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Bentley

Bentley campus is well known for it’s quality training, in particular hospitality, fashion and vet nursing studies. Parking is free and our passionate lecturers are all highly knowledgeable and supportive. 
We have a dedicated training restaurant at Bentley which provides our students with practical hospitality experience to ensure students graduate work-ready.

Bentley has been home to Perth’s leading fashion training for almost 50 years. Our fashion design and business courses provide students with versatile design and business study skills that get them jobs in a fast-paced, global industry. 

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.

Facilities

Bentley campus features a library for the use of students on campus.

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

Location
B Block

Opening hours
Mondays to Fridays – 8am to 4pm 

Visit the library website

Bentley campus cafeteria is open daily during teaching periods. TV and a pool table are available for students in the surrounding cafeteria seating area.

Monday to Friday: 
7.30am to 3.30pm 

During holidays: 
9.30am to 3.00pm
(subject to change)

Vending machines are also provided in the C Block Cafeteria and the 2nd floor B Block Foyer.

Bookings for catering are available ext. 4141.

Bentley’s on-campus bakery is open Monday to Friday between 12 noon and 3pm.

The bakery retail space can be found in the corridor between Bentley Pines Training Restaurant and the Cafeteria building.

Stock is limited dependent on the bakery students’ training schedule and so can include a variety of breads, cakes, slices and desserts.

The Student Veterinary Clinic provides a service to students, staff and the public by appointment only.

You can bring your pet to the hospital to be cared for by a qualified veterinarian with assistance from our Veterinary Nursing students.

To find out more about these services visit the Vet Clinic page.

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. Visitors are served by hospitality students, food is prepared by cookery and patisserie students, and at time events students create special experiences for restaurant patrons. Menus are discounted to encourage visitors to the restaurant to support the training of students.

To find out more about or to make a booking visit the Bentley Pines Training Restaurant page.

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

Parking
Parking is available for students in student-marked parking bays. 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 per hour
  • No reckless or dangerous driving

Public transport
Bentley campus enjoys bus services connecting Hayman Road to Perth. Visit Transperth's Journey Planner(opens in a new tab) , using South Metropolitan TAFE Bentley 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 Online Spaces page.

Location

Address
Hayman Road, Bentley WA 6102
T: 1800 001 001
E: info@smtafe.wa.edu.au
 

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Bentley

Address

Hayman Road
Bentley WA 6102
Australia

Courses at this campus

Use the filter below to view courses at Bentley campus.

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
National ID: FNS40217
State ID: BDQ3
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Multiply your skills with the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping and work your way towards a career in accounting.


Are you looking to invest yourself into an accounting or bookkeeping career?

This course has replaced the following courses:

  • FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting
  • FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

When you complete the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping you'll have the foundations for a career in accounting, making you ideal for sub-accountant or bookkeeping roles or as a registered BAS agent (with additional training and experience).

Gain these skills:

  • prepare financial reports
  • accounts and ledgers
  • operational budgets
  • business activity statements
  • accounting principles and industry practice

With industry and government forecasting strong demand for accountants in the coming years, you'll be ready for recruiting.

Completion of the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping opens up a range of further study options, including specialist diplomas, and it may assist in entry to university.

Certificate IV
National ID: FNS30317
State ID: BDQ0
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate III in Accounts Administration

Invest in your mathematical skills with the Certificate III in Accounts Administration. Learn to oversee financial transactions, balance accounts and ledgers and provide financial reports. 


Are you looking to invest yourself in a rewarding accounts career?

This course has replaced FNS30315 - State ID AWA4.

When you complete the Certificate III in Accounts Administration you'll have skills that employers are looking for, making you ideal for roles in accounts payable and receivable, as a cashier, payroll officer or accounts clerk.

Gain these skills:

  • knowledge in financial transactions
  • accounts and ledgers
  • workplace health and safety
  • financial reports, and payroll
  • You will gain experience in using computerized accounting software including MYOB and XERO.

With industry and government forecasting a modest growth for accounts clerks in coming years, you'll be ready for recruiting.

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Certificate III
National ID: ACM20117
State ID: BDN2
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate II in Animal Studies

Start a career working with animals with the Certificate II in Animal Studies. Learn the skills for care and maintenance of animals.


Are you barking mad for animals?

Do you want to gain experience working with animals? This course is an entry point into the animal care industry and prepares you for job roles such as an animal attendant in a kennel, cattery, animal shelter, or pet shop.

Gain these skills

The course provides the skills and knowledge required for the care and maintenance of animals in a variety of workplaces. You will learn about the animal care industry and careers available in its many sectors. We will provide you with access to practical experience with animals throughout the course.

