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Armadale

Armadale delivers qualifications in business and information technology, community services, childcare and education support.

In addition to the main campus, there is a small annex in the centre of Armadale. This campus is home to our Adult Migrant English Program. For more information visit the AMEP page.

Construction has begun on a $39 million Armadale TAFE campus to provide training in early childhood education and care, business, community services, education support and information technology.  Construction is expected to be completed in late 2024.

Facilities

Students at our Armadale Campus can access SM TAFE’s library services remotely. Please speak to the customer service staff at Armadale or ring Thornlie campus library for more information.

Access the Armadale online library

Visit the library website

The library provides:

  • A large and diverse resource collection of books, magazines and DVDs, both physical and online
  • 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

Armadale campus features one of the state's Jobs and Skills Centres, where free career development advice and job opportunities can be explored by students and the general public.  The Armadale Jobs and Skills Centre is located at 145 Jull Street, Armadale WA 6112.

 

 

Smart Travel
We recommend all visitors to campuses take advantage of our Smart Travel information to ease congestion on and around our campuses.

Parking
Designated student parking bays are available at the 40 Commerce Avenue location. Additional parking is available on Green Street located across the road from our main campus building. The annexe to the Armadale campus of South Metropolitan TAFE, at 45 Commerce Avenue is across the road from the main campus and offers parking for students with classes situated there.

Public transport
Armadale campus enjoys bus services connecting Commercial Avenue to train and further bus services. Visit Transperth's Journey Planner(opens in a new tab) , using South Metropolitan TAFE Armadale campus as a landmark to plan your trip or collect a timetable from the Customer Service Centre on campus.

Students enjoy free WiFi at all SM TAFE campuses. 

Visit the Login to the eCampus page.

Location

Address
40 & 45 Commerce Avenue, Armadale WA 6112
T: 1800 001 001
E: info@smtafe.wa.edu.au 

145 Jull Street, Armadale WA 6112
T: 1800 001 001
E: info@smtafe.wa.edu.au 

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Address

40 Commerce Avenue
Armadale WA 6112
Australia

45 Commerce Avenue
Armadale WA 6112
Australia

145 Jull Street
Armadale WA 6112
Australia

Courses at this campus

Use the filter below to view courses at Armadale campus.

National ID: CHC32015
State ID: AWJ2
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^
Online

Certificate III in Community Services

Become a youth worker, support worker, or family carer.


When you complete the Certificate III in Community Services you'll be on your way to a career as a youth worker, support worker, or family carer.

You will also gain an understanding of mental health, alcohol, drug, and domestic violence services.

The course availability at Bentley campus has been revamped and now offers students with greater flexibility.

It now offers:

  • No classes held during school holidays
  • Community project delivered within class hours
  • Elective units offered are relevant to current industry and community practices

This entry-level course is ideal for students seeking employment in the community services (aged care and disability) sectors. The course also offers an ideal pathway into higher-level community services qualifications.

Want to find out more about this industry?

Students in community services benefit from sharing information about organisations, initiatives and leading expertise in our Community Services Facebook page.

Community Services at SM TAFE Facebook page

Certificate III
National ID: CHC42015
State ID: AWL8
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023
Online

Certificate IV in Community Services

Become an outreach officer, welfare support worker, or case worker.


A career in Community Services can change and impact lives by helping people that need it most. This course will give you job ready skills to be qualified for a role supporting the community as an outreach officer, welfare support worker or case worker.

The Community Services industry assists individual clients, families and entire communities who are vulnerable or at risk and is about improving the quality of life of people who need support. You will be able to utilise your skills to make a difference in areas such as family and youth work, child protection, counselling, alcohol/drugs, domestic violence and mental health.

Be guided by our expert team of professional lecturers as you learn how to build relationships with clients, carers and their families, assess social emotional and physical wellbeing of others and methods of providing individualised support, information and advice to people in crisis. You’ll need to have determination and drive for helping others as well as patience, tolerance, a positive attitude, ability to take initiative and at times, deal with conflict.

Qualified welfare support workers are in-demand and can work in a range of settings including government departments, local councils, hospitals, or non-government welfare agencies.

Take the first step into your rewarding career in Community Services.

Want to find out more about this industry?

Our Community services at SM TAFE Facebook page has more information for students about organisations, initiatives and leading expertise in the industry.

