Kick-start your career with careerdirect, our diploma-to-degree program!
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Stay, work, and study locally
careerdirect offers you the opportunity to complete a diploma or an advanced diploma at Wodonga TAFE and continue on to university studies. Our university partnerships enable you to receive credit towards your degree for the studies that you have already completed. A feature of this program is being able to complete your studies in Albury Wodonga, or you can take the opportunity to move to one of our partner university locations.
Completing a diploma and then continuing to a degree gives you an education and career pathway that offers many entry and exit points, so you can study and then enter the workforce with work-ready skills. Continuing your education from TAFE to university enables you to make choices and drive career opportunities.
Start your learning journey with us
Learn in small supportive classes at Wodonga TAFE, with teachers who are continually given the seal of approval by our students for their commitment, their industry knowledge, and their willingness to put in the extra effort to help you achieve your goals. Our teachers have close ties with industry and understand the skills and knowledge that employers are looking for in potential employees. Real, hands-on industry work experiences and simulated training environments mean that you graduate with work-ready knowledge and skills.
Call Wodonga TAFE's course advisors to discuss your study options, and any prerequisite study that may apply.
Our university partners
Our highly-respected university partners are located across Victoria and New South Wales, offering you a range of study options depending on where you want to study.
VET Student Loans
The VET Student Loans program is a Commonwealth Government loan scheme available to you if you are studying at diploma or advanced diploma level. For more information about VET Student Loans, visit our webpage at www.wodongatafe.edu.au/vetstudentloans or phone 02 6055 6601.
Wodonga TAFE has established Principal’s Scholarships to support Year 12 school leavers enrolling in certificate III to advanced diploma qualifications. A TAFE qualification can provide an alternative means to enter a university degree or enter the workforce job-ready. Scholarships are awarded on merit basis determined by local high school principals. If you are a Year 12 school leaver, please contact your local high school or secondary college for further details.
Credit arrangements differ between universities. Check the university’s website or phone the university to confirm the course you want to study and for specific details about credits available to you.You also need to confirm with the university about how you apply for your undergraduate degree and how credits from your diploma and/or advanced diploma apply to that degree course. Please note that all Wodonga TAFE courses run subject to minimum enrolments. This includes degree courses that are provided in association with our university partners. Diploma and advanced diploma courses may be partly funded by the Victorian or Commonwealth Governments.