trade apprentice

Boost in Travel and Accommodation Support for regional trainees and apprentices

11 July 2016

Trainees and apprentices in NSW will have access to over $6 million to help complete their courses with the NSW Government announcing a major increase in subsidies for travel and accommodation.

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Aborginal Enterprise Development Officer (AEDO) Program 2016-2017 Applications - New England Region only

7 July 2016

Applications are being invited from eligible organisations to deliver the AEDO program in the New England region only. Applications will open 18 July 2016 and close 12 August 2016. Organisations intending to apply should register on NSW etendering in order to access the documents, which will be available on the 18 July 2016.

apprentice learners

Support for Group Training Organisations to lift apprenticeship completions

27 June 2016

The NSW Government is partnering with Group Training Organisations (GTOs) to help deliver a 65 per cent apprenticeship and traineeship completion rate with a $14.4 million investment over the next three years in two innovative programs.

Regional VET Pathways Initiative

Regional VET Pathways Initiative

20 June 2016

The Government's Regional Vocational Education and Training (VET) Pathways initiative supports 15 to 19 year olds not in study or in a job, to find pathways into education, training and work. Service providers now available in Central West and New England/North West regions.


NSW ITABs Good News Stories - 2015 to 2016

14 June 2016

ITABs have reported significant achievements over the 2015-16 contract period in support of the Department's objectives. They have supported the work of the Department's Training Services NSW Branch and implementation of Smart and Skilled. Highlights of recent work by the ITABs are provided here.

Fee-Free Vocational Training

Fee-Free Vocational Training for People experiencing domestic and family violence

3 June 2016

From 1 July 2016, people experiencing domestic and family violence will be eligible for fee-free vocational training under Smart and Skilled. This measure is an extension of the fee-free scholarship program for Smart and Skilled to help people across NSW to gain financial independence and stability.

Statement of Expectations

Enhancing the Quality of Smart and Skilled Training Providers

16 May 2016

Students and employers now have more reason to be confident in Smart and Skilled Providers. Today the NSW Government has published its Statement of Expectations for the 450 providers approved to deliver training under Smart and Skilled.

NCAP and AEDO Conference

2016 Conference for Aboriginal employment and business advisors

12 April 2016

The 2016 New Careers for Aboriginal People (NCAP) and Aboriginal Enterprise Development Officer (AEDO) Conference held in Sydney from 5-7th April was a great success.

Apprentice and Trainee Logbook App for Students (ATLAS)

ATLAS is now live!

5 April 2016

The ATLAS App for Students helps Apprentices and Trainees in the workplace and assists them throughout their studies.

Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarships applications are now open

Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarships applications are now open

29 March 2016

Applications are now open for Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarships on the Service NSW website. These scholarships are being offered by the NSW Government to students undertaking selected government-subsidised qualifications on the NSW Skills List in areas related to science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM).

Job Guides

NSW Job Guides

15 March 2016

Wondering what training you need to get the job you want? Read our job guides to get an understanding of the qualifications required, what the job involves, the industries you could work in, job prospects and pay.