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Building and Construction

From wallpapering feature walls to working at heights, the job always keeps you interested.

Building and construction is one of the biggest industries in Western Australia and employs approximately 10 per cent of the state’s workforce. Billions of dollars are invested in infrastructure and housing every year, resulting in an ever-growing industry full of exciting employment opportunities.

At South Metropolitan TAFE we deliver practical, hands-on courses that cover a wide variety of specialisations within the industry. Our courses range from entry level pre-apprenticeship programs, through to apprenticeships and post-trade specialisations. 

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National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
S0049P S0049P Basic Combustion, Flueing and Exhaust Principles
Short Course Part Time
Rockingham
Q000012

Learn how to work with gas safely and correctly

Are you a gas fitter? The Gas Legislation and Safety course will provide you with the Gas Fitting Permit to Work Under Supervision.  It comprises of three components, WA Gas Regulations, Gas Safety and Basic Combustion and Flueing.

The course is delivered over two days at Rockingham campus. Students who are unable to attend the Rockingham campus may discuss their training and assessment options with lecturing staff; off-campus options can usually be arranged.

Successful completion of the final assessment will be needed to receive a completion letter that is required by Building and Energy to apply for a Gas Fitting Permit to Work Under Supervision.

 

CPC30111 D390 Bricklaying/Blocklaying
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham
Thornlie
Building, Bricklaying, construction, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, carpentry, d390, cpc30111, Building and Construction, Bricklaying and Blocklaying, apprenticeship, bricklayer, blocklayer, brick, block, layer

Do you want to build a lifetime career from the ground up?

When you complete the Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying you will be ready for a certified trade career as a bricklayer or blocklayer.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to lay bricks for domestic, commercial, and public buildings; construct arches, columns, feature walls, steps, stairs, curved walls, and ornamental panels; interpret plans; and apply work health and safety requirements.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CPC50210-WA79 WA79 Building and Construction (Building) (Builder's Registration)
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Diploma Part Time
Self Paced
Mandurah
Thornlie
Building, construction, builders, registration, build, builder's, builders', wa79, cpc50210, Building and Construction, directapp

Do you want to build a career from the foundations up to the ridge flashing?

When you complete the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) you will be ready for a career as a construction site manager, or (with additional experience) registered building practitioner.

Prospective applicants should already have (or have by course completion date) 7 years or more experience in the Building Industry.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to manage effectively in the building and construction industry, coordinating the construction of residential buildings, building and contract law, quantities and estimating, site safety, timber code, project management, building contracts, and workplace health and safety.

This course covers the academic requirement for registration as a builder with Building Services Board.

Mandurah self-paced delivery

Delivery of the course can be done in six blocks (3 units per week over a 6-month period). Students will need to attend three days of face-to-face workshops per month. Assessments must be submitted within three months after enrolment, and your enrolment can start at any time of the year. Students are required to undertake self-paced, online activities.  

Module commencement dates are:

  • Module 1 - 13/07/2020
  • Module 2 – 10/08/2020
  • Module 3 – 21/09/2020
  • Module 4 – 12/10/2020
  • Module 5 – 16/11/2020
  • Module 6 -  7/12/2020
52824WA-AB25 AB25 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Brick and Block Laying Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Mandurah
Rockingham
Thornlie
Bricklayer, Blocklaying, building, construction, build, brick, block, laying, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, brickie, aa32, 52443wa, Building and Construction, Bricklaying and Blocklaying, scaffolding, ab25, 52824wa, repairing walls, arches, foundations, partitions, interpreting plans, measuring, scaffolding, lateapp

Do you want to build your career outdoors?

When you complete this Certificate II in Building and Construction pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice bricklayer/blocklayer.

You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the building industry: 

  • constructing and repairing walls, arches, foundations, and partitions 
  • interpreting plans 
  • measuring 
  • calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

52824WA-AB31 AB31 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Carpentry and Joinery Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Mandurah
Rockingham
Thornlie
Carpenter, Joiner, Carpentry, Joinery, building, construction, build, wood, timber, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, aa38, 52443wa, Building and Construction, Carpentry and Joinery (Furniture Trades), ab31, 52824wa, building industry, power tools, wall frames, installing flooring, interpreting plans, measuring, scaffolding

Could, should, wood! Nail a career in carpentry with this pre-apprenticeship 

When you complete this Certificate II in Building and Construction pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice carpenter and joiner.


You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the building industry, in accordance with current building practices.

The course delivers skills in:

  • manual and power tool use 
  • construction of wall frames 
  • installing flooring 
  • interpreting plans 
  • measuring 
  • calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

The Mandurah, Rockingham and Thornlie campuses offer world-class facilities and are equipped with the latest technology.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

52824WA-AB29 AB29 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Painting and Decorating Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Mandurah
Thornlie
Painting, Finishing, Decorating, Painter, building, construction, art, build, aa36, 52443wa, Building and Construction, Painting and Signcraft, paint, creative, interior design, decorator, decorating, ab29, 52824wa

Do you have an eye for colour and like to finish what others start?

When you complete this Certificate II in Building and Construction pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice painter and decorator.

You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the building industry: 

  • painting techniques 
  • interpreting plans 
  • preparing surfaces 
  • measuring 
  • calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

Painting and decorating is known as the finishing trade, encompassing both residential and commercial areas. It can include new constructions as well as restoring historically significant buildings.

South Metropolitan TAFE's Thornlie and Mandurah Campuses offer first rate, fully equipped, purpose-built workshops, where students get hands-on practice working in simulation rooms, using advanced equipment and the latest techniques.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

52824WA-AB26 AB26 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Solid Plastering Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Rockingham
plastering, building, solid, aa33, 52443wa, Building and Construction, Solid Plastering, plaster, plasterer, ab26, 5284wa, building, finishing trade, plasterer's, brick, block, concrete, timber, metal, lateapp

Do you want a career in a trade that has everything covered?


Many trades in the building industry revolve around structural work that is essential but largely out of sight. But as a so-called finishing trade, a plasterer’s work is on display for everyone to see.

A plasterer’s task is to cover surfaces such as:

  • Brick 
  • block 
  • concrete 
  • timber and
  • metal

They cover these surfaces prior to painting to make interiors and exteriors aesthetically pleasing.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

52824WA-AB27 AB27 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Wall and Ceiling Lining Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Rockingham
aa34, 52443wa, Building and Construction, Wall and Ceiling Lining, wall, scaffolding, ceiling, ab27, 52824w, plasterboard, fixing battens, plastering compounds, interpreting plans, lateapp

Do you want a trade that others look up to?


When you complete this Certificate II in Building and Construction pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice wall and ceiling liner.


You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the wall and ceiling industry: 

  • installing and fixing plasterboard sheets to walls and ceilings 
  • fixing battens 
  • mixing plastering compounds
  • interpreting plans 
  • measuring and calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

52824WA-AB28 AB28 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Wall and Floor Tiling Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Rockingham
Tiling, Floor, Wall, building, construction, build, tiler, aa35, 52443wa, Building and Construction, Floor and Wall Tiling, tile, ab28, 52824wa, ceramic, clay,slate, marble, glass tiles, interpreting plans, scaffolding, glass tile, lateapp

Do you have an eye for detail and want your work on show?

When you complete this Certificate II in Building and Construction pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice wall and floor tiler.

You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the tiling industry: 

  • laying ceramic, clay, slate, marble and glass tiles 
  • interpreting plans 
  • measuring and calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MSF31113 J739 Cabinet Making
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Thornlie
Q000000, Q000002, Building, furniture, cabinet, cabinet maker, cabinet making, J739, msf31113, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Carpentry and Joinery (Furniture Trades), carpenter, joiner, carpentry, apprenticeship

Do you want a trades career making cherished chairs and loved lounges, solid shelves and custom cabinets?

When you complete the Certificate III in Cabinet Making you'll be ready for a career as a furniture maker or cabinet maker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the furnishing industry, using hand and power tools, operating industrial machinery, CNC processing centres, producing angled and curved furniture, applying decorative surfaces, selecting timber, preparing surfaces, interpreting plans, measuring, calculating the right amount of materials for the job, and workplace health and safety.

CPC32011 D409 Carpentry and Joinery
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Mandurah
Rockingham
Thornlie
Q000000, Q000003, Building, construction, wood, timber, carpenter, joiner, chippy, chippie, carpentry, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, d409, cpc32011, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Q000002, Carpentry and Joinery (Furniture Trades), apprenticeship

Do you want to build a strong career from the ground up?

When you complete the Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery you will be ready for a career as a domestic or commercial carpenter.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to carry out a range of building and construction tasks; use basic carpentry tools, power tools, carpentry materials; construct a pitched roof, ceiling frame, wooden flooring; interpret plans; and apply work health and safety requirements.

RII30915 AZB0 Civil Construction
Half price
Certificate III Part Time
Traineeship
Workplace
Thornlie
civil, engineering, construction, azb0, rii30915, j667, rii30913, azbo,

Are you looking for a career in construction using the largest tools?

When you complete the Certificate III in Civil Construction you'll be building a career as a mobile plant operator, bridge construction worker, pipe layer, or road construction worker.

Two different streams of this course are available at South Metropolitan TAFE, a "General" stream, and a "Pipe laying" stream.

South Metropolitan TAFE provides quality training that serves both employers and employees. Employers gain the benefits of skilled and accredited employees and the employee gains the knowledge, skill, confidence and a sense of pride when completing the qualification. Training for any required gap units can be scheduled to align with workplace operations and may be conducted at the employer’s place of business if required.

