Busselton

Your local South Regional TAFE Busselton campus services the Busselton, Dunsborough and Vasse areas and delivers industry-relevant training in these study areas:

  • Individual Support (aged care, community care or disability support)
  • Community Services
  • Youth Work
  • Children's Services
  • Education Support
  • Preparation for Nursing
  • Horticulture
  • Business and Small Business Management
  • Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Visual Arts
  • Adult learning courses including General Education for Adults, Wider Opportunities for Work and New Opportunities for Women.

See our course list at the bottom of this page.

Our adult learning courses are tailored to improve your maths and reading to help you transition into work or further study. If you want to learn English, we offer Spoken and Written English courses and are an Adult Migrant English Program campus.

Our passionate and highly skilled lecturers provide nationally accredited training and offer full-time, part-time and flexible training options, including traineeships and recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Pictured: Small Business Lecturer Charlotte Brown with Busselton Campus Student of the Year 2021, Emma Meakes.

 

Drop in or contact the campus to discuss course options, training needs, applications or enrolments with our friendly staff.

Business Hours

8am-4.30pm Monday to Thursday | 8.30am-4pm Friday

Contact 

2-12 South Street Busselton Western Australia, 6280

Busselton@srtafe.wa.edu.au

(08) 6371 3600

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Services and Facilities

There are three computer rooms on campus for students.

There are black and white printers available for student use in both computer rooms. Colour printing and photocopying is available in the administration building.

 The South Regional TAFE Library and Information Services manage access to training resources across the region to assist you meet your academic goals.

Library services are available to all current South Regional TAFE students and staff. Although the library’s main collections are based at the Bunbury and Albany campuses, all enrolled students and staff members of South Regional TAFE are eligible to request any of the resources from the online catalogue, regardless of location. You can access the Library Website here.

Email your request to library@srtafe.wa.edu.au (Bunbury) or library.albany@srtafe.wa.edu.au (Albany), talk to your lecturer, or phone us on 6371 3174 (Bunbury) or 6371 3888 (Albany) and we’ll help you with your options.

There are 40 general parking bays and one accessible bay on campus.

Courses available at Busselton

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
National ID: FNS40217
State ID: BDQ3
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Online
Part-Time
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Accounting and Bookkeeping

This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contract bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries. It includes preparing and lodging business and instalment activity statements, and providing advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities. Units studied include both MYOB and Payroll.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate IV
National ID: CHC43015
State ID: AWM9
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace
Workshops

Sub study areas:

Aged Care

This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments.

Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery. Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate IV
National ID: BSB40215
State ID: AVV9
Industry Business and Finance
Half price^
Online

Certificate IV in Business

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Online
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Business

Improve your workplace performance by developing your business administration skills with a Certificate IV in Business qualification. You will learn a variety of business principles designed to prepare you for a broad range of industry environments, gaining skills and knowledge in areas such as – customer service, workplace communication and organisation, project work and risk management.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate IV
National ID: BSB30415
State ID: AVS2
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Certificate III in Business Administration

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Online
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Business

Do you want the skills for a flexible career that could take you anywhere in the world?

When you complete the Certificate III in Business Administration you'll have skills that employers are looking for, making you ideal for roles in data entry, customer service, or as an office or accounts clerk, secretary or receptionist.
You will gain skills and knowledge in basic MYOB, workplace organisation, workplace health and safety, spreadsheets, and organising schedules, word processing, electronic presentations and much more.
With industry and government forecasting a growing demand for office workers in coming years, you'll be ready for recruiting.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
State ID: MAA11
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Chainsaw

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Description

This course covers the process of maintaining, preparing and operating hand-held chainsaws in a work environment.

These skills can be transferred to the homestead, are useful for home gardners and could lead to employment in parks and gardens or landscaping.

You will gain skills and knowledge in understanding the correct type of chainsaw for a particular task, how to use the chainsaw, maintain the chainsaw and store suitable personal protective equipment.

