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We offer short courses and skill sets as well as Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma qualifications.

Tip: Select the filter options to narrow your search by location and how you want to study.

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Check the entrance requirements and eligibility information on the course page. At the time of your application or soon after you will be asked for your eligibility documents (see an example list on our how to apply and enrol page). Prepare these ahead of time and have them on hand to speed up the application and enrolment process.  

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A. Scroll to the bottom of the course page and select the drop down for your preferred location and mode of study.

B. Refer to the Apply Now box.

C. You will be directed to an application portal or form, this will vary depending on the type of course you've chosen (see more information below). 

Alternatively you can also visit us in person at one of our campus locations or call us on 1800 672 700.

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Your application will be processed and an offer of enrolment (including a quote) will be sent to you. Once you accept an offer your enrolment is confirmed and your lecturer will be in touch with commencement details for your course including start date, timetables and other orientation information. 

Visit our apply and enrol page for more information including key dates, eligibility, fees, payment options and more. It also includes FAQs and guides to help you through our application process. 

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We understand our students are all individuals with different life responsibilities and commitments. So however you want to study we have an option for you.

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Use this filter to search across a range of Government fee initiatives, including Skills Ready and Lower Fees Local Skills. You can also filter by industry, location and study mode or search by entering a keyword in the section below.

^ 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.
State ID: KAA57
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

AUSCHEM Basic Course

The elemental skills for a career in chemicals.

Learn the essential skills required to safely and properly use and apply chemicals in multiple scenarios and industries. The skills and knowledge you'll learn in this short course set you up for confident chemical use and management.

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On campus

Handle chemicals safely.

This course is delivered in partnership with AusChem WA and will assist you to manage risks associated with chemical use, to understand your obligations in the areas of duty of care, quality assurance and environmental management.

On a practical level you’ll learn how to improve your integrated pest management programmes, to better choose chemicals for the job and accurate application. This training is essential for all agricultural stakeholders who use chemicals and is designed for people who will be spraying without supervision.

Skill set
State ID: KAA58
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

AUSCHEM Reaccreditation Skill Set

Manage big risks in any industry.

Update your accreditation with this short course covering new information in environmental safety, personal and occupational health and safety, legislation, spraying techniques, residues and much more.

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On campus

Renew your AusChem accreditation. 

This course is for those who need to renew their AusChem accreditation. AusChem accreditation is required to be renewed every 5 years. This training will bring growers up-to-date with risk management procedures and latest best practices. Growers will also be informed of changes involved in chemical use since their last course.

Skill set
National ID: FNS50217
State ID: BDP8
Industry Business and Finance
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Accounting

A Diploma of Accounting adds up to a rewarding business career.

Further develop your accounting skills while mastering business activity statements, operational reporting, budget prep, classifying and more. You'll hone your analytical skills and enhance your passion for working with numbers.

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On campus

A Diploma of Accounting adds up to a rewarding business career. 

With a Diploma of Accounting you will learn the vital skills and knowledge needed for professional accounting job roles in the financial services and other related industries.

Throughout your studies you will gain the knowledge to establish and operate a computerised accounting system, maintain financial reports, manage budgets and forecasts, prepare income tax returns and establish business networks.

Diploma
National ID: FNSSS00014
State ID: AD753
Industry Business and Finance

Accounting Principles Skill Set

Build on your accounting and bookkeeping skills.

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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

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.

Certificate IV
National ID: FNS30317
State ID: BDQ0
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate III in Accounts Administration

Run the businesses behind the economy.

The skills in payroll, book keeping and accounts you'll learn during this course will set you, and any business you work for, up for success.

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Blended Delivery
Flexible
Online

Are you looking to invest yourself in a rewarding accounts career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Accounts Administration you'll have skills that employers are looking for, making you ideal for roles in accounts payable and receivable, as a cashier, payroll officer or accounts clerk.

You will gain skills and knowledge in financial transactions, accounts and ledgers, workplace health and safety, financial reports, and payroll.

Certificate III
State ID: KAC29
Industry Creative Industries

Acrylic Painting Skill Set

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

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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: G0044P
State ID: G0044P
Industry Education and Community Services

Administer Medication

Safely administer medicine to your patients

This short course is aimed to upskill those working in disability or aged care to safely prepare and provide medications.

