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Our short courses cover a range of fields and provide you with an ideal opportunity to enhance your professional skills and personal development within a short time frame. Course delivery ranges from a half day commitment​, through to a series of daytime or night workshops conducted over the semester. From cooking to computing, languages to forklifts, first aid to scaffolding, the list is long and comprehensive. We encourage you to sample our selection and stay in contact. Courses are changed regularly according to the needs and preferences of you – our clients.

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MAA43 2D AutoCAD Drafting Short Course Bunbury

Description

This course is suitable for learners who would like to gain basic 2D drafting skills using the AutoCAD software package.
Topics covered:

    AutoCAD interface and start a new drawing
    AutoCAD drawing tools and modify commands
    Precision drawing
    Working with layers
    World and User Coordinate Systems
    Hatch, text and tables
    Blocks/external references
    Working with dimensions
    Printing

Certification

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

    CPPBDN5017A  Produce 2D Drawings for Building Design Projects Using CAD Software

A0767P Asbestos Removal Short Course Albany

Description

This course is for asbestos removal operators who wish to apply for a licence from WorkSafe. Anyone removing more than 10 square metres of asbestos must undertake this training prior to applying for a licence.

This training course will also train personnel of all levels so they can quickly identify likely hazardous materials.

It will include the examination of real life materials to illustrate the appearance of asbestos in a variety of wastes.

Participants will be provided with the skills required to be able to properly supervise, manage and carry out asbestos work involving non-friable (bonded) asbestos-containing material.

This course covers:

    Legislative framework
    Risk management
    Removal and disposal of non friable (bonded) asbestos

Certification

This is an assessable and non accredited course. You will be required to undertake a written assessment. Candidates will be awarded with a Statement of Completion which is required to apply for the licence.

This course cost DOES NOT include the WorkSafe application fee of $833.70. All participants requiring a Restricted Asbestos Licence will be required to submit the application to Work Safe, which includes:

    a written application form for a Restricted Asbestos Licence
    an application fee, ($833.70 as of July 2018)
    evidence of approved training (completion of this course)

A Restricted Asbestos Removal Licence is valid for three years.

MAA18 Auschem Accreditation - Risk Management in Pesticide Use Short Course Esperance
Harvey
Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River
Mount Barker
Narrogin

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

MAA19 Auschem Reaccreditation Short Course Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River
Mount Barker
Narrogin

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

MAA89 Barista Skill Set Short Course Albany
Bunbury
Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River

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

A1002P Brewing Beer Short Course Bunbury

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

AB82 COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set Short Course Albany
Bunbury
Busselton
Esperance
Narrogin

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.

MAA11 Chainsaw Short Course Albany
Busselton
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River
Mount Barker
Narrogin

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

MAA03 Computing 1-2-3: Email and Internet Short Course Albany
Katanning

Description

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.

The course includes:
    Start up and shut down a personal computer
    Create a file and save documents
    Navigate the desktop to open programs and documents
    Create a simple word processed document
    Send and receive short email messages
    Understand how to access websites
    Basic troubleshooting

Certification

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

    GATTEC001A Introduction to Technology

MAA78 Confined Spaces Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
Narrogin

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.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories and Industry sectors.  Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.
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

MAA71 Control Evacuation Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Narrogin

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

MAB29 Creative Recycled Art Short Course Busselton

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

MAB28 Develop Printmaking Skills Short Course Busselton

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

MAB31 Develop Skills in Painting Short Course Busselton

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

A1017P Digital Photography Fundamentals - Beginners Photoshop Workshop Short Course Bunbury

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

MAA60 Digital Photography for Beginners Short Course Bunbury
Busselton

Description

Get the most out of your digital camera.
Learn the fundamentals of using your DSLR in a fun and supportive environment.
Includes course notes, feedback and Q&A sessions.
Learn the 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 put the theory into practice.
Unleash your creative potential by discovering how your camera works.