You will also carry out routine checks and maintenance on a chainsaw, apply appropriate chainsaw techniques, cutting methods according to manufacturer’s specifications and documented low risk work procedures; assess and minimise environmental impacts of chainsaw use; maintain records of chainsaw training and certification, risk assessment and use.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    AHCMOM213 Operate and Maintain Chainsaws

Short course
National ID: CHC32015
State ID: AWJ2
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in Community Services

Study modes:

Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Community Services

The Certificate III in Community Services reflects the role of entry level community services workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services. Work may include day-to-day support of individuals in community settings or support the implementation of specific community-based programs.

At this level, work takes place under the direction of others and supervision may be direct or indirect. Work may take place in a range of community services organisations.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
State ID: MAB28
Industry Creative Industries

Develop Printmaking Skills Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Visual Arts

Description

This course covers basic printmaking techniques and is designed for anyone that is keen to learn a variety of printmaking techniques such as:

  • drypoint etching
  • relief printing
  • monoprinting​​​​​​

You will get to create and take home some exciting original prints.

All course materials are provided.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    CUAPRI201 Develop Printmaking Skills

Skill set
State ID: MAB31
Industry Creative Industries

Develop Skill in Painting Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Visual Arts

Description

Join us for a fun introduction to the world of colour. Exploring a range of painting styles, methods and techniques to help you build skills and develop your own personal style. 

Colour mixing, value, composition, abstract, still life and expressionist painting will all be covered in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

     CUAPAI201 Develop Painting Skills

Skill set
State ID: A1013P
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Digital Photography - Beginners' Workshop Course

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Graphic Design

Description

Get the most out of your digital camera and unleash your creative potential by discovering how your camera really works, in this intensive two-day workshop.

Learn the fundamentals and advantages of using manual modes and controlling shutter speed, aperture and ISO, so you can progress to the next level of creative photography.

This course offers a blend of helpful theory in easy-to-understand terms, clear demonstrations and student practicals, so you can learn how to put the theory into practice in a fun and supportive environment.

Aimed at those who have the vision but don’t know how to use their camera to get there, this course will guide you towards gaining new skills and confidence to action that vision.

Topics covered in this course include:
    Getting to know your DSLR camera and how it works
    How to control the camera using manual modes, shutter speed, aperture and ISO controls
    Focusing
    Using your camera's light meter
    Understanding exposure
    Choosing the right lens for the job
    File formats – convenience versus quality
    Qualities of light, how and when to use it
    Composition
    Editing in camera
    Photography genres - finding your own style
    Reviewing your work and learning from feedback
    Storing your files
 Course includes course notes

Requirements
    A DSLR camera or mirrorless camera with Manual mode option, capable of manually adjusting shutter speed, aperture and ISO controls is essential for this course.
    Lenses – interchangeable ones are an advantage, or broad range zoom lenses
    Image card, image card reader or camera to computer cord
    Charged camera batteries and charger
    USB or hard drive to store your files
    The manual for your camera (most manufacturers have online manuals you can download via the web if necessary)
    Your own laptop - essential
    Pen and notepad
    Good working knowledge of computers

Please familiarise yourself with your camera's manual prior to starting the course.

Certification

This is a non-accredited shortcourse

Short course
State ID: MAB03
Industry Creative Industries

Drawing Fundamentals

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Visual Arts

Description

This course is suitable for beginners and people wanting to refresh their skills.
Learn how to see like an artist with this foundation drawing course.
You will learn fundamental techniques such as expressive line, tone, perspective and proportion, as well as how to use drawing materials.

Exercises explored in this course include:
    Still life
    Perspective
    Tonal Drawing
    Mark making & mixed media techniques

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units.

    CUAACD101 Use Basic Drawing Techniques

Short course
National ID: CHC30113
State ID: J587
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
International
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Early Childhood Education and Care

Do you want a career nurturing our future?

When you complete the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you’ll be on your way to a career as a preschool assistant or childcare centre assistant. You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively as an educator, supporting the development and wellbeing of children aged 0 to 5 years, understanding children’s learning, providing learning support, working with children from culturally diverse backgrounds, identifying and responding to children at risk, and workplace health and safety.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC50113
State ID: J594
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Early Childhood Education and Care

This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

This course is ideal for those persons with a passion for working with young children. There is a large emphasis on practical application of your skills. Work placements will be organised by the college in local early childhood enterprises. If you are already working in the industry, you may wish to enquire to study as a flexible student and complete assessments on work-based projects. Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is also available for people with substantive, recent industry experience in a licensed Early Childhood Education and Care setting.

