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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 industriesWe 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 CRTAFE term duration only.

There is also a child care 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 Cafe is located at G Block and open during the CRTAFE term.

Providing food and drinks for staff, students and residents of Central Regional TAFE Geraldton campus, the Cafe 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 cafe 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 work space 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 week day 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 CRTAFE 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: FNSSS00014
State ID: AD753
Industry Business and Finance

Accounting Principles Skill Set

Build on your accounting and bookkeeping skills.

Study modes:

On campus

Up-skill yourself within the financial service industry. 

This course is designed for those currently employed in an accounting and bookkeeping role, and use knowledge of accounting principles to perform a range of analytical tasks for a variety of industries. It is suitable for those wanting to up-skill and build on their knowledge, for self-employed people who run their own business or for those interested in pursuing a career in the financial service industry. 

Skill set
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
State ID: KAC81
Industry Creative Industries

Acrylic Painting Skill Set

Explore your creative side

You will learn basic painting techniques to create paintings from simple ideas and design concepts.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Ignite your creativity.  

You will learn basic painting techniques to create paintings from simple ideas and design concepts. This course is suited to beginners and you will have the opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and to develop your creativity. 

Skill set
National ID: CHC43015
State ID: AWM9
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^
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
Half price^

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: ACM20117
State ID: BDN2
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate II in Animal Studies

Learn about creatures great and small.

If you have a passion for animals this is perfect introduction into the industry. Learn a broad range of skills across multiple fields that will set you up for a career working with all sorts of creatures.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Caring for animals can be your day at the office.

Take an animal studies course and kickstart a career caring for and working with animals in animal shelters, kennels or pet shops. Animal Studies courses will equip you with essential skills and knowledge in areas such as animal nutrition, animal ethics, handling and transportation of animals.

This is a general qualification for entry into sectors of the animal care and management industry, where you can provide care for animals in workplaces such as animal shelters, kennels, catteries, sanctuaries and veterinary clinics.

Certificate II
National ID: MST20616
State ID: BDH5
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology

This qualification provides an introductory overview of skills applied in the fashion industry.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Get your start in the fashion industry. 

This qualification provides an introductory overview of skills applied in the fashion industry. It includes skills used in the design and production of garments and millinery, as well as in the development of unique fashion and textile designs used in Indigenous Australian culture.

 

Certificate II
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: AUR20520
State ID: BGA1
Industry Automotive

Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Pre-Apprenticeship

Complete this pre-apprenticeship course and you'll have what employers will are looking for in an apprentice light vehicle automotive service and repair technician. It will give you the skills, knowledge and behaviours to make you more competitive and give you a flying start in learning a trade. Plus our strong links to the automotive industry may also help!

Automotive technicians work on the mechanical parts of motor vehicles, including the engine, transmission and suspension systems.

Enjoy quality facilities including modern vehicles, specialised diagnostic equipment, and fully equipped classrooms and workshops.

There may be competitive entry to this course. For successful completion of this course, you will be required to complete a work placement component.

Certificate II
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: 52845WA
State ID: BGO44
Industry Automotive

Certificate II in Autonomous Workplace Operations

Delivered at:

Study modes:

VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Learn how to work with automated equipment

This course will provide VETDSS students with the knowledge and skills to perform tasks associated with working in an automated workplace.

Discover an overview of the historical development of automation and learn an in-depth coverage of current automation and insight into future extensions. The course will also  equip current and prospective workers with the skills needed to demonstrate awareness in the following areas:

  • What an autonomous workplace is
  • How autonomous workplaces operate
  • What unique safety systems are present
  • How the human-machine interface operates
  • How date is used within such workplaces.
Certificate II
National ID: SHB30516
State ID: AZZ5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Barbering

Look sharp for a career that's a cut above.

It's a career that will never go out of style - complete this barbering apprenticeship and you'll be in demand in the growth industry area of men's grooming.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

Gain the skills you need to carve out a career in barbering.

If you want to help people look and feel their best, this Certificate III in Barbering Apprenticeship will provide you with the technical skills and knowledge required to work as a barber.

You'll learn the essentials needed to work in the men's grooming industry including: 

  • designing and creating haircuts,
  • designing and maintaining beards and moustaches,
  • shaving heads and faces
  • health, safety, hygiene
  • financial and retail skills to work in a salon
Certificate III
National ID: D9780P
State ID: D9780P
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Barista Coffee Short Course

Forget the daily grind, get a buzz out of your career.