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, light meter
    Understanding exposure
    Choosing the right lens for the job
    File formats – convenience versus quality
    How to best use light
    Qualities of light, composition, when to shoot
    Portraiture – photographing your family and friends
    Documenting your experiences, locations, travel
    Basic Photoshop
    Practicals, course notes, constructive feedback and student image review sessions

Requirements
    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
    Interchangeable lenses – an added advantage
    Image card(s), Image card reader, USB, charged camera batteries and chargers
    The manual for your camera (most manufacturers have online manuals you can download via the web if necessary)
    A tripod – please bring if you have one
    Knowledge of working with computers
    Pen and notepad
    Course content includes completing assessment criteria

Please familiarise yourself with your cameras manual prior to starting the course.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:
    ICPDMT321 Capture a Digital Image

MAB03 Drawing Fundamentals Short Course Busselton

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

MAA76 Elevating Work Platform (EWP) Short Course Albany
Manjimup

Description

This 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.

MAA13 Excavator Short Course Albany

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.

MAA30 Excel III - Spreadsheets Short Course Katanning

Description

This course is designed for anyone who is already experienced in using Microsoft Excel and who wants to know more about the complex functions of the package.

This course covers, but is not limited to:
    Spreadsheet design and formatting
    Creating and working with formula
    Producing charts
    Printing - scaling to fit, row and column headings

MAA72 Fire Equipment Training Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
Narrogin

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

MAB14 Fire Warden and Fire Suppression Training Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning

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.

    PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation
    CPPFES2005A Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment

MAA53 First Aid Short Course Albany
Busselton
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River
Narrogin

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

MAA38 First Aid in Child Care Short Course Busselton
Manjimup
Narrogin

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

MAA82 Forklift Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River

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
MAA82-R Forklift Refresher Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning

Description

Experienced forklift operators are invited to participate in a 1 day assessment only Forklift Refresher course.
Before the assessment day, participants will be issued with the following information to assist you in the assessment process:
    Course manual & DVD
    Activity book (must be completed before attempting the written assessment)

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

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.

MAA14 Front End Loader Short Course Albany

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.

MAB40 Health Department Pesticide Spraying - Handheld / Backpack Short Course Albany

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

This course is delivered over 1 day.

Entry requirements
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.

MAB40 Health Department Pesticide Spraying - Mechanical / Boom Spray Short Course Albany
Esperance

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.
These competencies are required to be completed where mechanical equipment is used to apply pesticides. Examples include boom spraying equipment including quad bike mounted or air blast equipment.
It may lead to employment in broadacre spraying of crops & pastures, forestry, pest & weed control in non-cropping situations and turf Management.

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

This course is delivered over a 2 day period.

Entry requirements
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 broadacre spraying with mechanical equipment.

A1011P Introduction to ArchiCad Short Course Bunbury

Description

The course is a level 1 introduction to Archicad, a building modeller used extensively for architectural design and documentation in a 2D and 3D environment. As far as possible, the course is delivered to match individual participant’s aspirations and real life applications.

Suitable For
Delivery will suit those wishing to learn Computer Aided Design skills in order to improve productivity and career opportunities. Previous participants who found the course worthwhile include landscapers, builders, trades people, building and interior designers, fabricators, owner builders, and planners. It is also a good way to ascertain if an associated qualification is worthwhile pursuing.

Topics Covered
- Introduction to CAD and how it’s used for wide range of architectural and engineering projects
- Basic 2D drafting and getting to know how the program works
- Using the program to produce a 3D model – walls, slabs, doors and windows, roofs, terrain
- Getting the model on to paper – elevations, sections and plan views
- Adding dimensions and text to complete a working drawing
- Creating realistic 3D images using different building materials

Certification

This is a non accredited course.

MAB11 Introduction to Revit Architecture Short Course Bunbury

Description

This is a level 1 introduction to Revit 2018 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

MAA74 Licence to Erect, Alter and Dismantle Scaffolding (Basic Level) Short Course Albany

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to gain a WorkSafe License to Perform High Risk Work in Basic Scaffolding Operations.
Anyone who wishes to obtain this license is required to complete this training.