Good news!

This course is going to transition to a new training package in 2022. This means that students starting in 2022 will transfer during their study to new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.

Certificate II
National ID: MST60119
State ID: BEP4
Industry Creative Industries
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

Launch into a fashion career with the Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising. Learn how to build and prepare a graduate portfolio to get you ready for employment.

Delivered at:


Launch into a career in fashion

When you complete the Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising at Bentley, you’re ready to work as a fashion designer, product developer, production manager, CAD operator, CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) operator, distribution coordinator, fashion/ textile and colour forecaster, garment finisher, pattern grader/maker, production consultant, or specialised construction machinist.

The Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising course is the final year of three years of fashion study. Culminating in a professional showcase of student collections at an industry-attended fashion show, this course covers every aspect of a fashion cycle. Students and staff work together to build a graduate portfolio and professional profile to prepare graduates for employment.

Gain these skills: 

  •  specialised digital patternmaking
  •  costing and pricing strategies 
  • marketing and branding 

See more on our award winning students and Bentley facilities facebook and instagram.

The fees and duration of study on this website for this qualification are for the final advanced diploma year only, students enter this qualification after completing the Diploma in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising.

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: MST40519
State ID: BEP8
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

Start a creative career in fashion with the Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising. Learn the skills required to begin your career in the fashion industry.

Delivered at:


Do you want to work in the creative and energetic world of fashion?

The Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising course immerses students in the ever-dynamic fashion industry. 

Gain these skills:

  • Fashion design and colour principles
  • Fashion forecasting
  • Technical fashion drawing
  • Fibre and textile investigation and sourcing
  • Sustainability and ethical production
  • Digital technologies for fashion design
  • Patternmaking and grading
  • Specialist garment construction such as tailored shirts and a denim jacket

When you complete the Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising course at Bentley, some of the roles you'll be ready to take on include:

  • Design workroom assistant
  • Trade drawing technician
  • Junior CAD operator
  • Fabric and supply sourcer
  • Assistant patternmaker/grader
  • Garment finisher/presser
  • Alterations technician
  • Production machinist
  • Specification technician
  • Dispatcher
  • Quality controller

See more on our award winning students and fashion facilities on facebook and instagram

Certificate IV
National ID: MST50119
State ID: BEP9
Industry Creative Industries
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

Work your way towards a career in the fashion industry with the Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising. Learn skills in conceptual design development, fashion illustration, CAD patternmaking and grading and more.

Delivered at:


Are you ready to get serious about a career in fashion?

Do you aspire to a career as an assistant fashion designer, CAD operator, CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) operator, fabric and supply technician or patternmaker?

The Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising course builds on student fashion skills. 

Gain these skills:

  • Conceptual design development
  • Fashion illustration
  • Textile development and manipulation techniques
  • Digital print development
  • Digital fashion and production technologies 
  • Specialist patternmaking
  • CAD patternmaking and grading
  • Specialist garment construction including bras and swimwear, tailored fully lined jackets, boned bodices and leatherwork.

See more on our award winning students and facilities facebook and instagram.

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Diploma
National ID: MST50119
State ID: AB80
Industry Creative Industries
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (Fashion Business)

Master your skills in fashion business with the Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (Fashion Business). Learn about fashion forecasting and marketing and social media within the industry.

Delivered at:


Fashion business skills in a global industry

Do you want to have a career in a fashion business environment? The Fashion Business and Merchandising pathway at Bentley immerses you in creative fashion business skills such as fashion forecasting and buying; visual merchandising and digital engagement; and marketing and social media.

You will learn the legal, financing and trade essentials for fashion enterprise and the import and export of product.

Gain these skills:

  • international fashion sourcing;
  • sustainable supply and manufacturing;
  • creation of accurate costings
  • tech packs for managing offshore production.

When you complete the Diploma in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (Business and Merchandising Pathway) at Bentley, you’re ready to work as an Assistant Buyer, Assistant Visual Merchandiser; Social Media Creator; Assistant Product Developer; Fashion Influencer/Stylist; or Fashion Business Owner in retail or e-commerce.

This course includes an internship component in a fashion business environment.

See more on our award winning students and facilities facebook (opens in a new tab) and instagram(opens in a new tab) .

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Diploma
National ID: FBP30517
State ID: BDP3
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Certificate III in Baking

Gain the skills and knowledge to be a baker or pastry chef in a hotel, bakery, restaurant or pastry shop.

Delivered at:


Want a decorated career as a baker or pastry chef?

