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Geraldton

 173 – 175 Fitzgerald Street, Geraldton WA 6530
 1800 672 700
 info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

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The City of Greater Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of the Australian state of Western Australia, 424 kilometres (263 mi) north of the state capital, Perth.

The City of Greater Geraldton incorporates the town of Mullewa, Walkaway and large rural areas previously forming the shires of Greenough and Mullewa. With the best of both worlds, the City of Greater Geraldton is a major west coast seaport and central hub to rural outlying areas.

The City of Greater Geraldton is an important service and logistics centre for regional mining, fishing, wheat, sheep and tourism industries. We have three campuses situated in Geraldton, including the main hub of Central Regional TAFE at Fitzgerald Street, the Batavia Coast Maritime Institute (BCMI) and Technology Park.

The Fitzgerald Street campus offers training in industry simulated learning environments  in the areas of health, education, community services, construction, building, rural industries, mining, metals, art, automotive, hospitality, business, management, information technology and more. While the BCMI is renowned globally for its marine research and breeding facility and the newest campus to the Geraldton area, Technology Park hosts a variety of courses with industrial and heavy duty capabilities for servicing and training.

Facilities

This new complex opened in mid-2015 and caters for social, cultural and educational activities throughout the year for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. The centre is aimed at increasing participation, training outcomes and promoting learning pathways for Aboriginal students with a variety of learning activity rooms and courtyards. A large deck area opens onto a terraced garden to be used for performances or events.

For enquiries regarding hire of the Aboriginal Learning Centre please contact Pam Francis:

 08 9956 2704
 pam.francis@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Situated in the Health, Education and Communities training area (H Block), the Childrens Services training area offer a crèche to staff and students. Children can play in a new, safe and stimulating environment while being supervised.

Early Childhood Education and Care Staff and students provide supervision and manage the crèche. This service is available to all staff and students at the Fitzgerald St Campus and is a great opportunity for our students to gain on the job training as well as a fantastic service for parents of children in the early childhood range.

Opening Hours 
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:00am - 12:00noon
During CR TAFE term duration only.

There is also a childcare business located on campus at Y Block.

To find out about availabilities or to book the onsite childcare please contact:

 08 9964 7007
 https://bambichildcare.com.au

The Cibatek Centre is located within the Library and provides 24-hour computing and internet access for students.

Applications for after-hours access can be obtained at the Library. Please bring your student card for activation.

For more information or assistance contact:

 9956 2710
 library@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Our recently renovated and refurbished Evolution Training Salon gives students the opportunity to develop their skills by learning in our operational hairdressing, beauty therapy and massage clinics.

Under the guidance of our qualified practitioners and lecturers, we ensure that all our students train to the highest of standards in preparation for the workforce.

For more information or to make a booking, please contact:

 (08) 9956 6199
 evolution@crtafe.wa.edu.au
 Evolution Training Salon

The Library is located in X Block and many services are provided for staff and students, including computer access, printing, photocopying, laminating and binding.

All you have to do is present your staff or student ID card to access these services (many are free of charge!). The Bookshop is located within the Library for your textbook needs.

Opening Hours
Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm

For more Library and Bookshop information contact:

 (08) 9956 2710
 library@crtafe.wa.edu.au 

The Me-N-U Café is located at G Block and open during the CR TAFE term.

Providing food and drinks for staff, students and residents of Central Regional TAFE Geraldton campus, the Café is the social hub of the campus. 

Food and beverages made daily fresh and ready to go with the option of made to order off the menu. The café has hot and cold options including salads, desserts and snacks. Tea and coffee facilities are available and Barista-style coffee made to order. Enjoy your meal indoors or out on the deck with a number of seating options available including bean bags for that picnic feel.

An ATM is also located inside the café and multiple charging locations as power points and USB ports to charge your devices while you relax.  

Opening Hours
Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 3:30pm
During TAFE term only

For more information contact:

 1800 672 700
 info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Ample free parking is available on campus with designated accessibility parking bays available. Extra parking is also available opposite TAFE on Fitzgerald Street. See Campus Map for more details.

Pepperell Village is our purpose-built on-campus accommodation for students studying at Central Regional TAFE.

Our responsibility extends beyond just providing beds for students. We support the transition to independence with a dedicated Student Support team. Residents live amongst fellow students with different backgrounds and interests, which can be an exciting and important part of the education experience. Offering the best of both worlds, Pepperell Village can offer an independent lifestyle for students complemented by a secure and supportive environment.

All units are furnished and self-contained with a residential supervisor available 24/7 to assist and support students using the facility.  Individual bedrooms provide ample workspace and village facilities have been designed specifically for the student lifestyle.

The village also has communal recreational areas which can be used by the residents. This includes a common room with pool table, basketball court, computing facilities and a bbq area. During term, students have the option of arranging weekday lunch and evening meals from the Me-N-U Café. 

For more information about our on-campus accommodation contact Rachel Liprino:

 (08) 9956 2760 / 1800 672 700
 residential@crtafe.wa.edu.au

The Zeewijk Training Restaurant provides a functioning environment for learning and application of skills for CR TAFE hospitality and commercial cookery students. During the course of their studies students are required to participate in every aspect of managing the restaurant from taking bookings to menu planning and preparing the meals in our skills kitchen. With seasonal menus changed frequently, full bar list and barista coffee the restaurant is not only a silver service training restaurant but a hire space for the Central Regional TAFE - Geraldton Campus.

The restaurant has been a finalist in the Gold Plate Awards which is a highly regarded and successful hospitality awards program Australia wide.

Bookings can be made by contacting the restaurant:

 08 9956 2732
 zeewijk@crtafe.wa.edu.au
 Zeewijk Training Restaurant

Click here for more information on the Zeewijk Training Restaurant.

Geraldton

  1800 672 700
 
info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

The City of Greater Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of the Australian state of Western Australia, 424 kilometres (263 mi) north of the state capital, Perth.

Address

Central Regional TAFE, Geraldton Campus
173 – 175 Fitzgerald Street
Geraldton WA 6530
Australia

 

Courses available at Geraldton Campus

^ Please note: Eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
^ You’ll pay half price course fees on Lower fees, Local Skills qualifications, however please note other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
^ Online availability varies at each campus. Some qualifications may require practical training and assessments to be done in person.
National ID: FNS40217
State ID: BDQ3
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

A career you can count on.

Enhance your skills in book keeping, payroll, accounting systems and more in this practical and theoretical course, and you could find work while you continue your studies with our Diploma of Accounting.

Study modes:

Blended Delivery
Flexible
On campus
Online
Traineeship

Invest in your future - gain the essential skills for a profitable accounting career today.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to prepare financial reports and statements as well as manage accounting systems. You will also learn to how to establish and maintain payroll systems.  We  provide a practical approach to learning which allows students the ability to apply what they have learned in a setting that simulates a real life workplace. 

This nationally recognised qualification is a requirement in order to apply for BAS (Business Activity Statement) Registration and is recognised by the Australian Taxation Practitioners Board.

Please note: This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.

Certificate IV
National ID: CHC43015
State ID: AWM9
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023
Online

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Start a caring career today.

Start a rewarding career in aged care with the Certificate IV in Ageing Support. Learn how to assess the needs of seniors and plan and conduct programs that make a difference.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Online

If you're passionate about improving your service delivery to your Aged Care clients, you've come to the right place.

