Engineers Australia Student Membership

Did you know if you are an existing Advanced Diploma of Engineering student with Outsource Institute that you are entitled to complimentary membership with Engineers Australia (EA)? Who is Engineers Australia? Engineers Australia is the largest and most diverse professional body for engineers in Australia. As their vision states “Engineers Australia is the trusted voice […]

Women in Welding

Outsource Institute has two questions for our readers to ponder: 1. Are you a female? 2. Have you ever considered a career in welding? Welding is not a new employment prospect for women, in fact women have worked in shipyards and factories welding since WWII, when many men had to leave their welding jobs to […]

The National Skills Needs List

The National Skills Needs List recognises traditional trades that are determined as experiencing a national skills shortage. The list is based on detailed labour market research and analysis undertaken by the Department of Employment and is updated every six months. Under the Australian Apprenticeships Incentives Program, an Australian Apprentice undertaking a Certificate III or IV […]

Advance your Trade

ARE YOU CURRENTLY WORKING IN THE TRADE INDUSTRIES? Outsource Institute delivers the Diploma of Engineering – Advanced Trade, as part of our growing pathway through the varying levels of Engineering Industries. The Diploma of Engineering- Advanced Trade has been specifically developed to the metal, engineering, manufacturing, and associated industries and covers subjects such as the […]

Top 10 Industries That Employ The MOST Engineers!

Top 10 Industries that employ the most engineers: The contribution of engineers is embodied in almost every good and service produced and/or consumed in Australia and this is reflected in the fact that engineers are employed in almost every industry. Today we’ll be looking at the top 10 industries that employ the most engineers […]

Women in Trades

The data shown for 2019 on Workplace Gender Equality shows Women comprise 50.2% of employees in Australia, where 37.7% are full-time employees and 74.8% are working part-time. Graph 1 shows the workforce composition by gender per industry. as you will observe, women in the mining, manufacturing and construction industries comprise of 17%, 27% & 18% […]