First Nations Pathways to Policing Program

The First Nations Pathways to Policing Program is a collaboration between TAFE Queensland, the Queensland Police Service, the Australian Border Force and the Australian Federal Police.

First in family students access university through TAFE NSW

TAFE NSW is easing the transition between school and higher education for young people who are the first in their family to access higher education through the delivery of a bachelor’s degree in partnership with the University of Canberra.

Commonwealth Supported Places to support under-represented groups into higher education pathways

TAFE has long been an attractive pathway to higher education for many under-represented groups including First Nations people, mature-aged, people with a disability, and English as a second language cohorts. This is largely due to the applied nature of higher education delivery, close links with employers, real-world industry experience, smaller class sizes, and the availability of additional learning support.

Visual arts graduate Shani chosen for national exhibition

TAFE SA graduate Shani Engelbrecht’s artworks, exploring culture and identity, were showcased at Perth’s Hatched: National Graduate Show. Shani, who completed her Bachelor of Creative Arts – Visual Arts (Honours) through TAFE SA and Flinders University, drew inspiration from her Fijian Indian mother’s migrant experience.

TAFE SA graduate Kris finds dream role in visual effects

Visual effects artist Kris Carson’s first project with Rising Sun Pictures will stay in his mind long after the film has stopped screening. A TAFE SA graduate and self-described film nerd, Kris’s first role involved post-production work on the latest Indiana Jones movie, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, scoring a credit for his efforts.

VET pathways enabling students to gain practical experience before committing to a career path

Students come to study at TAFE for many different reasons, whether it be a pathway to university, the extra learning support or to gain practical experience before joining the workforce. For Certificate III in Dental Assisting student, Ayomide Afolabi, he chose to study at North Metropolitan TAFE in Western Australia to get a realistic idea of what a career in dentistry would look like and if it would be the right choice for him.

TAFE is a great pathway to university

Erin Connor and Rhys Martins are living proof that studying at TAFE is not only a great way of securing your dream job, but it can also be a springboard to furthering your education at university. Erin and Rhys studied Federation TAFE’s Certificate III and Diploma of Conservation and Land Management* before enrolling in the Bachelor of Environmental and Conservation Science at Federation University.

2023 Australian Training Awards Finalists

Finalists for the 2023 Australian Training Awards Announced TAFE Directors Australia (TDA) would like to congratulate all the winners and finalists of the state and territory training awards for 2023. This year we have seen an emergence of new stars and professionals across a range of industries. TDA looks forward to supporting all finalists at […]