at Careers Australia.  With significant numbers of students impacted by these circumstances, Outsource… Continue reading »

Is an apprenticeship your first step towards a management position?

Management positions in the trades are on the rise. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported that there were 93,000 Construction Managers in Australia in 2016, an increase of 11,400 Managers since 2011. Of these Managers, 23.6% had a Bachelor degree while 17.4% had completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma on top of their apprenticeship. So… Continue reading »

Turning a potential problem into a good solution

Pictured on the left in descending order: Alastair Savill, Ryan Williams (left) and Martin Whipp (right), Jacob Sweetman, Troy Leedham, Taane Carroll-Shuttleworth and Alan Groves holding their statements of achievement for the competencies required for onsite access.     Concerned about what you would do if you went to work one day to find that you… Continue reading »

Can you afford not being on top of workplace health and safety?

Highly skilled, experienced and knowledgeable employees are the backbone of any successful business and any business owner would agree that their employees are their most valuable asset. Their health and well-being should consequently be a major priority. Although safety training is a cost to your business, inadequate training can cost workers their lives.  According to the latest… Continue reading »