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TAFE Queensland has over 180 courses across 15 study areas, ranging from entry level certificates to bachelor degrees. Whether you’re looking to study English in Australia or upskill in another profession, TAFE Queensland has a range of pathway options to help you get the qualifications you need to launch your career. You can view our full selection of courses and study areas below, or visit our Working Holiday website to view our range of short courses for working holiday makers.
Join a successful community of international students and graduates who made the decision to Study in Australia with TAFE Queensland. Each student has a unique story which needs to be celebrated as they excel in their chosen field.
Dip of Fitness, East Coast
Natalie followed her passion for travel and fitness all the way from Sweden to the East Coast of Australia. She’s already started working in the industry as a group exercise leader and is taking a learn-to-surf class as part of her studies. Learn more about studying fitness in Australia.
Cert III Automotive Mechanical, Skillstech
Daniel has had an interest in cars since he was a kid. He came to TAFE Queensland Skills Tech to get practical, real world skills to launch his automotive career. He loves the wonderful weather in Brisbane and spends his spare time playing soccer with friends he’s made from around the world. Learn more about studying automotive in Australia.
Dip of Business and Commerce, Gold Coast
After visiting Australia in 2012 Diego decided to come back to study business at TAFE Queensland. In the future, he hopes to continue these studies at university. He enjoys living on the Gold Coast and spends his spare time surfing, bike riding, and visiting the regions’ world famous theme parks. Learn more about studying business and commerce in Australia.
Dip of Nursing, North
Lisa decided to follow in the footsteps of her sister to become a nurse. Once she completes her nursing diploma at TAFE Queensland North, Lisa plans on working as an Enrolled Nurse while completing her Bachelor of Nursing to become a fully qualified Registered Nurse. Learn more about studying nursing in Australia.
Dip of Hospitality, Brisbane
After traveling throughout Australia, Wah decided to settle in what he considers Australia’s most liveable city, Brisbane. After persuing his love of hospitality at TAFE Queensland he plans on returning to Bali to run his own cafe and share knowledge he’s learnt with others.
How To Enrol
So you’ve made the decision to study in Australia? Well enrolling with TAFE Queensland as an international student is easy. You can apply directly online through Studylink or through one of our International Agents.
Entry requirements vary between programs. If you don’t meet the entry requirements for your chosen program, talk to your agent or TAFE Queensland International Program Advisors as there may be a study pathway available to help you upgrade your skills.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I find out more about international student visas?
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection administers the student visa program in Australia. There are a range of different types of student visas you can apply for. The one you need will depend on the type of program you’re planning on studying (e.g. English language course, vocational training, higher education etc.). For shorter periods of study, you may also be able to apply for a Visitor or Working Holiday Maker Visa. For more information on the Australian student visa options available and how to apply, visit the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website.
Who can help me with my Australian student visa application?
TAFE Queensland has selected key international agents who can help you apply for a TAFE Queensland program or pathway and provide advice and assistance with your student visa application. These agents are specialists in Australian student visa applications and can step you through the entire process. For example, they can help you decide which student visa is right for you and help you prepare the documentation you need to submit to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection for your application.
What happens if I have questions or problems while I am abroad?
TAFE Queensland has dedicated support services for international students. These include our team of International Student Support Advisors (ISSAs) and a dedicated international student Orientation program to help you settle into life at TAFE Queensland. Additional support services include disability support, learning support, job and career services, and counselling services.
Can I get study credits and recognition of prior learning?
If you already have qualifications or experience in your chosen study area, our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process can allow you to turn these knowledge and skills into credit towards your TAFE Queensland program. This can save you valuable time and money and help you start your career sooner. For more information and to apply, contact your TAFE Queensland region.