This qualification is for educators in early childhood education and care services who are responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in accordance with approvals, quality rating systems and duty of care requirements.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Diploma
National ID: CHC30213
State ID: J588
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^
Online

Certificate III in Education Support

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Online
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Education Services

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist the teaching staff in schools and provide care and supervision for children from kindergarten to Year 10. You will learn how to implement planned education programs, assist students in their learning and development, contribute to the safety and health of students and support students with additional needs.

You will also learn how to work with children and young people at risk of harm, work effectively with culturally diverse students, families and co-workers and gain an introductory knowledge into working with children with special needs. 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.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Flexible study is available to be commenced all year round.

 

Certificate III
National ID: CHC40213
State ID: J590
Industry Education and Community Services

Certificate IV in Education Support

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Education Services

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings, who provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision. Some job roles may require tasks to be performed with a moderate level of autonomy and/or the provision of supervision/leadership to other staff/volunteers. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Flexible study is available to be commenced all year round.

Certificate IV
State ID: MAB70
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

First Aid

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Description

This course covers a broad range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty. It is suitable to both people in workplaces and members of the public who want training in first aid.

This course is available as a 1 or 2 day course.

Extra requirement for 1 day course: A workbook and learner guide will be sent to you with your invoice. The workbook needs to be completed prior to class and must be handed to the lecturer in class. This is part of your assessment.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Short course
State ID: MAA38
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

First Aid in Child Care

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Early Childhood Education and Care

Description

This unit of competency has been approved by Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) who have deemed it to satisfy all requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management and emergency asthma training under the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).

The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.

Learning Outcomes:
    Anaphylaxis
    Asthma
    CPR techniques on adults, children and infants
    Compliance with first aid sections of the Education and Care Services National Law and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011)
    Incident reporting in a child care setting
    Child physiology
    How to properly assess an emergency situation
    DRSABCD
    Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
    First aid procedures for bleeding, burns and fractures
    Managing medical conditions such as epilepsy
    Managing medical emergencies such as snake/spider bites, poisons and choking
    Infection control procedures
    Managing exposure to extreme temperatures
    Administering first aid for eye & soft tissue injuries
    Assessing and moving sick & injured
    Legal responsibilities of a first aider
    Basic anatomy
    Managing shock

Entry requirements

Students will be required to complete the Safety Corp Workbook and a First Aid Manual prior to course attendance.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units.

    HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

Short course
National ID: 22472VIC
State ID: BEH69
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate I in General Education for Adults

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time

Sub study areas:

General Education

This CGEA course provides opportunity for skill development in reading, writing and numeracy to meet personal needs, facilitate community participation, or workplace and further education and training options.

Certificate I outcomes focus on the development of literacy skills to create and interpret simple, personally relevant texts and mathematical knowledge to apply numeracy skills in everyday familiar situations.  Skills and knowledge are applied to develop and document a learning plan, prepare a portfolio to show evidence of learning and engage in a project.

There are no entrance requirements as such but a pre enrolment interview is required and enrolment is available throughout the year.  Please contact the area of study for an appointment.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate I
National ID: 22473VIC
State ID: BEH66
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate II in General Education for Adults

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time

Sub study areas:

General Education

This CGEA course provides opportunity for skill development in reading, writing and numeracy to meet personal needs, facilitate community participation, or workplace and further education and training options.

Certificate II outcomes focus on the development of literacy skills to read, interpret, evaluate and create a range of texts and to apply knowledge of everyday and formal numeracy in a range of contexts. Outcomes also focus on the skills and knowledge to conduct a project and to investigate pathways and develop, implement and review a learning plan.

