Known as the whale watching capital of the world, Hervey Bay is also the gateway to Fraser Island. The sheltered waters in the area make it perfect for year-round swimming, diving, sailing, water sports, and fishing. Our Hervey Bay campus is located in the suburb of Pialba, just a 10 minute drive from the Stockland Shopping Centre.
What's on offer at the Hervey Bay campus
Our Hervey Bay campus features specialist training facilities including an English language centre, hair and beauty salon, training restaurant, and horticultural training spaces. The campus offers courses across a range of study areas including automotive, business, community services, construction trades, electrical, engineering, English language, hair and beauty, horticulture, hospitality, information technology, massage, nursing, retail, and sport and fitness. Please note: no cash payments accepted at this campus.
Facilities and services
- English language centre
- Hair and beauty salon
- Research and information centre
- Tourism and travel centre
- Training restaurant
Certificate IV in Youth Work
Kick start your career in youth work with this intermediate-level course that will equip you with the skills to start working with young people in the community sooner.
- Indigenous Support Worker
- Intervention and support programs with young people and their families
- Child Safety Support Officer
- Youth justice youth worker
- Youth worker / program support officer in community based programs supporting children, young people and families experiencing mental health, domestic
- Child and youth residential care worker
- Youth mental health and disability youth worker
- School based youth support officer
- Neighbourhood centre programs including parenting programs worker / case worker
- Program support worker with children, young people and their families
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
- Early Childhood Centre Director
47-95 Urraween Road,
Hervey Bay Qld 4655
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 Hervey Bay campus.
Degrees of Fitness is our fully-equipped, open to the public gym. As a fitness student you will gain first-hand experience working with real clients in this fresh and modern facility, under the supervision of our experienced staff. You'll plan, develop, conduct and evaluate real training programs and provide leadership and guidance to paying clients.
Our training restaurant Images 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. You will have the opportunity to both prepare and serve food and beverages to paying customers.
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'll have the opportunity to put theory into practice and gain practical skills in a real-world environment.
Congratulations Graduating class of 2022! TAFE Queensland is proud to invite you to attend the Gympie Graduation.
Congratulations Graduating class of 2022! TAFE Queensland is proud to invite you to attend the Fraser Coast Graduation.
Congratulations Graduating class of 2022! TAFE Queensland is proud to invite you to attend the Bundaberg Graduation ceremony.
The Queensland Future Skills (QFS) Partnership , a training project delivered by BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), TAFE Queensland and CQUniversity Australia, has been recognised as the winner of the Premier’s Industry Collaboration Award at the 2022 Queensland Training Awards.
TAFE Queensland has again taken out top honours at the prestigious Queensland Training Awards after being named the 2022 Large Training Provider of the Year at the annual awards presentation held in Brisbane on Saturday 17 September, 2022.
Sam Crowe’s love for educating others wasn’t realised until later in life – but it’s a realisation she’s glad she had.
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.
Electricity may be in Wendy Cavanagh’s blood, but her true passion lies in supporting the next generation of tradies. Now, Wendy’s quiet efforts are being recognised across the VET sector.
After his high school career plans were foiled, Sam Bygott found himself at a fork in the road that saw him uncover a passion for cookery which led him around the world on the adventure of a lifetime.
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.