Concerns have been raised over courses at TasTAFE amid a shortage of markers for Certificate II nursing students in the south.
TasTAFE chief executive Jenny Dodd acknowledged the vocational education provider had recruitment challenges but denied the marker strains for the nursing students would affect other students in the North or North-West.
Ms Dodd said the marking incident was isolated to the Diploma of Nursing and did not affect other courses.
However, three new teachers have joined the team in the south and additional resources were being sourced from interstate to support the marking effort, Ms Dodd said.
In March, electrotechnology students in the south were told that due to a sudden teacher departure their courses would have to be delayed until May.
However, Ms Dodd confirmed this week that the electrotechnology apprentices would begin their training next week, with induction sessions to be held in Launceston and Hobart on August 15.
The issue also gained attention during Parliament this week, with Labor's vocational education spokeswoman Michelle O'Byrne raising the issue with Education Minister Jeremy Rockliff.
Ms O'Byrne said the government was failing to invest in TasTAFE and as a result the training organisation was failing young Tasmanians during a time of skill shortages.
However, Mr Rockliff said the government had increased the budget for TasTAFE to increase student capacity and nursing.
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"In this year's budget we made an extra $2.9m for TasTAFE - it will increase student capacity and teacher numbers in nursing, building and construction and allied trades," he said.
Ms O'Byrne, who put forward a motion during Parliament that would offer free courses at TasTAFE, which was voted down, said the government had failed TasTAFE's students.
"Last month, students in Information Technology Cert IV in Launceston were told their course was being postponed until next year. This year 100 Tasmanians applied to study Construction Cert II but only 12 were accepted due to a lack of teachers," she said.
"Students who were excluded from the construction course were advised to look at other courses, including plumbing and electrotechnology - but neither of these courses are being offered this year."
Ms Dodd said there had been no delays or cancellations for IT courses in Launceston.
The state government is rolling out a plan to introduce 250 new teachers across Tasmanian public schools but none of them are destined for TasTAFE.
Mr Rockliff said that strategy was focused on the Kinder to grade 12 sector, however, the government did plan to introduce more teachers into TasTAFE due to its increased budget for the education provider.
"We have committed additional funding for teacher recruitment and more student places, and TasTAFE are putting in place effective strategies to support teaching in priority industry areas.
"Along with the $2.9m investment made in this year's budget we are recruiting more teachers in Allied Trades (painting, tiling, bricklaying, plastering, floor technology) as well as plumbing and electrotechnology," he said.
Ms Dodd said recruitment challenges were not unique to Tasmania and TasTAFE.
"Teacher recruitment has been a challenge while the industry is buoyant, particularly in traditional trades. We are working hard to actively recruit more teachers," she said.