Accessible learning for all walks of life

Whether for fun or to enhance your skills for your job or career, we have a course for you.

At Atwea College, you can enhance your work skills, complete high school or maybe learn something just for fun.

At Atwea College you can choose from hundreds of education programs.

Atwea College is a qualified, trusted education provider

Atwea College (formerly Workers Educational Association – Hunter) is one of the largest providers of community based adult learning in NSW.

From innovative learning programs to niche skills training, Atwea provides our students with flexible and innovative courses and accredited courses. There are literally hundreds of learning options available at Atwea. Classroom, practical, outdoors, online or in your workplace… the choice can be yours.

From qualifications to courses that are just for fun, Atwea has a team of expert teachers, trainers and tutors that are sure to add great value to your learning experience.

Some of Atwea College’s programs have positions available that are funded by the NSW government. More information about this government funding can be found in the Smart and Skilled and Adult and Community Education sections of the Training Services NSW website.

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Atwea College is a qualified, trusted education provider

News and events

Latest updates from Atwea College

The CAS

Alumni Production – Carrie

Carrie the Musical launched our Alumni Production Program to great success and was also the first major production staged by Atwea since purchasing The CAS in late 2017.

Adult Learners Week

Adult Learners Week

Atwea College celebrated internationally recognised Adult Learners Week, highlighting the outcomes of adult learning. The Open Day was held at our Cooks Hills campus on Tuesday the 3rd of September and showcased a number of taster courses, in our well-known area of community education and lifestyle courses. Our award-winning high school, Alesco also opened their […]

High school at Alesco

Not your ordinary ‘Olympics’

You would not typically associate activities such as building a flatpack with the ‘Olympics’. However, for the students at Alesco Senior College, these activities formed part of an important ‘Olympics’ – one which helped develop learning, cooperation, teamwork and respect. The inaugural ‘Alesco Olympics’ brought together more than 80 high school students from campuses of […]

Atwea news

Unlocking potential – A new name for a new start

ATWEA College was launched on 5 April 2019 and unifies the organisation’s seven campuses, almost 100 staff, thousands of students and hundreds of courses and programs across the Hunter and Mid North Coast.

Skills training

Putting knowledge into practice

Kurri Kurri Masonic Village welcomed Cessnock students studying Certificate III in Individual Support

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