TAFE NSW Open Week - Why you need to be here!

Are you looking for career inspiration, a career change or looking to advance your skills? If you answered yes to any of these, you need to come along to the TAFE NSW Open Week.

Events will be staged at TAFE NSW locations all across the state, so there's definitely one that's just right for you.

Read on for a taste of what you can expect throughout the week, and of course at our Signature Open Week live events running on Facebook!

Fashion Portfolio Masterclass

Monday 19 June, 12:30

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Make your mark in the fashion industry with a portfolio that sparkles. This masterclass will teach you how to showcase both your work and yourself as a designer. So, whether you want to open your own clothing store or are thinking of designing for the catwalk, if you want to learn the best way to present your projects, this is the masterclass for you.

French Cuisine Experience

Tuesday 20 June, 19:30

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Want to discover the secrets of the finest French cuisine? From the intricacies of working a restaurant kitchen to the etiquette of delivering ‘service', learn how to present the most delicious French-themed recipes to the highest industry standards at this French Cuisine Experience.

Tune it up!

Wednesday 21 June, 17:30

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If you have a talent for audio, as a writer, creator or producer, then this seminar will be music to your ears. Fine-tune your lyrical flow with some professional tips or master the editing process by shaping multiple vocals into one stunning track. If music is your passion and you want to break into the industry–you don't want to miss a beat of this workshop.

National Environment Centre Farm Tour

Friday 23 June, 15:30

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Those fascinated by farming techniques can expect to get their hands dirty with a tour of our ground-breaking National Environment Centre. Learn about the innovative growing process at the shiitake and oyster mushroom shade house, ride the mobile chicken tractor that fertilises the farm and meet the friendly staff–including our Berkshire pigs and Polo the guard dog.

Fitness, Sport and Recreation at TAFE NSW Northern Beaches

Saturday 24 June, 9:30

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Hone your training and technique at our strength workshops and see how you stack up in one of our fitness challenges. While you're there, get expert advice on nutrition, learn how to promote your fitness business on social media, take a tour of the facilities or chat to one of our teachers about your study and career options.

Interior Design with James Treble

Saturday 24 June, 11:00

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 Star of TV's The Living Room, interior designer and colour consultant, James Treble, reveals his interior design techniques to light up a room and make it pop. Find out about our range of creative courses and learn how to style your home for sale, as James lifts the lid on how to get yourself noticed in the interior design industry.

Six reasons to join us for Open Week!

  • Discover incredible courses
  • If you want to kick-start your career, change careers, get qualified or simply pursue an interest, we have a course for you! At Open Week you can chat face-to-face with teachers, students and industry members about your study and career options. Our diverse offering includes 1,200 courses from certificates right through to degrees.

  • Join interactive workshops
  • We want you to be job ready, so our interactive workshops mirror real-life scenarios from the work place. Open Week events will give you a taster of the practical skills you could learn in one of our hands-on courses.

  • Meet our experienced teachers
  • Meet and chat to the industry professionals that teach the course you are interested in. Get a feel for the course, the teaching, what you would be learning and where the qualification could lead.

  • Be inspired with career advice
  • We are linked to over 25,000 global employers. This means that we know what employers are looking for. When you join us at an Open Week event, you have the chance to chat to some of our industry partners, as well as our experienced teachers to find out what the industry is looking for.

  • Tour our state-of-the-art campuses
  • From our multi-million dollar health service facility at Western Sydney Institute's Nepean College, to our state-of-the-art fitness-training hub at TAFE NSW Northern Beaches, we offer top class equipment and resources across our 130 TAFE NSW locations and workplaces.

  • Live stream Open Week demonstrations and workshops online
  • Can't make it to Open Week? That doesn't mean you have to miss out. We're streaming our Facebook Live events here, and you can watch them once they've finished on our page here. 

    Find out more about Open Week events and our TAFE NSW locations here.

    Join the conversation on social media or enter our competition with your most inspiring Open Week snap by using the hashtag #TAFENSWOpenWeek.

    See you all there!