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Thornlie

Thornlie, the largest campus of South Metropolitan TAFE, is approximately 18km from the CBD to the south east.

The campus has specialised workshops, and offers courses in the areas of community services, engineering, business, fabrication, heavy duty mechanical, information technology and building and construction.

Thornlie has over 20 specialist computing laboratories, a fully equipped gymnasium for health and fitness training, and access to modern heavy vehicles. It also features an on-campus business simulator, specialised in medical business training, Koora-Marr Centre aboriginal cultural space and is an Adult Migrant English Program campus. 

Facilities

Thornlie 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
Block 9  

Opening hours
Mondays to Thursdays - 8am to 4pm

Visit the library website

The Thornlie cafeteria is open Monday to Friday with hours posted at the door. A pool table is available for the enjoyment of students.

The campus is also within easy walking distance to Centro Maddington Shopping Centre with over 80 retailers.

Vending machines are available on site for drinks and snacks.

Thornlie 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 campus also hosts the Koora-Marr Centre for Aboriginal Learning, which aims to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders at TAFE.

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

Parking 
Thornlie campus has parking available for students with parking permits at the rear of the campus. Car parks can be accessed Monday to Thursday between 7:30am and 10pm and Friday between 7:30am and 5pm during term. Security guards patrol both car parks regularly during these periods and hoon behaviour will not be tolerated. Parking signs prohibiting parking on any ring road or on lawn areas will be enforced by the City of Gosnells Rangers who will issue infringement notices.   

Public transport
Thornlie campus enjoys bus stops on Burslem Drive connecting Thornlie campus with the train station and with bus services to Perth. Visit Transperth's Journey Planner, using South Metropolitan TAFE Thornlie 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
Burslem Drive, Thornlie WA 6108
T: 1800 001 001
E: info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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Thornlie

Address

Burslem Drive
Thornlie WA 6108
Australia

Courses at this campus

Use the filter below to view courses at Thornlie campus.

National ID: FNS50217
State ID: BDP8
Industry Business and Finance
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Accounting

Unlock the key to a successful accounting career with our Diploma of Accounting. Learn advanced techniques and gain hands-on experience for corporate and growing companies.


Acquire the specific accounting techniques that will become the tools of your trade. The Diploma of Accounting will build on your knowledge gained at the Certificate IV level, and will prepare you for accounting positions within larger corporate organisations and growing companies. You will gain a more detailed understanding of day-to-day accounting work through practical training in operational activities.

Completion of the Diploma of Accounting, with passes in prescribed taxation units, satisfies some of the academic requirements for registration as a tax agent with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB).

Diploma
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: ICT20120
State ID: BGJ3
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Certificate II in Applied Digital Technologies

Launch your career in information technology, or be ready for employment using a range of technologies.


Begin your IT career pathway and enhance your employability skills.

The Certificate II in Applied Digital Technologies will give you the foundation skills to either seek general employment or commence your further study in IT. Learn the basics of using and maintaining software, hardware, systems, digital media and social media.

Higher level studies are strongly recommended to reach career growth and lucrative roles.

Specialist facilities on-campus

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

 

Certificate II
National ID: AUM20218
State ID: AB70
Industry Automotive

Certificate II in Automotive Manufacturing Production - Bus, Truck and Trailer (Vehicle Body Building Pre-apprenticeship)

Learn the skills and knowledge to prepare for a bus, truck and trailer vehicle body building apprenticeship.

Delivered at:


Are you revved up for a body building career?

When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Manufacturing Production - Bus, Truck and Trailer (Vehicle Body Building Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice vehicle body builder.

 

Certificate II
National ID: AUM30218
State ID: BEE4
Industry Automotive

Certificate III in Automotive Manufacturing Technical Operations - Bus, Truck and Trailer

Learn the skills and knowledge to prepare for a career in the automotive manufacturing industry (bus, truck and trailer) sector. Learn how to prepare materials for fabrication, mechanical cutting operations and welding.  

Delivered at:


Build your career in vehicle construction and repair

Vehicle construction and repair is a diverse trade requiring a broad range of skills. Vehicle Construction and Repair workers manufacture, modify and repair a wide range of purpose built heavy and light commercial vehicle bodies, trailers, chassis and components. These include buses, vans, tipping bodies, cabs, semi trailers, mining vehicles, heavy haulage, light vehicles, tankers, recovery vehicles and personnel carriers.

