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Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

National ID: UEE50520 | State ID: BFP5

Are you ready to join the ranks of electronics professionals?

Advance your career in electronics and communications with the Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering.  With this technical qualification, you will gain specialised knowledge and extensive skills across the electrical engineering field to progress towards a career as an engineering associate, technical officer, or electronic systems technician. Our purpose-built facility features advanced technologies and equipment to ensure students are learning in an industry-standard setting. 

Gain these skills:

  • assemble, test, maintain, and troubleshoot a range of electronic components and devices
  • fault-find power supplies, amplifiers, communications systems, digital and microcontroller systems
  • write and test programs to control devices
  • commission and modify electronic systems
  • develop design briefs
  • supervise a team
  • workplace health and safety and sustainability practices

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Electrical Engineering Technician

Course overview

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Thornlie

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

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

Diploma of Conservation and Ecosystem Management

National ID: AHC51120 | State ID: BGF9

Cultivate a bright future for yourself and others

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to manage conservation and land management activities.

You will learn about the various areas of the industry such as land managementnatural resource managementmine site rehabilitationforestry and national parks. You will also learn skills in managing projects, programs and staff as they relate to your chosen area/s of specialisation.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Land Management Unit Supervisor | Indigenous Land Manager | Natural Resource Manager | Landcare Manager | Park Ranger | Soil Conservation Specialist | Environmental Officer (Lands, Parks and Wildlife)

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Horticulture

Course overview

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Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

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

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

Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

National ID: UEE50120 | State ID: BFQ6

Are you ready for a high end technology career?

When you complete the Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering you'll be well on your way to a career as an engineering associate, technical officer, or computer systems technician.

Gain these skills:

  • assemble, test, maintain, and troubleshoot a range of electronic devices and computer systems
  • fault-find digital and microcontroller systems
  • develop skills in design, configuration and fault-finding computer networks
  • PCB CAD design
  • microcontroller and object oriented code programming

By completing this course at South Metropolitan TAFE you'll also gain valuable skills in Cisco CCNA and Cisco Wireless.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

ICT Support Technician

Course overview

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Thornlie

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

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

Diploma of Library and Information Services

National ID: BSB50520 | State ID: BFS8

Gain advanced skills and knowledge for your career in library and information services

This course will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to work in public, academic and special libraries, such as health and law, or other information organisations. Our lecturers are library professionals, up-to-date with industry best practice and with strong connections with local library staff and organisations.

On successful completion of this course you will be able to apply to the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) for professional (Library Technician) membership – ALIATec.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Library Technician (in public, academic and special libraries), Gallery Technician and Museum Technician

Further Study Option(s)

University pathway arrangements may provide you with the opportunity for direct entry and advanced standing in the following university courses:

  • Charles Sturt University - Bachelor of Information Studies

Course overview

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Perth

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

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

Diploma of Information Technology (Back End Web Development)

National ID: ICT50220 | State ID: AC27

Build a career working with the world of the web

Websites are a crucial aspect of any organisation across all industries. The need for talented and skilled developers is high, so once you've completed your qualification in website development, your options are endless.

The ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Back End Web Development) covers the whole life cycle for commercially ready websites and gives you the opportunity to work on live projects. At this level you develop skills that mean you are industry ready, from conception, liaising with clients, database design, cloud application development, information architecture, big data, machine learning and web app development. You'll be able to utilise project management techniques and develop advanced soft skills such as communication with clients through teamwork to produce the end product aligned with business needs. Independent thinking and problem-solving skills developed within your Certificate IV course are further enhanced with real life client projects.

Our graduates are confident, job ready and sought after by industry because of the specific skills they have gained at North Metropolitan TAFE. Many have employment by the time they graduate.

New students who have not studied the course that precedes this qualification should contact the area to ensure they apply for the correct level of study.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Cloud Applications Developer (Back End) and Back end Web Developer

Further Study Option(s)

This course may assist with entry into university.

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 Information Technology (Front End Web Development)

National ID: ICT50220 | State ID: AC26

Build a career working with the world of the web

Websites are a crucial aspect of any organisation across all industries. The need for talented and skilled developers is high, so once you've completed your qualification in website development, your options are endless.

The ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development) course covers the whole life cycle for commercially ready websites and gives you the opportunity to work on live projects. At this level you develop skills that mean you are industry ready, from conception, liaising with clients, documentation, graphics, coding, testing to training of users. You'll be able to utilise project management techniques and develop advanced soft skills such as communication with clients through team work to produce the end product aligned with business needs. Independent thinking and problem solving skills developed within your Certificate IV course are further enhanced with real life client projects.

