About our Kingscliff campus

Kingscliff TAFE Campus plays an important role in the local community and welcomes students from all over the globe through international exchange programs.

We provide students with modern, leading edge facilities to meet growth in local demand for training in commercial cookery, hospitality, tourism, aviation, events, automotive, and the hair and beauty industries. The campus features a purpose built bakery kitchen, wine cellar and the refurbished Caldera Restaurant, as well as a functioning hair and beauty salon, a new automotive transport and logistics facility, a fully equipped gymnasium and a simulated hospital facility.

Our campus is located just two minutes from the sparkling sand and surf in the quiet coastal town of Kingscliff in the Bundjalung Aboriginal nation.

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


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Cudgen Road KINGSCLIFF NSW 2487
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(02) 6674 7200
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To locate a disability consultant for the Kingscliff campus, visit the Disability Support Services page.

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Facilities available at Kingscliff Campus

  • Disabled parking
  • Cafe
  • Library
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Specialised Apple Mac labs for design and media
  • Hair and beauty
  • Caldera restaurant
  • Aboriginal Learner Support Centre
  • Brand new Auto and Logistics Facilities
  • Bookshop on campus
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Student life

    • Turn your passion into a career! Explore your career options through interactive demonstrations and be inspired by our graduating students! Discover more at the information sessions held by our talented teachers. The SEA FM Sea Cruiser will be broadcasting live from 10am.

      21 Oct 15 Likes
    • Screen and Media student Andy Taylor captures some beautiful footage for the ABC open project called My Backroads.

      20 Oct 2 Likes
  • The ‘Duck Inn Café’ at Kingscliff TAFE has provided a genuine workplace for a group of students with a disability to develop their work skills and experience whilst completing their Certificate 1 in Hospitality – Café Skills. “For some of these students this is the first time they’ve participated in work experience,” shares Ms Raftery, Access and Support /Disability Consultant. Vanessa Finneran, Teacher of Commercial Cookery says over the 10 week delivery of the course she has witnessed the confidence in the students grow as they overcame uncertainty and found belief in their ability to succeed. “Many of the group are continuing to further studies in Certificate II Kitchen Operations and have expressed their desire to work in a café or restaurant one day,”

    18 Oct 67 Likes
  • Feeling inspired by the elite athletes that competed in The Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold on the weekend? Congratulations to Ali Day and Courtney Hancock who took out tops honours in the long course, with Kingy local Nadi Canning placing fisrt in the Elite Women's short course! Why not follow your passion for a career in the Fitness Industry

    17 Oct 5 Likes
  • From over 200 applicants our Graphic Design students Graham Medcraft, Loretta Faulkner, Charlotte Wild, Sam Harding and Liam Cornish Teal, have made the top 30 finalists in the Adelaide Fringe Festival poster design competition. Stay tuned as the winning design will be announced on Wednesday 19th October. Liam, pictured here amongst the 5 designs says the inspiration behind his design is the creation of a Fringe Festival mascot. His Design is titled 'Fringy'.

    14 Oct 49 Likes
  • $1000 scholarship up for grabs, apply now!

    14 Oct 2 Likes
    • First Aid knowledge can mean the differnce between life and death. So gain the knowledge to act! First Aid courses coming up; Provide First Aid Where: Kingscliff Date: Saturday 22nd October or 26th November 2016 Time: 8:30-17:00 Provide an Emergency Response in an Education and Care setting Where: Kingscliff DATE: Saturday 22nd October 2016 8:30-17:00 Monday 24th October 2016 17:30 - 20:30 DATE: Saturday 26th November 2016 8:30-17:00 Monday 28th November 2016 17:30 - 20:30

      10 Oct 15 Likes
    • The Barber is Back! North Coast TAFE is now offering the Certificate III in Barbering Apprenticeship. See how North Coast TAFE can help grow your business with a new Barber apprentice! Enquire here

      30 Sep 11 Likes
  • We have come so far with organic farming on the North Coast. The article below tells the story of our local pioneers in this food movement. Are you interested in Organic Vegetable Production? Why not study a Certificate III in Production Horticulture at Kingscliff TAFE in 2017.

    21 Sep 21 Likes
  • Congratulations to Margot McCarthy for winning the Community Design category in the Sustainable Tiny Homes Design Competition. Currently studying Interior Design at Kingscliff TAFE, Margot says the Sustainable Tiny Homes Competition was a great opportunity to challenge herself and hone her newly acquired skills working in ARCHICAD an architectural software. "My design concept took into consideration our subtropical environment and intense summer heat," "The 40 square metre layout features open-plan indoor/outdoor living areas with shutters on the windows and walls to maximise cross ventilation airflow and natural light," "I was very shocked yet very pleasantly surprised to be recognised for my design," shares Margot. If you are interested in exploring a career in interior design visit

    19 Sep 75 Likes
  • So proud of Teri Jorgensen and George Jefferies who placed equal 2nd in the Nestle Golden Chef's Hat National finals. Their menu included; Entree Ocean Trout Confit, Duo of Prawns, Lemon Cauliflower, Shellfish Reduction Main Marjoram Pork Fillet, Textured Root Vegetables, Walnut Brittle, Fennel and Port Jus Dessert Peanut Butter, Jelly, Thyme Crumb, Spiced Chocolate "We enjoyed the day, there were a few hiccups along the way but overall we were happy with the food we put on the plates".

    15 Sep 5 Likes
  • Community Service students at Kingscliff TAFE are participating in a 2 day Mental Health First Aid course facilitated by Steve Carrigg from RAMHP. “These students are learning how to identify and support someone who is experiencing a mental health crisis and linking them with the support they need to obtain specialised help,” Are you interested in a career which is vital to the wellbeing of our communities? Certificate IV in Community Service course starting in October. For more information visit

    12 Sep 30 Likes