The courses cover topics such as:

  • Safety on the work site
  • Safe handling of materials
  • Plant and machinery operation
  • Excavation
  • Levelling
  • Reading plans
  • Earthworks
  • Communication
  • Locate and protect underground services.

All delivery is done off campus at clients' sites or specialised resourced locations in the metropolitan area.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

RII60515 AZA8 Civil Construction Design
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Advanced Diploma Full Time
Part Time
Traineeship
Munster
engineering, civil engineering, career civil, structural, drafting, engineering, surveying, J651, Engineering and Mining, Engineering, RII60513, CAD, computer aided drafting, civil, construction, rii60515, aza8, parttime, lateapp

Construct your future 

Looking for the skills to participate in the creation of infrastructure facilities such as roads, railways, buildings, water reservoirs, subdivisions, airports, bridges, sewer systems, tunnels, dams and other public works? Establish yourself in this expanding industry and step towards a future in civil construction management with the Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design. This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills needed for the roles of senior civil works designers, or para-professional designers who support professional engineers.  Once graduated, you will have the expertise to to perform tasks that are broad, specialised, complex, technical, and include strategic areas and initiating activities. You will posses the skills required for the design of complex projects to ensure the implementation of the client site requirements, as well as possessing the technical knowledge to initiate solutions to problems or management requirements.

Gain these skills:

  • Managing the civil works design process
  • Managing program risk
  • Application of safe design principles 
  • Establishing & maintaining a quality system 
RII50515 AZE3 Civil Construction Design
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Diploma Full Time
Part Time
Traineeship
Munster
construction, civil, J666, civil engineering, design, international, Engineering and Mining, Engineering, RII50513, draftsperson, CAD, computer aided drafting, aze3, rii50515, directapp, parttime

The Diploma of Civil Construction Design prepares you for working as a designer or design para-professional who supports professional engineers. They perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment/roles/techniques for themselves and others. They are required to develop site specific work designs to ensure the implementation of the client’s site requirements. They demonstrate the application of a broad range of technical, managerial, coordination and planning skills.

The course content has been designed and selected as recommended and supported by industry to ensure graduates have a strong understanding of Australian standards, business practices, national codes and guidelines. 

 

Gain these skills:

  • Schedule and estimation of construction tasks
  • Calculate foundation and footing requirements
  • Manage a project schedule, cost and risk
  • Knowledge of structural requirements, local building and construction standards, codes and practices
  • Structural mechanics: loads, analysis, materials, and design of building members such as columns, beams, trusses and portal frames
  • Simulating various load conditions to determine the strength and stiffness of structure by reporting component stress, strain and deformations
  • Create detail drafting, technical specifications, schedules, and bill of quantities for a building project
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM) implementation through planned coordination to deliver specific project outcomes, time and cost savings
  • Detailed designs of both rural and urban roads, surface and subsurface drainage
  • Investigate location of underground services and their impact on projects
  • Calculating, sizing and selecting infrastructure components
  • Geometric designs to optimize operational efficiency and road safety
  • Analyse, interpret and apply Australian, MRWA and Austroads standards and guides
  • Stormwater capture methods 

 

Flexible delivery!

For those of you already working in the industry, this course is delivered full time as well as part time, along with flexible learning delivery modes to support full-time workers. Evening delivery will support people unable to attend day classes to obtain a Civil Engineering Diploma qualification, in order to enhance career ambitions and to build and update your knowledge and skills in this rapidly changing industry.

GAB79 GAB79 Civil Construction Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Mandurah
Thornlie
civil, engineering, construction, levelling, earthworks, excavation, plant machinery

Are you looking for a career in construction using the largest tools?

When you complete the Civil Construction Skill Set you'll be creating a pathway to a career as a mobile plant operator, bridge construction worker, pipe layer/drainer, underground utility installation, traffic management, or road construction worker.

South Metropolitan TAFE provides quality training that serves both employers and employees. Employers gain the benefits of skilled and accredited employees and the employee gains the knowledge, skill, confidence and a sense of pride when completing the skillset. 

The courses cover topics such as:

  • Measurements and calculations
  • Safe handling of materials
  • Small plant and machinery operation
  • Excavation
  • Levelling
  • Traffic management and control
  • Earthworks
  • Communication
  • Locate and protect underground services.

There is currently a large State Government push for infrastructure projects so there is no better time to build on your skills. Major projects have been fast tracked to support jobs in the current environment with local businesses set to kick-start WA's economic recovery.

GAB85 GAB85 Civil Construction Structures Management Skillset
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Munster
Civil construction, construction, earthworks, concrete, steel, timber, foundation,

Students will simulate roles as Civil Construction supervisors to support professional engineers in the design of construction works.

Project scenarios will be used covering key principles and practices of earthworks, and construction materials including concrete, steel and timber.

Gain these skills:

  • Schedule and estimation of construction tasks
  • Calculate foundation requirements
  • Manage a project schedule
  • Develop a job plan
  • Adjust job plan as required to ensure required outcomes are achieved
  • Review of project to improve safety, efficiency and effectiveness

This course requires approximately 6 to 8 hours a week online study using our a Blackboard Learning Management System coupled with an additional 3 hours a week expected attendance at campus for workshops. This course is aimed at those who may be interested in gaining the necessary skills needed for entry into an Engineering career, that are looking at upskilling in their current position or from post trade, prospective entrepreneurs, that are looking at gaining formal qualification or those that would just like to learn how to use the software for their own personal projects.

  • RIICSG401D Apply the principles of civil concrete structures construction
  • RIICSG402D Apply the principles of civil steel structures construction
  • RIICSG403D Apply the principles of civil timber structure construction
  • RIICWD501D Prepare detailed design of foundations
  • RIIMPO402D Apply the principles of earthworks construction

Upcoming dates

Commencing July, Term 3, 2020

  • Every Monday 5pm - 8pm from 20th July to 7th December 2020

Course cost

non concession- $2084.00

Please note, the allocated three hours per week is only for the workshop and lectures and the remaining study has to be done using our LMS system i.e. Backboard. Blackboard is where lecturers will populate their learning content,  assignments and lesson plans. It is an expectation that students spend 6 to 8 hours of study time every week outside class hours/skillset.

RII40715 AZC9 Civil Construction Supervision
Certificate IV Part Time
Traineeship
Workplace
Thornlie
civil, engineering, construction, q000000, q000004, azc9, rii40715, traineeship

Ready to build your career in civil construction?

A career in civil construction allows you to design and build complex structures such as major roads, sewer networks, even stadiums. When you complete this course you will be qualified to work in a supervisory position in civil construction.

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills on how to be responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others, contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems and apply management plans to the workplace.

GAB86 GAB86 Civil Infrastructure Design Skillset
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Munster
roads, drainage, technical officer, designer, greenfield, brownfield, pavement, stormwater, AutoCAD, civil site design, Civil 3D, 3d, autodesk, roads, geometric, pavements

Learn how to prepare detailed designs of roads and drainage by adopting the simulated role of a technical officer and designer

Tackle project scenarios including greenfield and brownfield sites, creating road and drainage designs to meet job briefs and complying with Australian standards and guides.

Produce engineering designs by using AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D engineering software programmes to enhance and provide students with skills and knowledge for rapid creation and output of civil site design projects.

Gain these skills:

  • Detailed designs of both rural and urban roads, surface/pavements and subsurface drainage
  • Investigate location of underground services and their impact on projects
  • Implementation of traffic control devices to improve road safety for all road users
  • Intersection treatments
  • Pavement types, layers, materials and thicknesses.
  • Calculating, sizing and selecting infrastructure components
  • Geometric designs
  • Analyse, interpret and apply Australian, MRWA and Austroads standards and guides
  • Stormwater capture methods

This course requires approximately 6 to 8 hours a week online study using our a Blackboard Learning Management System coupled with an additional 3 hours a week expected attendance at campus for workshops.This course is aimed at those who may be interested in gaining the necessary skills needed for entry into an Engineering career, that are looking at upskilling in their current position or from post trade, prospective entrepreneurs, that are looking at gaining formal qualification or those that would just like to learn how to use the software for their own personal projects.

  • RIICWD508D Prepare detailed design of rural roads
  • RIICWD509D Prepare detailed design of urban roads
  • RIICWD528D Prepare detailed design of traffic management systems
  • RIICWD530D Prepare detailed design of surface drainage
  • RIICWD531D Prepare detailed design of subsurface drainage

Upcoming dates

Commencing 7 October, Term 4, 2020

Course Cost

non concession- $1823.30

Please note, the allocated three hours per week is only for the workshop and lectures and the remaining study has to be done using our LMS system i.e. Backboard. Blackboard is where lecturers will populate their learning content, assignments and lesson plans. It is an expectation that students spend 6 to 8 hours of study time every week outside class hours/skillset.

GAA34 GAA34 Civil Structural Design, Model and Drafting Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Munster
Structural, Drafting, Design, Civil, construction, Engineering, Drafting, Architectural, CAD, Drawing, AutoCAD, Concrete, Timber, Steel, J666, AZE3, RII50515, Civil Diploma, Distance, Open, ELearning, Evening, skillset, Builders, Registration, licence, White, card, RII50513, SMT0094, GAA34, BIM, revit, detailing

This skill set is part of the RII50515 Diploma of Civil Construction Design, a nationally recognised qualification. Take your career in Building Information Modeling (BIM) to the next level with analytical and practical design skills based around construction industry standards and software tools.

Discover how to use tools like Revit BIM and Robot Structure analysis to construct and analyse CAD models to Australian design standards. Use your designs to develop detailed plans for workflow management and collaboration across disciplines.

