How We Help
How We Help

Career Advisers

All WSI TAFE Colleges and OTEN counsellors are accredited members of NACGAS and can provide a free and confidential career guidance service to any prospective students.

For prospective students, counsellors can provide:

  1. Exploration of career and study options;
  2. Assistance with course selection;
  3. Advice regarding TAFE enrolment and procedures;
  4. Information about support available for students at TAFE.

Counsellors can provide assistance through:

  • individual face-to-face appointments at any of our institutes,
  • online enquiries (available on our website)
  • telephone contact (see contact details..)

For Career Advisors, TAFE counsellors can also:

  • Be a point of reference about course related information and requirements;
  • Provide advice regarding alternate schooling options;
  • Visit schools to give group talks about TAFE and post school options / career planning;
  • Participate in school career education workshops and career days;
  • Attend Career expos and other community related events to represent TAFE programs.

TAFE counsellors can also work with School Career Advisors and other staff to assist with:

  • Transition from school to post secondary study;
  • Management plans to provide support with students with particular needs;
  • Developing a program for disengaged and socially disadvantaged students.

Other staff at TAFE that may be of assistance to Career Advisors include:

  • Customer Service officers – can give direct advice and assistance regarding enrolment, financial matters, TAFE procedures and course details;
  • Head Teachers – can provide information about course content, offerings and study pathways to employment;
  • Disability Consultants – to provide advice regarding support for students with special needs. WSI Institute has available specialist consultants for:
    • Deaf / Hearing impaired
    • Neurological (ABI) / Learning
    • Physical / Medical
    • Mental Health
    • Vision
  • Multicultural Community Engagement Officers
  • Aboriginal Student Support Officers
  • Juvenile Justice and Correctional Centre Liaison Officers