About Sydney TAFE


Real skills, endless possibilities

Sydney TAFE is one of the largest and most innovative education and training providers in Australia. Our Institute has long been at the forefront of vocational education and training in Australia.

Each year, we help more than 70,000 students achieve their education, learning and work skills goals through over 600 rewarding and exciting nationally recognised courses and training programs offered across seven Sydney Institute TAFE colleges, in the workplace, online and via distance learning.

We also design and conduct tailored training programs for Australian business, industry associations and government to increase their productivity and upgrade their staff skills.

Sydney TAFE is proud to be an integral part of our local communities. Many of our colleges specialise in study areas aligned with the work skills needs of local industry.

Learning options

When you study with Sydney TAFE, you have access to an enormous range of learning options - and at a very reasonable cost. Options include: career education and training, traineeships and apprenticeships, diploma and certificate level qualifications, combined TAFE/secondary school courses, general education, English language courses, international student programs, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs, training for unemployed people, programs for women, mature age training and short courses.

Sydney TAFE is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) operating under the  Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). The Sydney TAFE RTO code is 90003.

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Passionate teachers

Our professional teachers offer many years of first-hand industry experience. In fact, many part-time teachers still run their own businesses or work in their field. All are passionate about, and committed to, helping their students to get a first or new job, develop a pathway to university, earn a promotion at work or a more rewarding career path, pursue a favourite interest or hobby, improve English language skills and experience learning and life as a visitor to Australia.

CRICOS for international delivery

Sydney TAFE is a registered training provider with the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS), the register of Australian education institutions that allows providers to offer courses to overseas students studying in Australia on student visas. Our CRICOS Provider Code is 00591E and CRICOS Provider Name is TAFE NSW - Technical & Further Education Commission.

Find out more

Like to find out more about Sydney TAFE? Find more information on this website or contact us by phoning 1300 360 601 (within Australia) or +61 2 9217 3400 (outside Australia).