Imagine studying at a campus with modern and state-of-the-art facilities set amid tropical gardens and just minutes from Cairns CBD.
TAFE Queensland is the state’s largest and most experienced further education and training provider, delivering practical, industry-relevant courses. Every year, we see approximately 120,000 students come through our doors to study one or more of our 490 qualifications that range from foundation skills to degree level.
TAFE Queensland operates across a network of over 50 campuses in Queensland, in employers’ workplaces, online and in markets offshore. We provide individuals with training options at every stage of their career and employers with skilling solutions that respond to complex and ever changing workforce needs.
Our state-wide delivery model supports our commitment to working with students from a wide range of socio economic and cultural backgrounds, in regional and remote locations and with students with diverse needs. We are committed to maintaining a diverse international student market with students from over 90 countries as well as our global institutional industry and government partners. Our strategic approach to international engagement activities allows us to adapt our offering to meet the needs of local industries, and international clients; delivering training that strengthens local communities and provides real employment opportunities for graduates, both in Australia and internationally.
Our international students study at our Cairns campus, which is located just 2km from Cairns city center. The campus is accessible via the public bus service, 12 minutes by bicycle or by a brisk 20 minute walk. Training is delivered by teachers with relevant industry experience and teaching qualifications. There is a strong emphasis on practical experience and hands-on instruction for students to prepare them for their prospective career. Some courses also include vocational placement.
International students have access to support services such as counsellors, disability and equity staff and learning support tutors. The International team can also assist you with accommodation services, overseas student health cover, medical services and more.
Students also have access to 24-hour emergency phone numbers through the institute and overseas student health cover, a library, social activities, bookshop, canteen, restaurant, coffee shop, hair and beauty salon, public phones, basketball court, and free Internet access seven days a week.
Why choose TAFE Queensland?
- We have more than 130 years’ experience
- We offer a wide range of Certificate and Diploma courses
- Student support services are available and campus training facilities are of a high standard and industry relevant.
Courses available for international students
TAFE Queensland delivers Certificates III, IV and Diploma courses with durations from six months to two years. Where applicable, in courses such as Cookery, Hospitality and Nursing, vocation/industry placement is included as part of the course.
- Beauty Therapy
- Childhood Education and Care
- Commercial Cookery
- Individual Support
Set in spacious tropical gardens, the TAFE Queensland, Cairns campus provides a welcome and friendly environment only 2 km from the Cairns city centre. Regular bus service stops outside the TAFE throughout the day.
Find TAFE Queensland online
Contact TAFE Queensland North
Postal Address: PMB 1 Cairns, Queensland, 4870, Australia