Newcastle Courses

Newcastle Courses

Whether you want to embark on a whole new career, upgrade your skills in your current profession or expand your knowledge in a particular area, studying in Newcastle is a great way to start. From TAFE courses to university qualifications and courses from a range of registered training organisations, this area of New South Wales has plenty of options for further study.

Newcastle Courses by Industry

Popular Courses in Newcastle

These are the most popular courses from TAFE, Registered Training Organisations and Universities in Newcastle.

Government Funding

The following funding schemes are available for eligible Newcastle residents.


JobTrainer is an Australian government initiative to help young Australians get the job skills they need to find employment. Up to $2 billion is being allocated (across all states and territories, including New South Wales) for (VET) vocational education and training.

Skills Checkpoint

Skills Checkpoint is a program offering career guidance and training options for older workers within New South Wales. It’s designed for people aged over 45 and it helps workers to stay in their current job role, transition to a new role at their workplace or find a whole new career path.

Smart and Skilled

Smart and Skilled allows eligible NSW students to enrol in subsidised qualifications from Certificate I through to an Advanced Diploma as well as all NSW apprenticeships and selected new entrant traineeships.