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Central Regional TAFE has a wide range of business, finance and computing short courses to suit your needs.  We offer these programs in a range of different ways so that you may develop skills over a period of time or quickly to suit your requirements.  These types of short course can broaden your skills at work or provide great ways to organise your home.

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KAA57 AUSCHEM Basic Skill set Technology Park
AUSCHEM, chemicals, spraying

This program is linked to three Units of Competence :

  • AHCCHM307 - Prepare and apply chemicals to control pests, weeds and diseases
  • AHCCHM304 Transport and Store Chemicals.

These are nationally recognised units of competency and upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

This AusChem WA accrediation course assists participants to identify hazards in chemical use and to put in place risk controls.  This Skill Set is designed for people who will be spraying WITHOUT supervision.  Our AusChem Basic program is delivered over two days from 8.30am to 4.00pm each day.

Please also refer to the Student Fact Pack for additional College and support information.

KAA58 AUSCHEM Reaccreditation Skill set Geraldton Campus
Technology Park

This program covers the Unit of Competence AHCCHM404 Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals.  This is a nationally recognised unit of competency and upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

This one day course is an essential update for primary producers in all aspects of chemical use and is designed to maintain your Auschem WA accreditation.

Please also refer to the Student Fact Pack for additional College and support information.

AD753 Accounting Principles Skill Set Skill set Geraldton Campus

This skill set is designed for workers in accounting and bookkeeping job roles who use knowledge of accounting principles to perform a range of analytical tasks in a variety of industries. It is the pre entry requirement for the Diploma of Accounting.

This is a non-accredited course and upon successful completion students will be issued with a Certificate of Participation

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information

G014P G014P Beginners Cake Decorating Short Course Kalgoorlie Campus
Cake, decorating, baking, cooking, patisserie

Have heads turning with your amazing creations! Learn the best tips and tricks from an experienced and licensed cake maker, Students will work on the foundation techniques in covering, decorating and colouring.

Course includes a comprehensive starters kit to compliment the skills taught throughout the course. 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Certificate of Participation

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAA44 Coffee Course Skill Set Skill set Geraldton Campus
KAA44, coffee, espresso, barista

For the Coffee Connoisseur

Join our coffee making workshops and learn how to make a great coffee and clean and maintain your expresso machine and equipment.

Our experienced lecturer will share her knowledge gained from years of barista training.

You will learn:

  • Organising a coffee workstation
  • Components of espresso machine and grinder
  • Storage of coffee and the characteristics of different beans
  • Selecting and grinding coffee beans
  • How to extract and monitor the quality of espresso coffee
  • Milk texture
  • Espresso menu - make a variety of different espresso coffee's
  • Cleaning of espresso equipment
  • And much more

This is a non-accredited course and upon successful completion students will be issued with a Certificate of Participation

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information

KAB10 Enter and Work in Confined Spaces Skill set Geraldton Campus
MINING, CONFINED SPACE, small spaces, mining entry, tickets

This program is linked to the Unit of Competence RIIWHS202D Enter and Work in Confined Spaces.  This is a nationally recognised unit of competency and upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Our program covers the entering and working in confined spaces in resources and infrastructure industries.  It includes planning and preparing for entry of confined spaces, entry and working in confined spaces, exiting confined spaces and cleaning up.

This program is appropriate for those working in confined spaces (enclosed or partially enclosed) for the purpose of carrying out work or inspections and also is appropriate for those performing sentry or stand-by person roles, at worksites within Civil Construction, Coal Mining, Drilling, Extractive Industries, Metalliferous Mining and General Construction.

Specifically you will learn:

  • site and equipment safety requirements
  • confined space entry and exit procedures, risks and regulations
  • air contaminants and toxic gases
  • breathing apparatus limitations
  • equipment types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • site isolation and site control responsibilities and authorities
  • materials safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • project quality requirements
  • industry terminology, and
  • state and territory interpretations of a confined space.

Please also refer to the Student Fact Pack for additional College and support information.

G001P G001P Getting Started with Microsoft Office Short Course Kalgoorlie Campus
G001P, Microsoft Word Basics

This course is designed for those who are new to the electronic workplace, or who have limited knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook and email etiquette.

The training will provide you with an introduction to:

Getting to know Microsoft Windows including:

  • using the start menu;
  • file organisation including creating folders, copying files and moving files.

