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.

Coffs Harbour Education Campus is also the home of the Coffs Harbour Innovation Centre, a regional hub fostering innovative, creative and technology based business, and encompasses the educational organisations Southern Cross UniversityCoffs Harbour Senior College and the organisation, Coffs Harbour Technology Park

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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(02) 6659 3071

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

    • Sustainability is always important, and CHEC has taken a great leap in the right direction with its new solar system. Enjoy these great photos.

      18 Dec 1 Like
    • If you are looking for something interesting to do in Coffs Harbour this Saturday 20 December...check out the Eritrean Community’s upcoming cultural sharing event.

      17 Dec 2 Likes
  • The silly season is upon us and teacher Barrie Jones and his apprentice bakery students have create masterpieces such as this (as an end of year fun event) as part of their course. They then get to take them home to enjoy....yummmmmm.

    16 Dec 15 Likes
  • A brand new thought of the week brought to you by our counselling unit...

    15 Dec 4 Likes
  • Suffering a bit of is the quote of the week brought to you by our counselling unit.

    8 Dec 14 Likes
  • Enquire now about having your study costs rebated by the federal government. You must be an existing worker in order to upskill to a diploma level. Take advantage of this offer by enrolling before December 31st. To find out more visit:

    1 Dec 3 Likes
    • Thought of the day brought to you by the counselling unit... As the regular TAFE session ends we would like to congratulate you all on your achievements for this year. Well done and have a safe and happy holidays.

      28 Nov 4 Likes
    • Last night our Hair and Beauty students had a showcase of their work, and wow just look at this...impressive.

      26 Nov 3 Likes
  • Because the last thought of the week was so popular here is another...courtesy of the counselling unit.

    26 Nov 9 Likes
  • Thought of the week... brought to you by the counselling unit.

    24 Nov 11 Likes
  • Today the Hole in the Wall Cafe' has lovely cakes, great coffee & cold drinks all available from 9.30am. Plus on offer is a delicious bistro lunch at Ospreys from noon. On the menu are Deep Fried Chickpea Cous Cous & Capsicum Balls w’ Salad, Thai Style Fish Cakes w’ Chilli Plum Sauce, Sesame Crumbed Dory w’ Chips & Coleslaw, and more...YUMMMMMM.

    20 Nov 4 Likes
  • Today is 'Go Home On Time Day' as silly as it sounds you really should give it a go. The fact is, a poor work/study/life balance has a direct impact on your health, relationships, study, and workplace. As they say 'the ball is in your court'.

    19 Nov 1 Like