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Lower Fees Local Skills courses

Get a nationally recognised and accredited qualification but pay only half-price course fees!

From tourism and hospitality to civil construction, cyber security to commercial cookery, aged care to engineering, electrical to heavy vehicle mechanical technology — to name just a few — there really is something here for everyone under the Lower fees, local skills program, and this is where the jobs are!

These qualifications are matched up with the skills employers are looking for, so you'll be job ready. And they're available from TAFE colleges and a selection of private training providers across WA — some are also available online. 

What's new?

In January 2020, the Lower fees, local skills program started with 34 half price course fees qualifications. On 2 July 2020, a further 39 half price course fees qualifications were announced in a broad range of industry areas. If you think you've seen the Lower fees, local skills courses already, take another look below!

What type of course are you looking for?
National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
CHC43015 AWM9 Ageing Support
Half price
Certificate IV Full Time
Mandurah
Rockingham
aged care, carer, aged ageing ageing support, individual support, AWM9, awm9, Education and Community Services, Aged Care, chc43015, coordinator, elderly

You will learn the practical skills and knowledge to plan, develop, implement and monitor programs and services for seniors. This course will teach you the skills to assess the needs of older people with complex circumstances and plan and conduct group and recreation programs for seniors. You will also learn how to monitor services, implement and monitor health and safety policies and procedures and organise an effective work environment. You you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

This qualification builds on the skills and knowledge you would have gained in Certificate III in Individual Support or Certificate III in Aged Care.

The units of study are more demanding and provide a deeper understanding of the issues concerning aged clients and service provision for this target group. Graduates will be able to enter the workforce as direct service providers in an agency that provides services to seniors.

Note:

  • Graduates aged 20 years and over are generally preferred for employment in this industry, and most employers will not employ minors. Therefore students under the age of 18 might not be able to meet the workplace assessment requirements of this qualification.
  • This Qualification is available via full-time study or flexible delivery. 
  • The flexible delivery is only currently available to students who are working in the industry and includes a support class once per week for two hours. Overall the course will require you to be in your workplace for at least 18 hours per week in addition to the time in class and the time you spend at home or the library completing assignments.  
  • This Qualification is delivered over one semester at Rockingham, but over two semesters at Mandurah.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

AUR30416 BAG3 Agricultural Mechanical Technology
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Thornlie
agricultural, mechanic, mechanical, bag3, aur30416, apprenticeship

Want to service tractors, harvestors and agricultural equipment?

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of agricultural machinery in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

AUR30316 BAD3 Automotive Electrical Technology
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Carlisle
Car, Automotive, electrical, j391, aur30312, Automotive Electrical, auto, bad3, aur30316, apprenticeship

Are you looking for a spark to ignite your automotive career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology you'll be ready for a career in the automotive electrical industry.

You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the automotive industry, including electric and electronic diagnosis and repair, vehicle wiring, overhauling alternators and starter motors, electronic drive systems, electric vehicle charging systems, and workplace safety and health.

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

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

AUR20416-AB03 AB03 Automotive Electrical Technology (Automotive Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Carlisle
Kwinana
Electrician, Car, electrical, auto, Automotive, installing, wiring lighting systems, security systems, electrical components, circuits, wiring diagrams, Automotive, aa25, aur20412, Automotive Electrical, abo3, ab03, aur20416

Are you revved up for a career giving cars their spark?

When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology (Automotive Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice automotive electrician.

You will have the following skills and knowledge to work effectively in the automotive industry:

  • installing
  • testing and repairing wiring and lighting systems
  • security systems
  • electrical components and circuits
  • read wiring diagrams and
  • workplace safety and health

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

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

AUR20516-AB06 AB06 Automotive Servicing Technology (Heavy Vehicle Servicing Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Kwinana
Thornlie
Mechanical, Vehicle, Servicing, Heavy, Road, Transport, plant, truck, bus, mechanic, aa28, aur20512, Automotive, Vehicle Servicing, bad1, abo6, ab06, aur20516,

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.

You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the heavy automotive industry, working on loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks and haul trucks, inspecting and servicing transmissions, steering, brakes, fuel injection systems, hydraulics, and batteries, troubleshooting basic faults, and workplace safety and health.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

AUR20516-AB05 AB05 Automotive Servicing Technology (Light Vehicle Servicing Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Carlisle
Kwinana
Mandurah
radiator, regulator, mechanics, mechanic, engine systems, maintaining devices, testing devices, measuring devices, maintaining tools, maintaining equipment, vehicle servicing, automotive servicing, Automotive, car, aa27, aur20512, TAFE13, auto, bad1, aur20516, abo5, ab05

Are you revved up for a career powering modern cars?

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

Units covered include:

  • servicing engine systems 
  • using and maintaining, testing and measuring devices 
  • using and maintaining tools and equipment 
  • workplace safety and much more

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

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CPC30111 D390 Bricklaying/Blocklaying
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham
Thornlie
Building, Bricklaying, construction, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, carpentry, d390, cpc30111, Building and Construction, Bricklaying and Blocklaying, apprenticeship, bricklayer, blocklayer, brick, block, layer

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.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to lay bricks for domestic, commercial, and public buildings; construct arches, columns, feature walls, steps, stairs, curved walls, and ornamental panels; interpret plans; and apply work health and safety requirements.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

52824WA-AB25 AB25 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Brick and Block Laying Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Mandurah
Rockingham
Thornlie
Bricklayer, Blocklaying, building, construction, build, brick, block, laying, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, brickie, aa32, 52443wa, Building and Construction, Bricklaying and Blocklaying, scaffolding, ab25, 52824wa, repairing walls, arches, foundations, partitions, interpreting plans, measuring, scaffolding, lateapp

Do you want an outdoor trades career with a chance of making great things?

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

You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the building industry: 

  • constructing and repairing walls, arches, foundations, and partitions 
  • interpreting plans 
  • measuring 
  • calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

52824WA-AB31 AB31 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Carpentry and Joinery Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Mandurah
Rockingham
Thornlie
Carpenter, Joiner, Carpentry, Joinery, building, construction, build, wood, timber, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, aa38, 52443wa, Building and Construction, Carpentry and Joinery (Furniture Trades), ab31, 52824wa, building industry, power tools, wall frames, installing flooring, interpreting plans, measuring, scaffolding

Could, should, wood! Nail a career in carpentry with this pre-apprenticeship 

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


You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the building industry, in accordance with current building practices.

