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 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 our Port Macquarie TAFE Campus.


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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


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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
  • Commercial cooking kitchen
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Student life

    • Did you attend our Stress Less Day Event? Don't forget to tag yourself enjoying the drumming circle or designing a colourful mosaic pot! Certificate II Textiles student Angela was "incredibly relaxed" after her drumming session noting that "it is was a great way to take a moment and enjoy the sunshine."

      26 Oct 1 Like
    • TODAY!! Stress Less day!!!! :) Come join us outside G Block 11.30am - 1.30pm for some music, activities, financial advice, counsellors, support services and a FREE BBQ :) For all students and staff - See you there!

      26 Oct 0 Like
  • ****Creative Photography course starts this week**** 26 October 2016 - 5.30pm - 8.30pm for 5 weeks Click here for more info: http://www.northcoasttafe.edu.au/courses/creative-photography.aspx?oid=8c3ca1e5-007a-4056-bd99-a5be00c888ae&subMenu=modes&studyMode=Campus&selectedCampus=Port Macquarie To enrol please call: 1300 628 233

    24 Oct 1 Like
  • Add to your resume and polish your computer skills with a Microsoft EXCEL Advanced TAFE PLUS Statment. Only 6 hours per course: Tuesday 1st November & Thursday 3rd November, 5.30pm - 8.30pm Click here for details: http://www.northcoasttafe.edu.au/courses/tafe-plus-statement-in-microsoft-excel-advanced-level-three.aspx?oid=43b605bb-5979-44f2-b318-a5d300edf87e&subMenu=modes&studyMode=Campus&selectedCampus=Port To enrol please call: 1300 628 233

    21 Oct 5 Likes
  • Come into campus on Wednesday 26th for a free BBQ, drumming & creative workshops, financial counselling and more! Stress Less Day at Port Macquarie TAFE - chill out and have fun with us to celebrate Mental Health Month.

    21 Oct 4 Likes
  • FREE Dental Hygiene Part Qual!! Are you currently working in the dental industry and need to update your infection control and process reusable medical devices knowledge? We are offering a Dental Hygiene Part Qual that can be completed in as little as 3 months. The course offers the flexibility of online learning combined with a one-day workshop at our new Shared Health Research and Education Campus here in Port Macquarie. There are three different workshop dates to choose from: Tuesday, 15 November Tuesday, 29 November Friday, 9 December Be quick and contact us now to secure your spot! We only have a limit of 40 places available!! Please contact Educational Support Officer, Aleisha McNeill on 02 6581 6396 for more information or click here: http://www.northcoasttafe.edu.au/courses/statement-of-attainment-in-dental-hygiene.aspx?subMenu=modes&gotoMode=campus

    20 Oct 2 Likes
    • Love photography? Why not try our 'Creative Photography course? 26 October 2016 - 5.30pm - 8.30pm for 5 weeks Click here for more info: http://www.northcoasttafe.edu.au/courses/creative-photography.aspx?oid=8c3ca1e5-007a-4056-bd99-a5be00c888ae&subMenu=modes&studyMode=Campus&selectedCampus=Port Macquarie To enrol please call: 1300 628 233

      20 Oct 1 Like
    • Certificate II in Business Now commencing Thursday 27 October 2016 @ 9am http://www.northcoasttafe.edu.au/courses/certificate-ii-in-business.aspx?oid=94fa0fc1-d460-4ea7-a130-a5c9017da0a6&subMenu=modes&studyMode=Campus&selectedCampus=Port Macquarie Or to enrol please call: 1300 628 233

      19 Oct 0 Like
  • Do you love working with kids or like helping students achieve their best? Get started on 31 October with four fee-free units and get a credit transfer into a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care http://ow.ly/VFtK305jK90, or a Certificate III in Education Support http://ow.ly/eJFR305jKwH in 2017. Numbers are limited so call 1300 628 233 now to reserve your place. #nctafe #thankyourself CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people CHCECE006 Support behavior of children and young people CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

    19 Oct 1 Like
  • Stress Less Day - TAFE Students and Staff

    19 Oct 3 Likes
  • Some of the finished masterpieces from our talented Hair and Beauty students. Didn't they do an amazing job! Fabulous colours, styles and the make up spectacular too. Which one is your favourite?

    19 Oct 5 Likes
  • Here are our lovely Hairdressing students preparing for their showcase last night which was very successful :) Looks like a lot of hard work and patience! The finished masterpieces will be posted tomorrow... watch this space :)

    18 Oct 5 Likes