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Technology places the world at your fingertips! With continuous technological advancements, the IT world is constantly expanding and evolving. Join this exciting and lucrative industry that shows dynamic job growth for the future.

South Metropolitan TAFE offers a wide range of Information Technology training pathways from entry level courses through to diplomas and advanced diplomas that can prepare you for university study. 

Our state-of-the-art training facilities allow students to learn in an industry-standard setting, ensuring they graduate with job-ready skills that prepare them for entering the workforce.  We have a purpose-built Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC), which provides students with a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with ‘nodes’ at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.

Check out our careers in cyber security page.

Build advanced computing skills in a range of IT disciplines including cyber security, network administration and management, website design and development, mobile apps development, games design, 3D animations, programming and software development.


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S0149P S0149P Adobe InDesign Illustrator and Spark
Short Course Part Time
Thornlie
adobe, spark, indesign, illustrator, multimedia, social media, websites, content, marketing, design, collateral, brochures, flyers, video, production

We are living in a world where everything is designed and video is king, online experiences need to be professional and engaging... are you ready to join in? 

Begin your creative content creation journey with Adobe Spark + InDesign + Illustrator. 

Gain these skills:

  • Creating graphics, web pages, video stories and social media posts rapidly 
  • Design and create engaging experiences for online visitors 
  • Designing and developing engaging interactive publications that will complement online and print projects
  • Customise your creations for a bespoke presence
        

This course is great for those working in industry who need to upskill quickly to enhance the content of projects, events and clients, or for someone wishing to try out a new creative career.

S0105P S0105P Advanced Microsoft Excel
Short Course Part Time
Rockingham
excel, microsoft, advance, worksheets, formulas, functions, data series, calculations, conditional formatting, goal seeking, quick analysis, tables, charts

Supercharge your Microsoft Excel ability and expand your knowledge in creating more productive workbooks. 

In this one-day course we cover formulas and function techniques, advanced formatting and charting features and data manipulation tools like goal seeking. 

Gain these skills:

  • use the fill operations available to fill a data series 
  • use a range of techniques to work with worksheets  
  • apply a variety of page setup techniques  
  • apply borders to cells and ranges in a worksheet  
  • use common worksheet functions  
  • create more complex formulas and functions 
  • create and use defined names in a workbook 
  • apply a range of numbers formatting techniques to worksheet cells 
  • apply conditional formatting to ranges in a worksheet 
  • use goal seeking to determine the values required to read a desired result 
  • understand and use Excel’s Quick Analysis tools 
  • create and work with tables 
  • use a range of elements and features to enhance charts 
  • select and change the format of objects in a chart 

 

It is expected before you start that you can use Excel to create, edit, print and chart simple worksheets, you can understand ranges and copying and have knowledge of simple formulas such as SUM, AVERAGE, MAX and MIN. 

 
 

S0135P S0135P Azure Administrator Exam Preparation
Short Course Part Time
Murdoch
azure, exam, AZ104, infrastructure services, apps, powershell, command line, virtualisation, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, networking,

Gain the skills needed to pass AZ104, Azure Administrator

Students in this course will be introduced into content covered in the AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator Exam.

If you are interested in becoming an Azure Administrator who manage cloud services that span storage, security, networking, and compute cloud capabilities this course is for you!

Gain these skills:

  • Deep understanding of each service across the full IT lifecycle
  • Taking requests for infrastructure services, applications, and environments
  • Making recommendations on services to use for optimal performance and scale
  • Provision, size, monitor, and adjust resources

Students participating in this course should have an understanding of PowerShell, the Command Line Interface, operating systems, virtualisation, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, and networking.

Dates of next courses:

  • 27 August to 22 September
  • 6 October to 8 December
S0136P S0136P CCNA v7 Introduction to Networks
Short Course Part Time
Murdoch
CCNA, IP address, architectures, models, protocols, networking, LAN, local area network, router, switch, cisco

Your first step toward a networking career

Begin preparing for a networking career with this introduction to how networks operate.  

This first course in the 3-course CCNA series introduces architectures, models, protocols, and networking elements – functions needed to support the operations and priorities of Fortune 500 companies to small innovative retailers.

You’ll even get the chance to build simple local area networks (LANs) yourself.  

You’ll have a working knowledge of IP addressing schemes, foundational network security, and be able to perform basic configurations for routers and switches.

