Short courses and skill sets

Whether you aim to boost your skills for work or personal development, or gain the basics for securing a job, you’re sure to find training to suit you from our range of short courses and skill sets.

Courses range from one-off sessions of a half day, full day or two days, to a series of daytime or evening workshops conducted over the semester.

From cooking to computing, first aid to forklifts and massage to music making, the list of short courses is extensive.

Courses are changed regularly according to the needs and preferences of our clients, so if a short course you are keen to do is not currently available, contact your local campus and express your interest – you will be informed if it’s offered in the future.

Skill sets, offered either free or subsidised under the State Government’s Skills Ready campaign, can set you up for work in a raft of areas including business, small business operation, harvesting, farm business, customer service, individual support, heavy haulage, hospitality, infection control, construction and agriculture.

See below for our short course and skill set offerings.

 

* 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.
State ID: MAB22

Aqua Specialisation Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


Description

This course provides you with employment options and a way to increase your earning capacity by becoming as Aqua instructor in an industry that is rich in employment opportunities!

You are required to have a reasonable level of fitness and the ability to confidently swim 25 metres.

This course is 2 days face to face (theory and practical) with additional on the job practical assessments to be completed by appropriately qualified instructors post course.

Topics include:

  • Basic water safety rescues
  • Structuring aqua sessions including:  planning, modifications and variety of styles
  • Music mapping
  • Active practical water sessions
  • Face to face tuition with access to computers
  • Knowledge:
    • Fundamentals of aqua exercise
    • Specific population groups
    • Understanding medical conditions with exercise strategies
  • Instructional presentation skills

To gain the competency in the Aqua instructor’s course, you will be required to complete all practical assessments within 3 months of the 2 day course.

Certification:

BSBRSK401                 Identify risk and apply risk management processes

HLTWHS001               Participate in workplace health and safety

SISCAQU002             Perform basic water rescues

SISFITT022                 Instruct aquatic sessions for specific population groups

SISFITT008                 Instruct water-based fitness activities

SISCAQU008             Instruct water familiarisation, buoyancy and mobility skills

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) and/or credit transfers (CT) enquiries for participants who completed previous studies are welcomed.

Please note that to be eligible for CT – the unit code MUST be exactly the same.

Skill set
State ID: MAC12
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Assist with Movement Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Aged Care

In this workshop, you will gain the skills to support people who need assistance with basic physical movement, which may be due to incapacity.
The workshop will cover the theoretical and practical aspects of client movement.

This course applies to workers in a range of community services or health contexts who provide front line support services within the context of an established individualised plan.

Techniques may include assisting a person:
Or moving a person:
  • off the floor
  • to be weighed
  • to change position in bed
  • to use crutches or other walking aids
  • when a hoist or mechanical lifter is used for transfers
  • who is falling
  • to a seated position
  • by wheelchair or trolley
  • between wheelchair or trolley and bed
  • to a standing position
  • from wheelchair to shower chair and toilet

The course runs across two 4-hour sessions.

Skill set
State ID: MAA18
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Auschem

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Description

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.

Certification

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
    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:

Agriculture

Description

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.

Certification

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
National ID: A1034P
State ID: A1034P
Industry Education and Community Services
Online

Auslan Level 1

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Online

Sub study areas:

Auslan

Description

The Auslan Level 1 course is available for everyone who wishes to learn Australian Sign Language (Auslan) to communicate with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community across the Western region of Victoria and in Western Australia.

Topics covered in the this course include:

  • Learn about Deaf Community, Deaf Culture, Grammar and Structure
  • Handshapes and Facial Expressions
  • Various Australia Sign Language topics
  • Interactive group activities
  • Suitable for beginners

Certification

This is a non-accredited short course, you will receive a certificate of participation for this course

 

Short course
State ID: A1035P
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies
Online

Auslan Level 2

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Online

Sub study areas:

Auslan

Description

The Deaf Awareness Training course area available for everyone who wishes to learn Australian Sign Language (Auslan) to communicate with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community across the Western region of Victoria and in Western Austraila

Topics covered in the this course include:

  • Learn new topic signs
  • Auslan storytelling
  • Interactive group activities
  • Suitable for Intermediate level students who have completed Auslan Level 1

Certification

This is a non-accredited short course, you will receive a certificate of participation for this course

Short course
State ID: A1036P
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies
Online

Auslan Level 3

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Online

Sub study areas:

Auslan

Description

The Auslan Level 3 course is available for everyone who wishes to learn Australian Sign Language (Auslan) to communicate with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community across the Western region of Victoria and in Western Australia

Topics covered in the this course include:

  • Learn new topic signs
  • Engage in topic conversations
  • Learn how to translate in Auslan from story books
  • Interactive group activities
  • Suitable for advanced students who have completed Auslan Level 2

Certification

This is a non-accredited short course, you will receive a certificate of participation for this course

Short course
State ID: MAB40
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Back Pack/ Boom Spray Combined Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Description

This course is for those seeking to obtain the mandatory licence required to meet Health Department requirements for a Pest Management Technician licence if you are spraying chemicals for commercial gain.
If only a backpack or hand held device is used for spot spraying then this course is suitable.
It may lead to employment in Lawn & Garden, Landscaping, Bushland & Mine Site Rehabilitation.

Skills and knowledge elements include:
    Common weeds found in WA
    Common weed controls used in WA (following Integrated Pest Management strategies)
    Safe disposal of chemical residue and containers
    Correct Personal Protective Equipment for selected control measures
    Understanding a chemical label, schedules and use of chemicals
    Understanding Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
    Groups of chemicals and their formulations

The Backpack course is held over three days, covering three units of competency.

Those that enrol in the Boomspray course attend the first three days and then two additional days to complete the extra three units.

