Get busy with Central at Skills West Expo

Central has a huge presence at the 2014 Skills West Expo, a free training and career expo open to the public. We have over twenty interactive activities hubs throughout the Expo – so keep an eye out for the orange! You can find out what our students actually do while you gather career and course information.

SkillsWest Expo career and course activities

The Expo is on at the Perth Convention Exhibition Centre from 18-20 September. Come by and try your hand at these activities.

Try out SIX of our activities and you can go in the draw to win a Go Pro Camera! Collect your entry form at any Central booth. Photo shoot anyone?

  • Beer goggles. Experience how it feels to be drunk and how it changes perceptions
  • Playtime! Try out the educational play activities developed for early childhood – experience what an education support worker would engage with on a daily basis.
  • Zimmer frame practice. Aged care experience – see how a hoist works and demos of manual handling and augmentative technologies. Find out how it feels to be in a wheelchair or use a zimmer frame.
  • Brush up on your toothbrush technique. Plaque disclosing and tooth brushing instruction
  • Travel the world! Interactive tourism quiz
  • Get a health check – REACH nursing students will be doing free health tests
  • Relax with a massage
  • Design a logo – show off your talent or put yourself on the cover of a magazine
  • Billy Blue – who is Billy Blue? Find out about the associate degree for interior design and decoration by speaking with current students and participating in a number of small activities
  • Unleash your inner Block designer – see how design is created and how colour impacts on interiors
  • See the award winning furniture designs by students in Industrial Design
  • Try some coding. Learn a bit about web design too
  • Play arcade games built by Central students
  • See how an outside broadcast really happens with Boom Radio
  • Join a photo shoot
  • Make music on a Mac – taster of how music students work 
  • See a live television demonstration recording techniques using multiple cameras being switched by a vision mixing desk. See yourself in the set of a popular television shows
  • Put yourself under the microscope – take a swab of your check or a strand of your hair. 
  • Smarties in the lab Chemistry demo – see what colours are used in making Smarties.
  • Bugs under the microscope
  • Learn to classify and test soil 
  • Find out what a Herbarium is…?
  • Take a closer look at an electronic vehicle created by students.

More about Skills West Expo
> Courses at Central
> This year’s Skills West Expo is coinciding with the 2014 WorldSkills Australia National Competition. Find out more about WorldSkills Australia


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