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Mandurah

The Mandurah campus is part of the Peel Education and Training (PET) campus, sharing the Peel campuses of Murdoch University and John Tonkin College. Whether you want to work in childcare, beauty, fabrication, aged-care or hospitality, Mandurah campus offers a wide variety of courses to prepare you for numerous careers.

Mandurah campus is home to a purpose-built fabrication and mechanical workshop, aged care simulation facility, commercial kitchen and a student beauty clinic for students to gain real-life practical experience under the guidance of expert lecturers. New in 2023: a new open-to-the-public restaurant and salon facility makes training in many other hospitality, cookery and beauty courses possible. 

We also have the Peel Jobs and Skills Centre, a one-stop-shop for anyone looking to improve their skills and job prospects. The Peel Jobs and Skills Centre is supported by Aboriginal services from SMYL and career services from Bridging the Gap.

Mandurah campus also delivers the Adult Migrant English Program

We also have a student beauty clinic for students to gain real-life practical experience under the guidance of expert lecturers. The clinic is open to the public and bookings are essential, see our booking requests page.
 

Facilities

Mandurah 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
E Block    

Opening hours
Mondays to Thursdays 8am to 4pm; Fridays 8am to 3pm. Closed school holidays.

Visit the library website

Mandurah campus features one of the state's Jobs and Skills Centres, where free career development advice and job opportunities can be explored by students and the general public.

The Peel Jobs and Skills Centre is supported by Aboriginal services from SMYL and career services from Bridging the Gap.

A cafeteria is open during school terms and hours and provides a range of food and beverage options.

Vending machines are available on site for drinks and snacks.
 

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

Parking 
Mandurah campus has parking available for students with parking permits surrounding the campus buildings, accessible via Education Drive.

Public transport
Mandurah campus is accessible via a ten-minute walk to Mandurah station and bus terminus. Visit Transperth's Journey Planner, using South Metropolitan TAFE Peel 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
2 Education Drive
Greenfields WA 6210
E: info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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Mandurah

Address

2 Education Drive
Greenfields WA 6210
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Courses at this campus

Use the filter below to view courses at Mandurah campus.

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
National ID: FNS40222
State ID: BHU1
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 ready to forge your future in finance and build a credible career in accounting?

Effective accounting and bookkeeping is at the heart of any business, providing a clear picture of an organisation's financial position, performance and cash flow which assists to identify important opportunities for growth.

This nationally recognised course will make you job ready for positions such as Assistant Accountant, Payroll Officer, BAS (Business Activity Statement) Agent, Accounts Receivable Officer, Accounts Payable Officer or Bookkeeper, which are key roles in every sector.

Be guided by our team of expert lecturers who are industry professionals, as you learn the foundations of accounting and bookkeeping including preparing financial reports, establishing payroll systems, setting up computerised accounts and maintaining balance sheets. You'll grow knowledge of lodging business and instalment activity statements, and how to provide advice or deal with the Commissioner of Taxation on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements. You'll also develop skills in using computerised accounting software including MYOB and XERO.

This course meets the Tax Practitioners Board education requirements for registration as a BAS agent.

Certificate IV
National ID: FNS30322
State ID: BHU4
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


Do you have a knack for number crunching, or a love of figures and all things finance?

This introductory course will prepare you for a career in accounting and financial services, equipping you with a skillset that will make you employable in virtually every sector.

Be guided by our expert team of lecturers who are industry professionals as you learn the fundamentals of accounting and entry level bookkeeping. You'll be trained in general ledger administration to help you manage finances for a company, and gain essential knowledge in how to record financial transactions, maintain financial records, complete calculations and create spreadsheets. You'll also develop skills in using computerised accounting software including MYOB and XERO, as well as performing payroll procedures and producing reports.

This course will make you job ready for roles in accounts payable and receivable, or as a Cashier, Payroll Officer or Accounts Clerk, which are integral positions required across business and industries at large. The course is ideal for school leavers, or those looking for a new career path, re-entering the workforce or even for business owners who wish to build a skillset in accounting to manage their business.

Certificate III
State ID: S0124P
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Advanced Cosmetic Tattooing Techniques

Build on your cosmetic tattooing skills and knowledge with this advanced short course.

Delivered at:


Want to build on your cosmetic tattooing skills and knowledge? 

Become an advanced cosmetic tattooist with this short course.

