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Centres of excellence

We work closely with industry to ensure you have access to the latest technologies, work with the newest equipment and train in world-class facilities, from maritime simulators to design schools, hair and beauty academies to engineering centres and everything in between. We have the facilities to give you the skills you need to get the job you want.

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Sydney Wine and Coffee Academy

Located at Ryde Campus, these state of the art training facilities are custom-built and with industry experts as teachers.

Newcastle Maritime Training Centre

High Performance Sports Hub

A dedicated home for the Newcastle Knights National Youth Cup team, and includes a Specialist Education Centre, training oval and study hub.

Sydney Maritime Simulator

Macarthur Building Industry Skills Centre

Specialist training centre fully equipped for you to study a range of building industry trade and pre-vocational courses.

Health Services Building

This multi-million dollar facility located at Western Sydney Institute's Nepean College at Kingswood.

Regional Institute of Performing Arts

Students' acting, writing and directing skills are improved by learning techniques based on the methods of leading actors, writers and directors.

Mining Skills Centre

Located at Muswellbrook, the facility is purpose-built to deliver practical experience and a thorough understanding of the mining industry.

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Design Centre Hunter

A collaborative, connected hub allowing students, teachers and industry in design-related disciplines to work together in new and innovative ways.

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Yallah Centre of Sustainability

Covering sustainability, horticultural trades, land and conservation management, agriculture and animal science, and featuring the Transformation Technical Training Building.

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Forest Industry Training Centre

Located at Tumut, the centre meets the diverse and increasingly high-tech needs of the forest growing, harvesting and processing sectors.

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Grafton Music Centre

Offers contemporary facilities including recording studios, a Mac computer production lab, digital editing suites and multiple rehearsal and performance facilities.

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Centre for Digital Media and Design

Allows you to experience industry standard equipment including animation rooms, computer laboratories, editing suites, sound stages and film and television studios.

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Centre for Inland Engineering

Offers a range of emerging green skills and training in disciplines including electrotechnology, metal fabrication, fitting and machining and civil engineering.

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Engineering Services

Students have access to technologies including the latest TIG welders, computerised welding simulation, lathes, surface grinders and even a 3D printer.

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Newcastle English Language Centre

Whether you're a local or an international student, the centre offers a range of services including counselling, accommodation and job search.

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Children's Services Centre

This purpose-built facility, located at Shellharbour, offers the latest technology in child care, including video conferencing and interactive whiteboards.

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Glass and Glazing Centre

Offers the most modern facilities in Australia including full scale glazing exercises such as suspended assemblies, curtain walls and shower screens.

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Equine Studies Centre

Based at Richmond College and offering qualifications for the equine industry including performance horse and horse breeding, farriery and blacksmithing.

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Cooma Campus

Advanced, upgraded facility including purpose-built carpentry and joinery workshop, new customer service and student support centre and expanded library facilities.

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Allied Timber Trades Centre

Offers students the opportunity to gain industry relevant skills across all timber trades in modern, well-equipped workshops and learning facilities.

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Design Centre Enmore

Offers a wide variety of disciplines including industrial jewellery, graphic, interior, event and entertainment design, 3D animation, concept art and illustration.

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Information and Communication Technology Centres

Located across South Western Sydney and including programs covering network security, programming, systems administration, website design and development and multimedia.

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Hair and Beauty Academy

With advanced specialist centres in three Western Sydney locations, you'll gain hands on experience to enter the workforce with confidence.

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Sydney Health Precinct

The simulated hospital environment provides world class industry training in Optical Dispensing, Audiometry, Dental Technology, Nursing and Aged Care.

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Nursing Unit at Gunnedah

Newly refurbished, the facility offers a modern program with the latest technology, an observation clinical room, equipment room and lecture rooms.

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The Sydney Academy of Hair, Beauty and Make-up

With locations at Northern Beaches, Meadowbank and St Leonards, provides essential practical experience in a professional salon.

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Newcastle Hair & Beauty Academy

Comprising six hair and three beauty salons, you'll learn the very latest skin, body and hair treatments.

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Stonemasonry Centre

Covers all of the core craft skills and will put you on the cutting edge of developments in stonemasonry.

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Sydney Media Centre

Media and animation students have access to a wealth of industry-standard equipment including audio visual suites and a television studio.

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Floor Covering Centre

Based at Lidcombe, the recently upgraded facility includes simulated installation bays, providing top level Cert III training.

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Polymer Processing Centre

Leading industry experts will help you develop the skills and knowledge needed to work in the plastics, rubber and cablemaking industries.

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Nepean Health Precinct

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Sydney Language Centre

Includes a fully-equipped digital language lab to educate you in a full range of Asian and European languages.

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Australian Patisserie Academy

Part of the Northern Sydney Institute, the academy offers specialised courses in chocolate, patisserie, sugar, bread and cake design and decoration.

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Fashion Design Studio (FDS)

Recognised as one of Australia's premier design studios, with both local and international partnerships and alumni including Alex Perry and Nicky Zimmerman.

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Cisco Academy Training Centre

Located at Meadowbank TAFE, the centre offers complete end-to-end networking training and experience required by industry.

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TwentyTwenty Training Restaurant

This student training facility operates as a fully licensed a-la carte commercial restaurant open to the public.

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Hunter Valley Hotel Academy

Includes an operational hotel with reception and concierge desk, conference centre, commercial kitchen, training restaurants, bar and café.

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Illawarra Mechanical Engineering Centre

Features advanced mechanical engineering, manufacturing and environmental technology facilities and was Australia's first to utilise the Sage Didactic system.

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Aeroskills Centre

A Civil Aviation Safety Authority-approved aircraft maintenance engineering training centre and Australia's largest trainer of licensed aircraft maintenance engineers.

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Facilities provide equipment used by modern industry enterprises, and provides training in the areas of light vehicle, motorcycle and marine.

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Northern Beaches Community Health and Fitness Centre

Specially designed with the latest equipment and technology for studying anatomy, physiology and exercise program design and delivery.

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