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Half Price Courses

 How would you like to choose from targeted qualifications in jobs growth areas, at half price course fees capped for the full calendar year?

These qualifications are matched up with the skills employers are looking for, so you'll be job ready. Regardless of how much the course fees for your qualification actually are, you will not pay more than the set fees cap amount per qualification or course in any one calendar year. 

Please note:
Only course fees are half price for the Lower fees, local skills qualifications. You may be required to pay other fees that apply to your course.

About the fee cap

Lower fees Local Skills half-price qualifications are free for everyone, but it gets better! There's an annual fee cap as well. This means that regardless of how much your course fees actually are, you will not pay more than a set total amount per qualification or course per year. The fees cap is set at $400 for eligible concession students and $1,200 for non-concession students.

FAQs

The WA State Government, through Jobs and Skills WA, subsidises vocational education and training (VET) courses in priority areas, to reduce or remove the fees and make training more accessible to all Western Australians.

From 1 January 2023, the following eligibility criteria apply.

To be eligible for free training, reduced-fee qualifications or a subsidised training place; you must have left school*, have your primary place of residence in Western Australia, and are either:

  • an Australian citizen; or
  • a permanent visa holder or holder of visa subclass 309, 444, 449, 785, 786, 790, or 820; or
  • a dependent or spouse of the primary holder of a visa subclass 457 or 482**; or
  • a bridging visa holder who has made a valid application for a visa subclass 866; or
  • a bridging visa E holder (subclasses 050 and 051) who has made a valid application for a visa subclass 785 or 790.

*In 2023, Year 12 school students who are leaving school can access a subsidised training place from 23 October 2023.

**From 1 January 2023, the spouses and dependants of primary 457 or 482 visa holders will be also able to access subsidised training in WA. These skilled migrant families will be further supported by waiving public school fees for their children during 2023.

First Nations people, young people, people out of work or receiving income support, unpaid carers, people with disability, and women facing economic insecurity are particularly encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity for fee free training.

Please note that existing worker trainees are not eligible for the fee-free arrangements.

The following eligibility criteria are in place up to 31 December 2022

Through to 31 December 2022, the Job Ready skill sets available under Skills Ready are fee-free to the following concession-eligible residents of Western Australia.

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding students enrolled at school*)
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of services from Commonwealth support or employment services programs Workforce Australia, or ParentsNext
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding a pensioner concession card or Health Care Card; or a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution

*In 2022, Year 12 school students who are leaving school can access a subsidised training place from 24 October 2022.

The Department of Training and Workforce Development’s VET Fees and charges policy(opens in a new tab)  outlines eligibility for subsidised training in WA.

Enquiries regarding course fees can be made by calling us:

T  1800 672 700

The Lower fees, local skills program commenced on 1 January 2020, with reduced course fees to be in place for eligible courses.

For the Lower fees, local skills program, new qualifications have been added at different stages.

  • If you commenced units in a qualification prior to the date it was included in the program, you will pay the regular fee rate for those units.
  • If you commenced units on or after the date that the qualification was included in the program, the Lower fees, local skills fee rates and annual fee caps will apply to those units only. For these units, you will be eligible for a refund.

A full list of all qualifications in the Lower fees, local skills program, can be found here on the Lower fees, local skills course list(opens in a new tab)

Should you have any queries, contact us so that we can confirm the date your course was included in the Lower fees, local skills program. 

If you think you may have overpaid for your Lower fees, local skills course, please contact us to request an adjustment to your invoice and/or a refund of the difference.

The following people will be entitled to a concession rate on the Lower fees, local skills courses:

  • Persons who are aged 15 - 24 years, and have left school*
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of services from one of the following Commonwealth support or employment services programs:
    • Workforce Australia; or
    • ParentsNext
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a pensioner concession card or  Health Care Card; or
    • Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.

In 2022, Year 12 school students who are leaving school can access a subsidised training place from October 2022.

Concession eligibility is outlined in the Department of Training and Workforce Development’s VET Fees and charges policy(opens in a new tab) .

This will depend on the qualification or course you choose.

Free Job Ready skill sets from 1 January 2023
All of the Job Ready skill sets are 100% FEE-FREE from 1 January 2023 for all* students. You will pay no course fees, resource fees, or any other fees.

