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Certificate II in Skills for Work and Training

Wondering if you can get credit for your course?

For individual students TAFE recognises the skills and knowledge that you may have gained through previous studies, work and life experiences.


Diploma of Graphic Design

Study options to suit you

Campus, online or
distance learning options

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Don’t let money worries
hold you back

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Fantastic student support

Discover the North Coast TAFE difference

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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.

Information for high-school students 

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.

Information for Apprenticeship & traineeship opportunities 

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.

Information for the Aboriginal Learning Circle 
Calculate your course fee for 2015
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Whether you are new to North Coast TAFE or an existing student, use our fee calculator to check what fees you will need to pay in 2015.
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Student life

    • To all our clever cookery students: create a recipe by 8 March to show off your region's food to win your chance to be published by the ABC! For more info visit:

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    • Can you guess who?

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  • Come and join the fun, tell your family and friends

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  • There's been lots media reports over the last few years of jellyfish numbers on the rise and speculation on whether it is a natural phenomenon or due to changes to ecosystems. Check out this whopper that washed up in Tasmania recently.

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  • Today we are starting something new....Tuesday Tunes @ CHEC (to be held on the first Tuesday of each month). So join us from Noon in the Quad and enjoy the very talented Sarah whilst the Student Association runs one of its $1 BBQ's.

    3 Mar 1 Like
  • For as little as $13 a week you can start a brilliant new chapter in your life with a course @nctafe

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    • #nctafe bricklaying quals can be delivered on the job in North Coast or New England, no HSC required. Call on 1300 628 233 to find out how.

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    • Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!

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  • Imogen left school early… and now she's on her career path through a North Coast TAFE skills for study or work course.

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  • Congratulations to all of the winners at the recent Ballina Campus Student Achievement Awards.

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  • Some of the Big River Timber guys in today's OH&S White Card training. This particular course was made available for these workers by North Coast TAFE and supported by Clarence Valley Council.

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  • The pure Joy of expressing yourself! Can you shake it? Shall we dance at lunchtime? Do you know anyone in the video dancing with Tommy Franklin?

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