Online training software company ReadyTech is expanding its Center of Excellence at the University of Tasmania. with the support of the government statement
ReadyTech (ASX:RDY) provides software services to organizations including educators, medium-sized employers, and local and national governments ranging from student services to human resource management and payroll, taxpayer services and case management for the justice sector.
ReadyTech has been operating in Tasmania for over 20 years and has expanded its operations to expand the available technology functions in Launceston, Northern Tasmania.
The company currently employs 45 tech industry workers in the region and plans to double that number over the next 12 months.
ReadyTech’s Center of Excellence will serve as a hub for local software engineering, data science and product management to support the company’s global expansion. It will also incubate and develop local technology industry talent.
Chief Executive of Education and Work Pathways, James Diamond, said ReadyTech’s Tasmanian technology team would help support their mission to build world-class technology products for businesses in Australia and globally.
“Our history in Tasmania began more than 20 years ago developing software for the education and training market, and we now provide market-leading products in Education & Work Pathways, Workforce Solutions and Government & Justice,” he said.
“We look forward to seeing local technology talent contribute to the success of our clients and to the future growth of Tasmania’s local technology industry,” he said.
ReadyTech actively trains Tasmania’s workforce by providing software products and support to the local Vocational Education and Training (VET) industry.
Guy Barnett, the Tasmanian state’s Minister for Development, Building and Housing, said the government will assist the expansion of the Center of Excellence with site establishment support, worker relocation and recruitment assistance, and training and development incentives for staff.
“This support has made Launceston the home of the expansion and will enable new high-quality and well-paid jobs and local investment in growing industries in Tasmania,” he said.