TAFE NSW Wollongong

TAFE NSW Wollongong is the largest location in the Illawarra.

Meaning "Sound of the Sea" in D'harawal Aboriginal Language, Wollongong is the gateway to the South Coast of New South Wales. With TAFE NSW Wollongong just minutes away from the city centre, students can enjoy the area's beaches, eateries, shopping and entertainment.

All faculties have full representation at this location, which is located adjacent to the University of Wollongong's main campus. The University and TAFE NSW have established firm articulation arrangements permitting students to easily transfer to University programs.

TAFE NSW Wollongong contact details

Street Address: Foleys Lane NORTH WOLLONGONG 2500
Postal Address: PO Box 1223 WOLLONGONG 2500
Telephone: 4229 0400
Fax: 4229 0626

Useful information

Aboriginal Education and Training Unit: An Aboriginal Coordinator can assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders with their educational choices. Assistance can be provided to communities in the development of training programs. For enquiries please call 4229 0142

Customer Service Centre: Located on the ground floor in A Block. Open Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm

TAFE NSW Wollongong map: Download a map of TAFE NSW Wollongong

Car Parking: A daily parking fee of $2 is charged if you have a permit, if you do not have a permit a daily parking fee of $8 will be charged. All visitors to TAFE NSW Wollongong are required to display a current TAFE NSW parking permit sticker on the driver’s side of the windscreen of their car.

Children's Centre: Childcare is available for children aged 0-6 years and the Centre caters for 24 places. The Children’s Centre operates from 8:15 am till 5:15 pm – Monday to Friday. The Centre operates 48 weeks per year with a four week closure over the December/January period. For enquiries, please contact the Children's Centre on 4229 0627

Computers for student use: Available in the Library

Counselling: Counselling Unit is located in N Block (ground floor) and counsellors can be seen by appointment. To make an appointment call 4229 0535 or 4229 0537

Course information: Call 131 601 from anywhere in New South Wales

Disability Services

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

Enquiries can be made by contacting the Customer Service Centre in A Block

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

Food: There are a variety of eateries including a cafeteria and coffee shop. The cafeteria is open Monday to Thursday 7 am - 8 pm and Friday 7 am - 3 pm (during term). The Illawarra TAFE Student Association (ITSA) also has a function centre that caters for all types of functions.

Help with Your Studies: Tutorial support is available to help you with your studies, call 4229 0139. You can also get help from the Flexible Study Centre (in K Block, Room IG08) or call the Centre on 4229 0573 or 4229 0451

Library: Located in Block A. Opening hours: Monday – Thursday, 8.30 am – 8 pm, Friday, 8.30 am – 5 pm. Call 4229 0464 or email wollongonglibrary@tafensw.edu.au. Visit the Library & Information Services page for library catalogue and other online services, or visit the TAFE NSW Wollongong Library guide for local services and more information.

Motor Vehicle Infringement: 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 takes a parking spot allocated for disabled people.

Public Telephone: Located at A Block, near security.

Recreation: The Union Recreation Centre (X Block) is located on Saunders Oval, Foleys Rd, North Wollongong (TAFE NSW Wollongong). Facilities include, aerobics, squash, tennis, self-defence, television, clubs, fitness centre, sporting goods shop and table tennis. The Centre also has barbecue areas. Call 4229 6167

Stationery and Textbook Supplies: The ITSA Bookshop carries a full range of course requirements. Open Monday to Thursday 7:30 am - 7:30 pm, Friday 7:30 am - 5 pm. Call 4229 0529

Student Association: Many recreational facilities, services and discounts are offered by the Illawarra TAFE Student Association (ITSA). Details of these are in the free diary given to students on joining.

TwentyTwenty Restaurant: Located in V Block, the award-winning TwentyTwenty Restaurant provides first-class training facilities to students studying hospitality and commercial cookery. The restaurant is also open to the public for lunch and dinner. For more information on how to make a booking, please call 4229 0400.

Women's Room: Located at the eastern end of T Block (ground floor). Information, resources and safe space for female students.