Lockyer Valley - Gatton
Situated in the rich farmlands of the Lockyer Valley, the town of Gatton is located 35 minutes east of Toowoomba. Known as the salad bowl of Australia, the valley produces the most diverse range of fruit and vegetables in Australia. Our courses in Gatton are delivered out of the Lockyer Valley Conference and Function Centre.
What's on offer at the Gatton campus
Our Gatton campus offers a range of courses and skill sets tailored to meet the needs of the local community. Launch your career or upgrade your skills with a short course or nationally recognised qualification in agriculture, beauty, business, health, hospitality, or rural operations.
Facilities and services
- Ample parking available
- Cafe on site
- Nearby walking tracks
- Public BBQs and covered picnic tables
Diploma of Business
Thrive in a career in business with this high-level qualification. This course is perfect for people who want to elevate their skills at a management or executive level.
- Program Consultant
- Program Coordinator
- Executive Officer
- Administration Manager
Diploma of Community Services
Take the next step in your career in community services with this advanced qualification. This course is perfect for people who want to work in the community sector.
- Social Housing Coordinator
- Community Services Worker
- Welfare Worker
- Case Manager
- Family Support Worker
34 Lake Apex Drive,
Gatton Qld 4343
PO Box 80,
Toowoomba Qld 4350
Get in touch
1300 308 233
Translink provides public transport services the Lockyer Valley area with bus route 539 stopping directly out the front of the function centre.
If you live nearby, cycling could be another cost effective option for you to get to the function centre.
There is plenty of free on-site parking available for visitors to the Lockyer Valley Function Centre.
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