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Study off campus with South West TAFE and discover the flexibility and convenience of distance learning. You will be provided with comprehensive study materials, and be assigned a Tutor to provide you with specialist study support. You will also benefit from dedicated administrative assistance provided by our friendly and professional Course Coordinators.

Off Campus students at South West TAFE have access to the very latest facilities and equipment. These include access to all the usual facilities such as libraries, resource centres, computer access, bookshop, student counselling, cafes and clubs.

Off Campus benefits
  • Flexible mode of study
  • Combine work, family and study
  • Fit your study around your life – not your life around your study
  • Study at a time you want and from where you want
  • Constant administrative support from SW TAFE in person, via the phone, or email
  • Tutor and study materials provided

What Off Campus Courses does South West TAFE offer?
  • Business and Financial Services
  • General Education
  • Health and Nursing
  • Human Resources and OHS
  • Leadership and Management

Off Campus Order Forms

Advanced Diploma of Management

Browse through the many Off Campus courses we offer and register your interest onli


Courses

PanelCourse
  • Advanced Diploma of Management (BSB60407)
    National CodeBSB60407
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesThis course is self-paced and conducted in a Off Campus mode (distance education) mode.
    Course DescriptionThis course is ideal for those who have managerial responsibilities, or wish to assume them. It is particularly suited to employees who oversee the work of others (or wish to) and to those who provide strategic leadership.
  • Certificate III in Accounts Administration (FNS30311)
    National CodeFNS30311
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesThe course is self-paced and conducted in an off-campus (distance education) mode
    Course DescriptionIf you work in accounts administration, or wish to, this course offers you a nationally recognised qualification. It will help you develop a broad and impressive skill-base.
    This qualification reflects the job roles of employees with functions that could include, financial data entry, processing accounts payable/receivable, assisting in processing payroll or front
  • Certificate III in Business Administration (BSB30412)
    National CodeBSB30412
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesThis course is self-paced and conducted in a Off Campus mode (distance education) mode.
    Course DescriptionStart your business career here! Learn how to use your initiative in a business environment, organise your daily tasks and manage workplace information. Graduates will be trained in computing, office tasks, record keeping, customer service, document production and financial skills.
  • Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) (BSB31012)
    National CodeBSB31012
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesThis course is self-paced and conducted in a Off Campus mode (distance education) mode.
    Course DescriptionThis qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of administrative competencies in a legal office work environment, using some discretion and judgement. They may provide technical advice and support to a team.
  • Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) (BSB31112)
    National CodeBSB31112
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesThis course is self-paced and conducted in a Off Campus mode (distance education) mode.
    Course DescriptionThis qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of and administrative competencies in various medical administration contexts. They may exercise discretion and judgement using appropriate knowledge to provide technical advice and support to a team.
  • Certificate III in Education Support (CHC30213)
    National CodeCHC30213
    Campuses Off Campus, Online
    ModesFull Time (1 day per week, 2 day workshops during term holidays)
    Course DescriptionThis course is designed at the school lever who is looking for something extra and meaningful in their Gap year. This will give them the opportunity to work full time and complete the qualification which will give them extra experience and knowledge before deciding on their next career move.
  • Certificate in Teacher Aide Work (Introduction) (CHC30812)
    National CodeCHC30812
    Campuses Off Campus, Online
    ModesThis course is self-paced and conducted in a Off Campus mode (distance education) mode. The course comprises three units of study and could be completed within 3 – 6 months.
    Course DescriptionTeacher aides are currently in high demand. This qualification has been developed specifically to provide those working as teacher aides or those seeking work in this field with relevant skills to assist teachers in a range of classroom contexts. Graduates will gain the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in an educational work environment. They will learn to support the physical, social, emotional, psychological, language, cognitive and creative development of pre-school and schoolage children. The course will also enable graduates to provide additional assistance to students who have special needs.
    This course is offered off campus through print based material or online using online resources.
  • Certificate IV in Accounting (FNS40611)
    National CodeFNS40611
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesThis course is self-paced and conducted in a Off Campus mode (distance education) mode.
    Course DescriptionThis qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions.
  • Certificate IV in Bookkeeping (FNS40211)
    National CodeFNS40211
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesThis course is self-paced and conducted in an Off Campus (distance education) mode.
    Course DescriptionThis qualification is designed to reflect the job roles of contract bookkeepers and employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries.
    A Business Activity Statement (BAS) service is a tax agent service that includes, but is not limited to, the following; preparing or lodging an approved form about a taxpayer’s liabilities, obligations or entitlements under a BAS provision, giving a taxpayer advice about BAS provision that the taxpayer can reasonably be expected to rely upon to satisfy their taxation obligations.
    Persons providing a BAS service must be registered by the Tax Practitioner’s Board and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the educational requirements for registration.
  • Certificate IV in Business Administration (BSB40507)
    National CodeBSB40507