The course delivers skills in:

  • manual and power tool use 
  • construction of wall frames 
  • installing flooring 
  • interpreting plans 
  • measuring 
  • calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

The Mandurah, Rockingham and Thornlie campuses offer world-class facilities and are equipped with the latest technology.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

52824WA-AB29 AB29 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Painting and Decorating Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Mandurah
Thornlie
Painting, Finishing, Decorating, Painter, building, construction, art, build, aa36, 52443wa, Building and Construction, Painting and Signcraft, paint, creative, interior design, decorator, decorating, ab29, 52824wa

Do you have an eye for colour and like to finish what others start?

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.

You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the building industry: 

  • painting techniques 
  • interpreting plans 
  • preparing surfaces 
  • measuring 
  • calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

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.

South Metropolitan TAFE's 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.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

52824WA-AB26 AB26 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Solid Plastering Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Rockingham
plastering, building, solid, aa33, 52443wa, Building and Construction, Solid Plastering, plaster, plasterer, ab26, 5284wa, building, finishing trade, plasterer's, brick, block, concrete, timber, metal, lateapp

Do you want a career in a trade that has everything covered?


Many trades in the building industry revolve around structural work that is essential but largely out of sight. But as a so-called finishing trade, a plasterer’s work is on display for everyone to see.

A plasterer’s task is to cover surfaces such as:

  • Brick 
  • block 
  • concrete 
  • timber and
  • metal

They cover these surfaces prior to painting to make interiors and exteriors aesthetically pleasing.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

52824WA-AB27 AB27 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Wall and Ceiling Lining Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Rockingham
aa34, 52443wa, Building and Construction, Wall and Ceiling Lining, wall, scaffolding, ceiling, ab27, 52824w, plasterboard, fixing battens, plastering compounds, interpreting plans, lateapp

Do you want a trade that others look up to?


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


You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the wall and ceiling industry: 

  • installing and fixing plasterboard sheets to walls and ceilings 
  • fixing battens 
  • mixing plastering compounds
  • interpreting plans 
  • measuring and calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

52824WA-AB28 AB28 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Wall and Floor Tiling Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Rockingham
Tiling, Floor, Wall, building, construction, build, tiler, aa35, 52443wa, Building and Construction, Floor and Wall Tiling, tile, ab28, 52824wa, ceramic, clay,slate, marble, glass tiles, interpreting plans, scaffolding, glass tile, lateapp

Do you have an eye for detail and want your work on show?

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

You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the tiling industry: 

  • laying ceramic, clay, slate, marble and glass tiles 
  • interpreting plans 
  • measuring and calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

BSB40215 AVV9 Business
Half price
Certificate IV Full Time
Part Time
Traineeship
Workplace
Bentley
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
Business, finance, administration, clerical, accounting, accountant, financial, secretary, secretarial, office, manage, management, reception, receptionist, bookkeeping, avv9, bsb40215, clerk, aw9, traineeship, parttime, lateapp

Do you want a career among tomorrow's business leaders?

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.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to manage customer needs and feedback, develop and promote products and services, and play a supporting role in the recruitment of staff. You will acquire valuable experience in making presentations to groups, working in effective teams, and with workplace health and safety.

Fulltime attendance is equivalent to two and a half days a week.

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.
   

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CPC32011 D409 Carpentry and Joinery
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Mandurah
Rockingham
Thornlie
Q000000, Q000003, Building, construction, wood, timber, carpenter, joiner, chippy, chippie, carpentry, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, d409, cpc32011, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Q000002, Carpentry and Joinery (Furniture Trades), apprenticeship

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.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to carry out a range of building and construction tasks; use basic carpentry tools, power tools, carpentry materials; construct a pitched roof, ceiling frame, wooden flooring; interpret plans; and apply work health and safety requirements.

RII30915 AZB0 Civil Construction
Half price
Certificate III Part Time
Traineeship
Workplace
Thornlie
civil, engineering, construction, azb0, rii30915, j667, rii30913, azbo,

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

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

Two different streams of this course are available at South Metropolitan TAFE, a "General" stream, and a "Pipe laying" stream.

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.

The courses cover topics such as:

  • Safety on the work site
  • Safe handling of materials
  • Plant and machinery operation
  • Excavation
  • Levelling
  • Reading plans
  • Earthworks
  • Communication
  • Locate and protect underground services.

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

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

SIT30816 AZU5 Commercial Cookery
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Full Time
Part Time
Bentley
Mandurah
Cookery, cooking, school, canteen, cook, kitchen, chef, Hospitality, Food, Beverage, Bar, Food, waiter, restaurant, kitchen, alcohol, j619, sit30813, TAFE13, Hospitality, Tourism, Events, AZU5, SIT30816, apprenticeship

Love food and want to become a chef?

When you complete the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery you will be able to work as a cook or chef in a range of kitchens.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in a commercial kitchen team and be able to plan, prepare and cook food. You'll produce dishes suitable for different cultural and dietary requirements and learn about cleaning, first aid, food safety programs, hygiene and workplace health and safety.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CHC32015 AWJ2 Community Services
Half price
Online
Certificate III Full Time
Part Time
Self Paced
Armadale
Bentley
Mandurah
Murdoch
Health, community, caring, support, care, carer, welfare, youth, aged, social, awj2, chc32015,awj2, chc32015, Education, directapp, online, lateapp

Do you want to make a difference for communities?

When you complete the Certificate III in Community Services you'll be on your way to a career as a youth worker, support worker, or family carer.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively and appropriately with individuals and groups in a variety of settings, gathering and providing information, advocacy and community development, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

You will also gain an understanding of mental health, alcohol, drug, and domestic violence services.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CHC42015 AWL8 Community Services
Half price
Online
Certificate IV Full Time
Part Time
Self Paced
Armadale
Bentley
Mandurah
Murdoch
Health, community, caring, support, care, carer, work, social, welfare, youth, awl8, chc42015, outreach, family, alcohol, drugs, directapp, online

Do you want to make a difference for communities?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Community Services Work you'll be on your way to a career as an outreach officer, welfare support worker, or case worker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the community services sector, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, responding to children at risk, assisting collective action, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CHC52015 AWM0 Community Services
Half price
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Diploma Full Time
Part Time
Self Paced
Armadale
Bentley
Mandurah
Murdoch
health, community, service, welfare, work, social, assist, care, youth, aged, awmo, awm0, chc52015, pastoral, drugs, alcohol, family, support, directapp, online, lateapp

Do you want to make a real difference?

