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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 very funny Kevin Kropinyeri has been entertaining students, staff and visitors to our Kempsey and Taree campuses these last few days as part of a series of Yarn Ups for the Aboriginal Learning Circle - North Coast TAFE. He's got a message for you all in the below video!

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  • Jack Ate the Beanstalk in State Finals
    Jack Ate the Beanstalk in State Finals

    A second chance proved successful for musician and Diploma of Sound Production student Nicko Bird when his new band, Jack Ate the Beanstalk, won last week’s Battle of the Bands Competition at Grafton TAFE.

    1 Sep 15
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  • Congratulations to everyone who made the Top Ten, including our very own Sally Goodfellow! All the best of luck with choosing a winner, judges...

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    • Dont forget Kevin is on our CHEC Campus tomorrow from 11am in T Block ( the Gym) Come and say hi, get a selfie with Kevin and enjoy a yarn and a sausage.

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    • Dont forget Kevin is on our Campus tomorrow from 11am in T Block ( the Gym) come and say hi, get a selfie with Kevin and enjoy a yarn and a sausage.

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  • WorldSkills 2015 competition being held at our Glenreagh St Campus today for both construction and plumbing....good luck to all.

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  • Come along tonight and support our students in action as they showcase their talents.

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  • It's not just plumbing having all the fun today, our future carpenters are competing hard at our 2015 Worldskills competition on campus. #worldskills #carpenters #nctafe

    1 Sep 1 Like
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  • Worldskills at North Coast TAFEs Glenreagh St campus is well underway. The battle in our plumbing competition is fierce. #nctafe #plumbing #tradie #worldskills

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