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TAFE NSWINSTITUTESINTERNATIONALSTUDENT GUIDE2011
INDEX  1   Your Unique Australian Study Experience  2   Top 10 Reasons to Study with TAFE NSW  4   TAFE NSW Institutes and...
YOUR UNIQUE AUSTRALIANSTUDY EXPERIENCETAFE NSW has a well-established reputation in Australiaand internationally as a lead...
TOP 10 REASONS TO  STUDY WITH TAFE NSW        GOVERNMENT OWNED                                                      LEARN ...
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New South Wales is divided into 10 TAFE Institute regions. The numbers below correspond to the map on page 4.Metropolitan ...
SYDNEY AND NSW TRANSPORT NETWORKSNew South Wales is well-serviced by public transport. Sydney International Airport is the...
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NORTHERN SYDNEYINSTITUTE                                                                                                  ...
TELC TAFE English Language Centre Crows Nest College Level 2, 149 West Street Crows Nest NSW 2065 Australia Tel: + 61 2 94...
SYDNEYINSTITUTESydney Institute is one of Australia’s largest, oldest andmost respected government providers of vocational...
Student Profile “I like the attraction of an overseas experience and the most important reason why I chose Australia was th...
SOUTH WESTERNSYDNEY INSTITUTESouth Western Sydney Institute has received national andstate awards for excellence in educat...
International Business Unit Ground floor, 140 Bigge Sreet Liverpool NSW 2170 Australia Tel: +61 2 9827-8555 Fax: +61 2 9827...
WESTERN SYDNEYINSTITUTE                                                                                                   ...
Mount Druitt College Electronics, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering courses are on offer along with Information Techno...
HUNTERINSTITUTE                                                                                                           ...
International Students Locked Bag 45 Hunter Regional Mail Centre NSW 2310 Australia Tel: +61 2 4923 7839 Fax: +61 2 4923 7...
ILLAWARRAINSTITUTE                                                                                                        ...
International Business Unit PO Box 1223, Foleys Lane Wollongong NSW 2500 Australia Tel: +61 2 4229 0585 Fax: +61 2 4229 01...
NEW ENGLANDINSTITUTE                                                                                                      ...
International Students Manager Janison Street Tamworth 2340 Australia Tel: +61 2 6768 2202 Fax: +61 2 6768 2019 Email: nei...
NORTH COASTINSTITUTE                                                                                                      ...
Photo: Adam Taylor; Tourism NSW International Office Cudgen Road Kingscliff NSW 2487 Australia Tel: +61 2 6674 7320 Fax: +6...
RIVERINAINSTITUTE                                                                                                     Rive...
International Student Programs PO Box 1000, Neville Place Griffith NSW 2680 Australia Tel: +61 2 6962 0445 Fax: +61 2 6962 ...
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International Students Tel: +61 2 6393 5915 Fax: +61 2 6393 5969 Email: courseinfo.western@tafensw.edu.au Web: www.wit.taf...
TAFE NSW ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTRESEnglish Language Courses                                             » Prepares you for t...
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  1. 1. TAFE NSWINSTITUTESINTERNATIONALSTUDENT GUIDE2011
  2. 2. INDEX 1 Your Unique Australian Study Experience 2 Top 10 Reasons to Study with TAFE NSW 4 TAFE NSW Institutes and College Locations 6 Sydney and NSW Transport Networks 8 Northern Sydney Institute 10 Sydney Institute 12 South Western Sydney Institute 14 Western Sydney Institute 16 Hunter Institute 18 Illawarra Institute 20 New England Institute 22 North Coast Institute 24 Riverina Institute 26 Western Institute 28 TAFE NSW English Language Centres 30 Diploma-to-Degree Courses 40 TAFE NSW Course Areas 42 Course Outlines 91 Application Process 92 TAFE NSW ApplyOnline 93 Application Process Diploma-to-Degree 94 Academic Entry Requirements 95 Application Form 97 Fees 98 Terms and Conditions101 Calendars 2011 – 2012
  3. 3. YOUR UNIQUE AUSTRALIANSTUDY EXPERIENCETAFE NSW has a well-established reputation in Australiaand internationally as a leading provider of vocationaleducation and training services.Completely owned, accredited and operated by the NewSouth Wales government, we have a strong and solidfoundation from which to operate now and well into thefuture. TAFE stands for Technical and Further Educationand is similar to a polytechnic in England or a communitycollege in North America.Each year we attract over 4,000 international studentsfrom all over the world. They join close to half a million localstudents at one of the 130 campuses spread out acrossour 10 TAFE Institutes in Sydney and New South Wales.Our colleges are located in city, regional and countryareas. Each campus offers state-of-the art facilities andgives students access to cutting-edge technology andextensive multimedia and web-based resources.There are over 280 courses, including intensiveEnglish, approved for international students on theCommonwealth Register of International Courses forOverseas Students (CRICOS). TAFE NSW also hasagreements with a number of NSW’s top universitiesand many courses offer articulation to university withadvanced standing so students can complete theirundergraduate degrees faster.
  4. 4. TOP 10 REASONS TO STUDY WITH TAFE NSW GOVERNMENT OWNED LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS1 TAFE NSW has been successfully providing accredited vocational education and training in Australia for more than 100 years and is an internationally respectedlearning provider. And because all TAFE Institutes aregovernment-owned and operated, you can be assured our 3 All TAFE NSW teachers are highly-qualified, experienced industry and education professionals. Class sizes are small with an average 1:15 teacher- student ratio so you can easily interact with teachers and receive individual attention.colleges are professionally run and financially secure. We focus on providing face-to-face instruction and practicalWe pride ourselves on providing highly interactive and work takes place in world-class facilities, including:personalised learning and make it a priority to ensure ourcourses keep pace with the latest developments for industry » Computer resource centressectors and employers. » Design and multimedia centres » Engineering workshopsYou can be confident you are making a sound investment inyour future when you enrol with TAFE NSW. » Science laboratories » Maritime simulators » Commercial-scale kitchens and restaurants“I KNEW THAT TAFE WAS RIGHT FOR ME BECAUSE IT IS GOVERNMENT OWNED AND Assessments may be a combination of continuous HAS VERY HIGH EDUCATION STANDARDS.” assessment and examinations are based on competency, marks or grades, or a combination of both. Throughout the Nermin - Turkey course students complete: » class work » practical tasks GREAT LOCATIONS2 » assignments » project work With campuses located throughout Sydney and in » work placement in some courses. many coastal and regional locations, TAFE NSW offers a range of student experiences, from a busycity lifestyle to a more relaxed country environment. “THE IMMENSE EFFORT FROM THE TEACHERS TO MAKE THE STUDENTThere are 130 TAFE Colleges to choose from with modernfacilities, skilled and qualified teachers, and dedicated UNDERSTAND THE SUBJECT CAN BE FELTinternational student support. THROUGH EVERY MINUTE OF THE CLASS.”The New South Wales climate presents the perfect opportunity Saravanna - Indiafor you to enjoy the world’s best beaches, beautiful rainforestsand outback areas and ski fields. DIPLOMA TO DEGREEAustralia has a high standard of living and is a safe andfriendly place for you to study, live, and work. Australiansare also proud of their Indigenous and multicultural heritage.Freedom of expression, cultural diversity and law and orderare important features of Australian life. 4 UNIVERSITY PATHWAYS TAFE NSW Diploma-to-Degree course graduates receive two awards – a TAFE NSW Diploma and a Bachelor Degree. Credit transfer articulation agreements with many Australian universities enable TAFE students to complete undergraduate studies“SYDNEY WAS THE ONE CITY OUT OF faster. In most areas of study, students with a TAFE NSW Diploma may apply for entry to university faculties with credit EVERYWHERE IN AUSTRALIA THAT I of one to two years towards their degree. DECIDED I REALLY WANT TO COME BACK TAFE NSW Institutes have guaranteed Diploma-to-Degree TO STUDY AND LIVE HERE... DIFFERENT pathways with: CULTURES, THE BEACH LIFESTYLE...” » University of Western Sydney (UWS) Yael - Israel » Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) For a full list of D2D courses go to pages 30 - 39.
