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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. 

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
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...
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.

K5055P K5055P Dried Christmas Wreath Workshop Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Karratha Campus

Create your very own dried & preserved floral Christmas wreath. Elke Flora will guide you through step by step on how to create your very own bespoke one-of-a kind wreath that is everlasting. Packed full of premium preserved & dried blooms and all the materials you require with some delicious nibbles. This course is designed for people of all skill & age levels.

 

Join us from 12pm - 3pm.

 

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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
K5032P K5032P Fire Warden Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus

  This course provides participants with the skills to identify, assess and safely confine workplace fire emergency situations.

Participants will learn how to prepare for emergency situations, implement procedures, use initial response equipment, undertake risk management, and safely confine emergencies where possible.

 

Throughout the course, participants will complete a mix of theory and practical exercises. These exercises will cover various types of emergencies and how to respond, potential hazards, safe use and limitations of emergency control equipment, and methods of extinguishing a fire.

IAA16 First Aid - Childcare Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
First Aid - Childcare Skill Set, first aid, childcare first aid

Learn how to provide emergency first aid in an education and care setting.

This course is suitable for educators and support staff working who are required to respond to first aid situations, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.

Participants will learn how to:

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

Please note: This course consists of practical assessments that are completed while working on the floor, therefore we suggest wearing comfortable and appropriate clothing.

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

K5052P K5052P Floral Table Arrangement Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Karratha Campus

Create your very own romantic and wild unstructured table arrangement.


Elke Flora will guide you through step by step on how to arrange your very own unique centrepiece to take home.

Filled with the very best blooms, all the materials you require and some sneaky snacks, this course is designed for people with zero to medium skills in floral arranging.

Join us from 12 - 3pm!

 

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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. 

K5021P K5021P IELTS Preparation Course Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Karratha Campus

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 in Karratha across 4 weeks from 4.00 - 8.00pm on ...

Monday 21 October

Monday 28 October

Monday 4 November 

Wednesday 6 November

Sit the exam!

Participants will be given the opportunity to sit the IELTS exam with a University of Western Australia examiner in Karratha on 7 November. For more information on the IELTS exam, or to book your exam place, please visit www.ielts.uwa.edu.au.

IAC54 IELTS Preparation 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.

K5054P K5054P Introduction to Creative Writing Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Karratha Campus

Do you have a passion for creative writing?

This four-week course provides participants with the basic knowledge and essential skills to write engaging, and publishable, content including images. Participants will better understand their reading audience and the challenges involved in producing high quality content.

 

Join us Mondays from 5 - 8pm! Begins 4 November.

 

About the lecturer...

Carmelo Amalfi is a multi award-winning journalist and publisher based in Fremantle, Western Australia.

A prolific writer and media adviser commissioned by Australian and overseas media, government and industry, Amalfi has worked in mainstream news for the past 30 years. From 2006 to 2012, he taught print and online writing, law and ethics and photography at Curtin and Murdoch universities.

In 2015, Amalfi embarked on a freelance career that culminated in the launch of StreetWise magazine and its online page at www.streetwisemedia.com.au. Amalfi has written, edited and produced content for local, State and international media groups including The Australian, ABC, The West Australian, Sunday Times, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Cosmos Magazine and The Evening Standard in the UK.

Content produced for print and online media includes articles about science and environment, maritime and military history, higher education and defence affairs.

IAD48 Introduction to Engineering Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Halls Creek Campus
Kununurra Campus

Learn how to weld to industry standard with a series of night classes!

You will gain the skills and knowledge required to operate fabrication equipment such as guillotines and basic MIG welding.

Throughout this course you will learn how to use hand and power tools safely with the added bonus of completing a take-home project and making a fire pit.

 

Join us from 4.00pm - 8.00pm

*start time may be flexible if work commitments prevail; please get in touch for further information

IAD33 Introduction to Hair and Beauty Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Introduction to Hair and Beauty Skill Set, hair and beauty, hair and beauty course, hair, beauty

Are you interested in the hair and beauty industry? This course provides the perfect introduction!

Throughout this course, participants will learn:

  • About the different brands of professional hair and products on offer and the benefits of each
  • How to place, receive and store products
  • The art of eyebrow shaping
  • Different techniques for hair braiding

Participants will learn about the various career pathways available in the industry, including beauty therapy, make-up artist, beautician, retail assistant and hairdresser.

K5053P K5053P Introduction to Photography Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Karratha Campus

Do you have an eye for photography?

Learn how to use a camera to capture a moment and tell stories through your images.

