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Term four courses

There’s still time to pick up new skills or do a refresher course with a short course or skill set at South Regional TAFE. 

Our Term 4 program of courses can help make you job ready. A great opportunity to get some skills before the end of this year which may come in handy for your plans for 2023.

Year 11 and 12 students (who are leaving school this year) are now eligible to apply for courses from the Skills Ready program which offers selected free skill sets and reduced-fee courses. For frequently asked questions and details about the program, see the Skills Ready program page.

 

See our upcoming courses using the search tools below, and enrol to secure your place. Check course pages for scheduled dates as not all courses have dates listed.

There are featured courses in business, hospitality, construction, broadacre harvest, and individual support.

Some courses including Forklift and Dogging require participants to be 18+ years. See a course’s webpages for any entrance requirements or other important information.

To enquire about any courses please contact your local campus.

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
State ID: MAC51
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Advocacy Skill Set

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On Campus

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The aim of this short course is to build the advocacy skills of individuals who support others within the disability and mental health community. This includes people who hold formal work roles and those who care for others within their family and friendships.

This training will improve the self- advocacy skills of the broader community. You will learn how to support individuals to identify their needs and their rights, create a self-advocacy plan and how to support individuals through the advocacy process.

The accredited unit within this short course include CHCMHS008 Promote and facilitate self-advocacy

Skill set
State ID: MAB22
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Aqua Specialisation Skill Set

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On Campus

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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.

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: MAC49
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set

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On Campus

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This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and provide medication assistance and complete medication documentation. It also involves supporting a client to self-administer medication. This unit applies to community services and health workers with authority in their state or territory to assist with the administration of medication.

Students will learn (within their scope of practice):
• How to prepare to assist with medication
• How to prepare the client for assistance with administration of medication
• How to support clients with administration of medication
• How to handle medication contingencies
• How to complete medication distribution and documentation

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication.

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

Assist with Movement Skill Set

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On Campus

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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

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On Campus

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

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

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

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

Auschem Reaccreditation

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On Campus

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

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

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

Short course
State ID: A1063P
Industry Education and Community Services
Online

Auslan Advanced (3) Short Course

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Online

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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
Short course
State ID: A1061P
Industry Education and Community Services
Online

Auslan Basic (1) Short Course

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Online

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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
Short course
State ID: A1062P
Industry Education and Community Services
Online

Auslan Intermediate (2) Short Course

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Online

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

Back Pack/ Boom Spray Combined Skill Set

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On Campus

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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

 

Skill set
State ID: MAC22
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Backpack/Handheld Spraying Skill Set

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On Campus

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Participants will learn to safely and competently use chemicals to control pests, weeds and diseases in a range of contexts.
The course covers legislation, labelling, personal and environmental safety, pest management, application, record keeping and managing risk.

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

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

  • AHCPMG301 – Control weeds
  • AHCCHM307 – Prepare and apply chemicals to control pests, weeds and diseases
  • AHCCHM304 – Transport and store chemicals
Skill set
State ID: MAB39
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Barista

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On Campus

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This theory and practical workshop based course starts with the growing and roasting of the beans and leads you through the process of extracting the perfect espresso and making the complete menu of espresso drinks.

You will learn, understand and put into practice the basics of espresso coffee. Also included is coffee cultivation and processing, roasting and blending, different coffee styles, coffee bean storage, grinder setting, adjustment and milk texturing and espresso machine cleaning.

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

  •     SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety
  •     SITHFAB005 Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee

 

Short course
State ID: MAC50
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Basic Beekeeping Skill Set

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Full-Time
On Campus

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The Basic Beekeeping Skillset is an entry level qualification providing learners with skills and knowledge to employment as a beekeeper or for hobbyist beekeepers. The skillset describes the basic skills and knowledge required by a honeybee (Apis) beekeeper, to operate a beehive or small apiary - including assembling a hive, using a smoker when opening a hive and manipulating the brood and inspecting for pests and diseases. The skillset provides credit towards the Certificate lll in Beekeeping. AHC31818 Clll Beekeeping

Skill set
State ID: A1068P
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Beekeeping Taster Short Course

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On Campus Workshop

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The Beekeeping Taster Short Course is a one day interactive workshop in which participants will be familiarised with basic equipment and tools for safe use of required beekeeping equipment. This in a non-accredited one day workshop.