When you complete the Diploma of Community Services you'll be on your way to a team leading career as a program coordinator, early intervention worker, or case manager.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the community services sector, developing and managing community programs, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, managing service delivery, developing policy and research, coordinating volunteers, developing and maintaining professional networks, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

The actual units studied and the associated fees may vary depending on the campus you apply for. 

 

New in 2020 – formalise your skills as a Community Services worker!

If you’re working in the community services industry, our new Bentley workshop-style course will allow you to gain this qualification after hours at Bentley campus. Use our Expression of Interest form get started.

AHC21016 BDF0 Conservation and Land Management
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Part Time
Mandurah
conservation, environment, science, land, horticulture, bush restoration, bush, restoration, natural resources management, land management, plants, nature, environment, horticulture, conservation, land, d460, ahc21010, Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment, Conservation and Land Management, ahc21016, bdf0, flora, fauna, planting, shrubs, propagation, wildlife habitat refuge, seeds, parttime

Are you looking for a career working in a sustainable, growing industry?

  • operating machinery
  • recognising flora and fauna
  • planting shrubs and trees 
  • organising propagation 
  • restoring and maintaining wildlife habitat refuges
  • treating weeds
  • safely handling chemicals
  • collecting seeds, and
  • implementing workplace safety and health measures.
     

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

22334VIC BCY61 Cyber Security
Half price
Certificate IV Full Time
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
cyber security, centre for IT excellence, training cyber security operations centre, TCSOC, security, security data analysis, network scripting, authentication, encryption, cyber attacks, information technology, STEM, 22334VIC, BCY61

Become the next generation cyber expert! 

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. 

Gain skills in:

  • cyber security concepts
  • authentication and encryption
  • network scripting
  • professional ethics 
  • security data analysis

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

Fantastic news!

Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) is now officially open. This new facility 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, 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

 

Full-time attendance is equivalent to three days a week. 

 

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CHC43115 AWJ3 Disability
Half price
Certificate IV Full Time
Rockingham
AWJ3, Disability, carer, disability support officer, residential support officer, Education and Community Services, Disability Services, support, local coordinator, awj3, CHC43115

Please note that this course is currently only available to students who are working in the industry. This formal qualification provides the skills and knowledge to empower people with disability to achieve greater levels of independence.

Before you apply for entry to this course please read the essential information:

  • This is a 'flexible delivery' course, with one support class once per week for three hours.
  • This course is recommended for students with Certificate III in Individual Support.
  • Full-time students who are not in suitable employment will need to complete an equivalent work placement.
  • As a student you will also have additional costs associated with your study eg: you will need to obtain a National Police Clearance, and you will need to pay for stationery, printing and other materials required for your assignments.
  • You will also need to use a computer and the internet for assignment preparation. Computers are available for student use at the college library.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CHC30113 J587 Early Childhood Education and Care
Half price
Certificate III Full Time
Part Time
Self Paced
Traineeship
Workplace
Armadale
Mandurah
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
Health, community, caring, support, care, child, children, teacher, aides, assistants, playgroup, childcare, childrens, children's, j587, chc30113, Education, kids, traineeship, directapp, parttime, lateapp

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.

When completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will:

  • Learn to interact and foster the development of young children
  • Work within legal requirements
  • Ensure children's health and safety is prioritised
  • Work with children of different backgrounds and cultures
  • Provide support to children in different child care environments
  • Undertake work placement to apply the practical skills and knowledge you have learned

Students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check before attending work placement.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CHC50113 J594 Early Childhood Education and Care
Half price
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Diploma Full Time
Part Time
Self Paced
Traineeship
Workplace
Armadale
Rockingham
Thornlie
Health, community, caring, support, care, child, children, care, service, teacher, aides, assistants, playgroup, childcare, childrens, children's, j594, chc50113, Education, kids, directapp

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.

This diploma will provide you with the skills and knowledge to lead a team in an Education and Care Service, provide care and meet the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of infants and young children in various care settings. You will learn about ethical work practices and legal requirements of the industry. You'll also gain advanced skills in care routines, working with families, observing and recording children's behaviour, working with culturally diverse clients and managing safety in the workplace. You will work closely with children from different backgrounds and cultures and provide care and support for them in various child care situations.

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

Students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check before attending work placement.

UEE22011-AA41 AA41 Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Mandurah
Rockingham
Thornlie
Electrical, Electrician, electronics, build, building, wb60, aa41, uee22011, Building and Construction, Electrical and Electrotechnology, sparky, instrumentation, electrical servicing, construction industry, power tools, interpret drawings, electronic measurements, solder components

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.

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to:

  • work effectively in the construction industry
  • use hand and power tools
  • interpret drawings
  • take electrical and electronic measurements
  • solder components
  • workplace health and safety
       

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

UEE30811 A123 Electrotechnology Electrician
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham
Thornlie
T000000, T000001, electrical, electrotechnology, electronics, engineering, pc, computer, a123, uee30811, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000009, Electrical and Electrotechnology, electrician, sparky, license, apprenticeship

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).

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in the construction industry, installing low voltage wiring, switchgear and appliances, arrange and connect circuits, troubleshoot and problem solve apparatus and circuits, using hand and power tools, interpreting drawings, taking electrical and electronic measurements, and workplace health and safety.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM20105-AA50 AA50 Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Mandurah
Rockingham
Thornlie
Fabrication, Welding, Metal, engineering, Metal Fabrication, aa50, mem20105, Engineering and Mining, Fabrication, defence, trade, technologies

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 andspecialised workshop areas. 

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM20105-AA49 AA49 Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Mandurah
Rockingham
Thornlie
Fitting, Machining, Toolmaking, Metals, engineering, Mechanical Fitting, aa49, mem20105, Engineering and Mining, Fabrication, fitter, machinist, defence, defence trades

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.

 

Gain these skills:

  • make machines, parts, and tools
  • work with pumps and hydraulics
  • use workshop machines
  • utilise hand and power tools
  • measuring & technical drawing
  • workplace health and safety

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.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM20105-AA47 AA47 Engineering (Mechanical Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Carlisle
wc25, mem20105, AA47, Engineering and Mining, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, refrigeration, air conditioning, air con, measuring, technical drawing, electrical wiring, premier centre for refrigeration

Are you ready for an in-demand career helping others keep their cool?

