TAFE Colleges for International Students

North Metropolitan TAFE

(RTO NUMBER: 52786)


North Metropolitan TAFE provides a wide range of courses using modern facilities designed to closely replicate real work environments. You will be provided with support to help you settle into your studies and life in Western Australia.

Study areas

North Metropolitan TAFE offers a wide range of study options including courses in:​​

North Metropolitan TAFE also offers English Language Intensive Courses (ELICOS) at the Perth (Northbridge) campus.


International students can study across ten campus locations including:​​


International students have access to the following facilities:

  • Art Gallery at the Perth campus
  • Bookshop at the Joondalup and Perth campuses
  • Beauty and Massage Clinic at the Joondalup and Perth campuses
  • Cafeteria at all campuses - excluding Nedlands, McLarty and Clarkson campuses
  • Child Care Centre at the Joondalup and Perth campuses
  • Fitness Centre at the Perth campus
  • Hairdressing salon at the Balga and Midland campuses
  • Library with computer access at all campuses excluding Nedlands, McLarty and Clarkson campuses
  • Prayer rooms
  • Wireless internet access


Perth (Northbridge) Campus - Located in the centre of the cultural area of Northbridge and close to the centre of Perth. Surrounding this campus is a large variety of cafes, restaurants and shops. Also located nearby is the Perth Cultural Centre including the Western Australian Museum and Art Gallery.

East Perth Campus - Also known as the Resources Precinct, this campus is on the eastern side of inner city Perth on the banks of the beautiful Swan River and surrounded by cafes and restaurants.

Leederville Campus - Close to cafes, restaurants, shops and the Leederville train station there is a lot to explore in Leederville.

Mt Lawley Campus - Located on the vibrant Beaufort Street café strip in one of Perth’s most stylish suburbs. There are a number of exciting cafes, restaurants and shops to visit in Mt Lawley.

Nedlands Campus - This campus is located adjacent to the University of Western Australia which has a variety of on campus dining options, and the nearby Broadway Fair Shopping Centre.

Joondalup Campus - Joondalup is an exciting city in Perth’s northern suburbs. It contains a large range of cafes, restaurants and the Lakeside Joondalup Shopping Centre. There are also a number of free events run by the City of Joondalup. The campus is located in the Joondalup Learning Precinct, which includes the Edith Cowan University.

Clarkson Campus - This campus is located near to the Ocean Keys Shopping Centre and Mindarie Marina, which contains several boardwalk restaurants.

Balga Campus -Mirrabooka Square Shopping Centre which has a food court and stores including Big W, Kmart, Coles and Woolworths.


All of the campus locations are a short walk from public transport, provided by Transperth, including the bus and train. In Western Australia you will be eligible for a student discount on all public transport.

There is a free Central Area Transit (CAT) bus that operates within the Perth Central Business District (CBD), and Joondalup CBC, and provides frequent services around the areas.


The Edith Cowan University (ECU) Village Mt Lawley is a short distance from the Mt Lawley campus. Rooms start from $199 per person per week. View the ECU Village brochure

Find out more about accommodation options in Western Australia.


The International Centres are located at the Perth and Joondalup campuses. International Office staff can provide support relating to your study or personal issues.

Find out more about international student support and pastoral care.

View the Arrival Guide for North Metropolitan TAFE international students

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