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Short Courses

TAFE Queensland North offers a range of short courses to help you upskill for the workplace or test the waters for a potential career change.

We offer short courses all year round, with some programs lasting one day through to several weeks.


Beauty Short Courses - Eyelash Extensions, Hot Stone Therapy Massage, Female Intimate Waxing, Manicure and Pedicure, Cosmetic Tanning (SHBBMUP001 l SHBBSPA003 l SHBBNLS001 l SHBBOS001)


BAS and Payroll

Computing Short Courses

MYOB Computerised Accounting - Basic

Creative Arts - Digital Media

Adobe Creative Suite Taster Course (Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign)

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator


Creative Arts - Music

Discover Your Voice

Guitar 101

PA System & Live Sound Basics

Song Writing Start-up

Creative Arts - Visual Arts

Abstract Mixed-Media Painting

Advanced Ceramics

Introduction to Shibori Textile Dyeing

Introduction to Wheel-Thrown Pottery (stoneware)

Introduction to Wheel-Thrown Pottery and Raku

Jewellery and Silversmithing

Life Drawing

Mugs, Bowls and Plates - Wheel-Thrown Pottery (stoneware)

Oil Painting Fundamentals

Visual Art Workshops


Provide First Aid or Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID003 or HLTAID001)

Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education Care Setting (HLTAID004)


Cupcake Decorating 

Introduction to Barista Skill Set (SSSIT0001)

Food Handling - Hygiene (SITSS00050)

Food Safety Supervisor (SITSS00051)

Responsible Service of Alcohol - RSA (SITSS00055)


Safety Training Certification Skill Set (MARSS00007)

Certificate of Safety Training Continued Competence Refresher Training

Certificate of Proficiency (CoP) Rating Continued Competence Refresher Training

Certificate of Competency (CoC) Continued Competence Refresher Training

Master of Yachts Limited (Master Class 5 / Master) Crossover in Partnership with IYT World

IYT Master of Yachts Inshore up to 80GT or Master of Yachts Coastal/Mate 200GT

Follow Vessel Security Procedures (MARF003)

Certificate of Proficiency as Ship Security Officer

Long Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency (LROCP)

Short Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency (SROCP)

Transmit and Receive Information by the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (MARO003)

Shipboard Safety Skill Set (MARSS00008)

Electronic Chart Display Information System (ECDIS)

Manage Firefighting and Fire Prevention Activities on board a Vessel (MARF011)

Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats (MARF007)

Crisis Management

Crowd Management

Tug and Barge Master General Operators Course

Marine Safety (Low Complexity Duties) Exemption 2016


Backflow Revalidation

Basic Welding

Certificate I in Construction (CPC10111)

Certificate II in Automotive Air-Conditioning Technology (AUR20212)

Chemical Distribution Certificate

Intermediate and Advanced Welding

Introduction to Blacksmithing 

Introduction to the Internet of Things/Connected Devices

Progression to Full Gas Work Licence (Type A)

Course in Evaluating and Planning the Installation of Solar and Heat Pump Water Systems (39272QLD)

Commission and Maintain Hot and Heated Temperature Control Devices (CPCPWT4023A)

Welding Certification - Practical

Work Safely in the Construction Industry (CPCCOHS1001A)

Other Short Courses

Course in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Awareness

Call us today for more details on 1300 656 959.