Career options on show at Forbes Open Day


TAFE Western Forbes College will hold a special Open Day on Wednesday, January 18, which will provide potential students with the ideal opportunity to get an up close look at the exciting career options that are available in 2017.

College Team Leader Stacey Haydon (pictured above) said the Open Day would be held from 9am-6pm, allowing potential students unprecedented access to TAFE Western’s facilities, teachers and support services.

“With a new year comes new opportunities and we’re looking forward to showcasing our world-class facilities, course offerings, employer partnerships and remote learning options, as well as focusing on student success stories and job opportunities,” Mrs Haydon said.

“Our administration staff will be joined by specialised Business, Nursing and IT teachers, as well as our TVET coordinator and disability support consultants, ensuring we can offer advice and options to everyone, no matter their age, ability or circumstances.

“So if you finished school in 2016 and are looking for your next venture, would just like to improve your current skill set or want to explore a totally new and exciting career path, then come along - you never know what career you might find.” 

Other features of the Forbes College Open Day include:

  • Tours of the college;
  • RU Ready Assessments;
  • Consultations with disability support consultants;
  • Information packs and brochures.

 TAFE Western Acting Institute Director Adam Bennett said the Open Day event was part of a state-wide TAFE NSW Open Week initiative, encouraging people to ‘Be Ambitious’.

“This is the first time that TAFE NSW is holding a collaborative state-wide event that is expected to attract more than 40,000 people,” Mr Bennett said.

“Whether you’re looking for a career in technology, fashion, horticulture or construction, come and discover TAFE NSW’s vast array of more than 1200 courses, receive one-on-one course advice, take a tour of the Forbes TAFE College and learn how TAFE NSW, the state’s leading education and skills training provider, can secure you a job and help find a career you love.”

For more information about the Forbes College Open Day, please visit or phone the college on (02) 6853 9100.