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Merredin

 42 Throssell Road, Merredin WA 6415
 1800 672 700 or (08) 9081 3555
 info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

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Merredin is located in the Central Wheatbelt 261 km's from the state capital of Perth, the town lies roughly midway between Perth and Kalgoorlie as a historical stopover when travelling to and from the goldfields. 

Central Regional TAFE - Merredin campus provides a centre for students to progress their flexible, online and open learning training in the eastern Wheatbelt region of Western Australia.

This campus caters to students living in the areas of east Quairading, as far as Narembeen up to Southern Cross and North including Wyalkatchem as far as Beacon. It also encompasses the shires of Kellerberrin, Mukinbudin, Bruce Rock, Nungarin, Bencubbin, Koorda and Westonia.

We are committed to making your training experience as positive as possible. That's why we offer customised, flexible and online options so there's always time for your family, work and lifestyle commitments.

Facilities

Our computer lab is located on campus and is fully equipped with workstations, software and internet access to encourage students to undertake their studies in a welcoming and well equipped environment.

We have a conference room which includes two way video and audio communication to many locations.

Enjoy our friendly space where students can recharge and relax during study breaks. It is equipped with a microwave, fridge, and tea/coffee making facilities.

Our trades annex is located off site in the industrial area of Merredin.
We have an on-site Lecturer who delivers apprentice block release training in the areas of:

  • Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology
  • Auto Servicing Technology
  • Agricultural Mechanical Technology
  • Light Mechanical Technology
  • Mobile Plant Technology
  • Automotive Air Conditioning Technology
  • Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology

We are also equipped to deliver forklift training from this site.

Contact the Trades Annex:
 118 Barrack Street, Merredin 
 (08) 9041 5500 / 1800 672 700
 info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Free parking is available on campus with designated accessibility parking bays available.

Merredin

  1800 672 700 or (08) 9081 3555
 info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Central regional TAFE - Merredin campus provides a centre for students to progress their flexible, online and open learning training in the eastern Wheatbelt region of Western Australia.

Address

Central Regional TAFE, Merredin Campus
42 Throssell Road
Merredin WA 6415
Australia

 

 

Courses available at Merredin Campus

^ 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.
State ID: AD882
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Agricultural Chemical Skill Set

Safe, secure, skilled.

Chemicals are one of the most commonly used tools in agriculture - learn how to safely and securely use, handle and store them with the latest information and practical advice in this all-important skill set.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Safely handle and store agricultural chemicals. 

This course is suited for individuals responsible for applying chemicals in agricultural related industries.

Some things you'll learn:

  • Transport and store chemicals
  • Prepare chemicals to control pests, weeds and diseases 
  • Use sprayer, wipers and applications 
Skill set
National ID: AUR30416
State ID: BAG3
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 and braking systems.

Half price fees apply!

Certificate III
National ID: AHC20116
State ID: BCZ7
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate II in Agriculture

Land a career working on the land.

Learn the fundamental skills you'll need for success in this practical and theoretical course, with a focus on livestock and crops. Start here, and take your farming career anywhere.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Workplace Assessment

Open the gate to a career in Agriculture.

Looking for a career in agriculture? We offer a wide range of industry relevant agriculture courses that will give you the practical skills and knowledge to get where you want to go. Our award-winning lecturers will give you hands-on training on real farms where you will have the opportunity to take part in projects and form relationships with industry partners.

A Certificate II in Agriculture is an entry-level course focused on the fundamentals of modern farm work, including working with livestock and crops. This qualification is a starting point for anyone looking to work within any stream of agriculture. It will also set you up for a wide range of career and study paths across agriculture, agribusiness and rural operations.

Certificate II
National ID: AHC30116
State ID: BCW6
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate III in Agriculture

A career that pays off every season.

Set yourself up for sustainable success with livestock, crops, machinery operations and more with this detailed and varied course. Practice real skills in various scenarios across multiple operations.

Study modes:

Flexible
Online

If a life on the land appeals to you, now is the time to grab the wheel.

Learn vital skills for a sustainable industry from livestock breeding, health and transportation, to establishing pastures and crop harvesting. Become a qualified operator of machinery such as tractors, skid-steers and front-end loaders and learn best practice for building stock fences and more.

This qualification enables individuals to select a livestock production, cropping or livestock context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed farming enterprises, both cropping and livestock. Individuals with this qualification perform tasks in a variety of contexts, which involve some judgement in selecting equipment and services

Half price fees apply!

