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 animal care, business, child care, community services, fitness, general education, hairdressing and beauty, hospitality and cookery, health, nursing, retail, and tourism and events.
Facilities and services
- Computer rooms
- Customer service centre
- Hair and beauty salon
- IELTS test centre
- Independent learning centre
- International student centre
- Student refreshment facilities
- Student support centre
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.
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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.
Hairdressing and beauty salon
Our fully operational hairdressing and beauty salon, Style Academy, offers a range of quality services at great value prices. The salon is staffed by our hairdressing and beauty students who are supervised by fully-qualified teachers at all times. We use the same products, equipment, and facilities found in a real salon and work with real, paying clients. You will have the valuable opportunity to put theory into practice and gain practical skills in a real-world environment.
The Hospitality Hub is a contemporary styled training restaurant which is open to the public. The menu changes daily with food prepared by cookery students and table service provided by hospitality students training in front-of-house operations. Our training restaurant allows our hospitality students to gain hands-on experience in a real-world environment. You will learn the workings of a real restaurant in state-of-the-art facilities under the guidance of industry-experienced teachers.
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).
Southport trade showcase - beauty
Explore our state-of-the-art Beauty facilities.
Southport trade showcase - hairdressing
Explore our state-of-the-art Hairdressing facilities.
Hospitality and events
From planning concepts to producing events. Hospitality and event management students teamed up to produce the 2019 Mudgeeraba Show Ball by applying their practical skills and knowledge. The result was an extremely successful and spectacular event.
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!
Are you just starting your career, looking for a change or want to enhance your existing skills but not sure where to start? Join us at one of our four campuses to speak to our experienced teachers and explore our amazing facilities.
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