CAREER GUIDE 2022 - TAFE NSW

 
CAREER GUIDE 2022 - TAFE NSW
TA F E N S W. E D U . A U
CAREER
GUIDE
2022
CAREER GUIDE 2022 - TAFE NSW
TAFE NSW acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the Land, Rivers and
Sea. We acknowledge and pay our respects to the Elders; past,
present and emerging of all Nations.
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                                                            CAREER AREAS
                                                                Aboriginal Education                                                                                            10
                                                              	Agriculture, Animal Care, Food Processing
                                                                & Land Management                                                                                               16
                                                                Arts, Fashion, Design & Digital Media                                                                          26
                                                                Automotive Trades & Services                                                                                   40
                                                                Aviation & Maritime                                                                                            46
                                                                Building & Construction                                                                                        52
                                                                Business & Finance                                                                                             60
                                                                Community Services                                                                                              74
                                                                Engineering & Electrotechnology                                                                                82
                                                                Hairdressing, Barbering & Beauty                                                                               90
                                                                Health & Fitness                                                                                               96
                                                                Information & Communications Technology                                                                       106
                                                                Library & Information Services                                                                                 114
                                                                Logistics & Warehousing                                                                                        116
                                                                Tourism, Hospitality & Events                                                                                 120
                                                                Preparation For Work & Further Study                                                                          128
                                                                Career Index                                                                                                  135

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Note: Aboriginal is used in this document to include Indigenous/Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people(s).

The training for all/some of the courses listed is subsidised by the NSW Government under Smart and Skilled funding. The material contained in this document is intended
to provide you with general information on TAFE NSW courses and should be used as a guide only. Information in this document regarding career prospects (including
earning potential and job opportunities) is sourced from joboutlook.gov.au, which is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and
Employment. TAFE NSW does not guarantee that a learner will obtain any particular employment or salary outcome. While every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that
the information contained in this document is accurate and current at the time of publication, no representation or warranty is given that the information contained
herein is complete, current, reliable or free from error or omission.

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                       WHY CHOOSE
                       TAFE NSW?

                       GET THE JOB YOU WANT
WHY CHOOSE TAFE NSW?

                       With our diverse range of courses, strong industry connections and approaches to learning that suit all needs, we will help
                       you to get the job you want.

                       You come first
                                                               TAFE NSW has been evolving and adapting to the training and education needs of NSW for
                                                               over 130 years. We exist to create outstanding learner experiences and provide quality and
                                                               personalised services that allow you to achieve your goals.

                       You are an individual
                                                               You’re never just a number at TAFE NSW. Our small class sizes, student services and social facilities
                                                               all create an incredibly strong support network. We will always ensure that you receive expert
                                                               support in your specific area of interest.

                       Quality education
                                                               We partner with employers to provide mentorships, internships, work placements, and real
                                                               world learning. Whatever your course, you will develop current, practical skills through both
                                                               real and simulated work environments.

                       Strong industry connections
                                                               Our ambition is to help you with your career goals. With hundreds of partner organisations,
                                                               and relationships with over 25,000 employers, we offer up-to-date industry insights and prime
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                                                               networking opportunities to help you develop relationships with industry. You will also discover
                                                               an invaluable professional network among your teachers and fellow students.

                       Excellent reputation
                                                               Our teachers are experts. They have worked in their industry and are passionate about their field.
                                                               We know they are the best at what they do, because that’s what our graduates tell us. Teachers
                                                               combine their expertise with a friendly, relaxed and supportive approach, so you can enjoy
                                                               a comprehensive learning experience.

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                                                                      Safe places for learning and growth

                                                                                                                                                                             WHY CHOOSE TAFE NSW?
                          83%
                          EMPLOYER
                                                                      At TAFE NSW, you will find study spaces, as well as vibrant places
                                                                      and opportunities to network, to socialise, and to just chill out.
                                                                      These include cafés, gyms, bookshops, galleries and exhibition
                          SATISFACTION                                spaces, as well as areas for student bands, barbecues, and
                                                                      theatre performances. You may even get discounts at our student
                          NSW EMPLOYERS ARE VERY SATISFIED            training restaurants, hair and beauty salons, and massage clinics.
                          WITH THE QUALITY OF THE NATIONALLY
                          RECOGNISED TRAINING WE DELIVER*

                                                                      Student association
                                                                      When you enrol at TAFE NSW, you become part of our student

                          80%
                                                                      community. Members can take advantage of the facilities,
                                                                      services, and activities available at many of our locations,
                                                                      including recreational activities, on-campus support, and job
                          OF THE TOP 10 GROWTH                        placement services.
                          AREAS COVERED                               You can also gain access to special benefits and discounts
                          TAFE NSW TRAINS 8 OF THE 10 OCCUPATIONAL
                                                                      at campus bookshops or on photocopying, printing, car parking,
                          CATEGORIES WITH THE GREATEST GROWTH         or off-campus shopping and entertainment. Membership is open
                          NUMBERS OVER THE NEXT 5 YEARS.^
                                                                      to all TAFE NSW students and staff.
                                                                      Visit a TAFE NSW Student Association to join.

                          87.7%
                          OF GRADUATES WOULD
                                                                      Libraries
                                                                      At TAFE NSW, you’ll gain access to our statewide network of
                                                                      libraries with the latest digital and print resources. Staffed with
                          RECOMMEND TAFE NSW                          a professional team of librarians, you can get assistance with
                                                                      locating resources and library facilities, information services,
                          AS A TRAINING PROVIDER – NATIONAL VET
                          AVERAGE 90%#
                                                                      and a range of other online support services.
                                                                      You can also get access to computers and software, WiFi, individual
                                                                      and group study areas, photocopying, printing and scanning services
                                                                      (including 3D printing at some locations), as well as all the research,

                          89%
                                                                      referencing, and bibliography help you need for your assignments.
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                                                                      Online 24/7
                          GRADUATE                                    Our eResources are available to TAFE NSW students 24/7. Please login
                          SATISFACTION                                to access journals, tutorials, and access to ‘ask a librarian’ services.

                          WITH OVERALL QUALITY OF TRAINING
                          AT TAFE NSW#                                Childcare centres
                                                                      Excellent childcare facilities are provided at some TAFE NSW locations.
                                                                      Places may be available for children under the age of six.

Source: ^ Labour Market Information Portal, Australian Government, Occupation Projections – five years to May 2024, # NCVER VET Student Outcomes Data
Builder (data source). * ASQA 2020 Employer Survey – Survey to A&T employers that TAFE NSW does business with.

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                      PATHWAYS
                      TO SUCCESS
PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS

                      A TAFE NSW pathway is a great way
                      to fast track your career, and:
                      § get ready for work or study
                                                           SCHOOL
                      § build new skills
                      § pursue a specific career outcome
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                                                                    EMPLOYMENT
                                                                    AND FURTHER
                                                                     EDUCATION

                           TAFE NSW
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FORGE YOUR OWN PATH
Your pathway depends on your skills, experience, study preferences, and career goals. Explore the most popular entry
points here and start planning your future.
tafensw.edu.au/study/pathways

Study at TAFE NSW while at school                                                                                            tafensw.edu.au/tvet

                 § Gain credit towards an industry recognised qualification as part of your secondary studies
                 § Courses, including School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (SBAT), may contribute towards
                   your HSC and ATAR
                 § Contact your career advisor about options available to you

Apprenticeships and traineeships                                                                                       tafensw.edu.au/careers

                                                                                                                                                                PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS
                 § Earn while you learn
                 § Combine on-the-job training with structured study and skills development, while working
                   towards a nationally recognised qualification
                 § Full time, part time, or via a school based apprenticeship or traineeship

Short courses                                                                                                tafensw.edu.au/short-courses

                 § Choose from hundreds of short courses across a wide range of industries
                 § Courses can be completed over weeks or even days
                 § Learn skills to enhance your current role, or gain confidence to take the next step in your career

TAFE NSW degrees                                                                                                       tafensw.edu.au/degrees

                 § Real world experience – enhance your employability through our internships and work placements
                 § Build connections – get a head start with our strong industry ties and job placement opportunities
                 § Small classes – benefit from individual attention and group support

Pathways to higher education                                                                                  credittransfer.tafensw.edu.au

                 § TAFE NSW courses can lead to employment or further study in a university or a TAFE NSW degree
                 § Visit credittransfer.tafensw.edu.au for more information about higher education pathways including
                   articulation and credit arrangements

TAFE Digital                                                                                                             tafensw.edu.au/digital
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                 § Online training in more than 200 courses, many of which utilise virtual reality (VR), augmented
                   reality (AR), mixed reality and simulation exercises, plus other modern technologies
                 § Enjoy easy access to our extensive learning resources, as well as real time interactions with dedicated,
                   industry experienced teachers and your classmates

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                           STUDENT
                           SUPPORT
                           SERVICES
                           Aboriginal student support services                                                     tafensw.edu.au/aboriginal-students

                           TAFE NSW provides a range of Aboriginal support staff to assist you with everything from enrolment to course selection.
STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES

                           We can also give advice on applying for fee exemptions and scholarships, as well as provide mentoring to support
                           you throughout your TAFE NSW journey.

