On this page you will find who Skills Tasmania are, what we do and our role within the VET system.
Contact Skills Tasmania
General contact details for Skills Tasmania (call 1800 655 846)
About Skills Tasmania
Skills Tasmania is Tasmania’s State Training Authority, developing strategies and providing support, advice, opportunities and funding to deliver quality training to meet the needs of Tasmanians and our industries.
Skills Tasmania (customer service charter)
This charter sets the standards of service that you can expect from Skills Tasmania. So we can improve on these services constructive feedback is always welcome. Also includes links to the Right to Information Act 2009
and Public Interest Disclosures Act 2002 - Skills Tasmania Procedures
Policies and strategies
Previous and current Skills Tasmania policies and strategies, as well as National training strategies
Research and statistics
Links to statistical information regarding apprentice and trainee numbers
Current Skills Tasmania initiatives
Includes links/information about the VET professional development program, Rapid Response Skills Initiative, Tasmanian Skills Strategy and much more.
Includes links/information about the Skills Tasmania Conference, the Tasmanian Training Awards and the Australian Training Awards, and WorldSkills Australia competition.
Skills Tasmania Facts (newsletter)
For all the latest Tasmanian and National VET news and events subscribe to Skills Tasmania Facts
, Skills Tasmania’s regular newsletter.
Skills Tasmania Annual Reports
Annual Reports for Skills Tasmania (2007 to current)
Vocational education and training (VET)
Skills for Work
Skills for Work
is the Tasmanian Government’s plan to improve the Vocational Education and Training system in Tasmania. Further information on Skills for Work
projects will be available soon.
What is VET?
VET provides skills and knowledge for work through a national training system.
Tasmanian VET system
A visual map of the Tasmanian training system and Skills Tasmania's role within it. Also includes links to the Skills Tasmania Board, Tasmanian Training Agreements Committee (TTAC) and other Government agencies, committees and providers that make up this system
Equity in VET
Skills Tasmania’s Equity area administers equity focused funds, available to both registered training organisation (RTOs) and community groups, which improve access for learners facing barriers to participation in VET.
In Tasmania VET is governed by the Vocational Education and Training Act 1994
under the Minister for Education. Links to the Act
, including additional VET legislation information is included on this page.
Useful VET links
Includes a list of VET acronyms, links to Tasmanian and national sites, as well as links to other State VET authorities.