About TAFE NSW - landing


Who we are

TAFE NSW is a leading provider of vocational education and training in Australia. Each year, more than 430,000 students enrol in our courses and training. We aim to skill the workforce for the future through high quality, personalised education and training.

TAFE NSW has a great reputation for industry and business partnerships.

These connections ensure our students get the highest level of practical training, meaning we can provide a high quality, job-ready workforce. We are constantly adapting our courses and facilities to suit local community and industry needs.

TAFE NSW is a strong and trusted brand that has been delivering training for more than 130 years.

TAFE Digital is part of TAFE NSW, the largest online education provider in Australia. We are innovators in the digital era, breaking new ground in online learning to provide you with superior knowledge and skills to get the job you want.

What we do

We provide an extensive range of courses and qualifications to suit everyone from school leavers to career changers and businesses.

We offer courses and short courses with qualifications from certificates to Diploma and Advanced Diploma level. TAFE NSW is also registered as a higher education provider and offers degree level programs.

We provide a range of study options from full-time to part-time study, online or face-to-face. TAFE NSW also offers the training and qualifications small businesses need to support growth. If you’re a larger business intent on developing your workforce skill set, we deliver customised training and accredited qualifications anywhere, anytime, and in delivery modes to suit you.

As the NSW Government’s public provider of vocational education and training, we:

  • Provide education services to meet the skills needs of individuals and the workforce
  • Consult with industry and the community to ensure that our services remain relevant
  • Provide disadvantaged groups with access to education and other specialised services
  • Help students progress on to other studies at TAFE NSW, uni or other training providers.

What does TAFE stand for?

The acronym TAFE stands for Technical and Further Education. TAFE NSW is Australia's largest vocational education and training provider based in New South Wales.