Perth

 25 Aberdeen Street, Perth WA 6003

Our Perth (named for Perthshire in Scotland) campuses are located between traditional Aboriginal swamp lands of Boodjamooling, Yoordgoorading and Gooloogoolup.

Our vibrant Perth campus is located in the heart of the Perth Cultural Centre, adjacent to the Blue Room Theatre, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA), Art Gallery of WA, State Library of WA and WA Museum.

This ideal location and our strong links with industry means our Perth campus is the place to go if you’re looking for a career in the creative industries. The central location also makes it a great location for our business, finance, English and language courses.  

This campus has seven buildings all located in and around Aberdeen Street, just off William Street.

Opening hours

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Services

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.

Nyoongar Kadadjiny Kulark Kart at 30 Aberdeen Street is a meeting place for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Our support officers assist with information in a range of areas to do with your studies including:

  • Course enquiries
  • Facilities
  • Fees payments and installment plans
  • Referrals to external support agencies
  • Pathway opportunities.

Find out more about our Koolark Centre.

The International Centre, located in the foyer of 30 Aberdeen Street, is a welcoming venue for international students to get support, advice, network, share experiences and make new friends.

It houses a prayer room, a kitchen equipped with microwave, refrigerator and tea and coffee making 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 30 Aberdeen Street at our Perth 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 and opening times, see the Jobs and Skills Centres(opens in a new tab) page.

Open to the public, our beauty clinic located at 30 Aberdeen Street offers a range of beauty treatments at very affordable prices. Services are completed by students, under the supervision of our lecturers.

For bookings and further information available on our Life at NMTAFE page.

The Remedial Massage clinic at 30 Aberdeen Street is run by our Diploma of Remedial Massage students, and is fully supervised with a qualified massage therapist available to answer any questions.

For bookings and further information available on our Life at NMTAFE page.

Note Visitors (aged 16 years and over) to this venue are now required to show proof of vaccination. People can show proof of vaccination through the ServiceWA app, or in a digital or paper-based form, along with acceptable ID.

Located on the street front at 30 Aberdeen Street, Aroma offers a large, tasty variety of fresh, hot and cold food and drinks, including coffee.

Opening hours (Term time only)

Monday — Thursday 6:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 6:00am - 4:00pm

 9228 2020
northbridge@aromacafe.com.au

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.

 

During the term, our Chalk and Cheese Café is operated by Hospitality students as part of their training, so come in and let our students demonstrate their acquired skills and knowledge. One day a week it is also operated by our EAL students.

Further information can be found on our Life at NMTAFE page.

Note Visitors (aged 16 years and over) to this venue are now required to show proof of vaccination. People can show proof of vaccination through the ServiceWA app, or in a digital or paper-based form, along with acceptable ID.

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.

Facilities

Our CUT Mine, located on Level 1 of 25 Aberdeen Street, is a unique simulated underground mine and the first of its kind in WA.

It allows students to experience working underground, so they graduate with real experience of working underground and means that students don’t have to travel 500km to experience the real thing. The ‘mine’ includes a refuge chamber, similar to those used in industry. This facility, backed by industry support helps students gain the skills and qualifications to begin their careers in the resources industry.

 

Gallery Central is the centrepiece of creative industries at North Metropolitan TAFE, exhibiting the many talents of our students, lecturers and other professional artists.

More info can be found on our Life at NMTAFE page, or visit the Gallery(opens in a new tab)

Our Perth campus is at the heart of the city’s cultural centre, with the campus and its buildings featuring 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.

Student parking is not available on the Perth campus grounds although there is ample parking in parking garages and parking bays around the campus. The closest car parks to the campus include the State Library and Northbridge Central Car Park.

The Perth campus is located within five to seven minutes walking distance from the Perth Bus Port and the Perth Train Station.

There is one ACROD bay off Francis Street, and two ACROD bays in the parking area on the corner of Museum and Aberdeen Streets.

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

Bicycle racks are provided on campus, but please make sure you lock your bike.

We do not accept liability for stolen or damaged bikes and/or accessories.

Perth

Address

North Metropolitan TAFE Perth
25 Aberdeen Street
Perth WA 6003
Australia

Courses available at Perth

* 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.
National ID: FNS60217
State ID: BDQ1
Industry Business and Finance

Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Expand your accounting choices for future opportunities

You'll develop high level skills to complete complex tax returns, lodgements, financial reports, and gain knowledge of financial statistical tools. This course will also equip for study at university.

Expand your accounting choices for future opportunities

Develop your knowledge of the accounting industry with the Advanced Diploma of Accounting. This course will provide you with the skills to take on complex accounting tasks in a range of industries.

Completion of the Advanced Diploma of Accounting may lead to further study at university.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: FNS50217
State ID: BDP8
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Diploma of Accounting

Keep your skills in accounting curent and relevant>

Enhance your accounting knowledge by increasing your skills of budgets and forecasts. You'll also gain practical experience in managing accounting information and developing financial documentation

Accounting is the language of practical business life

This course builds on the Certificate IV in Accounting and provides you with skills in creating manual and computerised summaries of the financial transactions of an organisation.

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

Diploma
National ID: FNSSS00014
State ID: AD753
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Accounting Principles Skill Set

Build your administrative accounting and bookkeeping skills

This nationally recognised skill set is designed for people employed in accounting and bookkeeping roles who use knowledge of accounting principles to perform a range of financial tasks in a variety of industries.

Build your administrative accounting and bookkeeping skills

This nationally recognised skill set is designed for people employed in accounting and bookkeeping roles who use knowledge of accounting principles to perform a range of analytical tasks in a variety of industries.
Successful completion of this skill set may provide you with credit towards FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping and also meets the entry requirement for FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting.

This skill set covers disciplines such as:

  • Processing financial transactions
  • Extracting interim reports
  • Creation and operation of a computer accounting system
  • Establishing and maintaining payroll systems
  • completion of business activity statements
Skill set
National ID: FNS40217
State ID: BDQ3
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

An excellent start to a career in accounting

You will develop a broad rang 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 an insight into the issues and processes of accounting for an organisation and 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, prepare and lodge business and instalment activity statements 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, and, if you are working in the industry and have two years' experience using accounting software (preferably MYOB), we give you the option of gaining the qualification sooner, by completing the course in an Intensive Evening Program, see below for further details.

Certificate IV
National ID: FNS30317
State ID: BDQ0
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate III in Accounts Administration

Gain the building blocks to a career in accounting

This course will give you the fundamental skills to work in accounting in any industry, these essential skills and knowledge will open up work and study options.

An excellent qualification to launch your highly successful and rewarding career

This qualification will introduce you to a career in accounting. You'll gain essential accounting skills and terminology to help you manage finances for an organisation.

It is particularly suited to anyone who has just completed school, is contemplating a career change or re-entering the workforce.

If you have an eye for figures, can think on your feet, and enjoy working with others, then this is an excellent qualification to launch you towards a highly successful and rewarding career. 

Certificate III
State ID: EAC65
Industry Business and Finance

Applied Data Analysis Skill Set

Data, some say it is the new oil

This course shows you the basics of how to mine it. You will learn how to collate, analyse, and report structured data; and get an introduction to unstructured analysis and Big Data.

Do you have the skills and confidence to unlock the power of Big Data?

The more data you have, the better business decisions you can make.

This course shows you the basics of how to mine it. You will learn how to collate, analyse, and report structured data; and get an introduction to unstructured analysis and Big Data.

Even if you are a novice and new to coding, we’ll show you how to start from the basics, such as Microsoft Excel, working your way up to Python, Panda, NumPy and Matplotlib - industry-standard tools to collate, analyse, and visualise data.

This skill set is a great first step, or suited to people who work within in a broad range of industries who are responsible for processing data sets for a business, including data mining and machine learning activities with big data within medium to large organisations.

Skill set
National ID: MST60119
State ID: BEP4
Industry Creative Industries

Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

Collaborate and create 

Get involved in the design, development and production of textiles and go on to develop a fashion range.

Learn to design in the creative and cultural heart of the city.

North Metropolitan TAFE’s well established fashion department offers a stimulating design space that combines creativity with the underpinning practical skills necessary for success in an exciting and challenging industry.

The Advanced Diploma builds on the skills you've gained from the Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising.  You will learn in simulated workplace design studios where original design interpretations, lateral thinking and extensive research are encouraged.

During this course you'll be given the opportunity to get involved in our creative community by participating in collaborations across various learning areas such as product design, jewellery design, graphic design and visual art; and gain real industry experience through our work placement programs.

On completion you’ll have an impressive skill set preparing you for further study or work in the real world. 

Please note: the Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising(opens in a new tab) contains pre-requisite units for this Advanced Diploma course, it is therefore strongly recommended that you have completed the Diploma of Applied Fashion and Merchandising (or equivalent) before applying for this course.

This course is only offered in semester one of each year.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: MST50119
State ID: BEP9
Industry Creative Industries

Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

Design your own career in fashion.

Gain the necessary skills for a career in fashion design.

Start on the runway to a successful career in the fashion industry

Learn to design in the creative and cultural heart of the city. North Metro TAFE’s well established fashion department offers a stimulating design space that combines creativity with the underpinning practical skills necessary for success in an exciting and challenging industry.

The Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising begins with the necessary skills for a career in fashion design, such as sewing, pattern cutting, screen printing, digital design skills and fashion drawing. You will learn in simulated workplace design studios where original design interpretations, lateral thinking and extensive research are encouraged.

During this course you'll be given the opportunity to get involved in our creative community by participating in collaborations across various learning areas such as product design, jewellery design, graphic design and visual art; and gain real industry experience through our work placement programs.

On completion you’ll have an impressive skill set preparing you for further study or work in the real world. 

This course is only offered in semester one of each year.

Diploma
National ID: 10949NAT
State ID: AC59
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate II in Applied Language (Japanese)

Begin your Japanese adventure with some essential language skills.

You'll gain oral and written communication skills.

Start your journey to understanding Japanese language and culture by learning how to communicate in Japanese

This Certificate II in Applied Language (Japanese) will assist you in both oral and written communication in social and workplace settings.

Certificate II
National ID: 10661NAT
State ID: AB46
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies
Online

Certificate III in Applied Language (Japanese)

Continue your Japanese adventure and further develop your language skills

This course is a continuation of the Certificate II in Applied Language (Japanese). You'll learn to communicate in Japanese in routine business, social, work and private situations.

Continue your Japanese adventure and further develop your language skills

This qualification will expand on the language skills gained in the Certificate II in Applied Language (Japanese). You'll learn both oral and written communication skills for a variety of settings including routine business, social, work and private situations.

Certificate III
State ID: EAB52
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Apply Basic Computer Skills to Language Learning Skill Set

Basic computing skills for non English speaking students

This course is for anyone who would like to learn the basics of using a personal computer where English is an additional language.

Basic computing skills for non English speaking students

This course is for anyone who would like to learn the basics of using a personal computer where English is an additional language. The class is taught by a specialist English teacher in a computer laboratory.

You will learn how to:

  • log on and off a computer
  • use a keyboard
  • touch type
  • use a mouse
  • open and save a document
  • open and use a language learning program
Skill set
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PLS-C2018
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Arabic Beginners Stage 1

The Arabic Language "Allughah 'al arabiyyah

Arabic Beginners Stage 1 is a general introduction to the language, its sound and writing system and some general information on the countries in which it is spoken.

The Arabic Language "Allughah 'al arabiyyah

Arabic is spoken in over twenty countries from North-West Africa to the Arabian Gulf which makes it one of the most widely used languages in the world. There are three different kinds of Arabic that are written and spoken.

  • Classical Arabic - this is the language of the Qur'aan and classical literature. Its structure is similar to the modern standard but the style and much of the vocabulary is archaic. To learn the modern classical Arabic it is essential to go into rather complex grammar.
  • Modern Classical Arabic - this is the universal language of the Arab world understood by all Arabic speakers. Almost all written material is in modern standard as are formal TV programs, talks, etc.
  • Colloquial Arabic – these are the spoken languages of the different regions of the Arab world. They vary the most in everyday words and expressions.

