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ATWEA College - Industry Ready

Perhaps 2020 made you think about what you really want to do? As a community-based training provider Atwea College has a long history of providing support and creating the opportunity for change. Access to education can be a life-changing event, and that’s why Atwea College is committed, capable and determined to assist each individual learner achieve their goals.


Our Registered Training Organisation has many vocational courses on offer, which can help you start your career, upskill or change careers entirely. We have various funding options available. Atwea offers courses in Business, Community Services – Aged Care and Disability, First Aid, Hospitality including RSA and RCG, Beauty Therapy, Music Industry and Remedial Massage and Retail.

Not sure where to start? Atwea tailors Skill Sets that can introduce you to the industry of your choice so you can get a taste for your chosen area of study. We offer Skill Sets in Aged Care, Disability, Hospitality and Beauty Industry, Business and Retail.

As you study, we will support you every step of the way. Our passionate trainers will personalise your learning journey, and our dedicated Student Support team will be there to help and guide you.

Our training gets you industry ready, so when you finish your studies, you will be prepared to start your career, get that promotion or even start your own business in Beauty Therapy or Remedial Massage. There is no limit to what you can achieve.

As we continuously work to explore new ways to engage people in education, we are committed to unlocking everyone’s potential. Atwea represents growth in our community and the importance of each student as an individual drives the way we do our work. Our impact on the community comes from our ability to offer diverse learning options and deliver this learning in an individualised way. A way that ultimately changes lives.

What are you waiting for? If you are ready, we are here!


The Skilling for Recovery program is supporting vocational training and skills development across NSW. The initiative will make vocational training and skills development more accessible. The goal is to prepare for the jobs of the future through a resilient and stronger workforce.

The program offers fee-free and low-fee training options to boost skills with full and part qualification course options, as well as personalised support to assist people navigating the skills and training opportunities available.

In partnership with the NSW Government and industry, Atwea College can offer this training through the Skilling for Recovery program.

We have numerous opportunities in areas such as:

  • Business – from Certificate II to Diploma level

  • Community Services – from Certificate II to Diploma level

  • Foundation Skills – in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

  • Remedial Massage – Diploma level

  • People undertaking training must meet the eligibility criteria and fit into at least one of the categories below:

  • A young person aged 17–24 at the commencement of training, regardless of employment status, including Year 12 school leavers

  • Commonwealth Government welfare benefit recipients

  • An unemployed person

  • An employed person who is expected to become unemployed (e.g. companies in declining industries, people whose employment is conditional on immediately undertaking work-relevant training, workers who have been stood down or furloughed)

Eligible participants will also need to be:

  • Living in NSW or working in NSW

  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder

  • No longer at school

To learn more about what’s on offer at Atwea College and start changing your life today, email, call us on 4925 4200 or visit

(*Skilling for Recovery is subsidised by the NSW Government and is subject to eligibility and availability. RTO Code: 90020. Legal Name: Workers Educational Association – Hunter’)


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