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CERTIFICATE IV IN ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND TECHNOLOGY

National ID: MSS40216 | State ID: BCU6

 

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to collect and analyse environmental samples and process environmental data for the purpose of minimising the impact of human activity on the environment. Students undertake a range of field-based activities including vegetation surveys, geological formation recognition, water and soil sampling and testing and the use of GPS in environmental monitoring applications.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Completing this course will allow you to seek employment as an environmental technician/technical officer, water resource officer or field officer/assistant in areas such as local government agencies, the mining sector and a range of environmental consultancies.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology

Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where Murdoch
Duration Two semesters full-time
How Flexible
Full Time (On Campus)
Part Time
When Available Semester 2, 2017

Completing this course will allow you to seek employment as an environmental technician/technical officer, water resource officer or field officer/assistant in areas such as local government agencies, the mining sector and a range of environmental consultancies.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology

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

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2017

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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 

1 Core Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply an understanding of environmental principles to a site MSS024003 BAK93
Collect routine site samples MSL952001 AWO36
Implement environmental management plans and procedures MSS024002 BAK94
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices MSMENV272 AWC13
Participate in laboratory or field workplace safety MSL943002 AWO38
Process and present environmental data MSS024004 BAK92
Undertake environmental field-based monitoring MSL974007 AWO05
Work and communicate effectively as an environmental technician MSS024001 BAK95

2 Elective Units - Group A

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Collect spatial and discrete environmental data MSS024005 BAK91
Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan MSL954001 AWO32
Perform environmental biological techniques MSS024010 BAK86
Perform sampling and testing of water MSS024006 BAK90
Perform standard calibrations MSL904001 AWO72
Recognise common geological landforms and samples MSS024008 BAK88
Undertake simple environmental project activities MSS024012 BAK84

4 Elective Units - Group C

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Prepare working solutions MSL973002 AWO22
  • This course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in Semester Two 2017, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after May 1st, 2017 and before June 12th, 2017.
  • Online courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information
    call: 1800 001 001 or email: info@smtafe.wa.edu.au
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

South Metropolitan TAFE maintains strong relationships with a number of universities. On completion of diploma and advanced diploma courses, students may be eligible for credit towards a bachelor degree at one of our university partners. For details of our university pathway options, visit our Uni Pathways page.

Please note: Different university entrance arrangements may apply to international students. For further details please contact the individual Universities directly.

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