Company Recognized for Best Practice and Innovation in Training
“Each month more than 350 people working on the projects take part in some form of accredited training that better prepares them for the job at hand and for the future,” said Alasdair Cathcart, Bechtel’s LNG operations manager for Australia. “The award is a testament to the joint efforts of our training teams and the people who pursue the training.”
Since the start of construction on the three Curtis Island projects, Bechtel has provided training to nearly 12,000 employees, with more than 11,000 attending accredited training programs. In addition, Bechtel has partnered with the Australian government’s National Apprenticeship Program to employ 400 adult apprentices in the construction phase of the Curtis Island projects, representing the largest intake of apprentices in Australian history.
Bechtel’s global commitment to sustainability includes the development and delivery of training programs that enable local workers to meet project needs and prepare for employment opportunities beyond construction. The company’s programs have resulted in training in dozens of countries including Angola, Croatia, Oman, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Bechtel is a trusted engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.
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