TAFE Queensland - Gold Coast Region awarded over 500 graduates with Diploma and Advanced Diploma qualifications at a ceremony at the Gold Coast Convention Centre on Thursday 30 November.
Qualifications came from across the faculties including Community Service, Health and Nursing, Creative Industries, Business, Services and IT, Language and General Education and Industry Trade Skills.
With over 130 years of experience in delivering vocational education and training, TAFE Queensland - Gold Coast Region was proud to showcase another year of success stories.
2017 saw students coming from all around the world to complete their training. Friendships were forged and there was a definite sense of comradery in the auditorium, with many having spent the last 18 months studying together.
One by one graduands were welcomed on stage to receive their Diploma's and Advanced Diplomas whilst family and friends cheered on from the crowd. The age range of students varied with some being young school leavers and many being mums and dads returning to study.
TAFE Queensland prides itself on offering quality vocational education and training providing students with practical hands-on learning, getting them ready for the work force.
It's an exciting time for the graduates as they embark on their new careers with many already having found employment. 4 out of 5 TAFE Queensland students secure a job within three months of graduating.
TAFE Queensland is an official partner of the GC2018 Commonwealth Games and will soon begin training the 15,000 volunteers required to make a great games.
For more information on our courses or to enrol for 2018, go to www.tafegoldcoast.edu.au.