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6 Objectives

(1) In exercising its functions, the TAFE Commission must:
(a) ensure that it provides technical and further education services to meet the needs of individuals and the skill needs of the workforce and, in particular, ensure that it provides basic and pre-vocational education as well as vocational education and training, and
(b) provide adults and young persons with a range of technical and further education services that recognise the changing nature of the working environment and the need for new skills and re-training, and
(c) provide, through formal arrangements and after consultation, technical and further education services that are relevant to the needs of industry, business, students and other client groups, and
(d) provide students with the maximum opportunity for progression by the linking or other articulation of courses and programs provided by the TAFE Commission and between those courses and programs and those provided by other education and training providers, and
(e) provide educationally or vocationally disadvantaged groups (such as women, Aborigines, persons of non-English speaking background, persons with disabilities and persons in rural areas) with access to technical and further education services, including a range of appropriate specialised services, and
(f) consult with relevant agencies to promote the effective and efficient use of resources and co-operation between TAFE establishments and other educational institutions.
(2) Nothing in this section gives rise to, or can be taken into account in, any civil cause of action.

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