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Leederville

 Corner of Oxford and Richmond Streets, Leederville WA 6007  |  Locked Bag 6, Northbridge WA 6865

Leederville is part of Boorloo boodja (land), and is named after William Leeder, the first white landowner in the area. 

Located in the heart of Leederville, our campus is close to cafes, restaurants, shops and is just a short walk from the train station.

This campus has a special focus on human services, with training offered in community services, education, early childhood care, aged care, disability services, youth work and mental health.

Our creative music students also learn at this campus in our industry standard professional recording studio and live performance venue with full staging, lighting and sound production. We even host our very own student radio station, BOOM Radio, from this campus.

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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.

Foyer Oxford provides opportunities for young people ready to make a commitment to move on with their lives — a commitment to further education and training.

For more information, please visit our Life at NMTAFE page.

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.

Our Leederville campus features artworks from local and international artists, past and current students, lecturers, and emerging artists whose passion and talent was ignited during their time with us.

More information about individual artwork and artists can be found on our Campus artwork page.

The campus is only a short walk from Leederville train station.

No student parking is available on campus grounds although there is all day paid parking available on Richmond Street, and free three-hour parking on Loftus Street.

ACROD parking bays are available off Richmond and Oxford Streets.

Please note parking on college grounds (other than in ACROD parking bays) can incur a fine.

Students and staff wishing to use the ACROD parking bays must display a valid ACROD parking permit on their vehicle.

Bicycle racks are provided on the campus, but please make sure you lock your bike. We do​ not accept liability for stolen or damaged bikes and/or accessories.

Leederville

Leederville is our Human Services precinct including community services, children’s services, aged care, disability services, youth work and mental health.

We also deliver sport and recreation, and music programs. 

Address

North Metropolitan TAFE Leederville
Corner of Oxford and Richmond Streets
Leederville WA 6007
Australia

Courses available at Leederville

^ 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.
National ID: FNS40222
State ID: BHU1
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

An excellent start to a career in accounting

You will develop a broad range of accounting skills including accounting software knowledge and learning to prepare financial reports. Gain the skills for work as a payroll clerk, bookkeeper or accounts clerk.

An excellent start to a career in accounting

This course provides the latest insights into the accounting processes required for a business.
It prepares you for work as a payroll clerk or bookkeeper.

You'll learn how to set up and maintain computerised accounts, establish payroll systems, maintain inventory records, prepare financial reports on financial position and performance of the business, prepare and lodge business and instalment activity statements, perform monthly reconciliation statements, prepare budgets and provide advice to taxpayers in relation to activity statements.
You will graduate with current, practical bookkeeping and accounting skills that are attractive to prospective employers.

Successful completion of the course meets the Tax Practitioners Board academic requirements for registration as a BAS agent.

This course also prepares you for entry into the Diploma of Accounting.

Keen to get started? We offer this course on campus and online.

Certificate IV
National ID: CHC43215
State ID: AWK4
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023

Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

Make a difference to the lives of others

Assist with supporting clients with alcohol and drug issues

Make a difference to the lives of others

This qualification focuses on providing assessment and support to clients with alcohol and drug issues. You will learn about interviewing in the initial client assessment, responding to crisis, working with people with mental health concerns, and providing alcohol and other drugs (AOD) interventions.

Certificate IV
National ID: BSB30120
State ID: BFS5
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Certificate III in Business

Work in various roles in an office in any industry

This course will give you the essential skills needed to work in an office environment and exposure to general business practices including trading with other businesses, customer service, creating business and text documents using business software.

Get ready to establish your career in business with this new and exciting qualification

This course will enable you to learn and use in-demand skills practiced across a wide range of industries and you'll gain skills and knowledge needed to work in various roles in wide variety of business settings.

While studying in our simulated work environment you'll learn how to work in teams, empower your creative and critical thinking and learn to use sustainable work practices. You will also explore the importance of workplace wellness and safety, learn and deliver excellent customer service and the creation of a variety of business and digital documents using the latest computing software.

Certificate III
National ID: BSB40120
State ID: BFR1
Industry Business and Finance
Half price^
Online

Certificate IV in Business

Gain a strong foundation in current business trends

This course will give you a broad range of business skills and on completion you can continue your studies with the Diploma of Business.