Trades people in this industry use a vast variety of materials such as steel, aluminium, sheet metal, plastic, fiberglass, wood, rubber, glass and box sections and channel. They will weld (gas metal arc and electric arc welding) fit, bolt, rivet and glue these materials as well as install axles, suspension, brakes, wheels, hydraulic, pneumatic, lighting and electrical systems as required. You will also learn to contribute to workplace relationships and processes, provide customer service and participate in improving workplace productivity.

Certificate III
National ID: AUR20520
State ID: AC34
Industry Automotive
Half price^

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

Learn the skills to prepare for a heavy vehicle or plant mechanic apprenticeship. Learn how to work on loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks and haul trucks. 

Delivered at:


Are you geared up for a big career working with big gears?

When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (Heavy Vehicle Servicing Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice heavy vehicle or plant mechanic.

Certificate II
National ID: CPC33020
State ID: BGD8
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Bricklaying and Blocklaying

Gain the trade knowledge and skills to lay bricks as a bricklayer or blocklayer


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

When you complete the Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying you will be ready for a certified trade career as a bricklayer or blocklayer.

    Learn in specialised facilities

    South Metropolitan TAFE's Thornlie and Rockingham 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: CPC50220
    State ID: BGE4
    Industry Building and Construction
    Half price^

    Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

    Up-skill in the building industry by learning how to manage a construction site or become a registered building practitioner. 

    Delivered at:


    Do you want to build a career from the foundations up to the ridge flashing?

    When you complete the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) you will be ready for a career as a construction site manager, or (with additional experience) registered building practitioner.

    This course covers the academic requirement for registration as a builder with Building Services Board.

    Diploma
    National ID: 52893WA
    State ID: AD06
    Industry Building and Construction
    Half price^

    Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Brick and Block Laying Pre-apprenticeship)

    Gain the skills to work in the building industry and become an apprentice bricklayer/blocklayer.

    Delivered at:


    Want to build the blocks for your career in construction? This pre-apprenticeship will equip you with the skills employers are looking for in an apprentice bricklayer/blocklayer.

    Bricklaying is an important and in-demand trade, being vital to the construction industry as the foundation for residential and commercial developments. In this course you’ll learn how to use bricklaying tools and equipment to construct and repair brick and block walls. 

    Complete this course to give yourself the best chance of getting an apprenticeship and a head start in an outdoors trade such as bricklaying, carpentry or labouring. 

    Learn in specialist facilities

    The Mandurah, Rockingham and Thornlie campuses feature modern workshops with tools and equipment you will find on any work site. Students complete this pre-apprenticeship in an environment that reflects current industry practices and simulates a real-life workplace. 

    Certificate II
    National ID: 52893WA
    State ID: AD12
    Industry Building and Construction
    Half price^

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

    Gain the skills to work in the building industry and become an apprentice carpenter and joiner.

    Delivered at:


    Do you have a keen interest in woodwork or the building industry and a passion for the perfect finish of a job? Complete this pre-apprenticeship and you’ll gain the skills that employers are searching for in an Apprentice Carpenter and Joiner.  

    Carpentry is fundamental to the construction industry and one of the most in-demand trades. A carpenter specialises in working with wood, metal and other materials to assemble, install and repair foundations.

    Working both outdoors and indoors, the career of a carpenter can bring you a diverse range of jobs and there’s various specialities to choose from - you can see your work come to life in real houses and buildings, adding your own creative flair. 

    The skills of the carpenter are needed for the foundations and walls of our houses, through to the construction of offices, restaurants and retail developments, as well as on projects such as mining operations. This pre-apprenticeship will give you a taste of what it’s like to be a carpenter and put the foundations in place for your future.

    Learn in specialist facilities

    The Mandurah, Rockingham and Thornlie campuses feature modern workshops with tools and equipment you will find on any work site. Students complete this pre-apprenticeship in an environment that reflects current industry practices and simulates a real-life workplace. The timber workshops include multiple lathes and saws for large scale construction. 

    Certificate II
    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.


    When you complete this Certificate II in Building and Construction pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice painter and decorator.

    Painting and decorating is known as the finishing trade, encompassing both residential and commercial areas. It can include new constructions as well as restoring historically significant buildings.

    Learn in specialist facilities

    Thornlie 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: 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: BSB40120
    State ID: BFR1
    Industry Business and Finance
    Half price^

    Certificate IV in Business

    Gain the business skills to manage offices in the corporate world as an office manager, business planner and customer service.


    When you complete the Certificate IV in Business you will have a practical foundation to take you into a number of business and corporate careers: office management, start-up business planning and marketing, and customer service.

