METL Maritime Training Centre Update

Following the practical completion of construction and official opening of the METL Maritime Centre in April, the builder and various trades have been engaged to rectify minor defects.  

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METL Appoints New Industry Director

We are pleased to welcome Kerrie Simpson to the position of Industry Director on the METL Board. 

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Two Years Injury Free

METL is pleased to report that it is approaching the 2 year mark having been completely free of any serious injury with zero LTI’s. There have been no claims for workers compensation since 2015, with the last trainee recuperating fully and returning to complete their seatime without further incident. 

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Hannan El-kabbout: 3 Years at METL

In an extraordinary feat of human endurance, Hannan El-kabbout, GTO/Finance Officer clocked up 3 years with METL this April. 

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METL Retains Accreditation as White Ribbon Workplace

In 2013 METL was excited to take part in the pilot group of Australian organisations working towards gaining recognition as an accredited White Ribbon Workplace.  

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METL-CSL Training Partnership Continues

March 2017 saw a new group of seven seafarers commence their IR traineeships with South Metropolitan TAFE (formerly Challenger TAFE) in Fremantle, WA. 

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METL Launches New Maritime Centre

The Directors of METL hosted the official opening of the new Maritime Centre at the Australian Marine Complex in Henderson, WA, on Thursday 6th April, 2017.  

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The METL New Year


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Rob Simm: One Year METL Anniversary

In November 2015 I started full time with Maritime Employees Training Limited as RTO Operations Manager. 

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White Ribbon Walk November 25th 2016

On November 25th, METL’s Kevin Hunt, Hannan El-Kabbout and Ruth Kirley participated in the 6th annual White Ribbon Walk.
Thousands of Sydneysiders walked side by side to raise awareness of, and stand against, domestic violence.
The White Ribbon Walk kicked off from Randwick just after 7:30am November 25th, with representatives from a varied cross section of society. Within the crowds of participants were the NSW police commissioner, NRL team South Sydney Rabbitohs, members of the Australian Touch Football team, high school students, the armed forces, State Emergency Services, and a large contingent of private citizens 

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