- Training providers and schools
- Employers, business and industry
- Individuals, students and parents
Responsible to the Deputy Premier; Minister for Training and Workforce Development, Hon Liza Harvey MLA 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.
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.
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.
Page last updated December 15, 2016