ABOUT  TAFE Queensland

TAFE Queensland has multiple locations across the QLD state including places such as Brisbane, East Coast, Gold Coast, North Region and more. Students have the choice to attend daily or weekly class room lectures to assist with their learning, or can choose to study online.

As TAFE is one of the most popular learning facilities in Australia, each year they have over 120,000 students throughout 50 campuses in Australia. TAFE Queensland offers more than 500 different courses, with different levels of competency such as Certificate 2 – 3 – 4, Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas and more. As well as helping with the theoretical element of courses, TAFE Queensland implement practical activities with work placement in multiple businesses based on the student’s course.

Entry to each course is based on different elements such as English Skills, pre-requisite courses (such as Maths, Sciences etc.), work experience and school competency levels. Students have multiple entry pathways to get into the course of their dreams, with the help of staff from TAFE Queensland.

CAMPUSES

16 campuses in NSW, QLD, SA, VIC, WA

COURSES

348 courses

ENGLISH

yes

REGIONAL

yes

COURSES  TAFE Queensland

 

English

The levels we offer are: General English 1, General English 2 , General English 3 EAP 1, EAP 2, EAP 3
CQUEnglish will give you the skills and confidence for everyday communication in English and academic study. We have highly qualified and dedicated teachers who can help you experience learning

Certificates & Diplomas

Looking for the right course to help you get a job, improve your skills or help you move up in the workforce? When you choose to train with CQUniversity, you will get quality education and training from a trusted local provider

Postgraduate & Undergraduate

Explore our extensive range of undergraduate study options and degrees designed for real-world employ ability. Whether you wish to study online through our renowned online education offering or at one of our many campus locations across Australia.

STUDENTS SAY

10599NAT International Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering – Mechanical TB1.1
I gained a deep knowledge of aircraft maintenance and learned difficult hands-on skills. My qualifications are recognised internationally.
Elaine Lo, Hong Kong

Courses offered by TAFE Queensland include:
• Certificate 3 in Hospitality
• Certificate 3 in Commercial Cookery
• Diploma of Visual Arts
• Certificate 3 in Community Services
• Diploma of Business
• Diploma of Accounting
• Certificate 4 in Small Business Management

And many more.

Locations of TAFE Queensland include:
• Brisbane
• Gold Coast
• East Coast QLD
• South West QLD
• North QLD

FIND OUT MORE HOW TO ENROLL

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Anna ReveEducational Coordinator

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Enrollment & Admission

With our many years of experience and by listening closely to our clients we are able to prepare all you need. We have a professional library of documents, additional support and so much more! We advise you not only about your visa but about your new life.

Student Visa & Immigration advice

Every one of our staff has a wealth of experience in their chosen fields, so you’re sure to always get honest, accurate and up to date advice – this is why our business has grown and our success rate is extremely high.

During & Post study

Every one of our staff has a wealth of experience in their chosen fields, so you’re sure to always get honest, accurate and up to date advice – this is why our business has grown and our success rate is extremely high.

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

ENGLISH
There is a minimum level of English language skills that are required to study at TAFE
Queensland for international students who do not speak English as their first language.
ACADEMIC
The entry requirements for all our certificate III level courses is an Australian Year 10
qualification or equivalent. Entry to our certificate IV, diploma and advanced diploma
courses requires a Year 12 qualification or equivalent. The following table outlines
the international education achievement levels that are equivalent to a Year 10 or 12
qualification in Queensland, Australia.
We may be able to arrange a pathway for you if you do not meet
the entry requirements.

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
For international students whose first language is not
English, the required minimum English language level
for entry to most TAFE Queensland courses is one of
the following:
» 5.5 on IELTS Academic with no individual score less
than 5.0
» PTE Academic (Pearsons Test of English) Overall
score 42
» Successful completion of 12 weeks TAFE
Queensland English Language Program (TQELP)
with results certified to course entry level
» TOEFL: 46 (internet based test), 506 (paper based
test)
» ISLPR: 2+ on 4 skills – reading, writing, listening and
speaking
» First Cambridge Certificate of English / Cambridge
Certificate of Advanced English 162
» Successful Completion of AQF level 31
or higher (min
18 weeks duration) in which medium of instruction is
English within the last two years
» Successful Completion of secondary qualification
with 4 Sound Achievements in Year 12 (English
Authority subject2
compulsory) in Queensland within
the last two years

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SEE WHERE TAFE CAN TAKE YOU

WHY STUDY ENGLISH WITH CQUni?
Free English placement test. We also recognise IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, PTE, CAE, CPE and the EIKEN English test.
Choose from campuses in Brisbane, Melbourne, Rockhampton and Sydney
Use the same premium facilities as CQUniversity students
Access free workshops and academic support
Enjoy social activities both on and off campus
Benefit from small class sizes
Save approximately 25 per cent if you are eligible for a tuition fee concession

PATHWAY
Improve your English language skills to meet the language proficiency requirements for most CQUniversity courses and transition to a diploma, undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

ENGLISH STUDY TOURS
Study tours offer the perfect mix of English study and popular tourist activities. A customised study tour can be organised for your group that is tailored to your specific needs.

