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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 and 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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9:00 am Post Trade Interim Gas Work Lice...
Post Trade Interim Gas Work Lice...
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – Oct 31 @ 3:00 pm
Interim Gas Work Licence Course_2014
5:00 pm Intermediate Welding Short Course @ Tec-NQ College
Intermediate Welding Short Course @ Tec-NQ College
Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 23 @ 8:00 pm
Intermediate Welding_2014
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