ForestWorks Receives Contract for NSW Industry Training Advisory Body

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ForestWorks has been appointed by the NSW Government to provide executive officer services to the Industry Training Advisory Body (ITAB) for the Forest, Forest Products and Furnishing Industries.

ForestWorks has undertaken this role in NSW for over 10 years. ITABs are autonomous, industry based bodies that represent their industries on training and related matters to support the vocational education and training system.

ITABs provide core services in four key performance areas:

  • Assist the Department to identify industry skill needs, priorities and skills development issues for funded training in NSW.
  • Promote training to industry and provide brokerage services to assist in the take-up of funded training, including school based apprenticeships and traineeships, in collaboration with Training Services NSW.
  • Advise the Department on apprenticeship and traineeship arrangements in NSW, including school based arrangements and the establishment of Vocational Training Orders.
  • Advise on the development, review and implementation of Training Packages/Training Products.

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