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TAFE NSW Certificate to Advanced Diploma Courses

Nationally Recognised Qualifications

All courses offered by TAFE NSW are nationally recognised through the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). This framework regulates qualifications in education and training across Australia.

Nationally recognised qualifications measure up to rigorous Australian national standards. They ensure that employers and training organisations understand what a particular qualification means, what you will learn and what skills you will graduate with.

Certificate to Advanced Diploma Courses

In Australia, courses follow a study pathway from foundation courses to higher levels of study.

Click on a qualification below to see a full list of courses TAFE NSW offers you at that level.

Australian Qualifications Framework

Who offers these qualifications?

Nationally Recognised Qualifications

TAFE NSW and Universities

Bachelor Degree

TAFE NSW and Universities

Associate Degree

TAFE NSW and Universities

Advanced Diploma

TAFE NSW and Universities



Certificate IV


Certificate III


International Onshore VET Graduate Outcomes 2018

  • 84.5% of international onshore VET graduates in 2017 were satisfied with the overall quality of the training received
  • A higher proportion of international graduates from TAFE were employed at a higher level after training (27.7%) compared with graduates from private training providers and community education providers.

Source: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, May 2019