The course covers:
    planning out your work
    selecting and inspecting equipment
    setting up for the task
    erecting and dismantling scaffolding

Certification

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

    CPCCLSF2001A  Licence to Erect, Alter and Dismantle Scaffolding (Basic Level)

Industry licensing information

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

MAA75 Licence to Perform Dogging Short Course Albany

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 units:

    CPCCLDG3001A    Licence to Perform Dogging

Industry licensing information

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

MAA73 Licence to Perform Rigging (Basic Level) Short Course Albany

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to gain a WorkSafe Licence to Perform High Risk Work in Basic Rigging.
Anyone who wishes to obtain a riggers high risk licence from WorkSafe WA is required to complete this training.

The course covers:
    movement of plant and equipment
    steel erection
    placement of pre-cast concrete
    safety nets and static lines
    perimeter safety screens and shutters
    cantilevered crane loading platforms

Certification

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

    CPCCLRG3001A Licence to Perform Rigging (Basic Level)

Industry licensing information

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

MAA49 Load Restraint Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup

Description

The safe loading of vehicles is vitally important in preventing injury to people and damage to property. There are economic benefits to all if the load arrives at its destination intact and without damage.

If you are a heavy vehicle driver and part of your job role is to transport loads from one destination to another, then this course is designed and aimed at ensuring you have a clear understanding of ensuring the load you are transporting is safe and secure while in transit.

This course is provided to ensure that you and your colleagues become familiar with the general principles of load restraint and the use of the new Load Restraint Guide. It is not a formal training day on load restraint, but rather an information day to ensure that your awareness of load restraint issues is raised, and that you are able to navigate the content of the new Load Restraint Guide.

During this course you will learn and understand the importance of restraining a load on a vehicle. The course covers:
    load restraint awareness
    introduction to the Load Restraint Guide
    general principles of load restraint
    arranging loads on vehicles
    restraining loads on vehicles
    driving laden vehicles
    loads

Certification

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

    TLID2004 Load and Unload Goods/Cargo

MAB24 MYOB Short Course Manjimup

Description

This course will provide students with a working knowledge of MYOB.

The course covers conducting business activities using a computerised accounting system, specifically MYOB.

Students will learn how to enter data into MYOB, process transactions and produce reports.

Participants will be required to purchase the following text books prior to course commencement:
    Computerised Accounting Using MYOB 2018.310th Edition (January 2019) by Greg Pazmandy
    ISBN: 978-1-76073-070-3
    Resource books may be purchased online from:
    https://lnonline.com.au/collections/computing/products/2019-computerised-accounting-using-myob-2018-3-10 Opens in a new window.

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

TLID1001 Manual Handling (Goods) Katanning

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

MAA37 OSH for Supervisors Short Course Albany
Katanning

Description

This workshop will clarify your responsibilities when implementing occupational health and safety in your workplace. It covers the main legislative requirements and how to navigate your way through these sometimes complex documents. You will also learn how best to implement policies, procedures and programs in line with the legislation and how to keep up to date. 
Who should attend? 
Senior and middle managers, supervisors and team leaders who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in OHS and WHS, and anyone responsible for the safety of others, is encouraged to attend.

Content 
• OHS legislation and compliance requirements 
• Identifying hazards and assessing and controlling the risks 
• Implementing an effective OHS/WHS management system 
• The importance of consultation in the workplace 
• Implementing OHS training.

Other information 
• Morning and afternoon tea are provided. 
• You will need to make your own arrangements for lunch. If you are ordering from the college’s café, we recommend you place your order and pay for it before the workshop.

Certification

Unit: BSBWHS401 – Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

A0314P Occupational Health and Safety Representatives Course Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning

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.
A0876P Occupational Health and Safety Representatives Refresher Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning

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.

