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Begin the next step in your education or career path with a range of courses at TAFE Queensland Gold Coast. If you're looking for a diploma, qualification or certificate to advance your skills, we deliver high quality, affordable training with the right course to suit your needs, whether it's returning to or joining the workforce or to move on to further tertiary study.

Choose from full time, part time or online courses at our locations on the Gold Coast at Southport, Ashmore, Coomera or Coolangatta.

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast recognises that everyone learns and achieves skills in different ways so if you have life and work experiences or earned credit from previous formal studies, we'll help you transfer these to your course. Study with us and get the skills you need for the life you want!

Why Choose TAFE Queensland Gold Coast?

Experience - We have the resources and experience to continually develop and maintain learning outcomes that are relevant to today's business environment.

Flexibility - We have 4 campuses throughout the Gold Coast to choose from as well as full-time, part-time and online study options.

Industry Recognition - Our name is recognised by employers throughout the Gold Coast and across Australia.

Quality Teaching - Our educators are driven to help you succeed. We search for and employ the highest calibre educators and lecturers we can find to maximise the chances of success for our students.

Affordability - We strive to keep our student fees at an affordable level. TAFE student fees compare favourably to other educational institutions.

Find your course

There's lots of ways you can find the course to get the job that's right for you.

  • I know what I want to study - use our course search
  • I know the industry I am interested in - browse our study areas
  • I don't know what to study - try TAFE Queensland Gold Coast's myProfiler and we'll suggest some of the courses that may be suited to you.
  • Alternatively you can make a free appointment to speak with one of our Career Counsellors

Real world training facilities

Gain practical, real-world experience in simulated workplaces such as kitchens, health clinics, gyms, design studios and workshops. We work closely with industry to ensure you are exposed to the latest workplace technologies.

Our graduates get jobs

There is pretty high possibility that you will be working in your field of study within 12 weeks from graduating. Just like 86% of our graduates last year who were employed within 3 months of graduating. 2013 Graduate destination survey.

Employers recommend us

Employers recommend TAFE Queensland Gold Coast based on our course content, relevance to industry, facilities, resources and quality of our teaching. One of these businesses could be your next employer.

We have more students

Each year, more than 165,000 students study with TAFE Queensland. 17,000 of these choose to study at TAFE Queensland Gold Coast. We have been teaching students for over 130 years, so with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast - you know your qualification will stand the test of time.


Gain the qualification you need in a time frame and style that suits your lifestyle, with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast’s on campus, online and on-the-job.


As the region’s largest provider of vocational education and training, you have the choice of over 300 courses, so you can get the skills you need for the life you want.