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We recognise the distress felt by students as a result of Careers Australia entering into voluntary administration.
TAFE Directors Australia (TDA) operates the Tuition Assurance Scheme for Careers Australia. This scheme is designed to assist students move to another provider if it is necessary so that they can continue their training and access VET student loans. TDA has established a call centre to enable students to provide their details and seek advice. The number is (07) 3307 4789. It is important that all students contact this number and provide their details.
At this stage, students are advised not to enrol with any other providers. TAFE NSW is involved in these discussions as a potential alternative provider if it is necessary.
If students would also like to leave their details with TAFE NSW, they can call our Student Hotline on 1300 923 758 and once Careers Australia's administrator advises on the situation we will inform students via email of next steps.
TDA will hold two one hour long information sessions for affected DomesticCareers Australia students at TAFE NSW Ultimo campus on Friday June 2. The first session will commence at 9:30 and this will be followed by a second session at 12pm. Interested students are welcome to attend either session to find out more about how they can continue their studies.
For international students an information session will be held on Friday 2 June 2017 at the NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre, Level 1 23-33 Mary Street Surry Hills. Registration is at 11:00am with an 11.30am start.
Any enquiries can be directed to the TDA call centre on (07) 3307 4789 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Students can also check the TDA website for the latest updates
Information session for domestic students who may be impacted by the suspension of all training and work placements while administrators assess the operations of Careers Australia.
Representatives from TAFE Directors Australia, the Australian Government, NSW Government and TAFE NSW will be available to meet students to provide advice about the next steps to continue training and respond to questions.
Turner Hall (Building B) TAFE NSW Ultimo Campus Corner of Harris and Mary Ann Streets Ultimo, Sydney