Balga

18 Loxwood Road, Balga, 6061

Our Balga campus is a hub of building and construction training where you can specialise in trades including bricklaying, carpentry, electrical, glazing, plumbing, plastering, tiling and craft trades, just to name a few.

You’ll learn in contemporary facilities and on state-of-the art equipment, so you’ll graduate with the industry relevant trades skills.

Balga is also home to lots of our international and migrant students who are learning English skills through the Adult Migrant English Program and the Skills for Education and Employment program.

This lively and diverse campus is also set for an upgrade, with a $32 million investment into new facilities and buildings as part of the State Government’s Rebuilding our TAFEs program.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday          8:00am to 4:00pm

During the term break (holidays) our Client Services counters will be open
Monday to Friday         9:00am to 4:00pm 

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Services and facilities

The Jobs and Skills Centres are one-stop shops for careers, training and employment advice and assistance. Services are free, and accessible to all members of the community.

Located in F Block on our Balga campus, the centre provides free professional and practical advice on training and employment opportunities including careers advice, apprenticeship and training information. Support services for employers and business, as well as specialist services for Aboriginal people, ex-offenders and people from a culturally or linguistically diverse background are also available.

For more detail, see the Balga Jobs and Skills Centre page.

Our 1400 square metre plumbing training facility is one of the best of its kind in the state.

The facility facilitates flexible teaching and learning practices with classrooms opening into the workshop area. There is also an external covered area to practice trenching and sewerage piping, with an overhead sprinkler system to keep the sand damp while digging.

Why not do something for yourself while supporting our students? Our hairdressing salon located in C Block, is open to students and members of the public.

You can get your hair done by our students for a reduced rate.

Find out more on our Life at NMTAFE page.

Balga's N18 Loxwood café offers a large, tasty variety of fresh hot and cold food and drinks, including coffee.  

Open from breakfast through to lunch and late afternoon.

During semester Monday — Friday     7:00am — 3:30pm

Closed during the weekends and holidays.

All students parking at Balga campus will need a parking sticker on their vehicle or risk receiving an infringement. You can register online through the Student Portal then go to Student Services to pay your fee and collect your permit.

The Balga campus car parks come under the jurisdiction of the City of Stirling parking by-laws. Infringement notices will be issued to persons who do not comply with the following regulations:

  • Parking is restricted to marked bays
  • Students are not permitted to park in staff parking bays
  • Parking is not permitted on any lawn area
  • Speed limit is 15km/h
  • No reckless or dangerous driving.

Balga

Our Balga campus is a major centre for our building and construction training.

Address

North Metropolitan TAFE - Balga campus
18 Loxwood Road
Balga WA 6061
Australia

Courses available at Balga

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.
Free* Half price^
* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.
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National ID: AUR32316
State ID: BAG4
Industry Automotive

Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology

Be part of the marine or automotive industries as a qualified Automotive and Marine Trimmer.

This apprenticeship will equip you to design, construct, repair and alter marine and automotive trim components working on a range of land and marine vehicles.

Get the skills to be a qualified Automotive and Marine Trimmer

Studying this course will provide you with the knowledge and training to manufacture, repair and maintain trim components of a range of motor vehicles, marine craft, recreational and other vehicles in the automotive industry.

The Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology is an apprenticeship; please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

 

Certificate III
National ID: SHB30516
State ID: AZZ5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Barbering

Look sharp with this barbering apprenticeship under your belt

Complete this barbering apprenticeship and you'll be in demand in the growth industry area of men's grooming.

Gain the skills you need to carve out a career in barbering

If you want to help men look and feel their best, successful completion of this qualification will provide you with the technical skills and knowledge required to work as a barber in the men's grooming industry. You'll learn the essentials needed to work in the men's grooming industry.

The Certificate III in Barbering is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-BBL-V1266
Industry Building and Construction

Bricklaying Handyman

Learn the basics of bricklaying

This short course will teach you the basics of bricklaying and give you the skills to complete home projects.

