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The North Queensland region spans from Ingham in the North to the Whitsundays in the south, and as far west as Mount Isa. It incorporates the regional centres of Townsville, Mackay, the shire of Burdekin, as well as smaller rural towns including Charters Towers, Bowen, and Normanton.


Our North Queensland locations offer courses ranging from entry-level skill sets and certificates through to high-level diplomas. Whether you're starting, changing, or enhancing your career we have a course that's right for you.

A full range of study areas areas are offered in North Queensland including automotive, beauty and hairdressing, building and construction, business, child care, community services, electrotechnology and utilities, engineering, general education and training, horticulture, hospitality and cookery, information technology, nursing and health, tourism, resources and infrastructure, and visual arts.

 
 
 
Study aviation in Townsville

TAFE Queensland has partnered with Townsville Flight Training and Townsville Helicopters to offer industry-standard aviation training in North Queensland. Learn more about our partners and find out what it's like to learn to fly in Townsville. 

 

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