Dates of next courses:

  • 27 July to 22 September
  • 6 October to 8 December
S0152P S0152P CompTIA Security+
Short Course Part Time
Murdoch
CompTIA, security, networking, cisco, CCENT, penetration test, pen test, vulnerability scan, architecture, identity, access, controls, components, risk management, wireless security, public key, infrastructure

If you are interested in a career in Cyber Security, CompTIA Security + is one of the first Vendor Certifications you should aim for to get started in your security career. Globally recognised, CompTIA will provide you with the skills you need to get your first job in Cyber Security. 

Gain these skills:

  • Detect various types of compromises and understand penetration testing and vulnerability scanning concepts 
  • Install, configure, and deploy network components while assessing and troubleshooting issues to support organisational security 
  • Implement secure network architecture concepts and systems design 
  • Install and configure identity and access services, as well as management controls 
  • Implement and summarise risk management best practices and the business impact 
  • Install and configure wireless security settings and implement public key infrastructure 

 

To be able to complete this course you will need knowledge of networking to the level of Cisco CCENT, CompTIA Network + or equivalent courses in Information Technology or Networking at Certificate IV level or higher. 

Once completing the CompTIA Security+ course, you will be able to sit the exam and become Vendor Certified when you successfully pass. 

ICT41015 AVZ7 Computer Systems Technology
Certificate IV Full Time
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
wireless networks, virtual machines, scripts, programs, computers, hardware, software, information technology, centre for it excellence, computer system, computer systems, computer systems engineer, computer system engineering,Technology, Information Communication Technology, WA priority skills, parttime, lateapp

Support your future with IT

Gain career enhancing knowledge and develop strong employment prospects! The Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology gives you valuable experience in current industry standards and shapes you into an attractive applicant for in-demand ICT support roles.

Gain these skills:

  • build wireless LANs
  • cyber security basics 
  • server installation and management 
  • hardware fault finding and repair 
  • scripting and programming 
  • small enterprise networking 

The Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology is a WA Priority Skills course so lower tuition fees apply and employment prospects are higher.

Dual qualification: this course is offered as a dual qualification with ICT40115 Certificate IV in Information Technology which saves time, effort and money. Ask for details on how two awards may be achieved in the one semester. 

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

Fantastic news!

Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) is now officially open. This new facility provides a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with ‘nodes’ at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

CUA20215 AZN1 Creative Industries
Certificate II Full Time
Rockingham
Thornlie
social media, digital technologies, multimedia, deisgn, drawing, arts industry, creative media, graphic, art, media, information technology, animation, adobe, centre for it excellence, d191, cuf20107, TAFE13, G000000, G000011, L000000, L000002, cua20215, azn1, azni, online, parttime, lateapp

Get your creativity flowing! 

Creativity is the third top skill that employers are looking for to future proof your career. The Certificate II in Creative Industries will start you on your journey towards an exciting creative career pathway as a multimedia designer, web developer, or production assistant. By completing this qualification you will also improve your ICT employability skills.

Gain these skills:

  • Use digital technologies and multimedia
  • Social media skills
  • Design and Drawing skills
  • Gain arts industry knowledge 
  • Effective team Work 

Full-time study is equivalent to three days a week. This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics

See our IT Training Facebook page

@ITtrainingSMTAFE

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

22445VIC BCZ09 Cyber Security
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Advanced Diploma Full Time
Murdoch
cyber, security, 22445vic, bcz09, internet, information, technology, IT, computers, computing, programming, web, network, hardware, software, website, information technology, centre for it excellence, cite, Information, Technology, Library and Digital, Website Design and Software Development, parttime

Join the ranks of cyber professionals & get ready for a ‘job of the future’

Malicious cyber activity is growing worldwide, driving a dramatic increase in demand for cyber security solutions. Over the next decade the Australian cyber security industry is forecast to almost triple in size. This growth translates into an additional 11,000 jobs.

Be the one of the first in WA to study a para professional qualification designed to deliver job-ready skills leading to specialisation as a cyber security expert. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills that will equip them to provide a comprehensive set of technical services beyond networking!

Gain these skills:

  • perform security risk assessments for an organisation
  • implement best practice for identity management
  • evaluate an organisation’s compliance with relevant cyber security standards, laws and codes of practice
  • evaluate and implement security protection devices and software
  • manage a cyber security environment
  • assess and secure cloud services
  • perform digital forensic investigations on workstations and mobile devices

Full-time attendance is equivalent to three days a week. 

Is this course right for you?

To be successful in this course it is recommended that you complete the Certificate IV in Cyber Security (22334VIC) or possess the following skills before you commence; Able to; undertake basic to intermediate coding in Python, basic networking and penetration testing, perform basic security analysis, implement authentication and encryption. Be familiar with these technologies in; Kali Linux, Cisco IOS, Wireshark, Splunk, Firewalls, Active Directory. Still not sure if this course is right for you? Call us on 1800 001 001 to speak with a member of the Information Technology training area who will be able to advise you on the best study pathway to meet your career goals.
  

