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Marine People Partnership Report

The Marine People Partnership report addresses the challenges, needs and opportunities for strategic workforce development in the greater marine industry, which includes shipbuilding and ship repair sectors, as well as the companies that directly and indirectly support them.

The Marine People Partnership report identifies six priority areas that comprise common challenges to workforce development in the marine industry, nationally, including:

The history of boom and bust;
The socialization and normalizing of workforce mobility;
Social and systemic challenges to attracting talent in skilled trades;
Developing essential skills, workplace skills and 21st century competencies;
Developing workforce capability among under represented workers; and,
Developing management and leadership capability.

In addition to the priority areas, the report also examines issues relating to workforce development in skilled trades and technology roles, in unionized environments, and of professionals.

Download the report here: http://shipsforcanada.ca/images/uploads/Final-Report-October-2015.pdf