As the HSC approaches, school leavers across the state are getting ready to take a break from the books and head to a hands-on Open Day at TAFE NSW Orange this Saturday to get a taste of vocational training and education options for next year.
Visitors can expect a large range of exciting demonstrations and activities, including:
Animal Care – Working with animals demonstrations;
“There are more than half a million new jobs in the pipeline right now that require doing, not just knowing. Courses for nine of the 10 most in-demand jobs are already being delivered by TAFE NSW,” TAFE NSW Relieving Regional General Manager Adam Bennett said.
“With exciting courses and bachelor degrees in areas such as Animal Care, Hospitality, IT, Early Childhood Education and Care, Nursing, Health, Beauty, Hairdressing, Construction and many more, choosing TAFE NSW is great option not only for school leavers and people looking to secure their first job, but also those wanting to earn a promotion or embark on a career change.
“TAFE NSW students are in high demand because of the quality of their education and ability to hit the ground running with the job-ready skills that employers are looking for.”
Mr Bennett said that visitors to Orange’s Open Day on 18 August will learn more about how studying one of over 1,200 courses at TAFE NSW can boost their career.
“Open Day will provide prospective students with an invaluable opportunity to explore the innovative range of courses and pathways to university, meet with award-winning teachers and explore the practical, hands-on facilities at TAFE NSW,” he said.
“The first 200 people on Saturday will receive a free coffee, there will be free bacon and egg rolls for breakfast and a sausage sizzle provided by Lions Club for lunch, live music, a live broadcast from 105.9 HitFM, rock climbing, Aboriginal art workshops and much more.”
For information visit: www.tafensw.edu.au/open-day or call into TAFE NSW Orange in March Street this Saturday (10am-2pm).