Are you unsure about what direction you want to take in your career?
Are you wondering which TAFE courses or career areas are on-trend at
Here's a countdown of the 10 most popular enrolled courses from 2016.
Sooner or later we all need the services of a good accountant, and
here's where it starts. With just over 2,300 enrolments in 2016, the
Certificate IV in Accounting manages to make our top 10, proving that
all those "numbers nerds" are certainly on to something big.
For future sparkies, the Certificate III in Electrotechnology
Electrician is where your journey begins. This in-demand qualification
is a popular pathway to becoming a general electrician or electrical tradesperson.
Digital media is all around us these days. If you'd like to be part
of the "IT Crowd", this qualification can be your golden
ticket to lucrative jobs across different IT areas.
Good leadership and management skills often seem to be in short
supply, so the 3,000+ people who enrolled in this course will be
helping to address the shortfall. Do you have what it takes to inspire
and motivate others?
The early childcare industry is always in need of well-trained
professionals. With over 3,200 enrolments in 2016, this qualification
has always been a popular choice. In recent years more and more men
have been showing interest in this traditionally female-dominated area.
Lots of us love animals! Whether furry, feathered or even finned,
there'll be many grateful recipients of the quality training these
3,600+ students have been receiving.
Are you a people person? This qualification is a popular pathway for
community services professionals who wish to advance their careers.
This is another sector that is always in desperate need of
Strong knowledge and skills in office administration will open career
doors in multiple sectors and industries. The Certificate III in
Business Administration qualification came in as our third most
enrolled course for 2016.
Another community services qualification that proved extremely
popular in 2016. Working one-on-one with older people or people with
disability is something that more than 4,500 people decided in 2016
was what they wanted to do.
Taking the top spot on our list is another early childcare course,
this time the Certificate III. An entry-level qualification, this
course attracted almost 5,500 new students committed to a career
working with and nurturing young children.