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Learn the basics of bricklaying

This short course will give you skills in bricklaying to complete home improvement projects. You'll learn the basics from using bricklaying tools and cutting bricks, to mixing mortar and laying bricks correctly. 

You'll also cover:

  • basic setting out
  • bedding bricks in mortar
  • levelling and plumb work techniques
  • correct joint spacing
  • how to maintain face alignment and finishing brick joints evenly

Materials and hardware will be supplied. No previous experience required.

Dress requirements

You will need to supply your own personal protective equipment (PPE) including safety glasses, gloves and closed in footwear.

 

Short course
National ID: CPC30111
State ID: D390
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying

Build yourself a career from the ground up

Complete the Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying apprenticeship and gain the skills needed for a certified trade career as a bricklayer or blocklayer.

Do you want to build a lifetime career from the ground up?

When you complete the Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying you will be ready for a certified trade career as a bricklayer or blocklayer.

The Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying is an apprenticeship please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

 

Certificate III
National ID: 52824WA
State ID: AC01
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Bricklaying and Blocklaying Pre-apprenticeship)

Get a great foundation for a bricklaying apprenticeship

You'll be set to take on an apprenticeship with basic skills in the use of tools and equipment, and working onsite under your belt.

An outdoor trades career with a chance of making great things

Complete this pre-apprenticeship and you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice bricklayer/blocklayer.

Learn how to use bricklaying tools and equipment to construct brick and block walls, to give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Certificate II
National ID: 52824WA
State ID: AC02
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Carpentry and Joinery Pre-apprenticeship)

Do you have a desire to work in construction working with wood?

You'll be equipped with the basic skills to be able to take on a carpentry and joinery apprenticeship after you have completed this course.

Do you have a desire to work in construction working with wood?

Carpenters and joiners construct, erect, install, renovate and repair structures and fixtures made of wood, plywood, wallboard and other materials, and cut, shape and fit timber parts to form structures and fittings.

When you complete this pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice carpenter and joiner. Give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Certificate II
National ID: 52824WA
State ID: AC03
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Painting and Decorating Pre-apprenticeship)

Give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship

When you complete this pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice painter and decorator.

Do you have an eye for colour and like to finish what others start?

Painting and decorating is known as a finishing trade, encompassing both residential and commercial areas. It can include new constructions as well as restoring historically significant buildings.

When you complete this Certificate II in Building and Construction pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice painter and decorator. Give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Certificate II
National ID: 52824WA
State ID: AC06
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Wall and Floor Tiling Pre-apprenticeship)

Show your creative side and learn to work with glass, ceramic, clay, and marble tiles in a range of settings

You'll have the skills employers want for an apprentice tiler when you complete this pre-apprenticeship course.

Do you have an eye for detail and want your work on show?

When you complete this pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice wall and floor tiler. Give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Wall and floor tilers may work internally and externally over a variety of surfaces - vertical, horizontal, sloping or curved. They prepare surfaces and apply tiles for decoration and protection.

Certificate II
National ID: MSF31113
State ID: J739
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Cabinet Making

Learn to make cherished chairs, loved lounges, solid shelves and custom cabinets

This apprenticeship will give you the skills to create furniture using hand and power tools, industrial machinery and CNC processing centres. On completion you'll be ready for a career as a furniture maker or cabinet maker.

Do you want a trades career making cherished chairs and loved lounges, solid shelves and custom cabinets?

When you complete the Certificate III in Cabinet Making you'll be ready for a career as a furniture maker or cabinet maker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the furnishing industry and learn to create furniture using using hand and power tools, industrial machinery and CNC processing centres.

The Certificate III in Cabinet Making is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

 

Certificate III
National ID: CPC32011
State ID: D409
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

Build a strong career from the ground up

This apprenticeship will give you the skills to safely use carpentry tools and materials to construct pitched roofs and ceiling frames. You'll also learn to lay wooden flooring and interpret plans and on completion you'll be ready for a career as a domestic or commercial carpenter.

Do you want to build a strong career from the ground up?

