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Information Technology, Library and Digital

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. 

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. 

Many of these skills are also in demand in the exciting and rewarding defence industry

Plan your study pathway in Information Technology, Library and Digital.

National ID: ICT20120
State ID: BGJ3
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Certificate II in Applied Digital Technologies

Launch your career in information technology, or be ready for employment using a range of technologies.


Begin your IT career pathway and enhance your employability skills.

The Certificate II in Applied Digital Technologies will give you the foundation skills to either seek general employment or commence your further study in IT. Learn the basics of using and maintaining software, hardware, systems, digital media and social media.

Higher level studies are strongly recommended to reach career growth and lucrative roles.

Specialist facilities on-campus

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

 

Certificate II
National ID: CUA20220
State ID: BGT7
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Certificate II in Creative Industries

An exciting ICT creative career pathway as a multimedia designer, web developer, or production assistant.

Delivered at:


Do you have a career dream to become a master of media or digital technology? Start your journey towards becoming a film, multimedia designer or web developer. 

The course gives you a taste of the different fields of media such as film, digital technologies, multimedia, social media and digital design. Get an introduction to the world of media and digital, find out where your passion lies and pursue your career in creative industries.

Be guided by our expert team of skilled lecturers and gain basic knowledge of how to work in various environments that include entertainment customer service such as camera operation and editing, staging, broadcasting production, lighting and screen and media. You’ll also build a starting knowledge of digital technology and multimedia, which is continuing to transform business around the world and has changed the way we live, work and play.

You may work in almost any industry imaginable in a digital, multimedia or website focused role. Once you complete this course, if you continue your studies you could find yourself on a path to become a film-editor, digital and interactive content developer, or social media specialist. 

Visit our IT Training Facebook page(opens in a new tab)  for more information on students work and events! 

Study in specialised facilities

Learn in our Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) which provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. 
Practise your skills in a simulated real-life workplace environment, using cutting-edge technology to gain comprehensive knowledge of digital and multimedia systems and an understanding of operating production equipment. 
 

Certificate II
National ID: 22603VIC
State ID: BGT15
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Free in 2023

Certificate IV in Cyber Security

Delve into the world of cyber security and become a trusted professional with our Certificate IV in Cyber Security. This is government funded cyber security course.


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. 

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

Specialist facilities on-campus

Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) 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 and creative media. 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(opens in a new tab)

Certificate IV
National ID: ICT30120
State ID: BFF7
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate III in Information Technology

Build your skills to work in IT roles including client support officer, ICT operations support, and IT technician.

Looking to commence an IT career?

Join an Industry that makes a difference to the economy on a daily basis and enjoy the diversity of where a career in technology can take you. The Information Technology industry is constantly evolving and is one of the fastest growing industries in the country due to the reliance on digital transformation across work, study and life. When you complete the Certificate III in Information Technology, you will be an attractive applicant for IT roles such as client support officer, IT technician, or ICT operations support.

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

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Specialist facilities on campus

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(opens in a new tab)

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Certificate III
National ID: ICT40120
State ID: BFF9
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Free in 2023

Certificate IV in Information Technology

Gain career enhancing knowledge and skills to support a wide range of information technology fields.


Upskill quickly with this cutting-edge six-month IT course

Join an Industry that makes a difference to the economy on a daily basis and enjoy the diversity of where a career in technology can take you. The Information Technology industry is constantly evolving and is one of the fastest growing industries in the country due to the reliance on digital transformation across work, study and life. When you complete the Certificate IV in Information Technology you will gain career enhancing knowledge and skills to support a wide range of growing information technology fields. You will be an attractive applicant for in-demand roles such as ICT systems support, web and database support, cloud administrator and Cyber Security analyst.

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Specialist facilities on-campus

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) at both the Thornlie and Rockingham campuses provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology and creative media. Available pathways are from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in networking, cyber security, systems support, cloud engineering 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(opens in a new tab)

Certificate IV
National ID: ICT50220
State ID: AC20
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Free in 2023
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking)

Gain in-demand networking skills and acquire valuable experience in current industry standards with the Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking).

Delivered at:


Embark into the rewarding industry of IT networking

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

All Diploma level studies include: cyber security awareness, working in teams, client management skills, and ethics and privacy.

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Specialist facilities on-campus

Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) 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 and creative media. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber securitynetworking, programming and digital media.

Diploma
National ID: ICT50220
State ID: AC21
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Free in 2023
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Programming)

Gain advanced knowledge and valuable experience in an industry- standard learning environment with the latest technology.

Delivered at:


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.

All Diploma level studies include: cyber security awareness, working in teams, client management skills, and ethics and privacy.

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

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

With South Metro TAFE partnering with Oracle and Microsoft, we can ensure the latest software and technology is included in this course.

Specialist facilities on-campus

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

Diploma
National ID: ICT30120
State ID: AC12
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate III in Information Technology (Cyber Security)

In this cyber stream course, you can learn to work in cyber and IT roles including ICT Technician, Help Desk Officer or Cyber Security support.

Looking to commence an IT career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Information Technology Cyber Security, you will be able to work towards working in the following roles of ICT Technician, Help Desk Officer, Cyber Security support. 

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

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Specialist facilities on campus

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(opens in a new tab)

Certificate III
National ID: ICT40120
State ID: AC17
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Free in 2023

Certificate IV in Information Technology (Gaming Development)

Delve into the creative world of gaming and gain career enhancing knowledge and game-related artificial intelligence.

Delivered at:


Launch into a future-proof IT career

When you complete the Certificate IV in Information Technology (Gaming Development) you will gain career enhancing knowledge and skills to support a wide range of growing gaming development, virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR, 360) fields. Opportunities exist to engage in real life projects using industry standard software, skills, and knowledge.

You will be an attractive applicant for roles growing in demand such as 3D modelling and animation, interactive media design and production, and user interface design.

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Specialist facilities on-campus

Our Simulated Games Development Studio at the Thornlie campus provides a training environment designed to emulate professional industry working conditions and provide access to current industry-standard hardware and software. The simulated studio also provides students with opportunities to collaborate with other digital media students to create engaging interactive applications for a range of industries and platforms.

See our IT Training Facebook page!

@ITtrainingSMTAFE(opens in a new tab)

Certificate IV
National ID: ICT40120
State ID: AC10
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Free in 2023

Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking)

Looking for an IT career with high job prospects? Gain career enhancing knowledge and hands-on practical skills.

Study in a strong IT employability pathway

Join an Industry that makes a difference to the economy on a daily basis and enjoy the diversity of where a career in technology can take you. The Information Technology industry is constantly evolving and is one of the fastest growing industries in the country due to the reliance on digital transformation across work, study and life.

When you complete the Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking) you will gain career enhancing knowledge and skills to support a wide range of growing networking, customer support and cloud related fields. Progressively move from IT service help desk to a career as a technology engineer where you build and optimise applications, systems and networks on site, in data centres and in the cloud.

Study in specialist facilities

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) at both the Thornlie and Rockingham campuses provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology and creative media. Available pathways are from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in networking, cyber security, systems support, cloud engineering 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(opens in a new tab)

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Certificate IV
National ID: ICT40120
State ID: AC07
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Free in 2023

Certificate IV in Information Technology (Programming)

Develop career enhancing knowledge and in in-demand skills to design and develop computer programs and Apps with our programming courses.

Program your IT career!

Develop career enhancing knowledge and in in-demand skills to design and develop computer programs and Apps via the Certificate IV of Information Technology (Programming) specialisation. Information Technology is one of the fastest growing industries in the country.

An individual with this specialisation could work as an assistant programmer in a team of software developers, or as a support programmer to senior programmers or systems analysts engaged in programming.

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Specialist facilities on-campus

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) at both the Thornlie and Rockingham campuses provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology and creative media. Available pathways are from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in networking, cyber security, systems support, cloud engineering 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(opens in a new tab)

Certificate IV
State ID: AE781
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Free in 2023

Introduction to Cyber Security

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

Delivered at:


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.

Next dates

  • Start this course on 18 or 19 July 2023.
Skill set
National ID: CUA31020
State ID: BGT8
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Certificate III in Screen and Media

Start your pathway towards a career as a web developer, multimedia designer or digital animator.


Do you have a great eye for design, a passion for all things media and tech, along with an interest in staying on top of current trends?

Digital media has revolutionised the way we communicate, share and receive information in the modern world. Along with this comes a range of exciting job and career opportunities for savvy and skilled operators in the field!

This nationally recognised qualification will help you take the first step into the digital media industry, in roles such as Web Developer, Social Media Specialist or Multimedia Designer.
Be guided by our expert team of lecturers who are industry professionals as you build solid fundamental skills in using digital technologies and multimedia, learning how to develop digital content and prepare video and photo assets. You'll be trained in how to manipulate digital images, create digital books, create a website, develop design assets and use social media platforms to enhance and build brands, products and businesses.

This entry-level course will equip you with an in-demand skillset and prepare you for work in the exciting screen, media and entertainment industries, and your knowledge will also be an asset across almost every industry in digital, multimedia or website focused roles. 

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area regarding this.
 

Study in specialist facilities:

Learn in our Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) which provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology and creative media. Practise your skills in a simulated real-life workplace environment, using cutting-edge technology to gain comprehensive knowledge of digital and multimedia systems and an understanding of operating production equipment. 

Visit our IT Training Facebook page(opens in a new tab) for more information on students work and events! 
 

Certificate III
National ID: CUA41220
State ID: AC86
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Animation and Visual Effects)

Build your skills towards a career as a multimedia designer or digital animator.

Delivered at:


 

Ready to bring screens to life through mastering the art of animation and digital media? 

Develop an in-demand skillset, harness your creativity and design skills whilst embarking on your journey in an exciting and ever-evolving industry.

Be guided by our expert lecturers who are industry professionals as you learn the fundamentals of digital technologies and build a solid knowledge of creating animation and visual effects for websites, social media, advertising, film and television. You'll learn 2D and 3D animation, 3D modelling, creating visual effects, developing storyboards and producing innovative digital images and video art, whilst being equipped with digital editing and design skills.

From favourite movies and cartoons we watch, to the video games we play, to the advertisements we see on social media, animation plays a key role in the entertainment and marketing we consume and is a fun and effective form of visual communication - your dream career in digital media starts here! 

This nationally recognised qualification will help you further build your portfolio so you can stand-out to prospective employers. You'll be job ready for roles such as Digital Media Artist, Assistant Animator, Assistant Web Designer or Assistant Video Editor. 

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area. 

Study in specialist facilities:

Learn in our Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) which provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology and creative media. Practise your skills in a simulated real-life workplace environment, using cutting-edge technology to gain comprehensive knowledge of digital effects, animation AR and VR systems and an understanding of operating production equipment. 

Visit our IT Training Facebook page(opens in a new tab) for more information on students work and events! 

Certificate IV
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