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TAFE Courses


It looks like you may be eligible for a TAFE course

It looks like you may not be eligible to study an undergraduate degree with Swinburne Online. However, but that doesn’t mean you study journey ends here. You may still be eligible to study one of our TAFE courses instead. We offer three Business diplomas and the Diploma of Nursing. Our online TAFE courses are industry-recognised and offer valuable practical skills that you can take straight into the workforce.

What’s next?

A Course Consultant will be in touch with you shortly to answer any questions you may have. They will also be able to provide you with more detail on our TAFE courses, availability and start dates. In the meantime, view our range of TAFE courses.

You can also view our on-campus certificates and diplomas.

Frequently asked questions

Technical and Further Education (TAFE) is the term used to describe certain state-administered education institutions. Such institutions provide Vocational Education and Training (VET) and qualifying courses under the National Training System, Australian Qualifications Framework and Australian Quality Training Network. A Registered Training Organisation (RTO) is an organisation accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) which is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector. ASQA regulates courses and training providers to ensure nationally approved quality standards are met.
When you study a TAFE course with Swinburne Online all of your study will happen in Canvas. Canvas is the online platform where you’ll manage your course and receive study support from teachers. You’ll be able to personalise your program, giving you the freedom to set your own goals, choose what units you study first, and determine how long you spend on each one. With the support of your Assessors and Lead Trainer, you can work towards your goals at a pace that suits you.
To study a diploma with Swinburne Online, you need to meet the specific entry criteria for your course. For our Business diplomas you must either hold a relevant Certificate IV, Year 12, or higher level qualification, or have at least two years of relevant work experience and have completed Year 10 Maths and English. If you haven’t completed Year 10 Maths and English complete an online application and our Course Consultants will be in touch to talk to you about your situation.