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Find your path with Jonesy


You may know Brendan Jones as ‘Jonesy’ from Jonesy and Amanda on WSFM. Or you may not know him at all. He is not worried about that. He’s more worried that you get your career off to the best start and do what’s right for you. Hear Jonesy’s tale.

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Getting the inside knowledge you need

TAFE NSW Counsellors give you the inside word on getting on the inside.

Put your hand up
Many employers and organisations provide volunteer opportunities to build skills, confidence and contacts. You can get experience, make contacts and learn skills that you can’t get anywhere else.
BE connected
Many TAFE NSW courses have work experience as part of the course. This is a perfect way to focus your study options. TAFE NSW always provides great opportunities to network with industry professionals, enhancing your knowledge experience and opening doors.
Get going at school
If you are in Year 11 or 12, you can look at a TAFE Vocational Education and Training (TVET) course as part of your HSC. These give you a huge advantage in your career and many of these courses can also count towards your ATAR!
Take a short cut
TAFE NSW has hundreds of short course options, some fully subsidised, to help you get a head-start. Your short course may be able to get credit towards a full qualification later.

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