Getting to know Microsoft Excel including:

  • creating a new workbook;
  • number formatting;
  • formulas and functions;
  • and introduction to charts.

Getting to know Microsoft Word including:

  • working with a document including basic editing and formatting;
  • tables;
  • tabs and page layout.

Getting to know Microsoft Outlook including:

  • sending an email;
  • creating a signature;
  • calendar invites;
  • task lists;
  • correct way to address an email;
  • how to use To, CC and BCC;
  • how to write an email
  • and how to send an attachment.

Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information.

KAB35 GovHack Skills Set Skill set Geraldton Campus
GovHack

Join the largest open data hackathon in the southern hemisphere.

GovHack is an international event which attracts thousands of participants each year who come together in simultaneous events taking place in major and regional cities across the country.

The event requires competitors to work in small teams during the 46 hour event to produce a ‘hack’ using Australian government data. Teams are judged on the production of a three minute video explaining their idea and its future potential.

It is FREE to register and there are no costs associated with participating in the event. 

 

Course content

As part of their participation in this event, students will complete the below unit:

BSBWOR202 | Organise and complete daily work activities

 

Certification

This is a nationally recognised unit of competency and upon successful completion students will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

How to register:

Step 1: Enrol with us via the link below:

Step 2: Register with GovHack via the link below:

 

For more information please contact:

Lecturer Robyn Jenkin

1800 672 700 
info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

 

Find out more about GovHack here.

 

To find out more about studying with us please refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

G015P G015P Intermediate Cake Decorating Short Course Kalgoorlie Campus
Cake, decorating, baking, patisserie, cooking

Have heads turning with your amazing creations! Learn the best tips and tricks from an experienced and licensed cake maker, This course will expand your knowledge and you will learn additional trends and styles. The focus of this course will be baking and decorating a Dolly Varden cake - students will learn piping techniques to decorate the perfect cake for a young girls birthday.

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Certificate of Participation

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAA63 Introduction to Welding Skill Set Skill set Geraldton Campus
KAA63, welding,

Gain the basic skills and knowledge required to cut, weld and bend materials in the resources and infrastructure industries.

 

COURSE CONTENT

Topics covered in this course include:
• Plan and prepare to cut, weld and bend materials
• Set up and test equipment
• Cut materials using oxyacetylene
• Cut and weld materials using electric welding equipment
• Heat and bend material
• Shut down and clean up


The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

RIISAM205D - Cut, weld and bend materials

 


CERTIFICATION

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

G0032P G0032P Learn to Lead Short Course Kalgoorlie Campus

Essential Skills to be an Effective Manager

The role of ‘Boss’ is changing and evolving, with many believing that the managers of the future will look nothing like the managers of today. There is a shift in the stereotypes we often hear with the title ‘Manager’, and research shows that the world is moving towards a more human-centred approach to leadership. So what do managers of the future look like in practice? What is their management style? This course covers the principles you need to learn to succeed in management.

Communication: We often hear that communication can be a source of frustration in the workplace. As a leader and manager this course will equip you with the expertise to enhance your workplace leadership and communication skills plus provide you with the tools to implement change.

Leadership: Our experienced trainer will work with you to build your self-awareness, decision-making abilities, assist with effective communication and how to successfully engage with your team. Receive direct feedback and guidance to achieve your goals and enhance your leadership.

Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Please refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information.

KAA09 Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck Skill Set Skill set Kalgoorlie Campus

TLILIC2001 - Licence to operate a forklift truck

Our WorkSafe Registered Trainer/Assessor will provide participants with hands on practical skills and knowledge in the safe and efficient operation of a counter-balance forklift.

Forklift is considered high risk work and you will attain the skills required to maneuver goods in a variety of industries including manufacturing, transport, mining and production industries.

Upon successful completion participants are able to apply for a High Risk License WorkSafe license.

This is a nationally recognised unit of competency and upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information.

G009P G009P MYOB AccountRight Advanced Short Course Kalgoorlie Campus
MYOB, Accounting, Computers, Finance

A Short course in MYOB AccountRight (Advanced) will extend your basic knowledge of MYOB and help to develop skills in more complex areas of the software.

