Whatever your age or situation, TAFE NSW has created a safe and supportive space to complete your year 12 HSC. Prepare for a TAFE NSW degree, future study or the workforce. Collaborate with a diverse range of people and study on your terms.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Effectively use various study techniques
Prioritise and manage time efficiently
Use oral and verbal communication
Improve mathematical and numeracy skills
Improve reading and writing skills
Apply digital and computer skills
Collaborate with other students from diverse backgrounds
Prepare for academic requirements such as essay writing
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally recognised year 12 Higher School Certificate (HSC) and Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR)
Pathways to further study including university degrees
Workforce and academic skills to serve you in your future endeavours
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
Provide evidence of your Record of School Achievement (ROSA) for year 10 or equivalent or
A sign out letter from school if you are leaving school mid-year
Please contact your preferred campus location for units offered
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Willingness to attend classes and complete assessment work
The drive to want to attain your year 12 Higher School Certificate
Access to the internet and computer
The HSC minimum standard of Level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF)
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: pursuing further study such as a bachelor's degree or a TAFE NSW higher qualification, defence force positions, trade qualifications and entry level positions in the workforce.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The TAFE Statement in HSC Studies does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The TAFE Statement in HSC Studies does not have any post-graduate courses.
The TAFE Statement in HSC Studies does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
TAFE NSW Libraries
Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential
Smarthinking - online access to a tutor
LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills
Student associations – get social with our student community
On campus, online and blended study environments; at TAFE NSW your learning works with your lifestyle. Heart your favourites, compare courses and discover what works for you.