THE CURRENT PICTURE. EMPLOYMENT: 50,000 new jobs in the next 20 years at the Brisbane Airport precincts at the rate of approx. 2, 500 p.a. Issues that arise.. WHAT INDUSTRY SKILL SECTORS WILL THESE JOBS BE IN? WILL THERE BE A SKILLS GAP FOR SOME JOBS?
emerging skills across 11 sectors in
Are senior school subject offerings geared up to meet these needs?
THERE WILL ALSO BE AN INCREASE IN THE DEMAND FOR EXISTING SKILLS IN RETAIL, HOSPITALITY, BUSINESS AND ACCOUNTING PRACTITIONERS, REAL ESTATE AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
Are public and private RTO’s and Universities prepared for students to enroll in these areas?
SOME EXAMPLES OF BARRIERS
Areas of Transport, Storage & Logistics are not seen as an attractive career paths by young people!
Retail is perceived as an ‘in-between’ option and is not seen as a viable career
NATIONAL BROADBAND NETWORK & INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
GREEN SKILLS IN TRADITIONAL TRADE AREAS TO ENSURE ENVIRONMANTAL SUSTAINABILITY.
Transport options need to be addressed by appropriate Authorities within the ATC & BAC precincts for existing and potential employees and the community