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Providing quality and practical education TAFE NSW – Western Sydney Institute (WSI) CRICOS Provider Name: TAFE NSW – Technical and Further Education Commission CRICOS Provider Code: 00591E Disclaimer: General information is correct as of August 2014. TAFE NSW – Western Sydney Institute reserves the right to change courses and fees at short notice. TAFE NSW - Western Sydney Institute is part of the New South Wales Technical and Further Education Commission (TAFE NSW). As a government owned education provider we are proud of our history of delivering innovative and flexible vocational and technical education for over 120 years. TAFE NSW - Western Sydney Institute offers nationally accredited qualifications with a practical focus on advancing the education, careers and lives of people. Whether you are looking for your first job, a promotion, a career change, or you want to enhance your knowledge and skills, WSI will work with you to make it happen. In 2010, our education and training excellence was recognised and awarded both the NSW and Australian Large Training Provider of the Year Awards. This demonstrates our leadership in providing education and training that is innovative and inspirational and meets industry, community and individual needs. You will benefit from the strength and reputation of TAFE NSW, the largest provider of vocational education and training in Australia and one of the largest providers in the world. Our international students, who come from over 43 countries. This will ensure that you will not only be immersed in the Australian way of life but also introduced to students of many different backgrounds and nationalities. TAFE NSW - Western Sydney Institute is a wonderful meeting place and provides a great opportunity, in a safe environment to make friends. Three of the Western Sydney Institute colleges share campuses with the University of Western Sydney (UWS) and the other Western Sydney Institute colleges are within easy travelling distance making us an attractive location for those seeking Diploma-to-Degree university pathways. Our graduates are able to go on to further education at TAFE NSW or University and are often identified by employers for their industry-relevant skills and job- readiness. We continually hear wonderful stories of our international students successfully gaining employment in their chosen field in Australia or in their home country. You can be confident knowing that our teachers are highly qualified and industry trained. Our modern facilities will give you hands on, practical exposure to industry technology. Your well-being is also important to us. We have provided international student coordinators at seven of our colleges to provide you with additional support during your time with us. Our focus is on equipping people with the relevant skills needed for employment, career progression and further study pathways. We achieve this through strong connections with industry and government agencies along with flexibility in the way our content is provided and our students are assessed, smaller class sizes and high levels of teacher support. This course guide provides information you need to get started. For further information you can access our complete up to date course listing on our website wsiinternational.tafensw.edu.au or contact us via Facebook, email: WSI.International@tafensw.edu.au or on (61 2) 9715 8700. TAFE NSW - WSI is a Government owned and operated education provider with 7 colleges and 11 campuses located across the Western Sydney region.