When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll greatly improve your chance of getting a refrigeration and air conditioning apprenticeship.

You will gain skills and knowledge equivalent to the first stage of the refrigeration and air conditioning apprenticeship including: 

  • using relevant tools 
  • measuring 
  • technical drawing 
  • electrical wiring and
  • workplace health and safety

South Metropolitan TAFE's refrigeration and air conditioning facility is Western Australia's premier centre for refrigeration, air conditioning, and associated studies. The purpose-built facility is among the best in the southern hemisphere.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM20105-AA48 AA48 Engineering (Mechanical-Plant Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Thornlie
Mechanical, Vehicle, Servicing, Heavy, Road, Transport, plant, truck, bus, mechanic, aa48, mem20105, Engineering and Mining, Process Plant Operations/Technology, plant mechanic, heavy vehicle, loaders, bulldozer, dump truck, haul truck, servicing transmission, steering, brakes, fuel injection, hydraulics, batteries

Are you geared up for a big career working with the big gear?

When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical - Plant Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in a heavy vehicle or plant mechanic apprentice.

You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the heavy automotive industry working on: 

  • loaders 
  • bulldozers, dump trucks and haul trucks 
  • inspecting and servicing transmissions 
  • steering 
  • brakes
  • fuel injection systems
  • hydraulics and batteries
  • troubleshooting basic faults and
  • workplace safety and health

Learn in our specialised campuses!

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

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM30305-WT76 WT76 Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy Yg)
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Naval Base
metal, fabrication, engineering, casting, moulding, wt76, mem30305, defence, Metal Fabrication, apprenticeship

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

Looking to gain the skills and knowledge required to work in the engineering fabrication industry? When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy YG) you'll be looking at a trades career as a boilermaker, welder, or fabricator in industries such as mining or construction. 

Gain these skills:

  • create and work with metal fabrications
  • use workshop machines
  • use hand and power tools, metal, gas, flux core, tungsten
  • arc welding
  • thermal cutting
  • measuring
  • technical drawing
  • workplace health and safety.
       

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM30305-WT77 WT77 Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH)
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Naval Base
Thornlie
metal, fabrication, engineering, casting, moulding, wt77, mem30305, Defence, Metal Fabrication, forging, welding, arc, apprenticeship

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

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH) you'll be looking at a trades career as a boilermaker, welder, or fabricator in industries such as mining or construction. Develop practical knowledge and gain hands-on skills in fabrication and welding, using industry standard technologies and techniques. 

Gain these skills:

  • create and work with metal fabrications
  • use workshop machines
  • use hand and power tools
  • metal, gas, flux core, tungsten
  • arc welding 
  • thermal cutting
  • measuring 
  • technical drawing
  • workplace health and safety

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.

MEM30305-WT78 WT78 Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light Yc)
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Thornlie
metal, fabrication, engineering, sheet metal, sheetmetal, light, wt78, mem30305, Building and Construction, Metal Fabrication, apprenticeship

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 & power tools 
  • Sheet and plate assembly 
  • Thermal cutting, Tungsten arc welding, Silver soldering & Gas Metal Arc Welding 
  • Sketching and drawing interpretation  
  • Problem solving, error detection and correction
  • Advanced fabrication and job presentation skills 

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM30305-AB53 AB53 Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Marine)
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham

Need a bigger boat?

Marine fabricators use aluminium, stainless steel, fabricated metal, composite materials and other products to build boats and other marine vessels. They cut, shape, join and repair the metal components that make up the hulls, frames and other structures of boats. These structures may include fuel tanks, boarding ladders and platforms, rails, canopy bows and a range of smaller or specialty customised fittings.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM30305-WA86 WA86 Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Surface Finishing)
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Carlisle
apprenticeship, MEM30305, WA86, engineering, fabrication, trade, surface finishing, defence,

Gain options to work in the surface preparation and coating industry in areas such as oil and gas, marine, plant construction and maintenance, defence and site maintenance.

This qualification covers surface preparation, including blasting and high pressure jetting, protective coating applications, welding and surface testing.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM30305-WT91 WT91 Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Welding Yf)
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Naval Base
apprenticeship, MEM30305, WT91, engineering, fabrication, welding, yf,

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

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy Yf) you'll be looking at a trades career as a boilermaker, welder, or fabricator.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to create and work with metal fabrications, using workshop machines, hand and power tools, metal, gas, flux core, tungsten, arc welding, thermal cutting, measuring, technical drawing, and workplace health and safety.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM31215 AWG6 Engineering - Industrial Electrician
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Munster
Electrician, electrical, instrumentation, industrial, engineering, U000000, U000001, U000006, apprenticeship

South Metropolitan TAFE’s Australian Centre for Energy and Process Training (ACEPT) has developed this course in collaboration with the oil, gas and resources industry to meet demand for skilled workers in industrial electrotechnology. Our training and assessment strategies ensure the industry has the best talent available. We are also the only provider that runs this course in Australia.

Students will be taught the analytical, technical and practical skills required to become a competent electrical technician ready for the complex processes and systems encountered in industrial environments. They will learn how to select, set-up, install, test, commission, fault-find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in oil/gas installations, process plants and mine sites. On completion, graduates will be eligible to apply for an unrestricted electrical licence from Energy Safety/Department of Commerce, enabling them to work as an electrician.

Gain these skills:

  • Development, analysis and fault finding of electromagnetic circuits, DC circuits, and single and three phase AC electrical circuits
  • Interpretation and development of electrical process control drawings, diagrams and schedules
  • Operation, control, protection and fault finding of DC motors, synchronous AC motors and asynchronous AC motors (single and three phase AC)
  • Operation, testing and fault finding single and three phase transformers
  • Installing and testing/verifying non-domestic and domestic electrical installations to comply with regulatory requirements
  • Selection of cables and circuit protection devices for non-domestic and domestic electrical installations
  • Design, operation and connection of control circuits used in industrial installations
  • Commissioning and decommissioning of low voltage and high voltage equipment and installations
  • Operation, programming and maintenance of programmable controllers
  • Operation, control and maintenance of electrical generation equipment

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM30205 WT84 Engineering - Mechanical Trade
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Workplace
Rockingham
apprenticeship, engineering, mechanical, fitter, first class, machinist, MEM30205, WT84

This course will cover theoretical and practical aspects of the manufacture, repair and replacement of engineering components for a variety of machinery. Learn to design and manufacture modifications and gain skills in the maintenance of plant and equipment, shipping machinery and power stations. Our teachers will help you develop the ability to work effectively and safely using specialist tools and equipment.