Make people happy every day with this in-demand short course. You'll learn all the skills you'll need to master your mocha, level-up your latte and become a coffee-making connoisseur.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Learn how to make a perfect cup of coffee.

This beginner short course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to start your career as a Barista. Learn how to select and grind coffee beans and how to use a coffee machine to make a variety of different coffees. 

Topics covered include:

  • Organising a coffee workstation
  • Components of a espresso machine and grinder
  • Storage of coffee and the characteristics of different beans 
  • Selection and grinding of coffee beans
  • Milk texture
  • How to extract and monitor the quality of coffee
  • Cleaning of equipment 
Short course
State ID: KAC94
Industry Business and Finance

Basic Computer Skills 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: KAD01
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Basic Computing Skill Set (IT)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

This basic computer skills course will provide you with the confidence and understanding of the most popular, current technologies used at home and in the workplace. In this hands-on short course, you will learn how to use Microsoft program and how to create, save and manage documents, as well as emails and using the Internet effectively. 

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Appropriately start up and shut down your computer.
  • Navigate the operating system and start applications.
  • Perform basic functions of file management.
  • Perform basic functions in a word processor and spreadsheet.
  • Manage print settings and print documents.
  • Receive and send emails.
  • Use a web browser to navigate the Internet.
Skill set
State ID: KAC88
Industry Creative Industries

Basic Digital Photography Skills Set

Take beautiful shots and be confident behind a camera

In this short course, you will learn the skills and knowledge required to use a digital camera and alter and upload digital images.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Get the most out of your digital camera. 

In this short course, you will learn the basics of how to use a digital camera and how to alter and upload digital images. Aimed at those that have an interest in photography or those who own a digital camera but don't know how to use it, you will learn the skills to confidentially take a great photo. 

Topics covered include:

  • How to correctly set up and use a digital camera
  • Shooting modes
  • Correct exposure 
  • How to alter or enhance your images 
  • Upload your digital image

Skill set
National ID: SHB40115
State ID: AWO5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

The power to transform is in your hands.

Start your beauty career in a fun yet professional learning environment at Central Regional TAFE. Try your hand at make-up, massage, waxing, lash and brow treatments and so much more.

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: 52893WA
State ID: AD12
Industry Building and Construction

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

Delivered at:

Study modes:

VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Kick-start your career in the Building and Construction Industry 

The Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway – Trades) is an entry level course designed for learners, including school–based students, who are considering a career or a pathway into the construction industry. The course is a combination of practical workshops and theoretical learning, as well as a work placement component.

In this course, students will gain skills from industry specific training and form an understanding in the following:

  • Preparing to work safely in the construction industry
  • Working effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • Planning and organising work
  • Conducting workplace communication
  • Carrying out measurements and calculations
  • Reading and interpreting plans and specifications
  • Applying Work Health and Safety requirements, policies and procedures in the workplace
  • Practicing asbestos awareness in the construction industry.
Certificate II
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
State ID: AE378
Industry Business and Finance
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

Delivered at:

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
National ID: CPC32011
State ID: D409
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

Build a strong career from the ground up.

Gain the skills to safely use carpentry tools and materials as you learn how to contruct pitched roofs, ceiling frames, lay wooden flooring, interpret plans and more.

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

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

When you complete the Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery you will be ready for a career as a domestic or commercial carpenter.

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

Half price fees apply!

Certificate III
State ID: KAC80
Industry Creative Industries

Ceramic Mixed Media Skill Set

Learn the skills and techniques to produce beautiful ceramic works with a short Ceramic Mixed Media course.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Explore the timeless art of pottery.

Acquire the skills and techniques to produce beautiful ceramic works with a short Ceramic Mixed Media course. We'll teach you the fundamental skills and techniques of ceramic work to build and construct beautiful simple designs. You'll learn how to work with earthenware clay, glazing, construction techniques and surface embellishment. You'll have the opportunity to create a collection of bespoke small sculptural artworks that incorporate a number of processes. 

Skill set
National ID: RII20720
State ID: BGK0
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Civil Construction

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working with civil construction plant, who applies a broad range of skills in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. The individual may provide theoretical advice and support a team.

Certificate II
National ID: SIT30816
State ID: AZU5
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

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.

