Pacific Technical And Further Education (Pacific TAFE)

Pacific TAFE

About Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE)

Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) is a strategically amalgamated and integrated learning and teaching section which offers high quality Skills Based Qualifications (SBQ’s), Foundation and Preliminary studies. The programmes provide employment opportunities at entry and para professional levels, pathways for higher studies at USP where approved, and career advancement for working people. The four learning and teaching units are; 

  • College of Business, Tourism & Hospitality 
  • College of Arts & Humanities 
  • College of Science, Technology & Environment
  •  Workforce Development Training Unit (WDTU) 

Pacific TAFE has achieved Registered Training Organisation (RTO) status with Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).This means that Pacific TAFE can deliver qualifications which are accredited with Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and has global recognition. The qualification on the scope of registration is BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice.

Nineteen (19) of its qualifications have been externally accredited on the Fiji Qualifications Framework          (FQF) by Fiji Higher Education Commission (FHEC) and these also appear on Pacific Register of Qualifications and Standards ( PRQS).

The Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery, Certificate IV in Hospitality Operations and Certificate III in Patisserie programmes are internationally accredited by International Centre of Excellence in Tourism & Hospitality Education (THE-ICE).

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care and Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care qualifications have been internationally accredited by Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

Certificate III in Community Development and Diploma of Counselling (Level 5) programmes are internationally accredited by Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA).

Diploma of Library and Information Services has been accredited by Australian Library and Information Association

The Certificate IV in Information Technology (Support), Diploma of Information Technology ( Level 5), Certificate IV in Accounting , Diploma of Accounting (Level 5), Certificate IV in Office Management, Diploma of Office Management (Level 5) qualifications have received recognition from Skills International New Zealand.

The Certificate III in Small Business Development and Management programme has been endorsed by Small Business Association of Australia (SBAA)

The Foundation Arts, Foundation Business, Foundation Science Programmes  have been given recognition by Universities New Zealand .


The WDTU of Pacific TAFE is a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) United Kingdom certified centre and offers accredited short courses; currently 20 short courses are fully accredited.

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Pacific Technical And Further Education (Pacific TAFE)
The University of the South Pacific
Statham ICT Park
Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji
Tel: +679 323 1223