Our structure

Our structure

Responsible to the Minister for Training and Workforce Development and led by the Director General, Dr Ruth Shean, the Department comprises four directorates. Each directorate has a key role to play in all aspects of the Department’s core business, from strategic planning and policy development through to operational functions and programs and services to build and support WA’s workforce. Our organisational structure is outlined in the following diagram.

 

State Training Board

Minister for Training and Workforce Development

 

Department of Training and Workforce Development

Director General: Dr Ruth Shean

Service Resource Management

 
The Service Resource Management directorate purchases training and other services from TAFE colleges, private training providers and community organisations. The directorate also develops and manages WA’s training infrastructure and develops governance processes to support TAFE colleges.

Corporate

 
The Corporate directorate is responsible for establishing, maintaining and monitoring the Department's governance structures, and providing corporate oversight and administration of the Department's financial, physical and information and communications technology resources.

Policy, Planning and Innovation

 
The Policy, Planning and Innovation directorate determines how the Department's funding will be allocated. Working with industry, training providers, the WA community and government at all levels, the directorate also coordinates the State's response to local needs and national initiatives.

Service Delivery

 
The Service Delivery directorate leads areas that deliver services directly to the WA community. This includes the Career Centres, Apprenticeship Office, Migration Services, TAFE International WA, Aboriginal Workforce Development Centres and Training Sector Services.
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Page last updated March 14, 2017