TAFE offers real pathways to employment!

May 19, 2021 BY

The Gordon offers hundreds of qualifications, from short courses to certificate and diploma, to apprenticeships and traineeships, including in the healthcare sector.

With today’s employers looking for job-ready employees with industry experience, a TAFE qualification is an affordable and timely pathway to a rewarding career.

At The Gordon, the focus is firmly on practical training. With less theory and more hands-on learning you gain real experience that allows you to enter the workforce with confidence. With TAFE courses commencing midyear and in 2022, you could start your dream job with the right skills in as little as 12 months.

The Gordon offers hundreds of qualifications, from short courses to certificate and diploma, to apprenticeships and traineeships. So whether you are looking for a fresh start with VCE or VCAL, are a school leaver or looking for a career change, The Gordon has an option for you.

Work placements and industry projects form a large part of the course content at The Gordon, and with a broad industry network, graduates achieve strong employment outcomes.

The supported learning allows student to unlock their full potential. Leading the training and education is The Gordon’s teachers, industry trained professionals who ensure your time at The Gordon is both fun enjoyable.

Jodie, a mother of seven children who recently graduated from The Gordon with a Certificate III in Individual Support said, “I chose The Gordon to study Individual Support because I knew they had a wonderful reputation. With 120 work-placement hours I was confident that I would have the skills and knowledge to be a very good Personal Care Attendant. Free TAFE also made returning to study more appealing, especially in our current situation.”

BUPA Bellarine Lakes hosted Jodie in her work placement, offering her ongoing employment upon completion of her studies.

Following a challenging year, demand for graduates across nursing, early childhood, aged care, community services, trades, cookery and tourism is at an all-time high.

The National Skills Commission projects long-term growth in service industries over the next five years with healthcare and social assistance expected to receive the largest growth over the period, increasing employment roles by almost 250,000.

Accommodation and food services follow with an estimated 139,900 now job roles, and an additional 131,000 new positions are expected in the professional, scientific and technical services field. A further 118,600 jobs are projected for the education and training sector.

The Gordon offers hundreds of accredited courses in these areas and more, and with many aligned with the government-funded Free TAFE and JobTrainer initiatives, there has never been a better time to study at TAFE.

With double the opportunity to retrain or gain a qualification with a free or subsidised placement for eligible students, now is the ideal time to future proof your career without the debt of a university degree.

If you’re young or old and looking to take the first step to gain the hands-on skills and knowledge to start your dream career, The Gordon offers a practical path to get you the job-ready skills and experience you need to succeed.

Visit thegordon.edu.au to find a course to suit your needs and apply online today.

 

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