Prospective students and employers in Hervey Bay are extensively provided for with first rate facilities across all educational and training sectors.
Firstly there is the convenience of pre-school and kindergarten facilities. Educational instruction is readily available from years one to twelve across a wide range of secular and religious primary schools, high schools and colleges. A network of private and public (non-profit) organisations facilitates the provision of tertiary and industry training. The Wide Bay Institute of TAFE offers a number of certificate, diploma and short fee-for-service courses.
Opportunities for Higher Education are now available in Hervey Bay from the Wide Bay Campus of the University of Southern Queensland. A diverse range of Bachelor Degrees, Associate Degrees and Tertiary Preparation courses are offered.
Bay Connect offers discounted training to those on a centrelink benefit with Basic computer, Computer and Internet training, Vista and Windows Seven training and Digital photography and Web Page design classes.