Young male apprentice in class at Sydney TAFE

Visa training benchmarks

Single source for 457 and 186 Visa Training Benchmarks A and B

TAFE NSW is your ‘One stop shop’ for all your Training Benchmark A and B requirements. We are a proud partner of Migration Alliance

Why choose TAFE NSW?

TAFE NSW is the largest training organisation in Australia with 123 years’ experience. We are a government funded training provider with a reputation for excellence. We have assisted more than 3,500 satisfied business sponsors.


Benchmark A and B services

Industry scholarship funds

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) require that contributions are used to “support education or training for Australian citizens or permanent residents in the same or similar industry in which the applicant operates”.

TAFE NSW use the funds for training initiatives to improve the skill level of our Australian students. Initiatives include programs for our indigenous and multicultural communities and support for students with a disability.

We provide scholarships for students experiencing financial hardship. Our Scholarship winners have been very grateful for the funds, which have helped them to reach their goals and become valued employees for the ultimate benefit of the nominated industry. Business sponsors can become a TAFE NSW scholarship sponsor

Like to know more?

Read our Frequently Asked Questions or contact the friendly TAFE NSW Visa Team:

Phone: (02) 9217 4570

We look forward to working with you.


Maria Perricone

Maria Perricone, 457 VISA Project Manager
457 VISA Project Manager

Ph: 02 9217 4570

Mobile 0417 928  255

Contact Maria Perricone

I have expert knowledge in Benchmarks A and B services plus our 457 team will assist your business with 457 visa payments. The success of the Scholarship fund program at Sydney TAFE can be attributed largely to our successful partnerships with industry, our passionate teaching staff and our 457 visa teams. Our teams are committed to supporting Australian businesses to meet their 457 visa requirements in a fast, simple and flexible way.