New half price course fees popular with Mandurah students

The Certificate III in Individual Support is one of nine qualifications available at SMTAFE's Mandurah campus this semester that are eligible for reduced fees under the Lower fees, local skills initiative. The initiative, which saw 34 priority courses become half price at the start of the year, is designed to stimulate training in key areas including healthcare and social assistance.

Lower fees, local skills is already having a positive impact on enrolments in priority TAFE courses, with SM TAFE Mandurah campus seeing strong enrolment growth in courses included in the reduced fees initiative, including the Certificate III in Tourism, and Certificate III in Commercial Cookery qualifications, and there is also interest in the new Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) qualification. Early data indicates a general 20 per cent increase in enrolments in the 34 priority courses acrossall WA TAFE colleges.

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Page last updated January 22, 2021