Delivered at:

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
State ID: AE380
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Skill sets

Commercial Kitchen Skill Set

All the ingredients you need to get cooking.

No one wants a half-baked chef - give your career in commercial cookery the best base with this skill set covering all the essential skills that employers are looking for.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus

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

This skill set covers how to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks to ensure you're working safely.

In the Commercial Kitchen skill set, you'll learn about the safe use of commercial kitchen equipment, how to  clean food preparation areas, storage areas, and equipment efficiently and minimising negative environmental impacts, preventing food contamination including how to identify and control food hazards, and gain general kitchen and food preparation skills.

Jobs that could lead from this skill set includes cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen stewards, kitchen hands, and bar and food and beverage servers and attendants.

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: CHC22015
State ID: AWJ7
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate II in Community Services

Open the door to a career in caring for others.

A career in community services is exceptionally rewarding. The Certificate II in Community Services provides an introduction to the general field of community services.

Study modes:

Flexible
Traineeship
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Make a difference to people's lives.

This course will introduce you to the community services industry. You'll gain the essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills by completing this qualification.

You'll cover language, literacy and numeracy; further study and job options; study skills as well as communication and computing.

You will gains skills in:

  • Communication
  • Information provision and processing
  • Administration support
  • Networking
  • Group support.

Start on your path to a career in Community Services, Aged Care, Children's Services or Disability Services.

Half price fees apply!  

Certificate II
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
Half price^

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.

Half price fees apply! 

Certificate IV
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: CHC30113
State ID: J587
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Make a career out of making every day fun.

Turn your interest and passion for working with babies and children into a career in this expanding industry. No two days will ever be the same with a career in Early Childhood Education and Care.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online
Traineeship
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Are you interested in working with babies and children in an education and care service?

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 child care 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. 

Half price fees apply!

Certificate III
National ID: CHC30121
State ID: BGY3
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

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 child care 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: CHC50113
State ID: J594
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Once upon a dream career.

The next chapter in your Early Childhood career starts here. Gain the skills you need to manage staff, programs and operations at a child care centre and refine your skills in caring for young children.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online
Traineeship

A fulfilling career helping children grow and develop.

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.

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

Half price fees apply!

Diploma
National ID: CHC50121
State ID: BGY6
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^
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: CHC30213
State ID: J588
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in Education Support

Be a classroom champion.

Ready to be everyone's favourite person in the classroom? With this qualification you'll learn to support students and assist teachers to deliver education programs in any situation.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online

Support students with additional needs, and assist teachers with creating comfortable and encouraging class environments.

This qualification is nationally recognised, providing you with future job opportunities to gain employment in the education sector. It is aimed at workers who provide assistance and support to teachers and students in a range of educational settings. These may include public, Catholic and independent schools and community education centres.

You will learn how to effectively communicate with students and colleagues, provide support to students in developing their literacy and numeracy skills and learn how to work collaboratively as part of an educational team. As part of this qualification you will undertake supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

You will gain the following skills:

  • Improving literacy and numeracy in classrooms
  • Understanding and applying legal and ethical requirements
  • Integrating Information Communication Technology (ICT) across the curriculum
  • Implementing planned education programs for students with additional needs
  • Working effectively with culturally diverse students and staff, and
  • Contributing to the safety and health of students.

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

Certificate III
National ID: CHC40213
State ID: J590
Industry Education and Community Services

Certificate IV in Education Support

Light up a child's imagination and learning.

Gain the knowledge and skills to support students and assist teachers' education programs, with a focus on supporting students with additional needs, learning disabilities and/or challenging behaviours.

Study modes:

Flexible
Online

Work with children and teachers to enhance learning in school environments.

You will have the opportunity to undertake a wide variety of tasks in the classroom and school setting to contextualise this knowledge and improve your practical skills.

This qualification is nationally recognised, providing you with future job opportunities to gain employment in the education sector. A key focus of this course is on supporting students with special needs, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder. In addition you will develop an awareness of diversity in the education sector and wider community and understand the need to promote cultural safety.

You will gain the knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • Contributing to and implementing behaviour management plans
  • Understanding and applying legal and ethical requirements
  • Contributing to and implementing documented education plans for students with additional needs
  • Identifying and responding to children and young people at risk
  • Working effectively with students with a diverse range of additional needs, and
  • Participating in workplace health and safety.

