Australia’s No.1 Not for Profit DES Provider

Our mission at OCTEC is to help individuals and communities with finding meaningful employment and training to gain more knowledge on the current workforce and to find a career they love.


We are one of Australia’s largest providers of ParentsNext and our consultants work closely with each of our participants to assist them in discovering and achieving their goals. Now after two years, we wanted to share our participant’s stories. Click the image below to read our ParentsNext booklet, ‘The Power of Me’.

training services

established RTO

OCTEC is an established Registered Training Organisation (RTO) with a proven track record of delivering high quality training.

Program variety

We deliver training across a range of industry sectors including retail, aged care and business administation.

approved provider

OCTEC is an approved provider of Smart and Skilled funded training which is subsidised by the NSW Government.

want octec to be your new des provider?

We believe that the best welfare work you can do is help someone find and maintain meaningful employment.


We support job seekers to identify and overcome barriers to gaining employment.


We help job seekers gain the required industry training when applying for new jobs.

BIZ support packages

OCTEC recognises that recruiting and training new staff is an expensive and time-consuming process. In response, we developed customised Biz Support Packages that assist employers to meet the considerable resource investment that goes into employing new staff.


How to get involved

Contact us through the get involved button below and one of our expert consultants will work with you and your business needs to find the right package to get started.

Employer Award celebrations for Purrfect Pets

other programs

Transition to work

TTW is a service that provides assistance to young people aged 15-24 years who are not in employment or education.

Youth Services

OCTEC's Youth Services are delivered under three main programs, ShedEd, Aspire NSW and Youth Frontiers.

Parents Next

Parents Next helps parents with children under the age of 6 identify and achieve education and employment goals.


We have over 160 office locations across Queensland, New South Wales, ACT and Victoria.

To find the nearest office to you click here to see our interactive map with location and office contact information.

want to know more?

Head to our contact page to send us a message for one of our friendly and expert consultants to give you a call back.