Upon completion of the course a student will be able to demonstrate they have learned:

  • Knowledge of structural requirements, local building and construction standards, codes and practices
  • Structural mechanics: loads, analysis, materials, and design of members such as columns, beams, trusses and portal frames
  • To model structural elements from basic beams, columns and walls through to more real-life complex examples in addition to exploring a variety of functions such as structural connections and advanced steel
  • Simulating various load conditions to determine the strength and stiffness of structure by reporting component stress, strain and deformations
  • Drafting, scheduling and the production of drawings and specifications for building project
  • Use of BIM Revit Structural (Building Information Modelling) to compile building information ready for planning and design and detailing for construction

This course consists of a weekly 3 hour workshop on campus, as well as an additional 6 to 8 hours a week of online study using our a Blackboard Learning Management System. 

There are prerequisite requirements which are covered as recognition of prior learning (RPL)

2020 Dates

  • Commencing February, Term 1, 2020
  • Commencing July, Term 3, 2020
    • Every Monday 5pm to 8pm from 20 July to 7 December 2020

Cost non concession - $1872.89

CPPBDN5013A Develop and collaborate on building information models for small-scale building design projects

MEM23004A Apply technical mathematics

MEM23109A Apply engineering mechanics principles

MEM30001A Use computer aided drafting systems to produce basic engineering drawings

MEM30002A  Produce basic engineering graphics

Please note, the allocated three hours per week is only for the workshop and lectures and the remaining study has to be done using our LMS system i.e. Backboard. Blackboard is where lecturers will populate their learning content, assignments and lesson plans. It is an expectation that students spend 6 to 8 hours of study time every week outside class hours/skillset.

UEE20511 A103 Computer Assembly and Repair
Certificate II Full Time
Rockingham
Thornlie
repair, assemble, personal computer, low voltage circuit analysis, circuit boards, computer operating systems, electrical, electrotechnology, electronics, engineering, pc, computer, a103, uee20511, Information, Technology, Library and Digital, Information Communication Technology, hardware, technician, support, parttime, lateapp

Looking for a practical computing course?

When you complete the Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair you'll be flicking the switch on a career in computers as a computer assembler and repairer.

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.

Dual qualification: you may choose to complete the A113 UEE21911 Certificate II in Electronics in the same semester. Ask us about this exciting option.

UEE40111 A132 Computer Systems
Certificate IV Full Time
Thornlie
computer hardware, software, network systems, test programs, web pages, computer systems technician, Computers, Electrotechnology, Electronics, service, upgrade, repair, computer, computer, system, engineering, Information, Technology, Digital, Communication, parttime, lateapp

Are you ready for a technology career hardwired for success?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Computer Systems you'll be well on your way to an exciting IT career. Gain skills that employers will value for a computer systems technician.

Gain these skills:

  • select, install, commission, fault find and maintain computer hardware
  • select, install, commission, fault find and maintain software and network systems including wireless
  • support engineering application software and hardware 
  • write and test programs to control external devices 
  • build web pages
  • utilise workplace health and safety and sustainability practices

By completing this course at South Metropolitan TAFE you'll also gain valuable skills to prepare for external Cisco CCNA certification.

Dual qualification: a second qualification in A137 UEE40711 Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications may be readily achieved as many units are common to both qualifications. Ask about this exciting option.

UEE50111 A155 Computer Systems Engineering
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Diploma Full Time
Thornlie
Electrotechnology, Computer, PC, Engineering, Electronics, repair, service, upgrade, cite, computer, system, systems, engineer, engineering, administration, a155, uee50111, Information, Technology, Library, Digital, parttime, lateapps

Are you ready for a high end technology career?

When you complete the Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering you'll be well on your way to a career as an engineering associate, technical officer, or computer systems technician.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to assemble, test, maintain, and troubleshoot a range of electronic devices and computer systems. You will develop your skills to fault-find digital and microcontroller systems, and develop skills in design, configuration and fault-finding computer networks. This course also includes PCB CAD design, microcontroller and object oriented code programming.

By completing this course at South Metropolitan TAFE you'll also gain valuable skills in Cisco CCNA and Cisco Wireless.

Dual qualification: Students will have the opportunity to concurrently complete A160 UEE50511 Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering with this course as many units are common to both courses. Ask for more information.

GAA78 GAA78 Construction Apprenticeship Ready Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Thornlie
Q000003

This five-day short course will provide students with a taste of the Construction industry, as well as an opportunity to obtain a White Card.

Students will complete five-days of workshop training where they will obtain a White Card whilst learning about basic hand skills, how to mix mortar, how to handle a trowel and lay bricks and how to identify and use bricklaying tools and equipment. 

Successful completion of the course may lead to further apprenticeship studies in brick/blocklaying. 

Entrance requirements 
To be eligible for a Western Australian apprenticeship you must 
be either 
•an Australian citizen or have Australian citizenship
•be a permanent resident
•be the holder of a passport with Visa subclass 309, 310, 820,
826, 851; or
•be a dependant on a 457 Visa.
You MUST provide proof of your status at your first class, by showing either your Australian passport, Australian Citizenship Certificate, Australian Birth Certificate, Overseas Passport with Permanent Residency Visa or Visa subclass, Medicare Card, Commonwealth Health Care Card or Commonwealth Seniors Health Card.

Resource requirements Steel capped boots are mandatory for this course. We also suggest wearing work attire such as shorts or pants with a t-shirt. 
 

UEESS00052 AB672 Data Communications - Install and Modify Performance Data Communication Structured Cabling
Skill sets
Skill set Full Time
Thornlie
Data, install, modify, communications, telcom, cabling, performance, fibre, optic, optical, telephone, cable, balga, Q000000, Q000015, UEENEEF105A, wc461, TAFE13

To enrol into this course you must already have an Open Cabling registration.
UEENEEF105A - Install and modify optical fibre performance data communication cabling.

On completion of this unit of competency the student will be able to register with any of the ACMA registrar for endorsement on fibre cabling.

The student will cover the installation and modification of high performance data communication optical fibre cabling in building and premises and intended for connection of a telecommunications network.

This course encompasses working safely and to standards, installing multiple data lines and backbones using optical fibre cabling, terminating at distributors, splices and on socket outlets, testing and compliance checks and completing cabling documentation.

The cost of the course will include the consumables and the student will be required to bring their own PPE (safety glasses and safety footwear). The students can bring their own hand tools but the college will provide otherwise.
 

UEE20711 A104 Data and Voice Communications
Certificate II Full Time
Rockingham
Thornlie
telecommunications, cabling, cable, data, electrical, electronics, smart, a104, uee20711, Information, Technology, Library and Digital, Information Communication Technology, technician, phone, cabler, telecommunications technician, electrotechnological, cabling drawings, standards, codes, specifications, Australian Communications and Media Authority, lateapp

Are you looking for an electronics career and current skills?

When you complete the Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications you'll be flicking the switch on a career in electronics, as a data cabler or telecommunications technician (with additional training).

You will gain the following knowledge and practical skills: 

  • install and maintain telecommunication cabling 
  • secure electrotechnological equipment
  • assemble and dismantle components
  • use cabling drawings
  • understand standards, codes and specifications and
  • workplace health and safety

It includes ACMA (Australian Communications and Media Authority) requirements for open cabler registration.

GAA87 GAA87 Design and Size Consumer Gas Installations Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Rockingham
gas, design, consumer, plumbing, legislation, license, western australia

The designing and sizing of consumer gas installations is a compulsory requirement within the Trade Certificate (Certificate IV in Plumbing) for a plumber in WA.

This course covers the skills and knowledge needed to design, document and draw consumer gas installations under the scope of operations enabled by a G class permit holder in Western Australia.

See entrance requirements for important information about studying this course.

GAA35 GAA35 Drafting and Estimates Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Munster
electrotechnology, electronics, communications, single path circuits, low voltage, repairs, electronic apparatus, dc power supplies, single phase, digital subsystems, amplifiers, frequency dependent circuits, complex power supplies, A175, Engineering and Mining, Engineering, uee62111, engineering associate, smt0152, GAA35,

Build your career in electrical design and contracting by understanding on how to create project specific requirements, drawings, schematics, schedules, estimates, and common tendering document procedures used in Australian electrical work and services.

This course requires approximately 6 to 8 hours a week online study using our a Blackboard Learning Management System coupled with an additional 3 hours a week expected attendance at campus for workshops. Access to AutoCAD and AutoCAD Electrical and Estimation software is mandatory.

There are prerequisite requirements which are covered as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) based on previous qualification and work experience.

Pre-requisite units:

  • UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEE102A Fabricate, dismantle, assemble of utilities industry components
  • UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

Course Outline:

  • UEENEEC005B - Estimate electrotechnology projects W7735
  • UEENEEE071B - Write specifications for electrical engineering projects W7858
  • UEENEED104A - Use engineering applications software on personal computers WC388
  • UEENEED101A - Use computer applications relevant to a workplace WC385
  • UEENEEE190A - Prepare engineering drawings using manual drafting and CAD for electrotechnology utilities applications WC454

Upon completion of the course a student will be able to demonstrate they have learned:

  • Interpret electrical drawings and diagrams using knowledge of Australian drawing conventions and symbols
  • Create electrical and electronic diagrams, schematics, control circuit diagrams, and documentation using Electrical CAD software
  • Make up material take-off, job list and labour force from information given in project specifications and drawings using electrical estimation software
  • Outline the purpose of a contract and planning to provide electrical services
  • Formatting and compiling documents for successful tender responses

This is part of UEE62111 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical, a nationally recognised qualification.

Part time evening class with a combination of face to face and Blackboard delivery.

