Geelong Tech School

The Gordon Institute of TAFE, Central Geelong Campus, 2 Fenwick St Geelong 3220

Tech Schools

  • Start

  • Planning

  • Design

  • Construction

  • Finish

    Q3 2018

The above dates are forecast only and subject to change.

About the project

​​​​Secondary school students from the Geelong area have access to cutting-edge learning at the school, hosted by The Gordon Institute of TAFE.

The school is be a high-tech learning environment. Its innovative education programs will link with local industry to deliver real world learning. Students from 23 partner schools in Geelong will access the school throughout the year for specialised programs.

The school will emphasise the vital science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills needed for the 21st century. It enhances the programs schools provide, and help prepare students for the jobs of the future. ​ ​ ​ ​

Site and host

The Gordon Institute of TAFE is hosting the Geelong Tech School at its central Geelong campus.

The Director of the Geelong Tech School is Leanne Collins.​

Industry and education focus

The school has an education focus aligned to industries that are predicted to experience strong economic and employment growth:​

  • professional, scientific and technical services
  • health and social assistance
  • transport, defence and construction technologies.​

Enrolment and partners

​Secondary students from 23 partner schools have access to high-tech learning at the cutting edge school.

School partners

Other Partners​

  • Aust​engg
  • Deakin University 
  • Ford
  • Geelong Chamber of Commerce
  • Geelong Manufacturing Council
  • Geelong Region LLEN
  • Regional Development Victoria​
  • Superinteractive


$128 million has been allocated to the Tech Schools initiative for the construction and establishment of 10 Tech Schools across the state, with further ongoing funding to support operation.

Funding type

  • Tech Schools