Gain a strong foundation in current business trends

In our cutting-edge simulated business workplace you will experience an environment that reflects current industry trends and replicates organisational operations.  
This brand new Simulated Workplace provides a co-working space and prepares you for employment in a range of different business models.

You'll develop skills needed to use social media to engage with and appeal to customers and stakeholders to grow the business, making you work-ready and digitally savvy.
You will interact with others, consult and negotiate, problem solve, critically assess and use the latest technology to plan and organise operations. All under the expert guidance of trainers with expertise and knowledge of business operations in changing and evolving environments.

Certificate IV
National ID: BSB30120
State ID: AC46
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate III in Business (Administration)

Gain fundamental business and administrative knowledge and skills for current industry.

This course will give you skills and knowledge to work in a range of roles across a variety of environments and settings.

Administrators are the key to an efficiently run organisation

Once you've completed this qualification you'll be prepared for roles involving the development of business documents, organisation of work priorities, workplace safety, sustainable practices, communication and critical thinking in team strategies, receipt and purchase documentation.

Certificate III
National ID: BSB30120
State ID: AC47
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Certificate III in Business (Medical Administration)

Work in medical administration

This course will give you skills and knowledge specific to a medical practice environment including administration processes and how to use medical software.

Want to make a start within medical administration?

This course will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to work in a small health service such as a medical reception, allied health service or hospital setting.

You will study business office units alongside specialised medical units that will equip you with the skills to meet the current needs of the medical industry. You will learn to work in teams, communicate effectively, empower your critical and creative thinking and learn computing skills using current software.

Certificate III
State ID: EAD35
Industry Education and Community Services

Community Development Essentials Skill Set

Gain the skills to design, deliver and evaluate a community development program

This course touched on how sociological theory and contemporary community development approaches can be harnessed to build community capacity for strong social outcomes. Participants are encouraged to reflect on own practice and invites them to stretch their capabilities through the introduction of best practice approaches from around the world

Enhance your skills to be able to design, deliver and evaluate a community development program

You'll gain the foundation theories and practices to develop, deliver and evaluate community development programs and projects.

This online skill set touches on how sociological theory and contemporary community development approaches can be harnessed to build community capacity for strong social outcomes. Strongly influenced by current industry practice, this skill set encourages participants to reflect on own practice and invites them to stretch their capabilities through the introduction of best practice approaches from around the world.

This online course has been developed by those in industry, for industry. The course structure and content has been designed to suit those working full-time or part-time in a community development role or in a role that collaborates with community on social change projects.

Participants may work across a range of social, environmental, health, recreation, arts and culture sectors; within or for government, not-for-profit or private organisations.

Successfully completing this skill set gives you the opportunity to further your studies by enrolling in the Certificate IV in Community Development or the Diploma of Community Development, you can discuss this with your lecturers.

Skill set
National ID: CHC22015
State ID: AWJ7
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate II in Community Services

Open the door to a career in community services

Gain an introduction to the community services industry and practical skills to get started in the community services industry.

Open the door to a career in community services

This course will introduce you to the community services industry. You'll gain the essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work with people in a community or health setting by completing this qualification.

Start on your path to a career in Community Services, Aged Care, Children's Services or Disability Services.

General Education Dual Qualification for Adults

North Metropolitan TAFE is excited to be offering this course as part of a dual qualification designed specifically for adults (18 years and over) who want to improve their reading, writing and employability skills. On successful completion of the program, you'll gain a Certificate II in Community Services and a Certificate II in General Education for Adults. The Maths and English covered in the Certificate II in General Education for Adults is approximately equivalent to Year 10 level and when successfully completed this course will meet the entry requirements for most Certificate III TAFE courses or employment.

It will advance your opportunity to further your studies and open the door to a career in community and health services.

See the Certificate II in General Education for Adults for more information.

Please note that all General Education students are required to participate in an interview and assessment as part of the application process. This will help determine if the course you have chosen is a good fit for you and at an appropriate level. Please note we have limited places for our courses and attending the interview does not guarantee you a place.

Certificate II
National ID: CHC32015
State ID: AWJ2
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in Community Services

There is an ongoing skill shortage in Community Services

Gain an insight into the community services sector including mental health, alcohol and other drug services and domestic violence services. This course is ideal for support workers, case workers and client contact officers.

There is an ongoing skill shortage in Community Services

This entry level course is ideal for support workers, case workers and client contact officers; generally, positions with direct contact with clients, providing  day-to-day support.