The day includes

  • Apiary tour
  • Feeding bees
  • Equipment and tools
  • Honey Tasting
  • Flora Walk
  • A take home gift
Short course
State ID: MAC41
Industry Business and Finance

Bookkeeping Skill Set

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Flexible
On Campus

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This Accounting and Bookkeeping Skill Set is designed to deliver practical skills and knowledge to enable participants to undertake a range of administrative tasks that improve their ability to support business management functions. Upon successful completion participants will be able to support the operations of the business by performing a range of bookkeeping tasks including:

  • Completing data entry to produce accurate financial reports
  • Interpret financial reports to make business management decisions
  • Maintain records to meet legal and organisational requirements
  • Prepare and lodge business and instalment activity statements
  • Prepare and lodge payroll

This is an intensive delivery workshop and participants will be required to complete training and assessment tasks outside of delivery.

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

Brewing Beer Course

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On Campus

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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.

Short course
State ID: AE387
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Free in 2023
Skill sets

Broadacre Harvest Operations Skill Set

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On Campus

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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.

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

 

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

Business Ready Skill Set

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On Campus

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The Business Ready skill set will give you the skills and knowledge required to deliver all aspects of customer service including how to create a relationship with customers, identify their needs, deliver services or products and process customer feedback. You’ll also learn how to use business technology and produce business documents, follow work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, and use computer software and organise
electronic information and data.

 

Skill set
State ID: MAA52
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

CPR Skill Set

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On Campus

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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.

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

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.

Skill set
State ID: MAC27
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Cafe Skill Set

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Fastrack your entry in the exciting hospitality industry with the Cafe Hospitality skillset course. The 5-day program will give you training in making expresso coffee (barista), customer service, food safety, making and preparing sandwiches.

The course also has a Job Connect focus, where participants will be supported to develop their resume and meet with local hospitality employers to discuss potential job opportunities at the end of the program.

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

SITHFAB005 - Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITXCCS006 - Provide service to customers
SITHCCC003 - Prepare and present sandwiches
SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic practices for food safety

Skill set
State ID: MAA11
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Chainsaw Skill Set

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On Campus

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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.

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit AHCMOM213 Operate and Maintain Chainsaws

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

Chemical Handling Skill Set

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On Campus

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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.

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit AHCCHM101 Follow basic chemical safety rules

Skill set
State ID: MAB54
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Confined Spaces Skill Set

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On Campus

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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.

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit RIIWHS202E Enter and Work in Confined Spaces

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

Skill set
State ID: MAA71
Industry Business and Finance

Control Evacuation

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On Campus

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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.

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit PMAOMIR210 Control Evacuation to Muster Point

Short course
State ID: MBB03
Industry Creative Industries

Creative Art - Stage 4 Skill Set

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On Campus

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In this course you will learn about:

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

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

 

Skill set
State ID: MAB29
Industry Creative Industries

Creative Recycled Art

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On Campus

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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!).

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit CUAPPR101 Use ideas and techniques to develop creative work

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

Customer Service Skill Set

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On Campus

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Retail, finance, pharmacy, hospitality, business, tourism... what industry doesn’t have customers? Good customer service and communication skills are highly valued by employers in many different industries and areas of work. This skill set will get you job ready with the exact skills you need.
You will learn how to communicate effectively and provide quality service to both internal and external customers and deal effectively with people from a range of social and cultural groups with respect and sensitivity. You’ll also gain negotiation, conflict management and problem solving skills.
Additionally you’ll learn how to follow infection prevention and control policies and procedures, implement standard and transmission-based precautions and respond to infection risks in the workplace within a customer service context.

 

Skill set
State ID: MAB28
Industry Creative Industries

Develop Printmaking Skill Set

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On Campus

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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.

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

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On Campus

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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.

