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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
  • A great story in the local paper today. Make sure you get to the Glenreagh Street campus and checkout the Worldskills competition. Tuesday the 1st, 10-12. Spectators very welcome

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  • Great story in the local paper today. Make sure you get to the Glenreagh Street Campus and check out the Worldskills competition, Tuesday the 1st between 10 and 12. Spectators very welcome.

    29 Aug 4 Likes
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  • 29 Aug
    Worldskills Northern Rivers Regional Competition - Automotive
    08:00 am at Kingscliff

    Students compete against each other in their trade, vying for a place at the National finals.

    29 Aug 15
    Event
    • 29 Aug
      Worldskills Northern Rivers Regional Competition - Automotive
      08:00 am

      Students compete against each other in their trade, vying for a place at the National finals.

      29 Aug 15
      Event
    • Robot nanofish... we're wondering if they can be farmed?

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  • Drop on by for the Deadly Yarn Up at Kempsey TAFE this Monday 31 August from 10am- 2pm hosted by the #aboriginallearningcircle to find out more about education pathways. There will be lots of laughs with comedian Kevin Kropinyeri, a BBQ lunch and plenty of tea/coffee and cakes/biccies. #itsbig #itsdeadly #yarnups #dunghutti #alcnorthcoast #toodeadly #nctafe #kempsey #expressyourself

    28 Aug 4 Likes
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  • Are you rowing or drifting?

    28 Aug 12 Likes
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  • Our retail students are creating some amazing displays for the Mad Hatters Tea Party coming up at Sails Resort in September. All in a day's work at North Coast TAFE!

    28 Aug 3 Likes
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  • Congratulations to the Diploma Community Services students who hosted the 'Allergy Awareness' event at Taree Campus Yesterday ... you guys rock

    28 Aug 18 Likes
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