NSW ITABs (Industry Training Advisory Bodies) is the umbrella organisation for 11 individual ITABS. They are:

NSW Community Services and Health ITAB (CS&H)
Apprenticeship Engagement Forum (AEF)
NSW Agrifood ITAB
Manufacturing Skills Australia (MSA)
Australian Industry Standards (AIS) NSW ITAB
Transport & Logistics & Automotive
NSW Utilities & Electrotechnology ITAB
Resources and Infrastructure NSW ITAB
Arts Communications Finance Industries and Property Services ITAB (ACFIPS)

NSW ITABs encourages traineeships and apprenticeships, promotes VET and supports the implementation of training packages. Each ITAB covers one or more specific industry sectors.

NSW ITABs supports the flow of useful advice, intelligent ideas, creative thinking and clear communication between industry and government.

NSW ITABs believes in blue sky thinking.

What's happening now...

Career Speed Dating comes to Gosford on Friday, 2 March

School Principals and Career Advisors are invited to attend a speed dating event, hosted by the NSW ITABs, where you will be able to hear about great future career choices for your students, as well as school-based apprenticeships and traineeships. 

The idea is to bring together your school with local employers and industry peak bodies from a range of industries, including Resources and Infrastructure; Community Services & Health; Food & Primary Industry & Racing; Transport & Logistics & Automotive; Manufacturing & Engineering, Light Manufacturing (Textiles, Clothing & Footwear) & Process Manufacturing; and Utilities & Electrotechnology.

Venue: Central Coast Leagues Club, Scenic Lounge, 1 Dane Drive, Gosford
Date: Friday, 2 March, 2018
Time: 12.00 to 3.00pm
Price: Free (includes a light lunch)
RSVP: Friday, 23 February

For more information email melissa@nswagrifooditab.com.au

Register at http://ow.ly/YaPj30iobI7

Are you Screen or Stage or Media? Are you loaded down with care? Here's how to be carefree

Book yourself in for a free Workplace Resilience — Managing Stress and Wellness course specifically designed for the Entertainment and Events sector. The course will teach you how to adapt to changing circumstances at work and how to bounce back from challenges and stress. You’ll learn ways to identify signs and sources of stress within your job role and strategies to help you recover from stressful situations. The course will run on 5 & 12 March, 2018 at TAFE NSW, St Leonards and again on 19 & 26 March, 2018 at The Arts Exchange in Dawes Point. For more information and to register (before 13 Feb) email Catherine.chong@tafensw.edu.au
Course outcomes include: develop and implement personal stress management strategy; develop and implement stress management strategies and techniques within a team; and develop team and morale building strategies. Read the brochure.

You’ll be given a Statement of Attainment in Workplace Resilience on completion of the course. The Units of Competency covered are BSBWHS410 (Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives) and BSBWOR403 (Manage stress in the workplace). The course was developed by TAFE NSW Northern Sydney in collaboration with the ACFIPS ITAB.

So, yeah, maybe I'd like to be a plumber

But how do I do that? Choosing the right subjects at school can make linking up with an apprenticeship much easier. Download a list of subject choices suggested by the plumbing industry for Years 9, 10, 11 & 12 at the Apprenticeship Engagement Forum website.