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Explore more than 300 qualifications, skill sets and short courses to find a course to suit your career and study goals.

You can study on campus full-time or part-time, self-paced including online, or as apprenticeships, traineeships and short courses or skill sets that can lead to thousands of exciting careers.

Use our filters below to find and favourite your course page to create a personal shortlist, and click through to explore more about the course and the different study modes that are available for you to choose. When you've found your preferred study mode, check the Apply and Enrol instructions to take the next step in your study journey.

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
National ID: S0088P
State ID: S0088P
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

AMPA Coxswain External

This course is for seafarers who have gained the qualification to coxswain on commercial vessels up to 12 metres long and need to complete your AMPA assessment to gain a Certificate of Competency from AMSA.

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After completing a Coxswain External course an AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA) will need to be completed to gain a Certificate of Competency from AMSA. To qualify to enrol in this course you must have completed the Coxswain course.

The National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D—Crew Competencies requires that a seafarer pass this final assessment prior to the issue of a certificate of competency.  The AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA) is the practical assessment of your operational skills and knowledge, and knowledge of Australian maritime legislation. 

Refer to the following information for the AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA)

Short course
National ID: S0090P
State ID: S0090P
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

AMPA MEDII External

This course is for seafarers who have gained the qualification to be a chief marine engineer or second marine engineer and need to complete your AMPA assessment to gain a Certificate of Competency from AMSA.

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After completing the MEDII External course an AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA) will need to be completed to gain a Certificate of Competency from AMSA. To qualify to enrol in this course you must have completed the MEDII course.

The National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D—Crew Competencies requires that a seafarer pass a final AMPA assessment prior to the issue of a certificate of competency. The AMPA is a practical assessment of of the appropriate operational skills and knowledge, and knowledge of Australian maritime legislation.

Refer to the following information for the AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA)(opens in a new tab)

This course is delivered over one and a half days.

Short course
National ID: S0177P
State ID: S0177P
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

AMPA Master Under 24m External

This course is for seafarers who have gained the qualification to master on commercial vessels up to 24 metres long and need to complete your AMPA assessment to gain a Certificate of Competency from AMSA.

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After completing a Master Under 24 metre course an AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA) will need to be completed to gain a Certificate of Competency from AMSA. To qualify to enrol in this course you must have completed the Master Under 24 Metre course.

The National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) Part D—Crew Competencies requires that a seafarer pass a final assessment prior to the issue of a certificate of competency. 

The AMPA is the practical assessment of the appropriate operational skills and knowledge, and knowledge of Australian maritime legislation. 

Refer to the following information for the AMSA Mandated Practical Assessment (AMPA)(opens in a new tab) .  

Short course
National ID: FNS60217
State ID: BDQ1
Industry Business and Finance
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Perfect your accounting skills with the Advanced Diploma of Accounting. The ideal start to an exciting accountancy career.

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If you enjoy accounting and mathematics, have an analytical mind and would like to work in the accounting profession, then our Advanced Diploma of Accounting is for you.

Our course is developed under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), in close consultation with and accredited by the Accounting industry’s professional bodies and has an excellent reputation for quality. You will be well on your way to a role as a registered tax agent or assistant accountant – the ideal start to an exciting accountancy career or an alternate pathway to the Bachelor of Accounting for students who have not completed secondary schooling in Australia.

The units in this course meet the educational eligibility requirements for the following two skills sets with the Tax Practitioners Board: 

  • FNSSS00008 Tax Law for Tax Agents Skill Set (Tax documentation) 
  • FNSSS00009 Tax Law for Tax Agents Skill Set (Tax Plans)

Satisfactory completion of the Advanced Diploma of Accounting entitles you to join the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), one of the three peak accounting bodies representing accountants in Australia.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: FNS50217
State ID: BDP8
Industry Business and Finance
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Accounting

Unlock the key to a successful accounting career with our Diploma of Accounting. Learn advanced techniques and gain hands-on experience for corporate and growing companies.


Acquire the specific accounting techniques that will become the tools of your trade. The Diploma of Accounting will build on your knowledge gained at the Certificate IV level, and will prepare you for accounting positions within larger corporate organisations and growing companies. You will gain a more detailed understanding of day-to-day accounting work through practical training in operational activities.

Completion of the Diploma of Accounting, with passes in prescribed taxation units, satisfies some of the academic requirements for registration as a tax agent with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB).

Diploma
National ID: FNS40217
State ID: BDQ3
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Achieve professional recognition in the accounting field with Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping. Learn essential skills and knowledge to excel in your career.


Are you looking to invest yourself into an accounting or bookkeeping career?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping you'll have the foundations for a career in accounting, making you ideal for sub-accountant or bookkeeping roles or as a registered BAS agent (with additional training and experience).

With industry and government forecasting strong demand for accountants in the coming years, you'll be ready for recruiting.

Completion of the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping opens up a range of further study options, including specialist diplomas, and it may assist in entry to university.

Certificate IV
National ID: FNS30317
State ID: BDQ0
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate III in Accounts Administration

Completion of our Certificate III in Accounts Administration will make you ideal for roles in accounts payable and receivable, as cashier, payroll officer or accounts clerk


Are you looking to invest yourself in a rewarding accounts career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Accounts Administration you'll have skills that employers are looking for, making you ideal for roles in accounts payable and receivable, as a cashier, payroll officer or accounts clerk.

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: MARSS00022
State ID: AE347
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Advanced Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations Skill Set

Advanced training in chemical tanker operations for Masters, Chief Engineering and Chief Mates. Provides you with skills and knowledge to meet the relevant AMSA requirements. 

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This advanced training course is for Masters, Chief Engineers and Chief Mates and provides candidates with the skills and knowledge to meet the relevant AMSA requirements for:

  • STCW Reg V/1-1 and Code Section A-V/1-1, paragraph 3, Table A-V/1-1-3 
  • STCW Reg V/1-1 and Code Section A-V/1-1, paragraph 2 Table A-V/1-1-2.

This course is approved by AMSA for the issuance of the following certificate upon successful completion of the course:

  • Advanced Training for Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations  meeting the requirements of STCW Reg V/1-1 and Code Section A-V/1-1, paragraph 3, Table A-V/1-1-3

Please note, this course has multiple start dates throughout the semester. Submit your expression of interest form to find out the next available dates.

Skill set
National ID: S0124P
State ID: S0124P
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Advanced Cosmetic Tattooing Techniques

Build on your cosmetic tattooing skills and knowledge with this advanced short course.

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Want to build on your cosmetic tattooing skills and knowledge? 

Become an advanced cosmetic tattooist with this short course.

Short course
State ID: GAB66
Industry Creative Industries

Advanced Floristry Design skill set

Extend your floristry industry skills with advanced design techniques for large events.

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Become a master of design.

Create large-scale floristry designs and work alongside WA's top professional floral designers. Work on large scale designs for some of Perth top events and gain real hands-on experience!  

We are the only WA floristry training provider in WA who delivers nationally recognised qualifications in floristry.

This skill set has been designed to enhance the skills of florists already qualified at AWP2 Certificate III in Floristry level or have been working in the industry.

 

Skill set
State ID: AE338
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Advanced Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations Skill Set

This Skill Set reflects the skills and knowledge required by Masters, Chief Mate, Deck Officers, Engineering Officers, Engineers and Ratings for advanced liquefied gas tanker cargo operations.

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This Skill Set reflects the skills and knowledge required by Masters, Chief Mate, Deck Officers, Engineering Officers, Engineers and Ratings for advanced liquefied gas tanker cargo operations.

To obtain certification in advanced training for liquefied gas tankers from AMSA Seafarers will need to complete:

  • elementary first aid – Regulation VI/1, Code Section A-VI/1, Table A-VI/1-3
  • fire prevention and firefighting – Regulation VI/1, Code Section A-VI/1, Table A-VI/1-2
  • personal safety and social responsibilities – Regulation VI/1, Code Section A-VI/1, Table A-VI/1-4
  • personal survival techniques – Regulation VI/1, Code Section A-VI/1, Table A-VI/1-1
  • tanker familiarisation

Please note, this course has multiple start dates throughout the semester. Submit your expression of interest form to find out the next available dates.

Skill set
State ID: GAB95
Industry Engineering and Mining
Skill sets

Advanced Mathematics and Engineering Calculus skill set

Develop analytical problem-solving abilities to carry out engineering design and operations.

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Get a handle on advanced mathematics for engineering.

The skill set will offer you a unique opportunity to systematically grasp advanced engineering mathematics and numerical methods techniques to innovatively solve engineering tasks.