Free qualifications (from 1 January 2023)
For the free qualifications starting from 1 January 2023, there is no course fee cost*. Other fees, such as for resources, may apply.

Lower fees, local skills qualifications
Other fees, such as resource fees, may apply to some of the Lower fees, local skills qualifications.

What are resource fees?
Resource fees cover materials purchased by the TAFE or training provider that are required for and used during your training; such as workshop materials, workbooks and essential uniforms. For example; you may need to use timber for a course in carpentry - you would pay a resource fee to cover this cost.

*Please note: Some eligibility conditions apply for the free and/or subsidised training. Please refer to the information under Who can access subsidised training such as the free or reduced - fee qualifications?

Fees for vocational education and training courses are set by the Department of Training and Workforce Development's VET fees and charges policy.

The "annual fee cap" means that regardless of how much your annual course fees actually are, under Lower fees, local skills you will not pay more than the capped amount in a calendar year. There are two course fee caps, which one you pay depends on whether you are entitled to receive a concession rate or are at least 15 years of age but have not reached the end of the year in which you turn 25.

  • The concession rate annual course fee cap for Lower fees, local skills qualifications is $400, from the date the new fee applied.
  • The non-concession rate course fee cap for Lower fees, local skills qualifications is $1,200, from the date the new fee applied.

All students aged 15—24 years of age are eligible for the annual concession fee cap of $400 per qualification/course per year on all Lower fees, local skills qualifications, from the date the new fee applied.

The following people will be entitled to a concession rate on the Lower fees, local skills courses:

  • Persons who are aged 15 - 24 years and have left school* at the time of enrolment
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of services from one of the following Commonwealth support or employment services programs:
    • Workforce Australia: or
    • ParentsNext
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a pensioner concession card or  Health Care Card; or
    • Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.

In 2022, Year 12 school students who are leaving school can access a subsidised training place from October 2022.

Please note Only course fees are reduced and included in the fees cap; other fees may apply for some of these Lower fees, local skills courses. 

The annual fee caps under Lower fees, local skills are applied to the qualification/course for the calendar year. 

For example: if you complete two courses in one calendar year, the course fees will be capped for each course.

Under Lower fees, local skills the $400 course fee cap applies to units of competency that are commenced by concession students, and by people aged between 15 and 24 years. 

If you are turning 25 during your course, please contact us to check what course fees and/or fee caps will apply.

The Lower fees, local skills qualifications are available whether you study full-time, part-time or even online where available.

Yes, some of the Lower fees, local skills qualifications are available as an apprenticeship or traineeship, which means as an apprentice or trainee you or your employer would be eligible for the reduced course fees and annual fee caps. 

Pre-apprenticeships and pre-traineeships courses are also available under Lower fees, local skills; to help you prepare to get an apprenticeship or traineeship.

Please note that the lower course fee rates under Lower fees, local skills and the annual course fee cap apply only to units of competency within a course or qualification that you commence from the date the new fee applied to 31 December 2025.

If your apprenticeship or traineeship is likely to go beyond 2025, please speak to your TAFE college or training provider for information on how this might affect your course fees.

Please note in addition to course fees, you may be required to pay other fees for resources that are specifically needed for your course. Please check with your TAFE college or training provider for details.

The Construction Training Fund (CTF) $1000 grant can only be put towards additional construction-related training (separate to your apprenticeship training). It cannot be used to reduce the costs of apprenticeship training outlined in your training plan.

For further information about the $1,000 training grant for building and construction apprentices and trainees, please visit the CTF (opens in a new tab) website.

If you re-commence units that form part of one of the Lower fees, local skills qualifications between the date the new fee applied to 31 December 2025, you will still be eligible for the half price course fee rates and fee caps.

If you have to withdraw from the course, you are entitled to a refund of the course fee and 50% of the resource fee for units that you withdraw from, before the unit withdrawal date (which is set by your TAFE or training provider).

Please refer to our Withdrawals and Refunds(opens in a new tab) page or see the Department of Training and Workforce Development’s VET Fees and charges policy(opens in a new tab)  for full details.

The Australian Government offers VET Student Loans (VSL) only for courses at Diploma or Advanced Diploma level.

