Whether you’re looking to up skill for your career or just pursuing your personal interests, Sunshine Coast TAFE has a short course to suit you! These courses offer a taste of industry in a flexible learning environment and there are commencement dates available throughout the year - this is just a snapshot of the courses we have coming up shortly.

With everything from business, engineering and design, to photography, hospitality, or even song writing, there is something for everyone.

Choose from one of the categories or browse our full list of short courses

Professional Development & Career Start
Licensing & Trade Skills
Lifestyle & Languages

Professional Development & Career Start - Short Courses


Business
Investing in the Stockmarket 23 April 6 x Wed 6.30pm - 8.30pm Maroochydore $280
MYOB for Small Business - Introduction 30 April 4 x Wed 9.00am - 12.00pm or
6.00pm - 9.00pm
Maroochydore $390
Advanced MYOB for Small Business 3 Jun
4 Jun
4 x Tues 6.00pm - 9.00pm
4 x Wed 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Maroochydore $390
Introduction to MYOB Ongoing 5 x 3hr sessions Maroochydore $330
Introduction to MYOB Payroll Ongoing 3 x 3hr sessions Maroochydore $210
Ready Set Go - Start Your Own Business 23 Apr 3 x Wed 6.00pm - 9.00pm Maroochydore $215
Establish and Maintain a Payroll System 12 May 5 x Mon 9.00am - 2.45pm Maroochydore $314
Carry out Business Activity and Instalment Activity Statement Tasks 27 May 6 x Tues 9.00am - 2.45pm Maroochydore $380
Medical Reception / Administration 5 May 6 x Mon 6.00pm - 9.00pm Maroochydore $750
Health and Safety Representative 19 May 5 days Mon - Fri 9.00am - 3.00pm Maroochydore $865
Computers
Build a Website for Your Business 23 April 8 x Wed 4.00pm - 7.00pm Maroochydore $500
Design a Website for Your Business 27 April 8 x Mon 8.30am - 2.30pm Maroochydore $607
Build Websites with Dreamweaver 29 Apr 5 x Thurs 5.30pm - 8.30pm Mooloolaba $360
Digital Literacy TBA varies Mooloolaba TBA
Build a Basic Mobile Game or App Register your interest 4 x Thurs 6.00 - 9.00pm Mooloolaba $250
Introduction to Word T30 April 4 x Wed 6.00pm - 9.00pm Maroochydore $295
Excel for Beginners 20 May 3 x Tues 6.00pm - 9.00pm Maroochydore $250
Improve your Excel Skills - Intermediate to Advanced 10 June 3 x Tues 6.00pm - 9.00pm Maroochydore $250
Community Services
Cultural Awareness - be a change champion! Register your interest 2 x Wed 6.00pm - 9.00pm Nambour $190
Understanding Alcohol and Other Drugs Register your interest Tues 9.00am - 12.00pm or
Sat 9.30am - 12.30pm
Mooloolaba $190
Counselling Skills for Anyone Register your interest 3 x Thurs 5.30pm - 8.30pm or
Sat 9.30am - 3.00pm
Mooloolaba $90
Introduction to Disability and Sexuality 2 May 2 x Fri 9.00am - 4.00pm Nambour $165
Fitness and Sport
Matwork Using the Principals of Pilates 30 Aug 10 x Fri 3.00pm - 5.00pm Mooloolaba TBA
Search and Rescue 7 April Mon 8.30am to Tuess 5.00pm (overnight) Mooloolaba $250
Graphic Design
Build Websites with Dreamweaver 29 May 5 x thurs 5.30pm - 8.30pm Maroochydore $360
Introduction to Adobe InDesign Register your interest 5 x thurs 5.30pm - 8.30pm Mooloolaba $300
Introduction to Photoshop 23 April
24 April
5 x Wed 5.30pm - 8.300pm
5 x Thurs 5.30pm - 8.300pm
Nambour
Mooloolaba
$360
Introduction to Illustrator TBC 5 x Wed 6.00pm - 8.30pm Nambour $360
Introduction to 2D AutoCAD Register your interest 6 x Wed 5.30pm - 8.00pm Nambour TBA
Health and Alternative Therapies
Introduction to Massage April 3 x Mon 6.00pm - 9.00pm Nambour $185
Hospitality and Tourism
Basic Barista 31 Mar, 5 May, 26 May, 30 June 1x Mon 5.30pm - 9.00pm Mooloolaba $210
Food Safety Supervisor Training - Face to Face TBA 2 x Tues 9.00am - 12.30pm Mooloolaba $220
Food Safety Supervisor Training - Online Ongoing Online Online $220
RSA - Responsible Service of Alcohol 31 Mar, 5 May, 26 May, 30 June 1 day course 9.00am - 2.00pm Mooloolaba $60
RSA Bridging Online (OLGR approved) Ongoing Online Online $50
Front Office - Hotel and Resort Reception (OPERA & HIRUM) July 2 days x 8 wks 8.30am - 2.30pm Mooloolaba $800
Music
The Phil Emmanuel Master Class 3 May 9 x Sat 9.00am - 4.30pm Nambour $1000
Photography
Beginners Photography Register your interest 4 x Tues 6.00pm - 9.00pm
4 x Thurs 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Nambour $250
Introduction to Photoshop 23 April
24 April
5 x Wed 5.30pm - 8.300pm
5 x Thurs 5.30pm - 8.300pm
Nambour
Mooloolaba
$360
Visual Arts and Writing
Apply Techniques To Produce Paintings TBA 6 x Thurs 6.00pm - 9.00pm Nambour $220
Script Writing for Film and TV TBA 8 x Thurs 6.00pm - 9.00pm Mooloolaba $425

