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Tasmania has both government and private vocational educational institutions to provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to succeed in your global career.


TasTAFE is Tasmania’s leading vocational institution and one of the 10 largest registered training organisations in Australia. TasTAFE delivers over 200 nationally accredited vocational education qualifications across 16 specialised campuses spread throughout Tasmania.

Quality teaching

All instructors at TasTAFE are both qualified experts in their field and certified teachers. Coupled with TasTAFE’s world-class industry-standard facilities, this ensures that students get the highest standard of education.

Links to industry

TasTAFE maintains close links with Tasmanian businesses, who trust the exceptional quality of teaching and learning TasTAFE offers. TasTAFE continues to have outstanding employment outcomes for graduates within Tasmania and around the world, with students graduating with both the practical skills and theoretical knowledge needed to kick-start their careers.

Qualifications and pathways

TasTAFE offers qualifications up to the Advanced Diploma level, with several courses allowing a direct pathway for you to get a Bachelor degree at the University of Tasmania. These pathways allow you to get both Diploma and Bachelor qualifications in significantly less time and at a lower cost than if done separately.


TasTAFE offers courses in the following fields:

  • English Language Program
  • Hospitality
  • Commercial Cookery
  • Tourism
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Community Services
  • Business Management
  • Accounting
  • Information Technology
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Web-Based Technologies
  • Laboratory technology
  • Engineering
  • Visual Arts

For information on all courses available for international students at TasTAFE, please visit the TasTAFE website.

Private Registered Training Organisations

Tasmania also has many Registered Training Organisations if you are interested in vocational studies. They provide the opportunity to study many courses and offer both certificates and diplomas.

Please contact them individually to apply or visit the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students  (CRICOS) website to find a suitable course or institution.