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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
    All day at Ballina; Casino ...

    Monday 21 September to Monday 5 October

    21 Sep 15
    Event
  • The room is filling up at the #slimdustycentre for the #macleayargusbusinessawards. North Coast TAFE are gold sponsors so looking forward to a great night and good luck to the nominees! #nctafe #expressyourself #kempsey

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  • Are you an apprentice plumber? Applications are now open for the Rheem Australia 2015 Plumber grants! You could win one of 25 grants from Rheem worth $1000 each. Click on the link to apply today! http://www.rheem.com.au/apprentice

    1 Aug 1 Like
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  • Director Elizabeth McGregor with triple TAFE award winner Bernadette O' Sullivan #nctafe @peedeestation #nswbcawards http://t.co/1byBtbKzc2

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    • Institute Director Elizabeth McGregor talks about the bright future of #nctafe at the @macleayargus business awards http://t.co/sqFOLDtVDs

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    • Are you an apprentice plumber? Applications are now open for the Rheem Australia 2015 Plumber grants! You could win one of 25 grants from Rheem worth $1000 each. Click on the link to apply today! http://www.rheem.com.au/apprentice

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  • Are you an apprentice plumber? Applications are now open for the Rheem Australia 2015 Plumber grants! You could win one of 25 grants from Rheem worth $1000 each. Click on the link to apply today! http://www.rheem.com.au/apprentice

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  • Are you an apprentice plumber? Applications are now open for the Rheem Australia 2015 Plumber grants! You could win one of 25 grants from Rheem worth $1000 each. Click on the link to apply today! http://www.rheem.com.au/apprentice

    1 Aug 0 Like
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  • RT @Mela_What: @nctafe Chris Zanardi wins Young Business Exec2015@Manning Gloucester/GreatLakes BusAwards 2015 TareeTAFE's Deb Kelly http:/…

    1 Aug 3 Retweets
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  • Manning Valley Business Chamber 2015 business Awards NCTAFE's Deb Kelly awarding Young Business Executive Winner Chris Zanardi of Wingham Beef Exports- Well Done!

    31 Jul 3 Likes
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