Denmark

Denmark Campus Open Day, 2-4pm, 15 November ►

Located in the creative hub of the Great Southern and set among beautiful natural surroundings, the Denmark campus provides innovative training to meet the ever-changing needs of its local community.

Highly competent staff with strong teaching skills and broad industry experience deliver practical courses with an emphasis on the creative arts, organic horticulture and individual support (ageing).

South Regional TAFE offers Western Australia’s only horticulture certificate courses run with a focus on organic production. We offer high-quality, client-centred study at our Southern Cross Certified organic training facility, meeting the growing niche for sustainably produced, quality local organic produce. 

Study options include full time, part time and flexible.

The campus offers:

  • Music
  • Horticulture and production horticulture
  • Creative visual arts
  • Individual Support – Ageing
  • Small Business Skill Sets
  • A selection of higher-level qualifications that can assist students to develop skills for the workplace or to gain employment or promotion.

Drop in to the campus to discuss your training needs, application and enrolment with our friendly staff.

 

Business Hours

8.30am–4.30pm Monday to Thursday | 8.30am–4.00pm Friday

Contact

South Coast Highway, Denmark, Western Australia  6333

PO Box 754, Denmark WA 6333

1800 675 781 or direct (08) 6371 3222

denmark@srtafe.wa.edu.au

Services and Facilities

•    Three creative music classrooms
•    An industry grade recording studio
•    Fully equipped computer labs with internet access.
•    A NASAA (National Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Australia) certified organic, biodynamic horticulture vegetable garden.  
•    Two ceramics kilns as well as a functional art room.

 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.

Courses available at Denmark

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
State ID: MAB39
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Barista

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


This theory and practical workshop based course starts with the growing and roasting of the beans and leads you through the process of extracting the perfect espresso and making the complete menu of espresso drinks.

You will learn, understand and put into practice the basics of espresso coffee. Also included is coffee cultivation and processing, roasting and blending, different coffee styles, coffee bean storage, grinder setting, adjustment and milk texturing and espresso machine cleaning.

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

  •     SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety
  •     SITHFAB005 Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee

 

Short course
State ID: AE378
Industry Business and Finance
Free*
Skill sets

Business Ready Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


The Business Ready skill set will give you the skills and knowledge required to deliver all aspects of customer service including how to create a relationship with customers, identify their needs, deliver services or products and process customer feedback. You’ll also learn how to use business technology and produce business documents, follow work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, and use computer software and organise
electronic information and data.

 

Skill set
State ID: MBB03
Industry Creative Industries

Creative Art - Stage 4 Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


In this course you will learn about:

  • Mixed media techniques
  • Sourcing inspiration
  • Presenting ideas
  • Self-directed mixed media artworks

On successful completion of this course you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

BSBCRT101 Apply critical thinking techniques
CUAPPR201 Make simple creative work
CUARES202 Source and use information relevant to own art practice

 

Skill set
State ID: AE375
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free*
Skill sets

Customer Service Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


Retail, finance, pharmacy, hospitality, business, tourism... what industry doesn’t have customers? Good customer service and communication skills are highly valued by employers in many different industries and areas of work. This skill set will get you job ready with the exact skills you need.
You will learn how to communicate effectively and provide quality service to both internal and external customers and deal effectively with people from a range of social and cultural groups with respect and sensitivity. You’ll also gain negotiation, conflict management and problem solving skills.
Additionally you’ll learn how to follow infection prevention and control policies and procedures, implement standard and transmission-based precautions and respond to infection risks in the workplace within a customer service context.

 

Skill set
State ID: MBB02
Industry Creative Industries
Skill sets

Drawing - Stage 3 Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


In this course you will develop your skills to communicate and share in an arts environment and experience:

  • Drawing from nature
  • Drawing from the landscape
  • Observational drawing
  • Figure drawing
  • Experimental drawing

On successful completion of this course students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:
BSBWHS201 – Contribute to health and safety of others
CUADRA201 – Develop drawing skills
BSBMM101 – Apply basic communication skills

 

Skill set
State ID: MAC20
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Grow Organic Crops Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus Workshop

Sub study areas:


Permaculture is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems. It is the harmonious integration of landscape and people — providing their food, energy, shelter, and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way.

In this skill set you will design and install a permaculture system over a 9-week period, following the project from start to finish. Learn how to conduct basic soil tests and install water catchment systems such as swales and earth berms to ensure your new garden thrives.

Studying one day a week you will learn

  • How to test, assess and improve your soil to suit the needs of your plants
  • How to create a successful compost heap to give you a quick and easy source of compost
  • What sort of pests and diseases you might find in your garden and how to design a system that reduces the need for pest and disease treatments
  • How to successfully integrate animals into your system to save money on fertilisers and reduce labour needed in the garden

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

  • AHCPHT215        Plant horticultural crops
  • AHCPMG202      Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • AHCSOL203         Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
Skill set
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:


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

Sub study areas:


When you complete this course, you will be ready for a career in horticulture, 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.

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
Free in 2023
Half price^

Certificate IV in Horticulture

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship

Sub study areas:


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
Free in 2023
Half price^

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Study modes:

Flexible
Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship

Sub study areas:


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.

