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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

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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 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

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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 Residential Building Drafting

National ID: 52757WA | State ID: YN65

This course will expose you to drafting residential buildings within the building and construction industry. You will develop the knowledge and skills you will need to draft single residential scale buildings, both single and double storey. The skills you gain are practical and hands on and as part of the course you will be required to design and document a residential project with an industry mentor. This practical experience will prove valuable in gaining employment and beginning your career in this industry.

This building design and construction qualifications provide you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.
By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Create working drawings for residential projects
  • Create design concept drawings for residential projects
  • Understand construction technology and materials
  • Use 3D software (ArchiCAD)
  • Learn principles of passive solar design, environmental design
  • Rules and regulations for council approval
  • Understand building sustainability for Australian conditions

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

On successful completion of the Certificate IV you will be able to work as an Architectural Draftsperson. Further Study Option(s) Diploma of Building Design

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

  • Four semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth Four semesters No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Bunbury

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany 12 months No No selection criteria
Bunbury 12 months No No selection criteria

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

Diploma of Building Design

National ID: CPP50911 | State ID: D772

Further your designing career in the building and construction industry

This course builds on the skills obtained in the Certificate IV in Residential Drafting and provides more drafting and design experience in ArchiCAD and Revit software for residential and small-scale building projects.

You will cover principles of energy efficient design and sustainability for design projects and occupational health and safety requirements for this booming industry.

Once you have completed this Diploma you will be able to work in a design office on commercial and residential projects with architects, builders, and project managers.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification prepares you for roles such as: Building Designer, Architectural Draftsperson and Building Drafter. Other job titles may include: Building Contractor and Architectural Drafter.

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth Two semesters No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Bunbury

  • 24 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Bunbury 24 months No No selection criteria

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

Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

National ID: CUA60315 | State ID: AZL7

Add to your palette of graphic design skills

The Advanced Diploma will make you ‘industry-ready’ and during the course, you will develop a stunning portfolio that culminates in the end-of-year graduation show. The graduations show is the highlight of the year and is attended by industry stakeholders, many of whom are alumni who are now leading the industry.

You can choose from two streams - User Experience Design or Illustration. This means that although everyone does the common core units there is the opportunity to specialise in electives. Our industry consultation outlines the demand for illustrative design as well as a more User Experience/ User Interface approach.

We integrate live briefs with real clients. All students become members of the Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA), the industry’s leading body.

We also host the annual AGDA folio review where feedback is received from industry members in how to best structure your portfolio. In addition to this, we conduct industry visits and host guest speakers who shed light on the latest trends in our industry.

This course is demanding, but the rewards and satisfaction are great. We have pathways and agreements with Curtin University in particular.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Job tittles may include:

  • Packaging designer
    • Advertising designer
    • Illustrative designer
    • Corporate designer
    • Web and multimedia designer
    • Graphic design assistant
    • Further Study Option(s)
    • North Metropolitan TAFE has an articulation agreement with Curtin University which means your Advanced Diploma of Graphic
    • Design can give you up to 400 credits in Curtin's Bachelor of Design Graphic, Design Major.

Course overview

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Perth

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth Two semesters No No selection criteria

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

Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

National ID: CUA60715 | State ID: AZL6

Visual artists work within and across many mediums, and their practice may incorporate ceramics, digital art, glasswork, drawing and illustration, jewellery making, painting, photomedia, printmaking, public art, sculpture, textiles or wood design. Visual artists may work in their own practice, or a wide range of contexts across the arts, government or commercial organisations and also bring visual arts perspective to areas such as business, community services and science.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further Study Option(s) Upon successful completion of CUA60715 Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts the student can gain direct entry to individual arts practice at a professional level or direct entry into the Visual Art Degree program at Edith Cowan University. The student is able to apply for advanced standing on the Degree program.

