The Customs Broking, Driving Instruction and Materiel and Deployment Logistics projects have commenced and the Transport and Logistics Industry Reference Committee (IRC) is forming a Technical Advisory Committee for each project.
The Federal government has launched a $10 million program that will provide West Australian high school graduates with a fully funded 12 month traineeship to help grow WAs defence workforce.
The Naval Shipbuilding College has joined forces with Australia’s defence industry to create an online jobs portal showcasing the breadth of opportunities generated by the Government’s booming naval shipbuilding program.
The Defence Industry Veterans Employment Scheme (DIVES) scholarship program will encourage veterans to take-up a career in the defence industry. The program will be delivered by Defence West, in partnership with industry, starting in 2021.
The Women in Defence Industry scholarship program is delivered by South Metropolitan TAFE, in partnership with industry. The program offers two qualifications, achieved over six months; the Certificate II in Electronics, and the Certificate III in Engineering — Technical, which can open up a range of job and career opportunities in the defence industry. Applications are now open and provides a fantastic opportunity for women thinking of a career change or returning to the workforce.
Click here for details on how to apply.
The Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) has recently released Cases for Change for Rail, Aviation, Transport and Logistics, Maritime, and Defence sectors. This work is aimed at ensuring qualifications, Skill Sets and Units of Competency reflect current technologies, industry practices, and regulations and requires industry feedback required by Tuesday, 11 May 2021 for all sectors.
As always, if you are providing comment, please send a copy of your feedback to the LDSC so that we can ensure feedback from WA Stakeholders has been taken into account during the consultation process.
A new campaign will inspire women, veterans, young people, jobseekers and career changers to take advantage of the job opportunities created by the State Government's $18.34 million maritime defence industry workforce package.
'The Other Force' campaign will raise awareness of the job opportunities and career pathways available in Western Australia's defence industry.