Smart and Skilled

Just a reminder that The Illawarra Forum is hosting an important Information Session next week. TAFE is offering fee free accredited training opportunities for you, your staff and clients. Hear about these opportunities and have your say on the priorities for your organisation. These fee free opportunities are only available until the end of the financial year.

The fee free training opportunities can be across the whole range of TAFE courses; including Community Services, Business, Building and Construction, Hospitality and Cookery, Information Technology, Horticulture, and pathway courses. Think creatively about your organisations training needs.

The  information sessions are for staff and CEO’s from any area of community services who are interested in

  • professional development opportunities for staff and/or
  • training options for clients

There will also be a presenter from State Training to provide an  update on the eligibility criteria for Smart and Skilled for 2016.


For more information and to book your place please see attached flyers.

* to be eligible for Fee FREE you must be over 15 years of age, have left school, live or work in New South Wales, be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

TAFE SS INFO Nowra 25-02-16

TAFE & SS INFO Wollongong 24-02-16

Community Services Work


Are you interested in gaining or updating your qualifications in community services?

At Shellharbour TAFE we currently have vacancies in all our courses,

  • CHC40708 Certificate IV in Community Services Work
  • CHC50612 Diploma of Community Services Work
  • CHC30408 Certificate III in Disability
  • CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work
  • CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work

We have flexible programs that suit both learners new to the field and workers with years of experience wishing to gain qualifications. All of our programs provide on-the-job experience in local agencies, opportunities for project based learning and transition arrangements to relevant Degrees in higher education.

For more information please contact |

Joanne Pollard
Acting Head Teacher, Community Services

TAFE NSW – Illawarra Institute, Shellharbour Campus, 11 College Ave Oak Flats 2529;

PO Box 78 Shellharbour City Centre  NSW 2529

P 02 4295 2228 | VOIP 78228 | F 02 42952228 | E |

TAFE Student Project | Youth Workers Wanted

Community Services Diploma students at Shellharbour TAFE are  currently working on a workshop around emotional well being to young people.

We would like to invite 12 youth workers to be involved in a pilot workshop so we can receive feedback.

The workshop will be held on the Thursday 23  October from 10 am at Shellharbour Tafe

If you are interested in participating or have any questions just send Levurdra Slater an email on

TAFE | Illawarra

Picture1Brochures outlining proposed SEMESTER TWO 2014 Preparation Courses at Adult Basic Education, Wollongong TAFE Campus.

Details on how to register are listed on the attached brochures.

2014 Sem 2 20108 Aged care Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

2014 Sem 2 20106 20107 Pathways to success

2014 Sem 2 20108 Community Services Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways