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Business hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
Telephone: 1300 130 084
Postal address: PMB 1, Townsville DC QLD 4810, Australia

About the institute

Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE is the largest provider of vocational education and training in North Queensland. 
The institute enrols over 13,500 students each year, operating in a competitive training market along with other private training providers. The institute is the largest trainer of apprentices in the region, and also trains large numbers of employees, across a broad range of industries in North Queensland. 

Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE provides community building programs (literacy, return to work) and customised programs for business.  Program delivery includes face to face, on the job, web based, block release and blended modes.


Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE has conveniently located campuses across North Queensland:

  1. Bowen
  2. Burdekin (Home Hill)
  3. Cannonvale (Whitsunday)
  4. Charters Towers
  5. Ingham
  6. Palm Island
  7. Townsville - Bohle, City, Pimlico.

Campus lifestyle

The institute is close to some of North Queensland's major tourist attractions and the world's largest living coral reef ecosystems, the Great Barrier Reef. Other service and facilities provided to their students include:

TAFE pathways

Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE has credit arrangements with James Cook University.

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This page was last updated at 08-May-2013

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