Information for Employers
There has never been a better time to be doing business in the defence and space industries in South Australia. With a pipeline of work in progress, it is important that employers have the skilled workforce they require to deliver their projects. There are many ways you can begin to build your workforce or up-skill your existing workforce through initiatives and programs.
Adelaide University has designed a new course in conjunction with the Defence Teaming Centre buildin…[Read more]
Adelaide University has designed a new course in conjunction with the Defence Teaming Centre building upon the content of the existing and successful South Australian Defence Industry Leadership Program (SADILP). As a defence industry specific leadership program, the Professional Certificate in Defence Industry Leadership covers key areas such as self-leadership, ethics, networks, collaboration, dealing with complexity and managing change. Successful completion of the certificate may provide credit into the University of Adelaide’s prestigious MBA program.Close
Flinders partners with industry in a range of ways that supports employers, including recruitment, r…[Read more]
Flinders partners with industry in a range of ways that supports employers, including recruitment, research and training, providing opportunities for students to undertake work integrated learning placements.
Students complete degrees, with practical and theoretical skills ready for industry, and graduate ready to step into a variety of roles contact Flinders Careers and Employability.
Flinders has recently been announced as the National Centre for Electronic Warfare in training and research.
An example of how Flinders collaborates with industry is the introduction of the Diploma of Digital Technologies with ASC Shipbuilding to upskill their employees and support the Hunter Class Frigate Program.Close
STEM Returners is a program that targets people with STEM (Science Technology Engineering Maths) ski…[Read more]
STEM Returners is a program that targets people with STEM (Science Technology Engineering Maths) skills who may have had extended career breaks or are keen to move from another sector into the Defence industry. The program helps employers recruit, develop and retain the best available talent, enabling highly qualified and experienced STEM professionals to re-start their career or transfer their skills to new career opportunities.Close
The DEWC School of Information Operations provides specialised training and workshops focussed in th…[Read more]
The DEWC School of Information Operations provides specialised training and workshops focussed in the areas of Electronic Warfare (EW), Communications, EW operation support, Cyber, Maritime Operations and other emerging areas that meet the requirements of government, defence and high-tech industry related sectors.Close
CyberSeek Australia provides detailed, actionable data about supply and demand in the Australian cyb…[Read more]
CyberSeek Australia provides detailed, actionable data about supply and demand in the Australian cybersecurity job market to support local employers, educators, guidance and career counselors, students, current workers, policy makers, and other stakeholders. Powered by artificial intelligence technology, CyberSeek’s interactive tools include a heatmap of cyber workforce and job openings, along with career and skills pathways.Close
The South Australian Government is supporting businesses in the defence industry to build their futu…[Read more]
The South Australian Government is supporting businesses in the defence industry to build their future workforce capabilities through the Premier’s Defence Industry Scholarships Program linking university students with industry. Small and medium sized businesses can access grants of up to $4,000 to support the placement of eligible university students for periods of three to six months in roles as diverse as logistics, project management, engineering design and digital transformation. Participating students will receive a scholarship grant to cover the costs associated with their placement, including transport, accommodation, work-specific attire, study materials and other related expenses.Close
Adelaide is home to the Australian Institute of Machine Learning (AIML), bringing together researche…[Read more]
Adelaide is home to the Australian Institute of Machine Learning (AIML), bringing together researchers and industry to provide big data capability with the potential to make the nation safer and more secure. AIML has developed a range of workshops and presentations to bridge the gap between industry and their research. By connecting with industry, they hope to ensure that staff (in particular management and CEOs) are aware of the available technology and how to use it to ensure that they are not left behind.Close
The Re-Engineering Australia Foundation has developed revolutionary hands-on applied learning progra…[Read more]
The Re-Engineering Australia Foundation has developed revolutionary hands-on applied learning programs forming a pathway of encouragement and equipping for students. These include F1 In Schools, Subs in Schools, Space In Schools and a range of other programs for primary and secondary students. Their programs link schools, industry, TAFE, universities and parents in a collaborative and entrepreneurial environment focused on attracting students to take up STEM based subjects at school and careers after leaving school.Close
The Defence Teaming Centre delivers the Defence Industry Leadership Program each year with over 242 …[Read more]
The Defence Teaming Centre delivers the Defence Industry Leadership Program each year with over 242 participants having graduated from the program since its inception in 2010. The program is a targeted, hands on professional development program that provides employees in the defence industry with personal and professional leadership skills.Close