  5. 5. Sydney in Top 10 World Cities Its official – of the 240 cities surveyed worldwide, Sydney is one of the top 10 cities according to the Mercer 2010 Quality of Living Survey for its political stability, law and order, banking services, health, education, transportation, housing, recreation services, climate and natural environment. IMPROVE YOUR ENGLISH STUDENT SUPPORT –5 Whether you already speak English or are just learning, as a TAFE NSW student you will have the opportunity to study and improve your languageskills. With a wide range of intensive English coursesincluding General English, English for Academic Purposes, 8 WE’RE HERE TO HELP At TAFE NSW, we want you to feel welcome, achieve your best and complete your course on time. A compulsory orientation session is held at each TAFE NSWIELTS Preparation and the Cambridge Examination, you can College before the start of each course where you meet yourwork on your reading, writing and listening, essay writing, International Student Coordinator and other international students.presentation and study skills. And, of course, you can practiceyour conversational skills by speaking with local Australians. Our staff carefully follow your academic progress and TAFE NSW provides excellent learning support with largeCourses are detailed on pages 28 - 29. multimedia libraries, web information portals and world-class facilities. There are also study skills programs, tutorial and English language support for international students. PRACTICAL AND6 RELEVANT COURSES With over 280 Certificate and Diploma courses you can choose from a diverse range of subjectareas including animal care, business, dental technology, If you require counselling for homesickness, financial, legal or health issues we have staff who can help. And, to prepare you for life after graduation, our college services help you with job placement, career and education planning.electronics, design and fine arts, the environment, information CAMPUS LIFESTYLE 9technology, horticulture and agriculture, marine engineering,music, nursing, laboratory technology and tourism studies. TAFE NSW campuses provide a wide rangeGraduate Diploma courses are currently available in of facilities and areas of speciality for local andTelecommunications. international students.All courses are developed in consultation with employer and Each campus has a Student Association which is the focusindustry groups and combine academic theory with practical of student community life. Recreational activities includeexperience. You can be sure you will develop practical, on-campus entertainment, weekend trips and sightseeing.relevant and up-to-date workplace skills and knowledge with Association members receive student discounts for movieTAFE NSW. tickets, internet, sport and gymnasium facilities, photocopying, film and digital processing and on-campus shopping.For course details go to pages 40 - 90. To see the unique advantages of each TAFE NSW Institute go to pages 8 - 27 in this brochure or visit our website: JOB-READY TO FAST TRACK7 www.studyintafe.edu.au YOUR CAREER AUSTRALIAN FRIENDS FOR 10 TAFE qualifications are a highly portable and a valuable asset for any graduate. Employers favour A LIFETIMETAFE NSW qualifications because they know our graduatesreceive high-quality and specialised training and are job-ready. Studying at a TAFE NSW Institute can be one of the most rewarding experiences ofMany courses like child care, hairdressing, commercial your life. You will build an international network of friends andcookery and hospitality, provide services to the public on associates as you study with Australian students and peoplecampus. Combined with the additional skills gained through from all around the world.part-time paid work experience, students develop theconfidence and knowledge that makes them a future asset to From the moment you arrive at college, our welcomeemployers. reception and orientation sessions will help you settle quickly. The Student Association will help to be actively involved in campus life and and you will graduate having had a fulfilling“PRACTICAL SKILLS LEARNED AT TAFE and exciting college experience. MEANT I COULD APPLY THOSE SKILLS IN THE WORKFORCE WITH CONFIDENCE.” Anmol - India Visit www.studyintafe.edu.au for up-to-date information 3
  6. 6. TAFE NSW INSTITUTESAND COLLEGE LOCATIONSInternational airports Kingscliff MurwillumbahDomestic airports Boggabilla WollongbarTAFE College locations Lismore Ballina Tenterfield Casino Lightning Ridge Moree Trenayr Maclean Inverell Glenn Innes Grafton Brewarrina Bourke Walgett Narrabri Coffs Harbour our Coffs Harbour Education Armidale Campus (CHEC) Macksville Coonamble Gunnedah Kempsey aba Coonabarabran Tamworth Wauchope Wilcannia Cobar Nyngan Quirindi Port Macquarie Warren and d Gilgandra Taree Tare Broken Hill Dubbo Scone Great Lakes Menindee Dunedoo sw Muswellbrook Wellington We eton Singleton Maitland Tomaree Mudgee Kurri Kurri urri C Cessnock Newcastle Condobolin Parkes Pa Hamilton Lake Cargelligo Orange Wyong Hunter Street F Forbes Lithgow Bathurst Ourimbah Belmont Gosford dale Glendale Grenfell ng West Wyalong wra Cowra Griffith Temora Young Wollongong Leeton Moss Vale Shellharbour Cootamundra Narranderaa National Goulburn Wollongong West Aerospace Yass Nowra Dapto Primary Industries Centre str nt t Training Centre of Excellence Yallah Wagga Wagga W t Tumut Milton/Ulladulla Deniliquin Finley Queanbeyan National Close up of Sydney Environment Corowa o Centre ya Moruya metropolitan TAFE Albury Institute colleges m Cooma e Bega 200 Kilometers Australia Richmond Sydney Blue Mountains Nirimba (Quakers Hill) Hornsby Kingswood Baulkham Hills Northern Nepean Blacktown Beaches Ryde Mount Druitt North Sydney Granville Wetherill Park Meadowbank Crows Nest Lidcombe Ultimo LiverpoolEnglish Language Centres Miller Bankstown Petersham Randwick Enmore PadstowHunter Institute – Newcastle St George (Kogarah) Macquarie Fields OatlyIllawarra Institute – Wollongong Loftus GymeaNorth Coast Institute – Port Macquarie and Kingscliff CampbelltownNorthern Sydney Institute – Crows NestSouth Western Sydney Institute – LiverpoolSydney Institute – Ultimo