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

Certificate IV
National ID: UEE30811
State ID: A123
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Begin a career that illuminates the world.

Enrol in an apprenticeship that will light the way to a bright career selecting, installing, setting up, testing, fault finding, repairing and maintaining electrical systems and equipment.

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

Charge up your career today.

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

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

Certificate III
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
State ID: KAC83
Industry Creative Industries

Encaustic Painting Skill Set

Get creative exploring encaustic art.

If you've been curious about encaustics then this beginner course will provide you with the skills to start making your own encaustic paintings.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Explore encaustic art, and elevate your paintings. 

Encaustic is one of the oldest forms of painting using wax layers applied hot and then reheated to fuse the layers together. In this course, you'll be encouraged to explore encaustic art by gaining a core understanding of fundamental techniques and different styles of application and design. By the end of the course, you'll have a strong baseline understanding for launching yourself into encaustic art. 

 

Skill set
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: MEM30305
State ID: WT77
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH)

Forge a career in heavy metal fabrication.

Our heavy fabrication apprenticeship course will teach you to safely manipulate metal and create objects using a variety of welding techniques, thermal cutting, workshop machines, and hand and power tools.

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

Secure a career making and fixing all things mechanical.

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH) you'll be looking at a trades career as a boilermaker, welder, or fabricator in industries such as mining or construction.

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

Half price fees apply! 

Certificate III
National ID: MEM30205
State ID: WT83
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB)

Don't just work it, create it.

This qualification will provide you with trade level practical skills and knowledge in fitting and machining, using industry standard technologies and techniques.

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

Get into a career making and fixing all things mechanical.

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

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

Half price fees apply!

Certificate III
National ID: MEM30205
State ID: WT86
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA)

Maintain the machines that drive the economy.

Learn to safely and effectively use a range of tools and engineering techniques in the maintenance and repair of mechanical plant machinery and equipment.

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

Get into a career making and fixing all things mechanical.

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

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

Half price fees apply!

Certificate III
National ID: CHCSS00114
State ID: AE116
Industry Education and Community Services
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

Entry into Care Roles Skill Set

Step up and step in to a caring industry.

Provide care, create plans, comply with infection control policies and procedures and ensure the safety of all with this timely skill set.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus

Start your career in the community care industry.

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

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

In an era of COVID-19 infection control, gain the skills and knowledge required to provide entry level support and basic client care for a range of roles and purposes within the aged care and disability support sectors. 

Skill set
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.

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.

Diploma
National ID: SIT30516
State ID: AZV9
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Events

No more waiting in line, your VIP career is here.

Be the life of the party and learn the skills you need to safely and efficiently facilitate, organise and manage events whatever the occassion, industry, group or size.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Do you love to plan and take pride in every detail? Put this qualification in your calendar.

With a Certificate III in Events you will be able to work as an assistant events/conference organiser, or functions assistant, in the community, cultural, hospitality, sporting, or travel and tourism sectors. You will gain the knowledge and skills to provide vital support to ensure successful events, including facilitating reservations, supplying food and beverages, ticketing, entry and seating advice, working effectively in a team, and workplace health and safety.

Half price fees apply!

Certificate III
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.

Delivered at:

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
National ID: SIT20316
State ID: AZW1
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate II in Hospitality

Don't wait - your career serving others starts here.

Lean practical skills and basic knowledge to prep you for work in various hospitality settings, such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and more.

Study modes:

Flexible
Traineeship
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Get your hospitality career started.

If you want to work your way up the hospitality ladder, then the Certificate II in Hospitality is a great place to start. This qualification provides you with the opportunity to work under direct supervision in restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.

Students will gain practical skills in food and beverage preparation, and learn how best to interact with customers, while gaining skills in social and cultural sensitivity.

The hospitality industry employs hundreds of thousands of people across Australia. Demand for workers in this sector has traditionally been strong and employers are looking for those who are willing to develop their hospitality skills and knowledge.

Certificate II
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
National ID: SIT40416
State ID: AZV8
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate IV in Hospitality

Learn service and skills that will leave the workforce competition cold.

Here's a great tip - refine your serving, financial management and customer service skills with this qualification and you'll be ready to lead teams in providing excellence in the hospitality industry.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible

Don't just serve people - work as a hospitality supervisor or team leader in a career with endless possibilities.