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On campus

Are you a carer looking to upskill? 

This short course is aimed for those currently working within the community care sector who may be required to administer medication.  You will gain the skills and required knowledge to confidently  prepare and provide medication assistance and documentation.   

 

Short course
State ID: KAB98
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Administer and Monitor Medications and IV Therapy Skills Set

Upskill and save lives.

Working as an enrolled nurse is a challenging and rewarding career. Add to your skill set by taking on this short course where you'll learn the practical and theoretical skills required to administer and monitor medications and IV therapy.

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On campus

Attention Enrolled Nurses - upskill yourself today. 

This is your chance to work to your full potential. Become IV medication competent by enrolling in this short course. You will learn the skills and knowledge required to administer and monitor medications and IV therapy.

You will learn:

  • How to calculate dosage 
  • Interpreting written instructions from an authorised prescriber
  • Asses for medication effectiveness and side effects
  • Respond to allergic pharmacological reactions

 

Skill set
National ID: G012P
State ID: G012P
Industry Business and Finance

Administration Skills in Microsoft

This course is suited for those wanting to learn basic administration skills.  

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On campus

Gain the skills and knowledge to complete basic administration tasks. 

This course is suited for those wanting to learn basic administration skills.  Topics covered include:

  • Writing minutes using Microsoft Word
  • Using Microsoft Outlook 
  • Creating a report
  • Using styles, creating tables and  numbered & bulleted lists 
  • Using shortcuts
Short course
State ID: KAC56
Industry Creative Industries

Adobe Indesign and Photoshop

Are you interested or working in digital media or design? Further your skills in Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.

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On campus
Online

Do you want to further your skills in Photoshop and Indesign? 

Adobe Photoshop and Indesign are two industry-standard and popular creative software. As part of Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop and InDesign are used extensively for graphic design, creation of promotional materials, document layouts, and photo editing. 

In this short course, you'll learn the skills to edit digital images using Photoshop and graphic design skills using InDesign. You'll attend a two-day workshop on campus and five online classes.

Skill set
National ID: FNSSS00015
State ID: AD752
Industry Business and Finance

Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set

Get a great return on your investment in you.

Upskill and improve your knowledge of accounting in this short course perfect for those already working in the industry and wishing to learn more about their field.

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On campus

Build on your accounting skills and knowledge.

This skill set is designed for workers in accounting job roles who use knowledge of advanced accounting principles to perform a range of management and analytical tasks in a variety of industries.

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

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.

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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: AHCSS00074
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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: 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.

Half price fees apply!

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:

On campus
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: ACM30117
State ID: BDN1
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Animal Studies

Make a career caring for animals in trouble.

Further refine your passion for helping animals across multiple fields and learn skills in handling, care, transportation and more. Further study will provide you with specialised training in the field of your choice.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus

If you dream of a career working with animals, this entry-level course is for you.

With a Certificate III in Animal Studies from Central Regional TAFE you will gain the skills you need to work as an animal attendant or trainer. It is also the perfect foundation course for people looking to move into specialised streams within the animal care industry.

This course will give you broad skills in basic care and the capture, handling and transportation of companion animals, as well as specialised skills in either behavioural sciences, veterinary nursing, or wildlife care.

Certificate III
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.

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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: SFI20119
State ID: BEI8
Industry Maritime and Logistics
Half price^

Certificate II in Aquaculture

Pursue your passion for aquatic life.

Grow and raise life beneath the surface in this hands-on and rewarding course. Start your career in Aquaculture and begin learning the skills you'll need to create and sustain various life cycles.

Study modes:

On campus
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Great careers don’t all grow on trees.

A Certificate II in Aquaculture will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the care and maintenance of fish stocks. You will learn skills in food handling, controlling pests, predators and diseases, handling and harvesting stock, maintaining and manipulating the water environment and applying chemicals and biological agents. It provides individuals with skills and knowledge to work as a field hand in an aquaculture operation such as a hatchery, sea cage or pond facility. It is applicable to school-based studies.