If your Lower fees, local skills qualification is at Diploma level, you may be eligible for VSL.

Because the job ready skill sets are not full qualifications, they are not eligible for VSL.

Half price courses

^ You’ll pay half price course fees on Lower fees, Local Skills qualifications, however please note other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
^ Online availability varies at each campus. Some qualifications may require practical training and assessments to be done in person.
National ID: AUR30420
State ID: BGX2
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology

Get moving, and stay moving.

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

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

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

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

Half price fees apply!

Certificate III
National ID: 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.

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

Certificate II
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.

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

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.

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

    Diploma
    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:

    Flexible
    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: AUR20220
    State ID: BGA7
    Industry Automotive
    Half price^

    Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

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

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

    Study modes:

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

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

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

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

    Please note: Central Regional TAFE offers this as a standalone course for apprentices completing AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Technology or AUR30320 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology and/or to existing tradespersons

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

    Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

    Study modes:

    Apprenticeship

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

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

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

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

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

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On campus
    Pre-Apprenticeship
    VET Delivered to Secondary Students

    Get started in the automotive industry. 

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

    You'll gain skills in:

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

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

    Certificate II
    National ID: AUR20720
    State ID: BFX9
    Industry Automotive
    Half price^

    Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On campus

    Launch your career in Automotives!

    With this Certificate II you will learn to identify and inspect mechanical and electrical components as well as systems of light vehicles, heavy vehicles and outdoor power equipment. This qualification also covers the skills and knowledge required to perform minor maintenance and repair of an automotive vehicle body.

    You will learn:

    • To use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace and use and maintain measuring tools,
    • How to dismantle, tag and service engines,
    • The safety and environmental relevant legislation and workshop practice,
    • How to resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace and communicate effectively in an automotive workplace.
    Certificate II
    National ID: 52893WA
    State ID: AD12
    Industry Building and Construction
    Half price^

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

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    VET Delivered to Secondary Students

    Kick-start your career in the Building and Construction Industry 

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

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

    • Preparing to work safely in the construction industry
    • Working effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
    • Planning and organising work
    • Conducting workplace communication
    • Carrying out measurements and calculations
    • Reading and interpreting plans and specifications
    • Applying Work Health and Safety requirements, policies and procedures in the workplace
    • Practicing asbestos awareness in the construction industry.
    Certificate II
    National ID: BSB40120
    State ID: BFR1
    Industry Business and Finance
    Half price^

    Certificate IV in Business

    Get your finger on the pulse of business.

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

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Flexible
    On campus
    Online
    Traineeship

    Gain a competitive edge with a Certificate IV in Business.

    You will gain the skills and knowledge to manage customer needs and feedback, develop and promote products and services, and play a supporting role in the recruitment of staff. You will acquire valuable experience in making presentations to groups, working in effective teams, and with workplace health and safety.

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

    Half price fees apply!

    Certificate IV
    National ID: BSB40120
    State ID: AC49
    Industry Business and Finance
    Half price^

    Certificate IV in Business (Administration)

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Online

    Ready to take your career in business to the next level?

    The Certificate IV in Business Administration is designed for people with business experience, who want to expand their skills or move into a more senior or supervisory role.

    It's great for job roles that carry out a mix of specialist and moderately complex administrative or operational tasks; such as Executive Assistant, Office Administrator, Project Officer or Account Executive. 

    You'll learn how to manage customer needs and feedback; develop complex business documents, reports and spreadsheets; facilitate positive workplace communication; develop and build business relationships; deliver effective presentations to groups; work in effective teams; and workplace health and safety.

    Certificate IV
    National ID: CPC30220
    State ID: BGB8
    Industry Building and Construction
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Carpentry

    Study modes:

    On campus

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

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

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

    Half price fees apply!

    Certificate III
    National ID: RII20720
    State ID: BGK0
    Industry Building and Construction
    Half price^

    Certificate II in Civil Construction

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On campus

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

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

    Diploma of Community Services

    Become a champion for your community.

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

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On campus

    Advocate for social justice and build stronger communities.

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

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

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

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

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

    Enhance your employment options by doing a dual qualification

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Half price fees apply! 

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

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

    Certificate II in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

    Grow your career in conservation and ecosystem management here.