The Arabic covered in this course is a mixture of the modern classical and the colloquial Arabic to lessen the complexity of the grammar. Students completing these courses will be able to understand and be understood by all Arabic speakers.

Arabic Beginners Stage 1 is a general introduction to the language, its sound and writing system and some general information on the countries in which it is spoken.

 

Short course
National ID: CUA30620
State ID: BGS9
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate III in Arts and Cultural Administration

Working in or want to work in the creative industries or tourism sectors then gain the business skills to further your career working behind the scenes.

From galleries to information desks, from museums to theatres, you'll gain the business skills you need to complement your knowledge of the arts or tourism.

If you are working in or would like to work in the creative industries or tourism sectors this course helps you gain business skills to further your career working behind the scenes.

This broad based program covers aspects of administration to help you on your way to a career working in galleries, museums, studios, tourism bureaus, theatres or art and design retail outlets.

You could also be working in local council information bureaus or markets.

Our Certificate III in Arts Administration and Cultural Administration program is delivered as a one year employer-based traineeship, and North Metropolitan TAFE is the only TAFE from Albany to Geraldton to offer this qualification. You will receive training in the workplace, allowing you to you earn and learn at the same time. Completion of this course will open up pathways to further study or employment in the creative industries or tourism fields. 

Certificate III
National ID: PSP20218
State ID: BDQ7
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate II in Auslan

An introduction to the deaf community and Australian Sign Language (Auslan)

Gain the basics of Auslan, to be able to communicate socially and in the workplace.

Are you ready to learn a second language with a difference?

When you complete the Certificate II in Auslan you'll have the basics of a new language, increasing your value as an employee or, with further training, looking at a career as an interpreter.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate socially and in the workplace with simple Australian Sign Language (Auslan), and gain an understanding of deaf communities and culture.

Certificate II
National ID: PSP30218
State ID: BDQ8
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate III in Auslan

Sign up for more Auslan skills

You'll gain a greater understanding of deaf community principles and practices, and improved skills to be equipped for a variety of social and personal settings.

Build on your Auslan skills

This course builds on the Certificate II in Auslan and will provide you with the skills to sign in everyday social and personal contexts.

You will also gain an understanding of deaf community principles and practices, preparing you for a possible career working with Auslan signers/users.

Certificate III
National ID: PSP40818
State ID: BDR0
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate IV in Auslan

Enhance your Auslan skills

Gain an in-depth knowledge of deaf protocol and develop the skills to customise your Auslan style to suit an audience or setting.

Expand your knowledge of Auslan

This Certificate IV provides an in-depth knowledge of deaf protocol and will develop your ability to adjust signing styles to suit a specified audience, including the skills needed to use Auslan in a range of unpredictable, more challenging tasks such as specialised workplace exchanges in personal, learning, social and community contexts.

You will also gain a thorough knowledge of deaf culture and customs and have the opportunity to gain employment in a role requiring Auslan qualifications.

Certificate IV
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PLS-V1363
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Auslan Beginners Stage 1

Gain an insight into Auslan

This Beginners Auslan (Australian Sign Language) course will offer you an introduction to the language used in the Deaf community, as well as an insight into Deaf Culture.

Gain an insight into Auslan

This Beginners Auslan (Australian Sign Language) course will offer you an introduction to the language used in the Deaf community, as well as an insight into Deaf Culture.

You'll cover the alphabet, finger spelling, greetings, colours, transport, food and numbers.
Classes are practical and are taught by a native Auslan speaker.

This taster course may inspire you to apply for the accredited Auslan courses offered by North Metropolitan TAFE - from the Certificate II right up to a Diploma in Auslan.

Short course
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PLS-V0230
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Auslan Beginners Stage 2

Build on the skills learnt in Auslan Beginners Stage 1

You will learn practical skills taught by a native Auslan speaker.

Continue on your Auslan journey

This course will build on the skills learnt in Auslan Beginners Stage 1. With practical classes taught by a native Auslan speaker this continuation short course may inspire you to apply for an accredited Auslan course.

North Metropolitan TAFE offers qualifications from the Certificate II right up to a Diploma in Auslan.

Short course
National ID: SHB30115
State ID: AWO7
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Beauty Services

Learn tips and tricks to add colour to the world

You'll gain skills in nail technology, make-up application, waxing, tanning and lash and brow techniques as you begin your career in the beauty industry.

Are you ready to make the world beautiful?

If you are keen to learn about nail technology, waxing services, and lash and brow services, this course could be the perfect one for you!

You'll gain the skills and confidence to enter the beauty industry and provide a range of services, learning the tips of the trade to be successful in a very competitive market. You could also continue your studies with our SHB30215 Certificate III in Makeup or, with an additional 10 units you could achieve SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy and run your own beauty 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.

Please note the Joondalup course is run at our McLarty Avenue campus. 

Certificate III
National ID: SHB50115
State ID: AWO6
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Make the world a more beautiful place.

Convert your passion into the most comprehensive, internationally recognised qualification and find employment in the beauty industry, or even start up your own beauty business.

You can apply for this course directly, you do not need to have completed study in lower level Beauty qualifications

Are you ready to make the world beautiful?

If you are passionate about the beauty industry and would like to obtain the most comprehensive, internationally recognised qualification available this course could be the perfect one for you!

You will gain the skills to start up your own business and to work in industry. You'll also learn the essentials of small business promotion to be successful in a very competitive market. Once qualified you could find yourself working at a day spa or salon.

We have two live clinics conveniently located in Perth and Joondalup. The course delivered in Joondalup will introduce you to a broad range of the beauty salon services and is run at our McLarty Avenue campus.

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.

This course is also offered as a part-time evening course each semester.

Diploma
National ID: CPP50921
State ID: BGI3
Industry Building and Construction

Diploma of Building Design

The Diploma of Building Design builds on the skills obtained in the Certificate IV in Residential Drafting and provides more drafting and design experience in Revit (CAD software) for residential and commercial small-scale building projects.

You will cover principles of energy efficient design and sustainability for design projects and occupational health and safety requirements for this booming industry.

Once you've completed this Diploma you will be able to apply your skills to diverse building design projects which may incorporate residential, commercial, public or industrial projects including new buildings and renovations.

Diploma
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: BSB50120
State ID: BFT3
Industry Business and Finance

Diploma of Business

Expand your business skills

Gain the skills and knowledge needed to work in a variety of roles across a range of business functions, such as executive officer, project administrator or office manager. You will develop skills including critical and analytical thinking, operational planning and strategic decision making .

Expand your business skills and learn to build effective relationships

Completion of this course will give you the necessary skills needed to manage effectively in a flexible, agile environment and lead and support employees with changing expectations.  

Learning takes place in classrooms, computer labs and our simulated business, giving you the opportunity to put your skills into practice. In our simulated business, you will use effective leadership skills and technology to manage, lead and develop teams. You will apply strong communication skills as you liaise with diverse stakeholders, and use project management skills to meet deadlines and budgetary requirements.  Thinking critically and analytically you’ll solve business problems with a focus on achieving goals and objectives, and implement strategies and processes based on findings from analysing financial and operational information.  

If you want to be an effective leader who inspires team members to exceed expectations, then our Diploma of Business qualification will give you the skills to succeed.  

Diploma
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: BSB40120
State ID: AC49
Industry Business and Finance
Half price^

Certificate IV in Business (Administration)

Gain a strong foundation in current business trends

You'll learn to develop specialist skills applicable in a wide variety of administrative contexts.

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.  

You'll develop specialist skills applicable in a wide variety of administrative contexts. You will interact with others, consult and negotiate, problem solve, critically assess and use the latest technology to carry out a range of administrative tasks. All under the expert guidance of trainers with expertise and knowledge of business operations in changing and evolving environments.

Certificate IV
National ID: BSB50120
State ID: AC91
Industry Business and Finance

Diploma of Business (Leadership)

Be an effective leader who inspires team members to exceed expectations.

Gain effective leadership skills, strong communication skills and technology to manage, lead and develop teams.

Learn to manage effectively in a flexible and agile environment.  

Today’s managers need to manage effectively in a flexible and agile environment and lead and support employees with changing expectations.

The course is designed to provide practical application of skills, where the learning takes place in classrooms, computer labs and our simulated business.

As a manager in our simulated business, you will use effective leadership skills and technology to manage, lead and develop teams.  Strong communication skills are utilised as you liaise with diverse stakeholders, and project management skills are used to meet deadlines and budgetary requirements. 

Thinking critically and analytically you’ll solve business problems with a focus on achieving goals and objectives, and implement strategies and processes based on findings from analysing financial and operational information.  

If you want to be an effective leader who inspires team members to exceed expectations, then our Diploma of Business (Leadership) qualification will give you the skills to succeed.  

Diploma
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
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PVA-V0280
Industry Creative Industries

Ceramics

Begin or continue your clay exploration at one of the top ceramics facilities in Australia

This hands-on class has an emphasis on the throwing techniques on the potter’s wheel, turning and joining clay forms. It is aimed at the total beginner as well as those returning to clay.

Try your hand at Wheelwork

We have one of the top ceramics facilities in Australia, so what better place to learn to throw a pot! This hands-on class has an emphasis on the throwing techniques on the potter’s wheel, turning and joining clay forms.
This class is aimed at the total beginner as well as those returning to clay wishing to regain their clay confidence. You will be encouraged to think outside the circle and try altering their forms, and some surface decoration with slip or oxide decoration
Basic glazing techniques will be covered depending on the progress of the class.

There are no prerequisites for this class.

Dress requirements
•    You'll need to wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
•    Long hair must be tied back and any long accessories must be removed when working on the machines
•    We recommend you wear old clothing or an apron to protect your clothing

For this course, you will need to bring:
•    Old towel or apron
•    Own wheelwork tools (optional)

What is provided
Clay will be supplied for projects undertaken in the course.  Any projects/items outside of this short course content will not be fired and the lecturer has the right to reject work that is outside the course scope or mass produced.

Please note that there has been an update to the materials provided in ceramics short courses. There will be up to 2 bags of clay supplied to students for projects undertaken in the course.

Short course
State ID: EAC91
Industry Creative Industries

Ceramics - Glazing Skill Set

Cover glazing techniques

Ceramacist, potter, teacher, technician, this glazing skill set will enhance your techniques.

Find your ceramic surface paradise

Whether you are a ceramicist or potter looking to explore and experiment in this art form, or an art teacher/technician wanting to complete some professional development in a ceramics studio environment, this skill set will extend the scope of your current techniques and help you ensure safe creative practice for yourself and those around you.

This skill set explores the basic science and technology of clays and glazes by employing practical empirical methods in laboratory and studio settings.

We'll cover various techniques that can be employed to systematically develop new glazes through formulation and testing. Also covered are techniques used for the application of glazes onto ware and methods for diagnosing glaze faults and problems.

North Metropolitan TAFE is the only Registered Training Organisation offering nationally recognised training in ceramics in WA.
Situated in Northbridge, we have comprehensive purpose-built facilities that provide you with dedicated ceramics studios and workshops.

Skill set
State ID: EAC90
Industry Creative Industries

Ceramics - Kiln Skill Set

Learn the art of turning clay into ceramic.

Extend your ceramics knowledge and skills with our three specialist ceramics skill sets.

Learn the art of turning clay into ceramic

Whether you are a ceramicist or potter looking to explore and experiment in this art form, or an art teacher/technician wanting to complete some professional development in a ceramics studio environment, this skill set will extend the scope of your current practice and open new possibilities.
This is a skill set designed for people already working in a situation where safe firing practice with a high success rate is essential. It is also a skill set designed for emerging ceramic artists and potters contemplating building or purchasing a kiln and needing to get the best possible results. 

You'll be provided with detailed instruction on the characteristics of various kiln types, firing cycles, pyrometry, kiln refractories and instruction in firing both gas and electric kilns. The skill set also addresses the specific hazards relating to firing, the regulatory framework within which kilns are used and installed and safe firing practice. 

