Industry Snapshots

The Industry Snapshots published by the RITC identify and discuss the industry developments and workforce challenges on an annual basis.


Follow below to access the 2020 Laboratory Operations Industry Snapshot.

Workforce Priorities



Laboratory Operations in WA is not technically a sector, but rather a diverse group of technical and scientific occupations which service a broad range of industries including mining, oil & gas, manufacturing, construction, health, defence, environmental management, food & beverages, and agriculture.

The Resources Industry Training Council (RITC) produces 6-monthly updates on identified workforce priorities for this broad sector. The updates examine issues, strategies and actions identified by industry, to guide the development of a skilled workforce to meet the needs of industry in Western Australia.

One of the Service Agreement deliverables, between the Resources Industry Training Council (RITC) and the Western Australian State Training Board, is to; Provide industry intelligence and data on workforce and occupational priorities to inform the:


To get in touch with the RITC and make your contribution to any of the above processes please contact Liz Crompton.

Industry Reports

These reports are drawn from a wide range of sources including industry,  other industry associations, consulting firms, Government agencies (including commissioned research) and also international peak bodies.