About our Wollongbar campus

Wollongbar TAFE Campus is located on 140 pristine acres in a rural setting. Students at Wollongbar TAFE Campus 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, Wollongbar TAFE Campus 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.

NSWTourismAwardLogo.pngIn addition, Wollongbar TAFE'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.

Wollongbar TAFE Campus 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 Wollongbar TAFE Campus.


Get in touch

61 Sneaths Road WOLLONGBAR NSW 2477
How to get here  
(02) 6620 4700
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To locate a disability consultant for the Wollongbar campus, visit the Disability Support Services page.


Quick facts at a glance


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Facilities available at Wollongbar Campus

  • Disabled parking
  • Canteen
  • Student association block with kitchen and lounge
  • Library with Jobs hub program and services
  • Computer labs
  • Golf course and putting green 
  • Production horticulture farm
  • Hair, beauty and massage treatment rooms
  • Nightcap restaurant featuring a kitchen garden and wood fired pizza oven
  • Construction and building staging area
  • Horticulture nursery featuring glasshouse, greenhouses and laboratory
  • Aviation pod
  • Tennis court
  • Plumbing sandpit and demonstration area
  • Working farm on site
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Student life

    • A fantastic story from ABC News about four of our female students currently studying trades at North Coast TAFE! Find out how they are challenging gender stereotypes in each of their industries. Read on: http://ab.co/2bEbAve www.northcoasttafe.edu.au #womentradies #ABCnews #NCTAFE

      26 Aug 41 Likes
    • Come down to Student Central or the Cafe at Wollongbar TAFE today, purchase a beautiful bunch of daffodils for $7 and help raise funds for Cancer Council NSW. #DaffodilDay

      26 Aug 2 Likes
  • North Coast TAFE students are invited to think creatively and design a sustainable tiny home, teeny tiny home or a pocket neighbourhood that enables simple and sustainable living and win up $1000! Entries for the Tiny Homes Design competition close 4.00pm Thursday, 1st September 2016 so don’t miss out! North Coast TAFE is a proud sponsor of the 2016 Sustainable Tiny Homes Design competition, expo and open homes day. For more information visit Sustainable House Day Northern Rivers or www.sustainablehousedaynr.org

    24 Aug 6 Likes
  • Here's a sneak peek inside our carpentry workshop at Wollongbar TAFE with student apprentices working on suspended form work, a high risk unit in the Certificate III in Carpentry. If you’re interested in a course in carpentry and joinery click here for more information http://bit.ly/2c4ia3p From left: Trent Darragh (C&S Building, Casino), Chris Burley (CivBuild, Lismore), Nicholas O’Mara (NFM Roofing and Cladding, Brisbane), Tim Higgins (J & H Beohm Building, Lismore), Hayden Pratt (Brett Harley Building, Casino) and North Coast TAFE carpentry teacher Peter Fitzpatrick.

    24 Aug 21 Likes
  • Behind the scenes with Amanda Hamilton, 2015 winner of the North Coast TAFE ‘award of excellence in plumbing’, talking to The Northern Star about women killing it in typically male dominated trades and encouraging other women to get on board. Keep an eye out for the article in this weekend’s paper. www.northcoasttafe.edu.au #womentradies #thenorthernstar #NCTAFE

    17 Aug 8 Likes
  • A huge congratulations to team TEACH at Wollongbar TAFE who took out the top gong at the NSW North & Legendary Pacific Coast Awards last week. This was second year in a row they've won! The award recognised the team’s innovative learning spaces, the strong industry currency of staff and their ability to respond to industry training requirements. Head Teacher, Mary Allan, is proud to support and educate over one hundred apprentices in the region and believes students attending North Coast TAFE have been fortunate to learn from teachers with great depths of industry experience and connections. “We work really hard with our partners to determine their requirements and then shape courses to match those needs,” says Ms Allan. www.northcoasttafe.edu.au #NCTAFE #TAFENSW

    11 Aug 21 Likes
    • "Across all industries, the average tradie earns $60.88 an hour, a slight increase of 0.3 per cent on last year." Find out who charges what and see the rich list from news.com.au here: http://bit.ly/2ajGtZl

      4 Aug 0 Like
    • We are so proud of Wollongbar TAFE student Riley Steer who is juggling Year 12, studying early childhood education and care at North Coast TAFE while providing respite care for a child with autism, pre-school teaching, and volunteering in orphanages and hospitals overseas! Read her inspiring story with ABC North Coast here: http://ab.co/2ahaFlE Congratulations Riley, keep up the great work!

      22 Jul 19 Likes
  • Earn $60 plus a delicious morning tea at Wollongbar TAFE's Nightcap cafe! Our friends at Southern Cross University are conducting some research and need volunteers for a couple of hours on July 26. If you're interested in being involved contact Annie O'Shannessy on 0428 996 054.

    21 Jul 1 Like
  • Wollongbar TAFE student and apprentice chef Rachelle Ramsay-Orr, 21, from Wollongbar, will be representing Northern Rivers in Cookery at the WorldSkills Australia competition in Melbourne this October. Rachelle works at The Bank Cafe, Lismore and knows the power of careful planning and meticulous execution. “It’s a challenging competition that tests you under a very strict time schedule,” said Rachelle. #GoodLuck #WorldSkills #NCTAFE

    21 Jul 5 Likes
  • Today our Wollongbar TAFE aviation students were lucky enough to have a presentation from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority - CASA who conduct the safety regulation of civil air operations in Australia and the operation of Australian aircraft overseas. Thanks guys! Interested in a career in aviation? More course info, here: http://bit.ly/2a9PAwv

    20 Jul 9 Likes
  • Competing in WorldSkills Australia has really helped 20-year-old apprentice welder Matt Baskerville, of Ballina, to improve his time management. “[In the competition] there’s a lot to do in a small amount of time,” said Matt, who practices three nights a week at Wollongbar TAFE, preparing for the Australia-wide competition in Melbourne this October. #GoodLuck #WorldSkills #NCTAFE

    19 Jul 3 Likes