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.
Initially founded as the Australian Technical College North Queensland the organisation was funded as part of the federal governments Australian Technical College’s program. 2009 saw the closure of this program and the launch of Tec-NQ as an independent organisation in early 2010.
Tec-NQ has grown progressively since its inception and currently students and apprentices in the fields of Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrotechnology, Automotive, Engineering and IT.
In 2015 Tec-NQ opened a Regional Training Accommodation Facility (RTAF) for both regionally based students and apprentices.
Tec-NQ also delivers Certificate 111 in Electrotechnology in Mackay for apprenticeship training. Students must be employed as an apprentice within the industry.
The Tec-NQ Board and Staff are proud to serve the local community.
Chief Executive Officer
Operations Manager (Executive)
Executive Business Manager
Manager, Strategic Projects
Voc-Ed Programs Manager
Stakeholder Engagement Manager (Executive)
Student Development Manager