You will develop analytical problem-solving abilities to carry out engineering design and operations or maintenance activities. It is ideal for those pursuing higher engineering qualifications and careers at para-professional level.

This course is ideal for FIFO workers - talk to us about how you can study this course flexibly.

Skill set
National ID: MARSS00024
State ID: AE349
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Advanced Oil Tanker Cargo Operations Skill Set

Meet the AMSA requirements of requirements of STCW Reg V/1-1 and Code Section A-V/1-1, paragraph 2 Table A-V/1-1-2 for Advanced Training for Oil Tanker Cargo Operations.

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This course is for Masters, Chief Engineers and Chief Mates and provides candidates with the skills and knowledge to meet AMSA requirements for Table A-V/1-1-3 and STCW Reg V/1-1 and Code Section A-V/1-1, paragraph 2 Table A-V/1-1-2.

This course is approved by AMSA for the issuance of the following certificate upon successful completion of the course: 

  • Advanced Training for Oil Tanker Operations meeting the requirements of STCW Reg V/1-1 and Code Section A-V/1-1, paragraph 2 Table A-V/1-1-2 

Please note, this course has multiple start dates throughout the semester. Submit your expression of interest form to find out the next available dates.

Skill set
National ID: MEA20418
State ID: AB67
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate II in Aeroskills (Aeroskills Mechanical Pre-apprenticeship)

Begin your career in aviation maintenance with the Certificate II in Aeroskills. Learn manufacturing hand skills and basic inspection and maintenance skills for various aircraft components.

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Do you want a career in aviation and don't know where to start?

When you complete the Certificate II in Aeroskills you open the door to a career in aviation maintenance, working on the advanced technology that flies 8 million people across the world every day, and is a great pathway into an apprenticeship and a Certificate IV in Aeroskills.

The Certificate II in Aeroskills course is designed to deliver both theoretical and practical knowledge enabling you to gain a solid foundation of both the knowledge and skills required to enter into an aviation maintenance career.

In the workshop, you will learn both manufacturing hand skills and the basic skills relating to the inspection and maintenance of various aircraft components.

Aerospace Training Centre

South Metro TAFE's AeroSpace Training Centre is the largest provider in WA offering training in aircraft maintenance and aviation. Our lecturers have diverse industry backgrounds including international licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, airline transport pilots, airport managers, flight instructors, cabin crew training managers, emergency procedures instructors, RAAF maintenance supervisors, as well as military and commercial aviators and managers.

The fully equipped hangar of the AeroSpace Training Centre at Jandakot Airport has various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator, and a number of aircraft including our own Boeing 737.

Certificate II
National ID: MEA40618
State ID: BDW5
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Avionics)

Let your career soar with the Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Avionics). Learn to repair, overhaul, test and troubleshoot aircraft and electronic aircraft systems.

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Are you looking for an in-demand career looking after the world's most advanced technology?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Avionics) you will be looking at an exciting career working on aircraft large and small as an aviation maintenance engineer. Aircraft maintenance is a key skills growth area and your qualifications are in demand worldwide.

Learn these skills:

  • repair, overhaul, test and troubleshoot all manner of aircraft electrical and electronic aircraft systems
  • instrument and communications systems
  • power-distribution systems
  • autopilot and integrated flight systems
  • environmental control systems

The Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Avionics) is an apprenticeship: you must be employed by an appropriate organisation to study. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Aerospace Training Centre

South Metropolitan TAFE's AeroSpace Training Centre is the largest provider in WA offering training in aircraft maintenance and aviation. Our lecturers have diverse industry backgrounds including international licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, airline transport pilots, airport managers, flight instructors, cabin crew training managers, emergency procedures instructors, RAAF maintenance supervisors, as well as military and commercial aviators and managers.

The fully equipped hangar of the AeroSpace Training Centre at Jandakot Airport has various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator, and a number of aircraft including our own Boeing 737.

Certificate IV
National ID: MEA40718
State ID: BDW1
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical)

Work your way towards a career as an aviation maintenance engineer with the Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical). Learn how to repair, overhaul, test and troubleshoot aircraft mechanical systems.

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Are you looking for an in-demand career looking after the world's most advanced technology?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical) you will be looking at an exciting career working on aircraft large and small as an aviation maintenance engineer. Aircraft maintenance is a key skills growth area and your qualifications are in demand worldwide.

The Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical) is an apprenticeship: you must be employed by an appropriate organisation to study. Study plans can be created to take in streams including helicopter turbine, helicopter piston turbine, turbine fixed wing, turbine fixed wing structures, piston fixed wing pressure-328, helicopter piston-327, piston fixed wing pressure-401, turbine fixed wing turbo fan and piston fixed wing unpressurised. 

Aerospace Training Centre

South Metropolitan TAFE's AeroSpace Training Centre is the largest provider in WA offering training in aircraft maintenance and aviation. Our lecturers have diverse industry backgrounds including international licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, airline transport pilots, airport managers, flight instructors, cabin crew training managers, emergency procedures instructors, RAAF maintenance supervisors, as well as military and commercial aviators and managers.

The fully equipped hangar of the AeroSpace Training Centre at Jandakot Airport has various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator, and a number of aircraft including our own Boeing 737.

Certificate IV
National ID: MEA50219
State ID: AD02
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Aeroskills (Mechanical)

Gain your B1 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence with this course focusing on aircraft maintenance operations

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This nationally recognised qualification is CASA approved and will teach you how to supervise civil aircraft maintenance activities.

The qualification applies to individuals seeking a Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) B1 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence, covering the supervision, performance and certification of airframe, engine, electrical and structural maintenance on aircraft that are type-rated by CASA for maintenance purposes.

Part 66 Module exams are included with this qualification, which are an essential requirement of gaining the licence.

Diploma
National ID: CHC43015
State ID: AWM9
Industry Education and Community Services
Free in 2023

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Start a rewarding career in aged care with the Certificate IV in Ageing Support. Learn how to assess the needs and plan and conduct recreational programs for seniors.

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Take the next step in your aged care career

Study a qualification that open doors to a range of job opportunities in the aged care industry, whilst giving back to the community.

This qualification builds on the skills and knowledge you would have gained in Certificate III in Individual Support or Certificate III in Aged Care. The units of study are more demanding and provide a deeper understanding of the issues concerning aged clients and service provision for this target group. Graduates will be able to enter the workforce as direct service providers in an agency that provides services to seniors.

Want to find out more about this industry?

Students in community services benefit from sharing information about organisations, initiatives and leading expertise in our Community Services Facebook page.

Community Services at SM TAFE Facebook page

Certificate IV
National ID: ACM20121
State ID: BGQ7
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate II in Animal Care

Start a career working with animals with the Certificate II in Animal Care. Learn the skills for care and maintenance of animals.


Do you have a passion for pooches, a calling to work with cats or even a fascination with fish? If you love animals and dream of a career in animal care, this course will give you a formal qualification to enter the industry.

Be guided by our team of skilled lecturers who have a wealth of experience in the field, pairing clinical expertise with the drive to provide the highest standard of care to animals to keep them safe, clean, well and content. Learn the foundations of general care of dogs, cats, fish, rodents, rabbits, mammals and invertebrates. Build your knowledge on how to safely handle animals, daily routines such as bathing and drying, assisting with health routines and providing reception services for an animal care facility.

You can gain job ready skills to work as an animal attendant in a kennel, cattery, groomers, vet clinic, local pet shop or even a welfare organisation/animal shelter for abandoned, neglected or injured animals that are in need of care.

90% of surveyed students were highly satisfied with this course.

Study in specialist facilities

SM TAFE is the only TAFE to offer a live veterinary clinic based at our Bentley campus which is open to the general public, staff and students to make bookings for consults and surgeries. Students can gain on-the-job skills in animal care with a range of species including dogs, rabbits, rats, guinea pigs, lizards, fish, along with an aviary housing various birdlife. The clinic allows development of skills in a safe and supported environment.

Our Murdoch campus has a dedicated dog day-care training facility and pet grooming clinic where students can develop hands-on animal care skills in a real-world setting. Mandurah campus also has a modified version of a dog day-care, which represents a short-stay facility for dogs.
 

Certificate II
National ID: ACM30122
State ID: BHV0
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Animal Care Services

Are you looking for a career working with animals?

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Do you love animals and want to follow your calling to work with cats, canines and all creatures? If your dream is to work day-to-day with animals, this course will give you job ready skills to be employed in a broad range of roles in the animal care industry, including dog daycare, boarding, rescue shelters, pet sitting, dog walking, breeding establishments and other animal businesses.

