Feb 11, 2020

Roadshow to spark better business skills for tradies

Roadshow to spark better  business skills for tradies

Electrical industry peak body Master Electricians Australia is kicking off a roadshow this week to help promote a program to hone tradies’ business skills.

The first event is planned from 5.30pm-8.30pm today (February 11) in Cairns at at Endeavour Park Football Centre, Manunda.

It will launch MEA’s Master Program and share information on new amendments to the Wiring Rules and the new Battery Standard for Solar Installations.

MEA chief executive officer Malcolm Richards said the Master Program was developed to support electrical contractors build a safe, profitable and sustainable business.

 “Many electricians are highly skilled tradespeople but they have not had an opportunity to develop the required business skills necessary for success,” Mr Richards said.

“A lack of understanding of financials, how to market their business, and the lack of a plan are just a few of the things that can lead to business failure.

“Secondly, inefficient systems, procedures and documentation will lead to a business’s downfall.

“And lastly, trusted advisors. A lack of trusted advisors in the key areas of legal, financial, workplace relations and electrical business experience are critical resources a contractor needs to tap into.”

The Master Program is a 36-month program of support for electrical contractors and those who have been in business for a number of years.

For more details or to book click HERE

QLD Roadshow Schedule

Cairns 11 February FNQ Football Club
Endeavour Park Football Centre, Manunda.
Townsville 12 February Schneider Electric
193 Ingham Road, West End
Mackay 13 February Shamrock Hotel
165 Nebo Road, Mackay
Rockhampton 18 February Criterion Hotel
150 Quay Street, Rockhampton
Gladstone 19 February Engineering Alliance
4/69 Goondoon Street, Gladstone
Kingaroy 25 February Kingaroy RSL
Cnr. Markwell Street & Short Street, Kingaroy
Bundaberg 26 February Young Australian Hotel
59 Perry Street, Bundaberg
North Brisbane 10 March Burpengary Tavern
262 Bruce Highway, Burpengary East
Brisbane 11 March Easts Leagues Club
40 Main Avenue, Coorparoo
Gold Coast 12 & 26 March Tradezone
31 Millaroo Drive, Helensvale

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