Vocational education and training (VET)

VET gives people workplace skills and technical knowledge. It emphasises hands-on experience, and teaches many skills in demand in NSW.

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Resources library

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Resources Library - Vocational Education and Training

Community colleges, adult and community education

Discover community and not for profit education and training. Learn new skills at a community college.


With over 1200 courses across a wide variety of industries and professions, TAFE NSW is a major VET provider.

For training providers

Programs, forms, guidelines, logins and support from Training Services NSW.

Get funding for vocational education and training

Low-cost or free training options for students. Plus Smart and Skilled and JobTrainer info for providers and employers.

Apprentices and trainees

Apprenticeships and traineeships combine formal study with on-the-job training. Find out what's involved.

Courses and advice for students, workers, jobseekers

Explore VET options, including free courses for in-demand skills.

Training Services NSW

The division of Department of Education that handles vocational education and training in NSW. Find out more and contact us.

VET programs and services

Programs to support the VET sector, including rural support, JobTrainer, Smart & Skilled, women in trades.

Types of service providers

Learn about organisations that help with vocational education and training in NSW. What's an RTO? Find out here.

NSW Training Awards

Celebrate training in NSW! Nominate, attend events and view winning highlights.

VET forms and documents library

Find forms, guidelines, policy documents and resources for training providers and employers relating to vocational education and training, apprentices and trainees and more.

Stats and trends on vocational education and training

Get trends and insights on NSW vocational education and training, and apprenticeships and traineeships. Access, filter and download statistics. 

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