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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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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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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
  • Some very important people toured Kingscliff campus today to talk about industry partnerships with North Coast TAFE. Minister for Regional Development, Skills and Small Business John Barilaro and Tweed MP Geoff Provest met with Managing Director of TAFE NSW Pam Christie and our Institute Director Elizabeth McGregor. They saw first-hand the state-of-the-art automotive facility, the portable classroom especially built to teach students at construction sites and our industry partnered installation of solar panels for students to learn leading skills in the solar industry. Mr Barilaro and Mr Provest took extra time to check in with our Specialist Makeup and Cookery students and share a laugh.

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  • Minister for Regional Development, Skills and Small Business, John Barilaro joined the Member for Tweed Geoff Provest on a tour of the campus facilities, taking in the state-of-the-art automotive facility, innovative solar energy training partnership and onsite delivery space allowing construction students to learn where construction happens. Mr Barilaro was hosted by Managing Director for TAFE NSW Pam Christie and North Coast TAFE Institute Director Elizabeth McGregor, executive staff and members of the Institute Advisory Council.

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  • 29 Jul
    Get A Grip on Assessments Workshop
    12:30 pm at Kingscliff

    Get clarity and advice on report and essay writing in this library-hosted workshop

    29 Jul 15
    Event
    • History comes to life with Celeste and her spooky offsiders, Lil’ Jenny and Bruce as they lead you on a winding path through the misty pasts of Kempseyites who have kicked the oxygen habit for good! Prepare to hear bone chilling accounts of untimely and unusual deaths, uplifting stories of the human spirit, quirky insights into the hows, whys and wherefores of the sleepy inhabitants of this particular and picturesque marble town. Heroes, convicts and trailblazers - the stories of individuals who forged the town as we know it. #Kempsey #macleayvalleycoast

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    • RT @Genevoenergy: Thnks @JohnBarilaroMP great pres @nctafe Kingscliff. @tafensw energy storage industry partnership with @Genevoenergy http…

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  • Talking Origin, Masterchef and future cookery skills with #nctafe students @JohnBarilaroMP @GeoffProvest100 http://t.co/WlE3KdsWUm

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  • MD Pam Christie says "we are investing in the online space... Our students are moving online" #meetingstudentneeds http://t.co/J2FevH0W9U

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  • Our MD Elizabeth McGregor with @tafensw MD Pam Christie, @JohnBarilaroMP and @GeoffProvest100 tour auto facilities http://t.co/eGNdmWg5Vy

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  • RT @JohnBarilaroMP: Joining @GeoffProvest100 today to tour the facilities and meet staff and students of Kingscliff @tafensw @nctafe

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