The Townsville (Pimlico) campus has recently undergone a $35 million redevelopment. To enhance the learning experience of our students, a state-of-the-art training kitchen, restaurant and simulated nursing wards, as well as hairdressing and beauty salons are featured in the new campus.
The campus is located off Hugh Street in Pimlico, and is conveniently positioned just 10 minutes' drive from the Townsville CBD. Known as the unofficial capital of north Queensland, Townsville offers a laid-back tropical lifestyle with all the facilities of a major city.
What's on offer at the Townsville campus
Our Townsville (Pimlico) campus boasts specialised training facilities where you can put your skills into practice including a hair and beauty salon and fully operational training restaurant. There are also a range of student support services available including adult literacy and numeracy support, counselling, disability services, and Indigenous student support. The campus offers a comprehensive range of study areas including aged care, business, cookery, creative arts, English language studies, hairdressing and beauty, health, hospitality, information technology, community services and nursing.
FACILITIES AND SERVICES
- Cafe and restaurant
- Customer service centre
- Hairdressing and beauty salon
- Nursing simulation wards
Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice
Advance your career in Indigenous health with this mid-level course that will qualify you to apply for registration as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioner.
- Aboriginal Health Care Practitioner
- Senior Aboriginal Community Care Worker
- Torres Strait Islander Health Care Practitioner
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
Corner of Hugh Street and Fulham Road,
Pimlico Qld 4812
Locked Bag 1,
Townsville Qld 4810
If you live nearby, cycling could be another cost effective option to get to class with bike racks available on campus.
We have plenty of free on-site parking available for students at our Townsville (Pimlico) campus.
Training restaurant and cafe
The George Coates Training Restaurant and our L-Plates Cafe give our hospitality students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a real-world environment. While our cookery students are busy in the kitchen, our hospitality students manage the front-of-house, preparing and serving food and beverages to paying customers. You'll learn the workings of a real restaurant and cafe in state-of-the-art facilities under the guidance of industry experienced teachers. For restaurant bookings, please call 07 4759 7716.
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.
Hair and beauty salon
Our fully operational hairdressing and beauty salon, Hair & Beauty Training Hub, offers a range of services such as hair styling, cutting, colouring, perming, and chemical straightening. Beauty services include waxing, tinting, manicures, pedicures, spray tanning, makeup application, facials, and massages. We use the same products, equipment, and facilities found in a real salon and work with real, paying clients. You'll have the opportunity to put theory into practice and gain practical skills in a real-world environment.
Simulated nursing wards
Our learning spaces are more than just a classroom. The simulated wards are equipped with the latest technology and use advanced training products including CAE JUNO nursing manikin designed to provide students with real life experiences in the health care setting. TAFE Queensland use the latest medical equipment meeting current industry standards. Our simulated Nursing wards provide students with an interactive environment under the direction and guidance of industry professionals.
The Townsville (Pimlico) campus has recently undergone a $35 million redevelopment. Come and watch as our state-of-the-art training kitchen, restaurant, simulated nursing wards and hairdressing and beauty salons come to life.
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