Vocational Education and Training

Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) is based on a collaboration between governments and industry. The qualifications are provided by institutions called Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions as well private institutions.   

The Benefits are Vocational Courses
Onsite or infield training can be part of the training provided, this means a practical application to the knowledge not just a classroom environment. The benefits of this type of training is a real-world experience for the student as they hone their skills. These courses can also be a springboard to taking on further study.

Vocational Training Providers offer a huge array of courses and qualifications.  Below is a general guide to the outcomes and possible career courses.

Certificate I

  • Study Time – 4 to 6 months
  • Outcome – Competent operator

Certificate II

  • Study Time – About 1 year
  • Outcome – Advanced operator

Certificate III

  • Study Time – About 1 year
  • Outcome – Qualified tradesperson or technician

Certificate IV

  • Study Time – 12 to 18 months
  • Outcome – Supervisor


  • Study Time – 18 to 24 months
  • Outcome – Para-professional

Advanced Diploma

  • Study Time – 24 to 36 months
  • Outcome – Junior manager

Let us help you We can help find the right course and outcomes for you and guide you on your career path. Talk with us today, we can discuss all your options.

Vocational Courses are available in trade schools, adult education programs and colleges. They can offer a Certificate or associated degree in credited and non-credited classes.

Many vocational educational providers offer courses in Health care, trade skills, computer skills etc.  These courses can be a starter course for a career path.  Many students will use these courses to kick start a career. These courses can be up to 2 years in length and some of the qualifications can be used on a national level, however others may be state or territory-based qualifications.  It is important to seek advice before starting a course to ensure that you are taking the right course to suit your career goals and aspirations.

Below are some of the popular courses:

Diploma Business
The Diploma of Business is for students who want to work in the areas of Customer Service, Human Resources, Risk Management, Operations to name a few. The course will teach you a skillset which then can be used within the Government sector or the private sector and leads to a large number of career options. You can also go on to further studies from this Diploma.  This exciting field has many possibilities and objectives, let us help you plan your future.    

Diploma Childcare / Aged Care
Childcare and Aged Care are two popular avenues of study.  Both have a highly sort after skill set. They can lead to a career path that takes you ultimately to working in Australia as a permanent resident.

Some of the key areas of learning within Childcare diploma are:

  • support children’s learning and development,
  • implement and evaluate educational programs, 
  • the health, learning and development of children
  • ensure compliance with policies and legislation.

Some of the key areas of learning within the Aged care Diploma are:

  • Working in residential, home or community-based environment
  • Developing and implementing service plans
  • Health and development
  • Care giving

This diploma can be a pathway to a career in nursing.

Diploma of Nursing
The Diploma of Nursing is a nationally recognised diploma and is the entry-level qualification for Enrolled Nurses (ENs) in Australia. You can use this diploma as a steppingstone to launch you into a fulltime nursing career or as a starting point to  developing more qualifications.  Nursing is a rewarding choice of occupation and an in-demand skillset in Australia.  This Course will equip you with practical nursing skills which are recognised across the complete health sector in Australia. Your pathway to success and new career awaits, talk to us today to make it happen.

Diploma Community Welfare
The Diploma of Community Services provides students skills to work in the community services sector.  You can work within the welfare and social welfare sectors providing support and assistance to the disadvantaged, elderly, disabled and other underprivileged groups. Your knowledge gained from this course will include practical, emotional and psychological support and care giving to vulnerable people or groups. This qualification can be used in both public and government sectors.  Do you have questions about the course? Let us help by discussing your requirements and give you the guidance you require.

Diploma IT
With this course you will learn a broad range of skills, these skills will include:

  • IT Support,
  • IT Networking,
  • Programming
  • Web Development
  • Database development.

IT professionals are always in demand In Australia and this diploma can be the beginning of your IT career.  We can help you with ensuring you have the right documentation, prior qualifications and smoothing the route to your career path.