Entries by TAFE Queensland

New labs equip next generation of nurses

The ominous tone of a flat line chimes through TAFE Queensland’s Southport campus as student nurses furiously pump the chest of an interactive mannequin in the simulation lab. One nursing student calls out ‘keep going’ as another hovers over the mannequin’s face with an oxygen mask. All while a teacher watches on from behind a […]

TAFE Queensland interns impress employer

Gold Coast business owner, Steve Dalton believes choosing to study at TAFE Queensland instead of university made his interns more employable. The founder of Refactor, a cloud software development company has offered employment to three of his recent TAFE Queensland interns who are now part of his full-time team. “I have had interns from university […]

Building a career and connection with animals

As a teenager Sarah Leonard volunteered at the Animal Welfare League dreaming of a career working with animals; now more than 15-years later she finds herself amid a tiger dental emergency and discovering three joeys during a bilby pouch check. The mother-of-three recently completed TAFE Queensland’s Certificate III in Animal Studies as part of a […]

Trapeze performer swings into TAFE To upskill

Thirty-three-year-old Romina Cartes had to swing her career from the Great Moscow Circus trapeze into the beauty industry when the turbulence of 2020 saw her put away her costume for the foreseeable future. The fifth generation circus performer said job security and her background skills in stage makeup were the factors that enticed her to […]