30 Years of Global Skills

Global Skills opened its doors in 1990 and has steadily grown into a network of employment service offices across the Greater Western Sydney region.

Over the past three decades we have proudly served and connected tens of thousands of job seekers across Greater Western Sydney with a diverse range of employers who are committed to build their workforce from within their local communities.

Now operating in 18 locations, Global Skills has built a reputation as a strong performing and collaborative provider across a number of core programs including jobactive and Disability Employment Services, Career Transition Assistance and Time to Work Employment Services.

Many of our sites have consistently achieved a coveted Five Star rating from the Australian Government.

With now over 90 staff employed, Global Skills is delivering on our mission to provide innovative employment services that make a ‘world of difference’ to our communities.


Global Skills History

1990 - 1998

Global Skills opens in Penrith

Awarded Language, Literacy and Numeracy Programs, CES Job Clubs and Vocational Programs

1998 - 2009

Awarded consecutive Job Network contracts

Job Network

2003 - 2011

Awarded NSW WorkCover Job Placement Program contracts


NSW WorkCover

2006-2015 ​

Awarded consecutive Disability Employment Network contracts and consecutive Job Services Australia contracts 

2015 - 2023

Awarded jobactive and Disability Employment Services contracts



Disability Employment Services


Awarded Time to Work Employment Service and Career Transition Assistance Programs


Time to Work Employment Service
Career Transition Assistance


Global Skills celebrates 30 years of award winning service to Sydney job seekers and employers

30 Years of Employment Services

Our Mission

To deliver innovative employment services that make the ‘world of difference’ to our community.

Our Vision

To become an industry leader in delivering high quality, collaborative and innovative employment service programs.

Our Values


Delivering high quality, compliant and transparent services for our stakeholders, including job seekers, employers, community and government. 

Global Skills Director, Rebecca Nicholls, shares NWN successes

Delivering services through strategic stakeholder partnerships that achieve sustainable outcomes for job seekers, employers and the wider community. 


Driving better practice through the pursuit of unique labour market activities.


Creating an environment that cultivates opportunities.

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