Our Hamilton campus is located at Ballarat Road. We have some of the state’s best training facilities, and our dedicated teachers are industry experts with a burning passion for vocational education. Importantly, they are also acutely aware of what savvy employers’ value.

If you study at our Hamilton campus you will be exposed to high-end vocational training and quality education programs.

Access to our teaching and administration staff is easy, and they are most willing to provide the important support and guidance, ensuring everyone receives the most from their studies.

If you wish to develop existing skills and knowledge to support a career advancement, or perhaps you simply just want to obtain new skills, at our South West TAFE Hamilton campus we have a variety of courses designed with the purpose to help you achieve your goals.

With employment opportunities in the health sector booming in the Southern Grampians, we have expanded our health and community services programs to respond to industry needs. We provide training in nursing and aged care and give you access to modern training facilities.

You have access to state-of-the-art facilities including a simulated clinical lab. You gain experience in real life scenarios in a hospital-like setting which encompasses a five-bed ward.

With access to practical training facilities including shower facilities, lifting equipment, procedure and medication rooms and a wet lab, you are work ready on completion of your course.

Our facilities

Our equipment and software are frequently updated, ensuring that you develop your knowledge and skills using the latest methods and the most up-to-date technology available.

Technology includes:

  • Video conferencing
  • Computer labs with the latest hardware and software
  • General classrooms
  • General purpose teaching and meeting areas.


The library service supports teaching and learning at SWTAFE by providing:

  • access to relevant, reliable and up to date resources (both printed and online).
  • facilities which assist teaching, individual study and research, the completion of assignments, and group work (computers, software, printers, photocopiers etc.).
  • training and support in research and referencing skills.

The library service at SWTAFE is provided by the Warrnambool Library and Learning Centre on the Warrnambool campus.

To access SWTAFE library resources see the online resources guide on our website.

Student lounge

The student lounge is a great place for you to catch up and enjoy a break from your studies.
Food preparation areas are available in designated areas. Microwaves, sandwich presses, tea, coffee, milk plus hot water for beverages are provided free of charge. Please keep these areas tidy.

Contact us

Address: 200 Ballarat Road, Hamilton VIC 3300
Phone: (03) 5551 4144

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