Short course
National ID: AUR20520
State ID: AC33
Industry Automotive
Half price^

Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (Light Vehicle Servicing Pre-apprenticeship)

Learn about servicing and maintaining engines and prepare for a mechanic apprenticeship. 

Delivered at:


By the time you've finished this qualification, you'll know your radiator from your regulator and be in a good position to get yourself an apprenticeship in mechanics.

Specialist training facilities

South Metro TAFE's Carlisle Campus is WA's major centre for automotive and panel beating studies. Automotive apprentices and pre-apprentices enjoy state of the art facilities, including new vehicles, specialised repair and diagnostic equipment, fully equipped spray painting ovens, specialised workrooms and workshops. This excellent training program is highly competitive.

Kwinana campus offers specialist training in automotive air conditioning with purpose-built air-conditioning rigs, providing students with a high quality of learning and practical skills. It also boasts a large modern, indoor workshop where students undertake all their learning and training.

Certificate II
National ID: SHB30121
State ID: BHJ8
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Beauty Services

Gain the skills and knowledge to work across a broad range of positions in the beauty industry. Train in a student beauty clinic.

Delivered at:


Do you love all things beauty and have a great eye for style and glamour? This course is your first step to beginning your career in the vibrant and exciting world of beauty. 

Be guided by our expert team of lecturers who are experienced industry professionals as you learn the fundamentals of providing a range of beauty treatments including nails, waxing, lash and brow, spray tanning, eye lash extensions and make-up services. You’ll be trained using professional product ranges such as Dermalogica skin care, MAC, Crown, Kryolan and LA girl makeup. 

In this course you’ll also grow your customer service skillset, learning to engage with clients and create a positive client experience from greeting and preparing on arrival through to advising on beauty products and treatments. 

At SM TAFE your fees are inclusive of all training products and equipment for the entirety of your course. You will receive a take home makeup brush set to start you on your makeup journey. Additional purchases include a beauty tunic, textbook and linen for class use.

Study in specialist facilities 

Gain hands-on experience in our student Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics(opens in a new tab) which offer the chance to operate in a ‘real life’ beauty clinic, hairdressing salon or remedial massage clinic whilst developing your practical skills under the guidance of qualified practitioners and lecturers. You can follow the clinics on Facebook(opens in a new tab) .

Our Mandurah campus(opens in a new tab)  has undergone major re-development with new purpose-built training facilities including simulated hair and beauty training facilities, with a hair salon and dedicated training spaces for beauty and massage therapy.

Certificate III
National ID: SHB40121
State ID: BHK1
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

Learn the skills and beauty treatments to become a beauty therapist. Train in a student beauty clinic.

Delivered at:


When you complete the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy you will be looking at a career as a beauty therapist in a beauty salon, cruise ship or even your own home salon. 

Be guided by our professional and passionate team of lecturers who are experienced industry specialists. You’ll learn how to provide a range of beauty treatments, including facials and specialised facials for glowing skin, as well as body massage and aromatherapy massage for ultimate relaxation. Develop your manicure and pedicure skills, gain skills in popular services such as waxing, lash and brow tinting and lifting, spray tans, eyelash extensions and professional make-up application.

Grow an understanding of retail operations for the beauty industry and establish a customer service skillset, learning how to create a positive client experience and leave a lasting impression. Your skills will allow you to perform treatments independently and you’ll be trained in coordinating or managing the services within a beauty salon or a department within a larger store.

At SM TAFE your fees are inclusive of all training products and equipment for the entirety of your course. You will receive a take home makeup brush set to start you on your makeup journey. Additional purchases include a beauty tunic, textbook and linen for class use. 

Study in specialist facilities 

Gain hands-on experience in our student Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics(opens in a new tab) which offer the chance to operate in a ‘real life’ beauty clinic, hairdressing salon or remedial massage clinic whilst developing your practical skills under the guidance of qualified practitioners and lecturers. 

Follow the clinics on Facebook(opens in a new tab) for exciting news and updates.  

Our Mandurah campus(opens in a new tab) has undergone major re-development with new purpose-built training facilities including simulated hair and beauty training facilities, with a hair salon and dedicated training spaces for beauty and massage therapy.

Certificate IV
National ID: SHB50121
State ID: BHK0
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Learn the dermal science behind beauty therapy including laser skin and hair removal.

Delivered at:


Are you interested in a rewarding career as a beauty therapist? This diploma opens graduates to a range of employment opportunities such as working in a spa salon, a beauty salon, cruise ships, or working at home for yourself. It is also a pathway to Advanced Dermal Science qualifications.