Learn from our expert team of lecturers who are specialists in animal care and passionate about teaching and maintaining the highest standards of grooming, health, feeding and welfare for animals. You’ll gain skills in interacting safely, providing animal first-aid, walking and bathing dogs, as well as grooming crossbreed dogs and companion animals according to breed and coat. Build your knowledge of how to provide care to a wide range of animal species including dogs, rodents, rabbits, birds, fish, and reptiles.

This course is ideal if you wish to begin working in animal care, and if you’re already employed or volunteering in the industry, the course will give you a formal qualification to further develop your skillset and help advance further in your current workplace.

Turn your passion into your profession and start your career in animal care with this entry-level course.

Study in specialist facilities

SM TAFE is the only TAFE to offer a live veterinary clinic based at our Bentley campus which is open to the general public, staff and students to make bookings for consults and surgeries. Students can gain on-the-job skills in animal care with a range of species including dogs, rabbits, rats, guinea pigs, lizards, fish, along with an aviary housing various birdlife. The clinic allows development of skills in a safe and supported environment.

Our Murdoch campus has a dedicated dog day-care training facility and pet grooming clinic where students can develop hands-on animal care skills in a real-world setting.

Certificate III
National ID: ACM30122
State ID: AD93
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Animal Care Services (Pet Grooming)

Fancy a career tidy-up? This course provides training in all aspects of grooming services and qualifies you to work under supervision in a pet grooming salon.

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Pet grooming is an important part of ensuring the overall health, hygiene and happiness of domestic animals. If you want to make a career out of your passion for our furry friends, this course will provide you with specialised training in all aspects of pet grooming services.

Learn from our team of experienced lecturers who can guide you to build a solid skillset in pet grooming, which will qualify you to work under supervision in a pet grooming establishment. Grow your knowledge in providing a high standard of hygiene grooming for domestic pets including washing, brushing and drying dogs, cleaning ears, using grooming tools and equipment, as well as specific grooming for different dog breeds and coats.

This is the most comprehensive qualification for pet grooming in Australia, and you’ll gain job ready skills for employment in any facility offering pet grooming services including, mobile or shop front salons, veterinary clinics, boarding kennels and pet retail outlets.

Students must have a genuine empathy for animals along with the communication skills and physical ability to successfully perform work placement in the pet grooming industry.

Study in specialist facilities

Our Murdoch campus has a dedicated Pet Grooming Clinic open to the general public which provides a simulated workplace environment. Students can gain hands-on experience in a real-life setting serving clients, taking care of animals and advancing their skills in pet grooming.

Certificate III
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
State ID: GAA29
Industry Engineering and Mining
Skill sets

Applied Engineering Drawing and CAD skill set

Gain the skills to produce industry standard 2D and 3D engineering drawings and learn the Autodesk's AutoCAD drafting system.

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Master Autodesk’s AutoCAD drafting system

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.

This course is ideal for FIFO workers - talk to us about how you can study this course flexibly.

Skill set
State ID: GAA30
Industry Engineering and Mining
Skill sets

Applied Engineering Mathematics skill set

Learn how to use mathematics as a tool to analyse practical problems and develop your physics knowledge.

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Get a solid foundation in physics for engineering

Learn how to use mathematics as a tool to analyse practical problems. 

This course is ideal for FIFO workers - talk to us about how you can study this course flexibly.

Next dates for delivery

Wednesdays, 20 April to 21 September, 5pm to 8pm

Skill set
National ID: MST60119
State ID: BEP4
Industry Creative Industries
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

Launch into a fashion career with the Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising. Learn how to build and prepare a graduate portfolio to get you ready for employment.

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Launch into a career in fashion

When you complete the Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising at Bentley, you’re ready to work as a fashion designer, product developer, production manager, CAD operator, CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) operator, distribution coordinator, fashion/ textile and colour forecaster, garment finisher, pattern grader/maker, production consultant, or specialised construction machinist.

The Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising course is the final year of three years of fashion study. Culminating in a professional showcase of student collections at an industry-attended fashion show, this course covers every aspect of a fashion cycle. Students and staff work together to build a graduate portfolio and professional profile to prepare graduates for employment.

See more on our award winning students and Bentley facilities facebook and instagram.

The fees and duration of study on this website for this qualification are for the final advanced diploma year only, students enter this qualification after completing the Diploma in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising.

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

Advanced Diploma
National ID: MST40519
State ID: BEP8
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

Start a creative career in fashion with the Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising. Learn the skills required to begin your career in the fashion industry.

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Do you want to work in the creative and energetic world of fashion?

The Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising course immerses students in the ever-dynamic fashion industry. 

    See more on our award winning students and fashion facilities on facebook and instagram

    Certificate IV
    National ID: MST50119
    State ID: BEP9
    Industry Creative Industries
    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

    Work your way towards a career in the fashion industry with the Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising. Learn skills in conceptual design development, fashion illustration, CAD patternmaking and grading and more.

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    Are you ready to get serious about a career in fashion?

    Do you aspire to a career as an assistant fashion designer, CAD operator, CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) operator, fabric and supply technician or patternmaker?

    The Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising course builds on student fashion skills. 

    See more on our award winning students and facilities facebook and instagram.

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

    Diploma
    National ID: MST50119
    State ID: AB80
    Industry Creative Industries
    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (Fashion Business)

    Master your skills in fashion business with the Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (Fashion Business). Learn about fashion forecasting and marketing and social media within the industry.

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    Are you one of the future fashionistas of our time? If you have an eye for style, a creative flair for visuals and a dream to work in the world of fashion, this advanced fashion business course will give you the job ready skills to make your mark in the industry. 

    SM TAFE has produced some of the most talented stylists, textile, clothing and visual merchandiser designers in Australia, and you can be guided by our expert team of lecturers who are fashion industry specialists, with strong employment connections to the local and international fashion scene. Learn creative business skills such as fashion forecasting and buying; visual merchandising and digital engagement; and marketing and social media.

    With your skillset you will graduate industry ready to work locally and overseas in fashion design, fashion production management, sourcing and buying, fashion event management, marketing and more – you could even own your label or become a social influencer in the fashion field.

    Take your creative expression to the next level and cultivate your career in fashion; this is your opportunity to join a fast-paced and timeless industry that can take you on an exciting journey on a local or global scale.

    To learn more about our award-winning students, fashion events and masterpieces, visit Fashion at SM TAFE on Facebook(opens in a new tab)  and Instagram(opens in a new tab) .

    Study in specialised facilities

    Fashion at Bentley campus has been Perth’s leading fashion design institution for over 50 years. With over 80 specialised industrial sewing machines and state-of-the-art digital equipment to master your skills, you can learn in simulated workplace design studios that represent a real-life work setting. Our courses also include live work design projects where students are involved in producing external design exhibits and Australia-wide fashion shows, meeting guest lecturers and industry excursions. 
    This course also includes an industry work placement which increases graduate employment outcomes and opportunities, and students can expect to gain employment in local, national and international fashion environments. 
     

    Diploma
    National ID: 22460VIC
    State ID: BCZ46
    Industry Engineering and Mining
    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    Diploma of Applied Technologies

    Gain the skills and knowledge to undertake technical roles within Industry 4.0 manufacturing and/or engineering environments.

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    Digital technology is transforming business around the world and is revolutionising the way companies manufacture and improve their products. Driven by digitalisation, the Diploma of Applied Technologies gives you the opportunity to gain an advanced engineering qualification that can lead you to supervisory roles at the top tier of the profession.

    Industry 4.0 is known as the fourth industrial revolution, the next stage in manufacturing. This diploma will equip you with skills to pursue a career within exciting Industry 4.0 manufacturing and/or engineering environments. The course also provides a direct pathway to roles within the defence industry. 

    From manual to automated processes, gain an understanding of how you can control hardware through a digital method and optimise efficiency through technology and design. Discover the application of robotics in daily life, be part of the digital transformation of manufacturing and an innovator in your field – this technology is truly changing the world. 

    Specialist facilities on-campus

    Students study this diploma 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, water treatment plant, and civil engineering compression labs to name just a few.
     

    Diploma
    State ID: GAB96
    Industry Engineering and Mining
    Skill sets

    Applied Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics skill set

    Develop your knowledge in mechanical design, performance analysis in fluid statics and many more skills for the power and energy sectors.

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    Manage thermodynamic, fluid mechanics and controllers in power and energy sectors.

