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TAFE Governing council membership: Expressions of interest open

The Minister for Education and Training is looking for people with effective leadership and strategic thinking skills and the ability to work collegiately within the TAFE sector to help shape training to meet future industry and community needs throughout Western Australia. If you have these skills, knowledge of vocational education and training, experience in community and industry engagement, and a record of service to industry or the community, express your interest now.

Under the Vocational Education and Training Act 1996, governing councils play a key role in the strategic management of TAFE colleges within the Western Australian Government policy framework. Members of Governing Councils are remunerated for their services.

Expressions of interest for membership of the following TAFE college governing councils are invited.

  • North Metropolitan TAFE
  • South Metropolitan TAFE
  • North Regional TAFE
  • Central Regional TAFE
  • South Regional TAFE

Expressions of interest are also sought for the:

  • Chairperson position at all TAFE college governing councils;  and
  • Deputy Chairperson at all TAFE college governing councils.

The McGowan Government is committed to increasing the representation of women on Government boards and committees. Women are encouraged to apply for governing council membership, or alternatively, register with OnBoardWA to express interest. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people; and people from culturally diverse backgrounds are also encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Please send a brief curriculum vitae of no more than two pages, using the approved proforma below by Friday 19 January 2018 – preferably by email to helen.victor@dtwd.wa.gov.au  or by mail to:

Ms Helen Victor
Executive Services
Department of Training and Workforce Development
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Information package

The TAFE college governing council handbook [PDF 2.49MB]

Governing council membership – Frequently asked questions [PDF 245KB]

Curriculum vitae proforma [DOC 13KB]


Ms Helen Victor
Department of Training and Workforce Development
E: helen.victor@dtwd.wa.gov.au
T: 08 6551 5022

Note: Recommended applicants will be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Applicants with a convictions record are not automatically precluded from appointment to the governing council, each case will be considered on its merits.


Page last updated January 24, 2018