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START UNI NOW (SUN)

SUN is a CQUniversity initiative that gives you the opportunity to study CQUniversity units while in senior high school. SUN allows you to enroll in a range of CQUniversity units (subjects) online, which you can combine with your regular high school work

WHY STUDY SUN?
Apply for direct entry into a bachelor course if you pass at least one SUN unit from the course you are applying for.
Receive credit transfer for each applicable SUN unit you passed. Pay nothing for your first SUN unit and a reduced fee for subsequent SUN units.

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DEGREE STRUCTURE & COURSEWORK STUDY OPTIONS
Graduate Certificate
Provides specialised study in a specific subject area, with the opportunity to progress to a graduate diploma and/or masters upon completion. Many CQUniversity graduate certificate courses are designed as a pathway for those who have not studied a bachelor degree but have relevant professional experience.
Graduate Diploma
Enables you to develop skills in a specialised area, or equip you with the knowledge to undertake a new career direction. Graduate diplomas are designed for those who have already completed a bachelor degree or equivalent, or have significant professional or industry experience in a relevant area.
Masters by Coursework
Comprises a series of specialist courses designed to extend your professional understanding in a particular subject area, or provide you with the opportunity to move in a new professional direction. Postgraduate coursework courses have a structure consisting of core and elective units, and therefore require students to enrol in these units, attend timetabled classes and complete required assignments

RESEARCH STUDY OPTIONS
Masters by Research
Enables you to undertake original research in a particular area of interest under supervision and resulting in the submission of a thesis.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Awarded on the basis of a thesis prepared under supervision that makes an original, significant and extensive contribution to knowledge and understanding in the relevant field of study, as judged by independent experts applying accepted contemporary international standards.
Doctor of Education
A professionally based research higher degree available through the University as an alternative to the traditional research courses. It offers a rigorous course combining structured advanced research tasks and a thesis component.
Doctor of Professional Studies
An internationally recognised higher research degree designed to produce innovation in commercial, government, educational and other applied settings. Whereas the PhD, EdD and other ‘professional’ doctorates are single-discipline based, the CQUniversity Doctor of Professional Studies is explicitly transdisciplinary to reflect the way research is carried out in industry and government.

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WHY TO CHOOSE REGIONAL CAMPUS OF CENTRAL QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY?

The CQUniversity Rockhampton campus is a traditional university campus situated in a beautiful natural setting, with hundreds of acres of Australian bushland, wildlife, sporting grounds & parks. Kangaroos, possums, ducks, parrots and other Australian native birds and animals live happily on campus.

CQU Rockhampton Campus has much to offer, including:

Academic buildings, modern classrooms, laboratories, computer labs, workshops, auditoriums & lecture theatres.

Sporting & Fitness facilities, including a fully operational indoor & outdoor gym, heated 8-lane swimming pool, athletic ovals, football oval, tennis courts, basketball & netball courts, baseball diamond and sports stadium;

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STUDY AREAS TAFE Queensland

AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE

AGRICULTURE / AGRIBUSINESS / RURAL OPERATIONS

Our hands-on agriculture and agribusiness courses will give you the skills you need
to gain employment in the rural industry. You will learn how to implement health and
feeding programs, maintain property and structures such as fences and bores, and
how to co-ordinate, supervise and participate in animal-specific duties like identification
and drafting. Diploma students will also gain management skills including developing
business, marketing and farm management plans and managing livestock and crop
production.

CONSERVATION AND LAND MANAGEMENT

Our conservation and land management courses will give you knowledge and practical
skills in the development and facilitation of conservation and land management projects
including planning and assessment. You will explore current environmental issues and
acquire an understanding of current environmental legislation to prepare you for a
variety of different career opportunities.

HORTICULTURE

Gain the knowledge and skills to work in a senior role in the horticulture industry. Learn
about plant health, budgets, contracts, analysing data and managing projects. Gain
horticulture skills in plant care, landscape management, propagation, pruning and
fertilising and use these new skills to create, design and maintain tropical gardens,
nurseries and forest parks, maintain lawns, or grow quality organic fruit and vegetables.

LANDSCAPE DESIGN

Learn how to research, survey, assess, plan, design, cost and manage landscape
projects. Our landscaping courses are industry focused and include a ‘real-world’
assessment where you will design and develop a client based residential, commercial
and industrial site project. You will learn the underlying principles of design, design
processes, standard industry procedure, plant selection and placement, permaculture
principles and practices, and produce computer aided drawings.