  7. 7. New South Wales is divided into 10 TAFE Institute regions. The numbers below correspond to the map on page 4.Metropolitan Area Country Institute Group1 Sydney 5 North Coast 7 Illawarra GriffithEnmore Ballina Bega Lake CargelligoPetersham Casino Cooma LeetonRandwick Coffs Harbour Education Centre Dapto NarranderaSt George (Kogarah) Coffs Harbour Goulburn National Environment CentreGymea Grafton Moruya Primary Industries CentreSutherland/Loftus Great Lakes Moss Vale TemoraUltimo* Kempsey Nowra Tumut Kingscliff* Queanbeyan Wagga Wagga2 Northern Sydney Lismore Shellharbour West WyalongCrows Nest* Macksville Ulladulla YoungHornsby Maclean Wollongong*Meadowbank Murwillumbah Wollongong West 10 WesternNorth Sydney Port Macquarie* Yallah BathurstNorthern Beaches Taree Yass BourkeRyde Trenayr Brewarrina Wauchope 8 New England Broken Hill3 South Western Sydney Wollongbar Armidale CobarBankstown Boggabilla CondobolinCampbelltown 6 Hunter Coonabarabran CoonambleGranville Belmont Glen Innes CowraLidcombe Cessnock Gunnedah DubboLiverpool* Glendale Inverell DunedooMacquarie Fields Gosford Moree ForbesMiller Hamilton Narrabri GilgandraPadstow Hunter Street Quirindi GrenfellWetherill Park Kurri Kurri Tamworth Lightning Ridge Maitland Tenterfield Lithgow4 Western Sydney Muswellbrook MenindeeBaulkham Hills Newcastle* 9 Riverina MudgeeBlacktown Ourimbah Albury NynganBlue Mountains Scone Coomealla OrangeMount Druitt Singleton Cootamundra ParkesNepean (Kingswood and Penrith) Tomaree Corowa WalgettNirimba Wyong Deniliquin WarrenRichmond Finley Wellington Wilcannia*TAFE NSW English language centrewww.studyintafe.edu.au Visit www.studyintafe.edu.au for up-to-date information 5
  8. 8. SYDNEY AND NSW TRANSPORT NETWORKSNew South Wales is well-serviced by public transport. Sydney International Airport is the main gateway to New South Wales.From the airport you can connect to a wide network of domestic airports located at major coastal and inland cities, or catch theSydney AirportLink train into Central Railway to connect with metropolitan and CountryLink train and bus services.Air-conditioned CityRail and Sydney bus services operate regularly thoughout the day. CountryLink trains and air-conditioned buscoaches also provide regular transport across New South Wales.Students can choose to travel by train and bus to their TAFE College. The CityRail map on page 7 shows metropolitan trains.Free timetables are available from train and bus stations and ferry terminals, or on the NSW Transport websitewww.131500.com.au.At your orientation session you will receive detailed transport information for your local area. www.countrylink.info www.131500.com.au www.cityrail.info
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  10. 10. NORTHERN SYDNEYINSTITUTE Northern Sydney InstituteNorthern Sydney Institute’s (NSI) colleges are located inthe picturesque and safe northern suburbs of Sydney.The colleges are all within easy reach of Sydney’s centralcity area and located close to public transport and majorshopping centres as well as restaurants, cafes and beaches. SydneyThe Institute has international students from 65 differentcountries. NSI offers over 100 courses for internationalstudents, from Certificate to Advanced Diplomaqualifications with many programs offering pathwayopportunities to university. Students can enrol in a degree,with up to two years’ credit. Specialist FacilitiesOur dedicated staff assist international students throughouttheir stay looking after all your needs to ensure your » Ryde College: The Centre of Excellence in Hospitality; Theexperience is enjoyable. Tutorial support is one of many free Sydney Wine Academy; The Sydney Coffee Academyservices provided to help international students succeed, » Meadowbank College: The Sydney Academy of Hair,together with employment support via Careers Connect. Beauty and Make-up » North Sydney College: Film and Television training studiosNorthern Sydney Institute campuses have modern trainingfacilities with cafés, recreational areas, libraries, computer » Training Restaurants: Fusion Restaurant, Solomon’slabs and regular Student Association activities. Terrace, The Ambassador, The Gum Tree and The Pittwater RestaurantThe Institute operates its own TAFE English Language » State-of-the-art information technology labs, specialistsCentre (TELC) located at Crows Nest College, offering in networking: CISCO Certification, programming, gamesIELTS Preparation Programs, English for Academic development, animation and digital media.Purposes, General to Advanced English (with direct entry toTAFE Certificate and Diploma courses). Student AchievementsScholarships Thi Ngoc Huong Nguyen - International Student of the Year An international student from Vietnam, Huong completed herRyde College is the International Centre of Excellence in Certificate 3 and Certificate 4 in Commercial Cookery at RydeHospitality and Tourism Education and offers scholarships College.to international students who would like the opportunity tostudy Hospitality, Tourism or Events in Australia. Huong participated in the 2006 WorldSkills competition and received a merit award as the Best International Student inNSI Course Areas Include: Commercial Cookery in 2008. She has a clear career focus» Accounting » International business and intends to continue her studies at TAFE in baking and» Architectural technology » Interpreting – pastry. Her dream is to own her own restaurant where she» Business Japanese and Mandarin can source the best local organic ingredients and help train » Information technology apprentice chefs of the future.» Child studies» Commercial cookery » Marketing College Association» English » Massage therapy The Association organises social, cultural and sporting» Events management » Media & communications activities that provide opportunities for students to gain » Music studies new experiences and make new friends. Membership of» Film and television the College Association is free to international students and» Fine arts » Patisserie brings benefits like shopping discounts, cinema concessions» Games development » Real estate and concession rates for tours and holidays.» Graphic design » Sport and recreation International Student and Alumni Website» Hairdressing & beauty » Tourism Northern Sydney Institute has an International Students and» Horticulture » Welfare Alumni website where students can access news, events,» Hospitality jobs and keep in touch with their international student friends.