When you complete the Certificate IV in Ageing Support you will be ready to work in the Aged Care workplace in a more informed and confident manner and provide excellent care for your clients. This qualification will provide with you with an excellent understanding of consumer directed care and will allow you to provide better services to your clients and the organisations you work for. You will gain advanced skills in client care and planning, navigating legal and ethical considerations in an Aged Care workplace and an increased knowledge of falls prevention and other complex health issues.

Recognition of Prior Learning

If you’re based in Kalgoorlie or Northam and are interested in this course, this qualification may be offered by Recognition of Prior Learning. For more info about RPL, click here.

Half price fees apply!

Certificate IV
National ID: AUR30420
State ID: BGX2
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology

Get moving, and stay moving.

Begin a career working with agricultural machinery with the Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology. Learn the tricks of the trade in automotive retail, service and repair to keep the farm moving.

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

Specialise in agricultural vehicles and equipment with this hands-on technical course.

This apprenticeship program will enable you to gain the skills and knowledge needed to work on agricultural machinery and equipment and covers mechanical, electrical and hydraulic operations, precision agriculture and braking systems.

Half price fees apply!

Certificate III
National ID: HLT33015
State ID: AWK5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free in 2023

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

Help people action their recovery plans.

Assist Allied Health professionals including dieticians, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech therapists and podiatrists in providing the highest care to those in need.

Study modes:

Flexible
Online
Traineeship
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Embark upon your career in the health sector in this rapidly growing field.

Allied health specialties are set to grow by 22% over the next 3 years, experiencing the second-highest growth across the health sector.

You will learn how to recognise healthy body systems, interpret and apply medical terminology, assist with an allied health program, and communicate and work in health or community services. 

Successful completion of this course may qualify you to work as an assistant alongside allied health professionals, allowing you to specialise in dietetics, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech therapy, or podiatry services.

Certificate III
National ID: ACM30122
State ID: BHV0
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Animal Care Services

Study modes:

On campus

Do you love animals and want to work with dogs, cats and all creatures?

Learn from our expert team of lecturers who specialise in animal care and passionate about teaching and maintaining the highest standards of animal welfare. You will gain skills in interacting safely, providing animal first-aid, walking and bathing dogs, as well as grooming crossbreed dogs and companion animals according to breed and coat. Build your knowledge of how to provide care to a wide range of animal species including dogs, rodents, rabbits, birds, fish, and reptiles.

This course is ideal if you wish to begin working in animal care, and if you’re already employed or volunteering in the industry, the course will give you a formal qualification to further develop your skillset and help advance further in your current workplace.

Turn your passion into a profession and start your career in animal care with this entry-level course. You will gain  job ready skills needed to be employed in a broad range of roles in the animal care industry, such as:

  • Animal Care
  • Pet Grooming
  • Dog Daycare
  • Pet Boarding
  • Dog Walking 
  • Pet Sitting
  • Rescue Shelters
  • Breeding Establishments
Certificate III
State ID: KAD25
Industry Creative Industries
Skill sets

Apply Glass Design

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Explore applying patterns on glass!

In this skill sets you will learn how to apply patterns and/or designs on glass surfaces to manufacture decorative glass products.

If you would like to further your skills in Glass Design, we have two other Skill Sets on offer:

Skill set
National ID: AUR20220
State ID: BGA7
Industry Automotive
Half price^

Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

Feeling cold about your auto career? This is one hot opportunity.

Work in the automotive industry servicing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. You'll learn practical skills in retrofitting, modifying, diagnosing, repairing faults and more.

Study modes:

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Flexible
Intensive Blocks
On campus

Take your career in the automotive industry to the next level.

Advance your career in the automotive industry. When you complete Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology you will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the automotive industry servicing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, retrofitting and modifying, diagnosing and repairing faults, whilst learning to work safely in the workplace.

This qualification offers a credit transfer or Recognition of Prior Learning  (RPL) for the vehicle servicing component within the Certificate II in Automotive Technology.

Please note: Central Regional TAFE offers this as a standalone course for apprentices completing AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Technology or AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology and/or to existing tradespersons

Certificate II
National ID: AUR30320
State ID: BFZ9
Industry Automotive
Half price^

Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

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

Certificate III
National ID: AUR20520
State ID: AC33
Industry Automotive
Half price^

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

Are you looking for a hands-on career in the automotive industry?

This pre-apprenticeship will provide you with the skills employers are looking for in an apprentice.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus
Pre-Apprenticeship
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Get started in the automotive industry. 

If working with cars and trucks is what you would like to do, this course is the one for you. You'll learn how to service engines, and use and maintain workplace tools and equipment.  After successful completion you may start an Apprenticeship in a range of areas including Motor Mechanic (light), Heavy Duty Road Transport, Mobile Plant, Automotive Electrician or Panel Beater. 

You'll gain skills in:

  • Communicating effectively
  • Working in a team environment
  • Planning, organising and problem solving skills
  • Servicing a vehicle
  • Performing general vehicle maintenance and small repairs

You will also have the opportunity to test your skills in the workplace through a Supervised Work Placement during this course. 

Certificate II
National ID: D9780P
State ID: D9780P
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Barista Coffee Short Course

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Fast track into a steaming barista career

In this short course you will learn and gain knowledge in the basics of espresso coffee, as well as coffee cultivation and processing, roasting and blending, different coffee styles, coffee bean storage, grinder setting, milk texturing, and how to operate and clean a commercial espresso machine.

No experience required.

Short course
State ID: KAC94
Industry Business and Finance

Basic Computer Skill Set

Whatever time in your life, computer literacy starts here.

If you've always wanted to learn how to use a computer or personal device, or you just want a little more practice with navigating your device and the internet safely, this short course is for you.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Step your way into technology by starting with the basics.

Technology is advancing on a daily basis, and we are becoming more reliant on using the internet and technology for everyday tasks and most importantly for keeping in touch with family and friends. For many of us, technology, computers and smart devices can be tricky and daunting to use. We're here to help! In this hands-on short course you’ll learn basic skills to help you become confident in using digital devices, computers and Microsoft programs.

You’ll become computer literate as you learn how to:

  • Use a computer including accessing files and application programs
  • Use Microsoft Office programs including Word
  • Navigate your way around the Internet 
  • Apply basic security procedures and how to spot those scam emails
  • Use your smart devices such as iPhone or tablets
Skill set
State ID: KAC88
Industry Creative Industries
Free*

Basic Digital Photography Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Increase your confidence behind the lens by improving your digital camera skills and picture composition techniques with our Basic Digital Photography Skills Set!

Designed for anyone with an interest in digital photography and wanting extend their knowledge of basic camera functions,  photograph composition and photo editing.

Things you will learn:

  • How to develop your skills as an amateur photographer
  • How to use camera settings to enhance your skills
  • Explore rules of composition
  • Apply and combine different camera modes
  • How to edit digital images using a range of digital media techniques.

Our Basic Digital Photography Skills Set will be run subject to enrolment numbers. 
Please email info@crtafe.wa.edu.au to lodge your interest, and we will notify you of the next available intake.

Skill set
National ID: SHB40121
State ID: BHK1
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Learn the skills you'll need to master any look.

A Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy will give you the skills to work as a beauty therapist and provide a range of beauty therapy treatments and services, including lash and brow treatments, nail services, make-up, massage and waxing. Learn to communicate with clients to recommend treatments and services and sell retail skin care and cosmetic products.

You will also learn a broad range of skilled applications, including requirements to evaluate and analyse current practices, develop new criteria and procedures for performing current practices, and some provision of leadership and guidance to others in the application and planning of skills.

