TAFE NSW prepares students for essential mental health jobs
With NSW recording a surge in demand for counselling support services during a pandemic that has affected up to 300,000 jobsi, CEO of Lifeline Central West is encouraging locals to upskill to help with the shortage of skilled workers during National Mental Health month.
Tibetan refugee wins TAFE NSW award for giving his all
Tibetan refugee Yeshe Choesang has spent a lifetime fighting oppression, and the TAFE NSW Excellence Award winner continues to be a voice for those who cannot speak for themselves.
TAFE NSW helps Megan step out of the shadows and into a job
A Berrigan woman who has endured a torrid, decade-long battle with mental illness has credited TAFE NSW Deniliquin with helping give her the confidence and skills to secure a job.
How TAFE NSW empowered Rubi to support a community's healing
A TAFE NSW graduate delivering a youth empowerment program for Kiama teens has urged locals to prioritise their health and wellbeing in what has been a difficult year for local young people.
TAFE NSW helps Jess step out of the shadows and into a job
A Young mum whose life has been punctuated by hardship has thanked TAFE NSW for allowing her to channel her experience into a rewarding career helping others.
PAYING IT FORWARD: TAFE NSW GRADUATE IS HELPING THE HOMELESS
Proud Kaurna man and TAFE NSW graduate Nil Nair is providing support to homeless people of Western Sydney through his role as Director of My Best Life Australia, a not-for-profit organisation supporting homeless people and victims of domestic violence.
PRASANGA MAKES THE SWITCH FROM INDUSTRY TO COMMUNITY
After dedicating himself for 22 years as a professional in the printing industry, 14 years of which he was actively involved in youth development as a volunteer at Marrickville PCYC, Prasanga decided to change careers and pursue the Diploma of Community Services at TAFE NSW Ultimo to become a full-time community services professional rather than just a part-time volunteer.
TAFE NSW Dubbo builds pipeline of employees to meet local jobs demand
Dubbo resident Ally Niemeyer has experienced first hand the challenges of working with children with disabilites and has become increasingly aware of the job opportunities in the community services industry. She studied a Diploma of Community Services at TAFE NSW Dubbo and is now reaping the rewards working as a support worker at Mission Australia.
TAFE NSW Lithgow offers flexible new courses to address skills shortages
TAFE NSW Lithgow has moved to help address the shortage of social housing and community service workers by offering three new courses to the community through a mixture of flexible online study and face-to-face workshops.