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Shop at the markets here and learn about courses available
The Gordon is one of the largest regional TAFEs in Victoria. It has been helping people achieve real skills for real jobs for some 130 years.
The Gordon actually has four campuses and their Geelong one offers the best of the city, country and coast with an affordable cost of living. It is also still close to Melbourne City and Ballarat only one hour away by car, train or bus.
At this Open Day, you can discover how to make your dream career a reality! You can find out which TAFE courses will be free in 2019, chat with the teachers, attend information sessions and/or see what the current students have been working on.
There will be information stands for all program areas and these will be conveniently located at the City Campus. There will also be a market featuring some creative stalls selling all manner of goods.
To get the most out of your day here, it is suggested that you do the following:
1. Look up the career path/industry you are interested in here
2. Review the activities and information sessions via the links above
3. Plan to see as many things as possible!
You can find out how to get there - whether you want to go by car, or public transport, check out this site.
You can also find out more about student services here.
If you register your attendance for this Open Day/Market Day, you will go in the draw to win a $250 Westfield voucher, so make sure you register at this link so you have a chance to win this!
At The Gordon, they are all about hands-on, practical learning. This will give you the experience and job-ready skills you need for your future career. The Gordon is Australia's best training provider. They are winners of the "Australian and Victorian Large Training Provider of the year", 2017.
They have a large range of options to choose from. There are hundreds of qualifications as well as short courses that you could do. These cover a wide variety of courses at various levels including apprenticeships, VET in schools, traineeships, certificates, diplomas and advanced diplomas.
They also focus on practical training and less theory. This gives you more experience. Teachers at The Gordon are industry trained professionals, who are passionate about their subjects.
They also offer international study tours to broaden your experience and give you the chance to make contacts overseas. They are well known and have a reputation for quality and are trusted in both Australia and overseas.
You are able to use the diplomas and advanced diplomas in order to gain credits towards degrees at other Universities and TAFEs; particularly Deakin University. To gain entry to their courses, the criteria is varied rather than being just your academic performance. This can mean that there is a study option for everyone.
Make sure you keep this date free, as you will be able to learn a lot, as well as shop at some great stallholders!