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Thanks to the feedback of  WA industries, businesses and employers, the free skill sets below match nationally recognised vocational training to the types of skills needed right now and for future jobs. 

If you're aged 15—24 years (not at school), receiving the JobSeeker or JobKeeper payment, receiving Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY or holding a pensioner concession card, Health Care Card or a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs, or an inmate at a custodial institution, you are eligible to enrol for free! Find out more.

 

 

What type of course are you looking for?
National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
AE149 AE149 Business Ready Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Armadale
Bentley
Murdoch
Rockingham
Business, Administration, receptionist, clerk, secretary, cert II business, BSB20115, SkillsReady

Get ready for a career in Business! 

This skill set is the perfect introduction to office administration, clerical work and reception work

You will learn to all aspects of customer service and management, organisation of daily work tasks, how to produce professional documents using relevant business technology and how to work effectively with colleagues in an office environment.  

Gain these skills: 

  • Deliver a service to customers 
  • Produce digital text documents 
  • Organise and complete daily work activities 
  • Use business technology 
  • Contribute to health and safety of self and others 
       

Next course dates:

This course has varied durations and days on-campus, starting on the below dates:

Armadale: Mondays 8.30am to 11.30am, Tuesdays 8.45am to 3.30pm and Fridays 8.15am to 11.30am for 8 weeks from 12 October

Bentley: Mondays 9.00am to 3.30am, Wednesdays 9.00am to 3.00pm for 8 weeks from 12 October

 

Help using our online application:

You will need to have the evidence requirements and relevant documents ready to upload with your application. See our guide for applying using our online system.   

   

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

AE161 AE161 COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Infection control
Online
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Mandurah
covid, covid-19, corona, coronavirus, aged care, elderly, direct care, personal care, community care

Get ready for an aged care career

Take advantage of skills shortages for new workers and for upskilling current workers in providing support for seniors and people with disabilities in an era of COVID-19.

To meet the State’s requirements associated with COVID-19 in the aged care and disability service sectors, as identified by employers and industry stakeholders, there is an urgent need to build skills in infection control. 

Three units have been hand-picked from the pre-traineeship qualification to give fast opportunities for job-seekers and current workers to apply real-world skills.

Do you suit the industry?

Successful graduates in aged care are able to use communication, teamwork, problem solving, initiative and planning skills to care for the needs of others. Some physical ability will be required to use equipment, carry loads, work on your feet and deal with bodily fluids. Find out more in our Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)  Informed Choices brochure.  

Study that leads to strong employment opportunities

This course is designed to introduce new workers to the aged care industry. We highly recommend further study to take advantage of high growth skills demand at the Certificate III level and beyond. All Certificate II and Certificate III qualifications in this study pathway attract government subsidy for tuition fees due to the Lower Fees, Local Skills initiative.

See our further study tab below to explore the study pathway courses and find out more about where this skill set could take you.   
   

Requirements of the course

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

online_CD.pngOnce enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and you will need to complete a literacy and numeracy quiz to show you can study the course online. Your study will involve accessing content online for 5 study modules, followed by a series of online quiz assessments to test your knowledge.

on-campus_CD.pngWhen you finish your online study, there is one day a week attendance for the duration of the course at campus for the remaining modules, plus a compulsory requirement to attend a practical demonstration and assessment session.

  

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

AE152 AE152 Commercial Kitchen Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Bentley
Mandurah
SkillsReady

Get a taste for working in a kitchen

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

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

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

Gain the skills to:

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

Next course dates:

This course is 5 weeks for two days a week on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Bentley: Fridays and Saturdays from 16 September or 7 October: Fridays 8am to 12pm, Saturdays 8am to 3.30pm

Mandurah: Wednesdays and Thursdays from 16 September or 4 November: Wednesdays 1pm to 8pm, Thursdays 1.30pm to 8pm

Requirements of the course

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

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

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

  

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

BSBSS00095 AE188 Cross-Sector Infection Control Skill Set
Free
Infection control
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Self Paced
Rockingham

Learn to control COVID-19 related infection for workers in all workplaces

In these unprecedented times, new regulations need infection control practices in all workplaces to protect workers from pandemic infection risk.

