Australia India Future Skills Initiative

Helping to match Australian training expertise with opportunities in India.

Main content

About the initiative

The Australia India Future Skills Initiative (FSI) is a 4-year program delivered by Austrade. It is helping Australian skills-training organisations identify and develop partnership opportunities in India.

The initiative covers all types of Australian training organisations. It includes universities, Australian Registered Training Organisations, and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) colleges. It also includes dual-sector universities and skills institutes. We help them to:  

  • understand the demand for skills training in India
  • connect with universities and colleges in India, Indian businesses, government agencies, learners and employers
  • set up strategic partnerships in India.

Objectives and goals

The priority sectors for this initiative are:

  • Digital tech, including applications for AI, Blockchain, and virtual reality (VR)
  • Energy, including renewables, mining, energy and METS
  • Healthcare, including medical training, nursing and care roles
  • Infrastructure and logistics, including rail, smart cities, construction, safety and supply chain.