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North Regional TAFE offers a range of short courses that can help to improve your career.  If you’re looking to upskill for a new job, want to learn something new, or require a ticket for work, then check out our short courses on offer across the Kimberley and Pilbara. 

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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
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.

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.

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...
IAB19 Bobcat/Skidsteer Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Kununurra Campus

 Gain the skills and knowledge required to conduct civil construction skidsteer loader operations within the civil construction industry.

 Participants will learn how to:
•Plan and prepare for skidsteer loader operations
•Operate a skidsteer
•Load, carry and place materials
•Select, remove and fit attachments
•Move the skidsteer safely between worksites
•Undertake machine maintenance
•Clear and maintain work area
 

IAB30 Ceramics for Beginners Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Develop Ceramic Skillset, ceramics, ceramics for beginners, cera

Master the basics of ceramics!

This skill set is for beginners who wish to learn the very basics of hand building skills to produce ceramic pieces.

Students will learn basic skills in hand building and glazing so that they are able to produce multiple hand built ceramic pieces.

Hand building pieces will include the following:
• Coil pots
• Slab pots
• Pinch pots

IAA09 Chemical Handling Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Chemical Handling, Chem handling, chem hand

The Chemical Handling Skill Set is crucial to a broad range of outside activities offered in horticulture, agriculture, and conservation and land management.

This course covers all of the important procedures required to apply chemicals safely on plants using small portable handheld sprayers.

Students will learn how to:

  • Identify the level of pest infestation and assess the need for chemical control
  • Source information on Integrated Pest Management
  • Identify potential hazards, assess risks, and implement control measures
  • Select appropriate PPE for the chemical
  • Interpret chemical labels and SDSs
  • Calibrate equipment
  • Mix chemicals accurately and according to their registered use
  • Apply chemicals minimising spray drift
  • Transport and handle chemicals complying with legislative requirements
  • Store chemicals correctly and maintain inventory
  • Treat chemical spills
  • Dispose of any chemicals correctly and decontaminate equipment
  • Complete application records

Completion of this course will enable participants to apply for the WA Department of Health’s Lawn and Gardening, Landscaping, Bushland & Minesite Rehabilitation licence. Please visit www.health.wa.gov.au for further details.

What to bring:

  • Boots
  • Long sleeved shirt
  • Long pants
  • Washable hat
  • Lunch and water
  • Optional change of clothes for day two

Students studying in Broome: 

From March 2019, students studying in Broome will complete the theory component of the course online in their own time. This reduces face to face delivery from three days to two, enabling full time employees to take less time off of work. Students must enrol at least two weeks prior to course commencement in order to access and complete the online component.
 

IAC98 Coxswain Engineering Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
coxswain, coxswain engineering, coxen, coxan, coxsan, coxswen, coxswain engineering skill set, maritime training

Learn the basics of marine engineering.

This Coxswain Engineering Skill Set is a mandatory requirement in the Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 near Coastal) qualification. This skill set is an intensive three-day course introducing basic marine engineering.

During this course, participants will learn how to:

  • Operate and service small vessel propulsion systems including diesel and petrol engines, cooling systems and lubrication systems
  • Undertake pre-start checks, routine checks, fault finding, shutdown procedures
  • Operate and service auxiliary systems including steering systems, emergency steering, rudders, bilges systems, manifold systems and valves
  • Operate deck machinery, anchor windlass, winches
  • Maintain and service marine extra low and low voltage electrical systems
  • Carry out refuelling and fuel transfer operations.

This course will provide participants with the ability to maintain machinery, troubleshoot and identify potential problems, as well as service machinery according to manufacturers' schedules.

IAC99 Coxswain Navigation Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Coxswain Navigation Skill Set, coxswain navigation, coxswain nav, coxen nav, coxan nav, cox navigation, maritime training, maritime short course

The Coxswain Navigation Skill Set is an intensive and hands-on three-day course that forms part of the mandatory requirement of the Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 near Coastal) qualification.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Develop and undertake a passage plan for your vessel in recognition of weather and tides
  • Interpret navigational charts and navigational hazards
  • Safely and accurately plot your position using a range of different navigation equipment
  • Apply navigation to coastal voyages

This course provides great skills for recreational and commercial vessel operators alike and is a must for anyone wanting to undertake a boating trip.