When you complete the Certificate III in Baking you will be able to work as a baker or pastry chef in a hotel, bakery, restaurant, or pastry shop.

Gain these skills:

  • produce a variety of breads, cakes, pastries, biscuits, rolls, scrolls, gateaux, tortes, pies, and slices
  • first aid
  • food safety programs
  • hygiene
  • workplace health and safety

We are the only public provider offering training in baking with an on-campus bakehouse that sells students' work to the general public.

Certificate III
National ID: FBP20217
State ID: AB57
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Certificate II in Baking (Baking Pre-Apprenticeship)

Gain the skills to prepare for a baking apprenticeship. Learn how to make pastry, bread, meringues and doughnuts. 

Delivered at:


Ready for your career to rise as a baker?

When you complete the Certificate II in Baking (Baking Pre-Apprenticeship) you will be ready for an apprenticeship in the baking industry.

Gain these skills:

  • make and bake pastry, bread, meringues, and doughnuts
  • customer service
  • first aid
  • hygiene
  • workplace health and safety

We are the only provider offering training in baking with an on-campus bakehouse that sells students' work to the general public.

Certificate II
National ID: FBP30417
State ID: BDO4
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Certificate III in Bread Baking

Learn the bread baking skills and knowledge to start work as a baker. Train in our bakehouse.

Delivered at:


When you complete the Certificate III in Bread Baking you will be able to start work as a baker.

Gain these skills:

  • specialise in making different types of bread (sourdough, turkish bread, baguettes, continental loaves, panino, cobs, rye, ciabatta, focaccia, scrolls, rolls, scones)
  • first aid
  • food safety programs
  • workplace health and safety

We are the only public provider offering training with an on-campus bakehouse that sells student's work to the general public.

Certificate III
National ID: BSB30120
State ID: BFS5
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate III in Business


Do you want the skills for a flexible career that could take you anywhere?

When you complete the Certificate III in Business you'll have skills that employers are looking for, making you ideal for roles in data entry, customer service, accounts or as an office clerk.

Gain these skills:

  • basic MYOB
  • workplace organisation
  • customer service
  • workplace health and safety
  • desktop publishing, spreadsheets, creating electronic presentations and much more

Full-time attendance is equivalent to three days a week and this includes one day a week in a simulated business at some locations (Murdoch, Mandurah, Rockingham, Thornlie).

With industry and government forecasting a strong demand for office workers in coming years, you'll be ready for recruiting.

A full study pathway to diploma level is available.

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Certificate III
National ID: BSB50120
State ID: BFT3
Industry Business and Finance
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Business

Gain the business skills to build and manage a team in the government and private sectors. Learn how to recruit, develop a team and manage organisational risk.


Do you have what it takes to take care of business?

When you complete the Diploma of Business you will have what it takes for a career in both the government and private sectors.

Gain these skills:

  • build and manage a capable team
  • recruit the right people
  • develop your team's skills
  • manage organisational risk
  • undertake projects
  • facilitate effective meetings
  • manage risk

Completion of the Diploma of Business opens up a range of further study options and it may give you advanced standing towards a university degree.

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

 

Diploma
National ID: BSB30120
State ID: AC46
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate III in Business (Business Administration)

Gain the office skills to work in data entry, customer service or accounts, secretarial or reception. Learn basic MYOB and workplace health and safety. 


Do you want the skills for a flexible career that could take you anywhere?

When you complete the Certificate III in Business Administration you'll have skills that employers are looking for, making you ideal for roles in data entry, customer service, or as an office or accounts clerk, secretary or receptionist.

Gain these skills:

  • knowledge in basic MYOB
  • workplace organisation
  • workplace health and safety
  • spreadsheets, and organising schedules
  • word processing, electronic presentations and much more

With industry and government forecasting a growing demand for office workers in coming years, you'll be ready for recruiting.

This course is also offered as a dual qualification with Certificate III in Business.

A full study pathway to diploma level is available.

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Certificate III
National ID: BSB50120
State ID: AC51
Industry Business and Finance
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Business (Business Operations)

Gain the business skills to work in project management, sales, office or administration management.  Learn how to recruit, develop teams and manage organisational risk.


Do you have what it takes to take care of business?

When you complete the Diploma of Business Administration you will have what it takes for a career as a project manager, sales manager or office/administration manager.

Gain these skills:

  • build and manage a capable team
  • recruit the right people
  • develop your team's skills
  • manage organisational risk
  • project management
  • facilitate effective meetings
  • manage conferences

Completion of the Diploma of Business Administration opens up a range of further study options and it may give you advanced standing towards a university degree.