You will gain the knowledge and skills to carry out a range of building and construction tasks; use basic carpentry tools, power tools, carpentry materials; construct a pitched roof, ceiling frame, wooden flooring; interpret plans; and apply work health and safety requirements.

The Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery is an apprenticeship please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: CPC30320
State ID: BGD7
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate III in Concreting

Lay the foundations for a solid career

This apprenticeship will give you skills and knowledge to pour concrete for domestic, commercial, and public buildings.

Lay down the foundations of a solid lifetime career

Successfully complete this course and you'll have the knowledge and skills to pour concrete for domestic, commercial, and public buildings.

The Certificate III in Concreting is an apprenticeship; please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

 

Certificate III
National ID: UEESS00052
State ID: AB672
Industry Building and Construction

Data Communications - Install and Modify Performance Data Communication Structured Cabling

Technical training to help you become a registered open cabler

This skill set will help you meet the training requirements to become a registered open cabler as required to work with Extra-Low Voltage by the Australian and Communication Media Authority (ACMA).

Technical training to help you become a registered open cabler

This skill set will help you meet the training requirements to become a registered open cabler as required to work with Extra-Low Voltage by the Australian and Communication Media Authority (ACMA).

For more information on requirements to become a registered open cabler visit the ACMA website.

Skill set
National ID: UEE20711
State ID: A104
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications

Flick the switch on a career in electronics

Prepare for work as a data cabler or telecommunications technician (with additional training). Gain the skills and knowledge to safely install and maintain telecommunication cabling, secure electrotechnological equipment, assemble and dismantle components, as well as meet the requirements for open cabler registration.

Are you looking for an electronics career and current skills?

When you complete the Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications you'll be flicking the switch on a career in electronics, as a data cabler or telecommunications technician (with additional training).

It includes Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) requirements for open cabler registration.

 
Certificate II
State ID: EAC35
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Develop Keyboard Skill Set

Are you learning English and would you like to develop your computing skills?

You'll gain keyboarding skills, confidence in using a PC and get practice using office products such as Word and Outlook.

Are you learning English and would you like to develop your computing skills?

This course is for anyone who would like to develop their computing skills where English is an additional language. The class is taught by a specialist English teacher in a computer laboratory.

You will gain:

  • keyboarding skills
  • confidence in using a PC
  • practice using office products such as Word and Outlook
Skill set
National ID: CPC20712
State ID: J484
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Drainage

Does your career pipe dream involve laying real pipes?

This course will prepare you to work in construction installing drainage systems. You'll gain a variety of skills including the use of hand and power tools, and oxy-acetylene and arc welding at our major training centre at Balga.

Does your career pipe dream involve laying real pipes?

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, install drainage systems, use hand and power tools, oxy-acetylene and arc weld, read plans, calculate quantities, concreting and rendering, and workplace health and safety.

Our Balga Campus is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries, with purpose-built workshops, up-to-date equipment, and lecturers who maintain close links with industry.

Certificate II
National ID: UEE22011
State ID: AA41
Industry Building and Construction
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship)

Get a head start in gaining an electrotechnology apprenticeship

After successfully completing this course you could be working as an apprentice in the electrical, instrumentation or electrical servicing trades.

Are you looking for an apprenticeship in the electrical trades?

When you complete the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice in the electrical, instrumentation or electrical servicing trades.

Certificate II
National ID: UEE30811
State ID: A123
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

On completion of this apprenticeship course you'll be looking at a career as a licensed electrician (additional requirements apply).

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

When you complete the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician you'll be looking at a career as a licensed electrician (additional requirements apply).

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in the electrical industry.

The Certificate III in Electrotechnology is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

 

Certificate III
National ID: MSF30113
State ID: J729
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate III in Furniture Finishing

Polish up your furniture finishing skills

This apprenticeship course will give you the skills required to become a furniture finisher or worker and experienced furniture finishers have a range of job opportunities open to them.

Polish up your skills and gain a career in furniture finishing

Refinishing or refurbishing timber products and furniture can add a sparkle to any new or old build. You'll learn about using environmentally sustainable work practices to make or renew timber products.