Books required: NAUTICALKN Nautical Knowledge (Coxswain): Student learning guide ABF521/SLG

IAC97 Coxswain Vessel Operations and Environmental Practice Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Coxswain Vessel Operations and Environmental Practice, coxswain vessel ops, coxswain enviro practice, coxswain training, coxsan training, coxen training, maritime short course

This Skill set is a fundamental component of both the Certificate I in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 2 near Coastal) and Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1) qualifications.

This course covers all of the necessary points to safely operate and manoeuvre a vessel to 12m in length following domestic regulations.

This course is rigorous and students will learn to: 

  • Apply regulations, laws and codes of conduct required to operate a commercial vessel
  • Handle and manoeuvre a vessel in varying conditions and emergencies
  • Tow and be towed safely
  • Secure a vessel and apply ropes and knots to different situations
  • Understand and maintain different propulsion systems and their application
  • Check the condition and seaworthiness of a vessel and identify engine faults
  • Refuel 

The final day of the course will consist of the Coxswain Environmental Practice Skill Set as applicable to the Coxswain Grade 2, Coxswain Grade 1 and MED II qualifications.

IAC96 Elements of Shipboard Safety (ESS) Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
elements of shipboard safety, ESS, shipboard safety, ship safety, maritime training, maritime short course

The Elements of Shipboard Safety Skill Set forms a crucial part of all maritime qualifications offered from Coxswain Grade II, Coxswain, Master 24 and MED II. This three-day course covers all of the important emergency procedures required to survive at sea if disaster strikes. The course is intensive, rigorous and physically demanding.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Swim short distances while fully clothed and wearing shoes without the aid of a life jacket
  • Launch a life raft, right an inverted life-raft, climb into the life raft and assist other survivors
  • Successfully use flares, EPRIBS and other emergency equipment
  • Follow evacuation procedures to abandon ship and use survival techniques such as HELP (Heat Escape Lessening Position)
  • Use correct fire extinguisher to extinguish a fire type such as oil fire, electrical fire or plastic fire
  • Understand and practice OS&H workplace procedures
IAB79 Encaustic Painting Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Encaustic Painting, encaustic workshop, painting with beeswax, paint with beeswax, beeswax art

Come and explore this new painting technique using beeswax!

Encaustic is a Greek word meaning to ‘heat in’ or to ‘burn in’ (enkaustikos). During this course, participants will learn how to use heat to melt beeswax, and embed and work to the layers through the wabi-sabi approach. 

Participants will also be given the opportunity to incorporate mixed media and varying techniques to bring their artwork to life. 

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to explore exciting new art concepts!

K5008P K5008P English as a Second Language Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
English as a Second Language, ESL, English, English classes, IELTS, IELTS exam

Do you want to improve on your English skills?

Our English as a Second Language classes run weekly and are suitable for migrants and/or those who come from a non-English speaking background, and wish to build on their general English skills in areas such as reading, writing, listening, speaking, computing and employment.

These classes can also help to improve students' International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score through exam preparation.

Join us on Wednesday evenings from 4 - 8pm!

IAC42 Evening Massage Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Karratha Campus
Evening Massage Skill Set, massage. massage basics, massage training, Karratha training, karratha massage training

Learn the massage basics with this evening course!

This course guides participants through the basics of body massage, tailoring it to the needs of their clients to ensure the most relaxing experience.

Throughout this course, participants will gain the skills and knowledge to provide full body treatments incorporating body massage techniques, electrical currents, body scrubs and wraps.

Participants will learn to establish client priorities and gain knowledge of anatomy, physiology and skin.

Join us on Monday evenings from 4 - 7pm!

IAA28 Excavator Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Kununurra Campus
Excavator, excav, civil training, excavator short course

Do you need to operate an excavator for work? 

Learn how to conduct excavator operations within the civil construction industry.

Throughout this course, participants will learn about:

  • Machine and general safety
  • Excavator terminology
  • Pre-start and post inspections
  • Start up and shut down procedures
  • Trenching
  • Bulk excavation and lifting loads
IAC95 Fibre Textile Coiling Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus

Learn the traditional and contemporary technique of coiling

This course provides an introduction into the traditional and contemporary technique of coiling using natural and man-made fibres. Learn simple coiling stitches and explore how you can use stitch and fibre to create unique two and three-dimensional forms or vessels that reflect the beginning of your journey into the world of fibre textiles.

IAA08 First Aid Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
first aid training, first aid

Learn how to provide first aid in emergency situations.

