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What you need to know about studying with us

We want your experience with us to be a rewarding and fulfilling one so you can take the next step towards achieving your learning and career goals. We also want your decision to study with us to be fully informed.

The content below will help you understand our responsibilities, and yours, as part of the TAFE NSW learning community. It will also connect you with useful information about our services and policies so that you can make the most of your time with us and take advantage of services and facilities like career counselling, learner support, library services and many others.


What you need to know about:

Getting started

Find out about everything from getting your Unique Student Identifier to accessing our Wi-Fi network and what to do if you’re a migrant or an international or Aboriginal student.

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Support services

Each of our campuses has a student-focused space called Student Central, designed to help you make the most of campus life. But that’s only the start of our services to you. 

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Courses, assessments and completion

Everything you need to know about how you are assessed, how your prior learning or qualifications are taken into account and lots more.

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Study success

When you complete your study there are several opportunities for you to have your efforts recognised. Find out about our Student Awards, the NSW Training Awards, the Gili Awards and WorldSkills. 

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Consumer protection

We welcome our responsibility to protect you as a consumer. Here is where you can discover what we are responsible for, what support you have access to and your rights and responsibilities.

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Wellbeing and safety

We want to provide you with a safe learning environment, so we abide by a whole range of work health and safety standards. Find out more about this and your responsibilities as a student in ensuring everyone is safe – including you. 

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Fees and financial assistance

We offer a wide range of courses and programs, with an equally wide range of government subsidies, financial assistance and help with paying your fees.

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