Career planning services

student getting career planning help

TAFE NSW offers an extensive range of study options and exciting career pathways. It is important to carefully evaluate options to match your skills and interests to your career goals.

1. List your skills and interests

Ask yourself these questions and make a list:

  • What am I good at?
  • What interests me?
  • What's important in my career (eg. money, meaningful work)?
  • What skills do I need to get where I want to go?
  • Is there anything else to consider (eg. time restraints)?

2. Consider your career options

Consider a range of occupations based on your interests and abilities by:

  • Talking to friends and family
  • Talking to employers and people who work in jobs that interest you
  • Talking to a TAFE NSW Counsellor
  • Checking job websites that may assist you

3. Evaluate which courses meet your goals

4. Take action

After deciding on the courses that meet your interests and career goals: