Monday, August 8, 2022

Vocational Education & Training

Uni not for you? Here’s how to kickstart a STEM career without a degree.

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alternative pathways into engineering

5 paths into engineering if you don’t ace your ATAR

Stressed about getting an amazing ATAR score? The good news is that there are loads of alternative pathways that can lead to an awesome engineering career.
Eliza - STEM apprentices

Top tips from STEM apprentices

Thinking about vocational education and training (VET) after school? Awesome! STEM apprenticeships can lead to super cool career paths. Just ask these five pros...
Engineering

Non-uni pathways into engineering

Want to be an engineer? The courses to get there are in demand. Big time. We unpack the non-uni pathways to a career in...
Girls in tech

TAFE meets growing skills demand with more women in tech

In response to a nation-wide skills shortage, TAFE NSW is urging women and girls to look into IT careers and consider non-traditional tech paths
tafe nsw free short online courses study at home

Want to upskill during lockdown? TAFE NSW offering free courses

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, TAFE NSW has removed fees from a number of its online short courses.

Celebrating alternative pathways: The A-Z of VET

Bagging a three-year bachelor’s degree isn’t the only way to kickstart a career in tech!
Healthcare traineeships

Fast track your path into healthcare with a traineeship

Here’s how to fast track your path into healthcare with a traineeship
Mining careers

No uni? No prob! The resources sector needs more apprentices

If you have a sense of adventure and enjoy doing technical work, an apprenticeship in mining and resources could be for you
Traineeships

Everything you need to know about apprenticeships and traineeships

Wondering what’s involved in an apprenticeship or traineeship? Here’s the lowdown...

Fast study paths; TAFE and trade school careers

Pursing a math career doesn't always involve going through university. There are plenty of ways to get employed by taking alternative paths, like TAFE or trade school. The tech industry, finance, and forensics are some of the trade school careers that you can get involved in without getting a degree.
Diploma of Engineering, TAFE and alternative study paths

No uni, no worries: Upskill in Engineering with alternative study paths

A Bachelor degree isn't your only ticket to a great career. Nab yourself a Diploma in Engineering and you could jump straight into full-time work (and a full-time salary, kaching!). We've rounded up the best options for Australian Engineering courses with TAFE or trade school, so check out your options.
Australian Manufacturing Weekvideo

We visited Advanced Manufacturing Week and here’s what we found!

Our local manufacturing industry is booming! We hit up Australian Manufacturing Week to find out how students can score jobs in this exciting field 

5 surprising Defence careers

Defence careers
Whether it’s protecting smart tech from cyber attacks or creating fuels from algae, there’s something for everyone in Defence

Get frontline career skills in STEM + Defence

Defence careers
Looking for a career with purpose at the cutting edge of STEM? A career in Defence is a rewarding way to make an impact

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