Industry’s Shipbuilding Workforce Plan For Australia

October 8, 2019 – The five naval shipbuilding primes have signed a landmark Industry Strategic Workforce Plan with the Naval Shipbuilding College that will boost our sovereign capability to design, build and sustain Australia’s naval capabilities. The Naval Shipbuilding College, Naval Group Australia, BAE Systems Australia, ASC, Luerssen Australia, SAAB Australia and Lockheed Martin Australia have come together to develop their Industry Strategic Workforce Plan. The Plan will complement the Morrison Government’s comprehensive Australian skilled naval workforce strategy to be released later in the year. Minister for Defence Industry, the…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries & KBR to Establish and Manage Australia’s Naval Shipbuilding College

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced April 3rd that Australia’s Department of Defence has awarded a contract to Naval Shipbuilding Institute (NSI), a joint venture between HII’s Technical Solutions division and Kellogg Brown and Root’s (KBR) Government Services division, to establish and manage Australia’s new Naval Shipbuilding College. This effort is in support of Australia’s mission to recapitalize its shipbuilding and maritime sustainment industry over the next several decades. In announcing the request for proposals in 2017, Minster of Defence Industry Christopher Pyne emphasized that the Naval Shipbuilding College is a unique…

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Naval shipbuilding college to meet naval shipbuilding needs

The Naval Shipbuilding College will be established and managed by the Naval Shipbuilding Institute to work with shipbuilders to understand their workforce requirements throughout the different stages of project construction and sustainment, while leveraging a national network of education and training providers to deliver the specific skills required. Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, and Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, the Hon Karen Andrews MP, today announced that the Naval Shipbuilding Institute, a joint venture…

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