Specialist facilities at Murdoch campus

Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) is now officially open. This new facility provides a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with ‘nodes’ at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.

The Murdoch campus is centrally located to the Murdoch health and knowledge precinct, making it the ideal location for cyber security training. South Metropolitan TAFE has networks with industry associations such as the Australian Computer Society, Australian Information Security Association and Health Informatics Society of Australia, ensuring our students have access to industry expertise and networking opportunities.
   

Specialist job outcomes for those in industry or with similar qualifications

This qualification is a progression pathway for students who have studied the Certificate IV in Cyber Security (22334VIC) or is an ideal advanced qualification for those who have had two year's cyber security industry experience. For those who have CISCO certification, or have studied at Diploma level in Networking, Computer Systems Engineering, or Electronics and Communications, or who have studied a Computer Science bachelor degree or higher qualification, the Advanced Diploma can broaden your skills and expertise for the growing job market in cyber security. Make a course enquiry at the end of this page to start a discussion with us as to how your work experience or past studies may assist your entrance into this cyber security qualification.

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

22334VIC BCY61 Cyber Security
Half price
Online
Certificate IV Full Time
Part Time
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
cyber security, centre for IT excellence, training cyber security operations centre, TCSOC, security, security data analysis, network scripting, authentication, encryption, cyber attacks, information technology, STEM, 22334VIC, BCY61, online, parttime

Become the next generation cyber expert! 

Delve into the world of cyber security and become a trusted professional in a fast-growing industry. In a world where cyber attacks are constantly on the rise, there has never been a better time to gain in-demand skills that can set you up for a lucrative career in cyber security. 

Gain skills in:

  • cyber security concepts
  • authentication and encryption
  • network scripting
  • professional ethics 
  • security data analysis

A capstone project applies in the last term to consolidate the skills gained and applied to an industry scenario. This course leads to a job of the future with STEM skills highly prized in the protection of data.

Fantastic news!

Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) is now officially open. This new facility provides a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with ‘nodes’ at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

See our IT Training Facebook page

@ITtrainingSMTAFE

 

Full-time attendance is equivalent to three days a week. 

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

 

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.

S0138P S0138P Cyber Security Essentials
Online
Short Course Part Time
Mandurah
Cyber, cyber security, cybercrime, security, technology, networking, cyberops, online, cisco

Learn the basics needed to fight cybercrime

A single breach can have huge consequences for a company’s ability to function, hurting the bottom line and causing disruption in the daily lives of millions of people. This is why the demand for security professionals continues to grow.

Get onboard—and develop an understanding of cybercrime, security principles, technologies, and procedures used to defend networks.

Then decide whether you want to pursue an entry-level networking or security role professionally.

This course is recommended for students planning to study for the CCNA or CyberOps Associate Certifications.

ICT40815 AVZ6 Digital Media Technologies
Certificate IV Full Time
Rockingham
parttime, lateapp

Become a digital guru! 

Garner your creativity and step towards a leading digital media career with the Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies. 

Gain these skills:

  • create digital visual effects
  • work with digital images
  • create interactive media
  • engage in digital content creation
  • design for interactive websites
  • develop projects using 2D and 3D animation technologies
  • develop eLearning design skills

Full-time attendance is equivalent to two days a week. 

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

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

See our IT Training Facebook page

@ITtrainingSMTAFE

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

GAA90 GAA90 Digital Photography (Basic) Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Rockingham
ZZ, multimedia, digital, photography, camera, GAA90

Digital Photography for beginners!

Learn the features of your digital camera with hands-on workshops to improve your photography skills! Learn from our expert lecturer, Ben, on how to control your camera using different shooting modes, digitally enhance your images and produce the best photos you can. 

Learn these skills:

  • Digital camera features 
  • Photography skills including portraits, landscapes, architecture, macro, still life, sport, night photography 
  • Understanding shutter speed (aperture, ISO, white balance) 
  • Connecting to computer/organising photos
  • Digitally Enhance your images (using GIMP)
  • Editing and re-touching

2020 dates:

Each course runs at our Rockingham campus for 10 sessions from 5pm to 8pm.

  • 15 October to 16 December

 

ICT40915 AWE5 Digital and Interactive Games
Certificate IV Full Time
Thornlie
design games, games programming, gaming, interactive games, design, games prototypes, graphical user interface, visual game assets, Adobe, Blender 3D, Audacity, Unity Hub, Hack n Plan, gamer, centre for IT excellence, virtual reality, STEM, ICT40915, AWE5, parttime, lateapp

Up your game with a digital gaming career! 

