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North Regional TAFE provides high-quality vocational training, apprenticeships, traineeships and short courses that can lead to an exciting career.
You can study full-time, part-time or online. Our training delivery is flexible to suit your needs.

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IAA17 4WD Training - General Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Kununurra Campus

Can you handle the Kimberley?

This course is great for those who are new to the Kimberley, regularly travel through the region, or would simply like to boost their four wheel driving skills.

Over two days, participants will be guided through the operation and recovery of a four wheel drive in off-road conditions.

Please bring along:

  • Current driver’s licence
  • 4WD with a full tank of fuel
  • Closed in shoes
  • Hat, sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Plenty of water
CUA20415 AZN8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts Certificate II Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
On the job/on location
Part-time
Broome Campus
Aboriginal artist, indigenous art, artist, cert 2 art, torres strait islander art, ATSI ar

Are you passionate about cultural art?

The Certificate II in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Art will help students develop the basic art-making skills underpinning visual arts and craft practices.

Students will complete oral and written coursework and gain hands-on skills through independent and collaborative projects. Throughout the course, participants will work closely with the local Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community to establish a reference group and use local cultural knowledge necessary to achieve some units of competency.

After successfully completing this qualification, participants could progress into a number of positions including Aboriginal visual arts worker, community arts centre trainee, community arts workshop trainee or ceramics studio trainee.

CUA30515 AZN9 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts Certificate III Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
On the job/on location
Part-time
Broome Campus
Visual arts, artist, arts and craft professional, cert 3 art, ATSI art

Are you passionate about cultural art?

The Certificate III in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts helps students gain the skills  to produce a range of art and craft works, and select, adapt and transfer those skills to many situations. Participants will be expected to work closely with the local Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community, which will prepare them to communicate more broadly about the creative industries within the community.

This qualification prepares students for the higher level learning that supports professional art practices. Following completion, participants could work in a number of roles including Aboriginal visual arts worker, community arts centre assistant, community arts workshop assistant, ceramics studio assistant or emerging practicing artist.

FNS50217 BDP8 Accounting Diploma On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Accountant, accounting, accounts, diploma accounting, dip accounting

Crunch the numbers with a career as an accountant.

The Diploma of Accounting provides participants with the opportunity to undertake professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries, including tax agents, accounts payable and accounts receivable officers, payroll service providers, and employees performing a range of accounting tasks for organisations in a range of industries.

Participants will learn how to apply solutions to a range of often complex problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. Participants will learn how to plan, coordinate and evaluate their own work and provide guidance to others within defined guidelines.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

FNS40217 BDQ3 Accounting and Bookkeeping Certificate IV Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
Mixed mode
On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Bookkeeper, bookkeeping, book keeper, accounts, accounting, cert 4 bookkeeping, cert 4 accounting and bookkeeping, certificate 4 bookkeeping

Crunch the numbers with a career in accounting and bookkeeping.

The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping provides participants with an opportunity to work as a bookkeeper in a business or within their own practice. Participants will learn skills to develop their bookkeeping and financial report preparation knowledge, complete all bookkeeping requirements and complete BAS information for employers and clients.

Participants will also be able to develop a range of generic business skills. This qualification is recognised as meeting the future requirements for bookkeepers wishing to provide BAS services as a professional contract bookkeeper, either working under the direction of a Tax Agent/Public Accountant, for a bookkeeping business or franchise, or as a BAS service provider.

FNS30317 BDQ0 Accounts Administration Certificate III Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
Mixed mode
On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Kununurra Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Accounting, accounts, accountant, account administration, accounts admin, cert 3 accounts admin, certificate 3 accounts administration

Enter an industry you can count on.

The Certificate III in Accounts Administration is suitable for participants who wish to work in the administration side of accounting. This includes financial data entry, processing accounts and payrolls, producing financial reports and providing customer service in financial transactions.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Design and produce business documents
  • Operate computerised accounting systems
  • Perform and process financial transactions and extract reports
  • Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

CHC43015 AWM9 Ageing Support Certificate IV Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Kununurra Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Wyndham Campus
Aged care worker, aged care, ageing support, residential support, home care support, cert 4 aged, cert 4 ageing support

Make a positive difference in the lives of others.