You will also gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Controlling diseases
  • Collecting broodstock
  • Handling food
  • Handling and harvesting stock
  • Maintaining water environments and
  • Applying chemicals and biological agents.
Certificate II
National ID: SFI30119
State ID: BEI5
Industry Maritime and Logistics

Certificate III in Aquaculture

Not all farmers work the land.

Become a leader in your chosen field and pursue your passion for aquaculture. Learn sustainability techniques, farming skills and more in this challenging and exciting course.

Study modes:

On campus

Are you interested in sustainable food sources? 

This qualification is suitable for those wanting to rise through the ranks and become leading hands and supervisors within the aquaculture industry. Once qualified and working in a leadership role you will be responsible for decision making and coordinating team activities such as feeding, construction, managing live feeds and overseeing water quality monitoring.

You will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Coordinating fish farming activities
  • Monitoring and implementing emergency and safety procedures
  • Controlling pests, predators and disease
  • Handling food
  • Handling and harvesting stock
  • Maintaining water environments and
  • Applying chemicals and biological agents.
Certificate III
National ID: SFI50119
State ID: BEJ2
Industry Maritime and Logistics
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Aquaculture

Take your aquaculture career to the next level.

Hone your passions and your skills to specialised areas and learn the practical skills and knowledge to manage the operations of fish farms, marine farms, hatcheries and more.

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Study modes:

On campus

Become a leader in the industry.

This high level qualification trains you to work in a management or leadership role within the aquaculture sector of the seafood industry. In this role individuals design, plan and implement programs and sustainable practices for an aquaculture enterprise that comply with a wide range of legislative and regulatory requirements.

The environments in which these individuals work include:

  • aquaculture farms or fishout/put-and-take operations
  • companies providing contract specialist services for aquaculture operations
  • companies providing consultancy, advisory, equipment sales or other services
  • hatcheries and nurseries
  • live post-harvest holding facilities, such as processing plants, wholesalers or transporters.
Diploma
National ID: TAESS00011
State ID: AD524
Industry Education and Community Services

Assessor Skill Set

Assess others in the workplace.

This course is provides training to meet the minimum requirements to become an assessor within the Vocational Education and Training sector or to conduct assessment and training in the workplace. 

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Study modes:

On campus

Assess others in the workplace.

This course is provides training to meet the minimum requirements to become an assessor within the Vocational Education and Training sector or to conduct assessment and training in the workplace. 

Skill set
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: AUR30316
State ID: BAD3
Industry Automotive
Half price^

Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

Spark up a career that’s always in need.

Gain the skills to service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in a range of vehicles by completing this hands-on apprenticeship.

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Study modes:

Apprenticeship

Start your engines - your automotive career begins here.

A Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology will give you a start in the automotive electrical industry. You will gain vital skills and knowledge including electric and electronic diagnosis and repair, vehicle wiring, overhauling alternators and starter motors, electronic drive systems, electric vehicle charging systems and workplace safety and health.

Half price fees apply!

Certificate III
National ID: AUR20516
State ID: AB06
Industry Automotive
Half price^

Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (Heavy Vehicle Servicing Pre-Apprenticeship)

Big engines, big career, big opportunity.

Learn the skills to prepare for a heavy vehicle or plant mechanic apprenticeship. This pre-app will train you to work on loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks and haul trucks.

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Pre-Apprenticeship

Gear up for a career working with big engines.

When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (Heavy Vehicle Servicing Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice light vehicle, heavy vehicle and plant and agricultural mechanic.

You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the heavy automotive industry, working on loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks and haul trucks, inspecting and servicing transmissions, steering, brakes, fuel injection systems, hydraulics, and batteries, troubleshooting basic faults, and workplace safety and health.

Certificate II
National ID: AUR20516
State ID: AB05
Industry Automotive
Half price^

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

Guaranteed work every 10,000 kms.

Learn to service your own car or gain the skills to become an apprentice in the most in-demand automotive trade areas. Set yourself up for a career in an industry that's always in need of skilled workers.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus
Pre-Apprenticeship

Steer yourself towards a future in the Automotive industry.

This hands on entry level course will equip you to service your own car or gain the skills to become an apprentice in all the automotive trade areas, such as light vehicle mechanic, heavy and plant mechanic, panel beating, spray painting and automotive electrician.

