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VET Delivered to Secondary Students

The VET delivered to secondary students program enables students to undertake VET training as part of their senior secondary education. The VET delivered to secondary students program at NRT is available to all high school students in the Kimberley and Pilbara who would like to gain a qualification while they are at school. Students in years 11 and 12 can complete courses while working towards their Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE).

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  • You have the opportunity to obtain a nationally recognised qualification, skill set or part qualification while still at school
  • You will gain real life experience with industry experts, developing your work, employability and life skills
  • The VET delivered to secondary students program gives you a head start in other nationally recognised qualifications and broadens your career options
  • You will increase your self-esteem, confidence and communication skills
  • VET courses delivered as part of this program can pathway into immediate employment or further education including diplomas or university studies.
  • Training is available to students in years 11 and 12
  • Places are limited
  • All training courses are nationally recognised and comply with strict quality standards
  • VET delivered to secondary students training can be delivered at school, on one of our campuses, work-shops or simulated work environments
  • Some courses require workplace learning and experience

Vocational Education and Training offers industry experience and skills that can be transferred into the workplace or articulated into further study. Parents and caregivers can help their child’s decision making by following these steps:

Step 1: Discuss with their child’s career aspirations for when they leave school, and help them to determine the subjects that will best help them achieve these aspirations. 
Step 2: Speak with the school's VET coordinator to identify the VET options available in their region and the requirements involved to help their child make an informed decision.

Should parents have any questions regarding the VET delivered to secondary students pathway, they should contact their child’s school VET coordinator, or contact NR TAFE to discuss the qualifications offered.

Contact information 

Kimberley region
Vetis@nrtafe.wa.edu.au

Pilbara region
VetisPilbara@nrtafe.wa.edu.au

Aboriginal School Based Training

Aboriginal School Based Training (ASBT) provides opportunities for Aboriginal students in years 10 – 12 to gain a VET qualification. Students learn about the world of work, workplace expectations, explore careers and training areas, as well as undertake real or simulated work projects. The training is specifically designed to be engaging and encourages students to go into further training, a traineeship or employment. Schools need to apply for placements under ASBT through their school sector representative.

School based traineeships/apprenticeships

NR TAFE offers programs whereby students can start as a trainee or apprentice while still at school. School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships are paid employment-based training arrangements formalised in a National Training Contract made between the employer and the student (and guardian). School Based Apprenticeships or Traineeships are available as part of the VET delivered to secondary schools program.

Students will undertake a variety of study at school, training with NR TAFE and will be contracted to work and train with an employer. This gives students the chance to complete the requirements of a nationally recognised qualification, while still graduating from school with their WACE.

Students undertaking a School Based Traineeship or Apprenticeship under the VET delivered to schools program with NR TAFE are exempt from tuition, resource and enrolment fees. Depending on the qualification, students may be required to purchase personal protective equipment and/or text books.

It is vital for the success of a school based trainee or apprentice (SBA/T) to ensure that the student is well matched to the employment based training opportunity. Students need to consider what their interests, aspirations and abilities are, and to share these with their guardians and school. These should be then matched to the employer’s capacity to provide work based training that is complementary and appropriate to those interests, aspirations and ability, as well as to the requirements of the SBA/T qualification.

Students or the school may approach an employer to discuss the possibility of setting up a SBA/T, or alternatively a Group Training Organisation may be utilised to help find an employer. There are many stakeholders involved in a SBA/T, including the student, their guardians, the school, the employer and the RTO (TAFE). Please refer to the DTWD website for more information on SBA/Ts.

Pre-Apprenticeships in School (PAIS) is made up of Certificate II programs that have been nominated by Western Australian training councils as valid pathways from school to related apprenticeships. Students attend school, train at TAFE and are linked to a

Which qualifications can be completed while you're still in school?

Use the filters below to find a course that best suits your career goals.

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills courses, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your training.
National ID: CUA20415
State ID: AZN8
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate II in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts

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Visual Arts

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.

Certificate II
National ID: CUA30515
State ID: AZN9
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate III in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts

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Visual Arts

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.

Certificate III
National ID: FNS40217
State ID: BDQ3
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

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Accounting and 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.

Certificate IV
National ID: FNS30317
State ID: BDQ0
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate III in Accounts Administration

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Accounting and Bookkeeping

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.

