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Refurbishments for regional campuses

Several regional TAFE NSW campuses have been earmarked for major refurbishments.

Several regional TAFE NSW campuses have been earmarked for major refurbishments.

Part of the modernised structure across TAFE NSW, the refurbishments aim to transform Cowra and Grenfell campuses into multipurpose student hubs.

Member for Cootamundra, Katrina Hodgkinson, has welcomed the initiative, saying the upgraded facilities will help provide provide jobs of the future.

"This refurbishment will include undercover outdoor areas to support the delivery of specialist training through mobile or simulator units," she told the Cowra Guardian.

Young campus will also getting some attention with upgraded facilities for Health and Aged Care, Children's Services, Hairdressing and Beauty and Engineering.

The NSW Government also plans to modernise campus reception areas across the Riverina region to create state-of-the-art customer service centres.

Students living in remote areas will benefit from an upgrade of information and communications technology infrastructure across Western NSW.

"This reform is about providing more choice, better access and convenient training for our students across the Cootamundra electorate to help them get the jobs of the future," Ms Hodgkinson said.