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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
  • TAFE assisting parents and students from Elanora High School with VET qualifications available for senior students and future education and training options.

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  • TAFE assisting parent and students from Elanora High School with VET qualifications available for senior students and future education and training options.

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  • RT @tafensw: Cementing the industry’s future http://t.co/gSvTPmkuvB http://t.co/TOg3hmseUs

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    • Well the cold snap is back, which means we are going to be firing up the BBQ on campus tomorrow...Wednesday 5th August. So don't miss out on our famous $1 Student Association BBQ, on from Noon in the Gathering Space.

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    • Here's a novel application for prawn shells. They guarantee it doesn't smell!

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  • We're honoured to have been a sponsor of the Hastings Business Women's Network 2015 Mentor Program, with graduates recently celebrating a big year in Port Macquarie. For more info on upcoming North Coast TAFE professional skills events through Hastings Women's Business Network, visit their page below.

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  • Some of our Certificate III Conservation Land Management students showing off their incredible work at the Clarence Green Army Projects Launch along Yamba Road this afternoon. A number of our students have found employment with EnviTE and Clarence Valley Council whilst studying with us this year. Pictured are (left to right): Josh Vanagas, Mick Webb (EnviTE Environment Project Officer), Dane Panzran, and Heather Mitchell (TAFE Teacher).

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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. Visit http://www.rheem.com.au/apprentice and apply today!

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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. Visit http://www.rheem.com.au/apprentice and apply today!

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