At South West TAFE we are committed to providing a positive educational experience for all of our students, including those who study from home. We will to be there for you every step of the way and we have many resources available to help you succeed. Take a look at our Studying From Home Guide.
The library service supports teaching and learning at SWTAFE by providing:
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.
Do you need help with your studies? Free support sessions are available to help you succeed. Assistance is available in maths, computer skills, spelling and punctuation, understanding assessments, assignment writing, research and referencing. Pop in and see our helpful team.
The Learning Support Unit is a free and confidential service designed to help you build the skills you need to be successful at TAFE. Our friendly teachers can help students with all aspects of their study. We offer one-on-one tutoring, classroom-based support, 24-hour support with Studiosity and drop-in sessions, so you can get the help you need, whenever you need it.
Drop in to one of our free & friendly sessions or book an appointment via
Support appointments will be offered initially by phone or online sessions. From time to time the LSU will hold virtual support drop-in workshops which will be promoted through your teachers and online.
To find out more, visit the study support page or drop into South West Central to visit the LSU team.
If you need help with English, maths, science, accounting, assignment writing, or just want a study coach, then Studiosity is your first port of call. Receive written feedback, live chat over text or communicate over email. It’s available when you need it 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can use Studiosity via Connect Live or Writing Feedback.
Connect Live 24/7 provides on-demand study help where you are able to receive support from a real person via an interactive classroom - with chat, collaborative whiteboard, and file sharing. You can ask questions, send documents and have a tutor coach you through to an appropriate answer.
Writing Feedback provides written detailed feedback on assignments within 24 hours. Simply upload your work to the portal and receive detailed feedback in your inbox the next day. Our tutors will be able to help with assignment structure, grammar, and English skills.
Both Connect Live and Writing Feedback are available FREE to students via SWTAFE Online (Moodle) using your normal SWTAFE log in details.
Our student wellbeing team aims to help you, whether it’s personal, social or educational issues impacting you. They provide free access to student counsellors, chaplains and more. They are available to chat, and can help you stay positive and focused on your studies.
Deb Brevis - key contact for Warrnambool & Colac
Mobile: 0466 944 969
Kirsty Musci - key contact for Warrnambool, Hamilton & Sherwood Park
Mobile: 0478 332 289
Shae Nittsjo - key contact for Portland & Hamilton
Mobile 0421 989 897
Julie Burch – Chaplain
If you need assistance or information during your apprenticeship, the Apprenticeship Support Program is a great place to start.
Contact our Apprenticeship Support Officer
Mobile: 0409 952 038
Our Koorie Student Support Officers provide direct support to Koorie learners aiming to foster a positive and productive education experience. They are available to assist you with questions you have with your enquiries, enrolment, studies and home work.
The Koorie Student Support Officers are here to help with:
Contact our Koorie Student Support Officer
Mobile: 0401 102 619
We also have Koorie Liaison Officers who provide Indigenous consultation between South West TAFE and local Indigenous organisations.
Our Koorie Liaison Officers are here to help SWTAFE employees with:
The Disability Support team is committed to providing enhancing opportunities for students with a disability, or medical or mental health condition to engage and succeed in their educational goals.
We take steps to ensure that suitable and reasonable adjustments are explored collaboratively and a person-centred approach is applied to all students.
An Individualised Support Plan is developed for students at South West TAFE and can include:
Contact the Disability Support team on 5564 8720 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how we can support you. You can also visit the Disability support page or drop into South West Central.
The Skills and Jobs Centre is available to provide free career advice and assistance. Our qualified career practitioners can help you on your career and educational journey. Our Skills and Jobs Centre is open to the entire community and all services are FREE.
The team can support you in
Our Skills and Jobs Centre’s career practitioners can be accessed (by appointment) across all South West TAFE campuses for one-on-one career consultations.
If you need any help with IT and studying online off-campus, contact our ICT Helpdesk:
Phone: 5564 8976 (during business hours)
Email: email@example.com (preferred option)
Headspace Warrnambool provides a free bulk-billed GP service for students aged under 24.
The following GP services are available:
To book an appointment call 1300 276 749.