Study at SuniTAFE and get the skills you need to land a job in demand.

Free TAFE will reduce the financial barrier for students wanting to train for occupations that are in demand in Victoria.

From 1 January 2019, Free TAFE for Priority and Pre-apprenticeship courses covers tuition fees for students who are eligible for government-subsidised training.


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.

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