nbn is driving a significant technical skills training program in the Australian telecommunications industry, aiming to create an industry-based, sustainable, and multi-technology capable workforce in cooperation with our Delivery Partners.
To build, operate and maintain the nbn™ network, we estimate the skilled workforce available to our Delivery Partners may need to increase by more than 4,500 roles – almost doubling the current external workforce actively engaged on the nbn™ project.
Over the next 10 years our Delivery Partners will need thousands of employees to design, build and operate the nbn™ network. nbn is keen to help candidates build the skills needed to get involved. Our Industry Development Workforce Program has been developed to help fill the skill gaps for key occupations.
You could be eligible for the Industry Development Workforce Program if you are:
We have identified the following key occupations to currently have the highest shortages in connection with the roll out of the nbn™ network:
If you have vital skills and knowledge of the existing copper network or other telecommunications experience, but aren’t currently working in the field, we want to hear from you. Read more about how you can get involved