Student Support

Need help choosing the right course?

Whether you are returning to study after a long  break, building on the skills you already have, or entering further education for the first time, TasTAFE provides a range of services to ensure that you are supported throughout your study.

If you are having trouble in choosing the right course, or just have some questions you’d like to ask, you can make an appointment with a Career Counsellor to discuss courses, availability and enrolment processes.  This is a free and confidential service.

Counsellors may assist with:

  • course options and career pathways
  • career changes
  • course selection and suitability processes
  • selecting an appropriate study load
  • information on financial assistance and Centrelink requirements
  • fees and fee payment options.

For further information or to make an appointment, phone 1300 655 307.

Counselling

TasTAFE students can make an appointment with a Student Counsellor to discuss a range of educational and personal issues.  This is a free and confidential service.

Counsellors can assist with:

  • course options and career pathways
  • career changes
  • course selection and suitability processes
  • selecting an appropriate study load
  • information on financial assistance and Centrelink requirements
  • fees and payment options
  • linking students to a range of language, literacy and numeracy support options
  • supporting students to improve course completion through improving motivation, concentration and confidence
  • time management skills and working to assessment timelines
  • interpersonal skills in the classroom, including conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • student concerns regarding harassment, discrimination and assessment appeals
  • personal counselling
  • child care subsidy applications
  • referral to other services that can provide ongoing support with legal, health, accommodation, financial and welfare needs
  • post-course planning.

For more information about our counselling services or to make an appointment, please phone us on 1300 655 307 and ask to speak with a Student Counsellor.

Student Support

Support for TasTAFE apprentices and trainees

Support services specifically available for apprentices and trainees are available from the services and support page for apprentices and trainees.