Shire of Goomalling

Education and Training

Goomalling has education and training opportunities for people of all ages.

Age 0-5

There are many groups and facilities for pre-schoolers in Goomalling, such as Playgroup and Story Time at the library.

Goomalling Gumnuts Inc provides quality day care for children aged 4 months up to 12 years, offering early childhood learning opportunities.

Both primary schools below offer 3-year-old kindy programs. Contact the schools for more information.

Kindergarten to Year 6

Goomalling has two great primary schools:

High school (age 12-17)

School buses run from Goomalling to Northam Senior High School and St Josephs School, Northam. Dowerin District High School, 20 minutes from Goomalling, has classes up to year 10.

Tertiary students

Traineeships and apprenticeships

Local businesses employ trainees and apprentices, as do employers in nearby towns such as Northam, Toodyay, Dowerin and Wongan Hills which are all within 30 minutes drive. Directions WA, based in Northam, delivers apprenticeships, traineeships, training and employment services to the Wheatbelt. Career and job seekers can contact Directions WA to find out more about their professional training and employment services. Also, free call MAX Employment Northam on 1800 625 350 for related information or read about MAX Employment's integrated employment services for job seekers.

All ages

The Goomalling Community Resource Centre has a library, computer and internet access, and hosts courses including computing and digital photography. Other courses and workshops are held in Goomalling from time to time; so check the events archive to see what’s coming up.