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Diploma
National ID: FBP30317
State ID: BDO2
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Certificate III in Cake and Pastry

Gain the cake and pastry making skills to work as a baker, pastry chef or cook.

Delivered at:


Want to learn the art of cake making?

When you complete the Certificate III in Cake and Pastry you will be  able to work as a baker, pastry cook or chef.

Gain these skills:

  • specialise in cakes and pastries, sponges, biscuits, gateaux, tortes, filled pastries, and meringues
  • first aid
  • food safety programs
  • workplace health and safety

We are the only public provider offering training in baking with an on-campus bakehouse that sells students' work to the general public.

Certificate III
National ID: SIT30816
State ID: AZU5
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

On completion of this course you will be able to work as a cook or chef in a range of kitchens.

Delivered at:


Love food and want to become a chef?

When you complete the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery you will be able to work as a cook or chef in a range of kitchens.

Gain these skills:

  • work effectively in a commercial kitchen team
  • plan, prepare and cook food
  • produce dishes suitable for different cultural and dietary requirements
  • learn about cleaning
  • first aid
  • food safety programs
  • hygiene
  • workplace health and safety
Certificate III
National ID: SIT40516
State ID: AZW3
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Work as a supervisor, team leader cook or chef in a range of kitchens.

Delivered at:


Want to run a fast paced kitchen?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery you will be able to work as a  supervisor/team leader cook or chef in a range of kitchens.

Gain these skills:

  • lead a team in a commercial kitchen 
  • plan, prepare and cook food
  • produce dishes suitable for cultural and dietary requirements
  • learn about cleaning
  • first aid
  • food safety programs
  • manage workplace conflict
  • hygiene
  • workplace health and safety
Certificate IV
State ID: AE380
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free*
Skill sets

Commercial Kitchen Skill Set

Learn the skills to prepare for a career in a commercial kitchen.

Delivered at:


Get a taste for working in a kitchen

Learn the skills to prepare for a career in a commercial kitchen.

This skill set will give you an introduction to working in kitchen operations in restaurants, hotels, catering facilities, clubs, pubs, cafes, coffee shops, aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons and schools.

You will learn basic food preparation and cookery skills under the supervision of experienced commercial lecturer cooks.

Gain the skills to:

  • Clean kitchen premises and equipment
  • Use hygiene practices for food safety
  • Participate in safe work practice
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • Use food preparation equipment

Tuition and resource fees

Eligible students study this course absolutely free. If you are not eligible you can expect to pay $387.05.

Course dates

To be confirmed

Help using our online application:

You will need to have the evidence requirements and relevant documents ready to upload with your application. See our guide for applying using our online system (1 MB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab) .   

  

Requirements of the course

This course includes both online study and on-campus practical and theory classes.

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Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and you will need to complete a literacy and numeracy quiz to show you can study online. Your study will involve accessing content online for 1 study module, followed by a series of online quiz assessments to test your knowledge.

 

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For the other modules of the course, you will need to attend campus to develop your skills in our kitchen facilities.

 

  

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  This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is free for 15 to 24 year olds; or those who are receiving JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY payments; or concession cardholders. If you’re not eligible, you can pay the course fee to gain these skills and become highly employable. See the full eligibility list in the important information tab below. Find out more about the initiative

Skill set
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.


Do you want to make a difference for communities?

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.

Gain these skills:

  • communicate and work effectively 
  • gather and provide information
  • advocacy and community development
  • ethical behaviour 
  • legal responsibilities

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

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
Half price^
Online

Certificate IV in Community Services

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


Do you want to make a difference for communities?

Be there for people that need it the most! When you complete the Certificate IV in Community Services Work you'll have the skills needed to support all people in the community, as an outreach officer, welfare support worker, or case worker.

Gain these skills:

  • Communicate and work effectively in the community services sector
  • Promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
  • Respond to critical situations including children at risk
  • Assist collective action
  • Work with cultural diversity
  • Ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities

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: 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. 

Gain these skills:

  • develop and manage community programs
  • promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
  • respond to critical situations
  • manage service delivery
  • develop policy and research
  • coordinate volunteers
  • develop and maintain professional networks
  • work with cultural diversity
  • ethical behaviour 
  • legal responsibilities

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

Formalise your skills as a Community Services worker

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: ACM30417
State ID: BDM6
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Companion Animal Services

Become a kennel attendant, cattery attendant, or animal care receptionist.

Delivered at:


Are you looking for a career talking to the animals?

When you complete the Certificate III in Companion Animal Services you will have what employers are looking for as a kennel attendant, cattery attendant, or animal care receptionist.

