Events and Important Dates - TAFE Queensland Gold Coast

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Events and Important Dates

TAFE Queesland Gold Coast host a range of event over the year. We hope to see you at one of our events soon.


Gold Coast Careers Festival

10-11 May - 2017
Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre

Thinking about studying or a change of career? Come visit our interactive displays and find out what's on offer at TAFE Queensland Gold Coast at the Gold Coast Careers Festival.

Talk directly to our teaching and faculty staff about courses, find out about our support services or take our career quiz.


Key Dates

23 June* Close of Study - Term 2/Semester 1



Week 2-9 July

NAIDOC Week NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society.

Key Dates

3 July* Start of Study - Term 3/Semester 2  


Ashmore Open Day  

4 August 

Visit the Ashmore location and learn all about the courses on offer at TAFE Queensland Gold Coast and explore our Trades Training Centre facilities.


Key Dates

1 September Gold Coast Annual Show Day PUBLIC HOLIDAY
15 September* Close of Study - Term 3/Semester 2
25 September* Start of Study - Term 4/Semester 2


Key Dates

2 October Queen's Birthday PUBLIC HOLIDAY


Apprentice Awards Night

Third week of November (TBA) 

Celebrate with our Apprentice students.

Diploma and Advanced Diploma Graduations

Last week of November (TBA)

Celebrate with our graduating Advanced Diploma and Diploma students.

Key Dates

24 November* Close of Study - Term 4/Semester 2  


25 December Christmas Day PUBLIC HOLIDAY
26 December Boxing Day PUBLIC HOLIDAY

*Start of Study and Close of Study Dates are provided as a guide - please refer to your enrolment information, speak with your teacher or contact Customer Service for specific days/times for your selected course.