Tec-NQ is proud to be an accredited boarding school that allows regional students from across Queensland to access its unique school-based trade training program.


24 hour supervised care is provided. The facility is operated by a team of dedicated staff that strive to maintain a close knit, inclusive social environment. Nutritious meals are provided. Wellbeing support includes routine medical checks.


The 44 bed facility is located on Bowen Road close to shops and sporting facilities in sunny, tropical Townsville. The premises are safe and secure. There is a swimming pool, pool table and dart board available to students. Each double occupancy room has a television, refrigerator and bathroom facility.


Tutorials are provided as necessary through the Tec-NQ training facility and homework support is provided by supervisors at the accommodation facility. It is our aim to support your student in completing their goal to achieve their Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) and complete their trade program.


Welcome to Tec-NQ.


Tec-NQ also offers short term accommodation for students and apprentices who are attending training at Tec-NQ.


Boarding House Virtual Tour


ABSTUDY Allowances for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Students

Educational Allowances Advice from the ICPA 2017

Assistance for Isolated Children Allowance

Living Away From Home Allowances Scheme


I missed all the lightning - this shot w by robstephaustralia, on Flickr

Townsville is a unique and stunning city boasting an average of 320 days of sunshine each year. Located in North Queensland, Townsville is the largest city in northern Australia with a population of 196,000. Hundreds of thousands of visitors visit the region each year to experience the closely situated Great Barrier Reef, World Heritage Rainforests and the Australian outback.
Townsville provide locals and visitors with modern sporting, cultural, entertainment and shopping facilities combined with a relaxed, laid-back lifestyle.
Townsville’s Strand is one of the best inner city beachfronts in Australia. This seaside promenade is lined with restaurants and cafes and is the perfect place to cycle, rollerblade, walk, fish or picnic.
Walk, run or drive up Castle Hill for a breathtaking panoramic view of the city and Magnetic Island or take a stroll through the newly landscaped Jezzine Barracks. This is a significant site for both the Australian Military and local Indigenous people.
Townsville offers all you could want in festivals, art and sporting facilities. The combination of a warm climate, natural attractions and tropical lifestyle make Townsville a desirable place to study, live and play.