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: AE820
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies
Skill sets

Digital Literacy Skill Set

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On Campus

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This skill set has been designed for individuals who wish to meet competency requirements for a broad range of digital literacy skills including the use of basic computing, web searching and basic applications software.

  • Operate presentation packages
  • Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
  • Operate a personal computer
  • Operate spreadsheet applications
  • Operate word-processing application
Skill set
State ID: A1013P
Industry Creative Industries

Digital Photography - Beginners' Workshop Course

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On Campus

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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. Course notes are included

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

This is a non-accredited shortcourse

Short course
State ID: A1017P
Industry Creative Industries

Digital Photography Fundamentals - Beginners Photoshop Workshop

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On Campus

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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. Course notes are included

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

This is a non-accredited short course

Short course
State ID: A1014P
Industry Creative Industries

Digital Photography Fundamentals - Portraiture Workshop

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On Campus

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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. Course notes are included

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

This is a non-accredited Shortcourse

Short course
State ID: A1015P
Industry Creative Industries

Digital Photography Fundamentals - Still Life / Tabletop Workshop

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On Campus

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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. Course notes are included.

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

This is a non-accredited Shortcourse

Short course
State ID: A1016P
Industry Creative Industries

Digital Photography Fundamentals - Travel / Photo Stories Workshop

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On Campus

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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.  Course includes course notes.

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

This is a non-accredited Shortcourse

Short course
State ID: MAC16
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Disability Specialisation Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


This short course provides an opportunity for existing workers to build on their knowledge and skills within the disability sector. Working within the social model of disability and from a strengths-based and human rights perspective, you will learn to empower individuals to reach their personal goals.

CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach

CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion

CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Skill set
State ID: MAA75
Industry Building and Construction

Dogging Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


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:   

CPCCLDG3001    Licence to Perform Dogging

Skill set
State ID: MBB02
Industry Creative Industries
Skill sets

Drawing - Stage 3 Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


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

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

 

Skill set
State ID: MAB03
Industry Creative Industries

Drawing Fundamentals Skill Set

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Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


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

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

    CUAACD101 Use Basic Drawing Techniques

Skill set
State ID: MAA76
Industry Building and Construction

EWP Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


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

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)

Skill set
State ID: MAC21
Industry Education and Community Services

Educational Leaders Skill Development Skill Set

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Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


This short course is designed to upskill existing Educators working in or towards the role of Educational Leader by using Action Learning projects based in their workplace.

This reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. The role of the Educational Leader within Early Childhood Education and Care is to
• collaborate with educators on their curriculum development
• provide curriculum direction and guidance
• support educators to effectively implement the cycle of planning to enhance programs and practices
• lead the development and implementation of an effective educational program in the service.

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

CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCMGT003 Lead the work team

Skill set
State ID: MAC48
Industry Business and Finance

Emotional Intelligence Skills Set

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Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


This workshop will develop the skills and knowledge to increase self-awareness and self-management by:

  • Recognising your own triggers and cues
  • Identifying the impact of your own emotions on others in the workplace
  • Strategies to control your own emotional responses
  • Recognising and appreciating the emotional strengths and weaknesses of others
  • Promoting the development of emotional intelligence in others
  • Utilising emotional intelligence to maximise team outcomes
Skill set
State ID: MAC29
Industry Engineering and Mining

Enter and Work in Confined Spaces Skill Set

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Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


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

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit RIIWHS202D Enter and Work in Confined Spaces

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

Skill set
State ID: AE391
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Free in 2023
Skill sets

Entry into Working in Agriculture Skill Set

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Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


The local skill set Entry into working in Agriculture has been developed to assist and address labour shortages in the agriculture sector. The training will be targeted to new local entrants to provide strength in the local workforce.

Students who complete the skill set can expect to find employment in entry level positions as a labourer. The farm labourer role may be in small to medium business or in large corporate agricultural operations. On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

  • AWCWH201  Participate in work health and safety
  • AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision
  • ACHMOM202 Operate tractors
  • AHCMOM204 Undertake operational maintenance of machinery
  • AHCCHM101 Follow basic chemical safety rules
Skill set
State ID: MAA13
Industry Building and Construction

Excavator Skill Set

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Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


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

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit RIIMPO301E Conduct hydraulic excavator operations

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

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:


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 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)
  • Workplace etiquette

 

Skill set
State ID: AE872
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Fast Track to Hospitality Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


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 housework 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 this course you will have gained the practical skills to enter and work in a local café, restaurant or bar. This course is supported by Tourism Western Australia.

