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Diploma of Nursing

National ID: HLT54121 | State ID: BGW5

As an enrolled nurse you can make a difference in a range of health care settings including hospitals, health clinics, community organisations or residential care. You will train in our simulated hospital ward with state-of-the-art medical equipment.  This Diploma will teach you how to be an Enrolled nurse by providing skills and knowledge in human biology, chemistry, medical terminology, medicines and how to deal with a range of people from different backgrounds. You'll gain skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.

Entry to the Diploma of Nursing is very competitive. It is recommended that you discuss your application with a career development adviser.  If you are unsure if you meet the requirements or if you have any questions please contact us.

Gain these skills

  • assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing
  • understand anatomy and physiology
  • understand and implement infection control
  • provide nursing care for the client
  • understand legal and ethical parameters
  • promote positive health
  • understand health issues of Indigenous Australians
  • contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the clients

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Enrolled Nurse

Graduates must meet the Enrolled Nurse Standards for Practice and the NMBA English Language skills registration standard in order to register with AHPRA, prior to applying for employment in an Australian health service.

Further Study Option(s)

This course has a study pathway to Murdoch University as of October 2020.

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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

Diploma of Graphic Design

National ID: CUA50720 | State ID: BGU2

Complete this Diploma and you'll 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, 2D motion graphics using After Effectsand 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 some Blender 3D. The Diploma course also gives you the opportunity to continue explorations into concept development, creative thinking, online social media advertising and digital illustration using our iPad and ProCreate lab.

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.

The Diploma paves the way for the Advanced Diploma, and at Diploma level it is expected that you will work at a certain level of autonomy regarding research and time management. It is not uncommon for students at this level to gain employment in the industry, where you have access to workplace assessment or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Graphic Design Assistant

Other job titles may include:

  • Web and Multimedia Design Assistant

Further Study Option(s)

 Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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

Diploma of Visual Arts

National ID: CUA51120 | State ID: BGR9

Take your art to a higher level

This course will develop your skills and knowledge in selected areas of visual art and craft, with options to focus on painting, print media, ceramics, sculpture and digital art. You'll refine these skills in studio classes designed to bring your ideas into reality.

This diploma will enable you to take on complicated art projects with a developed skill set and knowledge of various materials and mediums.

Our art and craft facilities are purpose built to a high standard of equipment and facilities. Students also benefit from the close proximity to the Perth Cultural Centre which is home to the Art Gallery of WA, PICA and many other smaller galleries.

A successful career in visual arts will require you to promote yourself and look outside the square when it comes to gaining employment. You can work on small or large scale public art projects or work as a freelance artist. You can also combine your studies with other courses and become a teacher or work in arts administration.

This course is only offered in semester one of each year.

 Gain these skills

  • Analyse cultural history and theory
  • Develop a sustainable professional practice
  • Establish and maintain a safe creative practice
  • Develop and create a body of work

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Visual Artist

Illustrator

Other job titles may include:

  • Printmaker 
  • Designer-Maker

Further Study Option(s)

 Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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Diploma of Visual Arts (Jewellery Design)

National ID: CUA51120 | State ID: AC97

Take your jewellery design skills to the next level

The Diploma of Visual Arts (Jewellery Design) will enhance your existing design and fabrication skills. This course is taught in our extensive purpose-built facilities and specialised studios based in the creative and cultural heart of the city that is home to the Art Gallery of WA, PICA and many other smaller galleries.

There is a concentration on computer aided drafting and digital techniques as well as studio time and bench skills to further develop your design practice.

On completion you will be well equipped to undertake further studies or you could find work as a high end Jewellery Designer both locally and overseas, or set up your own design studio.

 Gain these skills

  • Moulding and casting techniques
  • Manually finish/polish materials and create silversmithing objects
  • Digital art techniques and creation
  • Produce a professional jewellery design and 3D object portfolio
  • Provide freelance services

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Jewellery Designer

Other job titles may include:

  • Self-employed Jewellery Designer
  • Jeweller

Further Study Option(s)

University - Bachelor Degree of Design

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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Diploma of Visual Arts (Product Design)

National ID: CUA51120 | State ID: AC96

Take your product design skills to the next level

The Diploma of Visual Arts (Product Design) will develop your design skills and knowledge through hands on projects that require you to take your ideas all the way from concept to prototype. It is taught in our extensive purpose-built facilities and specialised studios based in the creative and cultural heart of the city that is home to the Art Gallery of WA, PICA and many other smaller galleries.

This course offers a diverse exploration of  the 3D design industry where you will have the opportunity to create consumer products such as furniture, home wares, commercial objects and wearable object design. 

Successfully complete the Diploma and you could find yourself designing high end furniture, or products for the home or commercial use.

Gain these skills

  • Originate and develop concepts
  • 3D design ideas and processes
  • Model making
  • Digital design and art techniques (including CAD)
  • Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Industrial Designer | Product Designer

Other job titles may include:

  • Furniture Designer
  • Shoe Designer
  • Wearable Object Designer

Further Study Option(s)

 Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts (Product Design)

University - Bachelor Degree of Design, Bachelor Degree of Building Design

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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Diploma of Interpreting (Auslan - English)

National ID: PSP50916 | State ID: AB68

Do you want to put your Auslan skills to good use?

This course has a focus on ethics of interpreting and concepts to assist in interpreting preparation. It is best suited to people who have some experience in interpreting and have completed a Diploma of Auslan. With this qualification and some experience behind you, you could find yourself working in community organisations and/or the private sector.

