Bundaberg is a regional city that offers plenty of coastal attractions. Located on the Burnett River the city is known for its sugar plantations, the famous Bundaberg Rum factory, and nearby beaches. Centrally located five minutes from the town centre, our Bundaberg campus offers a range of practical courses in purpose-built facilities.
What's on offer at the Bundaberg campus
Our Bundaberg campus offers courses across a range of program areas including business, community services, hair and beauty, nursing, hospitality and tourism, retail, and trades. The campus features specialist training facilities including a beauty and hairdressing salon, nursing ward, retail training facility, training restaurant, as well as construction, engineering and mechanical workshops. Please note: no cash payments accepted at this campus.
Facilities and services
- Beauty and hairdressing salon
- Echo's training restaurant
- Student service centre
Certificate III in School Based Education Support
Start your career in education with this entry-level course that will give you the foundation skills you need to get you into the classroom sooner.
- School Learning Support Officer
- Education Support Officer
- Education Aide
- Education Assistant
- Teaching Assistant
- Teacher Aide
- School Services Officer
- Integration Aide
- Special Needs Teacher Aide
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Education Officer
- Outside School Hours Care Assistant
- Paraprofessional Educator
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
Certificate II in Plumbing Services
Kick start your career in plumbing. This entry-level course will set you up with the foundation skills you need to gain a plumbing apprenticeship. On completion of the partial qualification you will be offered the opportunity to transition to an alternative plumbing program to obtain a full qualification.
- Roof Plumbing Apprentice
- Plumbing Apprentice
118 Walker Street,
Bundaberg Qld 4670
PO Box 5252,
SCMC Nambour Qld 4560
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 Bundaberg campus.
Hairdressing and beauty salon
Our fully operational hairdressing and beauty salon, Hair, Beauty and Soul, offers a range of services including hair styling, cutting, colouring, perming, and chemical straightening. Beauty services include waxing, tinting, manicures, pedicures, spray tanning, makeup application, facials, and massages. We use the same products, equipment, and facilities found in a real salon and work with real, paying clients. You'll have the opportunity to put theory into practice and gain practical skills in a real-world environment.
Echo's training restaurant
Our training restaurant Echo's gives our hospitality students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a real-world environment. You'll learn the workings of a real restaurant in state-of-the-art facilities under the guidance of industry-experienced teachers. Hospitality students will have the opportunity to both prepare and serve food and beverages to paying customers.
Simulated nursing ward
Our learning spaces are more than just classrooms. Our custom-built nursing training facilities include a simulated clinical ward 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.
TAFE Queensland is proud to partner with Local Jobs Project and Link and Launch to present the South Burnett Industry Showcase: Where Industry and Education Meet.
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