Futuretech

Futuretech
2017
Winner
Victoria

Futuretech opened its doors in 2016 and is an innovative collaboration between the Electrical Trades Union (ETU) Victoria and Holmesglen Institute of TAFE. In a perfect match between a union representing 20,000 members in Victoria’s electro technology industry and a large training provider, Futuretech was created in response to an identified need by the Skills Council of Australia for a pioneering training centre to pilot innovative programs to drive the training of tomorrow’s skilled electrical and electro technology workers.

Located in a $3.4 million state-of-the-art training facility at the ETU’s head office in North Melbourne, Futuretech is offering 19 accredited and professional development courses in electro technology, telecommunications, cabling, Occupational Health &Safety and testing.

Futuretech sees its role as a key player in industry adopting renewable and sustainable energy by ensuring graduates are highly trained and work ready for Victoria’s rapidly changing landscape and future innovation economy.