The Far North Queensland region spans from Innisfail in the south to Thursday Island in the north. It includes the regional areas of Atherton and the Northern Peninsula Area, as well as the popular tourist destination of Cairns.

TAFE Queensland offers a full range of qualifications in the Far North Queensland region from entry-level skill sets and certificates through to high level diplomas. No matter what study area you're interested in, we have a course that's right for you.

Study areas available in Far North Queensland include automotive, beauty and hairdressing, building and construction, business, child care, community services, electrotechnology and utilities, engineering, general education and training, horticulture, hospitality and cookery, nursing and health, information technology, management, maritime, music, sports and fitness, tourism, and visual arts.


News and events


Supporting her people

A passionate health worker, Levina Dixon is on the frontline helping to close the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health gap.

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Emily Bowden
Far North Queensland

Fully charged with enthusiasm for electrical mine work

Emily Bowden is training to become an electrician and she's encouraging more women to pursue the trade.

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Sam Elgawady

Cyber security call to arms

Cyber security professionals are in-demand with close to 17,000 more specialists needed by 2026. Despite what you may think, you don't need pre-existing computer knowledge to kick start a career fighting cyber crime.

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