There are no entrance requirements

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate II
National ID: 22476VIC
State ID: BEH64
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory)

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time

Sub study areas:

General Education

This CGEA course aims to provide a general education. That is, initial skill development in reading, writing and numeracy and skill development in a variety of areas to meet personal needs and to facilitate participation in the community, or other workplace and further education and training. On successful completion of this course a participant will be able to: - clarify project goals with an appropriate support person, plan, carry out and evaluate a project - develop and document a personal study plan and gather a portfolio of evidence with support - read and interpret short, explicit and personally relevant texts - create simple, personally relevant texts - apply simple mathematical knowledge in familiar and everyday situations.

There are no entrance requirements as such but a pre enrolment interview is required and enrolment is available throughout the year. Please contact the area of study for an appointment.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

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

Certificate II in Horticulture

Study modes:

Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Horticulture and Conservation

This course is for any interested people that want to learn a more about gardening and general horticultural practices. Such people may want to commence their own business or seek employment as a nursery hand within established horticultural businesses. There are no pre-requisites for this course aside from a strong interest in this industry area.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

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

Certificate III in Horticulture

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Horticulture and Conservation

Are you looking for a career among the trees? 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.

South Regional TAFE Campuses have well designed horticulture facilities.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: AHC40416
State ID: BCW2
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate IV in Horticulture

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

Horticulture and Conservation

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge across a broad coverage of the industry prior to undertaking higher level roles in the industry.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate IV
National ID: CHC33015
State ID: AA66
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace
Workshops

Sub study areas:

Aged Care

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support you'll be on your way to a career as an aged care assistant.
You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the aged care industry, caring for the elderly, enabling them to maintain independence, understanding and supporting people with dementia, safety procedures, ethical behaviour, infection control, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.
This course includes a compulsory work placement. The units in Traineeships are customised according to the individual Training Agreement that is negotiated with the employer and may vary (within the Qualification rules) in each case.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC33015
State ID: AA68
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Part-Time

Sub study areas:

Community Services

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.
This course includes a compulsory work placement.
 

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: ICT20115
State ID: AVZ2
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

General IT

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to operate the essential functions of software applications of a computer. You will learn skills that enable you to operate a computer and use software applications which could include packages for word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation packages, internet, email and basic web page construction. You will also learn about the different fields of information technology.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate II
National ID: ICT30118
State ID: BEH2
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace

Sub study areas:

General IT

 This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to work successfully in the IT workplace using a wide range of general information and communications technology functions to achieve self-sufficiency as an advanced ICT user. You will be working with a range of software applications and web-based technologies. This qualification provides you with a pathway to study and employment as either a software developer or a web developer.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
State ID: AE456
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Skill sets

Introduction to Direct Support Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Sub study areas:

Aged Care
Disability Services

Description

Make a positive difference to the lives of others 

A career in the ageing or disability sector can be very rewarding. You can get started in one of the fastest growing work forces in Western Australia and make a positive difference to the lives of others.

This is an exciting opportunity to start a career that makes a difference and supports a person to reach their goals, engage with the community and meet their support needs.

As part of this course you will attend a work placement with an employer where you will gain real, hands on industry experience and secure a ‘foot in the door’.

By completing the Ageing and Disability Job Ready Program, you may:

  • Be offered a job with your work placement employer
  • Be offered an aged care or disability work traineeship
  • Use your skills to transition into an allied health occupation
  • Gain employer references
  • Be connected with other employment opportunities within these sectors or
  • Complete further studies

For more information visit jobsandskills.wa.gov.au/pathways or call 08 6551 5049 or email SWAD@dtwd.wa.gov.au

Gain these skills: 

  • Compliance with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 
  • Conducting manual tasks safely 
  • Meeting personal support needs
  • Communicating and working in health or community services 
Skill set
National ID: 52771WA
State ID: YU05
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate I in New Opportunities for Women (NOW)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Full-Time
Part-Time

Sub study areas:

General Education

This course is for women who want to gain confidence to get into the workforce. It is also for migrant women who want to improve their English. This qualification will help you to move from a training environment to employment or further education.