2020 Dates

  • Commencing February, Term 1, 2020
  • Commencing July, Term 3, 2020 
    • Every Monday 5pm to 8pm from 20 July to 7 December 2020

Cost non concession- $1157.20

Please note, the allocated three hours per week is only for the workshop and lectures and the remaining study has to be done using our LMS system i.e. Backboard. Blackboard is where lecturers will populate their learning content, assignments and lesson plans. It is an expectation that students spend 6 to 8 hours of study time every week outside class hours/skillset.

UEE40411 A135 Electrical - Instrumentation
Certificate IV Part Time
Traineeship
Munster
electrical, electronic, instrument, instrumentation, electrician, fitter, engineering, wt46, mem40105, Engineering and Mining, Engineering, designer, a135, uee40411, directapp

Our Certificate IV in Electrical (Instrumentation) provides eligible persons with the training, skills and knowledge to install, commission, calibrate and maintain modern instrumentation and control systems. This may include loop tuning of multi controller or multi element systems and PLC training where required. 

This course will be of interest to unrestricted electricians, or electrical apprentices in their third or fourth year of study. 

What does the course cover? 
• Engineering Maths • P & I Diagram • Feedback Systems • Pressure • Level • Flow • Temperature • Analysis • Intrinsic Safety  • PID • Fluid Power • Pneumatic Instruments • Variable Speed Drives • Advanced Control

You will be expected to apply your developed knowledge and skills to install, maintain and measure the operational parameters in a supervised work place-typically a production factory. Additionally, you will be required to interpret information, make discretionary judgements and be responsible for your own work outputs.

S0010P S0010P Electrical Contractors Nominees Licence/Electrical Contractors Licence Course
Short Course Part Time
Thornlie
Electrical, contractor, contractors, pwa0022, ecl, S0010P

Full Electrical Contractors Course

The full electrical contractors course includes both nominee and business components.

Course content

This Electrical Licensing Board-approved course provides theoretical and practical training and is designed to enhance participants’ existing skill sets. The program will not only build upon your current electrical trade studies, it will also improve and refresh your knowledge of:

• statutory requirements (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• legislation and process (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• inspection and testing of electrical installation work (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• business task management and monitoring business operations (Electrical Contractors Licence)

Electrical Contractors Licence course consists of four mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 Electrical Requirements
  • S0058P  EA102 Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B General Legislative Requirements

Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 Electrical Requirements

Electrical Contractors Business Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0058P  EA102 Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B General Legislative Requirements

Next dates for delivery of in-house license units:

  • 12 October 2020 
  • 16 November 2020

Next dates for delivery of Business license units:

Prospective participants can enrol anytime and have one year to complete the units.

Fees for the course are:

Nominees – $880 ($440.00 per unit)
Business – $995 ($497.50 per unit)

UEE33011 A131 Electrical Fitting
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham
Thornlie
T000000, T00000, electrical, electrotechnology, fitting, engineering, a131, uee33011, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000009, Electrical and Electrotechnology, apprenticeship, wiring, install, apprenticeship

This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to manufacture, fit, assemble, erect, operate, test, fault find, alter, repair electrical equipment and includes electrical wiring work only if that work is associated with assembling, maintaining, terminating or altering the wiring between electrical components within a plant or machinery. You will learn to solve problem in d.c. circuits and in single and three phase low voltage machines, develop and connect electrical control circuits and use diagrams, standards, codes and specifications.

S0166P S0166P Electrical Requirements
Short Course Part Time
Thornlie
Electrical, contractor, contractors, Q000000, Q000009, ecl, S0010P

Full Electrical Contractors Course

To be eligible you must hold a current electrical workers licence, restricted licence is not acceptable.

The full electrical contractors course includes both nominee and business components.

  • Nominee component includes five days face to face
  • Business component includes online learning plus one day of assessment maximum six months to complete

Business and Nominee contractors courses can be completed separately.

To make a booking or any general enquiries please use the web form on this page.

Course content

This Electrical Licensing Board-approved course provides theoretical and practical training and is designed to enhance participants’ existing skill sets. The program will not only build upon your current electrical trade studies, it will also improve and refresh your knowledge of:

• statutory requirements (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• legislation and process (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• inspection and testing of electrical installation work (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• business task management and monitoring business operations (Electrical Contractors Licence)*

* Please note: If you are not working within an electrical contracting company, a person other than an electrical contractor may hold the business aspect of the licence. In this case, the electrical work will only be completed, under that aspect of the licence, by an electrician employed by that company and nominated by that same employer as the Nominees/In-house Licence holder.

Electrical Contractors Licence course consists of four mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 Electrical Requirements
  • S0058P  EA102 Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B General Legislative Requirements

Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A - Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 - Electrical Requirements

Electrical Contractors Business Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0058P  EA102 - Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B - General Legislative Requirements

Course materials required

Students are required to obtain the following materials prior to course commencement.

From South Metropolitan TAFE:
AS/NZS 3000 and all amendments
AS/NZS 3008.1.1
AS/NZS 3760
AS/NZS 3017

From State Law Publisher
ph 6552 6000
8.30am to 4.30pm
Electrical (Licencing) Regulations 1991 and all amendments
Electricity Regulations 1947
WA Electrical Requirements
. This can be downloaded directly from http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/publications/wa-electrical-requirements-waer Opens in a new window or call Energy Safety on 6251 2000, Level 1, 303 Sevenoaks Street Cannington WA 6107

Standards Australia are subject to change without notice and all students should check for the latest version and amendments at purchase.

 

S0057P S0057P Electrical Trade Revision
Short Course Part Time
Thornlie
electrical, revision, electrician, Q000000, Q000009, ZZ000000,

The Electrical Trade Revision course is for 4th year apprentices. The aim of the course is to provide apprentices the opportunity to review and revise the electrical principles and essential performance criteria they have covered in the past 4 years.

The following subjects are covered:

  • Technical Standards
  • Installation testing and isolation procedures
  • Maximum demand
  • Cable selection
  • Circuit protection
  • Appliance testing
  • Electrical theory

 

UEE21911 A113 Electronics
Certificate II Full Time
Part Time
Traineeship
Munster
Rockingham
Thornlie
electronic components, DC circuits, test equipment, electrical, electrotechnology, electronics, engineering, hardware, traineeship, UEE21911, A113, parttime, lateapp

Looking for an electrifying career path?

Flick on the switch to a new career in electronics! Get your foot in the door with the Certificate II in Electronics and discover an introduction to the world of electronics to gain knowledgeable and practical workshop skills. 

Gain these skills:

  • assemble and replace electronic components
  • troubleshoot DC circuits
  • use test equipment
  • utilise workplace health and safety and sustainability practices

This qualification will prepare you for higher level studies, which are strongly recommended to enhance your employability skills.

Dual qualification: you may choose to complete the A103 UEE20511 Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair, in the same semester. Ask us about this exciting option.

UEE40711 A137 Electronics and Communications
Certificate IV Full Time
Part Time
Traineeship
Thornlie
pc, Computers, Electrotechnology, Electronics, service, upgrade, repair, computer, cite, telecommunications, A137, uee40711, Telecommunications, hardware, cabling, technician, parttime

Are you ready for an electronics career helping others get the message?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications you'll be well on your way to a career as an electronic technician.

You will gain the practical skills and knowledge to assemble, test, maintain, and troubleshoot a range of electronic components and devices. You will develop your skills to fault-find power supplies, amplifiers, communications systems, digital and microcontroller systems. You will write and test programs to control external devices, and utilise workplace health and safety and sustainability practices.

This is a WA priority skills course so lower tuition fees apply and employment prospects are higher.

Dual qualification: at the Thornlie campus a second qualification in A132 UEE40111 Certificate IV in Computer Systems may be readily achieved as many units are common to both qualifications. Ask about this exciting option.

UEE50511 A160 Electronics and Communications Engineering
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Diploma Full Time
Part Time
Traineeship
Thornlie
Electrotechnology, Electronics, engineering, electrical, centre for it excellence, cite, telecommunications, a160, uee50511, Engineering and Mining, Engineering, engineering associate, parttime, lateapp

Are you ready to join the ranks of electronics professionals?

Advance your career in electronics and communications with the Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering.  With this technical qualification, you will gain specialised knowledge and extensive skills across the electrical engineering field to progress towards a career as an engineering associate, technical officer, or electronic systems technician. Our purpose-built facility features advanced technologies and equipment to ensure students are learning in an industry-standard setting. 

Gain these skills:

  • assemble, test, maintain, and troubleshoot a range of electronic components and devices
  • fault-find power supplies, amplifiers, communications systems, digital and microcontroller systems
  • write and test programs to control devices
  • commission and modify electronic systems
  • develop design briefs
  • supervise a team
  • workplace health and safety and sustainability practices

Dual qualification: At our Thornlie campus you will have the opportunity to concurrently complete UEE50111 Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering, as many of the units are common to both courses. Ask for more information.

UEE22011-AA41 AA41 Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Mandurah
Rockingham
Thornlie
Electrical, Electrician, electronics, build, building, wb60, aa41, uee22011, Building and Construction, Electrical and Electrotechnology, sparky, instrumentation, electrical servicing, construction industry, power tools, interpret drawings, electronic measurements, solder components

Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

When you complete the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)(Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice in the electrical, instrumentation or electrical servicing trades.

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to:

  • work effectively in the construction industry
  • use hand and power tools
  • interpret drawings
  • take electrical and electronic measurements
  • solder components
  • workplace health and safety
       

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

UEE30811 A123 Electrotechnology Electrician
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham
Thornlie
T000000, T000001, electrical, electrotechnology, electronics, engineering, pc, computer, a123, uee30811, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000009, Electrical and Electrotechnology, electrician, sparky, license, apprenticeship

Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

When you complete the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician you'll be looking at a career as a licensed electrician (additional requirements apply).

