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Distance learning + face-to-face workshops

Courses in this category involve a combination of distance learning and small group face-to-face delivery, including training blocks, workshops and assessments. Students studying this way will complete the theory component through a variety of ways such as webinars, workbooks or online study groups.

Students will attend training blocks and workshops when required. Risk assessments will be undertaken for each new training block to ensure correct social distancing restrictions and hygiene protocols are applied.

Both components of these courses are supported by lecturers through email and phone contact, and in-person where appropriate.

The courses listed below can be delivered through a combination of distance learning and small face-to-face workshops for skills development and assessment.

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National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
SFI20119 BEI8 Aquaculture
Certificate II Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Full-time
Part-time
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.

SFI30119 BEI5 Aquaculture
Certificate III Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Full-time
Part-time
aquaculture, aqua, cert 3 aqua

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.

AUR20218 BDQ6 Automotive Air Conditioning Technology
Certificate II Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Full-time
Part-time
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 Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Full-time
Part-time
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.

 

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AUR21916 BAF6 Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology
Certificate II Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Full-time
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.

AUR20716 BAF0 Automotive Vocational Preparation
Certificate II Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Full-time
Part-time
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.

SHB30115 AWO7 Beauty Services
Certificate III Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Part-time

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, allowing treatment to be applied in a professional manner.

Participants will learn how to perform a range of beauty services, including:

  • Waxing
  • Tanning
  • Manicure and pedicures
  • Nail art
  • Brow treatments

Students will have the opportunity to develop more advanced skills of their choice through the selection of elective units.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

SHB40115 AWO5 Beauty Therapy
Certificate IV Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Part-time
Beautician, beauty therapy, beauty salon, beauty business, beauty, facial, waxing, massage, nails, nail art

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

If you would like to work at a beauty salon, day spa or run your own beauty business, then this course is perfect for you.

Participants will develop skills in:

  • Facial massage
  • Lash and brow treatments
  • Nail art
  • Make-up
  • Waxing
  • Body massage and treatments
  • Retail product sales and advice

This course comprises both theory and practical study and will be conducted in the classroom and onsite in a practicing hair and beauty salon. Participants who complete the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy will have the skills necessary to provide customers with a professional range of beauty treatments and services.

 

CPC32011 D409 Carpentry and Joinery
Half price
Certificate III Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Full-time
Carpenter, joiner, carpenter and joiner, C&J, cert 3 carpentry and joinery

Build your future with a carpentry and joinery apprenticeship.

The Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery must be completed as part of an apprenticeship, and upon successful completion, allows participants to work as a qualified carpenter and joiner. Apprentices will learn through a combination of on-the-job training and block training at North Regional TAFE.

Throughout this course, participants will be trained to work on dwelling up to two-stories high. Participants will acquire skills that enable them to specialise in both carpentry and joinery required to construct residential dwellings.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Use carpentry tools and equipment
  • Read and interpret plans
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Carry out general demolition of minor structures
  • Install flooring systems
  • Construct wall and ceiling frames
  • Erect roof trusses and construct pitched roofs and eaves
  • Carry out simple concreting
  • Follow OH&S procedures and requirements
  • Work safely at heights

 

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RII20715 AZF8 Civil Construction
Half price
Certificate II Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Full-time
Part-time
Civil construction, plant and machine operation, cert 2 civil, cert 2 civil construction

Build a big future in the civil construction and mining industry.

The Certificate II in Civil Construction is an entry-level course, giving participants a taste of the civil construction and mining industry. 

Participants will learn how to:

  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Read and interpret plans
  • Undertake manual excavation
  • Use hand and power tools
  • Operate small plant equipment
  • Meet OH&S requirements

Successful completion of this course will enable participants to enter the workforce with skills acquired to work safely to industry standards.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

 

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RII30815 AZG2 Civil Construction Plant Operations
Half price
Certificate III Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Full-time
Part-time
Civil construction, cert 3 civil, cert 3 civil construction, machine operation, machine operator

Build a big future in the civil construction and mining industry.

The Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations provides participants with the skills to work as an operator within the civil construction industry.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Read and interpret plans
  • Undertake manual excavation
  • Support plant operations
  • Handle resources and infrastructure materials safely
  • Operate small equipment
  • Use hand and power tools

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

 

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SIT30816 AZU5 Commercial Cookery
Half price
Certificate III Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Full-time
Part-time
Commercial cookery, head chef, cook, cooking training, cert 3 commercial cookery, chef apprenticeship, broome chef training, certificate 3 cookery

Passionate about the smells, sights, sounds, textures and tastes of the kitchen?

The Certificate III in Commercial Cookery allows you to do what you love every day and get paid for it - through a career as a commercial chef!

Students will learn how to plan, organise, prepare and cook food in a commercial kitchen. Throughout the course, participants will learn how to prepare a range of simple and complex entrée, main and dessert dishes, using their own discretion and judgement. Participants will also gain skills in food safety, cleaning, hygiene and workplace health and safety.

Students will practice the skills they have learnt in a simulated work environment, as well as on the job.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

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MEM20105 W233 Engineering
Certificate II Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Full-time
Part-time
Engineering, cert 2 engineering, apprentice engineer, certificate 2 engineering

Explore your options in the diverse engineering industry.

The Certificate II in Engineering provides participants with an overview of a range of specialist areas within the metals and engineering industry.

Participants will learn skills in:

  • Using tools
  • Measuring and calculating
  • Technical drawing and drafting
  • Load shifting
  • Thermal cutting
  • Using forging and casting equipment
  • Welding

Participant will also learn about safety in the workplace, computing and maths. Participants will be able to practice the skills they have learned in a workshop environment.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

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SIT30316 AZV6 Guiding
Half price
Certificate III Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Full-time
Part-time
Guiding, tour guide, exploring, adventure

Seeking a career that can take you places? The North West provides an exceptional setting for guide training at some of the most spectacular sites in the country.

