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 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.