Lockheed Martin Australia, Regional Development Australia (RDA) Hunter and TAFE NSW North are partnering 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.

The initiative offers a vocational pathway for technical training that will include critical skills in ICT, Cyber Security and programming.

The program includes:
• 4-week pre-vocational skillset (24 hours per week)
• Industry site visits and employment pathway information
• Transition in to CIII, CIV and Diploma qualifications on completion of the skillset

• Students may require an exemption from school
• Students must have completed Year 10
• Students must have the ability to travel to a TAFE campus in the Lake Macquarie region

13 March 2019 – Information Evening
19th May 2019 – Expressions of Interest Closing Date
16 April 2019 – Student Interviews
20 May 2019 – 4 week skillset commences
22 July 2019 – CIII Information, Digital Media & Technology commences
3 February 2020 – CIV Information Technology Networking commences
20 July 2020 – Diploma Information Technology Networking commences

Download the flyer 2019_STEMstart_FINAL

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