Latest Skills Forecast 2020
The Gas 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.GO TO FORECAST
The UEG Gas Industry Training Package provides Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications for occupations involved in the manufacture and distribution of town gas through a system of mains and pipelines.GO TO PROJECTS
Gas Industry Reference Committee (IRC)
The Gas IRC is made up of industry leaders and experts and acts as a conduit between the Gas industry and the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC).
The Gas Supply, Transmission, Distribution and Gaseous Fuels (hereafter Gas Supply) industry provides vital services to Australian homes and businesses across its four subsectors; LPG bottling and storage, retailers that buy and sell gas, transmission operators that transport gas from production facilities to the entry point of the distribution network, and distributors that operate the networks that carry gas to the end user.
The Gas IRC are responsible for ensuring the UEG Gas Industry Training Package meets the needs of the industry and provides Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification for occupations involved in the manufacture and distribution of town gas through a system of mains and pipelines.
Acting Chair: Michael Broomhead, ATCO Gas Australia
Deputy Chair: Vacant
Lindsay Eisemann, Origin Energy
Andrew Tsitas, Engineering, Technology and Innovation | McConnell Dowell Corporation Ltd
Ashley Hartnell, Jemena
Geoff Perks, Gas Energy Australia
George Pavlou, Transport Workers Union
Robyn Archer, APA Group
Shane Roulstone, Australian Workers Union
Jakes Jacobs, Energy Skills Queensland
Brian Little, Energy Safe Victoria
Gas Industry Reference Committee Acting Chair
Michael Broomhead is the Manager Training with ATCO responsible for ensuring all field operatives are trained and competent to enable them to work on the Western Australian Gas Distribution System.
Michael supports ATCO by overseeing the delivery of both accredited and non-accredited training. He engages with stakeholders to ensure training needs-analysis, competency frameworks and training plans are all developed in line with business requirements.
Michael has been involved in the gas industry all his working life which commenced on the tools in 1988 before moving to the training sector in 2000, where his passion for professional and quality training and assessment commenced. He has been an active member on the Gas IRC since 2017 and has provided valuable input into two Technical Advisory Committees.
IRC Meeting Minutes
Summary minutes are shared for all IRC meetings to provide a high level summary of key issues discussed.
Industry Skills Specialist - Gas Supply
Phone: 0447 055 160