All of our Community Service qualifications have flexible training delivery modes and the option to study on the job. This means you get the most relevant skills and the opportunity to form industry contacts.

You'll also be mentored by attentive and caring lecturers who have extensive experience in the industry.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC42015
State ID: AWL8
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023

Certificate IV in Community Services

Further your skills in developing services and programs for the community

There is an ongoing skill shortage in the community services industry and as part of this qualification you will get to apply your learning through a work placement*.

Do you want to make a difference for communities?

Be there for people that need it the most. When you complete the Certificate IV in Community Services Work you'll have the skills needed to support all people in the community, as an outreach officer, welfare support worker, or case worker.

As part of this qualification, you'll be given the opportunity to undertake a work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

If you are interested in finding work in fields such as Youth Work, Mental Health or Alcohol and Other Drugs, after completing this Certificate IV in Community Services  you can achieve an additional Certificate IV in one of these specialist areas by studying the required additional units. Talk to us about this option.

Certificate IV
National ID: CHC52015
State ID: AWM0
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Diploma of Community Services

There is an ongoing skill shortage in Community Services.

Gain specialised skills in community services to work autonomously under broad directions from senior management, providing direct support to individuals or groups.

There is an ongoing skill shortage in Community Services

Complete this qualification and you could be working in community services, case management or social housing, involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

You will have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management, providing direct support to individuals or groups. You may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case management, program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.

All our community service qualifications have flexible training delivery modes and the option to study on the job. This means you get the most relevant skills and the opportunity to form industry contacts.

Graduates of our Diploma in Community Services course meet entry requirements for and can even achieve advanced standing in relevant university degrees, see information about Murdoch University in the Further Study section below. As this qualification is one of the Lower fees, local skills half price courses, training at North Metropolitan TAFE will reduce the time and money you spend completing a relevant university degree and you'll be equipped to work in the industry while you study.

Diploma
National ID: HLT35021
State ID: BGW7
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate III in Dental Assisting

Learn alongside dentists, oral health therapists and dental technicians in training

This course will give you real industry experience in a modern dental care facility.

If you’ve ever thought about being a part of this essential profession then this is the perfect qualification to get you started.

As a Dental Assistant, you will be responsible for preparing the surgery, assisting the dentist chairside, processing and sterilising all of the instruments and cleaning the surgery. You will also develop skills in reception work and the management of supplies.

On successful completion of your Certificate III in Dental Assisting, you will have skills and experience relevant to current industry standards, trends and practices.

From semester 2, 2023, North Metropolitan TAFE's Dental courses are located within our newly fitted out dental department at our conveniently located Leederville campus.

As a part of this qualification, you will have the opportunity to take part in work placements at private dental practices, other dental organisations or at the OHCWA, giving you real experience in the industry in both privately run and government facilities.

Employer-based delivery (part-time)
If you are a Dental Assistant currently working chairside in a dental surgery, you may be able to complete this course by studying part-time, attending classes one day per week and incorporating workplace assessments. You will need the support of your employer to be eligible.
For more information, see the timetable tab below.

Certificate III
National ID: HLT45021
State ID: BGW8
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate IV in Dental Assisting

Gain the skills to specialise in assisting with dental radiography

This course is ideal for qualified dental assistants who are looking to upskill, diversify, and be able to further assist the dentist within the dental practice.

Are you ready to advance your dental assisting career?

The Certificate IV in Dental Assisting is ideal for qualified dental assistants who are looking to upskill, diversify, and be able to further assist the dentist within the dental practice.

On successful completion of this course you'll gain specialist skills and knowledge to construct dental models, fabricate Thermoformed appliances and take clinical photographs. You'll also learn additional sterilisation techniques and gain increased insight into practice administrative processes.

From semester 2, 2023, North Metropolitan TAFE's Dental courses are delivered in our newly fitted out Dental department at our conveniently located Leederville campus.

Students will need to provide evidence of current employment, as there is a requirement for evidence of 250 workplace hours to be collected.

Certificate IV
National ID: HLT35115
State ID: AYY4
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free in 2023

Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting

Train alongside dental students, oral health professionals and dental assistants in a simulated dental laboratory at the state of the art Oral Health Centre of WA

This course will prepare you to work as a laboratory assistant. You'll gain the skills to assist dentists and dental technicians to construct, repair and adjust dental appliances.

