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Certificate II in Skills for Work and Training

Wondering if you can get credit for your course?

For individual students TAFE recognises the skills and knowledge that you may have gained through previous studies, work and life experiences.


Diploma of Graphic Design

Study options to suit you

Campus, online or
distance learning options

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Payment options to suit you

Don’t let money worries
hold you back

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Fantastic student support

Discover the North Coast TAFE difference

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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.

Information for high-school students 

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.

Information for Apprenticeship & traineeship opportunities 

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.

Information for the Aboriginal Learning Circle 
Calculate your course fee for 2015
Calculate your course fee for 2015
Whether you are new to North Coast TAFE or an existing student, use our fee calculator to check what fees you will need to pay in 2015.
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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
    • 21 Sep
      Spring student vacation
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      Monday 21 September to Monday 5 October

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

    13 Jul 15
  • 22 Jun
    Winter student vacation
    All day at Ballina; Casino ...

    Monday 22 June to Sunday 12 July

    22 Jun 15
  • 20 Apr
    Term two begins
    All day at Ballina; Casino ...

    Most on-campus classes resume this week

    20 Apr 15
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