Further Study, HSC and Higher Education Preparation

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An exciting future

Are you keen to explore study options for your future? Do you want to train in a supportive, adult learning environment?

If you need some formal qualifications such as Year 10 or Year 12 or you want to take a new direction and need to re-learn study skills, then the HSC and higher education preparation program could be the solution for you. Sydney TAFE offers a range of flexible options including HSC preparation courses and tertiary preparation courses that can open pathways to university.

Sydney TAFE and you

Sydney TAFE gives you the advantage whatever the stage of your career.

  • Left school? Our programs and support services will prepare you for work or further study, giving you the confidence to go further.
  • Tailored learning We can work with you to create a program to suit your needs and ambitions.
  • Time for a change? Whether your goals are work, study, or you just need better ways to learn, Sydney TAFE is ready to work with you to achieve your goals.

Study your way… at your pace

Sydney TAFE provides a range of support services, including career guidance, counselling, financial advice and extra tutorial support to allow you to learn skills to take your career further.

Sydney TAFE is always developing innovative ways to deliver its courses, including evening and online options, as well as tailored day time full-time programs.

Fitness, sport and massage student

From overseas to HSC and beyond

Born in Taiwan but now an Australian citizen, Yun-tsun ‘Sean’ Tsai is in the process of completing a vocational HSC, coupled with Certificate III in Fitness. He chose Sydney TAFE because he needs an ATAR to attend university and further his sports science studies.

“The teachers at TAFE make it really easy to understand, even when I’m using English as my second language,” says Sean.

From Sydney TAFE to a degree

Create your own pathway from basic learning skills and a tailored HSC program through to targeted tertiary preparation. You can prepare for certificate and diploma-level courses and even  go on to an advanced diploma or a bachelor degree at Sydney TAFE.

Some higher level Sydney TAFE courses also offer credit transfer so you may be able to fast-track your degree after you finish your Sydney TAFE courses.

Build new career skills

Sydney TAFE offers you the opportunity to kick-start the learning process through a range of courses designed to improve your learning outcomes.

Sydney TAFE programs are tailored and flexible and offer:

  • training designed for people who have been out of the education system
  • courses for people who left school before gaining any qualifications
  • women only classes
  • courses for speakers of languages other than English
  • opportunities to  learn the basics of computers and surfing the internet.
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Sydney TAFE’s industry partnerships make sure your course is always up to date, and provide you with opportunities and contacts

Industry facts sourced from: Service Skills Australia Environmental Scan 2014; Job Outlook, Australian Government Department of Employment; myfuture.gov.au

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