ILX, the global Best Practice learning company has been selected by TAFE SA to launch a range of PRINCE2® and project management e-learning courses for students throughout the state.
TAFE SA plays a major role in the development of South Australia’s future workforce with 88 per cent of students employed or in further study after graduating. In building the State’s skill base, TAFE SA works with industry and business to deliver relevant, high-quality, vocational education and training to better link skills and training with job opportunities, ensuring sustainable employment within the state.
TAFE SA identified the requirement of PRINCE2 project management by listening to the requests of its students and through engagement within business and industry and assessing their current and future needs.
Indeed, more and more industries in South Australia require formal qualifications in project management such as PRINCE2 with many of the government tenders having it as an essential component.
Brian Rungie, Director of Business Justice and Information Technology at TAFE SA, said, “In South Australia, we face the combination of the demise of the heritage manufacturing sector and tight defence spending. At the same time, within the defence industry, there is greater competition and companies have to respond more rapidly and effectively for defence sector tenders, many of which feature PRINCE2.
“As the workforce becomes more truncated, we need to offer the people left behind in established industries with opportunities to streamline their operations with project management methodologies. These methodologies are also critical for organisations looking to diversify their business into areas such as wind farm, solar and robotic technologies. All this means that it critical for organisations such as TAFE SA to work with the community to assist in reskilling individuals by way of certified methodologies such as project management.”
TAFE SA partnered with ILX Group owing to the organisation’s comprehensive offering in project management, its robust methodologies and competitive price. At the same time, its project management and portfolio management are recognised for providing quality learning solutions that help individuals improve their skills so that they excel their career and in their projects.
Initially offered via a co-branded TAFE SA/ILX Group web interface, each module of the course structure has been taken from an official syllabus and made into an interactive, multi-media rich training package with industry accreditation.
“Our partnership with ILX Group will enable us to roll out project management courses which will result in individuals becoming more multi-skilled and able to hit the road running in any future opportunity without the usual lengthy on-boarding time.
“Ultimately, the opportunity to upskill transitional workers from industries such as automotive and give them a formal project management methodology such as PRINCE2 will enhance the ease of transition to new jobs. We very much look forward to working closely with ILX Group in the years ahead to assist in reinventing the skills base of South Australia via these courses,” said Mr Rungie.
About ILX Group
Founded in 1988, ILX is an internationally recognised provider of professional learning and consulting solutions.
ILX delivers Portfolio Programme & Project Management, IT Service Management, Risk Management and Business Financial Literacy learning solutions via a blend of multimedia e-Learning, games and simulations, mobile learning, traditional classroom training, practical workshops and coaching.
A market leader in PRINCE2® training, ILX has provided Best Practice learning to more than 250,000 people across 5,000 organisations in over 100 countries. Our courses are developed in house with a dedicated team of experts to produce quality learning that is engaging, interactive and flexible according to the needs of the client.
The company and its multi-lingual trainers can support customers around the world with local offices in the UK, Middle East, Australia and New Zealand.