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Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance - Physiotherapy

National ID: HLT43015 | State ID: AB92

Allied health assistants work with a range of clients to improve quality of life.

With the growing need for specialised care, after completing this course which has a physiotherapy specialisation, you could find a role as a physiotherapy assistant (PTA) or you could be employed as an allied health assistant (AHA), supporting rehabilitation and therapy programs under the guidance of a qualified physiotherapist. You may find employment in both public and private health settings such as hospitals and community rehabilitation, aged care facilities, private practices and not for profit organisations.

You will learn how to work with children, adults and older people with a range of physical disabilities, all done with the knowledge of safe work practices, legal and ethical considerations and current industry standards.

You will gain the required knowledge and skills through classroom discussions, simulation activities and workplace learning. Then you will undertake six weeks of full-time placement which North Metropolitan TAFE organises for you via our range of industry partners. Online learning makes up a small part of the course delivery but you will also have access to online resources to reinforce classroom learning.

You will have access to a team of allied health professionals who are able to share their experiences and support your learning throughout the course.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification may prepare you for roles such as, Therapy Assistant. Other job titles may include: • Physiotherapy Assistant • Allied Health Assistant

Course overview

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Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

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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

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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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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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 IV in Building and Construction (Building)

National ID: CPC40110 | State ID: W740

A career built from the ground up

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work as a builder and manager of a small to medium building business dealing with low rise construction projects.  Completing this course will help you gain the diverse range of skills needed to project manage the construction of low rise residential and commercial constructions.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a Construction Supervisor, Building Site Manager, Project Manager (Building/Construction), Estimating and Office Administrator or Consultant (Construction). Further Study Option(s) Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (Builder's Registration)

Course overview

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East Perth

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

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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

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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 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

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Perth

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

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Certificate IV in Youth Work

National ID: CHC40413 | State ID: J592

When you complete the Certificate IV in Youth Work you will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the youth sector, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, working with youth at risk, assisting collective action, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities. You will learn how to create programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a youth worker, community worker and juvenile justice worker. Further Study Option(s) Diploma of Youth Work, Diploma of Community Services, Diploma of Mental Health

Course overview

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Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
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Armadale

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

Albany

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Busselton

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany 12 months No No selection criteria
Busselton 12 months Yes Academic achievement and work history

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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

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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
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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.

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