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

    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. 

     

    Half price fees apply!

    Certificate II
    National ID: CPC20220
    State ID: BGC8
    Industry Building and Construction
    Half price^

    Certificate II in Construction Pathways

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On campus

    Step into the world of construction

    Kick start your career in construction with this course as a pathway to the primary trades in the construction industry, with the exception of plumbing. Trade outcomes are predominantly achieved through an Australian Apprenticeship and this qualification allows for inclusion of skills suited for entry to off-site occupations, such as joinery as well as carpentry, bricklaying and other occupations in general construction.

    This qualification is designed to introduce learners to the recognised trade callings in the construction industry and provide meaningful credit in a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship.

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

    Diploma of Counselling

    Helping people could be your professional gift.

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

    Study modes:

    On campus

    Your career in listening and helping others is here.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Enhance your employment options by doing a dual qualification

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

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

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

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

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

    Diploma
    National ID: CHC43115
    State ID: AWJ3
    Industry Education and Community Services
    Half price^

    Certificate IV in Disability

    Support others towards independence and empowerment.

    Gain the skills you need to really make a difference in people's lives. In this course you'll learn how to support people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence.

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Flexible

    Your passion for helping others can be a rewarding career. 

    A Certificate IV in Disability will prepare you to work as a disability support worker in a client's home or within a community organisation. Learn how to help people with an intellectual or physical disability, by empowering them to become more independent and self-reliant, allowing them to participate in community activities.

    People working at this level may be a supervisor or manage the performance of other team members, you can also report to service managers and may liaise with health professionals and other service agencies. 

    Certificate IV
    National ID: TLI31216
    State ID: AZR3
    Industry Maritime and Logistics
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Driving Operations

    Join the transport industry and keep WA moving.

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

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Workplace Assessment
    Traineeship

    Start your career in the transport industry. 

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

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

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

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

     

     

    Certificate III
    National ID: TLI31222
    State ID: BHV7
    Industry Automotive
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Driving Operations

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Traineeship

    This qualification will give students the skills and knowledge to work safely in the road transport industry. 

    This qualification has been designed to promote new entrants and support upskilling of existing workers in the heavy haulage truck driving industry.  It has been developed in consultation with the Western Roads Federation (WRF), Fenix Newhaul and Central Regional TAFE (CR TAFE).

    You will learn how to:

    • Shift materials safely using manual handling methods,
    • Carry out vehicle inspection,
    • Apply fatigue management strategies,
    • Operate commercial vehicles,
    • Carry out inspections of trailers,
    • Load and unload goods / cargo
    • And so much more!

     

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

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

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On campus

    Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

    When you complete the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice in the electrical, instrumentation or electrical servicing trades.

    Gain these skills:

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

    Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Apprenticeship

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

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

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

    Certificate II in Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

    Your career in heavy metal starts here.

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

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On campus
    Pre-Apprenticeship
    VET Delivered to Secondary Students

    Are you looking for a career making heavy metal objects?

    Following this pre-apprenticeship program, graduates can continue their studies in a metal fabrication apprenticeship. Metal fabricators and welders work in a diverse trade, applying a broad range of fabrication and welding skills to industries including: mechanical and civil engineering, mining resources sector, heavy haulage and road transport, agriculture machinery, construction, defence, refineries and materials bulk handling. Pre-apprentices are exposed to the latest technological developments in the fabrication and welding trade, including computer controlled metal plate cutting equipment.

    Certificate II
    National ID: MEM20105
    State ID: AA48
    Industry Engineering and Mining
    Half price^

    Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical-Plant Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship)

    Big toys, big career, big head start.

    Get ahead with this pre-app and learn the skills and knowledge to work safely and effectively in the heavy automotive industry with loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks, haul trucks and more.

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Pre-Apprenticeship
    Traineeship

    Get ready for a career working with big gear.

    When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical - Plant Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in a heavy vehicle or plant mechanic apprentice.

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

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

    Study modes:

    Apprenticeship

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

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

    This qualification is an apprenticeship.

    Certificate III
    National ID: MEM31419
    State ID: AD55
    Industry Engineering and Mining
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Engineering - Fixed and Mobile Plant Mechanic (Mobile Plant Mechanic)

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Apprenticeship

    Ready for an Apprenticeship?

