A two-year contract extension will be signed between the Australian Army Defence Force School of Signals and Box Hill Institute of TAFE, for communications and information systems training to the Australian Defence Force.
Lieutenant General Rick Burr AO, DSC, MVO, said the contract will ensure that industry standard training in contemporary communications and information systems (CIS) will continue to be provided to the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army and Royal Australian Air Force trainees.
“The Box Hill Institute team has considerable experience in contemporary CIS training and have been assisting the Defence Command Support Training Centre with the delivery of this training at the Defence Force School of Signals since 2014,” Lieutenant General Burr said.
“The contract extension will see CIS instructors from Box Hill Institute continue to work hand-in-hand with uniformed instructors, teaching a variety of CIS technologies and skills to trainees throughout their ADF career, ensuring they are ready now and future ready.”
The total contract since 2014 represents approximately $30 million dollars in Government investment.