Course overview

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Perth

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth Two semesters No No selection criteria

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

Diploma of Graphic Design

National ID: CUA50715 | State ID: AZK6

Complete this Diploma and you will be well equipped to find employment with experience in running live briefs and advanced software skills

Study the Diploma of Graphic Design and you will develop advanced techniques in InDesign and Illustrator and use them to design annual reports, corporate identities, packaging and other press-ready artwork.
The Diploma also provides in-depth exposure to web design using WordPress, user interfaces, an introduction to game graphics using Unity and the current trend of UX Design (User Experience).

You will also learn 3D modelling using Trimble Sketchup to assist in visualising packaging, signage and concept art and bring them to life with Octane renderer. The Diploma course also gives you the opportunity to continue explorations into concept development, creative thinking, online social media advertising and digital illustration using Corel Painter.

We usually run several live briefs with external clients, mainly not-for-profit organisations, to replicate real client experiences. From this exposure, you will also learn about the business aspect of graphic design.

At the Diploma level, it is expected that you will work with a certain level of autonomy regarding research and time management.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Job titles may include: Graphic Design Assistant, Web and Multimedia Design Assistant Further Study Option(s) Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth Two semesters No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Esperance

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Esperance Two semesters No No selection criteria

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

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

National ID: SHB50115 | State ID: AWO6

Are you interested in the science behind beauty?

The beauty industry is rapidly evolving to accommodate latest technologies - and a large part of this is laser skin and hair removal.  This area of work requires therapists to have specialised dermal qualifications.  South Metropolitan TAFE is proud to be the first TAFE in Western Australia to offer this certification, the Dermal Science of Beauty Diploma.  This diploma opens graduates to a range of employment opportunities, as well as advanced dermal science qualifications.

You will be trained by industry specialists in the latest dermal cosmeceutical skin care. This course has STEM skills with a focus on technology and science in addition to the creativity of beauty care.

Gain these skills

  • microdermabrasion
  • specialised skin peels 
  • IPL and laser safety protocols
  • facials and specialised facials
  • make-up
  • body massage
  • waxing
  • lash and brow treatments
  • aromatherapy
  • spray tanning
  • lash extensions
  • skills in retail and sales operations
  • reflexology
  • Indian head massage
  • hot stone massage

On completion of this course you will gain the Laser Safety Officers Certificate required to perform IPL and laser treatments in a salon or clinic.

Work in specialist, open to the public clinics on campus

You will have the opportunity to apply your skills in our Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of the qualification prepares you for roles such as: Beauty practitioner | Beauty therapist | Beauty consultant | Dermal therapist | Laser safety officer.

Further Study Option(s)

Students wishing to advance their IPL skills can continue study in the Vocational Graduate Certificate in Intense Pulse Light and Laser Hair Reduction.

Course overview

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Joondalup (McLarty Ave)

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Perth

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Ave) One year No No selection criteria
Perth One year No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Mandurah

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Murdoch

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah One year No No selection criteria
Murdoch One year No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Bunbury

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Two semesters No No selection criteria
Bunbury Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

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

Diploma of Remedial Massage

National ID: HLT52015 | State ID: AWI6

This course will provide you with the latest remedial massage techniques. Whilst studying you will practice in a variety of clinical and sporting environments with clients ranging from people with disabilities to elite athletes.

On completion you will be eligible to apply for all private health care provider numbers (including Medibank) through nationally accredited massage associations.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

When you complete the Diploma of Remedial Massage you could become a remedial massage therapist who works with clients presenting with soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance or restrictions in range of motion (ROM). Remedial Massage Therapists may be self-employed or work within a larger health service. Further Study Option(s) University

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Three semesters No No selection criteria

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

Diploma of Business

National ID: BSB50215 | State ID: AVU9

Expand your business skills and learn to build effective relationships

When you complete the Diploma of Business, you will have what it takes for a career in both the government and private sectors.

You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and skills to build and manage a capable team, recruit the right people, develop your team's skills, and managing organisational risk.

You will acquire valuable experience in undertaking projects, facilitating effective meetings, managing risk and effectively using administrative and business information systems.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further Study Option(s) Advanced Diploma of Business, a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications or University

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Perth

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

Esperance

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Esperance 12 months No No selection criteria

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

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