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Short courses

North Metropolitan TAFE offers a variety of short courses and skill sets.

See below to browse our comprehensive list of offerings. Application and enrolment information is included on individual course pages.

Skill sets

North Metropolitan TAFE skill sets are a type of short course that provides certification for specific workplace skills. Skill sets are made up of one or more units of competency which link to an industry need or regulatory requirement, such as a licence. When you complete a skill set, you will receive a statement of attainment. In some cases this may count towards a higher qualification with further study.  Skill sets are usually identified in the course title. 

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Engineering and Mining RII30115-SS-E

This is the theoretical component of a skill set required for a Western Australian Shotfiring Licence, giving you a licence for surface operations...

Short Courses
8:30am - 4:30pm for 5 continuous days, Monday to Friday.

5 Day Shotfiring Skill Set

East Perth
Engineering and Mining RII30115-SS-B

This is the theoretical and practical skill set required to obtain a Western Australian Shotfiring Licence, giving you a licence for surface...

Short Courses

8 Day Shotfiring Skill Set

East Perth
Health, Beauty and Fitness HLT64115-SS-A

If you are a qualified Enrolled Nurse who is currently working in a health care environment, you can gain the skills required to administer...

Short Courses

Administer And Monitor Medicines And Intravenous Therapy

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
English, Languages and Foundation Studies C2018
The Arabic Language "Allughah 'al arabiyyah

Arabic is spoken in over twenty countries from North-West Africa to the Arabian Gulf which makes it...

Short Courses
Seven (7) sessions x 2 hours Saturdays 9.

Arabic Beginners

Northbridge Building 1
Building and Construction V1057

Develop your professional skill set and gain a higher understanding of the ArchiCAD system and its functions with this short course.

The...

Short Courses

ArchiCAD 21

Northbridge Building 2
Business and Finance V0531

If you run your own small business or help do the books for a small business, this course will help you identify and apply compliance requirements...

Short Courses

BAS And Payroll For Small Business

Northbridge Building 1
Creative Industries V0672
Do you want to learn the basics of sewing?

This is a beginner course open to anyone who wants to learn how to sew. You will learn some basic...

Short Courses

Beginner Sewing

Northbridge Building 6
Engineering and Mining V1242

Use your creativity to turn scrap metal into works of art. Enrol in North Metropolitan TAFE's Metal sculpture welding course and you'll get the...

Short Courses

Blacksmithing / Metal Sculpture Welding

Midland
Information Technology, Library and Digital V1351

This short course will help you gain the fundamentals of networking in a customised, small group, Cisco lab environment.

The CCNA1 version...

Short Courses

CCNA1 Introduction To Networks

East Perth
Information Technology, Library and Digital V1353

CCNA2 - Routing and Switching Essentials is the next stepping stone in the CCNA program that will prepare you for the CCENT certification exam 100...

Short Courses

CCNA2 Routing And Switching Essentials

East Perth
Information Technology, Library and Digital V1354

This is the next stepping stone in the series of Cisco offerings for the CCNA Routing and Switching program. Scaling Networks will prepare you...

Short Courses

CCNA3 Scaling Networks

East Perth
Creative Industries V1174

CLASS FULL

Short Courses

Ceramics: Advanced Wheelwork

Northbridge Building 5
Creative Industries V0307

Try your hand at Wheelwork

Short Courses

Ceramics: Wheelwork

Northbridge Building 5
Creative Industries V0295

Try your hand at Wheelwork

Short Courses

Ceramics: Wheelwork

Northbridge Building 5
Creative Industries V0266

CLASS FULL

Try your hand at Wheelwork

Short Courses

Ceramics: Wheelwork

Northbridge Building 5
Creative Industries V1366

These popular art classes for children are held at North Metropolitan TAFE's art building at 12 Aberdeen St in Perth.  The purpose built art...

Short Courses

Children'S Art 11 - 15 Year Olds

Northbridge Building 5
Creative Industries V1365

These popular art classes for children are held at North Metropolitan TAFE's art building at 12 Aberdeen St in Perth.  The purpose built art...

Short Courses

Children'S Art 9 - 11 Year Olds

Northbridge Building 5
Creative Industries C2637

These popular art classes for children are held at North Metropolitan TAFE's art building at 12 Aberdeen St in Perth.  The purpose built art...

Short Courses

Children'S Art Class 7 - 10 Yrs

Northbridge Building 5
Creative Industries C2638

These popular art classes for children are held at North Metropolitan TAFE's art building at 12 Aberdeen Street in Perth.

