In April 2016, Challenger Institute of Technology and Polytechnic West formed South Metropolitan TAFE. South Metropolitan TAFE offers more than 300 qualifications, from foundation courses and apprenticeships to diplomas and skill sets, with over 25,000 students across its campuses. Our purpose - "We provide students with skills to enable employment and career development" We do this by: Providing students with high quality training services that prepare them for pathways to employment. Providing students with pathways to further education and training opportunities that can launch and extend their careers. Helping industry and our employers grow and create the workforce of the future. Strengthening our communities by enabling life long learning opportunities for all. International students apply through TAFE International Western Australia.