Support services

Helping you to get the most out of your study experience

Counselling and career development

As part of Sydney TAFE, Petersham College offers educational, personal and career counselling services. If you are thinking of enrolling at Petersham our counsellors can help you with:

  • Choosing the right course programs and subjects
  • Planning your career and re-training, and
  • Other concerns or questions about returning to study.

This confidential service is offered free-of-charge to help you choose the right study or training pathway.

In addition to career and course counselling, personal and educational counselling is available free-of-charge to our enrolled students.

Contact the Counselling and Career Development Unit.

Learning and English language support

We can help you with the literacy, numeracy, language, maths, science, computing, communication and other learning skills you need for your studies.

Learn more about our learning and English language support services.

Library research help

Professional, experienced librarians deliver training in referencing, database use and a range of information literacy skills at both the Crystal Street and West Street campuses.

Learn more about Petersham TAFE library services.


On-campus Wi-Fi access is available to enrolled students. Access information is provided during orientation.

International student support

Our international student coordinator and support team can help you. We give advice on study, accommodation, careers, money and legal issues.

Ph: +61 2 9335 2586

Disabilities support

As a part of Sydney TAFE, Petersham College has strong disabilities support. Qualified teachers and counsellors will ensure you get the most out of your study.  Learn more about support for students with a disability.

Student Association

Join our Student Association to meet fellow students and use the full range of discounts and services.

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