Certificate IV
National ID: CHC52015
State ID: AWM0
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^
Online
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Community Services

Become a team leader, program coordinator, or case manager in the community services industry.


Do you want to make a real difference?

When you complete the Diploma of Community Services you'll be on your way to a team leading career as a program coordinator, early intervention worker, or case manager. Working in Community Services is diverse and includes identifying support needed, and assisting to resolve personal issues by assigning resources that meet clients' needs. 

The actual units studied and the associated fees may vary depending on the campus you apply for. 

Formalise your skills as an existing worker in community services

If you’re working in the community services industry, our Bentley workshop-style course will allow you to gain this qualification after hours at Bentley campus. Look for the part time study option below to apply.

Want to find out more about this industry?

Students in community services benefit from sharing information about organisations, initiatives and leading expertise in our Community Services Facebook page.

Community Services at SM TAFE Facebook page

Diploma
National ID: 22483VIC
State ID: BEI16
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Course in EAL

Learn how to use English everyday.


When you finish the course in EAL you will be able to use English everyday.

You will learn:

  • simple instructions and conversations
  • reading and writing simple documents
  • to understand the news
  • to explore local amenities.

You will be enrolled in the correct level based on your English knowledge.

EAL = English as an Additional Language.

Course in
National ID: 22484VIC
State ID: BEI22
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate I in EAL (Access)

Improve your English skills for further training and/ or employment.


Improve your English skills with this course.

For almost everything you do in Australia, you need to understand, speak, read and write English. If you have done your ESL entry course, or have picked up some English along the way, and want to build on it, this course will help towards further study or getting a good job.

If you like the look of this course but aren't sure if it's right for you, express your interest using the button below and our Program Manager will contact you to talk through your study goals.

Express your interest

Certificate I
National ID: 22485VIC
State ID: BEI15
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate II in EAL (Access)

Improve your English skills for further training and/ or employment.


Improve your English skills

When you finish the Certificate II in EAL (Access) you will be able to use English every day with confidence.

Gain these skills:

  • take part in informal conversations
  • read and write informative advice
  • understand and respond to written and spoken information
  • understand the news
  • use the internet safely

You will be enrolled in the correct level based on your English knowledge.

EAL = English as an Additional Language.

If you like the look of this course but aren't sure if it's right for you, express your interest using the button below and our Program Manager will contact you to talk through your study goals.

Express your interest

Certificate II
National ID: 22486VIC
State ID: BEI18
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate III in EAL (Access)

Complete this course and you'll be able to use English every day with confidence.


Do you speak a language at home which isn't English?

When you finish the Certificate III in EAL (Access) you will be able to use English every day with confidence.

You will learn to

  • take part in informal conversations
  • read and write
  • understand and respond to written and spoken information
  • understand the news
  • use the internet safely

You will be enrolled in the correct level based on your English knowledge.

EAL = English as an Additional Language.

If you like the look of this course but aren't sure if it's right for you, express your interest using the button below.  Our Program Manager will contact you to discuss your study goals.

Express your interest

Certificate III
National ID: CHC30121
State ID: BGY3
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Study our Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care course if you have a passion for the care and education of young children up to the age of 5 years.


Early Childhood Education and Care is an expanding sector for those with a passion for the care and education of young children up to the age of 5 years. The sector is demanding higher qualifications and training from educators to ensure consistently high standards of education and care for children placed in these services. This can be achieved by completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

90% of surveyed students were highly satisfied with this course.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC51115
State ID: AYZ5
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Financial Counselling

Become a financial counsellor with skills in providing financial advice, working through legal issues and supporting those in hardship.

Become a qualified financial counsellor

Make a difference to the lives of those suffering financial hardship with a range of specialist legal, financial and counselling skills.  

Financial counsellors help people to manage their finances and understand credit and debt issues as well as their rights and obligations. To be able to operate in Australia as a financial counsellor, you must have this qualification.

SM TAFE is the only registered training organisation in WA to deliver this course face-to-face, allowing more people to utilise this important service while the WA economy recovers.  It also provides a solid understanding of social and systemic issues that impact on financial counselling clients.

Many charitable organisations seek to employ people who can provide these specialist financial support services and those already working in the community services sector will also benefit from being able to provide financial counselling to help people regain control of their lives.

Want to find out more about this industry?

