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Training your staff is an investment in your business. Your staff are your most valuable asset, and making sure they are trained with the skills and knowledge they need is essential for meeting your business goals. Training helps you get the most out of your staff and increases their job satisfaction, which can help you retain staff and avoid the expense of recruitment.
It's important to include training in your business planning and budgeting. You should also consider whether changes in your business may require you to offer training.
As an employer, you are legally obliged to make sure you provide staff with work health and safety training so they know how to do their jobs safely. You may also need to provide industry-specific training relating to your business.
This guide explains your options for training staff and how you can develop a staff training program to suit your business.