  11. 11. TELC TAFE English Language Centre Crows Nest College Level 2, 149 West Street Crows Nest NSW 2065 Australia Tel: + 61 2 9448 4550 Fax: + 61 2 9448 4477 Email: telc@tafensw.edu.au Web: www.nsi.tafensw.edu.au/telc International Student Services Level 2, 149 West Street Crows Nest NSW 2065 Australia Tel: +61 2 9448 4499 Fax: +61 2 9448 4498 Email: issnsit@tafensw.edu.au Web: www.nsi.tafensw.edu.au/internationalVisit www.studyintafe.edu.au for up-to-date information 9
  12. 12. SYDNEYINSTITUTESydney Institute is one of Australia’s largest, oldest andmost respected government providers of vocational education Sydneyand training. Our teachers are all experts in their fields withmany years of experience in industry and the classroom.The Institute has seven colleges located in and around Sydneythe city centre, close to many of Sydney’s famous tourist Instituteattractions — the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the OperaHouse, Chinatown and Bondi Beach. Randwick CollegeSydney Institute is a great place to study with more than Located between the city and Bondi Beach, not far from the2,000 international students from over 65 countries University of New South Wales, Randwick College is the onlyenrolling each year. However, the vast majority of our centre for Dental Technology in the state. It also has excellentstudents are Australian: around 95% of our students are courses in Fitness, Business, Children’s Services and Screenlocal so international students have lots of opportunities to and Media.make Australian friends. We offer: Petersham College» Colleges in the centre of Sydney and surrounding suburbs Petersham College is in the inner west of Sydney, not far» Over 100 courses for international students, from six from the city centre and close to the University of Sydney. months to three years duration Petersham has excellent IT courses and is a CISCO» The largest English Language Centre in TAFE NSW (SITEC) Networking Academy. It is also a centre for Interpreting, Business and Accounting courses among others.» Small class sizes» Award-winning teachers with years of industry and St George College business experience Located in the pleasant southern suburbs of Sydney, close» Modern training facilities such as design studios, to shops, restaurants and the international airport, St George simulated travel agencies and offices has excellent Business, Building, Tourism, Graphic Design» Excellent services and facilities including libraries, cafés, and Community Welfare courses. child care, computer labs Design Centre Enmore» Campuses close to public transport This is one of Australia’s leading design institutions.» A free job service to help students find work while they Teachers, students and graduates regularly win national and study and after graduation. international prizes and are employed at some of Australia’s most successful design companies and organisations. It isSydney Institute Colleges close to the city centre and walking distance from some ofUltimo College Sydney’s liveliest areas. The Design Centre Enmore offers a wide range of courses including Product Design, JewelleryOne of the most popular colleges for international students Design, Interior Design, Graphic Design and Design for Livein New South Wales, Ultimo is located in the centre of Production.Sydney, close to public transport, shopping, sight-seeingand part-time job opportunities. Ultimo College is next TONI&GUY Sydney International School of Hairdressingto the University of Technology (UTS) and within walking (Paddington)distance from the University of Sydney. A unique training environment where cutting-edge TONI&GUYUltimo College offers a wide range of courses to styles and approaches are taught. Paddington is one of theinternational students including Accounting, Business, most fashionable parts of Sydney, and is very close to theMarketing, Hospitality, Tourism, Engineering, Building city centre.Studies, Architectural Technology and Surveying. Ultimo Sutherland Collegealso offers one of the best Fashion Design coursesin Australia and our graduates include internationally- Sutherland College has two campuses – Loftus and Gymea.renowned fashion designers such as Akira Isogawa. These are in a beautiful area of Sydney in the southern part of the city, close to a national park and wonderful beaches.Ultimo has the largest English Language Centre in TAFE It is very easy to reach the centre of Sydney as train andNSW, SITEC. SITEC English courses give students direct bus services are close by. Sutherland College has fantasticentry to TAFE NSW. courses in Sport and Fitness, Hospitality, and Children’s Services.
  13. 13. Student Profile “I like the attraction of an overseas experience and the most important reason why I chose Australia was the climate and relaxing atmosphere. Australians are very friendly. I had already studied travel and tourism and wanted to continue in that area so I chose Events Management at Sydney Institute. After my course I would love to stay longer in Australia.” Fabien Joly France Diploma of Events Management International Students Unit Building H, Mary Ann Street Ultimo NSW 2007 Australia Tel: +61 2 9217 4288 Fax: +61 2 9217 4048 Email: si.internationalstudents@tafensw.edu.au Web: www.sit.nsw.edu.au/internationalVisit www.studyintafe.edu.au for up-to-date information 11
  14. 14. SOUTH WESTERNSYDNEY INSTITUTESouth Western Sydney Institute has received national andstate awards for excellence in education and training.The Institute has nine colleges and Industry Centres ofExcellence for Transport, Telecommunications, Engineering,Hospitality, Hairdressing, Building and Construction. SydneyThe Institute offers over 150 courses to international South Western Sydney Institutestudents across a broad range of industry areas andgraduates of South Western Sydney Institute have a highsuccess rate in gaining admission to higher education andemployment. AwardsLiving in South Western Sydney » 2007 TAFE NSW Quality AwardThe Institute is located in one of Sydney’s most vibrant » 2007 International Hairdressing Society – TAFE NSWand culturally diverse areas. South Western Sydney is the Challengefastest growing area in Australia and offers students an » 2009 TAFE NSW State Medals – thirteen awards foraffordable lifestyle for study, work and recreation, with many highest achieving studentsaccommodation options. » 2010 National WorldSkills Competition – awarded five gold and three silver medalsThere are many mosques, temples, churches andmeditation centres which cater for all the religious and Student Support Servicesspiritual needs of international students. » Orientation programs for new studentsColleges are located within easy travelling distance of the » Continuous support services from International Studentssix University of Western Sydney (UWS) campuses, close to Coordinatorpublic transport and well-connected by buses and trains. Anumber of TAFE NSW Diploma-to-Degree courses lead to » Academic counsellinguniversity degree programs at UWS. » Assistance with student accommodation » Student amenities such as libraries, computing rooms,ELICOS sporting and recreational facilitiesTAFE International Education Centre (ELICOS) » Individual Learning CentresThe English Language Centre is fully-owned by the NSWGovernment and is accredited by the National English Specialist CoursesLanguage Teaching Accreditation Scheme (NEAS). Centrally » Bankstown College: a major centre for Business,located with state-of-the-art facilities for students, the Children’s Services, Hairdressing, Accounting, Tourism andCentre offers all English levels from beginners to advanced Events Management, Banking and Administration Servicesand IELTS preparation programs. » Campbelltown College: Ceramics, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Hospitality and Tourism, Welfare and Children’sSpecialist facilities Services» Bankstown College: modern training facilities for » Granville College: Architectural Technology, Building and Hairdressing and Children’s Services with a working Construction, Engineering, Applied Sciences specialising Child Care Centre in Biological and Environmental Testing, Chemical» Lidcombe College: Technology, Electrotechnology, Mechanical Technology, - Telecommunications at the SingTel Optus Partnership Information Technology, Business, Logistics, Hairdressing, Technology Education Centre and Community Welfare - CISCO Regional Academy supporting the Adaptive » Lidcombe College: modern training facilities for Technology Centre Telecommunications, Design, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Product Design and Development and Information - The Product Design Centre Technology» Campbelltown, Padstow and Wetherill Park Colleges: » Padstow College: Information Technology, Hospitality and fully-equipped training restaurants and commercial Horticulture kitchens which cater for corporate functions and the general public » Wetherill Park College: Aged Care, Information Technology and Hospitality
