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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Get in touch

Address
154 Burnet Street BALLINA NSW 2478
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Telephone
1300 628 233
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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

    • Did you complete you studies last year or will you complete them by the end of September this year? You could be eligible for Student of the Year, an opportunity that could take you from campus awards right through to the national stage. Winning these awards is a great accolade to have on your CV for future jobs. Chat to your teacher today about your nomination.

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    • Congratulations to the graduating class of 2016 Enrolled Nursing. Your hard work and commitment has absolutely paid off. We look forward to watching you pursue your new careers across aged care and nursing. Keep in touch! Tag your friends in the album.

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  • Are you caring and compassionate and looking for a new career? Learn about Home and Community Care courses at our FREE workshop. Home and community care workers are a vital community service that provides independence for people as they age or for those living with a disability. Carers provide essential support such as helping their clients get out of bed, shower and assisting with the supermarket shop. If you’re empathetic and passionate about caring for others, pop into Ballina TAFE or call Alana Turner 02 66818928. Course kicks off 27 February.

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  • Improve your reading, writing, numeracy and learning skills with a specialised programme at Ballina TAFE, and you could be headed towards securing the job of your dreams! Don’t miss out because you’re not confident in applying or lacking some skills – Ballina TAFE teachers will nurture you with a tailored learning approach so that you can learn at your own pace with one on one support, for a lifechanging experience!! Drop into our campus at 154 Burnet St to chat with a student adviser or call 1300 628 233.

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  • Do you need some added confidence to get into the job market or further study? So much of today’s workforce and social life is conducted online, many people still don’t feel confident using a technology in our tech-obsessed world. At Ballina TAFE you can learn skills so that you can connect with friends and family and feel confident applying for work. Ballina TAFE offers a digital literacy course aimed at people who are looking to develop basic skills in using a computer, accessing the internet and uploading and using photos. If you’re keen to learn how to set up an email account, send and receive emails and sell and buy goods online, learn to create a simple word or spreadsheet document, or make a personal digital story, drop in or phone Ballina TAFE to enrol in our Certificate I Introduction to Computers course 1300 628 233

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  • Are you caring and compassionate and looking for a new career? Just because we grow older doesn’t mean we want to give up our independence. Home and community care workers are a vital community service that provides independence for people as they age or for those living with a disability. Carers provide essential support such as helping their clients get out of bed, shower and assisting with the supermarket shop. If you’re empathetic and passionate about caring for others, pop into Ballina TAFE or call Alana Turner 02 66818928 to learn more about our free Introduction to Home and Community Care

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    • Northern Rivers students are the first in the state to study cybersecurity at TAFE NSW in a course designed to prepare young people for future jobs. Find out more via Northern Star

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    • Are you a naturally caring person with a passion for helping people? The healthcare industry has a growing jobs market for people with existing retail skills or people looking for a new career. Whether you’re new to the industry or looking to take your pharmacy training to the next level, TAFE NSW has developed courses aligned with community pharmacy needs. Become a pharmacy assistant, dispense medicines and help customers to access products and treatments for common conditions such as coughs and colds, skin conditions and allergies. Explore online http://bit.ly/2ldrxgs or phone 1300 628 233

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  • Are you: 15 years old or over? no longer at school? living or working in NSW? an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen? If you answered ‘Yes' to all four questions, then you're eligible to enrol in a government-subsidised course with TAFE NSW. Find out how you can receive funding to study http://bit.ly/2jNjCIP

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  • What a super star! Through elite ballet and academic studies, Kaitlyn McNall has more than proven that the road less traveled is rich with rewards for those who work hard. Kaitlyn topped the state in Asia Pacific studies and achieved 286/300 for her overall results - an outstanding result! For students who are looking for an alternate way to complete high school, or who may wish to complete their Higher School Certificate, TAFE NSW offers a number of pathways which give students an equivalent ATAR recognised nationally by universities. Via The Northern Star

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  • Do you want to work in the fast paced environment of #warehousing? With #onlineshopping booming there are many roles in #logistics ensuring customers receive their goods. There is growing demand for dispatch, pick and pack, processing and maintenance roles. Explore online http://bit.ly/2kDbwni or phone 1300 628 233

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  • Last chance to pop into Ballina Fair Shopping Centre​ to chat with our wonderful teachers about your study and career options. Our staff can help you understand what government funding options are available to support you while you study. Or you can explore online http://bit.ly/2jNjCIP Swing by and say hello between 8am - 4pm.

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