Trade Pathways for Experienced Workers Program

Superior Training Centre has been approved to deliver the Trade Pathways for Experienced Workers Program TPEW for Electrotechnology Electrician, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, and Engineering Metal Fabrication. To increase the number of qualified tradespeople in NSW and address labour and skills shortages, the NSW Government introduced the Trade Pathways Program, who are targeting partially skilled workers, mature aged workers and women who have not been attracted to previous opportunities in gaining trade skills. STC will assess each student to give recognition of prior learning (RPL) for skills and arrange gap training.

As a pre-requisite, students must meet all the following criteria:
 be aged 21 years or older at the time of enrolment; and
 have a minimum of 2 years of work experience in the trade that they will be
undertaking training in; and
 be currently working in the industry associated with the qualification being
undertaken, or have worked in the industry within the last five years; and
 if undertaking an engineering qualification, must currently be working in the qualification area
being undertaken; and
 not be a current apprentice or trainee; or if a cancelled apprentice, cancellation
must be greater than 6 months; and
 not be enrolled in any related Smart and Skilled subsidised training; and
 assessed as capable of a minimum three (3) Units as an RPL outcome; and
 no longer be at school; and
 be living or working in NSW; and
 be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or
New Zealand citizen

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This program is fully funded by the NSW Government until 30 June 2024.


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