When you complete the Certificate IV in Hospitality you'll be able to work as a hospitality supervisor or team leader. Job roles include bar supervisor, food and beverage manager, duty manager and concierge.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work and supervise effectively in the hospitality industry, providing responsible service of alcohol, financial management, and enhanced customer service. You'll also learn how to manage workplace conflict, and comply with workplace health and safety.

Certificate IV
State ID: AE381
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Online
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
Half price^

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: HLTSS00064
State ID: AE112
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

Infection control Skill Set

Skills that will keep people safe.

This skill set has been designed for the healthcare sector; specifically for those working in aged care or disability support to further develop essential skills in keeping themselves and their clients safe.

Study modes:

Blended Delivery
Flexible
Online

Keep yourself and clients safe.

Health and community care workers have gone above and beyond to support and care for those that are most vulnerable in our community, and with this skill set they can continue to confidently provide the best care for clients and keep both them and themselves safe from the risks of infections.

You will learn about following organisational infection prevention and control procedures including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks.

As part of this course students will complete:

  • Course pre-reading requirements
  • 1 day workshop on campus
  • Workplace assessment - The lecturer will visit the student at their workplace at an agreed date/time.  
Skill set
National ID: HLTSS00066
State ID: AE115
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling)

Skills that will keep people safe.

Designed for those working in Hospitality, particularly in food handling and front of house. Learn how to confidently minimise the risk of infections in the workplace for you and your customers.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Blended Delivery
Flexible
Online

Keep yourself and your customers safe. 

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

You will learn about following organisational infection prevention and control procedures including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks. Skills can be applied to specific food handling industry needs such as using kitchens and packaging areas, front of house, staff rooms and offices, food stock deliveries and vehicles, equipment storage, and bathrooms and toilets. 

As part of this course students will complete:

  • Course pre-reading requirements
  • 1 day workshop on campus
  • Workplace assessment - The lecturer will visit the student at their workplace at an agreed date/time.  

Gain these skills:

  • Introduction to Infection Control
  • Chain of Infection and Disease Transmission
  • Breaking the Chain of Infection
  • Contamination and Cleaning
  • Hazards, Risks, Responsibilities and Reporting
Skill set
National ID: HLTSS00065
State ID: AE114
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

Infection control Skill Set (Retail)

Skills that will keep people safe.

This skill set provides those working in the retail industry with the skills and knowledge to confidently minimise the risk of infections in the workplace for themselves and customers.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Blended Delivery
Flexible
Online

Keep yourself and your customers safe in the workplace.

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

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

You will learn about following organisational infection prevention and control procedures including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks. 

As part of this course students will complete:

  • Course pre-reading requirements
  • 1 day workshop on campus
  • Workplace assessment - The lecturer will visit the student at their workplace at an agreed date/time.  

Gain these skills:

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

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

 

Skill set
National ID: HLTSS00067
State ID: AE113
Industry Maritime and Logistics
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

Infection control Skill Set (Transport and Logistics)

Skills that will keep people safe.

Learn to work work safely and within government requirements, or prepare your business for compliance by ensuring the safety of staff and customers in your workplace.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Blended Delivery
Flexible
Online

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

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

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

As part of this course students will complete:

  • Course pre-reading requirements
  • 1 day workshop on campus
  • Workplace assessment - The lecturer will visit the student at their workplace at an agreed date/time.  

Gain these skills:

  • Introduction to Infection Control
  • Chain of Infection and Disease Transmission
  • Breaking the Chain of Infection
  • Contamination and Cleaning
  • Hazards, Risks, Responsibilities and Reporting
Skill set
National ID: ICT30120
State ID: BFF7
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Certificate III in Information Technology

For a career in almost any industry.

Get a taste for some of the areas you can work in with this practical and rewarding course. Learn to use multiple programs, install systems, provide tech support and much more as you work towards a career working with technology.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

If you're interested in working with computers but not quite sure what area to focus on, this is the course for you.

This course will give you a chance to sample a broad range of IT areas, from commonly used hardware and software to creating websites and editing video. Successful completion of this course will see you fully equipped to start your career in IT or get you ready for further study in your chosen field.

