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About TAFE NSW

About TAFE NSW

Who are we?

TAFE NSW is Australia's leading provider of vocational education and training with over 500,000 enrolments each year.

Our ambition is to be the brand in global demand to build skills for success in today's and tomorrow's world.

TAFE NSW operates as a network of Institutes offering the best of campus-based delivery as well as flexible, online and work-based learning.

Collaboration, diversity and the strong relationships between our Institutes contribute to and magnify the value of TAFE NSW and importantly, the benefits that we deliver to communities and the economy of NSW.

We are embracing the challenge of transforming TAFE NSW to be a competitive and sustainable business, while maintaining our wider economic and social role in supporting the NSW Government's goals under NSW 2021.

We're committed to our students and customers and the role we play in changing lives and opening up opportunities through learning.

What we do?

TAFE NSW delivers the skills that drive a strong economy, support vibrant communities and help individuals, enterprises and industries to adapt and thrive.

We offer a range of vocational courses including short courses, and certificate to Diploma and Advanced Diploma level. TAFE NSW is also registered as a higher education provider and offers degree level programs across a range of vocations.

TAFE NSW stands apart as an educational organisation by operating as the Government's public provider of vocational education and training.

The TAFE NSW Statement of Owner Expectations was released in August 2013 and outlines TAFE's key roles and reform directions.

TAFE NSW fulfils its role as the public provider by:

  • providing a state-wide service
  • offering a broad choice of courses
  • providing inclusive services
  • delivering skills critical to the NSW economy
  • leading quality, innovation and customer focus in service delivery
  • operating as a sustainable business
  • being an employer of choice.