    Completion of the Certificate IV in 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: 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: BSB40120
    State ID: AC49
    Industry Business and Finance
    Half price^

    Certificate IV in Business (Administration)

    Gain the business skills to manage customers in office management or business administration.


    When you complete the Certificate IV in Business Administration you will be set for a career with expanding possibilities: in office management, or business administration.

    If you choose to enrol in the additional unit BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding you may also be eligible for the BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business.

    Completion of the Certificate IV in Business (Business Administration) 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: 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: MSF31113
    State ID: J739
    Industry Building and Construction
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Cabinet Making

    Gain the skills to work in the furnishing industry as a furniture maker or cabinet maker.

    Delivered at:


    Do you want a trades career making cherished chairs and loved lounges, solid shelves and custom cabinets?

    When you complete the Certificate III in Cabinet Making you'll be ready for a career as a furniture maker or cabinet maker.

    Gain these skills:

    • use hand and power tools
    • operate industrial machinery
    • CNC processing centres
    • produce angled and curved furniture
    • apply decorative surfaces
    • select timber
    • prepare surfaces
    • interpret plans
    • measuring
    • calculating the right amount of materials for the job
    • workplace health and safety

    Learn in specialised facilities

    South Metropolitan TAFE's Thornlie Campus offers 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: 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: RII30920
    State ID: AD00
    Industry Building and Construction
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Civil Construction (Civil Construction General)

    Gain the skills to become a mobile plant operator, bridge construction worker, pipe layer or road construction worker.

    Delivered at:


    Are you looking for a career in construction using the largest tools?

    When you complete the Certificate III in Civil Construction (Civil Construction General) you'll be building a career as a mobile plant operator, bridge construction worker, pipe layer, or road construction worker.

    SM TAFE provides quality training that serves both employers and employees. Employers gain the benefits of skilled and accredited employees and the employee gains the knowledge, skill, confidence and a sense of pride when completing the qualification. Training for any required gap units can be scheduled to align with workplace operations and may be conducted at the employer’s place of business if required.

    All delivery is done off campus at clients' sites or specialised resourced locations in the metropolitan area.

    Certificate III
    National ID: RII30920
    State ID: AC99
    Industry Building and Construction
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Civil Construction (Pipe Laying)

    Gain the skills to become a mobile plant operator, bridge construction worker, pipe layer or road construction worker.

    Delivered at:


    Are you looking for a career in construction laying pipes?

    When you complete the Certificate III in Civil Construction (Pipe Laying) you'll be building a career as a mobile plant operator, bridge construction worker, pipe layer, or road construction worker.

    SM TAFE provides quality training that serves both employers and employees. Employers gain the benefits of skilled and accredited employees and the employee gains the knowledge, skill, confidence and a sense of pride when completing the qualification. Training for any required gap units can be scheduled to align with workplace operations and may be conducted at the employer’s place of business if required.

    All delivery is done off campus at clients' sites or specialised resourced locations in the metropolitan area.

    Certificate III
    National ID: RII40720
    State ID: AD19
    Industry Building and Construction
    Half price^

    Certificate IV in Civil Construction (Supervision)

    Gain the skills to supervise and manage civil construction staff and planning.

    Delivered at:


    Ready to build your career in civil construction?

    A career in civil construction allows you to design and build complex structures such as major roads, sewer networks, even stadiums. When you complete this course you will be qualified to work in a supervisory position in civil construction.

    Three different traineeship streams of this course are available at South Metropolitan TAFE, a "General" stream, an "Open Cut" and a "Stone" stream.

    Learn in specialised facilities

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

    Certificate IV
    National ID: UEE20520
    State ID: BFP7
    Industry Engineering and Mining

    Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair

    Explore a career in computers as a computer assembler and repairer.


    Looking for a practical computing course?

    When you complete the Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair you'll be flicking the switch on a career in computers as a computer assembler and repairer.

    Higher level studies are strongly recommended to enhance your employability skills.

    Dual qualification: you may choose to complete the Certificate II in Electronics in the same semester. Ask us about this exciting option.

    Certificate II
    National ID: UEE40120
    State ID: BFL8
    Industry Engineering and Mining
    Free in 2023

    Certificate IV in Computer Systems

    Become a computer systems technician.

    Delivered at:


    Are you ready for a technology career hardwired for success?

    When you complete the Certificate IV in Computer Systems you'll be well on your way to an exciting IT career. Gain skills that employers will value for a computer systems technician.

