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Thomson Bridge introduces a new education model for the energy industry as forecast demand for skilled workers to build Australia’s new energy infrastructure indicates acute shortages.

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We are delighted to have commenced our training partnership with Fiji’s electrical network owner, Energy Fiji Limited (EFL).

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Indigenous High Voltage Asset Access

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Thomson Bridge is very proud of the first of our four classes at Ok Tedi Mine in PNG

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Cable installation and jointing skills will be essential to Australia’s transition to new energy.

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Brendan Ryan has 17 years in all facets of the wind industry bringing a wealth of experience to his role as Team Leader Renewable Energy at Thomson Bridge.

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Our Cable Jointing and Installation best practice workshops are back by popular demand.

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Underground power cable networks are growing at an exponential rate with the rise in large scale infrastructure builds including renewables and new housing developments, all of which has led to records being broken for new connections.

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We’re proud to announce our 2022 William Thomson Scholarship holder Daniel Keir, an electrical cable jointer with 8 years of experience in UK, who has found employment with Power Cables while studying to gain his Certificate III in ESI Cable Jointing.

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We are proud to finish the year on a high with the graduation of our 2021 fourth Year Cable Jointing Apprentices who qualified last week at a ceremony held at Thomson Bridge’s Brooklyn ESI Training facility. 

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Coal & Gas Fired Power Stations take on Thomson Bridge Legacy Skills programs, issuing nationally accredited qualifications to their people who have spent their working careers in power stations.  

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Our hand-picked team of local WA based electricity network and power systems professionals has deep knowledge of WA’s energy networks and regulations and is backed by a large national team of SMEs, engineers, L & D practitioners and digital designers who are committed to a safe and skilled workforce.

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The rising volume of high voltage underground power cables brings about technical challenges to network and site developers, operators, and maintenance technicians.

Due to the increase in costly faults in underground cabling systems, the Electricity Supply Industry (ESI) has called on Thomson Bridge and NKT to educate the owners, developers and operators of high voltage networks on what conditions and workmanship are necessary in underground cable systems to ensure quality and longevity. 

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Thomson Bridge announces government funded Global Wind Organisation (GWO) training places in New South Wales

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Thomson Bridge and Ironbark Training proudly announce a collaboration to provide essential training and skills for the next decade of energy infrastructure workers.

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Thomson Bridge is responding to the needs of the Electricity Supply Industry (ESI) and our partner clients in creating the Thomson Bridge ESI Academy.

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Great Start for the THOMSON BRIDGE – TRANSGRID Apprenticeship Program

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In spite of COVID-19, many Employers in the Electricity Supply Industry (ESI) are contnuing to employ apprentces. In response,Thomson Bridge has refined and expanded our delivery methods for apprenticeship training programs.

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The next decade will see a significant number of projects designed to improve and secure the nation’s transmission infrastructure. Projects of note include the new electricity interconnector between South Australia and New South Wales.

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The electricity distribution network industry has endured substantial transformation in recent times, with the networks experiencing a significant growth in outsourcing of building and maintaining to a contractor workforce. This trend has led to a large number of workplace redundancies and movement across the electrical networks. 

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Massive investment in rail infrastructure is underway and will continue for the next decade. Projects such as Cross River Rail in Brisbane, Inland Rail, Sydney and Melbourne Metros, the Level Crossing Removal Program, the Metronet project in Perth, rail extensions in South Australia, expansion of rail lines in the Pilbara, and numerous light rail projects in cities across the country, are heralding this investment boom. 

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