RMIT collaborates with clients from the public, private, not-for-profit and government sectors to create and deliver customised training programs.
As a dual sector tertiary institution, we’re in a perfect position to leverage and apply vast experience, knowledge and resources from vocational education to higher education.
Benefits to business
Investment in training lifts business output and productivity by increasing market share, and enhancing service delivery and product development. Our tailored workforce solutions aim to:
- increase customer satisfaction and retention
- enable effective implementation of new technologies, work practices and business strategies
- enhance staff satisfaction and team morale, thereby reducing absenteeism and ongoing recruitment costs
- develop strong communication and leadership skills.
Our learning community is diverse and inclusive. They come from the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, including:
- Australia Post
- City of Whittlesea
- Department of Human Services
- State Emergency Service
- Tiger Airways
- Villa Maria
Here are some of the ways we’ve helped clients meet their business objectives:
Centre for Digital Enterprise
The emerging industry 4.0 is already changing how enterprises conduct their business and further disruption is inevitable. The Centre for Digital Enterprise is a partnership between RMIT University, Wodonga TAFE and Sunraysia Institute of TAFE, supported by the Victorian State Government, to help businesses prepare for this technological change.
Their mission is to take the best applied research in smart technologies across various industries and create training that will be delivered in the workplace. As the Centre evolves, training materials and hosted community events and forums will be provided.
Community services frontline manager training
We focus our attention on building the capability of frontline managers, with the aim of boosting high quality, person-centred services. Our partners include Villa Maria, a large aged care and disability services provider.
New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS)
The NEIS program, funded by the Commonwealth Government, supports unemployed people with the ideas and the drive to set up sustainable small businesses.
Apprenticeship training in Laos
In 2006, RMIT started training Minerals and Metals group (MMG) Lane Xang Minerals Limited(LXML) Sepon apprentices in a variety of trades: electrical, instrumentation, refrigeration and air-conditioning, carpentry, automotive, mechanical and fabrication.
Contact the Industry Engagement team to enquire about training programs.