Licensing & Trade Skills Short Courses


Electrical & Engineering
Basic MIG Welding 6 May, 29 July, 14 Oct 6 x Tues 5.00pm - 8.00pm Nambour TBA
Basic STICK Welding (Manual Metal Arc Welding) 7 May, 30 July, 15 Oct 6 x Wed 5.00pm - 8.00pm Nambour TBA
Basic TIG Welding 8 May, 31 July, 16 Oct 6 x Thurs 5.00pm - 8.00pm Nambour TBA
Grid Connect - Design and Install 26 May 6 days + 6 wks for assignments Nambour $2000
Stand Alone Systems - Renewable Energies Ongoing - takes 20 wks Self paced online with 5 day workshop (Mon-Fri) Nambour $1200
Testing and Tagging - Online 29 Apr, 20 May, 17 Jun 1 x session 1.00pm - 5.00pm + online Nambour $470
Work Safely at Heights- Engineering 6 May, 17 Jun 1 day 8.00am - 4.30pm Nambour $300
Hydrocarbon Refrigerant Safety Awareness Course 13 May, 8 Jul 2 days 8.00 - 3.30pm Nambour $650
NREL - Restricted Electrical Register your interest 2 days 8.00 - 3.00pm Nambour TBA
Horticulture
Chainsaw Operations Level 1 - Operate and Maintain Chainsaws Register your interest Mon - Tues 8.30am - 4.30pm Nambour $380
Chainsaw Operations Level 2 - Fell Small Trees Register your interest Wed 8.30am - 4.30pm Nambour $230
Maritime
Elements of Shipboard Safety (ESS) 19 May, 28 July, 1 Oct 3 days, 8.00am - 3.00pm Nambour $732
GMDSS Global Maritime Distress and Safety Signals - General Operators Certificate 8 May, 26 Jun, 21 Aug, 4 Sep, 23 Oct 8 days - Thur, Fri, Sat then Mon - Fri 8.00am - 5.00pm Mooloolaba $2000
GMDSS Global Maritime Distress and Safety Signals - Revalidation 24 Mar, 5 May, 23 June, 18 aug, 1 Sep, 20 Oct, 3 Nov Mon, Tues, & Wed 8.00am - 5.00pm Mooloolaba $1000
STCW95 Basic Crew Safety 7 Apr, 2 Jun, 4 Aug, 7 Oct, 1 Dec 8 week days, 8.30am - 3.30pm Nambour $2400
Trade Skills
Commission and Maintain Backflow Prevention Devices 1 & 2 Sep (theory) plus 8,9,10 Sep (practical) 2 days theory plus 1 day assessment Mooloolaba $680
Revalidation - Commission and Maintain Backflow Prevention Devices 5 May, 3 Nov 1 day Mooloolaba $300
Installation of Solar and Heat Pump Water Systems 25 Oct 3 x Sat 8.00am to 5.00pm Mooloolaba $575
Thermostatic Mixing Valve (TMV) 10 May 3 x Sat 8.00am to 5.00pm Mooloolaba $740
Servicing Type A Gas Appliances Register your interest varies Mooloolaba $1260
Servicing Domestic Waste Water Treatment Plants Register your interest 1 week 8.00am - 5.00pm Nambour $815
Poly Welding Register your interest 2 x days 8.00am - 4.00pm Nambour $800
Enter and Work in Confined Spaces 23 Apr, 19 Jun, 21 Aug 2 x days 8.00am - 4.00pm Nambour $300
Work Safely at Heights - Construction 22 Apr, 18 Jun, 20 Aug 10 Sep 1 day Nambour $300

