Whether you're starting a family, re-entering the workforce, or just ready for a change TAFE Queensland can help you shake up your career. Studies show today's workforce is more mobile than ever, and that the average Australian will have six career changes in their lifetime, with many people switching jobs every two to three years.
About TAFE Queensland
With more than 500 nationally-recognised qualifications to choose from, studying at TAFE Queensland gives you access to multiple pathways to get a head start on your career.
Take advantage of more than 50 locations across the state, and study at a TAFE Queensland campus near you.
Get access to our huge range of resources and the freedom to study anywhere, any time.
Find out how you can receive credit for your prior study and industry experience to fast track your studies.
Explore our study areas
Take a look at everything we have on offer by the area of study that interests you the most. Choose from over 500 entry-level certificates to degree-level courses across a wide variety of industries. Whatever your interest, we know you’ll find a pathway to your dream career.
- Business and IT
- Creative industries
- Education and community
- Environment and animal services
- Health and science
- Infrastructure and transport
- Service industries
Find the right career for you
Reach your full potential by matching your personality profile with the study journey that's right for you.Still not sure? Get in contact
Discover My Career
The key to a successful career is choosing to not only do something you're good at, but something you love. There's a lot of noise out there about different careers, pathways and outcomes, and making smart choices can be confusing. Use the Discover My Career tool today to receive your personalised career and behaviour profile. There is a cost of $33 (incl. GST) to access the assessment platform.
If you don't want to pay your VET course fees upfront then you may be eligible for a TAFE Queensland payment plan and gradually pay off your course fees while you study.
VET Student Loans
Eligible students will receive an interest-free loan from the government which you can pay off gradually once you enter the workforce and are earning above the minimum repayment threshold.
Back to Work funding
Back to Work offers support for eligible jobseekers who need or want to update their skills to gain, change, or retain employment. The program provides an opportunity for jobseekers and those at risk of unemployment to upskill and retrain for jobs to keep pace with a changing Queensland economy.
Meet the Ulysses Motorcycle Apprentice of the Year for Queensland and Northern Territory that is 19 year-old, TAFE Queensland student Bailey Rice!
In a training first, TAFE Queensland has introduced an initiative that sees women in trades gain a network of their peers from their first training block.
Within months of starting an apprenticeship, Jenni Butler knew that a career with TAFE Queensland was her calling.
Free training opportunities are helping Sally O’Connor to steer her career in a new direction after life in the Royal Australian Navy.
TAFE Queensland is excited to announce a football centred TAFE at Schools program in collaboration with Football Queensland.
Having enjoyed photography since childhood, Natalie Lorenz picked up a camera after finishing school and started taking photos while deciding what to do with her life.
The TAFE Queensland Defence Team visits various employers every week to gather insight on current employment trends. This information helps the team provide guidance to transitioning ADF members and address their employment-related questions. With the evolving recruitment landscape, the Defence team is observing a shift in the types of recruitment requests they receive, such as unexpected and high-volume demands for specific skills.
Get ready to celebrate your milestone achievement with your loved ones and peers! Graduation is a major moment to bask in the glory of your success and share with the people who mean the most to you.
Ipswich local and Kutjala man, Stanley Huen, is kicking goals on the footy field while keeping his eyes firmly on his future career goal: owning his own barber shop.
TAFE Queensland on the Gold Coast would like to invite you to an upcoming Nursing information session. We'd love to have you join us to learn all about starting your journey towards a rewarding career in nursing!
Orientation information for TAFE Queensland Gold Coast enrolled students.
Congratulations on your achievement! You’ve worked hard, studied tirelessly and now it’s time to celebrate your success with your classmates, teachers, family and friends.