Does a career in the Dental Technology Industry make you smile?

When you complete the Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting you will be ready to start a career in the busy dental technology world, as a laboratory assistant helping dentists and dental technicians to construct, repair and adjust dental appliances.

You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and skills to work as a member of the dental laboratory team. With the skills that you develop in this course you can transfer into the HLT55115 Diploma of Dental Technology as an apprentice in a dental laboratory.

The Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting includes supervised work skills in a simulated dental laboratory at our newly fitted out Dental department at our conveniently located Leederville campus.

Certificate III
National ID: HLT55118
State ID: BDQ5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Diploma of Dental Technology

The perfect qualification to get you started in the Dental Technology profession

This apprenticeship will give you the skills to prepare work for dental surgeries and produce dental appliances such as bridges and splints.

The perfect qualification to get you started in the Dental Technology profession

As a Dental Technician, you will be responsible for preparing work for dental surgeries and producing dental appliances such as bridges and splints.

Our dental technology qualification provides you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.

This qualification is an apprenticeship so you will need be employed as an apprentice in a Dental Laboratory; please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

During the course you will have the opportunity to meet other apprentices when attending our newly fitted out facilities at our Leederville campus for some theory sessions. 

Diploma
National ID: CHC30121
State ID: BGY3
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Early Childhood Education and Care is an expanding industry

This course will prepare you for working with young children up to the age of 5 years where you'll learn how to interact and foster their development.

Your gateway to a rewarding career in a growing industry

Early Childhood Education and Care is an expanding industry for those with a genuine interest and passion in the care and education of young children up to the age of 5 years. The childcare industry is demanding higher qualifications and training from educators in this field to ensure consistently high standards of education and care for children placed in these services. This can be achieved by completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

You'll learn how to interact and foster the development of the children while working within legal requirements and ensuring the children's health and safety are not at risk.

As part of this qualification you will undertake a work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

You will work closely with children from different backgrounds and cultures and provide care and support for them in various child care situations.

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering early childhood training to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, visit First Nations Traineeship Program(opens in a new tab) for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC50121
State ID: BGY6
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Learn to manage the operation of a child care centre

Gain skills in planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services, and learn to provide care and meet the needs of infants and young children.

A fulfilling career helping children grow and develop

This diploma will provide you with the skills and knowledge to manage the operation of a child care service where you would be responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services (0-5 years), in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements. You would also supervise staff and volunteers.

During this course you will learn to provide care and meet the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of infants and young children in various care settings.

As part of this qualification you will undertake ongoing work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned. You will work closely with children from different backgrounds and cultures and provide care and support for them.

In most states this is the highest qualification required at director or service manager level for children's service centre based care and education.

Over 90% of our graduates gain employment on completion of their studies.

If you are or have been, working in the Early Childhood Education industry you may be able to gain full or partial qualification and achieve your Diploma in a shorter period of time through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), see the Important Information tab below for more details.

Diploma
National ID: 52875WA
State ID: BGR07
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate I in Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE)

Kick start your education and training or access help in finding work

This course, taught by highly experienced lecturers, will build on your existing communication and personal skills, and help you to develop employment opportunities. It is available to people 18 years and older.

Do you want to kick start your education and training?

You could improve your reading, writing, maths and personal skills as well as enhance your employment opportunities with this bridging/preparatory qualification.

This course will enable you to build on your knowledge and skills in communication, numeracy, technology, study skills, personal development and career development. It will also help you to progress into further education and training by building confidence in a flexible and supportive environment.

The Certificate I in Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE) is available for adults (18 years and over only) and you will need to attend an interview as part of the application process to check the course is right for you.

Certificate I
National ID: 22472VIC
State ID: BEH69
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate I in General Education for Adults

Kick start your education, training and work skills

This course will improve your English, numeracy and help you build the confidence and skills you need to enter the workforce or pursue further study.

Kick start your education, training and work skills

The Certificate I in General Education for Adults is a bridging course to future employment or study. Completing this course will improve your English, introduce you to the fundamentals of basic numeracy, and build your computer and technology skills.  It will also help you build the confidence and skills you need to enter the workforce or further study.

