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 the eCampus page.

Location

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

Use the map below to zoom in to see the location of Bentley campus.

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

Achieve professional recognition in the accounting field with Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping. Learn essential skills and knowledge to excel in your career.


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

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).

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

Completion of our Certificate III in Accounts Administration will make you ideal for roles in accounts payable and receivable, as cashier, payroll officer or accounts clerk


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

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.

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: ACM20121
State ID: BGQ7
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate II in Animal Care

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


Do you have a passion for pooches, a calling to work with cats or even a fascination with fish? If you love animals and dream of a career in animal care, this course will give you a formal qualification to enter the industry.

Be guided by our team of skilled lecturers who have a wealth of experience in the field, pairing clinical expertise with the drive to provide the highest standard of care to animals to keep them safe, clean, well and content. Learn the foundations of general care of dogs, cats, fish, rodents, rabbits, mammals and invertebrates. Build your knowledge on how to safely handle animals, daily routines such as bathing and drying, assisting with health routines and providing reception services for an animal care facility.

You can gain job ready skills to work as an animal attendant in a kennel, cattery, groomers, vet clinic, local pet shop or even a welfare organisation/animal shelter for abandoned, neglected or injured animals that are in need of care.

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

Study in specialist facilities

SM TAFE is the only TAFE to offer a live veterinary clinic based at our Bentley campus which is open to the general public, staff and students to make bookings for consults and surgeries. Students can gain on-the-job skills in animal care with a range of species including dogs, rabbits, rats, guinea pigs, lizards, fish, along with an aviary housing various birdlife. The clinic allows development of skills in a safe and supported environment.

Our Murdoch campus has a dedicated dog day-care training facility and pet grooming clinic where students can develop hands-on animal care skills in a real-world setting. Mandurah campus also has a modified version of a dog day-care, which represents a short-stay facility for dogs.
 

Certificate II
National ID: ACM30122
State ID: BHV0
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Animal Care Services

Are you looking for a career working with animals?

Delivered at:


Do you love animals and want to follow your calling to work with cats, canines and all creatures? If your dream is to work day-to-day with animals, this course will give you job ready skills to be employed in a broad range of roles in the animal care industry, including dog daycare, boarding, rescue shelters, pet sitting, dog walking, breeding establishments and other animal businesses.

Learn from our expert team of lecturers who are specialists in animal care and passionate about teaching and maintaining the highest standards of grooming, health, feeding and welfare for animals. You’ll gain skills in interacting safely, providing animal first-aid, walking and bathing dogs, as well as grooming crossbreed dogs and companion animals according to breed and coat. Build your knowledge of how to provide care to a wide range of animal species including dogs, rodents, rabbits, birds, fish, and reptiles.

This course is ideal if you wish to begin working in animal care, and if you’re already employed or volunteering in the industry, the course will give you a formal qualification to further develop your skillset and help advance further in your current workplace.

Turn your passion into your profession and start your career in animal care with this entry-level course.

Study in specialist facilities

SM TAFE is the only TAFE to offer a live veterinary clinic based at our Bentley campus which is open to the general public, staff and students to make bookings for consults and surgeries. Students can gain on-the-job skills in animal care with a range of species including dogs, rabbits, rats, guinea pigs, lizards, fish, along with an aviary housing various birdlife. The clinic allows development of skills in a safe and supported environment.

Our Murdoch campus has a dedicated dog day-care training facility and pet grooming clinic where students can develop hands-on animal care skills in a real-world setting.

Certificate III
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.

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. 

    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. 

    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:


    Are you one of the future fashionistas of our time? If you have an eye for style, a creative flair for visuals and a dream to work in the world of fashion, this advanced fashion business course will give you the job ready skills to make your mark in the industry. 

    SM TAFE has produced some of the most talented stylists, textile, clothing and visual merchandiser designers in Australia, and you can be guided by our expert team of lecturers who are fashion industry specialists, with strong employment connections to the local and international fashion scene. Learn creative business skills such as fashion forecasting and buying; visual merchandising and digital engagement; and marketing and social media.

    With your skillset you will graduate industry ready to work locally and overseas in fashion design, fashion production management, sourcing and buying, fashion event management, marketing and more – you could even own your label or become a social influencer in the fashion field.

    Take your creative expression to the next level and cultivate your career in fashion; this is your opportunity to join a fast-paced and timeless industry that can take you on an exciting journey on a local or global scale.

