Skills Queensland is an industry-led statutory body established to strengthen Queensland's economic base by providing a skilled workforce that meets the current and future needs of industry and the community.
Skills Queensland builds on the Queensland Government's commitment to work in partnership with industry, training providers, unions, universities and the community to create one of the most flexible, modern and innovative training systems in Australia. It is led by a Board comprised of industry leaders. The Board is supported by a Chief Executive Officer and staff.
Skills Queensland is responsible for aligning Queensland's skills system with the needs of employers, individuals, industry, and the community, to alleviate skill shortages and better position Queensland and Queenslanders to address future skill needs.
Skills Queensland is responsible for leading Queensland's skills development strategies across the labour market, including vocational education and training (VET), VET in schools, employment programs, higher education and skilled migration.
Skills Queensland is responsible to the Minister for Education, Training and Employment.