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support is suitable for aged care workers who are responsible for the personal, physical and emotional support of older people in assisted living arrangements. Participants who undertake this course will undertake specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments.

Participants will learn how to develop, facilitate and review individualised service planning and delivery, demonstrating leadership and independence.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

AHC20116 BCZ7 Agriculture Certificate II Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
On the job/on location
Broome Campus
agriculture, ag, station, stockman, stockmen, stockperson, muster, mustering, cattle, horse, horsemanship, machine maintenance, machinery, fencing

A career in agriculture is not only a job but a unique way of life, often away from bustling cities and towns.

The Certificate II in Agriculture is an entry-level course suitable for students who wish to try their hand in cattle station operations. Participants will learn through hands-on training, reflecting the cycle of work on a cattle station.

Participants will undertake a range of activities including:

  • Preparing for the mustering season
  • Livestock mustering, handling and husbandry activities
  • End-of-year maintenance

Students will gain comprehensive knowledge of animal handling techniques including horsemanship and cattle management, fencing, station and machinery maintenance, and weed management skills. This qualification can lead participants on an exciting path from year 1 stockman, to head stockman and eventually, station manager.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

AHC30116 BCW6 Agriculture Certificate III Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
On the job/on location
Broome Campus
agriculture, ag, station, stockman, stockmen, stockperson, muster, mustering, cattle, horse, horsemanship, machine maintenance, machinery, fencing, station manager

A career in agriculture is not only a job but a unique way of life, often away from bustling cities and towns.

The Certificate III in Agriculture enables individuals to select a livestock production, cropping or livestock context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed farming enterprises, both cropping and livestock.

Industry expects individuals with this qualification to perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

AHC40116 BDF2 Agriculture Certificate IV Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
On the job/on location
Broome Campus
agriculture, ag, station, stockman, stockmen, stockperson, muster, mustering, cattle, horse, horsemanship, machine maintenance, machinery, fencing, station manager

A career in agriculture is not only a job but a unique way of life, often away from bustling cities and towns.

The Certificate IV in Agriculture allows participants to develop post-trade skills and knowledge to become specialists within the agriculture industry. The course has been designed to meet the needs of supervisors or team leaders in the agriculture industry.

Industry expects that individuals with this qualification will take responsibility for their own work and for the quality of the work of others within known parameters. They provide and communicate solutions to a range of predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

SFI10111 W982 Aquaculture Certificate I Face-to-face block delivery
Mixed mode
On the job/on location
Broome Campus
Aquaculture, aqua, fish farm assistant, cert 1 aqua, certificate 1 aqua, aquatic, nursery assistant, fish

Turn the ocean into your office with a career in aquaculture.

The Certificate I in Aquaculture represents the minimum requirements for an individual commencing a career as an aquaculturist. This course provides participants with an introduction into the aquaculture environment and some basic skills needed in this area of the seafood industry. It is an appropriate level for an individual undertaking work experience, or in a probationary period in employment.

This qualification is suitable for people working:

  • On aquaculture farms or fishout/put-and-take operations
  • In hatcheries and nurseries
  • In live post-harvest holding facilities, such as processing plants, wholesalers or transporters
  • In pet shops, public aquaria, zoos or other facilities with aquatic animals
  • For companies providing contract specialist services for aquaculture operations

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

SFI20111 W984 Aquaculture Certificate II Face-to-face block delivery
Mixed mode
On the job/on location
Broome Campus
Aquaculture, aqua, cert 2 aqua, field hand, fish, fish farm assistant

Turn the ocean into your office with a career in the aquaculture industry.

The Certificate II in Aquaculture is an entry-level qualification, providing participants with a range of core and underpinning skills relevant to the aquaculture sector.

The course covers:

  • Aquaculture and animal handling
  • Team work and team management
  • Biology and ecology
  • Basic construction
  • Seafood handling

Throughout this course, students will work with a number of aquatic species while monitoring water chemistry, maintaining holding systems, providing feed and other associated activities. Students will undertake basic maintenance and repair work on live holding systems and gain skills in the growth and maintenance of live food for aquaculture.