                           Disability services                                                                                tafensw.edu.au/disability

                           TAFE NSW Disabilities Services ensure that students with a disability have access, support, and equal opportunities
                           while studying. Disability Teacher Consultants will assist with providing reasonable adjustment based on your individual
                           needs and the course in which you are enrolled. Disability Teacher Consultants can also help with assistive and adaptive
                           technology needs.

                           Counselling and career development services                                                     tafensw.edu.au/counselling

                           The TAFE NSW counselling and career development service is free and is designed to help you with strategies to get
                           the most from your course and with your studies, as well as in your chosen career. Prospective TAFE NSW students
                           are able to access the service to assist with course choice decisions and career planning.
                           Students enrolled with TAFE NSW are able to access a range of services to assist in career development and personal support.

                           Learning support                                                                              tafensw.edu.au/study-support

                           TAFE NSW provides valuable learner support at our ‘drop-in’ or flexible learning centres, in small groups or one-on-one.
                           Call 131 601 to find out what study support services are available at your location.

                           International students                                                                         tafensw.edu.au/international

                           Coordinators can offer advice, support and referral services to assist you during your studies. They will help you to achieve
                           your education goals and make your time in Australia rewarding and enjoyable.
                           Download our International Guide today.
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                           Scholarships                                                                                   tafensw.edu.au/scholarships

                           TAFE NSW works with government, non-government and industry partners to develop and deliver scholarships for students
                           who are experiencing financial, social, or other barriers to study.

                           For more details visit tafensw.edu.au/support

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The right support played a
vital part in Daniel’s recovery.
A motorcycle accident affected Daniel’s ability to continue working.
Needing to retrain, he chose to study with TAFE NSW.
Thanks to the support he received, Daniel has completed a Diploma in
Mechanical Engineering and is now continuing his studies at university.
TAFE NSW provides a wide range of support services to students who have
a disability. This includes information and advice about courses, assistance
with enrolling, the development of individual support plans, reasonable
adjustments for learning, and fee exemptions for eligible students.
If you are living with an injury, a disability, or a health condition, TAFE NSW
can provide the support you need to achieve your study goals, and build
yourself a better future.

Explore.Enquire.Enrol.
tafensw.edu.au/disability
131 601

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                     TAFE NSW
                     SPECIALIST
                     SCHOOLS
SPECIALIST SCHOOLS

                     TAFE NSW SYDNEY                                                        TAFE NSW FASHION DESIGN
                     WINE ACADEMY                                                           STUDIO
                     The TAFE NSW Sydney Wine Academy is an award-winning                   TAFE NSW Fashion Design Studio (FDS) can turn your passion
                     provider of world class training, for the hospitality, retail,         for fashion and creativity into a successful career, through
                     and wine industries.                                                   a range of unique fashion design courses, including
                                                                                            our globally recognised bachelor’s degree program.
                     Our teachers are highly respected experts, who share
                     their industry expertise to help you develop your wine                 Recognised as a fashion school of excellence, FDS
                     knowledge and tasting skills.                                          consistently ranks amongst the world’s top fashion
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                                                                                            design schools, and boasts an alumni that reads like
                     Our courses range from one-day hobby courses, through
                                                                                            a ‘who’s who’ of Australian fashion.
                     to specialist courses and internationally recognised
                     qualifications.                                                        FDS is the only fashion school in Australia to secure
                                                                                            a placement at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia
                     The Academy is an approved provider of Wine Scholar
                                                                                            (Australia’s premier fashion and lifestyle event).
                     Guild and Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) programs.
                                                                                            Our “Innovators” show features the collections of the top
                     tafensw.edu.au/swa                                                     FDS graduates, and is recognised by the industry
                                                                                            as one of the highlights of the Fashion Week calendar.
                                                                                            tafensw.edu.au/fds

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                                                                       TAFE NSW DESIGN CENTRE
                                                                       ENMORE
                                                                       Explore your creativity at the award-winning TAFE NSW
                                                                       Design Centre Enmore (DCE). Our state-of-the-art facilities
                                                                       include purpose built exhibition spaces, studios and
                                                                       workshops, staffed by creative professionals boasting

                                                                                                                                                                   SPECIALIST SCHOOLS
                                                                       current industry experience and valuable contacts.
                                                                       In the words of legendary artist and musician Reg Mombassa,
                                                                       “DCE runs excellent practical courses producing students
                                                                       with work-ready skills.”
                                                                       If you’re ready to explore and inspire your creative side,
                                                                       then you’re ready to enrol at DCE.
                                                                       tafensw.edu.au/dce

TAFE NSW AUSTRALIAN                                                    TAFE NSW WESTERN SYDNEY
PATISSERIE ACADEMY                                                     CREATIVE CENTRES
The TAFE NSW Australian Patisserie Academy gives food                  The Western Sydney Creative Centres represent
enthusiasts and professionals the opportunity to immerse               a network of exceptional learning centres, aimed
themselves in the culinary world. Utilising professional               at providing students with an opportunity to express
kitchens, you’ll emerge with a dream patisserie skill set              themselves and develop their creative skills.
that ranges from cake decorating to creating one-of-a-kind
                                                                       Our dedicated teachers will support you throughout
chocolate showpieces.
                                                                       your student journey, ensuring all your needs are met.
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tafensw.edu.au/apa                                                     Our exceptional facilities, combined with our thorough,
                                                                       hands-on training, help prepare you to become
                                                                       a professional entrepreneur, armed with impressive
                                                                       creative skills, an eye-catching portfolio, a curious mind,
                                                                       and the soft skills needed to succeed.
                                                                       tafensw.edu.au/western-sydney-creative-centres

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                 ABORIGINAL EDUCATION
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                                                                                         BE
                                                                                         CONNECTED
                                                                                         JOIN 35,000+ ABORIGINAL
                                                                                         AND TORRES STRAIT
                                                                                         ISLANDER STUDENTS.

                                                                                                                                      ABORIGINAL EDUCATION
ABORIGINAL EDUCATION
Be connected and join over 35,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at TAFE
NSW. We recognise the importance of identity, knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal
cultures and languages - which enhance the lives and career opportunities of all Australians.
Be deadly at TAFE NSW.
We welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and we support all students to get
the most out of education and training, to help open up exciting employment opportunities,
or to progress further in your current job.
Be empowered, share your life experiences, and gain real skills for the future. From music and
film to Aboriginal languages and cultures, all our courses are taught in small, friendly groups,
with personalised support from expert facilitators. Be job ready and take the first step, with
apprenticeships, work placements, and real hands-on experience.
Assistance can also be made available for personalised learning plans, goal-setting, reading,
writing, numeracy, and test and assessment preparation.