AUTOMOTIVE
We offer three specialist automotive courses in light vehicle mechanical technology,
heavy commercial vehicle technology and automotive electrical technology. Learn
how to overhaul, service and repair the mechanical and electrical parts of road
transport vehicles, perform advanced diagnostic operations, diagnose and repair
electrical systems in vehicles, or how to manage and operate a business in the
automotive sector.
CAREER OPTIONS
» Automotive Mechanic
» Automotive Electrician
» Light Vehicle Mechanical Technician
» Heavy Commercial Vehicle
Technician
» Motor Mechanic (General)

AVIATION
TAFE Queensland has partnered exclusively with Aviation Australia and Airwork
Helicopters to deliver courses to prospective aircraft maintenance engineers and
helicopter pilots.
CAREER OPTIONS
» Commercial Helicopter Pilot
» Licenced Aircraft Maintenance
Engineer (LAME/LAE)– Mechanical
TB1.1 (Fixed wing gas turbine)
» Licenced Aircraft Maintenance
Engineer (LAME/LAE) – Mechanical
TB1.3 (Rotary wing gas turbine)
» Maintenance Planner

BEAUTY AND MASSAGE
Our beauty courses will give you the skills you need to work in a beauty salon or day
spa environment.
You will graduate with technical skills, industry product knowledge and the ability to
provide clients with the very latest beauty treatments and advice. Develop practical
skills in tinting, manicures, pedicures, facials, hair removal, make-up, skin analysis and
nail/cosmetic science.
Your training in an industry current and open-to-the-public salon will ensure you are
job-ready and confident. In our massage therapy course you will learn how to develop
a comprehensive treatment plan and use advanced massage techniques to treat a
variety of clients and conditions.
QUALIFICATIONS OFFERED
» Diploma
CAREER OPTIONS
» Beauty Therapist
» Beauty Consultant
» Spa Therapist
» Massage Therapist
» Salon Owner/Manager
» Make Up Artist
CAREER OPTIONS
» Hairdresser
» Hair or Beauty Salon Assistant
» Hair Stylist
HAIRDRESSING
Designed to provide you with all the necessary skills and knowledge to become
a qualified hairdresser, our hairdressing courses will give you real life, hands-on
hairdressing experience.
You will have access to the very latest training resources, tools and technology and
have the opportunity to complete work experience at local hairdressing salons—which
is an invaluable opportunity for you to wo

BUILDING DESIGN
Learn how to design residential and commercial projects including new homes,
renovations, small commercial office or retail buildings, or industrial projects such as
factories or warehouses.
Develop the technical skills to design and draw 2D and 3D buildings. Learn the full suite
of building design skills from technical design through to communication, including
the principles of building construction, codes and regulations, design, drawing and
sketching techniques, computer-generated building and modelling procedures and
interpreting client briefs.

BRICKLAYING/BLOCKLAYING
Learn how to work with clay, concrete masonry and other types of building materials
such as mortar on veneer and full brick constructions, partitions, arches and other
structures. In this hands-on course you will work from plans and specifications; set out
and lay bricks; check vertical and horizontal alignment; construct arches, fireplaces
and ornamental brickwork and related structures; and operate brick-cutting machines.

CARPENTRY, JOINERY AND CABINET MAKING
Learn how to plan and organise work; read and interpret plans and specifications;
construct timber walls; install and replace windows and doors; construct pitched roofs,
ceiling frames and eaves; use a laser and dumpy level; frame and fit fixtures in wet
areas; and erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on the ground. You
will also learn to manufacture joinery components, use computer-controlled machinery,
manufacture components for door and window frames and construct stairs.

ACCOUNTING AND BOOKKEEPING
Our accounting courses give you a professionally recognised qualification with real job
outcomes as well as pathways to further study at university. You will learn about a wide
variety of accounting functions and obtain the educational qualifications needed for
BAS Agent registration. You will learn about introductory accounting, BAS and payroll
preparation, management accounting, business and financial performance information,
financial reporting, internal controls, budgeting and income tax.

BUSINESS AND LEADERSHIP MANAGEMENT
By studying business, you will develop an understanding of the dynamics and
principles underlying effective business operations. Gain expertise in key business
strategies, people management, human resources and business marketing.
Our Leadership and Management course will help you develop practical skills in
planning and organising and will teach you how to implement and monitor your own
work and that of others using highly developed communication skills, initiative and
judgement.

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION
Marketing is a challenging, dynamic and creative industry. In our marketing course you
will not only study specific marketing theory, you will also be given the opportunity to
apply this to real-life situations. You will learn about conducting customer research,
advertising, the marketing mix, digital communications, consumer behaviour and
developing promotional programs for new products

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE
Learn about the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and educational needs of
children under six years old and discover how to support the rights and safety of young
children and how to care for infants.
This course will build your skills in programming, planning care routines and
understanding children’s cognitive development. From group leader to child care
worker, you will be qualified to supervise staff and volunteers and be equipped with the
necessary skills to educate and care for infants and young children.

