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GEM College is celebrating 417 years in Vocational Education and Training ... In 1605 Ian Outhwaite, direct ancestor of GEM College founders, gained his academic parchment in saddlery

We know you’re in a trough… but the next wave is building!

The Federal Government has committed over $100B for infrastructure projects nationally ($32B in Queensland, $8.7B in WA and every state to benefit). The Australian Skills Report advises there is a national shortage in Leaders, Managers and Project Managers. Catch the next wave! Start paddling now!

Much of the world remains socially isolated, with businesses having ground to a halt but Civil and Construction industries are predicted to see significant year on year increases over the next 10 years. You will be busier than ever.

Workright Australia will assist you to develop the Unified Model of Leadership essential for sustainability:-

  • an over the horizon vision
  • feet on the ground management and,
  • an all hands on deck implementation.

Meet tomorrow’s needs today

Choose any of the four solutions below to meet the needs of the individuals in your team, or choose all four to ensure an organisation wide sustainability package. All courses are customised for your individual learners and contextualised for your organisation.

Four Solutions

We offer four unique solutions:

Learn any time, any place, on any screen

Learners choose to study where and when it suits them from their mobile phones, tablets or PCs, and can fit their learning into the demands of work and personal lives. Intensive sessions can also be provided to suit shift workers. 

Traditionally online learning has drop out rates as high as 80%. Less than 5% of GEM College students leave before completing their qualification. Our success rates are well over 90%.

What’s Workright Australia’s unique formula?

Workright is learner centric
  1. Everything we do is for you, and geared to your success
  2. Based on the internationally recognised Full Spectrum Business Coaching program

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Workright Australia is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 0366) – Leaders in Innovation, Safety and Training Management for 30 years.

Workright mentors have led national and international organisations, delivered major infrastructure projects for international companies, national governments, ASX listed and R&D technology entities. Our engineers and project managers are experienced in civil and construction, forestry, mining and information technology industries.

Workright Australia – Your Education Partners – We practice what we teach!

Plan your career and your business expansion with Workright Australia. Position yourself for promotion AND expansion.

Check out the profiles of our Executive Leadership Team

Peter Holden

Versatile and accomplished health safety and environment manager with cumulative experience of over three decades, of which 25+ were in senior safety roles in international mining and construction industries across Australia, South-East Asia and Africa. Peter has managed Forestry Operations and Pulp and Paper Mills in Indonesia, Gas Conversion Projects in Malta, Flotation Projects in PNG and Container Terminal Project in Costa Rica. In West Africa he has project managed Iron Ore operations (Cote d’Ívoire) and rail, port and mine operations (Sierra Leone).

Dirk Short

GEM College’s Digital Systems Manager – exceptional Project Manager who has managed major projects for global companies, including Cryptographic Custodian for Military Area, full-blown real-time PMIS (Production Management Information System), 74Km Fibre Optic within-house designed slack racks. Developed an IT Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) for a major Anglo-American entity and centralisation of IT services. Integrated Video Conference network across 3 remote mining sites; documented imaging systems to ISO 15801 (Electronic Imaging Standard); Implemented global Project Portfolio management system integrating two sites in Australia, 5 in South Africa, four in USA and one in Netherlands. Manager.

Luceille Outhred

Founder of internationally recognised, innovative education provider, Workright Australia, Luceille has led the expansion to include GEM College of International Business (Australia) and GEM College of International Business (Global). She is also Director of several early stage technology companies, and has been responsible for management of ground breaking R&D technology projects in laser projection, smart lighting, pico hydro power generation and recycling and waste management. Technologies. 

Stephen Short

Before becoming the Quality Control Manager of the GEM College Group, Stephen was Quality Assurance Manager with the South African Navy. He managed a project to design and develop curriculum to induct engineering undergraduates into the South African Navy as Reserve Force Engineering Officers. He reviewed and implemented changes to the administration and HR quality management system and designed related standard Operating Procedures, to lead productivity improvement projects for the South African Navy.

Anthony Cook

Experienced and qualified Project Engineer with Civil Construction and Building experience, including leading teams on low-rise, medium-rise, high-rise, and civil infrastructure projects. Former executive of Australian Minerals and Resources (AMAR) Anthony was responsible for delivery of critical projects including initiating, planning, implementing monitoring and controlling project plans on numerous mining tenements.

Check out the profiles of our Executive Leadership Team

Peter Holden

Versatile and accomplished health safety and environment manager with cumulative experience of over three decades, of which 25+ were in senior safety roles in international mining and construction industries across Australia, South-East Asia and Africa.

Read more

Dirk Short

GEM College’s Digital Systems Manager – exceptional Project Manager who has managed major projects for global companies, including Cryptographic Custodian for Military Area, full-blown real-time PMIS (Production Management Information System), 74Km Fibre Optic within-house designed slack racks.

Read more

Luceille Outhred

Founder of internationally recognised, innovative education provider, Workright Australia, Luceille has led the expansion to include GEM College of International Business (Australia) and GEM College of International Business (Global).

Read more

Stephen Short

Before becoming the Quality Control Manager of the GEM College Group, Stephen was Quality Assurance Manager with the South African Navy.

Read more

Anthony Cook

Experienced and qualified Project Engineer with Civil Construction and Building experience, including leading teams on low-rise, medium-rise, high-rise, and civil infrastructure projects.

Read more

Enhance Your Career - Transform Your Organisation

Featured Programs

GEM College has nearly 30 different qualifications for you to choose from.  If you are wanting to lay a foundation for a successful career, gain promotion, or change direction – or if you just love learning – there’s something here for you.  GEM College selects different study programs, and has special offers, from time to time for your consideration.  Why not have a look and check out the following: