Skills Training Initiative


Skills Training Initiative


Project status:  Ongoing until February 2017

Royalties for Regions has invested $110.5 million over five years to a range of skills training projects that will improve access to trade training in regional Western Australia.

The initiative is helping to address critical skills shortages by progressing skills training infrastructure projects that include:

Creating a trade training centre at the Broome Campus

Expansion and refurbishment of workshop facilities at the Derby Campus

Upgrade to the Halls Creek Campus


Upgrade and expand South Hedland, Pundulmurra and Karratha campuses


Construct centres for training and workforce development in the health and resources sectors.


Construct a community services, children's services and health sciences teaching block at the Albany campus


Construct a health and community training centre at the Peel Campus



  • State Training Provider Critical ICT capital infrastructure upgrades


Upgrade and expansion of accommodation facilities for students


Establish Muresk Institute as a commercially sustainable multi-tenanted, multi-functional training and education precinct


The Department of Training and Workforce Development is the lead agency for this project.