The Maths and English covered in the Certificate I in General Education for Adults is approximately equivalent to Year 9 level. When successfully completed this course will meet the entry requirements for most Certificate II TAFE courses.

Certificate I
National ID: 22473VIC
State ID: BEH66
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate II in General Education for Adults

Build a solid base for your future

This course will develop your reading, writing, maths and employability skills to prepare you for a further study pathway.

Do you want to build a solid base for your future?

This course offers a possible pathway to further studies for students who have not achieved satisfactory grades in Year 10 at school and wish to continue their educational journey.

The Certificate II in General Education for Adults assists you to develop your reading, writing, maths and employability skills to prepare you for a further study pathway. The course caters for a wide range of students within a supportive, flexible, adult learning environment. You will be interviewed and assessed to make sure this course is right for you.

The Maths and English covered in the Certificate II in General Education for Adults is approximately equivalent to Year 10 level and when successfully completed this course will meet the entry requirements for most Certificate III TAFE courses.

Dual Qualifications (Leederville only - 12 months duration)

Youth program
North Metropolitan TAFE is excited to be offering this course as part of a dual qualification designed specifically for youth (15 - 17 years). On successful completion of the program, you'll gain a Certificate II Leadership and a Certificate II in General Education for Adults.

Adult program
We are also offering this course as part of a dual qualification designed specifically for adults (18 years and over). On successful completion of the program, you'll gain a Certificate II in Community Services and a Certificate II in General Education for Adults. It will advance your studies, enhance your skill set and open the door to a career in community services.

Certificate II
National ID: 22474VIC
State ID: BEH65
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate III in General Education for Adults

Step into further study or employment

This practical course is an ideal way to develop your literacy, numeracy and employability skills. On completion you could consider further study or employment.

Do you want to build a solid base for your future?

This practical course is an ideal way to develop your literacy, numeracy and employability skills to step into further study or employment. It is designed to meet the minimum entry requirements for a range of industry qualifications, and offers an alternative to Year 11 high school studies.

Our General Education area offers programs designed to meet the needs of students with different learning styles and needs. You will be interviewed and assessed to be placed in the right course for you.

The Maths and English covered in the Certificate III in General Education for Adults is approximately equivalent to Year 11 level and when successfully completed will meet the entry requirements for most Certificate IV or Diploma level TAFE courses.

Please note This course will only run with sufficient enrolments.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC43315
State ID: AWK8
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023

Certificate IV in Mental Health

Focus on the support and needs of people experiencing mental health issues.

Learn about the value and principles of mental health sector and how to apply them in a recovery oriented way.

Develop skills to work with clients experiencing a mental health illness

This qualification focuses on the support and needs of people experiencing mental health issues. You'll learn about the value and principles of the mental health sector and how to apply them in a recovery oriented way.

You will undertake a supervised or simulated work placement* where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

You could find work in a variety of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services; rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment.

This course will be delivered through a combination of online and on campus training.
The online delivery will be done via Collaborate sessions (on Blackboard), which are live classes facilitated by a lecturer. The majority of the training will be delivered via on campus sessions. Class attendance is required for successful completion of the course.
 

Certificate IV
National ID: CUA20620
State ID: BGV8
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate II in Music

Kick start your career in WA's vibrant music industry

This course is an introduction to basic musical and sound concepts. You'll gain experience in making a music demo, using technical equipment and computers to record and edit sound, and preparing for performances.

Kick start your career in WA's vibrant music industry

Gain the practical knowledge to enhance your musical and production skills.

This course introduces basic musical and sound concepts. Electives will focus on song writing and performance within ensembles, recording and mixing within the studio and live environments and follow the production processes through to the completion of a demo recording.

This course in only offered in semester 1 each year.

Certificate II
National ID: CUA50820
State ID: AC72
Industry Creative Industries

Diploma of Music (Music Business)

Start your own music business or get a great job in the music industry

Under the guidance of our industry experienced lecturers you'll gain skills in event promotion, the management of artists and a combination of music and business skills. You'll also be given opportunities for work placement where you get to put your skills into practice.

Would you like to work in the music industry as an employee or in your own business?

Learn how to promote events and manage artists so you can start your own business or gain work in the music industry with this qualification.

You'll learn combined music and business skills in event promotion, artist management, record label operations and music publishing. Since 1996 our music graduates have gone on to form bands such as Birds of Tokyo and work with bands such as Gyroscope, Karnivool and Eskimo Joe all under the guidance of our industry experienced lecturers.

