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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Latest updates from Atwea College


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.

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COVID-19 Update

Vocational Students We have been busily mapping our courses to enable ongoing delivery for all current students.  In some cases, some of our learning will be ‘blended delivery’ – this means some on-line study, and some practical course work in a classroom. Atwea is considered an ‘essential service’ and therefore can, with the right measures […]

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Important course update for VET students

The NSW response to COVID-19 is having a big impact in a number of areas. We are strongly supportive and respect our students needing to take the time to organise their families lives moving forward but also remain prepared to resume future plans, when all this is over. As a result of this, Atwea has […]

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Lifestyle Courses Cancelled

The circumstances around the response to the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation is having an impact in a number of areas. Following recommendations regarding the delivery of non-essential services, Atwea has had to make the very difficult decision to cancel all current Lifestyle programs effective immediately. This means you should cease attending all classes from now. For […]

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Atwea joins The Inclusive 100 movement

At the end of 2019, Atwea College proudly joined Castle Personnel’s initiative The Inclusive 100, to increase employment and the social inclusion of people living with a disability. Today, Castle’s CEO Dianne Hamer, presented a certificate to our Executive Director, Rowan Cox acknowledging our involvement with the initiative. The inclusion pledge that Castle has put […]

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