QTA Ltd is a part of the Australian Trucking Association’s (ATA) Skills and Workforce Policy Group which is a reference point for initiatives that aim to address future skills’ needs of the industry.
As in most developed economies, Australia suffers from a shortage of truck drivers and diesel mechanics, as well as in other business support roles such as IT. QTA Ltd works with the ATA and other industry groups to develop effective ways to improve the industry’s recruitment and retention of a skilled workforce. It promotes development of an effective industry training culture to encourage professional development among new and existing employees and to enhance the industry’s capacity to meet or exceed its regulatory and other legal requirements.
QTA Ltd is an active member of the Transport and Logistics Workforce Advisory Committee (TLWAC) being represented on the Committee by our Chief Executive Officer.
The TLWAC Committee is a group of committed representatives who are working on behalf of the transport, logistics and supply chain industry to identify, define and prioritse workforce solutions for idustry and this work is supported by TLI Connect.
TLI Connect are a team at the Department of Transport and Main Roads, who assist employers to develop systems and processes to retain existing staff, attract new employees and identify skilling opportunities.
TLI Connect engages directly with industry to promote training and employment pathways to attract and retain the right people, and to heighten awareness of the industry to a younger demographic.
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