    This qualification defines the skills and knowledge required of an Engineering Tradesperson - Mechanical specialising in diesel fitting and plant mechanics within metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries.

    The skills associated with this qualification are intended to apply to a wide range of trade work including manufacturing, assembly and commissioning of mobile and stationary plant, servicing, diagnosis and rectification of faults, condition monitoring, and preventative maintenance.

    This qualification is designed to provide an industry recognised skills profile related to trade work as a fixed and/or mobile plant mechanic.

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

    Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitting)

    Study modes:

    On campus

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

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

    Gain these skills:

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

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

    Study modes:

    On campus

    This career could be the perfect fit!

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

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

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

    Certificate III
    National ID: MEM20413
    State ID: J780
    Industry Engineering and Mining
    Half price^

    Certificate II in Engineering Pathways

    This qualification is suited to students looking to gain entry level employment in the engineering  industry.

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On campus

    Gain exposure to an engineering working environment. 

    This qualification is suited to students looking to gain entry level employment in the engineering  industry. You will gain practical skills and knwoledge to complete basic welding and fabrication tasks. You will learn how to use tools, safety in the workplace, measuring and calculating and welding. 

    Topic covered include:

    • Occupational health and safety in the work place
    • Undertake basic engineering projects
    • Workshop machines and hand and power tools
    • Welding and fabrication equipment 

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

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

    Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology

    Get into an industry that really makes tracks.

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

    Study modes:

    Apprenticeship

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

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

    You will have the broad range of skills and knowledge to work effectively in the industry, including diagnosing and repairing drivelines, drive assemblies, engines, suspension, brakes, hydraulics, pneumatic systems, steering, wiring and circuits, welding, thermal cutting, and workplace safety and health.

    Half price fees apply!

    Certificate III
    National ID: AHC20416
    State ID: BDE6
    Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
    Half price^

    Certificate II in Horticulture

    Grow your green career from here.

    If you're passionate about the environment, start with this entry-level course and learn the skills you need to work in gardening, nursery and landscaping settings.

    Study modes:

    On campus
    VET Delivered to Secondary Students

    Plant the seeds for a career working outdoors.

    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. Horticulturists most commonly work in a gardening, nursery and landscaping setting. 

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

    Half price fees apply! 

    Certificate II
    National ID: AHC30716
    State ID: BDF1
    Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Horticulture

    Raise your skills for a lush career.

    You've planted the seed, now raise your career to the next level with this qualification and refine your skills to prepare yourself for the horticultural industry.

    Study modes:

    Flexible
    On campus
    Online

    Grow your green thumb for a blossoming career.

    When you complete the Certificate III in Horticulture you will be ready for a career working with plants as school or council gardener, groundskeeper, or self-employed landscaper.

    You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the horticultural industry, implement propagation plans, control weeds, pests, and diseases, safely prepare, store, and apply chemicals, install irrigation, create plant displays, plant identification and nutrition, and workplace safety and health.

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

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

    Certificate II in Hospitality

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

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

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Flexible
    Traineeship
    VET Delivered to Secondary Students

    Get your hospitality career started.

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

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

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

    Certificate II
    National ID: SIT20322
    State ID: BHT0
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
    Half price^

    Certificate II in Hospitality

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On campus

    This qualification will provide you with the necessary skills to work in various hospitality settings, such as restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. It will give you the opportunity to acquire a range of hospitality operational skills and basic industry knowledge.

    Certificate II
    National ID: SIT30616
    State ID: AZT7
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Hospitality

    Prepare yourself for a career with unlimited possibilities.

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

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On campus

    This career can take you into some of the coolest and sophisticated places all over the world!

    When you complete the Certificate III in Hospitality you will be able to work anywhere as:

    • A bar attendant,
    • A barista,
    • A waiter,
    • A housekeeper, or
    • A gaming attendant.

    You will gain the knowledge and skills to:

    • Work effectively in the hospitality industry,
    • Be able to serve alcohol responsibly,
    • Make espresso coffee,
    • Serve food,
    • Provide excellent customer service,
    • Comply with hygiene standards and workplace health & safety.
    Certificate III
    National ID: SIT40416
    State ID: AZV8
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
    Half price^

    Certificate IV in Hospitality

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

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

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Flexible

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

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

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

    Certificate IV
    National ID: SIT20416
    State ID: AZW7
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
    Half price^

    Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

    Serve up the perfect base for your culinary career.