You will learn a range of beauty services including:

  • Make-up
  • Facial massage
  • Massage
  • Waxing
  • Nail technology services
  • Lash and brow treatments, and
  • Demonstrate and sell retail skin care and cosmetic products.

You will cover new areas of beauty therapy and gain hands on experience in a simulated work environment where you will perform simple tasks on real clients.

Certificate IV
National ID: SHB50121
State ID: BHK0
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Make the world a more beautiful place with a Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

You will learn to apply a full range of face and body treatments. You will learn skills in a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services that include facials, specialised facials, body massage, waxing, lash and brow treatments, make-up, aromatherapy, spray tan, lash extensions and skills in retail and sales operations. You will also learn about reflexology, Indian head massage, hot stone massage and micro-dermabrasion.

Our Diploma of Beauty Therapy course will give you the skills to start up your own business and to work in the industry. You will also learn the tips of small business promotion to be successful in a very competitive market.

Diploma
State ID: KAD26
Industry Creative Industries
Skill sets

Blend Glass Mix Materials Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

You will learn the art of mixing/blending materials, develop knowledge of glass properties, firing schedules, mould making, and cold working. You will also gain skills in a range of kiln-forming techniques and processes that many contemporary glass artists utilize as the basis of their work practice.

If you would like to further your skills in Glass Design, we have two other Skill Sets on offer:

 

 

Skill set
National ID: BSB30120
State ID: BFS5
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate III in Business

Boost your skills and your opportunities.

With industry and government forecasting a strong demand for office workers in coming years, you'll be just want employers want with a Certificate III in Business.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online
Traineeship
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Be in high demand with skills that could take you anywhere.

This course will teach you skills and knowledge in basic MYOB, workplace organisation, customer service, workplace health and safety, desktop publishing, spreadsheets, creating electronic presentations and much more. On completion you will be ideal for roles in data entry, customer service, accounts or as an office clerk.

Certificate III
National ID: BSB40120
State ID: BFR1
Industry Business and Finance
Half price^

Certificate IV in Business

Get your finger on the pulse of business.

This course will give you a practical foundation to take you into a number of business and corporate careers, like office management, start-up business planning and marketing, and customer service.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online
Traineeship

Gain a competitive edge with a Certificate IV in Business.

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.

Our Geraldton Campus offers this qualification as a dual course along with the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.

Half price fees apply!

Certificate IV
National ID: BSB50120
State ID: BFT3
Industry Business and Finance
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Business

Every office needs a leader.

Blaze your own path in business with the advanced skills you'll learn in this practical course. Learn from business professionals and be prepared for positions in all departments and private sectors.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Blended Delivery
Flexible
Online

Become an industry leader with a Diploma of Business.

You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and skills to build and manage a capable team, recruit the right people, develop your team's skills, and managing organisational risk. You will acquire valuable experience in undertaking projects, facilitating effective meetings, and managing risk. When you complete the Diploma of Business you will have what it takes for a career in both the government and private sectors.

Diploma
National ID: BSB50120
State ID: AC51
Industry Business and Finance
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Business (Operations)

Every office needs a leader.

Blaze your own path in business with the advanced skills you'll learn in this practical course. Learn from business professionals and be prepared for positions in all departments and private sectors.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Become an industry leader with a Diploma of Business.

You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and skills to build and manage a capable team, recruit the right people, develop your team's skills, and managing organisational risk. You will acquire valuable experience in undertaking projects, facilitating effective meetings, and managing risk. When you complete the Diploma of Business you will have what it takes for a career in both the government and private sectors.

Diploma
State ID: AE378
Industry Business and Finance
Free in 2023
Free*
Online
Skill sets

Business Ready Skill Set

Be in the know and in demand.

Learn the essential skills you need to be ready for a career in any office. Get a step ahead of the workforce competition and set yourself up for success in any sector.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online

Every office will want an employee with these skills.

The Business Ready skill set will give you the skills and knowledge required to deliver all aspects of customer service including how to create a relationship with customers, identify their needs, deliver services or products and process customer feedback. You'll also learn how to use business technology and produce business documents, follow work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, and use computer software and organise electronic information and data.

Want to study online?

This course has an online study option with the practical aspects of the course to be completed in a workplace or at our Geraldton campus. 

Skill set
National ID: CPC30220
State ID: BGB8
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Carpentry

Study modes:

On campus

Set the foundations for a solid career in an in demand industry.

When you complete the Certificate III in Carpentry 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.

Half price fees apply!

Certificate III
State ID: KAC80
Industry Creative Industries

Ceramic Mixed Media Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Looking to explore and experiment ceramics? This skill set that focuses on designing and making a range of forms with special attention being paid to developing and expanding your techniques and skills on the potter's wheel. 

Take your ceramics to the next level with detailed instruction on the design and methods for making creative adaptations of the array of traditional functional forms, both large and small. The skill set encompasses a range of creative opportunities for new forms and methods. 

Our Ceramics skill sets will be run subject to enrolment numbers.

If you would like to further your skill in ceramics, we have two other Skill Sets on offer:

Skill set
State ID: KAD28
Industry Creative Industries

Ceramics - Kiln Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Learn how to operate a kiln

This skill set will broaden the scope of your present practice and create new opportunities, whether you're a ceramicist or potter wishing to experiment and explore this art form or an art teacher or technician seeking to finish some professional development in a ceramic’s studio setting.

  • Hand building course understanding clay and its properties, slab, coil and finishing techniques.
  • Students will be required to fire a kiln, load, and stack products, monitor, and adjust kiln operation.
  • Operating ancillary equipment safely and principles of operation
  • Develop

Our Ceramics skill sets will be run subject to enrolment numbers.

If you would like to further your skill in ceramics, we have two other Skill Sets on offer:

Skill set
National ID: SIT30816
State ID: AZU5
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free in 2023

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

The recipe behind becoming a great chef.

Gain the practical skills and knowledge to plan, organise, prepare and cook food in a commercial kitchen environment and graduate as a qualified cook with a wide range of culinary skills.

Study modes:

Apprenticeship
Flexible
On campus

If you have a passion for food and want to become a chef, this is the course for you.

Upon successfully completing this course you'll be qualified 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.

Certificate III
National ID: SIT30821
State ID: BHR9
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free in 2023

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

If you have a passion for food and want to become a chef, this is the course for you.

Upon successfully completing this course you'll be qualified 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.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC32015
State ID: AWJ2
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in Community Services

Shift perspectives, make a difference, improve communities.

Gain an insight into the community services sector including mental health, alcohol and other drug services and domestic violence services. This course is ideal for support workers, case workers and client contact officers.

Study modes:

Flexible
Online
Traineeship

Learn the skills to make a difference for communities.

When you complete the Certificate III in Community Services Work 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.

You will learn skills in:

  • Effective communication
  • Gathering, maintaining and providing information
  • Advocacy and community development processes
  • Ethical behaviour, and
  • Legal responsibilities of community workers.

This qualification applies to community work delivered through a broad range of services which provide support to individuals and groups. This level of training is appropriate for support workers, caseworkers and client contact officers.

You will also gains skills in:

  • Participating in local government and community organisations
  • Assisting in planning and developing programs to meet needs
  • Communicating effectively
  • Networking
  • Assisting in developing and facilitating community education and development and
  • Gathering, maintaining and providing information and understanding legal and ethical requirements. 

