The Australian Education System consists of primary, secondary, and tertiary education. Tertiary education includes the Technical and Further Education (TAFE) system and the University sector. TAFE is an Australia-wide system providing an extensive range of education and training services. TAFE colleges are government funded and accredited. There are more than 80 TAFE institutes in Australia with a total enrolment of over 1.7 million students.
TAFE courses have a strong vocational focus and are designed in consultation with industry. This guarantees that qualifications meet employer needs. In addition TAFE courses at Certificate and Diploma level provide a pathway to University study.
Bendigo TAFE offers a number of courses in the following study areas: General English Skills, Hospitality, Hair and Beauty, Information Technology and Electronics and Communication.
Below is a 10 minute video providing an overview of Bendigo TAFE and it's surrounds from an international students perspective.