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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.

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
How Flexible
Full Time (On Campus)
When

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.

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
Assist with assessing site environmental indicators MSS025001 BAK83
Process and present environmental data MSS024004 BAK92
Provide environmental information to customers MSS025004 BAK79
Implement environmental management plans and procedures MSS024002 BAK94
Assess the environmental risk or impact of a project activity or process MSS025002 BAK82
Report environmental data MSS025003 BAK81
Participate in laboratory or field workplace safety MSL943002 AWO38
Apply an understanding of environmental principles to a site MSS024003 BAK93
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices MSMENV472 AWC68
Collect routine site samples MSL952001 AWO36
Undertake environmental field-based monitoring MSL974007 AWO05

2 Elective Units Group A

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Measure and report carbon footprint MSS015001 BAL21
Produce site maps MSS025005 BAK80
Perform sampling and testing of contaminated sites MSS025014 BAK70
Assist with assessing and monitoring wetlands MSS025013 BAK71
Plan and conduct environmental project work MSS025015 BAK69

3 Elective Units Group B

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Collect spatial and discrete environmental data MSS024005 BAK91
Perform environmental biological techniques MSS024010 BAK86
Recognise common geological landforms and samples MSS024008 BAK88

4 Elective Units Group C

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Prepare working solutions MSL973002 AWO22
  • This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester Two 2017, please apply direct to South Metropolitan TAFE as per below.
  • 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
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) 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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