Delve into the creative world of gaming with the Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games. Gain career enhancing knowledge and game-related artificial intelligence in an industry-standard setting. 

Gain these skills:

  • design games
  • games programming
  • create visual game assets
  • assemble games prototypes
  • build a graphical user interface
  • copyright and ethics 
  • workplace health and safety
  • launch games used in virtual reality

Software systems in use include, but are not limited to - Unity Hub, Blender 3D, Hack n Plan, Adobe suite, Audacity.

Full-time attendance is equivalent to three days a week. 

This is a WA priority skills course so lower tuition fees apply and employment prospects are higher. STEM skills are a focus of this course as it develops strengths in technology.

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

See our IT Training Facebook page

@ITtrainingSMTAFE

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

ICT50215 AVZ4 Digital and Interactive Games
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Diploma Full Time
Thornlie
games, information technology, IT, gaming, digital, digital media, multimedia, 3D, interactive games, animation, animator, digital games, creative media, creative, virtual reality, ICT50215, AVZ4, STEM, parttime, lateapp

Be at the top of your game! 

Progress to the next step in your career with the Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games. Gain valuable knowledge and experience to develop advanced skills to excel within the digital and interactive games industry.  STEM skills are a focus of this course as it develops strengths in technology.

Gain these skills:

  • design 3D digital games
  • animation, texturing and rigging
  • advanced games programming
  • manage industry games development 
  • implement complex interactivity
  • create digital game assets

Full-time attendance is equivalent to three days a week. 

Is this course right for you?

To be successful in this course it is recommended that you complete the Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games (ICT50215) or possess the following skills before you commence; Able to: design and document games, develop games programs, create games assets and develop user interfaces. Still not sure if this course is right for you? Call us on 1800 001 001 to speak with a member of the Information Technology training area who will be able to advise you on the best study pathway to meet your career goals.

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

See our IT Training Facebook page!

@ITtrainingSMTAFE

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

S0146P S0146P How to make a game in 6 weeks
Short Course Part Time
Thornlie
unity, gaming, development, develop, programming, C#, art pipeline

Have you ever wanted to make a game but were unsure how? In just 6 weeks you will be taken through the steps required to make your very own 2.5D side scroller in the Unity Engine. 

Gain these skills:

  • Introduction to the Unity Engine 
  • Implementing gameplay functionality 
  • Introduction to programming in C# 
  • Introduction to the Art Pipeline 
  • Polishing and publishing your game 

 

Once you have finished this short course you will have a fully functioning game and have learnt the skills to put together a game in the Unity Game engine.  
   

Online study option

Are you interested in studying this course online? This course can run as fully online group study when there is demand. To express your interest, visit our information technology online study form.

ICT50118 BEH1 Information Technology
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Diploma Part Time
Self Paced
Murdoch
internet, IT, computers, computing, programming, web, network, hardware, software, information technology, centre for it excellence, cite, awf1, ict50115, TAFE13, L000000, Information, Technology, Library and Digital, L000005, Information Communication Technology, AWF1,

This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to manage information and communications technology (ICT) support in small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) using a wide range of general ICT technologies.

Gain these skills:

  • ICT project management 
  • emerging ICT technologies 
  • big data
  • internet presence strategies 
  • user and web interface development 
  • workplace health and safety

Full-time attendance is equivalent to two days a week. This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

 

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

See our IT Training Facebook page!

@ITtrainingSMTAFE

ICT40118 BEH4 Information Technology
Certificate IV Full Time
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
information technology, IT, networking, programming, ICT, ICT systems, website, design, website development, digital, parttime, lateapp

Launch yourself into the world of IT 

When you complete the Certificate IV in Information Technology you will gain career enhancing knowledge and skills to support a wide range of information technology fields. You will be an attractive applicant for in-demand IT roles such as ICT systems support or a network support technician. 

Gain these skills:

  • hardware systems
  • server installation
  • virtualisation 
  • desktop management 
  • small business networking
  • cyber security

Dual qualification: this course is offered as a dual qualification with ICT41015 Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology which saves time, effort and money. Ask for details on how two awards may be achieved in the one semester. 

The Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology is a WA Priority Skills course so lower tuition fees apply and employment prospects are higher.

Campus specialist facilities

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) at Thornlie campus provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) at Murdoch provides a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with ‘nodes’ at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.

See our IT Training Facebook page!