Lifestyle & Language - Short Courses


Business
Investing in the Stockmarket 23 April 6 x Wed 6.30pm - 8.30pm Maroochydore $280
Computers
Digital Literacy TBA varies Mooloolaba TBA
Introduction to Word T30 April 4 x Wed 6.00pm - 9.00pm Maroochydore $295
Excel for Beginners 20 May 3 x Tues 6.00pm - 9.00pm Maroochydore $250
Fashion
Learn to Sew - Stitch You Up Register to interest 2 - 9 x Wed 5.30pm - 8.30pm Maroochydore $160 - $700
Swimwear Design Register to interest 4 x days 6.00pm - 8.00pm Mooloolaba $300
Introduction to Professional Dressmaking Register to interest 8 x days 6.00pm - 9.00pm Mooloolaba $350
Personalised Pattern Making 8 Apr 2 days (Tues/Thurs) 9.30am -1.30pm Mooloolaba $205
Graphic Design
Build Websites with Dreamweaver 29 May 5 x thurs 5.30pm - 8.30pm Maroochydore $360
Introduction to Adobe InDesign Register your interest 5 x thurs 5.30pm - 8.30pm Mooloolaba $300
Introduction to Photoshop 23 April
24 April
5 x Wed 5.30pm - 8.300pm
5 x Thurs 5.30pm - 8.300pm
Nambour
Mooloolaba
$360
Introduction to Illustrator TBC 5 x Wed 6.00pm - 8.30pm Nambour $360
Introduction to 2D AutoCAD Register your interest 6 x Wed 5.30pm - 8.00pm Nambour TBA
Introduction to 2D AutoCAD Register your interest 6 x Wed 5.30pm - 8.00pm Nambour TBA
Hobbies
Dog Clipping and Grooming 14 May, 6 Aug, 22 Oct 6x Wed 6.30pm - 8.30pm Nambour $250
Languages
Auslan Sign Language for Beginners 22 Apr 8 x Tues 6.30pm - 8.30pm Maroochydore $255
Chinese for Beginners - Mandarin 22 Apr 8 x Tues 6.30pm - 8.30pm Maroochydore $260
German for Beginners 23 Apr 8 x Wed 6.30pm - 8.30pm Mooloolaba $260
Spanish for Beginners - Level 1 22 Apr 8 x Tues 6.30pm - 8.30pm Maroochydore $260
Italian for Beginners - Level 1 22 Apr 8 x Tues 6.30pm - 8.30pm Maroochydore $260
French for Beginners - Level 1 23 Apr 8 x Wed 6.30pm - 8.30pm Maroochydore $300
Music
The Phil Emmanuel Master Class 3 May 9 x Sat 9.00am - 4.30pm Nambour $1000
Photography
Beginners Photography Register your interest 4 x Tues 6.00pm - 9.00pm
4 x Thurs 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Nambour $250
Introduction to Photoshop 23 April
24 April
5 x Wed 5.30pm - 8.300pm
5 x Thurs 5.30pm - 8.300pm
Nambour
Mooloolaba
$360
Visual Arts and Writing
Apply Techniques To Produce Paintings TBA 6 x Thurs 6.00pm - 9.00pm Nambour $220
Script Writing for Film and TV TBA 8 x Thurs 6.00pm - 9.00pm Mooloolaba $425

 

Program listings correct at time of print. This information is to be used as a guide only. Sunshine Coast TAFE takes all reasonable measures to ensure information is accurate; however errors, and omissions may occur. Call to confirm costs before enrolment. All pricing is approximate and may not include additional resources.