Port Macquarie


About TAFE NSW Port Macquarie

TAFE NSW Port Macquarie 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.

TAFE NSW Port Macquarie 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 TAFE NSW Port Macquarie.


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70 Widderson Street PORT MACQUARIE NSW 2444
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Facilities available at TAFE NSW Port Macquarie

  • 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
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Student life

    • Be your own boss - come and check out #TAFENSWOpenWeek at TAFE NSW Port Macquarie from the 19th - 24th June. We will be having information sessions all through the week, plus a special Open Day program on Wednesday 21st June, from 11am. #beambitious

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    • Join us on a tour of the campus for #TAFENSWOpenDay, 21st June. A friendly Student Central representative will give you an insider's view on everything you need to know :)

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  • Don't miss out on our 2nd round of Biggest Morning Tea goodies! 🍰Being served now :)

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  • Nerida Wallace, award winning Port Macquarie TAFE - Health, Aged Care & Nursing student, new teacher at Port Macquarie TAFE, and all round inspiration. Well done, and we're glad to have you on board!

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  • Want to earn higher wages and have good job prospects? You may be better off looking at vocational education than a university degree...

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  • What a fantastic & very professional job our Certificate III Beauty student Stacey did today with eyelash extending! For all beauty bookings & enquiries please call: 6581 6363 💅

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    • 5 reasons to attend Open Week: 1. Get a feel for your local campus and check out our facilities; 2. Talk to our teachers about how you can use TAFE to upskill your way into a better job; 3. Try before you buy - pop into our interactive sessions and workshops; 4. Get some ideas and inspiration for your next step; 5. Get some lunch, on the house!

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    • Join us for the Biggest Morning Tea this Thursday! 10.30am & 12pm up in Student Central. We'll have lots of cakes & yummy sandwiches to enjoy! Let's try and raise as much money as we can for the Cancer Council. Gold coin donation please :)

      23 May 1 Like
  • Save this date: Wednesday 21st June #TAFENSWOpenDay is a perfect opportunity to visit your local campus, check out what we offer, chat to our teachers, visit some information sessions - stay tuned for some great upcoming on-campus activities!

    22 May 1 Like
  • Our Semester Open Day is coming up fast - a perfect opportunity to check out what courses are available in your local area, chat to teachers, participate in interactive workshops and events - and grab a free lunch! #TAFENSWOpenWeek

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  • Whether you want to be qualified faster, be in a career you love, or be the boss - take charge of your career and explore your options at TAFE NSW Port Macquarie Open Day: Discover incredible courses Join interactive workshops Meet our experienced teachers Get inspiring career advice Tour our state-of-the-art locations ...and enjoy a free BBQ and music

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  • Check out these five amazing Port Macquarie TAFE students, who all won major awards at TAFE NSW's North Coast Student of the Year Awards! Congratulations Rebeka Harrison, April Crutcher, Toby Denley, Kirralee Balkin, and Nerida Wallace <3.

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