  15. 15. International Business Unit Ground floor, 140 Bigge Sreet Liverpool NSW 2170 Australia Tel: +61 2 9827-8555 Fax: +61 2 9827-8422 Email: swsi.international@tafensw.edu.au Web: www.swsi.tafensw.edu.au/internationalVisit www.studyintafe.edu.au for up-to-date information 13
  16. 16. WESTERN SYDNEYINSTITUTE Western Sydney Institute SydneyWestern Sydney Institute, the winner of the 2009 NSWLarge Training Provider of the Year Award, is a dynamicInstitute with 76,000 students including internationalstudents from more than 30 countries. International Student Accommodation in Western SydneyThe western Sydney region is culturally and linguistically diverse Western Sydney Institute students can study and live in thewith many different communities established in the area. one location if they stay at the University of Western SydneyThe Institute has campuses in 10 locations covering a Residential Colleges in Penrith, Hawkesbury or Nirimba.geographic area extending from Parramatta to the World Bookings are made directly with the university. For moreHeritage Blue Mountains. It provides vocational education, information see:training and workforce development services to industry www.uws.edu.au/international/accommodationand enterprises, individuals and the community. Students can also access student accommodation at UWSThree of the colleges in Western Sydney Institute share Village Parramatta which offers independent apartment livingcampuses with the University of Western Sydney making it close to Parramatta station. Visit www.uwsvillage.com.au foran attractive location for those seeking Diploma-to-Degree more information.university pathways. For students wanting to find their own rental accommodation, there is affordable rental housing in the area, cheaper than inInstitute Achievements and Highlights other parts of Sydney.The success of Western Sydney Institute has beendemonstrated through its vast array of industry, student Work Experience and Employmentand staff awards. Our teachers have excellent industry links with government In 2009 Western Sydney Institute collected four of the top and non-government enterprises and businesses in westernState training awards including the prestigious NSW Large Sydney. International students can be assured of quality workTraining Provider of the Year Award, and the NSW Aboriginal experience when it is part of their TAFE program. Our onlineand Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year, NSW Vocational Job Placement service can assist students to find work whileStudent of the Year and Student Trainee of the Year. they study.Six outstanding international students graduated with Specialist Facilities and CoursesDistinctions from Western Sydney Institute in 2010: Blue Mountains College» Harpreet Kaur (India) Diploma of Hospitality which Wentworth Falls and Katoomba Campuses included Commercial Cookery Certificate 3 Outdoor Recreation, Remedial Massage and Aromatherapy» Lee Alvarado Espinoza (Peru) Diploma of Digital Media are among the more unusual courses on offer, along with» Ma Lillie Ann Saroca (Philippines) Diploma of Information Hospitality and Tourism. Technology Networking Blacktown College» Yanling Chen (China) Diploma of Hospitality which Accounting, Management, Marketing, Business and included Commercial Cookery Certificate 3 Information Technology Networking are popular courses at» Udani Shashipraba Sudasinghe Dona (Sri Lanka) Blacktown College. The college is also a CISCO Systems Diploma of Information Technology Software Networking Academy and delivers CISCO Multimedia Development Instruction. Successful students may also take the» Ty Trinh (Vietnam) Diploma of Information Technology internationally-recognised CISCO Certified Networking Software Development Associate (CCNA) examination.
  17. 17. Mount Druitt College Electronics, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering courses are on offer along with Information Technology Multimedia, Games Development and Software Development, Hairdressing and Beauty Services. Nepean College Kingswood and Penrith Campuses Child Studies, Aged Care (nursing assistant), Accounting, Business, Information Technology, Photography, Fine Arts and Design courses are among the broad mix offered. The Nepean Arts and Design Centre has modern, light, airy studios and computer laboratories. The Trapezium Gallery is a venue for Fine Arts and Graphic Design students to exhibit artworks. Nirimba College Child Studies, Building Studies including Bricklaying, Civil Construction Design, Community Services and Contemporary Music and Music Theatre and Screen are delivered at this college. Richmond College Veterinary Nursing, Animal Studies, Equine, Agriculture and Horticulture are among the specialist courses available at this semi-rural college. The Hills College Baulkham Hills and Castle Hill Campuses Accounting, Business and award-winning Hospitality and Tourism courses, among others, are offered here. International Student Manager 117 Henry Street Penrith NSW 2750 Australia Tel: +61 2 4724 8291 Fax: +61 2 4724 8289 Email: wsi.international@tafensw.edu.au Web: www.wsi.tafensw.edu.au/internationalVisit www.studyintafe.edu.au for up-to-date information 15
  18. 18. HUNTERINSTITUTE Hunter InstituteHunter Institute is located in the Hunter Valley area ofNew South Wales.The Institute has 15 colleges with 2,500 qualified teachersand support staff and an annual enrolment of over 58,000local and international students. » Tutorial support is available for all international students. » Bookshop at Ourimbah and Newcastle CollegesThe main campus in Newcastle is two hours north ofSydney by car or train and the Central Coast campuses of International Student AchievementsGosford and Ourimbah (a joint campus with the renownedUniversity of Newcastle) are just one hour from the centre of » Cosmin Dan (Romania), received the highest marks in NewSydney. Located at Kurri Kurri campus is the Hunter Valley South Wales for Electrical Engineering.Hotel Academy, which boasts a vineyard and winery in one » Mei-Ching Lui (China), a graduate of the Diploma ofof Australias premier wine regions. Laboratory Technology (Pathology Testing), is now working in a Medical Research Laboratory in Victoria and hasThe Hunter region is an educational centre with a range applied for permanent residency.of schools, colleges and the University of Newcastle. » Mary Ann Rolph (United Kingdom), a graduate in theThe Institute has special articulation arrangements with a Diploma of Hairdressing, is now working at Kathrynnumber of universities, including the University of Newcastle. Stewart Hair Salon in Newcastle and is applying for permanent residency.Living in the Hunter Area » Hiroshi Kitamura (Japan), a graduate in the DiplomaNewcastle is a lively city with an active port, situated on a of Environmental Monitoring and Technology, is nowbreathtaking stretch of coastline. It has wonderful beaches, conducting environmental audits for a private developmenta casual lifestyle and a safe environment in which to study. company in Japan.The Hunter Valley area is a world-famous wine growing district » Matthew Vos (Canada) completed the Diploma ofand a popular tourist destination with many five-star resorts, Hospitality Management and has been working at Bistrohotels, bed-and-breakfast cottages and excellent restaurants. Moncur Restaurant in Sydney.Each semester, Hunter Institute offers a free course to » Louise Smit (South Africa), Simonie Gillett (USA), Alexnew international students called Responsible Service Woods (UK) and Solveig Schuteze are all working inof Alcohol. This qualification provides students with a Australia, USA and Europe in the wine industry.qualification and the skills to apply for part-time work in theregion’s restaurants, cafés and hotels. Specialist Courses » English Language Centre (ELICOS) at Newcastle College:Specialist Facilities offers a range of English courses for direct entry to TAFE» Glendale College: Modern child care teaching facilities programs