Throughout this course, participants will learn how to:

  • Respond to an emergency situation
  • Apply appropriate first aid procedures
  • Communicate details of the incident
  • Evaluate the incident and their own performance

This course consists of practical components that must be completed on the floor. Please wear comfortable and appropriate clothing.

First Aid is a vital set of lifesaving skills, don’t delay, get trained today!

 

Off campus delivery - Marble Bar - 24-25 September, 2019

Date: 24-25 September, 2019 

Where:  Community Resource Centre 11 Francis Street, Marble Bar, WA

Time: 8:30am-4:30pm

Cost: $113.50

IAB84 Food Safety Supervisor Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus

Would you like nationally recognised training in hospitality? NR TAFE has a skill set for anyone wanting to kick-start their career today!

Operators of registered food businesses must ensure those who handle food within their business handle foods safely. To ensure this happens, the manager/owner must nominate a Food Safety Supervisor, who has the responsibility of recognising, preventing and alleviating the risks associated with food handling in your workplace.

If you work in a commercial kitchen or are just looking to enter the industry this is an excellent qualification to hold.

This course covers how to:
• Understand the obligations of food handlers under current legislation
• Handle and store food safely
• Reduce the risk of food-borne illness (food poisoning)
• Implement procedures for food safety
• Follow all food safety policies and procedures correctly and consistently according to organisation food safety program requirements to ensure compliance of all food handling practices
• Control food hazards at critical control points
• Complete food safety monitoring processes and complete documents as outlined in the food safety program
• Identify and report practices that are inconsistent with the food safety program
• Take corrective actions for incidents where food hazards are unacceptable
• Identify potential hygiene risks
• Implement correct methods of cleaning and sanitising
• Maintain correct standards of personal hygiene for food handlers in your workplace

IAA07 Forklift Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Kununurra Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
forklift, fork, fork training, forklift course

Learn how to operate a forklift safely and efficiently.

Participants will be guided through the operation of a forklift, ensuring:

  • Risk control measures are implemented
  • Traffic management is carried out in accordance with workplace procedures
  • Pre-start and operational checks are completed
  • Loads are monitored correctly
  • Shutdown procedures are carried out

Upon completion, participants will receive a forklift Notice of Assessment and a Work Safe High Risk Work Licence.

Please note:

  • Participants must be aged 18 years or over, and provide two primary forms of identification, along with two passport photos.
  • Participants are required to wear a high visibility shirt and steel cap boots during the course.

     
Off campus delivery - Onslow - 14 & 15 November, 2019

Date: 14 and 15 November, 2019

Time: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Where: NTC Contracting Premises: Lot 550 Onslow Road, Onslow

Contact: Onslow Chamber of Commerce to enrol: 9184 6182

 

IAA93 Front End Loader Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Halls Creek Campus
Kununurra Campus
Front end loader, loader training, loader short course, FEL course, front end loader training

Learn how to operate a front end loader safely and efficiently.

Throughout this course, participants will be guided through:

  • Planning and preparation
  • Pre-start checks
  • Front end loader operations, including attaching, securing, lifting, carrying and placing materials
  • Machine relocation
  • Machine operator maintenance
  • Shutdown procedure

Upon successful completion, participants will be able to operate a wheeled front end loader within the civil construction and resources industries. 

IAA95 Grader Operations Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Kununurra Campus
Grader, grader operations, grader short course, grader KNX

Learn how to safely and efficiently operate a grader.

The Grader Operations Skill Set covers:

  • Planning and preparing for operations
  • Conducting machine pre-operational checks
  • Operating the Grader, blade control
  • Operational techniques
  • Selecting, removing and fitting attachments
  • Relocating the Grader
  • Carrying out machine operator maintenance and cleaning up
IAD17 Head, Neck & Shoulder Massage for Relaxation Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Head, Neck & Shoulder Massage for Relaxation, Massage short course, Broome massage course, neck shoulder massage, head massage, massage techniques

Want to learn how to give the perfect relaxation massage?

This skill set provides participants with the foundation skills of relaxation massage, focussing on the head, neck and shoulders.

Participants will learn the correct treatment sequence, and techniques to suit the treatment stages and areas of the body.

Students will be required to practice on models, with all equipment and products supplied by North Regional TAFE.

Join us on Tuesdays from 8am until 2pm!

IAC54 IELTS Prep Course Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
IELTS Prep Course Skill Set, IELTS, ielts prep, ielts exam, english training, english

Get ready for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam with this intensive week-long preparation course!