This course provides theory training in IPL and LASER units which gain you the Laser Safety Officer Certificate required to work with these modalities in industry. Along with a dermal science and advanced skin care treatment focus.

Be trained by industry specialists in our well-equipped beauty clinic rooms, using a wide range of professional products and technologies, including Dermalogica and Medik8 skin care, and MAC, Crown, Kryolan and LA girl makeup.

At South Metro TAFE your fees are inclusive of all training products and equipment for the entirety of your course. You will receive a take home makeup brush kit to start you on your makeup journey. Additional purchases include a beauty tunic, textbook and linen for class use.

On completion of this course, you will gain the Laser Safety Officers Certificate required to perform IPL and laser treatments in a salon or clinic.

Study in specialist facilities

Gain hands-on experience in our student Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics(opens in a new tab) which offer the chance to operate in a ‘real life’ beauty clinic, hairdressing salon or remedial massage clinic whilst developing your practical skills under the guidance of qualified practitioners and lecturers. Follow the clinics on Facebook(opens in a new tab) for exciting news and updates.

Our Mandurah campus(opens in a new tab) has undergone major re-development with new purpose-built training facilities including simulated hair and beauty training facilities, with a hair salon and dedicated training spaces for beauty and massage therapy.

Diploma
National ID: 52893WA
State ID: AD10
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Painting and Decorating Pre-apprenticeship)

Gain the skills to work in the building industry and become an apprentice painter and decorator.


Want to put some colour into your career and start the journey to becoming a professional skilled Painter in the Construction industry?  

Take the first step with this pre-apprenticeship course, which will set you up with the skills you need to start an Apprenticeship with an employer. 

Be guided and inspired by our team of lecturers who are industry experts as you learn the tricks of the trade step-by-step, including how to interpret plans, the importance of preparing surfaces, measuring and calculating the right number of materials for the job, working safely and mastering painting techniques to create the perfect finish.
    
The career of a Painter brings job variety, and you can work in a diverse range of locations both indoors and outdoors; you might decorate new or established homes, restore buildings of historical importance, or work at commercial settings including hospitals, shops, offices or hotels. 

Painting and Decorating is known as a finishing trade, and through your work you can harness your creativity and leave a lasting impression on a building or home.

Learn basic prep and hand skills in this entry-level course, then roll into your new career and get workforce ready to start an Apprenticeship.

Certificate II
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: 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, 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(opens in a new tab) .

Certificate III
National ID: BSB30120
State ID: AC47
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate III in Business (Medical Administration)

Gain the skills to work in a medical administration support role. Learn basic accounting and medical accounts and terminology.


When you complete the Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) you'll have skills that may be suitable for a medical administration support role.

With industry and government forecasting a growing demand for medical receptionists and clerks in coming years, you could be ready for recruiting.

Certificate III
National ID: CPC30220
State ID: BGB8
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Carpentry

Gain the building and construction skills to work as a domestic or commercial carpenter.


Do you want to build a strong career from the ground up?

When you complete the Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery you will be ready for a career as a domestic or commercial carpenter.

Learn in specialised facilities

South Metropolitan TAFE's Thornlie, Rockingham and Mandurah Campuses offer first rate, fully equipped, purpose-built workshops, where students get hands-on practice working in simulation rooms, using advanced equipment and the latest techniques.

Certificate III
National ID: SIT30821
State ID: BHR9
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free*

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:


Do you have a love of food, a fascination with flavour and a flair for cooking, from preparation to plating to perfecting your recipe? 

Carve out your career in the culinary industry and become a professional chef or cook with this nationally recognised qualification.

You'll be guided and mentored by our team of expert lecturers as you become equipped with a solid fundamental skillset in cookery, learning to plan, prepare and create a range of soups, poultry, meat, seafood and vegetable dishes, as well as desserts such as cakes and pastries. You'll gain essential technical knowledge for cooking in a commercial kitchen environment and be trained in areas such as knife skills, seasoning, plating, food hygiene, effective cleaning and working successfully in a team.
Hospitality is an in-demand and dynamic industry offering exciting employment opportunities both locally and overseas. You'll be job ready for roles in a diverse range of settings, from cafes and coffee shops, to fine-dining restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs or food trucks. 

