Study abroad with Brisbane North Institute of TAFE

Welcome to Brisbane North Institute of TAFE

International Education at Brisbane North Institute of TAFE - it is the experience of a lifetime!

Situated in the beautiful inner northern suburbs of Brisbane with modern and friendly campus facilities, Brisbane North Institute of TAFE offers international students a true Australian education experience. 

Brisbane North Institute of TAFE (BNIT) is part of the government owned TAFE Queensland network and is one of the most successful public providers of vocational education and training in Queensland. With over 35,000 students enrolled in Brisbane North Institute in the past year, the Institute is committed to delivering an interactive and proven approach to learning, offering the latest programs relevant to you and your chosen career path.

Each year BNIT welcomes students from over 20 different countries around the world who attend classes together with Australian students. Our teachers are friendly, highly qualified, industry experienced and award winning, delivering you the latest information and training.

At BNIT you will gain valuable skills and knowledge that lead to exciting career options or further study at university. Our Diploma programs have established direct entry pathways into Bachelor Degree programs at major Queensland universities with up to 1.5 years credit.

Courses & Programs

Courses and Programs for International Students
  • English Language Programs
  • TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
  • Accounting
  • Aged Care
  • Animal Science
  • Arts (Visual Arts, Contemporary Craft, Fine Arts)
  • Business Management & Administration
  • Children's Services
  • Commercial Cookery
  • Community and Human Services
  • Floristry
  • Graphic Design
  • Horticulture
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Technology
  • Interior Decoration
  • Justice
  • Marketing
  • Screen (Visual Effects)
  • Sports Development
  • Travel and Tourism

Study Tour Programs

At Brisbane North Institute of TAFE we combine study, fun and a true Australian lifestyle experience through our study tour programs.

Our study tour programs allow you to learn English, while experiencing Australian life and culture and visiting some of Australia's best tourism and leisure attractions. We tailor our study tour programs to participants' specific needs and interests; we offer holiday study tour programs which include English classes, leisure and cultural activities, while our technical study tours focus on specialised study programs combined with English classes.

Leisure activities include visits to the Gold Coast (including Movie World and Dreamworld), Australia Zoo and tourist attractions within Brisbane.

Direct Entry Pathways to University

Brisbane North Institute of TAFE has established direct entry pathways with top Queensland Universities, including Queensland University of Technology, Griffith University, Central Queensland University and University of Queensland.

Graduates of many of our Diploma programs are able to gain direct entry with up to 1.5 years credit into relevant Bachelor degree programs at these universities. This provides students with two internationally recognised Australian qualifications mostly within the same time it takes to earn one degree, resulting in high graduate employment and at a fraction of the price.

Student Services and Facilities

All six BNIT campuses are easily accessible by public transport (bus or train) and all campuses offer free parking to students. Students can also enjoy an extensive range of educational resources and services at our Learning Hubs (libraries), canteen facilities and free student wi-fi internet on every campus.

Student Services

BNIT provides Counselling, Disability, Indigenous, International, Learning and Student Support staff across all campuses to assist you to successfully complete your course. We can also advise you about many aspects of student life such as:

  • finding accommodation and employment;
  • developing your resume and preparting you for job interviews;
  • dealing with complaints;
  • organising activities on campus to help you enjoy your time at BNIT.

English Language Programs

We offer quality extensive English Language programs (ELICOS) from Beginner levels to Advanced. Our highly qualified and friendly English teachers assist students to learn English in a supportive and interactive environment with a focus on ensuring students can use their English in real life situations.


International Relations Office
Brisbane North Institute of TAFE  
Ithaca Campus
Fulcher Road, Red Hill Queensland 4060

CRICOS Provider 02444M

Our Programs

Accounting (Certificate, Diploma)
Horticulture (Certificate, Diploma)
Business Administration (Certificate, Diploma)
Business (Certificate, Diploma)
Accounting (Diploma)
Information Technology (Database Design and Development) (Certificate, Diploma)
Information Technology (Networking) (Diploma)
Information Technology (Software Development) (Diploma)
Graphic Design (Diploma)
Children's Services (Certificate, Diploma)
Community Services Work (Diploma)
Graphic Design (Diploma)
Graphic Design (Diploma)
Commercial Cookery (Certificate, Diploma)
Graphic Design (Certificate, Diploma)
Visual Arts (Certificate, Diploma)
Hospitality Management (Certificate, Diploma)
Travel and Tourism (Certificate, Diploma)
Arts (Visual Arts, Contemporary Craft, Fine Arts) (Certificate, Diploma)
Floristry (Certificate, Diploma)
Interior Decoration (Certificate, Diploma)
Diploma of Justice Studies (Diploma)
Aged Care (Certificate, Diploma)
Community and Human Services (Certificate, Diploma)
Sports Development (Certificate, Diploma)
Certificate III in Companion Animal Services (Certificate)
Animal Science (Certificate, Diploma)

Brisbane North Institute of TAFE

Bracken Ridge Campus
157 Norris Road
Bracken Ridge , QLD, 4017
Phone: +61 7 3259 9221

Brisbane North Institute of TAFE
Fulcher Road
Red Hill
Brisbane, Queensland, 4059
Phone: +61 7 3259 9221
Fax: + 617 3259 9238

Tallon Street
Caboolture , QLD, 4510
Phone: +61 7 3259 9221

Fitzsimmons Street
Grovely , QLD, 4054
Phone: +61 7 3259 9221

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