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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 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 II in Hospitality

National ID: SIT20316 | State ID: AZW1

Do you want a career that could take you all over the world?

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have a defined and limited range of hospitality operational skills and basic industry knowledge. They are involved in mainly routine and repetitive tasks and work under direct supervision.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in various hospitality settings such as restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.

Gain these skills:

  • serve alcohol responsibly
  • make espresso coffee
  • serve food
  • provide excellent customer service
  • comply with hygiene standards
  • workplace health and safety

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Bar attendant, bottle shop attendant, café attendant, catering assistant, food and beverage attendant, front office assistant, gaming attendant, porter and room attendant.

Further Study Option(s)
Certificate III in Hospitality, Certificate IV in Hospitality, Diploma of Hospitality Management

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Bentley

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

Bunbury

  • 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
Bunbury 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.

Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies

National ID: ICT40815 | State ID: AVZ6

Become a digital guru!

Garner your creativity and step towards a leading digital media career with the Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies.

Gain these skills:

  • create digital visual effects
  • work with digital images
  • create interactive media
  • engage in digital content creation
  • design for interactive websites
  • develop projects using 2D and 3D animation technologies
  • develop eLearning design skills

You will acquire valuable experience in supporting projects, fulfilling client expectations, working in a digital media environment and with workplace health and safety.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

When you complete the Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies, you will be an attractive applicant for in-demand IT roles such as digital media designer, digital media producer, digital content producer, interactive media designer, online digital producer and digital/social media coordinator. Further Study Option(s) Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games, Diploma of Digital Media Technologies

Course overview

View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Margaret River

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Margaret River Two semesters 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.

Certificate III in Business Administration

National ID: BSB30415 | State ID: AVS2

Do you want the skills for a flexible career that could take you anywhere?

When you complete the Certificate III in Business Administration you'll have skills that employers are looking for, making you ideal for roles in data entry, customer service, or as an office or accounts clerk, secretary or receptionist.

You will gain skills and knowledge in basic MYOB, workplace organisation, workplace health and safety, spreadsheets, and organising schedules, word processing, electronic presentations and much more.

With industry and government forecasting a growing demand for office workers in coming years, you'll be ready for recruiting.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further Study Option(s) Certificate IV in Business, Certificate IV in Business Administration, Diploma of Business Administration

Course overview

View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Busselton

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Manjimup

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Narrogin

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Busselton Six months No No selection criteria
Manjimup Six months No No selection criteria
Margaret River Six months No No selection criteria
Narrogin Six months No No selection criteria

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

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA66

Learn how to empower and support the independence of our elders needing care and join one of Australia's fastest growing industries

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) you will be ready to start a rewarding career providing direct care to clients in residential, home and community settings.

Aged Care Workers provide personal, physical and emotional support to older people who require assistance with daily living. When you provide support to older people you are able to make a tremendous difference to their quality of life and achieve real personal satisfaction through your work. Aged care work is rewarding in itself and provides the opportunity to meet a wide variety of older people.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Aged Carer, Personal Care Worker and Personal Carer. Further Study Option(s) Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (McLarty Ave)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Midland

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Mount Lawley

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Ave) One semester No No selection criteria
Midland One semester No No selection criteria
Mount Lawley 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

Denmark

  • 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

Margaret River

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Mount Barker

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Narrogin

  • 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
Denmark 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
Margaret River One semester No No selection criteria
Mount Barker 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 Supply Chain Operations

National ID: TLI30319 | State ID: BFD1

Forecast a supply chain career

Learn the basic skills in supply chain work to join the growing transport and logistics workforce.

Gain these skills:

  • Pick, pack and prepare stock for racking in a warehouse
  • Receive, handle and despatch customer orders
  • Build an understanding of the warehousing, logistics and supply chain industries
  • Team work and customer service
  • Manual handling technical skills
  • Work, health and safety

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Logistics operator | Warehouse operator
Supply chain administration operator | Supply chain administration officer | Rail terminal operator

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Logistics, Diploma of Logistics

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Fremantle

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

Busselton

  • No duration set
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Manjimup

  • No duration set
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • No duration set
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Busselton No duration set No No selection criteria
Manjimup No duration set No No selection criteria
Margaret River No duration set No No selection criteria

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

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

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