North Metropolitan TAFE is the only Registered Training Organisation offering nationally recognised training in ceramics in WA.
Situated in Northbridge, we have comprehensive purpose-built facilities with a wide range of kiln types.

Skill set
State ID: EAC89
Industry Creative Industries

Ceramics - Refine Ceramics Skill Set

Develop the range and breadth of your ceramics techniques and treatments

You'll have the opportunity to refine throwing, moulding and casting techniques and be introduced to making large ceramic art works.

Develop the range and breadth of your ceramics techniques and treatments

Whether you are a ceramicist or potter looking to explore and experiment in this art form, or an art teacher/technician wanting to complete some professional development in a ceramics studio environment, this skill set will extend the scope of your current practice. A skill set for throwers, it focuses on designing and making a range of forms with special attention being paid to developing and expanding your techniques and skills on the potter's wheel. 

This skill set will take your ceramics to the next level with detailed instruction on the design and methods for making creative adaptations of the array of traditional functional forms, both large and small. The skill set encompasses a range of creative opportunities for new forms and methods. 

North Metropolitan TAFE is the only learning institution with formal qualifications in ceramics in WA.
Situated in Northbridge, we have comprehensive purpose-built facilities with dedicated Ceramics studios and workshops.

Skill set
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PLS-C2028
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Chinese Mandarin Beginners Stage 1

Learn Chinese Mandarin

This course is a general introduction to the language, its sound and writing system.

Learn Chinese Mandarin

Our world is getting smaller due to the rapid development of telecommunication, the expansion of international trade and the ease of air travel. In this environment, Chinese can be counted as one of the most important languages to learn. Modern Standard Chinese is an official language of the United Nations.

Chinese is spoken by over one billion people in China as well as by millions of other people all over the world. The language is not so difficult to learn, having quite a simple structure, with no plural forms and no past or future tenses. China is the fastest growing economy in the world, with huge investments in the iron ore industry in Western Australia. For some years now, people with skills in Chinese have been in great demand both at home and overseas – especially in the areas of the service industry, in international and company law, economics, engineering and architecture.

Chinese (Mandarin) Beginners Stage 1  is a general introduction to the language, its sound and writing system and some general information on the countries in which it is spoken. Wherever possible, the course is tailored to meet the needs and interests of the group. Therefore, some variations to course may occur.

Short course
National ID: CUA20220
State ID: BGT7
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate II in Creative Industries

A taster course in all things media and digital media related

Gain foundation skills in camera operation, editing, writing content and scripts, and producing your ideas with this Certificate II.

Open your eyes to a world of colour and creativity

The need for innovative thinkers in the media industry is growing. Jump start your creative career pathway and improve your employability skills.

Our Certificate II in Creative Industries gives you the opportunity to 'try before you buy' the different areas of film and television and it is a great introduction to all things media and digital media related.

This course is only offered in semester one of each year.

On completion of this course, if you continue with your studies you could also find yourself on a path to becoming a:

  •    Camera Operator
  •    Producer
  •    Editor
  •    Cinematographer
  •    Director
  •    Writer
Certificate II
National ID: CUA60420
State ID: AD01
Industry Creative Industries

Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development (Photography)

Sharpen your skills with this advanced Photography course

Delve into a range of genres, from domestic to commercial to artistic and be equipped to enter local and national competitions and take up membership of professional photography bodies.

Put the focus on the world around you

This qualification prepares you to work in the industry as a professional photographer, providing you with practical skills and knowledge in the areas of high-level image capture, sophisticated post-production skills, business development and creative thinking skills. Genres of photography include commercial/advertising, portraiture and wedding, fine art, landscape, documentary and photo-journalism and more.

A range of photography techniques are covered during the course including drone operation, VR, alternative process (wet darkroom), video and multimedia.
 
North Metro TAFE's lecturers are closely involved with the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (and other professional bodies) and you'll be supported to participate in both state and national photography events, proving you the opportunity to network with some of Australia’s and the World’s leading professional photographers.

 NMT has been awarded AIPP's Australian Tertiary Institution of the Year for 2017, 2018 and 2019

Advanced Diploma
National ID: CUA40720
State ID: AC92
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate IV in Design (Graphic Design)

Graphic Designers communicate through images and words

This foundation course provides you with a broad understanding of graphic design. You'll gain a variety of skills to create 2D and 3D designs, including using industry-standard software such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign in an environment that replicates a real industry setup.

The umbrella of Graphic Design covers many diverse career possibilities

Our Certificate IV in Design (Graphic Design) is a foundation course that provides you with a broad understanding and experience of the graphic design discipline, including Corporate and Branding, Packaging, User Experience, Web/Interface and Environmental signage design to name but a few.

This qualification is weighted approximately 50/50 digital versus traditional, manual skills. We concentrate on solid software skills using industry-standard Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign in an environment that replicates a real industry setup. Our lecturers are hands-on and always present to help as the course is delivered using learning activities such as tutorials, design briefs and class discussions.

Some units concentrate on an introduction to web and interface design, while other units cover conceptual and creative thinking skills.

Graphic Designers communicate through images and words. The industry demands a mastery of typography and you will begin this journey by having fun combining digital techniques with traditional Letterpress to learn the basics. Our industry also demands drawing and sketching skills to convey concepts to both clients and fellow designers and our drawing unit lays the foundation for further development in digital illustration required in the Diploma and beyond.

Design is a process that combines elements into a workable solution whether it be a logo or an app interface and our concept development and ideation units have these foundation skills covered. Successful completion of this course will equip you with the skills needed to enter the Diploma of Graphic Design.

Certificate IV
National ID: CUA40720
State ID: AC95
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate IV in Design (Jewellery Studio)

Immerse yourself in this in-depth and contemporary studio-based jewellery design course

Gain the core skills and knowledge to design and fabricate jewellery. This course is taught in purpose-built facilities and specialised studios at our Northbridge Campus.

Immerse yourself in this in-depth and contemporary studio-based jewellery design course

Gain the core skills and knowledge to design and fabricate jewellery. This course is taught in purpose-built facilities and specialised studios at our Northbridge Campus.

Certificate IV
National ID: CUA40720
State ID: AC94
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate IV in Design (Product Design)

Take your 3D design ideas to another dimension

This course will teach you how to design, draw and build models. You'll learn to use design software and undertake hands-on projects that require you to take your ideas all the way from concept to prototype.

Are you ready to take your 3D design ideas to the next level?

This course is suitable for anyone who does or would like to learn how to design, draw, use design software and build models.

You'll build your design skills and knowledge while undertaking hands-on projects that require you to take your ideas all the way from concept to prototype. Gain an insight into the specialist methods, skills and technologies used in the 3D design industry  and turn your ideas into prototypes for individual or mass produced consumer products.

Certificate IV
National ID: CUA30720
State ID: BGV6
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate III in Design Fundamentals

Start designing your creative career

This course will give you the practical skills and knowledge to create and communicate design concepts and you'll have a great foundation to go on to further study in a range of industries, such as interior design or product design.

Start designing your creative career

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to create and communicate design concepts. You will learn how to evaluate design solutions and to communicate ideas effectively using design terminology and a wide variety of visual presentation techniques, materials and technologies.

Completing this course gives you a great foundation to go on to further study in a range of industries, such as interior design or product design.

Certificate III
National ID: CUA30720
State ID: AD03
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate III in Design Fundamentals (Fashion and Textile Design)

Your introduction to the world of fashion

Delivered in our state of the art Fashion and Textile facilities in the heart of Northbridge, we are the only training provider in WA offering a vocational course in textile design as well as exposing students to the full range of fashion design skills and a studio facility.

Your introduction to the world of fashion

This Certificate III in Design Fundamentals (Fashion and Textile Design) course is your introduction to the world of Fashion and Textile Design. North Metropolitan TAFE's program is delivered in our state of the art Fashion and Textile facilities in the heart of Northbridge and the Cultural Centre of Perth offering great exposure to industry.

We are the only training provider in WA offering a vocational course in textile design as well as exposing students to the full range of fashion design skills  and a studio facility.

Successful completion of this course can lead directly into the MST50119 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising.

Certificate III
State ID: EAC96
Industry Creative Industries

Develop and Implement Business Plans Skill Set

Give yourself the best chance at being a success story

Gain the skills to create a business plan for self-employment, or a small business, in the Creative Industries.

Give yourself the best chance at being a success story

If you are involved in the Creative Industries, are self-employed or involved in a small business, you need to create a business plan to give yourself the best chance at being a success story.

This skill set covers the essentials required to create a successful, profitable business and is designed for creative thinking people. From big picture thinking through to your daily tasks, your resulting business plan will be relevant, effective and practical - designed by you to meet your specific needs.

Skill set
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PVA-V0262
Industry Creative Industries

Drawing from scratch

An introduction to drawing

This course is an introduction to basic approaches and materials used in drawing. It is intended to give beginners a foundation to work from, as well as a refresher course for those who already have some skills and experience.

An introduction to drawing

This course is an introduction to basic approaches and materials used in drawing. It is intended to give beginners a foundation to work from, as well as a refresher course for those who already have some skills and experience. The aim is help you develop your drawing skills, hand-eye co-ordination and exploration of your own creativity. You'll be introduced to exercises in still-life (objects), linear perspective, portraits, expression and life-drawing (nude or draped model). The range of materials includes pencils, graphite, charcoal, ink and papers.

You will be supplied with basic materials for drawing (paper, charcoal, ink, pencils, and erasers) during the class. You are welcome to bring along any further drawing materials that you already have and would like to explore in the class.

Dress requirements

  • You must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
Short course
National ID: 22484VIC
State ID: BEI22
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate I in EAL (Access)

Increase your confidence and develop your English language skills

This course is for people from non-English speaking backgrounds and will help you to develop English language speaking, listening, reading and writing skills for everyday use.

Increase your confidence and develop your English language skills

This course is for people from non-English speaking backgrounds.

The Certificate I in EAL (Access) will help you to develop English language speaking, listening, reading and writing skills for everyday personal and social situations. The course electives will give you relevant social, settlement and numeracy skills and knowledge.

This course aims to improve your academic skills to undertake further training and education, and increase your employment opportunities.

EAL = English as an Additional Language

Certificate I
National ID: 22485VIC
State ID: BEI15
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate II in EAL (Access)

Do you speak a language other than English at home?

You will learn to develop your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and boost your confidence in using English every day. You will be enrolled in the correct level based on your English knowledge.

Do you speak a language other than English at home?

When you finish the Certificate II in EAL (Access) you will be able to use English every day with confidence.

You will be enrolled in the correct level based on your English knowledge.

EAL = English as an Additional Language.

Certificate II
National ID: 22486VIC
State ID: BEI18
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate III in EAL (Access)

Use English every day with confidence

This course will further develop your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and boost your confidence in using English. You will be enrolled in the correct level based on your English knowledge.

Do you speak a language other than English at home?

When you finish the Certificate III in EAL (Access) you will be able to use English every day with confidence.

You will be enrolled in the correct level based on your English knowledge.

EAL = English as an Additional Language.

Certificate III
National ID: 22487VIC
State ID: BEI17
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate IV in EAL (Access)

Further develop your English language skills

This course covers speaking, listening, reading and writing in English and will enable you to access a range of community options for further education or employment.

Improve your English for further education or employment

This course will further develop your English language speaking, listening, reading and writing skills to enable you to access a range of community options which may require some specialisation. It will enable you to participate effectively in the community, including leadership roles.

Certificate IV
National ID: 22489VIC
State ID: BEI21
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate III in EAL (Employment)

Build on your English language skills for work

We offer four intakes per year for this course and you will be enrolled in the appropriate level based on your English skills.

Do you speak a language other than English at home?

When you finish the Certificate III in EAL (Employment) you will be ready for gaining employment using English.

You can start this course in February and July. You will be enrolled in the correct level based on your English knowledge.

EAL = English as an Additional Language.