This apprenticeship will give you the skills required to become a furniture finisher or worker and experienced furniture finishers have a range of job opportunities open to them.

The Certificate III in Furniture Finishing is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

 

Certificate III
National ID: MSF20313
State ID: AA45
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate II in Furniture Making (Cabinet Making/Furniture Making Pre-Apprenticeship)

Want a trades career making cherished chairs and loved lounges?

This course will help you to gain an apprenticeship in furniture or cabinet making. Cabinet makers work from plans or drawings to make furniture and fixtures for new homes, offices and shops.

Do you want a trades career making cherished chairs and loved lounges?

When you complete the Certificate II in Furniture Making (Cabinet Making/Furniture Making Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice furniture maker or cabinet maker.

Cabinet makers work from plans or drawings to make home and office furniture, including built-in cupboards and fixtures for new homes and shops. Furniture making concentrates on the production of solid and free standing furniture.

Many employers now prefer apprenticeship applicants to have completed a pre-apprenticeship. This course will give you the skills, knowledge and behaviours to prepare you and make you more competitive when applying for apprenticeship positions. It will give you a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

 
Certificate II
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-BCB-V1415
Industry Building and Construction

Furniture Polishing Introduction Short Course

Fix up or rejuvenate old or second hand furniture

This course will give you the skills to effectively and safely use lacquers, putty and shellac to carry out antique restoration of old and used furniture.

Breathe new life into tired treasures

This course is for anyone who wants to fix up or rejuvenate old or second hand furniture. You'll learn how to effectively and safely use lacquers, putty and shellac to carry out antique restoration of old and used furniture.

You can bring in your own timber furniture project to work on. If you dont have a project we can supply an item for you to work on but we will retain it after completion of this short course.

Short course
National ID: MSF30418
State ID: BEC9
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Glass and Glazing

A trades career working with glass

This apprenticeship will give you the skills to work as a glazier in the construction industry, fabricating and installing residential and commercial glazing.

Do you want a trades career with the class of glass?

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, fabricating and installing residential and commercial glazing, preparing and installing mirrors, shower screens, and splashbacks, working with architectural and structural glazing, measuring, calculating the right amount of materials for the job, and workplace health and safety.

The Certificate III in Glass and Glazing is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: SHB30416
State ID: BAA1
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Hairdressing

Get ready for a creative and stylish career

On completion this apprenticeship course will give you the skills to work as a qualified hairdresser. You'll learn to cut hair using clippers or scissors; to shampoo, condition and rinse hair; and dry and style hair using brushes, combs, rollers and other equipment, along with a broad range of salon reception duties.

A creative career that's a cut above the rest

When you successfully complete the Certificate III in Hairdressing you will have the practical skills and knowledge to work in a salon as a qualified hairdresser. You will also learn skills to operate a cash register and computer, perform reception duties such as answering telephone calls, making appointments, and write up client record cards.

The Certificate III in Hairdressing is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: SHB40216
State ID: BAA4
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Hairdressing

Get ahead in a stylish career

This is post trade qualification will give you the advanced skills required for a career as a senior hairdresser, team leader, technical adviser, or freelance session stylist. You'll gain the specialist knowledge and skills including designing creative haircuts, complex and creative colouring, straightening and hair extensions, and products.

Are you looking to get ahead in a stylish career?

When you complete the Certificate IV In Hairdressing you'll have the advanced skills required to further your hairdressing career. You will gain the specialist knowledge and skills to incorporate and further current creative trends and lead teams.

This is a post trade qualification.

Certificate IV
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-BTI-V1270
Industry Building and Construction

Introduction Wall and Floor Tiling Handyman

Aimed at the DIY home handyman to teach you the basics of tiling

You'll learn about ceramic tiles, hand tools, different types of adhesive and how to cut and lay tiles.

Learn the skills to get on with your tiling projects around the home

In this course you'll learn about ceramic tiles, hand tools and how to cut tiles. You'll also learn about different types of adhesive and how to lay tiles straight and level - and more.

