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Diploma of Graphic Design

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Get a step closer to your dream career while you’re still at school. Our practical learning pathways into TAFE, uni or work can put you ahead of the pack.

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Jump into paid work, develop your skills and gain a nationally accredited qualification at the same time. We’re the largest provider of on and off the job traineeships and apprenticeships on the north coast.

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Aboriginal Learning Circle

Collaborating across the state with a shared vision for the achievement of culturally appropriate solutions for Aboriginal people, communities, organisations and employers.

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Student life

    • 23 Sep
      Spring student vacation
      08:16 am

      23 September - 7 October

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    • The national Worldskills opening ceremony is over and competition has officially begun! Best of luck Jade and Gemma, we are all cheering for you!

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  • Halfway through the week and we are on the countdown to the semester break! Well done to all our students...only one more semester to go until the end of the year - woo hoo!

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  • Halfway through the week and we are on the countdown to the semester break! Well done to all our students...only one more semester to go until the end of the year - woo hoo!

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  • Recycle your old clothes! The Kempsey TAFE fashion students are hosting a fashion garment swap at the Macleay River Festival this Saturday 20th. Tomorrow is the last day to bring your clothes into TAFE or you can bring them along on the day of the festival. #nctafe #expressyourself #Kempsey #macleayriverfestival #macleayvalley

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  • The excitement is building for the Certificate II community services students as they prepare for the packing this afternoon at 3pm of the midwife birthing kits! Here on campus in the conference room, drop in!

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    • The Macleay River Festival is shaping up to be a very fine, fun, family event by the river this Saturday. Check out their Facebook page and come and say hello to the TAFE staff and students on the day. #nctafe #expressyourself #kempsey #macleayriverfestival #macleayvalley

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    • Did you know that North Coast TAFE is on Instagram? Follow us via @nctafe and then show your love by double tapping on the image below!

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  • If you fancy a treat for lunch today make sure to head to the 'Hole in the Wall Cafe' at 12:30pm. On the menu are....biscuits, minestrone soup with a bread roll, and delicious gourmet hot dogs.

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  • What a great sunny day today...even better now because there is a $1 student association BBQ on at noon.

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  • SAVE THE DATE! Saturday 25 October 14 - Would you or someone you know like to join our Community Garage Sale, and recycle some of your unwanted items :)

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  • Tomorrow morning, Port Macquarie TAFE will be hosting an information session for the Aboriginal Learner Driver Program. If you are interested in registering, please contact Jared on 0427 008 091 for more details.

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