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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(02) 6583 6478

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

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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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Student life

    • Looking for an opportunity to gain Cisco Networking qualifications to work in the IT Industry? Two new courses are starting soon at our Port Macquarie Campus! Limited spaces and payment options are available - Apply now on the links below. Introduction to Networks Statement of Attainment, Cisco CCNA1. (TAFE NSW Course Number: 161-142 54V 01) Monday and Wednesday evenings 5:30pm–9:30pm for 5 weeks starting Monday March 9, 2015 Enrol now, visit http://www.northcoasttafe.edu.au/courses/introduction-to-networks-cisco-1.aspx?oid=aa6cc329-d097-4b61-ad2f-a43500d041c5&studyOption=Campus or call 1300 628 233 Routing and Switching Statement of Attainment, Cisco CCNA2. (TAFE NSW Course Number: 160-201 39V 01) Monday and Wednesday evenings 5:30pm–9:30pm for 4 weeks starting Monday April 27, 2015 Enrol now, visit http://www.northcoasttafe.edu.au/courses/routing-and-switching-essentials-cisco-2.aspx?oid=401aeeb4-8a70-472d-9e13-a43500a3bc99&studyOption=Campus or call 1300 628 233

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    • Hey Guys, Here you all are with Tommy Franklin, find yourself, tag and share how you expressed yourself at NC TAFE.

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  • Locals supporting locals! Great mentors and local employers, Bennetts Steel, share some exciting news about a hard working young lady...

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  • Time for a treat...give our lovely ladies in the Beauty section a call and help our students gain 'first hand' experience (excuse the pun!).

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  • Here's what we got up to on the weekend! Glorious weather, nice people and lots of fun to be had in 'expressing yourself'. Many thanks to the Foreshore Markets for their hospitality and assistance...

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  • Congratulations, Kiara, on your beautiful new artwork and thanks to everyone that participated.

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    • We're at the Foreshore Markets! Come down and 'express yourself'...

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    • Port News got some great photos of the day including this video... http://www.portnews.com.au/story/2873077/the-happiest-man-alive-cuts-loose-photos-video/?cs=257

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  • A great morning of movement, music and fun. Spot yourself? Please tag and share!

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  • Wow! Tommy Franklin is killing it. Dance lessons, #saltyrain and a flash mob. No matter where you're from or what you want to achieve, it can be done. #Expressyourself

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  • Not long now until Tommy Franklin kicks off. Let's dance!

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  • Check it out Port Campus he will be there in the Morning 10am down at the Sola Cola and I heard a whisper that maybe a flash mob might just might turn up as well. YOU will have to be there to find out. You wont regret it the whole community is invited to this event and it is FREE. So share away tonight and see you all in the morning.

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