Empowering the workforce of tomorrow through education

May 5, 2023 BY

The Gordon has recently invested more $30 million in cutting-edge training facilities.

FOR more than 135 years, The Gordon has been at the forefront of empowering individuals to achieve their full potential through innovative, flexible, and high-quality education.

By fostering robust industry collaboration, we have consistently adapted our programs to meet the evolving demands of our regional workforce and economy.

“Partnering with industry leaders and associations to develop targeted educational and training initiatives is critical to the success of vocational education,” Gordon chief executive officer Joe Ormeno said.

“This collaborative approach ensures our programs remain relevant and adaptable to the ever-changing landscape of the workforce.

“In this rapidly changing world, The Gordon understands the importance of staying agile and responsive to the needs of our students and industry partners. Our goal is to create a future where education anticipates industry needs, helping our students grow and succeed as the world evolves around them.”

The Gordon has recently invested more $30 million in cutting-edge training facilities, equipping our workforce for the shift towards service industries and supporting projected growth in sectors such as construction, education and training, and professional, scientific, and technical services.

Flexible learning options include online, on-campus, on-site, and blended formats.


As our region prepares for prestigious events like the 2026 Commonwealth Games and embraces new frontiers in advanced manufacturing and clean energy, our commitment to relevant and innovative education becomes increasingly essential.

“Our continuously expanding suite of skill sets is designed to meet industry needs, raise workforce capabilities, and encourage growth,” Mr Ormeno said.

“With more than 200 accredited courses, we offer flexible learning options, including online, on-campus, on-site, and blended formats, tailored to suit individual requirements.

“At the core of everything we do, we prioritise our students’ education and career opportunities. We understand the importance of providing a first-class education and aim to deliver progressive, stimulating and innovative programs that will enhance their future prospects.”

To deliver a progressive workforce that will prosper today and into the future, email Janelle Lamont, business relationship manager at The Gordon at [email protected] for more details.

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