Dress requirements

You are required to bring protective eye glasses, gloves and safety shoes as classes are held in a workshop.

Please note classes will only run with sufficient numbers.

Short course
National ID: MST30220
State ID: BFG1
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate III in Manufactured Textile Products

Gain the skills to work with a broad range of textile materials including canvas, acrylic and PVC

This course covers a wide variety of textiles manufacturing, from cafe blinds to yacht sails. You will learn to design, measure and cut textiles, hand and machine sew, as well as welding textiles using high frequency welders to manufacture both indoor and outdoor products.

From cafe blinds to yacht sails this course covers a wide variety of textiles manufacturing

When you undertake the Certificate III in Manufactured Textile Products you will develop the skills and knowledge required to work with a wide variety of textile materials such as canvas, acrylic and PVC. You will also learn how to set up and maintain your machinery and equipment and how to fabricate and install automotive and marine frames, canopies and side curtains.

Opportunities to manufacture and install or repair a wide range of commercial and/or household textile goods such as commercial drapes, yacht sails, shade sails for architectural beauty and shade purposes, tarpaulins, tents, car and boat covers, café blinds, outdoor blinds and awnings etc are waiting for you if you pursue this career.

The Certificate III in Manufactured Textile Products is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: CPC32413
State ID: J787
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Plumbing

Our Balga Campus is a major centre in WA for building and construction training

This apprenticeship course will give you the skills and knowledge to undertake a variety of plumbing work for the domestic, commercial and industry markets.

Gain the skills you need to take your career as a plumber or gasfitter further

When you complete the Certificate III in Plumbing you'll be looking at an in demand (and possibly lucrative) career as a plumber, or gasfitter.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry. Our Balga Campus is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries, with purpose-built workshops, up-to-date equipment, and lecturers who maintain close links with industry.

The Certificate III in Plumbing is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: 52700WA
State ID: AA40
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship)

North Metropolitan TAFE is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries.

Complete this course and you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice plumber, roof plumber, or gasfitter.

Does your career pipe dream involve real pipes?

When you complete the Certificate II in Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice plumber, roof plumber, or gasfitter.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, use hand and power tools, oxy-acetylene and arc weld, read plans, calculate quantities, cut and join sheet metal, work safely at heights, and workplace health and safety.

North Metropolitan TAFE is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries, with purpose-built workshops, up-to-date equipment, and lecturers who maintain close links with industry.

Certificate II
State ID: EAA83
Industry Building and Construction

Plumbing Contractor's Licence Skill Set

Don’t let your opportunities go down the drain

In just six weeks of full-time study you'll have the necessary requirements to apply for your Plumbing Contractor’s Licence with the Plumbing Licensing Board. Or you can choose to specialise in drainage or backflow and water supply.

Become the real deal with just six-weeks of full-time study to earn your Plumbing Contractor’s Licence

On successful completion of this skill set, you will be able to apply to the Plumbing Licensing Board(opens in a new tab) (PLB), for your Plumbing Contractor’s Licence.

You will also gain the skills to be able to supervise works carried out by tradespersons and/or apprentices; build your own business; estimate job costs on water, sanitary and drainage systems, and much more.

You’ll need to successfully complete all of the units listed below to apply for the full Plumbing Contractor’s Licence. If however, you wish to specialise in only Drainage or Backflow and Water Supply, you will need to complete the core units and the units listed in your chosen specialisation.

Skill set
National ID: CPC32612
State ID: J493
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Roof Plumbing

Be ready for a career as a roof plumber

This apprenticeship course will give you the skills to use hand and power tools, cut and join sheet metal, install roof components and interpret plans.

Do you want a trades career working outdoors with a view?

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the roof plumbing and services industry.

The Certificate III in Roof Plumbing is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: SHB20216
State ID: BAA3
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate II in Salon Assistant

Get ahead in a stylish career

You will gain the knowledge and skills to support hairdressers in a salon, shampooing, colouring and braiding hair, maintaining hairdressing tools, scheduling appointments and merchandising.