    The skill set will develop your knowledge in carrying out mechanical design and performance analysis in fluid statics, fluid motion, heat and power exchange in steam and similar power plants, engines and refrigeration systems, to name just a few practical purposes. 

    This course is ideal for FIFO workers - talk to us about how you can study this course flexibly.

    Next dates for delivery

    To be confirmed.

    Skill set
    National ID: SFI20119
    State ID: BEI8
    Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
    Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
    Half price^

    Certificate II in Aquaculture

    Learn the core skills and knowledge in this introduction to the aquaculture industry. 

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    Are you looking to join a school of fish lovers?

    This qualification is the crucial first step towards an exciting career in aquaculture. This course provides students with a range of core skills and knowledge relevant to working in the aquaculture industry. Graduates go on to further studies or working in a range on environments including onshore aquaculture facilities, offshore culture facilities and the ornamental fish industry.

    Aquaculture is a fast-growing industry. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) issued a report in 2018 stating that ‘aquaculture is fastest growing food production sector worldwide’. Typical entry-level jobs for those holding Certificate II include:

    • Australian and overseas aquaculture farms
    • hatcheries and nurseries   
    • live post-harvest holding facilities, such as processing plants, wholesalers or 
    • transporters, pet shops, public aquaria, zoos or other facilities with aquatic animals 

    Study in a specialised facility in the maritime heart of Fremantle

    Fremantle campus features extensive salt and freshwater aquaculture facilities, and experienced staff which offers plenty of relevant hands-on opportunities. Our staff have involved students in the culture and applied research projects of many marine and freshwater organisms over the last two decades including species such as abalone, dhufish, yellowtail kingfish, marron and barramundi.

    Certificate II
    National ID: SFI30119
    State ID: BEI5
    Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
    Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

    Certificate III in Aquaculture

    Expand on your aquaculture skills with advanced aquaculture knowledge.

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    Are you looking to join a school of fish lovers?

    This course is ideal for those looking to expand on the skills and knowledge they gained in Certificate II in Aquaculture. It also comes packed with opportunities to upskill with either boating or diving skills. While a solid foundation in aquatic science is essential, the aquaculture sector prefers to hire staff with additional boating and/or diving qualifications.  

    Further skills from the maritime industry

    Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal)

    • commanding and operating a vessel less than 12 metres long with unlimited outboard engine propulsion, or inboard engines less than 100 kilowatts

    Coxswain's can gain employment in the small vessel sector in commercial workboats, aquaculture, fisheries and tourism.

    Specialist facilities in the maritime heart of Fremantle

    Our Fremantle campus features a working aquaculture facility with hatchery tanks and filtration systems and is within convenient walking distance to the fishing industry in Fremantle. Our lecturers have a strong relationship with the Australian Centre for Applied Aquaculture Research (ACAAR) in the neighbouring facility.

    Certificate III
    National ID: SFI50119
    State ID: BEJ2
    Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
    Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    Diploma of Aquaculture

    Learn the practical skills and knowledge to manage the operations for fish farms, marine farms and hatcheries.

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    This higher level qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to manage the operations of fish farms, marine farms and hatcheries. It is suitable for students that hold a Certificate III in Aquaculture or have substantial aquaculture industry experience.

    You will also learn skills in planning and designing a water supply and disposal system, and stock culture systems and structures. You will learn the skills necessary to supervise and manage staff.

    The environments in which our graduates work include:

    • aquaculture farms or fishout/put-and-take operations
    • hatcheries and nurseries
    • live post-harvest holding facilities, such as processing plants, wholesalers or transporters
    • pet shops, public aquaria, zoos or other facilities with aquatic animals

    Study in a specialist facilities

    Fremantle campus features extensive salt and freshwater aquaculture facilities, and experienced staff which offers plenty of relevant hands-on opportunities. Our staff have involved students in the culture and applied research projects of many marine and freshwater organisms over the last two decades including species such as abalone, dhufish, yellowtail kingfish, marron and barramundi.

    Diploma
    National ID: AHC30820
    State ID: AC64
    Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

    Certificate III in Arboriculture (Climbing Arborist)

    Gain the skills and knowledge to work in the arboriculture industry. Learn how to identify and prune trees and safely use arboriculture equipment. 

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    Branch out with a Certificate III in Arboriculture and combine your love of the outdoors with a fascinating career as an arborist.

    Gain a range of knowledge and skills to undertake arboriculture related work, and use this qualification as a pathway for further learning required to become an arborist. You will cover both ground-based work and working at heights.

    Certificate III
    National ID: AUR20220
    State ID: BGA7
    Industry Automotive
    Half price^

    Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

    Learn the skills to prepare for an automotive air conditioning apprenticeship.

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    When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology you'll have what employers are looking for as an apprentice automotive air conditioning specialist.

    Learn in specialised facilities

    Kwinana campus offers specialist training in automotive air conditioning with purpose-built air-conditioning rigs, providing students with a high quality of learning and practical skills. It also boasts a large modern, indoor workshop where students undertake all their learning and training.

    If you're already trade-qualified in vehicle servicing, ask us about how Recognition of Prior Learning can accelerate your achieving a new specialty with this qualification. 

    Certificate II
    National ID: AUR32120
    State ID: BFY1
    Industry Automotive
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology

    Learn the skills and knowledge to work in vehicle body repair. Learn how to replace panels and fittings and repair dents using cutting and welding techniques. 

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    Are you looking for a body-building career?

    When you complete the Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology you'll be ready for a career in the vehicle body repair industry.

    Learn in specialised facilities

    South Metropolitan TAFE's Carlisle Campus is WA's major centre for automotive and panel beating studies. Automotive apprentices and pre-apprentices enjoy state of the art facilities, including new vehicles, specialised repair and diagnostic equipment, fully equipped spray painting ovens, specialised workrooms and workshops. This excellent training program is highly competitive.

    Certificate III
    National ID: AUR20920
    State ID: AC37
    Industry Automotive

    Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology (Panel Beating Pre-apprenticeship)

    Learn the skills and knowledge to prepare for a panel beating apprenticeship.

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    Are you revved up for a career in giving cars their shine?

    When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology (Panel Beating Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice auto body repairer/panel beater.

    Learn in specialised facilities

    South Metropolitan TAFE's Carlisle Campus is WA's major centre for automotive and panel beating studies. Automotive apprentices and pre-apprentices enjoy state of the art facilities, including new vehicles, specialised repair and diagnostic equipment, fully equipped spray painting ovens, specialised workrooms and workshops. This excellent training program is highly competitive.

    Certificate II
    National ID: AUR20920
    State ID: AC36
    Industry Automotive

    Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology (Vehicle Body Painting Pre-apprenticeship)

    Learn the skills and knowledge to prepare for an auto body painting apprenticeship.

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    Are you revved up for a career in giving cars their shine?

    When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology (Vehicle Body Painting Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice auto body repairer/painter.

    South Metropolitan TAFE is the only TAFE in WA offering this qualification.

    Learn in specialised facilities

    South Metropolitan TAFE's Carlisle Campus is WA's major centre for automotive and panel beating studies. Automotive apprentices and pre-apprentices enjoy state of the art facilities, including new vehicles, specialised repair and diagnostic equipment, fully equipped spray painting ovens, specialised workrooms and workshops. This excellent training program is highly competitive.

    Certificate II
    National ID: AUR20420
    State ID: BFZ8
    Industry Automotive

    Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology

    Learn the skills to prepare for an automotive electrical apprenticeship.

    Delivered at:


    When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice automotive electrician.

    Learn in specialised facilities

    South Metropolitan TAFE's Carlisle Campus is WA's major centre for automotive and panel beating studies. Automotive apprentices and pre-apprentices enjoy state of the art facilities, including new vehicles, specialised repair and diagnostic equipment, fully equipped spray painting ovens, specialised workrooms and workshops. This excellent training program is highly competitive.

    Certificate II
    National ID: AUR30320
    State ID: BFZ9
    Industry Automotive
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

    Gain the skills to prepare you for a career in the automotive electrical industry.  Learn how to diagnose and repair cars safely.

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    When you complete the Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology you'll be ready for a career in the automotive electrical industry.

    Learn in specialised facilities

    South Metropolitan TAFE's Carlisle Campus is WA's major centre for automotive and panel beating studies. Automotive apprentices and pre-apprentices enjoy state of the art facilities, including new vehicles, specialised repair and diagnostic equipment, fully equipped spray painting ovens, specialised workrooms and workshops. This excellent training program is highly competitive.

    Certificate III
    National ID: AUR20420
    State ID: AC29
    Industry Automotive
    Half price^

    Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology (Automotive Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship)

    Gain the skills to prepare for an automotive electrical apprenticeship. 

