Samantha Hicks upskill at TAFE NSW Nyngan

TAFE NSW student Samantha Hicks.

TAFE NSW student Samantha Hicks.

Nyngan's Samantha Hicks is creating a business plan for success at TAFE NSW.

According to the 2018 TAFE Strategy west region snapshot, it was revealed 3.6 per cent of jobs in the technology and business service sector in regional NSW are set to boom over the next three years.

Ms Hicks is now on the path to success after choosing to undertaking a TAFE NSW business services course studying a Certificate III in Business Administration and then a Certificate III in Business (Medical). She is now furthering her knowledge in a Certificate IV in Business Administration.

"I've really enjoyed studying at TAFE NSW to broaden my skills to work in a range of business settings," Ms Hicks said.

"I've built solid skills in diary management, Microsoft Office programs and have learnt how to work with various customers and patients."


The mother of three decided to upskill at TAFE NSW after her children had grown.

"Flexibility was really important to me when making the decision to study and TAFE NSW has made it really easy for me, enabling me to work around my children and study when it suits me from home," she said.

"The teachers are amazing and are only a phone call or email away if I need them."

TAFE NSW Business Services Teacher, Rosemarie Colosi said Ms Hicks was a fantastic student who was able to combine her TAFE NSW study with the demands of raising a young family.

"She completed all her work in a professional manner with exceptional time management," she said.

"Samantha is now well equipped with job-ready skills and has a bright future in the business services industry ahead of her."

The Certificate III in Business Administration is available for the Nyngan community to enrol in for semester one at TAFE NSW.

"I'm really looking forward to working in the industry, but first I would like to study all that I can, to be the best I can be," Ms Hicks added.

"Once I complete the Certificate IV in Business Administration I have the Diploma of Business Administration in my sights."

To find out more about studying business courses at TAFE NSW Nyngan, phone 13 16 01 or visit