Brush Farm Academy


Brush Farm Corrective Services Academy​

The Brush Farm Corrective Services Academy is a leading provider of vocational education and training for staff in the Australasian Correctional Services Industry. As a Registered Training Organisation the Academy plays a key role in CSNSW's goal to deliver professional correctional services to reduce reoffending and enhance community safety.


Our goals and objectives are to:

  • Provide a quality learning service
  • Share best practice
  • Provide a superior customer service
  • Build effective teams and communication systems
  • Expand partnerships

We provide a quality learning environment that:

  • Acknowledges and draws upon the life experiences of participants
  • Reflects a learner – centred focus
  • Acknowledges and addresses a range of learning styles
  • Focuses on the achievement of competency through curriculum development, training delivery and assessment practices
  • Fosters teamwork and cooperation


Corrective Services CSNSW​

Peter SeverinPeter Severin, Commissioner  Corrective Services CSNSW​

Working in the correctional environment in NSW can be challenging, but also very rewarding. The government and the community expect us to carry out our work to the highest professional standards, deliver effective offender management programs and maintain a high level of public accountability.


In order to manage these responsibilities successfully, ongoing professional development and good leadership are critical. CSNSW, through the Academy, has developed a range of learning and development programs for staff at all levels. They are designed to improve staff capabilities in a number of areas, and help you deal more effectively and successfully with the variety of challenges confronting you in your work within corrections.

Assistant Commissioner

Governance and Continuous Improvement

​James KoulourisJames Koulouris Assistant Commissioner Governance and continuous improvement

A key priority for the Department of Justice is to deliver a high standard of service to the community. Ongoing professional development allows us to deliver the highest standard of service, as demanded by our stakeholders.

Training programs offered by Brush Farm Corrective Services Academy can help you to extend your existing skills to meet the challenges we all face in the current and future working environment of Corrections. I encourage you to take the opportunity to embrace the exceptional standard of the training we have on offer at BFCSA.   ​