Federation TAFE

This year all Federation TAFE information sessions will be conducted online as interactive webinars. By joining us, you will find out everything you need to know about applying for a TAFE course in 2021.

Explore the list of information sessions that we are holding throughout the week.

Add them to your calendar, and when you are ready to join the webinar, click on the title link at the listed time. Each webinar will present course information, a Q&A with teachers and information on preparing for your enrolment.

A simple registration process will allow you to gain access to our webinar platform.

To register, visit: federation.edu.au/tafeinfoweek

For further info email: TAFE.Marketing@federation.edu.au

Areas hosting webinars include:

  • Automotive engineering and manufacturing
  • Building and construction
  • Plumbing and electrical
  • Hairdressing and beauty therapy
  • Horticulture, agriculture, landscaping
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Business, IT, cyber security and graphic design
  • Leadership, project management
  • Community and children’s services
  • Mental health and disability
  • Nursing and aged care
  • Hospitality and food (cookery, bakery, patisserie, food processing, butchery)
  • VCAL and P-TECH pathways
  • Skills and Jobs Centre

Free TAFE for Priority Courses

From 1 January 2019, the Victorian Government Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative will cover tuition fees for 30 priority non-apprenticeship courses and 20 Victorian apprenticeship pathway courses for students who are eligible for government-subsidised training.

Read further information about priority courses and find out if you're eligible.

Victorian Training Awards

The high quality of our TAFE programs has been confirmed at the Victorian Training Awards.

Federation TAFE won awards in three categories; Victorian Apprentice of the Year, People’s Choice Award Winner and Employer Award for Apprentice Development. Winners were selected across 13 categories for individuals, employers, training providers and industry collaboration.

Alyssa Heard


Alyssa Heard's passion for cooking resulted in her being offered an apprenticeship, and enrolled in a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery where she has won several awards, including being named the Victorian Apprentice of the Year and People's Choice Award.

As well as being passionate about cooking, Alyssa loves baking and is now back here studying a Certificate III in Patisserie.

Alyssa will now go on to represent Victoria at the Australian Training Awards.

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Nazareth Care


Nazareth Care won the Employer Award for Apprentice Development in partnership with Federation TAFE.

Nazareth Care Ballarat's mission was to support disadvantaged members of the community as part of expanding their workforce, and to provide these individuals with an income and a future career pathway into health and aged care.

Trainees working for Nazareth Care have undertaken the Certificate III in Individual Support at Nazareth House in Ballarat.

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