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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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

    • Are you a natural with kids? Have you thought about turning these skills into a rewarding career? Our courses are designed with industry and are delivered in real-world facilities. Career outcomes include jobs as a childcare centre manager, special needs worker, early childhood educator, nanny or a children’s services coordinator. Whether you're just starting out in your career, want to gain more qualifications, we can help you get the skills you need to be in demand. Enrolling now for semester 2. http://ora.cl/DH8eW

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    • Our amazing computer raffle is being drawn on June 29, so come up to the library with your loose change for your last chance to win! $2 per ticket 😊

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  • Congratulations to Jordan Hoffman who won the Silver Medal in the Worldskills National Competition held in Sydney this month in the IT Network Systems Administration category. This is the second prestigious award for Jordan, after last year taking out the GOLD Medal in the Worldskills Regional Competition (Mid Coast region) It is with the guidance and mentoring from TAFE NSW Port Macquarie IT section staff and of course Jordan’s hard work, commitment and dedication that has contributed to his success. Well done, Jordan!

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  • An industry relationship between TAFE NSW Port Macquarie and Essential Energy, has seen IT students (L-R) Brad Pigram, Jacob Turner and Chris Rogers, secure full-time contract employment as IT Service Desk Officers at Essential Energy. #IT — with Jarrad Tattersall.

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  • Be ambitious, be informed and be ready to enrol for semester 2. Explore your course and study options and discover how a TAFE NSW course can get you ready for the career you want. https://www.tafensw.edu.au/info-week

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  • We can make a difference.....

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    • A 'Big Thanks' to all our local suppliers who helped make our TAFE Awards night look & feel very special! 👍The Port Macquarie Racecourse for the great venue, friendly, hard working staff, smooth coordination & delicious food! 👍Touchwood Flowers for great customer service, flexibility & of course amazing displays of exactly what we wanted 👍Sublime Weddings for the hire of that beautiful backdrop which looked fabulous 👍Palette Linen for the hiring of the striking chair/table covers 👍 Very professional lighting by In Phase Productions, very reliable 👍Solid Stage with steps/hand rails, friendly service by Hire Port 👍Professional, friendly & easy to work with photographers Daniel Parlevliet & Barbara Sherrin At TAFE NSW we pride ourselves in providing exceptional customer service & it is great to work with local employers who do the same!

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    • Happy Tuesday! We hope you have a wonderful day☕

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  • Wow - Andy Saunders! Catchy tune ya got there! I know I was singing along. You'll always be deadly......

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  • Our Early Childhood Education and Care team are so proud of their achievements....and rightly so! Well done Gayle and team. Congratulations Brooke.

    31 May 0 Like
  • ⭐THANK YOU⭐ To everyone who attended our TAFE NSW Port Macquarie Awards last night, celebrating the achievements of our outstanding 2017 students. It was a wonderful evening of fine food, amazing company and joyful celebration. More photos to come!! Feel free to tag yourself 😊

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  • Group photos of Award Recipients

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