Victorian employer skills survey

A state-wide survey of the experience of Victorian employers in regards to recruitment, skills needs and training.

Victorian employer skills survey 2018  

Making a difference in the future of training.

Over 74,000 randomly selected Victorian employees will be invited to participate in the annual Victorian employer skills survey. 

Results from the survey will be used to improve the quality of training, assisting Victorian employers in having the right people with the right skills.

All responses are confidential.

Wallis Market and Social Research have been commissioned to conduct the fieldwork for the 2018 Victorian employer skills survey.

How to participate

You will receive an invitation letter, with a survey ID number, which can be used to undertake the survey online by visiting Wallis’ Market and Social Research 

Help and further information

If you have any further questions about the survey or want to make any comments about your training experiences, contact Wallis on: phone: 1800 113 444 or email: employers@wallisgroup.com.au.

Survey background

The Victorian employer skills survey is an annual survey that collects information from employers on the skill experiences, their business impacts, challenges and the strategies used to address them, including training.

The survey seeks to identify:

  • the impact of skills gaps on business operations and productivity
  • recruitment challenges and skills gaps faced by businessesthe effect of training on addressing skills needs
  • challenges with the quality and accessibility of training delivered by training providers.

Insights gained from the survey help  identify areas of skill demand, as well as providing information to  support and improve the Victorian training and TAFE system.

Victorian employer skills survey 2017  

Results from the 2017 survey can be viewed by accessing an interactive dashboard and infographics.

Victorian employer skills survey 2017 infographics 

You can download the 2017 survey infographics from the list below:

State, metro, regional
Regions
Industries

2017 employer skills survey background

The survey gathered insights from over 12,100 employers across the state. The survey sought to better understand the skills, recruitment and training needs of Victorian employers. Participants were invited to identify:   

  • the impact of skills gaps on business operations and productivity
  • recruitment challenges and skills gaps faced by their businesses
  • the effect of training on addressing skills needs
  • challenges in accessing quality training.

The sample was drawn to include the views of 19 industry sectors across 9 Victorian regions.