The IELTS Preparation Course focuses on the vital listening, reading, writing, speaking skills and test protocols participants require to pass an IELTS exam.

Participants will be given the opportunity to sit the IELTS exam with a University of Western Australia examiner following completion of this course. For more information on the IELTS exam, or to book your exam place, please visit www.ielts.uwa.edu.au.

K5007P K5007P IELTS Preparation Class Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
English as a Second Language, ielts, ielts prep, weekly ielts course, IELTS Preparation Class, ielts prep class

Do you need to prepare for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam?

This weekly class offers an in-depth focus on each element of the exam, assisting participants to understand and apply relevant skills and knowledge within the exam context. This course is complemented by the week-long intensive IELTS Preparation Course, and offers participants the opportunity to sit the IELTS exam with a University of Western Australia examiner following completion of this course.

For more information on the IELTS exam, or to book your exam place, please visit www.ielts.uwa.edu.au.

Join us on Tuesday evenings from 4 - 7pm!

IAD23 Introductory Education Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Karratha Campus
Introductory Education Skill Set, intro education training, education basics training

Start your educational journey today.

The Introductory Education Skill Set enables participants to grow their skills in communication, numeracy, technology, innovation and creation.

The course has been designed to encourage students to identify their own interests, purpose and position in the community, and prepare for further study or employment. Where required, students will have access to an Aboriginal student mentor in the class.

The units delivered in this course contribute to the Certificate I in Gaining Access to Training and Employment, enabling participants to continue on and gain a nationally recognised qualification if they wish.

Join us on Thursdays from 8.30am - 3.00pm!

Please note: The course will not run over school holidays and public holidays.

K5000P K5000P Introductory Training for Health and Safety Representatives Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
TAFE09, TAFE17, R000000, Business and Finance, R000024, Work Health and Safety, workplace safety, OSH rep, workplace rep, intro training, WHS training

Need to know about workplace health and safety?

This five-day course has been designed to provide elected work health and safety representatives with the skills to effectively represent their fellow employees in matters relating to occupational safety, health and welfare.

Participants will be guided through:

  • Requirements of current occupational health, safety and welfare legislation within the workplace
  • Workplace hazards and control methods
  • Conducting effective workplace health and safety inspections
  • Conducting effective investigations into workplace accidents or incidents
  • The role of work health and safety representatives from management and union perspectives
  • Mental health issues, including anxiety, depression and resilience
  • Local support services and referrals

Need to refresh your existing workplace health and safety skills? Check out our Work Health and Safety Reps Refresher Course.

IAA54 Load and Unload Goods/Cargo Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Logistics, road transport, transport industry, logistics industry

This skill set course is suitable for those in the transport and logistics industry, and in particular, those involved in road transport operations. 

This course covers: 

  • Chain of responsibility regulations 
  • Legislative requirements as stated under the National Transport Commission
  • Load Restraint Guide requirements
  • Load characteristics
  • Loading and unloading dangerous goods as per the Australian Dangerous Goods Code
  • Loading weights
  • Protection of load
  • Securing load with correct restraints
  • Completing documentation in accordance with workplace requirements
     
IAD28 MYOB Introduction Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
MYOB Intro Workshop Skill Set, myob introduction, myob, myob training

MYOB is a useful tool for small businesses.

This workshop provides a short introduction into the MYOB software.

During this workshop, participants will learn how to:

  • Enter sales and purchases into MYOB
  • Print invoices
  • Use a range of GST codes
  • Enter payments received
  • Customise invoices

The textbook, A Step by Step Approach to Administer Subsidiary Accounts and Ledgers is required. Choose to complete assessments after the workshop and/or receive a letter documenting your participation.

IAD34 Make-Up Basics Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus

Become a pro in the world of beauty! Our Make-Up Basics Skill Set will help you build the foundation for a career in the beauty industry.

 

Learn how to apply make-up for daily wear and special occasions on a variety of skin tones and facial structures. Also covered in this course is the application of single use eyelashes, eyebrow shaping, contouring and highlighting techniques and tips for what to include in your make-up kit.

Join us for a one-week block from Monday to Friday from 8.00am – 4.00pm!

IAC22 Making Marks on Paper Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Making Marks on Paper Skill Set, drawing, making marks, paper, drawing broome, drawing class, drawing class broome

Drawing is the backbone to arts practices.

This class allows participants to build their fundamental drawing skills and learn how to capture what is seen with an artist’s eye within the studio environment.

