Who We Are

An Adult Training College and Independent Years 7 to 12 Secondary College providing students with the skills to be successful in employment and/or further studies along with delivering customised training and free recruitment services to businesses.

Employment and Training Australia Ltd (ET Australia) is a community based not for profit organisation operating on the NSW Central Coast since 1977. Consisting of a Training College (RTO ID 90084) and Independent Years 7 to 12 Secondary College, the focus is on providing students with the skills to be successful in employment and/or further study. We provide customised training and free recruitment services to businesses with a focus on aged care, disability care and business.

What We Do

For Students

It’s all about finding you the right path to employment or further study.

When you come to ET Australia to learn, we don’t just treat you like another number. We want to know your aspirations so we can ensure we place you in the right Training College program or align your Secondary College pathway plan to help you to achieve your goals. ET Australia’s industry experienced trainers, teachers and teachers' assistants will work closely with you to support your learning, so you are ready for employment or further study.

Click below for further information on ET Australia Secondary College or ET Australia Training College.

For Employers

ET Australia Training College students are regularly in demand by employers. Why? Employers choose to hire ET Australia students because:

Students are job ready 
Our focus is providing students with real workplace training to ensure they are ‘job ready’ by the time they complete their training.

Students are matched to your business
We recommend and match students to your job vacancies to ensure a good fit for your business.

Looking for more information on why Employers hire ET Australia students?

Our Management Team

Board of Directors

Tim Cornish


Paul Tonkin

Deputy Chairman

Kath Hamilton


Courtney Molloy


Graham McGuinness OAM


Alan Williams


ET Australia Management

Tony Mylan

CEO, College Principal and Company Secretary

Cath Roden

Training College

Lachlan Scott

Secondary College Deputy Principal

Sandi Spierings

Operations and Finance Manager

Jessica Pitscheider

Executive Assistant and Aboriginal Liaison Officer

Mary Rajbhandari

Marketing and Communications Manager

Our Community and Supporters

Generous organisations who collaborate with ET Australia and help deliver our mission to the community of the Central Coast.

Give to the ET Australia Scholarship Fund Today

ET Australia is classified as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) with the ATO therefore the funding support you provide can be classified as a tax deduction. For more information, visit the ATO website at www.ato.gov.au

Your contribution can be the turning point in a student's life.

A scholarship is money set aside assisting to pay a student’s Training Program or Secondary College fees. Scholarships are available to all students of ET Australia who meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Can demonstrate financial hardship
  • Enthusiasm for in class work
  • Consistent attendance
  • A willingness to learn combined with a drive to achieve

By giving to the ET Australia Scholarship fund, you are:

  • Removing the financial barrier for students to access education
  • Allowing a student to engage with education
  • Helping families put their child’s education first
  • Assisting a student in finding their career path
  • Providing the opportunity for students to change for the better


For more information about donating to the ET Australia Scholarship Fund click here.


ET Australia offers a unique and diverse workplace for professionals looking to advance their careers in the education and training space.