@ITtrainingSMTAFE

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

ICT50418 BEH6 Information Technology Networking
Online
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Diploma Full Time
Part Time
Self Paced
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
networking, information technology, diploma, network, systems, IT, Cisco, Microsoft, data, data systems, technology, database, Microsoft server, ICT50418, BDD1, online, parttime, lateapp

Embark on the lucrative industry of networking

Take a step towards an industry with high job prospects!  Gain in-demand networking skills and acquire valuable experience in current industry standards with the Diploma of Information Technology Networking.  

Gain these skills:

  • manage complex networks
  • implement Cloud technology environments 
  • apply advanced Cisco routing and switching 
  • implement Active directories 
  • monitor and implement system security 
  • administer authentication and encryption technologies 

This course has embedded studies in Cisco, Microsoft Server and VMware. South Metro TAFE has been a Cisco Academy for over fifteen years. With advanced facilities, up-to-date equipment and fully trained instructors, you will learn Networking in an industry-standard setting. 

Completion of the Diploma of Information Technology Networking opens up a range of further study options including the 22445VIC Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security, and it may produce advanced standing towards a university degree. 

Full-time attendance is equivalent to three days a week. This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

Is this course right for you?

To be successful in this course it is recommended that you complete the Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking (ICT40418) or possess the following skills before you commence; Able to: install and configure servers and virtual machines, subnet, configure switches and routers, plan and install small business networks. Still not sure if this course is right for you? Call us on 1800 001 001 to speak with a member of the Information Technology training area who will be able to advise you on the best study pathway to meet your career goals.

Completion of the Diploma of Information Technology Networking opens up a range of further study options including the 22445VIC Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security, and it may produce advanced standing towards a university degree.

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

Fantastic news!

Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) is now officially open. This new facility provides a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with ‘nodes’ at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.

See our IT Training Facebook page!

@ITtrainingSMTAFE

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

ICT40418 BEH0 Information Technology Networking
Half price
Online
Certificate IV Full Time
Part Time
Self Paced
Traineeship
Workplace
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
networking, information technology, IT, network, virtual machines, wireless technologies, cloud, network security, desktop, technical documentation, tech, computers, systems, online, parttime, lateapp

Network your way to success 

Looking for an IT career with high job prospects? Gain career enhancing knowledge and hands-on practical skills with the Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking.  

Gain these skills:

  • install and configure business networks  
  • virtual machines implementation 
  • wireless technologies
  • server administration 
  • cyber and network security 
  • deployment resources to PC Desktops
  • writing technical documentation

Full-time attendance is equivalent to four days a week. This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

Dual qualification: this course is offered as a dual qualification with ICT40118 Certificate IV in Information Technology which saves time, effort and money. Ask for details on how two awards may be achieved in one semester. 

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

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

Fantastic news!

Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) is now officially open. This new facility provides a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with ‘nodes’ at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.

See our IT Training Facebook page!

@ITtrainingSMTAFE

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

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.

ICT20115 AVZ2 Information, Digital Media and Technology
Certificate II Full Time
Rockingham
Thornlie
social media, digital images, word processing, databases, email, cyber security, creative media, systems, IT, computers, computing, programming, web, network, hardware, software, information technology, centre for it excellence, cite, avz2, ict20115, TAFE13, L000000, Information, Technology, Library and Digital, L000005, Website Design and Software Development, parttime, lateapp

Begin your IT career pathway and enhance your employability skills!

When you complete the Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology you will have made a start towards a career in information technology, or be ready for employment using a range of technologies.

Gain these skills:

  • Word processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Databases and email 
  • Work with digital images
  • Install software
  • Collaborate using social media
  • Gain workplace health and safety knowledge 

Full-time attendance is equivalent to three days a week. 

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

Higher level studies are strongly recommended.

See our IT Training Facebook page

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ICT30118 BEH2 Information, Digital Media and Technology
Certificate III Full Time
Part Time
Traineeship
Workplace
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
internet, information, technology, IT, computers, computing, programming, web, network, hardware, software, website, information technology, centre for it excellence, cite, awbo, awb0, ict30115, Information, Technology, Library and Digital, Website Design and Software Development, traineeship, beh2, parttime, lateapp

Looking to commence into an IT career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology you will be an attractive applicant for IT roles such as client support officer, IT technician, or ICT operations support.

Gain these skills:

  • hardware installation and maintenance
  • supporting PC operating systems
  • networking operating system installation and management
  • Microsoft Office applications and documentation
  • workplace health and safety
  • ICT helpdesk skills 

This course is a suggested entry point for high school graduates with limited information technology skills or those who have limited industry experience. 

Full-time attendance is equivalent to three days a week. 