In this course participants will learn and explore basic drawing techniques with pencil, ink, charcoal and pastel. Participants will investigate the elements and principles of design in this relaxed class.

No prior drawing experience is required, so come and delve into the world of mark making.

IAD31 Manage Meetings Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Manage Meetings Skill Set, manage meetings, meetings, meetings skill set, business skill set, business training, meetings training

Are you interested in pursuing a career in business? 

NR TAFE is offering a series of business workshops to prepare participants for work in a management role or to build on their existing skills in the workplace.

The Manage Meetings Skill Set enables participants to organise and manage meetings within their workplace, including:

  • Overseeing the preparation
  • Chairing the meeting
  • Providing agendas and meeting material
  • Organising minutes and reporting outcomes.

The units of competency delivered throughout these workshops contribute towards nationally recognised courses, including the Diploma of Business, Project Management, Leadership and Management and Human Resources Management. Please discuss further study options with your lecturer.

Interested in attending one of the other business workshops? See Manage Work Priorities Skill Set.

IAD37 Manage Work Priorities Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Manage Work Priorities Skill Set, work priorities, manage priorities, business skill set, business training, business

Are you interested in pursuing a career in business? 

NR TAFE is offering a series of business workshops to prepare participants for work in a management role or to build on their existing skills in the workplace.

The Manage Work Priorities Skill Set aims to provide participants with the skills and confidence to:

  • Establish personal work goals
  • Review and improve setting and meeting work priorities
  • Develop and maintain professional competence
  • Serve as a positive role model
  • Measure competence
  • Prioritise demands
  • Aim for an appropriate work life balance
  • Assess skills/seek feedback from others including networks
  • Prepare, conduct and follow up meetings

The units of competency delivered throughout these workshops contribute towards nationally recognised courses, including the Diploma of BusinessProject ManagementLeadership and Management and Human Resources Management. Please discuss further study options with your lecturer.

Interested in attending one of the other business workshops? See Manage Meetings Skill Set.

IAD16 Manicures, Pedicures and Tanning Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Karratha Campus
Manicures, Pedicures and Tanning Skill Set, manicure training, pedicure training, pedicare training, tanning course, karratha tanning course, karratha nail course

Interested in all things beauty?

The Manicures, Pedicures and Tanning Skill Set provides participants with the skills to perform manicure and pedicare treatments, and apply cosmetic tanning products in a safe and hygienic manner.

Participants can choose to complete all units, or two of the three, choosing to specialise in manicure and pedicure services, or tanning.

Join us on Monday or Tuesday evenings from 4pm - 7pm!

Please note: Dates exclude school holidays and public holidays.

IAD01 Marine Engine Driver (MED 2) Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Marine engine driver, MED 2, marine engine, marine driver, maritime short course, maritime training

The Marine Enginer Driver (MED 2) Skill Set has been designed for experienced crew working towards their Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade II).

Participants will learn how to:

  • Service and maintain engines, auxiliary equipment and vessels to high standards and within regulations
  • Manage a range of engineering components and systems
  • Operate and maintain a range of electrical systems and equipment
  • Undertake and record routine checks on engine room items
IAA10 Marine Radio Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Maritime studies, marine radio, coxswain training, radio operations, radio maritime, maritime short course

Need to know how to use a marine radio?

This two-day skill set provides participants with the skills required to use a marine radio correctly. The Marine Radio Skill Set is a mandatory requirement for the Coxswains and Master 24 Licenses issued by AMSA and DOT and also results in the official Marine Radio Operators Certificate of Proficiency (MROCP) License issued by ACMA.

Participants will learn about:

  • VHF, HF, UHF radios
  • Different stations and radio frequencies required for communication
  • Operating procedures for routine, distress, urgency and safety communications
  • Marine DSC techniques and procedures, public correspondences, Seaphone and EPIRBs
  • Search and Rescue in Australia
  • Marine radio equipment basic trouble shooting and maintenance
IAD04 Master 24 Navigation Watchkeeping Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Master 24, master 24 navigation watch keeping, watch keeping, maritime short course, maritime simulator, BMSC training


The Master 24 Navigation Watch Keeping Skill Set is an intensive five-day course and is mandatory for the Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 Metres near Coastal) qualification.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Maintain a bridge watch whilst anchored and at sea
  • Respond to emergency situations
  • Manage crew on watch
  • Plan, navigate and execute a passage in a range of weather and tides
  • Set up and use a wide range of wheelhouse equipment including radar, ECS, ECDIS, AIS, DGPS and GPS, sounders, and more
  • Maintain navigational records

Participants will work on a detailed scenario for a simulated vessel ‘Master Class’ and run the vessel through a scenario on our worldclass full mission, full bridge maritime simulator. This simulation is state of the art and we are confident that you will not find any better training for this skill set anywhere in Australia.

