Established in 1983, Port Macquarie Community College Inc, now trading as SkillsLink Training, is a Registered Training Organisation. The College provides a range of courses in areas such as aged care and disability, first aid, information technology, business, training and assessment and hospitality. A key focus of the SkillsLink Training is supporting disadvantaged groups in the community through training. SkillsLink Training covers the Port Macquarie-Hastings, the Macleay and Nambucca Valley regions. Special courses for youth, people with disabilities and other marginalised or disadvantaged groups are available.