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.

Coronavirus information for our students returning to on-campus learning click here

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Atwea College is a qualified, trusted education provider

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Hospitality Certificate helps Ricki-Lee achieve career goals

Ricki-Lee Paul recently completed her Certificate III in Hospitality at Atwea College, a course she was encouraged to take by her current employer as they saw potential in her and wanted to see her further her knowledge and skills in the industry. “My job provider got me into the course with Atwea College, and as […]

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Meet Loren Shortland

Loren Shortland Loren has successfully completed two qualifications at Atwea College Certificate lll in Makeup and recently Diploma of Beauty Therapy.  Loren is strong-willed, determined and extremely talented at massage, reflexology and body treatments. During her studies she has had challenges especially with the covid restrictions with having to continue her studies online when the […]

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Meet Cohdy Smyth

Cohdy Smyth Cohdy started her learning journey with Atwea College in our Certificate lll in Beauty Services and showed her resilience and motivation throughout covid lockdown which directly affected not only her classes and routine, but also her employment. Her perseverance and dedication to her studies has developed her confidence, adaptability and time management skills […]

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Meet Tahlia Simpson

Tahlia started in our makeup skill set, she then furthered her studies to Certificate III in Beauty Services and has recently graduated with a Diploma of Beauty Therapy. Tahlia has strong leadership qualities and is well respected amongst her peers. Tahlia’s academic performance and dedication to her studies has been outstanding especially with the most […]

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Meet Rachel Parsons

Rachel Parsons Rachel commenced training with Atwea in June 2021 studying the Aged Care/Disability Skill Set. Rachel is a very determined student that has overcome significant hurdles. Rachel is a stroke survivor and is very open about her experiences as she hopes that it may one day help others. Rachel hopes to gain employment supporting […]

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