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Accounting-related courses can provide a pathway towards specialist accounting careers in everything from forensic to chartered accounting, as well as roles related to bookkeeping and management.

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Banking and finance courses can help you channel your love of numbers and economics into a career in bookkeeping, forensic or chartered accounting, money management, and more.

TAFE NSW offers a range of business qualifications that will provide insight into organisational productivity and business success.

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The growth industries of health administration and education administration embrace amazing careers that combine people skills with the latest technologies.

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International trade careers demand another level of precision and excellence, but offer extraordinary opportunities and rewards.

Any organisation serious about growth is also serious about learning management.

Legal-related careers extend throughout both the private and public sectors, and include skills that can reveal amazing rewards and possibilities.

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Procurement and contracting careers run throughout almost every sector in Australia. TAFE NSW courses can also link you to the government and public sectors.

Project management careers embrace all sectors and industries, and demand skills and knowledge that is in demand and transferable.

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The ultimate area that combines people and business skills, sales careers are always needed, valued and in demand.

Specialising in service industry management means your career is linked to a growth sector with limitless potential.

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Angela Plaisted

Progression towards business prestige

"I made some great connections at TAFE NSW, and still maintain friendship with my study group."

Angela Plaisted - Diploma of Business (Marketing)

Angela Plaisted built her management and marketing foundations at TAFE NSW, before refining her skills and progressing her career at one of the world’s largest professional services firms.

Angela graduated from her business course in 2008. Angela’s time at TAFE NSW saw her progress from basic clerical roles to a great position at Ernst & Young. Angela is now the Global Program Manager of EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year – the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs.

“I loved studying and enjoyed the sense of achievement,” says Angela. “I deeply appreciated the expertise and real-world experience of my teachers.”


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There’s no single correct answer, as it depends what business studies you undertake: for instance, you could choose the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management and study topics as diverse as developing and implementing business and strategic plans, how to lead organisational change, marketing plan development and managing risk. No matter where you are in your career, business courses at TAFE NSW are a great way to progress.

Courses can vary in length, from a short course over days or weeks to brush up on specific skills or satisfy new compliance regulations, to a three-year fulltime degree. No matter your goal, we have the course that can get you there.

Again, courses can vary in cost, depending on the length. A short course could be fully government subsidised (ie: fee free), right through to a full three year qualification. With possible scholarships and fee help available, a TAFE NSW business course could be the very thing you need to launch a successful career.

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What job opportunities could a business or management course lead to?

A business and management course or project management course can lead to a number of job opportunities, both in Australia and internationally. Leadership and management,  business management and project management skills are in high demand, and can be a lucrative career choice: the average weekly salary for a general manager is $1,956. 

Qualified graduates in project, business or leadership management can be employed in roles such as: 

  • general manager
  • team leader
  • project manager
  • section manager
  • small business owner

Whether you're just starting out in your business and management career, want to add to your experience or are looking for small business management courses to launch your own enterprise, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you, including courses in International Business, Leadership and Management, Property Services, Small Business Management, Retail Management and Project Management Practice.