TAFE stands for Technical and Further Education. TAFE colleges are located throughout Western Australia and are owned and operated by the Western Australian Government. Can study a TAFE qualification such as a Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma and/or Associate Degree. TAFE courses provide with the hands-on practical experience needed for chosen career, and can also be used as a pathway into university studies. The student can choose from over 250 courses. TAFE colleges have modern facilities designed to closely replicate real work environments.