July 16, 2012 – Fluke Australia, the global leader in portable electronic test and measurement technology, is offering support to Australian students through the Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) 2012 Study Grants Program.
The NMIT rewards students who demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to their studies as well as academic or skills excellence. Members of the NMIT Industry Foundation provide students with grants and tours designed to assist them with their study.
The NMIT Industry Foundation formally recognises partnerships with industry organisations and businesses, such as Fluke Australia. It provides a means for industry to be actively involved with the professional development of students and an opportunity for the NMIT to identify and meet industry expectations of the vocational education and training sector.
Recipients of the Fluke Australia 2012 Study Grant were:
* Andrew Johns, who is studying an Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology
* Jason Adams who is studying a Diploma of ESI Power Systems.
Fluke Australia’s contribution gives the recipients the opportunity to purchase equipment and resources to enhance their learning.
Henk van Velze, Managing Director, Fluke Australia, said, “Fluke Australia continues to look for opportunities, like the NMIT 2012 Study Grants Program, to support the education of future trade professionals.
“Fluke’s Education Partnership Portal, a free online portal developed for educator’s that combines educational materials and application information, and has been running for six years. It demonstrates Fluke’s commitment to providing support to ensure trade professionals have the right tools and training when they enter the workforce.
“Educational institutions can also benefit from discounts on Fluke tools, through the portal, to equip their labs with the latest technology.”
Founded in 1948, Fluke Corporation is the world leader in compact, professional electronic test tools. Fluke customers are technicians, engineers, electricians, and metrologists who install, troubleshoot and manage industrial, electrical and electronic equipment and calibration processes. Follow Fluke on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or LinkedIn.
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