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in the construction industry, installing low voltage wiring, switchgear and appliances, arrange and connect circuits, troubleshoot and problem solve apparatus and circuits, using hand and power tools, interpreting drawings, taking electrical and electronic measurements, and workplace health and safety.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM40105-WT46 WT46 Engineering (Instrumentation)
Certificate IV Part Time
Self Paced
Munster
electrical, electronic, instrument, instrumentation, electrician, fitter, engineering, wt46, mem40105, Engineering and Mining, Engineering, designer, directapp

Are you working in the engineering industry and looking to advance your career further? The Certificate IV in Engineering (Instrumentation) has been specifically designed for any qualified tradesperson such as unrestricted electricians, electrical fitters, engineers in the resource industry, refrigeration technicians, or for apprentices in their third or fourth year of study. Learn to install, commission, calibrate and maintain modern instrumentation and control systems, as well as loop turning of multi controller or multi element systems. Our skilled staff and industry-standard facilities prepare you with job-ready skills. 

Gain these skills:

  • PLC training
  • P & I diagram
  • Feedback systems
  • Intrinsic safety
  • Analytical skills
  • Pressure, level, flow & temperature
  • PID
  • Fluid power
  • Pneumatic instruments
  • Variable speed drives
  • Valve sizing 
  • Advanced control 
  • Engineering maths 

A significant portion of this course is available for Recognition of Prior Learning. If you hold an electrical trade license or Certificate III in Engineering, we offer units to enable you to complete this qualification.  They are:

  • MEM18064B                       Maintain instrumentation system components
  • MEM18054B                       Fault find, test and calibrate instrumentation systems and equipment
  • MEM18062B                       Install, maintain and calibrate instrumentation sensors, transmitters and final control elements
  • MEM18060B                       Maintain, repair control instrumentation - single and multiple loop control systems
  • MEM18067B                       Tune control loops - multi controller or multi element systems
  • MEM10004B                       Enter and change programmable controller operational parameters (optional but recommended)
  • MEM10005B                       Commission programmable controller programs (optional but recommended)

See below for all units which complete this course.

MEM31215 AWG6 Engineering - Industrial Electrician
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Munster
Electrician, electrical, instrumentation, industrial, engineering, U000000, U000001, U000006, apprenticeship

South Metropolitan TAFE has developed this course in collaboration with the oil, gas and resources industry to meet demand for skilled workers in industrial electrotechnology. Our training and assessment strategies ensure the industry has the best talent available. We are also the only provider that runs this course in Australia.

Students will be taught the analytical, technical and practical skills required to become a competent electrical technician ready for the complex processes and systems encountered in industrial environments. They will learn how to select, set-up, install, test, commission, fault-find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in oil/gas installations, process plants and mine sites. On completion, graduates will be eligible to apply for an unrestricted electrical licence from Energy Safety/Department of Commerce, enabling them to work as an electrician.

Gain these skills:

  • Development, analysis and fault finding of electromagnetic circuits, DC circuits, and single and three phase AC electrical circuits
  • Interpretation and development of electrical process control drawings, diagrams and schedules
  • Operation, control, protection and fault finding of DC motors, synchronous AC motors and asynchronous AC motors (single and three phase AC)
  • Operation, testing and fault finding single and three phase transformers
  • Installing and testing/verifying non-domestic and domestic electrical installations to comply with regulatory requirements
  • Selection of cables and circuit protection devices for non-domestic and domestic electrical installations
  • Design, operation and connection of control circuits used in industrial installations
  • Commissioning and decommissioning of low voltage and high voltage equipment and installations
  • Operation, programming and maintenance of programmable controllers
  • Operation, control and maintenance of electrical generation equipment

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

MEM30505 W240 Engineering - Technical
Certificate III Full Time
Part Time
Traineeship
Workplace
Munster
Naval Base
metals, engineer, engineering, technician, welding, coded, w240, mem30505, Building and Construction, General Construction, mining, traineeship, parttime, lateapp

Are you ready to engineer a mechanically technical career?

Join an industry that is continually growing and evolving with new technologies! Students will learn theoretical components, as well as participating in hands-on workshop projects that will develop your skills and knowledge around general engineering concepts. These projects will help you develop your understanding of how drawings are transformed into buildings and manufactured items. 

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Technical you've laid the groundwork to a career in engineering drafting, or as an engineering associate.

Gain these skills:

  • provide technical support in mechanical engineering research, design, operations, and maintenance
  • technical drawing
  • computer aided drafting
  • materials testing
  • hand tools
  • measuring
  • workplace health and safety

Specialist applied engineering facility at Munster campus

Students study this course at our state-of-the-art Applied Engineering building at Munster campus, featuring mechatronics labs and technical engineering workshop rooms. In our courses, you'll have access to modern equipment such as 3D printers, laser cutters, civil engineering compression labs to name just a few.

GAA31 GAA31 Engineering Energy Sector Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Munster
electrotechnology, electronics, communications, single path circuits, low voltage, repairs, electronic apparatus, dc power supplies, single phase, digital subsystems, amplifiers, frequency dependent circuits, complex power supplies, A175, Engineering, uee62111, engineering associate, smt0150, GAA31

The Applied Electrical Engineering Solutions in Energy Sector skill set is part of the Advanced Diploma Engineering Technology-Electrical. Student will gain the calculation techniques start from a solid foundation to advanced mathematical processes such as Algebra, Statistics, and MATLAB Software to apply solutions to solve the practical problem in the electrical engineering tasks. And further developing strategies to address environment and sustainability issues in the energy sector and understanding an organisation's occupational health and safety policies and procedures.

Students will learn to develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector and will form an understanding of an organisation's occupational health and safety policies and procedures.

Pre-requisites:

  • UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEG102A - Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits

Course Outline:

  • UEENEEE126A - Provide solutions to basic engineering computational problems
  • UEENEEE124A - Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
  • UEENEEE117A - Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures
  • UEENEEK132A - Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector
  • UEENEEE081A - Apply material science to solving electro technology engineering problems
  • UEENEEE082A - Apply physics to solving electro technology engineering problems

Upon completion of the course a student will be able to demonstrate they have learned:

  • How to apply the basic and advanced mathematics to solve problems
  • How to understand and produce reports
  • How to analyse and interpret workplace documents, tables and charts
  • How to apply an extensive knowledge of sustainable energy systems and components, workplace safety policies and procedures.

This is part of UEE62111 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical, a nationally recognised qualification. This course requires approximately 6 to 8 hours a week online study using our a Blackboard Learning Management System coupled with an additional 3 hours a week expected attendance at campus for workshops.
  

Upcoming dates:

  • Commencing February, Term 1, 2020
  • Commencing July, Term 3, 2020
    • Every Friday 5pm - 8pm from 24 July to 11 December 2020

Course cost:

non concession - $1708.08

Please note, the allocated three hours per week is only for the workshop and lectures and the remaining study has to be done using our LMS system i.e. Backboard. Blackboard is where lecturers will populate their learning content, assignments and lesson plans. It is an expectation that students spend 6 to 8 hours of study time every week outside class hours/skillset.

MSF20313-AA45 AA45 Furniture Making (Cabinet Making/Furniture Making Pre-Apprenticeship)
Certificate II Full Time
Thornlie
Build, building, construction, wood, cabinet, furnishing, woodwork, furniture, timber, Cabinet making, aa45, msf20313, Building and Construction, Carpentry and Joinery (Furniture Trades), carpentry, chippy, carpenter, joiner, furniture maker, cabinet maker, power tools, preparing surfaces, interpreting plans, measuring

Do you want a trades career making cherished chairs and loved lounges?

When you complete the Certificate II in Furniture Making (Cabinet Making/Furniture Making Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice furniture maker or cabinet maker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the furnishing industry by: 

  • using hand and power tools 
  • preparing surfaces 
  • interpreting plans
  • measuring 
  • calculating the right amount of materials for the job and
  • workplace health and safety

Cabinet makers work from plans or drawings to make home and office furniture, as well as make built-in cupboards and fixtures for new homes and shops. Furniture Making concentrates on the production of solid and free standing furniture.

CPC32713 J789 Gas Fitting
Certificate III Part Time
Rockingham
Gas, Gasfitting, Gas Fitting, Gas Fitter, Gas Appliances, Plumbing, Contractor, Class G Gas Permit, TAFE03, parttime

This course is designed for people who are already working in an allied trade and have pre-existing skills. All students must already hold a Gas Fitting Permit to Work Under Supervision from Energy Safety WA (SMTAFE can arrange this) Students will need to record 250 hours of Gas Fitting with a Licensed Gas Fitter in WA as per Energy Safety requirements before they will be issued a permit to work unsupervised. These hours can be accumulated as soon as an individual has a Gas Fitting Permit to Work Under Supervision and are not required for the completion of the Certificate III.

People completing the course will have the skillset needed to work competently as a G class permit holder on all NG and LPG gas installations in WA and can apply to Energy Safety WA for a G class permit to work unsupervised as soon as they have recorded 250 hours.

S0048P S0048P Gas Safety
Short Course Part Time
Rockingham
Q000012

The Gas Legislation and Safety course comprises three components, WA Gas Regulations, Gas Safety and Basic Combustion and Flueing.

Successful completion of the final assessment will be needed to receive a completion letter that is required by Building and Energy to apply for a Gas Fitting Permit to Work Under Supervision.

The course is delivered over two days at Rockingham campus. Students who are unable to attend the Rockingham campus may discuss their training and assessment options with lecturing staff; off-campus options can usually be arranged.