BACKPACK SPRAY   UNITS
BOOMSPRAY UNITS
  • AHCPMG301 – Control weeds
  • AHCCHM307 – Prepare and apply chemicals to control pests, weeds and diseases
  • AHCCHM304 – Transport and store chemicals
  • AHCPMG302 – Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • AHCCHM404 – Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals
  • AHCCHM405 – Plan and implement a chemical use program

Entry requirements

If you are not seeking to apply for a Health Department license, then this course will give inexperienced participants skills and knowledge to apply chemicals safely.
It is recommended that participants completing this course have significant prior knowledge and skills in spraying chemicals if looking to obtain a spraying license for lawn and garden, landscaping or mine site rehabilitation through the WA Health Department..

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany

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.

Skill set
National ID: MAB39
State ID: MAB39
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Barista

Study modes:

Sub study areas:

Commercial Cookery

Description

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.

Certification

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: MAA29
Industry Business and Finance

Basic Spreadsheet Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Business

Description

Microsoft Excel is a useful and great timesaving program when used properly. This short course will give you the skills and knowledge to be able to prepare to use spreadsheets, create simple spreadsheets, produce simple charts, use and apply formulas, finalise and present spreadsheets. This is ideal for those who are new to excel but have some basic computing skills.

Throughout this course you will learn:

  • How to create spreadsheets
  • How to customise basic settings such as page layout, margin sizes, font settings
  • How to format a spreadsheet
  • How to import objects or add charts into spreadsheets
  • How to print your selected parts of your spreadsheet and share with others

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit.
BSBITU212 – Create and use spreadsheets

Skill set
State ID: A1002P
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Brewing Beer

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Hospitality

Description

Learn all you need to know to start brewing your own great beers in this one-day short course delivered by an industry professional.
This course will provide you with the basic tools of full grain brewing to allow you to brew a fantastic beer. It will explain the equipment you need, discuss the ingredients required, and provide hands-on practice and some smart tips!
It gives you an excellent start to becoming a great home brewer.

Certification

This is a non-accredited short course

Short course
State ID: AE387
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Free*
Skill sets

Broadacre Harvest Operations Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Description

The Broadacre Harvest Operations Skill Set will give anyone new to the agricultural industry the skills and knowledge to safely undertake employment for harvest operations in the broadacre sector. You will gain the knowledge to safely operate a range of machinery used for harvest, for example a tractor, header, auger and chaser-bin.
This skill set is ideal for anyone wanting to enter the agricultural industry and gain employment as a farm worker during harvest. It may appeal to school leavers, career changers, or anyone wanting to update their skills according to current industry practices and equipment.
 

Certification

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

AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes 
AHCMOM305 Operate specialised machinery and equipment
AHCBAC308 Undertake agricultural crop harvesting activities

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany, Esperance and Muresk.

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.

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

Business Ready Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Business

Description

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.

Certification

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

BSBCUS201 Deliver a service to customers
BSBITU211 Produce digital text documents
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of others
BSBWOR202 Organise and complete daily work activities
BSBWOR204 Use business technology

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.

Skill set
State ID: AE161
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Online
Skill sets

COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus
Online

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Description

As part of the response to COVID-19, The State Government has funded a new skill set to support workers in the aged care, disability and health service industries to gain vital infection control skills.

The new COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set will increase the number of skilled workers in the aged care and disability sectors and minimise the risk of exposure to an infectious disease.

As part of the course, students will learn about the basis of infection from viruses to bacteria as well as modes of transmission, infection prevention and control - including the correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and handling contaminated waste. 

Certification

Participants complete three nationally accredited units:
• HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures;
• HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely; and
• CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

Completion of this course will count towards a Certificate III in Individual Support qualification, for students who want to continue their training in the future and receive the full qualification.

 

This course will be offered at these campuses: Bunbury

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.

Skill set
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
State ID: MAA95
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Skill sets

Chemical Handling Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

 

Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to follow instructions and direction for safe handling, storage and use of chemicals.

The unit applies to individuals who undertake a range of defined routine activities alongside a supervisor in most situations. They exercise limited autonomy within established and well-known parameters and identify and seek help for simple problems.

Certification

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

AHCCHM101 Follow basic chemical safety rules

Skill set
State ID: MAB79
Industry Education and Community Services

Children Trainer Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Education Services

Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan, instruct and evaluate movement programs for children aged between five and twelve years. It requires the ability to supervise young children in small groups participating in movement programs designed to promote functional movement, physical activity and general health. 

This unit does not apply to the instruction of children in the use of fitness or gym equipment typically found in gyms and other fitness facilities. This unit applies to fitness instructors who work in a variety of fitness locations such as fitness, leisure and community centres. These individuals typically work independently with some level of autonomy in a controlled environment. Work is performed according to relevant legislation including working with children and/or vulnerable people checks, and organisational policies and procedures.

Certification

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

SISFFIT012 Instruct movement programs to children aged 5 to 12 years.

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.

Skill set
State ID: AE380
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Skill sets

Commercial Kitchen Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Commercial Cookery

Description

How would you like to be part of a team producing beautiful food in one of WA’s restaurants, cafes, bars, resorts or hotels?
This skill set covers all the ‘must know’ skills that employers are looking for, so you’ll be skills ready and job ready!
In the Commercial Kitchen Skill Set you will learn about the safe use of commercial kitchen equipment, how to clean food preparation areas, storage areas and equipment efficiently whilst minimising negative environmental impacts.
It also includes how to prevent food contamination including identifying and controlling food hazards and general kitchen and food preparation skills. The skill set also covers how to comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures.

Certification

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

HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXFSA001 Use hygiene practices for food safety
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices

This course will be offered at these campuses: Bunbury 

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.

Fees

Student who meet one or more of the following eligibility requirements will be eligible for fee free (course and resource fee) training.
Eligibility requirements

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding school students)
  • Secondary school-aged persons who are not enrolled at school.
  • Persons receiving the JobSeeker or JobKeeper payment.
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY.
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card; or
    • a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.

