Location - New England - Gunnedah - New
TAFE NSW Gunnedah is situated in the centre of Gunnedah - home to Australia's largest agricultural field day, and the self-proclaimed "koala capital of the world."
Well known for its expansive, state-of-the-art learning facilities, TAFE NSW Gunnedah offers students a broad range of qualifications (like horticulture, business, digital media and technology, early childhood, engineering and civil construction) that have a training focus on providing practical, job-ready skills that fill gaps within the local workforce.
Services and facilities
TAFE NSW New England offers the Diploma in Nursing at the newly refurbished nursing unit in Gunnedah. This unit gives you a modern program with the latest technology including a simulated health ward complete with electronic 'Sim Man'. Sim Man simulates all of the human bodily functions.
The facility boasts an observation clinical room, equipment room and lecture rooms enabling prospective Enrolled Nurses to develop their practical skills and theoretical knowledge in a life-like health environment before they begin their 400 hours mandatory clinical placement.
TAFE NSW New England also works closely with the local area health service. This means you have a direct line to work placement with the biggest employer of Enrolled Nurses in the region. Many students gain employment across the local area health service and provide excellent patient care to the people of our local region.