Our graduates are confident, job ready and sought after by industry because of the specific skills they have gained at North Metropolitan TAFE. Many have employment by the time they graduate.

New students who have not studied the course that precedes this qualification should contact the area to ensure they apply for the correct level of study.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Web Master, Website Administrator and Web Developer

Further Study Option(s)

This course may assist with entry into university.

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 Surveying

National ID: CPP50121 | State ID: BGI9

Extend your studies and knowledge of surveying

This course will further develop your skills by teaching you how to operate sophisticated surveying equipment and software for conducting more complex engineering surveys, including road design and set out surveys and more complex surveying tasks.

This Diploma has a focus on geodetic surveying including how to conduct geodetic surveys and perform computations. You will also develop industry-specific skills including how to design basic engineering structures and plan spatial data collection. A large selection of electives is available, such as producing maps for land management purposes, producing mine drawings and how to set out stormwater systems.

When you complete this Diploma, you will be eligible for an Associate membership of the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (Engineering and Mining Commission).

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Surveying Technician, Spatial Science Technician and Surveying assistant

Further Study Option(s)

Advanced Diploma of Surveying

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

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

Diploma of Civil Construction Design

National ID: RII50520 | State ID: BGK7

The Diploma of Civil Construction Design prepares you for working as a designer or design para-professional who supports professional engineers. They perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment/roles/techniques for themselves and others. They are required to develop site specific work designs to ensure the implementation of the client’s site requirements. They demonstrate the application of a broad range of technical, managerial, coordination and planning skills.

The course content has been designed and selected as recommended and supported by industry to ensure graduates have a strong understanding of Australian standards, business practices, national codes and guidelines. 

Gain these skills:

  • Schedule and estimation of construction tasks
  • Calculate foundation and footing requirements
  • Manage a project schedule, cost and risk
  • Knowledge of structural requirements, local building and construction standards, codes and practices
  • Structural mechanics: loads, analysis, materials, and design of building members such as columns, beams, trusses and portal frames
  • Simulating various load conditions to determine the strength and stiffness of structure by reporting component stress, strain and deformations
  • Create detail drafting, technical specifications, schedules, and bill of quantities for a building project
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM) implementation through planned coordination to deliver specific project outcomes, time and cost savings
  • Detailed designs of both rural and urban roads, surface and subsurface drainage
  • Investigate location of underground services and their impact on projects
  • Calculating, sizing and selecting infrastructure components
  • Geometric designs to optimize operational efficiency and road safety
  • Analyse, interpret and apply Australian, MRWA and Austroads standards and guides
  • Stormwater capture methods 

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Civil Engineering Draftsperson and Civil Engineering Technician

Further Study Option(s)

Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

Course overview

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Munster

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

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Diploma of Leadership and Management

National ID: BSB50420 | State ID: BFR7

Are you ready for a career as an outstanding leader of industry or business?

When you complete the Diploma of Leadership and Management you will have what it takes for a career as a team leader, middle manager or supervisor.

Gain these skills:

  • build and lead a team
  • manage budgets and financial plans
  • recruit staff
  • identify and manage risks
  • play a leading role in project planning
  • manage projects

This course is not suitable for school leavers as students should have a significant employment history with some experience in high-level administration or staff supervision to better relate to the course content.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Office Manager

Further Study Option(s)

Completion of the Diploma of Leadership and Management opens up a range of further study options and it may give you advanced standing towards a university degree.

Course overview

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Bentley

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Bentley One semester No No selection criteria

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

Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Programming)

National ID: ICT50220 | State ID: AC21

Step into a software development career! 

Go beyond programming and take a step towards a lasting career in software development. Gain advanced knowledge and valuable experience in an industry- standard learning environment with the latest technology.

Gain these skills:

  • develop complex business applications
  • gain advanced knowledge of Java, C#, Python
  • design and develop SQL and noSQL databases
  • use Agile development techniques

All Diploma level studies include: cyber security awareness, working in teams, client management skills, and ethics and privacy.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Assistant Software Developer, Programmer and Software Applications Specialist

Further Study Option(s)

Successful completion of this course may help you gain entry into university

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

Rockingham

Thornlie

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Rockingham Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Thornlie Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

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

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