and universities and intensive English and Cambridge CAE, FCE and CPE full-time and part-time» Newcastle College: Industrial product design facilities examination programs D2D program with the University of Newcastle » Newcastle College: Business management including» Ourimbah and Hamilton Colleges: Training restaurants International Business and Human Resource Management,» Hunter Street Art College (Newcastle): Award-winning Music Production, Fine Arts, Communication and Media, Art Gallery Industrial Product Design, Architectural Technology, Marine» Kurri Kurri College: Winery and vineyard and Hunter Engineering, Community Welfare, Engineering, Information Valley Hotel Academy Technology, Accounting » Gosford College: Mechanical Engineering, Business andStudent Support Services Accounting» Job placement service (Career Connect) » Ourimbah College: Children’s Services, Community» Pastoral care Welfare, Hospitality, Information Technology» Accommodation assistance and homestay placement » Glendale College: Children’s Services, Aged Care» Campus accommodation at Ourimbah and Kurri Kurri. » Hamilton College: Hospitality, Baking and Patisserie At Newcastle campus private student accommodation is » Kurri Kurri College: Wine Production, Viticulture, located across the road from the campus. Hospitality and Tourism
  19. 19. International Students Locked Bag 45 Hunter Regional Mail Centre NSW 2310 Australia Tel: +61 2 4923 7839 Fax: +61 2 4923 7781 Email: hunter.international@tafensw.edu.au Web: www.hunter.tafensw.edu.auVisit www.studyintafe.edu.au for up-to-date information 17
  20. 20. ILLAWARRAINSTITUTE Illawarra InstituteIllawarra Institute is located 82 kilometres south of Sydney, Queanbeyana short one hour train ride or a leisurely drive throughthe Royal National Park and along parts of Australia’s Queanbeyan is an inland city which borders the nation’sspectacular coastline. capital, Canberra. It is located around 10 kilometres from Canberra’s city centre and has a range of social andLocation recreational facilities to complement your study lifestyle. Courses include Business Services, Community Services,Illawarra Institute has 14 colleges spanning a geographic Rural Studies and Information Technology.area of 1,400 kilometres. The Wollongong campus is thelargest, with additional campuses in Bega, Cooma, Dapto, CoomaGoulburn, Moruya, Moss Vale, Nowra, Queanbeyan,Shellharbour, Ulladulla, Wollongong West, Yallah and Yass. Cooma, approximately 400 kilometres from Sydney, is known as the “Gateway to the Snowy Mountains”. It plays a pivotalThis diverse range of settings includes a city, coastal role in the delivery of the innovative Snow to Surf – Cookerytowns, country areas, snow fields and rural surroundings. and Hospitality program. Other programs include BusinessThe Institute specialises in a variety of courses including Services, Engineering, Information Technology, Fine Arts,Nursing, Veterinary Nursing, Cookery and Hospitality, Rural Agriculture and Tourism and Hospitality.Studies, Engineering and Civil Construction. NowraWollongong Nowra is located on the pristine Shoalhaven River, nearWollongong, affectionately referred to as “The Gong”, is the the tourist areas of Berry, Jervis Bay, Kangaroo Valleythird largest city in New South Wales and the 10th largest in and Shoalhaven Heads. It is the Institute’s second largestAustralia. It is the perfect place to study, work and live. campus and includes a large Tourism and Hospitality training facility. It provides training in the Snow to Surf – CookeryCalled the City of Innovation, it is a vibrant city boasting a and Hospitality program. Courses are also available inworking port that provides the focus for the area’s transport Manufacturing and Human Services.and logistics industry. It has a growing tourism andhospitality industry, an expanding construction industry and Begaimportant business services and information technologysectors. Illawarra Institute provides training for all these Bega is the economic centre for the Bega Valley in theindustry groups. south-east of New South Wales. It plays an important role in the dairy, food and beverage industry as a centre of foodWollongong is an educational hub, with Illawarra Institute production, sustainable agriculture and efficient supply chainand the University of Wollongong providing a full range processes. Illawarra Institute is the training provider of choiceof qualifications from Certificate and Diploma through to for Bega Cheese, a major employer in the region.Advanced Diplomas that may articulate to a universitydegree. Our Wollongong campus has open spaces, a English Language Intensive Courses for Overseasgarden setting and world-class training and learning facilities. Students (ELICOS) The ELICOS centre located in Wollongong is open 50 weeksGoulburn of the year and provides Beginner and Elementary courses inGoulburn was Australia’s first inland rural city and has a listening, speaking, reading and writing English.wealth of history, having played an important part in thedevelopment of Australia’s wool industry. Courses available Upper Intermediate courses include the development ofinclude Engineering trades, Rural and Natural Resources high-level study skills and advanced general English. Studentsand Transport. Residential facilities are available for up to 38 who successfully complete this course are eligible for directstudents making the campus a great option for Study Tours. entry into TAFE NSW courses, if they meet all other entry requirements.Shellharbour The ELICOS centre also provides Advanced English for AcademicShellharbour is a southern beachside suburb of Wollongong Studies and helps students develop skills in essay writing, lecturewhich is undergoing continued expansion. Courses are note-taking, seminar presentations, computing and research.available in a range of areas including Health, Community Some universities accept a pass in this course as satisfying theServices, Public Administration and trades. English Language Proficiency entrance requirements.
  21. 21. International Business Unit PO Box 1223, Foleys Lane Wollongong NSW 2500 Australia Tel: +61 2 4229 0585 Fax: +61 2 4229 0164 Email: inter.illawarra@det.nsw.edu.au Web: www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.auVisit www.studyintafe.edu.au for up-to-date information 19
  22. 22. NEW ENGLANDINSTITUTE New England InstituteNew England Institute’s philosophy is to encouragestudents to try new things and to work hard to realise theirfull potential. Our experienced and dedicated teachers takea practical approach to learning and students can choosefrom a variety of courses as they study in a friendly learning Specialist Facilitiesenvironment with modern training facilities. » Armidale College: Purpose-built training facilities for Massage Therapy and Children’s ServicesLiving in New England » Tamworth College: Commercial kitchensThe New England area offers students a safe, secure, » Tamworth College: Access to training facilities at thehealthy lifestyle amongst friendly locals. The region boasts a Australian Livestock and Equine Centrelow cost of living and the opportunity to study in a peacefulcountry environment. Specialist CoursesThere is easy access to surrounding national parks » Armidale College: Agriculture, Children’s Services,including spectacular World Heritage areas. A pleasant Remedial Massage, Film and Television, Businessclimate with warm-to-hot summers and cooler winters » Tamworth College: Business, Animal Care, Informationmakes New England the ideal setting to study and enjoy Technology, Hospitality, Community Services Work,leisure and cultural activities to suit all interests. Horticulture, Aged CareAwards Student ProfilesOur students achieved NSW State Medals (the highest “My name is Mpilo Hove. I came to Australia to study Agedmark in the state) in the following courses: Care Work at New England Institute, Tamworth College. I had a wonderful time at TAFE and I will miss the friendly» Diploma of Community Welfare staff. They looked after me and were a source of guidance,» Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing hope and encouragement.”» Advanced Diploma of Electrical Engineering Mpilo Hove» Certificate 4 in Building Studies Zimbabwe» Certificate 4 in Beauty Therapy Mpilo completed the Certificate 3 in Aged Care Work. He hopes» Certificate 4 in Automotive Mechanical Technology to study the Diploma of Nursing and articulate to a Bachelor of (Heavy Vehicle Road Transport) Nursing degree.