Students who do not meet one or more of the criteria listed above are able to enrol in the skill sets and pay the applicable course and resource fees in accordance with the Department of Training and Workforce Development’s current Fees and Charges Policy, available at dtwd.wa.gov.au.

Skill set
National ID: MAA26
State ID: MAA26
Industry Business and Finance

Computing - Beyond Basics (2)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Online

Sub study areas:

Business

Description

This is the second course in a three-part series. Do you have a little experience with computers but want to learn more? This course, which follows on from our popular Introduction to Computing course, helps participants take their skills to the next level. 

Topics covered:
•    Basic computer functions, terminology, and formatting
•    Creating a simple word-processed document
•    Using email to send messages, photos, or files
•    Exploring the internet to safely search websites for real life tasks
•    File management – organising your photos and files to easily find your work
•    Printing and sharing
•    Basic troubleshooting

You can find more information on Part 1, and Part 3 of the series here:

Computing: Introduction (1)(opens in a new tab)
Computing: Email and internet (3)(opens in a new tab)
 

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units. 
GATTEC001A – Introduction to Technology

Short course
National ID: MAA03
State ID: MAA03
Industry Business and Finance

Computing: Email and internet (3)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Business

Description

This is the final course in the 3-part series. This fun and engaging course will help you to become more confident in using a range of technology,
including basic word processing, internet and email.

Real life practical activities will help you learn how to: 
•    Confidently navigate windows 10
•    Expand your word processing skills to create simple documents
•    Use the internet to download PDF’s, bookmark, and organise your searches
•    Apply tips and tricks to use email effectively to communicate with friends and family at work
•    Successfully set up folders to save pictures and documents
•    Print and share documents
•    How and where to find help with common problems

 

You can find more information on Part 1, and Part 2 here:

Computing: Introduction (1)(opens in a new tab)
Computing: Beyond Basics (2)(opens in a new tab)

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units. 
GATTEC101A – Technology for Living 

Short course
National ID: MAA02
State ID: MAA02
Industry Business and Finance

Computing: Introduction (1)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Business

Description

This is the first course in a three-part series. Overcome your fears and join in our popular introductory course, suitable for all ages and professions. This course will help you build practical skills to use a personal computer. Gain confidence using the mouse and keyboard and understand how Windows 10 works. 

If you are new to the world of computers or haven’t had to use them very much in the past and want to learn in a supportive and pressure free environment, then this is the course for you.
 
This course covers: 
► A basic overview of how PC’s work
► Navigating the windows desktop icons, Task bar, and start menu
► Using the mouse’s left and right buttons
► Keyboard skills and shortcuts
► Finding and saving files & pictures
► Printing and sharing files
► Basic troubleshooting

You can find more information on Part 2, and Part 3 of the series here:

Computing: Beyond Basics (2)(opens in a new tab)
Computing: Email and internet (3)(opens in a new tab)

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units. 
BSBITU111 – Operate a Personal Digital Device

Short course
State ID: MAB54
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Confined Spaces Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

General Construction

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to enter and work in confined spaces in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.

In this course you will learn the requirements for working in confined spaces including:

► timely completion of entering and working in confined spaces safely
► work within a confined space and compliance with the permit conditions
► procedures, records and techniques,
► knowledge of the legislation and relevant standards
► site/organisation risk assessment guidelines,
► use and maintenance of appropriate PPE and more.

South Regional TAFE has a purpose-built customised training facility onsite at our Albany Campus.

Certification

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

RIIWHS202D Enter and Work in Confined Spaces

To remain current, it is recommended that you complete this course every two years

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany, Esperance, Katanning, Manjimup 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.

Skill set
State ID: MAA71
Industry Business and Finance

Control Evacuation

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Work Health and Safety

Description

This course applies to a person who is required to control the evacuation of personnel from the workplace to a muster point and includes moving mobility/sensory impaired people including persons with either temporary or permanent sensory impairment and casualties, or others who require assistance during an evacuation.

Certification

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

    PMAOMIR210 Control Evacuation to Muster Point

Short course
State ID: MBB03
Industry Creative Industries

Creative Art

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Sub study areas:

Visual Arts

Description

In this course you will learn about:

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

Certification

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

 

Short course
State ID: MAB29
Industry Creative Industries

Creative Recycled Art

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Visual Arts

Description

Would you like to guarantee your recyclable waste is getting recycled?

Most of us try to recycle where we can, but we can’t always be assured our waste ends up in the right place. More and more, we hear about our plastic footprint and experts say that by the year 2050, there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish!

Join us in this workshop using and combining recycled objects to create a unique sculptural piece that holds succulents. The workshop will explore different combinations of connecting the recycled objects, adding colour and texture then the succulents to create hanging or standing features.

The succulents and most of the recycled objects will be provided.  (You’re welcome to bring your own!).

Certification

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

     CUAPPR101 Use ideas and techniques to develop creative work

Short course
State ID: AE375
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Skill sets

Customer Service Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Hospitality

Description

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.

Certification

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

SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany (2021), Bunbury, Busselton, Margaret River

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.

Skill set
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: A1017P
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Digital Photography Fundamentals - Beginners Photoshop Workshop

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Graphic Design

Description

Following on from our popular Digital Photography Fundamentals Beginners Workshop comes our Digital Photography Fundamentals Beginners Photoshop Workshop.

This course offers a blend of helpful theory in easy-to-understand terms and clear demonstrations, so you can learn how to use this expansive software to enhance your photographic images.

Aimed at those who already have a good working knowledge of working with computers, this course will guide you towards gaining further skills and confidence in image manipulation.

