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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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

    • Welcome back to our students and teachers. We hope you've had a great break and are ready to make the most of term 4. For many of you term 4, is a busy time preparing for your final assessments, exams, major works and end-of-year exhibitions. Remember to check in with your teachers for extra guidance, and to use the great support services available to ensure you get the best outcome for you.

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    • October is Mental Health Month in New South Wales, Victoria and the ACT. Mental Health Month is an opportunity to raise awareness around mental health & wellbeing and centres around World Mental Health Day, which is marked each year on October 10.

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  • Kempsey Student Central Holiday Hours - for enrolments and enquiries. Monday 1 October (Public holiday): CLOSED Tuesday 2 October – Friday 5 October: 8.30 am – 4.00 pm Monday 8 October – Friday 12 October: 8.30 am – 4.00 pm

    26 Sep 0 Like
  • Do you have a passion for fashion? Call 131601 to find out more about fashion at Kempsey TAFE.

    21 Sep 0 Like
  • Congratulations to Andrew, the winner of our fruit, vegetable and goodie raffle. Goods kindly donated by Kempsey Central IGA and our own Student Central staff member Amber. Raffle proceeds going to drought relief assistance.

    19 Sep 0 Like
  • A great morning tea held at Kempsey Student Central today, raising funds to support our drought affected farmers. Thank you to students and staff for supporting this great cause and a special shout out to Kempsey Central IGA and Hot n Tasty Bakery, Clyde St for donated goods. A fantastic effort by all, raising over $150.00 ... Yea Haaa!!!

    19 Sep 0 Like
    • Don't be caught out - this new road rule comes into effect tomorrow 🚘

      31 Aug 0 Like
    • Are you a strong team player with a mind built for Business Administration? Nurture those skills at Kempsey TAFE NSW. or call 131 601 to find out more.

      23 Aug 0 Like
  • Free workshop to help you understand and implement Child Safe principles in your workplace.

    21 Aug 0 Like
  • Congratulations to Kempsey TAFE alumni Rhys Waite on winning the Kempsey Shire Library Poetry Slam. Well done Rhys :)

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  • Did you know Kempsey TAFE is now offering Hospitality? Call 131 601 to enrol now for Hospitality Certificate III.

    27 Jul 0 Like

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