Take the next step in your career and become a qualified chef or cook. Whilst practising your passion, you'll acquire universal skills that could take you 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 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. To discover more about student events and creations, visit Bentley Pines Training Restaurant on Facebook.

Opened in early 2023, the purpose-built training facility Saltbush Training Restaurant at Mandurah campus provides a real-life setting for students to build their practical skills and become workplace ready. The restaurant is part of the Mandurah Hospitality and Tourism Training Centre which delivers simulated training in commercial cookery, tourism and event management. The Centre also features two well-equipped training kitchens and a production kitchen for hands-on training. The opening of Saltbush Training Restaurant marks an exciting new chapter for cookery and hospitality training in the Mandurah and Peel region! To learn more, visit Saltbush Training Restaurant on Facebook.

Certificate III
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*
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.

Good news!

This course is going to transition to a new training package in 2024. This means that students starting in 2024 will enrol into new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.

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

Good news!

This course is going to transition to a new training package in 2024. This means that students starting in 2024 will enrol into new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.

 

Diploma
National ID: AHC21020
State ID: BGH1
Industry Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate II in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

Work effectively in the land conservation industry.

Delivered at:


Develop technical and practical knowledge in conservation and ecosystem management for parks and wildlife services work. Learn how to undertake restoration and rehabilitation of ecosystems under the supervision of a project leader. Get hands-on with industry-specific, field-oriented practical activities in conservation work. 

Certificate II
National ID: AHC31421
State ID: BHM6
Industry Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

This course will prepare you for a career in Indigenous land management, lands, parks and wildlife or natural area management.

Delivered at:


Do you want to work in the great outdoors and play a part in preserving Australia's spectacular lands, waters and wildlife? 

If you dream of starting a career in Conservation and Ecosystem Management, this course is the ideal first step to prepare you for entry into the industry. 

Be guided by our lecturers who are experienced professionals, as you learn key skills to protect plants, animals and their habitats. You'll gain solid knowledge of how to recognise, propagate and care for plants as well as how to treat weeds, control pests and diseases. You'll be trained in areas such as conducting ecological and cultural site inspections, maintaining native ecosystems, and implementing revegetation and restoration works.

You can develop a broad skillset to equip you for various work roles in the industry or focus on one or more specialisations such as Indigenous land management, ecological restoration, land, parks and wildlife management, pest controller, marine conservation, fire management or mined land rehabilitation.

Through your work you will contribute to the preservation and maintenance of wildlife and their habitat, as you work to restore and rehabilitate areas such as our bushland, wetlands, parks, reserves, and marine environments. 

This nationally recognised qualification will get you job ready for a range of opportunities across private, local, or state government sectors in roles such as: Bushland Maintenance Officer, Environmental Field Technician, Conservation Officer, Park Ranger, National Parks Worker, Land Rehabilitation Worker, Feral Animal Control or Environmental Health Officer.

During this course you will study three units that meet the Department of Health requirements to gain a Pest Management Technician Licence to control weeds and other minor pests in lawns and gardens, landscaping, bushland or minesite rehabilitation.

Please note: Conservation and Ecosystem Management involves physical labour and students will be required to demonstrate a reasonable level of fitness and mobility.
 

Study in specialist facilities: 

Learn in our on-site native bushland which acts as an outdoor classroom and dedicated purpose-built facilities which simulate real-world working environments, including a native nursery production space featuring cutting and seed production zones and large work sheds.

Facilities also include specialised sheltered nursery areas which propagate natives for ecosystem restoration and rehabilitation, under supervision of a project leader. Students can learn by getting hands-on with industry-specific, field-oriented practical activities in conservation work and by operating machinery and equipment. 
 

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

Course in EAL

Learn how to use English everyday.


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

You will learn:

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

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

EAL = English as an Additional Language.

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

Certificate I in EAL (Access)

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


Improve your English skills with this course.

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

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

Express your interest

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

Certificate II in EAL (Access)

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


Improve your English skills

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

Gain these skills:

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

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

EAL = English as an Additional Language.

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

Express your interest

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

Certificate III in EAL (Access)

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


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

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

You will learn to

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

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

EAL = English as an Additional Language.

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

Express your interest

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

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

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


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

You'll learn how to interact and foster the development of the children while working within legal requirements and ensuring the children's health and safety are not at risk. 

As part of this qualification you will undertake a work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

You will work closely with children from different backgrounds and cultures and provide care and support for them in various child care situations.

