As a mature age student your value is increasing all the time. You have the skills and experience which are in high demand by employers who are facing a skill shortage. The experience, knowledge and skills you have collected over time is one of your best assets. TAFE NSW can help you to make the most of what you already know so why not take advantage of the opportunities out there right now?
Returning to the workforce
If you’ve been out of the workforce for a while, starting back can be daunting. We can give you the confidence and skills you need to:
- get back into the workforce
- help you find your career direction
- gain new vocational skills and the latest computer know-how.
Gain specialist skills, fast
You can complete a variety of Fast Track Training courses which can help you to gain specific skills quickly. These short courses focus on specific skills and help by increasing your employability and chance of promotion.
As an example, we can train you to use a new software package, new equipment or new technology.
If you’re thinking about changing industries, TAFE NSW can retrain you to move into a new skills shortage industry, where you’ll have plenty of opportunity for a successful career. Skill shortage industries include electrical trade, health and community services, manufacturing, hospitality and information technology.
The perfect course for you
You can study a broad range of courses designed especially to help you achieve your goals.
There are courses in areas such as automotive and building trades, business, children's services, computer skills, conservation and land management, electrical trades, engineering, health services, horticulture, hospitality, information technology, manufacturing and many more.
You deserve Recognition
You already have a wealth of life, work and study behind you. Its only fair that this can count towards your course. This will help you to finish in less time.
Known as Recognition, this is a great way to ensure you don’t waste time relearning what you already know.
If you have moved to Australia from overseas and you’re keen on completing further studies, you may be able to have your overseas qualifications recognised. TAFE NSW can help you to gain an advanced standing through the Recognition of your overseas qualifications.
This will help to ensure you don’t need to relearn what you already know.