Training and employment

The Bathurst Region is filled with opportunities to find or attract the right people and to grow staff skills and knowledge.

Building skills, knowledge and experience

Multiple education pathways exist for your workforce, providing for practical skills-based applications and integrated learning/work experience.

The continued success of Charles Sturt University in delivering exceptional employment outcomes for graduates keeps Bathurst front-of-mind for innovative, creative and sought-after educational experiences.

TAFE Western Bathurst Campus sits alongside numerous regional training organisations (RTOs) in offering industry-focused skills-based courses.

A range of HR professional firms and consultants service the region, securing and supporting skill-building in organisations and individuals.

Visit our Learn or Business Directory pages to find an education, training or skills provider to support your business.

Hiring and nurturing expertise

Strong regional economic growth places Bathurst Region in an enviable position for those seeking employment opportunities. Industries including manufacturing, agriculture, technology, education, transport, medical/health are prominent, and entrepreneurs thrive in fields including creative industries, tourism and hospitality, ITC, marketing, niche production and online retail.

Disability employment providers, a significant number of local businesses and Council offer employment opportunities and work choices for people with a disability, supporting diversity in our vibrant community.

Education, training & development options

Bathurst Region boasts private, public and systemic primary and high schools, plentiful early learning and daycare options, and tertiary options including university, TAFE, and other regional training organisations. Find out more on our Learn page.


If you'd like to see more of the beautiful attractions of our region, or discover events and activities, visit the Bathurst tourism website .

To find a business, shop, café or more in the Bathurst Region, check out our comprehensive business directory.