    By completing this course at South Metropolitan TAFE you'll also gain valuable skills to prepare for external Cisco CCNA certification.

    Dual qualification: a second qualification in Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications may be readily achieved as many units are common to both qualifications. Ask about this exciting option.

    Certificate IV
    National ID: UEE50120
    State ID: BFQ6
    Industry Engineering and Mining
    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

    Launch your career as an engineering associate, technical officer, or computer systems technician.

    Delivered at:


    Are you ready for a high end technology career?

    When you complete the Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering you'll be well on your way to a career as an engineering associate, technical officer, or computer systems technician.

    By completing this course at South Metropolitan TAFE you'll also gain valuable skills in Cisco CCNA and Cisco Wireless.

    Dual qualification: Students will have the opportunity to concurrently complete the Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering with this course as many units are common to both courses. Ask for more information.

    Diploma
    National ID: CUA20220
    State ID: BGT7
    Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

    Certificate II in Creative Industries

    An exciting ICT creative career pathway as a multimedia designer, web developer, or production assistant.

    Delivered at:


    Do you have a career dream to become a master of media or digital technology? Start your journey towards becoming a film, multimedia designer or web developer. 

    The course gives you a taste of the different fields of media such as film, digital technologies, multimedia, social media and digital design. Get an introduction to the world of media and digital, find out where your passion lies and pursue your career in creative industries.

    Be guided by our expert team of skilled lecturers and gain basic knowledge of how to work in various environments that include entertainment customer service such as camera operation and editing, staging, broadcasting production, lighting and screen and media. You’ll also build a starting knowledge of digital technology and multimedia, which is continuing to transform business around the world and has changed the way we live, work and play.

    You may work in almost any industry imaginable in a digital, multimedia or website focused role. Once you complete this course, if you continue your studies you could find yourself on a path to become a film-editor, digital and interactive content developer, or social media specialist. 

    Visit our IT Training Facebook page(opens in a new tab)  for more information on students work and events! 

    Study in specialised facilities

    Learn in our Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) which provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. 
    Practise your skills in a simulated real-life workplace environment, using cutting-edge technology to gain comprehensive knowledge of digital and multimedia systems and an understanding of operating production equipment. 
     

    Certificate II
    National ID: 22334VIC
    State ID: BCY61
    Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
    Free in 2023

    Certificate IV in Cyber Security

    Delve into the world of cyber security and become a trusted professional with our Certificate IV in Cyber Security. This is government funded cyber security course.


    Delve into the world of cyber security and become a trusted professional in a fast-growing industry. In a world where cyber attacks are constantly on the rise, there has never been a better time to gain in-demand skills that can set you up for a lucrative career in cyber security. 

    A capstone project in the last term of study consolidates skills gained and is applied to an industry scenario. This course leads to a job of the future with STEM skills highly prized in the protection of data.

    Specialist facilities on-campus

    Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) provides a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with ‘nodes’ at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.

    The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology and creative media. 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 IV
    State ID: AE820
    Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

    Digital Literacy Skill Set

    This skill set has been designed for individuals who wish to meet competency requirements for a broad range of digital literacy skills including the use of basic computing, web searching and basic applications software.

    Delivered at:


    This skill set has been designed for individuals who wish to meet competency requirements for a broad range of digital literacy skills including the use of basic computing, web searching and basic applications software.

     

    Skill set
    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: 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: CHC30121
    State ID: BGY3
    Industry Education and Community Services
    Free in 2023

    Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

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


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

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

    Certificate III
    National ID: CHC50121
    State ID: BGY6
    Industry Education and Community Services
    Free in 2023
    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: 09123P
    State ID: 09123P
    Industry Building and Construction

    Electrical Contractor Nominees WAE200

    Build on your current electrical studies with the Electrical Contractor Nominees

    Delivered at:


    Complete the full Electrical Contractors Course

    The full electrical contractors course includes both nominee and business components, the Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course and the Electrical Contractors Business Licence course.

    This Electrical Licensing Board-approved course provides theoretical and practical training and is designed to enhance participants’ existing skill sets. The program will not only build upon your current electrical trade studies, it will also improve and refresh your knowledge of:

    • statutory requirements (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
    • legislation and process (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
    • inspection and testing of electrical installation work (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence)
    • business task management and monitoring business operations (Electrical Contractors Licence)*

    The Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course consists of one mandatory unit. This unit is delivered via face to face learning with a post - delivery design assignment to be satisfactorily completed before a certificate is issued.