  23. 23. International Students Manager Janison Street Tamworth 2340 Australia Tel: +61 2 6768 2202 Fax: +61 2 6768 2019 Email: neiinternationalinfo@tafensw.edu.au Web: www.newengland.tafensw.edu.auVisit www.studyintafe.edu.au for up-to-date information 21
  24. 24. NORTH COASTINSTITUTE North Coast InstituteNorth Coast Institute has a reputation as a premier Qualifications range from Certificate level through toeducation facility and has won many accolades at the State Advanced Diploma and Graduate Diploma. We offer a rangeand National Training Awards. It is the largest and most of services designed to make the transition to university ascomprehensive vocational trainer in northern NSW, with smooth as possible.around 40,000 students enrolling each year. North Coast Institute campuses are located within theLocated one hour north of Sydney by air, the North Coast postcodes nominated by the Australian Department ofregion extends from Forster in the south to Byron Bay Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) as being “regional areas”and Kingscliff in the north, and is just 30 minutes from the for the purpose of skilled migration. For further informationtourist haven of Queensland’s Gold Coast. visit: www.immi.gov.au/skilled/general-skilled-migrationNorth Coast Institute is recognised as a flexible and Wide Range of Courses Taught by Industry Expertsinnovative training provider which designs and delivers We offer more than 80 different courses across a wide rangea range of education and training programs for the of study disciplines providing you with a competitive edgeinternational student market. in the workforce, whether you decide to pursue a career inOur approach assists students to realise their education, Australia or overseas. We employ our teachers from industry,career and life goals. Our alliance with other educational so you will gain up-to-date knowledge as well as practicalinstitutions provides a clear pathway into both skills. There are also part-time or full-time English languageundergraduate and postgraduate programs in Australia. courses available at the NEAS-accredited North Coast Institute English Language Centres in Port Macquarie and Kingscliff.Life on the North Coast Personal Service and Modern FacilitiesAs an international student at North Coast Institute, lifeisn’t just about study. You will also have the opportunity to During your first week of study you will receive an orientationexperience a new culture and environment and to make to help you become familiar with the staff, facilities andmany new friends. services of your college. We will contact you with more details when you receive your course offer letter.Our region features modern regional cities and towns,bustling resort complexes and peaceful seaside villages set Most of our colleges are equipped with:amongst glorious tropical rainforests, beaches and scenic » Modern classrooms and equipmentrural settings. » Specialist training centresStudents and visitors to this part of the world enjoy our » Tutorial support for students experiencing difficulties in English,temperate to sub-tropical climate which provides the mathematics or skill acquisition specific to your courseperfect native habitat for some of Australia’s best-known » Student cafeterias/common areasanimals, the koala and kangaroo. Dolphins and whales are » Bookshop and modern library facilitiesalso a regular sight along our coastline. » Computer and internet access including copying, printingAccredited international qualifications with and scanning facilitiesuniversity degree pathways » Study areasOur qualifications are highly regarded internationally and » Special services for international students such asa large number of North Coast Institute courses give accommodation assistance (e.g. a homestay program withyou advanced standing towards a university degree. an Australian family), pastoral care, assistance finding part- time work and career information and advice.
  25. 25. Photo: Adam Taylor; Tourism NSW International Office Cudgen Road Kingscliff NSW 2487 Australia Tel: +61 2 6674 7320 Fax: +61 2 6674 7399 Email: nci.international@tafensw.edu.au Web: www.nci.tafensw.edu.auVisit www.studyintafe.edu.au for up-to-date information 23
  26. 26. RIVERINAINSTITUTE Riverina InstituteRiverina Institute offers a high-quality alternative to studyingin metropolitan centres. Our students can enrol in the samecourses as metropolitan students but leave behind thetraffic, noise, crowded streets and the hours spent commuting.Riverina Institutes 18 colleges provide education to theirlocal communities and cover a geographic area of 125,000square kilometres. International students can enrol at five Our qualifications carry a Government quality guarantee andcampuses: Wagga Wagga, Albury, Griffith, The Primary our courses are directly relevant to the needs of the globalIndustries Centre and the National Environment Centre. workforce so you can be sure that your qualifications and skills will be competitive both in Australia and overseas.The Riverina region, centrally located in relation toCanberra, Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide, is widely Our graduates benefit from established partnerships with localknown as ‘the food bowl of the nation’. The economy and other Australian universities which provide pathways intois broad-based and includes agriculture, horticulture, undergraduate degrees. At Griffith, Albury and Wagga Waggamanufacturing and food processing, softwood forestry and campuses we have established university Studies Centreslogging, wood and paper product processing, transport where undergraduate degree courses offered at Charles Sturtand logistics, viticulture and winemaking. There are also University (CSU) are taught by CSU and TAFE staff.service industries like tourism, education, research anddevelopment, and government agencies. Our students study in award-winning specialist facilities:The agricultural products grown and made in the area areconsumed across Australia and the world. The region is » Wagga Wagga: The Primary Industries Centre whichAustralia’s largest wine producer, 50% of which is exported. operates a 200 hectare farm to teach agriculture andIn a typical year the Riverina’s horticultural and agricultural horticultureproduct is worth in excess of A$1 billion. » The National Environment Centre: A unique educational facility set on a 182 hectare accredited organic farmRiverina cities are prosperous and growing and attract new teaching Organic Production Agriculture and Permacultureresidents from Australia and around the world. Our students » Albury and Wagga Wagga: are specialist Informationlive in a culturally and linguistically diverse environment Technology Training Centres including CISCO Academyamongst friendly country people - studying with us will be trainingan exciting cultural experience. » Griffith: The purpose-built Health and Community ServicesOur students study in small classes where the majority of building specialises in Children’s Services, Nursing andstudents are Australian-born so your English will improve Aged Care Workevery day. This is very important for students hoping to live » Wagga Wagga: Award-winning “On Course” Trainingand work in Australia after they graduate. The cost of living Restaurantis also lower in country areas and finding accommodationand part-time work is not difficult. Riverina’s cities and towns have all the modern facilities of large metropolitan cities including great shopping, restaurants,We offer courses in Children’s Services, Community cafes, theatres, cinemas, sports facilities, public transport,Services Work, Enrolled/Division Two Nursing, Aged medical centres and hospitals, schools and universities.Care Work, Beauty Services, Business and Accounting,Hospitality Management, Commercial Cookery, Tourism We provide assistance with Homestay and temporaryand Event Management, Information Technology, Agriculture, accommodation and can pick up students from local airportsOrganic Agriculture, Horticulture and Permaculture. if requested.
