The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) will make use of modern new coaching programs as a part of a plan to develop its workforce to greater than 20,000 folks by 2040. The brand new Navy Coaching Power Platforms and Programs Coaching Contract with CAE Australia will ship important platform and system coaching to Navy personnel ashore, to allow efficient Navy functionality at sea. Assistant Minister for Defence the Hon Matt Thistlethwaite MP stated Navy’s potential to function and keep present and future functionality is key to Defence’s mission.

“Consolidating platform and programs coaching right into a single contract will permit Navy to ship educated sailors to the fleet quicker than ever earlier than, producing a succesful, productive and expert workforce. The brand new coaching mannequin will likely be versatile and based mostly on-shore, that means Navy personnel will spend much less time away from house and have larger entry to coaching that fits their wants,” Assistant Minister Thistlethwaite stated.


Commodore Coaching, Commodore Charles Huxtable, RAN with Assistant Minister for Defence Matt Thistlethwaite MP speaks to media throughout a press convention on the Navy Coaching Programs Centre – Randwick, NSW. (Picture by LSIS Leo Baumgartner/Australian Authorities Division of Defence)

Commencing in January 2023, the $50 million contract will deliver collectively the supply of coaching providers for the Canberra Class Touchdown Helicopter Dock, Hobart Class Guided Missile Destroyer, Provide Class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment, Huon Class Minehunter and associated cross-platform programs. Beforehand delivered as separate contracts, the consolidated supply of coaching providers in partnership with Navy coaching personnel, will supply new alternatives for innovation and effectivity in coaching content material and supply.

For over 25 years, CAE has had a major presence in Australia that right this moment consists of greater than 300 workers at virtually 20 websites all through the nation. CAE Australia Pty Ltd, was established by CAE in 1994 and is predicated in Homebush, New South Wales. As one of many key regional enterprise operations that make up CAE’s Defence and Safety enterprise unit, CAE Australia is concentrated on serving the Australian Defence Power (ADF) and different regional defence clients. Leveraging the total breadth of CAE’s international coaching capabilities and modern simulation applied sciences, CAE Australia brings confirmed options to the Australian market and surrounding area.

CAE Australia to Provide Consolidated Training Services for Royal Australian Navy
Main Seaman Electronics Technician Benjamin Holt exhibits Assistant Minister for Defence, and Assistant Minister for Veterans’ Affairs the Hon Matt Thistlethwaite MP the LHD digital actuality simulator throughout an official go to on the Navy Coaching Programs Centre – Randwick, NSW. (Picture by LSIS Leo Baumgartner/Australian Authorities Division of Defence)