Training and Employment

Vocational Training

TAFE Western Walgett College offer a range of basic courses and specifically targeted trade programs to meet the needs of our community.

Located at 42 Arthur Street, the programs offered to the Students are the most applicable qualifications for job placement in local industry and other regional infrastructure and services.

We are especially committed to supporting the educational interests of our Aboriginal students, providing a thorough knowledge base and practical skills for greater career options.

Arthur Street
PO Box 186
Walgett NSW 2832  

P: (02) 6828 6200
F: (02) 6828 6296

TAFE Western Lightning Ridge College supports the community with a range of courses and specifically targeted trade programs. 

Located on Kaolin Street, the College offers programs for students who are seeking positions in the local opal mining industry and other regional infrastructure and services. 

TAFE Western, Lightning Ridge College focuses on special programs for the local community in business, computing and general education to equip graduates with real job skills to help them gain employment in the local workforce. 

Kaolin Street
PO Box 525
Lightning Ridge NSW 2834

P: (02) 6829 9800
F: (02) 6829 9805



If seeking employment within the Walgett Region be sure to visit the websites below.

Employment  Services

BEST Employment –
  • Walgett (02) 6828 1693 |
  • Lightning Ridge (02) 6829 4054 |

JobLink Plus – 

  • Walgett (02) 6828 2511 |
  • Lightning Ridge (02) 6829 4677 |