Gain these skills:

  • mechanical fitting, assembly and manufacture
  • installation and modification of machinery
  • testing and fault finding machine tools
  • maintenance and service of equipment, machinery and tools

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM30205-AB54 AB54 Engineering - Mechanical Trade (First Class Machinist)
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham
machine, machinist, first class, mechanical, engineering, maintenance, power station, plant, equipment, assembly, manufacturing, CNC, boring,

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

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM30205-WT83 WT83 Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB)
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham
metal, fabrication, engineering, fitting, machining, fitter, machinist, wt83, mem30205, Engineering and Mining, apprenticeship

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.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to make machines, parts, and tools, work with pumps and hydraulics, using workshop machines, hand and power tools, mills and lathes, arc welding, measuring, technical drawing, and workplace health and safety.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM30205-AB63 AB63 Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Marine Fitter)
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham
apprenticeship, engineering, mechanical, fitter, marine, MEM30205, AB63

Like boats and hands on work?

Marine fitters assemble and maintain the structural and mechanical parts of boats, ships and even submarines.  They may be based on board, but most are port based.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM30205-WT86 WT86 Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA)
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham
U000000, U000003, metal, fabrication, engineering, fitting, machining, fitter, machinist, wt86, mem30205, TAFE13, U000000, Engineering and Mining, Process Plant Operations/Technology, D000000, D000001, p000017, apprenticeship

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 machinist metal, mechanical fitter, metal plater or plant mechanic in industries such as mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to work with pumps and hydraulics, pneumatic systems, mechanical drives and transmissions, using workshop machines, hand and power tools, arc welding, thermal cutting, measuring, technical drawing, and workplace health and safety.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM30205-WT90 WT90 Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Plant Mechanic ZG/Z)
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Thornlie
Mechanical, Vehicle, Servicing, Heavy, Road, Transport, plant, truck, bus, mechanic, wt90, mem30205, Engineering and Mining, Process Plant Operations/Technology, heavy plant, apprenticeship

Are you looking for a spark to ignite your career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Plant Mechanic ZG/Z) you'll be ready for a career in the heavy plant industry.

You will have the broad range of skills and knowledge to work effectively in the industry, including diagnosing and repairing drivelines, drive assemblies, engines, suspension, brakes, hydraulics, pneumatic systems, steering, wiring and circuits, controlling systems, and workplace safety and health.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM30205-WT38 WT38 Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Refrigeration/Air Conditioning)
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Carlisle
Refrigeration, Airconditioning, Engineering, air conditioning, wt38, mem30205, Engineering and Mining, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, air con, apprenticeship

Are you looking for a trade that brings comfort into the home?

When you complete this Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Refrigeration/Air Conditioning) you'll be on your way to becoming a fully qualified and licensed Refrigeration and Air Conditioning tradesperson.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the refrigeration industry, installing, repairing and maintaining refrigeration and air conditioning systems, testing and troubleshooting circuits, repairing and assembling electronic components, handling refrigerants, and workplace health and safety.

South Metropolitan TAFE's refrigeration and air conditioning facility is Western Australia's premier centre for refrigeration, air conditioning, and associated studies. The purpose-built facility is among the best in the southern hemisphere.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

SIT30516 AZV9 Events
Half price
Certificate III Full Time
Fremantle
Mandurah
Hospitality, events, management, j434, sit30612, Tourism, azv9, sit30516, lateapp

Do you want an eventful career?

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

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

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

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

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

AUR31116 BAF2 Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Thornlie
automotive, heavy, plant, mechanic, diesel, road transport, heavy commercial, j842, aur31114, Automotive, Vehicle Servicing, baf2, aur31116, apprenticeship

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.

You will have the broad range of skills and knowledge to work effectively in the industry, including diagnosing and repairing drivelines, drive assemblies, engines, suspension, brakes, hydraulics, pneumatic systems, steering, wiring and circuits, welding, thermal cutting, and workplace safety and health.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

AHC20416 BDE6 Horticulture
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Part Time
Mandurah
Murdoch
Horticulture, garden, plant, nursery, turf, land, conservation, landscaping, landscape, plant nursery, gardening, plants, nature, environment, horticulture, conservation, land, d454, ahc20410, Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment, Horticulture and Conservation, bde6, ahc20416, entry level, landscape management, soil, propagating, parttime, lateapp

Are you looking for a career among the trees?

If you are passionate about the environment and sustainable practices, launch your horticulture career by completing this entry-level qualification. Horticulture is one of the fastest growing industries in Australia with the sector playing an important role in delivering economic, social and environmental value. 

On completion of this course you will gain horticulture skills and knowledge in the following:

  • plant identification and care
  • improving soil conditions
  • operating machinery and equipment
  • landscape management
  • propagating
  • pruning and fertilising
  • maintaining gardens and nurseries, and
  • workplace safety and health.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

AHC30716 BDF1 Horticulture
Half price
Certificate III Full Time
Part Time
Traineeship
Murdoch
Horticulture, garden, plant, nursery, turf, land, conservation, landscaping, landscape, plant nursery, gardening, plants, nature, environment, land, d473, ahc30710, Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment, Horticulture and Conservation, bdf1, ahc30716, traineeship, gardener, landscaper, parttime

Are you looking for a career among the trees?

When you complete the Certificate III in Horticulture you will be ready for a career working with plants as school or council gardener, groundskeeper, or self-employed landscaper.

On completion of this qualification, you will have gained the following skills and knowledge to work effectively in the horticulture industry:

  • implement propagation plans
  • control weeds, pests, and diseases
  • safely prepare, store, and apply chemicals
  • install irrigation
  • create plant displays
  • plant identification and nutrition, and
  • workplace safety and health.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

SIT30616 AZT7 Hospitality
Half price
Certificate III Full Time
Part Time
Traineeship
Workplace
Bentley
Mandurah
Hospitality, Food, Beverage, Bar, Food, waiter, restaurant, kitchen, alcohol, j618, sit30713, Tourism and Events, events, hotel, wine, assistant, function, azt7, sit30616, traineeship, lateapp

Do you want a career that could take you all over the world?

When you complete the Certificate III in Hospitality you will be able to work anywhere as a bar attendant, barista, waiter, housekeeper, or gaming attendant.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the hospitality industry and be able to serve alcohol responsibly, make espresso coffee, serve food, provide excellent customer service, comply with hygiene standards and workplace health and safety.

