Broaden your skill set

The Macleay Valley has a range of registered training organisations (RTOs). A brief description of each is provided below to help you choose a provider that’s right for you and best meets your needs.

Booroongen Djugun - Booroongen Djugun College is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and employer conducting courses especially developed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) students and are Abstudy approved (for people who are eligible).

Bupa Nursing Home - Bupa’s Graduate Nurse Program is the first of its kind in aged care - a structured program of development incorporating professional study days, supernumerary time at care homes, active practice as a Registered Nurse and supportive coaching for experts and peers. This program has recently won a Better Practice Award from Australia’s aged care standards and accreditation agency.

Charles Sturt University - CSU is committed to achieving excellence in education for the professions and to maintaining national leadership in flexible and distance education. Industry relevant courses and workplace learning support CSU's learning and teaching objectives.

ETC - ETC is a Job Services Australia provider, a nationally accredited Registered Training Organisation and Business Enterprise Centre. Our core business falls into three main categories; ETC Employment Solutions, ETC Training Solutions and ETC Business Solutions.

Key Employment - Key Employment aims to provide excellent quality assessment, training and recruitment services to help people with a disability get more skills, better jobs and more respect in the community.

Macleay Valley Workplace Learning Centre - The Macleay Valley Workplace Learning Centre Inc. is a not-for-profit, community based education and training provider. It is a Registered Training Organisation and a non-systemic independent vocational high school for Years 9-12, known as the Macleay Vocational College.

Macquarie Beauty College - Macquarie Beauty College offers two intakes for the Diploma of Beauty Therapy each year. We also offer Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy, Certificate II Nail Technology & Certificate II in Retail Skincare & Makeup, and a Certificate III in Beauty Services. Macquarie Beauty College also offers short courses.

MEGT - MEGT is a not-for-profit organisation specialising in making apprenticeships, traineeships and training happen.

Mid Coast Group Training - Mid Coast Group Training offers apprenticeships or traineeships that are full-time or part-time employment that combines work and structured training.

Novaskill - NovaSkill is a not-for-profit company that focuses on skill development across a range of vocational education and training areas.

Port Macquarie Community College - Port Macquarie Community College offers education, training and short courses in computers, business services, first aid, RSA, RCG, hospitality, aged care, photography, art, english language and leisure.

Southern Cross University - Southern Cross University is a research-intensive Australian public university committed to providing educational opportunities for a diverse student body, particularly those from rural and regional communities.

State Training Services - State Training Services offers a one-stop shop for all apprenticeship and traineeship services and broader vocational education and training advice.

TAFE Kempsey - TAFE NSW is Australia’s leading provider of vocational education and training, with more than 500,000 enrolments each year. Whether you’re looking for your first job, a promotion, a career change or a pathway to a degree, or you're an employer seeking training solutions for your workforce, TAFE NSW can deliver a range of courses and services to suit your needs.

University of Newcastle - The University of Newcastle offers over 150 undergraduate and graduate courses, delivered via five Faculties - Business and Law; Education and Arts; Engineering and Built Environment; Health; and Science and Information Technology. The University is an exceptional achiever in research with an international reputation for expertise in innovative approaches to teaching and learning.