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 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)
  • Workplace etiquette
Skill set
State ID: MAA72
Industry Business and Finance

Fire Equipment Training

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


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.

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit CPPFES2005A Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment

Short course
State ID: MAB67
Industry Business and Finance

Fire Suppression Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


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

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit CPPFES2005 Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment.

Skill set
State ID: MAB68
Industry Business and Finance

Fire Warden Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


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

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:


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

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: MAA38
Industry Education and Community Services

First Aid in Childcare Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


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

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.

Skill set
State ID: MAA82
Industry Building and Construction

Forklift Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


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 may allow students with the correct qualifications to apply for the National High Risk Licence class LF. Students must apply and pay for this licence separately with WorkSafe.

 

Skill set
State ID: MAA14
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Front End Loader Skill Set

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Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


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

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit AHCMOM207 Conduct Front-end Loader Operations and an Accreditation wallet card.

Skill set
State ID: MAB26
Industry Building and Construction

General Welding Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


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.

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

Skill set
State ID: MAC20
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Grow Organic Crops Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus Workshop

Sub study areas:


Permaculture is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems. It is the harmonious integration of landscape and people — providing their food, energy, shelter, and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way.

In this skill set you will design and install a permaculture system over a 9-week period, following the project from start to finish. Learn how to conduct basic soil tests and install water catchment systems such as swales and earth berms to ensure your new garden thrives.

Studying one day a week you will learn

  • How to test, assess and improve your soil to suit the needs of your plants
  • How to create a successful compost heap to give you a quick and easy source of compost
  • What sort of pests and diseases you might find in your garden and how to design a system that reduces the need for pest and disease treatments
  • How to successfully integrate animals into your system to save money on fertilisers and reduce labour needed in the garden

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

  • AHCPHT215        Plant horticultural crops
  • AHCPMG202      Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • AHCSOL203         Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
Skill set
State ID: A0314P
Industry Business and Finance

Health and Safety Representatives Course

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


This five day WorkSafe Western Australia accredited course for Health and Safety 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 68 of the WHS 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

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

    Short course
    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:


    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.

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

    Hospitality Service Skill Set

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    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.

    On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment.

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

    Infection Control Skill Set (Retail) (Fee Free)

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    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.

    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

     

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

    Infection Control Skill Set (Transport and Logistics)

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    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

     

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

    Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling)

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    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

     

     

    Skill set
    State ID: AE388
    Industry Building and Construction
    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: MAC42
    Industry Business and Finance

    Intermediate Excel Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    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

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

    On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit BSBTEC302 Design and produce spreadsheets

    Skill set
    State ID: MAC40
    Industry Business and Finance

    Intermediate Word Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and produce various business documents.

    The unit applies to those who possess fundamental skills in computer operations. They may exercise discretion and judgement using appropriate theoretical knowledge of document design and production to provide technical advice and support to a team.

    What will you learn in this course?

    • Follow correct ergonomic, conservation requirements and relevant organisational and statutory requirements
    • Documents that align to document purpose, appropriate to target audience and that adhere to organisational requirements relating to style and presentation
    • Key elements of producing documents appropriate to the workplace including;
      • applying basic design principles
      • applying consistent formatting
      • using appropriate styles
      • using correct layouts
      • proofreading
      • record keeping procedures.

    On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit BSBTEC301 - Design and produce business documents.

    Skill set
    State ID: A1011P
    Industry Building and Construction

    Introduction to ArchiCad

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    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: AE766
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
    Free*
    Skill sets

    Introduction to Commercial Cookery Skill Set

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    In the Introduction to Commercial Cookery skill set you will learn how to prepare and present simple dishes, how to use a range of food preparation equipment and about food safety. Gain real hands on industry experience with work experience in a real commercial kitchen.

