Training is still an issue for the Frame and Truss sector with the need for training in basic skills for plan reading. There is also a skills gap in the area related to loading as there are still accidents in this area of work. There is a further need to address the impact of steel as a competitor with the forest and wood products industry as it cuts across the whole vertically integrated supply chain.
Submitted on behalf of the ForestWorks Skills and Employment Council (SEC)
To be investigated with industry stakeholders before progressing to IRC Skills Forecast and Proposed Schedule of Work. Preliminary scoping undertaken with the regulators (TABMA).