Industry Development Fund

The MSA Industry Development Fund provides financial support to help individuals to further their skills and knowledge through training, education and/or research within Australia’s critically important Manufacturing industries. Applications are welcomed from all individuals employed or seeking employment in the Australian Manufacturing industry.

Applications are now open for 2022!

Click here for further information.

MAE Showcase Events

Are you female and interested in a career in a non-traditional area like advanced manufacturing, racing, beekeeping, energy, electrotechnology, or horticulture? The Manufacturing, Agrifood, and Electrotechnology ITAB’s will be hosting FREE showcase days for these industries.

Held at various industry locations you will have the opportunity to:

  • meet female industry leaders
  • have a hands-on experience
  • access to current career information
  • have your questions answered by industry experts
  • obligation free opportunities to do work experience
  • free networking lunch


Find out more and pre-register your interest!

Click here for further information.

Training Package Resources

MSA Training Package resources can now be obtained freely on the VETNet website. This includes teaching and learning resources, assessment resources, helpful websites for foundation skills and manufacturing.

Note: Search under the category ‘Manufacturing’ and document type ‘Training Resources’.

Skills Service Organisation

The Hon Karen Andrews MP, Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills announced on 11th November 2016 that the Skills Service Organisation for the manufacturing sector will be Innovation and Business Skills Australia (IBSA).

Click here to visit their website.