Gympie is a regional city located on the banks of the Mary River. Known for its gold field and heritage listed buildings, Gympie also has a number of natural attractions on its doorstep including Tin Can Bay, Rainbow Beach, and the rolling hills of the Mary Valley. Situated in beautiful natural surrounds our Gympie campus is located a five minute drive north of the town centre.
What's on offer at the Gympie campus
Located adjacent to the University of the Sunshine Coast, our Gympie campus offers a range of practical courses in purpose-built facilities. Study areas include business, community services, fashion, hairdressing, retail, and trades. Please note: no cash payments accepted at this campus
Facilities and services
- Hairdressing salon
- Retail training facility
- Student service centre
Diploma of Business
Thrive in a career in business with this high-level qualification. This course is perfect for people who want to elevate their skills at a management or executive level.
- Program Consultant
- Program Coordinator
- Executive Officer
- Administration Manager
Diploma of Community Services
Take the next step in your career in community services with this advanced qualification. This course is perfect for people who want to work in the community sector.
- Social Housing Coordinator
- Community Services Worker
- Welfare Worker
- Case Manager
- Family Support Worker
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
- Out of School Hours Care Coordinator
- Early Childhood Centre Director
71 Cartwright Road,
Gympie Qld 4570
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 Gympie campus.
Hairdressing and beauty salon
Our fully operational hairdressing and beauty salon, Hair, Beauty and Soul, offers a range of services such as 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 will have the opportunity to put theory into practice and gain practical skills in a real-world environment.
Retail training facility
Learn to provide product advice and customer service across a variety of retail settings in our retail training facility. Practice your skills in point of sale service and learn how to construct merchandising displays under the supervision of experienced staff. Get familiar with the technology, language and procedures used in industry and gain the confidence and skills you need to enter the workforce.
Our libraries have a number of facilities such as individual study spaces, group study areas, computer labs, and audio-visual viewing areas. There are a number of collections available including texts and course-related materials, general reading materials, ebooks, PDFs, journals, newspapers, directories, encyclopaedias, and government acts and regulations.
Student of the Year Chantelle MacArthur was among the 65 students from TAFE Queensland’s Fraser Coast campuses who gathered to celebrate the culmination of their studies in the region’s first face-to-face graduation ceremony since 2019.
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Hervey Bay teacher and former BMX racer Michael Waldock has come full circle by turning his love of sport into a rewarding career helping others achieve their goals.
TAFE Queensland and SU QLD teamed up to show their support for some of the region’s most selfless carers, by providing local grandparent foster carers and parents of children with disabilities some much-needed ‘me time’.
After an intense two-day competition, it was ‘tools down’ for the 73 Queensland competitors competing in this year’s WorldSkills National Championships. The group who assembled in Brisbane from regions across Queensland, all did their best at their chosen trade in the hopes of being awarded either a gold, silver or bronze medal when the national judges make their decision in the coming months.
Twenty-two-year old engineering apprentice Teah Olsen, from Bellbird Park, will join the WorldSkills Queensland team at the national competition to test her skills in the fitting and turning trade, having previously won gold at the Queensland regional competition.
Gympie cabinetmaking apprentice Elijah Allen is preparing to demonstrate his skills on a national stage, with the 19-year-old among 73 of Queensland’s top trainees and apprentices representing the state at the 2021 WorldSkills Australia National Championships in Brisbane from 26-28 August.
TAFE Queensland teachers like Charles bridge community benefit and student learning through innovative approaches to assessment and community need.
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Seventy-three of Queensland’s top trainees and apprentices will represent the state at the 2021 WorldSkills Australia National Championships from 26-28 August at TAFE Queensland’s South Bank, Acacia Ridge, Bracken Ridge, Mount Gravatt, Alexandra Hills and Bundaberg campuses.