Certificate III
National ID: AHC20116
State ID: BCZ7
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate II in Agriculture

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Agriculture

A career in agriculture is not only a job but a unique way of life, 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.

Certificate II
National ID: SFI20119
State ID: BEI8
Industry Aquaculture, Maritime and Logistics
Half price^

Certificate II in Aquaculture

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Aquaculture

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.

Certificate II
National ID: CUA30615
State ID: AZM8
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate III in Arts Administration

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Visual Arts

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.

Certificate III
National ID: AUR20516
State ID: BAD1
Industry Automotive
Half price^

Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology

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Vehicle 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.

Certificate II
National ID: AUR21916
State ID: BAF6
Industry Automotive

Certificate II in Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology

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Vehicle Servicing

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.

Certificate II
National ID: AUR10116
State ID: BAD6
Industry Automotive

Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation

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Vehicle Servicing

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.

Certificate I
National ID: AUR20716
State ID: BAF0
Industry Automotive
Half price^

Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation

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Off campus
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Still in school

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Vehicle Servicing

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 repairs 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.

Certificate II
National ID: 52845WA
State ID: BGO44
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate II in Autonomous Workplace Operations

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Engineering

Learn how to create and apply technologies that control or monitor production and delivery.

Throughout this course, participants develop the skills required to work in and around autonomously operated plant, equipment and systems, within a resource industry automated workplace. 

Participants will learn how to use a range of technology to communicate with the control centre and undertake operations work.

Key industry areas transitioning towards automation include; agriculture, resources and manufacturing.

 

***Enrolments are currently at capacity, please contact us to express your interest in undertaking this course in the future.

Certificate II
National ID: SHB30115
State ID: AWO7
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Beauty Services

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Beauty Therapy

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.

Certificate III
National ID: 52824WA
State ID: BCY47
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades)

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General Construction

Lay the foundations for a career in the construction industry.

The Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) is a pre-vocational course for learners seeking a career in a construction trade. The first stage of the course is common to 11 construction trades and provides an introduction into the industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations.

The units of competency cover essential occupational health and safety requirements, the industrial and work organisation structure, communication skills, work planning, and basic use of tools and materials. Learners are able to consider the 11 trades during the initial stage and while attending work experience. The latter stage of the course provides the learner with a choice to complete specific competencies from a particular trade stream that lead directly into a trade qualification, with full articulation and credit transfer, when seeking an apprenticeship.

Please note: This course is only available to students still attending school, under the VET delivered to secondary students program.

Certificate II
National ID: BSB20115
State ID: AVU8
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate II in Business

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Business

Let's begin with the business basics.

Want a career in an office? Not sure if you have the skills?

The Certificate II in Business is a self-paced course designed for those without experience in the business sector, including school leavers and those looking for a new career or returning to the industry. Our lecturers can help you set up your email account and develop your word processing and Excel skills, as well as teaching you other essential knowledge to improve your chances of securing a career in business.

Successful completion of this course can lead into higher level qualifications and is also the foundation for many other industries.

Already employed in business? This course allows you to gain a nationally-accredited qualification while at work, recognising your capabilities while boosting your skills.

Certificate II
National ID: BSB30115
State ID: AVR7
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate III in Business

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Business

Make your mark in the corporate world.

The Certificate III in Business has been designed for those wishing to develop their existing office skills and gain a broad range of competencies necessary to fulfill the office roles traditionally found in the North West.

This qualification helps participants further enhance their existing Microsoft Office computer skills and add in finance options using MYOB; as well as other essential skills to improve their business acumen. Successful completion of this course could lead into a Certificate IV in Business, with the option of a dual qualification with Certificate IV in Bookkeeping, and is also a pathway to many other industries.

Ask us about our dual Business and Business Administration qualifications.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Certificate III
National ID: BSB40215
State ID: AVV9
Industry Business and Finance
Half price^

Certificate IV in Business

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Business

Make your mark in the corporate world.

The Certificate IV in Business reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. Participants will learn how to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

Students will gain skills in:

  • Managing customers needs and feedback
  • Developing and promoting products and services
  • Recruiting staff

With only one core unit, this qualification allows students a wide range of flexibility and options for student. There are multiple electives to select from, covering areas such as projects, presentations, customer service, marketing, record keeping, research, organising meetings, finance, risk management and documentation including Microsoft Excel.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Certificate IV
National ID: BSB30415
State ID: AVS2
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate III in Business Administration

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Business

Gain the organisational skills to thrive in an active marketplace.

