Toowoomba is Australia's second largest inland city and is located just 90 minutes from Brisbane. Known as the ‘Garden City’ and bordered by the Great Dividing Range, Toowoomba boasts wide open spaces, tree-lined streets, and historical attractions. Our Toowoomba campus is located close to Queens Park and next to the historical Cobb+Co Museum.
What's on offer at the Toowoomba campus
Our Toowoomba campus boasts modern learning amenities and state-of-the-art training facilities that simulate real workplaces. It offers a comprehensive range of study areas including aged care, agriculture, automotive, building, business, child care, community services, crime and justice, electrotechnology, engineering, general education, graphic design, hairdressing and beauty, horticulture, hospitality and cookery, IT, nursing, photography, and resources and mining.
Facilities and services
- Auditorium and theatre
- Automotive and engineering workshops
- Clinical nursing training facilities
- Computer labs
- Construction facilities
- Customer service centre
- Futures training restaurant and cafe
- Hairdressing and beauty salons
- Horticultural centre
- Science lab
Certificate IV in Youth Work
Kick start your career in youth work with this intermediate-level course that will equip you with the skills to start working with young people in the community sooner.
- Indigenous Support Worker
- Intervention and support programs with young people and their families
- Child Safety Support Officer
- Youth justice youth worker
- Youth worker / program support officer in community based programs supporting children, young people and families experiencing mental health, domestic
- Child and youth residential care worker
- Youth mental health and disability youth worker
- School based youth support officer
- Neighbourhood centre programs including parenting programs worker / case worker
- Program support worker with children, young people and their families
Diploma of Business
Thrive in a career in business with this high-level qualification. This course is perfect for people who want to elevate their skills at a management or executive level.
- Program Consultant
- Program Coordinator
- Executive Officer
- Administration Manager
Diploma of Community Services
Take the next step in your career in community services with this advanced qualification. This course is perfect for people who want to work in the community sector.
- Social Housing Coordinator
- Community Services Worker
- Welfare Worker
- Case Manager
- Family Support Worker
Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
Progress your career in Early Childhood Education and Care with this advanced qualification and gain the specialised skills and knowledge needed to work as an early childhood educator or centre director.
- Early Childhood Educator
- Early Childhood Centre Director
100 Bridge Street,
Toowoomba Qld 4350
PO Box 80,
Toowoomba Qld 4350
Our Toowoomba campus is regularly serviced by public transport. TransLink operates bus services in the local area with the closest bus stop is located out the front of the campus on Bridge Street.
If you live nearby, cycling could be another cost effective option to get to campus.
Free on-site parking is available with entry via Lindsay Street near the Cobb+Co Museum or Campbell Street near the Botanic Gardens, with additional parking available under B Block with entry from Knight Street.
Toowoomba’s science laboratory features state-of-the-art equipment, including digitally connected microscopes, with the forward-thinking facility designed to equip students with skills for local industry.
Clinical nursing practical room
Our learning spaces are more than just classrooms. Our hospital standard clinical nursing practical room is equipped with electric beds, vital signs monitors, ECG machines, IV trolleys and responsive simulator mannequins. Prepare yourself for real-world situations and practice on state-of-the-art equipment under the supervision of industry professionals.
Hairdressing and beauty salon
Our fully operational hairdressing and beauty salon, Salon on Bridge, offers a range of services such as hair styling, cutting, colouring, perming and straightening. Beauty services include waxing, tinting, manicures, pedicures, spray tanning, makeup application, ear piercing, facials, and massages. We use the same products, equipment, and facilities found in a real salon and work with real, paying clients. You will have the opportunity to put theory into practice and gain practical skills in a real-world environment.
Our horticulture students have access to a range of practical workspaces where they can work hands on with plants, tools, horticultural equipment and machinery. Our horticulture facilities include a nursery, shed, outdoor rooms and buildings, themed gardens, covered practice area, and external work areas.
Futures training restaurant and cafe
Futures training restaurant and cafe 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. You will have the opportunity to both prepare and serve food and beverages to paying customers.
Awarded first place in The Chronicle Garden Competition’s commercial premises category, the beautiful spring garden within TAFE Queensland’s Toowoomba Horticulture Pavilion is alive with bees and bird life attracted to the flourishing flora.
Toowoomba-based health student, Poppy Metzroth, presented one of the floral arrangements, showcased in the award-winning TAFE Queensland Carnival of Flowers Float, to the residents at the Clifton Nursing Home, where she is undertaking vocational placement for her Certificate III in Individual Support.
WorldSkills Australia competitions are the ultimate test for vocational education and training students, and provide an opportunity to showcase the skills developed both on the job and during training, to fellow competitors, teachers and industry-experienced judges.
Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) Corporate Executive Chef, Samuel Burke, recently led a masterclass with commercial cookery students and local chefs at TAFE Queensland Toowoomba’s commercial kitchen, as part of its training restaurant, Futures.
On Wednesday, October 26, 2022, Toowoomba business NRG Services donated two mobile cold rooms valued at $17,000, each proudly built by St Mary’s College and Toowoomba Grammar School students under close supervision of NRG tradespeople as part of a newly developed school-based training program with TAFE Queensland.
TAFE Queensland’s commercial cookery and hospitality students were the talk of Toowoomba and the Darling Downs on Wednesday 9 November, as their skills were put to the test at the launch of the TAFE at School's School-based Apprenticeship and Traineeship (SAT) program.
Learning the unique and visual language of Australian Sign Language, Auslan, sparked a lengthy career for Cathy interpreting for and supporting Deaf students to achieve their learning goals at TAFE Queensland.
We want to make sure you have everything you need to kick start your study at TAFE Queensland. If you are a TAFE at School student, please head to your Orientation information using the link below.
NRG Services air conditioning and refrigeration apprentice, Lachlan Debel, is enjoying a cool career opportunity after completing the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (UEE22020) TAFE at School course during his senior studies.
TAFE Queensland educator, Craig Taylor, achieved a momentous milestone in his career this year, four decades of service to the Australian Government.
Building upon career experiences in textile manufacturing, Inki is weaving a new path to ultimately establish a career in the cotton industry, through a Certificate III in Rural Operations (AHC32816) at TAFE Queensland’s Toowoomba campus.
Fairholme College Toowoomba student, Harriet Beattie, isn’t fazed by the fact that engineering is traditionally a male-dominated industry, and is choosing to pursue her passion with a TAFE at School course.