Graduates at the Diploma level will have a broad range of
cognitive, technical and communication skills that can advance them in
almost any area
A Diploma qualification is a great asset for anyone to have. The
Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz traipsed all the way down that
endless yellow brick road and was almost burned alive by the Wicked
Witch's fireball to get his Diploma. But it's considerably less
stressful and arduous to obtain a TAFE NSW Diploma qualification,
regardless of the subject matter or industry area.
A TAFE NSW Diploma sits above a Certificate IV qualification and
below an Advanced Diploma qualification, to which it's a popular
pathway. Both the Diploma and Advanced Diploma levels offer more
complex and technical skills and theoretical concepts than the
Certificate levels cover, and are good at helping people to advance
their careers with more specialised, expert knowledge. Graduates at
the Diploma level will have a broad range of cognitive, technical and
communication skills that can advance them in almost any area. A
Diploma typically takes one to two years to complete.
And it almost goes without saying that a TAFE NSW Diploma has the
well-known ‘TAFE advantage'. "It's practical, it's very much
hands-on," says ex-student James Bruce. "What you learn at
TAFE in the classroom is what you use in real life." And James
should know. After successfully obtaining his Diploma in Accounting,
he went on to complete the Advanced Diploma in Accounting in 2013.
There are a number of TAFE NSW Online Diploma courses currently
enrolling that combine the technical knowledge of a Diploma with the
convenience of flexibly online delivery. Explore your career
options at TAFE NSW.