IAD36 Master 24 Seamanship Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Master 24 Seamanship Skill Set, master, boat master, maritime short course, marine short course, master 24

The Master 24 Seamanship Skill Set is an intensive five day course and is a mandatory skill set for the Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24 metres Near Coastal) qualification.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Ensure that the vessel maintains survey
  • Apply regulations to vessel maintenance and maintain necessary records
  • Successfully work with crew to achieve goals
  • Ensure environmental standards are being met
  • Manoeuvre a vessel up to 24 metres in a range of different conditions and in emergencies
  • Apply seamanship skills including using and maintaining ropes and wires, operating lifting gear, securing a vessel, checking the seaworthiness and stability of a vessel, securing stores and loads, and overseeing refuelling operations.
K5020P K5020P Mental Health First Aid Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Health, Beauty and Fitness, Mental Health, mental health first aid, mhfa, first aid, depression, PTSD training

Each year, one in five Australians experience a mental illness.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) provides participants with the skills to help those involved in a mental health crisis until it resolves or professional treatment is received.

MHFA is an evidence-based training courses authored by MHFA Australia and delivered by an accredited NRT MHFA instructor.

The course covers recognition and response to the most common and subacute mental health disorders, including:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychosis
  • Suicidal tendencies
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Substance misuse

This course is designed for all members of the public aged 18 years and above. It is also suitable for health professionals, human resources staff, managers and others in frontline jobs.

IAA34 Microsoft Excel Advanced Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Tom Price Campus

Develop skills in advanced analysis and automation tools using Microsoft Excel.

This course teaches participants how to successfully produce spread sheets for their business management and information analysis needs.

Topics covered:

  • Lookup and reference functions
  • Modifying Excel options
  • Customised formatting of charts
  • Labels and names in a workbook
  • Data protection
  • Summaries using subtotals
  • Data linking and consolidation
  • Pivot tables, group cells and outlines
  • Using the solver tool
  • Using macro recorder
IAA40 Microsoft Excel Intermediate Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Karratha Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
excel training, microsoft excel training, MS excel training, excel intermediate, excel inter, exel training

Develop your skills in Microsoft Excel with this intermediate level course.

This course covers:

  • Fill operations within a data series
  • Moving the content of cells and ranges
  • Formula techniques
  • Logical functions
  • Number formatting techniques
  • Conditional formatting and borders
  • Techniques to enhance charts
  • Text formatting techniques

 

IAA36 Microsoft Excel Introduction Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Karratha Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus

Develop your skills in Microsoft Excel

This course is designed to give participants a thorough understanding of Microsoft Excel 2013 and its uses.

 Participants will learn how to:

  • Open, navigate and create new workbooks and worksheets
  • Understand and work with ranges in a worksheet
  • Understand, create and work with formulas and functions to perform calculations
  • Understand and use formula cell referencing to create more complex formulas
  • Use font formatting techniques to enhance the look of a worksheet
  • Print workbook data
  • Use a number of formatting features and create effective charts

 

IAA39 Microsoft Word Intermediate Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Karratha Campus

Develop your skills in Microsoft Word 2013 with this intermediate level course. 

Participants will learn how to produce more intricate and varied documents. 
This course covers:

  • Word options for easy access to files and information
  • Enhancing text and paragraphs using formatting features
  • Using tabs and numbered lists
  • Creating enhanced tables
  • Use timesaving features
  • Styles and templates
  • Headers and footers
  • Working with themes
  • Mail merges

In order to enrol in this skill set course, participants must have completed Microsoft Word Introduction, or have a basic understanding of it's functions.

Skill Set Pathways
 Microsoft Word Advanced

 

Off campus delivery - Onslow - 2 December, 2019

Date: Tuesday 3 December 

Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm 

Where: Upstairs at The Beach Resort, Cnr Seond Avenue & Third Street Onslow

Contact: Onslow Chamber of Commerce to enrol: 9184 6182


 

IAA35 Microsoft Word Introduction Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus

Learn how to master Microsoft Word with this introductory skill set.

This beginner level course has been designed to provide participants with a thorough understanding in the basics of Microsoft Word 2013.

