Your Career

Life’s too short to waste in the wrong field of study. But how can you be sure of your choices? Especially when there are so many options.

Don’t worry. TAFEnow is on it. We have a dedicated team of Future Student Advisors for just this reason.

Speak to a real person, a friend on the inside, about your study ideas and how to get started. Our Future Student Advisors are part of the TAFEnow community and just a call away. Clarify your direction, which courses best suit your interests, opportunities for work placement or the availability of subsidies. Talk about anything you are unsure of. Nothing is too out there or too hard.

There’s also no pressure. Our Future Student Advisors are happy to simply chat and point you in the right direction.

Want to speak with a Future Student Advisor?

There are a couple of was you can do it:

  • Visit the TAFEnow Website and click on the online chat button in the right bottom corner
  • Call our Student Advisors on 1300 823 366
  • Visit the contact us page fill in the details and we will give you a call back.
Start you learning journey today with TAFEnow!

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Today's online facilitator not only needs teaching skills, but also technical skills, facilitation skills and managerial skills. Are you ready to take the step of becoming an online facilitator?

With online learning rapidly becoming the norm, rather than the exception, there are some particular skills the online facilitator needs. These include: 

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The report said that while the Information Technology workforce is projected to grow by more than 33,000 workers, or 7.1 per cent, by 2016-17, skills shortages are going to be a problem if more people, particularly women, don’t train in IT. The AWPA predicted that skills deficits will reach critical levels later in the decade, with businesses unable to get suitably experienced workers, if trends continue.

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