Half price fees apply!  

Certificate III
National ID: CHC42015
State ID: AWL8
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023

Certificate IV in Community Services

Stand up for others and change lives.

Learn to navigate complex social situations, respond in the best interests of the community and advocate for all with this wide-ranging qualification. Set-yourself up for a career in outreach, welfare support and more.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online

Further your skills in developing services and programs for the community.

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. This qualification will provide you with a range of practical skills and knowledge that will assist you in interventions with clients and the implementation of health promotion.

You will gain skills in:

  • Communicating at an advanced level
  • Understanding behaviour of clients
  • Training and group work
  • Designing programs for accessibility
  • Enhancing community participation
  • Gathering, maintaining and providing information
  • Understanding legal and ethical requirements, and
  • Advocating effectively.

At this level, you may obtain work which is autonomous with limited responsibility within established parameters and may be required to supervise and lead other workers in projects or teams. Work may take place in a range of community service, case work or case management contexts.

Enhance your employment options by doing a dual qualification

If you choose to enrol in extra units you can gain a dual qualification with the:

CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work(opens in a new tab)

This qualification reflects the role of workers who develop and facilitate programs for young people through a range of community-based programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people.

This work may be undertaken through employment in community, government and youth sector agencies and workers will be:

  • responsible for implementing policies and guidelines of the employing organisation
  • largely self-directed with fairly autonomous decision-making capacity under the indirect supervision of a manager.

Please note: This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.

Certificate IV
National ID: CHC52015
State ID: AWM0
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^
Online
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Community Services

Become a champion for your community.

This course enables you to assist individuals and groups to achieve social justice through empowerment, advocacy, communication, community programs and team work.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Advocate for social justice and build stronger communities.

You will learn skills in consultation, community program development, group work, advocacy, case management, policy and research. You will also learn skills in the management of finances, work safety and the work environment. You will undertake projects that involve working as part of a team and with the community. As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

The course is delivered over 12 months and is grouped into 3 stages (approx. 40 weeks). Each stage comprises of a grouping of units which sequentially builds skills and knowledge for the qualification.

Stage 1 comprises of units relating to workplace safety, compliance, diversity and communication which provide the knowledge and foundation for the remaining units

Stage 2 comprises of units which relate specifically to the specialist areas of these qualifications in the areas of Counselling, Community Development and Youth Work.

Stage 3 comprises of units that relate to working with complex individuals and managing services for clients in crisis.

Enhance your employment options by doing a dual qualification

If you choose to enrol in additional units you can gain a dual qualification with one of the below. These options are discussed with students prior to enrolling.

CHC50413 | Diploma of Youth Work(opens in a new tab)

This qualification reflects the role of people with responsibility for the development and the outcomes of programs and services for young people managed through a range of agencies and designed to meet the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people. This work may be undertaken through employment in community, government and welfare agencies.

CHC51015 | Diploma of Counselling(opens in a new tab)  (*Not a half price qualification)

This qualification reflects the role of counsellors, who work with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling modalities. They use communication, micro-counselling and interviewing skills and draw on varied counselling therapies to assist clients. At this level, the counsellor will be working in defined and supported counselling roles in established agencies rather than in independent practice. 

If learners complete all the units on the timetable, plus have completed CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work and CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services, they will gain certification in CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services, CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling and CHC51413 Diploma of Youth Work.

Half price fees apply! 

Please note: This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.

Diploma
National ID: CHC51015
State ID: AZA0
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Counselling

Helping people could be your professional gift.

You'll learn the skills and knowledge to work with clients experiencing complex situations requiring advanced interviewing and communication skills in a community services setting.

Study modes:

On campus

Your career in listening and helping others is here.

This nationally recognised qualification provides the first step towards a career in Counselling and entry into the counselling profession. During the course you will gain industry experience and grow your expertise by completing two supervised field placements with one of 170 government and community agencies.

You may work in the areas of mental health, drugs and alcohol abuse, family and domestic violence, housing, adolescent development, or parenting and relationships - giving you a competitive edge to secure employment in this fast-growing industry.

Counsellors work with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling modalities. They use communication, micro-counselling and interviewing skills and draw on varied counselling therapies to assist clients. At this level, the counsellor will be working in defined and supported counselling roles in established agencies rather than in independent practice. 

This course may be of particular interest to graduates of Diploma or higher in community services, youth work, mental health, allied field or applicants with more than two years work/volunteer experience in community services. If you have not already completed the above you may be able to complete a combined Diploma of Community Services and Diploma of Counselling.

The course is delivered over 12 months and is grouped into 3 stages (approx. 40 weeks). Each stage comprises of a grouping of units which sequentially builds skills and knowledge for the qualification.

Stage 1 comprises of units relating to workplace safety, compliance, diversity and communication which provide the knowledge and foundation for the remaining units

Stage 2 comprises of units which relate specifically to the specialist areas of these qualifications in the areas of Counselling, Community Development and Youth Work.

Stage 3 comprises of units that relate to working with complex individuals and managing services for clients in crisis.

Enhance your employment options by doing a dual qualification

If you enrol at the Geraldton campus and you choose to enrol in additional units you can gain a dual qualification with one of the below. These options are discussed with students prior to enrolling.

CHC52015 | Diploma of Community Services(opens in a new tab)

This qualification reflects the roles of community services and case management workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities. At this level, workers have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management. Workers are usually providing direct support to individuals or groups of individuals. Workers may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case management; program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.

CHC50413 | Diploma of Youth Work(opens in a new tab)

This qualification reflects the role of people with responsibility for the development and the outcomes of programs and services for young people managed through a range of agencies and designed to meet the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people. This work may be undertaken through employment in community, government and welfare agencies.

Diploma
State ID: KAD24
Industry Creative Industries
Skill sets

Creative Jewellery

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Create unique pieces of jewellery

Learn how to explore your artistry with our Creative Jewellery short course - great for participants who have completed the Produce Jewellery(opens in a new tab) course, or the Introductory Jewellery Making course(opens in a new tab) .

Under the guidance of experienced lecturers and practising craftspeople, you can learn key skills in jewellery creation. This introductory course is ideal for hobbyists or those wanting to learn new skills in a fun and supportive environment.

Dress requirements

  • Participants must wear enclosed shoes, e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
  • Long hair must be tied back and any long accessories must be removed when working on the machines.

Continue your training by enrolling into our Design Jewellery (opens in a new tab) course.

Skill set
State ID: KAD27
Industry Creative Industries

Design Creative Ceramic

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

This skill set will broaden the scope of your existing practice and offer up new opportunities, whether you're a ceramicist or potter eager to experiment and explore this art form, or an art teacher or technician looking to complete some professional development in a ceramic’s studio environment. The skill set covers a wide range of creative potential for unique shapes and procedures.

  • Understand the fundamentals of clay including drying and firing
  • Basic science and technology of clays and glazes. 
  • Develop new glazes through formulation and testing.
  • Begin hand building project, apply surface decoration techniques.

Our Ceramics skill sets will be run subject to enrolment numbers.

If you would like to further your skill in ceramics, we have two other Skill Sets on offer:

Skill set
State ID: KAD23
Industry Creative Industries

Design Jewellery

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Design intricate jewellery pieces

Learn the basics of jewellery design with this short course, where you will plan and create patterns for pieces of jewellery.

Under the guidance of experienced lecturers and practising craftspeople, you can learn key skills in jewellery design. This introductory course is ideal for hobbyists or those wanting to learn new skills in a fun and supportive environment.

