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Technology for Learning: Software for Download

Microsoft Office 365 - Free for TAFE NSW Students

Office 365

TAFE NSW Office 365 - TAFE NSW students have free access to Office 365 which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, OneDrive (Includes 50 GB of storage) and Teams for your desktop or mobile devices including Android, iPad, and Windows tablets. Other apps are Calendar, People, Tasks, To-Do and Whiteboard. The software is available to you for the duration of your course. To get started students go to:

You can use Office 365 online or download the software and install it on your computer. The desktop version will take 9 GB of space on a computer.

For more detailed instructions click the link below.

Suggested Office 365 Resources

read&write for TAFE NSW

read&write is a software program that provides reading, comprehension, writing and study skills support across multiple operating systems, web browsers and document formats (including Microsoft Office 365, Google files and PDFs). read&write is available on all educational computers in TAFE NSW and is available for download on personal computers. For more information read the flyer below.

If you wish to install the software on your own device, use the appropriate instructions. Remember when searching for the software on Google Play and the Apple store, that read&write is one word.

Virtual Student Desktop

This service is available to students that require specific software to complete their course. Some products like Visio and Project are further restricted due to available licences.

Teachers must submit an access request for the Virtual Student Desktop on behalf of eligible students.

Available software via the Virtual Desktop:

  • Adobe Reader DC and Adobe Acrobat DC
  • ATO Record Keeping
  • Java 8 Update 221
  • MS Office 365 ProPlus and MS OneDrive
  • MS Project Pro 2019
  • MS Visio Pro 2019
  • MYOB
  • Pracsoft by Medical Director
  • Typequick and TypequickSkillEvaluator

You also have access to VLC Media Player, 7-Zip and ReadAndWriteGold.