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Expressions of Interest for LEI Training Program Pilot Now Open

Are you a qualified electrician looking to upskill or an existing licensed electrical inspector looking to increase your understanding of solar and battery inspections? Funded by Solar Victoria with input and expertise from industry, Future Energy Skills in partnership with Solar Victoria and Energy Safe Victoria are developing two courses to encourage more qualified electricians to become LEIs and to …

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End Of Year Message From EO

Dear colleagues,  Season’s Greetings and let us wish another COVID year Goodbye!  On behalf of Future Energy Skills (FES) I would like thank you for your continued support in what has been an extremely challenging year for us all. Throughout the COVID 19 crisis our staff have all been instrumental in enabling the continuation of critical assessment services at our …

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CPD Pilot Expressions of Interest

Is your Electrician’s Licence due for renewal between July 2023 and February 2024?  Supported by trades unions, employers, the Government and Energy Safe Victoria (ESV), ESV will shortly introduce Victoria’s first mandatory program of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for the electrical trade, and there is an exciting opportunity for you to be part of the pilot program in March 2022.   You will be able to provide valuable feedback before …

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PMO October Update

What a month it has been! The FES PMO has been continuing to work on developing resources for the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and Licensed Electrical Inspectors (LEI) Projects. The pilot programs for both of these projects will be undertaken early 2022 with EOI’s for participation opening in November. We have completed the final phase of our project in collaboration …

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FES Assessments October Update

It’s been a bumpy few months for candidates, training providers and the Licensing Assessment team at Future Energy Skills.  The team continue to meet the demand for assessments, albeit with a few COVID Safe measures in place. Thank you, both to our remarkable administration team for all the rescheduling work and to our candidates for your patience and working with …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 up until Friday 19th November 2021. Let’s get this great City and Industry going. Please contact …

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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 …

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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 …