Gain these skills:

  • Introduction to Infection Control
  • Chain of Infection and Disease Transmission
  • Breaking the Chain of Infection
  • Contamination and Cleaning
  • Hazards, Risks, Responsibilities and Reporting

Maintain your ability to work safely and within government requirements; or, prepare your business for compliance by including your staff in training, raising their capability in ensuring the safety of staff and customers in your workplace.

 

Requirements of the course

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

online_CD.pngOnce enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and you will need to complete a literacy and numeracy quiz to show you can study the course online. Your study will involve accessing content online for 5 study modules, followed by a series of online quiz assessments to test your knowledge.

on-campus_CD.pngWhen you finish your online study, there is a compulsory requirement to attend a practical demonstration and assessment session.

 

Help using our online enrolment:

See our guide for enrolling using our online system
   

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

AE146 AE146 Customer Service Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Fremantle
Mandurah
customer service, quality, cultural needs, communication, soft skills, portable skills, infection control, SkillsReady

Get ready to delight customers

Gain the skills to create good relationships with customers, provide quality service and help a business to improve customer service levels.

You will learn to identify the unique, shared and cultural needs of customers; to communicate effectively with all customers; to process complaints according to business policies, and when to escalate to achieve customer satisfaction. 

This introductory course is an ideal start to a customer service career and includes learning infection control procedures, which will assist in managing front of house and reception office spaces.

Gain these skills:

  • Provide service to customers by using a range of verbal and non-verbal communication types and active listening
  • Presenting a professional image and acting according to organisational policy
  • Identifying customer needs and choosing the best way to handle their request
  • Problem solving conflict and complaint resolution
  • Identifying opportunities to improve customer service standards  
  • Show social and cultural sensitivity and adjust customer service response to assist people of different backgrounds 
  • Use infection control procedures to ensure the safety of customers  
       

Next course dates:

This course is 4 days (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays) on-campus, starting on the below dates:

Mandurah: Monday 10 August, 12 October, 9 November: 9am-3:30pm

Fremantle: Monday 27 July, 24 August, 21 September, 26 October and 23 November: 9am-3:30pm
   

Requirements of the course

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

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

on-campus_CD.pngFor the other modules of the course, you will need to attend campus to develop your skills in our service facilities.

  

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

CHCSS00114 AE116 Entry into Care Roles Skill Set
Free
Infection control
Online
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Mandurah
SkillsReady, Covid, direct care, entry, aged care, disability

Learn to care for others in an era of COVID-19 infection control

In these unprecedented times, new regulations need workers to manage infection control while in the direct care of others.

There is increased opportunity for new workers to pick up skills in direct care and progress to an entry level role.

Gain these skills:

  • Organise, provide and monitor support services for individualised plans 
  • Develop safe work practices when providing direct client care 
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures including handwashing
  • Ensure your own health and safety and the safety of others in your work environment

Requirements of the course

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

online_CD.pngOnce enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and you will need to complete a literacy and numeracy quiz to show you can study the course online. Your study will involve accessing content online for 3 study modules, followed by a series of online quiz assessments to test your knowledge.

on-campus_CD.pngWhen you finish your online study, there is one day a week attendance for the duration of the course at campus for the remaining modules, plus a compulsory requirement to attend a practical demonstration and assessment session.

 

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

AE153 AE153 Hospitality Service Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Full Time
Bentley
SkillsReady

Get ready to pour some variety into your career

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

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

You will learn the knowledge and skills to provide excellent customer service, make coffee, serve alcohol and food and comply with hygiene standards and workplace health and safety. 

Gain the skills to: 

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

Next course dates:

This course is 8 weeks for three days a week on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Bentley: Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays, 3.30pm to 5.30pm from 5 October. Class times will depend on your rostered shifts in the bistro and restaurant.
   

Requirements of the course

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

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

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

  

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

HLTSS00064 AE112 Infection control Skill Set
Free
Infection control
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Self Paced
Rockingham

Learn to control COVID-19 related infection for direct care workers

In these unprecedented times, new regulations need aged care and disability workers to manage infection control.

Skills can be applied to specific health and care industry needs such as direct client care, community care, community services, in-home care, disability care, and all work environments where you provide support and care to individuals or groups of people.

