Lockheed Martin Australia, Regional Development Australia (RDA) Hunter and TAFE NSW North have partnered to develop a unique 18-month Vocational Education Training (VET) program to provide students with the high value, job ready skills needed to create and sustain advanced technologies for the Defence industry.

Funded by Lockheed Martin Australia, the initiative offers a vocational pathway for technical training that will include critical skills in ICT, cyber security and programming.

The program includes:

  • Industry site visits & potential work placement opportunities (dependent on COVID-19 workplace requirements)

  • Employment pathway information

  • Transition through CIII, CIV and Diploma qualifications

Entry Requirements:

  • Students may require an exemption from school

  • Students must have completed Year 10 as a minimum

  • Students must have the ability to travel to a TAFE campus in the Lake Macquarie or Maitland region and/or have access to an online learning enabled device eg PC, laptop, iPad

20 May 2020 –    STEMstart 2020 Information Webinar JOIN HERE
5 June 2020 –      Expressions of Interest closing date
22 June 2020  –   Student Interviews
20 July 2020 –     CIII Information, Digital Media & Technology commences
1 February 2021 – CIV Information Technology Networking commences
19 July 2021 –       Diploma Information Technology Networking commences

Click here to register your interest in joining the inaugural cohort

Rick Evans (m) 0434 489 609 (e) rick.evans@rdahunter.org.au
Kathy Cox (m) 0425 323 369 (e) kathy.cox@rdahunter.org.au