    • Use food preparation and equipment
    • Prepare and present simple dishes
    • Clean kitchen premises and equipment
    • Use hygienic practices for food safety
    • Participate in safe work practices

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

    • SITXFSA001 Use hygiene practices for food safety
    • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
    • SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
    • SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
    • SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes
    • WP097 Pre- apprenticeship work placement coordination 2
    Skill set
    State ID: AE456
    Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
    Free*
    Infection control
    Skill sets

    Introduction to Direct Support Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    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’.

     

    Skill set
    State ID: AVA23
    Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

    Introduction to Massage

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    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

    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: MAB11
    Industry Building and Construction

    Introduction to Revit Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    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.

    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

    Skill set
    State ID: MAC26
    Industry Creative Industries

    Introduction to Sewing Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


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

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

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

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

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

     

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

    Job Ready Basics Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    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.

    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

     

    Skill set
    State ID: MAB24
    Industry Business and Finance

    MYOB Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    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

    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

    Skill set
    State ID: MAC23
    Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

    Maintain your Indoor Plants Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    This unit Maintain Indoor Plants, teaches the skills and knowledge required to maintain and care for indoor plants and is for people who wish to further their knowledge to care for their own plants, or to boost their skills to gain employment in the retail nursery industry.

    Skill set
    State ID: MAC25
    Industry Creative Industries

    Make a Simple Garment Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


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

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

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

    • GATENT102        Develop an enterprise concept
    • GATTEC102         Apply basic digital literacy for training or workplace purposes
    • MSTCL1001         Produce a simple garment-
    • FSKLRG017         Identify simple strategies to respond to familiar workplace problems
    • FSKLRG008        Use simple strategies for work related learning
    • VU22369              Work with simple numbers and money in familiar situations
    Skill set
    State ID: A1057P
    Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

    Makeup Workshop

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    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 is a Non-accredited course

    Short course
    State ID: MAA12
    Industry Business and Finance

    Manual Handling Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    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

    On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit:
    TLID1001 Shift Materials Safely Using Manual Handling Methods

     

    Skill set
    State ID: MAA20
    Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

    Operate Tractors Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    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

    On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit AHCMOM202 Operate Tractors

    Skill set
    State ID: AE617
    Industry Business and Finance
    Free*
    Skill sets

    Operate a Small Business Skill Set

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    This skill set will prepare you to operate a small business in a wide range of industries, whether you plan to work in an administrative role or you
    are running your own business. You will learn how to design and produce business documents, publications and spreadsheets, identify financial requirements of a business including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to gather financial support, workplace health and safety (WHS) legislation and how to create and build a social networking presence
    using social media tools and applications.

    On completion of the course, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for the nationally accredited units:

    BSBESB403 - Plan finances for new business ventures
    BSBTEC301 - Design and produce business documents
    BSBTEC302 - Design and produce spreadsheets
    BSBWHS307 - Apply knowledge of WHS laws in the workplace
    ICTWEB306 - Develop web presence using social media

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    This course is Free for Everyone
    Skill set
    State ID: MAB46
    Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

    Operate and Maintain Chainsaws Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    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.

    On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit AHCMOM213 Operate and Maintain Chainsaws

    Skill set
    State ID: 52784WA
    Industry Building and Construction

    Painters Registration

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus
    Workshops

    Sub study areas:


    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(opens in a new tab)

    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) (158 KB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)

    Short course
    State ID: MBB07
    Industry Creative Industries

    Painting - Stage 2 Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    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.

    All materials are provided. The following will be covered in a relaxed and enjoyable environment:

    • Explore the world of colour
    • Paint like an impressionist
    • Cubist-style painting
    • Portrait painting
    • Landscape painting
    • Exploring abstraction

    Participants must wear enclosed footwear and protective clothing for paint spills.

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

    • CUAPAI201 Develop painting skills
    • CUAPPR101 Use ideas and techniques to develop creative work
    • GATPGS101A Program Support 2

     

    Skill set
    State ID: MAC32
    Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
    Skill sets

    Planning a Permaculture Garden Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    Permaculture is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems.

