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TAFE NSW Wollongbar is located on 140 pristine acres in a rural setting. Students at TAFE NSW Wollongbar enjoy a range of sporting facilities, a restaurant, a new student services centre and the only grass tennis court in the Northern Rivers.
A state-of-the-art education and training facility, TAFE NSW Wollongbar specialises in agriculture, horticulture, fashion and information technology courses. Other vocational areas available at the campus include automotive, plumbing, children's services, and community services.
In addition, TAFE NSW Wollongbar's Tourism section is award-winning, boasting the Silver Award in Tourism Education from the 2014 NSW Tourism Awards and Gold Award in the 2015 NSW Tourism Awards.
TAFE NSW Wollongbar is located on the plateau between Lismore and Ballina on the traditional lands of the Bundjalung Aboriginal people. The sub-tropical climate and rich farmland, Wollongbar is renowned for its variety of fruits, rolling hills and stunning landscape.
If you’re looking to enter the workforce armed with invaluable experience and practical skills, check out the courses available at our TAFE NSW Wollongbar.
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Since the last Cyber Security Challenge in 2015, the Australian Government has launched its Cyber Security Strategy. The strategy has a major focus on strong cyber defenses along with growth and innovation in the sector.
Wollongbar TAFE IT teaching section has 14 students from the Certificate IV Cyber Security and Diploma of Networking courses competing in a 24 hour Hacking competition, there are 79 teams in the competition.
Students will be looking at accessing systems and will then report back what they find. There will be a strong focus for developing cyber security skills. One of the prizes is a trip to the USA.
Students are required to compete in various coding and programming challengers to collect puzzle points to win.
Good luck Guys hope you do well.
***Snake Awareness 1 Day Workshop***
Focusing on snake awareness, what to do when you see a snake, first aid, identifying different species, basic snake behaviour and more. (tuition only – no assessments).
This one day course will take place at the following campuses in Semester 1, 2017: Wollongbar campus (Room GG05) Saturday, 20th May 2017 10am – 4pm
Cost: $160.00 per student.
Applicants will receive a TAFE PLUS Statement of Attainment in Snake Awareness certificate.
To enrol call: Sherryn Page, Head Teacher (Animal Sciences)
Ph: (02) 6623 0239
Or, Wollongbar campus: (02) 6620 4700
CAMPUS CLOSURE UPDATE AS AT FRIDAY 7 APRIL: Thank you for your patience during the last week. We hope you have a safe Easter break and will see you for Term 2 on Monday 24 April. Please keep checking our website for information about campus closures.
TAFE WOLLONGBAR AWARDS POSTPONED
Due to the current weather conditions and flood clean-up activities in the Northern Rivers, TAFE NSW Wollongbar Awards of Excellence planned for Wednesday 5 April in Lismore have been postponed, as soon as a new date is finalised Award winners and employers will be informed.
CAMPUS CLOSURE UPDATE AS AT TUESDAY 4 APRIL: The WOLLONGBAR TAFE Campus will remain closed for classes and enrolment for the rest of the week. Further information about the conditions can be found here - http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/. Check back regularly for any further updates. Please stay safe.
CAMPUS CLOSURE UPDATE AS AT MONDAY 3 APRIL: The WOLLONGBAR TAFE Campus will remain closed for classes and enrolment on Tuesday 4 April, due to severe flooding across the region. Further information about the conditions can be found here - http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/. We will provide further updates at 4PM tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday). Please stay safe.
CANCELLED: Wollongbar TAFE Campus Awards of Excellence - Wednesday 5 April @ Lismore Workers Club.
Due to the ongoing flood emergency in the Northern Rivers, TAFE NSW has cancelled its Awards of Excellence for the Wollongbar campus. Our thoughts remain with all of those staff, students and communities impacted by the floods. We will reschedule the Awards at a date in the future to be announced. Please stay safe!
CAMPUS CLOSURE UPDATE AS AT SUNDAY 2 APRIL: The WOLLONGBAR TAFE Campus will remain closed for classes and enrolment on Monday 3 April, due to severe flooding across the region. Further information about the conditions can be found here - http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/. We will provide further updates at 4PM tomorrow afternoon (Monday). Please stay safe.
CAMPUS CLOSURE UPDATE: The Wollongbar TAFE Campus remains closed across the weekend, due to severe flooding across the region. We will update this page on Sunday 2nd April at 4:00PM, with advice on whether the campus will be open on Monday 3rd April. Further information about the conditions can be found here - http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/
No classes running at Wollongbar TAFE campus today due to flood warnings. Staff will be on site to direct enquires until mid-morning. For up to date information about the weather conditions head to http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/
Please be mindful of current weather conditions.
Below is the latest weather warning and links to the Bureau of Meteorology and SES websites.
Want to work in the booming civil construction industry?
TEAM Training, TAFE NSW civil construction training partner, will be holding a free civil construction information session at Terranora on Wednesday 5th April from 10:30am.
This is your chance to skill up for a job on the Pacific Highway upgrade and help build our future infrastructure. Call 1300 799 251 to register today.