Upon successful completion, students will have the skills to work as a field hand within the aquaculture sector.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

SFI30111 W986 Aquaculture Certificate III Face-to-face block delivery
Mixed mode
On the job/on location
Broome Campus
Aquaculture, aqua, cert 3 aqua, field hand, fish, fish farm assistant, nursery assistant

Turn the ocean into your office with a career in the aquaculture industry.

The Certificate III in Aquaculture is suitable for participants who have an interest in the aquatic environment, and may be on a pathway to developing their own aquaculture business.

The course covers:

  • Aquaculture and animal handling
  • Team work and team management, including supervision
  • Biology and ecology
  • Basic construction
  • Disease and pest management
  • Hatchery operations
  • Water quality
  • Seafood handling

Throughout this course, students will work with a number of aquatic species while monitoring water chemistry, maintaining holding systems, providing feed and other associated activities. Students will further develop their construction skills for maintaining and repairing live holding systems and will produce and maintain live food for aquaculture. Participants will develop essential skills required to operate in an aquaculture hatchery while working in teams and supervising others undertaking tasks.

Upon successful completion, students will have the skills to work as an aquaculture technician, in live post-harvest holding facilities, in pet shops or other facilities with aquatic animals.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

SFI50111 W990 Aquaculture Diploma On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Broome Campus
Aquaculture, aeua, dip aqua, diploma aquaculture, hatchery manager, fish farm technician, operations manager

Turn the ocean into your office with a career in the aquaculture industry.

The Diploma of Aquaculture is suitable for those who already have experience in the aquaculture industry and wish to develop higher level managerial skills.

Throughout this course, students will:

  • Develop production plans
  • Design an aquaculture system
  • Investigate sustainable husbandry
  • Undertake risk management and disease mitigation for strategic development

Participants will learn about government regulations and restrictions, designing holding systems, developing policies and procedures, implementing new technologies, implementing effective controls and corrective actions, managing production systems, and sourcing external contractors.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

IAA52 Arc Welding Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Arc Welding Skill Set, arc welding, arc, welding, welding training, Gas Metal Arc Welding, GMAW, GMAW welding

Learn how to weld using Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) processes to industry standard.

GMAW is a popular welding process for the vehicle body building industry, and is suited to a wide range of light and heavy applications, from one-tonne tray bodies and tradesman vans, to semi-tippers and road trains. 

This course covers:

  • Identifying welding requirements
  • Preparing materials for welding
  • Preparing equipment for welding
  • Performing routine welding using GMAW

Please note: Participants are required to wear boots, a long sleeved cotton shirt and trousers.

Join us each fortnight on a Tuesday, starting on 17 September. Classes run from 5.00pm - 8.00pm. 

IAD27 Art Therapy Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Art therapy workshop, art therapy fitzroy crossing, art fitzroy, art fx, therapy fx

Art therapy is conducted by a qualified therapist using mediums and modes from the arts.

Have fun learning a range of valuable self-care and brief intervention strategies through a series of workshops.

Participants will:

  • Learn how images influence emotion, thoughts and wellbeing
  • Experience how art therapy can bring about rapid resolution of presenting issues
  • Practice a range of interventions that create change
  • Meet new people and create random acts of artist expression

Discover the creative process itself is truly the most healing part of any art therapy experience!

Join us on Wednesday mornings from 9am - 12pm or come along in the evenings from 5 - 8pm.

CUA30615 AZM8 Arts Administration Certificate III Full-time
Mixed mode
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Visual arts, art, art administration, art admin, artist, event production assistant, gallery assistant

The art industry is significant in the North West of Australia with its vibrant festivals, exhibitions and cultural celebrations.

If you are passionate about the arts and want to work in one of the many varied areas of arts administration -  or are already working in the field and would like to earn a nationally recognised qualification - this is the course for you!

Participants will learn about a broad range of art outlets including galleries, museums and theatres, while gaining a strong understanding of the administrative and system requirements of the business. Participants will also learn how to use office technology and computer application software.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

IAC37 AusChem Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Kununurra Campus
chemical handling, auschem, chem handling, chemical short course, applying chemical training

Get trained in chemical risk management.

