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Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

National ID: CHC30113 | State ID: J587

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

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Important information

Job opportunities

How to apply

Important information

Before attending work placement you will be required to obtain: 

  • Working with Children Check
  • Federal Police Clearance
  • Medical clearance

Under 18 students will be required to obtain a Confidential Statutory Declaration and a medical clearance.

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Early childhood educator
  • Outside school hours care assistant
  • Playgroup supervisor
  • Recreation assistant
  • Childhood Educator
  • Childhood educator assistant

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

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How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Continuous enrolment

Leederville - Employer based

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 year/s
When Continuous enrolment
Where Leederville
How Work-based
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Leederville - Traineeship

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Units

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Duration 2 year/s
When Continuous enrolment
Where Leederville
How Traineeship
Work-based
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Semester 1

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

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Duration 9 month/s
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How Full-Time
On campus
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Midland - On Campus

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Fees and charges

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Overview
Duration 9 month/s
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Midland
How Full-Time
On campus
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Semester 2

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

Overview

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Overview
Duration 9 month/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On campus
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Leederville - On Campus

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Duration 9 month/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Leederville
How On campus
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Leederville - On Campus - Aboriginal Program

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Duration 2 year/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Leederville
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Midland - On Campus

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Duration 9 month/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Midland
How On campus
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

National ID: TAE40116 | State ID: BAB2

If you are keen to share your knowledge with students in a vocational education and training (VET) setting, this Certificate IV course will equip you to work as a vocational trainer, workplace assessor or lecturer. 
You will gain the knowledge and skills to deliver and assess training, design and develop training programs, present to groups of learners, and participate in assessment moderation and validation.

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

You must be able to demonstrate vocational competency in your proposed teaching and assessing area. Vocational competency is defined as broad industry knowledge and experience, and may include, but is not limited to, holding a relevant unit of competency.

Important information

Please note you will not be able to complete the entire qualification if you cannot prove:

  • Vocational competency in your proposed area of teaching and assessing.
  • That you have access, or you have arranged to have access, to real VET students undertaking nationally accredited training. This could either be within a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) or a Secondary School VET program.
Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Trainer and Assessor (Enterprise)
  • Trainer (Enterprise)
  • Assessor (Training)
  • Learning Product Developer
  • TAFE Lecturer

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

How to apply

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Continuous enrolment

Perth (Northbridge) - On Campus

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When Continuous enrolment
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How On campus
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate IV in Education Support

National ID: CHC40213 | State ID: J590

Do you have a passion for working with children and supporting their individual needs?

Want a career that fits in with your family life?

Training to be an Education Assistant is the course for you.

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Prerequisites

Work placement

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Prerequisites

Before attending your work placement you will be required to obtain:

  • Working with Children Check
  • Department of Education Police Clearance

Under 18 students will be required to obtain a Confidential Statutory Declaration.

Work placement

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

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Integration Aide
  • Preschool Aide
  • Kindergarten Assistant
  • School Services Officer

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Study pathway

Graduates may be eligible for credits or entry to university, check with the relevant university.

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Continuous enrolment

Leederville - Employer based

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 year/s
When Continuous enrolment
Where Leederville
How Work-based
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 1

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How Full-Time
On campus
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Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus Part-time Night

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
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Part-Time
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Midland - On Campus

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Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Midland
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On campus
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Semester 2

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On campus
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Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus Part-time Night

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On campus
Part-Time
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Leederville - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Leederville
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Midland - On Campus

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Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Midland
How On campus
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate III in Education Support

National ID: CHC30213 | State ID: J588

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge to assist the teaching staff in schools and provide care and supervision for children from kindergarten to Year 12.

This course will provide you with a customised program in learning support to prepare you for roles such as education assistant.

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Prerequisites

Work placement

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Prerequisites

Before attending work placement you will be required to obtain:

  • Working with Children Check
  • Department of Education Police Clearance

Under 18 students will be required to obtain a Confidential Statutory Declaration.

Work placement

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

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Integration Aide
  • Preschool Aide
  • Kindergarten Assistant
  • School Services Officer

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Continuous enrolment

Leederville - Employer based

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 year/s
When Continuous enrolment
Where Leederville
How Work-based
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 1

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How Full-Time
On campus
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Midland - On Campus

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Midland
How Full-Time
On campus
Apply now
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Semester 2

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On campus
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Leederville - On Campus

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Leederville
How On campus
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Midland - On Campus

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Midland
How On campus
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care

National ID: CHC40113 | State ID: J589

Do you want a career caring for the future?

When you complete the Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care you'll be on your way to a career as an outside school hours carer or school holiday program coordinator for children aged between 6 and 12 years.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the education sector, supporting the development of children, implementing inclusion strategies, understanding legal, ethical, and administrative requirements, first aid, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.

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Prerequisites

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Prerequisites

Before attending work placement you will be required to obtain:

  • Working with Children Check (WWC)
  • Police Clearance
  • Medical clearance

Under 18 students will be required to obtain a Confidential Statutory Declaration and a medical clearance.

Important information
    Job opportunities

    Other job titles may include:

    • Day Activity Worker

    Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

    This qualification reflects the role of educators who work with school age children in outside school hours care and vacation programs. 

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    Study pathway

    Graduates may be eligible for university entry.