    To learn more about our award-winning students, fashion events and masterpieces, visit Fashion at SM TAFE on Facebook(opens in a new tab)  and Instagram(opens in a new tab) .

    Study in specialised facilities

    Fashion at Bentley campus has been Perth’s leading fashion design institution for over 50 years. With over 80 specialised industrial sewing machines and state-of-the-art digital equipment to master your skills, you can learn in simulated workplace design studios that represent a real-life work setting. Our courses also include live work design projects where students are involved in producing external design exhibits and Australia-wide fashion shows, meeting guest lecturers and industry excursions. 
    This course also includes an industry work placement which increases graduate employment outcomes and opportunities, and students can expect to gain employment in local, national and international fashion environments. 
     

    Diploma
    National ID: FBP30521
    State ID: BGZ4
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
    Half price^

    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: FBP20221
    State ID: AC93
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

    Certificate II in 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.

    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: FBP30421
    State ID: BGZ5
    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

    Gain the business skills to work in data entry, customer services, account or as an office clerk.


    Do you want to be job ready to begin your career in the world of business? This course will equip you with a strong administrative skillset that will make you employable in virtually any industry in integral roles at the core of the business, such as administrative officer, receptionist, accounts clerk, data entry or office assistant.

    Our team of expert and passionate lecturers will give you the guidance and support you need to gain practical day-to-day smarts for on the job. You’ll learn how to deliver outstanding customer service and the creation of business and digital documents, spreadsheets and electronic presentations, whilst also developing an understanding of the importance of workplace wellness and safety.

    Become a receptionist who is the focal, welcoming point of contact for customers, or become an accounts clerk and maintain and manage financial records for a business. Gain Microsoft Office and computer skills and make yourself an indispensable part of any team and an asset to any business as an office assistant.

    Study in specialist facilities

    Learn in a simulated real-life office workplace environment, building your team and interpersonal skills whilst studying the latest accounting and computer software to produce and design administrative digital and text documents.
     

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

    Diploma of Business

    Boost your career with a Diploma of Business. Learn essential skills in leadership, marketing, and finance to advance your career in the business world.

    Delivered at:


    Do you have what it takes to be management material, or do you want to run your own company one day? If you’ve got a career dream to become a leader in business, this course will give you the job ready skills to be employed in a supervisory role.

    Be supported by our expert team of lecturers who have a wealth of industry knowledge on best business practice and strong connections with employers. Learn leadership skills and how to manage and motivate a team to reach their potential, bringing your own individual style and flair to relationship development with a wide range of diverse stakeholders. 

    Grow strong communications skills to inspire others and build project management techniques and customer service strategies, whilst learning to budget, manage deadlines and think outside the box to come up with creative solutions to business roadblocks.

    Study in specialist facilities 

    Learn in a simulated real-life office workplace environment, building your communication and interpersonal skills to manage and lead teams whilst using cutting-edge technology to gain practical knowledge of computer software for business management systems.

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

    Certificate III in 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. 


    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.

    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.

    Certificate III
    National ID: FBP30321
    State ID: BGZ8
    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.

    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
    Free in 2023

    Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

    Become a professional cook or chef with our Certificate III in Commercial Cookery course. Develop your skills under experienced chefs in a commercial kitchen setting.

    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.

    Study in specialised facilities

    Learn in the real-life setting of our award-winning Bentley Pines Training Restaurant. which provides a live, interactive training environment at SM TAFE’s Bentley campus. Students can gain hands-on experience serving and preparing food for members of the public, as well as showcasing their skills planning a menu and advertising special events to the community. 

    Our Mandurah campus is also undergoing exciting developments with new purpose-built training facilities coming in 2023, including a Mandurah Hospitality and Tourism Training Centre which will deliver simulated training in commercial cookery, tourism and event management. The new Centre will include two training kitchens, a production kitchen and restaurant for students to build their practical skills and become workplace ready. 

    Certificate III
    National ID: SIT40516
    State ID: AZW3
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
    Half price^

    Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

    Upgrade your culinary skills with a Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery and work as a supervisor/team leader cook or chef in a range of kitchens. Gain hands-on experience!

    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.

    Study in specialised facilities

    Learn in the real-life setting of our award-winning Bentley Pines Training Restaurant. which provides a live, interactive training environment at SM TAFE’s Bentley campus. Students can gain hands-on experience serving and preparing food for members of the public, as well as showcasing their skills planning a menu and advertising special events to the community. 