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

Certificate III
National ID: CHC50121
State ID: BGY6
Industry Education and Community Services
Free*
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

An expanding sector for those with a passion for the care and education of children up to the age of five.


The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care covers educators in children's services (early childhood) who are responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services, in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements. At this level educators have responsibility for supervision of other staff and volunteers. In most states it is the highest qualification required at director or service manager level for children's service centre based care and education.

 

Diploma
National ID: UEE22020
State ID: AC54
Industry Building and Construction
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-apprenticeship)

Become an apprentice in the electrical, instrumentation or electrical servicing trades.

Delivered at:


Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

When you complete the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)(Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice in the electrical, instrumentation or electrical servicing trades.

Learn in specialist facilities

Thornlie, Rockingham and Mandurah Campuses offer first rate, fully equipped, purpose-built workshops, where students get hands-on practice working in simulation rooms, using advanced equipment and the latest techniques.

Certificate II
National ID: MEM20105
State ID: AA50
Industry Defence
Half price^

Certificate II in Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

Continue your trade studies through to a metal fabrication apprenticeship.


Blend a traditional trade with new technologies! 

Metal fabricators and welders work in a diverse trade, applying a broad range of fabrication and welding skills to industries including mechanical and civil engineering, mining resources sector, heavy haulage and road transport, agriculture machinery, construction, defence, refineries and materials bulk handling. Pre-apprentices are exposed to the latest technological developments in the fabrication and welding trade, including computer controlled metal plate cutting equipment.

This pre-apprenticeship prepares graduates to continue their studies through to a metal fabrication apprenticeship.

Learn in specialised facilities

Our campuses provides students with a hands-on learning environment that feature industry-standard equipment, advanced technology and specialised workshop areas. 

Certificate II
National ID: MEM20105
State ID: AA49
Industry Defence
Half price^

Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship)

Become a mechanical fitting or machinist apprentice in the mining, industrial, defence, automotive, or hydraulics industries.


Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll greatly improve your chance of getting a mechanical fitting or machinist apprenticeship in industries such as mining, industrial, defence, automotive, or hydraulics.

Learn in specialised facilities

Our campuses provides students with a hands-on learning environment that feature industry-standard equipment, advanced technology and specialised workshop areas.

Certificate II
National ID: SIT30516
State ID: AZV9
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free*

Certificate III in Events

Work in the exciting events industry including tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural and community sectors.

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Do you want an eventful career?

The Certificate III in Events, reflects the role of individuals who use a range of well-developed events administration or operational skills and knowledge to complete event-related work activities. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence under the guidance of more senior event personnel, using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

Events are diverse in nature and this qualification provides a pathway to work for event or exhibition organisations operating in a range of industries including the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural and community sectors.

The diversity of employers includes event or exhibition management companies, event venues, or organisations that organise their own events. Work could be undertaken in an office environment where the planning of events takes place, on-site at venues where events are staged or a combination of both.

On completion of your Certificate III in Events, further study pathways exist directly into the Diploma of Event Management; with other pathways leading into Travel, Tourism and Hospitality.

Certificate III
State ID: GAD09
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Eye Lash Extensions skill set

Learn the basics of lash extensions with this short course for the beauty industry.

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This course has been designed to meet the beauty industry demand for lash extensions to work in the industry.

Students will learn the latest techniques and skills from qualified beauty trainers who are currently working in the beauty industry. This course requires fine hand and eye coordination and attention to detail.

Gain these skills:

  • apply, refill and remove eyelash extensions for added length and thickness of natural lashes

On completion of this course students will obtain a statement of attainment for SHBBMUP008 Apply Eye Lash Extensions..

This course delivers Classic Lash training only. Students who have completed this course or equivalent are able to enrol into the Volume Eye Lash Extensions course which includes Volume and Hybrid Lashes.

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

Certificate I in General Education for Adults

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


Do you want to take control of your future?

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

Gain these skills

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

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

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

Certificate II in General Education for Adults

Make a fresh start with this general education course.


Do you want to take control of your future?

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

Certificate II
National ID: HLT33115
State ID: AA72
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care)

Provide healthcare services in acute care settings as an assistant to a nurse or medical practitioner.

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Are you interested in working in acute care settings?

Health Services Assistance (assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care) (AIN) is a physically demanding career which provides assistance to professional healthcare staff for the care of clients.

