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ILS Practitioner Course

When: 12th, 13th, 14th, 17th, 18th & 19th June 2024
Duration: 6 Days, 8:30am – 12:30pm daily
Location: Virtual
Course Fee: $3297 inc. GST due 31/05/2024
(Full Payment required on acceptance and non-refundable)

Interested in building a successful professional career within Integrated Logistic Support (ILS)?

This is the course to get you there. The ILS Practitioner Course is designed for current serving ADF personnel from both technical and non-technical backgrounds, commissioned or non-commissioned officers, Veterans and Defence civilians, engineers and related specialists.

Veterans likely suited to careers in ILS:

  • Arms Corps
  • Transport, Supply & Logistics
  • Maintenance & Engineering
  • Defence Technicians – Vehicle, Marine,
    Electronics, Avionics & Fitters
  • C4I – Command, Control, Communications,
    Computers & Intelligence

Creating career pathways including:

  • ILS Managers/Practitioners
  • Program/Project Managers
  • Training & Training Development
  • Maintenance Supervisors & Planners
  • Supply, Procurement, Commercial & Contracts
  • Engineering Leads & Configuration Managers

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    Case Studies

    Case Study 1

    ADF position:  Australian Regular Army (ARA) Riflemen

    Current Role: Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Practitioner Program Manager Land Projects (Defence Prime)

    At the completion of their High School certificate, Candidate X enlisted into the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Fulltime Army as an Infantry Rifleman joining the Royal Australian Infantry Corps (RAInf) in late 2000’s, then completing basic training at the first Recruit Training Battalion (1RTB) Wagga Wagga N.S.W prior to attending Initial Employment Training (IET) at the School of Infantry Singleton N.S.W.

    On successful completion of IET training, Candidate X was posted to one of the Battalions in Townsville QLD, where they continued to develop their skill sets within their Infantry career path including: Signaler, Sniper, Direct Fire Support Weapon Crew Member (anti-armor or machine gun) Reconnaissance, Scout, Machine Gunner, Combat Communicator, combat medic course.

    They were deployed overseas several times including East Timor and Afghanistan, receiving several awards and promoted to the rank of Corporal (CPL) prior to discharge from fulltime service.

    Candidate X returned to their home state and was lucky to secure a job with a large international transportation company through their network, their effective communication and leadership skillset honed and developed within the ADF helped to drive productivity and safety within the organization. They were promoted several times within a few years to prior to securing a Senior Maintenance Planning Supervisor position.

    Whilst establishing a successful civilian career, Candidate X was aware of the generational upgrades Defence was investing across Land Sea and Air platforms, and wanted to realign back into Defence bringing together their Defence and industry knowledge by attending an Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Practitioner course. On completion of the course, they applied for several ILS Level 2 Practitioner positions securing a role with a Global Defence Consultancy.

    Recently Candidate X secured a Senior Program Manager Land Projects (Defence Prime) working closely with Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group (CASG)  – Department of Defence on a multi-Billion AUD Land project. Tasks include although not limited to Support and guidance in a range of Introduction into Service and Sustainability, Support to the Project to enable capability realisation and sustainment, reporting on ILS progress against the master schedule and expected outcomes, advice to management on methods and/or strategies to improve the efficiency of ILS, the Creation of Integrated Logistic Support Instructions, Transition into Service Plan, working with other contractors, and Defence logistics personnel to resolve logistic matters.


    Case Study 2

    ADF position:  Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), Clerk Supply

    Current Role: Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Practitioner Asset Management Specialist (Defence Prime)

    At the completion of High School, Candidate Y enlisted into the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as a Clerk Supply in the mid 2000’s, completing Basic training at 1 Recruit Training Unit (1RTU), RAAF Base Wagga, NSW prior to attending the Royal Australian Air Force School of Administration and Logistics Training (RAAFSALT) to complete Initial Employment Training (IET).

    On the successful completion of IET training, Candidate Y was posted to RAAF base Williamtown NSW, as a Clerk Supply.  Their responsibilities included: Providing governance, inventory management, procurement, storage and physical distribution of materiel, and sustained logistics system support for the Air Force and broader Defence organisation, within the ADF logistics support systems.

