The occupational mobility and skills transferability of Australian auto industry employees: a final report for Automotive Manufacturing Transition

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Author: Snell, Darryn; Gekara, Victor; Schermuly, Allegra


This is the final report from a study which examined the impact of company closures in the auto industry on workers and the possibilities for after-retrenchment employment. The Australian auto industry and its workforce are in the midst of significant transition. In 2013, Australia's three car manufacturers (Holden, Ford and Toyota) announced plans to cease manufacturing operations in Australia. All major auto industry manufacturing is currently expected to end by 2017 with some 27,500 direct jobs and up to 100,000 indirect jobs likely to be impacted by the closures (Australian...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Employment; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Employees; Skilled worker; Skill development; Retraining; Skill analysis; Transferable skill; Recognition of prior learning; Employment opportunity

Geographic subjects: South Australia; Victoria; Australia; Oceania

Published: [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory]: [Department of Education and Training], 2017

Physical description: 88 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 129.826

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