School leavers can explore their vocational education options at TAFE NSW's InfoFest next week, with the Cessnock, Kurri Kurri and Maitland campuses among those hosting information sessions.
InfoFest runs from January 20 to 24 and will provide prospective students with the opportunity to learn more about TAFE NSW's 1200-plus course options, meet with teachers and explore the facilities at the campuses.
TAFE NSW regional general manager Marie Larkings said that considering the announcement of fee-free traineeships and apprenticeships by the NSW Government together with Smart and Skilled funding, there's never been a better time to consider vocational education and training options.
"Courses for nine of the ten most in-demand jobs are already being delivered by TAFE NSW. Industries across the state, such as construction, nursing and hospitality, are experiencing skills shortages, which means that now is the time for people to get the qualification they need for the job they want.
"With entry level courses to bachelor degrees in areas such as early childhood education, information technology and business, choosing TAFE NSW is an obvious choice for people looking to secure their first job, win a promotion or endeavour on a career change.
"TAFE NSW students are in high demand because of the quality of their education and ability to hit the ground running with the job-ready skills that employers are looking for."
Online information sessions are also available. Find out more at tafensw.edu.au.
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