About Us

REACH for Training (REACH) is a Registered Training Organization established in 2001. Since 2001, we have grown from a small business to a high quality training organization operating across Australia and internationally. As an international award winning organization, REACH strives to achieve quality learning outcomes for our clients through flexible and competitive training solutions. By combining hands-on practical experience and strong theoretical knowledge, our learners are supported to meet their goals.

REACH is registered with the Commonwealth Government’s National Vocational Education and Training (VET) Regulator, the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) with RTO No: 91280. To be registered, REACH is required to operate under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 established by the Commonwealth Government. REACH also adheres to standards set by the Australian & State / Territories governments. As an RTO, REACH is:
  • Able to issue qualifications and Statements of Attainment that are recognized nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)
  • Qualified to deliver the Nationally Recognized Training (NRT) through on-the job, distance and classroom based modes and listed on the National Register, www.training.gov.au

REACH had humble beginnings, through good old fashioned hard work REACH has experienced significant growth over the years. Summarised below are some of the Key Growth Pillars in last (24) months:

YEAR EVENTS
2001 REACH for Training PTY LTD originally established as business by Belmont 16ft club, Newcastle, New South Wales. Registered under Australian Securities and Investment Commission(ASIC).
2007 REACH for Training became an RTO registered to delivery 7 Nationally Registered Qualifications under late VET regulator, VETAB NSW with the registered office at Cardiff, New South Wales.
2008 Expanded to Central Coast, New South Wales by a take care of Advance Career College.
2009 The company gets a new CEO, Suresh Padmanabhan, visionary leader and an entrepreneur. Under his leadership, REACH has grown from a small business to a quality international training organization.
2009 Approved to delivery Government funded training under NSW “Approved Providers List (APL) Program”.  Qualifications approved by Centrelink.
2010 Establishes partnership with Industry Skills Council (ISC’s), ITAB’s, job services agencies, Australian apprenticeship centers, employer groups, community organizations and corporate businesses.
2012 Undergoes stringent re-registration compliant audit with new national regulator Australian Quality Skills Authority (ASQA).  Successfully re-registered as a quality RTO.
2013 Expands to Queensland & ACT. Approved to provide government funding under Queensland User Choice funding program & ACT Funding Agreement.
2014 Approved to delivery government funded training in ACT under “Priority Support Program(PSP)” program.
2015 Approved to delivery 2015 NSW Smart & Skilled Program approved to delivery 2015 ACT Skilled Capital Program. REACH is accepted by Department of Education and Training, Australian Government to participate in International Training and Assessment Courses (ITAC) pilot in India.
 2016 Winner Of  ” Small Business Of The Year ”   –  I A B C A Awards Winner Of  ” Small Business Of The Year ”  – I E C  Awards.
  REACH has been participating in other Australian state funded programs like.
  • ACT – Australian Capital Territory Funding Agreement (ACTFA)
  • ACT – PSP 2014 Funded Program
  • Qld – Pre Qualified Supplier (PQS)
  • WA – Jobs and Skills WA
  • SA and VC – Application to deliver in progress
Reach for Training is a participating member of
  • Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET)
  • Aged and Community Services Association of NSW and ACT
  • Australian Society of Training and Development (ASTDI)
  • Industry Skills Council (ISC) – Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council (IBSA)
  • Skills IQ: Skills Services Organization
  • PwC: Skills for Australia
  • Arts, Communications, Finance Industries and Property Services Ltd (ACFIPS)
  • Queensland Tourism Industry Council
  • NSW & Canberra Business Chamber
  • NSW Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing
  • NSW Food Authority