Resources and Engineering Skills Alliance
The Resources and Engineering Skills Alliance (RESA) is the primary skills and workforce development advisory agency for the mining and energy industry sectors in South Australia - providing state representation in national forums and connecting with the best of Australian practice for the benefit of South Australians.
RESA is a not-for-profit, independent organisation funded by the South Australian government.
Find out more from our CEO:
Higher Education Traineeships Have Arrived!
RESA has been successful in establishing a new South Australian higher education traineeship pathway to support career development into Associate Engineer roles, with specialisations in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Geology and Mining roles. The vocation has been declared in the South Australian Government Gazette on the 23rd December 2021.
New Operations Support Worker Traineeship
RESA has been successful in establishing a new South Australian traineeship pathway to support career entry into resources and infrastructure industry Operations Support Worker roles. The vocation has been declared in the South Australian Government Gazette on the 10th June 2021
SA Mining Workforce Priorities Report, 2020 Review AVAILABLE NOW
RESA's South Australian Mining and Energy Workforce Priorities Report - 2020 Review provides anoverview of industry and market activity in 2020 AND insights into the jobs in demand in 2020 based on real-time industry wide recruitment activity. The report also highlights critical skills and occupations identified by industry as critical for sustainability and growth.
RESA's Supplier Essentials AVAILABLE NOW
RESA's Supplier Essentials presentations are now available to support small business operators thinking about contracting to the resources and energy sectors. Join procurement specialist Jody Rowe for our short, sharp Q&A's or take ten minutes to view the Supplier Essentials presentation, and/or download the support materials for critical insights.
RESA's Work Readiness and Action Learning Initiative
RESA's Work Readiness and Action Learning Initiative is a collaboration with the Global Centre for Work Applied Learning (GCWAL) to deliver the Graduate Work Readiness skills that empower new industry entrants to improve performance and team leaders to Facilitate Action Learning Teams . This initiative provides a resources industry subsidy for every program participant.
PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES
WORKFORCE DATA AND INSIGHTS
RESA provides data and insights into workforce hiring trends, industry skills priorities, critical skills for growth and skills shortages to inform the development of policy and frameworks to support industry skills strategies.
SUPPLY CHAIN DEVELOPMENT
RESA has facilitated regional and metropolitan supply chain development programs to support companies seeking to provide contracted servcies to the resources industry. Our Supply Hub provides links to programs and opportunities for suppliers.
SKILLS POLICY AND FRAMEWORKS
RESA consults with industry to represent the Mining and METS sectors in the development and reform of skills and workforce development policy and frameworks at State and Federal levels.