Conveniently located in Murdoch, near South street, students have access to a multitude of public transport options at Murdoch TAFE.
You will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of courses from animal studies, fitness, to laboratory work, or you can even study nursing at our purpose built facility.
Murdoch is home to WA’s only nationally accredited floristry training and also specialises in business and finance, community services, conservation and land management, arboriculture, childcare and landscaping just to name a few.
We also have a dedicated hair, beauty and massage student clinic, giving students a chance to operate in a 'real life' beauty clinic, hairdressing salon or remedial massage clinic and develop their practical skills under the guidance of qualified practitioners and lecturers. The clinic is open to the public and bookings can be made online.
If you need further support with your English or getting job-ready we have several foundation courses at Murdoch to improve your skills and prepare you for the workplace. Murdoch also delivers the Adult Migrant English Program.
Murdoch campus is home to advanced IT facilities and equipment for courses across computing, gaming and digital media. It is also home to our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC). This purpose-built facility is an integral part of cyber security training, providing students with a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring.
The Murdoch Student Garden Centre is a centre of excellence in horticulture and pivotal to student's learning for service delivery. As part of their studies, students propagate natives, herbs and some exotic plants which are then available for purchase as part of the Student Garden Centre Plant Sale, held twice a year.
We also have a pet grooming salon at our Murdoch campus for our students to gain hands-on experience. The clinic accepts bookings from the general public during the term on Thursdays 8am-4pm.
Murdoch 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
Mondays to Fridays - 8am to 4pm
Visit the library website
The cafeteria is open Monday to Friday from 7am to 3pm during term times with reduced hours during term breaks. A range of food and drink is provided.
Vending machines are available on site for drinks and snacks.
Students can access the Murdoch campus Student Zone from 7am until campus close. Students can make use of:
- comfy couches
- study nooks
- prayer area
- bank of student computers
- place to charge your devices and access student WiFi
- kitchenette with fridge and microwave, vending machines
Our dedicated hair, beauty and massage student clinic gives students a chance to operate in a 'real life' beauty clinic, hairdressing salon or remedial massage clinic and develop their practical skills under the guidance of qualified practitioners and lecturers. The clinic is open to the public and bookings can be made online.
To find out more, visit the Hair, Beauty and Massage Student Clinics page.
At the on-campus nursery and greenhouse, you can grab bargain plants at our plant sales, roughly twice a year with some pop-up sales. Horticulture students work throughout term to propagate a variety of natives, herbs, succulents and exotic plants, then prepare the nursery for retail sales and open to the general public for a short time each May and November.
To find out more, visit the Murdoch Student Garden Centre page.
We recommend all visitors to campuses take advantage of our Smart Travel information to ease congestion on and around our campuses.
Murdoch campus has parking available for students with parking permits surrounding the campus buildings, accessible via Murdoch Drive. Parking is limited and operates on a first come first served basis.
SM TAFE strongly recommends planning your journey and either arrive early or use public transport to access the campus to avoid disappointment. For more information visit our Smart Travel page, or for detailed parking information download the map from the Campus Map tab.
Murdoch campus is accessible via a ten-minute walk from Murdoch station and bus terminus and is also connected by a bus service direct from the station and stopping at the front of campus on Jennalup Street. Visit Transperth's Journey Planner, using South Metropolitan TAFE Murdoch campus as a landmark to plan your trip or collect a timetable from the Customer Service Centre on campus.