Develop your workforce

RMIT University has the capacity and capabilities to deliver tailored workforce development solutions to support business objectives. As a global university of technology and design, RMIT understands that business must continually evolve to meet the rapidly changing needs of the global marketplace.

Research has shown that investment in training contributes to lifting business output and productivity by increasing market share, and enhancing service delivery and product development.

Benefits to business

  • Increasing quality and productivity by generating greater accuracy and efficiency of work practices.
  • Increasing customer satisfaction through improved customer services, leading to greater customer retention.
  • Enabling the effective implementation of new technologies, work practices and business strategies.
  • Enhancing staff satisfaction and team morale, thereby reducing absenteeism and ongoing recruitment costs.
  • Better communication and leadership skills.


Our learning community is diverse, including clients from the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, including:

  • Australia Post
  • Billabong
  • City of Whittlesea
  • Department of Human Services
  • IBM
  • Siemens
  • State Emergency Service
  • Tiger Airways
  • Villa Maria
  • V/Line
  • Xstrata
  • Yooralla


The Industry Development team provides a consultancy and relationship management service to our industry clients. Contact us with your requirements and we’ll use the full resources of the university to identify a customised program to suit your needs or work with your organisation to develop a leading industry-relevant solution. We can also advise on applicable state or federal funding options that may be available for participants.

Contact us

Find out how RMIT can develop a training program for your business.

Latest workforce development news

Boosting English language skills in Myanmar
RMIT University has established a new relationship in Myanmar in a bid to increase English language proficiency in the country.

Metricon staff complete specialised RMIT training
A group of site managers from Metricon in Geelong have graduated from a specially tailored skills program at RMIT University.

English teacher training delivered in Shanghai
RMIT will deliver English teacher training to lecturers at Tongji University in Shanghai, following a new agreement.

Your industry our vocation

Your industry, our vocation

For RMIT, an industry partnership is a valued mechanism for exchanging ideas and insights, both at home and overseas. The case studies in the publication below showcase a sample of RMIT’s innovative and customised training solutions that have develop skills, knowledge and attitudes that essential in the workplace.

Your industry, our vocation (PDF 2 MB)

Mining new skills in Laos

Mining new skills in Laos

In 2006, RMIT started training MMG LXML Sepon apprentices in a variety of trades-electrical, instrumentation, refrigeration and air-conditioning, carpentry, automotive, mechanical and fabrication. What brings RMIT and MMG together is the company’s copper and gold operations at Sepon in south-eastern Laos.

Laos’ industry publication (PDF 1.42 MB)