    Delivered at:


    When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology (Automotive Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice automotive electrician.

    Learn in specialised facilities

    South Metropolitan TAFE's Carlisle Campus is WA's major centre for automotive and panel beating studies. Automotive apprentices and pre-apprentices enjoy state of the art facilities, including new vehicles, specialised repair and diagnostic equipment, fully equipped spray painting ovens, specialised workrooms and workshops. This excellent training program is highly competitive.

    Kwinana campus offers specialist training in automotive air conditioning with purpose-built air-conditioning rigs, providing students with a high quality of learning and practical skills. It also boasts a large modern, indoor workshop where students undertake all their learning and training.

    Certificate II
    National ID: AUM20218
    State ID: AB70
    Industry Automotive

    Certificate II in Automotive Manufacturing Production - Bus, Truck and Trailer (Vehicle Body Building Pre-apprenticeship)

    Learn the skills and knowledge to prepare for a bus, truck and trailer vehicle body building apprenticeship.

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    Are you revved up for a body building career?

    When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Manufacturing Production - Bus, Truck and Trailer (Vehicle Body Building Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice vehicle body builder.

     

    Certificate II
    National ID: AUM30218
    State ID: BEE4
    Industry Automotive

    Certificate III in Automotive Manufacturing Technical Operations - Bus, Truck and Trailer

    Learn the skills and knowledge to prepare for a career in the automotive manufacturing industry (bus, truck and trailer) sector. Learn how to prepare materials for fabrication, mechanical cutting operations and welding.  

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    Build your career in vehicle construction and repair

    Vehicle construction and repair is a diverse trade requiring a broad range of skills. Vehicle Construction and Repair workers manufacture, modify and repair a wide range of purpose built heavy and light commercial vehicle bodies, trailers, chassis and components. These include buses, vans, tipping bodies, cabs, semi trailers, mining vehicles, heavy haulage, light vehicles, tankers, recovery vehicles and personnel carriers.

    Trades people in this industry use a vast variety of materials such as steel, aluminium, sheet metal, plastic, fiberglass, wood, rubber, glass and box sections and channel. They will weld (gas metal arc and electric arc welding) fit, bolt, rivet and glue these materials as well as install axles, suspension, brakes, wheels, hydraulic, pneumatic, lighting and electrical systems as required. You will also learn to contribute to workplace relationships and processes, provide customer service and participate in improving workplace productivity.

    Certificate III
    National ID: AUR32420
    State ID: BGA9
    Industry Automotive

    Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology

    Gain the skills and knowledge to work in the vehicle body repair industry.  Prepare surfaces for refinishing, and learn how to apply and restore exterior paint.

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    Build your career in the vehicle body repair industry

    When you complete the Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology you'll be ready for a career in the vehicle body repair industry.

    Learn in specialised facilities

    South Metro TAFE's Carlisle Campus is WA's major centre for automotive and panel beating studies. Automotive apprentices and pre-apprentices enjoy state of the art facilities, including new vehicles, specialised repair and diagnostic equipment, fully equipped spray painting ovens, specialised workrooms and workshops.

    Certificate III
    National ID: AUR20520
    State ID: AC34
    Industry Automotive
    Half price^

    Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (Heavy Vehicle Servicing Pre-apprenticeship)

    Learn the skills to prepare for a heavy vehicle or plant mechanic apprenticeship. Learn how to work on loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks and haul trucks. 

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    Are you geared up for a big career working with big gears?

    When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (Heavy Vehicle Servicing Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice heavy vehicle or plant mechanic.

    Certificate II
    National ID: AUR20520
    State ID: AC33
    Industry Automotive
    Half price^

    Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (Light Vehicle Servicing Pre-apprenticeship)

    Learn about servicing and maintaining engines and prepare for a mechanic apprenticeship. 

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    By the time you've finished this qualification, you'll know your radiator from your regulator and be in a good position to get yourself an apprenticeship in mechanics.

    Specialist training facilities

    South Metro TAFE's Carlisle Campus is WA's major centre for automotive and panel beating studies. Automotive apprentices and pre-apprentices enjoy state of the art facilities, including new vehicles, specialised repair and diagnostic equipment, fully equipped spray painting ovens, specialised workrooms and workshops. This excellent training program is highly competitive.

    Kwinana campus offers specialist training in automotive air conditioning with purpose-built air-conditioning rigs, providing students with a high quality of learning and practical skills. It also boasts a large modern, indoor workshop where students undertake all their learning and training.

    Certificate II
    National ID: 52851WA
    State ID: BGO91
    Industry Engineering and Mining
    Free in 2023

    Certificate IV in Autonomous Control and Remote Operations

    Become an automation operations controller with emerging technologies skills.

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    Do you want to become an engineering specialist in the well-paid field of automation, which is rapidly on the rise across the industries?

    As leaders in the sector of implementing automated technology, SM TAFE was proud to launch this course as the very first of its kind in Australia, to ensure students are job ready for employment in remote operations centres and skilled in the latest advancements. The qualification was launched in partnership with Rio Tinto and the Western Australian government and is designed to give students the skills to work at some of Australia’s top tier automation facilities, such as Rio Tinto’s Remote Operations Centre in Perth. 

    Industry 4.0 is known as the fourth industrial revolution and the next stage in manufacturing, whilst autonomous technology allows tasks to be performed without the control of a human. Automating processes is just one of the Industry 4.0 trends boosting the efficiency of organisations and you can be part of the curve as you ensure your path to a job of the future. 

    Be guided and supported by our expert team of lecturers as you gain skills in working with our simulated remote operations centre – you’ll learn how to operate the equipment and software that control automation processes.

    SM TAFE has key industry connections which give students strong employability opportunities and your in-demand skillset can lead to jobs in resources, agriculture, manufacturing, logistics, automobiles and transportation. 
     

    Certificate IV
    National ID: 52845WA
    State ID: BGO44
    Industry Engineering and Mining
    Free in 2023

    Certificate II in Autonomous Workplace Operations

    Begin an automation study pathway with this basic course in workplace automation.

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    Become part of the wave of future technologies in automation

    Automation is just one of the Industry 4.0 trends in accelerating the efficiency of organisations and utilising new and emerging technologies to automate production processes using machinery and state-of-the-art technologies. Be ahead of the curve and ensure your path to a job of the future.

    A career in automation offers the opportunity to work in a field that is challenging, interesting, in-demand and well-paid.   

    This course allows students to develop a good understanding of the emerging technologies in the resources sector. Learn how automation is innovating mobile and fixed plant operations, get an introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and process control operations. These skills are in high demand in the sector, so graduates will be well placed to pursue a traineeship or apprenticeship following this course. 

    The course also provides an overview of the historical development of automation, an in-depth coverage of current automation and insight into some future extensions.

    Study at Munster Campus three days a week with specialist simulation facilities available to allow students to develop real-world experience.

    Certificate II
    National ID: AVI50119
    State ID: BES4
    Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
    Half price^
    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    Diploma of Aviation (Aviation Management)

    Gain aviation management skills to work in commercial or defence flight operations. Learn technical and non-technical aviation skills. 

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    Take to the skies in a management role

    Prepare for a role in aviation management by learning how to perform ground operations duties in support of commercial or Defence aviation flight operations.

    Learn to apply technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge in support of a wide range of aerodrome and air transport operations with autonomy, judgement and defined responsibility in known or changing contexts within broad but established parameters.

    Diploma
    National ID: AVI40120
    State ID: BGN0
    Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
    Free in 2023

    Certificate IV in Aviation (Aviation Supervision)

    Learn how to manage the ground operations for an airport- aircraft refueling, marshalling and customer relations. 

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    Are you ready to take-off into the airport or airline industry?

    This qualification will provide you with technical and non-technical aviation skills to operate effectively in a broad range of ground operations and service roles.  When you complete the Certificate IV in Aviation (Aviation Supervision) you will be on your way to a career managing the ground operations of an airport: airline services, airport operation and other ground services.

    You will gain valuable industry workplace exposure to airport and airline operations, as well as experience in an aviation environment within our fully equipped aircraft hangar facility.

    This course has been developed in partnership with the aviation industry, and provides you with a professional, non-flying pathway to an exciting career in aviation.

    Previous graduates of this course have found employment with both international and regional airports and within the broader aviation industry.