This hands-on approach throughout the year culminates in opportunities for work placement for you to apply a range of specific music business skills.

Diploma
National ID: CUA60520
State ID: AC77
Industry Creative Industries

Advanced Diploma of Music (Performance)

Get high level skills in performance, song arranging, composition and stagecraft technique

This course will develop your analytical, performance and creative skills under the guidance of highly experienced industry lecturers, and you'll get to release your own recording product.

Refine your talent

Successful completion of the Advanced Diploma of Music (Performance) will give you high level skills in performance, song arranging, composition and stagecraft technique.

Through this course you will develop your analytical, performance and creative skills under the guidance of highly experienced industry lecturers and mentors. You will refine your skills as a songwriter and performer, developing, producing and releasing your own recording product which is your calling card to the music industry.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: CUA30920
State ID: AC69
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate III in Music (Performance)

An introduction to the exciting and challenging world of music performance

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to get started in the music industry. You will focus on songwriting and arranging, ensemble/performance and recording, participate in recording sessions in our studios.

Turn your raw talent into a career

This course introduces you to the exciting and challenging world of music performance and will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to get started in the music industry.

You will focus on gaining skills in songwriting and arranging, ensemble/performance and recording. You will participate in recording sessions in our studios and follow the production processes through to the completion of a demo recording.

At the end of your course, you will have performed and recorded, as well as gained skills in communication, critical listening, stagecraft, musical style and industry practice.

This course is only run in semester 2 each year.

Certificate III
National ID: CUA50820
State ID: AC73
Industry Creative Industries

Diploma of Music (Performance)

Join our impressive list of music graduates

This course will provide you with instrumental/vocal techniques and performance skills, music literacy, aural training and music analysis. You'll learn in our fully equipped live performance venue, recording and rehearsal studios and be supported by our industry experienced music lecturers. You will need to have instrumental or vocal skills if you are applying for this course.

Join our impressive list of music graduates

The Diploma of Music Industry (Performance) will provide you with instrumental/vocal technique and performance skills, music literacy and aural training and music analysis. You'll acquire the skills to perform in an ensemble, and develop a repertoire and original material in bands/ensembles which is recorded in our in-house recording studios.

You will learn how to incorporate technology into music composition and manage your intellectual property.

Benefit from studying music at North Metropolitan TAFE with industry standard learning resources such as our fully equipped live performance venue, recording studios and rehearsal studios. You'll be supported by North Metro TAFE's music lecturers who have current industry experience and gain exposure to a range of industry figures and networks while working closely with studio engineers and technical production teams.

A career in music is exciting and challenging and could see you achieve great things across the world. While it is a competitive industry to break into we will provide you with the skills in musical performance needed to unleash your creativity and outshine the rest.

Since 1996 our music graduates have gone on to form bands such as Birds of Tokyo and work with bands such as Gyroscope, Karnivool and Eskimo Joe.

Diploma
National ID: CUA60520
State ID: AC79
Industry Creative Industries

Advanced Diploma of Music (Sound Production)

A sound career

Achieve high level skills in a variety of production areas in the music industry with this Advanced Diploma qualification. You'll gain skills in live sound engineering, studio sound engineering and production, and film sound composition and production.

Fine-tune your sound career

Achieve high level skills in the live sound, film and studio production areas of the music industry with this Advanced Diploma qualification.

Through this course, you will develop your wide ranging analytical, technical and creative skills. You will develop and produce your own recording projects, under the guidance of highly experienced industry mentors.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: CUA30920
State ID: AC70
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate III in Music (Sound Production)

Get started on a sound career in the music industry

Learn to record, mix and edit sound sources. You will participate in recording sessions for bands in our studios and follow the production processes through to the completion of a demo recording.

Get started on a sound career in the music industry

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to record, mix and edit sound sources and you will learn about the music industry from the production perspective.

The Certificate III in Music (Sound Production) will give you a practical introduction to recording processes including, mixing, editing and post-production. You will participate in recording sessions for bands in our studios and follow the production processes through to the completion of a demo recording.

This course is only offered in semester 2 each year.

