Australian training capabilities

Australian training organisations have expertise that is in high demand in India.

Australian skills training has a competitive edge. Courses range from microcredentials to full qualifications.

Competitive advantages include:

  • India and Australia have signed an agreement on the mutual recognition of qualifications . This means the Australian Qualifications Framework can integrate with India’s National Skills Qualifications Framework.
  • Australian education and training providers already deliver skills training in nearly 50 countries worldwide.
  • Australia’s full qualifications and short courses are developed in consultation with industry experts.

Australia has specialists in automotive, digital, healthcare, resources, mining, METS, construction and business. 

Courses cover all aspects of automotive including maintenance and electric vehicles (EVs). Training expertise includes:

  • design
  • vehicle body repair using new technologies
  • outdoor power, battery-powered equipment, and robotics
  • online car sales
  • environmental responsibility and compliance.

Watch the video on Kangan Institute’s automotive training partnership in India (3 minutes, YouTube).

Australia is a global leader in education in digital technologies. We rank in the top 3 countries for the number of universities in the world’s top 100 in computer science and information systems (Source: QS World University Rankings 2022). Australia has expertise in:

  • Cybersecurity: Australia has 22 universities offering 62 cyber security courses.
  • Artificial intelligence (AI): Industry experts already help businesses implement AI and advanced analytics.
  • Blockchain: Australia’s advanced fintech sector has sparked domestic expertise in blockchain technologies.
  • Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR): Australian skills centres have developed VR and AR courses in mining, health, defence and transport.

Australia’s healthcare system is one of the best in the world for equity and healthcare outcomes. We are home to 4 of the world’s top 25 life sciences and biomedicine innovation clusters. Our dynamic public-private health sector is an early adopter of training technologies.

Expertise in healthcare training include:

  • Medicine. Australia trains doctors in how to use AI and machine learning for diagnostics
  • Nursing. training is rapidly adopting new technologies and techniques
  • Remote health. Australia is a pioneer in rolling out telehealth systems
  • Community care. Universities and vocational education providers take a lead in developing care worker curricula.

Australian industries are de-carbonising and investing in clean energy, including solar and wind. To support this transition, training providers partner with governments, businesses and industry organisations. They also partner with overseas skills providers.

Australia's competitive advantage is built on multiple factors:

  • Training providers already develop professional learning programs for national and international business leaders.
  • Our energy industry invests heavily in skills upgrades. For example, in the last 2 years, 96% of Australian energy businesses have upskilled their staff.
  • Australia has 17 universities ranked in the top 100 universities globally for impact on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (Source: Times Higher Education Global Impact Ranking, 2022).
  • Training expertise includes environmental monitoring technology, sustainability risk reduction, energy management, methane to hydrogen and waste recycling.

Training is core to Australia’s construction industry. Nearly 80% of workers in Australian infrastructure businesses received skills training in 2021. Digital literacy is a major focus.

Australia’s competitive advantage is built on adaptability, safety credentials and curriculum design.

  • Australian training addresses new trends in construction. This includes polymer stabilisation for road pavements, remote control shotcreting, and Building Information Modelling (BIM).
  • Safety is built into all aspects of training. Specialised safety training covers railways, earthmoving, construction, plant operations, and paving and surfacing. We also deliver training in how to minimise the negative impact of house building.
  • Australia is a leader in developing curricula to align with global trends. These include digitisation, smart housing and ‘green’ construction practices.

Australia is a global leader in the mining and resources sector. This sector delivers 60% of our exports. Australia is a leader in skills training in mining and resources. Australia exports training expertise.

TAFEs contribute to Australian expertise in mining and METS training:

  • Australian mining companies partner with TAFEs to create training for all types of operations, including new courses in autonomous vehicles.
  • Australian TAFEs design training courses in mining and resources for overseas clients and skills agencies.

Australia ranks in the top 3 countries for the number of universities in the world’s top 100 for Business and Management (Source: QS World University Rankings, 2022). These institutions give Australia a competitive advantage in multiple areas of corporate skills training.

  • TAFEs develop multiple levels of business and executive education courses, from microcredentials to formal qualifications.
  • Expertise includes digital competency, business competence, data literacy, change management, business communication and problem-solving.
  • We help TAFEs forge global partnerships to deliver courses in accounting, management and international business

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