                  Choice of programs
                  From pre-apprenticeships to degrees, our courses are designed to build
                  on your existing skills and knowledge - whatever your experience.
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                       ABORIGINAL CULTURES

                       Learn about Aboriginal Australia, investigate different ways of looking at the world, and open up career options in every sector
ABORIGINAL EDUCATION

                       you can imagine. Our courses uncover history and celebrate the rich cultural heritage and environmental landscape
                       of Aboriginal Australia.

                       IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?                                               COURSES OFFERED* INCLUDE:                               POTENTIAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

                       § Do you enjoy storytelling?                                       § Aboriginal Cultural Education                         § Aboriginal Arts Practitioner
                                                                                                                                                    or Administrator
                       § Are you creative?                                                § Aboriginal Languages
                                                                                                                                                  § Aboriginal Languages Educator
                       § Do you enjoy sharing your                                        § Aboriginal Studies for
                         culture and history?                                               Professional and Community                            § Government Policy Officer
                                                                                            Development
                       § Do you want to protect and                                                                                               § Community Development Worker
                         maintain cultural sites, stories,                                § Conservation and Land
                                                                                                                                                  § Aboriginal Sites Officer
                         and songlines?                                                     Management
                       § Are you passionate about social                                  § Cultural Arts
                         justice and human rights?                                            *Some Aboriginal Cultures courses may
                                                                                               have eligibility requirements. Please
                                                                                               check with TAFE NSW before enrolling.

                       Example pathway to a quality career
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                                                                                 Certificate IV in                              Course in
                                Certificate III
                                                                               Aboriginal and Torres                      Aboriginal and Torres                    TAFE NSW Degree
                                in Indigenous
                                                                                  Strait Islander                            Strait Islander                          or Partner
                              Land Management 
                                                                                   Cultural Arts                           Cultural Education                      University Degree
                                 (AHC31516)
                                                                                   (CUA40615)                                 (10655NAT)

                         Indigenous Lands Worker                              Career as an artist or                    Open up opportunities in a          Take your career to a higher level
                           and careers to protect,                          artist educator, including                   huge range of careers or             with a TAFE NSW degree or
                          maintain and recognise                            Textile Artist, Painter, and               study options that celebrate            partner university degree.
                               cultural sites.                                   Gallery Educator.                   specialist Aboriginal knowledge,
                                                                                                                      experience and qualifications.

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                                                                                                            A TAFE NSW traineeship
                                                                                                            is setting me up to be
                                                                                                            a registered Aboriginal
                                                                                                            health practitioner. I’m
                                                                                                            working in my Community
                                                                                                            while I’m getting qualified.

                                                                                                                        GEORGE, ABORIGINAL OR TORRES
                                                                                                                 STRAIT ISLANDER PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

COURSES CUSTOMISED FOR ABORIGINAL PEOPLE

If you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person wanting to further your education and career, then

                                                                                                                                                                       ABORIGINAL EDUCATION
TAFE NSW has courses that can give you the tools, the practical skills, and the background knowledge you need. Prepare for
employment or progress further in your current job, by finding a course to build on your existing skills and knowledge,
and gain real world learning for your future.

IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?                           COURSES OFFERED INCLUDE:                                    POTENTIAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

§ Are you an Aboriginal or Torres              § Apprenticeship Preparation                                § Civil Construction
  Strait Islander person?
                                               § Community Services                                        § Culture and Arts Business
§ Do you want to learn with other
                                               § Education Support                                         § Education
  Aboriginal people?
                                               § Music Performance                                         § Environmental Management
§ Do you want to build your skills
  with personalised learning                   § Police (IPROWD) Training                                  § Film, TV, or Theatre
  plans and goalsetting?                         Program
                                                                                                           § Health
§ Do you want to be recognised                 § Primary Health Care Practice
                                                                                                           § Music
  for your Cultural knowledge?
                                               § Screen and Media
                                                                                                           § National Parks and Wildlife
                                                                                                           § NSW Police Force
                                                                                                           § Tourism

Example pathway to a quality career

                                         Certificate IV in
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      Certificate III in
                                        Aboriginal and/or                                                                           TAFE NSW Bachelor
     Aboriginal and/or
                                      Torres Strait Islander                     Diploma of Nursing                                   of Community
   Torres Strait Islander
                                         Primary Health                              (HLT54115)                                          Services
    Primary Health Care
                                          Care Practice                                                                                 (HE20528)
        (HLT30113)
                                           (HLT40213)

 Aboriginal Health Worker.           Aboriginal Health Worker.                      Enrolled Nurse.                                Community Services
                                                                                                                                     roles in everything
                                                                                                                                   from management to
                                                                                                                                    specialist practice.

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                        COURSE                                                                                     QUALIFICATION                CODE
                        Community Services                                                                         Bachelor’s Degree            HE20528
                        Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice                      Certificate IV               HLT40213
                        Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care                               Certificate III              HLT30113
                        Vocational and Study Pathways (IPROWD)                                                     Certificate III              10586NAT

                        ABORIGINAL LANGUAGES AND ABORIGINAL CULTURE
                        COURSE                                                                                     QUALIFICATION                CODE
                        Aboriginal Studies for Professional and Community Development                              Diploma                      10761NAT
                        Mentoring of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People                                  Certificate III              10650NAT
                        Aboriginal Languages for Community Use                                                     Certificate III              10705NAT
                        Basic Aboriginal Languages for Social Use                                                  Certificate II               10704NAT
                        Fundamental Aboriginal Languages for Personal Use                                          Certificate I                10703NAT

                       ALL COURSES ARE FOR YOU
                       No matter what course you choose, we can assist you with everything from enrolment to course selection, as well as
                       providing specialist assistance to support you throughout your TAFE NSW journey.
ABORIGINAL EDUCATION

                       BE CONNECTED
                       Be job ready, with work placements and real hands-on experience. Talk to us about your eligibility to receive subsidised
                       training places, travel, accommodation, and meals.
                       We offer a range of flexible programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as a step towards employment, or
                       to move forward in your career, in areas such as:
                       § Aboriginal Languages
                       § Business
                                                                                              Whether you’re looking for a career in emergency services,
                       § Civil Construction
                                                                                              the electrical sector, or as a correctional officer, there’s
                       § Community Services and Education                                     a program that can support you with your ambition.
                       § Creative Industries                                                  emPOWER
                                                                                              An electrical pre-apprenticeship program for Aboriginal
                       § Dance, Theatre, and Events
                                                                                              people between 15 and 25 years.
                       § Digital Storytelling, Filming, and Video
                                                                                              IFARES
                       § Events, Tourism, and Hospitality                                     A pathway to employment with Fire and Rescue NSW
                                                                                              (Certificate IV in Fitness SIS40215).
                       § Fire and Rescue
                                                                                              IPROWD
                       § Hair and Beauty
                                                                                              A pathway for Aboriginal people into a career as a NSW
                       § Health and Justice                                                   Police Officer or the Australian Justice system (Certificate III
                                                                                              in Vocational and Study Pathways 10586NAT).
                       § Land and Environment                                                 tafensw.edu.au/iprowd
                       § Music, Songwriting, and Singing                                      JAPEP
                       § Painting, Ceramics, and Arts                                         A pathway for Aboriginal people to employment as a
                                                                                              correctional officer with NSW Department of Justice
                       § Photography and Social Media                                         (Certificate II in Community Services CHC52015).
                       § Sport and Recreation
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BE DEADLY. WITH HANDS-ON, REAL WORLD SKILLS.
Be empowered at TAFE NSW. Join over 35,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students as you learn
the skills you need for the job you want. Explore career pathways and study full time, part time or online.

EXPLORE. ENQUIRE. ENROL.
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                           AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL CARE,

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                 FOOD PROCESSING & LAND MANAGEMENT
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                                                                                         JOB
                                                                                         OPPORTUNITIES
                                                                                         EMPLOYMENT RATES AND
                                                                                         INVESTMENT ARE EXPECTED
                                                                                         TO GROW IN HIGH-DEMAND
                                                                                         SECTORS ASSOCIATED WITH FOOD

                                                                                                                                      FOOD PROCESSING & LAND MANAGEMENT
                                                                                                                                      AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL CARE,
                                                                                         PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING,
                                                                                         TIMBER PROCESSING, NATURAL
                                                                                         AREA RESTORATION, ANIMAL CARE,
                                                                                         AND HORTICULTURE.

