Horizon Educational and TAFE Queensland Team Up to Build Queensland’s Future Hydrogen Workforce
Organizations form partnership bringing cutting-edge hydrogen educational equipment and training to students across Queensland.
June 7th, 2023 (Gold Coast, Australia): Horizon Educational and TAFE Queensland are excited to announce a partnership that will bring cutting-edge hydrogen educational equipment and training to students across Queensland. Both organizations will work together to continue building renewable energy knowledge through supporting hydrogen educational training.
‘Horizon Educational is thrilled to work closely with TAFE to continue course development in the hydrogen sector’, said Ales Rakovsky, Director of APAC at Horizon Educational. ‘TAFE Queensland shares our goal of boosting workforce development in renewable energy, and together we will be able to provide even more students with pioneering hydrogen training courses and equipment’.
A General Manager of TAFE Queensland – SkillsTech Stephen Gates was on hand to meet with Mr Rakovsky and sign the Memorandum of Understanding between the two leading educational organisations. He said the partnership highlighted the provider’s commitment to innovation and providing industries with training solutions for today and tomorrow.
“At TAFE Queensland, we are focussed on not only providing industries with highly skilled workers for now, but also long into the future. Renewable energy is an important emerging industry for Queensland’s energy sector and we are thrilled to form an alliance with a true class-leader in Horizon Educational to secure the best training equipment for our students,” Mr Gates said.
Being the world’s largest producer and distributor of hydrogen educational equipment – including STEM Kits and Hydrogen Grand Prix race cars – Horizon Educational is well placed to expand access to renewable energy education in Queensland. The partnership will allow TAFE Queensland to access Horizon Educational’s world-leading hydrogen training equipment – reinforcing their regional status as a leader in practical, industry-relevant training in the hydrogen sector.
About Horizon Educational: Founded in 2003, Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies began the sale of miniature fuel cells to demonstrate the technology to schools and students around the world, while investing in R&D of more advanced products and industrial applications. In 2013, Horizon Educational Group was formed as an independent division dedicated to the deployment of a complete range of educational solutions. Horizon Educational develop, produce and distribute hands-on teaching material and didactic equipment as well as online curricula and educational programs. With distributors in over 150 countries, the STEM kits and technical training equipment have an international reputation for quality, educational content and award-winning design. Discover more at horizoneducational.com
TAFE Queensland: TAFE Queensland is the largest, most experienced training and educator provider in Queensland, Australia. They deliver practical, industry-relevant training across a range of industries from entry-level certificates to bachelor degrees, at more than 60 locations in Queensland.