Austal Gets Government Funds for Skills Training

Tuesday, June 21, 2005
A Letter of Intent has been signed between the Australian Government, Department of Defence and Austal regarding the Skilling Australia’s Defence Industry Program (SADI). Subject to confirmation of a formal agreement, Austal will conduct the following general activities in order to receive payments of up to $1.1 million over the 2005-06 financial year.

· Recruitment Programs including: attraction activities, additional apprentices, dual apprentices and mature age apprenticeships.

· Training / Upskilling Programs including: on the job training, additional TAFE courses and leadership development and team building courses.

· Retention Programs involving a broad range of initiatives including: coordinator and supervisor development, new starter familiarisation and enhanced HR capacity.

Skilling Australia’s Defence Industry Program is a policy initiative announced by the Government in 2004 to address a significant shortfall in the quantity and quality of skills available to defence industry to ensure that the Australian Defence Force has the capabilities it needs to defend Australia and its national interests.

Austal Chairman, Mr John Rothwell commented, “Austal has always had a strong policy with regard to apprenticeships, recruitment and training. With a strong relationship now forged between Austal and the Defence Department we are pleased to be able to cooperate and provide even more employment opportunities to the community.”

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter April 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

Indian Sub Kalvari Undergoes Sea Trials

‘Kalvari’ (Tiger Shark), the first of the Scorpene-class submarines, went to sea for the first time on Sunday marking the commencement of sea trials.    The

Symphony Sun’ Launched in Leer

On Friday the 29th of April, Nb. 420 was launched in Leer. She was christened ‘Symphony Sun’ and is the fourth vessel in a series of 6 that will be delivered to Symphony Shipping.

SCHOTTEL Debuts EcoPeller with High-torque Gears

Propulsion and steering systems manufacturer SCHOTTEL has unveiled its new EcoPeller (SRE), which it said offers improved efficiency and robustness. Playing a

Navy

India to Take Part in Maritime Drill in South China Sea

India will join US and Japan conduct joint naval exercises in the northern waters of the Philippine Sea, an area close to the East and South China Seas where Beijing

Indian Sub Kalvari Undergoes Sea Trials

‘Kalvari’ (Tiger Shark), the first of the Scorpene-class submarines, went to sea for the first time on Sunday marking the commencement of sea trials.    The

Turkish LPD Comes into Effect

Turkey has launched the building phase of its amphibious landing platform dock (LPD) warship for the Turkish Naval Forces with a ceremony on April 30, says Hurriyet.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0555 sec (18 req/sec)