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DIPLOMA OF ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND TECHNOLOGY

National ID: MSS50216 | State ID: BCU9

 

This qualification will give you practical skills and the knowledge needed to sample, measure and record environmental information. Skills include preparing environmental impact assessments, ArcGIS mapping, Carbon Accounting and Sustainable workplace practices, assessing Environmental Indicators used in Sate of the Environment Reporting and developing methods to monitor and minimise the harmful effects associated with pollution/contamination.

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Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

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 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:

Completion of the Diploma will enable you to apply for advanced standing (partial credit) into several related university degrees. The amount of credit awarded towards your degree is variable, however can be up to a year reduction in your University studies. For further information refer to 'advanced standing" information on the University Websites.

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Course Overview

Where Murdoch
Duration Three semesters full-time
HowFull Time (On Campus)
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

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

View our 2017 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative 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.

Other charges may apply.

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Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

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 

Units

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply an understanding of environmental principles to a siteMSS024003BAK93
Assess the environmental risk or impact of a project activity or processMSS025002BAK82
Assist with assessing site environmental indicatorsMSS025001BAK83
Collect routine site samplesMSL952001AWO36
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesMSMENV472AWC68
Implement environmental management plans and proceduresMSS024002BAK94
Participate in laboratory or field workplace safetyMSL943002AWO38
Process and present environmental dataMSS024004BAK92
Provide environmental information to customersMSS025004BAK79
Report environmental dataMSS025003BAK81
Undertake environmental field-based monitoringMSL974007AWO05
2 Elective Units - Group A
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assist with assessing and monitoring wetlandsMSS025013BAK71
Measure and report carbon footprintMSS015001BAL21
Perform sampling and testing of contaminated sitesMSS025014BAK70
Plan and conduct environmental project workMSS025015BAK69
Produce site mapsMSS025005BAK80
3 Elective Units - Group B
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Collect spatial and discrete environmental dataMSS024005BAK91
Perform environmental biological techniquesMSS024010BAK86
Recognise common geological landforms and samplesMSS024008BAK88
4 Elective Units - Group C
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Prepare working solutionsMSL973002AWO22
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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

  • This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester One 2018, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after September 1st, 2017 and before December 8th, 2017 to be included in the first round of offers. Applications will continue to be accepted until January 3rd, 2018 but will only be included in second round offers.
  • 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.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three columns below), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

  • This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester One 2018, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after September 1st, 2017 and before December 8th, 2017 to be included in the first round of offers. Applications will continue to be accepted until January 3rd, 2018 but will only be included in second round offers.
  • 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.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three columns below), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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