Students in community services benefit from sharing information about organisations, initiatives and leading expertise in our Community Services Facebook page.

Community Services at SM TAFE Facebook page

Diploma
National ID: 22472VIC
State ID: BEH69
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies
Online

Certificate I in General Education for Adults

Gain better reading, writing, maths, and computer skills.


Do you want to take control of your future?

When you finish the Certificate I in General Education for Adults you will have better reading, writing, maths, and computer skills.

Gain these skills

  • how to make a plan
  • simple reading and writing
  • how to make simple documents
  • basic computer skills
  • simple maths and working with money

If you like the look of this course but aren't sure if it's right for you, express your interest using the button below.  Our Program Manager will contact you to discuss your study goals.

The Certificate I in General Education for Adults is approximately equivalent to Year 9 for the purposes of applying for a TAFE course and will meet the entry requirements for most Certificate II, III or IV level TAFE courses.

Express your interest

Certificate I
National ID: 22473VIC
State ID: BEH66
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies
Online

Certificate II in General Education for Adults

Make a fresh start with this general education course.


Do you want to take control of your future?

When you finish the Certificate II in General Education for Adults you will have a fresh start at education.

If you like the look of this course but aren't sure if it's right for you, express your interest using the button below.  Our Program Manager will contact you to discuss your study goals.

Express your interest

Certificate II
National ID: CHC43315
State ID: AWK8
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023
Online

Certificate IV in Mental Health

Become a mental health support worker, or case worker. You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the mental health sector.

Delivered at:


Are you ready for a career giving support to people with a mental illness?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Mental Health you'll be on your way to a career as a mental health support worker, community support worker, or case worker.

This course has a minimum age requirement of 25 years old to be eligible to enter the course, as we are unlikely to be able to secure work placements for anyone under 25 years old.

Want to find out more about this industry?

Students in community services benefit from sharing information about organisations, initiatives and leading expertise in our Community Services Facebook page.

Community Services at SM TAFE Facebook page   

Certificate IV
National ID: CHC30221
State ID: BGY5
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in School Based Education Support

Plan education programs and assist students in their learning and development.


This course will provide you with the skills to prepare you for roles such as a teachers aide or education assistant working in a school.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC40221
State ID: BGY4
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023

Certificate IV in School Based Education Support

Become an education assistant and provide care, instruction and supervision in kindergarten, primary and secondary school.


Do you have a passion for working with children and supporting their individual needs?

Want a career that fits in with your family life? Training to be an Education Assistant is the course for you.

The Certificate IV in School Based Education Support will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist the teaching staff in schools and provide care, instruction and supervision in kindergarten, pre-primary, primary and secondary school.

Certificate IV
National ID: CHC40413
State ID: J592
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023
Online

Certificate IV in Youth Work

Start a rewarding career helping young people with the Certificate IV in Youth Work. Learn how to promote the social, emotional and physical wellbeing of youth.

Do you have the drive to make a difference in the lives of young people and a passion for helping others? This course will give you job ready skills to become a youth worker and play a key role in developing and supporting children and teens in our community, leading to better and brighter futures.

Be guided by our team of expert lecturers who are professionals in the field with extensive industry experience. Learn how to connect with a young person in need and gain insight into the problems they are facing by facilitating programs that assess behavioural, developmental, welfare and protection issues. Build the skills to work with youth at risk and help with potential solutions by offering emotional support or practical support such as arranging food and shelter. You’ll also grow your communication skills to liaise with teachers, social workers and parents and refer clients to specialists that can help further with specific issues. 

Youth Work can be a rewarding career where you will need patience, sensitivity and a resilient and strong character, due to the nature of the work. Your role will focus on keeping young people safe and assisting them to develop social and emotional skills to encourage positive change. 

Youth workers are in high demand and can be employed by community, government and welfare agencies in settings where children may need help such as hospitals, schools, corrective institutions, youth refuges, community centres, or drug and alcohol centres. 

Complete this course and take the first step to becoming a youth worker, youth support worker or case worker. You can make a lasting impact by helping our young people in need.

Study in specialised facilities 

SM TAFE campuses have training settings which represent real-life workplace situations and environments, allowing students to develop practical skills for workforce readiness. This course requires you to undertake a work placement of approximately 120 hours where you’ll be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

Certificate IV
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