EDUCATION SUPPORT
Our Educational support course is designed for individuals who want to become
teacher assistants, as well as those who are already working in schools as teacher
assistants.
You will be trained to support students in an educational setting from primary through
to high school.
You will learn how to support students in developing their literacy, numeracy and
language skills as well as how to work effectively as a member of an educational team.

COMMUNITY SERVICES
Our community services course will prepare you to work professionally in community
organisations, traditional community church organisations, self-help organisations and
statutory services.
You will learn skills and strategies in the areas of counselling, communication,
community development, legal and ethical frameworks and working with culturally
diverse groups.
Work experience is an integral part of the training and you will have the opportunity
to provide service delivery through direct client work and/or health promotion and
community development projects.

ANIMATION AND VISUAL EFFECTS
Develop the practical and creative skills required for film, television and online video
productions.
You will gain skills in a variety of areas including 3D modelling, character design,
animation, drawing and design fundamentals, visual storytelling, compositing, motion
graphics, motion tracking, green screen, as well as filming and editing.
You will develop an understanding of the production pipeline process for animation and
visual effects for screen productions.

DIGITAL AND INTERACTIVE GAMES
Develop the skills you need for a career in games design and development, 3D
modelling, animation, games programming, testing, character design or interaction
design.
Explore the creative and technical practices required for producing engaging gaming
content and develop skills in 3D modelling and animation, concept art, character
design, game design, and programming.

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY – ELECTRICAL
In our Electrical Engineering courses you will gain the expertise and skills needed to
design and validate electrical equipment and systems which contain communication
equipment, variable speed drives, analogue and digital electronics, programmable
logic controllers and renewable energy (design and application) Graduates may find
employment in the residential, industrial or retail sector with opportunities in the power
distribution industry.

ENGINEERING FABRICATION TRADE
Our Engineering Fabrication Trade course will provide you with the necessary skills to
be employed as a boilermaker or welder. You will learn characteristics and properties
of metals, how to assemble fabricated components, perform sheet and plate assembly,
2D and 3D CAD design and interpretation of technical drawings, perform gas tungsten
arc welding, manual metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding and welding to code
standards. With work experience provided at one of our industry leading employers job
outcomes are high in this skills shortage area.

TECHNICAL ENGINEERING
Our Technical Engineering courses provide a comprehensive theoretical and semitechnical base for working in the mechanical, mechatronic, manufacturing and
maintenance fields at the para-professional level. Our courses emphasise the transfer
of theoretical concepts to practical, real world applications. You will study applied
mathematics, science, materials, engineering drawing, graphics and computing,
management and planned maintenance strategies. Graphics skills include 2D and 3D
CAD design and interpretation of technical drawings for the industry where there are
strong employment outcomes with our many industry clients.

COMMERCIAL COOKERY AND PATISSERIE
Learn how to prepare mouth-watering dishes, create pastries and desserts, or lead
teams in a commercial kitchen. Learn how to identify and assess operational and
services issues; plan food production and schedule work flow; gain menu planning,
presentation, food production, and preparation techniques; or use classical and
contemporary patisserie techniques to produce gateaux, petit fours, and chocolate
confectionery.
You will study in our fully-equipped training kitchens and put your skills to work in
our open-to-the-public restaurants.

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
Progress through the ranks and get the edge you need to succeed in hospitality
management. Gain valuable office, marketing and business writing skills, learn how
to manage staff rostering, budgeting and finances and get experience in supervisory
roles. You will also participate in real-life service in our training restaurant during a
variety of day and evening classes.
You will have an option to study Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery and Diploma
of Hospitality Management as a package. This will give you the formal qualifications
you need to progress quickly through the hospitality industry ranks.

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Why Study at TAFE Queensland 

TAFE Queensland is committed to providing international students with the practical skills they need to do extraordinary things.

We are the largest and most experienced provider of vocational education and training in the state. Each year we train over 125,000 students from more than 90 countries in over 600 program areas.

TAFE Queensland has six regions that stretch from the far north to the south-east corner of the state. Our locations in coastal, regional and metropolitan areas mean you can choose the location that suits you.

Practical, job-focused training is at the core of everything we do. Our degree programs combine university thinking with TAFE hands-on learning, so you get the best of both worlds. Our graduates are sought after in Australia and overseas with nearly 90% going on to work or further study.

At TAFE Queensland you’ll gain hands-on experience in modern classrooms, laboratories and workshops using state of the art facilities, materials and systems used in industry.

Our qualifications are recognised across Australia and respected world-wide, and we offer a broad range of study options across certificate, diploma, advanced diploma, associate degree, bachelor degree, and master degree levels.

With over 180 courses across 15 study areas, TAFE Queensland can help you make great happen.