Great Lakes


About our Great Lakes campus

Great Lakes TAFE Campus is an innovative and modern campus located at the Great Lakes Joint Education Campus in Tuncurry. Established in 2001, our campus shares the site and some facilities with a junior and senior college, allowing specialised training across a wide range of ages and skills.

Here you will find a nursing practical room, retail skills centre, travel centre, carpentry and joinery workshop, multi media lab, a business model office, and the Gallery Corridor which hosts several art exhibitions every year. The campus has a range of student amenities including BBQ areas and a pizza oven attached to an Aboriginal Meeting Place.

Our campus sits on the traditional lands of the Worimi Aboriginal people, surrounded by coastal bushland, sparkling waterways and iconic beaches of the Great Lakes.


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The Northern Parkway TUNCURRY NSW 2428
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1300 628 233
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To locate a disability consultant for the Great Lakes campus, visit the Disability Support Services page.

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currently enrolled students


qualified staff providing quality education


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Facilities available at Great Lakes Campus

  • Disabled parking
  • Canteen
  • Library
  • Computer labs
  • Aboriginal Learner Support Centre
  • Artist studio
  • Nursing prac room
  • Cafe lab
  • Virtual travel agency
  • Carpentry and building staging area and workshop
  • Virtual retail shop
  • Student kitchen
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Student life

    • Our wonderful Beauty Salon is looking for clients for Brazilian Waxing on Monday at 9:15am & 10:45am. Call 6555 0625 to make your appointment now!

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    • Imagine making people feel more beautiful. Be ambitious Enrol now in a Beauty course at TAFE NSW Great Lakes campus Call 1300 628 233

      14 Feb 24 Likes
  • Have you ever wanted to work in hospitality? Great Lakes and Taree TAFE have a variety of options available. Be ambitious and be job ready by enrolling in a Hospitality course today 1300 628 233.

    13 Feb 17 Likes
  • BE AMBITIOUS and come and have a chat with us today in Wharf Street Forster. We have plenty of free giveaways. #beambitious #GreatlakesTAFE #NCTAFE

    3 Feb 7 Likes
  • Come on down to Tuncurry Main Street to discuss your enrolment options at Great Lakes TAFE today.

    2 Feb 9 Likes
  • Certificate II in Construction Pathways now enrolling at Great Lakes TAFE. Are you interested in a prevocational program to help you decide where to go next? Our Certificate II in Construction Pathways provides a basic introduction to the construction industry with a range of elective streams to choose from including: brick and block laying, carpentry, wall and floor tiling, joiner and shop fitting. You will use the tools of the trade and learn practical skills in a fully simulated workplace environment. Enrol today on 1300 628 233 or

    31 Jan 13 Likes
    • Certificate III in Information Digital Media & Technology (Support) enrolling now at Great Lakes TAFE. Do you love helping people? If so, our Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (Support) may be the right course for you. You will gain the technical skills to assist non-technical colleagues with their information technology issues. After mastering the basics of installing and optimising software, creating user documentation and running standard diagnostic tests, you will learn to maintain computer hardware and software and provide basic systems administration. You will also tackle a range of basic computer problems, learning how to advise potential clients on these issues. Enrol today 1300 628 233 or

      31 Jan 22 Likes
    • Come and study at Great Lakes TAFE. We have a variety of options for you to BE AMBITIOUS in 2017. Make this year your year, enrol TODAY on 1300 628 233 or check out our available courses:

      30 Jan 33 Likes
  • Do you love everything beauty? Do you have a steady hand and enjoy interacting with other people? Great Lakes TAFE is now offering all things beauty including nail technology in a brand new facility. Start at a Certificate III Level and work up to a Diploma. Be Ambitous and start your career in Beauty by enrolling TODAY on 1300 628 233. Alternatively click on the link below.

    30 Jan 37 Likes
  • Looking to start a career in hospitality? Great Lakes TAFE has a variety of options available. Be ambitious and be job ready by enrolling in a Hospitality course today 1300 628 233.

    24 Jan 20 Likes
  • Want to win a $100 gift voucher? Join our open week activities from 16-21 Jan on campus or through our Facebook live streams. Share your snaps and videos of the action using #TAFENSWOpenWeek to Instagram, Twitter or Facebook, for a chance to win a $100 Westfield gift card. The two best entries of the day from 16-21 Jan will win. We’ve 12 vouchers up for grabs! Don’t forget to share your content publicly so we can find you. Comp closes @ midnight on 21 Jan. Winners notified on 23 Jan. Check out your nearest event here: For full Ts & Cs visit

    18 Jan 1 Like
  • Don't forget to pop in and say hi at today's Great Lakes campus Open Day. The air conditioning is cool and our teachers are on hand to answer all your course and study related enquiries

    18 Jan 6 Likes

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