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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1300 628 233
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qualified staff providing quality education


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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

    • Thank you to all those who participated in our Mental Health Awareness Day today. Feel free to tag and share the photos.

      19 Oct 0 Like
    • Thank you to all those who participated in our Mental Health Awareness Day today. Feel free to tag and share the photos.

      17 Oct 0 Like
  • To all Students and Staff, Please join us tomorrow from 11.30am – 1.00pm and take the time to unwind at our Mental Health Day! G Block Quadrangle. Don't forget to bring your gold coin for a BBQ sausage.

    16 Oct 0 Like
  • Welcome back to our students and teachers. We hope you've had a great break and are ready to make the most of term 4. For many of you term 4, is a busy time preparing for your final assessments, exams, major works and end-of-year exhibitions. Remember to check in with your teachers for extra guidance, and to use the great support services available to ensure you get the best outcome for you. https://www.tafensw.edu.au/student-services

    15 Oct 0 Like
  • TAFE NSW and Mid Coast Connect want to raise awareness of opportunities in non-traditional occupations for males. Shout out to Year 9 boys, talk to your Careers Adviser at school. :-)

    4 Oct 0 Like
  • October is Mental Health Month in New South Wales, Victoria and the ACT. Mental Health Month is an opportunity to raise awareness around mental health & wellbeing and centres around World Mental Health Day, which is marked each year on October 10.

    3 Oct 0 Like
    • Port Macquarie TAFE Library and After Hours Study Centre will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Re-opening on Tuesday morning 2/10 at 8:30 am. Enjoy your long weekend everyone :-)

      26 Sep 0 Like
    • Want to learn how to use a computer? Certificate I in Information Technology Starting this Friday 28 September – Friday 30 November 2018. 9am – 3.30pm Learn the skills & knowledge which allow you to safely perform foundation digital literacy tasks using a personal computer & a range of software applications & digital devices. To enrol or for more info please call: 131 601.

      25 Sep 0 Like
  • Coonamble Raindance Fundraiser Congratulations to Pru & Rachel on this fantastic fundraising event, with $455.00 raised at TAFE NSW Port Macquarie. Thank you to all those who indulged in the beautiful cakes and bought raffle tickets for this great cause kindly donated by local business. Let’s hope the evening brings a smile to the people of Coonamble and the surrounding towns. Pru Sweeny & Rachel Nolan, TAFE NSW Port Macquarie Community Service Students came up with this great idea and worked hard to gather prizes for the raffle & bake the sweet treats deserve a special mention!

    18 Sep 0 Like
  • Be a skill seeker. Check out our range of short courses from course in Leadership, IT, Community Services, Beauty, Creative Arts, Construction and more. Or why not up-skill with a First Aid or RSA certification! With online or face-to-face study options available, you can study your way and finish in just a few days, weeks or months with in-demand skills. Enrolling now. https://www.tafensw.edu.au/short-courses

    17 Sep 0 Like
  • Wear Yellow tomorrow Thursday 13 September to draw awareness to the national day for suicide prevention. Ask a fellow student, colleague, friend or stranger if they're ok....and REALLY LISTEN to the answer. https://www.ruok.org.au/every-day-resources

    12 Sep 0 Like
  • Pictured below are staff at Port Macquarie getting into the spirit of the Buy a Bale fundraiser on campus today. A whopping $622.30 was raised by students and staff - $200 of that from the Contact Centre alone.#buyabale Tax deductable donations can still be made: https://www.buyabale.com.au/donate/

    31 Aug 0 Like

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