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.
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
Who we are, our mission, vision, goals and values; our annual reports; our customer service charter and what do to if you need to make a complaint.
Industry specific information and resources
Contains industry specific resources, ranging from agriculture to aquaculture and fishing, building and construction to community services and health, and many other industry areas
Awards and competitions
Links and information about the Tasmanian Training Awards, the Australian Training Awards and WorldSkills Australia competition.
Industry Advice Framework
Updating our stakeholders on the status of advice we have received through Skills Tasmania's Industry Advice Framework.
Policies and strategies
Current policies and strategies, inlcuding National strategies, that guide the work of Skills Tasmania
Skills Tasmania publications
A selection of Skills Tasmania’s key and most recent publications only. They reflect our current position in the area of stretegy, policy and workforce development, as well as Skills Tasmania's main form of communication to its' stakeholders, via a regular newsletter
Skills Facts (newsletter)
For all the latest Tasmanian and National VET news and events subscribe to Skills Tasmania Facts
, Skills Tasmania's regular newsletter.
2016 Skills and Workforce Development Conference
Skills Tasmania initiatives
In addition to the following, Skills Tasmania also manages: a number of Workforce development initiatives, aimed at developing and retaining the current and future workforce; as well as numerous tender and grants programs (see Funding/subsidies for training),
which allows registered training organisation (RTOs) and other
organisations to obtain Government subsidies for the undertaking of
The Skills and Workforce Development Conference features speakers from around Australia, who present information on current trends in vocational education and training (VET). The Conference also provides networking opportunities, including end of day one drinks and a conference dinner, as well as workshops, exhibitors booths and much more.
Information for Learners
Building Skills for Tasmania's future
- The Tasmanian Government continues to build skills for Tasmania's future by investing in the VET system.
Vocational education and training (VET) information
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 Tasmanian Traineeships and Apprenticeships 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.
Research and statistics
Information, incuding contact details, and links on statistics for: students and courses, and trainees and apprentices
In Tasmania VET is governed by the Training and Workforce Development Act 2013
under the Minister for Education. Links to the Act
, including additional VET legislation information is included on this page.