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Information for high-school students

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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Apprenticeship & traineeship opportunities

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

    • 6 Oct
      Term four begins
      All day at Ballina; Casino ...

      Most on-campus classes resume this week

      6 Oct 15
      Event
    • 6 Oct
      Term four begins
      All day at Ballina; Casino ...

      Most on-campus classes resume this week

      6 Oct 15
      Event
  • 21 Sep
    Spring student vacation
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    Monday 21 September to Monday 5 October

    21 Sep 15
    Event
  • 13 Jul
    Semester two begins
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    Most on-campus classes start this week

    13 Jul 15
    Event
  • 13 Jul
    Semester two begins
    All day at Ballina; Casino ...

    Most on-campus classes start this week

    13 Jul 15
    Event
  • Have you decided what course to enrol in for semester 2? The international time keeping community (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leap_second) has given you all a whole extra second to plan your future. What will you do with the extra time?

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    • Do you have a flair for colour and design? A passion for fashion? Starting semester 2, kick off your fashion career with the following courses at Wollongbar TAFE. Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology (LMT31407-01V03) http://ow.ly/OUJiS Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology (NRT) (LMT50307-01V04) http://ow.ly/OUJhy Learn practical skills from our expert teachers, explore your creativity, and in the diploma course, get real work experience in a placement with a fashion organisation. Government subsidies and VET FEE Help available to eligible students - ask us about fee free scholarships! For more information, visit the links above or call 1300 628 233.

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    • Trouble deciding your study in Sem 2? Here's an extra second to ponder with http://t.co/EHR9ZvO9MQ #leapsecond http://t.co/qlBFqTgAMS

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  • RT Thanks @Mayorjd, social reporter: Free #hospitality training for 17-24 yr olds #Lismore @YWCANSW & @nctafe http://t.co/sU9ntR36pX

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  • Great story in the national media this weekend about ' young doctors' in Kempsey learning how to improve health in the Aboriginal community. #kempsey #macleayvalleycoast

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  • It's that time of year when our students compete against each other for a place in the World Skills competition. We wish all students the very best as they progress through the competitions!

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  • Worldskills beauty students had a great day competing and showing off their skills and amazing talent on Friday.

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