Topics covered in this course include:
    Getting to know Adobe Photoshop
    Understanding Panels
    Working with the Tools Panel
    Understanding the Options Bar
    Understanding Preferences
    Navigating images in Adobe Photoshop
    Understanding file formats, image size vs image resolution
    Resizing
    Making selections in Adobe Photoshop
    Working with Layers
    Retouching and repairing
    Reviewing your work and learning from feedback
    Saving and storing your files
 Course includes course notes

Requirements
    It is preferred that participants have completed the Digital Photography Fundamentals Beginners Workshop before enrolling in this course.
    A selection of your own digital photographs to work on in class
    A DSLR or mirrorless camera
    Lens(es)
    Image card, image card reader or camera-to-computer cord
    Charged camera batteries and charger
    USB or hard drive to store your files
    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: A1014P
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Digital Photography Fundamentals - Portraiture Workshop

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Graphic Design

Description

Following on from our popular Digital Photography Fundamentals Beginners Workshop comes our Digital Photography Fundamentals Portraiture Workshop.

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 already have a good working knowledge of their camera, this course will guide you towards gaining further skills and confidence in this popular and engaging genre of photography.

Topics covered in this course include:
    Portrait styles: documentary, environmental, posed and candid
    Choosing the right equipment for the job
    Light quality, types and exposures
    Managing back-lighting
    Working with reflectors
    Composing/cropping in camera
    Learning camera-to-subject-to-background relationships
    Engaging with your subject
    Techniques for posing
    Working with props
    Getting close
    Telling stories - finding your style
    Reviewing your work and learning from feedback
    Storing your files
    Photo heros
 Course includes course notes

Requirements
    It is preferred that participants have completed the Digital Photography Fundamentals Beginners Workshop before enrolling in this course. Otherwise, a good working knowledge your camera in manual mode is essential.
    **A DSLR camera or mirrorless camera with the option of manual mode, capable of manually adjusting shutter speed, aperture and ISO controls is essential for this course**
    Lenses – interchangeable ones or broad range zooms
    A flash if you have one (but not essential)
    Reflectors if you have them (but not essential)
    Image card, image card reader or camera to computer cord
    Charged camera batteries and charger
    USB or hard drive to store your files
    Props if you want to work with them
    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: A1015P
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Digital Photography Fundamentals - Still Life / Tabletop Workshop

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Graphic Design

Description

Following on from our popular Digital Photography Fundamentals Beginners Workshop comes our Digital Photography Fundamentals Still Life Workshop.

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 already have a good working knowledge of their camera, this course will guide you towards gaining further skills and confidence in this popular and creative genre of photography. Great for enthusiastic amateur’s, bloggers or small business owners looking to shoot their own products.

Topics covered in this course include:
    Still Life styles
    Choosing the right equipment for the job
    Basic styling - grouping and working with props
    Learning camera-to-subject-to-background relationships
    Light quality, types and exposures
    Working with reflectors
    Camera angles
    Getting close
    Composing/cropping/ Editing In Camera
    Finding your style
    Reviewing your work and learning from feedback
    Storing your files
 Course includes course notes

Requirements
    It is preferred that participants have completed the Digital Photography Fundamentals Beginners Workshop before enrolling in this course. Otherwise, a good working knowledge your camera in manual mode is essential.
    **A DSLR camera or mirrorless camera with the option of manual mode, capable of manually adjusting shutter speed, aperture and ISO controls is essential for this course**
    Lenses – ie 50mm, macros, mid-range zooms, preferably with an aperture of F4 or lower
    A flash if you have one (but not essential)
    Reflectors if you have them (but not essential)
    A tripod - essential
    Image card, image card reader or camera-to-computer cord
    Charged camera batteries and charger
    USB or hard drive to store your files
    A selection of props – we will let you know what to bring, prior to the commencement of the course
    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: A1016P
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Digital Photography Fundamentals - Travel / Photo Stories Workshop

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Sub study areas:

Graphic Design

Description

Following on from our popular Digital Photography Fundamentals Beginners Workshop comes our Digital Photography Fundamentals Travel / Photo Stories Workshop.

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 already have a good working knowledge of their camera, this course will guide you towards gaining further skills and confidence in photography-based story telling. Ideal for travelers, bloggers and those who enjoy capturing the important people, places and times in life.

Topics covered in this course include:
    Introduction to documentary photography
    Popular styles
    What makes a compelling story?
    Choosing the right equipment for the job
    Effective camera settings
    Shooting techniques: creative composition and framing
    Working with light- quality, types and exposures
    Candid vs. traditional vs. environmental portraiture
    Visual Variety - Image impact: single and series images
    Finding your style
    Getting involved - approaching people
    Ethics of Documentary Photography: permissions, consent, ownership and usage
    Displaying a story: sequencing, editing, and refining the narrative
    Reviewing your work and learning from feedback
    Storing your files
 Course includes course notes

Requirements
    It is preferred that participants have completed the Digital Photography Fundamentals Beginners Workshop before enrolling in this course. Otherwise, a good working knowledge your camera in manual mode is essential.
    **A DSLR camera or mirrorless camera with the option of manual mode, capable of manually adjusting shutter speed, aperture and ISO controls is essential for this course**
    Lenses – interchangeable or broad range zooms
    A tripod if you have one (but not essential)
    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: MBB02
Industry Creative Industries
Skill sets

Drawing - Stage 3 Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Visual Arts

Description

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

Certification

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

This course will be offered at these campuses: Denmark

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.

Skill set
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
State ID: MAA76
Industry Building and Construction

Elevating Work Platform (EWP)

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

General Construction

Description

This 2-day short course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to safely operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more).

By completing this course successfully, you will be equipped to apply for a National High-Risk Work Licence Class WP.

Industry licensing information

This course will equip students with the correct qualifications to obtain a National High-Risk Work Licence Class WP.

