Far North Queensland
The Far North Queensland region spans from Innisfail in the south to Thursday Island in the north. It includes the regional areas of Atherton and the Northern Peninsula Area, as well as the popular tourist destination of Cairns.
Study areas available in Far North Queensland include automotive, beauty and hairdressing, building and construction, business, child care, community services, electrotechnology and utilities, engineering, general education and training, horticulture, hospitality and cookery, nursing and health, information technology, management, maritime, music, sports and fitness, tourism, and visual arts.
Our Atherton campus is co-located with the Atherton State High School, just a five minute drive from the town centre.
The Great Barrier Reef International Marine College offers a comprehensive range of training qualifications and certificates for the maritime industry.
Our Innisfail campus is located at the Innisfail State College, an integrated learning facility combining a secondary school, diverse learning centre, and TAFE Queensland campus.
Thursday Island is the main island in the Torres Strait region located 40 kilometres off the northern coast of the Cape York Peninsula.
Great Barrier Reef International Marine College
Maritime students will put theory into practice on our full mission bridge simulator, destop simulators, and has a 270 degree field of vision and is equipped with Electronic Chart Display's (ECDIS), Automatic Radar Plotting Aid (ARPA) Radars, Automatic Identification System (AIS), tug bridge simulator, chart room, instructors station, and debrief room.
Nursing Simulation Room
Nursing students at our Cairns campus don't just learn nursing theory, but also the practical skills they need to work in hospitals, aged care facilities, and community settings. Our simulated clinical training rooms provide the perfect opportunity to learn hands-on and put your skills into practice straight away. You'll be supervised by experienced and industry-current registered nurses, ensuring you're always learning the latest and most up-to-date techniques.
As a hospitality student at TAFE Queensland you will learn hands on in our industry-standard commercial kitchens. Our training and demo kitchens are fully equipped with preparation areas, cooking stations, multi-plate cook tops, industrial ovens, and recessed deep fryers. Our range of on-campus training restaurants not only provide our students with a range of affordable food options, but also give our hospitality and cookery students an opportunity to learn and practice their food preparation and service skills.
A workplace training program offered through TAFE Queensland has supported council employees on Thursday Island to better develop their digital and OH&S skills.
A scholarship helped Ashton Davenport access the training he needed to take over operating the family ﬁshing vessel.
Stephen Hamilton is a passionate support worker who's encouraging more people to consider a career in Indigenous healthcare.
TAFE at School is helping 17-year-old Kenji Mabuhay kick start his trade career in engineering.
The spark of creativity was well alight at a recent art exhibition hosted by migrant and refugee students at TAFE Queensland’s Cairns campus.
Brittney Bellingham spent her childhood hobby welding and now has a successful boilermaking career.
Supporting the vocational education and training goals of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people has been Jo Savage's mission at TAFE Queensland for more than two decades.
对于Tyrone Murray和Darrie Lea来说，2022年无疑是他们毕生梦想成真的一年。
Colombia to Cairns – many differences, same International Student – and now completely bilingual and working towards an exceptional career in sustainability. Daniela (Dani) Rueda is an intrepid longboarder with a focus on the environment...
Armed with life experience and a diploma qualification from TAFE Queensland, Cody Blucher has seamlessly transitioned into university study.
A life-long interest in beauty encouraged single mother-of-one, Summer North to pursue a career helping others look and feel beautiful.