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Flexible study options

TAFE Queensland South West courses are offered part-time, full-time, during evenings, through block-training, externally, online, through workplace delivery, and/or through recognition of prior learning.

Visit our courses page or contact us to find out how our training, can fit in with your commitments.

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Distance courses

We offer a number of courses through external delivery i.e. training for students in remote areas. Course information is completed through workbooks, and through intensive one-on-one sessions with visiting trainers.

If you live in a remote location or would prefer to study externally, please contact us to see what we have to offer you.


This option is perfect if you're ready to jump in and give your studies everything you've got! Studying full time at TAFE Queensland is the quickest and most immersive way to get the qualifications you need. You'll be job-ready in no time!


Life already in the fast lane? If you're busy working, juggling family or something else just as exciting, we don't mind if you only want to hang with us part time. We'll still give you everything you need to get fully qualified.


If you're looking for a brief fling, one of our short courses will satisfy your appetite. Experiment with a new hobby, up-skill for work, learn an exotic language or test the waters for a career change. No matter what you're looking for, we've got you covered.

TAFE Queensland South West offers a number of short courses, allowing for students to pursue their hobbies and meet new people, gain necessary licences and tickets, or explore a potential new career i.e. short courses can be a great way to see if a qualification or career is for you!


Studying online gives you access to TAFE Queensland's huge range of resources with the added bonus of learning in your pyjamas! Take your career to the next level with an online course you can complete anywhere, anytime.

TAFE Queensland South West offers a number of qualifications that can be studied online, allowing for minimal disruption to your professional and/or family commitments.


Get the skills while you pay the bills with an apprenticeship or traineeship through TAFE Queensland. We work with employers from a range of industries to give you the tuition and formal qualification that complements your on-the-job training.


If you want a qualification but don't know how to fit studying into your busy life, TAFE Queensland will bend over backwards to give you the flexible learning options you need. Combine online study with a bit of face-to-face, or even workplace training, at a pace that suits you.