Short Courses

Children'S Art Class 7 - 10 Yrs

Northbridge Building 5
Engineering and Mining V1237

This short course covers all the basics for use and maintenance of CNC lathes including :

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CNC Lathe Introduction

Midland
Engineering and Mining V1238

CNC Machining is a method carried out by computerised devices to perform a broad range of manufacturing tasks in a wide variety of fields.

...

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CNC Machining Centre Introduction

Midland
Business and Finance V0524
Communication is a fundamental skill in every aspect of our lives, learn how to communicate with influence by completing this short course

...

Short Courses

Communicate With Influence

Northbridge Building 1
Health, Beauty and Fitness SHB40115-SS-B

Gain the skills to be able to provide cosmetic tanning services to clients with this Cosmetic Tanning Skill Set.

You'll learn how to...

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Cosmetic Tanning Skill Set

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent), Northbridge Building 2
Education and Community Services NMT16021

This course will enable you as a lecturer/trainer to plan, develop and deploy elearning resources which are high quality, relevant and use good...

Short Courses

Design And Develop Elearning Resources

Northbridge Building 1
Creative Industries V0262
An introduction to drawing

This course is an introduction to basic approaches and materials used in drawing. It is intended to give beginners a...

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Drawing From Scratch

Northbridge Building 5
Business and Finance V0437

This course is designed to increase your personal capability development and enhance the concepts of self-guidance and continuous improvement.

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Effective Leadership

Northbridge Building 1
Business and Finance V0501

This course is designed to enhance interpersonal workplace dynamics as Emotional Intelligence (EI), is the single best predictor of performance...

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Emotional Intelligence In The Workplace

Northbridge Building 1
Health, Beauty and Fitness SHB40115-SS-C

Want to help people have lashes worth fluttering?

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Eyelash Extension Skill Set

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent), Northbridge Building 2
Engineering and Mining V0924

This 90 hour training program complies with the requirements for inspector certification. An independent Welding Supervisor/Inspection...

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Fabrication - Welding Inspection Program

Northbridge Building 2
Education and Community Services NMT16022

Are you a lecturer or trainer who wants to learn how to deliver courses online? This fully online course will build your skills in facilitating...

Short Courses

Facilitate ELearning

Northbridge Building 1
Health, Beauty and Fitness SHB40115-SS-F

Looking to enhance your waxing skills and techniques?

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Female Intimate Waxing Skill Set

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent), Northbridge Building 2
Engineering and Mining V1286

Learn professional techniques on steel with our Flux-cored arc welding (FCAW) course . 
You'll be trained in the use of the FCAW welding...

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Flux-Cored Arc Welding

Midland
Engineering and Mining V1240

If you have always wanted to produce a sculpture, ornament or some other metal cast creation, North Metropolitan TAFE's Foundry basic short course...

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Foundry Basic - Metal Casting

Midland
Engineering and Mining WI776

If you have trade or engineering qualifications and you'd like to be eligible to apply for a Gas Authorisation Category 1 or I Permit from Energy...

Short Courses

Gas Authorisation (Category 1) CPCPGS4023B

Midland
Engineering and Mining V1245

If you are looking to add a Gas Authorisation Category 2 qualification to your existing trade or engineering qualifications, complete North...

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Gas Authorisation (Category 2)

Midland
Engineering and Mining V1243

The Type B gas licencing system and gasfitting work that can be carried out under each type of licencing can be confusing. North Metropolitan'...

Short Courses
Half day, 8. 00am to 12.

Gas Awareness

Midland
Engineering and Mining V1244

Successful completion of this two day course will mean you can carry out gas fitting work under the supervision of a Supervising Gasfitter....

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Gasfitter Supervised

Midland
Automotive RII30515-SS-B

This Geological Assistant skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to seek employment in entry level geological assistant...

Short Courses

Geological Assistant

East Perth
Engineering and Mining V0820

Launch your career as a Pressure Equipment Inspector. Gain the knowledge and skills to undertake this role in industry.

This training...

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In-Service Inspection Of Pressure Equipment

Northbridge Building 2
Business and Finance V0474
Are you looking for a job? Need help overcoming the jitters in interviews?

This course is designed to give you an overview of the interview...

Short Courses

Interview Techniques For Applicants

Northbridge Building 1
Building and Construction V1144

Gain an understanding of implementing building information modelling (BIM) in an architectural, engineering or drafting office.

This course...

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Introduction To BIM For Industry

Northbridge Building 2
Engineering and Mining V1239

SOLIDWORKS is a versatile software package that has a wide range of uses in the workplace and also in many hobbies.
It can be used in small...

Short Courses

Introduction To SOLIDWORKS

Midland
English, Languages and Foundation Studies V0429
Learn Japanese

Welcome to North Metropolitan TAFE’s Japanese language and culture courses.

