TAFE means Technical and Further Education. There are over 130 TAFE NSW locations across NSW. TAFE NSW is Australia's largest training provider, with over 500,000 enrolments every year.

Find out more about TAFE NSW.

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Download the brochure: TAFE NSW International Student Guide                    

Yukyung Kim

Yukyung Kim - Korea
English course

Jose Michael Victa

Jose Michael Victa - Philippines
Diploma of Early Childhood

Carlos Carvacho

Carlos Carvacho - Chile
Interactive Digital Media

Weina Liu

Weina Liu - China

Waqas Ahmad Khan

Waqas Ahmad Khan - Pakistan
Information Technology

Features of TAFE NSW

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Study options

TAFE NSW provides a range of English language courses and more than 300 Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree, Bachelor Degree and Graduate courses.

Find out more about TAFE NSW study options.

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New South Wales is divided into 10 TAFE regions. There are four TAFE NSW Institutes in the Sydney metropolitan area, and six TAFE NSW Institutes across regional New South Wales. Each Institute has more than one campus.

Find out more about TAFE NSW locations.

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Student services

We want your study and life experiences to be rewarding and enjoyable from the minute you arrive at the airport.

Find out more about  TAFE NSW student services.

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Living in New South Wales

NSW enjoys a high quality, affordable lifestyle in a pleasant year round temperate climate. Clean modern cities, beautiful national parks, and hundreds of kilometres of spectacular coastline, are all within easy reach no matter where in the state you choose to study.

Find out more about living in NSW.

News and updates

2018 September and October Intakes
It's not too late to start semester 2! The following courses are enrolling now for September and October.

International Students Celebrate
International students at Hunter TAFE were acknowledged in a special celebration last week.

See more news and updates.

Benefits of studying at TAFE NSW

TAFE NSW has a very good reputation for producing highly competent, industry-ready graduates. With practical, student-focused teaching strategies, friendly, industry-trained staff, smaller class sizes and seamless pathways between TAFE NSW qualifications, TAFE NSW programs result in positive outcomes for our graduates.


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How to apply

Find out how to apply to study at TAFE NSW.

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ESOS Framework

The Australian Government wants international students to have a safe, enjoyable and rewarding study experience in Australia.

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