Wide Bay Burnett
The Wide Bay Burnett region stretches from Bundaberg in the north to Kingaroy in the south. It incorporates cities in the Fraser Coast Region including Hervey Bay and Maryborough, as well as the regional centres of Gympie and Cherbourg.
Study areas in the Wide Bay Burnett region include agriculture, automotive, beauty and hairdressing, building and construction, business, child care, community services, electrotechnology, engineering, general education, hospitality and cookery, information technology, nursing and health, retail, and sports and fitness.
Our Bundaberg campus offers courses across a range of program areas and features specialist training facilities.
Located adjacent to the University of the Sunshine Coast, our Gympie campus offers a range of practical courses in purpose-built facilities.
Our Hervey Bay campus features specialist training facilities and offers courses across a range of study areas.
Our Kingaroy campus delivers a range of hands-on courses across a variety of in-demand areas in specialised training facilities.
Newly opened in 2016 our purpose-built Maryborough campus is located in the heart of the Maryborough CBD.
Located off the Bunya Highway in the South Burnett region our Nurunderi campus is based in the Aboriginal community of Cherbourg.
Hairdressing and beauty salons
Studying at TAFE Queensland is about much more than just learning the theory. You'll get to apply your knowledge straight away in our purpose-built hairdressing and beauty facilities in Gympie, Hervey Bay and Kingaroy, and graduate with the practical skills you need to kick start your career.
Our Hervey Bay campus features a fully-equipped, open to the public gym. As a fitness student you will gain first-hand experience working with real, paying clients in this fresh and modern facility, under the supervision of our experienced staff.
Our hospitality hubs combine commercial kitchens and open to the public restaurants and cafes to give our hospitality students the ability to practice in a live service environment. Our purpose-built facilities in Hervey Bay and Kingaroy will allow you to build hands-on skills that you can take straight into the workforce.
Kimberley Appo is a proud young Aboriginal woman who is bridging her Gooreng Gooreng family knowledge into the early childhood classroom.
After a vocational placement with one of Australia’s most innovative and leading aged care providers, four TAFE Queensland aged care students have secured work as personal care workers.
Upskill, re-skill, or learn new skills with these short courses, and pay next to nothing — all thanks to Construction Skills Queensland.
Two TAFE Queensland students, both single mums of four children, have not only overcome their apprehension of returning to study, but are on track to graduate from a Certificate III in Business Administration (BSB30415) with a wealth of skills, knowledge and confidence.
For international nursing student Yogamaya Rodriguez, being separated from her family and their support in Mexico during COVID-19 has been challenging. But with her passion for health care and support from TAFE Queensland, she is still paying it forward.
TAFE Queensland teacher Zohie Tracey is helping aspiring beauty therapists in Bundaberg kick start their careers while fulfilling the skills demands of local industry.
Hervey Bay teacher Sam Smith is committed to supporting a strong disability sector.
Hervey Bay resident Sherrie Schembri is finally on the path to her dream career with the support of a TAFE Queensland scholarship.
Three local Redland Bay school students from the Australian Industry Trade College (AITC) will join seventy-one of Queensland’s top trainees and apprentices to represent the state at the 2021 WorldSkills Australia National Championships. The competition will be held 26-28 August at TAFE Queensland’s South Bank, Acacia Ridge, Bracken Ridge, Mount Gravatt, Alexandra Hills and Bundaberg campuses.
Seventy-three of Queensland’s top trainees and apprentices will represent the state at the 2021 WorldSkills Australia National Championships from 26-28 August at TAFE Queensland’s South Bank, Acacia Ridge, Bracken Ridge, Mount Gravatt, Alexandra Hills and Bundaberg campuses.