Learn a variety of techniques to help manage your expenses and payments more efficiently, including applying passwords to restrict unauthorised access to data, controlling petty cash and credit card expenses and payments, generating letters in Microsoft Word, sending information from MYOB to Microsoft Excel and creating sophisticated forms such as invoices, statements and purchase orders.

Course Content

  • Customising MYOB

  • File management

  • Security in MYOB

  • Data mining in MYOB

  • Petty cash

  • Credit cards

  • Point of sales

  • Fixed assets

  • Job Tracking

  • MYOB and word processing

  • MYOB and spreadsheets

  • End of month

  • End of year

  • Customising forms

Certification

Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Participation.

 

To find out more about studying with us please refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

G008P G008P MYOB AccountRight Introduction/Intermediate Short Course Kalgoorlie Campus
Computers, Computer, MYOB, Accounting

This course will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge to perform day to day bookkeeping operations using MYOB AccountRight.

You will learn to create a company data file complete with historical and opening balances, produce and manage purchase orders and invoices, manage accounts payable and accounts receivable, and produce BAS documentation.

Course Content

  • Modify an existing chart of accounts to suit your business needs.

  • Make changes to customer and supplier details in the card file.

  • Create an inventory in MYOB AccountRight of items for sale.

  • Purchase items for a business in MYOB AccountRight.

  • Enter payments for purchases.

  • Produce complex invoices.

  • Apply customer payments to open invoices.

  • Use MYOB AccountRight's cheque facility for making purchases.

  • Reconcile MYOB AccountRight data against company bank statements.

  • Work with the reporting system.

  • Understand how MYOB AccountRight is setup and works with the GST.

  • Set up and complete a Business Activity Statement.

Certification

Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Participation.

 

To find out more about studying with us please refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

G002P G002P Microsoft Excel Introduction Short Course Kalgoorlie Campus

Our basic Excel course offers initial training in one of the most commonly used computing applications of today. In this course you will gain the skills and the knowledge required to utilise excel in the home and the workplace.

 

Course content:

  • Create spreadsheets

  • Format data

  • Incorporate charts and objects and much more

 

To find out more about studying with us please refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAA14 Operate and Maintain Chainsaws Skill set Technology Park
CHAINSAW, TREE LOPPING, CUTTING,

This program is linked to the Unit of Competence AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain Chainsaws.  This is a nationally recognised unit of competency and upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

This course is designed to provide the skills, knowledge and confidence required to safely operate a hand-held chainsaw and maintain it in working condition.

Content covered includes:

  • OHS - Duty of Care
  • Personal protective equipment and clothing
  • Chainsaw components and functions
  • General maintenance tasks/tensions
  • Correct start-up procedures
  • Safe techniques for crosscutting and felling.

Please also refer to the Student Fact Pack for additional College and support information.

G010P G010P Payroll with MYOB AccountRight Short Course Kalgoorlie Campus
Microsoft, Payroll, Computer, Computers, MYOB

This course will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge required to prepare the payroll of a small business using MYOB software.

You will learn to configure AccountRight Payroll for a specific company, enter employee details, conduct a pay run, set up and manage employee entitlements including creating and using time sheets for payroll purposes.

Course Content

  • Setting up Payroll

  • Setting up employees

  • Conducting a pay run

  • Entitlements

  • Timesheets

  • Payroll information

  • Payroll obligations

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to configure AccountRight Payroll to work for a specific company

  • Enter employee details into AccountRight

  • Conduct a pay run in MYOB

  • Set up and manage employee entitlements in AccountRight

  • Create and use time sheets for payroll purposes

  • Find payroll information in MYOB

  • Fulfill payroll obligations using MYOB

Certification

Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Participation.

 

To find out more about studying with us please refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAA60 Provide First Aid - 1 Day Skill Set Skill set Merredin Campus
Moora Campus
Northam Campus
First Aid, emergency,

The Provide First Aid (HLTAID003) training course will provide you with the knowledge and practical skills to provide first aid treatment for a wide range of emergencies until the arrival of professional medical help.

This training meets the Level 2 Workplace First Aid standard as determined by WorkSafe (Western Australia).

This unit will cover:
•    First aid and emergencies,
•    Legal, workplace and community factors,
•    Risk management,
•    Principles of First Aid,
•    Assess the scene and casualty,
•    Reassure the casualty,
•    Maintain hygiene,
•    Use manual handling techniques,
•    Bleeding,
•    Wounds and injuries,
•    Burns,
•    Environmental impact, and
•    Poisons.

