From Coolangatta to Coomera, with central locations in Ashmore and Southport, the Gold Coast region offers a range of courses from entry-level skill sets and certificates through to advanced diplomas and bachelor degrees. Explore our campuses to see where TAFE can take you.
Growing up in Scotland just a few blocks from Edinburgh Zoo, Laura Hanning spent hours there learning about Australian animals and their natural habitat. But she never imagined she'd one day be living and studying in Australia cuddling koalas, giving health checks to kangaroos, and taking dingoes on their daily walks.
The ominous tone of a flat line chimes through TAFE Queensland’s Southport campus as student nurses furiously pump the chest of an interactive computer-controlled mannequin in a simulation lab. One nursing student calls out ‘keep going’ as another hovers over the mannequin's face with an oxygen mask. All while a teacher watches on from behind a glass panel, controlling the patient’s symptoms and assessing the students' responses.