Mid North Coast Community College Ltd is the legal entity under which a range of different sub-brands provide services to different audiences:
Find out more about these arms of our business below.
What we do
Community Participation Events & Activities
Accredited Vocational Education & Training
Customised Business Training
Training Room Hire
Special Assistance School for Yrs 9 & 10
Children’s recreation programs
Before and After school and vacation care
SkillsLink Training, the RTO arm of Mid North Coast Community College, is an established provider of quality education and training to the Manning, Hastings, Macleay & Nambucca Valley communities.
SkillsLInk provides accredited qualifications and short courses which reflect the needs of local individuals, community groups and businesses.
Our community involvement extends to specialist programs, such as youth programs and literacy, programs for people with disabilities and mental health challenges as well as the provision of a meeting place for a cross-section of local groups.
Nautilus Senior College is a registered and accredited non-government school that aims to offer all eligible young people the chance to complete their school education with vocational programs and self-development opportunities available.
We especially aim to include those whose lives may be complicated, challenging or require a particular understanding in order to achieve success.
Trendz Beauty & Training operates in Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour, delivering a range of Beauty Industry training including nails, beauty therapy, hairdressing, special effects, plus visual arts and media programs.
Trendz professional trainers have decades of experience in the industry with most of them also operating their own successful Beauty Businesses. Training on offer includes both full and part qualifications as well as fun, non accredited short courses.
Trendz allows us to provide our look good feel good and confidence-building socially inclusive programs targeting; youth at risk, return to work mothers, long term unemployed and new arrivals. Wellbeing crosses all sections of society and all languages
The MakerSpace zones in Port Macquarie and Kempsey offers industry preparation programs in Building & Construction, Landscaping and Horticulture, small motor maintenance and other hands-on practical skills.
We are also offering Creative Arts; Hands-on music and video recording and podcasting, painting and sculpture, fashion & textiles and graphic design, or creative writing and drama activities.
The MakerSpace facilities are available for hire and community access is available through a membership that will be launched in 2020.
MakerSpace offers targeted programs for disengaged youth seeking to build employability skills with the work placement component providing a vital first step towards employment. Trades and 'Creative Arts for Recovery' activities encourage involvement in social enterprise and the development of micro-business skills.
These programs also offer opportunities for volunteering and all provide important opportunities for participants to reconnect with community.
Offers both an accredited OOSHC facility and a facility for children’s recreation. It will allow us to provide inclusive opportunities for families and provide workplace experience to those needing a helping hand.
During 2020 Crazy Maze will also be offering creche facility for young teen mothers wanting to further their education
Strive offers special activities for people living with challenges, whether living with disability, mental health issues, trauma, redundancy or unemployment due to industry restructuring or digital disruption. Strive includes our existing Absolutely Everybody Choir of the School of Hard Knocks and Life Skills Express which is a fun-based program of support for those needing help basic in learning and wanting engaging general life skills development.