    Learn the essential food preparation and cookery skills you need to perform under supervision anywhere food is served. If you love taking direction and working with food, this course is for you.

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On campus

    Get your hospitality career started.

    After completing this course you'll be able to work in kitchen operations in restaurants, hotels, catering facilities, clubs, pubs, cafes, coffee shops, aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons and schools.

    You may be in charge of preparing breakfast, fast food, non-alcoholic drinks, sandwiches, appetisers, salads and hot/cold desserts.

    This qualification does not reflect the skills required by commercial cooks (please see the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery(opens in a new tab) ).

    Half price fees apply! 

    Certificate II
    National ID: MSL30118
    State ID: BDV6
    Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Laboratory Skills

    Take a closer look at an exciting career.

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

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Flexible
    On campus
    Traineeship
    VET Delivered to Secondary Students

    Take a closer look at a laboratory career.

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

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

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

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

    Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques

    Your lab career break-through is here.

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

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Flexible
    On campus
    Online

    Get your lab career exactly where you want it.

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

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

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

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

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

    Diploma of Laboratory Technology

    Refine your skills and master your career path.

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

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Flexible
    On campus
    Online

    Take your laboratory knowledge and experience to the next level.

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

    Technical officers:

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

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

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

    Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

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

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

    Study modes:

    Apprenticeship

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

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

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

    Half price fees apply! 

    Certificate III
    National ID: MAR20321
    State ID: BHD0
    Industry Maritime and Logistics
    Half price^

    Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)

    Get on board with a qualification for your future.

    Learn how to navigate a vessel up to 12 metres, operate marine radios, maintain vessels, transport passengers safely and more with this practical course.

    Study modes:

    Flexible

    Get qualified to work in the small vessel sector in commercial workboats, fisheries, fishing, tourism or aquaculture.

    This qualification is suitable for people who work as a Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal skipper in the maritime industry.

    This qualification enables graduates to command a commercial marine vessel:

    • up to 12 metres in length
    • with propulsion power that is unlimited for an outboard engine or up to 500 kW for an inboard engine.

    Can carry passengers:

    • inshore, and
    • or as a tender or auxiliary vessel within 3 nautical miles (nm) of a parent vessel within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

    You will gain the following skills:

    • Navigating a vessel less than 12 metres in length
    • Applying basic maintenance and engineering knowledge
    • Operating a marine radio
    • Applying safety procedures at sea
    • Applying basic ships knowledge, and
    • Demonstrating nautical knowledge.
    Certificate II
    National ID: MAR40220
    State ID: BFV6
    Industry Maritime and Logistics
    Half price^

    Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Near Coastal)

    Embark on an exciting career in the marine industry.

    Gain the skills to act as a Chief Engineer on a vessel with propulsion power of up to 1500kW, or as a Second Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 3000 kW.

    Study modes:

    Flexible

    Set yourself up for a career on the sea.

    This qualification is suitable for people who work in the maritime industry, as Chief Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 1500 kW and Second Engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 3000 kW in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ)

    Students will develop the following skills:

    • Apply safety procedures
    • Apply survival skills at sea
    • Operate and maintain electrical systems
    • Perform engineering calculations 
    • Manage fuel systems and refuelling
    • Basic welding, brazing, cutting and machining  operations 
    • Operate and maintain internal combustion engines, propulsion plant and  auxiliary power systems
    Certificate IV
    National ID: AUR31220
    State ID: BFZ0
    Industry Automotive
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology

    Know the mechanics that power big industries.

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

    Study modes:

    Apprenticeship

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

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

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

    Half price fees apply! 

    Certificate III
    National ID: CPC32420
    State ID: BGC2
    Industry Building and Construction
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Plumbing

    Fix everything including the kitchen sink.

    Your career in plumbing starts here. When you complete a Certificate III in Plumbing you'll be looking at an in-demand (and possibly lucrative) career as a plumber or gasfitter.

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Apprenticeship

    Does your career pipe dream involve real pipes?

