Babcock extends major training partnership with BMW to Australia

27 Feb 2018

ADELAIDE, Australia: Babcock International announces a new major training services contract with BMW Group Australia, which expands the company’s training services for the premium automotive brand.


Under the six-year contract, which was awarded following a competitive process, Babcock and BMW will form a training partnership to deliver technical, management and sales training to 44 BMW dealerships across Australia. The contract will create eight new Babcock jobs at BMW Australia’s offices in Mulgrave, Victoria.


Babcock is a leader in automotive training services internationally, with long-standing partnerships with the likes of BMW UK, Jaguar Land Rover, Mazda Motors UK, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Royal Mail Group.


“We are thrilled to leverage our global experiences in the automotive training services industry to create bespoke programs for our Australian clients,” said Babcock Australasia CEO David Ruff.


“This extension of services will create a solid foundation for future success in delivering defence operational and technical training in Australia. Not only do we now have a solid footprint in Victoria, but our credentials and experience globally give us a great springboard for more growth.


“As BMW transitions to new and exciting horizons in automotive technology and customer experience, we look forward to partnering with them to ensure they continually develop outstanding staff who deliver on their brand promise and vision for exceptional automotive experiences”.


The contract commenced 1 January 2018.


About Babcock


For more than a century, Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the three market sectors of Marine, Land and Aviation, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


Often working in highly regulated environments, we have the expertise and resources to take on even the most complex of problems, transforming the way services are delivered to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness. In Australia and New Zealand alone, we deliver thousands of hours of training per year across aviation, defence and emergency services.


Employing over 725 staff and operating across a range of sectors, we support our customers' technical, program and complex platform requirements through our proven processes, systems, and people. A global solution being delivered locally, our market-leading reputation is based on one key fact - Babcock is a partner that can be trusted to deliver.


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