S0047P S0047P Gas Standards Legislation
Short Course Part Time
Rockingham

The Gas Legislation and Safety course comprises three components, WA Gas Regulations, Gas Safety and Basic Combustion and Flueing.

The course is delivered over two days at Rockingham campus. Students who are unable to attend the Rockingham campus may discuss their training and assessment options with lecturing staff; off-campus options can usually be arranged.

Successful completion of the final assessment will be needed to receive a completion letter that is required by Building and Energy to apply for a Gas Fitting Permit to Work Under Supervision.

 

S0059P S0059P General Legislative Requirements
Short Course Part Time
Self Paced
Thornlie
Electrical, contractor, contractors, Q000000, Q000009, ecl, S0010P

Full Electrical Contractors Course

To be eligible you must hold a current electrical workers licence, restricted licence is not acceptable.

The full electrical contractors course includes both nominee and business components.

  • Nominee component includes five days face to face
  • Business component includes online learning plus one day of assessment maximum six months to complete

Business and Nominee contractors courses can be completed separately.

To make a booking or any general enquiries please use the web form on this page.

Course content

This Electrical Licensing Board-approved course provides theoretical and practical training and is designed to enhance participants’ existing skill sets. The program will not only build upon your current electrical trade studies, it will also improve and refresh your knowledge of:

• statutory requirements (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• legislation and process (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• inspection and testing of electrical installation work (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• business task management and monitoring business operations (Electrical Contractors Licence)*

* Please note: If you are not working within an electrical contracting company, a person other than an electrical contractor may hold the business aspect of the licence. In this case, the electrical work will only be completed, under that aspect of the licence, by an electrician employed by that company and nominated by that same employer as the Nominees/In-house Licence holder.

Electrical Contractors Licence course consists of four mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 Electrical Requirements
  • S0058P  EA102 Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B General Legislative Requirements

Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A - Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 - Electrical Requirements

Electrical Contractors Business Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0058P  EA102 - Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B - General Legislative Requirements

Course materials required

Students are required to obtain the following materials prior to course commencement.

From South Metropolitan TAFE:
AS/NZS 3000 and all amendments
AS/NZS 3008.1.1
AS/NZS 3760
AS/NZS 3017

From State Law Publisher
ph 6552 6000
8.30am to 4.30pm
Electrical (Licencing) Regulations 1991 and all amendments
Electricity Regulations 1947
WA Electrical Requirements
. This can be downloaded directly from http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/publications/wa-electrical-requirements-waer or call Energy Safety on 6251 2000, Level 1, 303 Sevenoaks Street Cannington WA 6107

Standards Australia are subject to change without notice and all students should check for the latest version and amendments at purchase.

S0059P 2020 Dates

  • Future dates will be listed when they become available
GAA36 GAA36 Grid Connect Design and Install Clean Energy Council Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Thornlie
Grid, Connect, PV, Battery, Storage, Photovoltaic, installations, installer, solar, SMT0154, electrical, electrician, Q000000, Q000009,  ZZ000000, GAA36,

The course runs for 5 consecutive days and contains theoretical and practical components and assessments. Over the five days students will cover the required Australian Standards and Clean Energy Council Guidelines for accredited Installers and Designers.

The course consists of three units:

  • UEENEEK125A Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems
  • UEENEEK135A Design grid connected photovoltaic power supply systems
  • UEENEEK148A Install, configure and commission LV grid connected photovoltaic power systems

On successful completion of units K125A and K135A a student may register as a Clean Energy Council accredited Grid Connect Designer.

On successful completion of K125 and K148 a student may register as a Clean Energy Council accredited Installer.

A student who completes all three units successfully may apply for accreditation as an accredited CEC Installer and Designer.

Prospective students must have a WA Electrical licence to complete all three units. If you have an electrical engineering background and no EW licence you will be only eligible to complete the two design units.

2020 Dates

  • Monday August 31, 2020
  • Monday November 23, 2020

 

GAA97 GAA97 Introduction to Furniture Making Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Thornlie
furniture making, cabinetmaking

The introduction to Furniture Making Skill Set is suitable for participants wishing to gain basic furniture and cabinet making skills. Participants will be taught the set up and safe use of a wide variety of furniture/cabinet making hand tools and power tools to construct a Spice Rack Cabinet, complete with two doors and an adjustable shelf. Participants will also learn how to prepare all surfaces of this project in readiness for applying a finish.

Students who successfully complete this course could continue their studies with a pre-apprenticeship and/or apprenticeship in the furniture and cabinet making field.

Units:

  • MSMWHS200 Work safely (AWC15)
  • MSFFM2001 Use furniture making sector hand and power tools (WI410)
  • MSFFF2004 Prepare surfaces for finishing (WI316)
MEM30805 W243 Locksmithing
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Kwinana
Locksmithing, locksmith, keys, locks,W243, Building and Construction, General Construction, apprenticeship

 

Are you ready for a secure career that truly opens doors?

When you complete the Certificate III in Locksmithing you'll be looking at a career as a licensed locksmith.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to work in the locksmithing industry, including assembling and installing manual and electronic locks, perform site security surveys, and develop and install master key systems.

S0060P S0060P Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
Short Course Part Time
Thornlie
Electrical, contractor, contractors, Q000000, Q000009, ecl, S0010P

Full Electrical Contractors Course

To be eligible you must hold a current electrical workers licence, restricted licence is not acceptable.

The full electrical contractors course includes both nominee and business components.

  • Nominee component includes five days face to face
  • Business component includes online learning plus one day of assessment maximum six months to complete

Business and Nominee contractors courses can be completed separately.

To make a booking or any general enquiries please use the web form on this page.

Course content

This Electrical Licensing Board-approved course provides theoretical and practical training and is designed to enhance participants’ existing skill sets. The program will not only build upon your current electrical trade studies, it will also improve and refresh your knowledge of:

• statutory requirements (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• legislation and process (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• inspection and testing of electrical installation work (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• business task management and monitoring business operations (Electrical Contractors Licence)*

* Please note: If you are not working within an electrical contracting company, a person other than an electrical contractor may hold the business aspect of the licence. In this case, the electrical work will only be completed, under that aspect of the licence, by an electrician employed by that company and nominated by that same employer as the Nominees/In-house Licence holder.

Electrical Contractors Licence course consists of four mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 Electrical Requirements
  • S0058P  EA102 Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B General Legislative Requirements

Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A - Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 - Electrical Requirements

Electrical Contractors Business Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0058P  EA102 - Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B - General Legislative Requirements

Course materials required

Students are required to obtain the following materials prior to course commencement.

From South Metropolitan TAFE:
AS/NZS 3000 and all amendments
AS/NZS 3008.1.1
AS/NZS 3760
AS/NZS 3017

From State Law Publisher
ph 6552 6000
8.30am to 4.30pm
Electrical (Licencing) Regulations 1991 and all amendments
Electricity Regulations 1947
WA Electrical Requirements
. This can be downloaded directly from http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/publications/wa-electrical-requirements-waer or call Energy Safety on 6251 2000, Level 1, 303 Sevenoaks Street Cannington WA 6107

Standards Australia are subject to change without notice and all students should check for the latest version and amendments at purchase.

S0038P S0038P PVC Pipe Handling and Installation
Short Course Part Time
Rockingham
pvc, pipe, laying, water corp, water, corporation, smt0056, s0038p,

This course is a Water Corporation of WA accredited program, for operatives in the civil and construction areas working on land development projects where PVC pipe laying is required.

The accredited program provides essential knowledge and practical skills for PVC pipe layers. The course provides updated theory provided by the Water Corporation to address new requirements. Assessment methods include theory and practical assessing.

Candidates must be over 18 years of age.

 

GAA58 GAA58 Painters Registration - Business and Estimating Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Self Paced
Thornlie
painter, painters, painting, decorating, registration, building, painter's, painters', yw10, yw1o, Signcraft, license, licence, smt0147, GAA58, directapp

There are two units of the Course in Painters Registration included in this short course.

AUL08 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business (BSBSMB401)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and comply with all regulations affecting the business. It applies to individuals operating a small business who use analytical skills to interpret legislation and regulations and develop procedures to manage compliance.

W9241 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects (CPCCBC4004A)

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to establish the estimated costs associated with the acquisition of materials and labour on building and construction sites, together with the application of relevant overhead costs and margins. Knowledge of physical resource and supplier identification, assessment of the availability of and requirements for skilled labour and application of appropriate codes, regulations and approvals gaining processes is essential.

Participants must have previous experience in the painting industry and be seeking licensing with the Building Commission.

Completion of all four units from the Course in Painters Registration will satisfy requirements for licensing.

For Business and Estimating

  • BSBSMB401 AUL08 Establish Legal and Risk Management Requirements of Small Business (CBT)
  • CPCCBC4004A W9241 Identify and Produce Estimated Costs for Building and Construction Projects (CBT)

For Prepare Surfaces and Wallpapering

  • CPCCPD3021A D7385 Prepare Surfaces for Painting (CBT)
  • 82985 PRB Colour and Wallpapering (CBT)

The Course in Painters Registration will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work as a contractor in the painting and decorating industry. You will learn about surface preparation, coating systems, colour theory and wallpapering techniques. You will also learn how to estimate costs associated with the acquisition of materials and labour on building and construction sites and understand the practice of running a painting and decorating business.

2020 Dates

  • Online study
  • Intensive (5 days full-time)
  • Evenings (2 nights a week for 16 weeks)
  • Online has continuous enrolments
  • For the latest dates for Intensive or Evening, contact SMTAFE on 1800 001 001
GAA61 GAA61 Painters Registration - Prepare Surface for Painting and Colour and Wallpapering Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Self Paced
Thornlie
painter, painters, painting, decorating, registration, building, painter's, painters', yw10, yw1o, Construction, Signcraft, license, licence, smt0144, GAA61, directapp

This short course covers two units from the Course in Painters Registration.

