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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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

    • Fascinated by fashion? Just look at some of the beautiful pieces you can make when you know how. Join our Fashion Design Information session next Thursday 7th December in Bulding A - Room AG-21 from 10am - 12am to check out the facilities & see some of the work produced by our students. To find out more phone 1300 628 233.

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    • Want an opportunity to upskill your photography skills? Two exciting courses starting soon at Kempsey TAFE. Photography 2 - teaches you essential set of skills required to manipulate digital image files to bring out their best and how to use software for creative effects and to expertly prepare digital photos for screen, print or email. Photography 3 - teaches how to use a digital camera as a creative tool with advanced techniques. For further information or to enrol contact 1300 628 233.

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  • Did you know you can obtain a Forklift licence as part of Certificate II in Warehousing Operations, which is now running at Kempsey campus. For enquiries or to enrol please contact 1300 628 233

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  • Great fun had today in 'Spook Central'

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  • Join us for some Halloween fun at Spook Central (Student Central) tomorrow 11:30am. Lucky door prize.

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  • The possoms just love visiting Kempsey Student Central.

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    • A great time was had at Kempsey TAFE's "Stress Less' Day. Thank you to all that participated.

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    • It's on - 'Stress Less' Day, tomorrow at Kempsey TAFE. Join us for music, fun activities and a free BBQ. See you there.

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  • Did you know Kempsey TAFE is now offering an evening business course, starting next Tuesday? A great opportunity for people unable to attend TAFE during the day and allowing you to develop valuable knowledge and skills. For further information please contact 1300 628 233 or visit

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  • Well done to Adam, Anthony, Brad, Braden, Kyle and Liam, our Engineering Apprentices that took part in the Northen Regional heats of the World Skills competition. Congratulations to Brad for taking out the gold medal, Adam silver and Kyle receiving the bronze medal. Thanks to Richard and the engineering staff, who have done a great job getting the students to the high level of skill they now have.

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  • Kempsey & Port Macquarie ‘Spoken & written English’ students met up in Port Macquarie on Wednesday for some fun together.

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