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Business and Finance

Open the door to endless opportunities with a course in business, management or finance. 

What are the benefits of studying business and finance TAFE courses in WA? 

For starters, people qualified in business are in high demand across almost every industry because business is at the core of how our society functions. What’s more, any careers in business and finance are well paid and open up opportunities for growth and advancement. 

Business and finance courses at TAFE equip you with valuable skills and knowledge that can be applied to a wide range of professional contexts. Whether you’re wanting to improve your skills, run your own business or begin a rewarding career, business courses at TAFE are a great way to set you up for success. 

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Our successful programs and simulated training gives students the opportunity to experience what it is like to work with others in an organisation and get a feel for what department area is suited to your interests and skills. 

Reasons to study in this industry

  • Financial services employment is projected to increase by 3.2% over five years. 
  • 79.3% of management and commerce VET graduates are employed 6 months after their training.
  • Working in the Financial Services Sector will open up many career avenues within banks, government, corporations, financial institutions and small business. 

Australian Jobs, 2019

A qualification in finance can help kickstart career opportunities in almost any industry. Bookkeepers, accountants and financial service providers are at the heart of business operations and play a key role in ensuring business success. If you have a head for numbers and thrive with problem-solving, a finance course could help you hone your skills and set you up for a fulfilling career. 

Our finance courses will help you gain the practical skills needed for a career in finance, accounting or bookkeeping. You will learn how to prepare financial reports, including balance sheets and business activity statements to meet tax requirements. You will also gain the skills to prepare budgets and maintain financial records. 

Accounting, Bookkeeping and Finance Courses

Business courses at TAFE are a great way to open up unique possibilities and forge a rewarding career path for yourself. Whether you want to run your own business, up-skill to get a promotion or change career direction, a business qualification will help pave the way to success. 

The range of business courses we offer will introduce you to relevant topics and skills that will prepare you for success in the business and finance industry. You will learn the key concepts of marketing, management and finance, and will be trained in practical skills such as how to produce complex documents, organise meetings and manage travel schedules. 

Business Courses

Good management and leadership are crucial for the success of a business. Our management courses help prepare you with the skills to manage teams effectively and build thriving workplace relationships. 

You will learn how to recruit staff and manage staff performance, as well as the skills to monitor a safe workplace and handle administrative systems. A course in management will prepare you to develop and carry out innovation and change to improve business outcomes.

If you want to gain the skills and know-how of both business and management, we now offer a dual qualification so you can combine two diplomas into one course.

Management Courses

Want a job that combines creativity, analytical skills and psychology? Consider a career in marketing!

With the world of online business advancing in leaps and bounds, there has never been more of a demand for people who are savvy and skilled in marketing. Although there is a wide range of employment opportunities within the marketing field, they are all essentially interested in understanding how customers think and applying that to help businesses succeed. 

Marketing is an exciting field which will have you continue working on new projects and learning new skills as technology and consumer behaviour evolves. Whether you are interested in Social Media Marketing, Paid Advertising, SEO, Email Marketing or Copywriting, there are so many avenues within the marketing field. 

Marketing Courses

Work Health and Safety (WHS) is a key part of every workplace in Australia and there is a high demand for those who are qualified in it. WHS Officers play an important role in implementing health and safety processes in an organisation. They also provide valuable WHS advice to management and employees. 

When you do a WHS course with us, you will learn how to identify and mitigate risks and hazards in the workplace. You will gain the skills required to document and communicate risk processes and how to implement emergency procedures. You will also gain relevant knowledge about WHS legislation and how to resolve WHS issues.

Work Health and Safety Courses


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