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.


News and events

Award winning roast lamb meal
Far North Queensland

Pan roasted lamb rump

Enjoy your own fine dining experience at home by serving up an award-winning pan roasted lamb rump from commercial cookery graduate Alec Stemmler.

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Jennah Wone female apprentice

From stay-at-home mum to lady tradie

Mother-of-four Jennah Wone is a trailblazer and passionate advocate for women in trades. As a female air-conditioning and refrigeration apprentice she represents just 1.5 per cent of the industry’s national workforce.

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Leading by example

Proud Indigenous woman Georgie Baker is a role model in her community. As the first in her immediate family to complete tertiary studies she is helping to promote Indigenous health as a fully-qualified Enrolled Nurse.

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