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Early Childhood Student

If you want to start your tertiary studies in 2024, look no further than your local TAFE – The Gordon.

TAFE is the smarter choice. With shorter courses and lower fees, you can enter the workforce sooner and without a HECs debt. TAFE courses don't require an ATAR nor a year 12 pass, and you can apply anytime, so this opens the doors for everyone to study at The Gordon.

In 2024, The Gordon offers a comprehensive array of over 40 Free TAFE courses. This provides the opportunity to complete multiple free TAFE courses in pathways such as community services, nursing and individual support, accounting, allied health, information technology, early childhood and education support, and building design.

For many people, it has been a few years since they have studied, so having the wrap-around support at The Gordon makes the transition back into study mode so much easier. TAFE is the best way to grow your skills and confidence so you can enter the workforce job-ready. The Gordon is also an excellent choice for those seeking a pathway to University. With guaranteed pathways into a range of degrees with Deakin and Torrens University, you have some great options to choose from.

Not only do you economise on fees, but you also gain hands-on experience and a qualification tailored to your chosen industry. You can earn while concurrently pursuing higher education in nursing, lab tech, engineering and building design, to name a few. This means you'll commence your career ahead of your university peers. With sought-after skills and excellent regional job prospects, your nationally recognised qualification can take you in so many directions, including overseas!

Additionally, you can enjoy the convenience of studying locally, sparing yourself the expenses associated with living away from home - from travel costs to rent.

Curious about whether a course aligns with your goals? Engage with our approachable customer service team, reach out via email, or attend an information session.

"Info sessions are an excellent opportunity to explore the campus, talk to teachers and find out your career aspirations suit the course you are looking at. You can ask as many questions as you like as you can be sure someone else will have the same question said, "Charlotte Wood from the Early Childhood Education and Care department.

Charlotte continues, "Early Childhood Education is just one of the diverse courses you can pursue at The Gordon. We provide hands-on training to guarantee you're job-ready upon course completion. Our work placement opportunities immerse you in the sector, allowing you to showcase your passion and present yourself as a valuable asset to potential employers."

For more information about 2024 courses, visit the website