The Certificate III in Business Administration is designed for those with some office experience, and is suitable for career changers, ladder climbers, and those returning to the industry. This course is for those wanting to develop their existing office skills and gain a broad range of competencies necessary to fulfill a variety of the office roles traditionally found in the North West.

This course helps participants to further enhance their existing Microsoft Office computer skills and add in finance options using MYOB; as well as other essential skills and knowledge to provide technical advice and support to a team.

Successful completion of this course can lead into a Certificate IV in Business Administration and is also a pathway to many other industries.

Certificate III
National ID: CPC30211
State ID: D391
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate III in Carpentry

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Carpentry and Joinery

Build your future with a carpentry apprenticeship.

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

Throughout this course, participants will acquire skills that enable them to carry out a range of tasks required in the building and construction industry.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Use carpentry tools and equipment
  • Read and interpret plans
  • Carry out measurements
  • 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
Certificate III
National ID: CPC32011
State ID: D409
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

Study modes:

Apprenticeship
On campus
Still in school

Sub study areas:

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

 

Certificate III
National ID: RII20715
State ID: AZF8
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Civil Construction

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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.

Certificate II
National ID: RII30815
State ID: AZG2
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

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Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Civil Construction

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.

Certificate III
National ID: SIT30816
State ID: AZU5
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

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Commercial 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.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC22015
State ID: AWJ7
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate II in Community Services

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Community Services

Make a real difference in peoples' lives.

The Certificate II in Community Services is an entry-level qualification, providing an introduction into the industry. Participants will learn how to work with local government and community organisations to identify needs, and then plan and develop appropriate services and facilities in order to meet those needs.

Participants will:

  • Gain an overall understanding of the community services sector
  • Learn about ethical behaviour
  • Develop skills in communication, information provision and processing
  • Learn how to provide administration support
  • Practice networking and providing group support

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Certificate II
National ID: CHC32015
State ID: AWJ2
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in Community Services

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Traineeship

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Community Services

Make a real difference in peoples' lives.

The Certificate III in Community Services will provide participants with the practical skills and knowledge to work effectively with individuals and groups, in residential and community settings, to identify their needs and plan and develop appropriate services to meet those needs. Participants will learn about the community services sector including mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and domestic violence services.

Participants will gain skills in:

  • Effective communication
  • Gathering, maintaining and providing information
  • Advocacy and community development processes
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Legal responsibilities of community workers

As part of this qualification, participants will undertake a supervised or simulated work placement where they will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned throughout the course.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Certificate III
National ID: AHC10116
State ID: BCV8
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management

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Conservation and Land Management

Experience some of nature's greatest gifts and learn how best to preserve them.

The Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management is an entry-level qualification, providing participants with an insight into the conservation and land management industry. Participants will gain foundation skills in natural area conservation, machinery operation and maintenance, seed collection and correct occupational health and safety practices.

Throughout this course, students will complete written assignments and work in teams to undertake programs that assist in maintaining the natural environment.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Certificate I
National ID: AHC21016
State ID: BDF0
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

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Traineeship

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Conservation and Land Management

Experience some of nature's greatest gifts and learn how best to preserve them.

The Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management provides participants with the fundamental skills vital to succeed in the conservation and land management industry. Participants will gain practical skills in occupational health and safety, fire management, machinery operation and maintenance, fencing and biodiversity practices.

Throughout this course, students will complete written assignments and work in teams to undertake programs that assist in maintaining the natural environment.

This course is delivered on country to ranger groups in the North West.

 

Certificate II
National ID: CPC20112
State ID: J483
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Construction

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Off campus
On campus
Still in school

Sub study areas:

General Construction

Build your future in the construction industry.

The Certificate II in Construction provides participants with the skills to undertake a range of manual labouring tasks on building and construction sites.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Read plans
  • Take measurements
  • Undertake safe work practices
  • Use relevant tools and equipment
  • Prepare and concrete surfaces
  • Prepare for various construction stages
  • Communicate effectively

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Certificate II
National ID: CPC20211
State ID: D383
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Construction Pathways

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On campus
Still in school
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

General Construction

Lay the foundations for a career in the construction industry.