    • 09123P Electrical Contractor Nominees WAE200 (this course page)

    The Electrical Contractors Business Licence course consists of two mandatory units. These units are delivered by the colleges e-Learning Blackboard platform with the student attending the college after all online work is completed for face to face assessment.

    Dates

    The Nominee/In-house license units are delivered on campus across 5 full days on the dates listed in the study options section below. Prospective participants can enrol anytime in the business units in the courses above and have one year to complete the units.

    Short course
    National ID: UEE21920
    State ID: BFN1
    Industry Engineering and Mining

    Certificate II in Electronics

    Learn practical electronics skills in this highly sought after course.


    Looking for an electrifying career path?

    Flick on the switch to a new career in electronics! Get your foot in the door with the Certificate II in Electronics and discover an introduction to the world of electronics to gain knowledgeable and practical workshop skills. 

    This qualification will prepare you for higher level studies, which are strongly recommended to enhance your employability skills.

    Dual qualification: you may choose to complete the Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair, in the same semester. Ask us about this exciting option.

    Certificate II
    National ID: UEE40720
    State ID: BFP4
    Industry Engineering and Mining
    Free in 2023

    Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications

    Join the skillful and practical world of electronics as you become a technician.

    Delivered at:


    Are you ready for an electronics career helping others get the message?

    When you complete the Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications you'll be well on your way to a career as an electronic technician.

    This is a WA priority skills course so lower tuition fees apply and employment prospects are higher.

    Dual qualification: at the Thornlie campus a second qualification in Certificate IV in Computer Systems may be readily achieved as many units are common to both qualifications. Ask about this exciting option.

    Certificate IV
    National ID: UEE50520
    State ID: BFP5
    Industry Engineering and Mining
    Free in 2023
    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

    Progress towards a specialist career as an engineering associate, technical officer, or electronic systems technician.

    Delivered at:


    Are you ready to join the ranks of electronics professionals?

    Advance your career in electronics and communications with the Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering.  With this technical qualification, you will gain specialised knowledge and extensive skills across the electrical engineering field to progress towards a career as an engineering associate, technical officer, or electronic systems technician. Our purpose-built facility features advanced technologies and equipment to ensure students are learning in an industry-standard setting. 

    Dual qualification: At our Thornlie campus you will have the opportunity to concurrently complete Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering, as many of the units are common to both courses. Ask for more information.

    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.


    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: UEE30820
    State ID: BFN0
    Industry Building and Construction
    Industry Defence
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

    Launch your career as a licensed electrician.


    Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

    When you complete the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician you'll be looking at a career as a licensed electrician (additional requirements apply).

    Gain these skills

    • install low voltage wiring, switchgear and appliances
    • arrange and connect circuits
    • troubleshoot and problem solve apparatus and circuits
    • use hand and power tools
    • interpret drawings
    • take electrical and electronic measurements
    • workplace health and safety

    Learn in specialised facilities

    South Metropolitan TAFE's Thornlie Campus offers 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: 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: MEM40105
    State ID: WT47
    Industry Automotive
    Half price^

    Certificate IV in Engineering (Maintenance)

    Become a higher engineering or a special class engineering tradesperson in mechanical, electrical/electronic or fabrication trade disciplines.

    Delivered at:


    The Certificate IV in Engineering specifies the competencies required for employment as a Higher Engineering Tradesperson or a Special Class Engineering Tradesperson - Level II in mechanical, electrical/electronic or fabrication trade disciplines. The job role involves application of additional skills in the learner's trade or cross skills from other trades.

    Gain these skills

    • design, assembly, manufacture, installation, modification, testing, fault finding, commissioning, maintenance and service of equipment and machinery 
    • fabrication of structures and assemblies
    • manufacture of sheet metal work 
    • use of relevant machinery, equipment and joining techniques 
    • working with fluid power systems, stationary and mobile equipment, instruments and refrigeration
    • using computer controlled machine tools
    Certificate IV
    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: MEM30319
    State ID: AD62
    Industry Defence
    Industry Engineering and Mining
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Sheetmetal)

    Launch your trades career as a sheet metal worker or light metal fabricator in mining or construction.

    Delivered at:


    Are you looking for a career creating and repairing metal structures and products?

    When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light YC) you'll be looking at a trades career as a sheet metal worker or light metal fabricator in industries such as mining or construction.

    The course begins by establishing the foundation skills that are required to be a successful sheetmetal trades-person. Students undertake workshop and classroom projects to develop the skills required by a trades-person. 

