Industry Workforce Development Plans

The EUPA and EATC industry workforce development plans summarise the conditions and trends for each of the industry sectors we represent. It provides strategies to encourage and support industry to access skilled labour – creating a sustainable workforce.



Good Practice Guide:  Gathering Workplace Evidence in Electrotechnology Apprenticeships

This guide has been developed by EUPA to assist RTOs determine good practice when profiling, collecting evidence for assessment and conducting workplace assessment.  In particular, the publication draws your attention to any differences between the activities. EUPA thanks the IWG and Dept of Education Services for their input to this document. Download the PDF here

VET in Schools

EUPA Information Paper May 2014:  Please note information was correct at time of publication

EATC A Skills Base at Risk Report

A Skills Base at Risk – Summary
This report summarises the findings from an extensive literature review, data analysis and research project examining the current and future skills requirements in the engineering and automotive trades in Western Australia.
A Skills Base at Risk – Full Report
This report is intended to provide solid research and analysis on current and future skills requirements in the engineering and automotive trades in Western Australia.

EATC Aboriginal Employment Strategy

EATC Aboriginal Employment Strategy (pdf)
The Engineering and Automotive Training Council has developed this Aboriginal Employment Strategy document for the engineering and automotive industries in Western Australia.

EUPA Submissions:

  • 13 April 2015:  Response to EnergySafety:  Proposal to ban live electrical work
  • 11 February 2015:  Department of Industry response to Training Package Discussion Paper
  • 20 November 2014:  EUPA response to MSA Public Draft:  Industrial Electrician
  • 24 December 2014:  Department of Industry Industry Engagement in Training Package Development Toward a Contestable Model Response

Western Australian Strategic Policy

The following is provided to clearly identify state and commonwealth policy that directly affects the workforce in Western Australia.  Please note that these links direct you to PDF documents that may be large in size.

State Training Board

Department of Treasury

Department of Training and Workforce Development

Occupational Lists

Department of Planning

Office of Multicultural Interests