Gain these skills:

  • work effectively with companion animals
  • monitor and maintain companion animal health, nutrition & wellbeing
  • animal first aid
  • grooming
  • workplace safety and health

Good news!

This course is going to transition to a new training package in 2022. This means that students starting in 2022 will transfer during their study to new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.

Certificate III
National ID: 22490VIC
State ID: BEI19

Certificate IV in EAL (Employment / Professional)

A communication in English course for those wanting to work professionally.

Delivered at:


This course is designed for people learning English as an additional language who want to develop their language skills and become confident communicating in workplace situations.

Gain these skills

  • Practise complex conversations and workplace communication
  • Present and understand complex presentations on employment topics
  • Give and follow a range of complex instructions in a workplace
  • Read and write formal letters and other professional documents
  • Research and discuss employment issues in Australia
  • Learn about inclusive work practices
Certificate IV
National ID: BSB40320
State ID: BFR6
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business

Complete this course to learn how to launch a new business and gain the practical understanding of what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur.

Delivered at:


Are you ready to turn a dream into a flourishing business?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business you will have the practical understanding of what it takes to run a successful small business.

Gain these skills:

  • develop a viable business plan
  • understand your legal requirements and responsibilities
  • manage business finances
  • market new business ventures

Completion of the Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business opens up a range of further study options, including specialist business diplomas, and it may assist in entry to university.

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Certificate IV
National ID: SIT50316
State ID: AZU4
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Event Management

Work as an events organiser or functions coordinator in the community, cultural, hospitality, sporting, and tourism sectors.

Delivered at:


Do you want an eventful career?

When you complete the Diploma of Event Management you will be able to work as an events/conference organiser or functions coordinator in the community, cultural, hospitality, sporting, and tourism sectors.

Gain these skills:

  • coordinating a diverse team
  • risk management
  • contingency planning
  • project management
  • work with sponsors
  • coordinating on-site operations
  • manage finances and budgets
  • workplace health and safety
Diploma
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.

Delivered at:


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.

Gain these skills:

  • Manage the counselling relationship
  • Develop counselling interview skills
  • Application of technical financial information
  • Program community support mechanisms
  • Interpret and use financial law
  • Provide advocacy and referrals
  • Respond to crisis situations

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: SIT20316
State ID: AZW1
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Certificate II in Hospitality

Delivered at:


Do you want a career that could take you all over the world?

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have a defined and limited range of hospitality operational skills and basic industry knowledge. They are involved in mainly routine and repetitive tasks and work under direct supervision.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in various hospitality settings such as restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.

Gain these skills:

  • serve alcohol responsibly
  • make espresso coffee
  • serve food
  • provide excellent customer service
  • comply with hygiene standards
  • workplace health and safety
Certificate II
National ID: SIT30616
State ID: AZT7
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Hospitality

Work anywhere as a bar attendant, barista, waiter, housekeeper, or gaming attendant.

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Do you want a career that could take you all over the world?

When you complete the Certificate III in Hospitality you will be able to work anywhere as a bar attendant, barista, waiter, housekeeper, or gaming attendant.

Gain these skills:

  • serve alcohol responsibly
  • make espresso coffee
  • serve food
  • provide excellent customer service
  • comply with hygiene standards
  • workplace health and safety
Certificate III
National ID: SIT40416
State ID: AZV8
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Certificate IV in Hospitality

Work as a hospitality supervisor or team leader. Be a bar supervisor, food and beverage manager, duty manager or concierge.

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Do you want a career that could take you all over the world?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Hospitality you'll be able to work as a hospitality supervisor or team leader. Job roles include bar supervisor, food and beverage manager, duty manager and concierge.

Gain these skills:

  • responsible service of alcohol
  • financial management
  • enhanced customer service
  • manage workplace conflict
  • workplace health and safety
Certificate IV
National ID: SIT60316
State ID: AZV5
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

Be able to work anywhere as an operations manager, food and beverage manager, or front office manager.

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Do you want a management career that could take you all over the world?

When you complete the Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management you will be able to work anywhere as an operations manager, food and beverage manager, or front office manager.

Gain these skills:

  • lead a diverse team
  • financial management
  • regulatory compliance
  • recruiting and inducting staff
  • managing assets
  • managing staff performance
  • coordinating in-house events
  • workplace health and safety
Advanced Diploma
National ID: SIT50416
State ID: AZW2
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Hospitality Management

An exciting management career that will take you all over the world.

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Do you want a management career that could take you all over the world?

When you complete the Diploma of Hospitality Management you will be able to work as a functions manager, restaurant manager, or front office manager.

