STUDY

LEARNING ON THE CRADLE COAST

The Cradle Coast has some of the best educational institutions in Tasmania including preschool, primary, high and Tertiary studies.

With the best class sizes, locations and courses on offer, there’s learning opportunities for students of all ages and abilities.

From the early years to graduate studies, the Cradle Coast region offers ample opportunities for quality education outcomes within a supportive and active community. Choosing to attain an education on the Cradle Coast has been and continues to be rewarding for many students who study here.

EARLY YEARS

CHILDCARE

In each major town you will find a variety of options of childcare. Ranging from smaller care arrangements to larger groups, the choices are plenty for working parents in our major town centres.

KINDER & PREP

You will find a variety of places to enrol your child in kinder and prep on the Cradle Coast. Depending on the atmosphere you desire for your child’s learning environment, you can choose from smaller, rural schools or larger education centres in major towns.

SCHOOL AGE

PRIMARY SCHOOL

There are many options for enrolling your children into primary school on the Cradle Coast. From smaller, more rural schools to larger institutions in major cities, the choice is yours depending on the learn environment you desire for your child.

SECONDARY SCHOOL

In seeking secondary school education for your child, the main institutions can be found in our city centres and larger towns. Both options of private and public education are also available. Find a secondary school on the Cradle Coast.

COLLEGES

Opportunities for college can be found in both Burnie and Devonport, with both public and private options. Find a college on the Cradle Coast.

HIGHER EDUCATION

STUDY HUBS

Regional Study Hubs (RSHs) provide infrastructure such as study spaces, video conferencing, computing facilities and internet access, as well as academic support for students studying via distance in Australian universities and registered training organisations.

Study Hub West Coast is the only regional study hub in Tasmania.

Regional Study Hubs are a vital resource in supporting regional students: delivering access to campus-like facilities in regional and remote areas, educational support, technology and, most importantly, a network of fellow students.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

University of Tasmania Cradle Coast campus offers diplomas and opportunities for continuing education, and for pathways toward a tertiary education. These programs can be explored on their Cradle Coast campus website.

TAFE COLLEGE

TasTAFE, Skills Tas and Australian School based Apprenticeships offers a variety of programs for education and training to gain the skills in order to get the job you want.

APPRENTICESHIPS

Find an apprenticeship with ‘Australian Apprenticeships’ or by getting in touch with a local business to enquire about current opportunities to learn and gain qualifications.

UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA

The Cradle Coast campus for the University of Tasmania offers unique and interesting programs, with specific learning opportunities for regional development, agricultural and rural medical practice.

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