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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)

Contact

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

(08) 6371 3835

mtbarker@srtafe.wa.edu.au

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 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 Mount Barker

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
State ID: MAA18
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Auschem

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to manage risks associated with chemical use, and to understand your obligations in the areas of duty of care, quality assurance and environmental management.

Participants will learn on a practical level how to improve their integrated pest management programmes, to better choose the right chemical for the job and to apply it more accurately.  The course is designed for people who will be spraying chemicals without supervision.

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units: AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases and AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals

Short course
State ID: MAA19
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Auschem Reaccreditation

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


This one-day course is an essential update for primary producers in all aspects of chemical use and is designed to maintain AusChem WA accreditation. It covers new information in environmental safety, personal and occupational health and safety, legislation, spraying and calibration techniques, residues and resistance to chemicals.

This course is suitable for:
    farmers/food producers
    people employed by a shire (not those contracting to a shire)
    DEC employees spraying on DEC land
    National Resource Management employees spraying on their land (not contract sprayers doing the job)
    mine rehabilitation and weed eradication employees where they are spraying on mine land.

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases

Short course
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: 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
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
State ID: MAC26
Industry Creative Industries

Introduction to Sewing Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


This introductory course builds your skills using a sewing machine to sew a variety of components and simple items. Gain confidence in threading a sewing machine and bobbin, lay and cut your fabric to sew seams, pockets, collars, insert zips and more, in a fun and friendly learning environment.

Introduction to Sewing Skill set is the first of two skill sets, followed by Make a Simple Garment Skill Set offered in Semester 2.  Skills learnt in Introduction to Sewing will see you move on to creating simple garments you will be proud of.

This course is perfect for students looking to re-enter study and gain useful strategies to support your learning journey.

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

  • GATCOM102   Use communication for training or workplace purposes
  • GATLSS102    Use learning and support strategies
  • LWAPRO102  Participate in a team project
  • MSTCL2023   Sew components
  • FSKLRG001   Prepare to participate in a learning environment

 

Skill set
State ID: MAC25
Industry Creative Industries

Make a Simple Garment Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


This beginners sewing course builds on skills  learnt in  Introduction to Sewing Skill set, offered in Semester 1. In this course you will learn to confidently lay and cut out fabric to create simple garments using a sewing machine and overlocker.  Industry standard techniques help you solve common sewing problems and build your self – confidence.

Basic workplace skills are built along the way including the development of personal, social and employability skills leading to further study at Certificate II level or to assist in finding new career directions.

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

  • GATENT102        Develop an enterprise concept
  • GATTEC102         Apply basic digital literacy for training or workplace purposes
  • MSTCL1001         Produce a simple garment-
  • FSKLRG017         Identify simple strategies to respond to familiar workplace problems
  • FSKLRG008        Use simple strategies for work related learning
  • VU22369              Work with simple numbers and money in familiar situations
Skill set
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
National ID: 10725NAT
State ID: BEH83
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English

Study modes:

Full-Time
Part-Time

Sub study areas:


This course is a component of the CSWE English as an additional language (EAL) curriculum framework. It is a foundation course for learners who have no or limited formal schooling, no or limited English and who may not have literacy skills in their first language. 

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

Course in
State ID: MAB70
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Provide First Aid

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


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.

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

Short course
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:


 

You will have the skills and knowledge of English as an additional language (EAL), in English and numeracy. You will develop routine language skills to participate in a range of community, further training or employment contexts.

It is a beginner course for learners who have just started learning English and who may have had minimal exposure to the language.

 

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:

Full-Time
Part-Time

Sub study areas:


You will have the skills and knowledge of English as an additional language (EAL), in English and numeracy. You will develop routine language skills to participate in a range of community, further training or employment contexts. This course 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.

 

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:


You will have the skills and knowledge of  English as an additional language (EAL), in English and numeracy. You will 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
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