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

ICT30118-AB72 AB72 Information, Digital Media and Technology (Cyber Security)
Certificate III Full Time
Part Time
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
cyber, security, AB72, ict30118, internet, information, technology, IT, computers, computing, programming, web, network, hardware, software, website, information technology, centre for it excellence, cite, Information, Technology, Library and Digital, Website Design and Software Development, parttime

Looking to commence into an IT career with a Cyber Security focus?

Successful completion of this qualification will provide you with the opportunity to work in IT roles such as client support officer, ICT operations support, IT technician, PC support and where routine cyber security practices are required.

Gain these skills:

  • networking and operating systems installation and management 
  • foundations of server security
  • cyber security awareness and practice 
  • foundations of cloud computing
  • ICT client support
  • WHS basics and sustainability 

The Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (Cyber Security) provides the ideal platform for further specialist IT studies in Security, Networking or Computer Systems Technology.

Full-time attendance is equivalent to three days a week. 

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

Fantastic news!

Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) is now officially open. This new facility provides a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with 'nodes" at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

ICT30118-AB73 AB73 Information, Digital Media and Technology (Network Administration)
Certificate III Full Time
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
internet, IT, computers, computing, programming, web, network, hardware, software, information technology, centre for it excellence, cite, aa64, ict30115, Information, Technology, Library and Digital, Information Communication Technology, parttime, lateapp

Looking to commence into an IT career with a Networking focus?

When you complete the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology you will be an attractive applicant for IT roles such as client support officer, IT technician, or ICT operations support.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to support a wide range of IT activities!

Gain these skills:

  • hardware installation and maintenance
  • PC operating system
  • networking operating system installation and management
  • intermediate and advanced use of applications
  • client interaction
  • workplace health and safety

Full-time attendance is equivalent to three days a week. 

The Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology provides the ideal platform for further specialist IT study in Networking and also Security.

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

S0016P S0016P Intro to C#
Short Course Part Time
Murdoch
C#, programming, develop, development, object oriented, windows, microsoft, program, software, code, coding

If you have every wanted to learn to code, C# is a great place to start your programming journey. C# is an object orientated programming language and will give the foundations of knowledge required to keep learning C# and many other languages. 

Gain these skills:

  • Introduction to C# programming language
  • Basic programming constructs
  • Creating small stand-alone programs that are compatible with the Microsoft Windows environment  

 

If you'd like to further your programming skills, complete this course and Intro to Java, before applying to study the Diploma of Software Development
   

Online study option

Are you interested in studying this course online? This course can run as fully online group study when there is demand. To express your interest, visit our information technology online study form.

S0147P S0147P Intro to Java
Short Course Part Time
Murdoch
java, programming, C#, object oriented, cross platform, development, develop, program, code, coding

As one of the most in demand programming skills globally, Java is a great language to start you on your programming career journey.

Java is an object orientated programming language and will give the foundations of knowledge required to keep learning Java and many other languages. 
   

Gain these skills:

  • introduction to the Java programming language
  • basic programming constructs
  • creating small stand-alone programs that are cross platform compatible 
       

If you'd like to further your programming skills, complete this course and Intro to C#, before applying to study the Diploma of Software Development
 

Online study option

Are you interested in studying this course online? This course can run as fully online group study when there is demand. To express your interest, visit our information technology online study form.

S0139P S0139P Introduction to CISCO Cybersecurity
Online
Short Course Part Time
Mandurah
Cyber, cybersecurity, cyber-attack, online, social media, cyber trend, cyber threat, privacy, online, cisco

With billions of devices now online, new threats pop-up every second

Today’s interconnected world makes everyone more susceptible to cyber-attacks. Whether you’re attracted to the relativity new world of cybersecurity as a professional, or just interested in protecting yourself online and in social media, this introductory course is the answer.

It explores cyber trends, threats—along with the broader topic of cybersecurity in a way that will matter to you. For instance, you’ll learn how to protect your personal privacy online while gaining additional insight on the challenges companies, and governmental and educational institutions face today.

AE142 AE142 Introduction to Cybersecurity Skill Set
Half price
Online
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Self Paced
Mandurah
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
SkillsReady

Get ready to secure your digital footprint

Learn the skills to secure your digital footprint whether it be for a small business or your own personal devices. 

This skill set will give you an introduction to the world of IT in workplaces where routine cyber security practices are required.

You will learn basic skills in network security, WHS basics and cyber security awareness.