Are you looking to get ahead in a stylish career?

This course will give you the knowledge and skills to support hairdressers in a salon.

A valuable part of our course is ongoing practical demonstration of your skills, so you will be need to bring live models to class as required.

When you complete the Certificate II In Hairdressing you'll have skills to impress potential employers as a salon assistant, on your way to becoming a hairdresser.

Certificate II
National ID: SHB50216
State ID: BAA2
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Diploma of Salon Management

Turn those dreams of running your own hair salon into a reality

Gain the skills you need to manage or own a personal services salon. You'll be equipped with all the HR, finance and customer service knowledge to be able to run an efficient salon.

Take your skills and experience in hairdressing or personal services to the next level

North Metropolitan TAFE's Diploma of Salon Management focuses on the skills needed to manage the day to day operation of a personal services business, including hiring and managing staff, liaising with business stakeholders and managing the financial operations of a salon. At this level you'll develop the ability to create and establish a client service culture, plan and implement marketing activities, and ensure that all workplace health and safety requirements are met in a sustainable business environment.

You'll be learning from professionals who have extensive industry experience and active industry networks. With a range of managerial and people skills you will be qualified to lead and develop your team and to apply your knowledge of operating a beauty services small business profitably and efficiently.

Diploma
National ID: UEE31411
State ID: A128
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate III in Security Equipment

Learn to install large and small security systems

This apprenticeship will give you the skills and knowledge to pursue a career as a security equipment tradesperson. You'll learn to program, commission and troubleshoot commercial security and closed circuit television systems.

Are you looking for a security career with current skills?

When you complete the Certificate III in Security Equipment you'll be looking at a career as a security equipment tradesperson.

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in the security industry, installing large and small security systems, including CCTV.

The Certificate III in Security Equipment is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
State ID: EAA88
Industry Building and Construction

Security Installer Licence Class 2 Skill Set

Technical security installer training to meet licencing requirements

This skill set will help you meet the training requirements for a Security Installer’s Licence issued by the WA Police Force.

Technical security installer training to meet licencing requirements

This skill set will help you meet the training requirements for a Security Installer’s Licence issued by the WA Police Force.

For more information on the Security Installer’s Licence visit the WA Police Force website(opens in a new tab) .

 

Skill set
National ID: CPC31011
State ID: D399
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Solid Plastering

A trade that has everything covered

This apprenticeship course will give you the knowledge and skills to finish floors, walls and ceilings, construct decorative mouldings, textured finishes, and ornamental restorations.

Do you want a career in a trade that has everything covered?

When you complete the Certificate III in Solid Plastering you will be ready for a certified trade career as a solid plasterer in the commercial or residential construction industry.

The Certificate III in Solid Plastering is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: CPC32313
State ID: J786
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate III in Stonemasonry (Monumental/Installation)

Gain a trade where your career is set in stone

This apprenticeship course will get ready for a career as a construction mason or stonemason where you will take stone from excavation to a finished product through shaping, cutting, machining, finishing and laying.

Do you want a monumental trade where your career is set in stone?

When you complete the Certificate III in Stonemasonry (Monumental/Installation) you will be ready for a career as a construction mason or stonemason.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to take stone from excavation all the way to a finished, polished object including stairs, walls, fireplaces, chimneys, kitchen benchtops, monuments, gravestones.

The Certificate III in Stonemasonry (Monumental/Installation) is an apprenticeship; please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PBC-V1299
Industry Building and Construction

Supervisors - Construction Course

Keen to take the lead in construction?

Gain a broad range of practical skills and knowledge needed for supervision in construction.

Keen to take the lead in construction?

You'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to identify and assess a range of building and construction techniques, including concreting, brickwork, carpentry, electrical services, plumbing and drainage, tiling, ceiling fixing and painting. Once you successfully complete this short course running on Tuesday and Thursday evenings you'll receive a Certificate of Participation.

