Federation readies wind energy workforce

With Australia on a journey to reduce emissions, the wind generation industry is leading the country’s renewable energy transition and undergoing rapid growth. As the industry quickly evolves, the need for skilled wind energy workers is at an all-time high. Federation TAFE is helping meet this workforce demand with the Certificate III in Engineering (Composites Trade).

Student Danielle stands in front of Horsham gates

Nursing pathway provides bright future

16 January 2024

Danielle Taylor grew up on a farm just outside of Horsham. The 28-year-old is mother to three boys, and has a busy life in a small town, Glenorchy, where she now has a small farm of her own. Danielle has recently completed a Certificate III in Individual Support with Federation TAFE, with hopes of going on to study a Diploma of Nursing as part of the free TAFE program.

Emma Littlejohn

Free TAFE Childhood Education course paves way to employment

16 January 2024

Emma Littlejohn is proof that you can balance it all. At the end of 2022, she wanted a career-change so that she could find a way to balance studying and supporting her young family. The Free TAFE offering made the decision to study Early Childhood Education and Care an easy one.

Maggie Heinrich

VETDSS: a fast track to study and a career

6 November 2023

The VETDSS program is a great option for senior secondary students more suited to hands-on learning, or with an interest in a more practical occupation.

Rebecca Griffiths and Mark Tonzing

TAFE students shine at FedAwards

26 October 2023

Federation TAFE students shone at the 2023 Fed Awards. Rebecca Griffiths won Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year and Ella Donovan-Clancy was named Student Leader of the Year.

Luke Bosworth

Course to grow Indigenous teacher workforce

19 September 2023

Federation TAFE has just started its first all-Indigenous cohort of Certificate IV Training and Assessment students with the aim of growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teaching workforce