We all know that TAFE NSW leads the charge when it comes to training
our plumbers, brickies, hairdressers and carpenters. But what about
all of those lesser known and more obscure occupations? Where do you
go to learn about aviation? Or farriery? Or cake decorating? Fear not
– there's a course for that.
Here are eight TAFE NSW courses that you probably had no idea even existed.
Whether it's being nibbled delicately as hor d'oeuvres or smothering
a super supreme pizza, we love our cheese. This hands-on course
provides you with the skills and knowledge required to produce a range
of soft cheeses. You'll learn about simple production of cheese and
related products, cultures in cheese making, as well as product
selection and purchasing. Package your products and take home to
impress your family! Yum!
Some pooches aren't as friendly as others. This workshop is great for
anyone who has to interact with dogs as part of their job or hobbies.
This can include metre readers, veterinary staff, kennel staff,
rangers, police officers, ambulance officers, dog trainers and handlers.
You'll learn how to identify the body language of aggression
presented by a dog and the appropriate response to avoid serious
injury and minimize injuries. You'll even have the opportunity to
experience a trained dog bite wearing a protective bite sleeve. OHS
issues are identified and explored in keeping with industry standards.
This Certificate III qualification course is for people working in
the wool handling industry who want to further develop their skills
and knowledge for specialist positions within the industry.
Students learn about preparing wool for classing; preparing
facilities; quality assurance in wool preparation; pressing wool;
performing shed duties; and safe working practices.
We all know that asbestos can be very nasty stuff and it keeps
popping up in old buildings everywhere. This Statement of Attainment
course is for asbestos removal workers to meet mandated national
legislative training and licensing requirements for friable asbestos removal.
Applicants who complete this course can perform friable asbestos
removal work for enterprises who hold a Class A Asbestos Removal
licence issued by WorkCover NSW.
Yes, hair engraving (aka hair tattooing) is an actual thing and it's
fast becoming all the rage. In this TAFE Plus Statement course you'll
learn the techniques involved in creating individual designs. This
course has been designed to show you the techniques used to create
hair tattooing designs as well as handling and using the trimmers and
This Statement of Attainment course provides competency-based
training in the safe use of chainsaws for cutting timber and felling
trees. Learners who complete the course will be able to use a chainsaw
in a safe and effective way to crosscut, rip, delimb and trim logs and
felled trees; fell a range of trees classified as basic, intermediate
and advanced trees.
This TAFE Plus Statement qualification is designed for those
intending to care for and supervise foaling mares. You'll learn how to
care for mares and foals at foaling time and care for newborn foals
during the neonatal period to the required industry standards. The
course concentrates on assessing the normal events of late pregnancy
and foaling, assessing the health of newborn foals, assessing foal
growth and development to six weeks of age and providing assistance in
the initial care of the compromised foal.
This course provides knowledge and skills for participants who
require introductory training in order to communicate with other Deaf
people, or for hearing people who need to communicate with Deaf family
At this Certificate II level the course teaches you how to give
simple information in Auslan in different contexts, apply major
principles of learning Auslan as a second language and demonstrate an
understanding of basic cultural and historic knowledge of the Deaf community.
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