Welcome to the FAPS Training Council Website

Financial, Administrative and Professional Services Training Council (FAPSTC) Inc works with industry to foster:


  • Quality and industry-specific training
  • A skilled and flexible workforce
  • Improved productivity
  • Employment-based training and apprenticeships
  • Industry networks
  • Effective representation on training-related matters


  • FAPSTC provides high level strategic advice to the State Government, Industry and Registered Training Organisations on the workforce development needs of the industry sectors it covers.

    FAPSTC is one of ten Training Councils in Western Australia whose core functions, as outlined in a Service Agreement with each Training Council and the Department of Training & Workforce Development, are:


  • Leadership role in promoting training to industry, including partnerships between industry and the training sector.
  • Work collaboratively with industry, the Department, and enterprises to identify the opportunities for work-based training, in particular where higher level VET qualifications may apply.
  • Keep industry advised of training developments within their sector, including new apprenticeship opportunities, and part-time and school-based apprenticeship arrangements.
  • Work collaboratively with industry, the Department, and national Industry Skills Councils to increase the uptake of existing worker, and higher level apprenticeship opportunities.
  • Identify and promote existing worker apprenticeship opportunities.
  • Facilitate industry input to the development and review of Training Packages and curriculum.
  • Target small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to promote part-time apprenticeship arrangements.
  • Build relationship and broker training solutions for industry with Registered Training Organisations (RTOs).
  • Promote industry take-up of training, including promoting new training initiatives from the Department.
  • Identify and develop innovative approaches to industry skill development.
  • Keep industry advised of training developments in their sector including AQTF changes, Training Package updates, and national policy changes.
  • FAPSTC is actively involved in facilitating and participating in industry workshops and seminars, producing industry reports and working on training-based projects with its stakeholders as well as providing pertinent training information through a variety of avenues such as newsletters and bulletins.

    Download FAPSTC's Role and Functions as a Brochure (PDF)




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