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TAFE Queensland Podcast

Get all your questions answered find out what it’s like to study at TAFE Queensland in our Podcast series

Choosing the right training can be tricky, especially if you’re unsure of what to expect. Whether you’re interested in training for yourself, your children or your staff, our podcast will give you some real insights into what TAFE Queensland has to offer.

This podcast is designed to give you an opportunity to find out more about who teaches our courses, what we really mean when we talk about hands-on learning, and to learn about some of our amazing facilities.

We’re currently working on growing our podcast episodes, so please be sure to stop by again soon.

Join Leading Vocational Teacher Hunter Partridge as he explains the TAFE Queensland training difference. Not only will you study in real-world learning  environments with access to up-to-date equipment, but industry-experienced teachers will help strengthen your potential career in sports and fitness. From personal trainers to management roles, hear how past students have gone on to become successful employees and employers alike in an industry that plays a crucial role in the health and wellbeing of Australians, and continues to grow with demand for skilled professionals. 

From five star hotels to weddings and music festivals, no two days are the same when you work in hospitality and events. Join Leading Vocational Teachers Som Bose and Jo Gaddes as they take you through a behind-the-scenes look at our hospitality and events qualifications, combining classroom theory with hands-on training. Despite massive recent change, there’s never been a better time to get on board with the Australian Government's Job Outlook service predicting a strong bounce back and job growth over the next five years. 

Spice up your career in cookery and get ready to take advantage of more than 112,000 jobs expected over the next five years. From practical experience in our on-campus training restaurants to supporting live services, Educational Team Leader Ben Stewart and Teacher Damian Tiedeman are ready to help you discover a world of opportunities. Sharpen your experience with industry-experienced teachers and purpose-built facilities across a range of courses from entry-level to advanced training, or even explore how to start your own business. 

As one of the largest special construction industries in Australia, the career opportunities in electrotechnology are endless. Starting as an apprentice and now working as a Leading Vocational Teacher at TAFE Queensland, Josh Rottenberry shines a light on his varied career experiences across the globe, and how our practical learning environment can help you prepare for one of 50,000 expected job openings over the next five years across a range of specialisations in the industry.  

Discover a career where your work really matters with TAFE Queensland’s range of hands-on nursing courses. Guided by Nursing Teacher and 20-year industry veteran Jen McDougall, discover why practical training delivered in simulated nursing wards makes our graduates so highly sought after by industry. With strong industry partnerships and a range of study pathways available, TAFE Queensland can help you launch your career in this rewarding industry.  

With a qualification in individual support you can help people in their time of need in a range settings including aged care, disability services, and personal support. With more than 179,000 job openings predicted over the next five years, there's never been a better time to get started in in this rapidly growing industry. Individual Support Teacher and 30-year industry veteran Suzie Daly explains the TAFE Queensland difference. Not only will you study in a hands-on, practical learning environment, you’ll also benefit from industry partnerships that will prepare you to hit the ground running.


TAFE Queensland: Making great happen for 140 years

With 140 years as the market leader of high-quality vocational education and training in Queensland and beyond, we’re celebrating our proud history with the promise that we’re only just getting started.


My Study Journey

Follow the stories of our international students, teachers and industry partners, who followed their dreams and pursue their passions here in Queensland, Australia.