Gain these skills:

  • lead a diverse team
  • financial management
  • regulatory compliance
  • rostering
  • stock purchasing and control
  • providing quality customer service
  • managing workplace conflict
  • workplace health and safety
Diploma
State ID: AE381
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free*
Skill sets

Hospitality Service Skill Set

Gain the skills to prepare for an exciting, varied career in hospitality.  

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Get ready to pour some variety into your career

Gain the skills to prepare for an exciting, varied career in hospitality.  

This skill set will give you an introduction to serving customers in the hospitality industry. 

Gain the skills to: 

  • Provide responsible service of alcohol 
  • Prepare and serve espresso coffee  
  • Serve food and beverage  
  • Provide service to customers  
  • Process financial transactions 
  • Use hygiene practices for food safety  
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 
  • Workplace health and safety

Tuition and resource fees

Eligible students study this course absolutely free. If you are not eligible you can expect to pay $901.30.

Next course dates:

Bentley    

  • Starting 4 October
  • Additional hours in the restaurant for lunch and dinner service will be allocated to you as a roster to assist you in developing your practical service skill

Help using our online application:

You will need to have the evidence requirements (opens in a new tab) and relevant documents ready to upload with your application. See our guide for applying using our online system (1 MB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab) .   
 

Requirements of the course

This course includes both online study and on-campus practical and theory classes.

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Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and you will need to complete a literacy and numeracy quiz to show you can study online. Your study will involve accessing content online for 1 study module, followed by a series of online quiz assessments to test your knowledge.

 

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For the other modules of the course, you will need to attend campus to develop your skills in our restaurant facilities.

  

 

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 This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is free for 15 to 24 year olds; or those who are receiving JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY payments; or concession cardholders. If you’re not eligible, you can pay the course fee to gain these skills and become highly employable. See the full eligibility list in the important information tab below. Find out more about the initiative

Skill set
National ID: BSB40420
State ID: BFS2
Industry Business and Finance
Half price^

Certificate IV in Human Resource Management

Recruit the best staff and develop staff potential with this industry-relevant course.


Are you ready to pick the best person for the job?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Human Resources you are setting yourself up for a career in building productive businesses with the most capable staff; as a human resource officer, recruitment assistant or in human resources development.

Gain these skills:

  • recruit staff 
  • develop staff potential
  • make presentations to groups
  • lead effective teams
  • workplace health and safety

Completion of the Certificate IV in Human Resources opens up a range of further study options, including specialist business diplomas, and it may assist in entry to university.

Certificate IV
National ID: BSB50320
State ID: BFR8
Industry Business and Finance
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Human Resource Management

When you complete this diploma you will have what it takes for a career as a human resources manager.

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Do you have what it takes to build the right workforce?

When you complete the Diploma of Human Resources Management you will have what it takes for a career as a human resources manager or human resources officer.

Gain these skills:

  • build and manage a capable team
  • recruit the right people
  • support staff and develop their skills
  • facilitate performance development and manage industrial relations
  • workforce planning

Completion of the Diploma of Human Resources Management opens up a range of further study options and it may give you advanced standing towards a university degree.

This qualification is not suitable for school leavers as it reflects the role of individuals in Human Resources supervisory and management roles who are responsible for applying human resources skills and knowledge to their work. 

Students should have a significant work history to better relate to the course content.

School leavers or those with limited work experience who are interested in Human Resources may wish to consider the Certificate IV in Human Resources.

Diploma
National ID: BSB50420
State ID: BFR7
Industry Business and Finance
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Leadership and Management

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Are you ready for a career as an outstanding leader of industry or business?

When you complete the Diploma of Leadership and Management you will have what it takes for a career as a team leader, middle manager or supervisor.

Gain these skills:

  • build and lead a team
  • manage budgets and financial plans
  • recruit staff
  • identify and manage risks
  • play a leading role in project planning
  • manage projects

This qualification is offered as a dual qualification with BSB50215 Diploma of Business, saving you time and money. 

Completion of the Diploma of Leadership and Management opens up a range of further study options and it may give you advanced standing towards a university degree.

This course is not suitable for school leavers as students should have a significant employment history with some experience in high-level administration or staff supervision to better relate to the course content.

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

School leavers may wish to consider commencing with the Certificate IV in Business as a pathway into the Diploma.

Diploma
State ID: GAA70
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Manage Pests by Applying Pesticides skill set

Engage in the latest pest control practices with this highly practical skill set.

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Skill set
National ID: AMP20117
State ID: BDP6
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Certificate II in Meat Processing (Food Services)

This course in meat processing is delivered as a traineeship and requires you to be employed as a trainee in the meat industry for entry.