The Certificate II in Construction Pathways provides participants with the skills to undertake a range of manual labouring tasks on building and construction sites.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Read plans
  • Take measurements
  • Undertake safe work practices
  • Use relevant tools and equipment
  • Prepare and concrete surfaces
  • Prepare for various construction stages
  • Communicate effectively

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

 

Certificate II
National ID: CHC30113
State ID: J587
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

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Traineeship

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Early Childhood Education and Care

Help shape the future of our young people.

Make a difference in childrens’ lives by learning how best to support their wellbeing, learning and development. This course is the nationally regulated entry level qualification for working in Early Childhood Education and Care settings.

Participants will learn how to implement the National Quality Framework, National Regulations and National Quality Standards to support the education and care of children from birth to school age. Participants will develop skills in facilitating children’s play, cultural competence, and creating healthy and safe environments.

As part of this qualification, participants will undertake 120 hours of supervised work placement where they will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned throughout the course. A federal police clearance and Working with Children Check are required prior to placement.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC50113
State ID: J594
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

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Off campus
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Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Early Childhood Education and Care

Help shape the future of our young people.

Make a difference in childrens’ lives by learning how best to support their wellbeing, learning and development.

This course reflects the role of an educator who is responsible for the planning, implementing and management of programs in early childhood education and care services in accordance with legislative requirements and national quality standards. Participants will learn how to document, plan and evaluate children’s play, with a focus on inclusion, mentoring, management and working in a culturally diverse environment.

As part of this qualification, participants will undertake  240 hours of supervised work placement where they will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned throughout the course. A federal police clearance and Working with Children Check are required prior to placement.

Upon completion of the Diploma, participants will become qualified to supervise other staff and volunteers. Participants will be equipped with the necessary skills to plan, implement and manage programs in early childhood services (0-12 years) in accordance with licensing, quality assurance and duty of care requirements.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Diploma
National ID: CHC30213
State ID: J588
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in Education Support

Study modes:

Online/distance
Still in school
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Education Services

Support our young people to achieve a bright future.

The Certificate III in Education Support provides participants with the skills to assist school teaching staff in the care and supervision of a class of students, ranging from kindergarten to year 10.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Implement planned education programs
  • Assist students in their learning and development
  • Contribute to the safety and health of students
  • Support students with additional needs

Participants will also learn how to work with children and young people at risk of harm, culturally diverse students, families and co-workers, and gain an introductory knowledge into working with children with special needs.

As part of this qualification, participants are required to undertake a supervised work placement in order to apply the skills and knowledge learned.

Certificate III
National ID: UEE20911
State ID: A106
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate II in Electronic Assembly

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus
Still in school
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Electrical and Electrotechnology

Spark up a career in the electrical industry.

The Certificate II in Electronic Assembly is an entry-level qualification, providing participants with an insight into the electrical industry.

Under supervision, participants will gain practical skills and knowledge in:

  • Assembling wired and wireless base-level security systems
  • Electronic components
  • Installation and  assembly of equipment
  • DC and AC theory
  • Microprocessors
  • Safety in the workplace

Participants will practice the skills they have learned in a workshop environment. This course provides a suitable pathway into an electrical apprenticeship with an employer.

Certificate II
National ID: UEE22011
State ID: A114
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus
Still in school

Sub study areas:

Electrical and Electrotechnology

The Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) UEE22011 is an entry level qualification, providing an introduction into the electrical industry and a pathway into an apprenticeship.

This course provides participants with practical skills in:
•    Electrical wiring and equipment
•    Workplace safety
•    Electrical regulations
•    Electrical drawing

Certificate II
National ID: MEM10119
State ID: BEK6
Industry Engineering and Mining

Certificate I in Engineering

Study modes:

On campus
Still in school

Sub study areas:

Engineering

Gain an insight into the world of engineering.

The Certificate I in Engineering provides participants with an opportunity to learn in a simulated work environment and be exposed to an industrial setting in work experience. This means starting on time, setting goals, achieving work in a given timeframe, and working as part of a team.

This qualification assists participants to develop the skills and knowledge required to transition into a Certificate II in Engineering.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Certificate I
National ID: MEM20105
State ID: W233
Industry Engineering and Mining

Certificate II in Engineering

Study modes:

On campus
Still in school
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

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.

Certificate II
National ID: MEM40105
State ID: W245
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate IV in Engineering

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Still in school
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Engineering

Take your engineering career to the next level.

The Certificate IV in Engineering (Instrumentation) has been specifically designed for any qualified tradesperson including unrestricted electricians, electrical fitters, engineers in the resource industry, refrigeration technicians, or for apprentices in their third or fourth year of study.

