Give your career a boost with TAFE NSW
TAFE campuses around NSW are opening their doors to everybody for Enrollment Week (15-20 January). With 1,200 courses on offer, our MPs are encouraging anyone who is looking to start, change or improve their career to visit their local campus, as the TAFE NSW of 2018 isn’t just focused on the vital trades sector – reflecting the changing nature of the jobs market with dynamic new courses on offer.
Thanks to the NSW Nationals and Liberals in Government, TAFE NSW has been reinvigorated. A vital resource in regional Australia where some of Australia’s top apprentices are made, TAFE continues to evolve and is now offering over 1,000 courses covering everything from hairdressing and trade skills, to language, computer, cyber-security and banking courses.
With improved TAFE NSW campuses and new Connected Learning Centres rapidly opening across regional NSW as well as TAFE Digital – headquartered in Armidale – offering online study, TAFE NSW is the educator of choice for those wanting practical, hands-on training and the skills that attract employers.
Asssistant Minister for Skills and Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall said Enrolment Week was the perfect opportunity for people to learn more about how studying at TAFE NSW can equip them with the skills they need to secure a job.
“Enrolment week helps students and potential students learn how TAFE NSW can equip them with the practical, hands on training they need to secure a job in demand from industry,” he said.
“Studying at TAFE NSW is an excellent option for people considering their post-school options, a career change or wishing to gain new skills to secure a promotion. TAFE NSW year is rolling out exciting new options in areas such as cyber-security, anti-money laundering and drone technology, which will help students secure the jobs of the future and meet the evolving needs of business and industry.”
Many courses also attract significant government subsidy – up to 50 per cent – in key areas as part of the NSW Government’s Smart and Skilled program. Courses attracting assistance range from the agricultural industries to website design, with the full list available here.
With VET-HELP available for fees and more diverse options than ever, there’s never been a better time to carve out a future with TAFE.
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