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Sydney TAFE

Open Day

Program and map Plan your day @ sydneytafe.edu.au/openday

Design Centre Enmore > Eora > Petersham > Randwick > St George > Sutherland > Ultimo


Reasons to study at Sydney TAFE Our graduates get jobs Sydney TAFE consistently ranks highly for graduate employment compared with other vocational training providers. More than 130 companies partner with Sydney TAFE to give you invaluable networks for your future. We also have more than 5,000 employers registered on our exclusive CareersConnect jobs database with graduates frequently recruited by top companies like Toyota, Energy Australia, Ernst and Young, Intrepid Travel and Lend Lease, among others.

Hands-on, practical classes in cutting-edge facilities Gain practical experience in our facilities, train in simulated workplaces including commercial kitchens, retail outlets, restaurants, design studios, mechanic workshops, film and recording studios, and maritime simulators. Get real-world experience through placements and internships to fine-tune your skills with companies both here in Australia and world-wide.

Study that fits your life Choose from nearly 700 different courses at a level that suits your needs. Decide whether to study full-time or part-time, a short course, certificate, diploma or degree. Choose how you study: at home online, in your workplace or at one of our seven convenient college locations. We’ll support you every step of the way.


Welcome to Sydney TAFE Open Day 2013 If you’re thinking about studying in 2014 then Open Day is the best place to start planning for your future. There are loads of things you can do at Open Day: receive one-on-one course advice, watch demonstrations, meet with industry groups and employers, go on behind-the-scenes tours and listen to more than 30 information sessions. Staff and students are on hand with information on the courses and facilities offered across Sydney TAFE’s seven colleges and will be able to assist you with any questions.

Navigate your way around Open Day Do you need help finding your way around the campus? Look out for our friendly staff and students wearing the red t-shirts or visit one of our information booths located near campus entrances.

Campus tours Take a 30-minute tour of Ultimo College, check out the facilities, get a feel for life at Sydney TAFE and find out how we have been helping students achieve their educational goals for more than 120 years! Tours will be departing from outside: > The Muse (Building C): 10am, 12pm, 2pm See

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> Building N (Jones Street Mall): 11am, 1pm, 3pm See M2 on the map, page 9.

What’s on One-on-one course advice 3 Information sessions 4 Demonstration space 6 Behind-the-scenes tours and activities 7 Campus map 9-10

Please be advised filming and photography is taking place across campus today. By attending this event you give consent for your image to be used in any way deemed appropriate to promote Sydney TAFE.

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What’s your study goal? Almost 60,000 students study with Sydney TAFE every year, each one motivated by very different career goals. They may have masters degrees or no previous qualifications, might work full-time or be seeking employment, have a clear idea of the skills they need or be looking for advice for the best course and career for them. Is your goal to get job-ready while doing your HSC? Consider a TVET course. We offer Year 11 and Year 12 students the opportunity to study 60 different job-focused courses on campus while still at school. In 2013, nearly 2,200 students from 147 different schools attended one of our colleges to study a TVET course. Visit our TAFE-delivered Vocational Education and Training (TVET) table in The Muse, Building C. See 4 on the map. Is your goal to get promoted, change careers or update your skills? Try one of our short courses or higher level qualifications. Sydney TAFE offers a range of short courses to help you gain that professional licence or refine your skill set. We also offer higher level certificate and diploma qualifications part-time or online to suit your personal and work commitments, and can even fast-track your study to get that promotion faster. Enrol today in one of these short courses and receive $50 off. Please ask our staff in Library, Building D. See 9 on the map. Is your goal to get a degree? Get your pathway into higher education with Sydney TAFE. Sydney TAFE is a flexible, accredited alternative to university. We provide four TAFE NSW Higher Education degrees, five special university partnerships programs and 400 credit transfer pathways. Visit our higher education or pathway booth 10 on the map.

