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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currently enrolled students


qualified staff providing quality education


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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

    • Tuesday's Open Day was well attended and provided good information from our knowledgable teaching sections. Kempsey West Rotary did a fantastic job volunteering their time and resources for the lunchtime BBQ (thank you) Simone's art workshop inspired some creative designs. TAFE NSW Open Week 19-24 June - Kempsey Student Central will be open this Saturday 9:00am to 12:30pm for course enquiries and enrolments.

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    • Don't forget to drop into Coastline Credit Union's West Kempsey branch to check out our amazing design fundamentals student's work.

      21 Jun 1 Like
  • See you at today's Open Day from 10am - 2pm.

    20 Jun 5 Likes
  • A chance to meet our experienced teachers and get information on Semester 2 course offerings. Participate in workshops, section tours and information sessions. Grab a sanger from our free lunchtime BBQ.

    16 Jun 5 Likes
  • A big thanks to Coastline Credit Union for exhibiting our talented design fundamentals student's work.

    14 Jun 8 Likes
  • Our Certificate III Business Administration class put on fanastic spread for the Biggest Morning Tea today. Raising $150 for the Cancer Council. You should all be very proud. Great food guys ... I'm off for a nap 💤💤

    8 Jun 15 Likes
    • A huge thanks to all our wonderful speakers at today's 'So you think you can talk'. 👏👏👏 Pizza was enjoyed by all & those who were brave enough to speak picked up some neat prizes. Feel free to tag yourselves.

      7 Jun 15 Likes
    • Students and staff - Don't forgot your gold coins for tea/coffee and games at our Biggest Morning Tea on Thursday 8 June, 10:30 -11:30am. Hosted by our Certificate III Business Administration class.

      2 Jun 3 Likes
  • Congratulations to our awesome Technical Assistant John. Twenty years at Kempsey TAFE today - quite an achievement 👏👏🙂

    1 Jun 26 Likes
  • An enomous thank you to Aleana, James and Ruth for a very informative and tasty Aboriginal cultural experience. A lot of fun was had trying to get a sound, any sound, out of a Gum leaf .. and just as well we had damper and some bush tucker because our attempt to hit a target with the Boomerang was .. shall we say less than successful. #WigayCulturalPark #NRW2017

    31 May 10 Likes
  • Certificate II Construction class getting creative at Kempsey TAFE ... Going to look amazing 😎😜🙂

    31 May 13 Likes
  • 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.

    19 May 6 Likes

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