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.

TAFE Queensland offers a full range of qualifications in the Far North Queensland region from entry-level skill sets and certificates through to high level diplomas. No matter what study area you're interested in, we have a course that's right for you.

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.


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Business Information Session

Come along to our information session and learn more about our Certificate III in Business (BSB30115) and Certificate III Business Administration (BSB30415).

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Marshall Winkle
Far North Queensland

Developing leaders in education

Pursuing his goal of becoming a teacher, Marshall Winkle is passionate about becoming a leader in the classroom and working in remote Far North Queensland schools. 

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Simon Naawi
Torres Strait

Strait talking: bridging worlds and people

Simon Naawi makes it his business to inspire others. The 25-year-old Torres Strait Islander man, who was born and raised on the tiny coral cay Masig Island, is passionate about helping others follow in his footsteps to higher education.

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