D7385 Prepare surfaces for painting (CPCCPD3021A)

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to restore, repair and prepare different material surfaces for the application of paint. The unit includes planning and preparation for the work, preparation of new or uncoated surfaces, preparation of previously coated surfaces, preparation of previously wallpapered surfaces for painting and completion of clean-up activities.

82985 PRB colour and wallpapering (82985)

This course offers ongoing enrolments for online study.

CPC30611 D395 Painting and Decorating
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Thornlie
Q000000, Q000006, Building, painting, art, d395, cpc30611, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Painting and Signcraft, interior design, apprenticeship, paint, feature, creative, decorating, decorator, colour

Do you want to apply the finishing touches and colours to bring buildings to life?

When you complete the Certificate III in Painting and Decorating you will be ready for a certified trade career as a painter and decorator.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work with all manner of painting and decorating materials, prepare and protect surfaces, colour match, interpret plans, and apply Work Health and Safety requirements.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CPC32413 J787 Plumbing
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham
T000000, T000004, Plumbing, Gasfitting, Plumber, building, construction, gas, CPC32411, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000012, Plumbing and Gas, j787, apprenticeship

Does your career pipe dream involve real pipes?

When you complete the Certificate III in Plumbing you'll be looking at an in demand (and possibly lucrative) career as a plumber, or gasfitter.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, how to safely install, alter, and repair pipe work services and appliances to suit domestic, commercial and industrial needs, cold and hot water supply, gas supply, sewage, waste and rainwater disposal, how to install and repair roofing, gutters and drain pipes, and how to make buildings waterproof, and workplace health and safety.

South Metropolitan TAFE is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries, with purpose-built workshops, up-to-date equipment, and lecturers who maintain close links with industry.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

52700WA-AA40 AA40 Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Full Time
Rockingham
Plumbing, Gasfitting, Plumber, building, construction, gas, aa40, 52700wa, Building and Construction, Plumbing and Gas, gasfitter, roof plumber, power tools, oxy-acetylene, arc weld, sheet metal

Does your career dream involve plumbing?

When you complete the Certificate II in Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice plumber, roof plumber, or gasfitter.

You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry:

  • use hand and power tools 
  • oxy-acetylene and arc weld
  • read plans
  • calculate quantities
  • cut and join sheet metal
  • work safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

South Metropolitan TAFE is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries, with purpose-built workshops, up-to-date equipment, and lecturers who maintain close links with industry.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

GAA40 GAA40 Plumbing Contracting Licensing (Business) Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Rockingham
plumbing, license, J497short, CPC40912, plumbers, contracting, contractor, contractors, licensing, smt0141, j497, Gaa40, GAA41,

The business units in this plumbing contracting skill set are considered self paced, as the first five days are mandatory campus attendance, then the study will be mainly online for the bulk of the course work, and then finalised by three days attendance at campus in this 12 week course.

Books that are supplied to you as part of the course fee:

• ISBN: (9781921734045) BSBSMB401A Textbook Establish Business Legal Requirements
• ISBN: (2770000021524) BCPCM4002A Estimate & Cost Plumbing Theory Notes
• IBSN: (2770000021517) BCPCM4001A Carry Out Risk Control Processes Theory Notes
   

Students must supply the following regulations/standards at their own cost:

• Health Regulations Standards Act ISBN: (RKH028) Treatment of Sewerage, Disposal of Effluent & Liquid Wastes
• Water Regulations Standards ISBN: (RKP 097) Plumbers Licensing and Plumbing Standards Regulations 2000
• AS/NZS 3500 Plumbing Code ISBN: 2770000019835 2015 Edition

2020 Dates:

You may enrol anytime for this course. There are mandatory attendance dates at campus below with the rest of the study to be done at home.

  • Monday 14 to 18 September, 2020 and return Wednesday 21 to Friday 23 October
  • Monday 30 November to 4 December, return dates to be confirmed

Units and their costs:

  • Work based risk control processes, $170.00
  • Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business, $171.00
  • Estimate and cost work, $157.00
GAA41 GAA41 Plumbing Contracting Licensing (Specialist) Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Bentley
Rockingham

The following theory components of the course require you to complete a workbook for each. You will be required to present these completed workbooks on the commencement of each theory class.
• Drainage
• Sanitary
• Backflow
• Water Supply

Books that are supplied to you as part of the course fee:

Drainage Units:
• ISBN: (9781742058115) CPCPDR4013A BC1909 Domestic Treatment plant Disposal Systems
• ISBN: (9781742058139) CPCPDR4011A BC1911 Sanitary Drainage systems.

Backflow Units:
• ISBN: (9781742058108) CPCPWT4012A BC1908

Commission & Maintain Backflow Prevention Devices Sanitary Units:
• ISBN: (9781742058054) CPCPSN4011A BC1901

Design and size sanitary plumbing system Water Units:
• ISBN: (9781742056951) CPCPWT4011A BC1907 Design and size Heated and cold water Services and system
• ISBN: (9781742058122) CPCPWT4003A BC1910 Commission and maintain Heated Water Temperature

Students must supply the following regulations/standards at their own cost:

• Health Regulations Standards Act ISBN: (RKH028) Treatment of Sewerage, Disposal of Effluent & Liquid Wastes
• Water Regulations Standards ISBN: (RKP 097) Plumbers Licensing and Plumbing Standards Regulations 2000
• AS/NZS 3500 Plumbing Code ISBN: 2770000019835 2015 Edition

2020 Dates

All courses are run on an "as needed basis" and are subject to sufficient numbers of participants

Backflow
  • Monday 3 to Wednesday 5 February, 2020
    Cost $160.50
Water Supply
  • Thursday 6 to Thursday 13 February, 2020
    Cost $366.50
Drainage
  • Monday 24 to Monday 9 March, 2020
    Cost $571.00
Sanitary
  • Monday 16 to Monday 23 March, 2020
    Cost $321.00

Future dates in terms 1, 2 and 3 in 2020 can be supplied by using the enquiry form at the bottom of this page.

CPC32612 J493 Roof Plumbing
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham
Q000000, Q000003, T000000, T000004, metal, Plumbing, Gasfitting, Plumber, building, construction, gas, j493, cpc32612,, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000012, Plumbing and Gas, apprenticeship

Do you want a trades career working outdoors with a view?

When you complete the Certificate III in Roof Plumbing you will be ready for a career as a roof plumber.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the roof plumbing and services industry, using hand and power tools, cutting and joining sheet metal, arc welding, installing roof components, interpreting plans, measuring, calculating the right amount of materials for the job, working with scaffolding safely at heights, and workplace health and safety.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

GAA37 GAA37 Service Type A Gas Appliances Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Rockingham
SERVICE, TYPE A, GAS, GASFITTING, SERVICING, ENERGY, SAFETY, PERMIT, wf908, j497, CPC40912, cpcpgs4022A, gaa37,

Applicants must hold a G Class gas permit from Energy Safety WA

This course will train and assess students in the skills and knowledge required to competently service Type A gas appliances.

Students completing this course can apply to Energy Safety WA to have 'Servicing' endorsed on their G Class permit.

Students will need to conduct self-directed computer based training using Blackboard.

Course Outline:

  • basic electrical theory 
  • characteristics of electromotive force (EMF) 
  • characteristics of fuses
  • circuit breakers
  • residual current devices and earthing systems 
  • combustion characteristics and effects 
  • conduction 
  • current flow 
  • ignition systems 
  • insulation 
  • isolation procedures 
  • Ohm's law 
  • burners and burner adjustment 
  • characteristics of conversion from one gas type to another 
  • classification of appliances and identification of related components 
  • electrical safety, including isolation procedures and requisite precautions 
  • gas appliance regulators 
  • gas appliance thermostats 
  • gas safety, including:
  • combustion characteristics and effects 
  • isolation procedures 
  • job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements (SWMS) 
  • operation of flame failure systems used in Type A gas appliances

2020 Dates

Semester 1: Tuesday 28 April - Monday 11 May 2020

Semester 2: Monday 31 August - Friday 11 September 2020

 

CPC31011 D399 Solid Plastering
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Full Time
Rockingham
Q000000, Q000001, Building, construction, plasterer, plastering, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, d399, cpc31011, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Q000014, Solid Plastering, apprenticeship

Do you want a career in a trade that has everything covered?

When you complete the Certificate III in Solid Plastering you will be ready for a certified trade career as a solid plasterer.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to finish floors, walls and ceilings in gypsum and Portland cement plasters; construct decorative mouldings, textured finishes, and ornamental restorations; interpret plans; and apply WHS requirements.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

S0062P S0062P Testing and Tagging - Using a Portable Appliance Tester
Short Course Part Time
Self Paced
Rockingham
Q000009

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to meet AS/NZS 3760 - the Australian standard on testing and tagging.

The course delivers the required knowledge and skills necessary to:

  • Work safely using a portable appliance tester 
  • identify faults 
  • arrange for repair of faulty equipment
  • apply tagging and
  • complete test documentation.
RII31615 AZG1 Trenchless Technology
Certificate III Part Time
Traineeship
Workplace
Thornlie
civil, engineering, construction, q000000, q000004, azg1, rii31615, trenchless, technology,

South Metropolitan TAFE provides quality training that serves both employers and employees. Employers gain the benefits of skilled and accredited employees and the employee gains the knowledge, skill, confidence and a sense of pride when completing the qualification. Training for any required gap units can be scheduled to align with workplace operations and may be conducted at the employer’s place of business if required.

