North Regional TAFE (NR TAFE) is the largest provider of training and vocational services in the north of Western Australia, servicing communities and industries across a region exceeding one million square kilometres. NR TAFE has 11 campuses throughout the Kimberley and Pilbara regions. The College’s four largest delivery centres are located in Broome, Kununurra, Karratha and Pundulmurra (South Hedland).
The College delivers more than 150 nationally recognised Qualifications and Short Courses each year to over 8,000 students. Training is also offered in non-accredited programs, Short Courses, work-ready programs, literacy and numeracy, and Skill Sets. We have Industry Skills Centres to support the delivery of essential training to tradespeople employed in mining, construction, logistics, hospitality and tourism, and community services. We deliver individualised services to support large and small businesses in our community.
As the resident, major provider of Vocational Education and Training (VET) in the North West of WA, NR TAFE is professionally and socially invested in the sustainable economic and social development of our region, realising equity in opportunity for all residents. For business enterprise and industries to succeed and achieve planned return on investment, it is essential that we have a skilled, local and resident workforce that has the skills, knowledge and capacity to meet the labour force needs of existing and emerging industry employers.
Become an Industry Partner
Are you interested in partnering with us to develop and strengthen the current and emerging workforce? Through these relationships, valuable training and workforce skills are provided to strengthen businesses and organisations for long term success.
After an initial consultation, we work with our partners to develop a training solution that meets their organisation’s specific needs. We have the capacity to deliver flexible and customisable training and assessment solutions.
We value our relationships across numerous industries and work hard to deliver services which benefit them. For more information about becoming an industry partner with NR TAFE please use the contact details below.
We have experts in designing and implementing Vocational Education and Training systems and frameworks, including competency based training and assessment systems and quality assurance and improvement systems.
We have extensive expertise in training design and development, including:
- Delivering innovative training programs and deploying both accredited and non-accredited courses/Skill Sets
- Designing innovative and cost-effective training solutions
- Developing teaching/learning and assessment resources aligned to industry standards and recognised as among the best in the world
- Applying contemporary competency based learning techniques
- Designing and deploying national, industry, or company competency frameworks
- Designing and producing learning materials in a variety of media, including online solutions
We have experts in evaluating training models and programs and recommending improvements.
Training your Workforce
NR TAFE offers a dynamic training consultancy service to local and international Governments, industry and educational institutions.
We can conduct a training needs analysis to identify training gaps within your organisation and work with you to develop a workplace development or training plan.
We can offer Units or Qualifications that are accredited and nationally recognised, as well as an array of non-accredited corporate courses.
Skills and competencies gained from nationally recognised courses are fully transferable from position to position and from state to state in Australia.
Our programs reflect the different learning styles of the students; some learners do better in an interactive environment, some learn best on the job while online training can be invaluable for staff in remote or regional areas.
We can assist you to access the latest Government funding initiatives to support your training needs.
Experienced existing staff can have their skills formally acknowledged through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
Our consultants can assess the training levels of your staff and identify gaps in skills. Programs can be customised to your organisation to meet these training needs.
“Our Apprentices study a Certificate III in Electrotechnology. Five years ago, we employed our first Apprentice. Since then, we have employed more and more Apprentices. The process of enrolling our students through North Regional TAFE is simple and straight froward. It doesn’t matter whether you are a small or large business, Apprentices are an asset long term.” – 6 Star Electrical, Karratha
Manager Industry Engagement Pilbara
Manager Industry Engagement Kimberley