Short Courses

We run a series of short courses regularly to give you skill sets or qualifcations (licenses) across automotive,  electrical, fashion and management.  We also offer a preparation course for people interested in joining the Police force.

 

  • HSR Initial Occupational Health And Safety Training Course

    To exercise powers and rights as an HSR effectively, it is essential that HSRs (and Deputy HSRs) receive training. This WorkSafe approved training course aims to provide HSRs with the skills, knowledge and confidence to represent their designated work group and to help make their workplace safer.

    Code : SCNTSC105
    Length : 
    Campus : Broadmeadows Campus
  • HSR Refresher Occupational Health And Safety Training Course

    This WorkSafe approved HSR Refresher OHS Training Course is an opportunity for HSRs and Deputy HSRs to revisit aspects of the HSR Initial OHS Training Course in order to refresh their knowledge so that they may effectively represent their designated work group and help make their workplace safer.

    Code : SCNTCE18
    Length : 
    Campus : Broadmeadows Campus
  • Construction Induction (White Card)

    All people performing construction work in Victoria require proof that they have completed a general OHS construction induction course for the industry. This course meets the requirement of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 and allows workers to be registered with WorkSafe. Upon successful completion you will be able to demonstrate personal awareness of OHS legislative requirements and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry. The course cost includes the cost of application to WorkSafe for the issue of a Construction Induction Card.

    Please note this course may be postponed if minimum student enrolment numbers are not met.

    Code : SCAB43CI01
    Length : 
    Campus : Broadmeadows Campus
  • Fashion Camp

    If you're considering a career in fashion, Kangan Institute's Fashion Camp (SCNFASHN12) is your backstage pass to becoming a fashion professional.

    Throughout the three day workshop, our expert faculty will have you scheduled in for all things fashion - from designing, styling , product development production and exciting hands on workshops, fashion camp will give you an insight into both the creative and business sides of the fashion industry.

    Bring your creative flair and participate in these workshop with a combination of Online and specialised studio workshops at our Cremorne campus.

    Code : SCNFASHN12
    Length : 
    Campus : Cremorne Campus
  • TAE Upgrade- TAE40110 to TAE40116 Qualification Upgrade

    Do you hold TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and want to upgrade to the current TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment?

    This short course is aimed at addressing the gap requirements of the two non equivalent core units:

    • TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes
    • TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation 
    Code : SCATAE416
    Length : 
    Campus : Essendon Campus
  • TAE Upgrade- TAEASS502 Design and Develop Assessment Tools (Only)

    In 2016 ASQA (Australian Skills Quality Authority) amended the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (2015) to include new minimum requirements for RTOs employing skilled trainers and assessors:

    Clause 1.14: The RTO’s training and assessment b) if delivered on or after 1 April 2019, is delivered only by persons who have the training and assessment credential specified in Item 2 or Item 3 of Schedule 1. Credential: TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and one of the following:

    • TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills or its successor or
    • TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

    and one of the following: 

    • TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools or its successor or
    • TAEASS502A Design and develop assessment tools or TAEASS502B Design and develop assessment tools.

    Or/ a diploma or higher level qualification in adult education.

    If you already hold TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills  but not TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools this is the short course for you.

    Code : SCATAEDDA
    Length : 
    Campus : Essendon Campus
  • Training and Assessment Upgrade (TAELLN411 & TAEASS502)

    In 2016 ASQA (Australian Skills Quality Authority) amended the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (2015) to include new minimum requirements for RTOs employing skilled trainers and assessors:

    Clause 1.14: The RTO’s training and assessment b) if delivered on or after 1 April 2019, is delivered only by persons who have the training and assessment credential specified in Item 2 or Item 3 of Schedule 1. Credential: TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and one of the following:

    • TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills or its successor or
    • TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

    and one of the following: 

    • TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools or its successor or
    • TAEASS502A Design and develop assessment tools or TAEASS502B Design and develop assessment tools.

    Or/ a diploma or higher level qualification in adult education.

    If you don't hold either of these units within your TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, this short course is for you. 

     

    Code : SCATAEUP
    Length : 
    Campus : Bendigo City Campus
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Licensed Electrical Workers

    Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) has recently introduced a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program for the electrical trade.