No previous experience is needed. 

Interested in making jewellery? Why not continue your training with our Produce Jewellery(opens in a new tab) and Creative Jewellery(opens in a new tab) courses! (opens in a new tab) We also have our Introductory Jewellery Making(opens in a new tab) course that might interest you.

Skill set
National ID: TLI31216
State ID: AZR3
Industry Maritime and Logistics
Half price^

Certificate III in Driving Operations

Join the transport industry and keep WA moving.

This qualification will get you ready to join the transport and logistics industry. Upon successful completion, you'll obtain one of the following licenses: Heavy Rigid; Heavy Combination; or Multi Combination class vehicle, and may apply for a forklift (LF) license.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Workplace Assessment
Traineeship

Start your career in the transport industry. 

This is qualification is for those wanting to undertake driving roles within the transport and logistics industry. It involves a defined range of skilled operations, usually within a range of broader related activities involving known routines, methods, and procedures, with some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services, or contingency measures and within known time constraints.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to work safely as a heavy haulage truck driver in the road transport industry. Participants will obtain one of the following licenses:

  • Heavy Rigid
  • Heavy Combination; or
  • Multi Combination class vehicle

You may also apply for a forklift (LF) licence. 

 

 

Certificate III
National ID: CHC30121
State ID: BGY3
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Study modes:

On campus
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

The sector is demanding higher qualifications and training from educators in this field 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.

You'll learn how to interact and foster the development of the children while working within legal requirements and ensuring the children's health and safety are not at risk. You will work closely with children from different backgrounds and cultures and provide care and support for them in various childcare situations.

You will gain skills in:

  • Caring for children
  • Applying health and hygiene principles
  • Understanding legal and ethical requirements
  • Providing nutritional needs for babies and children
  • Developing and implementing play experiences
  • Understanding child development stages
  • Working with families and working effectively in a team environment. 
Certificate III
National ID: CHC50121
State ID: BGY6
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Study modes:

On campus

This diploma will provide you with the skills and knowledge to manage the operation of a child care centre where you would be responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services (0-5 years), in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements. You would also supervise staff and volunteers.

During this course you will learn to provide care and meet the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of infants and young children in various care settings.

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. You will work closely with children from different backgrounds and cultures and provide care and support for them.

You will gain skills in:

  • Ethical work practices and legal requirements of the industry
  • Advanced skills in:
    • Care routines
    • Working with families
    • Observing and recording children's behaviour
    • Working with culturally diverse clients
    • Managing safety in the workplace.

Diploma
National ID: UEE22020
State ID: AC54
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-apprenticeship)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

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.

Gain these skills:

  • Work effectively in the construction industry
  • Use hand and power tools
  • Interpret drawings
  • Take electrical and electronic measurements
  • Solder components
  • Workplace health and safety.
Certificate II
National ID: UEE30820
State ID: BFN0
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

This qualification provides individuals with the skills and knowledge to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in buildings and premises. It includes Electrical Regulatory Authority Council (ERAC), or their successor’s, Essential Performance Capabilities for an ‘Unrestricted Electrician’s license’.

Competency development activities in this qualification are subject to regulations directly related to licensing. Where a licence or permit to practice is not held, a relevant contract of training through an Australian Apprenticeship, may be required. To obtain an Unrestricted Electrician’s Licence in most jurisdictions the qualification must be completed as an apprenticeship or Trades Recognition Australia (TRA) pathway. Where required for Licencing, the certification documentation issued must indicate if the qualification was completed as an apprenticeship or Trades Recognition Australia (TRA) pathway.

Certificate III
National ID: MEM20105
State ID: AA50
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate II in Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

Your career in heavy metal starts here.

Learn to use the latest technological developments in the fabrication and welding trade and learn to operate heavy fabrication equipment in a supportive and safe environment.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus
Pre-Apprenticeship
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Are you looking for a career making heavy metal objects?

Following this pre-apprenticeship program, graduates can continue their studies in a metal fabrication apprenticeship. 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.

Certificate II
National ID: MEM30319
State ID: AD61
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Boilermaking/Welding)

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Boilermaking/Welding) you will be looking at a trades career as a boilermakerwelder, or fabricator in industries such as mining or construction.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to create and work with metal fabrications, using workshop tools and equipment and various welding techniques.

This qualification is an apprenticeship.

Certificate III
National ID: MEM30219
State ID: AD58
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitting)

Study modes:

On campus

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

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

Gain these skills:

  • work with pumps and hydraulics systems 
  • work with pneumatic systems
  • work with mechanical drives and transmissions
  • use workshop machines
  • use hand and power tools
  • arc welding
  • thermal cutting
  • measuring using instruments
  • technical drawing
  • workplace health and safety
  • fitting of bearings, drive trains and couplings
  • Levelling and alignment of equipment. 
Certificate III
National ID: MEM30219
State ID: AD57
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitting/machining)

Study modes:

On campus

This career could be the perfect fit!

You can become a mechanical fitter and machinist with the Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade (Fitting/Machining Trade) qualification.

This course is generally delivered as an engineering trade apprenticeship, under the guidance of a qualified tradesperson and with on-the-job training from your employer.

You will learn the foundation skills of engineering work; including taking measurements, performing calculations and computations, using hand and power tools to suit different job requirements, operate a range of industrial machinery and precision tools, using computer technologies, and workplace safety.

Certificate III
National ID: MSS40218
State ID: BEA9
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate IV in Environmental Monitoring and Technology

Opportunity as far as the eye can see.

Be at the cutting edge of a growing industry and watch your future career unfold in front of you. Analyse environmental data and understand the world around you to protect it for generations to come.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online

Repair environmental impacts at their source.

Businesses are more and more becoming interested in conservation and are prioritising efforts to reduce their impact on the environment there has never been a better time to join this growing industry. 

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to collect and analyse environmental samples and process environmental data for the purpose of minimising the impact of human activity on the environment. Students undertake a range of field-based activities including vegetation surveys, geological formation recognition, water and soil sampling and testing and the use of GPS in environmental monitoring applications.

Please note:
This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.

Certificate IV
National ID: MSS50218
State ID: BEA8
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology

The future of the environment is in your hands.

Refine your conservation and environmental monitoring and rehabilitation skills and stand out in a growing industry that's becoming more and more in demand across multiple sectors.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online

Make a difference in the management of environmental issues.

Qualified workers are needed in this industry where there is a growing importance on conservation and environmental impact of business. It is a growing industry  linked to our resources sector and increasing issues with the degradation of ecosystems.

This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge needed to apply a range of methods and technologies to conduct environmental testing, monitoring and more. These skills are used in most industry sectors and to assist environmental scientists, engineers and planners with site assessments, minimising environmental impacts of processes and remediation/rehabilitation of sites.

Please note:
This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.

Diploma
National ID: 52875WA
State ID: BGR07
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate I in Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE)

Self-improvement is the key to a better career.

Better yourself and improve your chances of getting the career you want in the industry you're passionate about. The time to start working on you, is now.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Kick start your education and training today.

If you want to better you communication skills, or improve your reading and writing, maths, personal skills and employment opportunities, this qualification is for you. Our courses use projects to sharpen your skills, and offer excellent resources and highly experienced lecturers.