Certificate III
State ID: EAB99
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

English for Migrant Professionals - Analyse and Participate in Complex Conversations Skill Set

Specialist skill sets for migrant professionals

This skill set focuses on analysing and participating in complex conversations in an employment or professional setting.

North Metropolitan TAFE is running specialist skill sets for migrant professionals who wish to improve their English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
If English is not your first language, and you are a migrant professional looking to improve your skills or develop greater confidence in workplace English, our skill sets will help you achieve your goal.

This skill set focuses on analysing and participating in complex conversations in an employment or professional setting. As a professional there are many occasions where you will have to listen to, understand, analyse and participate in complex conversations and discussions and you'll gain the skills needed to help you do this. 

You'll gain confidence and feel more comfortable when taking part in workplace discussions and meetings, improving your employment and promotion prospects.

Please note classes will only run with sufficient numbers.

Skill set
State ID: EAB98
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

English for Migrant Professionals - Critically Read, Write and Edit Complex Texts Skill Set

Specialist skill sets for migrant professionals

This skill set focuses on being able to critically read, write and edit complex texts in an employment or professional setting.

North Metropolitan TAFE is running specialist skill sets for migrant professionals who wish to improve their English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
If English is not your first language, and you are a migrant professional looking to improve your skills or develop greater confidence in workplace English, our skill sets will help you achieve your goal.

This skill set focuses on being able to critically read, write and edit complex texts in an employment or professional setting. As a professional there are many occasions where you will have to to read, understand, write, analyse and edit complex texts and documents and you'lll gain the skills needed to help you do this. 

You'll gain confidence and feel more comfortable when tackling these tasks, improving your employment and promotion prospects.

Please note classes will only run with sufficient numbers.

Skill set
State ID: EAC86
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

English for Migrant Professionals - Use Language Analysis Skills to Review Own Texts Skill Set

North Metropolitan TAFE is running specialist skill sets for migrant professionals who wish to improve their English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
If English is not your first language, and you are a migrant professional looking to improve your skills or develop greater confidence in workplace English, our skill sets will help you achieve your goal.

This skill set will focus on developing your English language analysis skills to be able to review and refine written and spoken material in a further study context. It will involve a review of grammar from phoneme to sentence level in both writing and speaking.

Please note classes will only run with sufficient numbers.

Skill set
State ID: EAC66
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

English for Work Skill Set

Improve your English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills for the workplace

If English is not your first language, and you are looking to improve your skills or develop greater confidence in workplace English, this skill set will help you achieve your goal.

Improve your English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills for the workplace

If English is not your first language, and you want to improve your skills or develop more confidence in workplace English, this skill set will help you.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to speak and listen in a range of straightforward informal and formal employment interactions involving discussion and instructions.

Skill set
National ID: SIT50316
State ID: AZU4
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Diploma of Event Management

Are you a born organiser? Turn that natural talent into a career

This course will prepare you for senior roles in events management and give you a variety of administration and operational skills and knowledge of event management processes as well as events coordination. You'll be equipped to work independently and make operational event management decisions.

If your friends call you a born organiser then turn that natural talent into a career

The Diploma of Event Management will provide you with a range of events administration and operational skills, knowledge of event industry operations, sound knowledge of event management processes and a broad range of skills to coordinate event operations.

You will gain the confidence to work with some independence using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities. You will also be equipped to work independently and make operational event management decisions.

Events are diverse in nature and this qualification provides a pathway to work in events in a range of industries including tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural, and community sectors.

Diploma
National ID: SIT30516
State ID: AZV9
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Events

Activate your career in events

Learn to assist in managing events, from planning to show day and event follow up. You'll be introduced to audio and visual industry standard technologies and be encouraged to develop your creative skills.

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

Activate your career in events

Events enrich our culture and are held to educate, celebrate, inform and entertain.

The Certificate III in events will give you the skills to assist in managing events, from the planning through to show day and the follow up after the event. 

You'll be introduced to industry standard technologies for lighting, sound and audio-visual and begin to develop your creative skills so you can deliver professional events to your clients.

 

Certificate III
State ID: EAC82
Industry Creative Industries

Fashion Graduate Extension Skill Set

Get ahead in your fashion career with this extension skill set

Get ahead in your fashion career with this extension skill set

If you are a graduate of North Metropolitan TAFE's Fashion and Textile Design course and  would like to establish yourself in the fashion industry, this fashion masterclass will help you on your way.
It is designed to extend and enhance current skills and knowledge; particularly in the areas of ready to wear garment and textile design, as well as broaden effective collaboration and communication skills. You'll gain skills to evaluate your own professional development in a specialised context.

You'll have access to current industry standard equipment for your work and will have opportunities for collaboration with others in order to achieve your goals.
Com along to be supported by lecturer knowledge as well as gain an industry appropriate skill mix to help secure employment.

Skill set
National ID: SIS30315
State ID: AWN5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Fitness

Step into the dynamic and fast paced world of Fitness

Learn about the roles of fitness instruction and exercise science while gaining an overview of work performance in the industry. You will undertake Industry relevant learning in areas that include; anatomy, physiology, appraisals and programming, analysis of risk, responding to emergency situations and the maintenance of equipment.

Gain the knowledge and skills to step into the dynamic and fast paced world of Fitness

Immerse yourself in practical leaning in our fully equipped gymnasiums at our Perth or Joondalup campuses located just five minutes walk from the train line.

We offer real world knowledge to plan and conduct fitness programs for a variety of clients and to build up your communication, organisation and time management skills through our locally, and nationally qualified team of lecturers.

You will learn about the roles of fitness instruction and exercise science while gaining an overview of work performance in the industry. You will undertake Industry relevant learning in areas that include; anatomy, physiology, appraisals and programming, analysis of risk, responding to emergency situations and the maintenance of equipment.

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

Certificate III
National ID: SIS40215
State ID: AWN7
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Fitness

Focus on fitness

If you have a passion for health and fitness and want to help others achieve a healthier lifestyle, Personal Training is the career for you.

Focus on fitness, indoors, outdoors or even online

If you have a passion for health and fitness and want to help others achieve a healthier lifestyle, Personal Training is the career for you.
The Certificate IV in Fitness provides you with the skills and knowledge to begin your career as a Personal Trainer. Learn how to develop safe and effective programs for a range of clients, including older adults, disabilities, teens, sports performance and general populations. You could find yourself working for independent gyms, council run recreation centres, sporting clubs, private companies, or as a self employed sole trader delivering customised one-on-one or group training.
Practical training will be conducted in fully equipped gym facilities located at our Perth or Joondalup campuses, as well as various outdoor venues.

Why choose North Metro TAFE? Many gyms employ our fitness graduates.  You will work with real clients and start building your own networks with work placement. Our highly experienced and passionate lecturers will provide you with a great start to your career in the fitness industry.

Certificate IV
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PLS-C2046
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

French Beginners Stage 1

French – La Langue Française

Gain an understanding of how the French language works and an insight into French culture.

French – La Langue Française

This course is your first step in understanding how the French language works and will give you a fun filled insight into French culture.

You will learn basic communication skills in a variety of situations from introducing yourself to ordering a meal. There will also be ample opportunity to practise with fellow students and through interaction with your lecturer.

Whether you want to learn French to make your business or holiday trip more fulfilling,  improve your job prospects or simply for the joy of learning about a new language and culture, we wish you enjoyment and “Bonne chance”!

Short course
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PLS-C2047
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

French Beginners Stage 2

Continue your journey into the French language

This course is a continuation of French Beginners Stage 1 where you will consolidate and enhance your existing language skills.

Continue your journey into the French language

This course will give you a deeper understanding of how the French language works and offers a fun filled immersion in French culture. 

You will consolidate your basic knowledge and enhance your communication skills in a variety of situations while being given ample opportunity to practise with fellow students and through interaction with your lecturer.

Short course
State ID: EAB74
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Front of House and Porter Services Skill Set

Be the face of a hotel reception desk with the knowledge you'll gain from this skill set

This skill set will equip you to work in commercial accommodation, as Front of House staff or Porter personnel.

Be the face of a hotel reception desk with the knowledge you'll gain from this skill set

This skill set will equip you to work in commercial accommodation, as Front of House staff or Porter personnel.

You'll gain the following skills:

  • Prepare for guest arrival at and departure from hotel
  • Welcome and register guests
  • Provide Porter services
  • Prepare front office records
Skill set
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PLS-C2051
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

German Beginners Stage 1

Guten Tag… Willkommen am North Metropolitan TAFE

Gain an understanding of German language and culture - a relatively easy language to learn and one of the most useful languages to know.

Guten Tag… Willkommen am North Metropolitan TAFE

This course is your first step in understanding how the German language works and will give you a fun filled insight into German culture.

You will learn basic communication skills in a variety of situations from introducing yourself to ordering a meal. There will also be ample opportunity to practise with fellow students and through interaction with your lecturer.

Short course
National ID: CUA60320
State ID: BGS1
Industry Creative Industries

Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

Further develop your graphic design skills and get ‘industry-ready’

You can choose from two streams - User Experience Design or Illustration and you'll work on live briefs with real clients. During this course you will develop a stunning portfolio which culminates in the end-of-year grad show attended by industry stakeholders. All students become members of the Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA).

Add to your palette of graphic design skills

The Advanced Diploma will make you ‘industry-ready’ and during the course you will develop a stunning portfolio which culminates in the end-of-year grad show. Our grad show is the highlight of the year and is attended by industry stakeholders, many of whom are alumni who are now leading the industry.

You can choose from two streams - User Experience Design or Illustration. This means that although everyone does the common core units there is the opportunity to specialise in electives. Our industry consultation outlines the demand for illustrative design as well as a more User Experience/ User Interface approach.

We integrate live briefs with real clients. An example of the high standard of work our students produce is our involvement with the International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD) where our students have won international awards and our participation in Award School. All students become members of the Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA), the industry’s leading body.

We also host the annual AGDA folio review where feedback is received from industry members on how to best structure your portfolio. In addition to this, we conduct industry visits and host guest speakers who shed light on the latest trends in our industry.

This course is demanding, but the rewards and satisfaction are great. Many of our graduates go on to enrol into a degrees in design and receive advanced standing at all WA universities. We have study pathways and agreements with Curtin University in particular, see the Further Study section below for details.

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Advanced Diploma
National ID: CUA50720
State ID: BGU2
Industry Creative Industries

Diploma of Graphic Design

Develop advanced software skills and get experience in running live briefs

You'll develop advanced techniques in InDesign and Illustrator and use them to design press-ready artwork and learn 3D modelling. You'll also get in-depth exposure to web design, user interfaces, an introduction to game graphics and the current trend of UX Design .

Complete this Diploma and you'll be well equipped to find employment with experience in running live briefs and advanced software skills

Study the Diploma of Graphic Design and you will develop advanced techniques in InDesign and Illustrator and use them to design annual reports, corporate identities, packaging and other press-ready artwork.
The Diploma also provides in-depth exposure to web design using WordPress, user interfaces, 2D motion graphics using After Effects and the current trend of UX Design (User Experience).

You will also learn 3D modelling using Trimble Sketchup to assist in visualising packaging, signage and concept art and bring them to life with some Blender 3D. The Diploma course also gives you the opportunity to continue explorations into concept development, creative thinking, online social media advertising and digital illustration using our iPad and ProCreate lab.

We usually run several live briefs with external clients, mainly not-for-profit organisations, to replicate real client experiences. From this exposure you will also learn about the business aspect of graphic design.

The Diploma paves the way for the Advanced Diploma, and at Diploma level it is expected that you will work at a certain level of autonomy regarding research and time management. It is not uncommon for students at this level to gain employment in the industry, where you have access to workplace assessment or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Diploma
National ID: SIT30316
State ID: AZV6
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Guiding

Share your passion for storytelling

Help travellers connect with the natural, historical and cultural highlights of places they visit.

Share your passion for storytelling by connecting travellers with the natural, historical and cultural highlights of places they visit.

If you are looking for a way to convert your enthusiasm for travel into a career, this Certificate III in Guiding will help open doors to a successful career that allows you to travel the world.

