Toowoomba is Australia's second largest inland city and is located just 90 minutes from Brisbane. Known as the ‘Garden City’ and bordered by the Great Dividing Range, Toowoomba boasts wide open spaces, tree-lined streets, and historical attractions. Our Toowoomba campus is located close to Queens Park and next to the historical Cobb+Co Museum.
What's on offer at the Toowoomba campus
Our Toowoomba campus boasts modern learning amenities and state-of-the-art training facilities that simulate real workplaces. It offers a comprehensive range of study areas including aged care, agriculture, automotive, building, business, child care, community services, crime and justice, electrotechnology, engineering, general education, graphic design, hairdressing and beauty, horticulture, hospitality and cookery, IT, nursing, photography, and resources and mining.
Facilities and services
- Auditorium and theatre
- Automotive and engineering workshops
- Clinical nursing training facilities
- Computer labs
- Construction facilities
- Customer service centre
- Futures training restaurant and cafe
- Hairdressing and beauty salons
- Horticultural centre
Certificate IV in Youth Work
Kick start your career in youth work with this intermediate-level course that will equip you with the skills to start working with young people in the community sooner.
- Indigenous Support Worker
- Intervention and support programs with young people and their families
- Child Safety Support Officer
- Youth justice youth worker
- Youth worker / program support officer in community based programs supporting children, young people and families experiencing mental health, domestic
- Child and youth residential care worker
- Youth mental health and disability youth worker
- School based youth support officer
- Neighbourhood centre programs including parenting programs worker / case worker
- Program support worker with children, young people and their families
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
Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
Progress your career in Early Childhood Education and Care with this advanced qualification and gain the specialised skills and knowledge needed to work as an early childhood educator or centre director.
- Early Childhood Educator
- Early Childhood Centre Director
100 Bridge Street,
Toowoomba Qld 4350
PO Box 80,
Toowoomba Qld 4350
Our Toowoomba campus is regularly serviced by public transport. TransLink operates bus services in the local area with the closest bus stop is located out the front of the campus on Bridge Street.
If you live nearby, cycling could be another cost effective option to get to campus.
Free on-site parking is available with entry via Lindsay Street near the Cobb+Co Museum or Campbell Street near the Botanic Gardens, with additional parking available under B Block with entry from Knight Street.
Clinical nursing practical room
Our learning spaces are more than just classrooms. Our hospital standard clinical nursing practical room is equipped with electric beds, vital signs monitors, ECG machines, IV trolleys and responsive simulator mannequins. Prepare yourself for real-world situations and practice on state-of-the-art equipment under the supervision of industry professionals.
Hairdressing and beauty salon
Our fully operational hairdressing and beauty salon, Salon on Bridge, offers a range of services such as hair styling, cutting, colouring, perming and straightening. Beauty services include waxing, tinting, manicures, pedicures, spray tanning, makeup application, ear piercing, facials, and massages. We use the same products, equipment, and facilities found in a real salon and work with real, paying clients. You will have the opportunity to put theory into practice and gain practical skills in a real-world environment.
Our horticulture students have access to a range of practical workspaces where they can work hands on with plants, tools, horticultural equipment and machinery. Our horticulture facilities include a nursery, shed, outdoor rooms and buildings, themed gardens, covered practice area, and external work areas.
Futures training restaurant and cafe
Futures training restaurant and cafe allows our hospitality students to gain hands-on experience in a real-world environment. You will learn the workings of a real restaurant in state-of-the-art facilities under the guidance of industry experienced teachers. You will have the opportunity to both prepare and serve food and beverages to paying customers.
From a school-based traineeship in agriculture to a Certificate II in Animal Studies (ACM20117), Dusty was able to muster his future career with the range of TAFE at School options available through TAFE Queensland.
Sophie is putting her best brush forward, pursuing her love of beauty with her second qualification, the Certificate III in Beauty Services (SHB30115), through the TAFE at School program.
A TAFE Queensland scholarship has handed Pablo Andlovec the fundamentals he needed for the change he was looking for, setting himself on a path to directing his own business in the hairdressing industry.
Like many fathers and sons Bailey Newbold bonded with his dad when cooking in his family’s kitchen at an early age, planting the seed to one day work in a kitchen.
As a child Cory Plant was so fascinated by hair salons that he couldn't sit still when getting his hair cut, frustrating his hairdresser.
The Living and Learning art program has been a collaboration of artist celebration and community engagement since 2015. Led by TAFE Queensland educator June Graham, the program provides a community outreach activity that enables students to enjoy a fun, purpose-driven approach to art techniques.
When Jasmin Latimer was a child she always wanted to work in a library, but her initial study and career path took her elsewhere. It wasn't until she'd returned from working as an English teacher in Japan and was struggling to find a job that she took the plunge and made a change.
After losing his job due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 and ending up in hospital with a suspected heart attack, Killarney-local Hector Hancock was down on his luck. But his hospital stay ended up being a blessing in disguise, setting him on the path to return to study and start a new career at 64 years young.
After moving to Australia from the Philippines seven years ago, 19-year-old Philip Marcelo is well on his way to achieving his dream of becoming a theatre nurse.
Growing up in Gladstone, Mitchell Tansky moved to Toowoomba when he was 18. Originally working as an electrical apprentice, his interests changed to personal training, to remedial massage.
For international nursing student Yogamaya Rodriguez, being separated from her family and their support in Mexico during COVID-19 has been challenging. But with her passion for health care and support from TAFE Queensland, she is still paying it forward.
Marina Dunn has been able use her extensive experience supporting children as a teacher aide to gain a qualification and maximise her own potential.