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Fee Free Tafe

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Great news, this course is included in Fee-Free TAFE* for courses commencing in 2024.

To be eligible for a Fee-Free place you must be:

  • a resident of Tasmania or working in Tasmania
  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen, an Australian permanent resident, an eligible VISA holder, and
  • of working age

*Fee-Free TAFE covers your tuition fee only. Other fees may apply. See Fee-Free TAFE Eligibility for more information.

Fee-Free TAFE and vocational education is a joint initiative of the Australian and Tasmania Governments providing tuition-free training places to students wanting to train, retrain or upskill.


  • Campbell Street

Attendance options

  • Full-time

Study type

  • Mixed Learning

Tuition Fees

  • Fee-Free TAFE NO FEE

Additional fees may apply. For more information, see Fees, payments and other costs.

Please note: The course overview is intended as a guide only. Not all courses are available at all locations or through all study types and attendance options. Please check Locations, Dates and Times below or enquire for further information.

Gain the skills and confidence you need to enter the workforce or engage in further education and training.

This nationally recognised qualification is designed to give you greater skills and confidence in seeking employment or in taking the next step towards further education and training – and the best bit… its fee free for eligible Tasmanian residents!

In this course, you will focus on topics that allow you to explore work and training opportunities and career planning, as well as developing soft skills such as team work, critical thinking, problem solving and managing conflict.

Our experienced teaching team will also provide you with support in developing effective workplace communication skills, as well as improving your reading, formal writing and numeracy skills.

You’ll learn how to improve your personal confidence and self-image, and use basic skills for assertiveness, as well as examine ethical issues in the workplace, develop skills as an adult learner.

You’ll also learn how to prepare and deliver presentations and use software applications for a range of routine workplace tasks, write routine workplace documents, and read and respond to pre-employment and workplace texts.

To be successful in the course you will need to commit to up to 20 hours of learning per week.

On successful completion of this course, you will be well equipped with the skills you need to seek employment and enter the workforce in a broad range of industry areas, or you might like to continue your studies and undertake further training at TasTAFE at Certificate III or IV level.

Locations, dates & times

CampusDateAttendance/DurationStudy typeApply/Enquire
Campbell Street6 Feb 2024 -
5 Jul 2024

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday - 9.30am to 2.30pm

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We’re here to help…

At TasTAFE, we understand that everyone's journey is different and sometimes you might need some extra support to achieve your study or career goals.

Whether you are at the very start of your training, returning to study after a long break, or looking to upskill in a specific area, we're here to help you to be successful in your chosen field of study, apprenticeship or traineeship.

Our student support services are available for all students, and aim to provide the support you need to make your learning experience just that little bit easier.

Find out more about what support is available