CQUniversity is the public provider of TAFE training to the communities of the Central Queensland Region. CQUniversity is one of the few Australian Universities that includes a large range of TAFE courses as part of its integrated structure. This is a result of merger between CQUniversity and Central Queensland Institute of TAFE on 1 July 2014

CQUniversity offers the full suite of qualifications from Certificate I to Doctorates and a wide variety of vocational and professional development programs to meet the needs of Central Queensland and beyond. The University offers a great range of alternatives for students wishing to build upon their vocational qualifications and experience including:

Highly skilled teaching professionals in each School drive the development of unique and innovative programs, utilising current technology to engage with students at multiple locations across the region.  The TAFE Directorate offers programs from CQUniversity Gladstone,  CQUniversity Mackay, City and CQUniversity Rockhampton City, with specialist engineering and trades training delivered at the CQUniversity Mackay, Ooralea Trade Training Centre.