Located 20 kilometres north of Brisbane our Bracken Ridge campus is surrounded by green parks, bikeways, and walkways and is within easy reach of nearby cafes and take-away shops. The beautiful Sandgate waterfront is just a five minute drive from campus and has plenty of shopping and restaurant options for you to explore between classes.
What's on offer at the Bracken Ridge campus
Bracken Ridge offers a wide range of study areas including automotive, building and construction, business, cabinet making, community services, early childhood education, electrotechnology, engineering, fitness, general education, hospitality, IT, justice and government, tourism and events, and utilities. The campus features purpose-built training facilities for a range of our trade related courses. Please note: no cash payments accepted at this campus.
Facilities and services
- Learning Skills Centre
- AccessAbility Support
- Indigenous Support
- International Student Support
- 200-seat lecture theatre
- Cafeteria and kitchen facilities
- Learning information centre
- Library and computer labs
- Student common room
157 Norris Road,
Bracken Ridge Qld 4017
LMB 2020, Archerfield Qld 4108 (SkillsTech),
LMB 14, South Brisbane 4001
The Bald Hills train station is approximately a 30 minute walk from campus with the closest bus stop located directly opposite the campus entrance on Norris Road.
Cycling can be a quick and easy way to get to class with bike storage facilities available on campus
We have plenty of free on-site parking available for students at our Bracken Ridge campus.
Our open plan automotive workshop includes a chassis dynometer, engine diagnostic equipment, vehicle hoists, specialised labs and workshops, as well as and donated vehicles and equipment from Iveco, Mack, Kenworth and Komatsu. We also have a specialised outdoor power equipment workshop where you'll learn with all the latest tools and equipment to service and maintain lawn mowers, chainsaws, brush cutters, pumps, and more.
Polaris Training Restaurant
Polaris is a training restaurant where our hospitality students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a real world environment. You will learn the workings of a real restaurant in state-of-the-art facilities under the guidance of industry-experienced teachers. You may have the opportunity to both prepare and serve food and beverages to paying customers.
Our automotive marine facilities will allow you to learn hands on, working with inboard and outboard boat engines and equipment. You will have access to marine transmissions, propeller drive and jet drive propulsion systems, inboard marine hull equipment and instruments, as well as marine electrical, electronic and ignition systems.
As TAFE Queensland marks a momentous milestone this year, 140 years of vocational education and training, we're excited to invite the Class of 2022 to a special graduation ceremony.
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