    Certificate IV
    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: 22490VIC
    State ID: BEI19
    Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

    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: 22489VIC
    State ID: BEI21
    Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

    Certificate III in EAL (Employment)

    Improve your English while developing the skills to engage with customers. Choose to focus on either Barista or Retail.

    Delivered at:


    Certificate III
    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.

    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.

    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.

    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: 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.

    Delivered at:


    Does your career dream involve building a talent that could take you all over the world? This course will give you job ready skills to become a bar attendant, barista, waiter, housekeeper or gaming attendant working in exciting sectors such as food and beverage, and travel and tourism. 

    Hospitality is a service industry where you could be preparing and serving customers their favourite coffee at a local cafe, taking an order at a fine-dining restaurant, welcoming guests to a luxury hotel or working amongst the action of a casino.

    Be guided by our lecturers who are industry professionals and learn skills such as how to provide outstanding customer service, prepare hot and cold beverages as well as responsible service of alcohol and how to work effectively in a team.

    This course will kick-start your career in hospitality and give you a taste of the industry, providing a pathway to working in restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and casinos. If you’re already enjoying a role in hospitality, the course will give you a formally nationally recognised qualification and help grow your current knowledge. 

    Master hospitality and build a skill for life that can take you anywhere around the globe. 

    Study in specialised facilities

    Learn in the real-life setting of our award-winning Bentley Pines Training Restaurant. which provides a live, interactive training environment at SM TAFE’s Bentley campus. Students can gain hands-on experience serving and preparing food for members of the public, as well as showcasing their skills planning a menu and advertising special events to the community. 

    Our Mandurah campus is also undergoing exciting developments with new purpose-built training facilities coming in 2023, including a Mandurah Hospitality and Tourism Training Centre which will deliver simulated training in commercial cookery, tourism and event management. The new Centre will include two training kitchens, a production kitchen and restaurant for students to build their practical skills and become workplace ready. 
     

    Certificate III
    National ID: SIT40416
    State ID: AZV8
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
    Half price^

    Certificate IV in Hospitality

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

    Delivered at:


    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.

    Study in specialised facilities

    Learn in the real-life setting of our award-winning Bentley Pines Training Restaurant. which provides a live, interactive training environment at SM TAFE’s Bentley campus. Students can gain hands-on experience serving and preparing food for members of the public, as well as showcasing their skills planning a menu and advertising special events to the community. 

    Our Mandurah campus is also undergoing exciting developments with new purpose-built training facilities coming in 2023, including a Mandurah Hospitality and Tourism Training Centre which will deliver simulated training in commercial cookery, tourism and event management. The new Centre will include two training kitchens, a production kitchen and restaurant for students to build their practical skills and become workplace ready. 

    Certificate IV
    National ID: SIT60316
    State ID: AZV5
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

    Learn in the real-life setting of our award-winning Bentley Pines Training Restaurant. Students can gain hands-on experience serving and preparing food for members of the public.

    Delivered at:


    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.

    Study in specialised facilities

    Learn in the real-life setting of our award-winning Bentley Pines Training Restaurant. which provides a live, interactive training environment at SM TAFE’s Bentley campus. Students can gain hands-on experience serving and preparing food for members of the public, as well as showcasing their skills planning a menu and advertising special events to the community. 

    Advanced Diploma
    National ID: SIT50416
    State ID: AZW2
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
    Half price^
    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    Diploma of Hospitality Management

    With a Diploma of Hospitality Management, you can advance your career in the industry and begin working as a function manager, restaurant manager, or front office manager.

    Delivered at:


    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.

    Study in specialised facilities

    Learn in the real-life setting of our award-winning Bentley Pines Training Restaurant. which provides a live, interactive training environment at SM TAFE’s Bentley campus. Students can gain hands-on experience serving and preparing food for members of the public, as well as showcasing their skills planning a menu and advertising special events to the community. 

    Diploma
    State ID: AE381
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
    Free in 2023
    Skill sets

    Hospitality Service Skill Set

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

    Delivered at:


    Do you want to take the first bite into your career in the hospitality industry?

    This course will equip you with the job ready skills you need to gain entry into the field and work in a restaurant, hotel, resort, club, bar or café environment.

    Be guided and supported by our expert lecturers who are industry professionals, as you learn practical skills such as preparing espresso coffee, taking orders and serving food and beverages to customers, and how to process financial transactions.

