Useful Links

The Department of Industry is responsible for skill formation and development to match industry demand.

State Training Services (STS), in the NSW Department of Industry, is responsible for government-funded vocational education and training (VET) in NSW. This site offers a one-stop shop for vocational education advice, information and services in NSW.

This government website provides information to students about government assistance for financing tertiary study.

Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system which provides subsidised training for eligibile persons.

This is a government website giving information about career planning, education and training.

A Government initiative to assist individuals and employers to choose the training provider that best suits their needs.

Adult Learning Australia (ALA) is the national peak body for adult and community education (ACE). ALA advocates at the national level for greater attention to adult and community education both in policy and funding terms.

Skills IQ is the Skills Service Organisation responsible for ten industries: community services and health; retail; sport; community recreation; tourism, hospitality; local government; hairdressing and beauty services; floristry; community pharmacy; and funeral services.

NSW Council of Social Service is the peak body for health and community services in New South Wales. The Council supports the sector to deliver innovative services that grow and evolve as needs and circumstances evolve.

Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) is the national peak body representing not-for-profit and faith-based providers of residential and community care, and housing and support for people with a disability and their carers.

The Disability Council is the official advisory body to the NSW Government.

Skills for Australia is the Skills Service Organisation responsible for eight industries; Education, Financial Services, Business Services, Culture and Related Industries, Printing and Graphic Arts, Information and Communications Technology, Automotive, and Mining, Drilling and Civil Infrastructure.  PwC’s Skills for Australia works with industry to identify skills and knowledge needs in the workforce and translates these into learning requirements in training products.

Whole-of-government service providing essential information on planning, starting and running a business

SGSC is partnered with University of Wollongong Southern Sydney  This partnership provides competent SGSCC students with pathway options.

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) lobbies for greater recognition of and enhanced support for the community education sector, to achieve the social, economic and cultural aspirations of the diverse Australian communities where our members operate.

Local government website

CRICOS - the official Australian Government website that lists all Australian education providers that offer courses to people studying in Australia on student visas and the courses offered.