About theTraining Council

As a not-for-profit incorporated body, the primary purpose of the Food, Fibre and Timber Industries Training Council is to provide high level strategic information and advice to the Western Australian Government, the State Training Board and the Department of Training and Workforce Development on the workforce development and vocational education and training needs and priorities of industry in Western Australia following extensive industry consultation.


The Food, Fibre and Timber Industries Training Council takes a leadership role within their industry sectors in this respect, and ensure that their activities, products and services align with the priorities set by the Minister for Education and Training, the State Training Board and the Department of Training and Workforce Development.

Our Structure

The Training Council is governed by a Board, consisting of representatives across the industry sectors.   The Training Council employs staff who coordinate and manage the projects and activities that arise from our eight Industry Advisory Groups. For further details please refer to our constitution or contact us.

Our Board consists of members from each of our industry sectors, representatives from two industry specific Unions, the Chief Executive Officer of the Training Council, and an appointed representative from both the State Training Board and the Department of Training and Workforce Development.

Industry Advisory Groups

The information gathered through these groups and the industry associations is delivered to the Department of Training and Workforce Development, the State Training Board, and the Minister for Training and Career Centres, making the Industry Advisory Groups an excellent vehicle for your voice to be heard in regard to training issues.

Our Objectives
  • Provide a leadership role in promoting training to industry, including partnerships between industry and the training sector. 

  • Advise industry about training developments including; national training policy, funding arrangements, apprenticeship and traineeship changes, regulatory changes, and training product development.

  • Identify and develop innovative approaches to industry skill development

  • Build relationships and broker training solutions for industry with Registered Training Organisations

  • Facilitate industry input to the development and review of Training Packages and curriculum.

Our Staff

The Training Council currently employs four staff.  Meet the team...


By becoming a member of the Food, Fibre & Timber Industries Training Council, you will have a voice with a peak industry advisory group.

Reports and Submissions

Find a comprehensive list of all our reports & submissions.

The Constitution of the Food, Fibre and Timber Industries Training Council (WA) Inc has been formulated in consultation with our Members and adheres to the Associations Incorporation Bill (2014).  Any changes to our Constitution are a direct result of either our members input or regulatory requirements.

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