    It is now necessary for most electrical licence holders to attend a CPD training session, as a mandatory condition of their licence renewal.

    This course is for Licensed Electrical Workers (LEW's). This training needs to be completed within two years of your electrical licence renewal date.

    CPD is an exciting opportunity for all licence holders to enhance their skills and preserve the industry’s high levels of professionalism, bolstering the trade against rogue operators.

    The industry is technically complex and is rapidly changing, which requires electrical workers to stay up to date with the latest regulations and ongoing technological advancements.

    Length: One Day session (x8 hours)

    Times: 8.00am - 4.30pm

    Location: Kangan Institute - Broadmeadows Campus - 59-69 Pearcedale Parade, Broadmeadows VIC 3047

    Code : SCNCPD01
    Length : 
    Campus : Broadmeadows Campus
  • Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Safety

    Kangan Institute is offering a skill set in depowering and reinitialising battery electric vehicles, and inspecting and maintaining battery electric vehicles (BEVs).

    Participants will learn how to safely depower the vehicle’s high voltage rechargeable energy storage system (RESS) and separated extra low voltage (SELV) system, and to reinitialise the RESS and SELV confirming correct vehicle operation. In the second unit within this skill set, participants will learn the skills and knowledge required to inspect and maintain battery electric vehicles (BEVs), involving working with automotive electrical components, maintaining rechargeable energy storage systems (RESS), and performing basic tests on electric drive motors.

    Code : SCAEVTS
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • VicRoads Administration

    The Administration course covers all the liabilities and responsibilities associated with being a Licensed Vehicle Tester or Signatory for Light, Heavy Vehicles or Motor Cycles. The course will cover how to correctly complete all of the documentation relevant to the position of Licensed Vehicle Tester or Signatory.

    Code : BKIVRADM
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • VicRoads Heavy Bus Tester

    This Heavy Bus Tester course covers the accreditation component for participants to be aware of and understand their responsibilities in examining Large Buses (LB) More than 4.5 Tons in in accordance to VicRoads Requirements.

    This course also covers the Bus Technical Inspection component from the National Heavy Vehicle Inspection Manual (NHVIM).

    VicRoads Licensed Vehicle Tester Buses examiners will use the NHVIM to inspect and test a vehicle using the Bus Tester Examiner manual with the current equipment required under Licensed Vehicle Tester Licence conditions.

    Code : BKIVRHBT
    Length : 
    Campus : Broadmeadows Off Campus
  • VicRoads Light Vehicle Structural Awareness

    The Structural Awareness Course covers the knowledge and ability to identify and assess damage or sub-standard repairs, acceptable/unacceptable repairs on a vehicle presented to you to complete a roadworthy inspection (Light Vehicle).

    Reference and use the appropriate standards for assessing structural damage and repairs. Locate and complete all relevant documentation involved with structural assessment.

    Supply and interpret information to and from a vehicle repairer in relation to the structural repairs.

    Access the Personal Properties Security Register (PPSR) website for the purpose of checking the status (Written off or Stolen) of a vehicle presented for inspection.

    Code : BKIVRSA
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • VicRoads Motor Cycle Tester

    This course is made up of two sections:

    • Licensed Vehicle Tester Administration
    • Licensed Vehicle Tester Motorcycle Technical Inspection

    The first section of the course being the Licensed Vehicle Tester Administration component covers all the liabilities and responsibilities associated with being a Motorcycle Tester or Signatory and will cover how to correctly complete all of the documentation relevant to the position of Licensed Vehicle Tester or Signatory. The course also includes the completing of the relevant forms and bookwork.

    The second section of the course being the Licensed Vehicle Tester Motorcycle Technical Inspection component covers how to carry out a Roadworthy inspection in a thorough and efficient manner by demonstrating and following a logical inspection sequence, and the correct inspection techniques and application of standards relevant to the inspection of Motorcycle for roadworthiness, using all of the relevant VicRoads Standards and Regulations, and a full understanding of the liabilities and responsibilities for an authorised examiner when inspecting a Motorcycle, and issuing a Certificate of Roadworthiness.