 The course can help to:

Enhance your self-confidence Develop your employability skills

Find new directions and set goals for the future

Enhance your communication skills

Develop your computer skills

Improve your ability to deal with maths

Equip you to apply for jobs and improve your interview responses

The NOW program will provide you with the information and skills you need to explore your future options regarding entering or re-entering the workforce, vocational training and further education with the aim to increase your confidence and raise your self esteem.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate I
National ID: BSB42618
State ID: BEA1
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate IV in New Small Business

Study modes:

Flexible
Part-Time
Workshops

Sub study areas:

Business

When you complete this course you will be ready for a career in Small Business. This qualification is suitable for those establishing a small business who use well developed skills and a broad knowledge base to solve a range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others, and have responsibility for the output of others. You will have the skills and knowledge to: develop a viable business plan, understand your legal requirements and responsibilities, develop an operational plan and a financial plan, improve your customer service systems and skills, and effectively promote and advertise your enterprise.  This qualification covers a vast array of skills used to develop a sound understanding of business requirements in today’s competitive environment. This course is especially designed for those who already operate or are intending to operate a small business or who use well developed skills and a broad knowledge base to solve a range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others, and have responsibility for the output of others. 

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate IV
State ID: AE150
Industry Business and Finance
Free*
Skill sets

Operating a Small Business Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Business

Description

This skill set is aimed at those who operate a small business or are seeking an administration support position in a small business. The Operating a Small Business Skill Set will prepare you with the skills and knowledge to get you job ready or to improve how you operate a business of your own. You’ll learn how to design and produce business documents and publications, digitally design and develop text-based documents, develop spreadsheets through the use of both cloud-based and noncloud based applications, identify financial requirements of a business including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to gather financial support, and understand workplace health and safety (WHS) legislation and its application to safe work practices. It even covers how to create and build a social networking presence using social media tools and applications.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units

BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBSMB402 Plan small business finances
BSBWHS307 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace
ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

 

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Collie (2021), Denmark, Esperance, Harvey (2021) , Katanning (2021), Margaret River, Mount Barker and Narrogin

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The Operating a Small Business Skill Set is free for everyone. That means there are no tuition, resource or administration fees regardless of age or status.

Skill set
State ID: MAB15
Industry Creative Industries

Photography - Portraiture, People & Products

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Visual Arts

Description

Know your camera basics but still unsure how to progress? Leading on from our popular Digital Photography for Beginners, you will learn more about the skills needed to move past the limitations of auto modes to continue on your creative journey.
Using Portraiture, People and Products as our subject matter, you will learn about lighting, composition and how to use aperture, shutter speed and ISO to capture the important things in life.
This course offers a blend of helpful theory in easy-to-understand terms, clear demonstrations and student practicals so you can put the theory into practice.
 
This course will cover:
    Portraiture
    Still life photography
    Creative photography concepts
    Understanding light qualities and exposure
    Lighting types
    Using a flash
    Composition
    Shooting to a design brief
    Defining your style
    Working in photoshop

Entry requirements

It is preferred that participants have completed the unit ICPDMT321 Capture a Digital Images (Digital Photography for Beginners) before enrolling in this course. Otherwise, a good working knowledge of your camera in manual mode is required.

Participants will also require:
    A DSLR or mirrorless camera with the option of manual mode, capable of manually adjusting shutter speed, aperture and ISO controls is essential for this course
    Interchangeable lenses or broad range zoom lens   
    An off camera flash is essential for this course
    Image card(s), USB, camera card reader, charged camera and flash batteries, chargers
    Tripod
    Be familiar with your camera manual prior to starting the course (most manufacturers have online manuals you can download via the web if necessary)
    Knowledge of working with computers
    Pen and notepad
    Course content includes completing assessment criteria

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    CUAPHI302 Capture Photographic Images

Short course
National ID: 52831WA
State ID: BCY91
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^
Online

Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Online
Part-Time

Sub study areas:

Enrolled Nursing

This course will provide the underpinning knowledge of human anatomy & physiology, medical terminology, health mathematics and the application of the fundamentals of physics and chemistry to nursing practice. Students will also develop an understanding of how microbiology is related to health care and the use of effective academic skills, including word-processed presentation of work.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate IV
National ID: 10727NAT
State ID: BEI01
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time

Sub study areas:

English

This course is a component of the CSWE, English as an additional language (EAL) curriculum framework. It is a beginner course for learners who have just started learning English and who may have had minimal exposure to the language.