    In this course you will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, how to safely install, alter, and repair pipework services and appliances to suit domestic, commercial and industrial needs, cold and hot water supply, gas supply, sewage, waste and rainwater disposal, how to install and repair roofing, gutters and drainpipes, and how to make buildings waterproof, and workplace health and safety.

    Personal requirements:

    • Enjoy practical work
    • Good hand-eye coordination
    • Able to work independently
    • Able to work at heights and in various weather conditions
    • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job, and
    • Good interpersonal skills and good mobility.

    Some of the knowledge and skills you will gain are:

    • Preparing and/or studying plans and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing systems and materials needed.
    • Finding and marking positions for connections, measuring pipes and marking cutting or bending lines, then cutting holes through walls and floors to accommodate pipes.
    • Cutting, threading and bending pipes, assembling and installing piping, valves and fittings, joining pipe sections and securing pipes.
    • Testing lines as required by local plumbing regulations.
    • Installing equipment such as boilers, chillers, pumps, heating and cooling systems, gas appliances, water tanks, water heaters and solar water heating systems, and fixtures such as toilets, washbasins and industrial processing units.
    • Welding and braising pipework (steel, copper, plastic and stainless steel).
    • System testing and commissioning.
    • Maintaining and repairing plumbing systems.

    Half price fees apply!

     

    Certificate III
    National ID: BSB50820
    State ID: BFT0
    Industry Business and Finance
    Half price^
    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    Diploma of Project Management

    Behind every great project is a great organiser.

    Learn the skills to organise, manage, facilitate and deliver projects no matter the size. Your skills will be in demand in any industry and organisation, so jump in and set yourself up for success today.

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Flexible
    Online

    All businesses need project managers.

    This course builds on the skills gained in Certificate IV in Project Management Practice. It will give you the essential skills and knowledge of current project management practices.

    The Diploma allows you to expand and extend your already existing management skills with units that will teach you an understanding of management in many fields.

    You will learn 

    • Human resources
    • Project costs and budgets
    • Risks
    • Information and communication
    • Project governance

    A Diploma of Project Management will prepare you to take on roles such as Project Manager or Project Coordinator.

    Half price fees apply!  

    Diploma
    National ID: HLT52015
    State ID: AWI6
    Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
    Half price^
    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    Diploma of Remedial Massage

    Use your hands for a relaxing career.

    Work for yourself or as part of a larger health service as a qualified remedial massage therapist. In this course you'll learn the theory behind remedial massage and practice your skills on real clients.

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On campus

    Turn healing hands into tools of trade.

    When you complete the Diploma of Remedial Massage you can become a remedial massage therapist who works with clients presenting with soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance or restrictions in range of motion. Remedial Massage Therapists may be self-employed or work within a larger health service.

    In this qualification students will conduct and complete different types of massage including deep tissue, trigger point, manual lymph drainage myofascial and also includes specialised treatments working people with chronic health disease. Students will work on a variety of clients from the community.

    On completion you will be eligible to apply for all private health care provider numbers (including Medibank) through nationally accredited massage associations. This gives your clients the ability to claim their massage treatment through their private health cover.

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

    Diploma
    National ID: RII40520
    State ID: BGQ2
    Industry Engineering and Mining
    Half price^

    Certificate IV in Resource Processing

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Flexible

    This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as supervisors or team leaders, working in metalliferous processing facilities or coal preparation and treatment plants, who perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities, most of which are complex and non-routine. They are responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others, contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems and apply safety management plans to the workplace.

    Certificate IV
    National ID: SIR30216
    State ID: BAA6
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Retail

    Sales, service and so much more.

    Get ahead of the workforce competition. A qualification in retail will provide you with skills that you can take you into any store or organisation that sells any product.

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Flexible

    Launch your career in retail today.

    With a Certificate III in retail learn how to engage with customers, maintain daily store operations, understand merchandising and deliver on organisational expectations. Once qualified you will have the skills to perform roles such as frontline sales assistant, customer service representative, shop assistant, retail supervisor, team leader and senior sales assistant.

    Certificate III
    National ID: AHC21216
    State ID: BDE2
    Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
    Half price^

    Certificate II in Rural Operations

    Make a great living off the land.