    Code : BKIVRMCT
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • VicRoads Light Bus Tester

    This Light Bus Tester course covers the accreditation component for participants to be aware of and understand their responsibilities in examining Small Buses Less than 4.5 tonnes in accordance to the VicRoads Requirements.

    Code : BKIVRLBT
    Length : 
    Campus : Broadmeadows Off Campus
  • VicRoads Heavy Vehicle Tester

    This course is made up of two sections:

    • Licensed Vehicle Tester Vehicle Administration
    • Licensed Vehicle Tester Heavy Vehicle Technical Inspection

    The first section of the course being the Licensed Vehicle Tester Vehicle Administration component covers all the liabilities and responsibilities associated with being a Licensed Vehicle Tester or Signatory and will cover how to correctly complete all of the documentation relevant to the position of Licensed Vehicle Tester or Signatory. The course also includes the completing of the relevant forms.

    The second section of the course being the Licensed Vehicle Tester Heavy Vehicle Technical Inspection component covers the National Heavy Vehicle Inspection Manual (NHVIM) and the aim of the manual is to provide a consistent test/fail guideline for Heavy Vehicle Inspections that are in line with National Transport Reform.

    VicRoads Licensed Vehicle Tester Heavy Vehicle examiners will use the NHVIM to inspect and test a vehicle using the HV Examiner manual with the current equipment required under Licensed Vehicle Tester Licence conditions.

    Code : BKIVRHVT
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • VicRoads Light Vehicle Tester

    This course is made up of three sections

    • Licensed Vehicle Tester Vehicle Administration
    • Licensed Vehicle Tester Structural Awareness
    • Licensed Vehicle Tester Light Vehicle Technical Inspection

    The first section of the course being the Licensed Vehicle Light Vehicle Administration component covers all the liabilities and responsibilities associated with being a Licensed Vehicle Tester or Signatory and will cover how to correctly complete all of the documentation relevant to the position of Licensed Vehicle Tester or Signatory.

    The second section of this course is Structural Awareness which covers the knowledge and ability to identify and assess damage or sub-standard repairs, acceptable/unacceptable repairs on a vehicle presented to you to complete a roadworthy inspection (Light Vehicle).

    Reference and use the appropriate standards for assessing structural damage and repairs. Locate and complete all relevant documentation involved with structural assessment checking the status (Written off or Stolen) of a vehicle presented for inspection.

    The third section of the course being the Licensed Vehicle Tester Light Vehicle Technical Inspection component covers how to carry out a Roadworthy inspection in a thorough and efficient manner by demonstrating and following a logical inspection sequence, and the correct inspection techniques and application of standards relevant to the inspection of light vehicles for roadworthiness using all of the relevant VicRoads Standards and Regulations, and a full understanding of the liabilities and responsibilities for an authorised examiner when inspecting a vehicle, and issuing a Certificate of Roadworthiness.

    Code : BKIVRLVT
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Safety

    Kangan Institute is offering the skills and knowledge required to depower and reinitialise battery electric vehicles (BEVs)

    Participants will learn to ensure the vehicle high voltage (HV) rechargeable energy storage system (RESS) is isolated before commencing any service or repair work. It also involves calibrating vehicle systems that may need resetting once the energy storage system is reinitialised. Importance is placed in the unit on applying RESS and separated extra low voltage (SELV) electrical safety procedures.

    The unit applies to those who work in the automotive service and repair industry.

    Code : SCAEVTS101
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Safety

    Kangan Institute is offering kills and knowledge required to inspect and maintain battery electric vehicles (BEVs)

    Participants will learn how to work with automotive electrical components, maintaining rechargeable energy storage systems (RESS), and performing basic tests on electric drive motors. Importance is placed in the unit on applying both high voltage (HV) rechargeable energy storage systems RESS and separated extra low voltage (SELV) electrical safety procedures.

    Code : SCAEVTS102
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Safety

    Kangan Institute is offering a skill set in depowering and reinitialising battery electric vehicles, and inspecting and maintaining battery electric vehicles (BEVs).

    Participants will learn how to safely depower the vehicle’s high voltage rechargeable energy storage system (RESS) and separated extra low voltage (SELV) system, and to reinitialise the RESS and SELV confirming correct vehicle operation. In the second unit within this skill set, participants will learn the skills and knowledge required to inspect and maintain battery electric vehicles (BEVs), involving working with automotive electrical components, maintaining rechargeable energy storage systems (RESS), and performing basic tests on electric drive motors.

