Shellharbour Campus


Located between the ocean and the dramatic Illawarra escarpment, Shellharbour Campus is amongst the city's shopping centre, cinema, gyms, cafes and restaurants.

Shellharbour Campus offers a full range of programs covering business and administration services, nursing, engineering and automotive trade courses as well as adult basic education, general education and access programs, welfare, child studies, health and recreation and maritime.

With modern, state-of-the-art training facilities, our Shellharbour Campus provides the very best for our students to excel their training in Health, Community Services and automotive industries. Our interactive child care facilities allow our students to receive training based on current standards used in the child care industry. This also allows our students to learn in a simulated work environment and obtain actual work experience while on campus.

Campus contact details

Street Address: 11 College Ave OAK FLATS 2529
Postal Address: PO Box 78 SHELLHARBOUR CITY CENTRE 2529
Telephone: 4295 2200
Fax: 4295 2272

Useful Campus information

Aboriginal Education and Training Unit: Assistance available from the Aboriginal Coordinator at Wollongong Campus on 4229 0142

Campus map: Download a map of Shellharbour Campus

Car Parking: All students are required to display a current Illawarra Institute parking permit on the driver's side of the windscreen of their car. Students can obtain these stickers from the Campus office

Child Care: Child care available for children aged over 2 years - limited number. The Child Care Centre operates from 8:15am - 4:15pm. Telephone 4295 2269

Computers for student use: Available in the library

Counselling: Telephone 4295 2234 to make an appointment to see a counsellor.

Course Information: Located in A Block at the Customer Service Centre. Telephone 4295 2200 Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm or by calling Course Information Centre on 1300 766 123.

Customer Service Centre: Located in A Block. Open Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Disability Support:

  • Hearing: Telephone 4229 0649
  • Physical: Telephone 4454 9222
  • Intellectual: Telephone 4229 0165
  • Vision: Telephone 4421 9865
  • Neurological: Telephone 4229 0422
  • Psychiatric: Telephone 4295 2261

Enquiries can be made by telephoning or contacting Campus office.

First Aid: If you need first aid let your teacher know

Library: Located J Block, 1st Floor. Monday - Wednesday (8:45am - 8:00pm), Thursday (8:45am - 6:00pm) Friday (8:45am - 1:30pm). Telephone 4295 2201 or email Visit the Library & Information Services page for library catalogue and other online services, or visit the Shellharbour Campus Library guide for local services and more information.

Motor vehicle infringements: There is a speed limit of 15 km on the Campus, students exceeding this limit may be denied access to parking on the Campus. Please note a $10 parking infringement will be given for parking on lawns and garden areas, reserved and restricted areas, loading zones and crossings. An infringement is also given to students who park their cars in a way that causes an obstruction or take a parking spot allocated for staff or disabled people.

Public Phone: Public phone located in C Block - Canteen

Tutorial Support: Discuss any special needs with your teacher

Women's Access: Assistance available from the Education & Training Services Unit on 4221 8909.