    Work in rural operations is increasing in regional areas and around Western Australia. Get the skills to work in some of the exciting new operations happening near you and further afield. 

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Flexible
    On campus
    VET Delivered to Secondary Students

    Work in this industry and enjoy an outdoor office.

    This qualification is delivered by industry experts who have years of experience working in rural environments. You will gain practical skills to work safely on rural work sites and carry out a range of manual tasks — as well as operate machinery and tools.

    Students who complete this course can expect to find employment in entry level positions, in agriculture, market gardens, and mixed rural enterprises.

    Certificate II
    National ID: CHC30221
    State ID: BGY5
    Industry Education and Community Services
    Half price^

    Certificate III in School Based Education Support

    Study modes:

    On campus

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

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

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

    You will gain the following skills:

    • Improving literacy and numeracy in classrooms
    • Understanding and applying legal and ethical requirements
    • Integrating Information Communication Technology (ICT) across the curriculum
    • Implementing planned education programs for students with additional needs
    • Working effectively with culturally diverse students and staff, and
    • Contributing to the safety and health of students.
    Certificate III
    National ID: RII30120
    State ID: BGQ3
    Industry Engineering and Mining
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations

    Turn your mine site experience into a qualification.

    Learn workplace safety, communication, planning, environmental concern, rehabilitation of mine sites and more in this varied course.

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Flexible
    Traineeship

    This qualification reflects the role of employees such as production operators in an open cut mine or quarry, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

    Certificate III
    National ID: TAE40116
    State ID: BAB2
    Industry Education and Community Services
    Half price^

    Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

    Pass on knowledge and progress your career.

    Gain the knowledge and skills to deliver and assess training, design and develop training programs, present to groups of learners and more in the Vocational Education and Training sector.

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Blended Delivery
    Flexible
    Online

    Turn your passion for sharing knowledge and training others into a career.

    When you complete the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment you will be ready to start a rewarding career as a vocational trainer, assessor, or lecturer, either in the private or public sector.

    You will gain the knowledge and skills to deliver and assess training, design and develop training programs, present to groups of learners, and participate in assessment moderation and validation.

    This qualification meets the legislative requirement for anyone wishing to deliver Training and Assessment for a registered training organisation in Australia. Significant practical or industry experience in your chosen field is also needed.  

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

    Certificate IV
    National ID: ACM40418
    State ID: BED9
    Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
    Half price^

    Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

    Look after all creatures, great and small.

    Graduates of this course will be leaving Central Regional TAFE as qualified Vet Nurses. You'll learn to look after all types of animals with both theoretical and practical elements to this hands-on course.

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On campus

    Caring for animals can be your every day at the office.

    As the first person that the clients, and the pet patients, will see, it’s important that veterinary nurses are trained with high-quality programs, by award-winning, experienced lecturers. This winning combination gives our students the best environment to deepen their knowledge, and hone their skills in communication, empathy, adaptability, and ensure that they are committed to continuous learning.

    With a veterinary nursing course at CRTAFE, you’ll learn essential skills required for caring for sick or injured animals, as well as assisting with examination, diagnosis, and surgical procedures. Work in a profession where everyday is different whilst doing exactly what you love to do. As a Vet Nurse you'll work with animals ranging from pocket pets, birds, reptiles, companion animals and livestock or horses, and will have opportunities to work anywhere around our country and the world?

      Certificate IV
      National ID: BSB51319
      State ID: BEQ9
      Industry Business and Finance
      Half price^
      VET Student Loans (VSL)

      Diploma of Work Health and Safety

      Increase your knowledge and your value in any workplace.

      With the Diploma of Work Health and Safety you'll further develop and refine your knowledge and skills in work safety, compliance and risk management, and well as leadership.

      Delivered at:

      Study modes:

      Online

      Find out if you've got what it takes to step into an in demand career managing workplace safety.

      When you complete the Diploma of Work Health and Safety you can expect to be a valued addition to any organisation as a compliance officer, or WHS manager. You will gain the knowledge and skills to coordinate and maintain a WHS system or program, investigate incidents, manage risks, manage and improve employee health and wellness across your workplace, improve legislative compliance, productivity, efficiency, and morale.

      Diploma
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