Are you an international visitor in Western Australia on Working Holiday Visa?
Australia’s Working Holiday Visa allows 18 to 30 year-olds from participating countries to holiday in Australia for 12 months. During this period visa holders are permitted to study for up to 4 months and undertake short-term employment.
Perth is the perfect destination for working holiday makers. Start your adventure at Polytechnic West, improve your English, make new friends and learn skills to help you get a job quickly in the hospitality industry.
Polytechnic West offers a range of short courses for both professional and personal development that is available to you. These programs are both accredited and non-accredited.
Our Leisure and Lifestyle courses are available for those who are looking for a creative or social outlet or to develop skills in a non-formal learning environment. Courses range from art and craft, automotive, beauty, business and finance, computing, cooking, home and garden, languages, music and dance, natural therapies and health, pet care, photography, sport and recreation, through to sewing and fashion.
Our Business & Industry training courses are designed for those wishing to increase your skills and knowledge in the workforce. Specialised training programs can also be tailored for groups to your specifications.
School and Institution
Customised short-term study tours or exchange programs can be professionally developed by experienced staff to suit every group’s needs. All our programs can incorporate English delivery, sightseeing, conversation and class demonstrations in fully functional workshops. Polytechnic West has an outstanding reputation internationally for providing quality exchange programs focusing on client desired outcomes.
Examples of successful study tours include
- Kagawa College of Culinary and Confectionery Arts
- Kobe Shoin Women’s University
- Iwata Higashi High School
- Johuku High School in Japan.
Polytechnic West has also delivered study tour training packages for the State Development Board (China Natural Gas Technology Partnership Fund) LNG tour from China. These programs combined English language training and specific areas of study to formulate an outstanding and memorable program for all participants. Polytechnic West has over 300 qualifications that can be incorporated into study tours including
- Fashion Design
- Commercial Cookery
- Liquid Natural Gas (LNG)
- Community Services
- IELTS Training; and
- Refrigeration and Air conditioning