AGRICULTURE,
ANIMAL CARE,
FOOD PROCESSING
& LAND MANAGEMENT
The consumption of the Earth’s natural resources is at an all-time high. As our world becomes
more populated and the demand on resources continues to grow, it becomes crucial to create
liveable, sustainable, and economically viable spaces for people, plants, and animals.
Turn your passion for the natural world, into a rewarding career shaping a sustainable future
for Australia. TAFE NSW is one of Australia’s largest providers of agriculture, animal care,
food processing, land management, and horticulture training. Thousands of employers and
industry experts choose TAFE NSW each year, because we’re passionate about providing
the quality, hands-on training that helps students to reach their career goals. There’s a wide
variety of courses to choose from, whether you are just starting out, are looking to take your
next step, or want to make an exciting career change.

                  Strong industry connections
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                  Established and dynamic employer networks, including the Pet Industry
                  Association of Australia, the Royal Agricultural Society, Landcare NSW,
                  Aboriginal Land Councils, the Australian Wool Exchange, the Australian
                  Association of Bush Regenerators, The Landscape Association, the Australian
                  Institute of Horticulture, the Forest Industry Council, Australian Forest Growers,
                  the Australian Meat Industry Council, the Australian Institute of Food Science
                  and Technology, the Australian Sports Turf Managers Association, the
                  International Society of Sustainability Professionals, Society for Ecological
                  Restoration, and Dairy Australia.

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                                      AGRICULTURE

                                      If you have a passion for plants and animals, soils, sustainability, and the
          AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL CARE,
FOOD PROCESSING & LAND MANAGEMENT

                                      great outdoors, then studying agriculture could be the perfect fit for you.
                                      TAFE NSW offer courses with practical experience for working in agriculture,
                                                                                                                                                                      FULL TIME
                                      focussing on food and animal production and farm management. Stay up to                                                         WORK
                                      date with technology and management practices for all types of livestock
                                      and crops. This sector can offer you the chance to make a real difference                                                       MORE THAN 80%
                                                                                                                                                                      OF AG TECHS ARE
                                      to the environment, and to the people of Australia.                                                                             EMPLOYED FULL TIME.^

                                      IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?                                               COURSES OFFERED INCLUDE:                   POTENTIAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

                                      § Do you enjoy the outdoors?                                       § Agriculture                              § Farm Manager
                                      § Do you like working as part                                      § AgriFood                                 § Livestock Farm Manager
                                        of a team?
                                                                                                         § Organic Farming                          § Cropping Farm Manager
                                      § Do you like working with plants
                                                                                                         § Permaculture                             § Irrigation Farm Manager
                                        and animals?
                                                                                                         § Rural Operations                         § Agriculture Technician
                                      § Are you passionate about
                                        sustainable practices?                                           § Viticulture                              § Agriculture Contractor
                                                                                                         § Wool Handling and Classing               § Wool Classer
                                                                                                         § Feedlot Operations                       § Wool Handler
                                                                                                         § Shearing                                 § Shearer
                                                                                                                                                    § Viticulturist

                                      Example pathway to a quality career
            TAFENSW.EDU.AU

                                             Certificate II in                      Certificate IV in                    Diploma of            Diploma of                  TAFE NSW Degree
                                               Agriculture                            Agriculture                     Organic Farming          Agriculture                    or Partner
                                               (AHC20116)                             (AHC40116)                        (AHC51816)             (AHC50116)                  University Degree

                                          Develop essential                   Team Leader/Supervisor                   Sustainability   Management roles within     Take your career to a higher level
                                             skills for the                       roles within the                       Manager.       the Agriculture industry.     with a TAFE NSW degree or
                                         Agricultural industry.                 Agriculture industry.                                                                  partner university degree.

                                      ^ Source: JobOutlook, ANZCO ID 3111

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                                                                                                          Going to TAFE NSW was the
                                                                                                          best thing I have ever done.
                                                                                                          I am now in a career I always
                                                                                                          wanted to do and I love going
                                                                                                          to work every day.

                                                                                                                                MARION, CERTIFICATE III IN
                                                                                                                                     PARKS AND GARDENS

HORTICULTURE & LANDSCAPING

Horticulture is one of the fastest growing industries in Australia, and this sector plays an important role in delivering

                                                                                                                                                                     FOOD PROCESSING & LAND MANAGEMENT
                                                                                                                                                                     AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL CARE,
economic, social and environmental value. So if you’re passionate about horticulture or landscaping, you like getting hands-on,
have a green thumb, or a love for constructed landscapes, gardens, or sports arenas, then our horticulture and landscaping
courses can open doors and offer you a wide range of rural and urban opportunities.

IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?                          COURSES OFFERED INCLUDE:                                    POTENTIAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

§ Do you enjoy working outdoors?              § Horticulture                                              § Horticulturist
§ Do you have an interest in                  § Landscape Construction or                                 § Landscape Construction Worker
  plants, science, and the natural              Design
                                                                                                          § Landscape Designer
  environment?
                                              § Sports Turf Management
                                                                                                          § Greenkeeper
§ Are you passionate about
                                              § Arboriculture
  sustainable practices?                                                                                  § Sports Turf Manager
                                              § Production Horticulture
                                                                                                          § Arborist
                                              § Nursery Operations
                                                                                                          § Production Manager
                                              § Parks and Gardens
                                                                                                          § Plantation, Parks, or Gardens
                                              § Irrigation                                                  Worker
                                              § Agricultural Chemical                                     § Nurseryperson
                                              § Chainsaw Operations                                       § Irrigation Technician

Example pathway to a quality career

                                        Certificate III                              Diploma of
                                                                                                                                                                                TAFENSW.EDU.AU

                                        Horticulture                                Horticulture
     Certificate II in                   (AHC30716)                                 (AHC50416)                                     TAFE NSW Degree
      Horticulture                                                                                                                    or Partner
                                     Certificate III Sports                         Diploma of                                     University Degree
      (AHC20416)
                                      Turf Management                           Landscape Design
                                          (AHC31319)                               (AHC50616)

  Horticulture Assistant.               Horticulturist,                         Horticulturist or                          Take your career to a higher level
                                   Greenkeeper or Grounds                     Landscape Designer.                            with a TAFE NSW degree or
                                           Person.                                                                            partner university degree.

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                                      ANIMAL CARE & HORSE INDUSTRY

                                      Imagine turning your love for animals into a rewarding and satisfying career.
          AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL CARE,
FOOD PROCESSING & LAND MANAGEMENT

                                      Animal care and horse industry courses are ideal if you love our furry and feathered
                                      friends and are committed to their welfare and health. Choose from courses where
                                                                                                                                                                           EARNING
                                      you learn to assist with care, health routines, and nutrition, through to veterinary                                                 POTENTIAL
                                      nursing courses specialising in radiography, pathology, and dental procedures.
                                      Careers in this sector offer you new challenges and a chance to work within a                                                        $986 MEDIAN WEEKLY
                                                                                                                                                                           TRAINER AND ATTENDANT
                                      strong growth industry.                                                                                                              EARNINGS.^

                                      IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?                                                 COURSES OFFERED INCLUDE:                       POTENTIAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

                                      § Do you enjoy working                                               § Animal Studies                               § Pet Shop, Kennel, or Cattery
                                        with animals?                                                                                                       Attendant
                                                                                                           § Captive Animals
                                      § Are you a team player?                                                                                            § Veterinary Nurse
                                                                                                           § Companion Animal Services
                                      § Do you have good                                                                                                  § Wildlife Animal Carer
                                                                                                           § Farriery
                                        communication skills?
                                                                                                                                                          § Zookeeper
                                                                                                           § Veterinary Nursing
                                      § Are you compassionate?
                                                                                                                                                          § Stablehand
                                                                                                           § Horse Breeding
                                                                                                                                                          § Trackrider
                                                                                                           § Trackrider
                                                                                                                                                          § Horse Stud Attendant
                                                                                                           § Stablehand
                                                                                                                                                          § Farrier
                                                                                                           § Performance Horse

                                      Example pathway to a quality career
            TAFENSW.EDU.AU

                                               Certificate II in                                    Certificate III in               Certificate IV in                       TAFE NSW Degree
                                               Animal Studies                                       Animal Studies                  Veterinary Nursing                          or Partner
                                                (ACM20117 *)                                         (ACM30117 *)                      (ACM40418)                            University Degree

                                        Animal Shelter Assistant,                            Animal Care Receptionist,                Veterinary Nurse                Take your career to a higher level
                                          Animal Attendant, or                                Animal Carer, Kennel or             in a veterinary practice.             with a TAFE NSW degree or
                                        Trainee Veterinary Nurse.                              Cattery Attendant, or                                                     partner university degree.
                                                                                                Pet Shop Assistant.

