Port Macquarie


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.


Get in touch

70 Widderson Street PORT MACQUARIE NSW 2444
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(02) 6581 6200
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(02) 6583 6478

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


Quick facts at a glance


currently enrolled students


qualified staff providing quality education


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
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Student life

    • Tonight was a fantastic End of Year Ceremonie for the Community Services Courses. Over 60 students in attendance for a beautifully appointed and well appreciated event. Congratulations to you all.

      27 Nov 2 Likes
    • The final delivery of feminine hygiene items, as sewn by our students, ready for packing into the Days For Girls kits and shipped out to women and girls all over the world. We are proud to support this non-profit organisation with creating a more dignified, humane and sustainable world for girls through advocacy, reproductive health awareness and education. You can find out more at http://www.daysforgirls.org

      25 Nov 9 Likes
  • Many thanks to the generous committee of the ABC Friends Mid North Coast Branch for selecting Certificate IV in Digital Media student, Jessica Richmond, as the Nancy Short Media Award recipient for 2015. Congratulations Jessica and thanks to Drusi Meggett and Kerri-ann Jones (pictured here) for presenting the award.

    24 Nov 3 Likes
  • Why does lightning shock people? Because it doesn't know how to conduct itself! Electrotechnology Summer School being 'conducted' soon - call 1300 628 233 for more info.

    18 Nov 4 Likes
  • Sign up and start stretching, PMQ TAFE! I bet we could double the numbers for them quite easily. :)

    13 Nov 2 Likes
  • A wonderful evening celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the University of Newcastle. Here's to continuing a great partnership!

    11 Nov 4 Likes
    • Lyndall Dykes, 'The Cheese Lady' demonstrating how to make cheese in the North Coast TAFE sponsored ToH Cooking Demonstration Precinct. #nctafe #ToH2015

      7 Nov 6 Likes
    • Sammi Zajko has hit the #ToH2015 stage for the next exciting work shop on fermentation. Think sauerkraut, kimchi and kombucha...#expressyouself #nctafe

      7 Nov 1 Like
  • Congratulations to Bridget Purtill and Ben Creighton - winners of the Bio Pak Art Series competition and Port Macquarie TAFE graduates! Their designs will be displayed on over 1 million cups to be sold nation-wide. Well done! #ToH2015 #nctafe #portmacquarie

    7 Nov 3 Likes
  • The fragrance at the Glasshouse now is mouth-watering! #ToH2015

    7 Nov 2 Likes
  • Getting ready for a great day! Matt Moran is in the house and we are about to start the first of the North Coast TAFE cooking demonstrations for 2015 Tastings on Hastings. #ToH2015 #nctafe #expressyourself

    7 Nov 5 Likes
  • Be sure to catch the cooking demonstrations this Saturday at the Glasshouse for 2015 Tastings on Hastings! North Coast TAFE are proud to sponsor this year's events - here's a little sneak-peek at the goodie bag! Bookings at http://tastingsonhastings.com.au/events/saturday-7-november/ ... see you there!

    5 Nov 2 Likes