Gain these skills:

  • Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation
  • Secure a networked Personal Computer
       

Next course dates:

This course is 21 weeks with varied weekdays on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Mandurah: Wednesdays from 20 July: 9am-3:30pm

Murdoch: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July

Rockingham: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July

Thornlie: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July
   

SkillsReadyLogo.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

AE154 AE154 Introduction to Cybersecurity Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Online
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Self Paced
Mandurah
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
SkillsReady

Get ready to secure your digital footprint

Learn the skills to secure your digital footprint whether it be for a small business or your own personal devices. 

This skill set will give you an introduction to the world of IT in workplaces where routine cyber security practices are required.

You will learn basic skills in network security, WHS basics and cyber security awareness.

Gain these skills:

  • Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation
  • Secure a networked Personal Computer
       

Next course dates:

This course is 21 weeks with varied weekdays on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Mandurah: Wednesdays from 20 July: 9am-3:30pm

Murdoch: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July

Rockingham: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July

Thornlie: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July
   

SkillsReadyLogo.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

S0106P S0106P PCAP Python Exam Preparation
Short Course Part Time
Murdoch
python, program, programming, develop, development, apps, machine learning, AI, DevOps, code, coding, PCAP, certified, associate, exam

If you are new to IT and want to learn how to code, Python is one of the best languages to start your coding career journey. Python is a versatile language used across many industries from web and game development, machine learning, AI and DevOps. 

The Instructor led PCAP: Programming Essentials in Python course will prepare you to take the PCAP – Certified Associate in Python programming exam, to certify your knowledge in this subject. 

No prior knowledge in programming is required, but it is important that you have good computer skills so that you can get started quickly. 

ICT40518 BEH5 Programming
Online
Certificate IV Full Time
Part Time
Self Paced
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
information technology, programming, IT, programs, software, apps, user interfaces, databases, programming methodologies, java, c#, Arduino IDE, C++, online, parttime, lateapp

Program your career!

Gain career enhancing knowledge and in-demand skills to design and develop computer programs and apps with the Certificate IV in Programming.  

Gain these skills:

  • programming in Java, C#, Python 
  • develop user interfaces
  • object-oriented programming 
  • working with databases
  • understanding programming methodologies and documentation
  • Arduino IDE which implements C/C++ functions
  • website basics 

Full-time attendance is equivalent to three days a week. This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

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

Fast Track: Students who meet the entrance requirements for the Diploma, but who may need to build lower level skills, may complete the Certificate IV foundation skill set. This skill set consists of only the essential units from the Certificate IV, done over one term, which then leads into a three term Diploma. Ask us about this exciting option.

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

See our IT Training Facebook page!

@ITtrainingSMTAFE

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

CUA31015 AZO4 Screen and Media
Online
Certificate III Full Time
Part Time
Self Paced
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
digital media, web developer, multimedia designer, digital animator, digital technologies, multimedia, digital images, digital animations, website, interactive content, graphic, art, media, information technology, animation, centre for it excellence, Creative Industries, online, parttime, lateapp

Immerse yourself into the digital media industry

The Certificate III in Screen and Media is the perfect foundation to make that break into the vibrant and exciting industry of digital media. Start your pathway towards a career as a web developer, multimedia designer or digital animator. This is also a great way to improve your information and communications technology skills, to help make you more employable.

Gain these skills:

  • use digital technologies and multimedia
  • manipulate digital images
  • create digital animations
  • create a website 
  • work with interactive content 
  • gain workplace health and safety knowledge 

Full-time attendance is equivalent to three days a week. This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics

Higher level studies are recommended.

See our IT Training Facebook page

@ITtrainingSMTAFE

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

CUA41215 AZK7 Screen and Media
Online
Certificate IV Full Time
Part Time
Self Paced
Murdoch
Thornlie
TAFEADM, Computing, multimedia, graphic, art, media, animation, information technology, adobe, centre for it excellence, cite, d196, cuf40207, TAFE13, G000000, G000011, L000000, Information, Technology, Library and Digital, L000002, Multimedia and Games, games, azk7, cua41215, STEM, 3d print, 3d printers, online, parttime, lateapp

Explore the vibrant world of digital media 

Looking to advance your skills further and build up a digital media portfolio that will allow you to stand-out to prospective employers? When you complete the Certificate IV in Screen and Media at our state-of-the-art facilities you will develop in-demand skills to comfortably wield a wide range of digital technologies.

Gain these skills:

  • digital technologies
  • animation
  • graphics
  • multimedia
  • web design 
  • interactive media
  • visual effects
  • digital art
  • designing for 3D printers

Full-time study is equivalent to three days a week. This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

Fast Track: Students who meet the entrance requirements for the Diploma, but who may need to build lower level skills, may complete the Certificate IV foundation skill set. This skill set consists of only the essential units from the Certificate IV, done over one term, which then leads into a three term Diploma. Ask us about this exciting option.

