Free short courses to support NSW

Published: 30 Apr 2020

Thirteen new fee-free TAFE NSW online short courses are available to anyone wanting to upskill during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.


The additional short courses now available include:

  • Leading Teams
  • Digital Security Basics
  • Digital Literacy and Coding 
  • Create a Brand Presentation 
  • Undertaking Projects and Managing Risk.

In April 2020, TAFE NSW announced an initial suite of 21 fee-free short courses to help assist job seekers and workers learn new skills, with over 84,000 people enrolling in the courses.

The NSW Government will use the new courses available to replace those which have reached enrolment capacity to ensure there are 21 accredited courses available to people wanting to study through TAFE NSW.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the additional range of short courses will continue to provide opportunities for people to upskill during COVID-19.

“The incredible uptake to the initial 21 fee-free short courses shows that while many businesses across NSW are in hibernation there is a strong desire to upskill and gain new qualifications during this challenging time,” Ms Berejiklian said.

Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education Geoff Lee said more than 33,000 people who enrolled in the fee-free courses were studying at TAFE NSW for the very first time.

To find out more information on courses available, and to enrol, visit TAFE NSW’s Fee-Free Short Courses.

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