Latest Skills Forecast 2020

The Electrotechnology IRC Skills Forecast focuses on the prioritisation of the skills needs of the industry. Skills Forecasts are developed and reviewed annually and submitted on behalf of the IRC to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) for approval.


Latest Projects

Electrotechnology Training Packages, provide nationally recognised Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications for occupations involved in: electronics, electrical, communications, control systems, instrumentation, lifts, refrigeration and air conditioning, renewable/sustainable energy, fire and security, appliances, gaming and rail.


Electrotechnology Industry Reference Committee (IRC)

The Electrotechnology IRC is made up of industry leaders and experts and acts as a conduit between the Electrotechnology industry and the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC).


The Electrotechnology industry in Australia includes the design, maintenance, installation and repair for all electrical and electronic equipment across many sectors including mining, manufacturing, communications, construction, renewables, domestic and commercial refrigeration and air-conditioning.


The Electrotechnology IRC are responsible for ensuring the UEE Electrotechnology Training Package meets the needs of the industry and provides nationally recognised Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications for occupations involved in:

  • Electronics
  • Electrical
  • Communications
  • Control systems
  • Instrumentation
  • Lifts
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning
  • Renewable/sustainable energy
  • Fire and security
  • Appliances
  • Gaming
  • Rail signalling

The Committee

Chair: Larry Moore, National Electrical & Communications Association.

Deputy Chair: Mark Burgess, Electrical Trades Union


Committee members:

Carl Copeland, College of Electrical Training
Graham Williams, Institute of Instrumentation Control & Automation
Kevin O’Shea, Refrigeration Air-Conditioning Contractors Association
Malcolm Richards, Master Electricians Australia
Alex Newman, Communications Electrical Plumbing Union
Neil Fraser, Energy Safe Victoria (ERAC)
Noel Munkman, Australian Refrigeration Council
Paul Lowe, NSW TAFE
Sarah Loveday, Loveday Electrical
Trevor Moore, JMD Railtech/Rail Industry Safety & Standards Board
Michael Cullen, Future Energy Skills


Larry Moore

Electrotechnology Industry Reference Committee Chair


Larry Moore has been involved in the electrotechnology industry since 1964, when he started his career as an apprentice electrical fitter with General Motors Holden. He is currently the Executive Director of the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) where he has led the recent establishment and rapid development of a Group Training Organisation (GTO), NECA Careers and Apprenticeships.


Larry is also State Secretary of the Refrigeration Air Conditioning Contractors Association in South Australia, a role he has held since 1998, and was previously Executive Director of the National Electrical Contractors Association SA/NT Chapter.


Larry brings a wealth of diverse experience to the work of the Electrotechnology IRC and is a passionate advocate for Vocational Educational and Training.


Paul Humphreys

Industry Skills Specialist - Electrotechnology



Phone: 0429 670 588




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