This cover covers:

  • Creating, formatting and printing simple Word documents
  • Understanding screens, menus and dialogue boxes
  • Working with text and paragraphs
  • Page layout and design features
  • Working with tables
  • Printing documents
  • Accessing additional help and services

In order to enrol in this short course, participants must have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system.

Off campus delivery - Onslow - 2 December, 2019 

Date: Monday 2 December 

Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Where: Upstairs at The Beach Resort, Cnr Second Avenue & Third Street, Onslow

Contact: Onslow Chamber of Commerce to enrol: 9184 6182

 

IAA86 Principles of Logistics Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Karratha Campus
Principles of logistics, logistics, warehousing, warehouse operations, logistic

Get a solid grasp on the basics of logistics and warehousing operations.

The Principles of Logistics Skill Set has been designed to provide participants with the fundamental standards of logistics and warehousing operations, in compliance with heavy vehicle transport legislation. 

This is the second of five intensive face to face sessions that contribute to the nationally recognised qualification, Certificate II in Warehousing Operations.

This course covers:

  • Workplace procedures for picking, packing and processing orders
  • Documentation and workplace records
  • Inspection of goods upon arrival
  • Unloading and storing stock
  • The chain of responsibility requirements in the heavy vehicle national law regulations
  • Load restraint
IAA31 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
CPR training, provide cpr, Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, cpr short course

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a technique used in emergency situations to save lives.

This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to perform CPR in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.

Areas covered throughout this course:

  • First aid codes of practice and workplace procedures
  • ARC guidelines relevant to the provision of CPR
  • Legal, workplace and community considerations
  • Operating an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) 
  • Conveying incident details to emergency service personnel
  • Debriefing and welfare
     
IAA13 Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
RSA, responsible service of alcohol, RSA course, alcohol service training, bar training

Do you work in a venue where alcohol is served?

Responsible practices must be undertaken wherever alcohol is served or sold, including all types of hospitality venues, retail liquor outlets and wineries, breweries and distilleries.

This course covers the specifics of dealing with the sale and service of alcohol including local accord agreements.

The course will be delivered face to face by an experienced industry professional and covers real life scenarios. The legal responsibilities and duty of care of organisations and individuals is investigated and group discussion is encouraged.

This is a nationally recognised course and contributes to a Certificate II in Hospitality.

K5024P K5024P Restricted Asbestos Removal Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Restricted asbestos removal, asbestos removal course, asbestos course, asbestos training, aspestos training, aspestes training

Asbestos is a hazardous material and its removal must be carried out by trained and experienced licensed operators.

Participants who complete this course will be able to supervise, manage and carry out asbestos work involving non-friable (bonded) asbestos-containing material. 

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations require operators to have a Restricted Asbestos Licence if removing more than 10 square metres of bonded asbestos in a workplace. The licence will be valid for three years. Upon course completion, those applying for a Restricted Asbestos Licence will be required to submit a written application to WorkSafe. 

Applicants will be required to pay a fee and provide evidence of the ability to remove asbestos in a safe and proper manner, which can be demonstrated through the completion of this course. 
 

IAD18 Salon Reception Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
salon reception skill set, salon training, hair salon training, reception training, receptionist, beauty reception

Interested in the hairdressing and beauty therapy services industry?

The Salon Reception Skill Set teaches participants how to communicate effectively with salon clients, be organised and manage client enquiries.

A salon receptionist is responsible for greeting customers upon their arrival, answering clients’ questions about services via phone, email or in-person, and processing transactions.

If you enjoy talking to people and have always wondered what’s involved in hairdressing and beauty therapy services, then this course is for you!

Join us on Tuesdays from 8.00am - 2.00pm!

K5033P K5033P Snake Handling Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Karratha Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
, TAFE17, TAFE09, C000000, Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment, C000001, Animal Studies, snake handling, snake course, snake handler, reptile handler, venomous snakes

Need to know how to capture and release reptiles, including venomous snakes?

This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to safely remove and relocate snakes in the home and workplace.

Topics covered throughout this course:

  • Snake and reptile behaviour
  • Utilising protective clothing and equipment
  • Catching and releasing venomous species in a supervised setting
  • Keeping yourself and others safe in the presence of dangerous snakes
  • Administering first aid for bites and stings

To attend this course, you must be wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including long trousers and covered footwear.

IAA68 Songwriting Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Kununurra Campus
Songwriting Skill Set, song, song writing, write your own songs, write demo, music training

Learn the craft of songwriting!

