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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2011
82 Australia – The Education Destination The polyTechnIc of WesTern ausTralIa – polyTechnIc WesT Polytechnic West (PWA) is both Western Australia’s (WA) largest publicly funded provider of vocational education and training, as well as the largest trade training provider in the State. PWA offers more than 350 full-time, part-time and online qualifications across a range of trade and para-professional vocational and higher education study areas including Education, English Language (ELICOS), Aviation, Fashion, Business Management, Information Technology, Financial Services, Mechanical Engineering, Building and Construction, Commercial Cookery and Hospitality. Over 100 of these courses are available to international students. We are also one of the largest public training providers for international students in WA. Our International Centre attracts over 1200 international students from more than 80 countries. Our staff monitor PWA’s compliance with the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act to ensure you have every opportunity to succeed in your chosen field of study. Training and education at Polytechnic West is delivered across seven campuses in the Perth metropolitan area – Armadale, Balga, Bentley, Carlisle, Jandakot, Midland and Thornlie. All of these locations are easily accessible by public transport. Our campuses offer plenty of outdoor space to relax with friends between classes or to enjoy sporting activities; this stress-free environment is designed to help you reach your optimum learning capacity. Industry-approved training facilities Polytechnic West prides itself on being able to provide the highest standard of education and training to both local and international students. Study with us and you’ll have access to a range of contemporary, sophisticated and industry-approved training facilities such as: • Aerospace Training Centre in Jandakot, including a fully operational Boeing 737 • Bentley Hospitality Institute in Bentley, including training kitchens, bakery, butchery and the award- winning Bentley Pines restaurant and bistro • Specialist Metals Training Centre in Midland, including computer-controlled machining and robotics fInd ouT More Web: www.polytechnic.wa.edu.au email: internationalcentre@polytechnic. wa.edu.au Tel: +61 8 9442 8332 • Equine Training Centre in Armadale • Centre for Sustainable Transport in Carlisle • the only Signcrafts training facility in WA • specialised Refrigeration and Air Conditioning training facilities in Carlisle, including a large-scale supermarket. linking into university degrees Polytechnic West is currently the only publicly funded training provider delivering Associate Degree courses in Western Australia. As an overseas student, these sub-degree qualifications have the added benefit of providing seamless articulation into the university sector, allowing you to apply for a three-year student visa. Associate Degrees are available in Business, Hospitality Management and Aviation (Aeronautics, Management or Maintenance Engineering) with additional higher education qualifications being developed in Information Technology (Networking), and Occupational Health and Safety. Wide range of courses PWA is continuing to add to its product range under the Commonwealth Register for International Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) list providing international students with a greater selection of programs including Patisserie, Asian Cookery, Aviation and the popular Diploma of Management Commerce. We are also the first public institute in WA to offer trade courses such as Wall and Floor Tiling, Brick and Block Laying, and Solid Plastering to international students. a world of exciting possibilities A nationally recognised qualification from Polytechnic West will open doors to a new world of exciting possibilities. As one of our graduates, you will be respected for your practical, industry- relevant skills and our qualification will provide you with the opportunity to take your career anywhere you wish. ■ Gain industry-relevant skills polytechnic West is Western australia’s largest trade training provider, offering more than 350 qualifications and ensuring graduates have the right skills for current industry needs. ‘A nationally recognised qualification from Polytechnic West will open doors to a new world of exciting possibilities.’ Top: Polytechnic West has sophisticated industry- approved training facilities including training kitchens, bakery, butchery and an award-winning restaurant. Above: Our International Centre attracts over 1200 international students from more than 80 countries. ‘Polytechnic West prides itself on being able to provide the highest standard of education and training to both local and international students.’
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