You will have direct contact with clients and assist them with personal care, communication, mobility and rehabilitation. You will be required to implement programs and procedures to maximise client well being. Acting as an assistant to a nurse or medical practitioner, your working environment can be varied. You may need to work shift hours and will need to use equipment designed for manual handling. This course has a focus on mental health and includes units for the Assistant in Nursing Specialisation for acute care settings.

Certificate III
National ID: AHC20416
State ID: BDE6
Industry Animals, Science and the Environment
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Certificate II in Horticulture

An entry-level horticulture qualification for those who are passionate about the environment.

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If you are passionate about the environment, sustainable practices, or an avid home gardener who is interested in plants, this course is for you. Launch your horticulture career, and brush up on your skills by completing this entry-level qualification to unearth your inner green thumb.

Horticulture is one of the fastest growing industries in Australia with the sector playing an important role in delivering economic, social and environmental value. 

Certificate II
National ID: SIT30622
State ID: BHT5
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
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Certificate III in Hospitality

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

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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. 

Opened in early 2023, the purpose-built training facility Saltbush Training Restaurant at Mandurah campus provides a real-life setting for students to build their practical skills and become workplace ready. The restaurant is part of the Mandurah Hospitality and Tourism Training Centre which delivers simulated training in commercial cookery, tourism and event management. The Centre also features two well-equipped training kitchens and a production kitchen for hands-on training. The opening of Saltbush Training Restaurant marks an exciting new chapter for cookery and hospitality training in the Mandurah and Peel region! To learn more, visit Saltbush Training Restaurant on Facebook.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC33015
State ID: AB71
Industry Education and Community Services
Free*

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)

Launch your career in caring in the home and the community.


Support people that need it the most in a career as an aged care assistant. 

Start your caring career in this course with a variety of foundational skills you can use to take advantage of jobs in-demand across the spectrum of care industries. This course combines the most common skills in need across the three specialist streams in providing in-demand home, institution and community support services and also helps you to develop relationships with a wide range of people, including care organisations, carers and families.   

Study in specialised facilities

SM TAFE campuses have training facilities which simulate real-life workplace settings and students can gain hands-on practice developing skills to be workforce ready, using industry specific equipment and following safe work practices. Our Rockingham campus has a state-of-the art purpose-built learning facility for disability home care and aged care, with dedicated areas that emulate rooms in a modified residence or aged care facility.

Gain specialist skills and be guided from our passionate team of experienced lecturers on how to provide physical and emotional support to people whilst enabling them to maintain independence. Learn how to assist with daily living tasks such as cooking and transport, and provide company and companionship to your client through daily interactions which boost their overall wellbeing.

Build your methods of communicating effectively with a range of diverse groups including families and co-workers, and you’ll also develop some strong one-on-one relationships with the people you are caring for who have had a lifetime of experience and knowledge to share, which can bring job satisfaction as you work regularly together.

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: ICT30120
State ID: BFF7
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
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Certificate III in Information Technology

Build your skills to work in IT roles including client support officer, ICT operations support, and IT technician.

Looking to commence an IT career?

Join an Industry that makes a difference to the economy on a daily basis and enjoy the diversity of where a career in technology can take you. The Information Technology industry is constantly evolving and is one of the fastest growing industries in the country due to the reliance on digital transformation across work, study and life. When you complete the Certificate III in Information Technology, you will be an attractive applicant for IT roles such as client support officer, IT technician, or ICT operations support.

This course is a suggested entry point for high school graduates with limited information technology skills or those who have limited industry experience. 

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

Specialist facilities on campus

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

See our IT Training Facebook page!

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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: ICT30120
State ID: AC12
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
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Certificate III in Information Technology (Cyber Security)

In this cyber stream course, you can learn to work in cyber and IT roles including ICT Technician, Help Desk Officer or Cyber Security support.

Looking to commence an IT career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Information Technology Cyber Security, you will be able to work towards working in the following roles of ICT Technician, Help Desk Officer, Cyber Security support. 

This course is a suggested entry point for high school graduates with limited information technology skills or those who have limited industry experience. 

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

Specialist facilities on campus

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

See our IT Training Facebook page!

@ITtrainingSMTAFE(opens in a new tab)

Certificate III
National ID: MSL30122
State ID: BIX7
Industry Animals, Science and the Environment
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Certificate III in Laboratory Skills

Launch your career in science with this entry-level course that qualifies you to work as a laboratory assistant.

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Launch your career in science with this entry-level course that qualifies you to work as a laboratory assistant in food technology, pathology, schools or trades.