                                      ^ Source: JobOutlook, ANZCO ID 3111. * This qualification is superseded.

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                                                                                                   TAFE NSW gave me the
                                                                                                   skills and knowledge to go
                                                                                                   further - to be able to enquire
                                                                                                   more deeply into the natural
                                                                                                   sciences and sustainability.

                                                                                                                            CHLOE, CERTIFICATE IV IN
                                                                                                                        ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
                                                                                                                                AND SUSTAINABILITY

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

As society becomes more aware of the importance of living and working sustainably, the demand for environmental

                                                                                                                                                               FOOD PROCESSING & LAND MANAGEMENT
                                                                                                                                                               AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL CARE,
monitoring and reporting expertise grows. Managing, protecting, and restoring the natural environment and monitoring
the impact of physical and biological change, requires people who are passionate about the wellbeing of the planet.
When you study and work in this sector, you’ll play an important part in monitoring and improving the ecosystem
services that support human and other life, for generations to come.

IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?                     COURSES OFFERED INCLUDE:                                  POTENTIAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

§ Do you have a passion for              § Conservation and Ecosystem                              § Sustainability Officer
  science?                                 Management
                                                                                                   § Environmental Protection Officer
§ Do you enjoy physical work?            § Sustainable Practice
                                                                                                   § Trade Waste Officer
§ Are you interested in                  § Water Industry Operations
                                                                                                   § Water Network or Treatment
  sustainability?
                                         § Water Industry Treatment                                  Supervisor
                                         § Aboriginal Sites Work                                   § Water Services Officer or
                                                                                                     Supervisor
                                         § Environmental Management and
                                           Sustainability                                          § Aboriginal Sites Worker

Example pathway to a quality career
                                                                                                                                                                          TAFENSW.EDU.AU

                                                   Certificate IV in
     Certificate III in Water                       Environmental                                                           TAFE NSW Diploma of
      Industry Operations                          Management and                                                           Sustainable Practice
          (NWP30215 *)                              Sustainability                                                               (HE20517)
                                                     (BSB42315*)

     Water Plant Operator.                          Environmental                                                              Take your career
                                                  Management Officer.                                                          to a higher level.
                                                                                                                       This diploma allows you to
                                                                                                                    incorporate sustainability into the
                                                                                                                   core business of your organisation.
* This qualification is superseded.

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                                      FOOD SCIENCE, PRODUCTION & PROCESSING

                                      TAFE NSW courses in food science, production, and processing will enable you to play an important role in the safe production
          AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL CARE,
FOOD PROCESSING & LAND MANAGEMENT

                                      of foods such as meat, grains, and vegetables, and beverages such as wine and beer. Food security refers to the adequate
                                      provision of food that is safe, nutritious, and affordable. TAFE NSW courses will provide you with a fundamental knowledge of
                                      food safety, as well as valuable practical and technical skills for a variety of roles that will contribute to Australia’s food
                                      production and security.

                                      IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?                                               COURSES OFFERED INCLUDE:                       POTENTIAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

                                      § Do you enjoy food, cooking,                                      § Food Processing (including                   § Food Processing Technician
                                        and are interested in food                                         micro-brewing)                               § Food and Drink Production
                                        provenance?                                                                                                       Supervisor
                                                                                                         § Food Science and Technology
                                      § Do you like being part of a team?                                                                               § Food Safety Auditor
                                                                                                         § Butchery
                                      § Do you enjoy practical and                                                                                      § Food Safety Inspector
                                                                                                         § Meat Processing
                                        manual activities?
                                                                                                                                                        § Food Analysis Technician
                                                                                                         § Food Safety
                                      § Have you got good hand-eye                                                                                      § Micro-brewer
                                        coordination?                                                    § Laboratory Technology
                                                                                                           (Food Testing)                               § Retail Butcher
                                      § Do you have an eye for detail?
                                                                                                         § Wine Industry Operations                     § Cellar Hand
                                      § Are you creative and technically
                                                                                                           (Cellar Operations, Bottling,                § Cellar Operations Manager
                                        minded?
                                                                                                           and Packaging)                               § Smallgoods Specialist
                                                                                                                                                        § Food and Meat Processing
                                                                                                                                                          Technician

                                      Example pathway to a quality career
            TAFENSW.EDU.AU

                                                                                                  Certificate IV                       Diploma of
                                              Certificate III in                                                                                                         TAFE NSW Degree
                                                                                                 in Food Science                       Laboratory
                                              Food Processing                                                                                                               or Partner
                                                                                                 and Technology                     Technology (Food)
                                                 (FBP30117)                                                                                                              University Degree
                                                                                                   (FBP40418)                          (MSL50118)

                                       Advanced Food Processing                         Food Production Line Manager,            Food Analysis Technician.        Take your career to a higher level
                                         Operator, Technician,                           Quality Systems Coordinator,                                               with a TAFE NSW degree or
                                            or Salesperson.                                 or Food Technologist.                                                    partner university degree.

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                                                                                                               I had been a qualified forestry
                                                                                                               worker for a long time, but
                                                                                                               going back to TAFE NSW was
                                                                                                               the best thing I have done.
                                                                                                               The supervisory skills I learned
                                                                                                               now mean that I am now
                                                                                                               managing my own sustainable
                                                                                                               plantation harvesting crew.

                                                                                                                                        MATT, CERTIFICATE IV IN
                                                                                                                                           FOREST OPERATIONS

NATURAL RESOURCES

If you’re passionate about the environment and sustainable agricultural practices, a varied and exciting career in the natural

                                                                                                                                                                          FOOD PROCESSING & LAND MANAGEMENT
                                                                                                                                                                          AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL CARE,
resource management industry could be perfect for you. With career opportunities in forestry, natural area restoration,
and conservation work with public and private land owners, TAFE NSW offers qualifications and short courses in a range
of natural resource areas to suit all kinds of people interested in the management of natural resources. If you want to work to
ensure the sustainability of Australia’s natural resources, TAFE NSW can help you to build rewarding, hands-on natural resource
management skills today.

IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?                              COURSES OFFERED INCLUDE:                                     POTENTIAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

§ Do you have a passion for                       § Conservation and Ecosystem                                 § Conservation Worker
  sustainable natural resource                      Management
                                                                                                               § Ecosystem Restoration
  management?
                                                  § Forest Operations                                            Supervisor
§ Do you enjoy the outdoors?
                                                  § Saw Technician                                             § Harvesting Supervisor
§ Do you enjoy physical work?
                                                  § Harvesting and Haulage                                     § Forest Assistant
§ Do you like working
                                                  § Sawmilling and Processing                                  § Land Management Worker
  independently?
                                                  § Bush Regeneration                                          § Sawmill Worker
                                                  § Chainsaw Operation                                         § Saw Technician
                                                  § Soil and Water Protection

Example pathway to a quality career

        Certificate III in                 Certificate IV in
                                                                                                                                                                                     TAFENSW.EDU.AU

       Conservation and                   Conservation and
       Land Management                                                                 Diploma of
                                          Land Management                                                                                  TAFE NSW
         (AHC531416 *)                                                                Conservation
                                            (AHC40916*)                                                                               Bachelor of Business
        Certificate III in                                                        and Land Management
                                        Certificate IV in Forest                                                                          (HE20514)
           Harvesting                                                                  (AHC51116*)
          and Haulage                         Operations
          (FWP30216)                          (FWP40116)

  Bushland Regeneration,                Ecosystem Restoration                     Ecological Consultant                                  Take your career
    Land and Property                    Specialist, or Timber                    or Land Management                                     to a higher level.
Management, or Sustainable            Harvesting Crew Supervisor.                Specialist with National                      This degree allows you to fine-tune
     Timber Harvester.                                                          Parks and Wildlife Service.                      commerce and management
                                                                                                                                      skills to your sector.
* This qualification is superseded.

