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Bendigo TAFE Courses and Campus Information

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Bendigo TAFE has undergone a number of name changes in recent years. Originally known as Loddon Campaspe Institute of TAFE in 1987, it changed to Bendigo Regional Institute of TAFE in 1990, before changing again in 2009 to its existing name, Bendigo TAFE. Most recently, in May 2014, Bendigo TAFE merged with Kangan Institute in Melbourne. Although they have kept their separate names, the entity if officially known as Bendigo Kangan Institute.

Bendigo TAFE provides Technical and Further Education (TAFE) courses across northern and central Victoria. It has 3 campuses spread out across this area, including Bendigo itself, Echuca and Castlemaine.

Around 220,000 students enrol at Bendigo each year, taking courses in a number of study areas. These include Professional Industries, Creative and Design, Trade and Sustainability, Community Services, Health and Wellbeing as well as English, Indigenous and General Education.


Open Colleges is not affiliated with Bendigo TAFE. This page is an information page only.

Open Colleges has a partnership with North Coast TAFE to deliver a series of TAFE courses in an online format.

Studying online vs. studying on campus

If you do not wish to study on campus, or if you are located in an area with limited or no access to TAFE courses, you may wish to consider online study. With Open Colleges’ unique model – you can study a select number of TAFE courses with Open Colleges’ trademark learning benefits:

  • Supportive: Our dedicated team of student support staff are on hand to help you achieve your goals from start to finish.
  • Affordable: Choose a payment method that suits your needs: monthly, fortnightly or weekly payment plans.
  • Flexible: Study when you can, no due dates, no start times. Structure your study around your current commitments.

Open Colleges’ and North Coast TAFE’s partnership

For more information on how the TAFE/Open Colleges partnership works, and to find a list of TAFE courses on offer, head to this page.

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