Gain these skills:

  • Introduction to Infection Control
  • Chain of Infection and Disease Transmission
  • Breaking the Chain of Infection
  • Contamination and Cleaning
  • Hazards, Risks, Responsibilities and Reporting

Maintain your ability to work safely and within government requirements; or, prepare your business for compliance by including your staff in training, raising their capability in ensuring the safety of staff and customers in your workplace.

Interested in retail, food handling or transport and logistics?

We have specific courses for selected industries, tailored to the infection control needs of those industries. Find out more by using the links to the other course pages below:

Requirements of the course

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

online_CD.pngOnce enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and you will need to complete a literacy and numeracy quiz to show you can study the course online. Your study will involve accessing content online for 5 study modules, followed by a series of online quiz assessments to test your knowledge.

on-campus_CD.pngWhen you finish your online study, there is a compulsory requirement to attend a practical demonstration and assessment session.

 

Help using our online enrolment:

See our guide for enrolling using our online system
   

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

HLTSS00066 AE115 Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling)
Free
Infection control
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Self Paced
Rockingham

Learn to control COVID-19 related infection in food handling

In these unprecedented times, new regulations need workers to manage infection control while providing food to the general public.

Skills can be applied to specific food handling industry needs such as using kitchens and packaging areas, front of house, staff rooms and offices, food stock deliveries and vehicles, equipment storage, and bathrooms and toilets. 

Gain these skills:

  • Introduction to Infection Control
  • Chain of Infection and Disease Transmission
  • Breaking the Chain of Infection
  • Contamination and Cleaning
  • Hazards, Risks, Responsibilities and Reporting

Maintain your ability to work safely and within government requirements; or, prepare your business for compliance by including your staff in training, raising their capability in ensuring the safety of staff and customers in your workplace.

Interested in non-food handling control skills?

We have specific courses for selected industries, tailored to the infection control needs of those industries. Find out more by using the links to the other course pages below:

Requirements of the course

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

online_CD.pngOnce enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and you will need to complete a literacy and numeracy quiz to show you can study the course online. Your study will involve accessing content online for 5 study modules, followed by a series of online quiz assessments to test your knowledge.

on-campus_CD.pngWhen you finish your online study, there is a compulsory requirement to attend a practical demonstration and assessment session.

 

Help using our online enrolment:

See our guide for enrolling using our online system.   

 

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

HLTSS00065 AE114 Infection control Skill Set (Retail)
Free
Infection control
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Self Paced
Rockingham

Learn to control COVID-19 related infection in retail

In these unprecedented times, new regulations need workers in retail businesses to manage infection control.

Skills can be applied to specific retail industry needs such as stand alone stores, strip shops, shopping centres, cinemas and game arcades, petrol stations and convenience stores, supermarkets, retail areas within beauty salons, hairdressing salons, barbers and sporting facilities including gyms, markets and museums and galleries.

Gain these skills:

  • Introduction to Infection Control
  • Chain of Infection and Disease Transmission
  • Breaking the Chain of Infection
  • Contamination and Cleaning
  • Hazards, Risks, Responsibilities and Reporting

Maintain your ability to work safely and within government requirements; or, prepare your business for compliance by including your staff in training, raising their capability in ensuring the safety of staff and customers in your workplace.

Interested in non-retail infection control skills?

We have specific courses for selected industries, tailored to the infection control needs of those industries. Find out more by using the links to the other course pages below:

Requirements of the course

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

online_CD.pngOnce enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and you will need to complete a literacy and numeracy quiz to show you can study the course online. Your study will involve accessing content online for 5 study modules, followed by a series of online quiz assessments to test your knowledge.

on-campus_CD.pngWhen you finish your online study, there is a compulsory requirement to attend a practical demonstration and assessment session.

 

Help for using our online enrolment:

See our guide for enrolling using our online system
   

 

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

HLTSS00067 AE113 Infection control Skill Set (Transport and Logistics)
Free
Infection control
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Self Paced
Rockingham

Learn to control COVID-19 related infection in transport and logistics

In these unprecedented times, new regulations need workers to manage infection control while in the supply chain of essential goods and services.

Skills can be applied to transport and logistics industry needs such as offices, depots, customer sites, roadside service areas, service centres, distribution centres, client workplaces, commercial buildings, residential buildings, vehicles including public transport vehicles, and yards and storage facilities.  

