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:
Upper Spencer Gulf Training Service Guide - 2023 - AVAILABLE NOW
RESA's Upper Spencer Gulf Training Service Provider Guide - 2023 is AVAILABLE NOW. This guide provides details of training and employment service providers with operations in the Upper Spencer Gulf, Eyre Peninsula and Far North of South Australia. Services are listed by region AND discipline or you can browse the All Services Matrix. We are pleased to provide this must have guide for training managers, students, VET in School co-ordinators, workforce planners, employment service providers, career advisors and regional communities.
Upper Spencer Gulf Workforce Summit
The Upper Spencer Gulf Workforce Summit was held on 15th August to connect industry, government and community stakeholders as we collaborate to maximise the economic, employment and social transformation possible throughout the region at the heart of South Australia's transition to net zero.
Together we can make a positive and lasting impact to include benefit for present and future
generations as we focus on local people into local work opportunities to meet the current and
projected workforce requirements of industry while guaranteeing the viability and success of
the Upper Spencer Gulf through place-based solutions.
New Process Technician Traineeship
RESA has been successful in establishing a new South Australian traineeship to support career pathways for Process Technician roles, with specialisations in Upstream and Downstream oil and gas operations, mineral resources and in readiness for supporting hydrogen production operations. The vocation has been declared in the South Australian Government Gazette on the 27th January 2022.
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
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.
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.