    How to apply
    On campus (full-time)

    To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

    Other study types

    For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

    Apprenticeships and traineeships

    To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

    International students

    International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

    Delivery location, important dates and study options

    Continuous enrolment

    Leederville - Employer based

    Overview

    Fees and charges

    Units

    Overview
    Duration 2 year/s
    When Continuous enrolment
    Where Leederville
    How Work-based
    Apply now
    Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
    Leederville - Traineeship

    Overview

    Fees and charges

    Units

    Overview
    Duration 2 year/s
    When Continuous enrolment
    Where Leederville
    How Traineeship
    Work-based
    Apply now
    Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

    Semester 2

    Leederville - On Campus

    Overview

    Fees and charges

    Units

    Overview
    Duration 3 semester/s
    When Semester 2, 2019
    Where Leederville
    How On campus
    Apply now
    Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

    Course enquiry

    Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

    Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

    National ID: CHC50113 | State ID: J594

    The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care covers educators in children's services (early childhood) who are responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services, in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements. At this level educators have responsibility for supervision of other staff and volunteers. In most states it is the highest qualification required at director or service manager level for children's service centre based care and education.

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    Work placement

    Job opportunities

    Study pathway

    How to apply

    Work placement

    Before attending work placement you will be required to obtain: 

    • Working with Children Check
    • Federal Police Clearance
    • Medical clearance

    Under 18 students will be required to obtain a Confidential Statutory Declaration and a medical clearance.

    Job opportunities

    Other job titles may include:

    • Crèche Supervisor
    • Child Care Supervisor
    • Playgroup Leader

    Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

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    Study pathway

    Graduates are eligible for university entry and credit.

    How to apply
    On campus (full-time)

    To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

    Other study types

    For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

    Apprenticeships and traineeships

    To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

    International students

    International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

    Delivery location, important dates and study options

    Continuous enrolment

    Leederville - Employer based

    Overview

    Fees and charges

    Units

    Overview
    Duration 3 year/s
    When Continuous enrolment
    Where Leederville
    How Work-based
    Apply now
    Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
    Leederville - Traineeship

    Overview

    Fees and charges

    Units

    Overview
    Duration 3 year/s
    When Continuous enrolment
    Where Leederville
    How Traineeship
    Work-based
    Apply now
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    Semester 1

    Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

    Overview

    Fees and charges

    Units

    Overview
    Duration 18 months
    When Semester 1, 2019
    Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
    How Full-Time
    On campus
    Apply now
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    Midland - On Campus

    Overview

    Fees and charges

    Units

    Overview
    Duration 18 months
    When Semester 1, 2019
    Where Midland
    How Full-Time
    On campus
    Apply now
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    Semester 2

    Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

    Overview

    Fees and charges

    Units

    Overview
    Duration 3 semester/s
    When Semester 2, 2019
    Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
    How On campus
    Apply now
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    Leederville - On Campus

    Overview

    Fees and charges

    Units

    Overview
    Duration 3 semester/s
    When Semester 2, 2019
    Where Leederville
    How On campus
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    Leederville - Online

    Overview

    Fees and charges

    Units

    Overview
    Duration 2 year/s
    When Semester 2, 2019
    Where Leederville
    How Online
    Apply now
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    Course enquiry

    Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

    Diploma of Counselling

    National ID: CHC51015 | State ID: AZA0

    We recommend that you are over the age of 18 before enrolling in this course as the fieldwork placement and employment outcomes are very limited for students under the age of 18.
    You will need to have the ability to undertake research and apply yourself to self directed activities.

    This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work with clients experiencing complex situations requiring advanced interviewing and communication skills in a community services setting.

    Entrance Requirements

    Work placement

    Job opportunities

    Study pathway

    How to apply

    Entrance Requirements

    Please note entry into this course is competitive. All applicants are required to attend a mandatory interview with the Course Coordinator and complete a short Literacy assessment.  The assessment will take approximately 1 hour. The interview is an opportunity to discuss what you can expect from the course and what will be expected of you should you be offered a position. Interviews will be conducted at Joondalup, Leederville and Midland campuses during the week commencing the 10th June. Students will receive further information when they apply, including how to book your assessment.

    We recommend that you are over the age of 18 before enrolling in this course as the fieldwork placement and employment outcomes are very limited for students under the age of 18.

    Work placement

    This course includes two 150 hour full time supervised field placements.

    * You will need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments.

    Job opportunities

    The Diploma of Counselling is available as a broad-based qualification with a focus on community services work. 

    At this level support workers and case workers may provide day-to-day support in community settings and provide assistance with entitlements and benefits under the broad direction of others.

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    Study pathway

    Completion may lead to university study in Social Science/Work, Psychology, Counselling, or Youth Work.

    How to apply
    On campus (full-time)

    To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

    Other study types

    For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

    Apprenticeships and traineeships

    To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

    International students

    International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

    Delivery location, important dates and study options

    Continuous enrolment

    Leederville - Employer based

    Overview

    Fees and charges

    Units

    Overview
    Duration 2 year/s
    When Continuous enrolment
    Where Leederville
    How Work-based
    Apply now
    Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

    Semester 1

    Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

    Overview

    Fees and charges

    Units

    Overview
    Duration 12 months
    When Semester 1, 2019
    Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
    How Full-Time
    On campus
    Apply now
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    Midland - On Campus

    Overview

    Fees and charges

    Units

    Overview
    Duration 12 months
    When Semester 1, 2019
    Where Midland
    How Full-Time
    On campus
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    Semester 2

    Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

    Overview

    Fees and charges

    Units

    Overview
    Duration 2 semester/s
    When Semester 2, 2019
    Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
    How On campus
    Apply now
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    Leederville - On Campus

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    Fees and charges

    Units

    Overview
    Duration 2 semester/s
    When Semester 2, 2019
    Where Leederville
    How On campus
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    Midland - On Campus

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    Fees and charges

    Units

    Overview
    Duration 12 months
    When Semester 2, 2019
    Where Midland
    How On campus
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    Course enquiry

    Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.