Training people in both traditional skills and new economy skills are important to Wollongong's future

Greg Ellis
Updated September 14 2016 - 6:16pm, first published 4:09pm

A look at the future of apprenticeships and traineeships by the Illawarra Business Chamber following the release of the Australian Government’s Employment Outlook has identified competitive advantages in the region that can be built on. Chamber executive director Chris Lamont said doing things that maintain the high skills base in traditional industries will help keep the city’s competitive advantage. And training people with new skills for emerging industries will present more opportunities.

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Greg Ellis

Greg Ellis

Business Editor

Almost four decades in electronic, print and digital media. A writer, presenter, emcee, photographer and videographer with degrees in business management, marketing and human resources and tertiary qualifications in photography.

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