Hands down our courses are hands on!
Qualified technicians are highly sought after across the region and the practical and technical skills gained from our courses can be easily applied to a variety of career outcomes. Whether you would like to join the booming resources sector in engineering, become an electrical contractor on a major construction project or get your hands on some of the finest automotive technology around, there are many options when choosing a trade.
If you have a passion to work in the maritime industry and maximise your career prospects, our training courses and teachers will help you achieve your true potential. Our maritime courses are run from our Nambour and Bundaberg while utilising a suite of maritime training facilities.
Engineering, Automotive and Maritime study areas
Why study engineering, automotive and maritime at TAFE Queensland East Coast?
- Get hands-on, practical training from our industry recognised trainers in facilities with the most up-to-date hardware and software.
- Learn from our commercially qualified marine instructors who have the practical experience gained from spending many years at sea
- Learn in your current workplace through an apprenticeship or traineeship
Apprenticeship and Traineeship Pathways
If you want to combine your training with paid work, an apprenticeship pathway might be the best option for you. Find out more about our apprenticeships and traineeships.
What our students say
"For the ticket I was doing, this course was excellent. The teacher was really knowledgeable and made it easy because of his experience and the tickets he's got. We did quite a bit of practical training too and that was really good."
Jason Martin - Certificate II Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)