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Diploma of Youth Work

National ID: CHC50413 | State ID: J597

Youth Workers coordinate and manage the development and delivery of services and programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people.

During this course, you will learn skills that enable you to respond to young people in crisis and the ability to respond to critical situations as well as the management of finances, work safety and the work environment.

As part of this qualification, you will undertake a supervised

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a youth worker, juvenile justice worker, case manager, residential support worker and community education worker, youth and family service coordinator and youth support worker. Further Study Option(s) Diploma of Counselling, Bachelor of Youth Work (ECU) or other Bachelor courses in Social Science and Social Work

Course overview

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Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

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

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:

This diploma will provide you with the skills and knowledge to manage the operation 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. 

Job titles include:

  • 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.

Diploma of Engineering - Technical

National ID: MEM50212 | State ID: J367

Are you ready for a technically advanced engineering career?

Advance your career with a technical engineering qualification. The Diploma of Engineering - Technical covers a diverse range of theoretical and technical skills for pursuing a career in the mechanical, mechatronic, manufacturing and maintenance engineering fields. This course emphasises the transfer of theoretical concepts to practical real-life applications to ensure our students graduate with job-ready skills. 

Gain these skills:

  • engineering drafting and design
  • analytical work involving manufacturing and fabrication techniques
  • application of engineering principlessystems and processes
  • drawing and designing mechanical equipment
  • maintain mechanical systems
  • workplace health and safety

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

This course has a university study pathway as at 28 October 2019. Further Study Option(s) Advanced Diploma of Engineering

Course overview

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Munster

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Munster One year No No selection criteria

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

Diploma of Building Design

National ID: CPP50911 | State ID: D772

Further your designing career in the building and construction industry

This course builds on the skills obtained in the Certificate IV in Residential Drafting and provides more drafting and design experience in ArchiCAD and Revit software for residential and small-scale building projects.

You will cover principles of energy efficient design and sustainability for design projects and occupational health and safety requirements for this booming industry.

Once you have completed this Diploma you will be able to work in a design office on commercial and residential projects with architects, builders, and project managers.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification prepares you for roles such as: Building Designer, Architectural Draftsperson and Building Drafter. Other job titles may include: Building Contractor and Architectural Drafter.

Course overview

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Perth

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth Two semesters No No selection criteria
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Bunbury

  • 24 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Bunbury 24 months No No selection criteria

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

Diploma of Graphic Design

National ID: CUA50715 | State ID: AZK6

Complete this Diploma and you will be well equipped to find employment with experience in running live briefs and advanced software skills

Study the Diploma of Graphic Design and you will develop advanced techniques in InDesign and Illustrator and use them to design annual reports, corporate identities, packaging and other press-ready artwork.
The Diploma also provides in-depth exposure to web design using WordPress, user interfaces, an introduction to game graphics using Unity and the current trend of UX Design (User Experience).

You will also learn 3D modelling using Trimble Sketchup to assist in visualising packaging, signage and concept art and bring them to life with Octane renderer. The Diploma course also gives you the opportunity to continue explorations into concept development, creative thinking, online social media advertising and digital illustration using Corel Painter.

We usually run several live briefs with external clients, mainly not-for-profit organisations, to replicate real client experiences. From this exposure, you will also learn about the business aspect of graphic design.

At the Diploma level, it is expected that you will work with a certain level of autonomy regarding research and time management.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Job titles may include: Graphic Design Assistant, Web and Multimedia Design Assistant Further Study Option(s) Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

Course overview

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Perth

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

Esperance

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Esperance Two semesters 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:

Successful completion of the qualification prepares you for roles such as: Beauty practitioner | Beauty therapist | Beauty consultant | Dermal therapist | Laser safety officer.

Further Study Option(s)

Students wishing to advance their IPL skills can continue study in the Vocational Graduate Certificate in Intense Pulse Light and Laser Hair Reduction.

Course overview

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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
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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:

When you complete the Diploma of Community Services you'll be on your way to a team leading career as a 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

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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

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Armadale One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Bentley 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.

Diploma of Remedial Massage

National ID: HLT52015 | State ID: AWI6

This course will provide you with the latest remedial massage techniques. Whilst studying you will practice in a variety of clinical and sporting environments with clients ranging from people with disabilities to elite athletes.

On completion you will be eligible to apply for all private health care provider numbers (including Medibank) through nationally accredited massage associations.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

When you complete the Diploma of Remedial Massage you could become a remedial massage therapist who works with clients presenting with soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance or restrictions in range of motion (ROM). Remedial Massage Therapists may be self-employed or work within a larger health service. Further Study Option(s) University

Course overview

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Perth

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

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

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

Diploma of Business

National ID: BSB50215 | State ID: AVU9

Expand your business skills and learn to build effective relationships

When you complete the Diploma of Business, you will have what it takes for a career in both the government and private sectors.

You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and skills to build and manage a capable team, recruit the right people, develop your team's skills, and managing organisational risk.

You will acquire valuable experience in undertaking projects, facilitating effective meetings, managing risk and effectively using administrative and business information systems.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further Study Option(s) Advanced Diploma of Business, a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications or University

Course overview

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Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Perth

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) Three semesters No No selection criteria
Perth One semester No No selection criteria
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Esperance

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

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

Diploma of Legal Services

National ID: BSB52215 | State ID: AVS5

The legal industry is looking for graduates with good people skills and knowledge of different areas of law

This course will provide you with skills and knowledge to support legal practitioners in various legal fields or as a legal officer within the public service, the courts or the private sector.

Your studies cover such areas as compliance, civil procedure, corporations law, property law, and wills and probate.

Enhance your employability with units like nurturing professional relationships and professional practice.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Job opportunities may include: Legal Executive, Executive Assistant (Legal), Legal Services Support Officer and Paralegal. . Further Study Option(s) Advanced standing in the first year of a university degree; check with the relevant university for more information.

Course overview

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Perth

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

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

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