TAFE International Western Australia

Western Australian TAFE colleges offer high-quality, nationally recognised courses and are government backed and guaranteed. You can study certificate, diploma, advanced diploma and associate degree qualifications at TAFE Western Australia colleges and gain practical industry skills that employers need. TAFE qualifications also provide pathways to further study at university.

Great reasons to study at TAFE International Western Australia

  • Government owned and operated
  • Gain practical workplace skills
  • Pathways to university with flexible entry requirements
  • Wide variety of courses
  • Value for money in high quality training and support
  • Multiple locations throughout metropolitan Perth and regional Western Australia.

Visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au to learn more about studying at TAFE International Western Australia.

Metropolitan TAFE colleges in Perth

Regional TAFE colleges


Choose from a wide variety of more than 250 courses offered by TAFE International Western Australia. Study areas include:

  • Animal Management and Marine Studies
  • Art, Design and Multimedia
  • Aviation and Maritime
  • Building Design, Construction and Engineering
  • Business and Management
  • Children and Community Services
  • Health, Recreation and Lifestyle
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Science and Environmental Studies.

You can study a TAFE qualification from Certificate level to Associate Degree.

TAFE courses provide you with the practical experience needed for your chosen career, and can also be used as a pathway into university studies.

Visit the course catalogue www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses for course information.

TAFE to University Pathways

Many students choose to start their studies at TAFE, apply for university entrance towards the end of their Diploma/Advanced Diploma studies and then gain credit for the work they have done.

Applying for a TAFE or University package 

To apply for a university package you must appoint an Education Agent that has an agency agreement with both TAFE International Western Australia and your preferred university. View a list of Education Agents in your country. 

Application requirements:

Step One: Select your TAFE course and relevant university pathway

Step Two:​ Download the required documents and complete all the required details. Have electronic copies of these documents ready to upload with your TAFE application in Step Three

Step Three: Together with your agent, submit your TAFE to University Package Application online

All packaging fees for ECU, Murdoch and UWA must be paid to TIWA together with payment for your TAFE course and OSHC. Packaging fees for Curtin are paid direct to Curtin University. TIWA will provide more information on this at the offer letter stage.​​

Find out more at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/your-study-options/study-at-tafe/university-pathways/package

All colleges and campuses will provide:

  • free internet access
  • well-equipped libraries
  • canteens
  • links to recreational, social, religious and other facilities.

Support staff will assist with:

  • study support
  • accommodation advice
  • employment advice
  • personal and study issues.

Tuition fees
Fees start from AUD$5,740 per semester depending on the course. Visit the course catalogue www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses for current course fees.

Accommodation
Accommodation is now available to TAFE international students within the Perth metropolitan area at ECU and Murdoch Student Villages, and selected regional colleges. Other accommodation alternatives include:

  • homestay (if requested)
  • shared accommodation
  • rental accommodation.

Find out more at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/accommodation

Dorji Tshering, Bhutan

South Metropolitan TAFE - Associate Degree of Business

'I was looking for a course with good practice in business. I am now studying a Bachelor of Accounting at ECU. Everything I learnt in my Associate Degree I can apply to my university studies. Perth is a beautiful place; it is very developed and very good here.'

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