This qualification is offered at our Bentley and Mandurah campus in semester 1 and 2. 

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

BSB41015 AVT3 Human Resources
Half price
Certificate IV Full Time
Part Time
Traineeship
Workplace
Murdoch
Rockingham
Business, finance, administration, clerical, accounting, accountant, financial, office, manage, management, marketing, human, resources, avt3, bsb41015, parttime

Are you ready to pick the best person for the job?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Human Resources you are setting yourself up for a career in building productive businesses with the most capable staff; as a human resource officer, recruitment assistant or in human resources development.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to recruit the best staff and develop staff potential.

You will also acquire valuable experience in making presentations to groups, leading effective teams, and workplace health and safety.

Full-time attendance is equivalent to two and a half days a week.

Completion of the Certificate IV in Human Resources opens up a range of further study options, including specialist business diplomas, and it may assist in entry to university.
   

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CHC33015-AA66 AA66 Individual Support (Ageing)
Half price
Certificate III Part Time
Self Paced
Thornlie
Health, community, caring, support, care, aged, elderly, senior, external, external study, online study, awk6, chc33015, Education and Community Services, Community Services, aged care, AA66, directapp, online

Are you ready for a lifelong career helping those who have lived a long life?

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) you'll be on your way to a career as an aged care assistant.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the aged care industry, caring for the elderly, enabling them to maintain independence, understanding and supporting people with dementia, safety procedures, ethical behaviour, infection control, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CHC33015-AB71 AB71 Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)
Half price
Certificate III Full Time
Mandurah
Rockingham
Thornlie
disability, aged care, ageing, home care, community services, individual, support, caring, elderly, dementia, community support,

Caring in the home and community

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support you'll be on your way to a career as an aged care assistant.  

This course specialises in providing home and community support services and also supports relationships with carers and families.   

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the aged care industry, caring for the elderly, enabling them to maintain independence, understanding and supporting people with dementia, safety procedures, ethical behaviour, infection control, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.

See our Community Services Facebook page @communityservices Opens in a new window.

 

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CHC33015-AA67 AA67 Individual Support (Disability)
Half price
Certificate III Full Time
Part Time
Self Paced
Mandurah
Rockingham
Thornlie
Health, community, caring, support, care, aged, elderly, senior, external, external study, online, online study, awk6, chc33015, Education and Community Services, Community Services, aged care, AA67, disability, directapp, online, lateapp

Are you ready for a lifelong career helping others?

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) you'll be on your way to a career in disability support.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the disability support industry, caring, enabling them to maintain independence, understanding and supporting people with disabilities.

See our Community Services Facebook page @communityservices.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

ICT40418 BEH0 Information Technology Networking
Half price
Certificate IV Full Time
Part Time
Traineeship
Workplace
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
networking, information technology, IT, network, virtual machines, wireless technologies, cloud, network security, desktop, technical documentation, tech, computers, systems

Network your way to success 

Looking for an IT career with high job prospects? Gain career enhancing knowledge and hands-on practical skills with the Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking.  

Gain these skills:

  • install and configure business networks  
  • virtual machines implementation 
  • wireless technologies
  • server administration 
  • cyber and network security 
  • deployment resources to PC Desktops
  • writing technical documentation

Full-time attendance is equivalent to four days a week. This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

Dual qualification: this course is offered as a dual qualification with ICT40118 Certificate IV in Information Technology which saves time, effort and money. Ask for details on how two awards may be achieved in one semester. 

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

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.

Fantastic news!

Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) is now officially open. This new facility 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
   

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

52841WA-AB64 AB64 Introduction to Aged Care (Aged Care Pre-traineeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Thornlie
AGED CARE, CARER, CARE FOR ELDERY, OLD PEOPLES HOME, CARE FOR ELDERLY,

Introduction to Aged Care

The Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care (Pre-Traineeship) will provide you with the basic industry specific skills and knowledge for the aged care sector or a traineeship within the Community Services sector at the Certificate III level.

The program will give you a taster of working in the industry, help you confirm if the career is right for you, and increase your chances of continuing onto further study or employment within the industry. This is 3 month course run in Thornlie that includes 100 hours work placement at an Opal Aged Care facility.  OPAL_PORTRAITtransparent.png

Aged Care is a highly rewarding career helping Australia’s elderly people live fuller and more independent lives.  

Pre-entry evaluation and an interview with our lecturers will take place prior to enrolment to ensure that you can successfully undertake the qualification, including an assessment of your language literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.

Use the course inquiry form below to apply/express your interest in this program.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

52840WA-AB65 AB65 Introduction to Disability Care (Disability Care Pre-traineeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Thornlie

Introduction to Disability

The Certificate II in Introduction to Disability Care (Pre-Traineeship) will provide you with the basic industry specific skills and knowledge for the disability sector or a traineeship within the Community Services sector at the Certificate III level.

This will provide you with a taster of the disability industry to see if the career is right for you, and increase your chances of continuing onto further study or paid employment within the industry.

Working in disability services offers challenges but the rewards are personally fulfilling. Your work can directly enhance lifestyle, promote independence and empowerment and encourage people with disabilities to participate in community activities.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

SIT20416 AZW7 Kitchen Operations
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Mandurah
J429, COOK, CHEF, COOKING, COMMERCIAL, COOKERY, PATISSERIE, PASTRY, FOOD, PREPARATION, HYGIENE, HOSPITALITY, BEVERAGE, Tourism, Events, sit20312, azw7, sit20416, lateapp

Get your hospitality career started

In this qualification you'll learn basic food preparation and cookery skills, which you'll be able to perform under direct supervision.

This qualification does not reflect the skills required by commercial cooks (please see the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery).

After completing this course you'll be able to work in kitchen operations in restaurants, hotels, catering facilities, clubs, pubs, cafes, coffee shops, aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons and schools. You may be in charge of preparing breakfast, fast food, non-alcoholic drinks, sandwiches, appetisers, salads and hot/cold desserts. Job roles: breakfast cook, catering assistant, fast food cook, sandwich hand and take-away cook.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MSL30118 BDV6 Laboratory Skills
Half price
Certificate III Full Time
Part Time
Murdoch
Laboratory, science, Lab, pathology, analysis, w735, Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment, Laboratory Operations, MSL30109, azr9, msl30116, msl30118, bdv6, traineeship, parttime

Are you a budding scientist?

