Marc Ratcliffe<br/><span class='designation'>CEO of MRWED Australia</span>

Marc Ratcliffe
CEO of MRWED Australia

Developing sustainable industry engagement


Overview of the topic:

To provide training and assessment that is relevant to employers and to maximise learners’ opportunities for employment and advancement or further education, RTOs must engage with relevant industry stakeholders. This will enable them to establish appropriate contexts, methods and resources, and ensure that they have suitably qualified trainers and assessors to deliver training and to conduct assessment. This webinar will examine the skills and capabilities required to conduct an effective industry engagement program, including a step-by-step blueprint for success for creating a sustainable approach.

Key Outcomes:

  • Define “Industry Engagement”
  • List key benefits of Industry Engagement
  • Identify Industry Engagement responsibilities within an RTO environment
  • Identify appropriate industry representatives
  • Interpret training packages to use them as a training solution to industry performance needs
  • Build a sustainable approach to industry engagement.

Speaker Biography

Marc is a multi-award-winning trainer, author and education entrepreneur. He is the CEO and founder of MRWED Training and Assessment and has been involved in the VET Sector for more than 25 years. Marc is a strong advocate for "edu-tainment" and believes that learner involvement and fun are integral to student success.

He continues to be an in-demand conference speaker and workshop facilitator, having presented at more than 50 conferences in a dozen countries in the past decade. He has also presented training-related workshops internationally in the UK, North America, Africa and Asia and is one of only two people in Australia certified to deliver Bob Pike’s Train-the-Trainer Boot Camp, the world’s most respected train-the-trainer program.