Certificate III
National ID: AHC40116
State ID: BDF2
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate IV in Agriculture

Grow into a career with success on the horizon.

Focus specifically on your chosen field in this hands-on course. Learn from industry professionals that know the business of farming across multiple areas and refine your skills in the field of your choice.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Workplace Assessment

Get ahead of the field.

Become a specialist within the agriculture industry with a Certificate IV in Agriculture. This course is designed to meet the needs of supervisors or team leaders in the agriculture industry. You will be able to choose from specialisations in beef production, grain production, horse breeding, and sheep and wool production.

Certificate IV
National ID: AHC50116
State ID: BDD8
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Agriculture

Reap what you sow whatever the season.

Specialise further in your chosen field in this comprehensive course, while also learning budgeting, production planning, climate risk strategies, animal husbandry, long-term crop management and more.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Workplace Assessment

Make a great living on the land.

With the Diploma of Agriculture from CRTAFE you will gain highly sought after specialised skills and knowledge. Learn comprehensively about different farming practices, why pasture and soil health is vital for livestock production, and develop the skills to improve farming efficiency.

Diploma
National ID: AUR20218
State ID: BDQ6
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:

Flexible
On campus

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

Advance your career in the automotive industry. When you complete the 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, but if you are an apprentice completing AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Technology or AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology,  you have the opportunity to complete a Certificate II in Automotive Air-Conditioning Technology as well.

Certificate II
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: 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: 22471VIC
State ID: BEH68
Industry Education and Community Services

Course in Initial General Education for Adults

Get ahead and get the career you want today.

Improve your literacy, basic math and general education skills to access further study, employment or to participate in the community.

Study modes:

Flexible
Online

Further your education and training today.

This course aims to provide a general education. That is, initial skill development in reading, writing and numeracy and skill development in a variety of areas to meet personal needs and to facilitate participation in the community, or other workplace and further education and training.

On successful completion of this course a participant will be able to:

  • develop a learning plan and portfolio with support
  • read and interpret a limited range of short, simple and personally relevant texts
  • create short simple, personally relevant texts
  • recognise simple mathematical information in familiar and everyday situations.
Course in
National ID: AHC30416
State ID: BDB3
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Pork Production

And this little piggy went straight into a dynamic career.

Learn the ins and outs of working at a pig farm and get ahead of the workforce competition with skills in livestock care, transport, health and safety and more.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Workplace Assessment

Bring home the bacon with a Certificate III in Pork Production. 

This entry level qualification is suited for those who wish to pursue a career in the pork industry as a piggery attendant or stock person. 

Some things you'll learn:

  • How to care for livestock
  • How to establish and maintain breeding programs
  • How to transport livestock
  • How to comply with industry animal welfare requirements
  • How to contribute to work health and safety processes
Certificate III
National ID: CUA31115
State ID: AZN2
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate III in Visual Arts

Sculpt your skills and your career path.

Your career in Visual Arts in only limited by your imagination. Build on your current skills and knowledge in this course and expand your expertise across a wider range of visual art disciplines.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Creativity starts here.

In this qualification you'll learn how to create two and three dimensional forms in a variety of visual arts areas.

Our training will help you visualise, develop and present ideas and images and give you the skills to design and produce paintings, sculptures, ceramics, textiles, printmaking and electronic art and experiment with materials and techniques. You will also develop knowledge of art history and theory and gain an understanding of current art issues and trends.

Certificate III
National ID: CUA41315
State ID: AZO2
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate IV in Visual Arts

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working at a pre-professional level who are beginning to develop their own artistic voice and command of techniques in a range of art forms.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Let your creativity flow.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working at a pre-professional level who are beginning to develop their own artistic voice and command of techniques in a range of art forms. Practice at this level is underpinned by application of broad and integrated technical and theoretical knowledge and the ability to analyse and use information from a range of sources.

Certificate IV
National ID: CUA51115
State ID: AZL3
Industry Creative Industries
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Visual Arts

Your career in visual arts is in your hands.

This qualification will enhance your skills and knowledge in selected areas of visual art and craft, with options to focus on painting, print media, ceramics, sculpture and digital art.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus

Turn your passion into a career.

Take on complicated art projects with a developed skill set and knowledge of various materials and mediums. You'll have the opportunity to focus on areas such as painting, print media, ceramics, sculpture and digital media and refine these skills in studio classes designed to bring your ideas to reality.

Visual artists may work in their own practice, or in a wide range of contexts across the arts, government, community or commercial organisations.

Diploma
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