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                                       COURSE                                                                                                                            QUALIFICATION                          CODE
                                                                                                                                                                         Diploma                                AHC50116
                                                                                                                                                                         Certificate IV                         AHC40116
                                       Agriculture
                                                                                                                                                                         Certificate III                        AHC30116
                                                                                                                                                                         Certificate II                         AHC20116
                                                                                                                                                                         Diploma                                AHC52116
                                       Permaculture
                                                                                                                                                                         Certificate IV                         AHC42116
                                       Organic Farming                                                                                                                   Diploma                                AHC51816
                                       Wool Classing                                                                                                                     Certificate IV                         AHC41316
                                       Agricultural Mechanical Technology                                                                                                Certificate III                        AUR30416*
                                       Outdoor Power Equipment Technology                                                                                                Certificate III                        AUR30716*
                                       Agriculture (Dairy Production)                                                                                                    Certificate III                        AHC30216
                                       Feedlot Operations                                                                                                                Certificate III                        AHC33316
                                                                                                                                                                         Certificate III                        AHC32916
                                       Shearing
                                                                                                                                                                         Certificate II                         AHC21316
                                       Rural Operations                                                                                                                  Certificate II                         AHC21216
                                       Wool Handling                                                                                                                     Certificate II                         AHC21416
                                       Agricultural Chemical (Chemical Application)                                                                                      Skill Set                              AHCSS00074
          AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL CARE,
FOOD PROCESSING & LAND MANAGEMENT

                                       HORTICULTURE AND LANDSCAPING
                                       COURSE                                                                                                                            QUALIFICATION                          CODE
                                                                                                                                                                         Diploma                                AHC50516*
                                       Arboriculture                                                                                                                     Certificate III                        AHC30816*
                                                                                                                                                                         Certificate II                         AHC20516*
                                                                                                                                                                         Diploma                                AHC50416
                                                                                                                                                                         Certificate IV                         AHC40416
                                       Horticulture
                                                                                                                                                                         Certificate III                        AHC30716
                                                                                                                                                                         Certificate II                         AHC20416
                                       Landscape Design                                                                                                                  Diploma                                AHC50616
                                       Production Horticulture                                                                                                           Certificate III                        AHC30616*
                                       Parks and Gardens                                                                                                                 Certificate III                        AHC31016
                                       Sports Turf Management                                                                                                            Certificate III                        AHC31319
                                       Landscape Construction                                                                                                            Certificate III                        AHC30916
                                       Production Nursery                                                                                                                Certificate III                        AHC31116*
                                       Retail Nursery                                                                                                                    Certificate III                        AHC31216*
            TAFENSW.EDU.AU

                                               COURSE ALSO DELIVERED ONLINE AT TAFENSW.EDU.AU/DIGITAL
                                      * This qualification is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
                                        For further information and to check for courses that are available at your location, please visit the TAFE NSW website: tafensw.edu.au

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ANIMAL CARE AND HORSE INDUSTRY                                                                                                                                                                                  25
 COURSE                                                                                                                            QUALIFICATION                           CODE
 Companion Animal Services                                                                                                         Certificate III                         ACM30417*
 Veterinary Nursing                                                                                                                Certificate IV                          ACM40418
                                                                                                                                   Certificate III                         ACM30117*
 Animal Studies
                                                                                                                                   Certificate II                          ACM20117*
 Captive Animals                                                                                                                   Certificate III                         ACM30317*
 Farriery                                                                                                                          Certificate IV                          ACM40818
 Horse Breeding                                                                                                                    Certificate III                         RGR30619
 Performance Horse Management                                                                                                      Diploma                                 ACM50417
 Performance Horse                                                                                                                 Certificate III                         ACM30817
 Pet Grooming                                                                                                                      Certificate III                         ACM30617*
 Racing (Stablehand)                                                                                                               Certificate III                         RGR30218
 Racing (Trackwork Rider)                                                                                                          Certificate III                         RGR30518
 Racing Industry                                                                                                                   Certificate II                          RGR20218
 Implant Microchips in Cats and Dogs (Unit: ACMMIC401 Implant microchip in cats
                                                                                                                                   Statement of Attainment                 900-81576
 and dogs)

 ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

                                                                                                                                                                                                         FOOD PROCESSING & LAND MANAGEMENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                         AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL CARE,
 COURSE                                                                                                                            QUALIFICATION                           CODE
 Sustainable Practice                                                                                                              Diploma                                 HE20517
 Water Industry Operations                                                                                                         Certificate III                         NWP30215*
 Environmental Management and Sustainability                                                                                       Certificate IV                          BSB42315*
 Water Industry Treatment                                                                                                          Certificate III                         NWP30315*
 Water Industry Treatment (Drinking Water)                                                                                         Certificate III                         NWP30315*

 FOOD SCIENCE, PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING
 COURSE                                                                                                                            QUALIFICATION                           CODE
 Laboratory Technology (Food)                                                                                                      Diploma                                 MSL50118
 Food Processing                                                                                                                   Certificate III                         FBP30117
 Food Science and Technology                                                                                                       Certificate IV                          FBP40418
 Laboratory Techniques (with a focus on Food Testing)                                                                              Certificate IV                          MSL40118
 Laboratory Skills                                                                                                                 Certificate III                         MSL30118
 Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)                                                                                                  Certificate III                         AMP30815
 Meat Processing (Smallgoods - Manufacture)                                                                                        Certificate III                         AMP31016
 Wine Industry Operations                                                                                                          Certificate III                         FBP30920

 NATURAL RESOURCES
 COURSE                                                                                                                            QUALIFICATION                           CODE
                                                                                                                                   Diploma                                 AHC51116*
                                                                                                                                   Certificate IV                          AHC40916*
 Conservation and Land Management
                                                                                                                                   Certificate III                         AHC31416*
                                                                                                                                   Certificate II                          AHC21016*
 Forest Operations                                                                                                                 Certificate IV                          FWP40116
 Natural Area Restoration                                                                                                          Certificate III                         AHC31716*
 Sawdoctoring                                                                                                                      Certificate III                         FWP30716*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TAFENSW.EDU.AU

 Sawmilling and Processing                                                                                                         Certificate II                          FWP20316
 Harvesting and Haulage                                                                                                            Certificate III                         FWP30216

         COURSE ALSO DELIVERED ONLINE AT TAFENSW.EDU.AU/DIGITAL
* This qualification is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
  For further information and to check for courses that are available at your location, please visit the TAFE NSW website: tafensw.edu.au

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                 ARTS, FASHION, DESIGN & DIGITAL MEDIA
27

                                                                                                 EMPLOYMENT
                                                                                                 GROWTH
                                                                                                 EMPLOYMENT FOR
                                                                                                 VISUAL ARTS AND
                                                                                                 CRAFTS PROFESSIONALS
                                                                                                 IS EXPECTED TO GROW

                                                                                                                                              ARTS, FASHION, DESIGN & DIGITAL MEDIA
                                                                                                 TO THE END OF 2023.^

ARTS, FASHION, DESIGN
& DIGITAL MEDIA
The benefits of the creative economy in Australia can be seen in our flourishing design,
fashion, interior, music, film, art and digital spaces. More than half a million Australians now
work in the creative industries. From cultural diversity to social inclusion and innovation,
the arts, music, fashion, digital design, film, and TV sectors are some of the fastest growing
and dynamic industries.
TAFE NSW arts, music, fashion, digital design, film, and tv courses are developed in close
consultation with industry. When you choose TAFE NSW, you’ll learn in state of the art, industry
standard facilities from expert teachers who are passionate about what they do. Choose from
a variety of disciplines and start at a level to suit you. A career in arts, music, fashion, digital
design, film, and TV will give you a chance to become a part of Australia’s creative economy.

