Ballina

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About our Ballina campus

Ballina TAFE Campus is a warm and welcoming place to study, with a close-knit community of friendly teachers, supportive staff and a large multicultural population of students.

Our innovative campus is home to a state-of-the-art maritime section with simulated training equipment and an operational boat for practical lessons. Here you will find specialised learning environments for nursing, retail and business as well training programs for general education, information technology and welfare.

The Northern Rivers region is brimming with things to do on land and sea, and is renowned for its quality beaches like nearby Byron Bay. The township of Ballina is an expanding regional centre, located at the entrance to the Richmond River in the Bundjalung Aboriginal nation.

If you’re looking to enter the workforce armed with invaluable experience and practical skills, check out the courses available at our Ballina TAFE Campus.

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Address
154 Burnet Street BALLINA NSW 2478
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Telephone
(02) 6681 8900
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To locate a disability consultant for the Ballina campus, visit the Disability Support Services page.

Quick facts at a glance

800+

currently enrolled students

50+

qualified staff providing quality education

5+

years industry experience to teach at North Coast TAFE

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Facilities available at Ballina Campus

  • Disabled parking
  • Cafe
  • Extensive nursing labs
  • Library
  • State of the art maritime facility
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Student life

    • Are you interested in applying for the Australian Defence Force, but lack Year 10 level English, Maths and Science qualifications? The Defence Force Preparation course is designed to provide you with the skills required for your application. The AEET Framework courses are structured around the National Employability Skills and are supported by the AEET Framework Reaccreditation Project Reference Group representing key industry and community groups. There are no formal educational requirements for this course; however, literacy skills will be assessed prior to entry to the course. If you would like more information, you can contact us on 1300 628 233 or visit http://www.northcoasttafe.edu.au/find-a-course/course-search-results.aspx?searchtext=Defence+Preperation

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    • Do you wish to gain your L or P plates? Our Foundation Skills for Learner Drivers course is a specialised course for learners who have a clear, personalised goal of getting their L's or P's licence. You will learn about support networks and legal requirements that may assist with getting your licence. Our course has been valuable in helping connect students with community agencies and legal networks that have helped navigate hindrances to successfully obtaining their licenses. If you would like more information, you can contact us on 1300 628 233 or visit http://www.northcoasttafe.edu.au/courses/course-in-foundation-skills-for-learner-drivers.aspx?source=coursesearch

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  • SKILLS FOR WORK AND TRAINING This is an introductory level course at AQF level 1, for people who want to develop some employability skills to get a job or to go on to further training. If you have experienced barriers or interruptions to education due to cultural or language differences, poor health or isolation, this may be the best course for you. When you enrol, a teacher will help you determine the most appropriate level of training. If you would like more information, you can contact us on 1300 628 233 or visit http://www.northcoasttafe.edu.au/courses/certificate-i-in-access-to-work-and-training-introductory.aspx

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  • Don't forget our campus is open Saturday 8.30am - 12pm for all course enquiries & enrolments for semester 1! #BeAmbitious #TAFENSW #OpenWeek

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  • Are you looking to enhance your current work skills, access work or undertake further vocational training or community engagement? Our Certificate II in Skills for Work and Training is designed for people who require well-developed employability skills and knowledge. The course teaches skills in communication for accessing and maintaining employment, or to retrain, or enter the workforce with vocational competencies. Work experience electives may be offered, which will allow you to test your skills in a workplace environment. When you complete this course you will have advanced standing in a range of social inclusion and vocational access courses and gain credit towards a range of Certificate II Training Package qualifications, depending on the electives successfully completed. The AEET Framework courses are structured around the National Employability Skills and are supported by the AEET Framework Reaccreditation Project Reference Group representing key industry and community groups. There are no formal educational requirements for this course; however, literacy and numeracy skills will be assessed prior to entry to the course. If you would like more information, you can contact us on 1300 628 233 or visit http://www.northcoasttafe.edu.au/courses/certificate-ii-in-skills-for-work-and-training.aspx?subMenu=modes&gotoMode=campus

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  • Discover our incredible courses, get career advice + meet our teachers during TAFE NSW Open Week. And enjoy a free BBQ on us! Enrol or enquire 1300 628 233 or pop into campus this week

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    • From cafés to casinos, restaurants to resorts, there's never a dull moment in hospitality. Pop into the campus today to find out about all of our #hospitality courses http://bit.ly/2j8Veiy

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    • The #digital + #infotech sectors are constantly evolving + pioneering innovation for our world. You will love being a systems analyst, a programmer or developer or gaming designer if you're technical + creative. Find out about TAFE NSW courses during Open Week 16 - 21 Jan or jump online http://bit.ly/2j2sElB

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  • Looking for a fulfilling + rewarding career? As Australia's population ages, there is increasing demand for #agedcare. It's a rewarding industry to work in where every day you make a positive difference to someone's life. Visit the campus during Open Week 16-21 Jan or jump online http://bit.ly/2jtToME

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  • What is the one thing the top companies in the world have in common? A highly skilled + motivated #business administration team! Check out our business courses online http://bit.ly/2iTRbXy or drop into our campus next week to chat to our student advisors.

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  • Join the rewarding + dynamic world of #communityservices, where a normal day at work means changing someone’s life for the better. If you are caring and driven to help others you will enjoy being a disability, youth or mental health worker, or play an important role supporting drug and alcohol rehabiliton programs. http://bit.ly/2hOKTKR

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  • We're so proud of our #fashion design graduate + local country boy, Sam King featured today on ABC North Coast.

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