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.
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155 Starting Out Short Courses

 

Arts and Design


Course Name   Duration
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
Introduction to Interior Decoration 8 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

Course Name   Duration
Digital Video Editing 6 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
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

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
Eyelash Extensions 28 hours Part Time
Henna Brows and Brow Waxing 3 weeks 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
Beer Flavour Training 4 weeks 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
Essential Café Skills 5 weeks 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 28 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Cured and Smoked Products 3 hours Part Time

 

Information Technology



Course Name   Duration
Server Pro 2016: Install and Storage 12 months Part Time
Server Pro 2016: Networking 12 months Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Create a Business Website using WordPress 2 days Part Time
 

Mining, Engineering and Automotive

 

Primary Industries and Science