Business closure over the Christmas and new year period

All Department of Training and Workforce Development offices, including:

  • Apprenticeship Office; 
  • the Jobs and Skills WA Resource Unit;
  • Muresk Institute;
  • Migration Services;
  • the Office of the State Training Board;
  • TAFE International (TIWA);
  • the Training Accreditation Council (TAC); and
  • the Training Markets branch 

will be closed from 4.30 pm WST on Friday 24 December 2021 — reopening at 8.30 am WST on Tuesday 4 January 2022.

Please note that the ground floor reception desk area at the Optima building in Osborne Park will also be closed during this period. The Prospect Place building in West Perth will also be closed over this time.

You are welcome to contact us via email during the closure period, and we will respond when our offices reopen from 4 January.

We would like to wish all of our customers, colleagues and stakeholders a safe and happy festive season — we look forward to working with you again in 2022.

Apprenticeship Office customers

The 13 19 54 Apprenticeship Office Helpline will not be operational during this time. Please email your enquiries to and they will respond to your enquiry when they reopen in the new year.

  • Training contracts can continue to be lodged during the closure, and will be assessed from when the office reopens on Tuesday 4 January 2022.
  • Training contracts changes can still be submitted via the Western Australian Apprenticeship Management System (WAAMS) online client portal during the closure period.
  • Emails or other training contract related requests received during the closure will be actioned from 4 January 2022.

Jobs and Skills Centres

The metropolitan and regional Jobs and Skills Centres will also be closing over the Christmas and new year period. Please check the Jobs and Skills website for details of business hours over the holiday period for each JSC.

WA TAFE colleges

Each of the WA TAFE colleges will be closing over the Christmas and new year period. Please check the TAFE's website for details.

Page last updated October 07, 2022