About Us

Welcome to Central

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As one of Australia’s largest training institutes, Central Institute of Technology trains more than 29,000 students annually, including 1300 international students. 

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Central Snapshot:

Wide Choice of Courses

Central offers around 400 nationally accredited training courses across a wide variety of training areas and is the primary deliverer of higher-level technical and professional qualifications within the State.


Vibrant City Campuses

Central's five campuses are located in the hub of Perth's cultural and business districts.

Choice of Training Programs for Employers and Business

Central Business Development Unit and Central Business Solutions areas provide innovative training including accredited courses, apprenticeships, traineeships and customised training programs for employers, business and industry. Read more about Central's industry partners.

Strong Connections with Industry

Over the years, Central has developed strong connections with industry and business, ensuring that our courses remain relevant and responsive to existing and emerging industry requirements.

Community of Staff and Students

More than 1,300 staff and 29,000 students are members of the Central community spread across the five campuses. Our students and staff come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures creating a dynamic learning and social environment.


Central's Governing Council members, lecturers and staff  have extensive industry backgrounds, adding further guidance and direction to the development of our courses.


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Central is situated on the land of the Whadjuk Noongar people

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Governing Council

Expressions of interest (EOI) for membership of Central Institute of Technology Governing Council are invited.


2014 Annual Report


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Managing Director Neil Fernandes speaks with John Carlson about Central's brand and direction.

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Everyone seems to fancy themselves as a photographer these days, but just because you have a camera, doesn’t mean you’re a photographer, it takes talent and hard work. Proving this point is third year photography student Ricky Gestro who recently won the coveted Australian Institute of Professional … read more →

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