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Skills Lab , May 8, 2020 1:29:14 PM (4 min read)

Supporting a nation-wide push for Industry 4.0 upskilling, Skills Lab has launched the first industry-based Diploma of Applied Technologies in South Australia today.

Laura Mabikafola , Mar 30, 2020 12:33:17 PM (1 min read)

A number of our clients across the SAGE Group have been asking us about training: whether they should proceed, what is possible, or do they need to push their training back.

Skills Lab , Mar 13, 2020 10:48:17 AM (1 min read)

We're proud to announce brand new course dates for our most in demand courses including PLC, SCADA and Introduction to Automation. Also on scope, Australia's first national industry 4.0 training course, the  Diploma of Applied Technologies.

Skills Lab , Feb 28, 2020 4:01:30 PM (1 min read)

Leading the way in upskilling for the future, Skills Lab today launches the Diploma of Applied Technologies accredited course nationally.

Skills Lab , Oct 24, 2019 4:13:48 PM (2 min read)

As thousands flock to the Worthy Parts expo in WA this week, international engineering and automation technology provider SAGE Group is preparing to showcase a slightly different offering to visitors, courtesy of its sister company Skills Lab.

Skills Lab , Aug 28, 2019 9:24:21 AM (2 min read)

SAGE Group company Skills Lab, is celebrating after the Australian Skills Authority (ASQA) approved its application to become a Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

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Case studies

Coca-Cola Amatil contacted SAGE Training (now Skills Lab) to upskill their staff through a customised control systems training program for their six manufacturing sites.

Training advisor Kelly Brisbane, of the Mount Isa Mine Skills Centre, had tried and tested a range of training models for her staff. When she finally discovered Skills Lab's instrumentation training course, she realised it was exactly what she was looking for. 

When the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) contacted SAGE Training (now Skills Lab) to attain PLC training in regards to the controls upon their Hobart Class Air Warfare Destroyers, we provided a custom course focused around defence training and the specific PLC systems aboard the ships.

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Skills Lab , Jul 23, 2020 12:00:28 PM (4 min read)

A new chapter in the digital story of Australian industry has created opportunity for tech-savvy school leavers to author an in-demand career. In the space between engineering design and project success lies an ecosystem of integration tools poised to be taken up by a digital engineering...

Skills Lab , Sep 12, 2019 9:57:00 AM (9 min read)

As budget time comes round, now is the time to consider capital expenditure projects that will ensure business continuity both now and in the long term future.

Skills Lab , Aug 29, 2019 9:13:00 AM (8 min read)

Have your staff returned from an automation training course and felt that it was a waste of time and of little value to the company?

Skills Lab , Aug 15, 2019 1:57:00 PM (9 min read)

The pressure to ‘do more with less’ is one of the biggest challenges manufacturing managers now face.

Skills Lab , Aug 1, 2019 1:55:00 PM (8 min read)

In our previous post, we outlined the various methods you could use to identify the non-negotiable and desired skills your organisation needs to achieve its short-term and long-term objectives.

Skills Lab , Jul 18, 2019 1:46:00 PM (5 min read)

In a report by Deloitte, manufacturing executives reported that talent-driven innovation is the number-one determinant of competitive advantage.

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