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Is your goal to combine paid work with training? Become an apprentice or trainee. Sydney TAFE enrols almost 6000 apprentices and 800 trainees each year in areas as diverse as civil construction, hairdressing, business administration, electrotechnology and children’s services. We offer more than 150 different courses for trainees and apprentices and target our training to suit both you and your employer. Is your goal to gain employment or return to the workforce? Consider one of our general education and employability skills courses. Many of our students choose Sydney TAFE because of its informal, friendly approach to study and genuine desire to help you succeed. Whether you’re returning to the workforce after a long break, need recognition for an overseas qualification or simply want to update your skills to be more confident applying for jobs, we have a course for you. Our programs offer the individual attention you need. Visit the recognition of prior learning booth 7 on the map.

Study in Australia as an international student Each year more than 2,000 international students choose Sydney TAFE. We offer a wide range of opportunities for international students, including English language courses, vocational courses and study tours. Our international student support service, Sydney Institute TAFE English Centre (SITEC), is on hand to answer your questions and discuss your study pathway for 2014. Visit our international booth, see 3 on the map.

Plan your day @ sydneytafe.edu.au/openday


One-on-one course advice Talk to our teachers in one-on-one discussions and receive expert advice about your study options in 2014. Learn more about enrolments, recognition of prior learning, pathways to university, online courses and TAFE NSW Higher Education degrees, as well as information on the current industries:

> 3D Animation and Digital Effects

> Government

> Accounting, Bookkeeping and Finance

> Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

> Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations

> Hospitality

> Allied Health and Life Science

> Human Resources, WH&S and Training

> Animal Care

> Information Technology

> Architecture, Building Design and CAD

> International Trade and Logistics

> Automotive Service, Repair, Vehicle Trades and Parts Sales

> Languages, Interpreting and Translating

> Building and Construction > Business Management and Office Administration > Children’s Services

> Legal >L  ibrary, Information Services and Record Keeping > Maritime

> Civil and Structural Engineering

>M  echanical Engineering, Engineering Services and Manufacturing

> Community Services

> Music

> Dental Studies

> Nursing and Aged Care

> Design Disciplines

> Photography

> Digital Media, Screen, Film and Media

> Printing

> Electrical, Electronics and Electrotechnology

> Property Services

> Events

> Retail and Visual Merchandising

> Fashion, Costume and Millinery

> Security and Locksmithing

> Fine Arts and Ceramics

> Sport, Recreation and Massage

> Floristry

> Surveying and Spatial Information Services

> Food Technology and Processing

> Travel and Tourism

Enrol in a selected range of short courses today and receive $50 off!* Please ask our staff in the library for more details, Building D, See 9 on the map. *Conditions apply.

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Information sessions Time

10.30am

11.00am

11.30am

12.00pm

12.30pm

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Library, Building D, Student Admin Foyer

Library, Building D, Ground Floor, DG.53

Library, Building D, Ground Floor, DG.60

Pathways to university Join us to learn the support available when applying to uni, information about educational access schemes, scholarships and credit transfers from TAFE to university.

Year 12 at TAFE There are ways to achieve a Year 12 equivalent other than through school. If you are interested in a vocational certificate contributing to your HSC, tertiary preparation is a one-year course that prepares a person for university study.

Time for a change? Get the inside story on careers in business, marketing and communication.

Leaving school Get the inside story on careers in business, marketing and communication.

Studying as an international student An overview of courses, services and opportunities available to international students.

The future of electronics Join us to learn about the advanced technology and future needs of the electronics industry and what courses and pathways are available at Sydney TAFE.

Apprenticeships in the construction industry Find out about apprenticeships in everything from carpentry and plumbing to painting and decorating.

What to put in my fashion portfolio? Visual examples of what is required in a fashion portfolio will be shown and discussed.

Getting into TAFE Join us to hear about the wide range of courses in TAFE and how to register and enrol in your chosen course. We will advise you on where to go for further information and assistance in planning your course and pathway.

Studying electrotechnology Check out the courses on offer and flexible study options so you can earn while you learn.

Fashion illustration demonstration Demonstration of a variety of fashion drawing techniques including drawing from a photo, using a fashion template and fashion illustration from a magazine tear.

Time for a change? Get the inside story on careers in business, marketing and communication.

Making money in the music industry An overview of how musicians are making money in music and the many ways we can help you get there.

Fashion design from the classroom to the catwalk Find out about the study options at Sydney TAFE’s fashion design.