Learn to install, commission, calibrate and maintain modern instrumentation and control systems, as well as loop turning of multi controller or multi element systems.

Certificate IV
National ID: MEM30305
State ID: W238
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade

Study modes:

Apprenticeship
On campus
Still in school

Sub study areas:

Engineering

Get qualified as a boilermaker or welder.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade  must be completed as part of an apprenticeship, and upon successful completion, allows participants to work as a qualified boilermaker or welder. Apprentices will learn through a combination of on-the-job learning and block training at North Regional TAFE.

Throughout this course, participants will be guided through metal fabrication, forging, founding, structural steel erection, electroplating, metal spinning, metal polishing, sheet metal work, welding and the use of related computer controlled equipment.

Participants will learn how to perform some of the following tasks:

  • Engineering measurements and computations
  • Mechanical cutting
  • Manual heating and thermal cutting
  • Fabrication, forming, shaping and assembling of components
  • Manual metal arc welding
  • Gas metal arc and gas tungsten arc welding
  • Technical drawing interpretation
  • Use of handheld and power tools
Certificate III
National ID: MEM30205
State ID: W237
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

Study modes:

Apprenticeship
Still in school

Sub study areas:

Engineering

Get qualified as a plant mechanic.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade  must be completed as part of an apprenticeship, and upon successful completion, allows participants to work as a qualified plant mechanic. Apprentices will learn through a combination of on-the-job employment and block training at North Regional TAFE.

Throughout this course, participants will be guided through the design, assembly, manufacture, installation, modification, testing, fault finding, commissioning, maintenance and service of all mechanical equipment, machinery, fluid power systems, stationary and mobile equipment, instruments, refrigeration, and the use of computer controlled machine tools.

Participants will learn how to perform some of the following tasks:

  • Engineering measurements and computations
  • Manual heating and thermal cutting
  • Routine manual metal arc welding
  • Routine gas metal arc welding
  • Maintenance of machines and equipment
  • Fault diagnosis
  • Manual handling
  • Handle a range of tools
  • Dismantle, replace and assembly of engineering components
Certificate III
National ID: MEM20413
State ID: J780
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate II in Engineering Pathways

Study modes:

On campus
Still in school

Sub study areas:

Engineering

Forge a path into the diverse engineering industry.

The Certificate II in Engineering Pathways is suitable for those interested in being exposed to an engineering working environment, with a view to enter into employment in the industry. This course equips graduates with the knowledge and skills to enhance their prospects of employment in an engineering or related working environment.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Apply occupational health and safety principles
  • Develop a career plan for the engineering industry
  • Undertake basic engineering projects
  • Use hand and power tools, and workshop machines
Certificate II
National ID: SIS30315
State ID: AWN5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Fitness

Study modes:

Off campus
On campus
Still in school
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Fitness

Take the first step in your fitness career.

The Certificate III in Fitness provides participants with the skills to work as a fitness instructor, planning and conducting fitness programs and group exercise regimes. Participants will learn about the role of fitness instructors and gain an overview of work in the industry.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific groups or individuals
  • Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
  • Provide health screening and fitness orientation
  • Provide healthy eating information
  • Maintain equipment for activities
  • Analyse risks and respond to emergency situations

As part of this qualification, participants are required to undertake a supervised work placement where there will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned.

Certificate III
National ID: 52769WA
State ID: YU01
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate I in Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE)

Study modes:

Off campus
On campus
Still in school

Sub study areas:

General Education

Get prepared for further work and study.

The Certificate I in Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE) is a pre-employment program that provides students with skills in communication, numeracy, technology, and career and personal development. This course provides a foundation to assist learners into vocational pathways. It can also be customised for a particular cohort in areas including health, automotive, hospitality and construction.

Jobwise Program

This course is aimed at the development of personal, social and employability skills that can be tailored to include a wide range of industries. It is designed to assist learners to articulate into vocational pathways and to develop the skills and abilities to direct their own development. The course will involve a range of guest speakers and lecturers; covering an array of activities and may be contextualised and customised to suit different learner target groups and focus areas, including:

  • Establishing identity (Birth Certificate, Tax File Number, MyGov, Medicare, Proof of Age Card and Debit Bank Card)
  • Broadening awareness of educational and career options available
  • Enhancing self-confidence and finding new directions
  • Developing foundation employability skills
  • Developing skills and strategies to manage personal, career and lifelong learning goals
  • Keys for Life (learner driver)

This course enhances job-readiness and potential outcomes in community participation and employment and also offers pathways into further education and training at Certificate II and III level.