    Gain these skills:

    • create and work with light metal fabrications 
    • use workshop machines, hand and power tools 
    • sheet and plate assembly 
    • thermal cutting, tungsten arc welding, silver soldering and gas metal arc welding 
    • sketching and drawing interpretation  
    • problem solving, error detection and correction
    • advanced fabrication and job presentation skills 
    Certificate III
    National ID: MEM30219
    State ID: AD57
    Industry Defence
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitting and Machining)

    Launch your trades career as a machinist, mechanical fitter, metal plater or plant mechanic in mining, automotive, or hydraulics.


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

    When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist ZB) you'll be looking at a trades career as a machinist metal, mechanical fitter, metal plater or plant mechanic in industries such as mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

    Gain these skills:

    • make machines, parts, and tools
    • work with pumps and hydraulics
    • use workshop machines, hand and power tools, mills and lathes
    • arc welding
    • measuring
    • technical drawing
    • workplace health and safety
    Certificate III
    National ID: MEM30219
    State ID: AD58
    Industry Defence
    Industry Engineering and Mining
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitting)

    Launch your trades career as a machinist, mechanical fitter, metal plater or plant mechanic in mining, automotive, or hydraulics.


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

    When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter ZA) you'll be looking at a trades career as a Mechanical Fitter, Hydraulic Fitter, Mobile Service Technician or a Marine Fitter in industries such as Mining, Defence, Oil & Gas and Manufacturing. 

    Gain these skills:

    • work with pumps and hydraulics systems 
    • work with pneumatic systems
    • work with mechanical drives and transmissions
    • use workshop machines
    • use hand and power tools
    • arc welding
    • thermal cutting
    • measuring using instruments
    • technical drawing
    • workplace health and safety
    • fitting of bearings, drive trains and couplings
    • Levelling and alignment of equipment. 
    Certificate III
    National ID: MEM30219
    State ID: AD56
    Industry Defence
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Machinist)

    Learn to machine, modify and gain skills in the maintenance of plant and equipment, machinery and power stations.


    This course will cover theoretical and practical aspects of machining of engineering components. Learn to machine, modify and gain skills in the maintenance of plant and equipment, machinery and power stations. Our lecturers will help you develop the ability to work effectively and safely using specialist tools and equipment.

    Gain these skills:

    • machining, assembly and manufacturing
    • CNC, precision grinding, horizontal boring and precision measurement
    • installation and modification of machinery
    • testing and fault finding of machinery
    • maintenance and service of equipment, machinery and tools
    Certificate III
    National ID: MSF20313
    State ID: AA45
    Industry Building and Construction

    Certificate II in Furniture Making (Cabinet Making/Furniture Making Pre-Apprenticeship)

    Become an apprentice furniture maker or cabinet maker.

    Delivered at:


    Do you want a trades career making cherished chairs and loved lounges?

    When you complete the Certificate II in Furniture Making (Cabinet Making/Furniture Making Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice furniture maker or cabinet maker.

    Cabinet makers work from plans or drawings to make home and office furniture, as well as make built-in cupboards and fixtures for new homes and shops. Furniture Making concentrates on the production of solid and free standing furniture.

    Learn in specialised facilities

    South Metropolitan TAFE's Thornlie Campus offers 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: 22472VIC
    State ID: BEH69
    Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies
    Online

    Certificate I in General Education for Adults

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


    Do you want to take control of your future?

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

    Gain these skills

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

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

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

    Express your interest

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

    Certificate II in General Education for Adults

    Make a fresh start with this general education course.


    Do you want to take control of your future?

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

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

    Express your interest

    Certificate II
    State ID: GAA36
    Industry Building and Construction
    Skill sets

    Grid Connect Design and Install Clean Energy Council skill set

    Register as a Clean Energy Council accredited designer or installer on completion of this course.

    Delivered at:


    The course runs for 5 consecutive days and contains theoretical and practical components and assessments. Over the five days students will cover the required Australian Standards and Clean Energy Council Guidelines for accredited Installers and Designers.

    On successful completion of units K125A and K135A a student may register as a Clean Energy Council accredited Grid Connect Designer. On successful completion of K125 and K148 a student may register as a Clean Energy Council accredited Installer. A student who completes all three units successfully may apply for accreditation as an accredited CEC Installer and Designer.

    Next dates for delivery

    • To be advised
    Skill set
    National ID: AUR31120
    State ID: BGA2
    Industry Automotive
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology

    Build a career in the heavy vehicle industry with this industry-relevant course.

    Delivered at:


    Are you looking for a spark to ignite a heavy career?