Students must apply and pay for this license separately with WorkSafe.

Certification

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

TLILIC0005 - Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) (Release 2)

Short course
State ID: MAA13
Industry Building and Construction

Excavator Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

General Construction

Description

This course trains novice operators in the skills required to enter the industry as a certified excavator operator.
The course covers:
•    Plan and prepare for hydraulic excavator operations
•    Operate hydraulic excavator
•    Carry out operator maintenance
•    Carry out housekeeping activities

Certification

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

 RIIMPO301E Conduct Excavator Operations

Successful students will also receive a Heavy Equipment Accreditation wallet card.

Skill set
State ID: MAC17
Industry Business and Finance

Excel - Intermediate

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Sub study areas:

Business

Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop spreadsheets through the use of both cloud-based and non-cloud based spreadsheet applications.

It applies to individuals employed in a range of environments who tend to be personally responsible for designing and working with spreadsheets under minimal supervision. These individuals are generally required to have intermediate knowledge and understanding of a number of spreadsheet applications

What will you learn in this course?

  1. follow correct ergonomic, conservation requirements and relevant organisational and statutory requirements
  2. design spreadsheets that address a range of data and organisational requirements
    1. documents that align to document purpose and appropriate to target audience
    2. use software functions, graphics and support materials to create spreadsheets that adhere to organisational requirements relating to style and presentation
  3. key elements of formatting of spreadsheets appropriate to workplace documents, including the ability to calculate:
    1. sum totals
    2. averages
    3. counts of values
    4. formulas and functions with:
      1. addition, subtraction, division, multiplication
      2. brackets
    5. create and modify intermediate-level charts that analyse the dataset.

 

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit.
   BSBITU314 - Design and produce spreadsheets

Short course
State ID: MAA27
Industry Business and Finance

Excel Spreadsheets - The Next Level (2)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Business

Description

Have you just finished our Introduction to excel course(opens in a new tab) ? Or perhaps you already have some Excel experience and want to take the next step and learn more about Excel. This course is recommended as the next step after the Beginners Excel course(opens in a new tab) . It goes on to the next level and explores areas such as:

  • Troubleshooting and choosing the appropriate functions to overcome issues
  • Identifying type of spreadsheet required for the particular task at hand
  • Creating spreadsheets in accordance with organisational style and presentation requirements
  • Delivering and presenting spreadsheets to relevant audience – i.e. boss, manager, clients

 

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit.
    BSBITU212 Create and use spreadsheets

Short course
State ID: MAC06
Industry Business and Finance
Online
Skill sets

Farm Business Management Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus
Online

Sub study areas:

Management

Description

Delivered through a blend of on-campus classes and online sessions this skill set is for those wanting to gain business management skills in a rural setting.

Units in this course enable participants to gain a broad skill base for business planning, implementing procedures and reviewing performance.

It is delivered by a lecturer with extensive experience in farm management, cropping and agriculture as well as environmental and bio-security initiatives.

Certification

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

AHCBUS512 - Develop and implement family business structures and relationships

BSBRSK501 - Manage risk

AHCBUS516 - Develop and review a business plan

AHCBUS517 - Monitor and review business performance

 

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany and Muresk

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.

Skill set
State ID: MAB96
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Fast Track to Hospitality Employment Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Hospitality

Description: This intensive 5-day short course is for those wanting to enter the Hospitality Industry to work in a local bar, restaurant or café.

In this accredited course you will gain hands on practical experience in preparing food and beverages including a comprehensive introduction to the kitchen, bar, and front of house work areas. You will gain experience in making and serving coffee and sandwiches, serving customers and handling customer complaints as well as the ins and outs of opening and closing a venue. Upon completion of the course you will have gained the practical skills to enter and work in a local café, restaurant or bar.

The course will cover the following:

  • COVID-19 and industry hygiene practices
  • Workplace health and safety
  • How to prepare and serve espresso coffees such as: flat white, latte, cappuccino, long black (to name a few) (this course includes your Barista certificate)
  • How to prepare and serve sandwiches/light meals for dine in and takeaway
  • How to perform opening and closing café duties
  • Customer service and problem solving
  • How to carry three plates and a tray of drinks
  • How to maximise efficiency at work 
  • How to sell and serve alcohol responsibly (this course includes your Responsible service of alcohol certificate)
  • How to create a résumé and cover letter
  • Workplace etiquette

Certification

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

  • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
  • SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • GATLTP101A Learning through practice 2

This course will be offered at the Albany Campus
 

Skill set
State ID: MAA72
Industry Business and Finance

Fire Equipment Training

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Work Health and Safety

Description

This half day course covers the theory and practical application of using various pieces of fire-fighting equipment. Upon completion, applicants will understand the theory and practical application of using Fire Extinguishers, Fire Hoses and Fire Blankets.

Certification

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

    CPPFES2005A Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment

Short course
State ID: MAB67
Industry Business and Finance

Fire Suppression Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Sub study areas:

Work Health and Safety

Description

Our Fire Suppression training is targeted towards all staff with a strong focus on safely suppressing a small fire using portable fire equipment including fire extinguishers, hose reels and fire blankets.

The training covers the following topics:
    Fire science and classes of Fire
    Extinguishing agents/types and safe use of fire extinguishers
    Safe use of fire hose reels and fire blankets
    Hands-on practical assessment

Certification

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

    CPPFES2005A Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment

Skill set
State ID: MAB68
Industry Business and Finance

Fire Warden Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Sub study areas:

Work Health and Safety

Description

The Fire Warden training is targeted towards the members of your site's Emergency Control (Warden) Team.
It is delivered in compliance with Australian Standard AS3745 and your Emergency Response Procedures.
The training has a strong focus on life safety and evacuating people in emergency situations.

