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Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair

National ID: UEE20520 | State ID: BFP7

When you complete the Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair you will develop the ability to select components and assemble computers to customer specifications. You will also learn how to carry out routine hardware repairs (generally by replacement) of known faulty components..

Gain these skills:

  • Repair, maintain, assemble and upgrade a personal computer
  • Replace components and circuit boards
  • Use test equipment
  • Learn computer operating systems
  • Low voltage circuit analysis
  • Workshop environments methods
  • Utilise workplace health and safety and sustainability practices 

Higher level studies are strongly recommended to enhance your employability skills.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Electronics Trades Worker, Computer Assembler, Computer Servicer, ICT Support Technician, and

Hardware Technician

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Electronics and Communications, Certificate IV in Computer Systems

Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering, Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

East Perth

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
East Perth One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Rockingham

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive 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 II in Applied Digital Technologies

National ID: ICT20120 | State ID: BGJ3

Begin your IT career pathway and enhance your employability skills!

The Certificate II in Applied Digital Technologies will equip you with the foundation skills to either seek general employment, or commence you on an academic pathway for a career in the IT industry.

Gain these skills:

  • business application skills in word processing, spreadsheets and database
  • develop digital imaging skills
  • use and develop social media presence
  • work with basic computer hardware and operating systems
  • gain workplace health and safety knowledge
  • develop sustainable work practices

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Office Assistant

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate II in Applied Digital Technologies, Certificate III in Information Technology, Certificate IV in Information Technology

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Rockingham

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive 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 III in Information Technology [Web Development]

National ID: ICT30120 | State ID: AC15

Are you looking for a 21st Century Digital Media Career?

When you complete this qualification you will have the fundamentals of programming and web development with key subjects specialising in web design and business focused application development.

Pathways into our Certificate IV and Diploma level courses progress you into a career as a Web Developer, Mobile App Developer or an Applications Programmer.

North Metro TAFE is an authorised Cisco Academy, and Microsoft Imagine Academy; you can also gain valuable industry Cisco and Microsoft certifications. You will gain these certifications at no extra cost to you.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

  • Help Desk Officer

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Information Technology [Programming]

Diploma of Information Technology [Advanced Programming]

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Perth

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester No No selection criteria
Perth One semester 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:

Client support officer | IT technician | ICT operations support

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Cyber Security

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

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 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:

Network Administrator

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.

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:

ICT Customer Support | ICT Help Desk Officer | ICT Help Desk Technician | System Support Officer

  • 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

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

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 II in Information, Digital Media and Technology

National ID: ICT20115 | State ID: AVZ2

Begin your IT career pathway and enhance your employability skills!

When you complete the Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology you will have made a start towards a career in information technology, or be ready for employment using a range of technologies.

Gain these skills:

  • Word processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Databases and email 
  • Work with digital images
  • Install software
  • Collaborate using social media
  • Gain workplace health and safety knowledge 

Higher level studies are strongly recommended.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

General clerk, Office assistant, and Office support worker. Further Study Option(s) Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology

Course overview

View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Busselton

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Six months No No selection criteria
Busselton Six months No No selection criteria
Esperance Six months No No selection criteria

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

Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security

National ID: 22445VIC | State ID: BCZ09

Join the ranks of cyber professionals, get ready for a ‘job of the future’

Malicious cyber activity is growing worldwide, driving a dramatic increase in demand for cyber security solutions. Over the next decade the Australian cyber security industry is forecast to almost triple in size.

Be the one of the first in WA to study a para professional qualification designed to deliver job-ready skills leading to specialisation as a cyber security expert. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills that will equip them to provide a comprehensive set of technical services beyond networking such as:

  • performing a security risk assessment for an organisation
  • implementing best practice for identity management
  • evaluating an organisation’s compliance with relevant cyber security standards, laws and codes of practice
  • evaluating and implementing security protection devices and software
  • managing a cyber security environment
  • assess and secure cloud services
  • perform digital forensic investigations on workstations and mobile devices

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Cyber security practitioner | Cyber security consultant | Penetration Tester | Network Audit Officer | Security Systems Help Desk Support | Website/Network Security Officer | Network Operations Centre team Member | Cyber Security Operations Centre Officer |

Further Study Option(s)

Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) 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

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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