Career options in the automotive industry Find out about career options including apprenticeships and traineeships in light vehicle, motorcycles, marine mechanics and motor spare parts salesperson positions.

Plan your day @ sydneytafe.edu.au/openday


Information sessions Library, Building D, Student Admin Foyer

Library, Building D, Ground Floor, DG.53

Library, Building D, Ground Floor, DG.60

Pathways into the construction industry Find out about apprenticeships and traineeships for builders, plumbers, carpenters, painters, metal roofers, fire sprinkler fitters and rigging and scaffolding.

Work opportunities in libraries Find out about the exciting and varied work carried out in libraries today, how technology has changed the work of library staff and the different courses in library and information studies on offer.

Pathways to university Join us to learn about the support available when applying to uni, information about educational access schemes, scholarships and credit transfers from TAFE to university.

1.30pm

Support + opportunities + skills = success There are many ways we can assist to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to succeed in their studies and training. This session gives an overview of the ways Equity and Access provides opportunities in training.

Getting into TAFE Join us to hear about the wide range of courses in TAFE and how to register and enrol in your chosen course. We will advise you on where to go for further information and assistance in planning your course and pathway.

Advanced diploma to degree in electrical engineering Hear about the advantages of an advanced diploma in engineering technology or electrical engineering and find out about TAFE’s own degree in renewable energy engineering.

Leaving school? Get the inside story on careers in business, marketing and communication.

The lab! Find out about laboratory courses and potential careers.

2.00pm

Careers in the electrical, mechanical and operational security This talk will look at the security industry including security electronics, locksmithing, risk management, and security operations. Fashion design Come and find out about our various courses, alumni, standard of work and position within the fashion industry.

Year 12 at TAFE There are ways to achieve a Year 12 equivalent other than through school. If you are interested in a vocational certificate contributing to your HSC, Tertiary Preparation is a one-year course that prepares a person for university study.

Career options in the transport industry Find out about career options including apprenticeships and traineeships in panel beating, spray painting and motor trimming.

Time

1.00pm

2.30pm

Behind-the-scenes tours and activities check out all the options on page 7.

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Demonstration space

Classes in action

See our live skills in action in Jones Street mall.

Come and check out one of our many classes in action on Open Day and get a feel for what studying at Sydney TAFE is all about. Open classes include: > Floristry from 9am-1pm (Building E, Level 1) > Visual Merchandising, every 30 mins from 9am to 4pm (Building E, Level 1) > Information Technology (tours departing from meeting points 1 and 2 every hour) > Library and Information Studies (tours departing from meeting points 1 and 2 every hour).

With displays and demonstrations happening all day, as well as industry associations present to advise what they look for in employees, this is the place to see skills in action and what you could learn in 2014: > signwriting, painting and decorating > carpentry, building and construction > rigging and scaffolding > music > hair and beauty salon > planit@ultimo travel and tours > mechanical engineering > air conditioning and refrigeration > animal care in action > locksmithing > electronic trades and electrical engineering > vehicle body trades.

Employer and industry groups To find out how a course at Sydney TAFE can translate into a career, visit the stands of employer and industry groups in Jones Street mall to hear from them about what they expect from an employee and what it takes to succeed in their industry area.

Need somewhere to chill out? Head to our student-run coffee shop (Building E, Level 5) and grab a tea, coffee or a slice of cake before you head back out to explore.

Support services Get the support you need to choose the course that suits you. Speak to our staff from student services, career counselling, CareersConnect and legal service. Our career counsellors are also at the Pathways stall in Thomas Street and in the General Course Information section of The Muse. See 2 on the map.

