View Post

FES Assessments Update: A Challenging August

Along with the rest of Victoria we have been navigating, firstly a Metropolitan Covid-19 lock down and then an extension to include all regional areas of the state. Assessments have been postponed at all our venues, except for the one-on-one type, SWP/REL assessments. For these assessments we have the technology at our disposal to ensure that our Assessors and the …

View Post

New project announced at FES

The FES PMO has been waiting to be able to share this exciting news …. FES has been announced as the provider for the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Resource Development Project. This project will assist to enhance the safety, training and skills based of Victorian electrical workers. CPD will apply to most licensed electrical workers, and attendance will become a …

View Post

Assessments Update September 2021

We are open and delivering all Licensed Electrician’s Assessments, with smaller group numbers and frequent staggered assesment times.  The Health and Safety of all Candidates and Staff is paramount and we insist that when onsite we all adhere to the Mandatory wearing of masks at all times. Let’s get this great City and Industry going. Please contact us if you …

View Post

The Project Management Office (PMO) is still growing!

Welcome to the team Joshua Danahay and Greg Lagan, who both join as Project Officers, and we wish Joshua and Greg all the best as they begin their journey with FES. Be sure to keep an eye out for them in a future Feature Profile! The PMO has also adapted well to the latest COVIDSafe restrictions in Victoria, continuing their …

View Post

FES announced as successful provider for Licensed Electrical Inspectors (LEI) Resource Development Project

In exciting news, Solar Victoria has announced FES as the successful provider for the Licensed Electrical Inspectors (LEI) Resource Development Project as part of the Victorian Government’s $11 million investment in the solar revolution. This training aims to make solar even safer by encouraging more qualified electricians to become LEIs as well as building skills and capacity for existing inspectors …

View Post

Assessments Update July 2021

Christmas in July has come and gone, and the winter months are passing away. The Licencing Assessment area of Future Energy Skills has continued to work closely with all candidates, ESV and key stakeholders to provide the best service we can. We have seen a few candidates in the period of July achieve a result of 100% in their LET …

View Post

Exciting developments in FES Projects

With the establishment of a Project Management Office (PMO) and some new projects underway, the projects team is undergoing some exciting changes!  Libby Leetch, who has been a staple of the FES projects team for over two years, has been promoted to PMO Manager – congratulations Libby! The PMO has also welcomed two new members of staff this month; Lizzie …

View Post

Assessments Update

The assessments team of have risen to the challenge once again this month by quickly adapting to the changing Covid-19 restrictions during the two-week circuit breaker lockdown, continuing with the gradual easing that is now taking place. Assessments were suspended from 28th May to 1st June, but the team were able to get things back up and running quickly in …

View Post

Announcement – New Executive Officer

We are delighted to announce that Michael Cullen has been appointed as the new Executive Officer at Future Energy Skills. Mick first joined Future Energy Skills (FES) in December 2018 as Operations Manager and has been a key member of the FES management team for the last two and a half years. During this time, Mick has completed a Graduate …

View Post

Inaugural LEI Forum

Monday the 22nd of March saw the first LEI Forum.  The Forum was attended by representatives of Energy Safe Victoria, and the three LEI tuition providers; Electrical Training Academy, Technical Training Australia and Triple Trade Training and was a chance for ESV to explain the LEI assessments and the methodology behind the Simulated Installations used to assess candidates. The event …