South Metropolitan TAFE

RTO Code: 52787 | Type: TAFE | Registered since 2016

Courses Offered

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Training Provider Summary

South Metropolitan TAFE is the preferred choice of more than 53,000 students each year. South Metropolitan TAFE is committed to adapting to the changing education and training environment in order to deliver the most relevant and in-demand vocational education options.

By maintaining strong relationships with community, government and industry groups, South Metropolitan TAFE ensures that its students have access to education that addresses specific industry needs and provides excellent employment opportunities. South Metropolitan TAFE operates under the national regulatory framework; the Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015, therefore ensuring you can be confident that all training is delivered at a consistently high standard and that your qualification will be nationally recognised.

South Metropolitan TAFE has a long and proud history of providing innovative and responsive education and training programs and services which continue to meet the aspirations of individuals, enterprises, communities and governments.

South Metropolitan TAFE is the only Western Australian training provider with responsibility for servicing both urban and regional communities delivering programs across a wide variety of training areas including:

  • Aboriginal programs
  • Access, English & Languages
  • Aerospace
  • Animals & Horticulture
  • Automotive
  • Beauty
  • Building Construction & Furniture
  • Business & Finance
  • Community, Children & Education
  • Creative Fashion & Design
  • Electrical, Electronics & Telecommunications
  • Engineering, Metals & Mining
  • Foundation and cultural studies
  • Health, Nursing, Sport, Fitness and Occupational Health & Safety
  • Hospitality & Food Trades
  • Information Technology
  • Maritime Studies
  • Refrigeration, Plumbing & Gas
  • Science & Laboratory Technology
  • Tourism

South Metropolitan TAFE is aligned to industry needs and works closely with community and business partners to build a skilled and productive workforce and to fill labour shortages.

South Metropolitan TAFE delivers training in the workplace and offers workforce development solutions across a range of industries. The success of these services is based on fostering strong relationships. Ongoing consultation with Industry Advisory Groups actively informs the planning, design and delivery of South Metropolitan TAFE’s vocational education and training programs.

South Metropolitan TAFE provides commercial training and research services to nine countries: Chile, East Timor, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Mauritius, Papua New Guinea, Singapore and United Arab Emirates, and has a partnering agreements with training institutes in China.

This Training Organisation provides:

  • Delivery and assessment services
  • Courses of study through Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships.
  • Recognition for prior learning.
Information is provided by the Training Provider. No warranty is given by the Commonwealth as to the accuracy or reliability of the information.


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General Enquiries
1800 001 001
1 Fleet Street FREMANTLE WA 6160, Australia

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Delivery Options

This training provider offers courses in the following delivery modes:

Face to face training

In-person training delivered at the RTO's site. Also known as 'on-campus', 'in-class', 'traditional face-to-face', 'on-RTO-site' delivery.

Offsite training

The RTO can deliver in-person training using facilities at-or-near a client's workplace, or else in a mobile manner (eg. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course). Also known as 'workplace', 'mobile', 'on-client-site' delivery.

Flexible learning

Includes online courses and courses by correspondence. Also known as 'external studies'.

  • Online (training available online or via email submission)
  • Attendance required (training includes some fixed-time online lectures or fixed time class components)
  • Fixed submission dates (assessment pieces have set submission dates)
  • Self-paced (training has no set class times of set submission dates)

Mixed mode training

A combination of various delivery modes. Also known as 'mixed delivery'.

Information is provided by the Training Provider. No warranty is given by the Commonwealth as to the accuracy or reliability of the information.


South Metropolitan TAFE has 12 campuses, in the south metropolitan region of Perth, Western Australia.

Our campuses are conveniently located close to bus and train public transport options.


  • Armadale
  • Bentley
  • Carlisle
  • Fremantle (Maritime)
  • Henderson
  • Jandakot (Aerospace)
  • Kwinana
  • Murdoch
  • Munster
  • Mandurah (Peel)
  • Rockingham
  • Thornlie

Information is provided by the Training Provider. No warranty is given by the Commonwealth as to the accuracy or reliability of the information.


The Student Services team can offer advice and assistance on just about every aspect of student life. From student clubs to searching for accommodation, campus events to administrative queries, our helpful advisers will point you in the right direction.

  • Campus life and events - find out what's happening on campus.
  • ​Aboriginal student support services - specialised support services for Aboriginal students.
  • Counselling and crisis support - talk to someone when things get overwhelming.
  • Disa​bility services - we can help tailor your training experience to your individual needs.

Information is provided by the Training Provider. No warranty is given by the Commonwealth as to the accuracy or reliability of the information.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

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Subsidised Training

State and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study certain courses.
Unfortunately, this Training Provider does not currently deliver any subsidised training.

VET Student Loans

This RTO can offer VET Student Loans for certain approved courses. A VET Student Loan is a capped loan from the Australian Government to help you pay your tuition fees. Your initial loan debt amount (loan and loan fee, if applicable), plus indexation, must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. Compulsory repayment threshold information is available on the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website.

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