Certificate III
National ID: CUA50820
State ID: AC74
Industry Creative Industries

Diploma of Music (Sound Production)

Advance your sound production skills

You'll benefit from the best facilities and musical heritage in Western Australia, and gain the skills to work in music technical/sound production. You'll learn about current music industry practices including studio recording, live sound, and music technology, production, and arrangement.

Get ready to pursue an exciting career in sound production in the WA music industry

Advance your music skills with this course. You'll learn about current music industry practices in the areas of studio recording and maintenance, live sound, music production, music arrangement, music technology and repairing/maintaining equipment and have the ability to set up your own studio.

By studying music at North Metropolitan TAFE you'll benefit from the best facilities and musical heritage in Western Australia. Since 1996 our music graduates have gone on to form bands such as Birds of Tokyo and work with bands such as Gyroscope, Karnivool and Eskimo Joe.

North Metro's focus on industry relevancy means practical course content geared towards getting you a career. You'll learn from our industry experienced lecturers and have an opportunity to network with real professionals who could increase your chances of employment during or after study.

Diploma
National ID: CHC30221
State ID: BGY5
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in School Based Education Support

Assist the teaching staff to help children learn

You'll develop the skills and knowledge to support teachers and provide care and supervision for children from kindergarten to Year 12.

Develop the skills and knowledge to assist teaching staff

This course will provide you with a customised program in learning support to prepare you for roles such as an education assistant working in a school. You will learn to provide support to a classroom teacher for children from kindergarten to Year 12.

As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned in a classroom setting. Students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check and a Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check (Education Department WA) before attending the work placement. 

You the opportunity to complete the Certificate III in School Based Education either through full-time study on campus over 6 months or part-time online over 12 months. The online delivery will be done via Collaborate sessions (on Blackboard), which are live classes run online with a lecturer taking you through the training.

A First Aid unit forms part of this course, please see the Important Information section below for details about this unit.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC40221
State ID: BGY4
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023

Certificate IV in School Based Education Support

Engage your passion for working with children and supporting their individual needs

A career that fits in with your family life, this course will give you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist the teaching staff in schools and provide care, instruction and supervision in kindergarten, pre-primary, primary and secondary school.

Engage your passion for working with children and supporting their individual needs

The Certificate IV in School Based Education Support will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist the teaching staff in schools and provide care, instruction and supervision in kindergarten, pre-primary, primary and secondary school.

This course is also available online, which is a little different to on-campus study as you do not have face to face contact with your lecturers. If on-campus study is not your preference, then online study is a great option. You will be supported by your online lecturers and completing your course via an online platform which contains all your study material and assessments. You will be provided a login and password to access this material once you have been enrolled at North Metropolitan TAFE.

No matter how you choose to study, as part of this qualification you will need to undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned in a classroom setting. Students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check and a Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check (Education Department WA) before attending work placement. 

The online delivery will be done via Collaborate sessions (on Blackboard), which are live classes run online with a lecturer taking you through the training.

We also offer an Aboriginal Islander Education Officer (AIEO) program. Find out more about our AIEO program.

Certificate IV
National ID: CUA60620
State ID: AC81
Industry Creative Industries

Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Broadcast Radio and Podcasting)

Land a job in an exciting, dynamic industry, filled with passionate, articulate people

This Advanced Diploma course provides you with skills in all aspects of the industry, including podcasting, commercial and management skills. It is a hands-on course where you will have a placement in our own BOOM Radio.

Radio broadcasting skills that will help you land your first job

Radio is an exciting, dynamic industry, filled with passionate and creative people. 
The Advanced Diploma is a hand-on practical course that provides you with all the skills to land your first job in radio broadcasting, podcasting and multi-platform opportunities
You'll develop a wide skill set in a supportive environment in all aspects of the radio industry, inclusive of on-air, news, marketing, podcasting, digital, and management skills.

Real-time learning means being part of a team that runs a real radio station, our own BOOM Radio, giving you a chance to develop industry networks, and practical experience. 
In addition, you will be able to focus on the critical areas of interest that you are passionate about to enhance your personal growth and industry opportunities.

The lecturing staff have extensive industry links and actively provide industry work placement and networking opportunities for students.
The course ensures you build on the skills you gained in the Diploma to be able to confidently produce or present on your own live radio show or podcast, be on the air, entertain and inform people and become a part of their daily lives.

