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 will open on 1 May 2023.

Click here for further information and to register your interest for future rounds.

Jobs and Skills Council

The Federal Minister for Skills and Training, Brendan O’Connor MP, recently announced that Innovation and Business Skills Australia (IBSA) has been selected to establish the new Jobs and Skills Council (JSC) to support manufacturing skills across Australia.

Click here to visit their website.

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’.