The Shire of Burdekin is located between Townsville and Bowen and is home to 18,000 residents spread throughout 19 towns and localities. Our Burdekin campus is located in the Shire's second largest town of Home Hill. Residents enjoy the laid-back atmosphere of the Shire enjoying the regions great cafes and restaurants, speciality stores, shady parks, and excellent public amenities.
What's on offer at the Burdekin campus
Our Burdekin campus offers courses designed to meet the needs to the local community. Study areas include early childhood education and care, first aid, hairdressing, and engineering courses specialising in mechanical trades, fitting and turning, boilermaking, and metal fabrication.
Facilities and services
- Computer rooms
- Customer service centre
- Hairdressing salon
- Learning centre
- Welding and metal fabrication workshop
Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
Take your building and construction management career to the next level with this advanced qualification. Apply for your Builder Project Management Services licence and become a qualified project manager or job site supervisor for high-rise construction work.
- Site Supervisor
- Construction Project Manager
Home Hill Qld 4806
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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 Burdekin campus.
Our fully operational hairdressing salon, Protégé Training Centre, offers a range of services such as hair styling, cutting, colouring, perming, and chemical straightening. We use the same products, equipment, and facilities found in a real salon and practice the latest hairdressing techniques on real, paying clients. You'll have the opportunity to put theory into practice and gain practical skills in a real-world environment under the supervision of highly-qualified and experienced staff.
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Described as a once in a lifetime apprentice, Abi Winter is making her mark as a fitter and turner.
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