In Focus Careers

Quick Guide to TAFE

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Understanding the Training maze can be confusing. The October Careers Newsletter has a 10 page feature demystifying Vocational Education and Training for teachers, students and their families.

Training isn’t a vanilla option. There are different levels starting from entry or re-entry level through to specialist short upskilling courses and university pathway programs.

Course Level 

School Leaver

AQF (including VET qualifications gained at school)

Sort of like…..

Cert I No requirements No requirements Middle School
Cert II OLNA or NAPLAN Band 8 Certificate I or Certificate II Senior School
Cert III OLNA or NAPLAN Band 8 Certificate I or Certificate II Senior School
Cert IV C Grades in Year 11 WACE General and OLNA or NAPLAN Band 8. Certificate II or Certificate III School Graduate
Diploma or Advanced Diploma Completion of WACE (General or ATAR) Certificate III School Graduate

There is a whole language that training people talk. You can get some decoding skills at Cracking the TAFE Word Code. Fullscreen capture 20092017 43950 PM.bmp

Find out about different types of training, entry requirements, how to save money with your course choice and how to get an apprenticeship or traineeship.

For a FREE sample of the October Careers Newsletter contact Bev.J@infocus-careers.com.au.

 

 

 

 

Author: Bev Johnson

Hi I'm Bev and I deliver the best career information and advice available for school students across Western Australia. I really care about kids leaving school. After 12 years of nurturing the system drops them out of the school gate. I am fighting to create life rafts that sail off to the best destination for ALL students.

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