Mount Barker

Our modern campus, located in the Mount Barker Community Resource Centre, provides outstanding training to meet the ever-changing needs of the local community.

Courses offered reflect the diversity of the region. Passionate and highly competent lecturers provide nationally accredited training tailored to the needs of local industry.

Study options include full time, part time and flexible. The campus offers:

  • Courses for those returning to work or study 
  • English as a second language
  • Business studies 
  • Community services
  • Individual support and home and community care
  • 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–3pm Wednesday to Friday (Closed Monday and Tuesday)


Community Resource Centre, 1 Lowood Road, Mount Barker WA 6324

(08) 6371 3830

Services and Facilities

  • Modern industry equipment
  • High-quality classrooms and workshops
  • Fully equipped computer labs.

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 (Bunbury) or (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 Mount Barker

* 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: CHC33015
State ID: AA66
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

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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
State ID: AE150
Industry Business and Finance
Skill sets

Operating a Small Business Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

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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.


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) , Margaret River, Mount Barker and Narrogin

If a campus offering this course is not featured in the menu list below or doesn’t have dates, it means they don’t have dates set right now but they are being planned. You can keep checking this page or use the enquiry form to register your interest.

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