Learn skills to carry out servicing operations, inspecting and servicing engines, steering and suspension systems, carry out repairs to single electrical circuits as well as maintaining workplace tools and equipment. You will also learn how to apply safe work practices and apply basic automotive troubleshooting processes.

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:

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: AUR21916
State ID: BAF6
Industry Automotive

Certificate II in Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology

Stop spinning wheels, start getting somewhere.

Hit the ground running - gain the skills you'll need to work on tyres in the automotive retail, service and repair industries with light, heavy and agricultural vehicles. 

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Get some real traction within the automotive industry.

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of tasks related to servicing tyres of motorcycles, light vehicles, heavy vehicles, agricultural vehicles, earthmoving and off-the-road vehicles in an automotive service and repair business.   

The Certificate II in Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers who service the following vehicle tyres in an automotive service or repair business:

  • light vehicles
  • heavy vehicles
  • agricultural equipment 

After completing this qualification you'll also be able to apply for a Motor Trade Association of Western Australia (MTAWA) repairers’ certificate in tyre servicing.

Some things you'll learn:

  • How to identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes
  • How to use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
  • How to select vehicle tyres, wheels and rims for heavy vehicles, light vehicles, agricultural machinery, earthmovers and off road vehicles
  • How to balance wheels and tyres
  • How to inspect and service braking, steering and suspension systems
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: KAC05
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: KAB91
Industry Creative Industries

Basic Digital Photography Skills Set

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
State ID: KAB84
Industry Business and Finance

Basic MS Excel Skills Set

Learn Excel to make your numbers really add up.

Industry standard software plus your curiosity and interest in numbers equals a great match for this introduction to one of the Microsoft Suite's most efficient programs.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Learn how to use the basics of MS Excel.

Microsoft Excel is a useful and great timesaving program when used properly. This short course will give you the skills and knowledge to be able to be able to prepare to use spreadsheets, create simple spreadsheets, produce simple charts, use and apply formulas, finalise and present spreadsheets. This is ideal for those who are new to excel but have some basic computing skills.

You will learn how to:

  • Create spreadsheets 
  • Format data 
  • Incorporate charts and objects
  • Printing a spreadsheet 
Skill set
National ID: SHB30115
State ID: AWO7
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Beauty Services

There are many opportunities that can lead to a rewarding career in the beauty industry. This course provides a a hands-on practical experience that simulates a real life work environment. 

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Start your career in the vibrant and exciting beauty industry. 

Do you love working closely with people and making them feel good about themselves? There are many opportunities that can lead to a rewarding career in the beauty industry. This course provides a a hands-on practical experience that simulates a real life work environment. You'll gain the skills and confidence to enter the beauty industry and provide a range of services, perform client consultations and advise clients on beauty products and services. 

Topics covered include: 

  • Waxing
  • Lash and brow services
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Apply makeup
  • Lash extension
  • Tanning
Certificate III
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.

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: SHB50115
State ID: AWO6
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Style is always in fashion.

If you are passionate about the beauty industry and would like to obtain the most comprehensive, internationally recognised qualification available, this course is the one for you.

Study modes:

On campus

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

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

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

Diploma
National ID: G014P
State ID: G014P
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Beginners Cake Decorating

Getting paid is just the icing on the cake.

Your cakes will be the talk of the party with the skills you'll learn in this super-creative short course. Dig in and level-up your cake game today.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Get heads turning with your amazing cake creations.

Learn the best tips and tricks from an experienced and licensed cake maker. Students will learn the basics of covering, decorating and colouring a cake. 

This short course includes a comprehensive starter kit to compliment your new skills. 

Short course
State ID: KAC32
Industry Creative Industries

Botanical Printing

In this short course you will learn ways to print leaves onto wool, silk and cotton, how to embellish your fabric and then design and make a zero-waste garment.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

The world of fashion is undergoing dramatic changes, responding to climate change. In this short course you will have the opportunity to use sustainable materials such as silk, wool and cotton to create a range of botanical printing samples. You will then choose a technique to create and embellish a zero waste garment, being mindful of environmental sustainability.

