So you've decided to do some study. The next step is to choose where to do it!
It pays to know what to look for from a training provider before you invest your time and your money.
Make sure you do plenty of research first so you can be confident you've chosen the right place to give you the skills you need to land your dream job.
There are a few things you should keep in mind while you're making your big decision. We've made a handy cheat sheet that will help you ask right questions. Keep this close when you contact colleges, read reviews, and talk to current students and employers. It'll help you make the right decision.
Not to blow our own trumpet but we are pretty good at what we do:
Don't just take our word for it. Hear what some of our students have to say.
Helping your child make the important decision about where to continue their education after high school can be an intimidating job.
Assisting your kids to weigh up their ambitions, goals and dreams with the practicalities of choosing a training provider is a tough gig, so it's important to go into it well-informed and armed with all the important info you need.
Further education is not only an investment of time and money; it's an investment in your child's future. Make sure the choices they make today will stand them in good stead with employers and higher education institutions for years to come.
Some of the big questions:
Download our handy checklist (PDF, 73kb) to make sure your child's training provider ticks all the right boxes.
Need more advice? We're here to help. Give our team a call on 1300 30 8233 or enquire online.
*NCVER 2014 Student Outcomes
**TAFE Queensland Campaign Evaluation research prepared by MCR