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Process Plant Operations/Technology

Join WA's resource hub! WA is home to major petroleum and minerals projects and has more than 900 companies servicing this sector, making it an exciting industry with high job prospects. South Metropolitan TAFE offers a range of qualifications from entry level courses through to diplomas and advanced diplomas in engineering and process plant operations.

Courses are taught from our state-of-the-art Munster campus at the Australian Centre for Energy and Process Training (ACEPT). This is a purpose-built facility that features a real-life operating plant to ensure students gain hands-on experience by learning in an industry-standard setting with advanced technologies and equipment. 

Gain practical skills and knowledge to participate in planning and managing plant shutdowns and taking on a leading role in the establishment of systems intended to prevent or enable responses to incidents or emergencies. Learn about safety case preparation, incident response management, plant documentation and environmental impacts of the process.


See how our students learn in a real-life industry setting equipped with an operating plant! 

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The Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology PMA60116 is an advanced qualification for both school leavers an


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Engineer your future!

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Mining is one of Western Australia’s biggest industries and offers a wide variety of career opportunities.

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