Our Southport campus is conveniently located in the Gold Coast CBD next to the Australia Fair shopping centre and across the road from the beautiful Broadwater Parklands. The campus' central location offers plenty of places to eat or relax between classes. The campus is regularly serviced by public transport including the light rail with a G:link station on its doorstep.
What's on offer at the Southport campus
Our Southport campus offers vibrant spaces and advanced learning technologies. Facilities include a refreshed customer service centre with touch screens for enquiries and contemporary new study zones. Study areas include community services, health and nursing.
Facilities and services
- Computer rooms
- Customer service centre
- IELTS test centre
- Independent learning centre
- International student centre
- Invigilation services
- Student refreshment facilities
- Student support centre
The Gold Coast campuses will be closed from 19 December 2022 to 2 January 2023 inclusive, reopening Tuesday 3 January 2023. Should you wish to enrol you can call us on 1300 308 233 until close of business Wednesday 21 December 2022.
TAFE Queensland’s Southport campus has brand new Clinical Labs to train the next generation of health care workers.
This state-of-the-art facility is a 64-bed replicated hospital environment including two 4-bed simulation training rooms. Students also have access to learning via augmented reality with hologram patients to see inside the human body.
The facilities cater for students studying nursing, community health, aged care, disability, allied health, pathology and more. Health students couldn’t be more prepared for the workplace after training at TAFE Queensland’s Southport campus.
View our guides
2023 Course Guide
Short Course Guide
TAFE at School Guide
Apprenticeship and Traineeship Course Guide
91-99 Scarborough Street,
Southport Qld 4215
PO Box 5547,
GCMC Qld 9726
There are bus stops located out the front of the campus on Scarborough Street and a light rail station across the road.
Cycling could be another cost effective option to get to campus with bike racks available on Nerang Street.
Undercover on-site car parking is available at the Southport campus for a small fee.
Our industry leading nursing labs are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. Our simulated learning environments include 38 electric beds, 10 electrocardiogram (ECG) machines, vital signs monitors, IV trolleys and two life-like simulator mannequins. Students learn hands on under the guidance and supervision of Registered Nurses (RNs).
Hear from our Director of Faculty
Deb Blow was the 2020 National Achievement Award recipient. Deb is the Director of Faculty for Community Services, Health and Nursing, and the Executive Leader of Health and Nursing at TAFE Queensland.
Hear from our Nursing students and explore the Nursing labs at our Southport campus.
TAFE Queensland on the Gold Coast would like to invite you to an upcoming Nursing webinar. We'd love to have you join us to learn all about starting your journey towards a rewarding career in nursing!
Orientation information for TAFE Queensland Gold Coast enrolled students on where to attend their orientation sessions.
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After touring Australia and the world, Toby Loveland found his sweet spot using his musical skills teaching at TAFE Queensland.
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TAFE Queensland has again taken out top honours at the prestigious Queensland Training Awards after being named the 2022 Large Training Provider of the Year at the annual awards presentation held in Brisbane on Saturday 17 September, 2022.
Sam Crowe’s love for educating others wasn’t realised until later in life – but it’s a realisation she’s glad she had.