    When you complete the Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology you'll be ready for a career in the heavy vehicle industry.

    Certificate III
    National ID: CHC33015
    State ID: AB71
    Industry Education and Community Services
    Free in 2023

    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. This course specialises in providing in demand home and community support services and also supports relationships with, a wide range of people, including carers and families.   

    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: CHC33015
    State ID: AA67
    Industry Education and Community Services
    Free in 2023

    Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

    Complete this course and be on your way to a career in disability support.


    Do you have a passion for helping people and want to build a career around the commitment of supporting people with disability? This course will give you job ready skills to become a professional disability care worker.

    This is your chance to make a real difference in your role, supporting and empowering people with disability to reach their full potential and become more independent, whilst improving overall quality of life of your clients through your working relationship and supporting their participation in the community.

    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.

     

    Certificate III
    National ID: ICT30120
    State ID: BFF7
    Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
    Half price^

    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!

    @ITtrainingSMTAFE(opens in a new tab)

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

    Certificate III
    National ID: ICT40120
    State ID: BFF9
    Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
    Free in 2023

    Certificate IV in Information Technology

    Gain career enhancing knowledge and skills to support a wide range of information technology fields.


    Upskill quickly with this cutting-edge six-month IT course

    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 IV in Information Technology you will gain career enhancing knowledge and skills to support a wide range of growing information technology fields. You will be an attractive applicant for in-demand roles such as ICT systems support, web and database support, cloud administrator and Cyber Security analyst.

    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) at both the Thornlie and Rockingham campuses provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology and creative media. Available pathways are from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in networking, cyber security, systems support, cloud engineering and programming.

    Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) at Murdoch provides a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with ‘nodes’ at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.

    See our IT Training Facebook page!

    @ITtrainingSMTAFE(opens in a new tab)

    Certificate IV
    National ID: ICT50220
    State ID: AC20
    Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
    Free in 2023
    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking)

    Gain in-demand networking skills and acquire valuable experience in current industry standards with the Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking).

    Delivered at:


    Embark into the rewarding industry of IT networking

    Take a step towards an industry with great job prospects!  Gain in-demand networking skills and acquire valuable experience in current industry standards with the Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking).  

    All Diploma level studies include: cyber security awareness, working in teams, client management skills, and ethics and privacy.

    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

    Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) provides a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with ‘nodes’ at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.

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

    Diploma
    National ID: ICT50220
    State ID: AC21
    Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
    Free in 2023
    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Programming)

    Gain advanced knowledge and valuable experience in an industry- standard learning environment with the latest technology.

    Delivered at:


    Step into a software development career! 

    Go beyond programming and take a step towards a lasting career in software development. Gain advanced knowledge and valuable experience in an industry- standard learning environment with the latest technology.

    All Diploma level studies include: cyber security awareness, working in teams, client management skills, and ethics and privacy.

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

    This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

    With South Metro TAFE partnering with Oracle and Microsoft, we can ensure the latest software and technology is included in this course.

    Specialist facilities on-campus

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

    Diploma
    National ID: ICT30120
    State ID: AC12
    Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
    Half price^

    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: ICT40120
    State ID: AC17
    Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
    Free in 2023

    Certificate IV in Information Technology (Gaming Development)

    Delve into the creative world of gaming and gain career enhancing knowledge and game-related artificial intelligence.

    Delivered at:


    Launch into a future-proof IT career

    When you complete the Certificate IV in Information Technology (Gaming Development) you will gain career enhancing knowledge and skills to support a wide range of growing gaming development, virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR, 360) fields. Opportunities exist to engage in real life projects using industry standard software, skills, and knowledge.

    You will be an attractive applicant for roles growing in demand such as 3D modelling and animation, interactive media design and production, and user interface design.

    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

    Our Simulated Games Development Studio at the Thornlie campus provides a training environment designed to emulate professional industry working conditions and provide access to current industry-standard hardware and software. The simulated studio also provides students with opportunities to collaborate with other digital media students to create engaging interactive applications for a range of industries and platforms.

    See our IT Training Facebook page!

    @ITtrainingSMTAFE(opens in a new tab)

    Certificate IV
    National ID: ICT40120
    State ID: AC10
    Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
    Free in 2023

    Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking)

    Looking for an IT career with high job prospects? Gain career enhancing knowledge and hands-on practical skills.

    Study in a strong IT employability pathway

    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 IV in Information Technology (Networking) you will gain career enhancing knowledge and skills to support a wide range of growing networking, customer support and cloud related fields. Progressively move from IT service help desk to a career as a technology engineer where you build and optimise applications, systems and networks on site, in data centres and in the cloud.

