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Welcome to Tec-NQ

Training, Education & Careers in Townsville, North Queensland

At Tec-NQ, trades are a career of first choice. Tec-NQ is a registered training organisation (RTO) and a senior secondary school that has been in operation since 2007. Tec-NQ provides a range of training and educational programs to Townsville and the North Queensland region including full-time apprentice training, on demand industry training, pre-employment programs and school-based apprentice programs. Students that complete the school-based apprentice program have the opportunity to complete Year 12 with an apprenticeship, their Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE), a Certificate II qualification in Business, Workplace Practices or Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways, IT and advanced progression towards a Certificate III in their chosen career field. Tec-NQ is different. It’s close association with local industry provides clear insight into what industry wants and needs. Tec-NQ’s dedicated industry team and training professionals operate full time to understand the training and employment needs of local industry and customise training schedules and unit plans around those needs. Tec-NQ’s flexible blend of on-the-job and block training allows employers to have their apprentices out on the job when they need them.  
Construction. Engineering. Electrotechnology. Automotive. Tec-NQ was founded on, and provides, the best training in the region for these core trades. ... Read More
Tec-NQ’s flagship school-based program has helped hundreds of young men and women get their start in a trade-based career. This program delivers a ... Read More
At Tec-NQ, trades are a career of first choice. Tec-NQ is different. It’s close association with local industry provides clear insight into what ind... Read More
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Tec-NQ's Year 11 IT students blog about something super amazing this week...... See details below of the clever project they've been working on! ... See MoreSee Less

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Look who turned up in the Townsville Bulletin today? Tec-NQ will be part of a Pathways in Technology (P-TECH) pilot to open up new avenues for students by linking schools with businesses in local communities that offer job opportunities. The minister took a tour with students proudly displaying and discussing their projects. ... See MoreSee Less

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Tec-NQ part of P-Tech Pilot
This morning, Federal Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham visited Tec-NQ to announce it would b...
Tec-NQ’s Queensland Training Award finalists bask in the Townsville ‘Sun’
At Tec-NQ we are very proud of our three regional finalists for the Queensland Training Awards and here are two of them featured i...
Y11 Information Technology G1 Blog June 10th