Governance

Board of Directors:

Mr. Paddy Crumlin, National Secretary, MUA (Chairman)
Mr. Phil Jones, IR/HR Manager, ASP Ship Management
Mr. Chris Cain, Branch Secretary, MUA WA Branch

Mrs. Kerrie Simpson, Industry Director, Nexus Learning Systems

Objectives of the Company :  

The Company's operations are restricted to the provision of training and facilities directly related to the provision of training to Maritime Employees.  Under no circumstances may Company funds be distributed to Members of the Company.
The objects for which the Company is established are to receive donations and to appropriate such donations and any income derived from investment of donations towards:
Expenses, fees, disbursements and other costs associated with or incidental to activities directly related to the delivery of maritime instruction, training and education to Maritime Employees necessary to equip Maritime Employees with the skills and knowledge to be qualified for and to work as Maritime Employees;
Expenses, fees, disbursements and other costs associated with or incidental to activities directly related to the establishment and operation of the company; and expenses, fees, disbursements and other costs associated with or incidental to activities directly related to the establishment and operation of a Registered Training Organisation or a Group Training Organisation.
 

Code of Ethics:

 

As an organisation, METL is committed to upholding the following set of principles.

To treat all clients at all times with courtesy, professionalism, and efficiency.

 

To deal promptly with all enquiries both written and in person.

 

METL welcomes all suggestions and comments. We operate within a continuous improvement model which provides opportunitues for regular feedback from industry.

 

METL staff are trained to carry out their assigned roles in a professional manner.

 

METL has a complaints and dispute procedure to investigate, follow up, and rectify any issues or concerns that may arise.

 

METL holds business and personal information in confidence based on the National Privacy Act.

 

METL is committed to providing the same level of service to all users
 

Conflict of Interest:

METL’s Conflict of Interest Policy seeks to minimize the extent to which all staff and contractors pursue their own financial interest at the expense of the viability of the operations of METL.

Circumstances with any possible conflict or conflict of interest will be reviewed annually in line with the Annual Internal Review. It is the responsibility of the staff member to immediately declare any change in circumstance which may lead to any conflict or potential conflict of interest as it arises. This information must be reported to the current METL CEO. Contractors shall agree in their contract to perform their contracted role in the best interests of METL for the duration of the contract, within the scope of contracted work.

All METL staff are obligated to discharge their responsibilities with integrity and fidelity. They may not exploit their official position for their private benefit.

When a conflict arises between a staff member’s official duties and his/her personal interests, he/she needs to declare that conflict and abstain from participation therein and from influencing any other interested party or employee with respect to the particular transaction.

 

Company details:

 

Australian Business Number (ABN): 81132798068
Registered Training Organisation (RTO) NTIS Code: 91686
Registered Address: Suite B, Level 2, 215 Clarence Street Sydney 2000
PO Box 1085 QVB NSW 1230
Website: www.metl.com.au
CEO: Simon Earle, Mob 0409 655 973, simon.earle@metl.com.au


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