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Why choose TAFE?

Whether you’re just starting out in the workforce, looking to upskill, changing careers or returning to work, North Metropolitan TAFE has over 300 qualifications that can help you reach your full potential.

The traditional employment system is changing dramatically and many people have to continually upgrade their skills in order to be successful in gaining and retaining employment. Age is not a barrier at North Metropolitan TAFE.

Before you commence studying, you need to have an idea of your goals. Do you want a starter course to get you back into a ‘studying’ frame of mind? Do you have a particular job or career in mind and if so, what skills and knowledge will be required? You also need to consider how much time you can allocate to your study and how this will best fit into your lifestyle. 


Just some of the benefits for choosing North Metropolitan TAFE are:

  • We are a government funded and regulated training provider. We meet the highest standards and cut no corners.
  • We have been training for 115 years! Plenty of time to refine our skills.
  • We are flexible. You can study full-time, part-time, online or even just for a few weeks.
  • Our courses get you ready for the workplace. You'll learn the vital practical skills employers want as well as the theory.
  • Over 80% of our students get jobs after completing their qualifications, with the bulk of the rest moving onto university.​
  • We can help with your fees through programs like VET Student Loans or insta​lment plans.
  • North Metropol​itan TAFE colleges are situated at convenient locations.

Supporting you while you study

We offer​ a range of support services to help your academic studies and also your personal development.
These include:

  • Disability Support
  • Mental Health Support
  • International Student Support
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Support

For further information, please click here.

Page last updated March 14, 2018