The beautiful Sunshine Coast region spans over 60 kilometres of pristine coastline and lush sub-tropical hinterland. It includes the picturesque coastal hub of Mooloolaba, as well as the inland town of Nambour. The region also incorporates the newly opened Sunshine Coast Health Institute located in the suburb of Birtinya.

Offering entry-level skill sets and certificates through to high-level diplomas and even bachelor degrees, the Sunshine Coast region offers a comprehensive range of qualifications to help you get to wherever you want to be.

The Sunshine Coast region offers a wide range of study areas including beauty and hairdressing, building and construction, business, child care, community services, fashion, graphic design, horticulture, hospitality and cookery, information technology, music, nursing and health, photography, sports and fitness, and tourism and events.


News and events


Cre8 festival

Join us at the Mooloolaba campus as it transforms into a kaleidoscope of colour, concepts and creativity for Cre8. This family friendly event offers live music, food, exhibitions, pop-up shops, interactive activities, art installations and a fashion show.

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Sunshine Coast

Funding helps Ben grow a successful future

Year 12 graduate and TAFE Queensland horticulture student Ben Waddell is on track to one day run his own business, after receiving a helping hand from the Queensland Government.

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Sunshine Coast

Quick off the mark

After 10 years of being chained to his desk, Andy Quick started to look for a new career that allowed him to positively impact on people's lives in a more practical way. 

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