TAFE Queensland is Queensland’s largest, most experienced training provider. We deliver practical, industry-relevant training across a range of industries from entry-level certificates to bachelor degrees, at more than 50 locations in Queensland.

At TAFE Queensland, our values of working together, focusing on our customers, taking responsibility, showing initiative and putting safety first are at the heart of everything we do.

Our track record
We are the most experienced training provider in the state with a history of serving Queensland’s communities for more than 135 years. We offer more than 500 practical, industry-relevant courses to over 120,000 students each year.


Far North Queensland

North Queensland

Wide bay Burnett

Sunshine Coast

Gold Coast


Darling Dawns


287 courses








The levels we offer are: General English 1, General English 2 , General English 3 EAP 1, EAP 2, EAP 3
CQUEnglish will give you the skills and confidence for everyday communication in English and academic study. We have highly qualified and dedicated teachers who can help you experience learning

Certificates & Diplomas

Looking for the right course to help you get a job, improve your skills or help you move up in the workforce? When you choose to train with CQUniversity, you will get quality education and training from a trusted local provider

Postgraduate & Undergraduate

Explore our extensive range of undergraduate study options and degrees designed for real-world employ ability. Whether you wish to study online through our renowned online education offering or at one of our many campus locations across Australia.


STUDENTS at Central Queensland University

“I would like to express my sincere gratitude in receiving a CQUniCares Appeal Scholarship at Central Queensland University. I put this scholarship towards travelling to Vietnam for a five-week placement in May 2018.”

“I have been given the opportunity to work in orphanages, charity clinics, schools and rural villages with some amazing disabled kids and have a chance to make a real difference to their lives. I really enjoyed the opportunity to build a rapport, even over such a short period of time and provide useful tips and ideas on how best to manage these conditions.”


Whether you want to enhance your English language skills, get trade qualified,or complete a professional-level qualification,we have the courses that can get you into your dream job sooner.


Whatever you’re interested in; from beauty to plumbing, information technology to hospitality, or anything in between, TAFE Queensland can set you on the path to success.


There’s more than one way to get into your dream university course. TAFE Queensland has a range of pathway options that can get you started on your university degree sooner. If you didn’t finish Year 12, complete the required prerequisites, or get the OP you needed, TAFE Queensland can help you get into your preferred university degree.


As registered PIER consultants we offer FREE of charges support with your enrollment and visa matters.

Anna ReveEducational Coordinator


Enrollment & Admission

With our many years of experience and by listening closely to our clients we are able to prepare all you need. We have a professional library of documents, additional support and so much more! We advise you not only about your visa but about your new life.

Student Visa & Immigration advice

Every one of our staff has a wealth of experience in their chosen fields, so you’re sure to always get honest, accurate and up to date advice – this is why our business has grown and our success rate is extremely high.

During & Post study

Every one of our staff has a wealth of experience in their chosen fields, so you’re sure to always get honest, accurate and up to date advice – this is why our business has grown and our success rate is extremely high.


Don’t hesitate to contact us.
We have helped many people in the same situations as you’re probably in. We try to respond within two working days. We hope to hear from you soon.

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The entry requirements for all our certificate III level courses is an Australian Year 10 qualification or equivalent. Entry to our certificate IV, diploma and advanced diploma courses requires a Year 12 qualification or equivalent.


There is a minimum level of English language skills that are required to study at TAFE Queensland for international students who do not speak English as their first language which is as follows:

Certificate III, Certificate IV, Diploma* and Advanced Diploma:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 5.5 (with no score lower than 5.0)

Associate degree level programs:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 6.0 (Writing 6.0, all other skills no less than 5.5)

Bachelor level programs:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 6.5 (with no score lower than 6.0)

* Please note: many programs and some passport nationalities may require higher IELTS (Academic) than the minimum of IELTS 5.5 and/or include specific sub-score requirements.

Please check the relevant course brochure for full details on the English language entry requirements for your chosen course.

To ensure your academic success at TAFE Queensland, there is a minimum level of academic proficiency you need to achieve before enrolling in our courses. You will be required to prove that you meet the minimum academic requirements in your application.

The entry requirements for all our certificate III level courses is an Australian Year 10 qualification or equivalent. Entry to our certificate IV, diploma and advanced diploma courses requires a Year 12 qualification or equivalent.

The following table outlines the international education achievement levels that are equivalent to a Year 10 or 12 qualification in Queensland, Australia.


How can we help with  student enrollment and student visa?

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Free English placement test. We also recognise IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, PTE, CAE, CPE and the EIKEN English test.
Choose from campuses in Brisbane, Melbourne, Rockhampton and Sydney
Use the same premium facilities as CQUniversity students
Access free workshops and academic support
Enjoy social activities both on and off campus
Benefit from small class sizes
Save approximately 25 per cent if you are eligible for a tuition fee concession

Improve your English language skills to meet the language proficiency requirements for most CQUniversity courses and transition to a diploma, undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

Study tours offer the perfect mix of English study and popular tourist activities. A customised study tour can be organised for your group that is tailored to your specific needs.