Gain these skills:

  • Introduction to Infection Control
  • Chain of Infection and Disease Transmission
  • Breaking the Chain of Infection
  • Contamination and Cleaning
  • Hazards, Risks, Responsibilities and Reporting

Maintain your ability to work safely and within government requirements; or, prepare your business for compliance by including your staff in training, raising their capability in ensuring the safety of staff and customers in your workplace.

Interested in non-transport and logistics infection control skills?

We have specific courses for selected industries, tailored to the infection control needs of those industries. Find out more by using the links to the other course pages below:

  • General skill set
  • Retail skill set
  • Food handling skill set
       

Requirements of the course

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

online_CD.pngOnce enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and you will need to complete a literacy and numeracy quiz to show you can study the course online. Your study will involve accessing content online for 5 study modules, followed by a series of online quiz assessments to test your knowledge.

on-campus_CD.pngWhen you finish your online study, there is a compulsory requirement to attend a practical demonstration and assessment session.

 

Help for using our online enrolment:

See our guide for enrolling using our online system
   
   

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

AE154 AE154 Introduction to Cybersecurity Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Mandurah
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
SkillsReady

Get ready to secure your digital footprint

Learn the skills to secure your digital footprint whether it be for a small business or your own personal devices. 

This skill set will give you an introduction to the world of IT in workplaces where routine cyber security practices are required.

You will learn basic skills in network security, WHS basics and cyber security awareness.

Gain these skills:

  • Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation
  • Secure a networked Personal Computer
       

Next course dates:

This course is currently undergoing delivery planning and information will be available on our website shortly. Check back later, or use the course enquiry form below to have our Client Contact Centre contact you with further information about the next course start, delivery locations and study modes.
  
   

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

AE148 AE148 Job Ready Basics Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Bentley
Mandurah
basic computer, technology, workplace, entry level, infection control, SkillsReady

Get ready for a start in the workforce

You will develop soft skills needed by employers to manage your own needs and work effectively with others. This introductory course also helps you begin working with technology and manage your own infection control, both skills that are sought by employers. 

This course is ideal for school leavers and those who are starting out on their career path. 

Gain these skills:

  • Taking care of health and wellbeing in the workplace
  • Personal development 
  • Basic computer use
  • Use infection control procedures to ensure the safety of customers 

Next course dates:

This course is 4 weeks for two days a week on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Bentley - Tuesdays 9am to 4pm and Wednesdays 9.30am to 2.30pm starting 13 October or 10 November 

    

Requirements of the course

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

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

on-campus_CD.pngFor the other modules of the course, you will need to attend campus to develop your skills in our classroom facilities.

  

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

AE157 AE157 Logistics and Warehousing Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Self Paced
Thornlie
SkillsReady

Get a career on the move and drive a forklift!  

Learn the skills to prepare for a career in warehousing, transport or logistics and get your forklift licence. 

This skill set will give you an introduction to working as store personnel, a forklift driver, or warehouse operator. 

You will learn how to operate and drive a forklift and carry out deliveries and shift materials safely. 

Gain the skills to: 

  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures  
  • Carry out delivery operations 
  • Shift materials safely using manual handling methods 
  • Operate a forklift (including the licence to operate a forklift truck) 
        

Requirements of the course:

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

online_CD.pngOnce enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and instructions for getting started studying this course online.

 

on-campus_CD.pngWhen you finish your online study, there is a compulsory requirement to attend a practical demonstration and assessment session.

 

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

AE150 AE150 Operating a Small Business Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Full Time
Thornlie
small business, business, cert III in business, BSB30115, SkillsReady

Get ready to turn your dream into a flourishing business!

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

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

Gain these skills: 

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

Next course dates:

Thornlie - Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays, starting 7 September ending Thursday 10 December


   

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

AE156 AE156 Provide Individual Support Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Rockingham
Aged care, Individual support, AE156, SkillsReady

Get ready for your caring career 

Learn the skills to provide support in a home or care setting. 

This skill set will give you an introduction to working in a range of community, residential and health-care settings. 

These skills can be applied to specific health and care industry needs such as direct client care, community care, community services, in-home care, disability care, and all work environments where you provide support and care to individuals or groups of people. 