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesThis course is self-paced and conducted in a Off Campus mode (distance education) mode.
    Course DescriptionThis qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed administrative skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of administrative contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.
  • Certificate IV in Frontline Management (BSB40812)
    National CodeBSB40812
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesThis course is self-paced and conducted in a Off Campus mode (distance education) mode.
    Course DescriptionThose in ‘front-line’ management often shoulder enormous responsibility. Typically, they report to higher-level managers and are responsible for the functioning and performance of workplace teams. Generally, it is their job to ensure workplace outcomes are achieved.
    If you currently hold such a position, or would like to, this qualification may prove invaluable. This course is often comprised of students with vastly different technical skills and qualifications who are united by a desire to gain supervisory skills. The material covered in this course is valued in range of professions and workplaces.
  • Certificate IV in Human Resources (BSB41013)
    National CodeBSB41013
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesThis course is self-paced and conducted in a Off Campus mode (distance education) mode.
    Course DescriptionThis is a comprehensive course which allows graduates to advance or begin careers within the Human Resource Sector.
    It is ideal for those wishing to assume ‘support positions’ within this sector. In smaller companies, such individuals may work across all human resources ‘functional areas’. In larger companies, they may be assigned to units or business areas which focus on discrete human resources functions such as remuneration, workforce planning or human resources information systems.
  • Certificate IV in Marketing (BSB41307)
    National CodeBSB41307
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesThis course is self-paced and conducted in a Off Campus mode (distance education) mode.
    Course DescriptionLearn essential marketing skills and techniques with this course. You will learn how to promote products and services, profile markets and analyse consumer behaviour, while developing skills in market research and client relationship building.
  • Certificate IV in Small Business Management (BSB40407)
    National CodeBSB40407
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesThis course is self-paced and conducted in a Off Campus mode (distance education) mode.
    Course DescriptionProblem solving is a key skill developed in this self-paced course, suited to individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge in a wide variety of small business contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. Typically, participants may provide leadership and guidance to others and have responsibility for the output of others.
  • Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41412)
    National CodeBSB41412
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesThis course is self-paced and conducted in a Off Campus mode (distance education) mode.
    Course DescriptionThis qualification is suitable for people working in a work health and safety (WHS) role. They may provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others. The qualification reflects the role of workers who apply a broad knowledge and well-developed skills in a wide variety of contexts and may include coordinators, advisors and facilitators.
  • Diploma of Accounting (FNS50210)
    National CodeFNS50210
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesThe course is self-paced and conducted in an Off Campus (distance education) mode
    Course DescriptionIf you’re seeking a career in the accounting industry, then this course could be the ideal starting point! Training covers accounting systems, maintaining internal control systems, preparing financial statements, preparing tax returns and preparing management accounting reports. Graduates will be practically trained in the accounting discipline, leading to careers such as accountants, senior financial clerks and office managers.
  • Diploma of Human Resources Management (BSB50613)
    National CodeBSB50613
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesThis course is self-paced and conducted in a Off Campus mode (distance education) mode.
    Course DescriptionThe Human Resource sector is broad, diverse and expanding. Big and small businesses alike are becoming increasingly dependent of highly-skilled HR personal.
    This qualification is ideal for those working within the sector who wish to advance their career. The course offers students a sound theoretical understanding of human resources management. It allows graduates to ensure that human resources are efficiently conducted within their workplace. It is ideal for those responsible for the work of others.
  • Diploma of Management (BSB51107)
    National CodeBSB51107
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesThis course is self-paced and conducted in a Off Campus mode (distance education) mode.
    Course DescriptionThis nationally recognised qualification is for those who are or aim to be managers/supervisors. It is intended for those who have considerable experience within their industry. It provides students with the skills needed to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work as well as that of a team. It is ideal for those who are experts in their field but wish to consolidate their people management skills.
  • Training For Real Estate Agents Representatives
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesThis course is self-paced and conducted in a Off Campus mode (distance education) mode. The course comprises three units of study and could be completed within 3 – 6 months.
    Course DescriptionThis training comprises of three units of competency from the Property Services Training Package. Successful completion of these competencies will meet the training requirement for eligibility for employment of agents’ representatives for the purposes of the Estate Agents Act 1980.
    This course can be completed in 3-6 months.
    The three units of competency are:
    CPPDSM4007A – Identify legal and ethical requirements of property management to complete agency work.
    CPPDSM4008A – Identify legal and ethical requirements of property sales to complete agency work.
    CPPDSM4080A – Work in the real estate industry.
  • Victoria Police Entrance Examination
    Campuses Off Campus
    ModesFlexible Delivery
    Course DescriptionApplicants wishing to join Victoria Police are required to sit and pass an Education Entrance Examination at an approved TAFE Institute. South West TAFE offers this examination through the Off Campus Centre.
Off Campus

