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The Best of Both Worlds for Year 12 Student Milton

By Faith Whelan | October 4, 2023

Tec-NQ House is recognised as one of the best boarding facilities in the state. Located in Townsville, it is a purpose-built boarding facility for students attending Tec-NQ’s senior school program. The newly built facility accommodates up to 40 and offers students from across regional and remote Queensland a complete boarding. Tec-NQ House is designed to […]


By Faith Whelan | September 8, 2023

Tec-NQ is seeking employer feedback regarding an alternative VET in Schools qualification to replace AUR20705 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation which offers limited mechanical skill building and credit transfer to Certificate III progression. AUR20705 was designed to be delivered by school regulated RTO’s.  As an ASQA regulated RTO, Tec-NQ has the capacity to deliver […]

General Construction Induction Training (White Card) Changes

By Faith Whelan | August 29, 2023

Tec-NQ has been working with WorkSafe Queensland for the better part of a year to implement their new conditions for general construction induction training (GCIT) (white card) in Queensland.  The final stage of implementation has now taken effect with the introduction of new mandated assessment requirements. See the information below from WorkSafe Queensland for a […]

Tec-NQ Cairns Facility – Electrical Update

By Faith Whelan | August 24, 2023

EXCITING THINGS HAPPENING IN CAIRNS June 2023 marked a significant milestone in the short 4 year history of Tec-NQ’s presence in the Cairns environs. For the very first time, our fourth year electrical apprentices have been trained at Cairns and assessed in house utilising our purpose built Capstone testing facility. The facility itself is modelled […]

Tec-NQ Open Day

By Hannah Leith | August 15, 2023

AN ALL AGES COMMUNITY EVENT Saturday August 19 To mark the beginning of celebrations for 2023 National Skills Week, on Saturday August 19, North Queensland Senior School and training organisation, Tec-NQ will throw open its doors for an all ages Open Day with a difference. With 65 trades currently identified as experiencing a national skills […]

Tec-NQ Announces New CEO

By Hannah Leith | July 5, 2023

MEDIA RELEASE New CEO to lead Tec-NQ’s next phase of growth The Tec-NQ Limited Board of Directors recently announced the appointment of Ross Jorgensen as CEO. The announcement comes in the wake of a departure decision by outgoing CEO Julie Hyde. Ross commenced as CEO on 22nd June 2023.  Ross is no newcomer to Tec-NQ […]

Meet Sophie Enrolments Officer

By admin | May 25, 2023

Sophie has been the enrolments officer for almost 5 years and gives every student and parent an equal opportunity while delivering exceptional service. Dedication and devotion as the enrolment officer lead to great outcomes for students. “Every student should have the opportunity to have their application carefully considered no matter what their background or past […]

Expansion Project Officially Open

By Hannah Leith | May 17, 2023

Tec-NQ Opens New General Learning Area and Administration Expansion It was with great pleasure that we recently celebrated the Official Opening of our new General Learning Area and Administration Expansion at Tec-NQ’s Douglas campus. This 2.1million dollar project was achieved through the support of the State Government, via the State Capital Assistance Scheme and was […]

10th Annual Tec-NQ Industry Awards Gala

By admin | April 13, 2023

Top apprentices crowned at 10th Annual Tec-NQ Industry Awards Gala Tec-NQ’s much anticipated 10th Annual Apprentice of the Year Awards Gala held on Friday night in Townsville, was by far the biggest and most spectacular gala held so far. From early beginnings in the ballroom at the Ville, then known as Jupiters, through various other […]

Introducing Wayne Santo

By admin | February 14, 2023

Wayne Santo began working in education in 2011 after a career spanning 20 years in the military. He began his employment as the Indigenous Liaison Officer for Tec-NQ, a role he saw as an ideal opportunity to help shape the lives of young adults. Reflecting on his own experiences in school, combined with the exposure […]


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