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GOTAFE is the largest vocational education provider in regional Victoria. Offering over 130 courses across eight campuses, GOTAFE services 11 local government areas with an estimated resident population of over 240,000 people. We service more than 9,000 students per year on average, employ over 500 staff, and we are an intrinsic part of the communities that we serve.

GOTAFE's background

GOTAFE was established in 1996, leading the way in providing students from all walks of life access to a wide range of skills and education opportunities.

GOTAFE offers real-world learning experiences, flexible hands-on training and a wide range of accredited courses. The strength of GOTAFE lies in our experienced, skilled and innovative staff who provide customised and quality assured training programs to students, industry clients and the wider community.

GOTAFE provides a sense of community and fosters a safe, supportive space for students to grow, support each other and be challenged. As the first TAFE to commit to a Social Justice Charter, GOTAFE is dedicated to equality, encouraging diversity, and providing high-quality education to all people.

A GOTAFE trainer with a student on campus

Contact us

If you've got questions about our courses, need some help with your application, or just want to find out more about GOTAFE, get in touch with us today.