MAA20 Operate Tractors Short Course Manjimup

Description

This course will take you through the process of operating tractors with or without attached equipment and defines the standard required to:    
    carry out pre-operational checks and maintenance including tagging defects
    set and secure attachments according to manufacturer's directions
    operate tractor in a safe and controlled manner
    implement shut-down procedures
    store machinery and equipment
    record maintenance and operation details

Certification

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

    AHCMOM202 Operate Tractors

52784WA Painters Registration Short Course Bunbury

Description

This course meets the requirements of those seeking registration with the Department of Mines, Industry Regulations and Safety (DMIRS)

Certification

On completion of the required courses you are required to submit the appropriate Painters Registration application form to DMIRS and follow their process.

You can find more information here:
    https://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/building-and-energy/painters

There are two definable client groups for this course:

1.    People who hold a Certificate III in Painting and Decorating or a qualification equivalent to this, or
2.    People with skills and experience in painting and decorating who can demonstrate this in a practical test which is a subset of the Certificate III in Painting and Decorating & proven 5 years painting experience. 

Group 1

People who hold a Certificate III n Painting and Decorating, or have equivalent qualifications, and wish to develop and/or demonstrate their skills and competencies to become registered painters. This group need the following to support their application to DMIRS:

Evidence of their successful completion of the following two (2) units of competency:

•    BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
•    CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

And evidence of:
•    Painting Trade Certificate or Equivalent

Group 2

The second group are people who do not have trade qualifications and need to demonstrate their painting knowledge and skills as well as develop and/or demonstrate competencies to be recognised as registered painters with 5 years Painting Experience. This group need the following to support their application to DMIRS:

Evidence of their successful completion of the following four (4) units of competency. Evidence of successful completion of Pre-requisite CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry is required before commencement of CPCCPD3021A 

•    BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
•    CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
•    CPCCPD3021A Prepare surfaces for painting (pre- requisite of CPCCOHS2001A)
•    82985 PRB colour and wallpapering

And successful completion of
•    83390 Painters Trade Preparation Test (PDF Document)

MAB15 Photography - Portraiture, People & Products Short Course Busselton

Description

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

Entry requirements

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

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

Certification

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

    CUAPHI302 Capture Photographic Images

CUASS00049 Preparatory Skill Set For Professional Graphic Design Practice Short Course Albany
Esperance

Description

This skill set addresses fundamental skills, knowledge and performance requirements for graphic design practice.

Certification

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

    BSBDES302 Explore and Apply the Creative Design Process to 2D Forms
    BSBDES401 Generate Design Solutions
    CUAGRD302 Use Typography Techniques
    CUAGRD401 Research and Apply Graphic Design Techniques

MAA52 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Short Course Manjimup

Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Certification

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

    HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Industry licensing information

Specific licensing / regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

MAB55 Pruning Short Course Margaret River

Description

A 2 day pruning course, ideal for workers in the viticulture industry. As part of this course, you will learn the best time for pruning, correct pruning techniques and the safe and effective use of equipment.

Certification

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

FDFWGG2003A - Hand Prune vines

MAA24 Quad Bike Training Short Course Manjimup

Description

This course will take you through the process of maintaining and operating quad bikes (four wheeled), and defines the standard required to:
    perform routine pre-operational checks and maintenance
    match, attach and operate equipment as described in the manufacturer's operators manual
    recognise and control hazards and risks
    safely operate quad bikes in a range of weather and terrain conditions
    monitor and maintain vehicle records

Certification

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

    AHCMOM217 Operate Quad Bikes

MAA85 Skid Steer Loader Short Course Albany
Katanning

Description

This course trains novice operators in the skills required to enter the industry as a certified skid steer loader operator.
The course covers:
    Plan and prepare for skid steer loader operations
    Operate skid steer loader
    Load, carry and place materials
    Select, remove and fit attachments
    Relocate the skid steer loader
    Carry out machine operator maintenance
    Conduct housekeeping activities

Entry requirements

This is an assessable course and you will be required to undertake a:
    written assessment (approximately 47 questions)
    practical assessment

 

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a Heavy Equipment Accreditation wallet card.