    It is the harmonious integration of landscape and people — providing their food, energy, shelter, and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way.

    Design your own propagation program and grow the plants needed for a permaculture food forest in our temperate climate.

    Save hundreds of dollars and reduce your carbon footprint by propagating locally sourced plant material and incorporating upcycled materials into your garden system.

    Studying one day a week for 9 weeks, you will learn:

    • Plants commonly used in Permaculture systems, and their uses
    • How to grow new plants from cuttings and seed
    • How to propagate plants by grafting, layering and division
    • How to create the optimal growing media for growing permaculture plants
    • How to best care for, water and feed your plants for continued success.

    Skill set
    State ID: AE564
    Industry Creative Industries
    Online

    Preparatory Skill Set for Professional Graphic Design Practice Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    Online

    Sub study areas:


    South Regional TAFE’s graphic design preparatory skills course can offer you the freedom and flexibility you need to unleash your creative potential. In just 18 weeks you can learn how to make your print and screen publications look professional. This training is perfect for those intending to pursue a career in graphic design but have little or no design experience, or you just want to gain some design skills to help make your designs look professional.

    The preparatory skills training will allow you to:

    • Explore fundamental design skills using Adobe InDesign and Illustrator
    • Understand principles of layout, typography and colour
    • Learn skills and techniques for graphic design, digital media and publishing
    • Learn how to communicate with clients and charge for your creative skills

    The skills set gives you the  pre-requisite skill requirements to Apply to Enrol for the Diploma of Graphic Design at South Regional TAFE.

    Start your creative journey today.

     

    Skill set
    State ID: MBB06
    Industry Creative Industries

    Printmaking - Stage 1 Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    In this course you will:

    • Develop your basic drawing techniques
    • Do relief printing on lino blocks
    • Practice etching on acetate
    • Use colograph on strawboard
    • Explore  multi layered printing  

    On successful completion of this course students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:
    GALTP101A – Learning through practice
    CUAPRI201 – develop printmaking skills
    CUAACD101 – Use basic drawing techniques.

     

    Skill set
    State ID: MAC30
    Industry Creative Industries

    Printmaking - Stage 2 Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    This advanced Skill Set is for people with previous printmaking experience where you can realise a creative project from the germination of an idea to resolved completion… learn how to follow a design process to create what you want.

    This course will include fabric printing techniques and non-toxic etching processes. We will look at contemporary approaches to environmental art and installation based artworks, covering both 2D and 3D art making and linking into a wider printmaking community through a print exchange. The course will also include professional artist demonstrations and tuition.

    Art Lecturer, Nikki Green has had over 20 years’ experience specialising in printmaking incorporating a blend of traditional and contemporary processes. Her work is collected both nationally and internationally and she brings a wealth of knowledge and extensive networks as well as her contagious passion for the print-medium to all her classes.

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

    CUADES201             Follow a design process                
    CUAPPR411             Realise a creative project                             
    CUAPRI301              Produce prints                  

     

    Skill set
    State ID: MAC44
    Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
    Skill sets

    Provide Facial and Skin Care Treatments Skill Set

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    This unit requires the ability to establish priorities with clients, synthesise knowledge of anatomy and physiology, skin science, cosmetic chemistry and nutrition, and to design and provide facial routines and advice on products and protection of facial skin.

    Students that will participate are either currently enrolled with us in a Certificate III in Beauty Services or have a strong interest in beginning a career in skin services.

    Students must have collected, read and completed their workbook activities prior to attending class. There is an expectation that students will complete theory work outside of their timetabled classes and attendance at all sessions is important to ensure all training is received and for successful completion of the unit.

    SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations

    Skill set
    State ID: MAB70
    Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
    Half price^

    Provide First Aid

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    This course covers a broad range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty. It is suitable to both people in workplaces and members of the public who want training in first aid.

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

    Short course
    State ID: MAB55
    Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

    Pruning

    Delivered at:

    Study modes:

    On Campus

    Sub study areas:


    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.

    On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit FDFWGG2003A - Hand Prune vines

    Short course
    State ID: A1043P