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 Birpi 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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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
  • Commerical cooking kitchen
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Take the next step with North Coast TAFE at Port Macquarie

Student life

    • 2 Feb
      Semester one begins
      All day at Ballina; Casino ...

      Most on-campus classes start this week

      2 Feb 15
    • If you're considering learning about CISCO systems, then this is the man to see! Port Macquarie TAFE teacher, Humam Alkanini has over ten years experience in networking systems, virtualisation and cloud computing and is a certified CISCO, Linux and VMware instructor. If you'd like to learn from one of the best in the industry, then don't delay; contact our Customer Service Centre on 1300 628 233 today!

      19 Jan 9 Likes
  • Calling all hospitality students past and present! Great local cafe Social Grounds needs staff. To express your interest, drop in with a resume after 12 or email info@socialgrounds.com.au.

    12 Jan 2 Likes
  • If you're venturing to the local Artists Markets these holidays, be sure to drop in and check out the new 'Sailor Gerl' label by fashion graduate Shelley Gillespie. All Shelley's designs are 'eco-friendly', so you can look good and be guilt free!

    12 Jan 3 Likes
  • Stand out from the crowd with a fast-tracked Diploma of Management covering project planning, leadership, performance management and communication. Get a global perspective on key management principles with access to the wisdom of world leaders such as former Prime Minister, John Howard and transport magnate, Lindsay Fox. Enrol now at our Port Macquarie campus, starting on 23 February 2015 and running until 22 June 2015. Call 1300 628 233 or visit: http://www.northcoasttafe.edu.au/courses/bsb51107-diploma-of-management.aspx?oid=1231926d-313d-48e5-9515-a3f100cf3237&studyOption=Campus

    6 Jan 64 Likes
  • Express yourself in a fitness career in 2015 Fitness courses start soon at Port Macquarie TAFE On campus and studying by distance options available Call 1300 628 233 now to enrol or visit http://www.northcoasttafe.edu.au/find-a-course/course-search-results.aspx?keyword=fitness+port+macquarie

    6 Jan 50 Likes
    • Gabby McInerney and Kristy Van Eck t have each taken different pathways to train for their jobs with the Hastings Co-op. Gabby was employed last Easter after leaving school and will complete a Business traineeship in April. Kristy gained work after graduating from Design Fundamentals last November. Different pathways, but they both girls are thrilled with the outcome and the support of two strong local organisations - North Coast TAFE and the Hastings Co-op!

      5 Jan 5 Likes
    • Talented and creative Certificate IV in Digital Media graduate, Levi Lord, is out to conquer the world, one villain at a time! Check out some of his incredible characters in these images...

      29 Dec 10 Likes
  • Congratulations to all students receiving HSC results today. We are here to help if you need to talk about career or study pathways...

    17 Dec 4 Likes
  • Another busy year, done and dusted, for the Childcare and Education Support students. Here are a few images from their 2014 Graduation Ceremony - well done everybody!

    8 Dec 14 Likes
  • Two fire evacuations today. Maybe the commercial cookery students were flambéing a bit too much? Sorry for the inconvenience, but thank you everyone for evacuating so quickly.

    8 Dec 3 Likes
  • Enquire now about having your study costs rebated by the federal government. You must be an existing worker in order to upskill to a diploma level. Take advantage of this offer by enrolling before December 31st. To find out more visit: http://ow.ly/d/2IOk

    1 Dec 1 Like