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Vocational Courses at TasTAFE

A qualification from TasTAFE will provide you with practical workplace knowledge and skills that are in demand in industries across the world. If you are also seeking a university qualification, the successful completion of your TAFE education may provide you with advanced standing into university degrees across Australia. TasTAFE offers Diploma + Degree pathways to the University of Tasmania, which provide graduates with both a TasTAFE qualification and a university degree.

TasTAFE is the largest Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in Tasmania and one of the 10 largest RTOs in Australia. Owned by the Tasmanian Government, TasTAFE offers a wide range of nationally-recognised qualifications from Certificate III to Advanced Diploma level to local and international students.

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TasTAFE teachers know the industry well and are equipped with years of experience, as well as being qualified teachers. The teachers are enthusiastic to pass on their practical knowledge to see their students succeed. We offer excellent support to each individual student to ensure successful completion of their studies. This includes specialised student advisors, English language support and our 24/7 emergency contact line.

2020 Course List 
(prices in Australian dollars).

 

2020 TasTAFE Brochure

 

 

English Course

Enhance your English language skills

Tasmania is the perfect destination for improving your English language skills. Our English Language Programs have been developed to offer you comprehensive courses to improve your English language skills. When you study English at TasTAFE you will be offered individual support and attention within a safe, friendly and welcoming study environment.

General English Program

Develop the English language and communicative skills needed for travel, social, study and work situations along with daily life activities. Our General English Program has been developed to provide you with confidence in your speaking, reading, writing and listening skills.

General English Program

English for Academic Purposes Program (EAP)

This advanced English program has been developed to give you the skills needed to be successful at further academic study. Successful completion of this course will give you direct entry into any TasTAFE certificate or diploma with English entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

English for Academic Purposes Program (EAP)

 

 

Hospitality & Tourism

If you want to work in an environment that gives you the opportunity to meet lots of new people, work flexible hours and gain skills and knowledge that will allow you to work anywhere in the world, the tourism, cookery and hospitality industry may be just what you are looking for.

Careers in the tourism, cookery and hospitality industry can include food and beverage service positions, managerial positions in restaurants and hotels, and varied roles with travel agencies, event organisers and tour guiding/tourism operators. 

Undertaking training in this industry, allows you to develop a rewarding career, offering experiences worldwide. You will have the opportunity to meet and work with interesting people, learn valuable and transferable skills, and experience practical training in our training restaurants and cafés.

Hospitality

Certificate III in Hospitality (SIT30616) – CRICOS 091444G

Certificate IV in Hospitality (SIT40416) – CRICOS 090971C

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (SIT60316) – CRICOS 091122C

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Package

Commercial Cookery

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30816) – CRICOS 096236G

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (SIT40516) – CRICOS 096237G

Diploma of Hospitality Management (SIT50416) – CRICOS 091050C

Commercial Cookery Pathway Package

Tourism

Certificate III in Tourism (SIT30116) – CRICOS 096242K

Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism (SIT40116) – CRICOS 096909E

Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management (SIT60116) – CRICOS 096910A

Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management Package

Business & Accounting

Management

Business/Business Management is crucial across all business sectors and levels of industry, and can provide diverse career opportunities for anyone wanting to be part of, or manage, a team or a professional office.

A Business qualification at TasTAFE will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to be competent in a wide range of contemporary business practices. Rewarding career paths are open to business students that include marketing, finance and accounting, management, human resources, work health and safety and office administration – just to name a few.

From big business to medium sized operations or small ‘mum and dad’ outfits in the suburbs, the skills you learn in business are highly transferable and can take you to any industry sector anywhere in the world.

Certificate III in Business (BSB30115) – CRICOS 086838J

Certificate IV in Business (BSB40215) – CRICOS 086960G

Diploma of Leadership & Managment (BSB51918) – CRICOS 098762C

Accounting

An Accounting qualification at TasTAFE will provide you with the skills and knowledge for a career in Accounts Administration, Bookkeeping or Accounting.

Rewarding career paths are open to finance students with many accounting professionals choosing to work in government departments, major corporations and small organisations.

Certificate III in Accounts Administration (FNS30317) – CRICOS 099984C

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping  (FNS40217) – CRICOS 099985B

Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217)  – CRICOS 0100664

Health (Nursing and Individual Support)

Few professions offer the opportunities, challenges and rewards available to people working in health care occupations.

Employment opportunities in nursing are strong, varied and transferable.  Employment in nursing will offer you the chance to work in a variety of locations and service environments, including hospitals, primary and community health, aged care, home-based day support programs, leisure and recreation facilities, employment support services and advocacy organisations.

If you choose to pursue a career in nursing, you will have the chance to make a real difference in people’s everyday lives.

