Senior students of the Northern Beaches Secondary College have the opportunity to undertake TAFE courses as a part of the senior curriculum. Courses are available at :
- Northern Beaches - Brookvale (NB)
- Freshwater - located on site at Freshwater Senior Campus (F)
- North Sydney (NS)
- Bradfield (B)
All courses are taught in a 4 hour block from 2-6pm. Students must make their own way to and from TAFE.
The following is a list of TAFE courses that have been available to College students. Details of these courses can be found in the Senior Studies Guide which can be downloaded from this site. Students considering a TAFE course need to ensure that they they understand the requirements of the course and its category in regard to the University Admissions Index. Most TAFE courses are VET Curriculum Framework courses that give dual accreditation and include mandatory work placement.
This list is a guide only. Please contact the Campus regarding subjects available in 2010
Accounting § NB
Art Visual * NB & F
Automotive - Mechanical § NB
Aviation – Aircraft Operation * NB
Beauty Therapy * NB
Computer (CAD) Skills * NB
Children’s Services * F
Child Services * (Cromer Campus)
Community Services – Introduction (Welfare) * NB
Computer Hardware Servicing * NB
Design – Foundation Studies* NB
Electrotechnology - Electrical § NB
Event Management * NB
Hairdressing Salon Skills* NB
Information Technology Specialisation (CISCO) * NB
Media – News Journalism * NB
§ indicates that the course is category B for UAI calculation.
* indicates that the subject cannot be included in the UAI calculation. Some non UAI subjects can be studied as 1 unit or 2 unit subjects eg Photography, Marine Studies and SLR.