This four-week course provides participants with the basic knowledge and essential skills required to take high quality, publishable photographs using a variety of techniques and photographic equipment. You will also learn how to
prepare and package images for print and online publication. Students have the opportunity to take part in an offsite photography field trip during the Saturday class.

Please note: A reliable camera and mobile phone camera is required. Extra camera and laptop will be available.

 

Join us Tuesday 12 & 19 November and Saturday 30 November!

Tuesdays 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Saturday 9.00am - 3.30pm 

 

About the lecturer...

Carmelo Amalfi is a multi award-winning journalist and publisher based in Fremantle, Western Australia.

A prolific writer and media adviser commissioned by Australian and overseas media, government and industry, Amalfi has worked in mainstream news for the past 30 years. From 2006 to 2012, he taught print and online writing, law and ethics and photography at Curtin and Murdoch universities.

In 2015, Amalfi embarked on a freelance career that culminated in the launch of StreetWise magazine and its online page at www.streetwisemedia.com.au. Amalfi has written, edited and produced content for local, State and international media groups including The Australian, ABC, The West Australian, Sunday Times, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Cosmos Magazine and The Evening Standard in the UK.

Content produced for print and online media includes articles about science and environment, maritime and military history, higher education and defence affairs.

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.

IAA56 MIG Welding Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Karratha Campus

This course is suitable for those who want to learn how to weld using the Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) process to industry standards.

Upon completion of this course participants will have developed the knowledge and skills required to safely carry out welding on metal sections using the GMAW process.

Please note: Students are required to wear steel capped boots and long sleeved cotton shirt and trousers.

 

Join us from 6.00pm - 9.00pm across four evenings.

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!

IAD44 Making Marks on Paper Intermediate Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus

Drawing is the back bone to your arts practice.


This class allows you to build your fundamental drawing skills and learn how to capture what is seen with an artist’s eye within the Studio environment. In this course you will learn and explore basic drawing techniques with pencil, ink, charcoal and pastel and investigate the elements and principles of design in this relaxed evening drawing class. No prior drawing experience is required, so come and delve into the world of mark making.

 

Join us on Tuesday evenings from 5 - 8pm!

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.
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


 

IAD45 Paper and Cane Sculpture Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus

Let your creativity run wild!

In this course you will have the opportunity to explore and investigate a choice of materials and methods to approach 3D fibre sculpture construction.

Learn how to:

  • Construct your very own Grass Animals in the style of the wonderful Tjampi Desert Weavers

OR

  • Construct sculptural forms using Paper and Cane …. Think the amazing Shorebird Quest in miniature!

This is a great class to explore 3D sculpture using easy accessible materials.

Please note:

Students may spend 4 weeks exploring grass construction methods followed by 4 week exploring paper and cane construction methods and processes, or alternatively may spend the entire 8 weeks exploring just one of the construction methods.

Join us on Thursday evenings from 5 - 8pm!

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
IAD40 Printmaking Intermediate Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus

Get creative with Printmaking guided by lecturer, Jacky Cheng.

Explore simple printmaking processes to print and work back into your beautiful hand paper papers.

This course is part two of a two week workshop, with the Papermaking Intermediate Skill Set covered in week one and Printmaking Intermediate Skill Set in week two. 

 

Join us from 9am - 1pm Monday - Thursday.

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.

IAD46 Roller Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Kununurra Campus

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

This course covers:

  • Planning and preparing for roller operations 
  • Per-start checks
  • Risk assessments 
  • Duty of care
  • Preparing to relocate a roller
  • Machine operator maintenance
  • Housekeeping activities

Upon successful completion, participants will be able to operate a roller within the civil construction and resources industries.

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!

IAA19 Skid Steer Loader Operations Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
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:

  • Operate a Bobcat/skidsteer
  • Plan and prepare for skidsteer loader operations
  • Load, carry and place materials
  • Select, remove and fit attachments
  • Move the skidsteer safely between worksites
  • Undertake machine maintenance
  • Clear and maintain work area
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.

IAD42 Textile Printmaking Intermediate Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus

Do you have a flair for the arts?

Learn fundamental design and textile printmaking skills and express some of your favorite motifs on paper and fabric.

Throughout this course you will learn how to produce your own line of works with some ready-made materials. This course is suitable for all levels.

 

Join us on Monday evenings from 5 - 8pm!

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.

IAD47 Waxing, Lash & Brow Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Kununurra Campus

Do you want to become a beautician or start up your own business?

Learn how to provide waxing treatments to men and women on legs, underarms, arms, bikini as well as facial waxing. This course will also cover how to provide lash and brow tinting to meet client needs.

This course can be completed as part of the SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services or completed on its own to give you the extra skills you may need to work within the waxing industry.

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

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