Are you an aspiring songwriter? The Songwriting Skill Set will guide participants through the processes of music composition and lyric development, application of styles and music copyright.

Upon completion of the course, participants will also have the opportunity to record a demo of their original material.

Don’t put off songwriting any longer, give us a call today and start building your own original songs!

IAB16 Tag and Test Electrical Appliances Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Karratha Campus
test and tag course, test and tag karratha, Tag and Test Electrical Appliances Skill Set, electrical test and tag course

The testing and tagging of electrical equipment must be performed by trained individuals. 

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to test and tag electrical equipment as per Australian Standards 3760 and 3012.  Participants will be trained to confidently perform testing and tagging, while meeting compliance and ensuring the safety of staff on the worksite. 

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including long trousers, a long sleeved shirt and covered footwear must be worn throughout the duration of the course.

IAC92 Textile Printing Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Textile Printing Skill Set, textile printing broome, textile printing, textile training

Gain fundamental skills in textile printing! 

The Textile Printing Skill Set is suitable for participants who wish to learn fundamental design and textile printmaking skills, and discover their favourite motifs on paper and fabric along the way. Participants will be able to produce their own line of works with some ready-made materials.

This course is suitable for all levels of creatives.
 

IAD22 Tracked Front End Loader Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Kununurra Campus
Track Front End Loader, front end loader, loader, loader training

Learn how to operate a tracked front end loader safely and efficiently.

Throughout this course, participants will be guided through:

  • Planning and preparation
  • Pre-start checks
  • Front end loader operations, including attaching, securing, lifting, carrying and placing materials
  • Machine relocation
  • Machine operator maintenance
  • Shutdown procedure

Upon successful completion, participants will be able to operate a track front end loader within the civil construction and resources industries.

IAA03 Traffic Management Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Kununurra Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus

Learn how to implement traffic management processes in accordance with safety management procedures and WA road laws.

This course covers:

  • Traffic control using a stop-slow bat
  • Installing road safety signs and standard equipment in accordance with relevant government legislation
  • Working safely when setting up traffic control equipment and directing traffic around road works

This course is appropriate for construction site and local council works.

IAA04 White Card Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
White Card Skill Set, white card, white card training, white card broome, white card kununurra, white card kimberley, white card pilbara

All workers on construction sites in Australia must hold a White Card.

The White Card Skill Set covers the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking work on a construction site.

The following topics are covered in this course:

  • Health and safety legislative requirements
  • Identifying construction hazards and risk control measures
  • Health and safety communication and reporting processes
  • Incident and emergency response procedures

Improve your job prospects by completing your White Card today!

K5001P K5001P Work Health & Safety Reps Refresher Course Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Karratha Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
Workplace safety, osh refresher, whs refresher, work health safety, safety refresher

Need to brush up on your workplace health and safety knowledge? 

This two-day refresher course allows participants to revisit and update skills and knowledge gained during the Intro Training for Work Health and Safety Reps course. Participants will be updated on the essential information required to continue to fulfill their duties as their organisation’s elected work health and safety representative. 

Participants will be guided through:

  • Recent legislation amendments and how to apply them in the workplace
  • Conducting effective investigations into workplace accidents or incidents
  • General refresh on the requirements of an elected work health and safety representative

Do you need to complete the full course? Check out our Introductory Training for Health and Safety Representatives course.

IAA20 Working Safely at Heights Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
working at heights, work safely at heights, work heights, trades training, crane training

Seeking a role in the resources and infrastructure industry that requires you to perform work at heights?

The Working Safely at Heights Skill Set provides participants with the ability to work confidently and competently at heights.

This course covers:

  • Occupational Health and Safety law, legislation and standards relating to working at heights
  • Identifying, monitoring and reassessing risk control measures
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Planning, access and egress
  • Safely performing duties
  • System dismantle and pack up
IAD24 XERO Introduction Workshop Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus

XERO is cloud-based accounting software that is becoming increasingly popular, with many easy-to-use features.  

This workshop provides a short, six hour introduction to XERO software, with the opportunity to study further.  

Use XERO to enter a range of transactions, including: 

  • Invoices
  • Adjustment notes
  • Payments
  • Receipts
  • Bank entries
  • Bank statement
  • Financial reports

The textbook, Conduct Business Activities Using A Computerised Accounting System is required.  

Choose to complete assessments after the workshop and/or receive a letter documenting your participation.

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