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Skynet Corporation Pty Ltd
545 King St, Melbourne. Postal: PO Box 388, Avondale Heights, 3034
VIC AU
Tel (61 3) 9337 7898

About Us

Our Mission:

We are in the business of passing our business and educational knowledge onto others. To provide benchmark quality training, education and consulting. Enhancing the participants knowledge and ability to adapt to the ever changing requirements of technology, ensuring they are competitive and highly productive in their chosen career or business activity. To provide unique, practical, leading-edge training and support to clients and their staff which helps increase productivity, retain talent, increase staff morale, motivate innovation and creativity and increase our clients return on investment.

We strive for continual quality improvement in all facets of our organisation. We practice the highest ethical standards and honour our commitments to staff, students, stakeholders, and clients.

Have a read through our testimonials, and take a look at the companies we have trained and consulted.

We practice what we preach, our facilitators and consultants are professionals in their field of knowledge and impart a wealth of experience both practical and theoretical to our clients and course participants.


Profile of Founder

Ray Earl is Founder and CEO of Skynet Corporation Pty Ltd.Ray2_s.jpg

A brief reflection of some of Ray’s qualities, qualifications and experience, the combination of which, are the basis of this company.

Ray has had extensive experience in business, through acquisitions and green fielding, having owned and operated more than ten successful business operations in the last 20 years.

Ray has also held management positions to CEO level with several medium to large Companies in the vocations of Education, Engineering Management and Information Technology where his positions were to look at ways to increase efficiencies, develop systems, streamline production, project management, staff training and development and continuous improvement (not exhaustive by any means).

Early in 1999, Ray Earl established Skynet Corporation Pty. Ltd. as an Information Technology Support Company. As the business grew it was decided to diversify into the area of training & assessment, business consultation, facilitation and quality management system development. Skynet Education was created and a platform for the delivery and development of quality training and service delivery in a flexible manner was born.
Working with a dedicated group of trainers, facilitators and business consultants, Ray has developed a committed quality training company, with an established client base, and an ever-expanding range of quality training products and service consultation. The primary goal is to provide innovative learning and quality training products to help clients and individuals meet their goals.

Ray is an avid writer and has written a number of articles on training and assessment, eBooks and management consulting. In addition, Ray began developing policies, procedures and associated documentation aligned to AQTF for his own previous RTO - his RTO always passed audits. A few RTOs asked to use his documentation - at this point Ray realised there was a potential market for his quality product. He went on to develop several iterations of AQTF through to AQTF Essential Conditions and Standards for Initial/Continuing Registration - How To Meet The Standards CD. The product range increased to include: The VRQA Guidelines - How To Meet Them CD and CRICOS materials for International Colleges. His latest project was the development of the VET Quality Framework Quality Management System which will include policies, procedures and forms in line with the VQF including legislative instruments. Ray also developed and facilitated, the VET Quality Framework - Legislative Instruments and Risk Management Brief which he delivered during August and September 2011 to more than 260 RTOs all over Australia. He has also facilitated the workshop titled: Auditing at the Coal Face, throughout Australia during 2012.

Ray states that:
“Continual education of ones self is the only way of ensuring security of your future, whether you own your own business or are working for someone else…”
Ray walks the talk, has worldly practical experience in all facets of business and holds a Masters Degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation received from the Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship at Swinburne University. Ray has worked as a sessional lecturer at Swinburne University and states, "I enjoy breathing life into my lectures by providing real life experiences, this is something that you can't find in a text book. The students are always being challenged and in turn they challenge me, which is a fantastic learning experience."
Ray previously worked as Manager for Innovation and Projects at RMIT where he set up a AQTF division for Internal Auditing, he also managed several other departments including quality and curriculum for the School of Engineering TAFE. Ray then moved into a role as CEO of a National RTO with campuses in two States, he remained in that role for just over 2 years. He now focusses on his education consulting business fulltime. Rays latest achievement is the completion of a Masters of Education.

Some of Rays Qualifications:
Masters Degree of Education
Masters Degree of Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Diploma of Quality Auditing BSB51607
ISO 9001:2008 Lead Auditor Training Course – Batalas Ltd UK
Diploma of Training & Assessment TAA50104
Microsoft Certified Professional
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
CompTIA A+ Certified (Computer Technology Industry Association)
Licensed Estate Agent
Qualified Buzan Instructor
Associate Diploma Engineering (Mech)
Certificate IV in Property (Real Estate Agency Practice) 21525VIC Course
Certificate IV Information Technology (Client Support)
Certificate IV Assessment and Workplace Training (BSZ, TAA & TAE)
Kepner Tregoe Project Management