2018 COURSE GUIDEIpswich, Springfield, Darling Downs and South West
AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE
Learn while enjoying the outdoors and watch your work come to life. Turn your passion for horticulture into a career, or get ready for a life on the land.
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If you have a passion for cars and trucks, then rev up your career with an automotive course. Develop your skills and choose to specialise in a range of areas.
Develop hands-on skills for a rewarding career in early childhood education and care or education support. Youll give children a fun, safe and supportive environment to learn and grow.
HOSPITALITY AND COOKERY
The opportunities in hospitality are endless. You will gain in-demand skills to travel the world. Work behind-the-scenes in the kitchen, or front of house at a restaurant, cafe, hotel or resort.
Make a difference with a career in community services. Youll work to promote the safety and well-being of children, families, and at-risk members of the community.
Turn your creative talents into a rewarding career. Develop the skills to work across a range of industry areas including graphic design and photography.
NURSING AND HEALTH
Help people in their time of need with a career in nursing and healthcare. Work in nursing, aged care, primary health care, allied health, dental, pathology or laboratory science.
TECHNOLOGY, INFORMATION AND NETWORKING
Technology puts the world at your fingertips. Develop your technical expertise and work in ICT, web and software development, or telecommunications.
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BEAUTY AND HAIRDRESSING
Style your career with courses in beauty or hairdressing. Learn how to use your imagination to help others look and feel beautiful.
Spark some life into your career. Develop practical skills to work across a range of specialisations.
Engineer your future for a hands-on career. From boiler making to welding, and fabrication to machining, choose to specialise your engineering skills across a range of areas.
TOURISM AND EVENTS
Deliver unforgettable experiences every day. Help people plan their dream holiday or bring to life music festivals, weddings or major sporting events.
GENERAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Develop your literacy and numeracy, improve your English language skills, complete a Year 12 alternative, prepare for further study, or learn how to teach and tutor others.
TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS
Get your career moving. Enjoy life on the road as a freight or bus driver or learn how to process stock and manage supply chains.
TAFE Queensland offers courses that are completely online; allowing you to study in your own time, at your own pace and wherever you like.
BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION
Lay a solid foundation for your career. Develop practical skills to work in the building and construction industry with a range of trade courses.
BUSINESS, JUSTICE AND MANAGEMENT
From finance to management, career opportunities in business are endless. Get down to business, crunch some numbers, or lead the way. The choice is yours.
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WHY STUDY AT TAFE?
PURPOSE BUILTSTATE OF THE ART FACILITIES
HIGHLY-QUALIFIEDTEACHERS HAVE EXPERIENCE IN THE INDUSTRIES THEY TEACH
FLEXIBLE AND SUPPORTIVELEARNING ENVIRONMENT
DELIVERING VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING
OF GRADUATES GO ON TO WORK OR FURTHER STUDY
OVER 100+UNIVERSITY PATHWAYS
OVER90%OF OUR STUDENTS ARE SATISFIED
WITH THEIR EXPERIENCE
COURSES THAT ENSURE YOU ARE JOB-READY
OWNED ANDOPERATEDBY THE GOVERNMENT
EACH YEAR TAFE QUEENSLAND ENROLS OVER 120,000 STUDENTS ACROSS A NETWORK OF OVER 50 CAMPUSES IN QUEENSLAND, IN EMPLOYERS' WORKPLACES, ONLINE AND IN MARKETS OFFSHORE.
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WE OFFER A RANGE OF SUPPORT SERVICES FOR STUDENTS, WITH A STRONG FOCUS ON LEARNING AND EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE TO ENABLE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF YOUR STUDIES.
LEARNING SUPPORTProvided by specialised teachers, get support in exam preparation, assignment writing, time management, making presentations, study skills, language, literacy and numeracy support and general study skills.
DISABILITY SUPPORTDisability support is available, including locating and organising equipment and teacher liaison on your behalf.
ONLINE SUPPORTAccess to TAFE Queensland learning support and resources including Studiosity. Through Studiosity, you can chat online to expert tutors who can help you with your studies. Studiosity is available for students studying qualifications Certificate III and above.
INDIGENOUS STUDENT SUPPORTAn Indigenous Student Support Officer is available to assist with various issues and to support you during your studies.
LIBRARYYou will have access to a range of online and hard copy resources at our libraries.
INTERNET/WIFIYou will have access to TAFE Queenslands WiFi and student computers with internet access across all of our locations.
FACILITIESAll locations are either located within walking distance to food and beverage outlets or have an on-site cafeteria. Parking is provided for no or minimal charge.
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IPSWICH, SPRINGFIELD, DARLING DOWNS AND SOUTH WESTIPSWICHCorner of Mary and Byrne Streets Ipswich Qld 4304
TOOWOOMBA100 Bridge Street Toowoomba Qld 4350
CHINCHILLA9 Zeller Street Chinchilla Qld 4413
DALBY463 Bunya Highway Dalby Qld 4405
INALA54 Thrush Street Inala Qld 4077
KINGAROYCorner Bunya Highway & Geritz Road Kingaroy Qld 4610
NURUNDERICollins Road Cherbourg Qld 4610
ROMATimbury Street Roma Qld 4455
SPRINGFIELDEducation City Drive Springfield Qld 4300
WARWICK200 Dragon Street Warwick Qld 4370
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PATHWAYS TO YOUR FUTURE
I want to do an apprenticeship or
traineeship I want to study
Enrol or apply for Recognition of Prior
Learning (RPL)**Get an
apprenticeship or traineeship
and choose TAFE as your training
Talk to an Australian
Apprenticeship Support Network*
Certificate II/III/IV or Diploma
Complete a TAFE at School course^
Enter the workforce
Bachelor DegreeGet up to a full years credit
for select courses
UPSKILLERCAREER STARTER FAST TRACKERCAREER CHANGER
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ADULT TERTIARY PREPARATION (ATP)Our Adult Tertiary Preparation (ATP) course is for anyone wanting to gain or improve their ranking in order to study at university. ATP is recognised as a Year 12 alternative and is ideal for adults whove been away from formal study for some time. Successful completion of the course will allow you to apply to QTAC for a tertiary ranking and will give you the university entrance prerequisites in English, Maths, and Science.
UNIVERSITY PREREQUISITESIf you need to complete prerequisite courses to get you into your preferred university degree then our Unilearn courses can help. We offer a range of preparatory courses such as Senior Science and Maths A, B and C. Our courses are accredited by universities across Australia and meet university entrance requirements.
IMPROVE YOUR OPCompleting any TAFE Queensland certificate III, certificate IV, diploma, advanced diploma, or associate degree may improve your OP score and allow you to get into your dream university degree. Another added benefit of studying this way is that you can start working in your industry straight away, using your certificate or diploma skills while you finish off your degree.
CREDITSIf you study a qualification at TAFE Queensland you may be eligible to receive credit towards your degree. This can save you time and money off your university degree. For example, if you complete a diploma course at TAFE Queensland you may be able to receive as much as one year of credit towards an undergraduate degree in a similar field.
STUDY A DEGREE WITH USWe have partnered with some of Australias leading universities to deliver world-class degrees in a practical, job-focused training environment. You will graduate with a prestigious university degree as well as the hands on skills and applied learning that makes TAFE Queensla