The College’s arts facilities include purpose-built studios for drawing, photography, dance, painting, sculpture, printmaking, fabric and textiles disciplines. Budding musicians mix a modern recording studio and MIDI computer labs with the historical tones of a piano played by the greats of world jazz, purchased from Bennett’s Lane Jazz Club.
Arts program areas have their own state-of-the-art Mac and PC labs furnished with i-Pads, video facilities, full design software suites, animation and web design software. Our Trade Training Centre provides facilities for computer-aided drafting, cutting and forming equipment for model making and prototyping.
The College’s Trade Training Centre is a unique, cutting-edge $17 million dollar facility with extensive sustainable and renewable energy areas for green-specific skills development. Industry standard equipment delivers workplace simulation, with most high-level equipment donated via industry in recognition of the importance of up-skilling students in current and emerging technologies. All classrooms are fitted out with new computers and electronic, interactive Smart Boards.
Building and construction boasts an extensive workshop space with attached theory classrooms. Three large specialist-training areas are dedicated to electrotechnology, integrated technologies and telecommunications, supported by a Rooftop Renewable Energy Training facility. Automotive workshops include access to the latest engine analysis equipment.
Engineering workshops are furnished with Computer Numeric Controlled (CNC) machines, laser cutters, milling machine, dedicated welding and thermo-cutting bays. The furniture and woodwork workshop includes a specialist musical instrument making and repair area with an industry standard CNC routing machine. A pattern making and foundry facility is available for the training of apprentices.