SkillsPoints are the intersection ‘point’ where Australia’s largest education provider - TAFE NSW - and business and industry come together to provide Australians with the skills employers need for the jobs of today and the careers of the future.
SkillsPoints will equip Australians with the skills and training needed to respond to the opportunities provided by high-growth and emerging industry sectors as well as existing employer needs.
An Australian first, Skillspoints will:
As a relationship centre for industry, SkillsPoints will work in close partnership with industry, business and employers to design training that looks to the future and responds to emerging trends. Whether in a classroom, on-site, online or any combination,
SkillsPoints training and resources will be tailored to industry needs and reflect the quality, rigour and expertise that has secured TAFE NSW’s reputation as Australia’s largest education provider.
There are nine SkillsPoints headquarters planned across NSW, six of them in regional areas:
The first SkillsPoint HQ — Innovative Manufacturing, Robotics and Science, based in Newcastle — will be launched in September 2017. The rollout of the remaining SkillsPoints HQs will be announced in the next few months.