Coffs Harbour Education Campus


About our Coffs Harbour Education Campus

The Coffs Harbour Education Campus (CHEC) is an innovative and inviting learning environment incorporating a Senior High School, TAFE and Southern Cross University all on one site.

Our large shared campus has a range of practical skills centres and workshops including a state-of-the-art automotive workshop, functioning hair and beauty salon, commercial kitchen, child care centre, simulated hospital for nursing training, farming gardens and nursery, and the only furniture design workshop on the North Coast. The campus features extensive student amenities including a multi-level library, computer facilities, on-campus gym, campus bar, indoor and outdoor sporting facilities, and the popular Osprey Restaurant.

The Coffs Harbour Education Campus is situated between the thriving city of Coffs Harbour and the beachside community of Sawtell, built upon the homelands of the Gumbaynggirr Aboriginal people.

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


Get in touch

363 Hogbin Drive COFFS HARBOUR NSW 2450
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(02) 6659 3000
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(02) 6659 3071

Quick facts at a glance


currently enrolled students


qualified staff providing quality education


years industry experience to teach at North Coast TAFE

Key dates and events

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Facilities available at Coffs Harbour Education Campus

  • Disabled parking
  • Cafe, coffee shop and bar
  • Library
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Student learning centre
  • Horticulture nursery
  • Nursing labs
  • Performance theatres
  • Hair and beauty
  • Osprey restaurant
  • Gumbayngirr room Aboriginal Learner Support Centre
  • Auto and logistics facilities
  • Bookshop on campus
  • Maritime facility
  • Computer labs
  • Shared facilities with Southern Cross University and Coffs Senior College
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Take the next step with North Coast TAFE at Coffs Harbour Education Campus

Student life

    • Short courses are starting soon at Coffs Harbour Education Campus: Food Safety Supervisors (Statement of Attainment) $220 15 September 9am to 3.30pm Responsible Service of Alcohol SITHFAB201 (Competency Card) $175 2 September 9am to 3.30pm or 14 October 3pm to 9.30pm Responsible Conduct of Gaming SITHGAM201 (Competency Card) $125 9 September 9am to 3.30pm or 18 November 3pm to 9.30pm To book your place call 1300 62 82 33 or visit

      28 Aug 4 Likes
    • Calling all apprentice plumbers! There’s less than two weeks to go to apply for a Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grant! Applications for one of 25 x $1000 grants close on Sunday 31 August 2014. Interested? Go to

      21 Aug 1 Like
  • Do you feel like you need that little something to get you going this morning...? Yup, then just drop by the Hole in the Wall Cafe' from 9.30am for a coffee and a treat.

    21 Aug 8 Likes
  • If you fancy a treat for lunch today make sure to head to the Hole in the Wall Cafe' at 12:30pm. On the menu are....muffins, pies and sausage rolls, soup with a bread roll, and ¼ chocolate cakes.

    20 Aug 8 Likes
  • Fusion Festival is on today from 11am in the gathering space. Yes it is that day again when we get to party and celebrate our wonderful diversity here in Coffs. Please join us....then let us know what you think of the day.

    19 Aug 4 Likes
  • It's RSPCA Cupcake Day today, so make sure to bring your gold coins along and enjoy some delicious home made cupcakes. From 10am in the gathering space.

    18 Aug 5 Likes
    • The REAP food rescue service is a fantastic free service which provides baked goods (and some fruit and veg) to those in need. Good are available from 9.30am daily in the Student Association office (G.LG.8).

      13 Aug 3 Likes
    • A reminder for all students that important updates will be made to many North Coast TAFE systems from 6pm tonight to 8pm Sunday night. This will mean no access to Moodle, Student Portal, student e-services and some library resources. Apologies for any inconvenience in advance!

      8 Aug 2 Likes
  • Our friends at Kaboodle Hair in Sawtell are looking for a stylist. Hairdressing graduates and students might be interested...

    6 Aug 1 Like
  • Fresh baked sausage rolls, anzac biscuits, and more available at the Hole in the Wall Cafe (I Block) today from 12:30pm. You can never beat fresh baked so get in early.....Yum.

    6 Aug 3 Likes
  • It's not too late to express your career desires for semester 2! Enrolments are still being taken for students that want to take their next step now! Call 1300 62 82 33 to find out more about affordable courses with government subsidies and flexible study options. #expressyourself #nctafe

    5 Aug 1 Like
  • Calling all apprentice plumbers at North Coast TAFE. Could you use a helping hand to pay for your TAFE fees, tools or fuel to get you to and from work? Have a go at scoring one of 25 grants from Rheem Australia worth $1000 each! Visit for more information.

    25 Jul 1 Like