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Short Courses

Get with the times - Short Courses

Sometimes you're looking for a new skill, a way to enhance your current job or even dive into a new hobby! At TAFE Queensland East Coast we have a whole range of short courses available regularly that will help you reach your goals.

With over 40 short courses available, from learning a second language, mastering how to use your fancy new camera, brushing up on your Pilates skills, to keeping your plumbing license up to date, you're bound to find something that fits.


You may already be working in the industry but need to keep your skills current. These courses are designed to help you maintain your skills and remain current in your workplace.

Type A Gas
Plumber and Drainer
Plumber, Drainer and Gasfitter
Health and Safety Representative Training Course
Health and Safety Representative Refresher Course
Food Safety Skill Set in Retail unit - Retail
Food Safety Skill Set in Retail unit - Health
Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal) Exemption 38
Medication Assistance Skill Set
Thermostatic Mixing Valve
Course in Evaluating and Planning the Installation of Solar and Heat Pump Water Systems

 Career Enhance

Gain the competitive edge with this range of programs designed to put you a step ahead of the competition. They may even help you get your foot in the door.

BAS Agent Registration Skill Set
BAS Agent Registration Skill Set - Online
Certificate II in Business
Front Office Short Course
LLN - Certificate IV Training and Assessment (TAE40110) Upgrade
Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)
Support the Supply Of Pharmacy Medicine Short Course
Introduction to Adobe InDesign

Career Starter

Similar to our Career Enhancers these courses are put together to help you gain the foundation knowledge you can use to go on to further study or employment.

Mind Your Own Business (MYOB) Skills
MYOB Skills 
Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) 
Team Leader Skill Set 
Typing Test 
Beginners Photography 
Beginners Sewing Short Course
Creative Classic Hair Design 
Essential Foiling Techniques
Introduction to CAD 
Introduction to Interior Decoration
Introduction to Photoshop/Illustrator 
Sculpting Creative Cutting 
Basic Barista Short Course
Support the Supply Of Pharmacy Medicine Short Course


Everyone needs a hobby! We can help you discover yours. Take the plunge and follow your passion now.

Auslan for Beginners 
Chinese for Beginners
French for Beginners
German for Beginners 
Italian for Beginners 
Spanish for Beginners
Matwork Using the Principle of Pilates 
Search and Rescue 

Please view the full list of short courses available here.