Free TAFE Courses

Free TAFE for Priority Courses will reduce the financial barrier for students wanting to train in courses that lead to jobs in demand.

Free TAFE is a Victorian Government program that covers tuition fees for priority courses for students who are eligible for government-subsidised training. There may still be some costs like course materials, uniform or excursions applicable to the course you select.

South West TAFE is offering over 30 Free TAFE for Priority courses 

Agriculture + Horticulture

Building & Construction

Business & Finance

Children's Services

Food & Hospitality

Information Technology

Nursing, Health & Community Services


Training & Assessment

Who is eligible for Free TAFE courses?

Any student that is eligible for government-subsidised training in Victoria can access one tuition fee free place in a Free TAFE course. Visit our Free TAFE frequently asked questions to find out more.

You may be eligible for an additional tuition fee free place if this was previously accessed via JobTrainer or if the course is part of the Free TAFE Pathways Program.

Find out more

Have you checked our frequently asked questions? You'll find your answer there.
If you need to check your eligibility or enquire about a course, contact us.

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