Browse through our videos and podcasts to find out what it’s like to study at TAFE NSW.


Thanks for joining us for the TAFE NSW Virtual Open Day. There is so much to discover.

Acknowledgement of Country

On-Demand Course Webinars

Catch up on any webinars you might have missed at this years Virtual Open Day, or rewatch a session that caught your interest.

Agriculture and Supply Chain

Animal Care and Equine, Crops and Livestock, Horticulture, Supply Chain and Logistics, Retail and Visual Merchandising

Construction and Energy

Architecture and Building Design, Building, Plumbing, Hydraulics, Fire Protection, Painting, Decorating, Signs and Graphics

Foundation Skills & Languages

English for Speakers of Other Languages, AUSLAN, Aboriginal Languages and Cultures, Career Pathways, Employment Skills

Transport and Manufacturing

Cabinet Making and Allied Timber Trades, Aviation, Marine Mechanical, Electric Vehicles

Digital and Business

Information Technology, Cyber Security, Leadership and Management, Project Management, Accounting and Finance, Business, Entrepreneurship, Marketing

Health, Wellbeing and Care

Early Childhood Education and Care, Community Services, Massage Aged Care, School Based Education Support

Hospitality, Tourism and Personal Services

Hairdressing and Barbering, Beauty Therapy, Commercial Cookery, Baking and Patisserie, Hospitality, Tourism, Events

Media, Arts, Design and Entertainment

Visual Arts, Cultural Arts, Design and Illustration, Fashion, Interior and Jewellery, Music and Live Production, Screen and Media, Animation and Games
On-Demand Specialty Webinars

Catch up on any webinars you might have missed at this years Virtual Open Day, or rewatch a session that caught your interest.

Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Schools Pathway

International Students

Higher Education

TAFE Excellence Awards Winner Podcast Series

We talk with winners of TAFE NSW Excellence Awards about their journey, their studies, their personal experiences, and their advice for anyone considering studying or training with TAFE NSW.

Glenn Murphy

Glenn jumped at the chance to complete a mature-aged apprenticeship when it was offered to him. As a result of his success—at TAFE and in his workplace—Glenn was granted an early completion of his apprenticeship by his employer and awarded 2022 NSW Apprentice of the Year with Australian Meat Industry Council.

Genevieve Campbell

After completing her Certificate Four in Tertiary Preparation with top marks, Genevieve received early entry into university where she is now studying Veterinary Technology.

Matthew Balfour

The Diploma of Building Design provided Matthew with the opportunity to gain qualifications in designing sustainable homes for the future, and the course length of 2 years full time was more realistic than a degree course length.

Leila de Young

Leila started her apprenticeship two weeks out of high school, and now has a qualification at the age of 21, which will keep her highly employable for the rest of her working life in a forever-growing, essential industry with endless room for growth.

Keshala Fernando

Keshela discusses her uplifting journey to achieve a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education from TAFE NSW Shellharbour Campus and how it helped prepare her for her vocation as an Early Childhood teacher.

Brendan Arnold

Brendan shares his experiences achieving a Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication from TAFE Digital, including all the highs and lows, the support he received throughout his journey, and his incredible sense of achievement along the way.

Julie Dunn

Julie tells us how she went from being a farmer who just wanted to be a bit better at one part of her job to a TAFE NSW graduate with a Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping – and an even more effective and fulfilling farming career.

Anna Gannon

Anna is a proud Wiradjuri woman from Wagga Wagga who saw a shortage of First Nations trainers and teachers and decided to help, achieving her Certificate IV in Training and Education from TAFE NSW to become an educator in her community. She shares her story.

Panagiota Kappatos

Panagiota shares how he found an alternative to the HSC system as he completed a Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation at TAFE Ultimo to achieve his goal of studying medical science at university.

Lauren Booth

Lauren talks about how her various courses with TAFE NSW, from the Mining Skills Program at Muswellbrook TAFE to her Certificate IV in Industrial Electronics and Control has helped with her work in the mining sector in the Hunter Valley.

Bec Healy

Bec completed her TAFE NSW course in 2020, gaining certification as a Polymer Technician which has helped her transition from a 15-year career in government administration to start a successful non-profit social enterprise business.

Jennifer Auckett

Jennifer is a mature aged student who completed her Diploma of Adult Education with TAFE NSW to enhance her workplace training role of teaching new pathology workers.

Joseph Stanley

Joseph studied with TAFE NSW as a TVET student during his high school years, graduating from TAFE Digital with a Certificate II in Business in 2020, and winning the Technology and Business Services ‘Student of the Year’ Award.

Maddie Piesley

Maddie is a proud indigenous woman of the Yuin nation who completed a Certificate in Business Administration at TAFE NSW’s Shellharbour Campus through a traineeship with Southern Youth and Family Services.

Guinevere Rose

Guinevere Rose is a mature aged student who has always had a passion for screenwriting, and came to TAFE NSW to learn more about the film and TV industry, completing a Certificate IV in Screen and Media.

Kallan Strong

Kallan is following his passion for photography by studying a Certificate in Studio Work at Hornsby TAFE campus after completing his Diploma in Photography with TAFE NSW.
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