Short Courses

Japanese Beginners Stage 2

Northbridge Building 1
Creative Industries V0322

Develop your own projects in our facilities

Jewellery Advanced Studio is a practical studio-...

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Jewellery Advanced Studio

Northbridge Building 4
Engineering and Mining V1241

This course is designed for technicians and installers who need the skills to align industrial equipment. If you have to align shafts, couplings,...

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Laser Shaft Alignment

Midland
Health, Beauty and Fitness SHB40115-SS-E

Unleash your creative flair and help people look their best for their special day or every day!

You'll gain the skills to design and apply...

Short Courses

Makeup Artistry Skill Set

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue), Northbridge Building 2
Engineering and Mining V1234

Gain practical skills in basic machining on lathes, milling machines and ancillary machines such as pedestal drills and grinders by doing North...

Short Courses

Metal Machining For Beginners

Midland
Engineering and Mining V1294

North Metropolitan TAFE's metal polishing and finishing course will provide you with professional techniques that can be applied to a variety of...

Short Courses

Metal Polishing And Finishing

Midland
Engineering and Mining V1285

Come along to our MIG (metal inert gas) Welding course and learn professional techniques on steel. 
Learn how to use the GMAW (...

Short Courses

MIG Welding (Metal Inert Gas)

Midland
Automotive RII30515-SS-C

This Mining Field Operations skill set will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to  live, work, and operate in the field.  You'll also...

Short Courses

Mining Field Operations

East Perth
Engineering and Mining V1292

North Metropolitan TAFE can provide you with the tools you will need to successfully complete the relevant examination to help you in your chosen...

Short Courses

Mining Law Exam Preparation - Underground Supervisor, Quarry Manager, First Class Manager, Or Restricted Quarry Manager

East Perth
Health, Beauty and Fitness SHB40115-SS-D

Gain the skills to create beautiful nails.

Successful completion of this skill set will see you equipped to consult with clients, select...

Short Courses

Nail Enhancement Skill Set

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
Engineering and Mining V0827

This course enables you to describe the principles of industrial radiography radiation safety, including a detailed description of the hazards and...

Short Courses
For more information about NDT short course dates, times and fees view our Semester 1, 2018 NDT Short Course flyer.

NDT - Industrial Radiography & Radiation Safety License (IRRSL)

Northbridge Building 2
Engineering and Mining V0824

This unit covers performing Magnetic Particle Testing procedures in a range of industrial applications. It covers the principles of magnetism and...

Short Courses
12 - 16 Feb 19 - 23 Feb 5 - 9 Mar 19 - 23 Mar 3 - 6 Apr 16 - 20 Apr 30 Apr - 4 May 14 - 18 May 28 May - 1 Jun 11 - 15 Jun 25 - 29 Jun For more information about NDT short course dates, times and fees view our Semester 1, 2018 NDT Short Course flyer.

NDT - Magnetic Particle Testing Level 2 (MT2)

Northbridge Building 2
Engineering and Mining V0825

This unit covers performing liquid penetrant testing in a range of industrial applications. It applies basic penetrant testing techniques on...

Short Courses
5 - 9 February 26 Feb - 2 March 12 - 16 March 26 - 29 March 9 - 13 April 23 - 27 April 7 - 11 May 21 - 25 May 5 - 8 June 18 - 22 June For more information about NDT short course dates, times and fees view our Semester 1, 2018 NDT Short Course flyer.

NDT - Penetrant Testing Level 2 (PT2)

Northbridge Building 2
Engineering and Mining V0940

This unit covers operating ultrasonic testing equipment and applying the testing procedure in a range of industrial applications.

...

Short Courses
12 - 23 March 16 - 27 April 21 May - 1 June For more information about NDT short course dates, times and fees view our Semester 1, 2018 NDT Short Course flyer.

NDT - Ultrasonic Testing Level 2 (UT2)

Northbridge Building 2
Engineering and Mining V0826

Ultrasonic inspection uses high frequency sound waves to detect imperfections or changes in properties within materials. The thickness of the...

Short Courses
6 - 9 March 9 - 13 April 14 - 18 May For more information about dates, times and fees for NDT courses view our Semester 1, 2018 NDT Short Course flyer.

NDT - Ultrasonic Thickness Testing Level 1 (UT1)

Northbridge Building 2
Automotive RII30515-SS-A

If you are looking for work at a mine site or you are already working onsite, or simply want to broaden your skillset we can help you gain the ...

Short Courses
Two days. Day one 8am - 1.

Operate And Maintain A 4WD Vehicle

East Perth
Creative Industries V0745
Short Courses
Eight (8) sessions x 2.