Skill set
State ID: KAC26
Industry Business and Finance
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Build Simple Web Pages

Simple designs, big impact.

Learn the basics of web design for fun, your business or beyond. This short course will give you the skills to build simple websites and is a perfect introduction into the world of website development and design.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Learn how to create websites and you'll always be in demand.

In this digital world having a quality website is important for any business.  A website helps establish credibility and can help to strengthen your brand. In this course you will learn how to create and maintain a simple website for your business or for personal use.  You will also develop the basic skills and knowledge for a future career in web development. 

Topics covered include:

  • Identify authoring requirements
  • How to create and save a file
  • Add content to web pages
  • Create a simple navigation
  • Website testing

 

Skill set
National ID: D9786P
State ID: D9786P
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Build Your Own Terrarium

Get creative and build your own terrarium for your home or business.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Light up an indoor space with living and breathing plants!

 A terrarium is a miniature garden housed inside a small container, usually a jar or bottle. Terrariums are low maintenance, mostly self-sustaining, and ideal for small spaces, making them a great addition to a home or business. In this short course, you’ll learn how to build your own terrarium. You'll learn how to select a suitable container and plants, and how to provide ongoing care and maintenance. Topics also include soil media, how to water your terrarium, and supply the best nutrients. 

Short course
National ID: 52824WA
State ID: BCY47
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades)

Lay the foundations for a career in building and construction industry.

This qualification will provide you with an introduction into the building and construction industry.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Start your career in a growing and in-demand industry. 

This course provides an entry into a career in the construction industry and you'll gain the skills and knowledge employers are looking for in an apprentice.  On successful completion of this course you can seek an  apprenticeship in your chosen trade stream and gain credit towards an apprenticeship for completed subjects. 

The first stage of this course has unit common to eleven construction trades, providing a great introduction to the industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations. The elective units of competency are carpentry based, covering Occupational Health and Safety requirements, the industrial and work organisation structure, communication skills, work planning, and basic use of tools and materials. You'll gain full industry experience whilst on work placement. 

You'll develop skills in:

  • General construction techniques
  • Working as part of a team
  • Work safely in the construction industry
  • Using a variety of tools and equipment
Certificate II
National ID: 52824WA
State ID: AB31
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

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

Build the foundations of your construction career here.

Craft the pathway towards your career in Carpentry and Joinery with this practical pre-app, and back up your hands-on skills with the knowledge of industry professionals with on-the-job experience.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Pre-Apprenticeship

Are you looking for a Carpentry or Building and Construction career?

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in the construction industry, use hand and power tools, erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding, levelling and concreting, interpret drawings, take measurements and workplace health and safety.

This is a pre-vocational course for pre-apprentice learners seeking to gain an apprenticeship in the Construction industry. Learners can complete common core competencies shared between 11 Construction trades, then select additional competencies from ONE trade pathway.

Learners will develop relevant technical, vocational and interpersonal competencies suitable for further training in construction as well as skills, knowledge and experiences that may be transferable to other industry areas.

Certificate II
National ID: BSB20115
State ID: AVU8
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate II in Business

Start a career that makes millions.

Whether you want to brush up on your office admin skills, or you need to learn these skills from scratch, set yourself up for success with this course and master the basics of working in a business environment.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online
Traineeship

It's time to get down to business.

This course has been designed to teach you about different procedures in business including becoming proficient in office technology (such as using a computer), dealing with customers and clients, and developing your writing skills.

A Certificate II in Business could lead you to employment as a receptionist, data entry operator or an office junior.

Certificate II
National ID: BSB30115
State ID: AVR7
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
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: BSB40215
State ID: AVV9
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.

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: BSB50215
State ID: AVU9
Industry Business and Finance
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Business

Every office needs a leader.

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

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Blended Delivery
Flexible
Online

Become an industry leader with a Diploma of Business.

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

Diploma
National ID: BSB30415
State ID: AVS2
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate III in Business Administration

The key to an efficient organisation could be you.

Master a broad range of specialist skills to set you up for success in business administration, no matter the sector or department you choose to pursue.

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus
Online

A Certificate III in Business Administration will have you taking care of business.

