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Newcastle Knights and Hunter TAFE at the partnership launch
We help train leaders...we help train the next generation...but not the way you think 
As TAFE NSW continues to build deeper relationships with businesses and industry, we contribute to supporting the education, skills and prosperity of our region. 
We train the Newcastle Knights for their future. World class, quality, flexible and tailored education. We can help develop your workforce too! 
How we have trained the Knights  
Foundation Media Skills
A number of key Knights players undertook this program as part of the development of their media skills. The program was built as an intensive short course for up and coming NRL talent. Tailored to assist players build an understanding of the media, develop key messages and engage confidently with the media in a range of situations. This program has since been delivered to two other NRL clubs and to club senior management.
Governance in Sport
Knights and Newcastle Rugby League staff and management are undertaking a program developed in consultation with the Knights to provide the necessary skills and knowledge required for effective Governance in Sport.
Skills Exchange
A TAFE Training Manager will Hot Desk at the Knights premises in Mayfield one day per month, providing on the ground support, study and career guidance in conjunction with the Knights Education and Welfare team.
Staff Development Skills
We have worked with Knights Education and Welfare staff on advice and support in career development skills. From courses ranging from Business to Youth Work, Project Management and a Video Editing short course. TAFE NSW Knights staff are building on their existing skills, specific to competencies they needed on the job.
Work Placement
The Knights will take part in the TAFE NSW Workplace Program next year, enabling selected TAFE NSW students to complete work experience with the Knights in their related field of study. Students will cover discipline areas such as Events, Business Administration, Nutrition, Media, Greenkeeping, Retail, Marketing and Youth Work.
Access to TAFE Facilities
TAFE NSW has facilitated a dedicated space at Newcastle Campus, for off-field study and training to support the development of elite youth athletes in the Club’s Under 20s Youth Cup team. The Knights Sports Hub offers a specialist education centre, study hub, lecture theater and training oval and amenities. 
If you would like to know how TAFE NSW can help your business, arrange a Business Health Check!