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This course in meat processing is delivered as a traineeship and requires you to be employed as a trainee in the meat industry for entry.

Gain these skills:

  • Follow safe work policies and procedures
  • Prepare, slice and trim meat
  • Customer service
  • Cooking and storing of meat products
  • Sharpen knives
  • Communicating in the workplace
  • Hygiene and sanitation practices

 

Certificate II
National ID: AMP30815
State ID: AYV3
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

Bring home the bacon as a butcher or meat retailer in a butcher shop, retail outlet or supermarket.

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Want to bring home the bacon?

When you complete the Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher) you'll be able to work as a butcher or meat retailer in a butcher shop, retail outlet or supermarket.

Gain these skills:

  • prepare different types of meat cuts, including sausages, poultry, value-added items and cured meat
  • maintaining equipment
  • packaging
  • managing stock
  • first aid
  • food safety programs
  • hygiene
  • workplace health and safety
Certificate III
State ID: AE150
Industry Business and Finance
Free*
Skill sets

Operating a Small Business Skill Set

Get Skills Ready for a job with small business admin skills.

Get ready to turn your dream into a flourishing business!

This introductory skill set will give you the tools to launch or improve how you operate your own small business or to gain work-ready skills for employment within a range of small businesses.  

You will learn how to apply and create relevant documents and publications to your business to organise and better manage your work load, how to use digital and online tools to manage finances, how to establish and manage a social networking presence and how to manage work, health and safety laws relevant to your small business.  

Gain these skills: 

  • Learn about various business documents and publications and how to apply them to your business 
  • Design and produce digital business documents and publications 
  • Design and produce spreadsheets for organising and tracking work 
  • Plan small business finances 
  • Use social media tools to promote your business 
  • Apply knowledge of work, health and safety laws in the workplace 
       

Next course dates:

Rockingham    

  • Starts 16 August for 16 weeks

Bentley    

  • Starts 17 August for 16 weeks
      

Help using our online application:

You will need to have the evidence requirements (opens in a new tab) and relevant documents ready to upload with your application. See our guide for applying using our online system (1 MB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab) .   

   

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This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is absolutely free for anyone to study. Find out more

Skill set
National ID: SIT31016
State ID: AZW8
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Patisserie

On completion of a Certificate III in Patisserie you will have the skills to work as a patissier or pastry chef in a patisserie, restaurant or hotel.

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Do you have what it takes to be an artist of the kitchen?

When you complete the Certificate III in Patisserie you will have the skills to work as a patissier or pastry chef in a patisserie, restaurant or hotel.

Gain these skills:

  • work fast and effectively in a commercial kitchen team
  • plan, prepare and bake cakes, tarts, petit fours, pastries and gateaux
  • cleaning
  • first aid
  • food safety programs
  • hygiene
  • workplace health and safety
Certificate III
National ID: SIT40716
State ID: AZT6
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Certificate IV in Patisserie

On completion of a Certificate IV in Patisserie you will have the skills to work as a patissier or pastry chef in a patisserie, restaurant, or hotel.

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Do you have what it takes to be an artist in the kitchen?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Patisserie you will have the skills to work as a patissier or pastry chef in a patisserie, restaurant, or hotel.

Gain these skills:

  • work effectively in a commercial kitchen
  • plan, prepare and bake cakes, tarts, petit fours, pastries, chocolates, sugar decorations and showpieces
  • financial management
  • cleaning
  • first aid
  • food safety programs
  • hygiene
  • managing workplace conflict 
  • workplace health and safety
Certificate IV
National ID: 52831WA
State ID: BCY91
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies

Become a nurse! This course provides the academic knowledge for entry into the Diploma of Nursing.


Are you ready for a life-saving and caring career?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies you'll be a step closer to a career as an enrolled nurse.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to ease comfortably into studying nursing. 

Gain these skills:

  • learn about anatomy, physiology, and microbiology
  • medical terminology
  • applied mathematics
  • physics and chemistry
  • study skills

The Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies provides the academic knowledge for entry into the Diploma of Nursing.

Study to suit busy lifestyles

Nursing study can be very competitive and finding time to study can be a challenge when you need to work, but we have found a way for you to do both with our part-time night courses at Bentley, Rockingham and now Mandurah campuses. Our part time options involve a blended delivery mix of online study and face-to-face at campus in our nursing facilities. 

 
Certificate IV
National ID: 10729NAT
State ID: BEI04
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

New to Australia? Complete this English course and be employment-ready!

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Are you new to Australia?

When you finish the Certificate III in Spoken and Written English you will have intermediate English skills. You will be ready for employment.