    Aerospace Training Centre

    South Metropolitan TAFE's AeroSpace Training Centre is the largest provider in WA offering training in aircraft maintenance and aviation. Our lecturers have diverse industry backgrounds including international licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, airline transport pilots, airport managers, flight instructors, cabin crew training managers, emergency procedures instructors, RAAF maintenance supervisors, as well as military and commercial aviators and managers.

    The fully equipped hangar of the AeroSpace Training Centre at Jandakot Airport has various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator, and a number of aircraft including our own Boeing 737.

    Certificate IV
    National ID: AVI30219
    State ID: BER6
    Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

    Certificate III in Aviation (Cabin Crew)

    Gain the skills to become a flight attendant or cabin crew member. Learn skills such as emergency response, first aid and customer service. 

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    Are you ready to let your dreams soar?

    When you complete the Certificate III in Aviation (Cabin Crew) you will be recruitment-ready for an exciting career as a flight attendant or cabin crew member.

    You will gain confidence in dealing with difficult passengers on an aircraft with crew member security training.

    This course is specifically designed for those seeking an exciting career as a cabin crew member (flight attendant). This course has been developed in conjunction with commercial airlines and experienced cabin crew training managers to meet current aviation standards and will thoroughly prepare you to be successful in the airline industry.

    South Metropolitan TAFE has a Boeing 737 which will be used for the majority of your practical training. The fun begins with practical exercises such as evacuating down a slide, simulated cabin fires with a smoke machine, firefighting, ditching and life raft training. You will have hands on instruction in the full-length cabin with business and economy class seating, fully operational galleys, cabin service equipment and PA system.

    Graduates of this course have successfully gained employment with both regional and international airlines as cabin crew members. Students should also be fit and healthy in order to successfully complete the airlines emergency procedure training. A prerequisite for the course is the ability to swim a minimum of 50 metres, unaided and fully clothed. Students must provide a swimming certificate in order to demonstrate they meet the prerequisite and can therefore participate in the water training exercises.

    Aerospace Training Centre

    South Metropolitan TAFE's AeroSpace Training Centre is the largest provider in WA offering training in aircraft maintenance and aviation. Our lecturers have diverse industry backgrounds including international licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, airline transport pilots, airport managers, flight instructors, cabin crew training managers, emergency procedures instructors, RAAF maintenance supervisors, as well as military and commercial aviators and managers.

    The fully equipped hangar of the AeroSpace Training Centre at Jandakot Airport has various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator, and a number of aircraft including our own Boeing 737.

    Certificate III
    National ID: AVI50222
    State ID: BHR0
    Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane)

    Gain the skills and knowledge to become a commercial pilot. 

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    Do you have sky-high ambition to be a commercial pilot?

    Make the Perth skies your next office window with the skills and knowledge to become a commercial aircraft pilot. Learn to fly light piston aeroplanes including knowing how to perform in normal and emergency conditions. 

    Our commercial pilot’s course enables you to reach toward certification as a commercial pilot through Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)’s Part 61 Flight crew licensing regulations. We offer training full time that integrates your theory study at campus with flying time located at Jandakot airport. 

    You will complete 600 hours of theory and flying time in a range of conditions and times of day to prepare you for a diverse aviation career. Our lecturers work with you to help you traverse a wide range of air transport operations, including passenger, charter and cargo operations; and how to use your autonomy, judgement and defined responsibility for an extensive range of scenarios that you might face in the skies.

    Diploma
    National ID: AVI50319
    State ID: BET5
    Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Helicopter)

    Gain the skills and knowledge to become a commercial pilot. 

    Delivered at:


    Reach new heights as a commercial helicopter pilot

    Take your career to the skies with the skills and knowledge to become a commercial helicopter pilot. Learn to fly light piston helicopters including knowing how to perform in normal and emergency conditions.

    Our commercial pilot’s course enables you to reach toward certification as a commercial pilot through Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)’s Part 61 Flight crew licensing regulations. We offer training full time that blends your theory study at campus with flying time located at Jandakot airport.

    Outside of class time, you will complete 600 additional hours flying in a range of conditions and times of day to prepare you well for a diverse aviation career and increasing your employability. Our lecturers work with you to help you traverse a wide range of air transport operations, including passenger, charter and cargo operations; and how to use your autonomy, judgement and defined responsibility for an extensive range of scenarios that you might face in the skies

    Diploma
    National ID: AVI30419
    State ID: BES9
    Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

    Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot)

    Learn to fly drones professionally, so you can take advantage of the growing industry of using drones for surveillance, delivery and photography.

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    Do you want to become a remote pilot of an aircraft? Technology has advanced to bring a new era of piloting that can improve the efficiency and safety of almost every industry you could wish to work in.

    Certificate III
    National ID: FBP30521
    State ID: BGZ4
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Baking

    Gain the skills and knowledge to be a baker or pastry chef in a hotel, bakery, restaurant or pastry shop.

    Delivered at:


    Want a decorated career as a baker or pastry chef?

    When you complete the Certificate III in Baking you will be able to work as a baker or pastry chef in a hotel, bakery, restaurant, or pastry shop.

    Gain these skills

    • produce a variety of breads, cakes, pastries, biscuits, rolls, scrolls, gateaux, tortes, pies, and slices
    • first aid
    • food safety programs
    • hygiene
    • workplace health and safety

    We are the only public provider offering training in baking with an on-campus bakehouse that sells students' work to the general public.

    Certificate III
    National ID: FBP20221
    State ID: AC93
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

    Certificate II in Baking (Pre-apprenticeship)

    Gain the skills to prepare for a baking apprenticeship. Learn how to make pastry, bread, meringues and doughnuts. 

    Delivered at:


    Ready for your career to rise as a baker?

    When you complete the Certificate II in Baking (Baking Pre-Apprenticeship) you will be ready for an apprenticeship in the baking industry.

    We are the only provider offering training in baking with an on-campus bakehouse that sells students' work to the general public.

    Certificate II
    National ID: SHB30516
    State ID: AZZ5
    Industry Creative Industries
    Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

    Certificate III in Barbering

    Learn how to become a barber while still working as hairdressing apprentice. This course is offered one day a week at our training salon.

    Delivered at:


    Want to be a cut above the rest?

    Do you want to become a barber? This qualification is delivered on campus one day a week, so it allows you to study while working at a hairdressing salon as an apprentice. 

    Gain these skills:

    • sales, consultation and technical skills
    • broad range of barbering services to clients
    • using discretion and judgement to provide client services
    • taking responsibility for work outcomes

    You will be required to participate in our Student Training Salon that is open to the public, with real, paying clients. This qualification provides a pathway to work as a barber in any industry environment, usually a barber-shop or salon.

    Recognition of Prior Learning is available for this qualification to qualified hairdressers.

    Certificate III
    National ID: 09159P
    State ID: 09159P
    Industry Building and Construction

    Basic Combustion, Flueing and Exhaust Principles

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    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.

    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. 

    Short course
    State ID: GAC91
    Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

    Basic Key Skills Builder (BKSB) Preparation skill set

    Prepare your Maths and English skills for the BKSB test as entry to study in nursing

    Delivered at:


    Are you hoping to gain entry to the nursing study pathway but don't have the Maths and English skills to pass the entry test?

    The BKSB test is a requirement for entry to the Diploma of Nursing and your application allows you one opportunity to sit the test each intake, making it so important to be sure you are ready before you apply. 

    This course gives you the skills and practice time to build your confidence to sit the test. 

    The course provides:

    • Weekly online classes to practice, participate in tutorials and ask questions
    • Maths and English practice tests
    • Access to other practice materials
    • Access to learner guides and other resources
    • Access to online systems to extend practice
    Skill set
    National ID: SHB30121
    State ID: BHJ8
    Industry Creative Industries
    Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

    Certificate III in Beauty Services

    Gain the skills and knowledge to work across a broad range of positions in the beauty industry. Train in a student beauty clinic.

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    Do you love all things beauty and have a great eye for style and glamour? This course is your first step to beginning your career in the vibrant and exciting world of beauty. 

    Be guided by our expert team of lecturers who are experienced industry professionals as you learn the fundamentals of providing a range of beauty treatments including nails, waxing, lash and brow, tanning and make-up services. Develop a range of practical skills such as providing manicures and pedicures, nail art, applying make-up for photography, eyelash extensions and spray tanning. You’ll be trained using professional product ranges such as Dermalogica skin care, and MAC, Crown, Kryolan and LA girl makeup. 

    In this course you’ll also grow your customer service skillset, learning to engage with clients and create a positive client experience from greeting and preparing on arrival through to advising on beauty products and treatments. 