    Code : SCAEVTS2
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • Police Entrance Exam Preparation

    Want to find out how to become a police officer?  Equip yourself with the confidence and skills needed to undertake your Victorian Police Entrance Exam and progress on your pathway to becoming a police officer. Revise skills and strategies in spelling, Maths, reasoning ability, English and writing. No hassle application process with direct online applications to Kangan Institute. Course runs for 5 weeks ensuring that you're ready to take your exam sooner and move into police careers. This short course will enable you to the learn skills and techniques to assist you to confidently undertake the Victorian Police Entrance Examination prior to pursuing your career as a police officer. However it does not guarantee entry as you will need to meet other criteria specified by Victoria Police.

    Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

    Flexible course details

    Monday, 6.00 pm-8:00 pm, Literacy Virtual classroom (ONLINE)

    Tuesday, 6.00 pm-8.00 pm, Math Virtual classroom (ONLINE)

    Wednesday, 6.00 pm-8:00 pm, Literacy Virtual classroom (ONLINE)

    Code : B350AP01
    Length : 
    Campus : Broadmeadows Off Campus, Broadmeadows Off Campus, Broadmeadows Off Campus, Broadmeadows Off Campus, Broadmeadows Off Campus, Broadmeadows Off Campus
  • Leadership Essentials

    Ongoing research and consultation with industry highlights a skills gap for those making the transition into a leadership role for the first time.  It requires not only a whole new set of skills but also a mindset and relationship shift to make the transition effective.

    This course is designed for the new-to-role leader or leaders who are stepping into their first leadership role and provides the practical skills you need to lead a team.

    Leadership skills are critical to the success of all organisations, and can be applied in a board range of context.  Skilled leaders do more than run operations, they inspire performance, communicate with influence, drive innovation and provide true leadership.

    This course helps you to understand and put in place the foundations of your leadership, which will last you a lifetime.  Designed to provide practical tools and processes, so you can learn them one day and use them the next.

    This course can be studied via two options - full six workshop program or one workshop targeted training.

    This training is also available for industry clients and training is contextualised to the business and industry requirements.

    The workshops provide you with the practical skills you need to lead a team as highlighted through some of our feedback.

    'I have already implemented many of the new tools into my workplace'.

    'I was able to take away a lot of the knowledge, confidence and strategies to continue to build on my leadership skills'.

    'It was great for people like me currently transitioning into a leadership role'.

    'This training provided me with more information and learnings that I can share with the leaders in my organisation'.

    'Program and facilitator provided handy tips each workshop that could easily be implemented into everyday practice'.

    'Facilitator had fantastic knowledge of content and was able to use practical situations to explain content, concepts and models'.

    Code : SCNLEAD
    Length : 
    Campus : Cremorne Campus

Frequently Asked Questions

Short courses are a cost and time effective way to help you gain new skills or try new things. 

Applicants must be at least 15 years of age.  However some courses have specific age requirements i.e. if applying for Responsible Serving of Alcohol, Gaming – Provide Responsible Gambling Services and Agent’s Representative Course applicants must be at least 18 years of age).

Some courses have eligibility and participant requirements. Please call us on 13TAFE or refer to the specific courses’ page online.  

Short courses may run for a couple of hours or six months depending on the type of program being offered. Please refer to the specific course for more information.

Short courses run throughout the year. Please refer to the specific course for more information.

Kangan Institute accepts payment of fees by cash, EFTPOS, cheque or credit card. You can pay online, in person, over the phone or send payment in the mail. 

Please note Diners and AMEX cards are not accepted. Cheques are to be made payable to Kangan Institute. Remember to print your name, address, phone number and course on the back of the cheque.

If you change your mind and wish to cancel your enrolment, any cancellations made within five working days of your course commencing will incur a $40 administration fee. Once your courses commence, requests for refunds/transfers of fees will not be accepted.

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or postponed. If this happens, you will be contacted at least 48 hours before the course commences by SMS or email and given a full refund.

Courses run across all Kangan Institute campuses. Please refer to the specific course for more information.