Skills gained include:

  • Using software applications that can include (but are not limited to) Adobe Photoshop Elements, Adobe Premiere Elements, Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Access)
  • Installing and customising operating systems
  • Providing technical advice and support
  • Programming (HTML)
  • Diagnostic support
  • Creating user documentation
  • Creating and updating websites.
Certificate III
National ID: ICT50220
State ID: BGJ4
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Information Technology

IT is constantly expanding and evolving and one of the most important components is networking.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible

Take a step into the exciting industry of networking

IT is constantly expanding and evolving and one of the most important components is networking. You will gain the skills and knowledge to plan, install and maintain computer networks including internetworking, security and e-business integration.  

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

Certificate III in Information Technology (Cyber Security)

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Study modes:

VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Looking to commence an IT career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Information Technology (Cyber Security), you will be able to work towards working in roles such as ICT Technician, Help Desk Officer, Cyber Security support. 

Gain these skills:

  • Cloud services
  • Cyber security risk analysis
  • Networking and hardware
  • Online security threat handling
  • Cyber security awareness

All certificate III qualifications include these core skills:

  • Programming, ethics and privacy
  • Personal data protection
  • Critical thinking
  • Teamwork and ICT client support
Certificate III
National ID: ICT40120
State ID: AC10
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

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: AE439
Industry Education and Community Services

Integrating Mental Health Practice Skill Set

Provide care to clients experiencing mental health illness

This skill set is suitable for those currently working in community services looking to upskill, or for those wanting to gain an introduction into the sector.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Gain the skills to work with clients experiencing a mental health illness

This short course will provide those working in the community services sector with the skills to assist clients who are experiencing mental health concerns and respond to the increasing need for mental health awareness. 

The community mental health sector values employees with strong ‘soft’ skills and the capacity to provide person-centred, recovery-focussed care. This skill set provides people who are interested in working in the sector the opportunity to determine if it is the right fit for them and understand and develop foundational skills for entry into the sector.

Skill set
State ID: KAD04
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Intermediate Digital Photography Skill Set

Content is king

If posting photos online to make money and grab people's attention is on your timeline, this skill set is for you.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Grab attention, get likes, grow followers, gain customers.

Love taking photos and posting them online? Take your skills to the next level with this short course that will give you the skills and knowledge you need to produce and manipulate share-worthy content for work, business or just for fun.

Perfect for web designers and content creators, or anyone that creates digital images for online.

Skill set
State ID: AE781
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Introduction to Cyber Security

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Learn the basic concepts needed to identify and protect yourself against common cyber threats and scams. With this course, you will gain an understanding of Cyber Security principles and policies, commonly used authentication and authorisation techniques and general network security fundamentals.

Learning outcomes:

  • Protect own personal online profile from cyber security threats
  • Identify and report online security threats
  • Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information.
Skill set
State ID: AE456
Industry Education and Community Services
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
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: KAC79
Industry Creative Industries

Jewellery Making Skill Set

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
State ID: AE377
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies
Skill sets

Job Ready Basics Skill Set

The Job Ready Basics skill set is perfect if you feel that you need a little extra support and a confidence boost to get into a job. It focuses on health, wellbeing and personal development including an introduction to workplace technology. 

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Get started in the workforce. 

The Job Ready Basics skill set is perfect if you feel that you need a little extra support and a confidence boost to get into a job. It focuses on health, wellbeing and personal development including an introduction to workplace technology.  This course will prepare you for entry level roles in a variety of industries including retail, hospitality, community services, aged care and business services. 

 Follow this up with a visit to your local Jobs and Skills Centre, where you can get free advice and support to with your resume and writing job applications, and you’ll be job ready!

Skill set
National ID: SIT20416
State ID: AB10
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Certificate II in Kitchen Operations (Commercial Cookery/Patisserie Pre-Apprenticeship)

Get a taste for the commercial cookery industry

This course is perfect for getting your foot into a commercial kitchen. You'll learn the basic skills and knowledge to prepare and cook food.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Start your career in a commercial kitchen. 

This qualification provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in such as in restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops; and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons and schools.  You'll learn practical food preparation and cookery skills including hygienic and safe work practices, cleaning kitchen and equipment, preparing dishes and correct storage of perishable items. 

After completing this course you'll have the skills and knowledge required to begin a commercial cookery or chef apprenticeship. 

Certificate II
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.

Half price fees apply! 

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.

Half price fees apply! 

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.
Diploma
National ID: BSB40520
State ID: BFR2