    You’ll also develop knowledge of how to provide outstanding service by delivering a positive customer experience from welcoming on arrival, to determining customer needs and managing complaints. In addition, you’ll learn responsible service of alcohol (RSA), along with hygiene practices for food safety.

    On completion of the course, you’ll be workforce ready to become a barista, front of house food and beverage attendant or back of house kitchen attendant.

    Study in specialised facilities

    Learn in the real-life setting of our award-winning Bentley Pines Training Restaurant. which provides a live, interactive training environment at SM TAFE’s Bentley campus. Students can gain hands-on experience serving and preparing food for members of the public, as well as showcasing their skills planning a menu and advertising special events to the community. 

    Our Mandurah campus is also undergoing exciting developments with new purpose-built training facilities coming in 2023, including a Mandurah Hospitality and Tourism Training Centre which will deliver simulated training in commercial cookery, tourism and event management. The new Centre will include two training kitchens, a production kitchen and restaurant for students to build their practical skills and become workplace ready. 

    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.


    Do you have a passion for working with people or a drive to make a difference? This course will give you job ready skills to work across a range of Human Resources roles. 
    At the heart of any organisation, the Human Resources department is responsible for managing, supporting and developing the company’s most important and valuable asset; its people.

    The Certificate IV in Human Resources Management will teach you how to run successful recruitment programs, induction and training programs and how to support the HR team with performance management and industrial relations procedures.

    You will learn to communicate professionally with warmth and empathy with people from a wide range of backgrounds, have active listening for employee comments and concerns, as well as team building and administrative skills. 

    Being qualified in Human Resources opens the door to working in almost every industry imaginable such as building and construction, education, mining and resources, media, finance or hospitality and tourism. With the credentials in this course, you can work in roles such as Human Resources Officer, Recruitment Assistance or in Human Resources development. 

    Certificate IV
    State ID: AE766
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
    Free in 2023
    Skill sets

    Introduction to Commercial Cookery Skill Set

    Join the Future Chef program and gain skills to work in a commercial kitchen

    Delivered at:


    Our Future Chef Job Ready Program will introduce you to the world of cooking and hospitality.

    This course is free for eligible students* and runs for 4 weeks. 

    In the Introduction to Commercial Cookery skill set you will learn how to prepare and present simple dishes, how to use a range of food preparation equipment and about food safety. Gain real hands on industry experience with work experience in a real commercial kitchen.

    Study in specialised facilities

    Learn in the real-life setting of our award-winning Bentley Pines Training Restaurant which provides a live, interactive training environment at SM TAFE’s Bentley campus. Students can gain hands-on experience serving and preparing food for members of the public, as well as showcasing their skills planning a menu and advertising special events to the community. 

    Future Chef Job Ready Program  (315 KB) (PDF document)

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

    Diploma of Leadership and Management

    This course will give you what it takes for a career as a team leader, middle manager or supervisor.

    Delivered at:


    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.

    This qualification is offered as a dual qualification with BSB50120 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.

    Diploma
    State ID: GAC49
    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.

    Delivered at:


    Wish to work as pest management technician? If so, you will need to be licensed.

    This skillset allows students to complete the “CPPUPM3006 Manage pests by applying pesticides” unit of competency required to apply for a “Western Australia Provisional Pest Management Technician Licence”.

    This course is aimed at workers who are currently employed in the Urban Pest Management industry. 

    Note: this unit does not cover inspecting for, or managing timber pests, or non-chemical pest management where the environment is modified to manage pests 

    Next dates for delivery

    Semester 1 2023

    • 6 Feb - 9 Feb
    • 13 March - 16 March
    • 17 April - 20 April
    • 22 May - 25 May 
    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.

    Delivered at:


    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.

     

    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.

    Delivered at:


    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.

    Certificate III
    National ID: AMPSS00044
    State ID: AD693
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
    Free in 2023

    Meat Processing Core Skill Set

    Learn the skills to work in a meat processing enterprise

    Delivered at:


    This skillset is aimed at trainees who are enterprise employees that are new to the industry or enterprise. It meets the industry requirements for core operator skills to work in a meat processing enterprise. 

    Gain these skills

    • Maintain personal equipment
    • Apply hygiene and sanitation practices
    • Gain an overview in the meat industry
    • Follow safe work policies and procedures
    • Communicate in the workplace
    Skill set
    State ID: AE617
    Industry Business and Finance
    Free*
    Skill sets

    Operate a Small Business Skill Set

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

    Delivered at:


    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.  

    Skill set
    National ID: SIT31016
    State ID: AZW8
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
    Free in 2023

    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.

