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Certificate IV in Information Technology [Networking]

National ID: ICT40120 | State ID: AC10

Study in a strong IT employability pathway

If you have chosen Networking as your area of expertise in the field of IT, then this Certificate IV qualification provides you with a great foundation.  
You will gain the practical skills to install and configure small to medium size modern networks - including exposure to virtual machineswireless technologiescloud storage, infrastructure devicesnetwork security, deployment resources to desktops and user support

Gain these skills:

  • Apply computing and networking protocols and technologies
  • Building and troubleshooting networking technologies
  • Providing ICT customer service on a service desk
  • Building ICT services on premise and in the Cloud and in wired and wireless networks
  • Creating solutions for small and large businesses using gear from vendors such as Cisco, Ubiquiti, Windows and Linux, Amazon Web services, Microsoft Azure and Office365
  • Core skills of programming, ethics and privacy, cyber risk management, critical thinking, new technology research, teamwork and client support.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification may prepare you for roles such as:

Network Administrator | Network Specialist | Network Support | IT Specialist Help Desk | Technology Engineer | Network Technician

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Information Technology [Advanced Networking]

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

East Perth

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Midland

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
East Perth Two semesters No No selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) Two semesters No No selection criteria
Midland Two semesters No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Rockingham

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Thornlie

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch Two semesters No No selection criteria
Rockingham Two semesters No No selection criteria
Thornlie Two semesters No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate IV in Information Technology [Programming]

National ID: ICT40120 | State ID: AC07

Program your IT career!

Study this course and you will gain skills in basic and intermediate programming by using at least two different programming languages.

Programming is a crucial part of IT and is constantly innovating and evolving.  Completing our Certificate IV in Programming will open the door into this in-demand industry.

The experience you will gain in C#, Java, JavaScript, SQL, and ASP will give you the competitive edge to advance your career and further study options. You'll delve into websites, scripting and database design as well as be exposed to advanced programming skills for mobile applications and games development.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification may prepare you for roles such as:

  • Assistant Programmer (in a team of software developers)
  • Support Programmer (to senior programmers or systems analysts)
  • Analyst
  • Programmer
  • IT Admin

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Information Technology [Advanced Programming]

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Perth

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) Two semesters No No selection criteria
Perth Two semesters No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Rockingham

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Thornlie

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch Two semesters No No selection criteria
Rockingham Two semesters No No selection criteria
Thornlie Two semesters No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate IV in Information Technology

National ID: ICT40120 | State ID: BFF9

Launch yourself into a future-proof IT career

When you complete the Certificate IV in Information Technology you will gain career enhancing knowledge and skills to support a wide range of growing information technology fields. You will be an attractive applicant for in-demand roles such as ICT systems support, web and database support, cloud administrator and big data analyst.

Gain these skills:

  • Cloud services
  • Big data capture and analysis
  • Database creation
  • Web development
  • Networking and hardware
  • All SM TAFE certificate IV IT qualifications include core skills of programming, ethics and privacy, cyber risk management, critical thinking, new technology research, teamwork and client support.

Specialist facilities on-campus

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) at both the Thornlie and Rockingham campuses provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology and creative media. Available pathways are from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in networking, cyber security, systems support, cloud engineering and programming.

Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) at Murdoch provides a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with ‘nodes’ at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification may prepare you for roles such as Systems support person | Website and database administrator | Cloud administrator | Data analyst

Further Study Option(s)

On completion of this course you will have four units of credit towards ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology, significantly decreasing the overall diploma tuition fees with just one additional semester of study after this course. Completion of the diploma allows you to join the growing areas of cloud architecture and cloud engineering.

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Mandurah

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Murdoch

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Rockingham

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Thornlie

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah Two semesters No No selection criteria
Murdoch Two semesters No No selection criteria
Rockingham Two semesters No No selection criteria
Thornlie Two semesters No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Information Technology [Cyber Security]

National ID: ICT30120 | State ID: AC12

Beat the hackers at their own game

If you love computers, and you aren't afraid of the challenges being presented by the dark web; this Certificate III course will get you on your way to building a career in the vitally important field of Cyber Security. North Metropolitan TAFE offers you a pathway to gain the practical skills that you need to be part of Australia's cyber defences.

In this nationally recognised Certificate III program you will learn the fundamentals of networking security and design in our Cisco accredited program; system configuration and hardening; and Microsoft server management and protection in a hands-on practical environment.

We also offer further training in this booming field so you can continue to add to your cyber security skills, and as North Metropolitan TAFE is an authorised Cisco Academy, and Microsoft Silver Partner; you will also be in line to achieve valuable Industry Cisco and Microsoft certification.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

East Perth

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
East Perth One semester No No selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Mandurah

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Murdoch

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah One semester No No selection criteria
Murdoch One semester No No selection criteria
Thornlie One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Information Technology [Network Administration]

National ID: ICT30120 | State ID: AC11

Ready to start your career in the fast growing ICT industry?

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to support information technology activities in the workplace across a range of ICT areas including technical support and network administration.

You will learn how to configure, secure and test system software for a small home office network or small to medium business network.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Information Technology [Networking]

Diploma of Information Technology [Advanced Programming]

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

East Perth

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Midland

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
East Perth One semester No No selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester No No selection criteria
Midland One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Mandurah

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Murdoch

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Rockingham

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah One semester No No selection criteria
Murdoch One semester No No selection criteria
Rockingham One semester No No selection criteria
Thornlie One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Information Technology

National ID: ICT30120 | State ID: BFF7

Gain a broad range of ICT skills

This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to support information technology activities in the workplace across a range of information and communication technologies (ICT) areas, including programmingnetworking and technical support.

