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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
  • We had so much fun at last night's HBWN Business Bootcamp - can't wait for the next one! Thanks to everyone who made it and a special mention to Julie Robbins for her captivating presentation on collaborative technologies. Work smarter, not harder, people!

    3 Sep 1 Like
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  • Diploma of Community Services student Frankie Skinner in a Macleay Argus story about doing volunteer reading for the Kempsey Little Readers Program. She's also doing her work placement at Kempsey Macleay Homestart which helps support families with parenting skills. Great to know our students are doing such positive work out in the local community- go Frankie! #nctafe #expressyourself #macleayvalley

    3 Sep 0 Like
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  • Spring has arrived at Trenayr campus. An early morning storm and now beautiful clear sky.

    3 Sep 1 Like
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    • #nctafe #Metals&Engineering EXPO@Newman College #Port Macquarie. Richard Griffiths taking enquiries via iPads #future http://t.co/99dvL5Pe3E

      3 Sep 0 Retweet
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    • Congratulations to our talented Hair,Beauty & Secialist Makeup students at Kingscliff TAFE

      2 Sep 0 Like
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  • Our plumbing and carpentry students at Coffs Harbour campus were put through their paces yesterday in separate Worldskills competitions. The winners will represent Nid North Coast in the state competitions later this year. All students did an amazing job! To check out the carpentry action, visit the Coffs Harbour TAFE page.

    2 Sep 6 Likes
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  • If you have retail experience but want to take the next step, a Certificate III in Retail Operations will give you an edge! Starting 8 October with classes locally delivered at Byron Community Centre, you can learn the art of merchandising and customer service in this nationally accredited course. Come to the information session 18 September from 10am or for more information visit http://ow.ly/RtSv5.

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  • The Deadly Yarn Up is running down at the Sports Centre at T Block now...come on CHEC it out. Plenty to see and free tucker.

    2 Sep 3 Likes
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  • Its Superhero Day for Muscular Dystrophy at Lismore TAFE today, helping fight for a cure by raising awareness and money.

    2 Sep 19 Likes
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