130 fee-free qualifications and skill sets are available in 2024 and the Commonwealth and State Governments have extended the agreement to deliver fee-free training until the end of 2026.
Enrolments for 2024 are still being finalised, however there have been a record number of applications to study fee-free courses in 2024 - a 29 per cent increase on applications compared to this time last year. There has also been a 25 per cent increase in applications for TAFE courses overall.
Health and care sector qualifications made up seven out of the top ten fee-free full qualifications, with the strongest enrolment growth in 2023, compared to the previous year.
Other courses in the top ten for enrolment growth last year include:
• Certificate IV in Information Technology/Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking (up by 473 enrolments); and
• Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (up 239 enrolments)
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