Bowen is situated in the northern region of the Whitsunday Coast, halfway between the regional centres of Mackay and Townsville. Its community of just over 10,000 enjoys a warm climate, palm fringed beaches, and beautiful secluded bays. Our Bowen campus is located on the outskirts of the town on Queens Road, just a five minute drive from the town centre.
What's on offer at the Bowen campus
Our Bowen campus offers a range of practical courses catering to the local community with study areas including aged care, automotive, community services, early childhood education and care, engineering, and general education and training.
Facilities and services
- Automotive and engineering workshop
- Customer service centre
- Independent learning centre
- Video conferencing facilities
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98-158 Queens Road,
Bowen Qld 4805
Locked Bag 7,
Bowen Qld 4805
Bowen Transit operates local bus services in the area with the closest bus stop located on Tollington Road, approximately a 10 minute walk to the campus.
If you live nearby, cycling could be another cost effective option to get to class with bike racks available on campus.
We have plenty of free on-site parking available for students at our Bowen campus.
Automotive and engineering workshop
Our automotive and engineering students learn hands on in our fully equipped automotive and engineering training workshop. Learn on the same equipment and tools used in industry with access to engines, hydraulic pumps, metals and synthetic metals, starter motors, turbos, and well as Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG), Metal Inert Gas (MIG) and arc welders.
Video conferencing facilities
We want to support our students no matter where they are or what study mode they prefer. Our Bowen campus brings our teachers into campus with our state-of-the-art video conferencing facilities. These training facilities are designed to provide tutorial support to students who are studying externally. With our virtual training rooms you can speak directly to your teacher, no matter how far away you are, and interact with your classmates in a real-time environment.
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