Located in the Gulf Country region of Queensland, Mount Isa is known as the 'Rodeo Capital of Australia' and is the administrative, commercial and industrial centre for the state's north-west region. The city features a cinema complex, events complex, Go Kart club, ten-pin bowling, and a range of sporting facilities including an aquatic centre, skate park, sporting complex, and sports fields and courts. Our Mount Isa campus is located just off the Barkly Highway approximately five minutes east of the town centre.
What's on offer at the Mount Isa campus
Our Mount Isa campus features a range of purpose-built facilities including a construction workshop, metal fabrication facilities, and specialised automotive, diesel fitting, and fitting and machining workshops. The campus offers a wide range of study areas including aged care, automotive, building and construction, child care, nanotechnology, engineering, health, hospitality, and skills for work and vocational pathways.
Facilities and services
- Customer service centre
- Education support officers
- E-learning centre
- Video conferencing facilities
Diploma of Event Management
Take your career in events to the next level with this advanced-level course that will qualify you to work as a conference or venue coordinator, or an event or exhibition planner.
- Conference Coordinator
- Event or Exhibition Planner
- Function Coordinator
- Venue Coordinator
- Staging Coordinator
Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs / Diploma of Mental Health
Upgrade your career in the community services or health industry with this advanced-level course that will qualify you to work in mental health, specialising in alcohol and drug services.
- Mental Health Worker
- Alcohol and Other Drugs Worker
Certificate IV in Health Administration
Upgrade your career in administration with this intermediate-level course and become a supervisor for a human resources, medical records, or health services team.
- Medical Records Team Leader
- Health Services Supervisor
- Health HR Manager
Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention
Take the next step in your career in child protection with this advanced qualification. The course will equip you with the skills required to work in a variety of settings.
- Child Safety Support Officer
- Youth justice youth worker
- Support worker / Youth worker in community based programs
- Child and youth residential care worker
- Program support worker with children, young people and their families
- School based youth support officer
- Neighbourhood centre programs including parenting programs worker / case worker
- Youth mental health and disability youth worker
- Indigenous Support Worker
165-179 Abel Smith Parade,
Mount Isa Qld 4825
PO Box 1612,
Mount Isa Qld 4825
If you live nearby, cycling could be another cost effective option to get to class.
We have plenty of free on-site parking available for students at our Mount Isa campus.
Automotive training workshop
Our automotive students learn hands on in our fully-equipped automotive training workshop. Learn how to store and care for the same components, parts, tools, and equipment used in the automotive industry. With access to the latest in electrical and electronic diagnostic test equipment you'll graduate with the practical skills you need to hit the ground running.
Our libraries have a number of facilities such as individual study spaces, group study areas, computer labs, and audio-visual viewing areas. There are a number of collections available including texts and course-related materials, general reading materials, ebooks, PDFs, journals, newspapers, directories, encyclopaedias, and government acts and regulations.
Video conferencing facilities
We want to support our students no matter where they are or what study mode they prefer. Our Mount Isa campus brings our teachers into campus with our state-of-the-art video conferencing facilities. These training facilities are designed to provide tutorial support to students who are studying externally. With our virtual training rooms you can speak directly to your teacher, no matter how far away you are, and interact with your classmates in a real-time environment.
TAFE Queensland's Volunteers and Events Training Program (VETP) has taken out the 2022 Australian Business Award for Training Excellence.
The Queensland Future Skills (QFS) Partnership , a training project delivered by BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), TAFE Queensland and CQUniversity Australia, has been recognised as the winner of the Premier’s Industry Collaboration Award at the 2022 Queensland Training Awards.
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.
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