    At SM TAFE your fees are inclusive of all training products and equipment for the entirety of your course. You will receive a take home makeup brush set to start you on your makeup journey. Additional purchases include a beauty tunic, textbook and linen for class use.

    Study in specialist facilities 

    Gain hands-on experience in our student Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics which offer the chance to operate in a ‘real life’ beauty clinic, hairdressing salon or remedial massage clinic whilst developing your practical skills under the guidance of qualified practitioners and lecturers. You can follow the clinics on Facebook(opens in a new tab) .

    Our Mandurah campus is also undergoing exciting developments with new purpose-built training facilities coming in 2023, including simulated hair and beauty training facilities, with a hair salon and dedicated training spaces for beauty and massage therapy.

    Certificate III
    National ID: SHB40121
    State ID: BHK1
    Industry Creative Industries

    Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

    Learn the skills and beauty treatments to become a beauty therapist. Train in a student beauty clinic.

    Delivered at:


    Does your talent lie in bringing radiance, relaxation and joy to others through the art of a beauty treatment? If you have a career dream to become a beauty therapist, this course will give you job ready skills to work at a day spa, a beauty salon, a resort or even on a cruise ship or in your own home salon.

    Be guided by our professional and passionate team of lecturers who are experienced industry specialists. You’ll learn how to provide a range of beauty treatments, including facials and specialised facials for glowing skin, as well as body massage and aromatherapy massage for ultimate relaxation. Develop your manicure and pedicure skills, gain skills in popular services such as waxing, lash and brow tinting and lifting, spray tans, eyelash extensions and professional make-up application.

    Grow an understanding of retail operations for the beauty industry and establish a customer service skillset, learning how to create a positive client experience and leave a lasting impression. Your skills will allow you to perform treatments independently and you’ll be trained in coordinating or managing the services within a beauty salon or a department within a larger store.

    At SM TAFE your fees are inclusive of all training products and equipment for the entirety of your course. You will receive a take home makeup brush set to start you on your makeup journey. Additional purchases include a beauty tunic, textbook and linen for class use. 

    Study in specialist facilities 

    Gain hands-on experience in our student Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics which offer the chance to operate in a ‘real life’ beauty clinic, hairdressing salon or remedial massage clinic whilst developing your practical skills under the guidance of qualified practitioners and lecturers. You’ll be trained using professional product ranges such as Dermalogica and Medik8 skin care, along with MAC, Crown, Kryolan and LA girl makeup. 

    Follow the clinics on Facebook(opens in a new tab) for exciting news and updates.  

    Our Mandurah campus is also undergoing exciting developments with new purpose-built training facilities coming in 2023, including simulated hair and beauty training facilities, with a hair salon and dedicated training spaces for beauty and massage therapy.

    Certificate IV
    National ID: SHB50121
    State ID: BHK0
    Industry Creative Industries
    Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
    VET Student Loans (VSL)

    Diploma of Beauty Therapy

    Learn the dermal science behind beauty therapy including laser skin and hair removal.

    Delivered at:


    Do you have an interest in the science of skincare and a creative flair for style and all things beauty? This advanced qualification will give you job ready skills to pursue your dream career as a beauty therapist or a beauty salon owner.

    This course is regarded by the industry as being the most comprehensive training in beauty therapy and is also a pathway to Advanced Dermal Science qualifications.

    You’ll be guided and supported by our team of expert lecturers who are industry professionals, as you learn the complete range of face and body treatments as well as specialised skin treatments. Gain skills in how to provide facials, makeup, massage, waxing, lash and brow treatments and manicures/pedicures. In addition, you will build knowledge of reflexology and hot stone massage.

    At SM TAFE your fees are inclusive of all training products and equipment for the entirety of your course. You will receive a take home makeup brush kit to start you on your makeup journey. Additional purchases include a beauty tunic, textbook and linen for class use.

    Study in specialist facilities

    Gain hands-on experience in our student Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics which offer the chance to operate in a ‘real life’ beauty clinic, hairdressing salon or remedial massage clinic whilst developing your practical skills under the guidance of qualified practitioners and lecturers. You’ll be trained using professional product ranges such as Dermalogica and Medik8 skin care, along with MAC, Crown, Kryolan and LA girl makeup. Follow the clinics on Facebook(opens in a new tab) for exciting news and updates.

    Our Mandurah campus is also undergoing exciting developments with new purpose-built training facilities coming in 2023, including simulated hair and beauty training facilities, with a hair salon and dedicated training spaces for beauty and massage therapy.

    Diploma
    National ID: FBP30421
    State ID: BGZ5
    Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

    Certificate III in Bread Baking

    Learn the bread baking skills and knowledge to start work as a baker. Train in our bakehouse.

    Delivered at:


    When you complete the Certificate III in Bread Baking you will be able to start work as a baker.

    Gain these skills

    • specialise in making different types of bread (sourdough, turkish bread, baguettes, continental loaves, panino, cobs, rye, ciabatta, focaccia, scrolls, rolls, scones)
    • first aid
    • food safety programs
    • workplace health and safety

    We are the only public provider offering training with an on-campus bakehouse that sells student's work to the general public.

    Certificate III
    National ID: CPC33020
    State ID: BGD8
    Industry Building and Construction
    Half price^

    Certificate III in Bricklaying and Blocklaying

    Gain the trade knowledge and skills to lay bricks as a bricklayer or blocklayer


    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.

      Learn in specialised facilities

      South Metropolitan TAFE's Thornlie and Rockingham 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.

      Certificate III
      National ID: CPC50220
      State ID: BGE4
      Industry Building and Construction
      Half price^

      Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

      Up-skill in the building industry by learning how to manage a construction site or become a registered building practitioner. 

      Delivered at:


      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.

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

      Diploma
      National ID: 52893WA
      State ID: AD06
      Industry Building and Construction
      Half price^

      Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Brick and Block Laying Pre-apprenticeship)

      Gain the skills to work in the building industry and become an apprentice bricklayer/blocklayer.

      Delivered at:


      Want to build the blocks for your career in construction? This pre-apprenticeship will equip you with the skills employers are looking for in an apprentice bricklayer/blocklayer.

      Bricklaying is an important and in-demand trade, being vital to the construction industry as the foundation for residential and commercial developments. In this course you’ll learn how to use bricklaying tools and equipment to construct and repair brick and block walls. 

      Complete this course to give yourself the best chance of getting an apprenticeship and a head start in an outdoors trade such as bricklaying, carpentry or labouring. 

      Learn in specialist facilities

      The Mandurah, Rockingham and Thornlie campuses feature modern workshops with tools and equipment you will find on any work site. Students complete this pre-apprenticeship in an environment that reflects current industry practices and simulates a real-life workplace. 

      Certificate II
      National ID: 52893WA
      State ID: AD12
      Industry Building and Construction
      Half price^

      Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Carpentry Pre-apprenticeship)

      Gain the skills to work in the building industry and become an apprentice carpenter and joiner.

      Delivered at:


      Do you have a keen interest in woodwork or the building industry and a passion for the perfect finish of a job? Complete this pre-apprenticeship and you’ll gain the skills that employers are searching for in an Apprentice Carpenter and Joiner.  

      Carpentry is fundamental to the construction industry and one of the most in-demand trades. A carpenter specialises in working with wood, metal and other materials to assemble, install and repair foundations.

      Working both outdoors and indoors, the career of a carpenter can bring you a diverse range of jobs and there’s various specialities to choose from - you can see your work come to life in real houses and buildings, adding your own creative flair. 

      The skills of the carpenter are needed for the foundations and walls of our houses, through to the construction of offices, restaurants and retail developments, as well as on projects such as mining operations. This pre-apprenticeship will give you a taste of what it’s like to be a carpenter and put the foundations in place for your future.

      Learn in specialist facilities

      The Mandurah, Rockingham and Thornlie campuses feature modern workshops with tools and equipment you will find on any work site. Students complete this pre-apprenticeship in an environment that reflects current industry practices and simulates a real-life workplace. The timber workshops include multiple lathes and saws for large scale construction. 

      Certificate II
      National ID: 52893WA
      State ID: AD10
      Industry Building and Construction
      Half price^

      Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Painting and Decorating Pre-apprenticeship)

      Gain the skills to work in the building industry and become an apprentice painter and decorator.


      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.

      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.

      Learn in specialist facilities

      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.

      Certificate II
      National ID: BSB30120
      State ID: BFS5
      Industry Business and Finance

      Certificate III in Business

      Gain the business skills to work in data entry, customer services, account or as an office clerk.


      Do you want to be job ready to begin your career in the world of business? This course will equip you with a strong administrative skillset that will make you employable in virtually any industry in integral roles at the core of the business, such as administrative officer, receptionist, accounts clerk, data entry or office assistant.