The Certificate III in Guiding provides participants with the key skills to operate as a successful tour guide.

The course covers:

  • First aid
  • Customer service
  • Guide work
  • Leadership
  • Hazard assessment

As a tour guide you may visit many stunning remote areas including waterfalls, Indigenous art sites, World Heritage areas such as Purnunlulu National Park (Bungle Bungles), Karijini National Park and the picturesque Kimberley Coast. Previous completion of the Kakadu and Uluru Guides Accreditations contribute towards this qualification - please speak to your lecturer during the enrolment process to discuss your options.

If you are looking for a way to incorporate your enthusiasm for travel into work, then the Certificate III in Guiding could open the door to a successful career that allows you to travel the world!

Are you currently working as a tour guide? This is your chance to get formal recognition of your skills.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

 

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SHB30416 BAA1 Hairdressing
Certificate III Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Part-time
Hair, hairdresser, hairdressing, hairstyles, salon, scissors

Ready to enter into a stylish hairdressing career?

The Certificate III in Hairdressing is the minimum trade-level qualification required to practice hairdressing in Australia. Delivered in conjunction with a hairdressing apprenticeship, students will learn all facets of the hairdressing industry.

The following areas are covered in this course:

  • Colouring​​​​​​
  • Cutting
  • Styling
  • Hair treatments
  • Client consultation
  • Selling products and services
  • Working as part of a team
  • Making financial transactions

Upon completion, students will possess a range of well-developed skills using discretion and judgement while being responsible for their own workload.

Please note: This course must be undertaken as part of an apprenticeship.

AUR31116 BAF2 Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology
Half price
Certificate III Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Heavy diesel, heavy diesel mechanic, mechanic, automotive, auto, cert 3 auto, heavy diesel apprentice, auto apprenticeship

Interested in a career in the heavy automotive industry?

Undertaken as part of an apprenticeship, this qualification enables participants to become a heavy diesel mechanic, servicing and repairing trucks, buses and earthmoving equipment in the automotive industry.

Throughout this course, participants will apply their practical skills, while gaining an understanding of how to inspect and service engines, test, use and maintain equipment, and diagnose and repair a range of mechanical problems.

This qualification is delivered in blocks, over a period of three years.

 

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SIT30616 AZT7 Hospitality
Half price
Certificate III Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Full-time
Part-time
Hospitality, food and beverage attendant, housekeeper

A qualification in the dynamic hospitality industry could be your master key to new places, new people and new culture!

Students who complete the Certificate III in Hospitality will have the skills to work effectively in the hospitality industry, while coaching junior staff on correct practices. Graduates will be competent in the responsible service of alcohol, food and drink service, complying with food hygiene standards and providing recommendations to customers.

Students will learn how to be a team player and serve food and beverage in a fun and support environment, supported by industry experts who share a passion for the world of hospitality.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

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This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21.  This course is offered at the below campuses, subject to minimum numbers being met. Other locations may be available by arrangement.

SIT20416 AZW7 Kitchen Operations
Half price
Certificate II Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Part-time
Chef, trainee chef, cooking, hospitality, food

Want a taste of the commercial cookery industry?

The Certificate II in Kitchen Operations is an entry-level qualification, providing students with the basic food preparation and cookery skills required to work in a commercial kitchen.

Students will learn how to:

  • Plan and prepare dishes using basic cooking methods
  • Use effective communication
  • Comply with workplace hygiene
  • Adhere to occupational health and safety standards

This qualification can be completed as part of a traineeship and is a perfect stepping stone into the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, which is ideal for aspiring chefs.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

 

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AUR30616 BAE6 Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
Half price
Certificate III Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Full-time
Part-time
Light vehicle mechanic, mechanic, auto, automotive, cert 3 auto, cert 3 light auto

Accelerate your career in the automotive industry!

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology allows participants to practice as a light vehicle mechanic. Participants will gain the skills to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles.

Participants will gain skills in:

  • Electrical and mechanical fundamentals
  • Engine, transmission and suspension repair
  • Light vehicle servicing

This qualification develops existing workers and prepares new employees for work in the light vehicle servicing and repair industry. Participants can also study this qualification as part of a light vehicle mechanical apprenticeship at North Regional TAFE. 

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

 

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SHB20116 AZZ4 Retail Cosmetics
Certificate II Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Full-time
Part-time
Beauty therapy, retail cosmetics, cosmetics, sales assistant, retail, beauty

Try your hand in the beauty industry!

The Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics is an entry-level qualification, providing participants with the skills needed to work as a retail sales assistant selling and demonstrating beauty and cosmetic products.

During this course, participants will gain the skills and knowledge required to apply make-up products for day as well as hair styles for evening or special occasions.

Participants will also learn how to consult with clients, analyse face and skin, and demonstrate how to apply make-up products to suit each individual client's needs or make-up brief.

SHB20216 BAA3 Salon Assistant
Certificate II Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Part-time
Salon assistant, hairdressing, cut hair, hair, hair salon, entry to hairdressing

Ready to enter into a stylish career?

The Certificate II in Salon Assistant is an entry-level qualification, providing participants with the skills to work as an assistant in a hair salon. Participants will develop foundation skills and knowledge required in hairdressing salons to provide client services assistance.

Training is focussed on the following areas:

  • Shampooing
  • Customer service
  • Drying hair
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Sales
  • Handling stock
  • Communication skills
  • OH&S practices

Students will learn everything they need to provide a top quality service!

Broome students: Did you know you can complete part of this course through a skill set? Visit our Salon Reception Skill Set page for more information!

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