Being a Tour Guide enables you to connect visitors to a wide range of amazing places by interpreting the special features of a place, sharing interesting stories, and looking after the needs of your clients.

North Metropolitan TAFE is a leading provider of travel and tourism studies in Western Australia and the only TAFE in Perth to offer this Certificate III in Guiding.
Please note this course is currently only offered as a Traineeship, we also cover skills to equip you to work as a guide within the on campus delivery of our Certificate III in Tourism.

Certificate III
National ID: SIT30616
State ID: AZT7
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Hospitality

Get hands-on experience in the hospitality industry

You'll gain skills in providing excellent customer service, working effectively as part of a team, and preparing and serving beverages.

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

Make someone's day - hand them a coffee, a canapé or an ice cold drink!

Gain the hands-on experience and the skills you need to work in any location in the hospitality industry such as cafes, bars, clubs or restaurants or as a functions and events team member.

Experienced hospitality workers are in demand and can use their skills anywhere in the world working in a variety of roles in many different settings.

Certificate III
National ID: SIT40416
State ID: AZV8
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate IV in Hospitality

Skilled and experienced hospitality workers are in demand

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work in the hospitality industry, providing responsible service of alcohol, financial management, and enhanced customer service. On completion you may find work as a hospitality supervisor or team leader.

Do you want a career that could take you all over the world?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Hospitality you'll be able to work as a hospitality supervisor or team leader

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work and supervise effectively in the hospitality industry, holding a leadership role in the responsible service of alcohol, financial management, budget control, and enhanced customer service. 

Skilled and experienced hospitality workers are in demand and a wide range of employment opportunities will be open to you. 

Certificate IV
National ID: SIT50416
State ID: AZW2
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Diploma of Hospitality Management

A management career that could take you all over the world

On completion of this course you could find work as a functions, restaurant, or front office manager. You'll cover a broad range of topics including financial management, regulatory compliance, rostering, stock purchasing and control, providing quality customer service and managing workplace conflict.

Do you want a management career that could take you all over the world?

When you complete the Diploma of Hospitality Management you will be able to work as a functions manager, restaurant manager, or front office manager.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to manage effectively in the hospitality industry, including leading a diverse team.

When applying for this course, prior study within the industry will be considered. Where there is limited study, you may be directed into a more suitable level course.

Diploma
National ID: BSB40420
State ID: BFS2
Industry Business and Finance
Half price^

Certificate IV in Human Resource Management

Learn to support an organisation's most valued assets - it's people.

You'll gain skills in staff recruitment, induction, performance management and implementing industrial relations procedure.

Play a crucial part in the success of an organisation

This course is a great starting point if you would like to work with people in a business environment.

The role of Human Resources is to ensure that an organisation's most valued assets, its people, are engaged and well supported in their working environment.

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work in a variety of roles across a range of Human Resources functions. You will gain skills in areas of; staff recruitment, induction and training, workplace health and safety procedures, supporting the HR team with performance management and industrial relations procedures.

Keen to get started? We offer this course online.

Certificate IV
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PIN-V1413
Industry Creative Industries

InDesign Introduction Short Course

Bring together text and graphics

Get creative with this hands-on course that will give you the basic skills in developing marketing and communications promotional materials using InDesign.

Bring together text and graphics with InDesign - the industry-standard publishing software

Learn the skills you need to develop and design creative promotional material such as flyers, posters and brochures with this introductory InDesign course.

You'll cover the basics such as:

  • Creating documents
  • Presets
  • Styles
  • Swatches
  • Packaging
  • Printing

You'll also go over master pages, templates, document management, workflow, tables, interfacing with spreadsheets, forms and interactive buttons amongst other InDesign essentials.

You will need to bring along a thumb drive (2GB will be fine) for this course.

Short course
National ID: ICT30120
State ID: BFF7
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate III in Information Technology

Start you ICT career in programming, networking or technical support

This course will give you foundation skills in supporting information technology activities in the workplace. Our three campuses offer different groups of electives so you have the opportunity to focus on the ICT field of most interest to you. With further study you may follow a career pathway into areas including CyberSecurity, Programming, Networking or Web Design.

Gain a broad range of ICT skills

This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to support information technology activities in the workplace across a range of information and communication technologies (ICT) areas, including programming, networking and technical support.

At North Metropolitan TAFE you will have the opportunity to focus on the ICT field of most interest to you with the different electives offered at the three campuses where we deliver this course.

This Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology gives you the foundation skills to begin a career in ICT with further study at North Metropolitan TAFE. You may follow a career pathway into the ICT industry in areas including cyber security, programming, networking or web design.

Certificate III
National ID: ICT50220
State ID: AC21
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Programming)

Boost your career in software development and programming

This course will further develop the skills gained from completing the Certificate IV in Programming. You will learn to develop advanced apps and explore data modelling, web programming, software testing and debugging systems.

To infinity and beyond - this course could give you the perfect pathway to a successful career in IT

Boost your career in software development and programming with the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Programming).

At our Perth campus you'll gain the knowledge and skills to develop advanced Apps, Internet of Things, Big Data, database design, Cloud Applications Development, and cyber awareness using a variety of programming software and platforms such as PHP, Python and C#. You'll also be developing advanced programming skills with Cloud/mobile devices as this has been identified as a growth area by industry.

At our Joondalup campus you will embrace new technologies and develop skills in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Games Development, Mobile Applications and Advanced Apps, Internet of Things and Robotics using Python, C# and Unity.

You will use current industry standards and emerging technology as you conduct LiveWorks projects with industry partners.

You'll be able to utilise project management techniques and develop advanced soft skills such as communication with clients through teamwork to align the end product with business needs. Independent thinking and problem-solving skills developed within your studies at Certificate IV level are further enhanced with real life client projects. 

Our IT graduates are confident, job ready and sought after by industry because of the specific skills gained during their study at North Metropolitan TAFE and many find employment by the time they graduate.

New students who have not studied the course that precedes this qualification should contact the area to ensure they apply for the correct level of study.

Diploma
National ID: ICT50220
State ID: AC27
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Diploma of Information Technology (Back End Web Development)

Websites are a crucial aspect of any organisation across all industries and the need for talented and skilled developers is high

This course focuses on the back end development of websites including database design, cloud application development, information architecture, big data, machine learning and web app development. You will have the opportunity to work on real life client projects.

Build a career working with the world of the web

Websites are a crucial aspect of any organisation across all industries. The need for talented and skilled developers is high, so once you've completed your qualification in website development, your options are endless.

The ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Back End Web Development) covers the whole life cycle for commercially ready websites and gives you the opportunity to work on live projects. At this level you develop skills that mean you are industry ready, from conception, liaising with clients, database design, cloud application development, information architecture, big data, machine learning and web app development. You'll be able to utilise project management techniques and develop advanced soft skills such as communication with clients through teamwork to produce the end product aligned with business needs. Independent thinking and problem-solving skills developed within your Certificate IV course are further enhanced with real life client projects.

Our graduates are confident, job ready and sought after by industry because of the specific skills they have gained at North Metropolitan TAFE. Many have employment by the time they graduate.

New students who have not studied the course that precedes this qualification should contact the area to ensure they apply for the correct level of study.

Diploma
National ID: ICT50220
State ID: AC26
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development)

Websites are a crucial aspect of any organisation across all industries and the need for talented and skilled developers is high

This course focuses on the front end development of websites.

Build a career working with the world of the web

Websites are a crucial aspect of any organisation across all industries. The need for talented and skilled developers is high, so once you've completed your qualification in website development, your options are endless.

The ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development) course covers the whole life cycle for commercially ready websites and gives you the opportunity to work on live projects. At this level you develop skills that mean you are industry ready, from conception, liaising with clients, documentation, graphics, coding, testing to training of users. You'll be able to utilise project management techniques and develop advanced soft skills such as communication with clients through team work to produce the end product aligned with business needs. Independent thinking and problem solving skills developed within your Certificate IV course are further enhanced with real life client projects.

Our graduates are confident, job ready and sought after by industry because of the specific skills they have gained at North Metropolitan TAFE. Many have employment by the time they graduate.

New students who have not studied the course that precedes this qualification should contact the area to ensure they apply for the correct level of study.

Diploma
National ID: ICT40120
State ID: AC07
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate IV in Information Technology (Programming)

Get the competitive edge to advance your programming career

The Certificate IV in Programming will give you skills in C#, Java, JavaScript, SQL, and ASP. You'll delve into websites, scripting and database design, as well as programming for mobile applications and games development.

Join the top priority IT industry and take on a crucial role in IT programming

Study this course and you'll gain skills in basic and intermediate programming by using at least two different programming languages.

Programming is a crucial part of IT and is constantly innovating and evolving.  Completing our Certificate IV in Programming  will open the door into this in-demand industry.

The experience you will gain in C#, Java, JavaScript, SQL, and ASP will give you the competitive edge to advance your career and further study options. You'll delve into websites, scripting and database design as well as be exposed to advanced programming skills for mobile applications and games development.

Our ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology (Programming) is the foundation and core development structure that leads into our Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Programming). Essential concepts covered include Internet of Things (IoT), Data driven Apps and Mobile App development. You'll be encouraged to develop the independent thinking and problem solving skills needed for communicating and working with clients in the Diploma course.

Certificate IV
National ID: ICT30120
State ID: AC15
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate III in Information Technology (Web Development)

A 21st century digital media career

This course will give you the fundamentals of programming and web development including web design and business focused application development. You can gain valuable industry Cisco and Microsoft certifications. At Joondalup we offer you the opportunity to complete a dual qualification .

Are you looking for a 21st Century Digital Media Career?

When you complete this qualification you will have the fundamentals of programming and web development with key subjects specialising in web design and business focused application development.

Pathways into our Certificate IV and Diploma level courses progress you into a career as a Web Developer, Mobile App Developer or an Applications Programmer.

North Metro TAFE is an authorised Cisco Academy, and Microsoft Imagine Academy; you can also gain valuable industry Cisco and Microsoft certifications. You will gain these certifications at no extra cost to you

In addition at our Joondalup campus we offer you the opportunity to gain a dual qualification during your study. You can complete this qualification and the ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology [Network Administration], talk to staff when you enrol.

Benefits of the dual qualification include:

  • Broadening your employment opportunities within the IT sector
  • Furthering your skills to qualify you for a range of higher level qualifications
  • Only need to enrol in one extra  cluster of units to do the combined course
Certificate III
National ID: ICT40120
State ID: AC25
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate IV in Information Technology (Web Development)

Help businesses and organisations reach their target audience

This course covers the technical development of a website. You will gain skills in digital graphics and be exposed to a variety of technologies including HTML5, CSS3, PHP, MySQL and JavaScript.

Enter the vast world of website design and development

Most businesses and organisations have an online presence and websites have become an essential part of any organisation looking to reach out to its target audience.

Upon completion of this qualification you'll be able to be involved in both the design and technical development of a website, designing and constructing web pages and creating the look and feel of the site. With your qualification you could find a career as an in-house designer or work in a design studio.

Our ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology (Web Development) covers essential concepts including front end and back end development, and leads into our Diploma of Web Development. You'll be encouraged to develop the independent thinking and problem solving skills needed for communicating and working with clients in the Diploma course.

You will use the the latest industry standard HTML5, CSS3, PHP, MySQL and JavaScript using a range of development tools.

Certificate IV
National ID: MSF60118
State ID: BED2
Industry Creative Industries

Advanced Diploma of Interior Design

Find creative and technical solutions for built interior environments

You will work on design projects taking into account aesthetics, functionality, space planning, construction, materials and finishes to meet a client's needs and brief. You will learn to adapt global design trends and technical innovations, while developing industry contacts.

It's what's on the inside that counts

This qualification will give you the practical skills and knowledge to find creative and technical solutions for built interior environments.

Interior design includes planning and detailing complex residential, hospitality, retail, commercial and institutional design projects with an emphasis on space creation and spatial planning. Interior designers consider aesthetics, function, branding, manufacturing, marketability and construction of interior spaces, including materials and sustainable environments and special needs for the benefit of the user.

