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Learn about Aboriginal initiatives and programs focusing on improving access to employment and creating business opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Workforce training for the grains, cotton, production horticulture, viticulture and rice growing sectors. Find out how to get involved.

Learn about the NSW Government partnership with Clubs NSW to address skills shortages. The program also encourages Training Providers to use club facilities. Find out how to get involved.

Provides a free job matching service for employers and apprentices on the National Skills Needs List

The Get Back in the Game program supports disengaged young people, aged 15 to 19 years not in training or in a job to find pathways into education, training and work.

NSW Industry Training Advisory Bodies (ITABs) give the government industry advice on vocational education and training matters in NSW. Here’s how they work and how to contact them.

The Infrastructure Skills Legacy Program helps address skills shortages in the construction sector. It's given thousands of apprentices and trainees work on government infrastructure projects.

Innovative IT traineeship program for public sector agencies. The program will support career pathways and upskill young people in a well-paid industry which has skills shortages.

The program offers fee free and low fee training options to boost skills with full and part qualification course options, as well as personalised support to assist people navigating skills and training opportunities in NSW.

Initiatives to support refugees and asylum seekers are available to help them achieve long-term skilled employment in NSW.

Program connecting local industry and secondary schools in regional communities. It helps employers engage with schools. It gives students knowledge and experience, and helps them plan their future career pathways.

Training Services NSW can help retrenched workers and those affected by company downsizing.

Find out about government-subsidised training under Smart and Skilled. Information for students, workers, employers and training providers.

The Sticking Together Social Impact Investment supports approximately 870 young people aged 18-24 years, develop work readiness skills and capabilities.

Get involved in transformative change for women working in trades. Initiatives include: Built for women, Connecting Women to Trades grant program, and Group Training Organisation Recruitment Program.

Use our Experienced Workers Skills Assessment tool to help you or your employees get their skills recognised, no fees. 

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