Train in courses that lead to jobs in demand.  

This includes over: 
  • 30 priority non apprenticeship courses
  • 20 apprenticeship pathway courses

Free TAFE for Priority Courses reduce the financial barrier for students wanting to train in courses that lead to jobs in demand from Victorian employers.  

Free TAFE courses covers tuition fees for priority courses for students who are eligible for government-subsidised training.

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Course Areas

  • Automotive and Engineering
  • Business, IT, Accounting and Management 
  • Construction and Trades 
  • Food and Hospitality
  • Health and Community 
  • Horticulture and Agriculture 
  • Youth and General Education
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Any Australian citizen or permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen is eligible to do Free TAFE for Priority Courses in Victoria if they meet the following criteria: 

Under 20 or upskilling: 
  • are aged under 20 (regardless of any other qualifications they might hold), or
  • are 20 or older and enrolling in a course that is a higher qualification than the highest qualification previously attained. 

Victorians who need additional support, who are:
  • unemployed and clients of the Jobs Victoria Employment Network;
  • retrenched workers; or 
  • automotive supply chain workers. 

Looking to change careers:
  • Victorians who want to reskill, change careers, improve their employment prospects and/or meet the needs of local industries, subject to availability of TAFE places, and prioritised based on need.