New South Wales

NSW Industry Training Advisory Bodies (ITABs) are State funded and the funding is tied to the provision of services to support critical operational areas of the vocational education and training (VET) system in NSW.

ITABs play a key role in:

  • identifying and prioritising industry skills and workforce development training needs
  • establishing apprenticeship and traineeship pathways and their suitability as schools-based arrangements
  • promoting and assisting in the implementation of brokerage services for the Productivity Places Program
  • advising on options to strengthen vocational pathways in schools
  • assisting in the development, implementation and continuous improvement of national Training Packages
  • providing advice and information to Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) regarding registration processes as well as the accreditation and review of courses.

In addition they:

  • develop training and career information resources
  • provide professional support to RTOs, including TAFE NSW
  • provide professional advice on training and workforce development to industry and enterprises
  • promote the benefits and opportunities of vocational education and training to their industries.

NSW ITAB Fact Sheet