Are you starting out in the workforce or seeking pathways to further study?

Check out TAFE SA's range of short courses just for you.

175 Starting Out Short Courses

 

Arts and Design


Course Name   Duration
Bra Making 6 weeks Part Time
Pattern Making for Beginners 15 hours Part Time
Sew Your Own Fashion 25 hours Part Time
Swimwear Design 6 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Table Arrangements 1 day Part Time


Course Name   Duration
Introduction to Interior Decoration 8 weeks Part Time
Research, Analyse & Apply Colour for Interior Spaces 17 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Prepare a Successful Music Audition 3 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Discover Acting 8 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Assembling your Photography and Photo Imaging Portfolio 3 weeks Part Time
Learn Lightroom 3 weeks Part Time
Take your DSLR Camera off Auto 5 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Digital Video Editing 6 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Fran Callen presents Life Drawing - 'Drawing Us' 15 hours Part Time
Meghan O'Rourke presents Introduction to Jewellery Making 15 hours Part Time
Wheel Throwing - Introduction 8 weeks Part Time
 

Building and Construction

 

Business and Marketing


Course Name   Duration
Bookkeeping Practices 6 weeks Part Time
Develop Customer Service Skills 8 weeks Part Time
Everyday Bookkeeping with MYOB 8 weeks Part Time
MYOB Advanced - Setup and Operate Computer Accounting System 16 weeks Part Time
MYOB Essentials Training 8 weeks Part Time
Setup and Operate Computer Accounting (MYOB) 16 weeks Part Time
Xero - Accounting for Small Business 12 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Advanced Excel 2016 for Business 1 day Part Time
Advanced Word 2016 for Business 1 day Part Time
Beginners Access 2016 for Business 1 day Part Time
Beginners Excel 2016 for Business - 1 Day Intensive 1 day Part Time
Beginners Excel 2016 for Business - Self Directed Learning 4 weeks Part Time
Beginners MYOB AccountRight V19 for Business 1 day Part Time
Beginners Word 2016 for Business - 1 Day Intensive 1 day Part Time
Beginners Word 2016 for Business - Self Directed Learning 4 weeks Part Time
Building and Sustaining an Innovative Work Environment 3 hours Part Time
Customer Service 101 1 day Part Time
Develop Keyboard Speed and Accuracy 8 weeks Part Time
Improving Customer Service Skills for Business 8 weeks Part Time
Introduction to Customer Service for Business 8 weeks Part Time
Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy - Skills Testing 1 hour Part Time
Learning the Key Skills to Business Development 3 hours Part Time
Maintain a Business Website 8 weeks Part Time
Manage Meetings 4 weeks Part Time
Managing Customer Behaviour 1 day Part Time
Medical Terminology for Administrative Staff 1 day Part Time
Organise Meeting Documentation and Minutes 4 weeks Part Time
Plan and Chair Effective Meetings 3 hours Part Time
Plan and Organise Effective Minute Taking 3 hours Part Time
Prepare an Effective Resume and Cover Letter 1 day Part Time
Prepare Government Job Applications 1 day Part Time
Preparing for Work as a Customer Service Operator 4 weeks Part Time
Publisher 2016 for Business 1 day Part Time
Responding to Customer Complaints 4 weeks Part Time
Responding to Customer Enquiries 8 weeks Part Time
Risk Management for Business 8 weeks Part Time
Use Microsoft Excel to Produce Spreadsheets 8 weeks Part Time
Use Microsoft Office to Produce Professional Documents 8 weeks Part Time
Use Microsoft Office to Produce Style Guides and Templates 8 weeks Part Time
Use Microsoft PowerPoint to Produce Presentation Slides 4 weeks Part Time
Use Microsoft Publisher to Produce Published Documents 8 weeks Part Time
Use MYOB to Process Accounts Payable and Receivable 8 weeks Part Time
Word, Excel and Outlook 2016 for Business 1 day Part Time
Working as a Customer Service Officer 4 weeks Part Time
Write and Prepare Professional Reports and Briefing Papers 8 weeks Part Time
Writing Resumes and Cover Letters 4 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Financial Services Skills 8 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Change Management Essentials 1 day Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Assist with Customer Difficulties 4 hours Part Time
Customer Service Workshop 4 hours Part Time
Fashion Retail Ready 3 days Part Time
Fashion Retail Styling 12 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Basic Selling Principles - Business to Business 1 day Part Time
Know Your Customers Through Market Research 1 day Part Time
Marketing Essentials 1 day Part Time
Preparing for a Sales Presentation 1 day Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Health and Safety Representative Training - Level 1 5 days Part Time
 

Community Services

 

Education and Languages

 

Government, Property and Legal

 

Hair and Beauty


Course Name   Duration
Brow Shaping and Henna Brows 2 weeks Part Time
Eyelash Extensions 28 hours Part Time
Henna Brows 3 hours Part Time
Henna Brows and Brow Waxing 3 weeks Part Time
Introduction to Threading 3 hours Part Time
Lash Lift 3 hours Part Time
Lash Lift with Lash and Brow Tinting 3 weeks Part Time
 

Health and Lifestyle


Course Name   Duration
Introduction to Health-Related Services 4 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) 3 hours Part Time
Provide First Aid 1 day Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Introduction to Wellbeing and Resilience 2 days Part Time
Organising Thoughts Through Art 3 hours Part Time
Wellbeing and Resilience - The Next Steps 2 days Part Time
 

Hospitality and Tourism


Course Name   Duration
French Pastry Classics 2 days Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Cheese Making 101 5 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Food Safety 1 day Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Café Culture 5 days Part Time
Espresso Coffee Making 24 hours Part Time
Intensive Espresso Coffee Making 24 hours Part Time
Intensive World of Bartending 5 days Part Time
Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) 1 day Part Time
World of Bartending 30 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Cured and Smoked Products 3 hours Part Time

 

Information Technology

 

Mining, Engineering and Automotive


Course Name   Duration
Work Zone Traffic Management 2 days Part Time
 

Primary Industries and Science