Wide Bay Burnett
The Wide Bay Burnett region stretches from Bundaberg in the north to Kingaroy in the south. It incorporates cities in the Fraser Coast Region including Hervey Bay and Maryborough, as well as the regional centres of Gympie and Cherbourg.
Study areas in the Wide Bay Burnett region include agriculture, automotive, beauty and hairdressing, building and construction, business, child care, community services, electrotechnology, engineering, general education, hospitality and cookery, information technology, nursing and health, retail, and sports and fitness.
Our Bundaberg campus offers courses across a range of program areas and features specialist training facilities.
Located adjacent to the University of the Sunshine Coast, our Gympie campus offers a range of practical courses in purpose-built facilities.
Our Hervey Bay campus features specialist training facilities and offers courses across a range of study areas.
Our Kingaroy campus delivers a range of hands-on courses across a variety of in-demand areas in specialised training facilities.
Newly opened in 2016 our purpose-built Maryborough campus is located in the heart of the Maryborough CBD.
Located off the Bunya Highway in the South Burnett region our Nurunderi campus is based in the Aboriginal community of Cherbourg.
Hairdressing and beauty salons
Studying at TAFE Queensland is about much more than just learning the theory. You'll get to apply your knowledge straight away in our purpose-built hairdressing and beauty facilities in Gympie, Hervey Bay and Kingaroy, and graduate with the practical skills you need to kick start your career.
Our Hervey Bay campus features a fully-equipped, open to the public gym. As a fitness student you will gain first-hand experience working with real, paying clients in this fresh and modern facility, under the supervision of our experienced staff.
Our hospitality hubs combine commercial kitchens and open to the public restaurants and cafes to give our hospitality students the ability to practice in a live service environment. Our purpose-built facilities in Hervey Bay and Kingaroy will allow you to build hands-on skills that you can take straight into the workforce.
For a third year in a row, TAFE Queensland has won the Large Training Provider of the Year at the Queensland Training Awards.
Talented TAFE Queensland tradie students Bailey Rice and Bailey Loenneker bagged gold and silver at the recent WorldSkills Australia National Championships and boy(s), are they stoked!
What began as a suggestion has since turned into a fulfilling career of care, compassion and companionship for Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) student Marie-Claude Brinckfieldt.
Having quietly built a career on care and compassion, this inspirational individual support teacher now finds herself in the spotlight after being shortlisted as a finalist in the Queensland Training Awards.
Through embracing opportunities, Malinda, a Sri Lankan migrant begins a career in the Australian Disability sector after completing the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) at TAFE Queensland.
Having completed a short course in Restricted Electrical Licence Skill Set thanks to funding from Constructions Skills Queensland, Ben has taken dad Phil under his apprenticeship wings and together, this dynamic duo are now plumbing greater levels of success in what is a very bright future.
As TAFE Queensland East Coast region’s only male student in Hervey Bay to date to have completed the Diploma of Beauty Therapy course, 26 year-old Jesse is feeling pretty confident about his upcoming career prospects.
To mark Refugee Week and its theme this year – Finding Freedom – TAFE Queensland East Coast is proud to recognise and celebrate the contributions and hard work of all of our refugee students.
To mark National Volunteer Week, TAFE Queensland East Coast region would like to acknowledge our volunteers who support the work of our educators in the classroom and outside.
As a fourth year apprentice in boiler making, Krystal is an inspiration to young girls and women, especially those who aspire to study engineering or take up a trade in this field.
When early childhood educator Nicola Johnston was tasked with developing the content for a new core unit, she never expected the journey to such an emotional experience.
This outstanding 2022 Student of the Year recipient has her sights firmly set on a bright future and promising career in the aged care and disability services industry.