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How to apply for CDU TAFE courses

How do I apply as a school leaver or adult learner?

1. Find your CDU TAFE course

Visit our TAFE courses page to find your course.

Check that you meet the entry requirements and make a note of the course code.

2. Register your interest


Some courses are available for registration using the online registration button below.

Check that your course is available in the drop-down menu and complete your registration.

If your course is not available in the list, give us a call or send us an email and we will register your interest.

Register online

By phone or email

Registering your interest can be easily completed over the phone or via email.

Give us a call on 1800 061 963 or email us at

One of our Student Central staff will help you through the registration process.

3. Complete your enrolment

That's it! Our CDU TAFE team will get in contact to finalise your enrolment and let you know your start date.

How do I apply for an apprenticeship or traineeship?

Australian apprenticeships include both trainees and apprentices who are collectively referred to as Australian apprentices.

1. Secure an apprenticeship or traineeship with an employer

The first step in starting an apprenticeship or traineeship is to secure a position with an employer.

2. Your employer contacts Apprenticeships Australia

Your employer will submit the relevant paperwork to Apprenticeships Australia.

3. Apprenticeships Australia contacts CDU

If CDU is your employer’s elected Registered Training Organisation (RTO), Apprenticeships Australia will contact CDU and we will be in touch to complete your enrolment.

How do I apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)?

RPL recognises your existing skills, knowledge and experience, and count these toward the achievement of a nationally recognised qualification or competency.

Learn more about RPL and Apply

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