Study tours

TAFE NSW provides customised study tours in a wide range of subjects – English language and Vocational programs – for international clients visiting Sydney.

All study tours can include industry visits relating to the program of study as well as cultural site visits, providing clients with an introduction to Australian culture and the opportunity to see some of the beautiful sights of Sydney and the surrounding regions.

Download the Study Tours flyer in English, Chinese, Japanese and Korean.

Why choose TAFE NSW for your study tour?

Extensive study tour expertise: we have successfully hosted very different types of groups from all over the world (government agencies, international organisations, Universities, Colleges, Schools and education agents).

Wide range of courses: we have teaching and industry specialists across more than 600 individual course areas.

Locations: our Colleges in the heart of Sydney and surrounding suburbs will provide you with the ultimate Australian experience – from the city to the bush.

Industry and government access: our close connections with reputable industry partners and government agencies can provide exclusive site visits and introductions to Australian governance and policies.

Study tours are open to everyone: we have successfully hosted groups from all over the world including China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Europe and the United States. Our clients include government agencies, international organisations, Universities, Colleges, schools and education agents.

Plan your tour

It is never too early to plan your tour. We often receive requests for tours up to two years in advance. We generally require a minimum of 6 weeks development time from the date the program contract is signed.

Email with the following information:

  • Proposed area of study
  • Students’ previous experience in the proposed area of study
  • Intended program dates
  • Number of students (and ages if under 18)
  • Industry visits and/or cultural visits required
  • Accommodation and/or airport transfers required. 

Client feedback

Here is what some of our clients have to say about their study tour experience with TAFE NSW:

“The best thing about this study tour was making international friends. The orientation was good and everyone was kind and helpful. I love Sydney and TAFE”

English language student, Myongji College, South Korea.

“The best part of the program was all the companies that we visited ... I’ve also improved my English here, and the teachers were great!”

Engineering student, CNAM Paris.

“My favourite part of the study tour was all the cultural visits around Sydney”

Mechanical Engineering student, CNAM Paris.

“The whole program was very well organised”

English language student, Kochi National College of Technology, Japan.

“Learning how Australian teachers teach their classes . . . we saw another way subject can be taught”

Electrical Engineering student, CNAM Paris.

“TAFE NSW and the industry have a close relationship.”

Vice President, Chinese Vocational College, China.

“TAFE NSW is really wonderful institute. If you have a chance, you must come to Australia to study vocational skills. They are very practical… [The program was] very impressive for me to get to know some important ways to improve my skills.”

Senior Teacher, Xingzhi Vocational School, Ningbo, China.


Our CRICOS Provider Code is 00591E and CRICOS Provider Name is TAFE NSW - Technical & Further Education Commission.

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