Get skilled for work with TAFE Queensland

Employment opportunities continue to explode in Australia, with 13 consecutive months of increased job vacancies – so if you want to get skilled for work, now is the time to check out TAFE Queensland’s Gold Coast campus Open Days in August.

On Wednesday 4 August, visit the Trades Open Evening at the Ashmore campus from 4pm to 6:30pm. This campus is the Gold Coast’s biggest and best Trades Training Centre which boasts a new $10.5 million facility for students studying building and construction.

On Saturday 14 August from 9am to 12pm, the Coomera Creative campus will open the doors to the public. This one is for the creatives, innovators and entertainers with courses in music, screen and media, interior and building design, IT and cyber security, blockchain and more.

Tour the campuses, chat with experienced teachers and explore several career pathways with courses to suit everyone from certificate’s right through to diplomas and bachelor degrees as well as apprenticeships and traineeships.

TAFE Queensland General Manager on the Gold Coast, Karen Dickinson said there is an increasing need for industry skills across many sectors in Australia right now.

“The Australian Government’s Vacancy Report revealed almost a quarter of a million roles available in May 2021 – the highest job ad volumes in more than 12 years,” she said.

“With an employer satisfaction rate of more than 93 per cent, TAFE Queensland has a unique relationships with industry to ensure all courses meet current and future employment demands.”

Ms Dickinson said TAFE Queensland’s Open Days are a great opportunity to determine if a course is the right option for you and will help you to focus on a career and ultimately the job you want to pursue.

“Anyone who is interested in studying to gain the skills they need to get a job, including those considering a career change, should come find out their options at our Open Days,” she said.

“We ensure our students are job-ready with ‘real world’ industry learning experiences integrated into our courses which sees almost 87 per cent of our graduates going onto work or further study.”

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast Open Days in August will offer something for everyone from school students to hobbyists and up-skillers to career starters and career changers.

For more information or to register to attend the Open Days go to