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Global Resource Companies Look to Drive High Performance and Compliance

POSTED: February 19 2016
Global Resource Companies Look to Drive High Performance and Compliance

Competency Training expanding capability through Australia and into Asia

Competency Training is assisting global resource companies to respond to challenging market conditions by ensuring their workforces maximise their skills and knowledge, including to meet Australian qualifications and site standards.

This has created a unique market opportunity for Australian training and assurance businesses to deliver courses, audits and competency solutions both offshore and on-site.

While there are a number of acknowledged challenges in the energy and resources sector, Steve Lonton, Director of leading high performance workforce provider, Competency Training, said it remains a key priority for resource sector management to ensure their teams are optimised and fully compliant with legislation and standards.

“Resource and energy companies in Australia and throughout Asia are looking for cost effective and timely solutions, integrating training to Australian standards without the need for costly airfares and logistical support.

“Competency Training is now working directly with a number of Asian training providers to support resource companies to meet the challenge of delivering Australian qualifications to their international workforces.

“This includes, in some cases, provision of highly experienced inspectors to deliver safety audits and identify training and process engineering gaps.”

Within Australia, Competency Training, which successfully graduates more than 5,000 students each year, and provides site assurance solutions to a range of Australian and international corporations, has seen a rapid expansion in its range of courses and education programs.

The changing nature of the business is reflected in the company’s new go-to-market approach under a new corporate identity and banner, launched nationally and internationally this week.

“Our new training complex at Salisbury in Brisbane has taken on its first students this week, complementing our existing facilities in Western Australia and Queensland, plus our international operations,” Mr Lonton said.

 “Our trainers have real world experience, and our customised education and training solutions deliver workers who are job-ready for immediate start on-site for regional projects.”


About Competency Training (

Competency Training is a leading provider of holistic training and enabler of high performance workforces to the resources, construction, large industry and trades sectors. The company successfully graduates more than 5,000 high quality students each year, and provides site assurance solutions to a range of Australian and international corporations.

Competency Training is subsidiary of LogiCamms [ASX: LCM], and works in partnership to identify and develop solutions that meet on-site training and assurance requirements targeting people, plant and processes.


About LogiCamms (

LogiCamms operates across Australia and New Zealand delivering consult, deliver and maintain solutions. The company works with owners and operators in hydrocarbons, minerals and metals, and infrastructure, to reduce costs, improve performance and enhance the value of their operations. LogiCamms is a public company on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:LCM).

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