About TAFE NSW Kempsey

TAFE NSW Kempsey has a great community feel, a focus on sustainability and friendly staff and students who get involved with local projects like community gardens and agricultural events. Here you will find an active student life with regular events like the Poetry Slam and Reconciliation Day activities, and the popular Drumming Circle.

The campus is home to trade workshops for automotive, metal fabrication and welding. It also features beauty and hairdressing facilities as well as extensive fashion room facilities. We also have specialist facilities for children’s services and aged care studies.

TAFE NSW Kempsey, in the Dunghutti Aboriginal nation, is an integral part of the Kempsey community, which is surrounded by fertile beef and dairy farmlands.

If you’re looking to enter the workforce armed with invaluable experience and practical skills, check out the courses available at TAFE NSW Kempsey.


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58 Sea Street WEST KEMPSEY NSW 2440
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1300 628 233
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Quick facts at a glance


currently enrolled students


qualified staff providing quality education


years industry experience to teach at TAFE NSW

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Facilities available at TAFE NSW Kempsey

  • Disabled parking
  • Canteen
  • Library
  • Learner support centre
  • Nursing lab
  • Auto and engineering workshops
  • Child care playgroup
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Student life

    • Our Cert III Business Administration Class is hosting a Biggest Morning Tea for Students and Staff on Thursday 8 June to raise money for a great cause. There will be coffee, tea, yummy goodies and games - all for a gold coin donation.

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    • We're at the Mid Coast Connect Careers Market today 😊 #beambitious

      16 May 12 Likes
  • Book sale bonanza starts in the Library / Student Central today. Come & check out some of the great bargains! First in best dressed πŸ“šπŸ“–πŸ“—πŸ™‚

    15 May 2 Likes
  • #NRW2017

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  • Kempsey TAFE is privileged to offer a short photography course with renowned photographer Leo Meier. Leo’s expertise spans more than 40 years in photography, printing, graphic arts, digital imaging and publishing. He has designed and built a large array of unique and specialised equipment, culminating in the production of a world-first large format panorama camera. The short course starts mid May for any budding photographers. For more details or to enrol call 1300 628 233 or go to: #beambitious

    2 May 58 Likes

    2 May 15 Likes
    • We get the cutest visitors at Kempsey Student Central.

      1 May 5 Likes
    • Looking for something to do this weekend? Why not visit the Library & borrow some of our newest resources?

      28 Apr 3 Likes
  • Do you want to work with children? You can now study Early Childhood Education and Care at South West Rocks! A new course delivery of 7 fee-free units from the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care will be starting on Monday 1 May to Thursday 29 June (9 weeks). To find out more and to enrol call 1300 628 366 #beambitious #tafensw

    19 Apr 6 Likes
  • Kempsey TAFE Students - Before you go on Term break, 'hop' up to Student Central to participate in our Easter competition. Starts today 🐰

    3 Apr 0 Like
  • Congratulations to Luna who received our Kempsey Student Central award at our December 2016 Graduation. Luna was away at the time. Luna has freely shared her exceptional artistic talents at many TAFE events over the years and is a well deserved award winner (Luna pictured with Customer Care Assistant Karen)

    28 Mar 12 Likes
  • We were privileged to have our TAFE NSW Managing Director, Jon Black, visit Kempsey Student Central this morning.

    24 Mar 12 Likes

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