Here you’ll find Western Australia's major centre for automotive training. Automotive apprentices and pre-apprentices enjoy access to specialised equipment including vehicles, automotive repair and diagnostic equipment, fully-equipped spray painting ovens, specialised workrooms and workshops for their training.
The Carlisle Refrigeration and Air Conditioning unit is also Western Australia's premier centre for refrigeration, air conditioning and associated studies. The purpose built facility is one of the best of its kind in the southern hemisphere.
Also unique to Carlisle is the Industrial Automation and Robotics Department, attached to a top class Technology Centre, where technicians of tomorrow can undertake an Advanced Diploma program of training based on ‘up to the minute’ Automation and Control Technology.
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.
The Carlisle cafeteria is open Monday to Friday (hours posted at the door). Carlisle is also a short drive from Victoria Park’s café strip.
Parking: The Carlisle campus is located within a densely populated residential suburb. The campus car park comes under the jurisdiction of the Town of Victoria Park parking by-laws.
Students are not permitted to park their vehicles within the campus grounds or in nominated areas set aside for staff and visitors.
South Metropolitan TAFE does not provide any student parking; however there is limited paid street parking in Bank, Somerset, Read, and Withnell Streets, and opposite the railway on Rutland Avenue. Check the area for parking advisory signs as restrictions do apply in some areas.
Rates and times for paid parking vary but in general it is $2.50 per hour.
Parking for the neighbouring Aqualife facility is only able to be used by its pool and gym customers.
Restrictions also apply for parking on street verges. It is recommended you only park on the side of a road in a legal parking bay.
When parking, please consider the local residents and other road users. Please refer to the campus map available from the Customer Service Centre.
Please be aware that the Town of Victoria Park closely monitors parking around the campus and issue fines for vehicles that are illegally parked. If a fine is issued, South Metropolitan TAFE cannot have it withdrawn.
Public transport is highly recommended as the campus is situated opposite Oats Street Bus/ Train Interchange on the Armadale railway line. Students can catch the train or use the Circle Bus Route from this station.
It is suggested you refer to the Transperth Infoline, Infocentres and website for more information. Timetables for local routes are also available from the campus Customer Service Centre.