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

Certificate III
National ID: CUA20615
State ID: AZM6
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate II in Music Industry

Study modes:

Full-Time
Part-Time

Sub study areas:


When you complete this course you will be ready for a career in the music industry. You will have the skills and knowledge to enhance your current musical skills for performance purposes.

You can choose to learn skills that enable you to play music or sing, develop a demo recording, use technical equipment and computers, record and transform sound and prepare yourself for performance.

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

South Regional TAFE is transitioning this qualification to the new training package in 2022. Students will be enrolled into the new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.

Certificate II
National ID: CUA30915
State ID: AZK9
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate III in Music Industry

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Full-Time

Sub study areas:


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in a varied work context in the music industry, using some discretion and judgement and theoretical knowledge. They may provide support to a team.

Students who complete this qualification make better contributors to community music projects and better band members.  Those with creative drive also embrace the reality that they are the ones that need to drive their own creative projects, and may form their own bands outside of TAFE.  They may also use the music qualification as an adjunct to their other pursuits, be they musical performance, sound production or educational.

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

South Regional TAFE is transitioning this qualification to the new training package in 2022. Students will be enrolled into the new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.

Certificate III
National ID: CUA40915
State ID: AZN6
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate IV in Music Industry

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Full-Time
Part-Time

Sub study areas:


When you complete this course, you will be ready for a career in the music industry. With a focus on live performance and instrumental skill development, this qualification will also further develop your practical skills and knowledge in music business and sound technology.  You will have skills and knowledge to develop skills in instrumental playing, improvisation, working in groups, putting a set together, and stagecraft.  You will gain studio experience creating and recording you own compositions and arrangements.  You will learn about booking gigs, running your own sound and planning for your musical career. You will also network with booking agents, established local performers and touring artists.

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

South Regional TAFE is transitioning this qualification to the new training package in 2022. Students will be enrolled into the new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.

Certificate IV
State ID: AE617
Industry Business and Finance
Free*
Skill sets

Operate a Small Business Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


This skill set will prepare you to operate a small business in a wide range of industries, whether you plan to work in an administrative role or you
are running your own business. You will learn how to design and produce business documents, publications and spreadsheets, identify financial requirements of a business including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to gather financial support, workplace health and safety (WHS) legislation and how to create and build a social networking presence
using social media tools and applications.

On completion of the course, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for the nationally accredited units:

BSBESB403 - Plan finances for new business ventures
BSBTEC301 - Design and produce business documents
BSBTEC302 - Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBWHS307 - Apply knowledge of WHS laws in the workplace
ICTWEB306 - Develop web presence using social media

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This course is Free for Everyone
Skill set
State ID: MBB07
Industry Creative Industries

Painting - Stage 2 Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


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.

All materials are provided. The following will be covered in a relaxed and enjoyable environment:

  • Explore the world of colour
  • Paint like an impressionist
  • Cubist-style painting
  • Portrait painting
  • Landscape painting
  • Exploring abstraction

Participants must wear enclosed footwear and protective clothing for paint spills.

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

  • CUAPAI201 Develop painting skills
  • CUAPPR101 Use ideas and techniques to develop creative work
  • GATPGS101A Program Support 2

 

Skill set
State ID: MAC32
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Skill sets

Planning a Permaculture Garden Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


Permaculture is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems.

It is the harmonious integration of landscape and people — providing their food, energy, shelter, and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way.

Design your own propagation program and grow the plants needed for a permaculture food forest in our temperate climate.

Save hundreds of dollars and reduce your carbon footprint by propagating locally sourced plant material and incorporating upcycled materials into your garden system.

Studying one day a week for 9 weeks, you will learn:

  • Plants commonly used in Permaculture systems, and their uses
  • How to grow new plants from cuttings and seed
  • How to propagate plants by grafting, layering and division
  • How to create the optimal growing media for growing permaculture plants
  • How to best care for, water and feed your plants for continued success.

Skill set
State ID: MBB06
Industry Creative Industries

Printmaking - Stage 1 Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


In this course you will:

  • Develop your basic drawing techniques
  • Do relief printing on lino blocks
  • Practice etching on acetate
  • Use colograph on strawboard
  • Explore  multi layered printing  

On successful completion of this course students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:
GALTP101A – Learning through practice
CUAPRI201 – develop printmaking skills
CUAACD101 – Use basic drawing techniques.

 

Skill set
State ID: MAC30
Industry Creative Industries

Printmaking - Stage 2 Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


This advanced Skill Set is for people with previous printmaking experience where you can realise a creative project from the germination of an idea to resolved completion… learn how to follow a design process to create what you want.

This course will include fabric printing techniques and non-toxic etching processes. We will look at contemporary approaches to environmental art and installation based artworks, covering both 2D and 3D art making and linking into a wider printmaking community through a print exchange. The course will also include professional artist demonstrations and tuition.

Art Lecturer, Nikki Green has had over 20 years’ experience specialising in printmaking incorporating a blend of traditional and contemporary processes. Her work is collected both nationally and internationally and she brings a wealth of knowledge and extensive networks as well as her contagious passion for the print-medium to all her classes.

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

CUADES201             Follow a design process                
CUAPPR411             Realise a creative project                             
CUAPRI301              Produce prints                  

 

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