Study at TAFE Australia

Technical and Further Education (TAFE) is Australia vocational education courses provider with many campuses in all Australian states. You can study at TAFE and select vast range of vocational education & training courses. TAFE courses range from business, information technology, cookery, tourism, engineering & arts. Domestic and international students come to Australia study at TAFE. Due to its wide range of courses, TAFE is very popular among school leavers in Australia and international students who choose Australia for their higher studies. Read How to apply for Australia student visa

Study at TAFE requirements

TAFE courses range from basic certifications to higher education degrees. Each course has different entrance requirements. Some basic level courses does not need formal qualification and students with no previous study can start these courses. However Certificate IV and higher need year 12 qualification.


TAFE Course Entry Requirement
Certificate III No formal qualification is required
Certificate IV Secondary school
Diploma Year 12 / Higher secondary school
Advanced Diploma Must have passed year 12. This can also be packaged with Certificate IV and Diploma
Bachelors degree International students from certain countries need pathway course before they study bachelor degree at TAFE Australia


How to apply for Study at TAFE

Study at TAFE AustraliaInternational students need to follow these steps to study at TAFE Australia.

  • Select courses and TAFE campus where you want to study
  • Apply online directly or through accredited TAFE agent in your home country
  • Provide all required documents
  • Accept offer letter and submit tuition fees
  • Students under 18 need to make their welfare arrangements and should be accompanied by their legal guardian
  • Apply for Australia student visa
  • Fly and study at TAFE Australia

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TAFE campuses in Australia

TAFE has many campuses around all Australian states. Here are few of them listed below.


State TAFE Institute Website
NSW Hunter Institute Link
NSW Illawarra Institute Link
NSW Northern Sydney Institute Link
NSW Sydney Institute Link
NSW Western Institute Link
Northern Territory Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education Link
South Australia TAFE SA Link
Victoria Bendigo Regional Institute of TAFE Link
Victoria Box Hill Institute of TAFE Link
Victoria Chisholm Institute Link
Victoria Holmesglen Institute of TAFE Link
Western Australia North Metropolitan TAFE Link
Western Australia South Metropolitan TAFE Link


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