Short Courses for School Students

TAFE SA has designed a range of accredited and non-accredited short courses especially for high school students.

These courses provide an opportunity for school students to trial studies in a particular area of interest.

The accredited short courses may provide a pathway to further studies through the Training Guarantee for SACE Students, School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships or further studies with TAFE SA.

Some courses may gain credits towards SACE – check with your school teacher or VET coordinator for clarification.

Select from the courses below to register your interest.

66 VET Courses

 

Arts and Design


Course Name   Duration
Introduction to Fashion Styling 1 16 weeks Part Time
Introduction to Fashion Styling 2 16 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Graphic Design Fundamentals 10 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Introduction to Interior Decoration 14 weeks Part Time
Colour Studies 15 weeks Part Time
Draw to Communicate 15 weeks Part Time
2D & 3D Design 15 weeks Part Time
Painting & Decorating Taster 10 weeks Part Time
 

Building and Construction


Course Name   Duration
National White Card 1 day Full Time
Elevated Work Platform - Yellow Card 2 days Full Time
Work safely at heights and Confined space awareness 3 days Full Time

Course Name   Duration
Cabinet Making Pathway - Introduction (Block A) 10 weeks Part Time
Cabinet Making Pathway (Block B) 10 weeks Part Time
Cabinet Making Pathway (Block C) 10 weeks Part Time
 

Business and Marketing

 

Hair and Beauty


Course Name   Duration
Hair & Make-up Directions 10 weeks Part Time
Nail It 10 weeks Part Time
Make-up 10 weeks Part Time
Make-up for Photography 10 weeks Part Time
Spray Tanning 10 weeks Part Time
Hair & Beauty Holiday Course 2 days Full Time
Instagram Make-up Looks 1 day Part Time
Zombie and Halloween Make-up 1 day Full Time

Course Name   Duration
Introduction to Hair & Beauty 4 weeks Part Time
Barbering Shorts 10 weeks Part Time
Beach Waves and Hot tools 1 day Part Time
 

Health and Lifestyle


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

Course Name   Duration
Leadership - High Ropes 1 day Full Time

Course Name   Duration
Personal Safety Training for Young Women 1 day Full Time
 

Hospitality and Tourism


Course Name   Duration
Introduction to Breadmaking - Royal Adelaide Show special 5 days Full Time
Intro to Bread Baking 1 day Full Time
Intro to Cake Making 1 day Full Time
Hot X Bun Making 1 day Full Time
Intro to Biscuit Making 1 day Full Time
Intro to Pastry Making (Sweet - Short) 1 day Full Time
Intro to Pastry Making (Savoury - Puff) 1 day Full Time
Intro to Creative Cupcakes 1 day Full Time
Intro to Cake Decoration 1 day Full Time

Course Name   Duration
Intro to Chocolate Making 1 day Full Time

Course Name   Duration
Responsible Service of Alcohol 1 day Full Time
Cafe Culture 5 days Full Time
Espresso Coffee Making 6 weeks Part Time
World of Bartending 4 weeks Part Time
World of Bartending - Intensive 4 days Full Time
 

Information Technology


Course Name   Duration
Microsoft Excel Intermediate 1 day Full Time

Course Name   Duration
Introduction to C# Programming 2 days Full Time

Course Name   Duration
Web Design Taster 2 days Full Time
 

Mining, Engineering and Automotive


Course Name   Duration
Work Zone Traffic Management 3 days Full Time
Conduct Front End Loader operations 3 days Full Time
Conduct Skid Steer Operations 3 days Full Time
Operate a forklift 3 days Full Time

Course Name   Duration
Intro to Computer Aided Design (CAD) - Defence focus 2 days Full Time

Course Name   Duration
Introduction to Fitting and Machining 5 days Full Time
Introduction to Welding 5 days Full Time

Course Name   Duration
Basic Mineral Exploration Techniques 3 days Full Time
Basic Field Geology 4 days Full Time
Remote Area Navigation 3 days Full Time
 

Primary Industries and Science


Course Name   Duration
Introductory Shearing & Wool-handling Schools 5 days Full Time

Course Name   Duration
Caring for Animals 9 weeks Part Time
Working with Animals (off campus) 16 weeks Part Time
Working with Animals (on campus) 16 weeks Part Time
Beekeeping for Beginners 2 days Full Time