A Double Bay local, originally from Serbia, has credited TAFE NSW with helping her to land a dream job at a at an iconic local sailing club, with plans to open her own hospitality business one day.
According to the ABS, women make up just 33 per cent of small business owners.
After graduating from a Business and Law degree in her home country, 26-year-old Danica Milosavljevic studied a Certificate IV in New Small Business and a Diploma of Business at TAFE NSW Ultimo. She is now studying an Advanced Diploma of Business while working as an Assistant Bar Manager at Australian 18 Footers in Double Bay.
“When I arrived in Australia, I was looking to gain practical skills and the TAFE NSW course has been perfect for me. It’s given me the skills and confidence to excel in my current position and hopefully open my own health food bar or café one day,” Ms Milosavljevic said.
“I’ve enjoyed gaining hands on skills which can be applied to a variety of different industries and roles, and the knowledge, support, and guidance teachers like Frank Cremona provided me, particularly during the COVID-19 lockdown, was invaluable.”
Acting Head Teacher of Business Frank Cremona said Danica is an exceptional student with a thirst for knowledge.
“Danica approaches all of her work with positivity and through her studies at TAFE NSW she is now equipped with job-ready skills which will no doubt serve her well in her future endeavours. She has a bright future ahead of her,” Mr Cremona said.
“TAFE NSW courses in Business are perfect for students like Danica who are looking to grow their technical and interpersonal skills and strengthen their knowledge of managing systems, budgets, business strategy, operational execution, effective team management, and marketing,” Mr Cremona said.
To find out more about studying business courses at TAFE NSW, phone 13 16 01 or visit tafensw.edu.au.
To find out more about studying at TAFE NSW as an international student, phone +61 2 9217 4106 or visit tafensw.edu.au/international.
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