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Certificate I in Industrial Skills (Entry Level Training)

National ID: 52860WA | State ID: BGQ28

The course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to perform the following tasks associated with entry-level workforce participation, in a range of trade-related industries:

• Safe operations within the workplace
• Communication in the workplace
• Planning and organisational requirements
• Trade related duties within any of the trade-related industries
• General maintenance within a variety of settings
• Communicate with trades persons

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

The course provides participants with skills to enter the workforce or participate in further study.

Course overview

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Albany

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate IV in Residential Building Drafting

National ID: 52757WA | State ID: YN65

This course will expose you to drafting residential buildings within the building and construction industry. You will develop the knowledge and skills you will need to draft single residential scale buildings, both single and double storey. The skills you gain are practical and hands on and as part of the course you will be required to design and document a residential project with an industry mentor. This practical experience will prove valuable in gaining employment and beginning your career in this industry.

This building design and construction qualifications provide you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.
By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Create working drawings for residential projects
  • Create design concept drawings for residential projects
  • Understand construction technology and materials
  • Use 3D software (ArchiCAD)
  • Learn principles of passive solar design, environmental design
  • Rules and regulations for council approval
  • Understand building sustainability for Australian conditions

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Architectural Draftsperson, Residential Draftsperson or Builder Drafter

Further Study Option(s)
Diploma of Building Design

Course overview

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Perth

  • Four semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth Four semesters No No selection criteria
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Albany

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Bunbury

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany 12 months No No selection criteria
Bunbury 12 months No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

National ID: CHC50113 | State ID: J594

A fulfilling career helping children grow and develop

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care covers educators in children's services (early childhood). At this level educators have responsibility for supervision of other staff and volunteers. In most states it is the highest qualification required at director or service manager level for children's service centre based care and education.

This diploma will provide you with the skills and knowledge to lead a team in an Education and Care Service, provide care and meet the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of infants and young children in various care settings. You will learn about ethical work practices and legal requirements of the industry. You'll also gain advanced skills in care routines, working with families, observing and recording children's behaviour, working with culturally diverse clients and managing safety in the workplace. You will work closely with children from different backgrounds and cultures and provide care and support for them in various child care situations.

As part of this qualification you will undertake ongoing work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

  • Manager of a child care centre where you would be responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services (0-5 years), in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements 
  • Child Care Coordinator
  • Crèche Supervisor
  • Child Care Supervisor
  • Playgroup Leader

Further Study Option(s)

Graduates are eligible for university entry and credit

Course overview

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Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Leederville

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) Three semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Leederville Three semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
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Thornlie

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Thornlie Three semesters No No selection criteria
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Albany

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Busselton

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Katanning

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Manjimup

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Narrogin

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Three semesters No No selection criteria
Busselton Three semesters No No selection criteria
Esperance Three semesters No No selection criteria
Katanning Three semesters No No selection criteria
Manjimup Three semesters No No selection criteria
Margaret River Three semesters No No selection criteria
Narrogin Three semesters No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate IV in Youth Work

National ID: CHC40413 | State ID: J592

Create brighter futures for young people

Complete this qualification and you'll have what it takes to help young people in need. You may find employment in community, government and welfare agencies.

You will learn how to create programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people while working to legal and ethical requirements.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Youth worker, Community worker and Juvenile Justice worker.
Further Study Option(s)
Diploma of Youth Work, Diploma of Community Services, Diploma of Mental Health

Course overview

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Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Armadale

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Armadale One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Busselton

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany 12 months No No selection criteria
Busselton 12 months Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Education Support

National ID: CHC30213 | State ID: J588

Develop the skills and knowledge to assist teaching staff

You will learn how to implement planned education programs, assist students in their learning and development, contribute to the safety and health of students and support students with additional needs. You will also learn how to work effectively with culturally diverse students and colleagues.

Students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check and a Department of Education Police Clearance. Students under the age of 18 will be required to complete the WA Department of Education Confidential Declaration Form.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Education assistant in a school | Assistant to teacher for children from kindergarten to Year 12 | Teachers' Aide | Education Aides | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Worker

Further Study Option(s)
Certificate IV in Education Support

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Leederville

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Leederville One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Armadale

Murdoch

Rockingham

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Armadale One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Rockingham One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

Busselton

Collie

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Harvey

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Katanning

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Manjimup

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Narrogin

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Six months Yes Academic achievement and work history
Busselton Six months Yes Academic achievement and work history
Collie Two semesters No No selection criteria
Esperance Two semesters No No selection criteria
Harvey Two semesters No No selection criteria
Katanning Two semesters No No selection criteria
Manjimup Two semesters No No selection criteria
Margaret River Two semesters No No selection criteria
Narrogin Two semesters No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

National ID: CHC30113 | State ID: J587

Early Childhood Education and Care is an expanding sector for those with a passion for the care and education of young children up to the age of 5 years. The sector is demanding higher qualifications and training from educators to ensure consistently high standards of education and care for children placed in these services. This can be achieved by completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

When completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will:

  • Learn to interact and foster the development of young children
  • Work within legal requirements
  • Ensure children's health and safety is prioritised
  • Work with children of different backgrounds and cultures
  • Provide support to children in different child care environments
  • Undertake work placement to apply the practical skills and knowledge you have learned

Students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check before attending work placement.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Child Care Aide, Family Day Care Worker, Family Day Carer, Nanny, Early Childhood Educator, Family Day Care Educator, and Play Group Assistant.
Further Study Option(s)
Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care, Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Leederville

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Leederville Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Armadale

Mandurah

Murdoch

Rockingham

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Armadale One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Mandurah One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Rockingham One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Thornlie One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Busselton

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Harvey

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Katanning

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Manjimup

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Narrogin

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany 12 months No No selection criteria
Busselton 12 months No No selection criteria
Esperance 12 months No No selection criteria
Harvey 12 months No No selection criteria
Katanning 12 months No No selection criteria
Manjimup 12 months No No selection criteria
Margaret River 12 months No No selection criteria
Narrogin 12 months No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

National ID: SHB50115 | State ID: AWO6

Are you interested in the science behind beauty?

The beauty industry is rapidly evolving to accommodate latest technologies - and a large part of this is laser skin and hair removal.  This area of work requires therapists to have specialised dermal qualifications.  South Metropolitan TAFE is proud to be the first TAFE in Western Australia to offer this certification, the Dermal Science of Beauty Diploma.  This diploma opens graduates to a range of employment opportunities, as well as advanced dermal science qualifications.

You will be trained by industry specialists in the latest dermal cosmeceutical skin care. This course has STEM skills with a focus on technology and science in addition to the creativity of beauty care.

Gain these skills

  • microdermabrasion
  • specialised skin peels 
  • IPL and laser safety protocols
  • facials and specialised facials
  • make-up
  • body massage
  • waxing
  • lash and brow treatments
  • aromatherapy
  • spray tanning
  • lash extensions
  • skills in retail and sales operations
  • reflexology
  • Indian head massage
  • hot stone massage

On completion of this course you will gain the Laser Safety Officers Certificate required to perform IPL and laser treatments in a salon or clinic.

Work in specialist, open to the public clinics on campus

You will have the opportunity to apply your skills in our Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Beauty practitioner | Beauty therapist | Beauty consultant | Dermal therapist | Laser safety officer
Further Study Option(s)
Diploma of Screen and Media (Creative Make-up)

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (McLarty Ave)

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Perth

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Ave) One year No No selection criteria
Perth One year No No selection criteria
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Mandurah

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Murdoch

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah One year No No selection criteria
Murdoch One year No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Bunbury

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Two semesters No No selection criteria
Bunbury Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

National ID: SHB40115 | State ID: AWO5

Are you ready for a beautiful career?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy you will be looking at a career as a beauty therapist.

Some of the skills and treatments you will learn are:

  • Facials and specialised facials
  • Body massage
  • Waxing
  • Lash and brows
  • Makeup application
  • Spray tanning
  • Eye lash extensions
  • Retail and sales operations

Our product training is led by industry specialists and we also teach the latest beauty trends.

You will also have the opportunity to apply your skills in our Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Beauty therapist and Beauty salon assistant.
Further Study Option(s)
Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Mandurah

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Murdoch

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah One year No No selection criteria
Murdoch One year No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Bunbury

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Two semesters No No selection criteria
Bunbury Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Diploma of Community Services

National ID: CHC52015 | State ID: AWM0

Do you want to make a real difference?

Complete this qualification and you could be working in community services, case management or social housing, involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

You will have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management, providing direct support to individuals or groups. You may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case managementprogram coordination or the development of new business opportunities.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Program Coordinator, Early Intervention Worker, or Case Manager.
Further Study Option(s)
Diploma of Counselling, Graduates may be eligible for University entry into Social Science courses

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Leederville

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Leederville Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Armadale

Bentley

Mandurah

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Armadale One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Bentley One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Mandurah One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
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Albany

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

National ID: HLT33015 | State ID: AWK5

Working alongside allied health staff is a growing industry

Gain the skills to assist allied health professionals (physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists) with the implementation of maintenance therapy programs to improve a client's quality of life.

During this course, you will learn how to work with children, adults and older people with a range of physical disabilities, mental health conditions, developmental delays, communication difficulties and/or social disadvantage. You will have access to a team of allied health professionals who are able to share their experiences and support your learning throughout the course.

Online learning makes up part of the course delivery and access to online resources to reinforce classroom learning is provided. You will be supported in learning the required knowledge and skills through classroom discussions and simulation activities before undertaking a full-time work placement.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Therapy Aide, Therapist Assistant, Physiotherapy Assistant, Allied Health Assistant and Speech Pathology Assistant. Further Study Option(s) Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy)

Course overview

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Joondalup (Mclarty Ave)

Mount Lawley

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Mclarty Ave) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Mount Lawley One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
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Albany

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

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