“I wouldn’t have been able to arrange work experience on my own. I am grateful for the assistance of Helen Doble (TAFE NSW SEE Program Coordinator and Foundation Skills Teacher) and TAFE NSW - they really did help me relaunch my career.”
“I really enjoyed being able to study with my Mum, TAFE NSW provides a friendly environment which allows you to learn and mix with people of different ages."
Roxanne Streatfield said enrolments were now open for courses on Microsoft products that employers recognise at TAFE NSW, including Intermediate Excel, Intermediate Word and a Statement of Attainment in Advanced Skills in Microsoft Applications.
“I am very grateful for the support I received from the staff at TAFE NSW Mudgee and in particular my teacher Jim (James Mackin),” he said. “He was flexible and made me feel comfortable considering the circumstances.
“The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care was not only extremely popular in Mudgee, it’s actually TAFE NSW’s most popular course in western NSW."
“I was very excited to be nominated as a finalist, and to be the recipient of this award is truly an honour. I humbly accepted this award and dedicated it to my ancestors and to my children, for the struggles that have been before us and for the prospects that are yet to come.”
“It also gives them nationally accredited units of competence, counts towards their Higher School Certificate and helps them make informed decisions about their future careers.”
“TAFE NSW is thrilled to be a part of such a worthwhile program that is delivering outstanding results for young people in western NSW."
“TAFE NSW had 14 students nominated as finalists in the six categories – so to have four claim the highest individual honours in their respective categories was a great result for them and the TAFE NSW team,"
The 2017 TAFE Western Encouragement Award winner was Certificate II in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher) student Jonathan Emeny.