  27. 27. International Student Programs PO Box 1000, Neville Place Griffith NSW 2680 Australia Tel: +61 2 6962 0445 Fax: +61 2 6962 0411 Email: elaine.mcbride@tafensw.edu.au Web: www.rit.tafensw.edu.auVisit www.studyintafe.edu.au for up-to-date information 25
  28. 28. WESTERN WesternINSTITUTE InstituteWestern Institute provides a relaxed learningenvironment in country NSW.Western Institute has been recognised with a TrainingExcellence ~ Gold Award against the Australian QualityTraining Framework Excellence Criteria. This confirms theInstitute as one of Australia’s highest-performing trainingorganisations.Students at any one of our 24 colleges can enjoy a relaxedcountry environment, modern training facilities, extensive Living in Western New South Walescommunications networks and highly-qualified teachers. International students will discover a lower cost of living in aThere is support for students with disabilities as well as a safe, clean and friendly environment without compromising onpersonal and careers counselling service, and extensive services or learning facilities.library services. The larger centres of Bathurst, Dubbo and Orange haveWestern Institute has strong industry and community populations of around 40,000 with many of the benefits oflinks to ensure training is up-to-date and meets national city life. Smaller towns offer a variety of locations and somestandards. The region supports the following industries: different industries but above all friendly and welcoming communities.» Administration» Agriculture and Animal Care Student Profile» Fine Arts Theodore (Teddy) Cunningham was an international student» Building and Construction from Mexico who chose to study Outdoor Recreation at» Children’s Services Western Institute’s Lithgow College after extensive research» Electrotechnology into possible study destinations in USA, Canada, New Zealand and Great Britain.» Finance» Health (Nursing and Aged Care) Teddy’s goal is to establish his own outdoor adventure» Horticulture and Viticulture program for young people in Mexico, the first of its kind.» Hospitality While studying at Lithgow, Teddy worked with Australia’s» Manufacturing leading outdoor education company and also worked as» Mining a raft guide at Penrith White Water Stadium on weekends. He was also able to obtain a number of other qualifications» Natural Resource Management related to his passion for outdoor recreation and adventure.» Sport and Recreation» Tourism After successfully completing the Certificate 4 in Outdoor Recreation at Lithgow, Teddy was nominated by his teachers» Transport for an Outstanding Graduating Student Award. He has since» Community Welfare continued his studies in the Diploma of Outdoor Recreation.
  29. 29. International Students Tel: +61 2 6393 5915 Fax: +61 2 6393 5969 Email: courseinfo.western@tafensw.edu.au Web: www.wit.tafensw.edu.auVisit www.studyintafe.edu.au for up-to-date information 27
  30. 30. TAFE NSW ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTRESEnglish Language Courses » Prepares you for the IELTS testTAFE NSW offers a range of intensive English language » Most universities in NSW accept the EAP course, forcourses at seven government-owned and operated English further information vist:learning centres in NSW. These courses are designed to www.uac.edu.au/documents/undergraduate/elp.pdfimprove your English, prepare you for your TAFE or universitystudies and develop your English skills for future employment Special short-course programsin an English-speaking environment. For professionals and study tour groups, English language programs can be customised in a wide range of vocationalTAFE NSW Institutes offer you flexible start times, a choice of areas, for example:locations and affordable fees with guaranteed quality tuition.All teachers are highly qualified, experienced and ready to help » English Language Skills for the Health Care Professionyou achieve your English language learning goals. » English for Business and FinanceNew students can start on any Monday, although at some » TESOL methodologycentres sessions start every five weeks. Tuition fees range » Occupational English Test (OET) Preparationfrom A$300 per week. » General English plus activitiesFor entry to most of the TAFE NSW courses you must have » Cambridge Examination Preparation Coursesone of the following: (maximum 12 weeks full or part-time)» Certificate 3 in English for Further Study Cambridge Examination Courses – Hunter Institute» Advanced level in our General English program (Newcastle only)» IELTS 5.5 (academic) or TOEFL internet based test (iBT) 71 or » Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) equivalent. A small number of courses require a higher level of » Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) (CRICOS 054215E) English – please check your course information carefully. » First Certificate in English (FCE) (CRICOS 054214F)You only need one visa if you apply for English plus a TAFE » Business English Certificate (BEC) Preliminary and VantageNSW course. The fee for the English language component of » TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication)this package is A$300 - $320 per week. Preparation is offered as part of the 10-week BEC courseGeneral English Program (CRICOS 049258C) TAFE NSW English language entry requirements» Focuses on developing all four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing from beginner to advanced level » TAFE NSW Certificate 3 in English for Further Study or» Improves your vocabulary – learn real, modern English » IELTS Academic module overall band score 5.5 for most courses or» Improves your grammar in a fun, communicative setting » TOEFL CBT score 197 or iBT score of 51 orCertificate 3 in English for Further Study » STEP / EIKEN Grade Pre 1 or(CRICOS 049258C) » Medium of instruction at school in English and satisfactory grades in English in final examinations» Prepares intermediate to upper-intermediate learners for TAFE and other vocational courses with an IELTS 5.5 or » IELTS Academic module overall band score 6.0 or equivalent 6.0 entry requirement for D2D courses» Prepares you for the IELTS test » IELTS Academic module overall band score 6.0 or equivalent or successful completion of TAFE NSW Certificate 3 in EnglishCertificate 4 in English for Academic Purposes for Further Study for Community Welfare (most campuses),(CRICOS 071168K) Dental Technology, Architectural Technology and Building courses at Sydney Institute Ultimo campus, Fine Arts and» Prepares you for university and other courses with an Design courses IELTS 6.5 entry requirement » IELTS score 6.5 for Diplomas in Interpreting and Nursing» Develops high-level academic skills: writing, listening and note taking, reading, comprehension, academic speech for oral presentations and seminar strategies and integrated study skills Each course on our website provides the specific English» Develops language skills: grammar, English for social purposes, entry requirements. In some countries only IELTS results are vocabulary, pronunciation and computer literacy in English acceptable for student visa purposes. Check www.immi.gov.au for visa details, or ask your agent, or contact any of the English language centres listed on page 29.

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