Coffs Harbour Education Campus


About our Coffs Harbour Education Campus

The Coffs Harbour Education Campus (CHEC) is an innovative and inviting learning environment incorporating North Coast TAFE, Coffs Harbour Senior College 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.

Coffs Harbour Education Campus is also the home of the Coffs Harbour Technology Park and Coffs Harbour Innovation Centre, a regional hub fostering innovative, creative and technology based business. 

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
How to get here  
(02) 6659 3000
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To locate a disability consultant for the Coffs Harbour Education campus, visit the Disability Support Services page.


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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Student life

    • Our amazing Head Teacher for Creative Industries , his passion is contagious! His exhibition is a must see.

      28 Jan 5 Likes
    • The latest Edition of The Coffs Coast Focus Magazine features a double page on a very talented Fashion student. She designs the most incredible wedding dresses. Make sure you grab a copy!

      1 Feb 3 Likes
  • It's not to late to Enrol. We will be in the City Centre Mall Coffs Harbour from 9 till 1 Wednesday to answer all of your course enquiries.

    2 Feb 1 Like
  • If you're inspired by technology and want to study a course that will lead to strong job opportunities, study IT at Coffs Harbour Education Campus in 2016! The following courses are taking enrolments now, so visit the website links for more information or call 1300 628 233 to enrol. Certificate II in Information, Digital Media & Technology Certificate III in Information, Digital Media & Technology (Networking) Certificate III in Information, Digital Media & Technology (Multimedia) Certificate III in Information, Digital Media & Technology (Web Design)

    4 Feb 1 Like
  • its Pancake Day Tuesday the 9th of Feb and we are getting in the spirit of things. The 'hole in the wall' I block will be open from 10am till 11am ( 09/02/2015) with pancakes with cinnamon butter and coffee for $5 for those who want to know the meaning of Shrove Tuesday, here is the link

    8 Feb 1 Like
  • Did you know that Bill Gates' first business was Traff-O-Data, a company that created machines which recorded the number of cars passing a given point on a road. Dont Be afraid to......

    10 Feb 2 Likes
    • We’re reflecting on the experiences of the people of the Stolen Generations and celebrating the people from Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities who are helping make a difference

      13 Feb 1 Like
    • North Coast TAFE are proud to be at this great event this year. Construction, Plumbing, Bricklaying and and our Animal Studies team will all be there to answer all of your questions.

      16 Feb 1 Like
  • Leave your Lunch at home tomorrow. 'The hole in wall'- IBlock will be open from 12 noon until sold out They will have soup and a bread roll for just $5

    17 Feb 0 Like
  • Certificate II in Kitchen Operations at Coffs Harbour Education campus is enrolling now! Whether you are seeking an apprenticeship, looking for work or returning to work, this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to understand the basics of food preparation, process, storage and service. Students work in our industry standard commercial kitchen on-campus. The kitchen features modern facilities and expert teaching from friendly, helpful staff. Get hands on experience in a real restaurant environment servicing our customers in our restaurant, The Osprey. Government subsidised places and Fee Free Scholarships are available for eligible students. Call 1300 628 233 or visit to enrol now.

    19 Feb 2 Likes
  • National love your pet day, 20/02/2016 I know there are some very spoilt pets that belong to NC TAFE staff, do u have a pet you love? #nctafe #loveyourpet

    20 Feb 6 Likes
  • A free cinema evening is on offer this Wednesday evening @ CHEC, and is open to any interested people. Hosted on the grassy hill behind M-block, make sure not to miss this wonderful free event. A BIG thank you to SCU.

    23 Feb 0 Like