SUN is a CQUniversity initiative that gives you the opportunity to study CQUniversity units while in senior high school. SUN allows you to enroll in a range of CQUniversity units (subjects) online, which you can combine with your regular high school work

Apply for direct entry into a bachelor course if you pass at least one SUN unit from the course you are applying for.
Receive credit transfer for each applicable SUN unit you passed. Pay nothing for your first SUN unit and a reduced fee for subsequent SUN units.


Graduate Certificate
Provides specialised study in a specific subject area, with the opportunity to progress to a graduate diploma and/or masters upon completion. Many CQUniversity graduate certificate courses are designed as a pathway for those who have not studied a bachelor degree but have relevant professional experience.
Graduate Diploma
Enables you to develop skills in a specialised area, or equip you with the knowledge to undertake a new career direction. Graduate diplomas are designed for those who have already completed a bachelor degree or equivalent, or have significant professional or industry experience in a relevant area.
Masters by Coursework
Comprises a series of specialist courses designed to extend your professional understanding in a particular subject area, or provide you with the opportunity to move in a new professional direction. Postgraduate coursework courses have a structure consisting of core and elective units, and therefore require students to enrol in these units, attend timetabled classes and complete required assignments

Masters by Research
Enables you to undertake original research in a particular area of interest under supervision and resulting in the submission of a thesis.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Awarded on the basis of a thesis prepared under supervision that makes an original, significant and extensive contribution to knowledge and understanding in the relevant field of study, as judged by independent experts applying accepted contemporary international standards.
Doctor of Education
A professionally based research higher degree available through the University as an alternative to the traditional research courses. It offers a rigorous course combining structured advanced research tasks and a thesis component.
Doctor of Professional Studies
An internationally recognised higher research degree designed to produce innovation in commercial, government, educational and other applied settings. Whereas the PhD, EdD and other ‘professional’ doctorates are single-discipline based, the CQUniversity Doctor of Professional Studies is explicitly transdisciplinary to reflect the way research is carried out in industry and government.



Study Australia’s unique fauna with this advanced-level qualification and become qualified to work in our country’s many parks and gardens.
Career Outcomes: Horticultural Manager
Get the Australian outback experience with this advanced-level, triple qualification that will see you working on farms or stations, or as an agribusi…
Career Outcomes: Farm Manager, Property Manager, Farm Production Manager, Production Unit Manager, Agronomist, Agribusiness Manager/Administrator, Farm Manager/Administrator, Production Unit Manager/Administrator
Kick start your career in rural operations with this entry-level course. Get the qualification you need to start working as a senior operations farmha…
Career Outcomes: Rural Sales Assistant, Rural Operations Worker, Senior Rural Operations Farmhand
Take off to a career in the aviation industry with this advanced qualification. This course will prepare you with the specialised knowledge and skills…
Career Outcomes: Commercial Pilot – Helicopter, Commercial Helicopter Pilot
Take the next step in your child care career with this advanced qualification. This course is perfect for people who are already working in early childhood.
Career Outcomes: Early Childhood Educator, Out of School Hours Care Coordinator, Early Childhood Centre Director
Take the next step in your career in education by adding to your foundation knowledge with this intermediate qualification. This course is perfect for…
Career Outcomes: Education Assistant, Indigenous Language and Culture Teaching Assistant, Education Support Worker, school officer, Teacher Aide
Get a head start on your career in early childhood education and care with this entry-level course. This qualification is the minimum requirement for …
Career Outcomes: Out of School Hours Care Assistant, Family Day Care Provider, Early Childhood Education and Care Assistant, Early Childhood Education and Care Worker
Redefine your career in electronics and communications with this advanced course. Develop the specialised skills and knowledge required to become a se…
Career Outcomes: Senior Technical Officer – Electronics and Communications Engineering
Advance your career in electronics and communications with this high-level course. Develop the advanced skills and specialised knowledge required…
Career Outcomes: Technical Officer – Electronics and Communications Engineering
Get the technical skills and advanced knowledge required to work in Australia’s hospitality industry with this dual qualification. Rising discreti…
Career Outcomes: Restaurant Manager, Sous Chef, Chef, Chef de Partie, Motel Manager
Increase your hospitality skills and learn how to solve complex problems in a team environment. Take the next step in your career and get the skills y…
Career Outcomes: Motel Manager, Gaming Manager, Sous Chef, Restaurant Manager, Banquet Manager, Functions Manager, Cafe or Restaurant Manager, Bar Manager, Chef de Cuisine, Chef Patissier, Club Manager, Executive Housekeeper, Front Office Manager, Kitchen Manager, Unit Manager (Catering Operations)