South West TAFE is more than a training provider. Our difference is that we actively
develop new training programs to help address regional skills shortages. This means
our graduates have a very high chance of finding future employment.
Ranked number one among all other Victorian Large Training Providers in 2011, South
West TAFE has earned a name for delivering excellence in vocational education and
From our beginnings in the 1800s, South West TAFE has grown to be the largest provider
of skills training in south-west Victoria. We currently offer a wide range of accredited
qualifications, plus short courses and stand-alone units from industry training
Choose from pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, traineeship, vocational and graduate
studies, industry certificates and TAFE in Schools programs. Study modes include
on campus, off campus, on site and online learning.
Our teachers, training facilities, support services and direct links with industry
ensure students gain practical skills to reach their career and personal goals.
We are also active in the community, providing supported education to students with
special needs. Our youth programs offer young people the chance to reconnect and
engage. Campuses are located in Warrnambool, Portland, and Hamilton,
with facilities and services set to expand as the region grows.