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.



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 Trade Training Centre Open Day  

Friday 4 August 8am-5pm

Visit our Ashmore Trade Training Centre to tour our facilities, speak with trades experts and find out about the courses on offer to help you make great happen!


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 Evening

Thursday 16 November
Early Evening - exact time to be advised soon.

Celebrate with our Apprentice students.

Diploma and Advanced Diploma Graduations

Thursday 30th November 2017
1pm Ceremony 1 | 5pm Ceremony 2
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Broadbeach

Celebrate with our graduating Advanced Diploma and Diploma students. Ceremony times for each qualification will be confirmed via email together with the eligibility criteria by October 2017. Students need to arrive 2 hours before their ceremony time for gowning and briefing. Gown hire and ticketing details for this event will be included in the invite sent in October 2017.

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.