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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
  • This is good news for the oyster industry on the mid-north coast. This little snippet of video shows how beautifully clean the area is.

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  • Some amazing work from our students

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  • Ladies looking for a makeover in the Richmond Valley region? Help out our student... see callout for a model below https://t.co/o5BBU5boMg

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    • RT @tafensw: Frank talks about his harrowing journey from a refugee camp in Sierra Leone to TAFE NSW student http://t.co/GYR6lMDYwQ

      3 Sep 1 Retweet
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    • www.nbnnews.com.au

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  • Another beautiful day on campus! How good is Spring!?

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  • 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!

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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

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

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