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    • Are you tech-savvy with strong computer skills? Are you a problem solver who is up for a challenge? Information technology courses at Grafton TAFE prepare you to take up exciting, well-paid jobs as Australia’s ICT industry booms. Whether you’re a complete beginner or at an advanced level wanting to grow your skills, courses from Certificate II to Diploma levels are running and enrolments are open now! Check out courses here or contact 1300 628 233 for more information: http://ow.ly/XM6dO #nctafe #thankyourself

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    • On the 2016 anniversary of the National Apology, let's recognise the commitment and passion of everyone working to make a difference for Aboriginal people on the North Coast and across Australia.

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  • Free pizza and music for our students today, what a great way to study :)

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  • Certificate II in Kitchen Operations at Grafton campus is enrolling now! Whether you are seeking an apprenticeship, looking for work or returning to work, this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to understand the basics of food preparation, process, storage and service. Students work in our industry standard commercial kitchen on-campus. The kitchen features modern facilities and expert teaching from friendly, helpful staff. Get hands on experience in a real restaurant environment servicing our customers in our restaurant, Dining on Clarence Government subsidised places and Fee Free Scholarships are available for eligible students. Call 1300 628 233 or visit http://ow.ly/YpEsV to enrol now.

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  • This looks like a fantastic project for anyone with an interest in screen, or local artists :)

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  • Look at the fantastic meals our students are preparing at our campus training restaurant. One of today's meals was king prawns with semi dried arancini, yum!

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    • Everyone belongs. We are celebrating Harmony Day at Grafton TAFE by sharing the range of native languages our students speak. Harmony Day is about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone. Can you recognise some of the languages below?

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    • A massive congratulations to all of our 2015 graduates and award winners, and thank you to those who celebrated at our annual Awards of Excellence in Grafton last night. A special mention to Gold Award winner and student of the year, Jason Tebay, for his incredible achievements in Certificate IV Community Services. Our teachers, staff and fellow students wish all of you the best for your future successes, you've truly earned it :) Photo: Deborah Johnson (Community Services Head Teacher), Jason Tebay (Gold Award Winner), Trish Dengate (Community Services Teacher), Michelle Willott (community Services Teacher)

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  • Do you start your study sessions with good intentions, but then get overwhelmed? Help is at hand with these sure-fire tips to get you through the Semester. #nctafe #graftontafe #thankyourself

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  • There has never been a better time to become a tradie! "Eric Lynch, licensed electrician and director of ElectricSun, says he's able to earn between $65 and $75 an hour" Your journey to a trade starts here! www.northcoasttafe.edu.au #nctafe #graftontafe #thankyourself

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  • "Dare to dream and dare to stand out. Get off the beaten path.” ― Denise Pitre. What's your dream? www.northcoasttafe.edu.au #nctafe #graftontafe #thankyourself

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  • Well done to our Community Services students for getting behind such a great cause! Putting skills into real world use for positive change. Smart AND kind: a great combination to have around Grafton campus. Donations are still being accepted as part of this great "yarn bomb" initiative! www.northcoasttafe.edu.au The Daily Examiner #nctafe #graftontafe #thankyourself

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