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    • Local automotive apprentice tightens the screws on national success

      For most automotive students, success comes in the form of landing employment soon after study. For one North Coast TAFE automotive student however, success in landing a job has come coupled with a gold medal and the chance to represent his country.

      9 Aug 16
    • Award-winning apprentice plumbs the depths of commitment
      Award-winning apprentice plumbs the depths of commitment

      Not many students travel over two hours to study with North Coast TAFE, but that’s what award-winning apprentice plumber Jordan Williams does every week. Hailing from Port Macquarie and working for BJ Crowley Plumbing, Jordan travels over two hours to attend classes at the Glenreagh St. TAFE Campus in Coffs Harbour.

      4 Aug 16
  • TAFE helps early childhood educators push for local rep
    TAFE helps early childhood educators push for local rep

    A group of early childhood educators from across the Mid North Coast met at the Port Macquarie TAFE Campus last Thursday, July 28, to try to establish a Regional Group of NSW Early Childhood Australia.

    4 Aug 16
  • TAFE and Caltex Australia driving vehicle performance

    Utilising the state-of-the-art technology at Kingscliff TAFE’s automotive facility, Caltex Australia and North Coast TAFE are working together to enhance vehicle performance. Graham Armstrong, Head Teacher of Automotive Trades says TAFE’s purpose-built facility is well-equipped to meet the needs of the modern auto industry.

    2 Aug 16
  • TAFE graduate scores high distinctions at university
    TAFE graduate scores high distinctions at university

    Jordan Falckh is learning how to talk to computers and loving the digital language. The Port local started at Newcastle University earlier this year after finishing his Diploma in Information Technology at Port Macquarie TAFE Campus and he is already reaping the rewards, scoring two high distinctions and a distinction in his first semester.

    1 Aug 16
  • TAFE women challenge gender norms in non-traditional trades

    In Australia, women in trades are underrepresented, occupying just 15.3 percent of technical and trade apprenticeships yet students from North Coast TAFE’s Wollongbar Campus are tackling these norms head on, completing automotive, electrotechnology and plumbing apprenticeships.

    1 Aug 16
    • Taking care to gain the competitive edge

      Gaining a competitive edge in an evolving industry can be challenging, especially one that involves a number of one-on-one interactions where no two situations are uniquely the same.

      21 Jul 16
    • North Coast TAFE embraces opportunities in state-wide modernisation plan

      Amidst significant modernisation announcements North Coast TAFE institute director, Elizabeth McGregor, is confident that staff and students along the north coast are well positioned to take advantage of the changes.

      14 Jul 16
  • Wauchope TAFE offers new computer survival course

    For some people, the push to participate in the online computer world may seem immense, especially if you do not feel comfortable performing basic computer tasks.

    11 Jul 16
  • Aboriginal language teacher celebrates her songline
    Aboriginal language teacher celebrates her songline

    For Aboriginal Learning Circle - North Coast TAFE Aboriginal language teacher Rhonda Radley, the songlines theme for this year’s NAIDOC week celebration is especially poignant.

    6 Jul 16
  • Kyah sews up a career in fashion and film

    Local creative, Kyah May Dwyer has unlocked her creative imagination kicking off a dream career sewing and designing costumes for major film productions, using skills that she nurtured and developed at North Coast TAFE Institute.

    5 Jul 16
  • TAFE skills and innovation save local businesses big bucks
    TAFE skills and innovation save local businesses big bucks

    As one of the six North Coast TAFE Institute students to take out an award at the 2016 North Coast Training Awards, Daniel Marks was a standout achiever, a student demonstrating excellence in the classroom and workforce.

    29 Jun 16

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