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About us

SkillsIQ NSW ITAB is supported by Training Services NSW to provide independent advice to the NSW government on the training and skills needs of the service industries within NSW.

The industries we represent include retail and wholesale, sport, fitness, community recreation, outdoor recreation, travel, tourism, events, hospitality, accommodation, restaurants & cafes, holiday parks & resorts, hairdressing & barbering, beauty services, floristry, community pharmacy and funeral services. 

Our Industry Advisory Committees (IACs) are key industry contacts for government. They provide independent advice on the training and skills development needs of industry, to help ensure our industries have a skilled workforce that is able to meet current and future job role requirements.

What we do

SkillsIQ NSW ITAB provides independent advice on skills and training needs to facilitate workforce development in the service industries within NSW.

We engage with industry and training providers to support employee training, up-skilling and education initiatives, bringing benefits to employers, employees and the NSW economy.

We provide advice to industry on:

  • navigating the vocational education and training (VET) environment
  • what a training package is and how to use it
  • recognition of prior learning and current skills.
  • We provide advice to the NSW Government on:

    • industry skill needs and priorities for funded training
    • NSW apprenticeship and traineeship arrangements
    • issues relating to training package development and implementation affecting NSW stakeholders
    • VET programs for secondary students.

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    Contact us

    SkillsIQ NSW ITAB GPO Box 4194
    Sydney NSW 2001

    Jackie Zelinsky 
    Telephone: 02 9392 8100
    Mobile: 0438 233 797