You will learn to adapt to global design trends and technical innovations while developing contacts with interiors sources, products, and suppliers.

Graduates may work as interior designers for interior design and architectural practices or become self-employed design consultants. And employment opportunities are good in the commercial sector including interior decoration work in office-fit outs for large businesses.

The Advanced Diploma of Interior Design is a great precursor to further study at University. With a higher qualification, you can improve your earning potential and employment prospects.

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Advanced Diploma
State ID: EAB44
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Interpreting Skills for NAATI Certification Skill Set

Are you, or will you be, in an interpreting or language-related role in the workplace or community?

This skill set will prepare you by providing guidance in interpreting techniques and help you meet two of the training prerequisite requirements of the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) Certified Provisional Interpreter test.

Interpreting is a skill that can be used to help people across many community and service industries

Are you, or will you be, in an interpreting or language-related role in the workplace or community? If so then this course will help you meet two of the training prerequisite requirements of the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) Certified Provisional Interpreter Test. You will be given guidance in interpreting techniques.

Please note, you must meet English proficiency requirements to enrol, refer to the requirements below for further information.

Units:

  • PSPTIS001 Apply codes and standards to ethical practice
  • PSPTIS002 Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments
  • PSPTIS003 Prepare to translate and interpret
  • PSPTIS042 Manage discourses in general settings
Skill set
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PLS-C2071
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Japanese Beginners Stage 1

Learn Japanese

This course is an introduction to the language, its sound and writing system and you will learn some general information on the countries in which it is spoken. There are no prerequistites.

Learn Japanese

Japanese Beginners Stage 1 course is an introduction to the language, its sound and writing system and you will learn some general information on the countries in which it is spoken. There are no prerequisites and wherever possible, the course is tailored to meet the needs and interests of the group.

With sister cities established in both countries, the demand for Japanese language skills in business and hospitality and tourism industries is increasing. In addition, banking, finance and security companies are rapidly increasing their requirements for Japanese and English speaking staff due to the restructuring of the economic system in Japan. Whether you want to learn Japanese to enhance your effectiveness at work, to make your holiday trip more fulfilling or simply for the joy of learning about a new language and culture, we welcome you to our classes and wish you enjoyment and success.

Short course
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PLS-V0429
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Japanese Beginners Stage 2

Continue on your Japanese journey

This course will build on the language skills learnt in Japanese Beginners Stage 1.

Continue on your Japanese journey

This courses will build on the language skills learnt in Japanese Beginners Stage 1.  With more sister cities established in both countries, the demand for Japanese language skills in business and hospitality and tourism industries is increasing. In addition, banking, finance and security companies are rapidly increasing their requirements for Japanese and English speaking staff due to the restructuring of the economic system in Japan.

Whether you want to learn Japanese to enhance your effectiveness at work, to make your holiday trip more fulfilling or simply for the joy of learning about a new language and culture, we welcome you to our classes and wish you enjoyment and success.

Wherever possible, the course is tailored to meet the needs and interests of the group.

Short course
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PLS-V1343
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Japanese Beginners Stage 3

Continue your Japanese language studies

This course will cover the revision of words and phrases and extended your language skills to new situations. You'll also gain more cultural information. Wherever possible, the course is tailored to meet the needs and interests of the group.

Continue on your Japanese pathway

This course is a direct continuation of Beginners Stage 2. Words and phrases learned are revised and extended to new situations, and more cultural information on the countries added. Wherever possible, the course is tailored to meet the needs and interests of the group.

With more sister cities established in both countries, the demand for Japanese language skills in business, hospitality and tourism industries is increasing. In addition, banking, finance and security companies are rapidly increasing their requirements for Japanese and English speaking staff due to the restructuring of the economic system in Japan.

Whether you want to learn Japanese to enhance your effectiveness at work, to make your holiday trip more fulfilling or simply for the joy of learning about a new language and culture, we welcome you to our classes and wish you enjoyment and success.

Short course
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PJE-V0239
Industry Creative Industries

Jewellery 1

Make your own silver jewellery

No experience necessary! If you've always wanted to make silver jewellery then this is the course for you. It will give you the skills to make simple silver and metal jewellery using a range of techniques and allow you to begin to develop your own ideas about design and style.

Make your own silver jewellery

If you've always wanted to make silver jewellery then this is the course for you. This course will give you the skills to make simple silver and metal jewellery using a range of techniques and allow you to begin to develop your own ideas about design and style. The wonderful bonus is you get to take home two or more sterling silver pieces and the cost includes all your materials.

There are no skill or experience requirements for this beginners course and it runs over six sessions.

During this course you will learn how to:

  • Create a hammered leaf pendant
  • Create a domed bangle
  • Learn to solder and create a simple ring
  • Make an anticlastic ring
  • Create a piece of silver jewellery from a selection of styles e.g. ring, cuff, earrings

Dress requirements
You must:

  • Wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
  • Wear clothing that covers legs e.g. jeans
  • Tie back long hair
  • Apron or smock
Short course
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PJE-V0322
Industry Creative Industries

Jewellery 2

Develop your own jewellery projects in our facilities

Jewellery Advanced Studio is great for participants who have completed Silver Jewellery Beginner course, or experienced practitioners of silver and metal jewellery making.

Develop your own projects in our facilities

Jewellery 2 is great for participants who have completed Jewellery 1, or experienced practitioners of silver and metal jewellery making. 

Depending on your skills you will have the choice to participate in structured classes or work on your own projects under the supervision of an experienced jewellery tutor.

Dress Requirements

  • Participants must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
  • Long hair must be tied back and any long accessories must be removed when working on the machines

You will need to bring your own metals and materials.

Short course
National ID: MEM30619
State ID: BEK5
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture

Work in an exciting and creative industry

This apprenticeship course will give you the necessary skills to work as a commercial jewellery manufacturer. You'll learn to create jewellery pieces, illustrations and moulds, and work safely with molten glass and metals.

Learn the art of jewellery making and open up a world of possibilities

The Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture will give you a range of bench skills required to work in the jewellery manufacturing industry as a commercial jeweller

Once successfully completed you have the potential of finding employment internationally. The jewellery industry is an exciting one and how successful you are depends on your designs and commitment to the industry.

Your Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture is a great precursor to our Certificate IV in Design (Jewellery Studio). With further study and experience you can improve employment and earning potential and specialise in certain areas. Visit our jewellery design staff and students' Facebook page(opens in a new tab)  to see the creative world this course can open up for you.

The Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture is offered as an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information on this mode of study.

Certificate III
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PLS-C2076
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Korean Beginner Stage 1

An introduction to the Korean language, its sound and writing system

Gain an introduction to the Korean language, its sound and writing system and a general introduction to the countries in which it is spoken.

An introduction to the Korean language, its sound and writing system

Learning the language of Perth's sister city, Seocho city, and one of Australia’s most important trading partners, South Korea, may improve your job prospects with Korean multinational companies such as Hyundai, Samsung Electronics, POSCO, Kia Motors and LG Electronics. It can also expand your enjoyment of Korean popular culture such as K-pop or the many Korean dramas and movies available on Netflix.

The Korean language belongs to the Altaic language family like Mongolian and Japanese. In this course you will learn the Korean alphabet, Hangeul, and the syllable each character represents. You will also learn some general information on the countries in which it is spoken.

Short course
National ID: BSB30320
State ID: BFR0
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate III in Legal Services

Gain a basic insight into the legal system

If you have a passion for the Law and the legal system or would like to start a career in the legal industry this course is right for you.

Gain a basic insight into the legal system with this Certificate III in Legal Services

If you have a passion for the Law and the legal system or would like to start a career in the legal industry this course is right for you.

The Certificate III provides you with the basic knowledge and skill to work alongside para-legal professionals and lawyers to assist and support the drafting of legal documents in fields such as criminal law, family law, commercial law or litigation.

Additional underpinning skills and knowledge will allow you to actively engage ethically in legal environments within the government and the private sector. Our team of legal professional lecturers are highly experienced with strong industry ties to provide you with the most relevant industry information to prepare you for your career in the Legal profession.

Certificate III
National ID: BSB40620
State ID: BFR5
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate IV in Legal Services

Put your skills into practice

This course provides an in-depth look at the legal system including courts and legal personnel and law matters.

Put your skills into practice

This course provides an in-depth look at the legal system including courts and legal personnel and law matters.

Topics include legal communication, research, evidence law, criminal law, compliance, drafting complex legal documents and the protection of information.
Our team of lecturers engaged in the Certificate IV in Legal Services are highly experienced with strong industry ties to guide the delivery using the most relevant Industry information. 

Upon successful completion of this course you'll be able to provide legal direction and support in legal matters within the government or private sector job roles.

Certificate IV
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PLB-V1423
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Library Digital Technologies Skills

Gain the skills required to work in WA libraries

This skill set covers digital skills required to work in a range of library settings.

Gain the skills required to work in WA libraries

This course has been developed in consultation with WA libraries and covers the skills and knowledge required to record and prioritise client support activities, determine required resources, and solve client information and communications technology (ICT) problems.  You will also learn to use a range of multimedia equipment and library programs.
This course is delivered fully online.

You'll gain these skills:

  • Support customers via successful communication techniques for handling diverse enquires
  • Understand various operating systems and interfaces
  • Essential software and hardware troubleshooting
  • Issue logging, organising maintenance, sustainability, security, privacy and related OH&S issues
  • Use multimedia programs and digital media collections, such as Microsoft Office, Blogs, Kanopy, OverDrive, BorrowBox, Story Box Library, Busy Things, ClickView, and government online services (ie myGov)
  • Maintain multimedia, and correct minor operational faults, and reviewing the use of multimedia in libraries

To enrol in this course you will need to have:

  • Sound English language skills
  • Ability to use computers efficiently and autonomously

The course lecturer has 30 years experience and over 15 years of experience training students enrolled in Library and Information Services award courses at North Metropolitan TAFE. She also provided training to government professionals.

Short course
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PLB-V1393
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Library Essential Skills

An introduction to the essentials of working in a library

You'll gain skills in communication and customer service, searching databases, as well as basic IT troubleshooting and staging public activities and events.

A comprehensive foundation

This course will introduce you to the essentials of working in a library. You'll gain skills in communication and customer servicesearching databases, as well as basic IT troubleshooting and staging public activities and events.
This course is delivered fully online.

You'll gain these skills:

  • Communication and customer service - identify needs and priorities of customers, communicate with the customer and respond to customer feedback and complaints.
  • Database and search engine searching - review a range of databases, and develop the skills necessary to formulate effective search strategies.
  • Basic IT troubleshooting - covers client information and communications technology problems.
  • Team work and workplace training - working with others, and learn workplace training techniques.
  • Staging public activities and events - develop a program of events, and produce a project plan and run sheet.
  • Library information literacy - includes independent learning and keeping up to date within the library industry

To enrol in this course you will need to have:

  • Sound English language skills
  • Ability to use computers efficiently and autonomously

The course lecturer, has 30 years industry experience and over 15 years of experience training students enrolled in Library and Information Services award courses at North Metropolitan TAFE. She also provides training to government professionals.

Short course
National ID: BSB30420
State ID: BFS4
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Online

Certificate III in Library and Information Services

A growing sector that is vital to many industries

In this practical course you'll learn to order, prepare, organise, locate and promote library resources and information using current software and social media, online catalogues and databases, multi-media and photography equipment.

Connect with people, engage with information and promote literacy and the value of libraries in the community

Our Certificate III will give you the skills and knowledge to assist in the organisation and operation of systems for handling recorded material - ultimately helping clients gain access to information.

This course, based at our Perth campus located alongside the State Library of Western Australia, has a strong customer service focus, and provides learning opportunities through practical hands-on activities, industry visits and guest speakers. Your lecturers in this course are library professionals, up-to-date with industry best practice and with strong connections with local library staff and organisations.

This is an ever growing and changing sector and is a vital component across various industries.

