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These new job ready skill sets have been developed in consultation with businesses and employers to deliver fast track training that will get you skills ready for jobs in areas including hospitality, health care, retail, business, cyber security and construction... and many more.

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

Great news! Learning to operate a small business is free for everyone!

The Skills Ready course Operating a small business is 100% free for everyone thanks to the Skills Ready initiative.

What type of course are you looking for?
National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
AE137 AE137 Business Ready Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Armadale
Murdoch
Rockingham
Business, Administration, receptionist, clerk, secretary, cert II business, BSB20115, SkillsReady

Get ready for a career in Business! 

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

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

Gain these skills: 

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

Next course dates:

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

Armadale: Mondays 8.30am to 11.30am, Tuesdays 9am to 3.30pm and Fridays 8.30am to 11.30am for 8 weeks from 3 August

Murdoch: Wednesdays 9am to 12pm and Thursdays 1pm to 4pm from 12 August for 14 weeks

Rockingham: Mondays for 16 weeks from 10 August: 8.45am to 3.30pm
  

Due to high demand for this course, additional dates have now been added.

Armadale: Mondays 8.30am to 11.30am, Tuesdays 9am to 3.30pm and Fridays 8.30am to 11.30am for 8 weeks from 12 October

Rockingham: Wednesdays for 16 weeks from 12 August: 9am to 3.30pm
   

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

AE149 AE149 Business Ready Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Armadale
Murdoch
Rockingham
Business, Administration, receptionist, clerk, secretary, cert II business, BSB20115, SkillsReady

Get ready for a career in Business! 

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

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

Gain these skills: 

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

Next course dates:

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

Armadale: Mondays 8.30am to 11.30am, Tuesdays 9am to 3.30pm and Fridays 8.30am to 11.30am for 8 weeks from 3 August

Murdoch: Wednesdays 9am to 12pm and Thursdays 1pm to 4pm from 12 August for 14 weeks

Rockingham: Mondays for 16 weeks from 10 August: 8.45am to 3.30pm
  

Due to high demand for this course, additional dates have now been added.

Armadale: Mondays 8.30am to 11.30am, Tuesdays 9am to 3.30pm and Fridays 8.30am to 11.30am for 8 weeks from 12 October

Rockingham: Wednesdays for 16 weeks from 12 August: 9am to 3.30pm

   

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

AE140 AE140 Commercial Kitchen Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Bentley
Mandurah
SkillsReady

Get a taste for working in a kitchen

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

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

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

Gain the skills to:

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

Next course dates:

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

Bentley: Fridays and Saturdays from 18 September or 6 November: Fridays 8am to 12pm, Saturdays 8am to 4.30pm

Mandurah: Fridays and Saturdays from 18 September or 6 November: Fridays 8am to 12pm, Saturdays 8am to 4.30pm
   

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

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

Get a taste for working in a kitchen

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

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

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

Gain the skills to:

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

Next course dates:

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

Bentley: Fridays and Saturdays from 18 September or 6 November: Fridays 8am to 12pm, Saturdays 8am to 4.30pm

Mandurah: Fridays and Saturdays from 18 September or 6 November: Fridays 8am to 12pm, Saturdays 8am to 4.30pm

   

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

AE134 AE134 Customer Service Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Fremantle
Mandurah
customer service, quality, cultural needs, communication, soft skills, portable skills, infection control, SkillsReady

Get ready to delight customers

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

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

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

Gain these skills:

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

Next course dates:

This course is 5 days on-campus, starting on the below dates:

Mandurah: 10 August, 7 September, 12 October, 9 November: 9am-3:30pm

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

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

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

Get ready to delight customers

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

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

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

Gain these skills:

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

Next course dates:

This course is 5 days (Mon-Fri) on-campus, starting on the below dates:

Mandurah: Monday 10 August, 7 September, 12 October, 9 November: 9am-3:30pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gain these skills:

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

Requirements of the course

Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and you will need to complete literacy and numeracy quiz to show you can study the course online.

Your course study will involve accessing content online for 5 study modules, followed by a series of online quiz assessments to test your knowledge. 

When you finish your online study, there is a compulsory requirement to attend a practical demonstration and assessment session. The next fortnightly available dates are:

Mandurah:    Friday 31 July
   

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

AE141 AE141 Hospitality Service Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Full Time
Bentley
SkillsReady

Get ready to pour some variety into your career

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

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

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

Gain the skills to: 

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

Next course dates:

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

Bentley: Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 27 July or 5 October. Class times will depend on your rostered shifts in the bistro and restaurant.
   

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

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

Get ready to pour some variety into your career

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

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

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

Gain the skills to: 

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

Next course dates:

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

Bentley: Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 27 July or 5 October. Class times will depend on your rostered shifts in the bistro and restaurant.
   

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

AE142 AE142 Introduction to Cybersecurity Skill Set
Online
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Self Paced
Mandurah
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
SkillsReady

Get ready to secure your digital footprint

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

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

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

Gain these skills:

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

Next course dates:

This course is 20 weeks with varied weekdays on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Mandurah: Wednesdays from 20 July: 9am-3:30pm

Murdoch: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July

Rockingham: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July

Thornlie: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July
   

Online study:

This course can be studied fully online using eCampus. Complete our application starter.
   

