Tertiary Training Providers in the Colac Area

Four universities are just an hour’s drive away from Colac – Deakin University in Geelong and Warrnambool, and the University of Ballarat and  Australian Catholic  University in Ballarat.

Colac Otway Vocational Education Cluster is a cluster of schools, Apollo Bay P-12 College, Colac Secondary College, Colac Specialist School, Lavers Hill K-12 College, Lorne-Aireys Inlet P-12 College and Trinity College Colac, who have established a Trade Training Centre across a range of sites, including at Pound Road, Colac and Queens Street Colac.  All students from COVEC schools have access to Trade Training Centre sites in the areas of VET in schools for Automotive, Construction and Hospitality students.  This centre delivers qualifications in the areas listed above and provides excellent facilities to those community groups who may wish to hire facilities to train staff or hold functions.  Such bookings are subject to availability of the centre.

Training in automotive, building and construction and hospitality will be delivered through the Trade Training Centres by Gordon TAFE, South West TAFE and local Registered Training Organisations.

To start or continue with your tertiary education or training please see these providers:

  • The Gordon Institute of TAFE – 173 Queen St, Colac – 5225 0800
  • South West TAFE – Bromfield Street, Colac – 1300 648 911
  • Skills Connection – 50 Rae Street, Colac – 5232 2333
  • St Laurence – 6 Murray St, Colac – 5231 9500

Speak to our Colac – Life, your way team to find out more about tertiary and technical and further education opportunities.