Welcome to C.Y. O'Connor Institute

C.Y. O’Connor Institute, established in 1995, is a leading State Training Provider backed by the Government of Western Australia. The Institute has developed and delivered high quality education and training courses over the past 30 years. Our programs of study are rigorously accredited on an ongoing basis. Qualifications conferred by the Institute are nationally recognised and accepted throughout Australia.

Better Choices

Whether you are considering a career in Agriculture, Business, Education, Health, Nursing or Trades, C.Y. O'Connor offers a wide range of course options taught by well-qualified and industry acknowledged academic staff.
C.Y. O'Connor Institute prides itself on student satisfaction ratings that are consistently above the Western Australian benchmark. ​For a full list of courses on offer download the Course Guide or free call 1800 627 256 to speak to one of our customer service representatives.

Flexible Options

Our course structures have been designed with you in mind. There are full-time and part-time study options. You can complete your studies on campus or if you prefer, some courses can be completed online giving you the flexibility to study an​ywhere and at anytime. With most enrolments taken throughout the year there really is something to suit everyone.

Income Support

Income support payments like ABSTUDY, Austudy and Youth Allowance provide financial support while you study or train. Visit the Department of Human Services website for more information and eligibility requirements.


VETFEE-HELP is available to assist eligible students to meet the cost of their education and training. C.Y. O'Connor Institute is an approved VET FEE-HELP provider. Visit the Study Assist website for more information and eligibility requirements.



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