South Metropolitan TAFE Bentley Hospitality Institute is a highly regarded provider of hospitality training. Our passionate lecturers are highly knowledgeable and supportive. They have industry experience from employment in five star hotels to alfresco and cafe dining.
Our hospitality students graduate work-ready and are actively sought by industry, particularly five-star hotels, because of their high level of practical knowledge.
South Metropolitan TAFE’s Western Australian Institute of Fashion and Textiles (WAIFT) was established in 1980; WAIFT is well regarded by the clothing industry and consistently recognised a main provider of quality training.
Over the years, WAIFT has formed a highly valued, close relationship with industry which benefits graduates by providing a smooth transition from study life to the work environment with a realistic expectation of the job opportunities available to them upon graduation.
South Metropolitan TAFE’s Bentley campus is across the road from Curtin University and next to Technology Park. Just 10 minutes from the Perth CBD, we’re part of one of the largest educational and technology precincts in Western Australia.
The library provides:
- A large and diverse resource collection of books, magazines and DVDs;
- Assistance with researching for information and answers to reference enquiries;
- Information sessions on library and information services, supported with published and online information guides;
- Assistance with study, referencing and learning skills;
- Networked and wireless computer areas;
- Access to electronic information such as internet and databases; and
- Access to audiovisual equipment.
Bentley’s on-campus bakery is open Monday to Friday 12 noon and 3pm. The bakery only operates during school terms and stock is limited dependent on the students’ training schedule.
Located on the fourth floor of Bentley’s B Block, Design Lines is open Monday to Friday between 9am and 3pm. Design Lines stocks fabrics, haberdashery and other clothing supplies to support WAIFT students. Supplies include designer fabrics at bargain prices, pattern-making needs, a wide range of interfacing, care labels, basic pattern blocks and more. To find out more about Design Lines call 9267 7200.
The Veterinary Hospital provides a service to students, staff and the general public. You can bring your pet to the hospital to be cared for by a qualified Vet with assistance from our Vet Nursing students. Consultation fees are discounted to encourage clients to use the service and support the training of Veterinary Nurses. To find out more about these services call 9267 7125.
South Metropolitan TAFE’s Gold Plate Awarded Bentley Pines training restaurant offers five-star dining for lunch and dinner at greatly reduced prices. The Bistro is perfect for those looking for morning tea, a quick lunch bite or afternoon tea.
To find out more about the Restaurant or Bistro or, to make a booking call 9267 7219.
Parking is available for South Metropolitan TAFE students. The Bentley campus car park comes under the jurisdiction of the Town of Victoria Park parking by-laws. Infringement notices are issued to persons who do not comply with the following regulations:
- Parking is restricted to marked bays;
- Students are not permitted to park in areas marked staff or director parking only bays;
- Speed limit is 15km/h; and
- No reckless or dangerous driving.