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.
Get a head start on your career with our SchoolTech program. Available only at our Cairns location, SchoolTech is an initiative between TAFE Queensland, the Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, Woree State High School, and Skill360 Australia. SchoolTech lets you complete your senior schooling and gain your QCE while participating in work placement and vocational training. Don't wait until you finish high school to start your qualification, and give yourself every opportunity to secure an apprenticeship or traineeship when you graduate.
If you don't want to pay your course fees upfront then you may be eligible for a TAFE Queensland payment plan. Our payment plans allow you to gradually pay off your course fees while you study.Learn more
VET Student Loan 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.Learn more
There are a wide range of subsidised training options available including fee-free training for year 12 graduates, and the Certificate 3 Guarantee. Eligibility conditions may apply.Learn more
There’s more than one way to get into your dream university course. TAFE Queensland has a range of pathway options that can get you started on your university degree sooner. We have more than 270 formal articulation agreements with universities all around Australia. In most cases, completing a relevant TAFE Queensland diploma gives you entry straight into the second year of your university course.Learn more
If you didn’t complete the required prerequisites or get the OP you needed, TAFE Queensland can help you get into your preferred university degree. Our Adult Tertiary Preparation (ATP) program can help you increase your tertiary admissions rank. Or if you need a subject pre-requisite to get into a university course, Unilearn offers a range of online bridging programs to get you there.Learn more
"I began my graphic design journey by completing a Certificate II in Information Technology during my senior years. After school I followed my dream by completing a Diploma of Graphic Design. Studying at TAFE Queensland is great. The facilities are awesome, my teachers were fantastic, and there are heaps of different courses."