Our Whitsundays campus is located in Cannonvale, the business precinct of the Whitsundays region. Located just three kilometres from the popular tourist destination of Airlie Beach, you'll have easy access to many attractions in the area including beautiful beaches, lagoons, foreshore, marina, entertainment and nightlife.
What's on offer at the Whitsundays campus
Our Whitsundays campus specialises in hospitality with a full service training restaurant and cafe operated and staffed by hospitality and cookery students. As well as having a full range of hospitality courses including cookery, kitchen operations, and responsible service of alcohol (RSA), the campus also offers courses in early childhood education and care.
Facilities and services
- Computer room
- Conference room
- Customer service centre
- Palmers restaurant and coffee shop
- Video conferencing facilities
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Shute Harbour Road,
Cannonvale Qld 4802
Locked Bag 2,
Cannonvale Qld 4802
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 Whitsundays campus.
Training restaurant and cafe
Palmers training restaurant and cafe gives our hospitality students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a real-world environment. While our cookery students are busy in the kitchen, our hospitality students manage the front-of-house, preparing and serving food and beverages to paying customers. You'll learn the workings of a real restaurant and cafe in state-of-the-art facilities under the guidance of industry-experienced teachers.
Video conferencing facilities
We want to support our students no matter where they are or what study mode they prefer. Our Whitsundays 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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