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Plan your day @ sydneytafe.edu.au/openday

The Ultimate Florist shop will be open for business 9am-4pm, Harris St, Building E


Behind-the-scenes tours and activities Time

Tour/Activity

Location

9.00am-1.00pm

Floristry classes in action

Building E - level 1

9.00am-4.00pm

Visual merchandising class in action

Building E - level 1

9.15am, 12.30pm, 3.30pm

Tours of chemistry, food, microbiology and histology laboratories

Meeting point 1

M1

10.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm

Tours of the nursing clinical rooms and facilities

Meeting point 1

M1

10.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm

ICT demonstrations and open rooms

Meeting point 1

M1

10.15am, 1.45pm

Tours of photography studios

Meeting point 1

M1

10.30am, 2.00pm

Photography in the digital age workshops

Meeting point 1

M1

11.00am

Motorbike studio lighting shoot

Meeting point 1

M1

11.00am, 12.00pm, 1.00pm

Story time - Storytelling for both children and adults followed by a craft activity.

Meeting point 2

M2

11.00am, 12.00pm, 1.00pm, 2.00pm

Tours of hospitality facilities

Meeting point 1

M1

11.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm

Music facilities tours

Meeting point 2

M2

11.00am to 1.00pm

Campus tour for deaf students

Meeting point 1

M1

11.00am, 1.00pm, 3.00pm

Tours of the nursing clinical rooms and facilities

Meeting point 2

M2

11.00am, 1.00pm, 3.00pm

ICT demonstrations and open rooms

Meeting point 2

M2

11.00am, 2.00pm

Tours of chemistry, food, microbiology and histology laboratories

Meeting point 2

M2

11.00am, 2.00pm

Tours of The Salon in the UPN tunnel

Meeting point 2

M2

11.30am

Tour of Autocel facilities

Meeting point 2

M2

12.30pm

Press conference

Jones St mall stage

1.00pm, 3.00pm

Heritage campus tour

Meeting point 1

M1

1.30pm to 3.30pm

Campus tour for Aboriginal people who have disabilities

Meeting point 1

M1

2.30pm

Fashion photography studio shoot

Meeting point 1

M1

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Creative Mile and entertainment Visit the Creative Mile on Thomas Street to see live art and design, browse and buy creative wares designed by current students and teachers, and chat to graduates and alumni about their life at TAFE. Take your time to walk through the entertainment area between CampusLife and the Creative Mile to watch our PR students in action, interviewing visitors and sharing the day across our social media channels. Keep an eye out for our reporters who will be out and about, interviewing visitors throughout the day.

Visit the temporary tattoo stand hosted by our talented signwriting students and browse the exhibitions of our current students’ photography, advertising and Instagram competition #mydayatsydneytafe artwork. Chill and listen to some of our talented musicians from Ultimo and Eora colleges perform. Jones Street mall stage: 11am-2pm Building L stage: 11am-3pm

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CampusLife@TAFE Get a glimpse into campus life and chat to members from our Student Associations from all seven colleges for the inside scoop on facilities, social activities and the unique experience of studying at Sydney TAFE.

Go mobile Check out the full Open Day program on your mobile and plan your day @ sydneytafe.edu.au/openday See what’s on right now around campus and create a schedule for your day. You can also sign up for our newsletter and register to receive a copy of the 2014 Career Guide.

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What’s next? Apply and enrol 1. Choose your course and the college you wish to attend and check that you meet the course entry requirements. 2. Check the enrolment process for your course on the Sydney TAFE website sydneytafe.edu.au/enrol or call 1300 360 601.

a) Do you have to contact your college? b) Can you enrol online? c) Can you apply online? d) Can you enrol in person at your college?

Ask your teacher about recognition of prior learning. You may be able to use your past skills, experience or qualifications to fast-track your training.

Coming up We invite you to check out the college of your choice at their upcoming open day/evening. Design Centre Enmore

It’s a great chance to talk to teachers and discuss your study options for 2014. Eora

Petersham

Eora College (Chippendale)

4 September: 10am – 1.30pm

Design Centre Enmore

7 September: 10am – 3pm

Petersham College

7 September: 10am – 3pm

Sutherland College, Gymea

10 September: 7pm – 8.30pm

Sutherland College, Loftus

11 September: 7pm – 8.30pm

St George College

11 September: 6pm – 7.30pm

St George

Sutherland


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Do you want to know more about your study options with Sydney TAFE? Find us on Facebook – post a question on our wall and we’ll get back to you within 24 hours

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Design Centre Enmore > Eora > Petersham > Randwick > St George > Sutherland > Ultimo

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