                          Strong study pathways
                          TAFE NSW offers a range of creative industry degrees. Pathways also exist to
                          other higher education providers.
                                                                                                                                                       TAFENSW.EDU.AU

^ Source: JobOutlook, ANZCO ID 2114

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                                        DESIGN

                                        Channel your passion and develop your creative talents to forge a rewarding
ARTS, FASHION, DESIGN & DIGITAL MEDIA

                                        and fulfilling career. You could learn to design amazing brand and advertising
                                        campaigns, beautiful interiors, innovative products and equipment, 3D art and
                                                                                                                                                                                EARNING
                                        animation, or provide administrative support to the art and design industry.                                                            POTENTIAL
                                        At TAFE NSW, our talented teachers will foster your artistic gifts and develop
                                        your design skills and techniques, to ensure you are properly set up for a                                                              GRAPHIC DESIGNERS
                                                                                                                                                                                EARN A MEDIAN
                                        successful career.                                                                                                                      SALARY OF $1,280
                                                                                                                                                                                PER WEEK.^

                                        IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?                                                 COURSES OFFERED INCLUDE:                         POTENTIAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

                                        § Are you creative and                                               § Ceramics                                       §   Artist
                                          imaginative?                                                       § Design (General)                               §   Artistic Director/Creative Director
                                        § Are you good with time                                             § Fashion Design                                 §   Design Studio Assistant
                                          management?                                                        § Graphic Design                                 §   Film and Theatre Designer
                                        § Do you enjoy working as part                                       § Interior Decoration                            §   Game Designer
                                          of a team?                                                         § Interior Design                                §   Graphic Designer
                                        § Do you have a talent for                                           § Jewellery Design                               §   Illustrator
                                          illustrating and drafting                                          § Photography and Digital Imaging                §   Interactive Digital Media Designer
                                          concepts?                                                          § Production and                                 §   Interior Designer/Decorator
                                        § Do you enjoy designing in                                            Entertainment Design                           §   Jewellery Designer
                                          the 2D or 3D environment?                                          § Textile Design and Printing                    §   Photographer
                                                                                                             § Visual Arts                                    §   Studio Assistant
                                                                                                                                                              §   Textile Designer
                                                                                                                                                              §   Web Designer

                                        Example pathway to a quality career

                                               Certificate III                                                                                                                          TAFE NSW
                                                                                       Certificate IV in                   Diploma of                Advanced Diploma
        TAFENSW.EDU.AU

                                                  in Design                                                                                                                        Bachelor of Design
                                                                                     Interior Decoration                Interior Design              of Interior Design
                                               Fundamentals                                                                                                                         (Interior Design)
                                                                                         (MSF40118)                       (MSF50218)                     (MSF60118)
                                                (CUA30715*)                                                                                                                            (HE20501)

                                         Junior Design Assistant,                  Residential Interior               Residential Interior            Interior Designer,           Commercial Interior
                                           Specialised Studio                     Decorator Assistant,             Designer Assistant, Junior        Design Consultant,          Designer, or Residential
                                               Assistant, or                   Junior Specialised Designer,         Specialised Designer, or    Design Project Administrator,       Interior Designer.
                                           Art Retail Assistant.                   or Studio Assistant.                Studio Assistant.            or Design Manager.

                                        ^ Source: JobOutlook, ANZCO ID 3111. * This qualification is superseded.

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                                                                                               FDS IS RATED THE #2
                                                                                               FASHION DESIGN SCHOOL
                                                                                               IN AUSTRALIA, AND
                                                                                               #20 GLOBALLY.
                                                                                               Source: fashionista.com

FASHION

If you know all the latest designers and have a passion for fashion, then TAFE NSW can turn that passion into a successful

                                                                                                                                                                      ARTS, FASHION, DESIGN & DIGITAL MEDIA
career, with a range of exciting courses in fashion design, technology, and business. The TAFE NSW Fashion Design Studio
has produced some of Australia’s most successful designers, as well as working professionals in fashion careers as
diverse as product development, buying, and merchandising. So get ready to launch your career in fashion, with a dynamic,
creative course at TAFE NSW.

IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?                          COURSES OFFERED INCLUDE:                                    POTENTIAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

§ Are you creative?                           § Business and Merchandising                                § Apparel Cutter
§ Do you have a passion                       § Costume Designer                                          § Bespoke Dressmaker
  for fashion?                                § Costume for Performance                                   § Brand Manager
§ Are you interested in combining             § Fashion and Business                                      § Business and Fashion
  creativity with business?                                                                                 Merchandiser
                                              § Fashion Design
§ Do you enjoy working in a                   § Fashion Technology                                        § Costume Designer
  fast-paced environment?                                                                                 § Fashion Buyer
                                              § Millinery
                                              § Product Development                                       § Fashion Designer
                                                                                                          § Milliner
                                              § Textile Design and Development
                                                                                                          § Patternmaker/Grader
                                                                                                          § Textile Designer

Example pathway to a quality career

                                                                                     Diploma of
     Certificate II in
                                       Certificate III in                          Applied Fashion
     Applied Fashion                                                                                                                 TAFE NSW Bachelor
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                                       Applied Fashion                               Design and
       Design and                                                                                                                     of Fashion Design
                                       and Technology                              Merchandising
       Technology                                                                                                                         (HE20506)
                                         (MST30819)                              (Fashion Business)
       (MST20616)
                                                                                     (MST50119)

      Assistant to                  Apparel Cutter, Milliner,                Patternmaker/Grader,                               Fashion Designer, Fashion
      a Designer                       or Dressmaker.                     Assistant Fashion Designer,                          Merchandiser/Buyer, Fashion
                                                                         Apparel Cutter, Textile Designer,                       Marketing/PR Specialist,
                                                                         Assistant Production Manager,                            Fashion Stylist/Creative
                                                                            Assistant Fashion Buyer,                           Director, Fashion Journalist/
                                                                                or Merchandiser.                                   Commentator, Fashion
                                                                                                                               Product Manager, Fashion or
                                                                                                                               Brand Manager, or Specialist.

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                                                                                                                                                             It has been a wonderful
                                                                                                                                                             experience. I loved the
                                                                                                                                                             supportive and stimulating
                                                                                                                                                             environment the teachers
                                                                                                                                                             and support staff have
                                                                                                                                                             cultivated.

                                                                                                                                                                            CAROL, ADVANCED DIPLOMA
                                                                                                                                                                                      OF VISUAL ARTS

                                        FINE ARTS & VISUAL ARTS

                                        Express yourself and unleash your creativity upon the world with a career in fine arts and visual arts. Our award-winning
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                                        TAFE NSW teachers will help you refine your creative abilities and guide you in your chosen medium, by providing practical
                                        training in our purpose-built studios and galleries. Learn to stretch your ideas, to try new techniques, and to be brave in
                                        revealing your work. We also help you master essential business skills, portfolio preparation, and exhibition practices to
                                        turn your creativity into a successful career.

