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We’ve been around for 125 years for one reason and one reason only; to provide the best possible career-focused education and training to the people of New South Wales.

We can help you to start your career, upskill or add to your existing qualifications, or change the focus of your career.

Whatever your goals are, we will help you succeed. It’s what we do.


There is something for everyone at TAFE NSW – Sydney including associate and bachelor degrees, certificate and diplomas, apprenticeships and traineeships, and short courses.

Below is a selection of our flagship and popular courses. Read on to find out more about the types of courses we offer and search all our courses starting in February 2017.


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Open Week live demos

Open Week is a showcase of all the education training opportunities, facilities, services and courses available across TAFE NSW. Starting on 16 January, we will be opening our doors with a suite of activities including live demos.

Specialist Make up and Hairdressing Demo Tuesday 24 January, 4:00pm - 5:00pm Ultimo College, Marcus Clark, Building W, Level 4, Make Up Room

You can also attend a course specifc information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps. Find an information session.

Types of courses

Find out more about the different types of courses we offer:


Career counselling

Our counsellors are experienced professionals who help thousands of people each year. Attend one of the sessions below for help and advice about planning your career and studies.

Friday, 27 January 2017 10:30am - 11:30am Ultimo TAFE Marcus Clark Building, Level 1, Room W1.19 (827-837 George Street, Haymarket)

You can also attend a course specifc information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps. Find an information session.


We have seven vibrant, modern, university-style campuses that are well-serviced by public transport and have a wide range of cutting-edge facilities.
Our largest campus is in Ultimo; there are also campuses in Enmore, Petersham, Redfern, Randwick, Kogarah (St George), and two campuses in Sutherland.


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Photo of Randwick campus, a large modern building and foreground of green grass
Photo of Enmore campus, a large green grass area with a running water feature down one side and a light coloured brick building in the the background
Photo of Sutherland campus, a brick and corrugated-iron facade with blue tinted windows at the bottom
Photo of Eora campus, a modern building with large glass windows reflecting the green leaves of a large tree
Photo of Petersham campus, looking up the curved exterior of a building


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Not sure what to study?
Try our career quiz.

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Have a career in mind?
Browse our career areas

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Can’t decide? Take your time.
Download our career guide.

Help and support

From career counselling, to learning support, child care and disability support, we offer a broad range of support services to help you.


Summer school

If you’re looking to study something sooner than February, we offer a huge range of short summer school courses. Come and learn new skills and expand your horizons.


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Our graduates love us

But don't just take our word for it...

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TAFE will provide you the best foundation to launch your career and help you to reach to achievements.

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Information Technology

I chose to study at TAFE NSW – Sydney because of the education program they provide to students... which is more hands-on skills rather than theory.

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Fashion Design

TAFE NSW – Sydney is such a wonderful platform to reach my dream. The dedication of the teachers and the learning atmosphere is absolutely incredible.

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Your name here

What will you study?

What incredible new skills will you master?
Perhaps you'll make new lifelong friends?

Contact us

Call us on 1300 360 601

Visit us at 827-839 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000