Goongoongup was a freshwater stream that flowed past our present day East Perth campus into the Swan River.
Located in the bustling business district, our East Perth campus is close to local cafes, shops and public transport, including the free CAT buses.
Specialising in sustainability and renewable energy, building and construction, mining, surveying, engineering, science and technology training, our East Perth campus is our resources industry precinct. The campus is also home to two of our centres of specialisation, our Mining and Green Skills Training Centres.
Services and facilities
North Metropolitan TAFE is committed to ensuring that people with disability have equal access to our services, programs and facilities so that you can achieve your educational and career goals.
Accessibility and Learning Support coordinators coordinate and implement support for students with a diagnosed disability, medical condition or mental health condition, whether temporary or permanent.
This service is free, confidential, and optional.
Accessibility and Learning Support can assist students with:
- Assistance with the enrolment process
- Familiarising you with the campus, facilities and classrooms
- Working with you to inform lecturers about your needs (if required)
- Alternative formats for learning materials (audio, large print, etc.)
- Adaptive technologies, software and specialised equipment
- Assessment alternatives and adjustments
- Study assistance, support and advocacy.
Find out more about Accessibility and Learning Support Services.
Our state-of-the-art facility for mining industry training.
Providing students with the opportunity to develop sought after skills based on highly practical training programs using industry standard facilities, the centre enables WA to better respons to industry demand.
We offer specialised training in mining exploration, mineral processing, geology, and gold assaying. Students can train to become Field Assistants or Pit Technicians by interpreting the geology of a drill core in our core yard; learn to extract gold or base metals in our fire assay laboratory; or gain off-road four-wheel drive experience to work in exploration and mining.
The $17 million Green Skills Training Centre, jointly funded by the Federal and State government, earned a 6-star Green Rating for design by the Green Building Council of Australia, a rating which represents world leadership in environmentally sustainable design. It is completely self-sufficient in energy and water. Often used as a demonstration centre for sustainable design and energy efficiency.
Specialising in green jobs of the future, students gain skills and training in engineering, building, design and architectural studies; building and construction including electrical and plumbing; and green skills including renewable energy, biotechnology, water operations and environmental management.
Splitting Beans Café offers a large, tasty variety of fresh hot and cold food and drinks, including coffee.
Opening hours (Term time only)
|Monday — Thursday||7:00am - 3:30pm|
|Friday||7:00am - 3:00pm|
Closed during the weekends and holidays.
Note Visitors (aged 16 years and over) who are purchasing food or drinks (except for takeaway) or being seated in this venue are now required to show proof of vaccination through the ServiceWA app, or in a digital or paper-based form, along with acceptable ID.
There is no student parking on the East Perth campus, although there are Perth City Council car parks next to the campus.
ACROD parking bays are located at the front of the main building.
Ideally located along one of the city’s cycle routes, our East Perth campus provides bicycle racks.
Please make sure you lock your bike; we do not accept liability for stolen or damaged bikes and/or accessories.