Courses launched to increase space sector business knowledge

Courses launched to increase space sector business knowledge

Max Blenkin

Australian professional services provider Nova Systems is offering a series of short training courses aimed at businesses in the space sector.

Nova Systems Australia and New Zealand chief executive Steven Robinson said the growing space industry represented a significant opportunity for Australians to pursue a career and explore pathways in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

He said Nova Systems’ specialist capability training aims to encourage and support future space engineers, leaders and entrepreneurs.

“We are excited and honoured to be part of the driving force supporting the growth and competitiveness of the Australian space sector,” Robinson said.

“Providing specialist training and support to Australian industry and government will continue to enhance our nations capability and contribute to the generation of jobs, innovation and growth within the Australian economy.

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“With the recent announcement of the establishment of the SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), there are exciting opportunities ahead for the next generation of space companies and technologies in Australia. Our courses are designed with that future in mind.”

Nova Systems is a an Australian owned and operated global professional service provider, specialising in the provision of technology enabling solutions and world-class expertise to deliver complex capabilities and systems and to solve technologically challenging problems.

 

The new SmartSat CRC launched last month was jointly sponsored by Nova and the University of South Australia. That’s a collaborative research and development effort, providing significant opportunities for the Australian space industry.

Nova said its space courses sought to provide attendees with an understanding of space systems and industry across all levels. Courses offer insights and an appreciation of the space domain and the systems that operate within it.

Robinson said with the recent announcement of the establishment of the SmartSat CRC there were exciting opportunities ahead for the next generation of space companies and technologies in Australia.

“Our courses are designed with that future in mind,” he said.

The new suite of space courses on offer are designed to give executive and senior managers introductory, intermediate and advanced levels of understanding of space systems and the space business.

The one-day through to two-day courses examine the key factors that influence the definition and design, the selection and performance, and the acquisition and introduction into service of space capabilities.

Nova Systems is a registered training organisation (Nova Aerospace RTO code 40262) that can tailor its training solutions to meet customers’ needs at post-graduate level or through delivering accredited training.

The new courses cover introduction to space, intermediate space course, advanced space course and space for executives. Registration is now open.

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