At North Metropolitan TAFE you will have the opportunity to focus on the ICT field of most interest to you with the different electives offered at the three campuses where we deliver this course.

This Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology gives you the foundation skills to begin a career in ICT with further study at North Metropolitan TAFE. You may follow a career pathway into the ICT industry in areas including cyber securityprogrammingnetworking or web design.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification may prepare you for roles such as: ICT Customer Support | ICT Help Desk Officer | ICT Help Desk Technician | System Support Officer

Other job titles may include:

  • IT Technician
  • Customer Service Representative (ICT)
  • User Support Specialist 

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Information Technology [Networking], Certificate IV in Information Technology, [Programming], Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies, Certificate IV in Cyber Security

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

East Perth

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Midland

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Midland

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
East Perth One semester No No selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester No No selection criteria
Midland One semester No No selection criteria
Midland One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Mandurah

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Murdoch

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Rockingham

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah One semester No No selection criteria
Murdoch One semester No No selection criteria
Rockingham One semester No No selection criteria
Thornlie One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate IV in Landscape Design

National ID: 52772WA | State ID: YT97

The Certificate IV in Landscape Design course gives you a range of the skills and knowledge needed to work as a landscape designer, topics include:

  • The History of Design
  • Designing Plant Displays
  • Identifying, Recommending and Providing Information on Plants 
  • Producing Technical Drawings
  • Sampling Soils & Interpreting the Results
  • Preparing Reports and Work Health & Safety

It is a requirement that students provide their own Wifi-enabled Laptop (capable of word processing etc.). Enrolled students will be have access to Office 365.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate IV in Education Support

National ID: CHC40213 | State ID: J590

Engage your passion for working with children and supporting their individual needs

Training to be an Education Assistant is the course for you.

The Certificate IV in Education Support will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist the teaching staff in schools and provide care, instruction and supervision in kindergarten, pre-primary, primary and secondary school. You will learn how to implement planned education programs, assist students in their learning and development, contribute to the safety and health of students and support students with additional needs and disabilities. You will also learn how to work with children and young people at risk of harm, work effectively with culturally diverse students, families and co-workers.

Certificate IV in Education Support students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check and a Department of Education Police Clearance. Students under the age of 18 will be required to complete the WA Department of Education Confidential Declaration Form.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Job Opportunities may include: Teachers' Aide | Teachers' Assistant | Education Aids | Teachers' Aide | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Worker

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Leederville

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Leederville One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Armadale

Mandurah

Murdoch

Rockingham

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Armadale One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Mandurah One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Rockingham One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Busselton

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Collie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Harvey

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Katanning

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Manjimup

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Narrogin

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Busselton One semester No No selection criteria
Collie One semester No No selection criteria
Esperance One semester No No selection criteria
Harvey One semester No No selection criteria
Katanning One semester No No selection criteria
Manjimup One semester No No selection criteria
Margaret River One semester No No selection criteria
Narrogin One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Education Support

National ID: CHC30213 | State ID: J588

Develop the skills and knowledge to assist teaching staff

You will learn how to implement planned education programs, assist students in their learning and development, contribute to the safety and health of students and support students with additional needs. You will also learn how to work effectively with culturally diverse students and colleagues.

Students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check and a Department of Education Police Clearance. Students under the age of 18 will be required to complete the WA Department of Education Confidential Declaration Form.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

This course will provide you with a customised program in learning support to prepare you for roles such as an education assistant working in a school. You will learn to provide support to a classroom teacher for children from kindergarten to Year 12. Job titles may include: Teachers' Aide | Teachers' Assistant | Education Aides | Teachers' Aide | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Worker Further Study Option(s) Certificate IV in Education Support

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Leederville

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Leederville One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Armadale

Murdoch

Rockingham

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Armadale One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Rockingham One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

Busselton

Collie

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Harvey

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Katanning

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Manjimup

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Narrogin

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Six months Yes Academic achievement and work history
Busselton Six months Yes Academic achievement and work history
Collie Two semesters No No selection criteria
Esperance Two semesters No No selection criteria
Harvey Two semesters No No selection criteria
Katanning Two semesters No No selection criteria
Manjimup Two semesters No No selection criteria
Margaret River Two semesters No No selection criteria
Narrogin Two semesters No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

National ID: CHC30113 | State ID: J587

Early Childhood Education and Care is an expanding sector for those with a passion for the care and education of young children up to the age of 5 years. The sector is demanding higher qualifications and training from educators to ensure consistently high standards of education and care for children placed in these services. This can be achieved by completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

When completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will:

  • Learn to interact and foster the development of young children
  • Work within legal requirements
  • Ensure children's health and safety is prioritised
  • Work with children of different backgrounds and cultures
  • Provide support to children in different child care environments
  • Undertake work placement to apply the practical skills and knowledge you have learned

Students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check before attending work placement.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

When you complete the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will be on your way to a career as a Child Care Aide, Family Day Care Worker, Family Day Carer, Nanny, Early Childhood Educator, Family Day Care Educator, and Play Group Assistant. Further Study Option(s) Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care, Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Leederville

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Leederville Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Armadale

Mandurah

Murdoch

Rockingham

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Armadale One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Mandurah One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Rockingham One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Thornlie One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Busselton

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Harvey

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Katanning

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Manjimup

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Narrogin

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany 12 months No No selection criteria
Busselton 12 months No No selection criteria
Esperance 12 months No No selection criteria
Harvey 12 months No No selection criteria
Katanning 12 months No No selection criteria
Manjimup 12 months No No selection criteria
Margaret River 12 months No No selection criteria
Narrogin 12 months No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

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