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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For any enquiries, please contact us on admin@atwea.edu.au or fill in our enquiry form.

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Working with students to unlock their potential

Deborah Mercer is committed to assisting students in unlocking their potential through her role as a trainer for Disability and Aged Care qualifications at Atwea. She has built strong relationships with various Aged Care facilities and Disability organisations across Newcastle and the Hunter which has allowed her to organise real world teaching experiences for students. […]

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Building confidence through upskilling

Quillisa Richardson loves sharing her 22 years of massage therapy experience with her students at Atwea. As a trainer for the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage, Quillisa enjoys the smaller classes and community feel where you get to know the students on an individual basis for an engaged learning environment. She often tailors content delivery […]

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Atwea welcomes new trainer Tristan Forbes

Tristan Forbes is our newest staff addition to The Creative Arts Space in Hamilton. Teaching the Music Skill Set and the Certificate III in Music Industry, Tristan combines a mixture of core and elective units that assists learners to achieve their goals and contextualize how they can fit it into their own strengths. Tristan endeavours […]

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Providing life saving First Aid skills to the local Tuncurry community

Providing education in responding to emergency situations is an integral part of being a First Aid Trainer. Simone Waters currently trains students in the First Aid accredited courses, as well as the newly introduced topic specific Seniors First Aid and Parents First Aid courses at Atwea’s Tuncurry campus. As a young child growing up in rural NSW, […]

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Passionate about providing learning support

Assisting students during their educational journey is the main purpose behind Atwea’s Student Support Services (SSS) unit. Particularly during the pandemic, this unit has played a vital role in helping students ensure their learning goals are on track in order to enter into positive, long term employment. Ben Parsons joined the team as a Student […]

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