North Metropolitan TAFE gives you the option of studying this course on campus OR online. Studying full-time on campus will take 6 months, while students enrolling online or part-time should aim to complete the course within 12 months.

Certificate III
National ID: BSB40720
State ID: BFQ7
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Online

Certificate IV in Library and Information Services

Build on the skills gained in the Certificate III in Library and Information Services

You'll gain a broad range of skills including leadership for library teams, the cataloguing and organisation of library resources, researching and information retrieval, as well as website maintenance and using social media tools.

Provide excellent customer service in a library environment

In this Certificate IV course you will gain knowledge and skills in the delivery of library and related library technologies and processes. Your studies could lead to employment in a broad range of environments such as public, hospital, law, university or school libraries. Or you may find work in the information based organisations, such as a web-based database service.

Your lecturers in this course are library professionals, up-to-date with industry best practice and with strong connections with local library staff and organisations.
North Metropolitan TAFE gives you the option of studying this course on campus (6 months full-time) or online & part-time (students should aim to complete the course within 12 months).

Certificate IV
National ID: BSB50520
State ID: BFS8
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Online

Diploma of Library and Information Services

Advance your skills in library and information services

On successful completion of this course you will be able to apply for membership to the Australian Library and Information Association and you will have the necessary skills and knowledge to work in public, academic and special libraries, such as health and law, or other information organisations.

Gain advanced skills and knowledge for your career in library and information services

This course will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to work in public, academic and special libraries, such as health and law, or other information organisations. Our lecturers are library professionals, up-to-date with industry best practice and with strong connections with local library staff and organisations.

On successful completion of this course you will be able to apply to the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) for professional (Library Technician) membership – ALIATec.

Diploma
State ID: EAC81
Industry Creative Industries

Machine Knitting Techniques Skill Set

Get knitting!

Learn about the versatility of a knitting machine and its role in developing bespoke textile applications.

Discover the features and versatility of a knitting machine

You'll gain the skills needed to respond to the demand for diverse and bespoke textile applications in the local fashion industry and community of makers.
Machine knitting is a skill that is widely used in the international fashion industry. You'll be introduced to the functionality and features of knitting machines, learning how to set them up, and how to cast on and off. By the time you finish this course you'll have completed a range of knitted samples using techniques such as Fairisle, tuck and slip stitch, lace holes, ladders, colour changing and fringing.

This course is open to current Fashion and Textile Design students, fashion school graduates, textile designers and local community members.

Skill set
National ID: SHB30215
State ID: AWP0
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Make-Up

Turn your passion for Make-Up into a career

This course is specifically for students who have a passion for Make-Up. If you wish to study Beauty you can apply for the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy, you do not need to complete this course first.

Are you ready to make face-changing decisions?

If you are passionate about the exciting world of make-up and would like to work in make-up studios, cosmetic retail, fashion and media sets or studios then this course could be the perfect one for you.

You'll gain artistic and business skills. You will also acquire the latest airbrushing techniques, an advanced skill being taught as part of this creative and artistic make up qualification. Relationships with both clients and industry are important and these aspects will be covered in your course with a focus on live salon works and engagement with industry professionals such as photographers.

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

This course is also offered as a part-time evening course.

Certificate III
National ID: BSB40820
State ID: BFS9
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication

Understand the marketplace and develop creative marketing solutions

This course will develop your skills in market research and analysis, creating presentations and positioning statements, and will also extend your writing skills. On completion you'll be prepared you for various roles in areas such as market research, consumer behaviour and developing creative visual and emarketing communications.

Product, price, place and promotion!

This qualification will build your knowledge and skills to step into the dynamic and fast evolving world of marketing and communications enabling you to develop creative marketing solutions.

You will develop fundamental skills including market researchdigital marketing, communication skills, consumer behaviour, visual design and e-marketing

This qualification leads to a range of entry level roles within industry, be it advertising, research, digital marketing or even to start and grow your own business.  Alternatively, graduates may choose to continue with studies, transitioning into the Diploma of Marketing and Communication, further developing your skills by interacting with real clients and being exposed to more formal marketing environments. 

Keen to get started? We also offer this course online.

Certificate IV
National ID: BSB52415
State ID: AZK1
Industry Business and Finance

Diploma of Marketing and Communication

Supervise staff and lead marketing campaigns

This course covers the design and development of integrated marketing communication plans, interpreting market trends and developments, and creating mass electronic media and print advertisements.

Advance your career in marketing through the development of strategic marketing and research capabilities

This qualification builds on the sound theoretical knowledge-base developed in the Certificate IV and expands your knowledge into practical skills and real-world experience.

Working with local clients, you're responsible for the account management of a series of projects, including building websites, creating persuasive advertisements for traditional and digital mediums, and designing and implementing an integrated marketing communications plan.
 
You're encouraged to practice soft skills like time management, interpersonal communication and teamwork; while undertaking advanced marketing tasks such as market research and analysis, evaluation of marketing opportunities and creative concept development. Gain confidence in public speaking, work with clients across broad industries and develop strategic marketing approaches based on research.
 
Upon completion, you'll be competent to work in entry-level positions within industry. Alternatively, graduates may choose to continue with tertiary studies at university, with the possibility of applying for credits/advanced standing for the units completed in the Diploma.  

 

Diploma
State ID: AE617
Industry Business and Finance
Free*
Skill sets

Operate a Small Business Skill Set

This skill set is free for everyone

You'll gain the skills you need to be business or job ready in any field of small business.

This skill set is free for everyone

If you're currently operating or thinking about starting up a small business, or would like to get job ready for an administrative support position in a small business operation, this is the skill set for you! 

The Operate a Small Business Skill Set offers a fantastic range of skills and knowledge to get you job ready. You'll learn how to design and produce business documents and publications, digitally design and develop text-based documents,  develop spreadsheets through the use of both cloud-based and non-cloud based applications, identify financial requirements of a business including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to garner financial support, and understand workplace health and safety (WHS) legislation and its application to safe work practices. It even covers how to create and build a social networking presence using social media tools and applications. 

Skill set
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PVA-V0263
Industry Creative Industries

Painting from scratch

Explore the way paint can achieve different effects

This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of painting. You will learn the correct procedure for colour mixing and paint application.

Explore the way paint can achieve different effects

This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of painting. You will learn the correct procedure for colour mixing and paint application. Each participant will be taken through a series of exercises to help them acquire the skills for painting. The course will conclude with the production of a still life painting.

Dress requirements

  • Participants must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes

You will need to bring

  • Apron or oversized shirt
  • Own brushes (optional)
Short course
National ID: BSB50720
State ID: BFR3
Industry Business and Finance

Diploma of Paralegal Services

Build on your skills and gain a nationally accredited qualification that will set you up with transferable skills that can be applied across a wide range of public and private sector legal roles.

Enhance your career prospects in the legal sector with transferable, legal focused skills you will gain in this Paralegal Services qualification.

The range of competencies delivered in this course has been developed to assist you in planning, preparing and carrying out the work required as a paralegal in the legal sector, supporting law practitioners and clients.

You'll gain a solid understanding of the Australian legal system and the application of legal principles in criminal, contract, litigation, family and tort law. You'll also cover topics such how to carry out as legal research, develop business networks and relationships, take instructions in a legal environment and write complex documents.

Our highly skilled lecturers have current industry knowledge to provide you with the most relevant and current legal sector skills. 
Successful completion of this Diploma of Paralegal Services will equip you with the skills to provide legal direction and support within both public and private sector roles.

Diploma
State ID: EAB78
Industry Creative Industries

Photography - Black and White Darkroom Skill Set

Let's get creatively traditional in black and white

You'll need a film camera and an interest in producing traditional B&W prints to get the most of this skill set.

Let's get creatively traditional in black and white

You'll need a 35mm film camera and an interest in producing traditional black and white prints to get the most of this skill set. You will learn with lecturers who are experienced photographers and develop your skills in our functional teaching darkroom.

The first class covers essential safety issues and familiarisation with the darkroom environment under normal lighting conditions, which lasts for the entire session. It is essential that you attend week one so you can continue the course and safely participate in all other classes, which are conducted under the darkroom safelight conditions*.

Gain these skills
  • Film processing
  • Printing from negatives
  • Safely work in a darkroom environment
Is this course right for me?

Due to the chemicals used during the training, this course is not suitable for students who may be pregnant.

It also requires standing for protracted periods and is conducted in a very low light environment.

*Please note that students arriving after classes start will not be admitted in according to safety requirements.

Skill set
National ID: CUA50920
State ID: BGR7
Industry Creative Industries

Diploma of Photography and Digital Imaging

Learn to create powerful and effective images for a range of audiences and genres

This course blends theoretical and practical skills in photography and digital imaging.

Take your photography skills to new heights

This course blends theoretical and practical skills in photography and digital imaging. You’ll learn to create powerful and effective images for a range of audiences and genres.

Our lecturers are industry professionals with ‘real world’ experience. You will develop a thorough understanding of photographic design and theory around the changing nature of the creative industries, while developing your own style.

As part of your studies, you’ll have the opportunity to network with award winning professional photographers through a range industry events.

Diploma
National ID: ICP20120
State ID: BFC3
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts

This is a preparatory qualification that can be used as a pathway into a range of specialist Certificate III qualifications. You'll work under supervision demonstrating the knowledge and skills gained in this Certificate II.

You'll be able to take on a range of essential tasks in the printing and graphic arts industry. You'll work under supervision demonstrating the knowledge and skills gained in this Certificate II. This is a preparatory qualification that can be used as a pathway into a range of specialist Certificate III qualifications within the printing and graphic arts industry.

You will need to be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to complete this traineeship. 

Certificate II
State ID: EAC92
Industry Creative Industries

Product Development and Release Skill Set

Create and present a completed work of digital art

This could be 2D or 3D digital art, 2D/3D animation, or a game. You will gain a well-developed command of materials, process and technique.

Create and present a completed work of digital art

In this skill set you will produce a digital art project of your choice facilitated by a lecturer acting as your 'producer'. Your project may be 2D or 3D digital art, 2D/3D animation, or a game.

You will be coached in finishing your work to a professional standard and setting up your own brand and identity. You will gain a well-developed command of materials, process and technique; and present your work to the public. The final presentation may be physical or virtual/online, and will attempt to establish a market for your product.

This skill set follows the Studio Production Environment Skill Set.

Skill set
National ID: BSB50820
State ID: BFT0
Industry Business and Finance
Half price^
Online

Diploma of Project Management

All businesses have a need for project managers

Continue your Project Management studies with this Diploma where you'll gain the essential skills and knowledge of current project management practices.

All businesses need project managers

This course builds on the skills gained in the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice. It will give you the essential skills and knowledge of current project management practices.

The Diploma allows you to expand and extend your already existing management skills with units that will teach you an understanding of management in many fields. Completing this qualification will help you in a career as a contract coordinator, project manager, quality administrator or risk management professional.

Keen to get started? We offer this course online.

Diploma
National ID: BSB40920
State ID: BFT2
Industry Business and Finance
Half price^
Online

Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

All businesses have a need for project managers

Gain project management skills that can be applied to a wide variety of contexts.

All businesses have a need for project managers

Learn the practical skills, processes and technical aspects of project management. This qualification will allow you to manage projects in a wide variety of contexts.

With a qualification in project management from North Metropolitan TAFE, you will oversee the staffing, costs and outcomes of amazing operations and events.

This course is available through on campus or online study so you can study in a way that suits you.

Certificate IV
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PBC-V1312
Industry Building and Construction
Online

REVIT essentials for architecture

Skills in 2D & 3D modelling for architectural design and documentation

This course will give you an introduction to Autodesk REVIT and REVIT Architecture. You will learn the concepts of 3D computer modelling.

Develop new skills in 3D modelling

This course will introduce you to Autodesk REVIT, a building modeller for architectural design and documentation in 3D and 2D. You will learn the concepts of 3 dimensional computer modelling and gain an understanding of the tools required for parametric building design and documentation using REVIT Architecture.

This short course usually requires attendance on campus one day per week for four weeks, online delivery may also be available.

