TAFE Colleges for International Students

North Metropolitan TAFE

(RTO NUMBER: 52786)


North Metropolitan TAFE offers campus locations in the heart of Perth’s cultural district, surrounded by restaurants, cafes and bars. Students learn through practical training from industry experts, in state-of-the-art facilities. The college has strong partnerships with industry that ensure courses remain current and provide you with job-ready skills.

Study areas

North Metropolitan TAFE offers speciality courses in:

and a wide range of study options including courses in:​​


International students can study at campuses in​​ Balga, East Perth, Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent - main campus)Leederville, Mount Lawley, and Perth.


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
  • Child Care Centre at the Joondalup and Perth campuses
  • Fitness Centre at the Perth campus
  • Hairdressing salon at the Balga campus
  • Library with computer access at all campuses
  • Prayer rooms
  • Wireless internet access


Perth 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.

Mount 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.

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.

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 Mount Lawley is 10 minutes by bus from the centre of Perth and transport to other TAFE campus locations.

Student accommodation is available near the Perth campus and is a short stroll from the heart of Perth city's shopping and entertainment precinct.

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.

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