You will develop skills in

  • Building career learning and personal management skills
  • Improving your communication skills
  • Improving your maths skills
  • Developing your skills in using technology for communication
  • Improving your study skills for further education.
Certificate I
National ID: 52876WA
State ID: BGR16
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Course in Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE) (Introductory)

Start here, finish anywhere your imagination takes you.

There's no better time to work on you. This bridging/prep course is the perfect step to beginning your training journey on the way to your dream career.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Improve your chances of getting a job or doing further education today.

The course in Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE) (Introductory) is a bridging/preparatory course enabling learners to extend their general education, prior to entering a range of vocational training programs, employment or community participation.

Students enrol in either the Introductory GATE course, or the general GATE course, depending upon their individual skill levels prior to commencing. The way the course is delivered depends on the needs of the student. This introductory course allows you to extend your knowledge and skills in communication, numeracy, technology, study skills and personal development.

You will develop skills in;

  • Communicating effectively
  • Applying maths to everyday tasks 
  • Operating a computer
  • Participating in your community
  • Applying study techniques
  • Improving your confidence, setting goals
  • Managing your personal growth and raising your self-esteem.
Course in
National ID: 22472VIC
State ID: BEH69
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate I in General Education for Adults

Better you, better career.

Upskill yourself with this basic course that will improve the essentials you'll need to land the career you want. You'll not only improve your general academic and social skills, you'll improve your confidence too.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online

Take control of your future today - there's no better time than now.

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

You will learn

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

You will be enrolled in the right level based on your ability.

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

Certificate II in General Education for Adults

Take control of your future.

The training in this general education course provides initial skill development in a variety of areas to meet personal needs and to help you participate in the community, workplace and further education.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online

Don't put it off any longer - build a solid base for your future today.

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

You will learn

  • planning goals and carrying out projects
  • advanced reading and writing
  • how to make different documents
  • computer skills
  • maths and problem solving

You will be enrolled in the right level based on your ability.

The Certificate II in General Education for Adults is approximately equivalent to Year 10 for the purposes of applying for a TAFE course and will meet the entry requirements for most Certificate II, III or IV level TAFE courses.

Certificate II
National ID: 22474VIC
State ID: BEH65
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate III in General Education for Adults

Step into further study or employment.

This practical course is an ideal way to further develop your literacy, numeracy and employability skills and set you up for further study or employment.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus

Refine the skills you need to succeed.

When you finish the Certificate III in General Education for Adults you will have a better chance at getting into your dream career.

You will learn

  • planning goals and carrying out projects
  • advanced reading, writing and understanding of a variety of documents
  • managing your money
  • maths and problem solving

You will be enrolled in the right level based on your ability.

The Certificate III in General Education for Adults is approximately equivalent to Year 11 for the purposes of applying for a TAFE course and will meet the entry requirements for most Certificate II, III, IV or Diploma level TAFE courses.

Certificate III
National ID: 22476VIC
State ID: BEH64
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory)

The first step towards a new and improved You.

Clarify project goals, carry out and evaluate projects, develop plans, read and interpret info, use maths in everyday situations - these are all the skills you'll learn and more in this introductory course.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online

Do you want to take control of your future?

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

You will learn:

  • how to make a plan
  • simple reading and writing
  • how to make simple documents
  • basic computer skills
  • simple maths, working with money.
Certificate I
National ID: SHB30416
State ID: BAA1
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Hairdressing

Your career in hair starts here.

Cut, repair and style your way to a rewarding and expressive future. This apprenticeship with provide you with the skills you need to begin your career in an industry that can make anyone feel amazing.

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

Complete the Certificate III in Hairdressing and be a cut above the rest.

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to cut hair using clippers or scissors, to shampoo, condition and rinse hair and dry and style hair using brushes, combs, rollers and other equipment. You will also learn skills to operate a cash register and computer, perform reception duties such as answering telephone calls, making appointments as well as writing up client record cards.

Certificate III
National ID: AUR31120
State ID: BGA2
Industry Automotive
Half price^

Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Get into an industry that really makes tracks.

When you complete the Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology you'll be ready for a career in the heavy vehicle industry, with skills that can carry you across multiple machines.

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

This is the spark you need to ignite a career in heavy machines.

From dump trucks, bulldozers, drilling rigs, to heavy plant machinery, heavy automotives need servicing just like any other automotive. Like with light vehicles, there are many parts that ensure the smooth operation of heavy vehicles. And with heavy machinery, it’s important to ensure that all parts are fully functional, from the cooling systems, the mechanical equipment, the engine, the steering and suspension systems, and even the electrical circuits. 

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.

Half price fees apply!

Certificate III
State ID: AE871
Industry Maritime and Logistics
Free in 2023
Skill sets

Heavy Vehicle Driving Operations Skill Set

Study modes:

On campus

Join the transport industry and keep WA moving.

This skill set has been designed to promote new entrants and support upskilling of existing workers in the heavy haulage truck driving industry. 

In this training program you will learn how to:

  • Follow work health and safety procedures
  • Carry out inspection of vehicles
  • Secure, load and unload cargo of goods
  • Apply work fatigue management strategies
  • Obtain a forklift licence (subject to meeting Worksafe requirements)
  • Obtain a truck licence (subject to meeting Department of Transport requirements)
  • Ensure the safety of the transport industry (chain of responsibility).

The driving instruction training component of the program is conducted in a range of conditions and locations, with coaching from qualified and experienced drivers.

Subject to meeting the Department of Transport licensing requirements, participants may apply for one of the following licences:

  • Heavy Rigid
  • Heavy Combination; or
  • Multi Combination class vehicle

Please note:
Students will be required to for the Department of Transport and Worksafe fees. 

Skill set
National ID: SIT30616
State ID: AZT7
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Hospitality

Prepare yourself for a career with unlimited possibilities.

Broaden your skills behind the bar, at the café, or anywhere food and drinks are served. Develop your knowledge with this qualification and embark on a career can take you anywhere.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

This career can take you into the some of the coolest and sophisticated places 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.

Certificate III
State ID: AE381
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free*
Skill sets

Hospitality Service Skill Set

This short course will prepare you to work as a barista, front of house food and beverage attendant, or back of house kitchen attendant.

Study modes:

Flexible

Work in the vibrant hospitality industry. 

This short course will prepare you to work as a barista, front of house food and beverage attendant, or back of house kitchen attendant. 

You will gain the skills to: 
  • Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • Use commercial coffee machines to make a perfect espresso
  • Provide quality customer service 
  • Process payments
  • Serve food and beverages 
  • Follow hygiene practices for food safety
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 

Whether you're already working in the hospitality industry or just starting your career this course will give  you an advantage. Once completed you can go on to complete further studies in various Lower Fees Local Skills half-price qualifications. 

Want to study online?

This course has an online study option with the practical aspects of the course to be completed in a workplace or at our Geraldton campus (see the study options below).

Skill set
National ID: CHC33015
State ID: AWK6
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023

Certificate III in Individual Support

Make a difference every day of your working life.

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support you'll be on your way to a career helping those that need support due to ageing, disability or other reasons.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online
Traineeship

Embark on a fulfilling career helping others.

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

You will develop the skills and knowledge required to provide personal, physical and emotional support to people who require assistance with daily living, including the elderly and people with disabilities.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC33015
State ID: AA66
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Make a difference every day of your working life.

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) you'll be on your way to a career helping those that need support due to being further along in life.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online
Traineeship

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

Half price fees apply!

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

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)

Do you have a passion to help others?

Start a career in the care sector, where you'll provide support and assistance to those that need it.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Traineeship

Make a difference in people's lives. 

