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About the College

South Regional TAFE delivers high-quality, accredited vocational education and training that is flexible enough to meet your workplace and lifestyle commitments. Our extensive facilities and workshops allow us to offer training that is responsive and relevant due to the professional relationships we have across commercial sectors to ensure that training is benchmarked to industry standard.

As an established training provider, the collegeis a leader in the delivery of accredited training with highly qualified and dedicated professional lecturing staff. Working with industry, we build the capacity of current and future employees through training and skills recognition that lead to formal qualifications, economic empowerment and prosperity in the region.

Student Experience

We are focused on providing students with a great learning experience. This is achieved by combining staff who are passionate about supporting students to achieve their potential; and flexible methods of course delivery. The college is proud to have an above-average student satisfaction rating of all public training providers in Western Australia.


Our extensive infrastructure allows for the delivery of engineering, applied science, resources, building and construction trades, hospitality and personal services. The college has unparalleled laboratory facilities, horticulture hot houses and commercial kitchens as well as a fully functional training restaurant, hairdressing and beauty salons. A purpose-built, state-of-the-art automotive centre provides training in Light Automotive, Heavy Automotive and Automotive Electrics.

Facilities include:

  • training restaurant

  • hairdressing training salon

  • beauty therapy training rooms

  • automotive centre

  • trade workshops

  • laboratories

  • ​​training ​​gym

  • hot houses

  • computer rooms

  • library

  • cafe and bookshop

  • parking

  • child care facilities


New beginnings

On 11 April 2016, South West Institute of Technology, Great Southern Institute of Technology, the CY O’Connor Institute Narrogin campus and the Goldfields Institute of Technology Esperance campus formed South Regional TAFE.
A new Governing Council was been appointed and includes the following members.

  • Professor Bryant Stokes (Governing Council chairman)
  • Scott Leary (Governing Council deputy chairman)
  • Grant Shipp
  • Mark Dowling
  • Karen Wright
  • Marilyn Hopkins

Duncan Anderson has been appointed as managing director.

Information for Governing Council membership in 2017 is available here.

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Page last updated April 05, 2017