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

On completion of this qualification you will gain practical skills in collecting and preparing samples, as well as carrying out, measuring and recording the results of experiments. This qualification will give you skills in maintaining and working in a laboratory in the physical, chemical, biological and life sciences.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MSL40118 BDV3 Laboratory Techniques
Half price
Certificate IV Full Time
Part Time
Murdoch
Laboratory, science, Lab, pathology, analysis, TAFE13, Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment, Laboratory Operations, w736, MSL40109, azs7, msl40116, bdv3, msl40118, parttime

Build on your Certificate III in Laboratory Skills with units in quality control, performance of instrumental and non-instrumental tests, standardisation and use of solutions. This qualification will give you the skills to work as a technical assistant, technician or instrument operator.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

AUR30616 BAE6 Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Carlisle
Kwinana
automotive, car, mechanic, j394, aur30612, Vehicle Servicing, auto, bae6, aur30616, apprenticeship

Are you looking to rev up your automotive career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology you'll be ready for a career in the automotive servicing industry.

You will have the broad range of skills and knowledge to work effectively in the automotive industry, including diagnosis and repair, braking systems, transmissions, servicing, suspension, and workplace safety and health.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CHC43315 AWK8 Mental Health
Half price
Online
Certificate IV Full Time
Part Time
Self Paced
Armadale
Health, community, caring, support, care, carer, mental, welfare, support, awk8, chc43315, Education and Community Services, Community Services, directapp, online

Are you ready for a career giving support to a common illness?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Mental Health you'll be on your way to a career as a mental health support worker, community support worker, or case worker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the mental health sector, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, working with carers, early intervention strategies, working with people at risk of homelessness and suicide, supporting the recovery process, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

This course has a minimum age requirement of 25 years old to be eligible to enter the course, as we are unlikely to be able to secure work placements for anyone under 25 years old.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

AUR31216 BAD7 Mobile Plant Technology
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Thornlie
automotive, heavy, plant, mechanic, j400, aur31212, Engineering and Mining, Process Plant Operations/Technology, apprenticeship, engineering, mobile plant, bad7, aur31216,

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.

You will have the broad range of skills and knowledge to work effectively in the industry, including diagnosing and repairing drivelines, drive assemblies, engines, torque converters, suspension, brakes, hydraulics, pneumatic systems, steering, wiring and circuits, welding, thermal cutting, and workplace safety and health.

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

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

HLT54115 AYZ3 Nursing
Half price
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Diploma Full Time
Murdoch
nursing, enrolled nursing, nurse practitioner, emergency nurse, perioperative nurse, health, health care, assessment, J108, Health, Beauty and Fitness, Enrolled Nursing, HLT51612, AYZ3, HLT54115

Future proof your career by joining one of the most in demand professions- nursing!

As an enrolled nurse you can make a difference in a range of health care settings including hospitals, health clinics, community organisations or residential care. 

You will train in our simulated hospital ward with state-of-the-art medical equipment.  This Diploma will teach you how to be an Enrolled nurse by providing skills and knowledge in human biology, chemistry, medical terminology, medicines and how to deal with a range of people from different backgrounds.

You'll gain skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices and on completion you will be able to:

  • Assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing
  • Understand anatomy and physiology
  • Understand and implement infection control
  • Provide nursing care for the client
  • Understand legal and ethical parameters
  • Promote positive health
  • Understand health issues of Indigenous Australians
  • Contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the clients

On completion of the Diploma of Nursing you can gain employment in the health industry. 

Entry to the Diploma of Nursing is very competitive. It is recommended that you discuss your application with a career development adviser. As part of an application for this course you will be required to sit and pass a 2 hour test on literacy and numeracy.

Core Skills Required

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CPC30611 D395 Painting and Decorating
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Thornlie
Q000000, Q000006, Building, painting, art, d395, cpc30611, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Painting and Signcraft, interior design, apprenticeship, paint, feature, creative, decorating, decorator, colour

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.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work with all manner of painting and decorating materials, prepare and protect surfaces, colour match, interpret plans, and apply Work Health and Safety requirements.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CPC32413 J787 Plumbing
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham
T000000, T000004, Plumbing, Gasfitting, Plumber, building, construction, gas, CPC32411, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000012, Plumbing and Gas, j787, apprenticeship

Does your career pipe dream involve real pipes?

When you complete the Certificate III in Plumbing you'll be looking at an in demand (and possibly lucrative) career as a plumber, or gasfitter.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, how to safely install, alter, and repair pipe work services and appliances to suit domestic, commercial and industrial needs, cold and hot water supply, gas supply, sewage, waste and rainwater disposal, how to install and repair roofing, gutters and drain pipes, and how to make buildings waterproof, and workplace health and safety.

South Metropolitan TAFE is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries, with purpose-built workshops, up-to-date equipment, and lecturers who maintain close links with industry.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

52700WA-AA40 AA40 Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Rockingham
Plumbing, Gasfitting, Plumber, building, construction, gas, aa40, 52700wa, Building and Construction, Plumbing and Gas, gasfitter, roof plumber, power tools, oxy-acetylene, arc weld, sheet metal

Does your career dream involve plumbing?

When you complete the Certificate II in Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice plumber, roof plumber, or gasfitter.

You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry:

  • use hand and power tools 
  • oxy-acetylene and arc weld
  • read plans
  • calculate quantities
  • cut and join sheet metal
  • work safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

South Metropolitan TAFE is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries, with purpose-built workshops, up-to-date equipment, and lecturers who maintain close links with industry.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

52831WA BCY91 Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies
Half price
Certificate IV Full Time
Part Time
Bentley
Murdoch
Rockingham
Nursing, nurse, bridging, health, science, community, 3728, 52689wa, Health, Beauty and Fitness, Enrolled Nursing, BCY91, 52831WA, directapp, parttime

Are you ready for a life-saving and caring career?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies you'll be a step closer to a career as an enrolled nurse.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to ease comfortably into studying nursing. You will learn about anatomy, physiology, and microbiology, medical terminology, applied mathematics, physics and chemistry, as well as study skills.

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

Study to suit busy lifestyles

Nursing study can be very competitive and finding time to study can be a challenge when you need to work, but we have found a way for you to do both with our part-time night courses at Bentley and Rockingham campuses. Our part time options involve a blended delivery mix of online study and face-to-face at campus in our nursing facilities. Express your interest.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

BSB51415 AVW5 Project Management
Half price
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Diploma Full Time
Thornlie
Business, finance, administration, clerical, accounting, accountant, financial, office, manage, management, bookkeeping, marketing, project, project scope, project quality, milestones, Microsoft project, avw5, bsb51415, Business and Finance, project management, parttime

Are you ready for a career that would see you managing the big things?