Certificate I
National ID: AUR31116
State ID: BAF2
Industry Automotive
Half price^

Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Apprenticeship
Still in school

Sub study areas:

Heavy Automotive Plant

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.

Please note: This qualification can only be obtained by fulfilling the obligations of an apprentice under a training contract, or a person seeking recognition of prior learning under s60I of the VET Act. For information on becoming an apprentice click here, for information on RPL click here.

Certificate III
National ID: AHC20416
State ID: BDE6
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate II in Horticulture

Study modes:

Off campus
On campus
Still in school
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Horticulture and Conservation

Plant the seed for a successful career.

The Certificate II in Horticulture is an entry-level qualification, allowing participants to gain an insight into the horticulture industry.

Participants will develop basic skills and knowledge in caring for nursery plants and food gardens, treating weeds and using horticulture equipment.

This course leads into employment opportunities as a parks assistant, gardener, nursery worker or can be used as a pathway into higher level horticulture qualifications.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Certificate II
National ID: AHC30716
State ID: BDF1
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate III in Horticulture

Study modes:

Off campus
On campus
Still in school
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Horticulture and Conservation

Plant the seed for a successful career.

Set yourself on a path towards a flourishing career in the horticulture industry with a Certificate III in Horticulture.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Propagate and maintain nursery plants
  • Install irrigation and food gardens
  • Treat weeds, pests and diseases safely
  • Use a range of horticultural equipment

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Certificate III
National ID: SIT20316
State ID: AZW1
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Certificate II in Hospitality

Study modes:

Off campus
On campus
Still in school
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Hospitality

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

If you want to work your way up the hospitality ladder, then the Certificate II in Hospitality is a great place to start. Students will gain practical skills in food and beverage preparation, including preparing and serving coffee and non-alcoholic beverages. Students will learn how best to interact with customers, while gaining skills in social and cultural sensitivity.

The hospitality industry employs hundreds of thousands of people across Australia. Demand for workers in this sector has traditionally been strong and employers are looking for those who are willing to develop their hospitality skills and knowledge. Start your journey today!

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Certificate II
National ID: SIT30616
State ID: AZT7
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Hospitality

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus
Online/distance
Still in school
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Hospitality

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.

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.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC33015
State ID: AWK6
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in Individual Support

Study modes:

Off campus
On campus
Online/distance
Still in school
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Aged Care
Disability Services

Make a positive difference in the lives of others.

Develop the skills to care for those within the aged care, disability, or home and community care sector. Students who undertake this qualification can choose to specialise in one of these three streams.

Training is focussed on empowering and equipping students with the knowledge and competencies required of community workers to deliver individualised support to people who may require assistance due to ageing, disability or other reasons, both in community or residential settings. Students will be taught how to use discretion and judgement when providing this support and to take ownership of tasks and outcomes.

Experienced lecturers will provide participants with a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as expand on the theories behind the concepts and practices of person-centred support.

As part of this qualification, participants will undertake 120 hours of supervised work placement where they will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned throughout the course. A federal police clearance is required prior to placement.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Certificate III
National ID: ICT20115
State ID: AVZ2
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Off campus
On campus
Online/distance
Still in school
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

General IT

There is a demand in today's modern world for employees skilled in the field of digital media and information technology!

This entry-level qualification provides participants with the foundation skills to use information and communications technology (ICT) across many different industries.

Throughout this course, students will learn how to:

  • Operate digital media safely
  • Use technology for collaboration and sustainable computing
  • Provide client interaction and workplace communication
  • Protect and manage IT assets
Certificate II
National ID: ICT30118
State ID: BEH2
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology

Study modes:

Off campus
On campus
Online/distance
Still in school
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

General IT

There is a demand in today's modern world for employees skilled in the field of digital media and information technology!

The Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology has been tailored to meet the needs of an information communications technology (ICT) support worker.

This course covers:

  • ICT legislation and policy requirements
  • Building and maintaining computer equipment and systems
  • How to best provide client support
  • Networking
  • Virtualisation
  • Server administration

This qualification prepares participants for employment across a wide range of ICT areas, including technical support, network administration, web technologies, software applications and digital media technologies.

