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Business encompasses a huge range of career options. From developing a business idea, to ensuring you’ve got the right people, processes and structures in place to achieve a strategy. Courses are designed to teach you the fundamentals while also giving you the necessary problem solving, managerial and organisation skills to thrive in an active marketplace.

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AE137 Business Ready Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Bunbury

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

 

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.

If you meet the fee free eligibility criteria Opens in a new window for this course, please enrol in the Business Ready Skill Set (Fee Free) .

AE149 Business Ready Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Albany
Bunbury
Busselton
Denmark
Esperance
Manjimup
Margaret River
Mount Barker
Narrogin

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

 

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Collie (2021), Denmark, Esperance, Harvey (2021), Katanning, Manjimup, Margaret River, Mount Barker and Narrogin.

Katanning - Mon & Tue. 9am to 3.30pm. 9/11/20 – 10/11/20 | 16/11/20 – 17/11/20 | 23/11/20 – 24/11/20 | 01/12/20

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.

If you do not meet the fee free eligibility criteria Opens in a new window for this course, please enrol in the Business Ready Support Skill Set.

MAA26 MAA26 Computing - Beyond Basics (2)
Short Course Albany
Bunbury

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)
Computing: Email and internet (3)
 

Certification

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

MAA03 MAA03 Computing: Email and internet (3)
Short Course Albany
Bunbury

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)
Computing: Beyond Basics (2)

Certification

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

MAA02 MAA02 Computing: Introduction (1)
Short Course Albany
Bunbury

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)
Computing: Email and internet (3)

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

 

MAA71 Control Evacuation
Short Course Albany
Bunbury
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

MAB90 Enterprise Trainer – Presenting Skill Set
Skill set Bunbury

Description

This skill set provides the necessary skills and knowledge for people training under supervision in the VET sector, who work mainly in classroom situations. These units provide credit towards TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. This skill set is targeted at individuals who train others within a workplace. The training may be accredited or non-accredited. The role may involve some coaching at individual or small group level. These units meet industry requirements for enterprise trainers. Those entering this program must be able to demonstrate vocational competency in their proposed teaching area. Vocational competency is defined as broad industry knowledge and experience.

Certification

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

  • TAEDEL301     Provide work skill instruction
  • BSBCMM401    Make a presentation

This course will be offered at these campuses: Bunbury

Bunbury dates are: Mondays and Fridays, 12 - 19 October 2020, 8.30am - 4.00pm, (3 days)

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
Non concession: To be advised
Concession: To be advised
Commercial / International: To be advised 
MAA30 Excel III - Spreadsheets
Short Course Bunbury
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

MAA27 Excel Spreadsheets - The Next Level (2)
Short Course Albany
Bunbury

Description

Have you just finished our Introduction to excel course? 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. 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

MAA54 Excel Spreadsheets for Beginners (1)
Short Course Albany
Bunbury

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 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.
    ICTICT105 – Operate Spreadsheet Applications

AD647 Farm Business Management Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Albany

Description

Delivered through a blend of on-campus classes and online sessions in two blocks, 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:

Block 1

AHCBUS512 - Develop and implement family business structures and relationships

BSBRSK501 - Manage risk

Block 2 

AHCBUS516 - Develop and review a business plan

AHCBUS517 - Monitor and review business performance

 

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.

 

Fees
To be advised
Albany Campus 
Register your interest for 2021
MAA72 Fire Equipment Training
Short Course Albany
Bunbury
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

MAB24 Introduction to MYOB
Short Course Albany
Bunbury
Manjimup

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

TLID1001 Manual Handling (Goods)
Short Course 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

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.

AE150 Operating a Small Business Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Albany
Bunbury
Busselton
Denmark
Esperance
Margaret River
Mount Barker
Narrogin

Description

This skill set is aimed at those who operate a small business or are seeking an administration support position in a small business. The Operating a Small Business Skill Set will prepare you with the skills and knowledge to get you job ready or to improve how you operate a business of your own. You’ll learn how to design and produce business documents and publications, digitally design and develop text-based documents, develop spreadsheets through the use of both cloud-based and noncloud based applications, identify financial requirements of a business including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to gather financial support, and understand workplace health and safety (WHS) legislation and its application to safe work practices. It even covers how to create and build a social networking presence using social media tools and applications.

Certification

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

BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBSMB402 Plan small business finances
BSBWHS307 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace
ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

 

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Collie (2021), Denmark, Esperance, Harvey (2021) , Margaret River, Mount Barker and Narrogin

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

Fees

The Operating a Small Business Skill Set is free for everyone. That means there are no tuition, resource or administration fees.

MAB04 TAE Upskill Program
Short Course Bunbury

Description

To undertake the upgrade program you must hold the previous version of the qualification TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and be able to demonstrate currency in training and assessment in Vocational Education and Training. You will need to provide a certified copy of your academic record for TAE40110 Cert IV in Training and Assessment.

Certification

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

  • TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
  • TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools
MAB05 Test and Inspect Fire Equipment
Short Course Bunbury
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

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

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