Discover our 13 different job areas and find out what career is best for you.
Browse through the job areas to find out which course will give you the skills you need for the job you want. Learn about our centres of excellence and industry partners. Meet our passionate teachers, watch the stories of our Made by TAFE NSW ambassadors and be inspired by real life student experiences.
Arts, media and entertainment
Do you want to be part of the world of arts and entertainment? Whether you enjoy the creative or the technical side, it’s time to start your career.
Business and finance
Are you focused on success? If you’re a great communicator and goal-driven then you’re made for business. You might choose a path in accounting, financial planning, marketing, management or business administration. You’ll be set to work in businesses large and small, or set out and start your own.
Construction and property
Do you enjoy working with your hands? If you want to take on major projects, a career in construction or property could be for you. Whether you’re working as a plumber, a builder, a carpenter or in another important trade you’re helping to secure and build great new structures.
Hair and beauty
If you have an eye for beauty and enjoy helping others to feel their best, then you’re well suited for a career in the hair and beauty industry.
Technology is at the heart of our modern world. If you love working with cutting edge hardware and systems, then a career in technology is for you. Australia’s ICT industry generates $85 billion every year. The federal government aims to make Australia one of the world’s leading digital economies by 2020.
Language and communication
Do you speak more than one language? Do you want to help others communicate better? Then studies in language and communication, is the perfect place for you to begin.
Manufacturing and engineering
Do you love to work with your hands? Enjoy finding practical solutions to problems? Then you’re a perfect fit for a career in manufacturing and engineering. You’ll join an industry that will challenge you every day, whether you’re designing, installing, repairing or manufacturing products. From working in mechanical engineering to air-conditioning to electrical services, you’ll be part of the industry that keeps Australian businesses strong.
Primary industries and animal science
Australia is an amazing land. If you love working on its soils, in its oceans or with its animals then a career in the primary industries is right for you.
Textiles, fashion and furnishing
Are you passionate about beautiful design? Whether you want to create amazing works in clothes, interiors or furnishings, this is the career for you.