This course guides participants through the safe application, transportation and storage of chemicals, while meeting the requirements of State and Federal bodies.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Determine the need for chemical use
  • Identify the appropriate chemical
  • Prepare for chemical use according to label and MSDS
  • Identify conditions for safely applying chemicals
  • List procedures for cleaning up following chemical application
  • Record application details
  • Determine how to transport and handle chemicals
  • Identify how to store chemical safely
  • Record storage details
  • Read and interpret label and MSDS directions for safe transport, handling and storage

Upon completion, students will receive an AusChem accreditation.

AUR20218 BDQ6 Automotive Air Conditioning Technology Certificate II Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
On the job/on location
Part-time
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Air con fitter, automotive aircon, air conditioning technology, automotive, auto, cert 2 auto aircon, cert 2 auto

Accelerate your career in the automotive industry!

This qualification will equip participants with the ability to perform a range of tasks relating to servicing and repairing air conditioning components and systems of cars and heavy vehicles in an automotive service and repair business.

Participants will learn how to test and repair basic electric circuits; diagnose, repair, retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems; carry out diagnostic procedures, as well as a range of other tasks.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

AUR20516 BAD1 Automotive Servicing Technology Certificate II Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
Mixed mode
On the job/on location
Part-time
Broome Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Mechanic, auto, car service, apprentice mechanic, cert 2 auto, cert 2 auto servicing

Accelerate your career in the automotive industry!

The Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology is an entry-level qualification, providing participants with basic electrical and mechanical skills, and the ability to service a car. Throughout this course, participants will learn how to repair engines, transmission and suspension on light vehicles.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
  • Meet workplace OHS requirements
  • Identify basic automotive faults
  • Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment
  • Service final drive assemblies
  • Service final drive (driveline)
  • Understand job roles and employment in the industry

This course is intended to prepare new employees for the industry, and to recognise and develop existing workers who are performing servicing and maintenance of vehicles in an automotive service or repair business.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

AUR21916 BAF6 Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology Certificate II Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
On the job/on location
Broome Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tyre fitter, mechanic, car service, cert 2 auto, cert 2 auto service

Accelerate your career in the automotive industry!

Gain the skills and knowledge to perform a range of tasks related to the servicing of tyres including motorcycles, light vehicles, heavy vehicles, agricultural vehicles, earth moving and off-the-road vehicles in an automotive service and repair business.

This qualification prepares new employees and recognises and develops existing workers who service a range of vehicle tyres in an automotive service or repair business.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

AUR10116 BAD6 Automotive Vocational Preparation Certificate I Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Part-time
Broome Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Vehicle servicing, automotive, auto, cert 1 auto prep, mechanic

Jump start your career in the automotive industry!

This qualification provides an introductory into the automotive retail, service and repair industries. It also acts as entry into further training in several sectors.

Throughout this course, participants will learn how to undertake a range of simple automotive tasks under close supervision.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

AUR20716 BAF0 Automotive Vocational Preparation Certificate II Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
Part-time
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Automotive, mechanic, auto, vehicle service assistant, vehicle service, cert 2 auto, cert 2 automotive

Accelerate your career in the automotive industry!

Are you considering a career in the automotive industry, but don't know where to start? This qualification provides the perfect introduction!

Participants will learn how to identify and inspect mechanical and electrical components and systems of automotive vehicles and equipment, as well as perform minor maintenance and repair to an automotive vehicle body. This qualification prepares participants to work as a vehicle service assistant or progress into an automotive mechanical apprenticeship.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

IAA15 Barista Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Karratha Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Barista Skill Set, barista, coffee training

Do you want to learn how to make a perfect espresso coffee in a café, restaurant, or just to enjoy at home?

This course will teach participants how to fluently speak the language of espresso and all the basics on how to make the very best espresso coffee using a commercial espresso machine, storage of coffee, cleaning, care and preventative maintenance of machinery.

You will make a range of espresso coffees using top quality freshly roasted beans from around the world, including:

  • Cappuccino
  • Espresso
  • Macchiato
  • Ristretto
  • Mocha and more...
SHB30115 AWO7 Beauty Services Certificate III Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
On the job/on location
Part-time
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Karratha Campus

Make people look and feel their best everyday with a career in the beauty industry!

The Certificate III in Beauty Services guides participants through a range of beauty treatments and services, including waxing and nail care. This course has been specifically designed to develop participants' skills in customer service, product sales and financial transactions, allow