03 FEB 2021
Further support for the freight and transport industry of up to $6.1 million has been committed to train more Western Australians in heavy vehicle driving
We are pleased to hear that further support for the freight and transport industry has been approved by the State Government in the form of the following initiatives:
- New pilot program and assistance with driver training to address skill shortages for transport industry
- Heavy Vehicle Driving Operations Skill Set pilot
- Central Regional TAFE will take a lead role training up to 1,000 workers for the transport industry
After extensive industry consultation, the McGowan Government is committing up to $6.1 million to train more Western Australians in heavy vehicle driving.
We commend Western Roads Federation on their role throughout this unprecedented time. They have continued to advise the State Government on issues affecting the industry, and have been instrumental in the development of the expanded skill set to address skilled shortages. For further information and to read the full media statement, see here.
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