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The Far North Queensland region spans from Innisfail in the south to Thursday Island in the north. It includes the regional areas of Atherton and the Northern Peninsula Area, as well as the popular tourist destination of Cairns.


TAFE Queensland offers a full range of qualifications in the Far North Queensland region from entry-level skill sets and certificates through to high level diplomas. No matter what study area you're interested in, we have a course that's right for you.

Study areas available in Far North Queensland include automotive, beauty and hairdressing, building and construction, business, child care, community services, electrotechnology and utilities, engineering, general education and training, horticulture, hospitality and cookery, nursing and health, information technology, management, maritime, music, sports and fitness, tourism, and visual arts.

 
 

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Cairns

Supporting her people

A passionate health worker, Levina Dixon is on the frontline helping to close the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health gap.


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Nikita Fay Award TAFE
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Cairns

Nikita's drive to succeed

Nikita Fay was named the TAFE at School Automotive and Engineering Student of the Year at the 2020 Cairns Trade Excellence Awards. Currently, only one per cent of the motor mechanic workforce is female — a statistic Nikita hopes will grow.


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Sam Elgawady
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Cyber security call to arms

Cyber security professionals are in-demand with close to 17,000 more specialists needed by 2026. Despite what you may think, you don't need pre-existing computer knowledge to kick start a career fighting cyber crime.


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