The courses cover topics such as:

  • Safety on the work site
  • Safe handling of materials
  • Plant and machinery operation
  • Excavation
  • Leveling
  • Reading plans
  • Earthworks
  • Communication
  • Locate and protect underground services.

All delivery is done off campus at clients' sites or specialised resourced locations in the metro area

This qualification is only available as a traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

CPC31211 D401 Wall and Ceiling Lining
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham
Q000000, Q000001, building, construction, plasterer, plastering, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, d401, cpc31211, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000016, Wall and Ceiling Lining, ceiling, apprenticeship

Do you want to build a lifetime career that others will look up to?

When you complete the Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining you will be ready for a certified trade career as a wall and ceiling liner.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to fix plasterboard sheets to walls and ceilings; mix plastering compounds; install suspended ceilings; construct bulkheads; interpret plans; and apply WHS requirements.

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

CPC31311 D402 Wall and Floor Tiling
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham
Q000000, Q000001, Building, construction, tiler, tiling, wall, floor, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, d402, cpc31311, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000010, Floor and Wall Tiling, apprenticeship

Do you have an eye for detail and want your work on show?

When you complete the Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling you will be ready for a certified trade career as a wall and floor tiler.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to lay tiles for domestic, commercial, and public buildings; tile curved surfaces and domestic pools; mosaics and decorative tiling; interpret plans; and apply work health and safety requirements.

BSB41419 BER2 Work Health and Safety
Online
Certificate IV Part Time
Self Paced
Traineeship
Workplace
Thornlie
safety, ohs, whs, health, occupational, avw3, bsb41415, osh, work, directapp, online

Do you have what it takes to step into an in-demand career in workplace safety?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety you can expect to be a valued addition to any organisation as a work health and safety officer, or WHS coordinator.

You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in a number of industries: 

  • assisting with legal compliance
  • hazard identification 
  • risk assessment
  • claims management
  • implementing management systems
  • emergency procedures and
  • return-to-work programs

Online studies enrolments in this course are available flexible / anytime, ongoing throughout the year. 

BSB51319 BEQ9 Work Health and Safety
Online
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Diploma Part Time
Self Paced
Thornlie
safety, oh&s, os&h, ohs, wh&s, whs, health, occupational, avv6, bsb51315, work, osh, aw6, directapp, online

Do you have what it takes to step into an in-demand career managing workplace safety?

When you complete the Diploma of Work Health and Safety you can expect to be a valued addition to any organisation as a compliance officer, or WHS manager.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to coordinate and maintain a WHS system or program, investigate incidents, manage risks, manage and improve employee health and wellness across your workplace, improve legislative compliance, productivity, efficiency, and morale.

Online studies enrolments in this course are available flexible / anytime, ongoing throughout the year.

GAA98 GAA98 Work Ready Painting and Decorating Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Thornlie
Q000000, Q000006, Painting, Finishing, Decorating, Painter, building, construction, art, build, Signcraft, paint, creative, interior, design, decorator, gaa98,

This five-day short course will provide students with a taste of the Painting industry, as well as an opportunity to obtain a White Card.

Due to the nature of the course activities, all participants of this course will need to wear work attire suitable for workshop environment.

AE159 AE159 Work Safety in Construction Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Mandurah
Rockingham
Thornlie
construction, safety, wet trades, plumbing, levelling, worksite, hazardous materials, WHS, OHS, wh&s, oh&s, tools, equipment, signage, white card, plans, SkillsReady

Get ready for a safe construction career

Learn the skills to prepare for a career in construction and pick up your White Card along the way.

This skill set will give you an introduction to working in construction, teaching you safety and accuracy in planning for, setting up and beginning a construction project.  You will learn to use tools and equipment safely and the rules and procedures for safe work on site, plus you will work on a construction project, ready to add to your portfolio. 

This course is ideal as a start to a building and construction pathway, building the basic safety skills for wet trades, plumbing, carpentry and joinery.

Gain these skills:

  • Plan and prepare, set up and use levelling device and worksite clean-up
  • Identify and assess risks of work tasks, identify hazardous materials and other hazards on work sites, plan and prepare for safe work practices, apply safe work practice and follow emergency procedures
  • Plan and prepare tools, equipment, signage and barricades, calculate materials and ready them for use, apply environmental requirements
  • Determine component requirements and assembly sequence
  • Operate hand tools and use equipment safely
  • Quality checking construction outcomes against plans
  • Understanding work, health and safety of construction projects, worksites, PPE, communication and first aid procedures, safety symbols
       

Next course dates:

This course is 3 weeks for five days on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Mandurah: Mondays to Fridays from 7 September or 9 November: 8am-3:30pm

Rockingham: Mondays to Fridays from 10 August or 7 September, 12 October or 9 November: 8am-3:30pm

This course is 6 weeks for three days on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Thornlie: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 17 August: 8am-4pm
   

smt_skillsready_txt.png This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is free for 15 to 24 year olds; or those who are receiving JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY payments; or concession cardholders. If you’re not eligible, you can pay the course fee to gain these skills and become highly employable. See the full eligibility list in the important information tab below. Find out more about the initiative

AE162 AE162 Work Safety in Construction Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Mandurah
Rockingham
Thornlie
construction, safety, wet trades, plumbing, levelling, worksite, hazardous materials, WHS, OHS, wh&s, oh&s, tools, equipment, signage, white card, plans, SkillsReady

Get ready for a safe construction career

Learn the skills to prepare for a career in construction and pick up your White Card along the way.

This skill set will give you an introduction to working in construction, teaching you safety and accuracy in planning for, setting up and beginning a construction project.  You will learn to use tools and equipment safely and the rules and procedures for safe work on site, plus you will work on a construction project, ready to add to your portfolio. 

This course is ideal as a start to a building and construction pathway, building the basic safety skills for wet trades, plumbing, carpentry and joinery.

Gain these skills:

  • Plan and prepare, set up and use levelling device and worksite clean-up
  • Identify and assess risks of work tasks, identify hazardous materials and other hazards on work sites, plan and prepare for safe work practices, apply safe work practice and follow emergency procedures
  • Plan and prepare tools, equipment, signage and barricades, calculate materials and ready them for use, apply environmental requirements
  • Determine component requirements and assembly sequence
  • Operate hand tools and use equipment safely
  • Quality checking construction outcomes against plans
  • Understanding work, health and safety of construction projects, worksites, PPE, communication and first aid procedures, safety symbols
       

Next course dates:

This course is 3 weeks for five days on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Mandurah: Mondays to Fridays from 7 September or 9 November: 8am-3:30pm

Rockingham: Mondays to Fridays from 10 August or 7 September, 12 October or 9 November: 8am-3:30pm

This course is 6 weeks for three days on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Thornlie: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 17 August: 8am-4pm


   

smt_skillsready_txt.png This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is free for 15 to 24 year olds; or those who are receiving JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY payments; or concession cardholders. If you’re not eligible, you can pay the course fee to gain these skills and become highly employable. See the full eligibility list in the important information tab below. Find out more about the initiative

AE160 AE160 Work in Civil Construction Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Thornlie
construction, levelling, scaffolding, safety, ohs, whs, oh&s, wh&s, trench, concreting, rendering, SkillsReady

Get ready for a civil construction career

Learn the skills to prepare for a career in civil construction and pick up your White Card along the way.

This skill set will give you an introduction to working in civil construction, teaching you the foundations of safety, concreting and rendering, trench building and how to use scaffolding and plant and equipment. 

This course is ideal as a start to the civil construction industry with prospects in the building of major infrastructure such as roads and constructed waterways.

Gain these skills:

  • Work safely at heights
  • Apply work, health and safety requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Carry out simple concreting and rendering, and install trench support
  • Work safely on roofs, erect and dismantle scaffolding and operate elevated work platforms
  • Carry out levelling operations
  • Operate small plant and equipment 
        

Next course dates:

This course is 17 weeks for two days on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Thornlie: Mondays and Tuesdays from 3 August: 8am-4pm
   

smt_skillsready_txt.png This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is free for 15 to 24 year olds; or those who are receiving JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY payments; or concession cardholders. If you’re not eligible, you can pay the course fee to gain these skills and become highly employable. See the full eligibility list in the important information tab below. Find out more about the initiative

AE163 AE163 Work in Civil Construction Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Thornlie
construction, levelling, scaffolding, safety, ohs, whs, oh&s, wh&s, trench, concreting, rendering, SkillsReady

Get ready for a civil construction career

Learn the skills to prepare for a career in civil construction and pick up your White Card along the way.

This skill set will give you an introduction to working in civil construction, teaching you the foundations of safety, concreting and rendering, trench building and how to use scaffolding and plant and equipment. 

This course is ideal as a start to the civil construction industry with prospects in the building of major infrastructure such as roads and constructed waterways.

Gain these skills:

  • Work safely at heights
  • Apply work, health and safety requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Carry out simple concreting and rendering, and install trench support
  • Work safely on roofs, erect and dismantle scaffolding and operate elevated work platforms
  • Carry out levelling operations
  • Operate small plant and equipment 
        

Next course dates:

This course is 17 weeks for two days on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Thornlie: Mondays and Tuesdays from 3 August: 8am-4pm
   

smt_skillsready_txt.png This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is free for 15 to 24 year olds; or those who are receiving JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY payments; or concession cardholders. If you’re not eligible, you can pay the course fee to gain these skills and become highly employable. See the full eligibility list in the important information tab below. Find out more about the initiative

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Page last updated October 30, 2019