TAFE NSW students can access day care and apply for children’s services places for their kids at one of our accredited childcare centres. Find out how to apply.
We know that if you have little children, finding care for them while you're in class can be a problem. A number of our campuses have children's centres, which do more than just keep your children safe. These are positive learning environments, which foster young children's self-esteem, encourage their creativity, and value their work. Your children can play happily while you learn.
If you have enrolled with us, and have a child, you can apply for a place at one of our centres. If places are available, children can be enrolled from when they're six weeks old to five years.
All our children's centres are licensed and accredited, with qualified staff.
How to apply for a place
Apply directly to your preferred children's centre. Children are enrolled to fit in with their parents' class timetables. Places are limited – so apply as soon as you can after you have enrolled.
Childcare outside our centres
Places in TAFE NSW children's centres are limited. But there are alternatives.
You can find out what other childcare is available from:
- The Gowrie Child Care and Family Information Referral Service; phone (02) 8594 4244 (Sydney metropolitan area) or 1800 803 820 (outside Sydney metropolitan area)
- The Australian Government's mychild website.