The training covers the following topics:
    Legislative requirements and Australian Standard AS 3745
    Emergency control organisation structure (ECO)
    ECO Duties and Responsibilities
    Emergency types and their impact
    Raising the alarm
    Fire alarm systems (if installed)
    Managing mobility impaired occupants
    Assembly area/s

Certification

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

    PUAFER005     Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

Skill set
State ID: MAB14
Industry Business and Finance

Fire and Emergency Safety Training Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Work Health and Safety

Description

The Fire Warden training is targeted towards the members of your site's Emergency Control (Warden) Team.
It is delivered in compliance with Australian Standard AS3745 and your Emergency Response Procedures.
The training has a strong focus on life safety and evacuating people in emergency situations.

The training covers the following topics:
    Legislative requirements and Australian Standard AS 3745
    Emergency control organisation structure (ECO)
    ECO Duties and Responsibilities
    Emergency types and their impact
    Raising the alarm
    Fire alarm systems (if installed)
    Managing mobility impaired occupants
    Assembly area/s

Our Fire Suppression Training is targeted towards all staff with a strong focus on safely suppressing a small fire using portable fire equipment including fire extinguishers, hose reels and fire blankets.

The training covers the following topics:
    Fire science and classes of Fire
    Extinguishing agents/types and safe use of fire extinguishers
    Safe use of fire hose reels and fire blankets
    Hands-on practical assessment

Certification

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

CPPFES2005A Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment
PMAOMIR210 Control evacuation to muster point
PUAWER004B Respond to workplace emergencies
PUAWER006B  Lead an emergency control organisation

 

Skill set
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: MAA53

First Aid Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


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.

Certification

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

    HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Skill set
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
State ID: MAB39
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Food Safety Awareness

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Commercial Cookery

Description

This food hygiene short course is for workers in the hospitality, and catering industries, including those who work in bars, restaurants, cafes, residential facilities, fast food shops, and canteens.
In this accredited course you will gain the skills for safe food handling practices for compliance with the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
On completion of this course you will have the skills and knowledge to work hygienically within a food business and the certification to show prospective employers your commitment to food safety. 
The day will start with theory on subjects such as;
- Commonwealth, and state food safety laws, standards and codes
- How to identify food hazards
- How to report personal health issues
- How to prevent food and cross contamination

You will then go on to complete your assessment in class time, followed by your practical assessment in the kitchen or bar (depending on the campus you study at).
 

Certification

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

SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic practices for food safety

 

Short course
State ID: MAA82
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Forklift

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

General Construction

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to operate a forklift truck safely.
Participants will learn how to operate a forklift truck by planning the work, conducting routine checks on a forklift truck, shifting loads in a safe manner and safely shut down and secure equipment after completing operations.

Industry licensing information

This course will equip students with the correct qualifications to obtain the National High Risk Licence class LF.
Students must apply and pay for this license separately with WorkSafe.

Certification

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

  • TLILIC0003 Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck
Short course
State ID: MAA14
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Front End Loader Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

General Construction

Description

This course trains novice operators in the skills required to enter the industry as a certified wheeled front end loader operator.

The course covers:
    Plan and prepare for wheel loader operations    
    Operate the wheel loader    
    Carry out operator maintenance    
    Carry out housekeeping activities

Certification

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

    AHCMOM207 Conduct Front-end Loader Operations

and an Accreditation wallet card.

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany

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.

Skill set
State ID: AE451
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Free*
Skill sets

Heavy Vehicle Driving Operations Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Logistics and Warehousing

Complete the 10-week driver trainer program and become job ready to join the transport and logistics industry.
The Heavy Vehicle Driving Operations skill set provides participants real, hands-on experience with practical hours in heavy haulage.

In this training program you will learn how to:

  • follow work health and safety procedures;
  • carry out inspection of trucks and trailers;
  • secure, load and unload cargo of goods;
  • apply work fatigue management strategies; and
  • use and maintain mechanical equipment.

The driving instruction training component of the program is conducted in a range of conditions and locations, with coaching from qualified and experienced drivers.

On successful completion of the skill set, you can apply to obtain one of the following licences: Heavy Rigid; Heavy Combination; or Multi Combination class vehicle, and may apply for a forklift (LF) licence.

 

Collie course | More information or express your interest

Complete the expression of interest form below, or contact Collie campus collie@srtafe.wa.edu.au or 6371 3900.

 

Skill set
State ID: AE381
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Skill sets

Hospitality Service Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Hospitality

Description

WA has a large and vibrant hospitality industry, from bars and cafes through to world class restaurants and venues, hotels and resorts. Hospitality offers a range of both entry level jobs and career progression opportunities. If you’re keen to get back into the hospitality service industry or just get started, this skill set is for you.

You will learn responsible service of alcohol (RSA), barista skills using commercial machines, how to communicate effectively and provide quality service to customers including establishing rapport, determining and addressing their needs, and responding and managing complaints. You’ll also learn how to process cash and other payments using business technology and reconcile takings at the end of the service period or day. The skill set also includes infection control and prevention procedures and food safety.

Certification

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

HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
SITHFAB002   Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB005   Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB007   Serve food and beverage
SITXCCS006    Provide service to customers
SITXFIN001    Process financial transactions
SITXFSA001    Use hygienic practices for food safety

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany, Bunbury, Margaret River

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.

Skill set
State ID: AE114
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

Infection Control Skill Set (Retail) (Fee Free)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Description

The Infection Control Skill Set is designed to give you job ready skills to follow organisational infection prevention and control policies and procedures. This includes implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and
responding to infection risks in organisations operating in the retail industry.
This skill set is suited to retail settings such as supermarkets, shopping centres, cinemas, petrol stations, beauty salons, gyms and hairdressing salons.

Certification

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

HLTINFCOV001 – Comply with infection prevention and
control policies and procedures

 

This course will be offered at these campuses: Bunbury, Busselton 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.

