Located off the Bunya Highway in the South Burnett region our Nurunderi campus is based in the Aboriginal community of Cherbourg. The community is situated on the traditional lands of the Wakka Wakka Aboriginal people with the Wondai State Forest and Lake Barambah on its doorstep. Nurunderi (Cherbourg) is the only TAFE Queensland location to be built on designated Aboriginal land.
What's on offer at the Nurunderi (Cherbourg) campus
'Nurunderi' is an Aboriginal word that means 'taught by great spirit'. Nurunderi (Cherbourg) has a multi-cultural student population and offers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs as well as traditional courses including aged care, agriculture, business, customer service skills, first aid, mental health, and spoken and written English.
Facilities and services
- Aged care training facilities
- BBQ area
- Community hall
- Customer service centre
- Indigenous support officer
- Video conferencing facilities
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
Cherbourg Qld 4605
Murgon Qld 4605
There is no public transport available at our Nurunderi campus, however transport services may be available through our Indigenous Support Office.
If you live nearby, cycling could be a cost effective option to get to class.
We have plenty of free, undercover parking available on-site for students at our Nurunderi campus.
Indigenous student support office
Our Indigenous Student Support Officers are passionate about supporting you on your study journey. They can assist you by providing information on courses that may suit your needs, and by working with you and your teachers to support your study goals. They can also give you personalised one-on one support providing you with encouragement as part of your support network, helping you with your resume, and supporting you to secure a job after completing your studies. There may also be ways we can help you with your course fees through government exemptions and grants.
Video conferencing facilities
We want to support our students no matter where they are or what study mode they prefer. Our Nurunderi campus brings our teachers on location 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.
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.
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