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Public sector traineeships – Opportunities for people in regional & rural WA to kickstart your career!

Published on: : 21 May 2018

Do you live in regional Western Australia? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to kick-start your career within the WA public sector (government)?

Connecting with Country: North Regional TAFE's new bush food industry training program

Published on: : 17 May 2018

A unique training program designed to support the emerging bush food industry is being offered through North Regional TAFE this month. 

The Connecting with Country program will provide students with skills in propagating a range of high value local bush foods including Gubinge, which continues to emerge as one of the most sought after and valuable bush foods in Australia.

TAFE enrolments for 2018 Semester 2 are now open!

Published on: : 2 May 2018

Applications are now open for semester 2 courses at Western Australia's TAFE colleges.


Did you know many courses are available online?

Published on: : 30 April 2018

Online courses can give you options to study when and where suits you, at your own pace!

Looking for Indigenous people who are qualified or experienced tradies!

Published on: : 27 April 2018

Tradesperson opportunities for Indigenous people at UGL – looking for TAs, Fitters, Welders, Electricians, Mechanics, Scaffolders, Boilermakers and more!

Small business essentials – Free digital marketing workshop

Published on: : 24 April 2018

Take your business to the next level through digital marketing!

Indigenous Apprenticeships Program - Great career opportunities in Government

Published on: : 19 April 2018

Have you left school, want to go back to work or are thinking of a new career opportunity? This is your chance! A number of departments in the Australian Public Service are now offering a 12-month Indigenous Apprenticeships Program, with ongoing employment following successful completion of the program.

Five new TAFE Jobs and Skills Centres open today!

Published on: : 16 April 2018

Five new Jobs and Skills Centres opened today at Western Australia's north and south metropolitan TAFE campuses.

New pet grooming traineeship now available

Published on: : 16 April 2018

New traineeship provides the skills and experience to start your career in  this fast growing industry.

New industry-based traineeship is the bees' knees!

Published on: : 11 April 2018

Certificate III in beekeeping traineeship available for the first time in WA.

New opportunities in automation, technology and innovation

Published on: : 4 April 2018

A Western Australian vocational education and training (VET) alliance between Rio Tinto and South Metropolitan TAFE to encourage input and involvement from the mining and resources industry will result in the development of Australia's first automation qualifications.

TAFE college named training partner for naval shipbuilding college

Published on: : 3 April 2018

South Metropolitan TAFE (SMT) will be the major training provider in Western Australia for new defence contracts as part of the national Australian Naval Shipbuilding College announced today by the Federal Government,  for trade and semi-professional training in WA for the naval shipbuilding industry.

2017 Student satisfaction survey now available

Published on: : 28 March 2018

The Student Satisfaction Survey is conducted annually to gather information about the satisfaction levels amongst students at Western Australia's five TAFE colleges and the WA Academy of Performing Arts.

Aboriginal Driver training program a huge success!

Published on: : 16 March 2018

The commitment of Wirrpanda Foundation mentor Kylie Jesus to a driver training program has seen huge returns for young Aboriginal people, with almost 90 people obtaining their provisional licence and more than 50 gaining employment as a direct result of the program. Kylie is a driver training mentor for the Kwinana Driver Training Program which was funded by the Department of Training and Workforce Development through the Wirrpanda Foundation.

Applications for the 2018 WA Training Awards are now open!

Published on: : 14 February 2018

Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery today launched the 2018 WA Training Awards while visiting the facilities at North Metropolitan TAFE's Pavilion Restaurant.

The WA Training Awards are an opportunity for the Western Australian training sector to showcase excellence, inspire future talent and reward best practice. The awards recognise and reward the achievements of apprentices, trainees and vocational students and the contribution of trainers, training organisations and employers.