TAFE Directors Australia

Supporting our member institutes since 1998

Higher Education in TAFE

TAFE plays an important and  distinctive role in Australia’s tertiary education system.  As mixed sector institutions, TAFE Institutes are providing innovative higher education programs for an increasing number of students across metropolitan, rural and remote locations.

Tertiary qualifications in TAFE have a strong applied focus in specialist industry areas and are delivered in highly supportive learning environments. Importantly, they are recognised by students, governments and employers for producing highly skilled, work-ready graduates.

ElevenTAFE Institutes are registered as Higher Education Providers (HEP) across Australia delivering over 100 higher education qualifications in a range of industry sectors.


Rylin Richardson

Graduate from the Associate Degree of Civil Engineering,

Southbank Institute of Technology, QLD

Box Hill Institute

Canberra Institute of Technology   

North Metropolitan TAFE

Chisholm Institute   


Melbourne Polytechnic

Southern Metropolitan TAFE


TAFE Queensland


William Angliss Institute