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L Plates

Welcome to L Plates 2024. Get ready to embark on a culinary journey like no other as we bring you a series of extraordinary classes led by exceptional chefs.

MSTSS00015 - Industrial Sewing Skill Set

This course will give you entry level sewing skills working on industrial sewing machinery and will also cover machine maintenance to keep the machine performing at its best.

World of Bartending

You'll learn everything you need to become a skilled bartender from experienced and qualified bartenders.
Interior decoration

Introduction to Interior Decoration

Learn about use of colour, pattern and texture; lighting; signature styles; and creating Mood and Sample Boards.

Creature Makeup with Prosthetic Horns

In preparation for Oz Comic-Con, join our one-day workshop to learn how to apply prosthetic horns and creature make-up.

Basic Skills for Retail Skill Set (SSDIS01014)

A comprehensive introductory training designed to cultivate essential skills and provide value insights into the dynamic retail industry.

Espresso Coffee Making

Learn to make the perfect espresso coffee with our passionate and qualified lecturers who will inspire you to make coffee with enthusiasm, flair and confidence.

Essential Eight Assessment Course

This course combines expertise, practical experience, and technical training to teach the Essential Eight, safeguarding organisations' internet-connected IT networks.

Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)

This course is suitable for those currently working in or seeking work in the hospitality industry, in a role that involves the sale and supply of liquor.

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At TAFE SA we have a short course for you!

Whether you’re looking to upskill, retrain in something new, pursue your passion, or discover a hidden talent, a short course will get you there quicker.

With courses in everything from arts and design to building and construction, hospitality and tourism, and information technology there’s something here for everyone. 

You can be workforce ready, show the boss you’re ready for a promotion, or turn your hobby into something more. It’s all possible with a TAFE SA short course.  And with an online course, you have the flexibility to study in your own time.

Take a look at our professional development courses, hobby courses, skill-sets, and micro-credentials and find the one that’s right for you.

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A TAFE SA short course can help you determine whether a particular field of study is the right fit for you before committing to a longer, more intensive award course.

By taking a short course, you can get a feel for the coursework, the pace of study, and the level of commitment required to succeed in the field.

You may also have the chance to interact with lecturers and tutors who are experts in the field and can provide you with valuable insights and guidance.

Watch this video to find out how a short course helped ignite a passion in costume design for TAFE SA graduate Kimberly Francis.

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