Develop practical skills and knowledge to undertake a broad range of administrative tasks in varied work contexts including payroll, accounts, keyboard skills, word processing, spreadsheets and presentations. Hit the ground running in a business environment where you will learn fundamentals of administration skills that will make you a valuable member of the office team. You will learning how to organise meetings, produce business documents and spreadsheets and prepare presentations.

You will gain skills in:

  • Organising tasks
  • Managing workplace information
  • Producing business documents
  • Delivering customer service
  • Communicating effectively, and
  • Fostering innovation and change.
Certificate III
National ID: BSB40515
State ID: AVS9
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate IV in Business Administration

Be the power behind the high-powered.

Gain skills that can be applied to a diverse range of organisations, sectors and departments. You'll be in demand across the board with this qualification.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Online

Gain advanced business administration skills and expand your career possibilities.

Develop skills in advanced office administrative procedures and management. Within this course there is opportunity to specialise in an area of your interest.

During this course you will learn how to:

  • Perform advanced office administrative procedures
  • Manage office administration staff
  • Produce complex documents
  • Prepare financial reports
  • Organise meetings
  • Prepare complex travel schedules.
Certificate IV
State ID: AE378
Industry Business and Finance
Free*
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:

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
State ID: AE161
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set

Upskill in infection prevention and control.

There has never been a better time to ensure you have the skills needed to both protect yourself and your clients whilst providing the best care and support possible.

Study modes:

On campus

Ensure you can provide the best care for your clients.

The COVID-19 pandemic is an evolving situation which has highlighted the importance of preventing infection through strict hygiene practices and by following other health guidelines. In Western Australia, trained and skilled aged care and disability workers are in high demand now and will continue to be as we move into the recovery phase of the pandemic. 

In this course you will learn about the basis of infection from viruses to bacteria as well as modes of transmission, infection prevention and control — including the correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE) — and handling contaminated waste. You will gain the skills you need to deliver care and support, utilise infection control measures and safe manual handling techniques.

Skill set
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: KAC61
Industry Creative Industries

Ceramic Mixed Media

Explore your creativity with ceramic techniques

You'll gain an introduction to basic ceramic techniques to create beautiful pieces from simple design concepts. 

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Experience the creative journey of marrying found natural objects with hand-built ceramic techniques

In this short course, you'll learn how to work with earthenware clay, glazing, and 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: RII30820
State ID: BGL4
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

Dig in and build a big future today.

The Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations will set you up with the skills you need to work as an operator within the civil construction industry.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Working with big machines will be your everyday reality with a career in Civil Construction. 

A career as an operator in the Civil construction industry provides a diverse working environment where no two days are the same. You’ll be required to apply a broad range of skills, and provide theoretical advice and support to a team. As a qualified operator the job opportunities are endless, particularly in the construction and mining industry. 

This qualification includes your white card ticket. 

As part of your training you will learn how to:

  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Identify, locate and protect underground services
  • Carry out manual excavation
  • Use hand and power tools
  • Operate small plant and equipment
  • Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
  • Conduct civil construction excavator operations
  • Conduct roller operations
  • Implement traffic management plan
  • Control traffic with stop-slow bat
  • Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card)
  • Drain and dewater civil construction site and more!

 

 Half price fees apply!

Certificate III
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.

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.

Half price fees apply!

Certificate III
State ID: AE380
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free*
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: CHC52015
State ID: AWM0
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Community Services

Become a champion for your community.

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

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Advocate for social justice and build stronger communities.

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

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

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

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

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

Enhance your employment options by doing a dual qualification

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

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

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

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

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

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

Half price fees apply! 

Diploma
National ID: AHC21020
State ID: BGH1
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate II in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

Make a difference to the environment.

Gain the skills and knowledge to get started in conservation and land management.

Study modes:

On campus
VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Start a career working on the land. 

Working in the conservation and land management industry is for people who love to work in the outdoor environment, and recognise the value in restoration of natural bushland and coastal areas. This is an ideal starting place for gaining employment or further training within the conservation industry.

You'll gain practical skills and knowledge to undertake a broad range of tasks in gardening, nursery work and landscaping, plus parks and gardens management. Conservation and land management is about the future as much as it is about the present. Develop skills in the field of natural resource management, land management, developing and leading teams to implement conservation and land management strategies and more. 