Short course
National ID: HLT52015
State ID: AWI6
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Diploma of Remedial Massage

Get national accreditation as a health care provider

You'll learn the latest remedial massage techniques and be exposed to a variety of clinical and sporting environments. We are affiliated with several professional sporting teams.

Get national accreditation as a health care provider

This course will provide you with the latest remedial massage techniques. Whilst studying you will practice in a variety of clinical and sporting environments with clients ranging from people with disabilities to elite athletes - we are affiliated with Western Australian professional sporting teams such as the Perth Wildcats, Perth Lynx, Perth Glory, Fremantle Dockers and the WA Female AFL Academy.

You will have access to facilities and resources including an on-campus library, student support services and the University of Western Australia’s wet labs.

A compulsory and highly valuable part of our course is a weekly supervised shift in the Live-Works Clinic.

On completion of this course, you are able to apply for and receive a private health care provider number from the nationally accredited massage associations.

Diploma
National ID: CPP40121
State ID: BGI4
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate IV in Residential Drafting

Draw on your practical, hands-on skills needed to draft residential buildings

Learn to create design concepts and working drawings, gain skills in ArchiCAD and work on a project with an industry mentor.

A career by design

This course will expose you to drafting residential buildings within the building and construction industry. You'll develop the knowledge and skills you'll need to draft residential buildings, both single and double storey. Drafters produce drawings and documentation and use CAD software to draft and document residential Class 1 and 10 building designs. T

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

Once you have completed this Certificate IV course you will be able to apply your skills to diverse residential building design projects. You may also choose to progress to the Diploma of Buidling Design.

Certificate IV
State ID: EAC83
Industry Creative Industries

Revit for Interior Design Skill Set

Create plans and set up documentation drawings using REVIT

This skill set is aimed at interior designer who would like to use REVIT software for documentation.

Create plans and set up documentation drawings using REVIT

This skill set is aimed at any interior designer or decorator who would like to use REVIT software for documentation purposes. You will learn to set up documentation drawings and create plans and sections.

Skill set
National ID: CUA41220
State ID: AC82
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Animation & Game Art)

A gateway to the creative world of animation and games art

Through this entry-level course you'll gain a range of skills in designing and producing digital art, animation and games and will be engaged in real life animation challenges. You will be introduced to 3D modelling, digital art, animation and game design using industry standard software.

Enter the gateway to the creative world of animation and games art

Through this entry-level course you'll gain a range of skills in designing and producing digital art, animation and games and will be engaged in real life animation challenges. You’ll gain art and design skills that will put you on the path to be competitive in the global entertainment industry.

Through this qualification you will be introduced to 3D modeling, digital art, animation and game design using industry standard software. The skills and knowledge you'll gain from this certificate will put you on the right track to gaining an exciting and satisfying career in animation and you'll also be equipped to continue with your studies with North Metropolitan TAFE's Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation and Games Art).

Certificate IV
National ID: CUA51020
State ID: AC83
Industry Creative Industries

Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation & Game Art)

Professional training for digital artists

This 100% practical course prepares you for work in a variety of industries including entertainment, advertising, architecture, visualisation and content creation for Virtual and Augmented Reality.

Professional training for digital artists

This course represents the pipeline of digital animation and games art production and covers the industry-leading tools being used, such as Maya, ZBrush, Unity, Photoshop, After Effects, Substance Painter and Toon Boom Harmony.

Our goal is to deliver practical quality Computer Generated (CG) training to help you become the best artist you can be. You could find work, not just in the entertainment industries but also in advertising, architecture, visualisation and content creation for Virtual and Augmented Reality.

Diploma
National ID: CUA60620
State ID: AC84
Industry Creative Industries

Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Digital Art & Animation)

Gain high-end practical skills in concept art, 3D modelling, animation and visual effects

This practical course is art-focused and will develop your creative capabilities. You'll benefit from our strong industry connections

This Advanced Diploma qualification is art-focussed and provides you with high-end practical skills in concept art, 3D modelling, animation and rigging. Classes cover concept design and pre-viz to modelling, rigging, texturing, and 2D and 3D animation. By the end of the course you will have created a showreel of work, and a short animated film.

After completing this course you'll be equipped to be competitive in the global market, using the same software and work practices employed by top animation, VFX and games studios all over the world.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: CUA60620
State ID: AC80
Industry Creative Industries

Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Digital Cinema)

Explore the nature of storytelling through the medium of Digital Cinema

This course provides you with the opportunity to work on varied content and will develop your skills in the evolution of ideas, lighting designs, storylines and treatments, directing and editting. On Successful completion you may gain advanced standing for entry into the WA Screen Academy's Bachelor of Media and Communications at ECU.

Explore the nature of storytelling through the medium of Digital Cinema

This course provides you with the opportunity to work on varied content and will foster your skills in developing ideas, storylines and treatments, lighting design, directing, and editing techniques.

You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to work within the film and television industry. This course will also give you the opportunity to explore the nature of storytelling through the medium of digital cinema.

You could find yourself working on content as varied as short-form narrative films with professional actors shot on cinema standard equipment, documentaries, micro dramas, and client-based projects.

Successful completion of this course may see you gain advanced standing for entry into the WA Screen Academy's Bachelor of Media & Communications at ECU.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: CUA31020
State ID: AC71
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate III in Screen and Media (Film & Television)

Develop your creative and practical skills for the screen and media industry

This hands-on, immersive course taught by our industry experienced lecturers will give you camera, sound and editing skills necessary to create content for the fast-growing social media sector.

Develop your creative and practical skills for the screen and media industry with this hands-on, immersive course

The Certificate III in Screen and Media is a hands-on, immersive course that will help you develop creative and practical production skills and enable you to work effectively in contemporary screen and media industries.

Under the guidance of our lecturers, who are experienced industry practitioners, you will learn emergent media skills including the basics of picture composition and camera technique, industry specialised vision and sound editing, an introduction to social media campaign management and content creation for the fast-growing social media sector.

North Metropolitan TAFE offers this qualification in semester 2 each year.

Certificate III
National ID: CUA51020
State ID: AC75
Industry Creative Industries

Diploma of Screen and Media (Film & Television)

The need for creative and qualified thinkers in the film and television industry is growing

This Diploma will give you the opportunity to sample a range of different areas of film and television. You'll learn in our industry standard studios and on professionally-run productions. Upon completion you could continue with your studies in our Advanced Diploma.

The need for creative and qualified thinkers in the film and television industry is growing

This industry-focused course will provide you with the specialised knowledge to operate individually or collaboratively within the media industry. Gain practical experience with this Diploma from North Metropolitan TAFE.

By working in North Metro's industry standard studios and on professionally-run productions, you'll be getting the most practical experience possible that will prepare you for working in a TV crew or film shoot with confidence. You will gain experience making a short documentary, networking, be given the opportunity to get work experience and many other practical training projects.

Once completed you can continue on to Advanced Diploma options in such areas as directing, cinematography, producing, production design, outside broadcast, corporate documentary work or sound design with further study at North Metropolitan TAFE.

If you continue with your studies you could also find yourself on a path to becoming a:

  • Camera Operator
  • Producer
  • Editor
  • Cinematographer
  • Director
  • Writer
Diploma
National ID: CUA60620
State ID: AC85
Industry Creative Industries

Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Game Art & Design)

Build the environments, characters and the vehicles/props for games

This Advanced Diploma offers hands-on artistic and technical training in game art. It delves into designing games and scripting game interactions.

Let your artistic skills take you to the next level

Game artists build the environments, characters and the vehicles/props for games.

As well as providing hands-on artistic and technical training in game art, this Advanced Diploma delves into designing games and scripting game interactions. You'll benefit from our strong industry connections and have the opportunity to showcase your work to many of the largest studios in Perth at the end of year Expo. By the end of this course you'll have created a showreel of work and produced a game of your own.

You will be equipped to be competitive in the global market, using the same software and work practices employed by top games and animation studios all over the world.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: CUA51020
State ID: AC68
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-Up Services)

Pursue a career as a creative makeup specialist

In this practical course you will learn to apply specialist makeup effects, create and apply prosthetics and special effects, and style hair, wigs and hairpieces for productions. You'll gain practical industry experience.

You could be the next star within the makeup industry

This 12 month qualification will give you the skills to be a specialised Makeup Artist as well as a Hair and Wig Stylist and prepare you for a career working behind the scenes of films, television and theatre productions.

You'll have the opportunity to learn different techniques of makeup application, wig and hair styling, special effects and prosthetics to create and transform performers into characters that suit production briefs for musicals, plays, opera performances, movies and television. You will participate in many practical works inside and outside the classroom giving you hands on experience and the chance for your individual creativity to shine through.

The theatre, film and television industries are developing and growing rapidly with a strong demand for creative makeup artists. This course will give you the practical experience and knowledge to achieve a successful career path as a qualified creative makeup artist.

Diploma
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PFT-V0672
Industry Creative Industries

Sewing 1

Learn the basics of sewing

This is a beginner course where you will learn some basic sewing machine techniques, how to thread a sewing machine and wind thread to a bobbin, as well as how to lay and cut your fabric.

Do you want to learn the basics of sewing?

This beginner course is open to anyone who wants to learn how to sew. You will learn some basic sewing machine techniques, how to thread a sewing machine and wind thread to a bobbin, as well as how to lay and cut your fabric. You will also learn how to sew a basic garment such as elastic waisted pants or shorts.

There are no prerequisites and the course runs for 6 sessions.

Dress requirements
You must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes.

What to Bring
Please do not purchase any items until your course has been confirmed. In the first session, the lecturer will advise you of the quantity and type of fabrics that you will need to purchase for week 2 (tote bag) and week 3 (your sewing project). From week two you will also need to bring along:

  • Tape measure (the soft flexible type)
  • Fabric marker
  • Quick unpick
  • Pins and pin cushion
  • Fabric scissors
  • General paper scissors
  • Pen, pencil, ruler, eraser and display book for notes
  • A box or container or bag to keep items in
Short course
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PFT-V1392
Industry Creative Industries

Sewing 2

Add to your existing sewing techniques

Learn new skills and build confidence with techniques such as flat felled seams, French seams, darts and zip closures.

Do you want to learn new sewing techniques?

If you have completed Sewing 1 or already have basic sewing and cutting skills then you can enrol in Beginner Sewing 2 where you will learn new skills and build confidence with different construction techniques.

During this course you will:

  • Construct a unisex pyjama shirt continuing on from the project covered in Sewing 1
  • Incorporate new techniques such as button holes, button stand, interfacing, patch pockets, sleeve and collar construction

Dress requirements
You must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes.

What to Bring
For your first lesson you will need:

  • 100% cotton fabric with no stretch - either 2.2 metres for short sleeve pyjama option or 2.6 metres for long sleeve option

From week two you will also need to bring along:

  • Tape measure (the soft flexible type)
  • Fabric marker
  • Quick unpick
  • Pins and pin cushion
  • Fabric scissors
  • General paper scissors
  • Pen, pencil, ruler, eraser and display book for notes
  • A box or container or bag to keep items in
Short course
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PLS-C2086
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Spanish Beginners Stage 1

Learn to speak Spanish

This is a general introduction to the language, its sound and writing system and some general information on the countries in which it is spoken.

Learn to speak Spanish

Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the world! There are over 20 countries where Spanish is the official language. And there are other countries in which it is widely spoken, including some of the Southern states of the US.

Whether you want to learn Spanish to enhance your effectiveness at work, to make your holiday trip more fulfilling or simply for the joy of learning about a new language and culture, we welcome you to our classes and wish you enjoyment and success.

This is a general introduction to the language, its sound and writing system and some general information on the countries in which it is spoken. There are no prerequisites and wherever possible, the course is tailored to meet the needs and interests of the group. Therefore, some variations to course may occur

Short course
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PLS-V1362
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Spanish Beginners Stage 2

Take your Spanish to the next level

This courses will build on the language skills learnt in Spanish Beginners Stage 1. On completion of this course, you will be able to communicate in simple language with more confidence.