The need for Auslan interpreters exists across every sector including:

  • Health environments - assisting people with hospital appointments, clinics, specialist appointments, hospice care
  • Social welfare -  helping people access services at organisations relating to the Department of Human Services (eg Centrelink, Medicare, Immigration etc)
  • Legal - providing help with court appearances and documents, police interviews and prisons
  • Educational - at all levels of education, formal and informal.

This Diploma will specialise in Auslan - English interpreting.

Auslan skills are not taught in the Diploma of Interpreting (Auslan - English) qualification, so you will need to demonstrate:

  • An interview, prior to enrolment to assess your Auslan proficiency and
  • BKSB testing in Literacy and  Numeracy - you will need to achieve a level 3

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

National ID: CPC50220 | State ID: BGE4

We've been producing skilled construction workers for over 50 years – making us the perfect choice for your training

This Diploma has close ties with the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety - Building and Energy - Building Services Board. You'll gain the skills and knowledge to work in building management, production teams and the operations workforce to manage constructions from a small building business through to medium rise constructions.

Gain these skills

  • Building codes and standards knowledge
  • Structural principles
  • Medium size building project management
  • Supervise construction-planning processes
  • Legal obligations
  • Contracts
  • Monitor costing systems
  • Develop policies and procedures
  • Builder's office operation and production

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Building | Registered Builder | Project Builder | Building and Construction Manager

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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Diploma of Sport

National ID: SIS50321 | State ID: BHE0

Turn your passion for sport into a career

The Diploma of Sport* has been designed with the career oriented, sports professional in mind and will provide you with a broad set of skills and knowledge to advance your career in the sport industry

North Metropolitan TAFE is excited to be offering this course as part of a new dual diploma qualification in 2023 to give you greater opportunities to advance your career and enhance your skill set. If you are a natural leader and love sport, this new program will give you skills in business, management and enhance your leadership and sport knowledge and experience.

On successful completion of the program you'll gain a Diploma of Sport and a Diploma of Leadership and Management, equipping you to find employment in a range of sporting bodies, or state and local government  organisations or to work independently in the private or public sector.

*Please note the Diploma of Sport will not be offered as a stand alone qualification, only as part of the dual qualification.

Gain these skills

  • High performance coaching
  • Sport development management
  • Talent management
  • Events management
  • Community sport developmet

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Recreation Centre Manager

Sports Trainer

Other job titles may include:

  • Community and Development Officer
  • Coordinator for Programs and Competitions
  • Development officer
  • Events Coordinator/Manager
  • Events management
  • High performance coach
  • Sport development manager
  • Sports Administrator
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Talent manager
  • Volunteer Coordinator

Further Study Option(s)

Bachelor degree pathways in related fields may be available upon successful completion.

NMT has an articulation pathway with ECU and you can gain credits for units completed in your Diploma of Sport.

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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Diploma of Marketing and Communication

National ID: BSB50620 | State ID: BFT7

Advance your career in marketing through the development of strategic marketing and research capabilities

This qualification builds on the sound theoretical knowledge-base developed in the Certificate IV and expands your knowledge into practical skills and real-world experience.

As those in industry are aware, Marketing and Communication is a unique field as marketing is critical across all industries and it is intrinsically linked to business strategy. However, it is all about getting to know the empowered customer, understanding their needs and wants in order to shape strategy and communicate with them, driving business success.
Working with local clients, you're responsible for the account management of a series of projects, including building websites, creating persuasive advertisements for traditional and digital mediums, and designing and implementing an integrated marketing communications plan. You'll use real workplaces to demonstrate their capabilities, and to bolster their confidence in communicating with influence.
 
You're encouraged to practice soft skills like time management, interpersonal communication and teamwork; while undertaking advanced marketing tasks such as market research and analysis, evaluation of marketing opportunities and creative concept development. Gain confidence in public speaking, work with clients across broad industries and develop strategic marketing approaches based on research.

Our course provides a pathway for those who are already working in marketing environments or roles to gain a formal qualification and to build on their analytical and creative skills and knowledge.

Upon completion, you'll be competent to work in entry-level positions within industry.
Alternatively, graduates may choose to continue with tertiary studies at university, with the possibility of applying for credits/advanced standing for the units completed in the Diploma.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Marketing Manager | Sales Manager | Public Relations Manager | Campaign Manager | Advertising Manager

Other job titles may include:

  • Market Research Specialist
  • Marketing Communications Manager
  • Online Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Coordinator | Marketing Team Leader
  • Product Manager
  • International Marketing Coordinator (Education) | International Marketing Manager (Education)

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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Diploma of Screen and Media (Film & Television)

National ID: CUA51020 | State ID: AC75

The need for creative and qualified thinkers in the film and television industry is growing

This industry-focused course will provide you with the specialised knowledge to operate individually or collaboratively within the media industry. Gain practical experience with this Diploma from North Metropolitan TAFE.

By working in North Metro's industry standard studios and on professionally-run productions, you'll be getting the most practical experience possible that will prepare you for working in a TV crew or film shoot with confidence. You will gain experience making a short documentary, networking, be given the opportunity to get work experience and many other practical training projects.

Once completed you can continue on to Advanced Diploma options in such areas as directing, cinematography, producing, production design, outside broadcast, corporate documentary work or sound design with further study at North Metropolitan TAFE.

Gain these skills

  • Operate professional cameras
  • Edit video and audio using industry-standard software
  • Lighting techniques
  • Work as part of a TV studio crew
  • Develop content and script ideas for production

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Film, TV and Video Editor | Video Producer

Camera Operator (Film, Television, Video) | Light Technician | Television Equipment Operator

Other jobs title may include:

  • Screen Writer
  • Production Manager (Film and Television) | Assistant Producer
  • Sound Recordist
  • Lighting Designer (Productions)
  • Instructional Designer

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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