Skill set
State ID: AE113
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Infection control
Skill sets

Infection Control Skill Set (Transport and Logistics)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Description

The Infection Control Skill Set is designed to give you job ready skills to follow organisational infection prevention and control policies and procedures. This includes implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and
responding to infection risks in organisations operating in the transport and logistics industry.
This skill set is suited to settings such as offices, depots, customer sites, distribution centres, public transport vehicles, commercial and residential buildings and storage facilities.

Certification

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

HLTINFCOV001 – Comply with infection prevention and
control policies and procedures

This course will be offered at these campuses: Bunbury, Busselton 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.

Skill set
State ID: AE115
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Description

The Infection Control Skill Set is designed to give you job ready skills to follow organisational infection prevention and control policies and procedures. This includes implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and
responding to infection risks in organisations that include food handling in their operations.
This skill set is suited to those working in hospitality, particularly in food handling and front of house. Skills can be applied to specific industry needs such as using kitchens and packaging areas, staff rooms, food stock deliveries, bathrooms and toilets.

Certification

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

HLTINFCOV001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

This course will be offered at these campuses: Bunbury, Busselton 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.

Skill set
State ID: AE388
Free*

Infrastructure Ready Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


 

The three week short course training teaches work safety practices (including White Card), carry out measurements and calculations, how to prepare and organise construction work and skills to operate equipment and tools needed in construction projects.

During your work placement, you will gain real, hands on industry experience and secure a ‘foot in the door’ by working with an employer.

By completing the Infrastructure Ready Program you may:

• be offered a job with your work placement employer;

• be offered a traineeship in civil construction;

• gain employer references; or

• be endorsed for other employment opportunities

within the civil construction industry.

Skill set
State ID: A1011P
Industry Building and Construction

Introduction to ArchiCad

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Residential Building Drafting

Description

In this course, you will learn how to create a simple, detailed 3D residential house in ArchiCAD 24.

Learn the basics of ArchiCAD and how to navigate in and around the software. Then, you will learn how to draw walls, add stories, and place objects, columns & beams. As you progress through the course you will learn how to create 3D presentation views for your clients and how to document the drawings to go to council. This is a dynamic & engaging course that opens the world of 3D modelling using the latest drafting and design software.

Short course
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
State ID: MAB24
Industry Business and Finance

Introduction to MYOB

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Accounting and Bookkeeping

Description

This popular introduction to MYOB short course will teach you how to use MYOB (accounting software)

to complete basic day-to-day data entry and produce simple relevant reports. This is a beginners approach to MYOB and covers the following:

 

► Creating and adding data for customers, suppliers and inventory

► Recording payments

► Saving and backing up your data

► Reconciling and printing accounts

 

Participants will be required to purchase a textbook prior to starting the course (See fees and charges)

Certification

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

FNSACC304 Conduct Business Activities using a Computerised Accounting System

Short course
State ID: AVA23
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Introduction to Massage

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Massage Therapy

Description

This program provides the opportunity  to learn a range of  Introductory Techniques of Massage.
Short Combination of Practical  workshops and online.
The Introduction to Massage course can be studied on its own or be utilised to transition into the  higher level qualifications of Cert IV Massage Therapy &/or Diploma Remedial Massage

Certification

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

GATLTP101A - Learning Through Practice 2
HLTINF001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Short course
State ID: AE389
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Skill sets

Introduction to Production Horticulture Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Horticulture and Conservation

Description

Western Australia grows a diverse range of top-quality horticultural crops including tropical and temperate fruits, delicious vegetables and outstanding table wines.
Are you interested in working in this exciting industry? You may be interested in tree cropping, vegetable or berry production, grape growing or mushroom production – or you may work in a mixed enterprise.
The Production Horticulture Skill Set will introduce you to safe work practice in the horticultural industry; and you will learn to apply chemicals and cover the skills and knowledge to either plant or harvest horticultural crops, depending on the season and location.

Certification

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

AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
AHCBIO202 Follow site quarantine procedures
AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision
AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry
AHCPHT201 Plant horticultural crops
OR
AHCPHT214 Support horticultural crop harvesting

 

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany (2021), Bunbury

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.

Skill set
State ID: MAB11
Industry Building and Construction

Introduction to Revit Architecture

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Residential Building Drafting

Description

This is a level 1 introduction to Revit 2022 Architecture, a powerful building modeler used extensively for architectural design, documentation and rendering in 2D and 3D.
This unit supports the work of drafters who assist and work under the supervision and instruction of architects, building designers and other personnel such as home sustainability assessors.
It covers installing BIM-capable design software and applying its functions and options to create, name and save project files and templates for different types of building design projects.

Skills and knowledge elements include:

    Building model set up, levels and grids
    Basic building tools (walls, windows and doors)
    Create floors, ceilings, roofs and stairs
    Add component features
    Basic editing tools
    Navigation tools
    Creating views, sections and elevations
    3D views, cameras, materials, sun study and rendering
    Set up project templates

Participants gain hands-on experience using the various modelling and documentation commands within Revit and should complete the required tasks & assignments in order to achieve competency in this course.

Certification

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

    CPPBDN4004 Set up BIM-Capable Software and Files for Building Design Drafting Projects

Short course
State ID: A1050P

Introduction to Sport Injury Management Course

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Sub study areas:


Description

This short course introduces participants to concepts and strategies on prevention of sport-specific injuries. This includes applying taping for ongoing injury prevention and post-injury support. You will also gain an understanding of how sport-specific injury differs from other injuries.

