Port Macquarie

Campuses

About our Port Macquarie campus

Port Macquarie TAFE Campus offers an ideal place to study, located in a town that offers an ideal place to live. A broad range of study areas are on offer in a fun and friendly learning environment.

The campus specialises in hospitality, tourism, massage therapy, graphic design, fashion design and electrical and electronics courses. Other vocational study areas available include general education, office administration, accounting and marketing, information technology, retail, community services, children’s services, maritime and nursing.

Port Macquarie TAFE Campus is located in the popular tourist town known for its outdoor activities on land and sea, in the Birpai Aboriginal nation. Situated at the mouth of the Hastings River, Port Macquarie offers all the advantages of a busy city with a laid back lifestyle.

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

VIEW COURSES AT PORT MACQUARIE CAMPUS

Get in touch

Address
70 Widderson Street PORT MACQUARIE NSW 2444
Directions
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Telephone
(02) 6581 6200
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Fax
(02) 6583 6478

  
To locate a disability consultant for the Port Macquarie campus, visit the Disability Support Services page.

 

Quick facts at a glance

3000+

currently enrolled students

50+

qualified staff providing quality education

5+

years industry experience to teach at North Coast TAFE

Key dates and events

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Facilities available at Port Macquarie Campus

  • Cafe
  • Library
  • Shared campus with University of Newcastle
  • 'Solar COLA' for outdoor education and renewable energy training
  • Hair and beauty rooms
  • Graduates restaurant
  • Fashion design rooms
  • Commercial cooking kitchen
Ready to get started?
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Take the next step with North Coast TAFE at Port Macquarie

Student life

    • 6 Oct
      Term four begins
      All day at Ballina; Casino ...

      Most on-campus classes resume this week

      6 Oct 15
      Event
    • 6 Oct
      Term four begins
      All day at Ballina; Casino ...

      Most on-campus classes resume this week

      6 Oct 15
      Event
  • 21 Sep
    Spring student vacation
    All day at Ballina; Casino ...

    Monday 21 September to Monday 5 October

    21 Sep 15
    Event
  • Yay, we've made it as a finalist in the Childcare, Education and Training category in the Greater Port Macquarie Business Awards! Congratulations to all finalists - guess we'll all know the outcome this Friday night. Best of luck to all!

    31 Aug 0 Like
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  • Our retail students are creating some amazing displays for the Mad Hatters Tea Party coming up at Sails Resort in September. All in a day's work at North Coast TAFE!

    28 Aug 3 Likes
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  • For female students looking for business tips, strong mentors and great networking opportunities, here's an offer you can't refuse. For a limited time only, HBWN are offering free membership to full time students! That's a huge saving and 12 month's access to a fantastic local resource. Be quick!

    28 Aug 1 Like
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    • Thinking of studying next year and need financial assistance for fees, tools, uniforms, text books or study materials? Since 2011, the Hastings Education Fund have assisted over 90 student to follow their dreams! Applications are now open for Hastings Education Fund grants and available to all local students, aged 16 to 25 that meet criteria. If you'd like more information or an application form, visit https://cef.org.au/cef/cef-foundations/nsw-foundations/hastings/ before they close!

      26 Aug 1 Like
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    • What is your learning style? How to turn your natural learning instincts to your advantage
      What is your learning style? How to turn your natural learning instincts to your advantage

      What is your learning style? Does the question conjure up an image of you at your desk flipping from Facebook and Twitter to your textbook and then back to Instagram to see how many people liked your recent post? After ten minutes scrolling through pictures dreaming about the life you could be living, you spend another five minutes trying to find that assignment check list which has disappeared under a plate of cold toast.

      25 Aug 15
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  • Great news from Sydney...

    18 Aug 1 Like
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  • The Holiday Coast Connections bus, decorated by our talented Wauchope TAFE students, is being put to good use in our community. Please share this post, if you know of any Aboriginal families who would benefit from affordable transportation to Taree or Newcastle for medical or social reasons.

    18 Aug 1 Like
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  • Come on Port Macquarie TAFE, lets get behind one of our favourite teachers to see her beautiful designs printed on 1 million ArtSeries BioCups and distributed throughout Australia! Graphic Design teacher, Sally Goodfellow, has made it into the top twenty with two of her images. You can vote for her by clicking the link below...let's go! http://tastingsonhastings.com.au/biocup-vote/

    10 Aug 4 Likes
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  • Pop songs can land you your perfect job through LinkedIn
    Pop songs can land you your perfect job through LinkedIn

    Pop song lyrics can teach you anything about everything in life. Love, heartbreak, cars, friends, how to fight for your right to party. Absolutely everything.

    6 Aug 15
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