Acciona Infrastructure Projects Australia has been recognized as a WBA Winner for Training Excellence in the World Business Awards 2022. The World Business Award for Training Excellence [TRX] recognizes organizations that have successfully implemented initiatives that demonstrate leadership and commitment to education and training.
ACCIONA’s project team for the Bruce Highway Upgrade: Caboolture-Bribie Island Road to Steve Irwin Way (Exit 163) project in Queensland has embraced the requirements of the government’s Queensland Building and Construction Training Policy and Indigenous Employment and Supplier-use Infrastructure Framework, delivering exceptional training outcomes for apprentices, trainees, Indigenous Australians, and existing workers.
Through a well thought out and finely executed training action plan, which looked holistically at both the project and broader industry’s training needs, the team has achieved outstanding results, including:
- >100% achievement of new entrant trainee and apprentice training hours
- >200% achievement of other workforce training hours
- >400% achievement of Indigenous participation hours.
ACCIONA’s forward-thinking approach to developing the industry’s skills base and future workforce capability has created employment and training opportunities for more than 250 workers in the Queensland construction industry, including 67 new entrant trainees and apprentices; 167 existing workers; and 16 Indigenous Australians.
For more information about the Bruce Highway Upgrade: Caboolture-Bribie Island Road to Steve Irwin Way (Exit 163), visit tmr.qld.gov.au/c2siw and for more information about ACCIONA, visit acciona.com.au.