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.


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70 Widderson Street PORT MACQUARIE NSW 2444
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(02) 6581 6200
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To locate a disability consultant for the Port Macquarie campus, visit the Disability Support Services page.


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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

    • Want to learn a trade with high earning potential? At TAFE we can offer you just that! Study Eelctrotechnoloy here at Port Macquarie. Browse Electrotech courses here http://ow.ly/bqdD308d0B5 or come along to our open day Tuesday 24 January 11am - 1pm & chat to the teachers about this trade :) http://www.news.com.au/finance/work/trade-versus-university-a-breakdown-of-employability-costs-and-earning-potential/news-story/364d23ae946a94d9808775675a5498dd

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    • Happy Weekend Everyone! Student Central & Library are open until 12:30pm today :)

      21 Jan 1 Like
  • We've got some great hands-on, FREE Digital Media and Information Technology workshops coming up on our Port Macquarie Campus in early February. Staff members Jarrad and Humam will be at Port Central Shopping Centre on Sunday from 12 until 4. If IT and Digital Media is your thing, be sure to pop in and have a chat :). #beambitious #informationtechnology #digitalmedia

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  • Look out for our Health, Aged Care + Nursing people at Port Central Shopping centre this Sunday, 22nd of January, from 10 until 4. Teaching staff will be on hand to answer your questions about studying in this high demand sector, so if the caring profession is your passion, drop in and say hello :) #beambitious #healthcare

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  • Dreaming of the sea? Our Certificate I in Maritime Operations (better known as the deckies course) is being offered completely FREE of charge. This course will give you entry on to any boat in Australia as a deckhand - and will set you on course to further qualifications if you need. For more information, please call 1300 628 233 or visit www.northcoasttafe.edu.au #beambitious #northcoasttafe #maritime

    20 Jan 2 Likes
  • Don't forget we are open until 6pm today & Saturday 8.30am - 12pm. For all course enquiries & enrolments :)

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    • Exciting that our aussie Bernard Tomic has got through to the 3rd round in tennis :) Who's your favourite to win? http://www.ausopen.com/index.html

      19 Jan 0 Like
    • Not sure what career path to take? Take the first step towards finding your dream job with our quick 10 question quiz :) http://beset.com.au/

      19 Jan 4 Likes
  • Great news!! :) our Gaming PC Raffle is on again. Come and see our guys tomorrow to buy a ticket & speak to them about any of our IT courses. This years PC was built by our Cert III TVET IT students here at Port Campus, worth about $3,000!

    17 Jan 5 Likes
  • Information sessions, meet the teachers, tour the campus, FREE Sausage Sizzle! Tomorrow 11am - 1pm - TAFE OPEN DAY :) Hope to see you here!

    17 Jan 17 Likes
  • Did you know that 2 out of 3 people cannot identify a rip in the ocean? Here's a very useful video on how to... http://ow.ly/X5xr3081RNc

    16 Jan 2 Likes
  • Our friendly Student Central team ready to help you with course enquiries, enrolments, careers counselling bookings and much more! Giving you exceptional customer service with a smile :)

    12 Jan 24 Likes

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