Dress requirements

You will need to have safety goggles, gloves and safety shoes but no previous experience is necessary. All tools and materials will be supplied.

Short course
National ID: MSF30313
State ID: J749
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate III in Timber and Composites Machining

Get into the timber machining industry

This apprenticeship will give you the skills to perform timber and composites machining for the manufacture of furniture, cabinetry and other timber components.

Get into the timber machining industry

This course will provide you with the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge to perform timber and composites machining for the manufacture of furniture, built in and freestanding cabinetry and other timber components. You will utilise a range of static machinery as well as specialist computer numerically controlled (CNC) machinery to manufacture components as specified in working drawings and cutting lists. You will also gain the fundamental knowledge required to perform machine set up, operational maintenance and basic troubleshooting.

The Certificate III in Timber and Composites Machining is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: MSF30713
State ID: J735
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Upholstery

Create new masterpieces and return old furniture to its former glory

In this apprenticeship course you'll learn to dismantle and reassemble furniture; select, cut, sew and fit fabric and leather upholstery materials; and produce loose covers.

Consider a creative career in upholstery

This course will give you the skills and knowledge to carry out upholstery work, including dismantling and reassembling furniture.

The Certificate III in Upholstery is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: CPC31211
State ID: D401
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining

Build a career that others will look up to

This course will prepare you for a certified trade career as a wall and ceiling liner.

Do you want to build a lifetime career that others will look up to?

When you complete the Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining you will be ready for a certified trade career as a wall and ceiling liner. You will gain the knowledge and skills to install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to line walls and ceilings.

The Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: CPC31311
State ID: D402
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling

Get ready for a certified trade career as a wall and floor tiler

Learn to tile curved surfaces such as domestic pools, create mosaics and apply decorative tiling.

Do you have an eye for detail and want your work on show?

When you complete the Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling you will be ready for a certified trade career as a wall and floor tiler. You will gain the knowledge and skills to lay tiles for domestic, commercial, and public buildings.

The Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-BCB-V1271
Industry Building and Construction

Woodwork Introduction

Learn the basics of woodworking to create small pieces of furniture

You'll learn how to use hand and power tools to build an item such as a coffee table, toy box or bedside cabinet.

Show off your newly found wood working skills

This short course will teach you to build a bedside cabinet.

You'll learn how to use many of the hand tools and power tools used by a cabinet maker. During your first week you'll focus on the various power tools used in the trade, learn about their application. The safe use of tools and Workplace Health and Safety will also be covered.

You'll also cover:

  • marking out and cutting timber to size
  • methods of joining and fixing timber using glue, nails, screws and bolts
  • clamping materials together correctly
  • the use of drawer runners and other hardware
  • ornate trims and mouldings

Materials and hardware will be supplied. No previous experience required.

Dress requirements

You will need to supply your own personal protective equipment (PPE) including safety glasses, earmuffs or ear plugs, dust mask and closed in footwear.

Short course
State ID: AE386
Industry Building and Construction
Free*

Work Safety in Construction Skill Set

Bricklaying Job Ready Program

Gain skills in work safety practices, how to use a range of construction equipment and tools; and working in a construction team. This course includes work placement

Bricklaying Job Ready Program

Do you have a positive attitude and work well in teams? Are you interested in joining the WA residential construction sector?

The four-week Bricklaying Job Ready program aims to provide a pipeline of bricklayers to meet the needs of WA’s booming building industry. The program takes a unique approach, combining a three-week short course with a four-day work placement with an employer, which may lead to a bricklaying apprenticeship.

Be part of Western Australia’s $147 million program, which will generate construction work to last through 2022.

The three-week short course teaches:

  • work safety practices
  • how to use a range of construction equipment and tools; and
  • skills to work in a construction team.

During your work placement, you will:

  • gain real, hands on industry experience; and
  • secure a ‘foot in the door’ by working with an employer.

By completing this program, you may:

  • be offered a bricklaying apprenticeship with your work placement employer;
  • be deemed suitable for other employment opportunities within the residential construction sector; or
  • decide to undertake further training.
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