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Training Facilities

CQUniversity has a range of training facilities for students to learn practical, hands-on skills in their chosen vocation or trade. Training facilities include beauty and hairdressing salons, restaurants and catering facilities.

Beauty Salons

Staff, students and members of the public are welcome to book appointments with the beauty salons. Services include:

  • waxing
  • tinting
  • nail treatments
  • body and facial treatments and,
  • massage
  • tanning.

Find prices for all salons in the beauty menu.

To enquire about prices or to book an appointment, please contact:

Gladstone: (07) 4970 7722
Mackay: (07) 4940 3436
Rockhampton: (07) 4920 2395

Canteens and Catering

Flavours

CQUniversity Rockhampton, City (Former CQ TAFE)
Operating Hours: Monday to Thursday: 7.30 am - 6 pm
Friday: 7.30 am - 7 pm

Uneek Industries

CQUniversity Mackay, City and Ooralea
Operating Hours: Monday to Friday: 7.30 am - 2.30 pm. Times may vary throughout the year.
Ph: (07) 4920 2439

Green Pepper Coffee Lounge

CQUniversity Gladstone, City (Former CQ TAFE)
Operating Hours: Monday to Friday: 7 am - 3 pm 
Ph: (07) 4951 1478

Cherie's Catering

CQUniversity Emerald
Ph: (07) 4940 7742

Chiropractic Clinic

Offers a range of chiropractic services performed by final and third year students under supervision of qualified chiropractors.

CQUniversity Mackay, City
Operating Hours: Monday to Friday: 8 am  - 11 am, 3 pm - 6 pm
Ph: (07) 4940 3257

Hairdressing Salons

Hairdressing training salons are located at CQUniversity Gladstone, Mackay and Rockhampton and are open to staff, students and the wider community.

Students undertake both theory and practical sessions at the salons where pre-vocational students and apprentices practice their skills in hairdressing techniques.

Price lists are available at each salon and while clients are required to sign an indemnity form prior to receiving services, students are supervised by teachers at all times.

Hairdressing Training Salon

CQUniversity Gladstone, City (Former CQ TAFE)
Operating Hours: Monday to Wednesday, appointments available from 9 am - 1 pm.
Ph: (07) 4970 7735

'Harlequin' Hairdressing Salon

CQUniversity Mackay, City (Former CQ TAFE)
Operating Hours: Tuesday to Thursday, 9 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4.30 pm.
Ph: (07) 4940 3261

'Hair Essence' Hairdressing Salon

CQUniversity Rockhampton, City (Former CQ TAFE)
Operating Hours: Monday to Wednesday, 8.30 am - 3 pm.
Ph: (07) 4920 2300

Restaurants

The two training restaurants located at CQUniversity Mackay and Rockhampton are open to the public on specific dates and times to provide students with the opportunity to practice their skills and be assessed in catering, hospitality and front-line management. Each restaurant has a kitchen and dining area where students undertake practical training in food preparation, customer service and hospitality management.

Students assist in operating the restaurants which offer a variety of high quality and affordable meal and beverages.

To make a reservation to dine at one of the restaurants, please phone the following numbers:

Willby's Training Restaurant

CQUniversity Rockhampton, City (Former CQ TAFE)
Operating Hours: Thursday lunch, Coffee Shop open Wednesday and Thursday, 10 am - 12 noon.
Bar Sessions: Selected Friday's from 4 pm - 7.30 pm.
Ph: (07) 4920 2777

Check the calendar for availabilty.

The 5th Floor Training Restaurant

CQUniversity Mackay, City (Former CQ TAFE)
Operating Hours: Open at selected times during the term. Please contact the restaurant for times and dates.
Ph: (07) 4940 3391