Automotive Environmental Scan - 2015

Auto Skills Australia

Automotive Environmental Scan - 2015


Industry Discussion Forum – ACT, September 4, 2014


The Automotive Environmental Scan (E-scan) is a federal report into the automotive industry.  The report serves as an early warning mechanism for government. It captures current information and developments within the automotive industry and the training system in each state/territory.


To help inform the content of the E-scan, Auto Skills Australia will be holding an industry discussion forum in Canberra. The purpose of the forum is to capture the latest intelligence from business operators and stakeholders on key issues affecting the automotive industry in the ACT. The matters raised will be reviewed at the highest levels of federal and territory government.


The forum is scheduled at the Canberra Institute of Technology, Thursday 4th September.


Location: Room:    G002        Time:     11:00 AM


RSVP to Steve Bletsos (Auto Skills Australia) Ph: (03) 8610 2508


Light catering will be provided.


The following agenda items will be discussed:




  1. Key issues affecting automotive businesses in the ACT


  2. Current skill shortages and labour shortages within automotive


  3. Major factors impacting on the shape and skills base of the workforce


  4. The training system and how well its responding to user needs


  5. Other issues / key messages for Federal & Territory Government


The forums represent a unique opportunity for stakeholders to inform government on key matters concerning the automotive industry in the ACT.