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

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

Get ready to secure your digital footprint

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

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

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

Gain these skills:

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

Next course dates:

This course is 20 weeks with varied weekdays on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Mandurah: Wednesdays from 20 July: 9am-3:30pm

Murdoch: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July

Rockingham: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July

Thornlie: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July
  

Online study:

This course can be studied fully online using eCampus. Complete our application starter.
   

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

AE136 AE136 Job Ready Basics Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Bentley
basic computer, technology, workplace, entry level, infection control, SkillsReady

Get ready for a start in the workforce

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

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

Gain these skills:

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

Next course dates:

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

Bentley - Tuesdays 9am to 4pm and Wednesdays 9.30am to 2.30pm starting 1 September

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

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

    

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

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

Get ready for a start in the workforce

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

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

Gain these skills:

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

Next course dates:

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

Bentley - Tuesdays 9am to 4pm and Wednesdays 9.30am to 2.30pm starting 1 September

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

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

    

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

AE145 AE145 Logistics and Warehousing Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Self Paced
Thornlie
SkillsReady

Get a career on the move and drive a forklift!  

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

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

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

Gain the skills to: 

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

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

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

Get a career on the move and drive a forklift!  

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

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

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

Gain the skills to: 

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

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

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

Get ready to turn your dream into a flourishing business!

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

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

Gain these skills: 

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

Next course dates:

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

Thornlie: Tuesdays and Wednesdays for 16 weeks from 17 August, plus Fridays for 9 weeks from 5 October

Rockingham: Tuesdays and Fridays for 16 weeks from 17 August: 9am-3:30pm
   

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

AE144 AE144 Provide Individual Support Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Rockingham
Aged care, Individual support, AE156, SkillsReady

Get ready for your caring career 

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

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

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

Gain the skills to: 

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

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

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

Get ready for your caring career 

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

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

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

Gain the skills to: 

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

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

AE159 AE159 Work Safety in Construction Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Mandurah
Rockingham
Thornlie
construction, safety, wet trades, plumbing, levelling, worksite, hazardous materials, WHS, OHS, wh&s, oh&s, tools, equipment, signage, white card, plans, SkillsReady

Get ready for a safe construction career

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

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

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

Gain these skills:

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

Next course dates:

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

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

Rockingham: Mondays and Fridays from 10 August or 7 September or 12 October: 8am-3:30pm

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

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

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

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

Get ready for a safe construction career

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

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

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

Gain these skills:

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

Next course dates:

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

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

Rockingham: Mondays and Fridays from 10 August or 7 September or 12 October: 8am-3:30pm

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

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


   

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

AE160 AE160 Work in Civil Construction Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Thornlie
construction, levelling, scaffolding, safety, ohs, whs, oh&s, wh&s, trench, concreting, rendering, SkillsReady

Get ready for a civil construction career

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

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

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

Gain these skills:

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

Next course dates:

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

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

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

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

Get ready for a civil construction career

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

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

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

Gain these skills:

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

Next course dates:

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

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

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

AE143 AE143 Work in Community Care Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Murdoch
Community services, care, youth worker, support worker, Cert II community services, SkillsReady

Make a difference in the community 

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

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

Gain these skills: 

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

Next course dates:

This course is 18 weeks for one day a week on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Murdoch: Wednesdays from 10 August: 9am-3:30pm
   

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

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

Make a difference in the community 

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

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

Gain these skills: 

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

Next course dates:

This course is 18 weeks for one day a week on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Murdoch: Wednesdays from 10 August: 9am-3:30pm
   

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

AE135 AE135 Work in Hospitality Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Bentley
hospitality, cafe, bar, service, drinks, food, RSA, responsible service of alcohol, infection control, SkillsReady

Get ready for hospitality 

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

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

Gain these skills:

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

Next course dates:

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

Bentley - Tuesdays 9am to 4pm, Wednesdays 9.30am to 2.30pm, Thursdays 12pm to 5pm starting 4 August

Bentley - Tuesdays 9am to 4pm, Wednesdays 9.30am to 2.30pm, Thursdays 12pm to 5pm starting 1 September

Bentley - Tuesdays 9am to 4pm, Wednesdays 9.30am to 2.30pm, Thursdays 12pm to 5pm starting 13 October 

Bentley - Tuesdays 9am to 4pm, Wednesdays 9.30am to 2.30pm, Thursdays 12pm to 5pm starting 10 November 

    

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

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

Get ready for hospitality 

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

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

Gain these skills:

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

Next course dates:

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

Bentley - Tuesdays 9am to 4pm, Wednesdays 9.30am to 2.30pm, Thursdays 12pm to 5pm starting 4 August

Bentley - Tuesdays 9am to 4pm, Wednesdays 9.30am to 2.30pm, Thursdays 12pm to 5pm starting 1 September

Bentley - Tuesdays 9am to 4pm, Wednesdays 9.30am to 2.30pm, Thursdays 12pm to 5pm starting 13 October 

Bentley - Tuesdays 9am to 4pm, Wednesdays 9.30am to 2.30pm, Thursdays 12pm to 5pm starting 10 November 

    

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

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