Nursing

Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015) – CRICOS 091354J

Information Technology

A qualification in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) can offer you a wide range of exciting and challenging jobs that are not just confined to the Information Technology industry.

From banking to big business, construction and primary industries, manufacturing, entertainment, education, science, health and private sector enterprises, technology is advancing in leaps and bounds and touches upon nearly every aspect of our daily lives.

Whether you’re looking for a general IT course or something more specialised, TasTAFE offers a wide range of qualifications and study options.

Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (ICT30118) – CRICOS 0100236

Certificate IV in Information Technology (ICT40115) – CRICOS 086535B

Diploma of Information Technology Networking (ICT50418) – CRICOS 0100327

Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology (ICT60515) – CRICOS 086756M

2 Academic Year Information Technology Package

Information Technology stand-alone course

Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies (ICT40315) – CRICOS 096908F

Science

Science

Tasmania is home to a vibrant science and research community.

Our natural advantages of close proximity to Antarctica and the Southern Ocean, unique geographic location, abundant water and wind resources and a stable population have resulted in expertise and capabilities in a number of key scientific areas. Tasmania is leading cutting edge research on water and marine systems, agriculture, aquaculture, renewable energy and population genetics. Our program focuses on  practical studies in the areas of pathology, environmental science and medical research, providing a pathway into further university study, or employment in laboratories across the fields of education, agriculture and pathology.

If you have a desire to contribute to the global scientific community and are looking to train with the experts, get in touch with us today. Laboratory Technology training at TasTAFE in Tasmania could be the right path for you.

 

Diploma of Laboratory Technology (MSL50118) – CRICOS 098110F

Certificate III in Horticulture (AHC30716) – CRICOS 092543G

Children's services

If you like working with young people and children, completing a qualification in the Early Childhood Education and Care area can lead to a wide range of rewarding career options that could be just right for you.

Employment opportunities include a career in the Early Childhood Education and Care sector working with children in long day care centres, outside school hours care services or family day care, or a role as a teacher assistant in kindergartens, primary and secondary schools or colleges.

Certificate III In Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30113) – CRICOS 083008E

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113) – 083009D

 

 

Community Services

Community Services

Few professions offer the opportunities, challenges and rewards available to people working in the community services industry.

Employment opportunities in these vital sectors are strong and varied.  A qualification in one of these areas is highly sought after – with the sectors being considered as some of Tasmania’s (and Australia’s) largest employment growth areas.

Engineering

Engineering offers a wide range of possible para-professional career options.  Engineering Drafting skills are required by engineering offices as well as other allied professional practices.

In the Diploma of Engineering – Technical at TasTAFE: you will use CAD software to produce technical drawings to scale. You will apply standard drawing conventions which may be used to draft everything from buildings, structures and civil infrastructure to mechanical and technical details.

This qualification may lead to employment as an engineering draftsperson / technician in many different kinds of private engineering practices and government departments.

Diploma of Engineering  – Technical (MEM50212) – CRICOS 082939C

English Language Entry Requirements

The entry requirement for studying at TasTAFE is English Language because all of our courses are delivered in English.

If you do not meet the minimum English language requirement for direct entry into your chosen course (see table below), TasTAFE can offer you tuition at the English Language Centres located in Hobart or Launceston.

English test

English test

Nursing

Community Services

Engineering

All other TasTAFE courses

IELTS

IETLS (Academic) with 7.0 (no band less than 7.0)

*Direct Entry Only

IELTS (General Training) with 6.0 (no band less than 6.0)

IELTS (General Training) with 6.0 (no band less than 5.5)

IELTS (General Training) with 5.5 (no band less than 5.0)

TOEFL

Speaking – 23

Listening – 24

Writing – 27

Reading – 24

60-78

60-78

46-59

PTE

65-78

50-57

50-57

42-49

The following English tests are also accepted:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT)
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)
  • Occupational English Test (OET)

Please refer to the Department of Home Affairs for more information on how these alternative test scores are bench-marked against the IELTS band scale.

https://archive.homeaffairs.gov.au/lega/lega/form/immi-faqs/aelt

After receiving a complete application, GETI is able to offer online placement tests to assess an applicant’s level of English.
Please note:

  • Applications to Certificate IV and Diploma of Community Services will require evidence of successful English language assessment from a recognised test provider (IELTS, PTE, TOEFL iBT, CAE, OET) one month prior to the commencement of studies.
  • Applications to Diploma of Nursing will require evidence of successful English language assessment from a recognised test provider (IELTS, PTE, TOEFL iBT, OET) before a Letter of Offer will be issued. CAE is not accepted as evidence of English language proficiency for enrolment into Diploma of Nursing.

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