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

    • 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

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  • 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
  • 💉PROVIDE FIRST AID COURSE 💉 Statement of Attainment Saturday 15 September 2018 8:30am - 5:00pm Limited places still available Room G1:02 (G Block, Level 1, Room 02) For more info or to enrol please call: 131 601

    29 Aug 0 Like
  • A BIG THANK YOU if you donated money on 3 August for Jeans for Genes day 2018! 🎉🎉 🤗Port Macquarie Campus students and staff donated $327.55 This will help support the Children’s Medical Research Institute🤗

    15 Aug 0 Like
    • Some great apps to use......which ones help you?

      13 Aug 0 Like
    • TAFE NSW has revealed the top five industries where jobs are likely to be needed over the next three years. They are in construction, health, supply chain, hospitality and manufacturing industries. Enquire today - TAFE can equip you with the skills that you need to BE IN DEMAND. 1300 628 233 #TAFENSW #beindemand

      13 Aug 0 Like
  • 💥WARNING!💥 These pics are NOT for the faint hearted 😯 Here are some examples of how artistically talented our Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Makeup Services) students are 🤗 Realistic ✔️ AWESOME ✔️ Enough to give you nightmares ✔️ Creative ✔️ Fun ✔️ #lovetolearn #TAFENSW

    13 Aug 0 Like
  • ⭐Please donate at Student Central ⭐ to support our farmers doing it tough in the drought. In collaboration with OzHarvest, we are collecting items for donation. We have been specifically asked to collect the following: Chicken & beef stock powder Salt, pepper Spice mix, dried herbs Cooking sauces or flavour bases Cooking oil (750ml) bottles Foil and cling-wrap Freezer bags Washing detergent Sugar Coffee Milo or hot chocolate Tomato & BBQ sauce Jam, honey, vegemite, peanutbutter Bottled water Cordial Long life cream Thanks for your support!

    6 Aug 0 Like
  • 🤘Jeans for Genes this Friday 3 August 2018🤘 1 in 20 Aussie kids face a birth defect or genetic disease. You can help by speeding up the search for treatments and cures. Every dollar raised goes directly to Children’s Medical Research Institute. If you would like to make a gold coin donation please see us in Student Central :) & of course don't forget to wear some denim! https://www.jeansforgenes.org.au/

    1 Aug 0 Like
  • What a fantastic day we had today at Luminosity Youth Summit @ The Glasshouse! We will be here Thursday & Friday too, come and say hi 🖐️ 💥DANGER - you will be totally INSPIRED! 💥🤗 http://www.luminosityyouthsummit.com.au/2018/ #luminosityyouthsummit2018

    25 Jul 0 Like

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