Sunshine Coast TAFE
Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE (SCIT) offers you a wide range of vocational programs, lasting from 6 months up to 2 years, at an affordable cost. You will receive competency based training, with a heavy focus on workplace skills and employability, in areas such as Business, Fashion design, Sport and Recreation and Event Management.
The wide selection of courses reflects the needs of the expanding area of the Sunshine Coast and its growing job market, and students will gain up-to-date knowledge requested by the industry. Teaching and training takes place in excellent on-campus facilities that provide a real-life work environment for students, and many teachers are industry experts.
With its location just off the coast about an hour's drive from Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast offers green surroundings and beautiful beaches with warm weather all year round. You'll enjoy a relaxed lifestyle while getting a practical, high-quality education to start your career!
All student studying a Diploma program at Sunshine Coast TAFE can gain a Dual Qualification in Sustainability. This means that whilst they are studying their Diploma program with 4 more units they can also gain their Diploma in Sustainability.
TAFE stands for technical and further education and they award qualifications up to the level of advanced diploma, which is just below that of a bachelor degree. It is however easy to transfer from Sunshine Coast TAFE to a university if you want to achieve a bachelors degree. Click here to learn more about these pathways.
Sunshine Coast TAFE is nestled in the heart of Queensland's fastest growing region. It is a naturally beautiful area, just over one hour by road or train from Brisbane. Famous for its sandy beaches and rolling surf, natural environment, glorious rainforests, along with a vibrant cosmopolitan culture, the Sunshine Coast is also a location that offers tremendous opportunities for quality training, while enjoying an active and healthy lifestyle.
Total number of students: 16,000
Number of international students: 100
Academic calendar (intake months): February and July
Tuition fees: Depends on the program but most are around AUD$5,000 per semester