It provides English language learning for EAL learners, primarily targeting newly arrived migrants and refugees who need to develop language skills to participate in limited range of contexts.

Other groups who benefit from this course include international students, long term migrants and Aboriginal students. The certificate includes elective numeracy units for those learners who may also need to develop numeracy skills

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate I
National ID: 10728NAT
State ID: BEI00
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time

Sub study areas:

English

This course is a component of the CSWE, English as an additional language (EAL) curriculum framework. It is a post-beginner course for learners who have had some formal or informal exposure to English and who already possess a foundational level of English language skills and numeracy.

It provides English language learning for EAL learners, primarily targeting newly arrived migrants and refugees who need English language skills to participate in a limited range of community, further training or employment contexts.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate II
National ID: 10729NAT
State ID: BEI04
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

Study modes:

Full-Time
Part-Time

Sub study areas:

English

The course is a component of the CSWE, English as an additional language (EAL) curriculum framework. It is an intermediate course for learners who have had either formal or informal exposure to English and who have already developed a basic level of English language competence and numeracy skills.

It provides English language learning for EAL learners, primarily targeting newly arrived migrants and refugees who need to develop routine language skills to participate in a range of community, further training or employment contexts.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: CUA31115
State ID: AZN2
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate III in Visual Arts

Study modes:

Full-Time
Part-Time

Sub study areas:

Visual Arts

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to create two and three dimensional forms in a variety of visual art areas. You will learn to visualise, develop and present ideas and images, to discuss the visual arts analytically and appreciatively and to constructively evaluate your own work and that of others. You will also learn skills in drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, textiles, and design.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: CUA41315
State ID: AZO2
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate IV in Visual Arts

Study modes:

Full-Time
Part-Time

Sub study areas:

Visual Arts

The Certificate IV in Visual Arts will further develop your practical skills and knowledge enabling you to create original artworks in a range of areas including painting, printmaking, drawing, sculpture, 2D and 3D design and textile art. Your skills will be developed through direct investigation and experimentation of techniques and materials.  You will learn and apply art terms and incorporate a critical approach to the production and presentation of your artwork. You will undertake research and critical analysis of culture and history to inform your arts practice, as well as focus on your personal development, and professional practice in arts business in preparation for the arts industry.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate IV
National ID: CUA51115
State ID: AZL3
Industry Creative Industries

Diploma of Visual Arts

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time

Sub study areas:

Visual Arts

This qualification will provide you with developed skills and knowledge across many media, and practice may incorporate ceramics, digital art, glasswork, drawing and illustration, jewellery making, painting, photomedia, printmaking, sculpture, textile design and wood design. You will have a sound grasp of the theory and history to critically analyse and synthesise information from a range of sources. You will further develop skills in arts and crafts, interpret and respond to a design brief and refine art techniques.

This course has additional entry requirements, please enquire for details.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Diploma
National ID: 52770WA
State ID: YU03
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate I in Wider Opportunities for Work (WOW)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Full-Time

Sub study areas:

General Education

Need additional knowledge, skills and support to progress you education or to gain employment? Former students have found this course to be an ideal stepping stone for entry into the Certificates of General Education at level II and III and a pathway into various vocational qualifications. There are no formal entrance requirements specified for the Certificate I in Wider Opportunities for Work (WOW). However you need to have sufficient oral and written language and literacy skills to be able to cope with the requirements of the program. You will gain general education support in literacy, maths, technology as well as study and work readiness skills.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate I
National ID: CHC40413
State ID: J592
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate IV in Youth Work

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Community Services

This qualification reflects the role of workers who develop and facilitate programs for young people through a range of community-based programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people. This work may be undertaken through employment in community, government and youth sector agencies and workers will be: - responsible for implementing policies and guidelines of the employing organisation - largely self-directed with fairly autonomous decision-making capacity under the indirect supervision of a manager.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Certificate IV
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