This is a nationally recognised unit of competency and upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Please also refer to the Student Fact Pack for additional College and support information.

KAA05 Provide First Aid Skill Set Skill set Kalgoorlie Campus

The Provide First Aid (HLTAID003) training course will provide you with the knowledge and practical skills to provide first aid treatment for a wide range of emergencies until the arrival of professional medical help.

This Provide First Aid (HLTAID003) training meets the Level 2 Workplace First Aid standard as determined by WorkSafe (Western Australia).

This unit will cover:
•    first aid and emergencies,
•    legal, workplace and community factors,
•    risk management,
•    principles of First Aid,
•    assess the scene and casualty,
•    reassure the casualty,
•    maintain hygiene,
•    use manual handling techniques,
•    bleeding,
•    wounds and injuries,
•    burns,
•    environmental impact, and
•    poisons.

This is a nationally recognised unit of competency and upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information.

KAA38 Recreational Skippers Ticket Skill set Batavia Coast Marine Institute
SIS30318, KAA38, Recreational Skippers Ticket (RST), boats

This program is linked to the Unit of Competence MEM50010B Respond to boating emergencies and incidents.  This is a nationally recognised unit of competency and upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Every skipper of a registerable recreational vessel powered by a motor greater than 4.5kwp (6hp) is required to hold a Recreational Skippers Ticket (RST).  In this course delivered by our Batavia Coast Maritime Institute based in Geraldton you will learn the skills and knowledge through theory and practical training to be a safe recreational boat skipper thus gaining your RST.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive an Recreational Skippers ticket from the Department of Transport.  Primary photo identification will be required (eg driver's or learners licence).

Please also refer to the Student Fact Pack for additional College and support information.

D9500P D9500P Safety and Health Representative Short Course Carnarvon
Exmouth Campus
Technology Park
D9500P, Safety, health, Safety and Health

Central Regional TAFE is a WorkSafe approved Provider of this course required by all newly elected Safety and Heath Representatives

Upon completion of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Apply WHS legislation in the role of a Safety and Health Representative
  • Conduct workplace inspections
  • Communicate effectively on safety and health matters
  • Understand the role of WorkSafe in the workplace
  • Effectively represent employees on safety and health issues
  • Identify and evaluate hazards in the workplace and apply a risk management process
  • Assist with resolving safety and health matters in the workplace
  • Conduct an effective investigation into workplace accidents, incidents and injuries

This is a non-accredited course and on completion you will be issued with a Certificate of Parrticipation

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information

D9501P D9501P Safety and Health Representative Refresher Short Course Carnarvon
Exmouth Campus
Technology Park

Central Regional TAFE is a WorkSafe approved Provider of this Safety and Health Representative Refresher course which is only for those who have previously completed a WorkSafe approved five day Safety and Health Representatives course.

This course has been designed to refresh participants knowledge of the key functions they are expected to perform as a workplace Safety and Health Representative and will cover:

  • WHS legislation
  • A Safety and Health Representative's role
  • Identifying workplace hazards
  • Contributing to effective risk control and management
  • Resolving safety and health issues in the workplace

While this course meets industry expectation and is common practice, it is not a WorkSafe requirement

This is a non-accredited course and on completion you will be issued with a Certificate of Participation

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information.

 

KAA83 Scuba Diving Refresher Skill Set Skill set Batavia Coast Marine Institute
KAA83, scuba diving, snorkeling, Abrolhos Islands

Snorkel and dive the beautiful Abrolhos Islands!

Practice your skills and broaden your marine biology knowledge all while diving and snorkeling in a world class marine reserve. Grab your friends, form a group and spend three days diving and learning together. This short course is for continuing students who have already completed the KAA64 Scuba Diving Skill Set.

Course Content

The course work will be completed online and the practical component out on the water.

Continuing Students

SIT30116 | Certificate III in Tourism Students can select units from the below list:

  • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • SISOSCB308A Guide a scuba dive
  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
  • SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills

 Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information.

KAA64 Scuba Diving Skill Set Skill set Batavia Coast Marine Institute
KAA64, scuba, snorkeling, Abrolhos Islands

Snorkel and dive the beautiful Abrolhos Islands!

