About API

Connecting People and Skills to Power Australia’s Energy Future

The Australian Power Institute (API) represents major Australian power companies in providing future professional power engineering capability whose vision is:

"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"

The key objectives of API are:

  • Provide a sustainable supply of quality power engineering graduates to energy industry
  • Facilitate a strong power engineering education platform
  • Coordination of industry and university innovation initiatives

News


17/Sep/2020

API Day in the Life of a 7 year old program: registrations now open!


  Registrations now open to access our free (online) Australian curriculum-linked resource kit for teachers to support STEM learning in Primary Schools!


20/Aug/2020

Making STEM real for Kids: Teacher's perspective on API DIL Program


  To celebrate National Science Week, API is hosting a free webinar to encourage take up of our API Day in the Life Program ( FREE Australian curriculum-linked resource kit for primary school teachers! Register your attendance by 26th August 2020.


19/Nov/2019

API announces Dr David Pointing as new CEO


  API is pleased to announce the appointment of experienced executive and engineer Dr David Pointing as the API’s next CEO.

What Others Say

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"The API Summer School is a definite must-attend for professionals involved in the Power Industry. The lectures, tours and talks will definitely build on your kit bag of tools which you can draw upon as you progress through your career. The two weeks is well worth the effort and the API personnel are able to make it fun. It's like going back to school but this time you're well aware that it's going to lead you to the path to success!"

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"The API Summer School attracts the highest caliber of speakers in the industry, who have both expertise in subject matter and a vision. The delegates also are of the highest quality. Its is a journey that should inspire most, if not all, participants to be industry visionaries."

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"This program helped me understand a broad and valuable understanding of the Industry as well as the challenges faced in the future. The skills gained from both presentations and syndicate work will certainly help me bring new ideas to my workplace in order to improve our work practices as well as advance my individual career development".