Training for teens

Local teens recently attended a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training workshop that was aimed at kids aged 12-18 years. The three-hour Teen MHFA Course teaches high school students how to provide mental health first aid to their friends. The course was developed in response to research indicating that young […]


A new space to work and learn

TAFE NSW Cobar staff are settling into their new modern surrounds with Cobar’s Connected Learning Centre building in Bourke Street now open to the public. The learning spaces can be configured in multiple ways to accommodate a range of different class subjects and sizes and is the first of TAFE’s […]


TAFE automotive students to benefit from donations

Cobar’s TAFE NSW automotive students will be able to hone their practical skills, thanks to a donation of unwanted vehicles. Instead of sending unclaimed impounded vehicles to auction or scrap, Dubbo Regional Council has donated them to TAFE NSW as learning resources for students in Dubbo and Cobar. Dubbo Mayor […]

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High school students try their hands at a trade with TAFE

There’s plenty of success stories coming out of the TAFE NSW Vocational Preparation Automotive course currently being run at the Cobar TAFE campus. Four Cobar High School (CHS) students who commenced their Certificate II in Vocational Preparation (Automotive) course last year have since gained mechanical apprenticeships. Automotive TAFE teacher Jamie […]