Rio Tinto supporting displaced Apprentices through COVID-19

In partnership with South Metropolitan TAFE (SM TAFE), Rio Tinto will cover course fees for displaced apprentices to complete a recently accredited automation qualification. The qualification will give students the knowledge and skills to work at top-tier automation facilities.

Rio Tinto have committed of $50,000 to fund the skilling of apprentices displaced during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a further $50,000 intended for another 200 apprentices at TAFEs in regional WA the near future.

Access the WA State Government media release here