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Certificate I in New Opportunities for Women (NOW)

National ID: 52771WA | State ID: YU05

Are you a woman looking to return to study or the workforce? Do you want to improve your general skills and knowledge? 

This course serves as a bridging program for women who have typically had a break from the workforce and are looking to embark on a new career direction.

The course offers women an opportunity to explore various career options, build self-confidence and gain academic standards necessary to enter vocational offerings.

You will develop your skills in managing personal and family health and safety, developing strategies to succeed in learning, increasing personal effectiveness, establishing personal goals, exploring career options, developing a career action plan, examining further education and training opportunities, improving written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, performing simple maths for everyday situations and developing basic computer skills.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Graduates of this course will have the foundation knowledge for everyday life and further learning. Further Study Option(s) This qualification will help you move from a training environment to employment or further education.

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Midland

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester No No selection criteria
Midland One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Busselton

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

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

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
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Thornlie

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Thornlie Three semesters No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

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

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

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 IV in Education Support

National ID: CHC40213 | State ID: J590

Engage your passion for working with children and supporting their individual needs

Training to be an Education Assistant is the course for you.

The Certificate IV in Education Support will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist the teaching staff in schools and provide care, instruction and supervision in kindergarten, pre-primary, primary and secondary school. 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 and disabilities. You will also learn how to work with children and young people at risk of harm, work effectively with culturally diverse students, families and co-workers.

Certificate IV in Education Support 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:

Teachers' Aide | Teachers' Assistant | Education Aids | Teachers' Aide | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Worker

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

Mandurah

Murdoch

Rockingham

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
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Busselton

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Collie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Harvey

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Katanning

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Manjimup

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Narrogin

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Busselton One semester No No selection criteria
Collie One semester No No selection criteria
Esperance One semester No No selection criteria
Harvey One semester No No selection criteria
Katanning One semester No No selection criteria
Manjimup One semester No No selection criteria
Margaret River One semester No No selection criteria
Narrogin One semester No No selection criteria

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.

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

National ID: CHC43015 | State ID: AWM9

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to plan, develop, implement and monitor programs and services for older people. You will learn skills to assess the needs of older people with complex circumstances and plan and conduct group and recreation programs for older people. You will also learn how to monitor services, implement and monitor health and safety policies and procedures and organise an effective work environment. As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

This qualification builds on the skills and knowledge of the participant would have gained in Certificate III in Individual Support or Certificate III in Aged Care.

The units of study are more demanding and provide a deeper understanding of the issues concerning aged clients and service provision for this target group.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Aged Care Coordinator, Personal Care Worker, Community Worker or Aged Care Worker. Further Study Option(s) Diploma of Community Services

Course overview

View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Busselton

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Narrogin

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Busselton 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.

Certificate III in Community Services

National ID: CHC3201 | State ID: AWJ2

Do you want to make a difference for communities?

When you complete the Certificate III in Community Services you'll be on your way to a career as a youth worker, support worker, or family carer.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively and appropriately with individuals and groups in a variety of settings, gathering and providing information, advocacy and community development, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

You will also gain an understanding of mental health, alcohol, drug, and domestic violence services.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Community Support Worker, Welfare Worker, Youth Worker, Aboriginal Intake and Referral Worker, Aboriginal Community Developmental Worker.

Further Study Option(s)
Certificate IV in Community Services, Certificate IV in Mental Health, Certificate IV in Youth Work, Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

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

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Bentley

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Mandurah

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Murdoch

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

Albany

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Busselton

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Collie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Harvey

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

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

Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology

National ID: ICT20115 | State ID: AVZ2

Begin your IT career pathway and enhance your employability skills!

When you complete the Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology you will have made a start towards a career in information technology, or be ready for employment using a range of technologies.

Gain these skills:

  • Word processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Databases and email 
  • Work with digital images
  • Install software
  • Collaborate using social media
  • Gain workplace health and safety knowledge 

Higher level studies are strongly recommended.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

General clerk, Office assistant, and Office support worker. Further Study Option(s) Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology

Course overview

View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Busselton

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Six months No No selection criteria
Busselton Six months No No selection criteria
Esperance Six months No No selection criteria

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

Certificate IV in Business

National ID: BSB40215 | State ID: AVV9

Do you want a career among tomorrow's business leaders?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Business you will have a practical foundation to take you into a number of business and corporate careers: office management, start-up business planning and marketing, and customer service.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to manage customer needs and feedback, develop and promote products and services, and play a supporting role in the recruitment of staff. You will acquire valuable experience in making presentations to groups, working in effective teams, and with workplace health and safety.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

General Clerk, Clerical Officer, Office Administrator  

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Business or a range of other Diploma qualifications

Course overview

View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Busselton

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Six months No No selection criteria
Busselton Six months No No selection criteria
Esperance Six months No No selection criteria
Margaret River Six months No No selection criteria

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

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