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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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

    • Microsoft Excel short courses starting soon! Do you need to update your Excel skills? Port Macquarie campus is offering 2 short courses in May that will give you the next level of abilities for your current or future position. Excel 2: Intermediate - 5/6/18 - 7/6/18 Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30pm - 8:30pm https://www.tafensw.edu.au/offering/160-25902V01-18PMQ-005/TAFE-Plus-Statement-in-Microsoft-Excel---Intermediate-Level-Two Excel 3: Advanced - 12/6/18 - 14/6/18 Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30pm - 8:30pm https://www.tafensw.edu.au/offering/160-25901V01-18PMQ-008/TAFE-Plus-Statement-in-Microsoft-Excel---Advanced---Level-Three Phone us on 1300 628 23 to enquire or enrol 😊

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    • Are you ready to get started in IT? No need to wait until Semester 2 - Our Cert I Information Digital Media and Technology commences on 4th May. This 10-week entry level qualification provides the skills and knowledge to allow you to safely perform foundation digital literacy tasks using a personal computer and a range of software applications and ditigal services. Phone 1300 628 233 today!

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  • What glorious weather we are having in our beautiful town 🌞 What are your favorite things about Port Macquarie?

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  • Happy Easter! We wish all staff and students a safe and relaxing long weekend. Classes resume Tuesday 3rd, April. #HappyEaster

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  • Easter bunnies came early to Port Macquarie TAFE today. Happy Easter all.

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  • 🌟🐰Hoppy Easter Everyone!🐰 🌟 A big thanks to our Events, Hospitality and Toursim Students along with University of Newcastle and TAFE Student Central, who put on an EGGcellent Easter Egg Hunt and Hot Cross Bun feast today!

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    • πŸ°πŸ‡πŸ£πŸŽ‰πŸŽˆ And the winner is.............Heather. The correct number of eggs in the jar was 89. Heather chose the number 88 - (coz that's how old her mum is). Two other students also guessed 88, but Heather's name was drawn out of a hat. Jake and Jenny - we have a token runner up prize for you. πŸŽˆπŸŽ‰πŸ£πŸ‡πŸ°

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    • Thanks to the Roads and Maritime Service who has provided some very informative workshops to us these last few days on road safety. We should work together to do everything in our power to push the number of deaths on NSW roads towards zero. For more info on the TOWARDS ZERO campaign pls see here: http://www.towardszero.nsw.gov.au/ #towardszero Oh, and thanks for the doughnuts provided to students who visited your stand at lunchtime today.

      28 Mar 0 Like
  • πŸ°πŸ‡Join our Easter Egg-Stravaganza this Thursday! πŸ°πŸ‡ For all TAFE/UON Students & Staff πŸ₯🐣

    27 Mar 0 Like
  • TAFE Hair and Beauty Port Macquarie "Thanks to Port Macquarie TAFE’s Beauty and Hairdressing salons for your professional and friendly services. We will be back for more!" - Heather, Jean & Roslyn

    23 Mar 0 Like
  • πŸ’¦Stay dry this weekend and travel safely in the rain! πŸ’¦ On the upside... great weather to get those assessments done!

    23 Mar 0 Like
  • Have you always loved caring for others? Start a truly rewarding career with our upcoming Cert III in Health Services Assistance (assiting in nursing work in acute care). Our May intake is for those who have completed a Cert III Individual Support in Ageing or a Cert III Aged Care. Course starts 21 May - Enrol today! Phone 1300 628 233

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