VISION:

Connecting People and Skills to Power Australia’s Energy Future


VALUE PROPOSITION:

To Deliver a Sustainable Supply of Highly Skilled Power Engineering Professionals Working Effectively to Meet the Challenges of Australia’s Emerging Energy Future and to Support the Technical and Commercial Success of Member Companies in the Energy Sector.

This will be provided through maximising collaboration throughout the energy industry, universities & schools, professional bodies and government in power engineering education, research, and training.

A PDF copy of API Strategic Plan 2017-2021 can be found by Clicking here.

A complete listing of the Actions to achieve the above Objectives and Outcomes can be found by Clicking here.



Objectives Initiatives

PROVIDE A SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY OF QUALITY POWER ENGINEERING GRADUATES TO ENERGY INDUSTRY
  • Actively promoting engineering in schools
  • Delivery of a successful bursary program to promote and market API and powerengineering
  • Coordination of networking between industry, students and academia
  • Increasing inclusion and diversity in power engineering
  • Matching supply of high quality graduates with industry demand in the longer term
  • Expanding API membership aligned to the energy transformation road map
  • Communicating API as value for money by supporting collaborative efforts to achieve power engineering skills objectives

FACILITATE A STRONG POWER ENGINEERING EDUCATION PLATFORM

  • Aligning power engineering curriculum to position graduates for future career success and industry benefit
  • Supporting early career academics
  • Bridgingindustry and academia to align common understanding of industry skills and priorities 
  • Offering a suite of professional development trainingcourses relevant to industry
  • Extending reach of training into the Asia Pacific region
  • Supportingindustry events/conferences and related forums

COORDINATION OF INDUSTRY AND UNIVERSITY INNOVATION INITIATIVES 

  • Implementing ar2D framework in collaboration with the energy networks association
  • Accessing university and industry partnerscapability to enable r2D framework 
  • Delivering agreed innovation priority projects