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Courses for international students

TAFE is a popular option for international students wanting to study in Australia, and for good reason! Central Regional TAFE’s courses for international students provide a variety of courses of study to suit a wide range of industry-focused learning, no matter where you are at with your skill development. 

Why Choose TAFE?

TAFE provides a great pathway to university and further study for international students while also providing valuable practical skill development, which increases employability and career prospects. Not only that, but TAFE colleges are government-owned and operated, and boast modern facilities that have been constructed to replicate real work environments, ensuring that you gain practical workplace skills as you learn.

With a wide variety of courses for international students, and high-quality training and support, future students will get value for their money as they embark on a journey towards their next career goal.

Courses for International Students

We offer a selection of courses to suit your requirements, no matter the industry that you are keen to learn in:

  • Accounting, Business and Management
  • Animal Care and Aquaculture
  • Automotive, Engineering and Oil and Gas
  • Aviation
  • Building and Construction
  • Creative Industries
  • Digital Media and Information Technology
  • Early Childhood Education and Community Services
  • Health, Fitness and Beauty
  • Hospitality, Cookery and Tourism
  • Land and Environmental Management
  • Maritime
  • Nursing 

Ranging from Cert I to Advanced Diploma qualifications, you’re sure to find a course that will help you towards your learning outcomes, as well as your career goals. Having a comprehensive education with TAFE means having a balanced focus on academic learning and practical skill development, which is valuable for any employer.

And, if you’re interested in studying English as an international student, we offer English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) at TAFE that are accredited by NEAS Australia to ensure the highest quality English language teaching program. Because TAFE is a member of English Australia, which is the peak professional body for English language centre accreditation, you can rest assured that you’ll be learning English at a high-quality education provider. 

So if you’re wanting to study in Western Australia, but need to brush up on your English skills prior to starting your chosen course, consider undertaking ELICOS. As a TAFE international student, you will be tested before you commence the program in order to establish your current level of English, whether it is Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced so that you are placed into an appropriate class and trained at the level you are at.

How To Apply

International students who are interested in studying in Western Australia must apply through TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) with an online application, as this is our preferred type of application and this will be prioritised. However, depending on your home country, you may require some assistance from an Education Agent to submit your application and file for a student visa. Contact us if you are having trouble with your application, have a query, or wish to ask for a referral to an Education Agent.

Apply through TIWA