The course covers:

  • Basic injury prevention strategies
  • Initial management of sporting injury
  • Basic taping techniques

This short course is delivered in partnership with a local, renowned physiotherapist and exercise physiologist

Certification

Non-accredited course

Short course
State ID: AE377
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies
Skill sets

Job Ready Basics Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

General Education

Description

Need a little extra support to get job ready? This skill set is for you!
The Job Ready Skill Set focuses on health, wellbeing and personal development including an introduction to workplace technology. This training will prepare you for entry level roles in a variety of industries including retail, hospitality, community services, aged care and business services.

Certification

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

GATHAW101A Health and Wellbeing
GATPDV101A Personal Development 2
GATTEC101A Technology for Living
BSBWHS332X Apply infection prevention and control procedures to own work activities

 

This course will be offered at these campuses: Bunbury, Harvey

Harvey dates are: 5 May to 9 June 2021

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.

Skill set
State ID: MAA75
Industry Building and Construction

Licence to Perform Dogging

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

General Construction

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to perform slinging techniques, including the selection and inspection of lifting gear and directing the crane operator in the movement of a load when the load is out of view of the operator.

The work described in this course relates to the National Standards for licensing persons performing high risk work. On successful completion of this course you will be able to apply for a high-risk licence through Worksafe.

Certification

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

CPCCLDG3001A    Licence to Perform Dogging

Short course
National ID: MAB27
State ID: MAB27
Industry Creative Industries

Make Music as a Group

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Music

Description

This introductory short course is a great opportunity for students to try music studies before undertaking a full-time TAFE qualification.

You will:
Learn how to play with others
Learn how to put together classic tunes
Gain valuable insight into the regional music scene and industry

 

Certification

On successful completion of this course students will receive a statement of attainment for the following accredited units:
CUAMPF102 Develop ensemble skills to perform simple musical parts
GATPGS101A Program support 2

Short course
State ID: A1057P
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Make-up Workshop

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Sub study areas:

Beauty Therapy

Description

This makeup workshop will be held over Two nights the course will teach you tricks-of-the-trade to elevate your
personal makeup skills and help you to create your ideal makeup look.
In our step by step exercises, you will learn how to choose and apply makeup
that suits your individual face shape, skin type and colouring. Places are limited
to ensure personalised one-on-one time with the lecturer.
► Day and evening makeup looks ► Makeup routines and hot tips
► Choosing makeup products ► Makeup tools and application
This course is designed for the general public and has no entrance requirements.

Certification

This is a Non-accredited course

Short course
State ID: TLID1001
Industry Business and Finance

Manual Handling (Goods)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Work Health and Safety

Description

The workshop provides participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively identify hazards, and assess and control risks arising from manual tasks. Recognising that the participants’ roles may only be to contribute to this process, the workshop also discusses the employer’s obligations towards involving workers in this process.
This workshop forms part of the requirements for manual tasks training as outlined in the Commission for Occupational Safety and Health Code of practice: Manual tasks (2010) It is not designed to replace practical or task specific training, but instead should be provided together with practical training.
The Code explains that after training, participants should be able to recognise manual handling risks in tasks, and in consultation, decide the best way to minimise them.

During this course you will learn and understand how to:
    Assess - the risks associated with relocating a load
    Plan - the relocation process
    Carry Out - the relocation in accordance with the planned relocation process

Certification

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

    TLID1001 Shift Materials Safely Using Manual Handling Methods

Pathways to further study

AHC20416 - Certificate II in Horticulture

Short course
State ID: A0314P
Industry Business and Finance

Occupational Health and Safety Representatives Course

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Work Health and Safety

Description

This 5 day OSH Representatives course is for anyone who is or is about to become an Occupational Safety and Health Representative in your organisation.

Representatives from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply as there are no formal pre-requisites or qualifications required for a person to participate in and be successful in undertaking the functions of a safety and health representative.

The 5 day WorkSafe Western Australia accredited course for OSH Representatives will provide representatives with information and skills to enable them to effectively carry out their role as "representatives" of employees, and as defined under Section 33 of the Act.

The course is specifically designed to achieve the objectives of the Act offering a balanced approach with emphasis on cooperation and consultation and representatives' participation in the development and formulation of safety and health policy and procedures at the workplace.

This course covers:

  • how to apply the legislative requirements to the workplace
  • how to apply the principles of Risk Management by participating in and conducting a workplace inspection
  • how to apply the techniques of accident investigation
  • how to assist the employer in the development of accident prevention controls and systems
  • how to effectively communicate with the employer and employees on safety and health matters

Certification

On completion of this course, participants will receive a Statement of Attendance from South Regional TAFE.

This is a non accredited course, however participants who would like to achieve formal recognition of the skills gained through course participation can apply for five units of competence from BSB30715 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety. This will require you to submit a number of work place assignments that will then be formally assessed by an SRT assessor who will make a decision about competency being deemed. Information about the units and assessment process will be provided at the commencement of the representatives training. Additional fees apply.

Employer Duties

  • Allow you to take time off work, with pay, to perform your functions and attend accredited training courses
  • Pay for course fees and associated costs for you to attend accredited introductory training.
Short course
State ID: A0876P
Industry Business and Finance

Occupational Health and Safety Representatives Refresher

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Work Health and Safety

Description

This course has been developed for safety and health representatives who have previously completed a five-day introductory training course approved by WorkSafe.

The course has been designed to refresh participants' knowledge of the key functions they are expected to perform as a workplace safety and health representative.

  • safety and health representative role and responsibilities
  • OHS risk management including: the identification of hazards and assessment of risk and recommended controls
  • legislation updates
  • apply knowledge of legislation in the role of a Safety and Health Representative
  • duty of care provisions in the legislation
  • resolve conflict and issue Provisional Improvement Notices (PINs) when appropriate
  • describe the functions, make up and roles of a Safety and Health committee

Certification

This is a non accredited course. Successful completion of this course will provide applicants with a Statement of Attendance from the South Regional TAFE.

Short course
National ID: MAA20
State ID: MAA20
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Operate Tractors

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