MAB05 Test and Inspect Fire Equipment Short Course Narrogin

Description

This short course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to conduct routine inspections and testing of fire extinguishers and fire blankets as well as select and use tools and equipment to install fire protection systems and products.

Certification

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

    CPPFES2006A Prepare for Installation & Servicing Operations
    CPPFES2020A Conduct Routine Inspection & testing of Fire Extinguishers and Fire Blankets

MAA80 Traffic Management Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup

Description

This course is for people who want to work in traffic management on public roads and other designated traffic management areas.
It will provide trainees with the knowledge and skills required to be able to safely control traffic with a stop/slow bat in accordance with Main Roads WA requirements and to implement basic traffic management plans for works on roads.
The course covers:
    Plan and prepare
    Set out the traffic guidance scheme
    Monitor traffic guidance scheme
    Close down traffic guidance scheme
    Control traffic
    Operate communication devices
    Plan, Prepare and Co-ordinate Traffic
    Operate Radio
    Clean Up

Entry requirements

Participants must have:
    A valid driver's licence, or evidence of previously having held a driver's licence (no learner's permits or moped licences)
    Literacy and numeracy skills to a level that will allow them to complete the written component of the assessment.
    A Whitecard (Safety Awareness Training) in order for attendees to complete the logbook component of the training on a construction site.
    Steel capped boots

Certification

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

RIIWHS201D -  Work Safely and Follow WHS Policies and Procedures
RIIWHS205E - Control traffic with stop-slow bat
RIICOM201D – Communicate in the workplace
RIIWHS302E - Implement traffic management plans

MAA79 Traffic Management Refresher Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup

This course will update your knowledge and skills in Traffic Control and Basic Worksite Traffic Management. Traffic controllers are required to renew their MRWA accreditation after three years of certification.
The course covers:
    Legislation
    Liability
    Safety requirements
    Work procedures
    Traffic Management Plan
    Traffic Control

Entry requirements

Participants must have:
    A MRWA certificate and/or hold a Statement of Attainment for RIIOHS302A Implement Traffic Management Plan equivalent and RIIOHS205A Control Traffic with a Stop-Slow Bat equivalent
    A letter from their employer to confirm they have been actively working for the last 12 months in Basic Worksite Traffic Management and Traffic Control
    A valid driver's licence, or evidence of previously having held a driver's licence (no learner's permits or moped licences)
    Literacy and numeracy skills to a level that will allow them to complete the written component of the assessment.
    A Whitecard (Safety Awareness Training) in order for attendees to complete the logbook component of the training on a construction site.
    Steel capped boots

Certification

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

    RIICOM201D Communicate in the Workplace
    RIIWHS201D Work Safely and Follow WHS Policies and Procedures

MAB26 Welding - General Short Course Albany
Bunbury

Description

This course covers the process of using a welding machine and the difference between MIG & Stick welding.

It is a great place to start if you have not done a lot of welding or have done a small amount and want to learn more.

Suited to beginners, hobby welders, home handy man and trades assistants wanting to up skill.

Certification

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

    MEMPE002A Use Electric Welding Machines

MAA31 Word III - Design & Produce Text Documents Short Course Katanning

Description

This course is designed for anyone who is already experienced in using Microsoft Word 2010 and who wants to know more about the complex functions of the package. 

This course covers, but is not limited to:

  • Advanced designing of documents with pictures and page layout
  • Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Producing Additional Tables
  • Building Blocks 
  • Mail Merge
  • Templates 
  • Linking Text Boxes
  • Group/Ungroup in a Document
  • File name in footer/Quick text
  • Fill in Fields
  • Leader Tabs
MAA81 Work Safely at Heights Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
Narrogin

Description

This course identifies the risks associated with working at heights. Participants will be introduced to safe work practices, regulations and industry codes designed to contain height related work risks.
This course is for anyone who is required to work at height either on a personal or professional level, and who could be at risk of injury as a result of this work.
The course covers:
    Identify work requirements
    Identify work procedures and instructions
    Access and install equipment
    Perform work at heights
    Clean up work area

Certification

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

    RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights

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