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A new TAFE NSW Connected Learning Centre (CLC) facility has opened, and is the first permanent TAFE NSW presence in Byron Bay.

The centre is located at 12 Bayshore Drive in the Arts and Industry Estate. 

TAFE NSW Executive Director Education and Skills North, Jason Darney, said the investment in Byron Bay will help residents obtain the skills they need to get a first job, find a new job, or land a better job. 

‘Students at the Byron Bay connected learning centre have access to the latest learning technologies such as simulation and virtual reality, expert teachers both on and off-site, and personalised support services to gain the skills they need to meet the strong demand for a local workforce,’ Mr Darney said. 

Courses available 

 Darney said the courses available at the new facility have been determined in consultation with industry, and include the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, Certificate III in Screen and Media, and Certificate IV in Arts and Cultural Administration. 

An Education Expo was held on September 6, at which teachers and staff were available to answer questions from the library, counselling and career development, and disabilities and accessibility areas. 

To explore TAFE NSW courses, visit www.tafensw.edu.au or call 131 601. 

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