This qualification will give you the skills to provide direct support and care to people living in aged care, community and residential care facilities. You'll gain theoretical and practical training to follow an individualised plan to support people in their homes, people with complex needs and to tailor the care and support to the individual client. 

 

Half price fees apply!

 

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

Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

This course will enable you to start your career in disability support. You will gain the skills and knowledge required  to provide care and support to people with disabilities enabling them to maintain their independence.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Traineeship

Provide support and empower people with disabilities. 

This course will enable you to start your career in disability support. You will gain the skills and knowledge required  to provide care and support to people with disabilities enabling them to maintain their independence. You will have the opportunity to find work in a variety of settings including residential, individual support, home care, advocacy, case management and day support. 

Certificate III
National ID: CHC33015
State ID: AA68
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023

Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)

In this course you will learn how to provide direct care to people who are unable to care for themselves due to ill health or disability.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Traineeship

Do you have a passion to help others?  

In this course you will learn how to provide direct care to people who are unable to care for themselves due to ill health or disability. You will gain the skills and knowledge to put your skills into practice within the aged care and home and community care sector. 

Topics covered include:

  • How to empower people 
  • Healthy body systems
  • Infection control
  • Safe work practices 

 

Half price fees apply!

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

Certificate IV in Information Technology

Start your career in IT.

You'll develop skills that are applicable to a wide range of roles in the information technology field.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Set yourself up for a career in an in-demand industry. 

This qualification will provide you with theoretical and technical skills to support a wide range of information technology roles. You'll develop skills in a variety of areas including: 

  • Database development
  • Database maintenance
  • Gaming development
  • Networking
  • Programming
  • Systems administration support
  • Web development

Half price fees apply! 

Certificate IV
National ID: ICT40120
State ID: AC13
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Free in 2023

Certificate IV in Information Technology (Cyber Security Incident Response)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Become a skilled and trusted professional in a fast-growing industry! 

In a world where cyber-attacks are increasing, now is the time to gain in demand skills that can form the foundation for a career and a job of the future in cyber security. After completing the Certificate IV in Information Technology (Cyber Security Incident Response) you will be an attractive applicant for in-demand IT roles such as cyber security officer.

Training Outcomes

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are job ready and competent in a wide range of information and communications technology (ICT) where they are required to respond to complex cyber security risks in organisations in information and communications technology (ICT) environments.

The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:

  • Understanding how the business can be compromised (email attacks, cyber criminals, threats, impersonation tactics)
  • Ransomware as a service (RaaS)
  • Working remotely due to COVID 19 – crisis management plans with remote working from home
  • Fileless attacks – malicious software that uses legitimate programs to infect your computer (viral threats, infected files) using strategies to block these attacks
  • Mobile threats
  • Cloud services compromised - guessing passwords (emails and systems)
  • Collaboration platforms as new attack vectors – (Zoom, teams, Google drive, MS One Drive and Teams)
  • The internet of things – continuously connected both at work and home (web-connected devices range from laptops, smartphones, smart watches, smart locks, personal assistance
  • Application programming interface (API) vulnerabilities and breaches – security readiness
  • Distributed denial of service (DDos) Attacks
  • Programming in python and understanding organisational polices and processes for cyber security
Certificate IV
National ID: ICT50220
State ID: AC26
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Free in 2023

Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible

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

Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking)

Make some serious connections.

Level-up your basic networking skills and set yourself up for a career in one of the most in-demand industries out there. Your career in IT starts here.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus

Get connected to an IT networking career.

When you complete the Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking you will be an attractive applicant for in-demand IT roles such as network operations support, network technician, and network support. You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and hands-on practical skills to install and configure a modern network, including virtual machines, wireless technologies, cloud storage, network security, deployment resources to desktops, and user support. You will acquire valuable experience in writing technical documentation, fulfilling client expectations, and with workplace health and safety. 

Half price fees apply! 

Certificate IV
State ID: KAD07
Industry Creative Industries

Intro to Music Production and Development (Stage 1) Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Looking for a career in the music industry? Or are you wanting to further your studies?

This Skill Set is the perfect opportunity for budding song writers, or those wanting to work in television, recording studios or live sound production.

In this course you will get an understanding of modern music production and be able to put your new skills to practice in a home studio environment, as a studio hand in a working studio or as a live sound engineer. Even if you are not a musician you will pick up valuable song writing skills that will assist you to become a Producer in the future. These skills will allow you to create your own music using technologies. For Musicians the course will help you to create and capture your ideas and work them to a demo level, ready to be recorded or produced further and develop your skills to be used in live performances.

Skill set
State ID: KAC78
Industry Creative Industries
Skill sets

Introduction Glass Working

In this course, you will learn basic glassworking techniques to create glass objects from simple design concepts.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Create beautiful glass objects. 

In this course, you will learn basic glassworking techniques to create glass objects from simple design concepts. You will have the opportunity to develop your own ideas to learn the technical skills to create your creative pieces.  You will learn technical skills including moulding and casting. 

If you would like to further your skills in Glass Design, we have two other Skill Sets on offer:

Skill set
State ID: AE456
Industry Education and Community Services
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Skill sets

Introduction to Direct Support Skill Set

Get started in a rewarding career helping others

Gain the basic skills to work in the community services sector.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus

Do you want to make a positive difference in the lives of others?  

This introductory skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to get started in a rewarding career within the community services sector. You will gain the basic skills to provide support to people in a range of health care setting 

  • Determine and respond to person support needs
  • Follow infection prevention and control procedures
  • Complete manual tasks safely 
  • Communicate and work in the health or community services sector
Skill set
State ID: AE818
Industry Education and Community Services
Free*

Introduction to Early Childhood Education and Care Skill Set

Study modes:

On campus

Step you way into a career in Early Childhood Education and Care

With this Skill Set, you'll gain an understanding of children’s learning, basic learning support, identifying and responding to children at risk, and workplace health and safety — and much more! It is the perfect stepping stone to start your career in Early Childhood Education and Care, preparing you for further training.

Skill set
State ID: KAD30
Industry Creative Industries
Skill sets

Introduction to Monotype Printmaking

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Monotype printing is a type of printmaking that yields only one unique print from each prepared plate.

This skill set will allow you to learn a range of combined techniques to produce finished prints from design concepts which are reviewed and adjusted during the work in progress.

Skill set
State ID: KAC79
Industry Creative Industries

Introductory Jewellery Making

Start a career that always has a silver lining.

Simply express your creativity or take your curiosity to a career with the skills you'll learn in this short course. You'll learn hands-on techniques and work with silver and metal to design and create.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Make your own silver jewellery 

Learn the skills and knowledge to create simple silver and metal jewellery in this beginner course. Using a range of techniques, you will learn to develop your own ideas about design and style. At the completion of this course, you will get to take home your own sterling silver creations.

Topics covered include:

  • How to accurately measure and saw silver and other metals
  • Filing, hammering, texturising and forging metals
  • How to safely solder
  • Polishing and finishing jewellery pieces
  • Theory
Skill set
National ID: MSL30118
State ID: BDV6
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate III in Laboratory Skills

Take a closer look at an exciting career.

Learn the essential skills required to assist in a lab gathering data, testing samples, analysing results and more. The skills you learn with this qualification can take you into labs across multiple sectors and industries.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Traineeship
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Take a closer look at a laboratory career.

