Programs and services

Training Services NSW aims to develop and promote a quality vocational education and training system that meets the economic needs of NSW and enhances skills for industry and individuals.

It does this through the Training Market by funding programs and strategies to focus vocational education and training (VET) on NSW priorities. Funding is allocated to registered training organisations that have a Smart and Skilled contract with this Department.

The following information is primarily provided for VET practitioners and other interested parties.

Smart and Skilled

Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW vocational education and training system. It's helping people get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.

Refugee Support Initiatives

A number of support initiatives will assist refugees to get the skills and support they need to contribute to their local communities and the NSW economy. These include the Refugee Employment Support Program.

Other funded

Arrangements vary for accessing funding or services under the following programs:


Free services to apprentices and trainees:

Page last updated: 29 May 2017