Short Courses & Industry Skills

In today’s job market, the more skills you can offer, the better your chance of success!

South West TAFE offers the widest range of Short Courses and Industry Skills Programs available in south west Victoria.

Maximise your potential by further expanding your skill base, enhancing your job prospects, or pursuing a new hobby or interest. Offering a quick solution, each course will provide individuals with valuable skills that can enhance both their professional development, as well as their workplace competency.  


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Short Courses & Industry Skills

In today’s job market, the more skills you can offer, the better your chance of success!

South West TAFE offers the widest range of Short Courses and Industry Skills Programs available in south west Victoria.

Maximise your potential by further expanding your skill base, enhancing your job prospects, or pursuing a new hobby or interest. Offering a quick solution, each course will provide individuals with valuable skills that can enhance both their professional development, as well as their workplace competency.  


Courses

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  • AgVet Chemical Users Course (Short Course)
    Locations: Hamilton (Hammond Street), Sherwood Park
    Modes: Short Course

    Endorsed by AusChem, this course provides the training that business owners and employees need to work safely and responsibly with agricultural and veterinary chemicals.

    Successful completion of this training will assist you in gaining licensing from the Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI), including the Agricultural Chemical User Permit (ACUP).

  • AgVet Chemical Users Course Refresher (Short Course)
    Locations: Hamilton (Hammond Street), Sherwood Park
    Modes: Short Course

    Designed to bring you up-to-date with the changes that have occurred in farm chemical use since your original certification, this training covers the process of applying chemicals under supervision, using handheld or small powered equipment, as well as transporting, handling and storing chemicals safely.
  • AutoCAD (Short Course)
    Locations: Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    AutoCAD is a probably the most widely used drawing program in the world and one in which many other drawing programs are modelled from. This unit covers preparing the CAD environment and creating 2D drawings.

    This delivery of this course is a combination of online study, with group workshops at the specified times.

  • Basic Counselling (Short Course)
    Locations: Hamilton (Hammond Street), Portland, Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    A practical short course providing introductory training in the interpersonal skills that are essential for basic counselling and may be applied in other situations where someone requires support and understanding.
  • Basic Excel (Short Course)
    Locations: Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    This program will provide you with the skills and knowledge to operate spreadsheet applications and perform basic operations, including creating and formatting spreadsheet data, incorporating charts and objects and customising and printing spreadsheets.
  • Basic Foot Care Skill Set
    Course Code: CHCSS00004
    Locations: Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    The Basic Foot Care Skill Set provides students with a set of skills for supporting people who require basic foot, skin & nail care.
    Application of this skill set is appropriate only when assessment of the client’s feet by a relevant health professional has identified basic foot skin & nail care services as appropriate.
    This skill set provides a pathway for workers holding a health qualification as it includes HLTIN301C - Comply with infection control policies and procedures.
  • Build Your First Website with Tim Umney (Short Course)
    Locations: Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    Discover and explore the basics of website design and the associated technologies. Join our experienced facilitator Tim Umney, to learn how websites and the Internet work and examine a range of methods to create your own website.
  • Coffee Making (Short Course)
    Locations: Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    Making good coffee takes training and lots of practice. This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to prepare and present perfect coffee and is recommended for those seeking employment within a café, restaurant or bistro.
  • Construction Induction (Short Course)
    Locations: Hamilton (Hammond Street), Portland, Sherwood Park, Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    If you work or are intending to work in the construction industry, occupational health and safety induction training is mandatory. This rule came into effect on 1 July 2008. This short course covers the skills and knowledge required to work safely in the construction industry. It is specifically designed to meet the requirements for registration and card issue by WorkSafe.
  • Counselling Skills - Grief and Loss (Short Course)
    Locations: Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    Gain a better understanding of the issues associated with grief and loss counselling and learn how to respond appropriately to individual needs and people at risk.
  • Create Titles For Screen Productions
    Locations: Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    Titles design can really help to reinforce the message behind a film, animated short, or even a documentary. This course will expose students to titles design, and help them to think a bit harder about what the purpose of titles design really is. This course will involve students working between Premiere Pro, After Effects and Cinema 4D to produce their own title designs for class defined design briefs.
  • Design Web Environments
    Locations: Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    Web technologies are constantly changing, and the internet and social media have become an essential part of marketing for all forms of business. Within this course, students will learn the fundamentals of web design, including the use of Wordpress for developing modern and flexible web sites that meet up to date standards of connectivity and user interaction.
  • Develop Professional Illustrations
    Locations: Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    This course describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to create professional illustrations for a range of purposes in both print and digital formats.
  • Drawing
    Locations: Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    Plan and produce creative work in any media through the exploration of ideas and techniques.
  • Food Safety for Supervisors (Short Course)
    Locations: Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    Victoria’s food industry is strictly governed by a set of regulations, including the Food Act 1984. Anybody who runs a food-related business needs to be familiar with the relevant standards. This online delivered training is specifically designed to teach you how to implement a compliant food safety program for your organisation/business.
  • Grid Connect PV Installer Accreditation (Short Course)
    Locations: Sherwood Park
    Modes: Short Course