Photography Basic

Northbridge Building 6
Creative Industries V0746
Expand your photography skills

Follows on from the Photography Basic course and allows photographers to take their photography to the next level...

Short Courses
8 sessions x 3 hours Thursdays 6. 00pm - 9.

Photography Intermediate

Northbridge Building 6
Creative Industries V0387
Want to learn Photoshop fundamentals?

Through short project based digital image activities you will learn and acquire an understanding of how to...

Short Courses
Five (5) sessions x 2.

Photoshop Introduction

Northbridge Building 4
Business and Finance V0499

Do you need the fundamental skills for effective project management methodology in the workplace?
You'll gain the skills and knowledge to...

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Project Management Skills

Northbridge Building 1
Business and Finance CPP40307-SKS-B
Property management is a thriving area due to increased investment in the property market

Successfully complete this course and you will have the...

Short Courses

Property Managers Registration Skill Set

Northbridge Building 1
Engineering and Mining UEESS00098

This course covers safety testing of electrical cord assemblies and cord connected equipment.
It encompasses:

working safely, using a...
Short Courses
Two day course, 8. 30am to 4. 00pm (day 1) and 8. 30am to 11.

Restricted - Electrical Safety Testing Of Electrical Cord Connected Equipment And Cord Assemblies

Midland
Engineering and Mining RII30115-SS-A

This is a refresher Shotfiring Skill set for all surface operations outside of town boundaries.
It is for people who already have a current...

Short Courses

Restricted Shotfiring - Refresher

East Perth
Building and Construction V1188

Develop new skills in 3D modelling - this course introduces participants to Autodesk REVIT, a building modeller for architectural design and...

Short Courses

REVIT Essentials For Architecture

Northbridge Building 2
Business and Finance CPP40307-SKS-A

  Learn to market and sell a variety of properties
Short Courses

Sales Representative Registration Skill Set

Northbridge Building 1
Engineering and Mining V1290

If you are working in the Western Australian mining and resources industry as a supervisor or above and you have been appointed to assist the...

Short Courses

Section 44 Appointed Person Training

East Perth
Business and Finance V0442
Dreaming of running your own small business?

Learn everything you need to know about starting a new small business, including the legal, risk and...

Short Courses

Starting A New Small Business

Northbridge Building 1
Engineering and Mining V1284

Come along to our Stick Welding course and learn professional techniques on steel. 
Learn how to use the MMAW (manual metal arc...

Short Courses

Stick Welding

Midland
Engineering and Mining V1259

Enhance your existing welding skills or learn new techniques.

Short Courses

TIG Welding (Tungsten Inert Gas)

Midland
Engineering and Mining RII30115-SS-C

This skill set is a refresher for all surface operations inside and outside of town boundaries and upgrades (unrestricted).

Short Courses

Unrestricted Shotfiring Skill Set - Refresher

East Perth
Engineering and Mining V1236

Get a handle on the use of welding equipment such as GAS Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMAW), oxy cutting and oxy welding in...

Short Courses

Welding For Beginners

Midland
Engineering and Mining V0690
Gain the skills to qualify as a welding supervisor

This 120 hour training program complies with the requirements for the Welding Supervisor...

Short Courses

Welding Supervisor Program - Metallurgy

Northbridge Building 2
Creative Industries V1011
Enjoy a smorgasbord of ceramics techniques

This course covers a range of ceramic techniques. Depending on your skill level and interests; you can...

Short Courses

Wheelwork And Explore Ceramics

Northbridge Building 5
Creative Industries V0296
Enjoy a smorgasbord of ceramics techniques

This course covers a range of ceramic techniques. Depending on your skill level and interests; you can...

Short Courses

Wheelwork And Explore Ceramics

Northbridge Building 5
Creative Industries V0302
CLASS FULL Enjoy a smorgasbord of ceramics techniques

This course covers a range of ceramic techniques. Depending on your skill level and...

Short Courses

Wheelwork And Explore Ceramics

Northbridge Building 5
Creative Industries V0354
Enjoy a smorgasbord of ceramics techniques

This course covers a range of ceramic techniques. Depending on your skill level and interests; you can...

Short Courses

Wheelwork And Explore Ceramics

Northbridge Building 5
Building and Construction V1271

Show off the wood working skills you gain in this short course by building your own small piece of furniture, a coffee table, toy box or bedside...

Short Courses

Woodwork Introduction

Balga
Business and Finance V1282

This course is designed to develop your skills and knowledge to effectively use Xero Accounting Software. It is ideal for those who have...

Short Courses

XERO Accounting Software

Northbridge Building 1
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