Practice your skills and broaden your marine biology knowledge all while diving and snorkeling in a world class marine reserve. Grab your friends, form a group and spend three days diving and learning together. This short courses includes an intake for new students and continuing students.

Course Content

Students will complete a minimum of six (6) nationally recognised units as part of this short course. Required units will depend if you are a new or continuing student. The course work will be completed online and the practical component out on the water.

New Students

SFI20111 | Certificate II in Aquaculture Students can select units from the below list:

  • SISOOPS304A Plan for minimal environmental impact
  • SISOODR302A Plan outdoor recreation activities
  • SISOSCB301A Scuba dive in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres
  • TLID1001A Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
  • SFIEMS201B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • SFICORE106B Meet workplace OHS requirements
  • SITHACS101 Clean premises and equipment

Continuing Students

SIT30116 | Certificate III in Tourism Students can select units from the below list:

  • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • SISOSCB308A Guide a scuba dive
  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
  • SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills

 Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information.

 

D9502P D9502P Tagging and Testing Short Course Geraldton Campus

This is not a generic course and participants will only be trained on the make and model of the portable appliance tester that they will use for testing appliances in their organisation or workplace. - Participants will be required to bring with them to this training their workplace PAT's machine.

Participants will be required to demonstrate a basic understanding of portable appliance testing equipment and an understanding of the following course learning outcomes:

  • The requirements to ensure that portable electrical equipment is safe to operate in accordance with Western Australian legislation and regulations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to inspect and test portable equipment to the standards as set out by AZ/NZS3760:2010
  • Demonstrate the ability to tag equipment and to complete documentation to record results of the inspection and testing procedure to the standards as set out by AS/NZS3760:2010

No previous electrical experience or licenses are required to undertake this course

This is a non-accredited course and on successful completion you will be issued with a Certificate of Competence in relation operation of your workplace single phase portable appliance tester to tag and test in your workplace.

To find out more about studying with us see our Student Information Pack or refer to the Future Students section of our website.

 

KAA12 Traffic Management Skill Set Skill set Kalgoorlie Campus

The Traffic Management Skill Set is for people who want to work in traffic management on public roads and other designated traffic management areas.

This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to be able to safely control traffic with a stop/slow bat in accordance with Main Roads WA (MRWA) requirements and implement basic traffic management plans for works on roads.

The course covers:

 

  • Plan, prepare and coordinate Traffic
  • Setting out the traffic guidance scheme
  • Close down traffic guidance scheme
  • Controlling traffic
  • Operating communication devices
  • Clean Up

This three day course includes written and practical assessments, including mandatory practical logbook assessments in the below units of competency:

RIIWHS302D Implement Traffic Management Plan

RIIWHS205D Control Traffic with a Stop/Slow Bat

RIICOM201D Communication in the Workplace

RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Requirements:

  • Evidence of a valid driver's licence, or evidence of previously having held a driver's licence (no learner's permits or moped licences).
  • Literacy and numeracy skills to a level that will allow you to complete the written component of the assessment.
  • A Whitecard (Safety Awareness Training) is now a required pre-requisite in order for attendees to complete the logbook component of the training and for the graduate to be issued with this accreditation to work on a road site.

Practical

For the practical assessment all participants are required to:

  • Wear appropriate work wear steel capped boots, hi-visibility clothing for practical assessments if possible.
  • Hat and sunscreen recommended.
  • Safety glasses/sunglasses.

These are nationally recognised units of competency and upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment and MRWA accreditation.

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional college and support information.

 

G013P G013P Visual Basic for Excel Short Course Kalgoorlie Campus
Excel, Visual Basic, Computer, Computers

A short course in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) in Excel will equip you with the technical skills and required knowledge to create automated processes within Excel. You will learn to create command procedures, write simple code and use a range of common programming techniques to manipulate, analyse, and present data more easily and efficiently.

Course Content


•    create recorded macros in Excel
•    use the macro recorder to create a variety of macros
•    understand the Excel object model and VBA concepts
•    work with the three main components of the VBA Editor window
•    create command procedures
•    create and work with user defined functions
•    write code to manipulate Excel objects
•    use a range of common programming techniques
•    create a custom form complete with controls and event procedures
•    create code to drive a user form
•    create procedures that start automatically, and
•    write a variety of error handling routines.

Certification

Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Participation.

 

To find out more about studying with us please refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

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