    Designed for electricians who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge to competently install a grid-connect PV system, successful completion of this course will make you eligible to apply for Clean Energy Council (CEC) Accreditation. This is usually required for all government rebates and connection to the electrical grid.
  • Group Art Therapy with Wendy Lever (Short Course)
    Locations: Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    Learn how art therapy can be applied to a large variety of groups of individuals within the community. Participants will gain an understanding of the curative factors involved in group art therapy and how powerful a source of healing the shared experience can be.
  • Health & Safety Representatives Initial Occupational Health & Safety Training Course (Short Course)
    Locations: Hamilton (Hammond Street), Portland, Warrnambool, Warrnambool District Trade Training Centre
    Modes: Short Course

    Keeping apace with workplace health and safety laws is of paramount importance. The Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 entitles Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) to undergo appropriate training in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS).

    This course is especially designed for HSR’s and Deputy HSR’s (DepHSRs) . It is not assessed against competency criteria but intended to assist HSRs understand and exercise their knowledge effectively, to make their workplace safer.

    Although HSRs and DepHSRs are the primary audience, managers, supervisors, health and safety committee members and anyone with an interest in health and safety may also benefit from attending.
  • Health and Safety Representatives Refresher OHS Training Course (Short Course)
    Locations: Hamilton (Hammond Street), Portland, Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    An opportunity is available through this course to refresh the knowledge, skills and confidence of Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) and Deputy HSRs (DepHSRs), to enable them to carry out their role within the Workplace.

    This is a WorkSafe Victoria (WorkSafe) approved course for workplace HSRs and DepHSRs. The broad purpose of the course is to refresh HSR knowledge, skills and confidence that enables them to perform their rights and exercise their knowledge and powers for the purposes of representing members of their Designated Work Group (DWG) and to help make their workplace safer.
  • History of Art
    Locations: Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    Review information on history and theory and apply that knowledge to one’s own work.Includes regular artist forums with guest speakers and excursions to galleries locally and in Melbourne.
  • Innovative Jewellery with Vicki Mason (Short Course)
    Locations: Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    Use telephone wire, recycled textiles,embroidery and PVC to make jewellery that sits ‘outside the box.’ Simple low-tech joining and fabrication processes as well as engineering and design considerations required for designing wearable work for the body will be covered. Taught in a professional but fun environment this workshop will enable students of all abilities to expand their repertoire across the making spectrum. Found objects and recycled materials can also be included in works.
  • Install Split Systems (Short Course)
    Course Code: MEM20105
    Locations: Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    This hands on course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to install single head split systems up to 18Kw as well as recover, evacuate and charge refrigeration systems.
  • Introduction to MYOB (Short Course)
    Locations: Warrnambool
    Modes: Short Course

    To provide basic information on how to use MYOB AccountRight business management software, including the entry of data in the Cash Book, Accounts Receivable Ledger and Accounts Payable Ledger, to manage the financial accounting requirements of a small to medium business.
  • Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck (Short Course)
    Locations: Portland, Sherwood Park
    Modes: Short Course

    Forklift trucks are present in many workplaces because of their versatility and usefulness. This short course provides training in how to safely operate a forklift truck and upon successful assessment, you will be able to apply for a Licence to Perform High Risk Work for Forklift (Class LF). Entry requirements apply.