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C. Y. O’Connor Institute

C. Y. O’Connor Institute

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C. Y. O’Connor Institute (CYO) was established in July 1994 and named after C.Y. O’Connor who designed Goldfields Water Supply System. The Institute is backed by the Government of Western Australia and provides Technical and Further Education (TAFE) courses to the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, through 4 main campuses. These include Merredin, Narrogin, Moora and Northam.

Courses cover areas including Access and Participation, Agriculture, Business, Children’s Services, Education and Training, Education Support, Hairdressing, Health and Nursing, IT, Local Government, Retail, Trades, Visual Arts and Short Courses.

Open Colleges is not affiliated with C. Y. O’Connor Institute. This page is an information page only.

Open Colleges has a partnership with North Coast TAFE to deliver a series of TAFE courses in an online format.

Studying online vs. studying on campus

If you do not wish to study on campus, or if you are located in an area with limited or no access to TAFE courses, you may wish to consider online study. With Open Colleges’ unique model – you can study a select number of TAFE courses with Open Colleges’ trademark learning benefits:

Supportive: Our dedicated team of student support staff are on hand to help you achieve your goals from start to finish.
Affordable: Choose a payment method that suits your needs: monthly, fortnightly or weekly payment plans.
Flexible: Study when you can, no due dates, no start times. Structure your study around your current commitments.

Open Colleges’ and North Coast TAFE’s partnership

For more information on how the TAFE/Open Colleges partnership works, and to find a list of TAFE courses on offer, head to this page.

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