    Delivered at:


    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.

    Study in specialised facilities

    Learn in the real-life setting of our award-winning Bentley Pines Training Restaurant. which provides a live, interactive training environment at SM TAFE’s Bentley campus. Students can gain hands-on experience serving and preparing food for members of the public, as well as showcasing their skills planning a menu and advertising special events to the community. 

    Certificate III
    National ID: SIT40716
    State ID: AZT6
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
    Free in 2023
    Half price^

    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.

    Delivered at:


    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.

    Study in specialised facilities

    Learn in the real-life setting of our award-winning Bentley Pines Training Restaurant. which provides a live, interactive training environment at SM TAFE’s Bentley campus. Students can gain hands-on experience serving and preparing food for members of the public, as well as showcasing their skills planning a menu and advertising special events to the community. 

    Certificate IV
    National ID: 52895WA
    State ID: BGS66
    Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
    Free in 2023

    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. 

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

    Certificate IV
    State ID: GAB80
    Industry Business and Finance
    Industry Engineering and Mining
    Skill sets

    Safety Leadership for Supervisors skill set

    Work towards becoming Section 44 compliant with this skill set covering safety leadership for site supervisors, ideal for those working in the mining and construction industries.

    This two day intensive face to face safety supervisors training is designed for supervisors and managers in the mining and construction industry who require an understanding of their obligations as part of the WHS Act and regulations in Western Australia.

    In this skill set, training is made relevant to operational requirements on-site meaning safety supervisors are able to apply skills and knowledge learnt, as soon as they return to site.

    Next dates for delivery:

    • 1 March and 2 March 2023
    • 17 May and 18 May 2023
    Skill set
    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.

    Delivered at:


    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.

    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 Business and Finance
    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.


    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.

    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.

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

    Certificate III in Urban Pest Management

    Obtain the skills to apply for a full pest management license by completing this course aimed at existing workers.

    Delivered at:


    Do you have what it takes to offer the best in urban 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.

    This course is for existing workers who are currently and actively employed in the Urban Pest Management 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
    Half price^

    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:


    Are you passionate about the care of pets and want to build a career working day to day with a range of animals and creatures great and small? This course will give you the job ready skills to become a fully qualified Veterinary Nurse or Animal Welfare Worker.

    Playing an essential role in animal health care, a Veterinary Nurse dedicates their daily work to maintaining and monitoring the welfare and wellbeing of sick animals. Be guided by from our expert team of lecturers who are professionals in the field as you learn how to assist Veterinarians with surgery procedures on animals both pre and post-operation.

    Develop clinical skills in administering anaesthesia and medication, radiology (x-ray), dental procedures, nutrition and applying bandages to wounds. Build knowledge of how to nurse animals back to health and providing advice and support to animal caregivers, as well as daily tasks such as keeping equipment clean and sterilised.

    Vet nurses are in high demand and you can work in a range of diverse settings such as at a veterinary clinic, animal hospital, specialist clinic, in wildlife rescue or at a zoo.

    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.

    Study in specialist facilities

    SM TAFE is the only TAFE to offer a live veterinary clinic open to the general public, staff and students to make bookings for consults and surgeries. The clinic is based at our Bentley campus and allows our training Vet Nurses real-world experience while being supervised by qualified Veterinarians and Vet Nurses.

    Students can gain on-the-job skills in animal care with a range of species including dogs, rabbits, rats, guinea pigs, lizards, fish, along with an aviary housing various birdlife. The clinic allows development of skills in a safe and supported environment, in preparation for industry work placement.

    You can visit the Student Vet Clinic at South Metropolitan TAFE(opens in a new tab) on Facebook.

    Certificate IV
    State ID: GAC85
    Industry Business and Finance
    Industry Engineering and Mining

    WHS for Statutory Supervisors skill set

    Become a safety supervisor with this skill set.

    This course has a been designed for supervisors and team leaders who work in the Western Australian mining industry.

    The units delivered will work towards or will achieve the expected WorkSafe requirements for statutory supervisors under Schedule 26 of the WHS (Mines) Regulations (WA) 2022.

    Upcoming Fremantle campus workshop dates:
    • 18 and 19 January
    • 23 and 24 January
    • 15 and 16 February
    • 27 and 28 February
    • 15 and 16 March
    • 5 and 6 April
    • 3 and 4 May
    • 31 May and 1 June
    • 14 and 15 June
    Skill set
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