With a Certificate III in Laboratory Skills you will gain skills in maintaining a laboratory, routine sampling and testing, recording data, and using laboratory computing programs. You will also learn how to prepare cultures, perform sterile techniques and assist with field work.

The work of technical assistants involves similar tasks within one scientific discipline with occasional peak periods and some interruptions. They work under the direction and regular supervision of senior technical staff, laboratory or quality managers, or scientific/medical personnel. The work of technical assistants is normally subject to frequent progress and quality checks, and generally work in a team and may have responsibility for their own work outputs.

Please note:
This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.

Certificate III
National ID: MSL40118
State ID: BDV3
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques

Your lab career break-through is here.

Take the next step in your career with this workplace based intermediate-level course designed to enhance laboratory skills and broaden scientific knowledge in your chosen technical field.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online

Get your lab career exactly where you want it.

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to work as a technical assistant, technician or instrument operator. You will learn about quality control, performance of instrumental and non-instrumental tests, standardisation and the use of solutions.

Although technical officers generally work in a laboratory, they often work closely with personnel in other teams within a section of the workplace. They may liaise with suppliers to troubleshoot product non-conformance at the direction of laboratory supervisors or managers, or gather information on non-conformance and events that may lead to the modification of workplace procedures. They may also demonstrate methods to others and train them to collect samples and conduct basic tests reliably. The work of technical officers involves frequent peak periods and interruptions.

Successful completion can lead to job opportunities in a range of relevant fields including pathology, manufacturing, environmental testing, mining, and biotechnology.

Please note:
This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.

Certificate IV
National ID: MSL50118
State ID: BDV4
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Laboratory Technology

Refine your skills and master your career path.

Further develop your skills in analysing, processing and interpreting data, reporting results and applying quality system and continuous improvement processes.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online

Take your laboratory knowledge and experience to the next level.

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to use laboratory application software, plan and conduct laboratory/field work and communicate and provide information to customers. You will also be able to specialise in a diverse range of industries including chemical, medical and pathological, mining, biological, and environmental fields.

Technical officers:

  • work according to established procedures in a structured environment
  • collect and prepare samples and communicate sample requirements to other personnel
  • conduct a wide range of routine and specialised tests where atypical samples may be involved and the instrumentation used has a wide range of operating variables
  • contribute to the modification of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and enterprise methods when necessary
  • define and solve problems where alternatives are not obvious and where investigations and trials may be required and the implications of various solutions considered
  • work under the direction and supervision of senior technical staff, laboratory or quality managers, or scientific/medical professionals, and
  • generally work as part of a team and may have a role in the planning of schedules and monitoring of resources in their work area.

Please note:
This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.

Diploma
National ID: BSB40520
State ID: BFR2
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Inspire, motivate and lead your way to a career with real followers.

Students will sharpen their skills in leadership, including communication and emotional intelligence skills, priority setting and more, and will have the opportunity to apply management concepts to work-based situations.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online

Find out what makes a great leader and take those skills to upper management anywhere. 

What does a manager of the future look like? There is a shift in the stereotypes we often hear with the title ‘Manager’, and research shows that the world is moving towards a more human-centered approach to leadership. So what do managers of the future look like in practice? What is their management style? This course covers the principles you need to learn to succeed in management.

You will learn how to lead effectively by analysing your own leadership style, learn how to enthuse encourage and lead, and many other emotional intelligence skills. You will gain many everyday skills such as setting work priorities and implementing operational plans, innovating, and leading teamwork.

This qualification is ideally suited to:

  • Upcoming managers or team leaders who want to develop high-level management skills to succeed in their position

  • Entrepreneurs to enhance people skills at the start of developing their visions.

  • Junior staff who wish to gain strong baseline leadership skills

  • Experienced staff who wish to fine-tune their management skills

This qualification provides participants with the skills needed to always put their best selves forward and work as effective leaders in their field.

Certificate IV
National ID: BSB50420
State ID: BFR7
Industry Business and Finance
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Leadership and Management

Every ship needs a captain.

Refine your understanding of key management concepts while you analyse a range of business and management issues in this rewarding course. Become in demand in any organisation and enhance your leadership skills today.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online

Become a leader in your field.

The Diploma of Leadership and Management aims to provide students with both academic knowledge and practical management skills.

This qualification is best suited to those looking to enhance their pre-existing leadership and management skills and knowledge to enable them to be a more effective manager. It would also suit those who are moving into a more mid-level position within their organisation.

Individuals at this level display initiative and judgment in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements. They plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.

Diploma
National ID: AUR30620
State ID: BGA5
Industry Automotive
Half price^

Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Start your engines, the road to an auto career starts here.

Learn all about diagnosis and repair, braking systems, transmissions, servicing, suspension, workplace safety and health and more in a quality workshop with experienced lecturers.

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

It's time to gear up for your automotive career.

By completing a Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology you will be ready for a career in the automotive servicing industry. You will have the broad range of skills and knowledge required to work effectively in the automotive industry, including diagnosis and repair, braking systems, transmissions, servicing, suspension, and workplace safety and health.

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology is an apprenticeship you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Half price fees apply! 

Certificate III
National ID: AUR31220
State ID: BFZ0
Industry Automotive
Half price^

Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology

Know the mechanics that power big industries.

This course is suitable for those wanting to understand and work on mobile plant vehicles in the service and repair industry. Your skills will be in demand in construction, agriculture, mining and beyond.

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

Gain the skills to work in a variety of different automotive environments.

From dump trucks, bulldozers, drilling rigs, to heavy plant machinery, heavy automotives need servicing just like any other automotive. Like with light vehicles, there are many parts that ensure the smooth operation of heavy vehicles. And with heavy machinery, it’s important to ensure that all parts are fully functional, from the cooling systems, the mechanical equipment, the engine, the steering and suspension systems, and even the electrical circuits.

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of mobile plant vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry. It is suitable for entry into the mining, construction and agricultural environment.

Half price fees apply! 

Certificate III
State ID: KAD20
Industry Creative Industries
Skill sets

Music Producing and Editing (Stage 3) Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

With this skill set, you will get an understanding of modern music production and be able to put your new skills to practice in a home studio environment, as a studio hand in a working studio or as a live sound engineer.

Even if you are not a musician, you will pick up valuable song writing skills that will assist you in becoming a Producer in the future. These skills will allow you to create your own music using technologies.

For Musicians, the course will help you to create and capture your ideas and work them to a demo level, ready to be recorded or produced further and develop your skills to be used in live performances.

Skill set
National ID: 52877WA
State ID: BGR13
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate I in New Opportunities for Women (NOW)

If you're looking for a sign, this is it.

Now is the time to improve your employability, get back in the workforce or start a new career. This short course will boost your confidence and your skills and prepare you for taking the next step in your career.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

If you're a woman looking to return to study or the workforce or just want to improve your general skills, this course is for you.

This course serves as a bridging program for women who have typically had a break from the workforce and are looking to embark on a new career direction. The course offers women an opportunity to explore various career options, build self-confidence and gain academic standards necessary to enter vocational offerings.

You will develop your skills in

  • Managing personal and family health and safety
  • Developing strategies to succeed in learning
  • Increasing personal effectiveness 
  • Establishing personal goals
  • Exploring career options 
  • Developing a career action plan 
  • Examining further education and training opportunities 
  • Improving written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Performing simple math for everyday situations and develop basic computer skills.
Certificate I
National ID: HLT54121
State ID: BGW5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free in 2023

Diploma of Nursing

Study modes:

On campus