This is a STEM course as it focuses strengths in technology, but is also coupled with the creativity of aesthetic design.

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

See our IT Training Facebook page!

@ITtrainingSMTAFE

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

CUA51015 AZL8 Screen and Media
Online
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Diploma Full Time
Part Time
Self Paced
Murdoch
Thornlie
Multimedia, digital media, information technology, digital, animation, social media, web designer, graphic designer, design, design briefs, digital publications, videos, 3d print, 3d printers, CUA51015, AZL8, STEM, online, parttime, lateapp

Stand out from the crowd as a digital media powerhouse!

Delve into the lively and exciting digital media industry with the Diploma of Screen and Media. This digital-savvy diploma will give you specialist knowledge, skills and hands-on experience across a wide range of screen and media technologies. Learn in an industry-standard environment with up-to-date facilities that will prepare you to excel into the ever-growing digital work space. 

Gain these skills:

  • develop digital publications
  • develop interactive documents
  • develop e-learning resources
  • create animations, visual effects, and videos 
  • interpret design briefs
  • manage effective teams 
  • present design ideas 
  • designing for 3D printers

Full-time attendance is equivalent to three days a week. This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

Is this course right for you?

To be successful in this course it is recommended that you complete the Certificate IV in Screen and Media (CUA41215) or possess the following skills before you commence; Able to: design and create visual components, produce and prepare photo images, develop basic websites, effectively use Adobe software suites. Still not sure if this course is right for you? Call us on 1800 001 001 to speak with a member of the Information Technology training area who will be able to advise you on the best study pathway to meet your career goals.

Fast Track: Students who meet the entrance requirements for the Diploma, but who may need to build lower level skills, may complete the Certificate IV foundation skill set. This skill set consists of only the essential units from the Certificate IV, done over one term, which then leads into a three term Diploma. Ask us about this exciting option.

This is a STEM course as it focuses strengths in technology, but is also coupled with the creativity of aesthetic design.

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

See our IT Training Facebook page!

@ITtrainingSMTAFE

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

ICT50718 BEG8 Software Development
Online
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Diploma Full Time
Part Time
Self Paced
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie
internet, IT, computers, computing, programming, network, hardware, software, website, information technology, jave, c#, apps, apps development, android, robotics, Information, Technology, Library and Digital, Communication Technology, creative media, media, online, parttime, lateapp

Step into a software development career! 

Go beyond programming and take a step towards a lasting career in software development. Gain advanced knowledge and valuable experience in an industry-standard learning environment with the latest technology. 

Gain these skills:

  • develop advanced apps
  • gain advanced knowledge of Java, C# and PHP/SQL
  • data modelling and agile development
  • web programming, and testing and debugging  

This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

  

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

 

Fast Track: Students who meet the entrance requirements for the Diploma, but who may need to build lower level skills can complete the Certificate IV foundation skill set. This skill set consists of only the essential units from the Certificate IV, done over one term, which then leads into a three term Diploma. Ask us about this exciting option.

Students who complete the Certificate IV in Programming can progress to this course and complete in one semester, full time, due to an overlap in units. Other students may require three terms to complete the Diploma. Full-time attendance is equivalent to two days a week. 
   

See our IT Training Facebook page!

@ITtrainingSMTAFE
   

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

ICT50615 AWE3 Website Development
Online
VET Student Loans (VSL)
Diploma Part Time
Self Paced
Murdoch
internet, IT, computers, computing, programming, web, network, hardware, software, website, information technology, html, css, php, javascript, ecommerce, mysql, center for it excellence, cite, awe3, ict50615, Information, Technology, Library and Digital, Website Design and Software Development, design, online

Are you looking to develop or formalise your Web Master skills?

When you complete the Diploma of Website Development you will be an attractive applicant for in-demand IT roles such as a web developer, or web administrator.

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent as a senior ICT professional with responsibilities spanning design, development, website architecture, site performance, database integration through to implementation and acceptance testing. You will acquire valuable experience in emerging technologies, managing projects and with workplace health and safety.

Gain these skills:

  • develop a business web strategy
  • create dynamic and interactive websites
  • build and integrate website databases
  • incorporate big data
  • build advanced user interfaces

You are not required to complete a certificate course prior to entry. The basic HTML/CSS skills are handled within this diploma course. You should be confident and capable with ICT technologies. Please contact us if you need more advice from entry. 

Full-time attendance is equivalent to two days a week. This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

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