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Certificate IV in Information Technology [Gaming Development]

National ID: ICT40120 | State ID: AC17

Launch into a future-proof IT career

When you complete the Certificate IV in Information Technology (Gaming Development) you will gain career enhancing knowledge and skills to support a wide range of growing gaming development, virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR, 360) fields. Opportunities exist to engage in real life projects using industry standard software, skills, and knowledge.

You will be an attractive applicant for roles growing in demand such as 3D modelling and animation, interactive media design and production, and user interface design.

Gain these skills:

  • 3D modelling
  • Immersive technologies
  • Coding for games
  • 3D animation
  • Simple artificial intelligence
  • Interactive media design
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Industry standard game design software 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

Our Simulated Games Development Studio at the Thornlie campus provides a training environment designed to emulate professional industry working conditions and provide access to current industry-standard hardware and software. The simulated studio also provides students with opportunities to collaborate with other digital media students to create engaging interactive applications for a range of industries and platforms.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Game developer | 3D modelling artist | Animator | Interactive media designer

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Thornlie

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive 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 [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.

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

National ID: CHC50113 | State ID: J594

A fulfilling career helping children grow and develop

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care covers educators in children's services (early childhood). At this level educators have responsibility for supervision of other staff and volunteers. In most states it is the highest qualification required at director or service manager level for children's service centre based care and education.

This diploma will provide you with the skills and knowledge to lead a team in an Education and Care Service, provide care and meet the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of infants and young children in various care settings. You will learn about ethical work practices and legal requirements of the industry. You'll also gain advanced skills in care routines, working with families, observing and recording children's behaviour, working with culturally diverse clients and managing safety in the workplace. You will work closely with children from different backgrounds and cultures and provide care and support for them in various child care situations.

As part of this qualification you will undertake ongoing work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

This diploma will provide you with the skills and knowledge to manage the operation of a child care centre where you would be responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services (0-5 years), in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements. 

Job titles include:

  • Child Care Coordinator
  • Crèche Supervisor
  • Child Care Supervisor
  • Playgroup Leader

Further Study Option(s)

Graduates are eligible for university entry and credit

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Leederville

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) Three semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Leederville Three 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

Thornlie

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

Albany

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Busselton

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Katanning

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Manjimup

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Narrogin

  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Three semesters No No selection criteria
Busselton Three semesters No No selection criteria
Esperance Three semesters No No selection criteria
Katanning Three semesters No No selection criteria
Manjimup Three semesters No No selection criteria
Margaret River Three semesters No No selection criteria
Narrogin Three 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.

Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA67

If you are passionate about supporting people with disability to reach their potential and live an independent life, then this is the course for you

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) you will be on a pathway to develop a career in the rewarding world of disability work. On successful completion you could find work in a variety of settings such as residential, individual support, employment, recreational/day support, advocacy and case management.

This course includes a supervised work placement, where you'll be able to apply your training in a meaningful and relevant way, and gain real industry experience.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Job opportunities may include Disability carer, Personal Care worker, Disability Service Officer and School Support officer.  

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Disability, Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance, Certificate IV in Community Services

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (McLarty Ave)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Midland

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Mount Lawley

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

Mandurah

Rockingham

Thornlie

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

Albany

Collie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Harvey

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Manjimup

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Collie One semester No No selection criteria
Esperance One semester No No selection criteria
Harvey One semester No No selection criteria
Manjimup One semester No No selection criteria

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

Certificate I in General Education for Adults

National ID: 22472VIC | State ID: BEH69

This CGEA course provides opportunity for skill development in reading, writing and numeracy to meet personal needs, facilitate community participation, or workplace and further education and training options.

Certificate I outcomes focus on the development of literacy skills to create and interpret simple, personally relevant texts and mathematical knowledge to apply numeracy skills in everyday familiar situations.Skills and knowledge are applied to develop and document a learning plan, prepare a portfolio to show evidence of learning and engage in a project.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

This qualification aims to improve your academic skills to undertake further training and education and enhance your employment opportunities.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate II in General Education for Adults

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
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Busselton

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Collie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Harvey

  • 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
Albany One semester No No selection criteria
Busselton One semester No No selection criteria
Collie One semester No No selection criteria
Harvey 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.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

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