                                        IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?                                               COURSES OFFERED INCLUDE:                          POTENTIAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

                                        § Are you creative                                                 § Aboriginal and Torres Strait                    § Artist
                                          and imaginative?                                                   Islander Cultural Arts
                                                                                                                                                             § Arts Administration Officer
                                        § Are you self-disciplined?                                        § Arts Administration
                                                                                                                                                             § Community Arts Assistant
                                        § Do you enjoy working                                             § Ceramics
                                                                                                                                                             § Gallery Assistant
                                          with your hands?
                                                                                                           § Visual Arts
                                                                                                                                                             § Gallery Curator
                                        § Are you detail orientated?
                                                                                                                                                             § Visual Arts and
                                                                                                                                                               Crafts Professional

                                        Example pathway to a quality career

                                                Certificate III                                                           Diploma of
        TAFENSW.EDU.AU

                                                   in Design                           Certificate IV                     Visual Arts                                                TAFE NSW
                                                                                                                          (CUA51115*)               Advanced Diploma
                                                Fundamentals                              in Arts                                                                                   Bachelor of
                                                                                                                                                      of Visual Arts
                                               (Visual Arts and                       Administration                      Diploma of                                             Creative Practice
                                                                                                                                                      (CUA60715 *)
                                                Photography)                           (CUA40815*)                        Ceramics                                                  (HE20534)
                                                 (CUA30715 *)                                                            (CUA51215 *)

                                         Creative Retail Assistant                   Gallery, Museum,            Artist (mediums may include          Artist across            Further develop your
                                           or Studio Assistant.                       or Community               ceramics, digital art, drawing      many mediums,           creative, innovative, and
                                                                                      Arts Assistant.            and illustration, printmaking,   Curator, or Consultant.      entrepreneurial skills.
                                                                                                                      sculpture, painting).

                                        * This qualification is superseded.

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FLORISTRY

Let your creative talents bloom. Flowers do more than embellish your surroundings

                                                                                                                                                                      ARTS, FASHION, DESIGN & DIGITAL MEDIA
– they act as a frame for life’s major events. As a florist, you will use your natural
flair for colour and design to create fabulous arrangements, bringing new life
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and heavenly scents to any special occasion.                                                                                      EMPLOYERS
                                                                                                                                  THERE ARE MORE
                                                                                                                                  THAN 7,500 FLORISTS
                                                                                                                                  IN AUSTRALIA.^

IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?                           COURSES OFFERED INCLUDE:                                   POTENTIAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

§ Do you enjoy being creative?                 § Floristry                                                § Assistant Florist
§ Would you like a colourful career                                                                       § Florist
  in floristry?
                                                                                                          § Senior Florist
§ Are you a team player?
                                                                                                          § Freelance Florist
§ Do you enjoy being organised?
                                                                                                          § Retail Florist Business Owner
§ Are you a people person?

Example pathway to a quality career
                                                                                                                                                                               TAFENSW.EDU.AU

         Certificate II in                Certificate III                           Certificate IV                                      TAFE NSW
      Floristry (Assistant)                in Floristry                              in Floristry                                  Bachelor of Business
           (SFL20115)                      (SFL30115)                                (SFL40115)                                        (HE20514)

       Floristry Assistant.                  Florist.                             Senior Florist or                          Take your career to a higher level
                                                                                Floristry Supervisor.                          with a TAFE NSW degree or
                                                                                                                                partner university degree.
                                                                                                                            This degree allows you to fine-tune
                                                                                                                              commerce and management
^ Source: JobOutlook, ANZCO ID 3111.                                                                                               skills to your sector.
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                                        MUSIC, SOUND PRODUCTION &
                                        LIVE PERFORMANCE/PRODUCTION

                                        If you have a passion for music and the entertainment industry and would like
ARTS, FASHION, DESIGN & DIGITAL MEDIA

                                        to develop your ear for sound while being guided by industry professionals,
                                        then TAFE NSW has the course for you. Employment opportunities in the music,
                                                                                                                                                                            EARNING
                                        sound production, and live performance industry are steadily increasing.                                                            POTENTIAL
                                        Whether you’re a performer or more at home behind the scenes, the industry
                                        has a number of career options for those looking to get involved in this growing                                                    SOUND TECHNICIANS
                                                                                                                                                                            EARN ABOVE THE MEDIAN
                                        creative sector.                                                                                                                    SALARY, MAKING UP TO
                                                                                                                                                                            $1,327 A WEEK.^

                                        IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?                                                 COURSES OFFERED INCLUDE:                      POTENTIAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

                                        § Do you enjoy being creative                                        § Music Performance                           § Audio Visual Technician
                                          and imaginative?                                                     (Music Industry)                            § Artist Manager
                                        § Do you enjoy working                                               § Sound Production                            § Booking Agent
                                          collaboratively?                                                     (Music Industry)
                                                                                                                                                           § Concert Promoter
                                        § Are you interested in                                              § Music Business
                                          entertainment and sharing                                            (Music Industry)                            § Audio Engineer
                                          your passion for music,                                            § Live Production and Services                § Electronic Music Producer
                                          performance, and production?
                                                                                                             § Community Dance, Theatre,                   § Live Sound Mixer
                                        § Do you enjoy the technical                                           and Events
                                          side of putting on live shows                                                                                    § Musician/Singer
                                          and concerts?                                                                                                    § Music Producer
                                        § Are you drawn to the business                                                                                    § Song Writer/Composer
                                          side of music, including events,                                                                                 § Sound Designer
                                          publishing, and streaming?
                                                                                                                                                           § Stage Manager

                                        Example pathway to a quality career
        TAFENSW.EDU.AU

                                              Certificate III in                        Certificate IV in                  Diploma of              Advanced Diploma              TAFE NSW Degree
                                              Music Industry                            Music Industry                   Music Industry            of Music Industry                or Partner
                                               (CUA30915 *)                              (CUA40915 *)                     (CUA50815*)                 (CUA60515 *)               University Degree

                                          Live Sound Assistant,                 Singer/Songwriter, Music                 Artist Manager,        Sound Designer, Sound     Take your career to a higher level
                                         Assistant Sound Mixer,                 Marketing and Promotions            Assistant Sound Engineer,    Engineer, Music Venue      with a TAFE NSW degree or
                                         or Promotions Assistant                Officer, Sound Recordist,            Composer, or Performer.    Manager, Label Manager,      partner university degree.
                                                                                  Sound Technician, or                                             Music Producer, or
                                                                                     Booking Agent.                                                Concert Promoter.
                                        ^ Source: JobOutlook, ANZCO ID 3111. * This qualification is superseded.

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PHOTOGRAPHY

If you love cameras, have a good eye for composition, and love producing

                                                                                                                                                                                           ARTS, FASHION, DESIGN & DIGITAL MEDIA
beautiful images, consider a creative career in photography. TAFE NSW has
plenty of study options designed to help you focus your creative potential. You’ll
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develop the skills and inspiration to create amazing images and learn the tricks                                                                       EMPLOYERS
of the trade from our industry experts, who boast decades of experience.
                                                                                                                                                       THERE ARE CURRENTLY
                                                                                                                                                       13,600 PHOTOGRAPHERS
                                                                                                                                                       EMPLOYED IN AUSTRALIA.^

IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?                                                 COURSES OFFERED INCLUDE:                                  POTENTIAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

§ Do you have an eye for detail?                                     § Photography and                                         § Digital Image Technician
§ Are you self-motivated?                                              Photo Imaging                                           § Image Designer for web and
                                                                                                                                 online advertising
§ Are you creative?
                                                                                                                               § Photographer
                                                                                                                               § Studio Assistant
                                                                                                                               § Studio Manager

Example pathway to a quality career
                                                                                                                                                                                                    TAFENSW.EDU.AU

         Certificate III                                     Certificate IV in                            Diploma of
                                                                                                                                                         TAFE NSW Bachelor
            in Design                                        Photography and                           Photography and
                                                                                                                                                         of Creative Practice
         Fundamentals                                         Photo Imaging                             Photo Imaging
                                                                                                                                                              (HE20534)
          (CUA30715*)                                          (CUA41115*)                               (CUA50915*)

       Your pathway to                                 Photographer’s Assistant                        Commercial or                                        Further develop
       a creative career                              or Digital Image Technician.                   Media Photographer.                                     your creative,
        in photography.                                                                                                                                  entrepreneurial, and
                                                                                                                                                           innovative skills.

^ Source: JobOutlook, ANZCO ID 2113. * This qualification is superseded.

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