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Specialised Training Facilities

Our specialised training facilities provide you with the opportunity to develop contemporary skills beyond general practical training. These facilities have been built in collaboration with industry - you walk out with the confidence to impress.

To find out more about our specialised training facilities and studying at NR TAFE, get in touch using the below contact details.  

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Balu Baru

Balu Buru is a 20 hectare site at 12 Mile in Broome where horticulture and conservation land management training is carried out. Opportunities at this location include research trials cultivating local super food Gubinge and fire management training for remote Aboriginal communities.

Aquaculture Centre

The Broome Aquaculture Centre (BAC) was built to support the training, research, production and development of industry needs. The tropical aquaculture facility supports the production of marine finfish and has also been crucial in the care and production of many other species.

The Pearlers Shed

The Pearler's Shed is NR TAFE’s industry-standard training restaurant based off-campus in the heart of Broome. The facility allows students to gain real industry experience in the areas of front of house, kitchen operations and commercial cookery.

Electrical & Instrumentation

The Electrical and Instrumentation Training Centre at Karratha supports the delivery of a range of electrical and instrumentation training, through the use of the latest interactive computer-based training aides, training rigs and instrumentation.

Industry Skills Centre

The Industry Skills Centres based at our Karratha and Pundulmurra campuses support the delivery of essential training to tradespeople employed in the mining, construction and logistics industries. The Centres were built to supoprt the Pilbara workforce's specific training goals, through the delivery of courses in firefighting, forklift operation, rigging and dogging, scaffolding, working at heights, and working in confined spaces.

Salon 700

Salon 700 is a training hair and beauty salon based at North Regional TAFE's Karratha campus. The facility encompasses modern hairdressing, beauty therapy and manicure stations, front reception along with a classroom replicating a working environment to equip students with all the skills needed to gain entry into the hair or beauty industry.

Health and Community

The Health and Community Services Training Centre at our Pundulmurra campus allows nursing, aged care, childcare and other community services students to gain hands-on, practical experience in a simulated environment.

The industry standard facility encompasses a simulation wing incorporating an eight-bed hospital ward, a nurses station, patient examination and treatment rooms, a simulated home environment, utility rooms for cleaning, laundry, medication and storage purposes, and a viewing area for lecturer observation of practical assessments. The Centre also contains two classroom wings, with one training room suitable for use as a practicing crèche, and a staff accommodation wing.

South Hedland Annex

NR TAFE’s former South Hedland campus has been transformed into a training annex, specialising in light and heavy vehicle, and metal trades training. The South Hedland Annex encompasses four refurbished trades workshops, with the latest automotive technology available to enrolled students.