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

    • Time for a study break :)

      20 Sep 1 Like
    • Did you know that TAFE offer flexible study options so that your study fits in with your lifestyle? Check out this story about Jaga Crossingham from Freedive Fiji who has just completed his Certificate III in Maritime Operations, thanks to a flexible arrangement with TAFE NSW Port Macquarie. For more information on our courses click here: http://www.northcoasttafe.edu.au/

      19 Sep 5 Likes
  • Do you need to update your first aid qualifications? TAFE NSW Port Macquarie will be holding a first aid course on Saturday 23rd September that may suit you perfectly! This course is for workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings. For more information such as start times and cost, please visit our website: http://bit.ly/2xJANTL or call us on 1300 628 233. #beambitious #tafensw

    18 Sep 1 Like
  • Sad news about the poor Whale washed up on Nobbys Beach over the weekend 😥🐳🐳🐳 RIP beautiful creature. http://www.portnews.com.au/…/whale-dies-off-nobbys-beach-v…/

    18 Sep 3 Likes
  • Today is "R U OK Day", reminding people that having meaningful conversations with mates and loved ones could save lives. Our TAFE counsellors are here to support you - make your appointment at Student Central if you need to talk. We also have some colourful treats to sweeten up your day 🍭

    14 Sep 5 Likes
  • Another window display designed by our Certificate III Retail Operations students. Big shout out to Joan from Wauchope Saddlery for lending us the horse head for this wonderful display for Melbourne Cup. #beambitious

    13 Sep 7 Likes
    • Centrelink Digital Workshop (& Financial Information Services) TAFE students are invited to our free workshop on Tuesday 19th September. Centrelink representatives will cover topics such as: - Online Services (MyGov, Centrelink, Medicare) - Eligibility for services - Social Workers - Payment options for under 18s unable to live at home - Debt management - Q&A Session Register at Student Central 🙂

      13 Sep 0 Like
    • You can access your library 24/7! If you are not sure how, please message!

      12 Sep 1 Like
  • Can you spare some time?

    12 Sep 0 Like
  • Students from Certificate III Retail Operations have been busy paying attention to the smaller details, designing clever shop fronts like these. Today we have one for adventurers and one for those who love to trick or treat! #beambitious

    12 Sep 2 Likes
  • It's happening TODAY at 12.30pm ! **** Free Community Legal Services Workshop **** Presented by Mid North Coast Community Legal Services. Learn about employment law rights, work & development orders (an alternative to paying fines), a guide to the free legal services in our region and more. Contact Student Central to join 😊

    12 Sep 2 Likes
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    9 Sep 3 Likes

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