South West Institute of TAFE

South West Institute of TAFE is based on western Victoria with campuses in Warrnambool, Portland and Hamilton. We gnerally service the western side of the state with a wide range of courses. Our Land based courses include Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management (C&LM). We have some trainees doing C&LM but most of our students are undertaking the Diploma of Conservation and Land Management. Our Land based training is generally delivered out of our Sherwood Park Training Facility in front of Deakin University on the eastern side of Warrnambool.

SWTAFE offer Cert III and Diploma of Conservation and Land Management. We have been delivering the Diploma for 16 years, orginally as classroom based but is now a blended delivery of on line and workshops. Certificate III is only offered as a traineeship with the employers mainly being councils and CMA's. Units mainly focus is on a general overview of C&LM. Our workshops utilise the surrounding natural areas such as Tower Hill and coastal enrivons. Our trainers are industry experts who work in the industry.