Study off campus with South West TAFE and discover the flexibility and convenience of distance learning. You will be provided with comprehensive study materials, and be assigned a Tutor to provide you with specialist study support. You will also benefit from dedicated administrative assistance provided by our friendly and professional Course Coordinators.

Off Campus students at South West TAFE have access to the very latest facilities and equipment. These include access to all the usual facilities such as libraries, resource centres, computer access, bookshop, student counselling, cafes and clubs.

Off Campus benefits
  • Flexible mode of study
  • Combine work, family and study
  • Fit your study around your life – not your life around your study
  • Study at a time you want and from where you want
  • Constant administrative support from SW TAFE in person, via the phone, or email
  • Tutor and study materials provided

What Off Campus Courses does South West TAFE offer?
  • Business and Financial Services
  • General Education
  • Health and Nursing
  • Human Resources and OHS
  • Leadership and Management

Off Campus Order Forms

Advanced Diploma of Management

Browse through the many Off Campus courses we offer and register your interest onli


Courses

PanelCourseMob
  • Advanced Diploma of Management (BSB60407)
    National Code: BSB60407
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    This course is ideal for those who have managerial responsibilities, or wish to assume them. It is particularly suited to employees who oversee the work of others (or wish to) and to those who provide strategic leadership.
  • Certificate III in Accounts Administration (FNS30311)
    National Code: FNS30311
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    If you work in accounts administration, or wish to, this course offers you a nationally recognised qualification. It will help you develop a broad and impressive skill-base.
    This qualification reflects the job roles of employees with functions that could include, financial data entry, processing accounts payable/receivable, assisting in processing payroll or front
  • Certificate III in Business Administration (BSB30412)
    National Code: BSB30412
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    Start your business career here! Learn how to use your initiative in a business environment, organise your daily tasks and manage workplace information. Graduates will be trained in computing, office tasks, record keeping, customer service, document production and financial skills.
  • Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) (BSB31012)
    National Code: BSB31012
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of administrative competencies in a legal office work environment, using some discretion and judgement. They may provide technical advice and support to a team.
  • Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) (BSB31112)
    National Code: BSB31112
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of and administrative competencies in various medical administration contexts. They may exercise discretion and judgement using appropriate knowledge to provide technical advice and support to a team.
  • Certificate III in Education Support (CHC30213)
    National Code: CHC30213
    Campuses: Off Campus, Online
    Modes: Flexible, Full Time

    This course is designed at the school lever who is looking for something extra and meaningful in their Gap year. This will give them the opportunity to work full time and complete the qualification which will give them extra experience and knowledge before deciding on their next career move.
  • Certificate in Teacher Aide Work (Introduction) (CHC30812)
    National Code: CHC30812
    Campuses: Off Campus, Online
    Modes: Flexible

