Urgent Updates - 2021

COVID-19 Updates: restrictions put in place by the NSW Government may affect some TAFE NSW students.

TAFE NSW will continue to provide a combination of virtual, online and face-to-face classes this term, to suit course requirements and restrictions in local communities. TAFE NSW libraries are open to students in Term 4, 2021, but closed to members of the public.

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Vaccination requirements

Students may be required to have a COVID-19 vaccination if they:

  • have work placement in an industry where COVID-19 vaccinations are required, such as early childhood, healthcare, or aged care  
  • work with customers while attending TAFE NSW, for example in a restaurant, cafĂ©, hair and beauty salon, massage, fitness or retail.

Students are encouraged to talk to their teachers for details for their specific situation.

All TAFE NSW students

Anyone who attends a TAFE NSW campus must:

  • Wear a mask, including in classrooms and libraries. There are lawful reasons for not wearing a mask. If you are exempt from wearing a mask, you will need to carry documentation such as a medical certificate, letter from your health practitioner or disability support provider, or a statutory declaration. You may be asked to show this documentation.

  • Check-in using the Service NSW QR code; and

  • Observe social distancing.

Please stay at home if you are unwell.

More information about the NSW Public Health Order and other restrictions is available on the NSW Government COVID-19 site.

TAFE Digital students

There are no changes for students studying with TAFE Digital. If there are changes to practical and work placement sessions, you will be contacted directly by your teaching section.