Education and community
Infrastructure and transport
We have Queensland covered, no matter where you are — no other provider can match TAFE Queensland for scale and campus location options. Choose from 50 TAFE Queensland locations across the state; from Thursday Island in the north, down to Coolangatta in the south-east corner and as far west as Mount Isa.
The Greater Brisbane region spans from Caboolture in the north to Loganlea in the south and as far west as Ipswich. It also incorporates our specialised SkillsTech trade training centres in Acacia Ridge, Alexandra Hills, Bracken Ridge and Eagle Farm.
TAFE Queensland has campuses spanning the length of the Gold Coast region from Coolangatta to Coomera. The region also includes central locations in Ashmore and Southport.
Our Sunshine Coast region includes the coastal hubs of Maroochydore and Mooloolaba, as well as the inland town of Nambour. It also incorporates the newly opened Sunshine Coast Health Institute (SCHI) in Birtinya.
The Darling Downs and South West region incorporates the cities of Toowoomba and Roma, and smaller regional towns including Warwick, Dalby and Chinchilla.
The Wide Bay Burnett region runs from Bundaberg in the north to Kingaroy in the south and incorporates the regional towns of Gympie and Cherbourg, as well as cities in the Fraser Coast Region including Hervey Bay and Maryborough.
The North Queensland region stretches from the Whitsundays in the south to Ingham in the North and as far west as Mount Isa.
Spanning from Innisfail in the south to Thursday Island in the north, the Far North Queensland region includes the regional areas of Atherton and the Northern Peninsula Area, as well as the city of Cairns.
Where International students can study
TAFE Queensland has been named the Large Training Provider of the Year at the prestigious 2023 Australian Training Awards.
Carpentry students from TAFE Queensland turned their education into action by crafting a brand-new deck for a community kindergarten in Labrador on the Gold Coast.
While in her senior year of school, Year 12 student Hadassah (Dash) Todd graduated with a Certificate II in Sport Coaching (SIS20321) and is now focussed on coaching in her home country of Papua New Guinea.
For a third year in a row, TAFE Queensland has won the Large Training Provider of the Year at the Queensland Training Awards.
A few years ago Higor was a Brazilian ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ and now – he’s a mechanic – speaking English and loving life in Australia…
When a move to Queensland offered Mana Ito the opportunity to study a topic she was truly passionate about – holistic health, she embraced her remedial massage studies and is working in the industry already.
A new wave of international students experienced a Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony at their orientation day at the Acacia Ridge campus.
If comfort food is your thing, you must try this frijolada recipe which is a popular dish in Colombia.
Mario was living an incredibly affluent and successful life in Santiago, Chile. As a telecommunications Key Account Manager he was flying everywhere, managing 150 people, hiring people, staying in hotel rooms – he even had his own housemaid! However one morning, exhausted, Mario saw his reflection in the mirror and said to himself, “What are you doing? Are you really happy?” He knew he wasn’t. He wasn’t smiling. Something was missing…
How does a student from Denmark who didn’t finish high school, find herself being a year off becoming a lawyer, on the opposite side of the world? Through TAFE Queensland pathways, of course.
Having overcome his roadblocks, Ray Wei has some sound advice for developing a growth mindset and achieving goals.
Determined to continue the nursing career she loves here in Australia, American Susan Nguyen overcame every hurdle life placed in front of her.