    Teacher aides are currently in high demand. This qualification has been developed specifically to provide those working as teacher aides or those seeking work in this field with relevant skills to assist teachers in a range of classroom contexts. Graduates will gain the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in an educational work environment. They will learn to support the physical, social, emotional, psychological, language, cognitive and creative development of pre-school and schoolage children. The course will also enable graduates to provide additional assistance to students who have special needs.
    This course is offered off campus through print based material or online using online resources.
  • Certificate IV in Accounting (FNS40611)
    National Code: FNS40611
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions.
  • Certificate IV in Bookkeeping (FNS40211)
    National Code: FNS40211
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    This qualification is designed to reflect the job roles of contract bookkeepers and employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries.
    A Business Activity Statement (BAS) service is a tax agent service that includes, but is not limited to, the following; preparing or lodging an approved form about a taxpayer’s liabilities, obligations or entitlements under a BAS provision, giving a taxpayer advice about BAS provision that the taxpayer can reasonably be expected to rely upon to satisfy their taxation obligations.
    Persons providing a BAS service must be registered by the Tax Practitioner’s Board and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the educational requirements for registration.
  • Certificate IV in Business Administration (BSB40507)
    National Code: BSB40507
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed administrative skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of administrative contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.
  • Certificate IV in Frontline Management (BSB40812)
    National Code: BSB40812
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    Those in ‘front-line’ management often shoulder enormous responsibility. Typically, they report to higher-level managers and are responsible for the functioning and performance of workplace teams. Generally, it is their job to ensure workplace outcomes are achieved.
    If you currently hold such a position, or would like to, this qualification may prove invaluable. This course is often comprised of students with vastly different technical skills and qualifications who are united by a desire to gain supervisory skills. The material covered in this course is valued in range of professions and workplaces.
  • Certificate IV in Human Resources (BSB41013)
    National Code: BSB41013
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    This is a comprehensive course which allows graduates to advance or begin careers within the Human Resource Sector.
    It is ideal for those wishing to assume ‘support positions’ within this sector. In smaller companies, such individuals may work across all human resources ‘functional areas’. In larger companies, they may be assigned to units or business areas which focus on discrete human resources functions such as remuneration, workforce planning or human resources information systems.
  • Certificate IV in Marketing (BSB41307)
    National Code: BSB41307
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    Learn essential marketing skills and techniques with this course. You will learn how to promote products and services, profile markets and analyse consumer behaviour, while developing skills in market research and client relationship building.
  • Certificate IV in Small Business Management (BSB40407)
    National Code: BSB40407
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    Problem solving is a key skill developed in this self-paced course, suited to individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge in a wide variety of small business contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. Typically, participants may provide leadership and guidance to others and have responsibility for the output of others.
  • Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41412)
    National Code: BSB41412
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    This qualification is suitable for people working in a work health and safety (WHS) role. They may provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others. The qualification reflects the role of workers who apply a broad knowledge and well-developed skills in a wide variety of contexts and may include coordinators, advisors and facilitators.
  • Diploma of Accounting (FNS50210)
    National Code: FNS50210
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    If you’re seeking a career in the accounting industry, then this course could be the ideal starting point! Training covers accounting systems, maintaining internal control systems, preparing financial statements, preparing tax returns and preparing management accounting reports. Graduates will be practically trained in the accounting discipline, leading to careers such as accountants, senior financial clerks and office managers.
  • Diploma of Human Resources Management (BSB50613)
    National Code: BSB50613
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    The Human Resource sector is broad, diverse and expanding. Big and small businesses alike are becoming increasingly dependent of highly-skilled HR personal.
    This qualification is ideal for those working within the sector who wish to advance their career. The course offers students a sound theoretical understanding of human resources management. It allows graduates to ensure that human resources are efficiently conducted within their workplace. It is ideal for those responsible for the work of others.
  • Diploma of Management (BSB51107)
    National Code: BSB51107
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    This nationally recognised qualification is for those who are or aim to be managers/supervisors. It is intended for those who have considerable experience within their industry. It provides students with the skills needed to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work as well as that of a team. It is ideal for those who are experts in their field but wish to consolidate their people management skills.
  • Training For Real Estate Agents Representatives
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    This training comprises of three units of competency from the Property Services Training Package. Successful completion of these competencies will meet the training requirement for eligibility for employment of agents’ representatives for the purposes of the Estate Agents Act 1980.
    This course can be completed in 3-6 months.
    The three units of competency are:
    CPPDSM4007A – Identify legal and ethical requirements of property management to complete agency work.
    CPPDSM4008A – Identify legal and ethical requirements of property sales to complete agency work.
    CPPDSM4080A – Work in the real estate industry.
  • Victoria Police Entrance Examination
    Campuses: Off Campus
    Modes: Flexible

    Applicants wishing to join Victoria Police are required to sit and pass an Education Entrance Examination at an approved TAFE Institute. South West TAFE offers this examination through the Off Campus Centre.