Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE:AXTA) celebrated the success of its partnership with educational institute TAFE New South Wales, with the graduation of its inaugural program’s first students. TAFE, or Technical and Further Education, is Australia’s leading provider for vocational education and training courses. The program will help address Australia’s shortage of skilled technicians for auto repair and refinish, with nearly 5000 technicians needed to maintain industry sustainability.
Axalta’s alliance with TAFE NSW began last year. After the closure of TAFE course facilities at Mount Druitt, Axalta welcomed students to its facility in nearby Riverstone, Western Sydney. Well-equipped with ultramodern paint