About TAFE NSW Wollongbar

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.

NSWTourismAwardLogo.pngIn 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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61 Sneaths Road WOLLONGBAR NSW 2477
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1300 628 233
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Facilities available at TAFE NSW Wollongbar

  • 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

    • Happy Saint Patrick's Day 2017

      17 Mar 3 Likes
    • Wollongbar Campus recently celebrated the opening of their Time Capsule that was buried in December 1995. Past and present staff members came together excited to discover the treasures and memories of life at Wollongbar in 1995. Recalling old stories and fun activities over delicious food prepared by our Cookery Students and Staff in the beautiful Nightcap Restaurant. The event was also an opportunity to say farewell to a wonderful era of North Coast Institute and welcome in TAFE NSW Wollongbar.

      17 Mar 3 Likes
  • Please be mindful of current weather conditions. Below is the latest weather warning and links to the Bureau of Meteorology and SES websites. http://www.bom.gov.au/ https://www.ses.nsw.gov.au/

    15 Mar 4 Likes
  • Maggie Beer's top tips for aged care homes cooks and chefs: Always use fresh vegetables in season (no frozen vegetables) Get rid of boosters from the pantry and make your own stock Always use butter (not margarine) Throw out anything low-fat or diet Don't use preservatives and processed foods (make everything from scratch) Plant a herb garden. Via ABC North Coast

    9 Mar 6 Likes
  • Around 30 participants from a range of Northern Rivers aged care homes enjoyed some quality time with Maggie Beer at TAFE NSW Wollongbar today as she shared ideas and methods to deliver healthy and tasty meals for residents as part of her work with the Maggie Beer Foundation. Cc TEACH at Wollongbar TAFE

    8 Mar 88 Likes
  • At 60 years young, Christine Cooper is one of many outstanding students nominated for recognition at the TAFE NSW Lismore Excellence Awards this Thursday. "I completed my Higher School Certificate in my thirties, then went on to do a Bachelor of Community Education in my forties, and here I am in my sixties graduating from a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, always learning," said Christine. The Early Childhood education and Skills For Work staff congratulate Christine on her fabulous achievement and for securing a role with Kids for Life. Enjoy the new chapter Christine!

    8 Mar 0 Like
    • Here's to all of our wonderful and caring teachers and mentors, and to our fabulous, creative and inspiring students. Celebrate #IWD2017 today and aim high as women continue to break the mould and achieve new heights. Happy International Women's Day!

      8 Mar 0 Like
    • If you love good music and a good cause be there

      7 Mar 1 Like
  • Want to win $500? Nominations close this week for the North Coast Region 2016/17 Student of the Year Awards at midnight, Friday 10 March 2017. Jump online and chat with your teacher. https://www.e-award.com.au/2017/nctiawards/newentry/about.php

    6 Mar 1 Like
  • Only 1 week to go before Maggie Beer heads to our neck of the woods for the Maggie Beer Foundation workshops. Chefs and cooks working in aged care will attend a workshop at Wollongbar TAFE. We can't wait! cc TEACH at Wollongbar TAFE

    6 Mar 7 Likes
  • Be an office clerk, data entry operator, junior personal assistant, receptionist, office administrator, word processing operator, legal receptionist or medical receptionist. Find out about our Business Administration courses http://bit.ly/2iTRbXy Phone 1300 628 233 to get started in any of our flexible courses in Cert II Business, Cert III Business Administration, Cert III Business Administration Medical, Cert III Business Administration Legal and Certificate IV Business Administration. Courses begin 14 March.

    6 Mar 15 Likes
  • It's great to see Mary Allan and Julie Logan representing TAFE NSW in the Women In Aviation Australian Chapter Incorporated stand at the Avalon Airshow 2017 in Melbourne. Great job ladies!

    3 Mar 19 Likes

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