The Gordon

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The Gordon Institute of TAFE has been providing quality education for 130 years.

  • Only 55 minutes from Melbourne
  • Small class sizes of 12 - 20 students
  • Guaranteed pathways into university degrees
  • State-of-the-art living and learning facilities
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The Gordon Institute of TAFE

Looking for quality education and lifestyle? It’s all at The Gordon Institute of TAFE …

The Gordon Institute of TAFE has been providing quality education for over 130 years.

The Gordon welcomed their first international students in 1920 and since then students from over 75 countries have come to The Gordon to study a range of certificate, diploma and advanced diploma courses.

Their small classroom sizes, hands-on training, guaranteed work placements and pathways to university will help you get the skills you need to succeed in your future career.

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Study Experience

The Gordon Institute of TAFE excels at hands-on learning and produces graduates who are work-ready. In fact, its graduates achieve a higher employment rate than the regional average. (Source: 2015 National Centre for Vocational Education and Research’s annual Student Outcomes Survey).

The Gordon Institute of TAFE works closely with many employers in the region to provide work experience and networking opportunities to its students. 

For those wanting to pathway to university, The Gordon offers guaranteed entry pathways to Deakin University and credit transfers to many other Australian universities.

Location

The Gordon has three main campus locations across Geelong and Werribee, offering you choice, convenience, affordability and great lifestyle benefits.

Experience the Geelong Lifestyle

Geelong is a student-friendly, coastal city only 55 minutes from Melbourne and 35 minutes from the Great Ocean Road. Close to the city, country and coast, Geelong offers an affordable cost of living and a wonderful sense of community.

Geelong is the second largest city in Victoria there is no shortage of fun-filled activities for students to do on weekends, from learning to surf, to seeing Australian wildlife and heading to music, food and cultural festivals.

Study in Werribee, one of Melbourne’s fastest growing suburbs!

Werribee is a suburb on the western edge of Melbourne that is easily accessible by public transport, it only takes 30 minutes by train to travel to the Melbourne city centre.

Werribee is surrounded by some of the most culturally diverse and fastest growing Melbourne suburbs, including Point Cook, Hoppers Crossing, Tarneit and Wyndham Vale.

Their Werribee Campus is located on Watton Street, which is right in the heart of the urban city centre and boasts brand-new, state-of-the-art labs and classrooms.

Geelong City Campus

Their Geelong City Campus has a unique blend of historic architecture and modern training facilities. It is conveniently located in the Geelong city centre and is opposite the Geelong Train Station.

Courses offered here include:

  • Accounting
  • Community Services (Social Work)
  • Early Childhood Education
  • ELICOS
  • Graphic Design
  • Individual Support (Aged Care)
  • Nursing
  • Cookery and Patisserie
  • Hairdressing
  • Laboratory Technology

Geelong East Campus

Located just 10 minutes from the Geelong City Campus, their East Geelong Campus is home to state-of-the-art trade training facilities and their on-campus accommodation.

Courses offered here include:

  • Building Design
  • Interior Design
  • Building and Construction
  • Carpentry
  • Horticulture
  • Conservation and Land Management
  • Information Technology
  • Remedial Massage

Werribee Campus

Located only 30 minutes from Melbourne, their brand-new campus in Werribee offers even more choice and flexibility on where to study. This new modern campus has facilities for classroom-based training and practical hands-on training.

Courses offered here include:

  • ELICOS
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Individual Support (Aged Care)
  • Nursing

Campus Facilities

The Gordon Institute of TAFE enjoys purpose-built facilities that are designed to replicate industry environments so that students experience what it is like to work in the real world.

These facilities are constantly being upgraded to reflect industry standards. In fact, more than AUD18 million has been spent in the last five years on redevelopments, infrastructure and equipment upgrades across a number of areas.

On-campus Accommodation

Living in on-campus accommodation is a once in a lifetime experience and a great way to meet people from all around the world! Read more about this and the very affordable accommodation costs in the Student Residence section.

Interested? Read more to find out what the study experience at The Gordon Institute of TAFE could be like…

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COSTS PER YEAR*
OVERALL COST OF LIVING

A$18610

AVERAGE PRIVATE RENT

A$9600

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

A$12600

VOCATIONAL

A$12630

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

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Provider code:00011G

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Jane Leyka, Philippines 5

It was easy to process your application and I am going to have the opportunity to study abroad program.

In English University i could say that at first it was hard for me to understand what I am learning. But the more i study i can say that i have learned lot. It really does helped me. And i can also share my skills and knowledge to the people who are interested to learn.

In English University i could say that at first it was hard for me to understand what I am learning. But the more i study i can say that i have learned lot. It really does helped me. And i can also share my skills and knowledge to the people who are interested to learn.

MAGNO, Philippines 5

Gordon Institute completes my learning knowledge and experience to stepped on what I have now, the best choice I've got!

Gordon Institute of TAFE is a great school I can spell in terms of education. All teachers are very supportive and friendly to international students like us. The best thing I love is... the school provide us best learning with complete training facilities which enable us to apply our courses immediatel read full review

Gordon Institute of TAFE is a great school I can spell in terms of education. All teachers are very supportive and friendly to international students like us. The best thing I love is... the school provide us best learning with complete training facilities which enable us to apply our courses immediately. Plus it's easy access in trains and buses, free internet access, big library,huge campus and friendly people... show less

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