    Candidate Y was deployed several times in a highly successful career receiving the long service medal, several unit Citations, the Defence Service Medal and Afghanistan medal prior to discharge from the ADF. Candidate Y underwent several training courses to provide greater opportunities and accelerate their career pathway consolidating service qualifications and experience with an ILS Practitioner Introduction course prior to landing their dream role with a Large Defence Prime as an Asset Management Specialist.

    In their current role, Candidate Y is responsible for executing elements of support program activities to include support system analysis, spares, provisioning, technical data, training maintenance/modifications, support equipment and facilities. Develops support program plans and schedules, validates standard deliverables and supports trade studies for platform subsystems. Researches, documents and provides technical information and supports the establishment of processes to develop and maintain support products, engineering data and integrated support infrastructure.





    Case Study 3

    ADF position:  Royal Australian NAVY (RAN) Marine technician

    Current Role: Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Practitioner/Analyst/Engineer (Defence Prime)

    At the completion of High School Candidate Z, enlisted into the Australian Defence Force (ADF):  Royal Australian NAVY (RAN) in the early 2000’s, completing basic training at Recruit School at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria prior to commencing Employment Training (IET) initially as a Boatswains mate posted to a ship.  After several years Candidate Z transferred in service to become a Marine Technician (MT) successfully completing the highly technical course.

    Candidate Z was posted to a ship requiring them to be adept at operating, monitoring and maintaining equipment. As operators and maintainers, they were required to operate equipment and monitor performance to identify trends which have the potential to impact on the operational capability of a ship and to initiate corrective action if required. As part of the maintenance function, they were required to conduct periodic routine planned maintenance, attend to breakdown maintenance, and assist contractors in higher level maintenance.

    Post Candidate Z’s successful career in the RAN, they undertook several formal courses and qualifications including Technical Writing, Project Management and Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Practitioner course. The additional studies lead to initial employment as a Technical Writer within a Defence Prime, which involved writing the Technical Maintenance Standards, Technical Repair Specifications, and Test Procedures for several NAVY assets. They later went on to utilize Project Management skills leading the Planned Maintenance Team tasked to effect maintenance programs that met operational mission needs of several Naval platforms.

    Currently Candidate Z’s is an (ILS) Practitioner/Analyst/Engineer with a Defence Prime, where they leading a team of ILS practitioners engineers and related project personnel responsible for the following:

    • Logistic Support Analysis outputs;
    • Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA);
    • Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability (RAM) modelling and calculations;
    • Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM);
    • Maintenance Task Analysis (MTA)
    • Maintenance Requirements Determination (MRD) and Support Services Task Analysis;
    • Level of Repair Analysis (LORA).






    Case Study 4

    ADF position:  Australian Regular ARMY Vehicle Mechanic

    Current Role: Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), ILS Supportability Specialist (Defence Prime)

    At the completion of High School, Candidate A enlisted into the Australian Defence Force (ADF): Australian Regular Army (ARA) as a Vehicle Mechanic in the Corps of Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers R.A.E.M.E in the mid 2000’s. They completed Basic training at the 1st Recruit Training Battalion (1RTB) Wagga Wagga N.S.W before attending Initial Employment Training (IET) Army Logistic Training Centre (ALTC), Bandiana, VIC.

    On the successful completion of the Army Technical and Trades Vehicle Mechanic Course (ATTVM), Candidate A was posted to a number of locations including Albury/Wodonga, Sydney, Darwin and Melbourne working on the majority of Army’s specialist vehicles and equipment. Additional to military and leadership requirements, they provided removal, testing and replacement of components, overhaul, and diagnostics on various electrical mechanical and hydraulic systems, as well as basic fitting, machining, oxy-acetylene and arc-welding effecting various repairs and modifications.

    Post service, Candidate A completed the Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Practitioners course, initially securing a role as a Technical Spares Assessor within a Specialist Defence consultancy that provides ILS support on a large Land project for a Defence Prime. Over the past few years Candidate A has further developed their ILS skill set to become an ILS Supportability Specialist, providing inventory management, leading all contract management related to ILS, Planning and delivery of Logistics Support Analysis programs including Cost Life Cycle (CLC) Modelling and assessment). Assisting the Project Management staff with the ILS aspects of contract management, clarifying logistics policy and legislation for stakeholders within Defence.