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.

You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and skills to manage projects from start to finish, applying scope management, time management, quality management, cost management, risk management, and information and communication techniques.

You will acquire valuable experience in integrating projects, managing people, and managing operational plans.

Full time attendance is equivalent to two and a half days a week.

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.

Students should have a significant work history to better relate to the course content.

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

 

 

BSB41515 AVR2 Project Management Practice
Half price
Certificate IV Full Time
Thornlie
Business, finance, administration, clerical, accounting, accountant, financial, office, manage, management, project management, marketing, project, avr2, bsb41515, Business and Finance, Management, parttime, lateapp

Are you ready for a career that could see you managing just about anything?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice you will be looking at a career in a growth area, as a contract officer, project administrator, quality officer or risk management professional.

You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and skills to plan and manage projects from start to finish, applying scope management, time management, quality management, cost management, risk management, and information and communication techniques.

You will acquire valuable experience in making presentations to groups, and working in effective teams.

Full-time attendance is equivalent to two days a week.

Completion of the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice opens up a range of further study options, including specialist business diplomas, and it may assist in entry to university.

It is suggested that students have an appropriate work history in order to relate to the course content.
   

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

HLT52015 AWI6 Remedial Massage
Half price
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Diploma Full Time
Murdoch
health, massage, masseur, AWI6, therapist, sports, remedial, Therapy, aw16, hlt52015, masseur

Want a hands-on career?

Remedial massage therapists are in demand thanks to an increased trend for multi-disciplinary health care.

Our Diploma of Remedial Massage students learn from industry experts who are passionate about the body, healing and awakening students’ interest in the musculoskeletal system and treatment options to improve clients’ health and wellbeing.

You will train in a student massage clinic to meet the 200 hours of clinical supervised practice, which is located in the Murdoch health precinct next to Fiona Stanley and St John of God Hospitals.

You will learn several different types of massage including:

  • deep tissue
  • trigger point
  • manual lymph drainage
  • myofascial
  • PNF
  • pre and post-natal pregnancy massage
  • specialised treatments for people with chronic health disease.

You will also have the opportunity to participate in elite sporting events such as HBF Fun Run to apply sports massage treatments. Once you graduate you can work with clients presenting with soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance or restrictions in range of motion. You will also learn specialised pregnancy massage so you can perform safe and accredited pre and post-natal massage. 

On completion you will be eligible to apply for all private health care provider numbers (including Medibank) through nationally accredited massage associations. 

See our Hair, Beauty and Massage Student Clinics Facebook page @hbmstudentclinics

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CPC32612 J493 Roof Plumbing
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham
Q000000, Q000003, T000000, T000004, metal, Plumbing, Gasfitting, Plumber, building, construction, gas, j493, cpc32612,, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000012, Plumbing and Gas, apprenticeship

Do you want a trades career working outdoors with a view?

When you complete the Certificate III in Roof Plumbing you will be ready for a career as a roof plumber.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the roof plumbing and services industry, using hand and power tools, cutting and joining sheet metal, arc welding, installing roof components, interpreting plans, measuring, calculating the right amount of materials for the job, working with scaffolding safely at heights, and workplace health and safety.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CPC31011 D399 Solid Plastering
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Full Time
Rockingham
Q000000, Q000001, Building, construction, plasterer, plastering, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, d399, cpc31011, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Q000014, Solid Plastering, apprenticeship

Do you want a career in a trade that has everything covered?

When you complete the Certificate III in Solid Plastering you will be ready for a certified trade career as a solid plasterer.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to finish floors, walls and ceilings in gypsum and Portland cement plasters; construct decorative mouldings, textured finishes, and ornamental restorations; interpret plans; and apply WHS requirements.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

SIT30116 AZV7 Tourism
Half price
Certificate III Full Time
Fremantle
Mandurah
TOUR, INFORMATION, BOOKING, AGENT, TOURIST, BUREAU, BROCHURES, J432, Hospitality, Tourism, travel, events, sit30112, azv7, sit30116, lateapp

Want to work in the exciting and diverse tourism industry?

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

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

Work could be undertaken in an office environment where the planning of tourism products and services takes place, in the field where tourism products are delivered or a combination of both. Job roles: attraction or theme park attendant, booking agent, cellar door salesperson, guide in a winery, guide and salesperson in an indigenous cultural centre, inbound tour coordinator, museum attendant, operations consultant or reservation sales agent for a tour operator, sales consultant, senior ride operator in an attraction or theme park, and visitor information officer.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CPC31211 D401 Wall and Ceiling Lining
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham
Q000000, Q000001, building, construction, plasterer, plastering, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, d401, cpc31211, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000016, Wall and Ceiling Lining, ceiling, apprenticeship

Do you want to build a lifetime career that others will look up to?

When you complete the Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining you will be ready for a certified trade career as a wall and ceiling liner.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to fix plasterboard sheets to walls and ceilings; mix plastering compounds; install suspended ceilings; construct bulkheads; interpret plans; and apply WHS requirements.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CHC40413 J592 Youth Work
Half price
Online
Certificate IV Full Time
Part Time
Self Paced
Traineeship
Workplace
Armadale
Mandurah
Murdoch
Health, community, caring, support, care, carer, youth, young, people, social, study, j592, chc40413, directapp, online

Do you want to make a lifelong difference at the start of life?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Youth Work you'll be on your way to a career as a youth worker, youth support worker, or case worker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the youth sector, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, working with youth at risk, assisting collective action, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

This course follows on from the CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services and can be achieved within 1 semester. If you have completed the CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services course you may wish to complete the additional units in this qualification to specialise in youth work.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CHC50413 J597 Youth Work
Half price
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Diploma Part Time
Self Paced
Armadale
Health, community, caring, support, care, carer, youth, young, social, welfare, external, external study, j597, chc50413, Community Services, directapp, online

Do you want to make a lifelong difference at the start of life?

When you complete the Diploma of Youth Work you'll be on your way to a team leading career as a youth worker, youth officer, or case worker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the youth sector, developing and managing youth programs, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, working with youth at risk, assisting collective action, developing and maintaining professional networks, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

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