Victorian Skills and Training Employer Survey

The Victorian Skills and Training Employer Survey is a state-wide survey of the experience of Victorian employers in regards to recruitment, skills needs and training.

2014 survey insights 

The Survey commenced in 2014 and gath​ered insights from over 5,700 employers across the state. They were canvassed about their experiences in relation to skills and training via telephone, online or paper survey. The sample was drawn to include the views of 19 industry sectors across 9 Victorian regions.​​​​​​​

To download a one page infographic about the survey results, see:

Results from the survey help us to better understand how employers see skills and training playing out across the state and within specific industries.

The Survey reveals that employers in Victoria:

  • identify a range of skills issues that have a major impact on their business
  • report a wide range of skills shortfalls and future skills needs over the next five years that will be important to address

For the full survey report, see:

2015-16 survey insights

The second wave of the Survey gathers insights from over 6,000 employers across the state. The Survey seeks to better understand business needs, performance and training needs of Victorian employers, inviting participants to:

  • identify a range of skills issues that have a major impact on their business

  • report a wide range of skills shortfalls and future skills needs over the next five years

  • identify the effects of Returns on Investment (ROI) of training.

The 2015-16 full survey findings will be available between September/October 2016.