Welcome to the NSW Community Services and Health Industry Training Advisory Body

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The key training and assessment information resource hub for the community services and health industry sectors.

About Us

NSW CSH ITAB is the key training and assessment information resource hub for the community services and health sectors.


Membership is available to employers, unions, industry associations, service providers and registered training organisations.

Products & Services

The ITAB publishes and distributes a range of products in response to identified industry needs.

Latest News and Events...

External Assessment Validation Networks- Parramatta, Stanmore and Wyong

Registrations now available for Stanmore Monday 8th April and Wyong Monday 29th April 2019 .

FULL Parramatta registrations CLOSED

For Wyong details and registrations read more

For Stanmore details and registrations read more

Assessor Network

CSH ITAB is pleased to be facilitating our Assessor Network again in 2019. The 2nd meeting will be Thursday 23 May 2019 at 10am – 12:30pm.  Venue: Family Day Care NSW, 1 Sloane St, Summer Hill, NSW

Read more here….

Registration form here….

Children’s Education and Care Draft 2 Validation Feedback

The following six Qualifications and associated 65 Units of Competency in the Children’s Education and Care sector are currently under review:

  • CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC40113 Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care
  • CHC50213 Diploma of School Age Education and Care
  • CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support
  • CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support.

Draft 2 Training Package Products are now available for comment on the SkillsIQ Online Feedback Forum until 29 March 2019. Please click here to access the material.

Educating the Nurse of the Future Review

The first independent review of Australian nursing preparation since 2002 – Educating the Nurse of the Future – commenced in February and continues through until June 2019.

Led by Emeritus Professor Steven Schwartz AM, the Review will be future focussed and will consider how the education and preparation of nurses in Australia will ensure the nursing workforce is well placed to continue to meet the future needs of Australian communities and our health system. The Review will examine the preparation of registered and enrolled nurses and nurse practitioners.

Workshops are being held around the state more details here

VET Knowledge Bank

The VET Knowledge Bank is a key source for information about Australia’s VET system.  Read more

Keen to find out when your industry’s training package will be reviewed?

The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) recently launched an interactive, user-friendly search tool to help people find out when training package work is scheduled for their industry. Read more.


NSW CSH ITAB acknowledges the NSW Department of Industry contribution and values the ongoing partnership with Training Services NSW.

NSW Government Department of Industry