TAFE NSW Online Courses
Found a course that you like
but it's not offered at your local TAFE NSW campus Perhaps studying
at a campus doesn't suit your lifestyle and you need more flexibility to
study at home or even at work.
At TAFE NSW, online
courses have been tailored to meet the needs of your busy lifestyle. There
are many courses that can be undertaken online and in the comfort of your
own home or elsewhere.
What you need to study
To study online you require a
basic level of experience with internet tools and email. These skills are
easy to learn and your teacher can assist you with the tools required for
Students enrolled in online
courses have access to computers, printers and the library at their
institute campus. If you prefer to study at home or at work you will be
required to have a computer, the internet and word processing tools.
Please be sure to check the
entry requirements of the course in case there is any other application
you require before enrolling.
Are you ready to study online?
Online learning gives you the flexibility to study when and where you like.
While you won’t be going to college every day, you’ll be able to connect
with your trainer and other students in a virtual classroom. Remember
though, to be successful at online learning, you need to be prepared and
have the right equipment and technology.
You’ll need basic computer skills to study online. This includes the ability
•access and search the internet
•use software to create, save and edit documents
•upload, download and save files and plug-ins through websites
•attach and use devices, e.g. USB flash drive, audio headset
•participate in online discussions
Recommended minimum technical requirements for all courses
All of our courses have the same basic technical requirements. Check your
computer details at http: //supportdetails.com to make sure you meet these
before you enrol. Some courses will have more specific requirements. You can
find these explained in the course details.
•Computer running Windows XP SP3 and newer or Apple Macintosh® computer
running OSX 10.6 and newer
•1 GB of RAM
•A minimum screen size of 1024×600, the average size of a netbook
If you want to study from your mobile we recommend downloading the Canvas
mobile app on to your device. The apps are supported on:
•iOS 7 and newer
•Android 4.3 and newer
Find out how at Canvas guides for mobile.
•Download speed minimum 512 kb/s
•Chrome 35 and 36
•Firefox 29 and 30
•Internet Explorer 10 and 11
•Safari 6 and 7
•Adobe® PDF Reader 8.0 or above to open and use downloadable learning
•Microsoft® Word 2007 or a similar word processing program to create, open
and view resources
•Screen readers for visually impaired learners
•JAWS 14 or 15 for Internet Explorer 11 & 12 and Firefox 27
•Latest version of VoiceOver for Safari
English language requirements
For all our courses you’ll need to have proficient English language and
literacy skills. This means you will need to meet minimum English language
levels before you enrol.
You should be able to read online material and textbooks, complete written
assignments and conduct research independently. Your online study will
include webinars (online seminars or meetings), text-based discussions and
Contact TAFE NSW Online by phone, online chat or email. We’re here to help Monday to Sunday 8.00 am -10.00 pm AEST.
Phone 1800 22 TAFE / 1800 22 8233 (inside Australia) or +61 (0) 2 8218 4897 (outside Australia)
Contact TAFE NSW Online by phone, online
chat or email. We’re here to help Monday to Sunday 8.00 am -10.00 pm AEST.
Phone 1800 22 TAFE / 1800 22 8233 (inside Australia) or +61 (0) 2 8218 4897