Certificate III
State ID: S0367P
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Lash and Brow Design

Create beautiful lashes and brows when working as a stylist in the beauty industry

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Learn the art of creating beautiful eyes and brows with our Lash and Brow Design course. This course has been designed to meet the beauty industry demand for lash and brow stylists to work in the industry.

Students will learn the latest techniques and skills from qualified beauty trainers.

Short course
State ID: GAD11
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Nail Technology skill set

Learn the skills and knowledge to apply, maintain and remove acrylic and gel nails, and advanced nail art.

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Develop the practical skills and knowledge to care for and enhance the appearance of nails.

Learn the skills and knowledge to apply, maintain and remove acrylic nails, apply advanced nail art and the use of the electric drill. You will learn how to consult with clients, select suitable products and techniques and apply nail enhancements that include overlays, refills, tips and French.  

On successful completion of this course students will have achieved national recognised units of competence which are part of the SHB40121 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy qualification.

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Skill set
National ID: SHB20216
State ID: BAA3
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate II in Salon Assistant

Get the skills to impress potential employers as a salon assistant, on your way to becoming a hairdresser.

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Do you have an eye for style and a career dream to become a hairdresser? 

This course will make you job ready for employment as a salon assistant, on your way to becoming a hairdresser or colour technician. 

The role of salon assistant is an integral position in a hairdressers, helping to ensure the smooth running of the salon and client satisfaction on a day-to-day basis. You’ll learn a range of skills to support hairdressers in taking a client through their entire experience, from providing a warm welcome, performing shampooing, colouring, braiding, hairdrying, maintaining tools and work areas to a high standard and conducting financial transactions. 

Learn from our highly experienced team of passionate lecturers and gain a skillset to become employed as a salon assistant in either a local or boutique hairdressing salon, at a spa, or even at a luxury hotel or resort.

Study in specialist facilities 

Gain hands-on experience in our student Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics working on real clients and developing your technique as well as your interpersonal and communication skills with customers whilst learning the working environment of a salon. You can follow the clinics on Facebook.

Our Mandurah campus underwent exciting developments with new purpose-built training facilities in 2023, including new simulated hair and beauty training facilities, with a hair salon and dedicated training spaces for beauty and massage therapy.

Certificate II
National ID: CHC40221
State ID: BGY4
Industry Education and Community Services
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Certificate IV in School Based Education Support

Engage your passion for working with children and supporting their individual needs. A career that fits in with your family life, this course will give you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist the teaching staff in schools and provide care, instruction and supervision in kindergarten, pre-primary, primary and secondary school.


Engage your passion for working with school students and supporting their individual needs.

Do you have a passion for working with children and supporting students with additional needs and disabilities? This course will provide you with a customised program in learning support to prepare you for roles such as an education assistant working in a school. You will learn to provide support to a classroom teacher and facilitate learning for students from kindergarten to Year 12.

 

 

Certificate IV
National ID: SIT30122
State ID: BHT3
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free*

Certificate III in Tourism

Work in the exciting tourism industry in several roles including as a tour operator or at visitor information centres on completion of this popular course.

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Want to work in the exciting and diverse tourism industry?

This qualification will provide you with well-developed tourism service, sales or operational skills. You'll be taught about using discretion, judgement and having a sound knowledge of industry operations. On completion you'll be able to work under limited supervision and may provide operational advice and support to team members.

This qualification gives you the opportunity to work in the varied tourism industry sectors and for diverse employers including tour operators, inbound tour operators, visitor information centres, at attractions, cultural and heritage sites and any small tourism businesses requiring multi-skilled employees.

Work could be undertaken in an office environment where the planning of tourism products and services takes place, in the field where tourism products are delivered or a combination of both.

Certificate III
State ID: S0312P
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Volume Eyelash Extensions

Learn to apply Hybrid and 3D Volume eyelash extensions professionally.

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This short course will train students in how to make fans and apply 3d to 5d hybrid and volume lashes for added length and thickness of natural lashes. This course has been designed to meet the beauty industry demand for lash extensions to work in the industry. Students must have completed a classic lash course prior to enrolling, including the application, infill and removal of classic lash extensions. Please visit Eyelash Extensions for information on our classic lash course.

Students will learn the latest techniques and skills from qualified beauty trainers who are currently working in the beauty industry. This course requires fine hand and eye coordination and attention to detail.

Students will receive a Certificate of Participation on completion of this course.

Short course
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