This course is available at other campus locations by request.

Certificate III
National ID: SIT20416
State ID: AZW7
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Off campus
On campus
Still in school
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Commercial Cookery

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.

Certificate II
National ID: 52773WA
State ID: YT98
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate I in Leadership

Study modes:

Off campus
On campus
Still in school

Sub study areas:

General Education

Take the first step in your leap forward.

The Certificate I in Leadership provides participants with a stepping stone into further studies, employment or becoming an active member of their local community. This course allows participants to connect with themselves, participate in a team, build networks and the confidence to achieve meaningful outcomes.

Participants will gain skills in:

  • Basic communication
  • Self-awareness
  • Fundamentals of leadership
  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork

This course can be tailored around specific industry areas, dependent on the group's interests. A major component of this course involves active participation in a team or community-based project.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Certificate I
National ID: 52774WA
State ID: YT99
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate II in Leadership

Study modes:

Off campus
On campus
Still in school

Sub study areas:

General Education

Take the next step in your big leap forward.

The Certificate II in Leadership helps participants progress into further education, training, employment or community work. This course provides a good stepping stone for further studies, progressing into the workplace and becoming actively involved in the community. It also provides participants with employability skills which are applicable to a range of industries and career groups.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Organise and complete daily work activities
  • Undertake self-development
  • Utilise leadership skills
  • Work effectively in a team environment
  • Communicate effectively

A major component of this course is active participation in a team or community based project. Participants are required to work in a team to undertake a practical project which benefits not only the team or community, but also contributes to their own skill development and achievement.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Certificate II
National ID: AUR30616
State ID: BAE6
Industry Automotive
Half price^

Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Study modes:

Apprenticeship
Still in school

Sub study areas:

Vehicle Servicing

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
  • Testing and repair of electrical faults 
  • Diagnosing faults 

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.

Please note: This qualification can only be obtained by fulfilling the obligations of an apprentice under a training contract, or a person seeking recognition of prior learning under s60I of the VET Act. For information on becoming an apprentice click here, for information on RPL click here.

Certificate III
National ID: TLI20119
State ID: BFD6
Industry Aquaculture, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate II in Logistics

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Off campus
On campus
Still in school
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Logistics and Warehousing

Logistics is essential to the developing resources sector in North Western Australia.

Logistics is all about assisting in the accurate planning and flow of materials and equipment to increase productivity in the sector. The Certificate II in Logistics provides participants with practical hands-on experience in the workplace.

Participants will gain skills in:

  • Industry relevant communication
  • Understanding workplace processes and procedures
  • Teamwork
  • Forward-thinking and problem solving

Upon successful completion, participants will have the knowledge and skills required to work in the logistics industry, as well as a nationally recognised qualification. Recognition of Prior Learning is available for suitable candidates.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Certificate II
National ID: MAR20318
State ID: BDU0
Industry Aquaculture, Maritime and Logistics
Half price^

Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus
Still in school
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Maritime Studies

Are you ready to pursue a career at sea?

The Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal) entitles certificate holders to:

  • Command a vessel less than 12m in length carrying passengers and has less than 500kw of power for an inboard engine (however outboards are unlimited)
  • Operate a vessel within waters designated by the Department of Transport (DOT)

This qualification is delivered in skill sets, enabling flexibility for students and the ability to articulate across qualifications.

To attain this qualification, participants will need to complete the following skill sets:

Participants will require the following text:

  • Nautical Knowledge Coxswain SLG ABF521
  • Engineering Knowledge Coxswain SLG ABF522
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety
  • Marine Radio Operators Handbook

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Certificate II
National ID: CUA20615
State ID: AZM6
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate II in Music Industry

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Off campus
On campus
Still in school
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Music

The music industry has a rich history in the North West providing a tool for expression, social and emotional well-being, and cultural identity.

The Certificate II in Music Industry is an entry-level qualification, providing participants with strong foundation skills upon which to build musical and production abilities. Students will receive an introduction to the music business, gain technical skills on their instrument of specialisation and learn the basics of audio engineering, including recording.

Participants will also build their ensemble skills, working with fellow students to rehearse and perform music. Upon completion of this qualification, students will have a good understanding of the music industry and best practices.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Certificate II
National ID: CUA30915
State ID: AZK9
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate III in Music Industry

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Off campus
On campus