You can put your experience and skills to good use working across a range of radio and broadcasting roles and apply your marketing, writing, and research skills in many other fields. 
On average 80% of graduating students find employment or gain entry to university to further their study and career opportunities.

Listen to Boom Radio live(opens in a new tab)

Boom Radio is run by our students who are in their second and final year, studying the Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Broadcast Radio and Podcasting).

 

Advanced Diploma
National ID: CUA51020
State ID: AC76
Industry Creative Industries

Diploma of Screen and Media (Broadcast Radio and Podcasting)

Get the skills you need to start in the radio industry

Learn to produce or present on your own radio show or podcast and develop a wide skill set in all aspects of the radio industry, with commercial and management skills. You will also have a placement in our radio station.

Get the skills you need to start in the radio industry

Radio is an exciting, dynamic industry, filled with passionate, articulate people. This course will give you the skills to produce or present your own radio show or podcast, entertaining and informing people and becoming a part of their daily lives.

You will develop a wide skill set in all aspects of the radio industry, from presenting on live radio and digital mediums, to working behind the scenes in audio production and event management. You will take part in building a radio station from scratch, and be given opportunities to present on our campus radio station, BOOM Radio, helping you to develop industry networks and practical experience.

Listen to Boom Radio live(opens in a new tab)

Boom Radio is run by our students who are in their second and final year, studying an Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Radio Broadcasting).

 

Diploma
National ID: SIS50321
State ID: BHE0
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Diploma of Sport

Turn your passion for sport into a career

This course will provide you with a broad set of skills to develop your sports career. You'll cover essential business skills such as project management, leadership and marketing, along with coaching and managing participants to perform and excel.

Turn your passion for sport into a career

The Diploma of Sport* has been designed with the career oriented, sports professional in mind and will provide you with a broad set of skills and knowledge to advance your career in the sport industry

We're excited to be offering this course as part of a new dual diploma program, to give you greater opportunities to advance your career and enhance your skill set. If you are a natural leader and love sport, this new program will give you skills in business, management and enhance your leadership and sport knowledge and experience.

On successful completion of the program you'll gain the Diploma of Sport and a Diploma of Leadership and Management, equipping you to find employment in a range of sporting bodies, or state and local government  organisations or to work independently in the private or public sector.

Find out more about this new dual diploma program (381 KB) (PDF document), delivered in 2023.

*Please note the Diploma of Sport will not be offered as a stand alone qualification, only as one part of the dual diploma program, delivered with the Diploma of Leadership and Management.
 
Diploma
National ID: SIS40421
State ID: BHE9
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Sport Development

Get a head start in the sporting industry

Learn topics such as; teamwork and leadership; planning and delivering sport and recreation programs; using sport technology; event management; risk management; exercise science; managing volunteers and working with stakeholders.

Get a head start in the sporting industry

This Certificate IV in Sport Development will give you the skills to get ahead and take advantage of the varied opportunities in the sporting industry in Australia. You'll cover topics such as; teamwork and leadership; planning and delivering sport and recreation programs; using sport technology; event management; risk management; exercise science; managing volunteers and working with stakeholders. You'll be equipped to fulfil your clients' sporting objectives and work effectively within a sporting organisation.

During the course of your studies you'll have access to the live works gym facility at our Northbridge campus and have the opportunity to gain learning support to improve study, literacy or numeracy skills.

Certificate IV
National ID: SIS30115
State ID: AYW6
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Sport and Recreation

Turn your passion for sport into a career in sport or community recreation

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to perform customer support roles within fitness centres, sporting grounds or complexes, leisure, aquatic and community recreation centres.

Kick off your career in sport or community recreation

You'll gain the practical skills and knowledge to perform a variety of roles in  support roles in the sport or community recreation industry. You'll be exposed to a broad range of activities, developing your coaching and programming skills to assist as part of a team in this dynamic environment.

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with job role opportunities within fitness centres, sporting clubs or complexes, leisure, aquatic and community recreation centres.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC40413
State ID: J592
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023

Certificate IV in Youth Work

Create brighter futures for young people

Learn how to create programs designed to address the needs of young people and put your skills into practice with a supervised or simulated work placement.

Create brighter futures for young people

Complete this qualification and you'll have what it takes to help young people in need. You may find employment in community, government and welfare agencies.

You 'll learn how to create programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people while working to legal and ethical requirements.

During this course you will undertake a supervised or simulated work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

Certificate IV
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