You will learn:

  • intermediate conversation
  • language skills for job interviews
  • intermediate writing skills
  • intermediate maths
  • writing instructions

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

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 III
National ID: 10730NAT
State ID: BEI03
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English for Further Study

On completion of this qualification your English skills will be suitable for studying a Diploma or entering University studies.

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Are you new to Australia?

When you finish the Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English for Further Study, your English skills will be suitable for studying a Diploma or entering Murdoch or Curtin University.

The Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English for Further Study  meets appropriate entry requirements into Murdoch University undergraduate degrees with minimum entry of IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0.  

You will learn:

  • persuasive writing
  • writing scientific reports
  • spoken and written presentations
  • listening and writing notes
  • learning strategies.

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

Please note Carlisle campus classes are held Tuesday nights only.

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 IV
National ID: TAE40116
State ID: BAB2
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Passionate about sharing knowledge and training others? Complete a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and kick-start your career as a trainer, assessor or lecturer today!


Are you passionate about sharing knowledge and training others?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment you will be ready to start a rewarding career as a vocational trainer, assessor, or lecturer, either in the private or public sector.

Gain these skills:

  • deliver and assess training
  • design and develop training programs
  • present to groups of learners
  • participate in assessment moderation and validation

The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is an essential requirement for anyone wishing to deliver vocational education and training for a registered training organisation in Australia.

Those applying to enter this program must be able to demonstrate vocational competency in their proposed teaching and assessing area.

Assessment of many units of competency require access to real learning contexts where you are able to demonstrate your skills and knowledge in your workplace or one you are able to arrange to access that relates to your vocational competency.

Certificate IV
National ID: CPP30119
State ID: BEX4
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Urban Pest Management

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Do you have what it takes to offer the best in pest management?

This qualification will provide students with the practical skills and knowledge to apply pesticides and carry out appropriate pest management treatments for domestic and commercial properties.

Gain these skills:

  • learn how to advise clients on pest prevention and control
  • maintain equipment
  • detect pest damage and the presence of pests in buildings and surrounding areas
  • implement a pest management plan

This course is aimed at existing workers who are currently employed in the industry. It will provide you with the skills to apply for a full pest management license.

Certificate III
National ID: ACM40418
State ID: BED9
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

On completion of a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing you will be ready for a career as a veterinary nurse, or animal welfare worker. Learn to provide care to a variety of animals.

Delivered at:


Want a career caring for animals?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing you will be ready for a career as a veterinary nurse, or animal welfare worker.

Gain these skills:

  • work effectively in a veterinary practice
  • provide care to a wide variety of animals
  • assist with surgery preparation and procedures
  • perform pathology and imaging procedures
  • provide post-surgery care and advice
  • workplace safety and health

This course is popular and highly competitive to get into. Please ensure you enter all your work and work experience, both related to the field and unrelated, in your application.

Certificate IV
State ID: AE383
Industry Education and Community Services
Free*
Skill sets

Work in Community Care Skill Set

Gain the skills to prepare for a career helping others in your community. 

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Make a difference in the community 

Gain the skills to prepare for a career helping others in your community. 

You will learn to work effectively and appropriately with individuals and groups in a diverse range of community organisations. This introductory course will also help you learn community advocacy and development. 

Gain these skills: 

  • Organise and complete daily work activities 
  • Provide first point of contact 
  • Communicate and work in health or community services 
  • Work with diverse people 
  • Provide first aid   
  • Participate in workplace health and safety 
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 

Tuition and resource fees

Eligible students study this course absolutely free. If you are not eligible you can expect to pay $587.35.

Next course dates:

Bentley    

  • Starts 9 August to 10 December

Mandurah    

  • Starts 13 August to 10 December

 

Help using our online application:

You will need to have the evidence requirements (opens in a new tab) and relevant documents ready to upload with your application. See our guide for applying using our online system (1 MB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab) .   
   

Requirements of the course

This course includes both online study and on-campus study and assessment.

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Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and you will need to complete a literacy and numeracy quiz to show you can study the course online. Your study will involve accessing content online for 1 study module, followed by a series of online quiz assessments to test your knowledge.

 

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When you finish your online study, there is two days a week attendance for the duration of the course at campus for the remaining modules, plus a compulsory requirement to attend a practical demonstration and assessment session.

   
   

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 This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is free for 15 to 24 year olds; or those who are receiving JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY payments; or concession cardholders. If you’re not eligible, you can pay the course fee to gain these skills and become highly employable. See the full eligibility list in the important information tab below. Find out more about the initiative

Skill set
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