Gain the skills to: 

  • Meet personal support needs 
  • Provide individualised support 
  • Follow basic food safety practices  
  • Assist clients with medication 
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care 
  • Conduct manual tasks safely 
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 
       

Requirements of the course

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

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

on-campus_CD.pngFor the other modules of the course, you will need to attend campus to develop your skills in our direct care facilities.

  

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

AE162 AE162 Work Safety in Construction Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Mandurah
Rockingham
Thornlie
construction, safety, wet trades, plumbing, levelling, worksite, hazardous materials, WHS, OHS, wh&s, oh&s, tools, equipment, signage, white card, plans, SkillsReady

Get ready for a safe construction career

Learn the skills to prepare for a career in construction and pick up your White Card along the way.

This skill set will give you an introduction to working in construction, teaching you safety and accuracy in planning for, setting up and beginning a construction project.  You will learn to use tools and equipment safely and the rules and procedures for safe work on site, plus you will work on a construction project, ready to add to your portfolio. 

This course is ideal as a start to a building and construction pathway, building the basic safety skills for wet trades, plumbing, carpentry and joinery.

Gain these skills:

  • Plan and prepare, set up and use levelling device and worksite clean-up
  • Identify and assess risks of work tasks, identify hazardous materials and other hazards on work sites, plan and prepare for safe work practices, apply safe work practice and follow emergency procedures
  • Plan and prepare tools, equipment, signage and barricades, calculate materials and ready them for use, apply environmental requirements
  • Determine component requirements and assembly sequence
  • Operate hand tools and use equipment safely
  • Quality checking construction outcomes against plans
  • Understanding work, health and safety of construction projects, worksites, PPE, communication and first aid procedures, safety symbols
       

Next course dates:

This course is 3 weeks for five days on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Mandurah: Mondays to Fridays from 7 September or 9 November: 8am-3:30pm

Rockingham: Mondays to Fridays from 10 August or 7 September, 12 October or 9 November: 8am-3:30pm

This course is 6 weeks for three days on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Thornlie: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 17 August: 8am-4pm


   

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

AE163 AE163 Work in Civil Construction Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Thornlie
construction, levelling, scaffolding, safety, ohs, whs, oh&s, wh&s, trench, concreting, rendering, SkillsReady

Get ready for a civil construction career

Learn the skills to prepare for a career in civil construction and pick up your White Card along the way.

This skill set will give you an introduction to working in civil construction, teaching you the foundations of safety, concreting and rendering, trench building and how to use scaffolding and plant and equipment. 

This course is ideal as a start to the civil construction industry with prospects in the building of major infrastructure such as roads and constructed waterways.

Gain these skills:

  • Work safely at heights
  • Apply work, health and safety requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Carry out simple concreting and rendering, and install trench support
  • Work safely on roofs, erect and dismantle scaffolding and operate elevated work platforms
  • Carry out levelling operations
  • Operate small plant and equipment 
        

Next course dates:

This course is 17 weeks for two days on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Thornlie: Mondays and Tuesdays from 3 August: 8am-4pm
   

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

AE155 AE155 Work in Community Care Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Mandurah
Murdoch
Community services, care, youth worker, support worker, Cert II community services, SkillsReady

Make a difference in the community 

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

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

Gain these skills: 

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

Next course dates:

Mandurah - Mondays and Tuesdays for 9 weeks starting 12 October
   

Requirements of the course

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

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

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


  
   

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

AE147 AE147 Work in Hospitality Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Bentley
hospitality, cafe, bar, service, drinks, food, RSA, responsible service of alcohol, infection control, SkillsReady

Get ready for hospitality 

Get a taste for working in hospitality and get your Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) permit.  

This skill set will prepare you for further hospitality training and will give you the ability to legally and responsibly serve alcohol, so you can apply for hospitality work at a licenced venue. You will learn the knowledge and skills to prepare you for further training and improve your employability skills.

Gain these skills:

  • Taking care of health and wellbeing in the workplace
  • Personal development 
  • Basic computer use
  • Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • Use infection control procedures to ensure the safety of customers 

Next course dates:

This course is 4 weeks for three days a week on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Bentley - Tuesdays 9am to 4pm, Wednesdays 9am to 4pm, Thursdays 12pm to 5pm starting 13 October or 10 November 

    

Requirements of the course

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

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

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

  

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

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