The RITC undertakes project-based activity to address particular workforce development needs of the oil and gas, mining and downstream process manufacturing industries.

December 4, 2018

This project focuses on identifying workforce development issues impacting on the drilling industry (senior drillers, drillers and offsiders) and some potential policy solutions to address them.  Focus areas include:

·       Current industry skill demand and forecast demand over the medium term;

·       Skill pathways in the industry and the potential for change to meet industry skill demand;...

December 4, 2018

This project focuses on a holistic perspective relating to the skill requirements of operating and supporting automation across three discrete areas:

·       Haul trucks

·       Drills

·       Laboratory Operations

The project’s focus is determining changes in the skill type/level and quantity necessary to operate and support an automated environment in the...

December 1, 2017

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The aim of the project is to examine the mining industry's skill and associated training requirements resulting from changing technology and business processes, particularly those pertaining to the emergence of remote operation centres within the surface mining sector. It will assess the suitability of current training arrangements, including training packages and programs, for the provision...

November 16, 2016

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The project aims to determine the industry requirement to train multi-skilled workers for entry to surface mining operations.  It will assess the value of a cross-role, supply chain based training model and the potential for broader application across the mining industry.

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Drilling Industry Workforce Development Strategy – Ensuring Sustainability

December 4, 2018

Supporting Automation Across the RITC Industries – What is Required?

December 4, 2018

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The Resource Industry Training Council (RITC) is a state government funded joint venture between Chamber of Minerals and Energy (CME) and the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association Ltd (APPEA), gathering industry intelligence, on current trends, skills gaps and training needs, which it provides to industry, the State Training Board (STB), Department of Training and Workforce Development (DTWD), the WA Government. RITC governance is facilitated through the RITC Advisory Board. 



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