    Study in specialist facilities

    The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) at both the Thornlie and Rockingham campuses provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology and creative media. Available pathways are from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in networking, cyber security, systems support, cloud engineering and programming.

    Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) at Murdoch provides a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with ‘nodes’ at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.

    See our IT Training Facebook page!

    @ITtrainingSMTAFE(opens in a new tab)

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

    Certificate IV
    National ID: ICT40120
    State ID: AC07
    Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
    Free in 2023

    Certificate IV in Information Technology (Programming)

    Develop career enhancing knowledge and in in-demand skills to design and develop computer programs and Apps with our programming courses.

    Program your IT career!

    Develop career enhancing knowledge and in in-demand skills to design and develop computer programs and Apps via the Certificate IV of Information Technology (Programming) specialisation. Information Technology is one of the fastest growing industries in the country.

    An individual with this specialisation could work as an assistant programmer in a team of software developers, or as a support programmer to senior programmers or systems analysts engaged in programming.

    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) at both the Thornlie and Rockingham campuses provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology and creative media. Available pathways are from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in networking, cyber security, systems support, cloud engineering and programming.

    Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) at Murdoch provides a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with ‘nodes’ at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.

    See our IT Training Facebook page!

    @ITtrainingSMTAFE(opens in a new tab)

    Certificate IV
    National ID: AUR31220
    State ID: AD83
    Industry Automotive
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology (Mobile Plant Equipment)

    When you complete this course you'll be ready for a career in the exciting mobile plant industry.

    Delivered at:


    Are you looking for a spark to ignite your career?

    When you complete the Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology you'll be ready for a career in the mobile plant industry.

    A post-trade crossover course is available to holders of an Automotive Trade utilising gap training and Recognition of Prior Learning.

    Certificate III
    National ID: CPC30620
    State ID: BGE5
    Industry Building and Construction
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Painting and Decorating

    Bring buildings to life with a Certificate III in Painting and Decorating and launch your certified trade career as a painter or decorator today.

    Delivered at:


    Do you want to apply the finishing touches and colours to bring buildings to life?

    When you complete the Certificate III in Painting and Decorating you will be ready for a certified trade career as a painter and decorator.

    Learn in specialised facilities

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

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

    Certificate III
    National ID: BSB50820
    State ID: BFT0
    Industry Business and Finance
    Half price^
    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    Diploma of Project Management

    Manage projects from start to finish with this industry-relevant diploma.

    Delivered at:


    When you complete the Diploma of Project Management you will be looking at a career as a contract coordinator, project manager, quality administrator or risk management professional.

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

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

    Diploma
    National ID: CUA31020
    State ID: BGT8
    Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

    Certificate III in Screen and Media

    Start your pathway towards a career as a web developer, multimedia designer or digital animator.


    Immerse yourself into the digital media industry

    The Certificate III in Screen and Media is the perfect foundation to make that break into the vibrant and exciting industry of digital media. Start your pathway towards a career as a web developer, social media specialist, or multimedia designer.  This is also a great way to improve your information and communications technology skills, to help make you more employable.

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

    The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology and creative media. 

    See our IT Training Facebook page

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    Certificate III
    National ID: CUA41220
    State ID: AC86
    Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

    Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Animation and Visual Effects)

    Build your skills towards a career as a multimedia designer or digital animator.

    Delivered at:


    Explore the vibrant world of digital media 

    Looking to advance your skills further and build up a digital media portfolio that will allow you to stand-out to prospective employers? When you complete the Certificate IV in Screen and Media at our state-of-the-art facilities you will develop in-demand skills to comfortably wield a wide range of digital technologies.

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

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

    Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

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

    Delivered at:


    Are you new to Australia?

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

    You will learn:

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

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

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

    Express your interest

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

    Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English for Further Study

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

    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: RII31619
    State ID: BFA4
    Industry Building and Construction
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Trenchless Technology

    Learn machine operation, reading plans, leveling, excavation and safety procedures in this hands-on traineeship.

    Delivered at:


    South Metropolitan TAFE provides quality training that serves both employers and employees. Employers gain the benefits of skilled and accredited employees and the employee gains the knowledge, skill, confidence and a sense of pride when completing the qualification. Training for any required gap units can be scheduled to align with workplace operations and may be conducted at the employer’s place of business if required.

    All delivery is done off campus at clients' sites or specialised resourced locations in the metro area.

    Certificate III
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