Certificate II
National ID: AHC21016
State ID: BDF0
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

Grow your career in conservation and land management here.

Get the practical skills to begin your career in conservation and land management. Learn how to maintain and restoring natural and cultural places, farmland, wildlife habitats and more.

Study modes:

On campus

Hit the ground running with a career working with plants and animals.

This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the land conservation industry, operating machinery, recognising flora and fauna, planting shrubs and trees, organising propagation, restoring and maintaining wildlife habitat refuges, treating weeds, safely handling chemicals, collecting seeds, and implementing workplace safety and health measures.

Enhance your employment options by doing a dual qualification

At some of our campuses this qualification may be offered as a dual qualification with the:

AHC20416 | Certificate II in Horticulture (opens in a new tab)

If you enjoy working in nature, cultivating gardens and love seeing your hard work flourish, this course is for you. In this entry level qualification you'll gain the practical skills and knowledge to work effectively in the horticultural industry. You will learn about, landscaping, irrigation, pruning, planting, treating weeds and pests and operating machinery.

Half price fees apply!

Certificate II
National ID: AHC31416
State ID: BDC1
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

Work for the future.

The Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management provides participants with a solid understanding of the conservation and land management industry.

Study modes:

On campus
Online

Experience the lay of the land for yourself.

Gain practical skills in occupational health and safety, fire management, biodiversity surveying, mapping and an understanding of remote operations in this practical qualification.

When you complete the Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management you will be ready for a career as a conservation worker, parks and wildlife ranger, or bush restoration worker.

Certificate III
National ID: AHC40916
State ID: BCZ9
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management

Lead and coordinate in conservation and land management.

Learn the lay of the land in natural resource management, mine site rehabilitation, forestry and national parks and be prepared for specialised roles within the conservation and land management industries.

Study modes:

Online

Work on the country you love.

When you complete the Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management you will be ready for a career in conservation work, parks and wildlife, or regeneration work.

You will have the skills and knowledge to specialise in the land conservation industry, including natural resource management, land management, mine site rehabilitation, developing and leading teams to implement conservation, and land management strategies.

Certificate IV
National ID: AHC51116
State ID: BDA6
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

Manage conservation and land management projects.

Become a champion for the land and those that depend on it. Learn to be an effective manager, while gaining skills in the management of fauna, plant life classification, surveying and more.

Study modes:

Online

Take your passion working with plants and animals to the next level.

When you complete the Diploma of Conservation and Land Management you will be ready for a career in conservation work, parks and wildlife, or regeneration work.

You will have the skills and knowledge to lead in the land conservation industry, across such areas as natural resource management, land management, mine site rehabilitation, managing staff and leading teams to implement conservation programs, and land management strategies.

Diploma
National ID: CHC51015
State ID: AZA0
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price in 2022
Half price^
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Counselling

Helping people could be your professional gift.

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

Study modes:

Flexible
On campus

Your career in listening and helping others is here.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Enhance your employment options by doing a dual qualification

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

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

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

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

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

Diploma
State ID: AE375
Industry Business and Finance
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free*
Skill sets

Customer Service Skill Set

Retail, finance, pharmacy, hospitality, business, tourism - same skills, any industry.

Learn to communicate effectively, provide quality service, and engage effectively with people from a range of social and cultural groups with respect and sensitivity. You'll also gain negotiation, conflict management and problem solving skills.

Study modes:

On campus

Retail, finance, pharmacy, hospitality, business, tourism - same skills, any industry. 

In this skill set you'll learn to communicate effectively and provide quality service to both internal and external customers, and how to deal effectively with people from a range of social and cultural groups with respect and sensitivity. You'll also gain negotiation, conflict management and problem solving skills.

This skill set also includes following infection prevention and control policies and procedures, implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks in the workplace within a customer service context to ensure you're working safely.

Skill set
National ID: UEE20711
State ID: A104
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications

Switch on a career in electronics.

Gain the skills and knowledge to safely install and maintain telecommunication cabling, secure electro-technological equipment, assemble and dismantle components and more.

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Flexible
Online