      Our team of expert and passionate lecturers will give you the guidance and support you need to gain practical day-to-day smarts for on the job. You’ll learn how to deliver outstanding customer service and the creation of business and digital documents, spreadsheets and electronic presentations, whilst also developing an understanding of the importance of workplace wellness and safety.

      Become a receptionist who is the focal, welcoming point of contact for customers, or become an accounts clerk and maintain and manage financial records for a business. Gain Microsoft Office and computer skills and make yourself an indispensable part of any team and an asset to any business as an office assistant.

      Study in specialist facilities

      Learn in a simulated real-life office workplace environment, building your team and interpersonal skills whilst studying the latest accounting and computer software to produce and design administrative digital and text documents.
       

      Certificate III
      National ID: BSB40120
      State ID: BFR1
      Industry Business and Finance
      Half price^

      Certificate IV in Business

      Gain the business skills to manage offices in the corporate world as an office manager, business planner and customer service.


      When you complete the Certificate IV in Business you will have a practical foundation to take you into a number of business and corporate careers: office management, start-up business planning and marketing, and customer service.

      Completion of the Certificate IV in Business opens up a range of further study options, including specialist business diplomas and it may assist in entry to university.

      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: BSB50120
      State ID: BFT3
      Industry Business and Finance
      VET Student Loans (VSL)

      Diploma of Business

      Boost your career with a Diploma of Business. Learn essential skills in leadership, marketing, and finance to advance your career in the business world.

      Delivered at:


      Do you have what it takes to be management material, or do you want to run your own company one day? If you’ve got a career dream to become a leader in business, this course will give you the job ready skills to be employed in a supervisory role.

      Be supported by our expert team of lecturers who have a wealth of industry knowledge on best business practice and strong connections with employers. Learn leadership skills and how to manage and motivate a team to reach their potential, bringing your own individual style and flair to relationship development with a wide range of diverse stakeholders. 

      Grow strong communications skills to inspire others and build project management techniques and customer service strategies, whilst learning to budget, manage deadlines and think outside the box to come up with creative solutions to business roadblocks.

      Study in specialist facilities 

      Learn in a simulated real-life office workplace environment, building your communication and interpersonal skills to manage and lead teams whilst using cutting-edge technology to gain practical knowledge of computer software for business management systems.

      Diploma
      National ID: BSB30120
      State ID: AC46
      Industry Business and Finance

      Certificate III in Business (Administration)

      Gain the office skills to work in data entry, customer service or accounts, secretarial or reception. Learn basic MYOB and workplace health and safety. 


      When you complete the Certificate III in Business Administration you'll have skills that employers are looking for, making you ideal for roles in data entry, customer service, or as an office or accounts clerk, secretary or receptionist.

      With industry and government forecasting a growing demand for office workers in coming years, you'll be ready for recruiting.

      This course is also offered as a dual qualification with Certificate III in Business.

      Certificate III
      National ID: BSB40120
      State ID: AC49
      Industry Business and Finance
      Half price^

      Certificate IV in Business (Administration)

      Gain the business skills to manage customers in office management or business administration.


      When you complete the Certificate IV in Business Administration you will be set for a career with expanding possibilities: in office management, or business administration.

      If you choose to enrol in the additional unit BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding you may also be eligible for the BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business.

      Completion of the Certificate IV in Business (Business Administration) opens up a range of further study options, including specialist business diplomas, and it may assist in entry to university.

      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: BSB30120
      State ID: AC47
      Industry Business and Finance

      Certificate III in Business (Medical Administration)

      Gain the skills to work in a medical administration support role. Learn basic accounting and medical accounts and terminology.


      When you complete the Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) you'll have skills that may be suitable for a medical administration support role.

      With industry and government forecasting a growing demand for medical receptionists and clerks in coming years, you could be ready for recruiting.

      Certificate III
      State ID: AE378
      Industry Business and Finance
      Free*
      Skill sets

      Business Ready Skill Set

      Gain the perfect introduction to office administration, clerical work and reception work.

      Delivered at:


      Get ready for a career in Business! 

      This skill set is the perfect introduction to office administration, clerical work and reception work.

      You will learn to all aspects of customer service and management, organisation of daily work tasks, how to produce professional documents using relevant business technology and how to work effectively with colleagues in an office environment.  

      Skill set
      National ID: S0355P
      State ID: S0355P
      Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

      CASA-66 Module 4 Electronic Fundamentals

      Work towards your B1 or B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) license with this module focusing on basic electronic knowledge.

      Delivered at:


      Study for a career in aircraft maintenance or advance your existing aircraft maintenance career with a B1 or B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) license. SM TAFE offers modules to suit the B1 LAME license, focusing on maintenance of Airframes (A), Engines (C) and Electrical (E) systems; and the B2 LAME license, focusing on Electrical (E), Instrument (I) and Radio (R) systems. 

      Study flexibly in a CASA approved training facility at Jandakot’s Aviation campus that includes a hangar housing a variety of training aeroplanes, engines and equipment including a Boeing B737-200.  Our classrooms, computer labs and online systems will complement module training that is designed in-house by experienced lecturers in collaboration with industry. Progress your journey by attempting required CASA examinations with us. 

      CASA Part 66 Module 4 delivers basic electronic knowledge with applied concepts that relate to aircraft maintenance. 

      Acquire this knowledge

      • Diodes symbols, characteristics and their materials, configuration and properties
      • Transistors symbols, characteristics, properties, construction and operation of simple circuits and multistage circuits
      • Integrated circuits - logic, linear and amplifier operations
      • Printed circuit boards and their use
      • Principles of open and closed loops, servomechanism, analogue, transducer, null, damping, feedback, deadband and construction and operation of synchro system components

      Sit the exam only

      If  you are someone who is already in the industry and would like to follow a “self-study” and examinations pathway, express your interest to find out available examination dates.

      Short course
      National ID: S0345P
      State ID: S0345P
      Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

      CASR-66 Module 1 Mathematics

      Work towards your B1 or B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) license with this module focusing on basic to intermediate mathematics.

      Delivered at:


      Study for a career in aircraft maintenance or advance your existing aircraft maintenance career with a B1 or B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) license. SM TAFE offers modules to suit the B1 LAME license, focusing on maintenance of Airframes (A), Engines (C) and Electrical (E) systems; and the B2 LAME license, focusing on Electrical (E), Instrument (I) and Radio (R) systems. 

      Study flexibly in a CASA approved training facility at Jandakot’s Aviation campus that includes a hangar housing a variety of training aeroplanes, engines and equipment including a Boeing B737-200.  Our classrooms, computer labs and online systems will complement module training that is designed in-house by experienced lecturers in collaboration with industry. Progress your journey by attempting required CASA examinations with us. 

      CASA Part 66 Module 1 delivers basic to intermediate levels of mathematics knowledge, with a focus on practical problem solving for aircraft maintenance. 

      Acquire this knowledge

      • Broad mathematical knowledge including multiplication, division, fractions and decimals, plus weights, conversion, ratios, percentages, area and volumes.
      • Broad algebra including expressions, multiplication and division, fractions, linear equations, indices and powers, binary and logarithms
      • Broad geometry including graphs, trigonometry tables and polar coordinates

      Sit the exam only

      If  you are someone who is already in the industry and would like to follow a “self-study” and examinations pathway, express your interest to find out available examination dates.

      Short course
      National ID: S0351P
      State ID: S0351P
      Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

      CASR-66 Module 2 Physics

      Work towards your B1 or B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) license with this module focusing on basic electrical knowledge.

      Delivered at:


      Study for a career in aircraft maintenance or advance your existing aircraft maintenance career with a B1 or B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) license. SM TAFE offers modules to suit the B1 LAME license, focusing on maintenance of Airframes (A), Engines (C) and Electrical (E) systems; and the B2 LAME license, focusing on Electrical (E), Instrument (I) and Radio (R) systems. 

      Study flexibly in a CASA approved training facility at Jandakot’s Aviation campus that includes a hangar housing a variety of training aeroplanes, engines and equipment including a Boeing B737-200.  Our classrooms, computer labs and online systems will complement module training that is designed in-house by experienced lecturers in collaboration with industry. Progress your journey by attempting required CASA examinations with us. 

      CASA Part 66 Module 2 delivers basic electrical knowledge with applied concepts that relate to aircraft maintenance. 

      Acquire this knowledge

      • Understand the difference between solid, liquid or gaseous matter and how it relates to energy concepts such as atoms, protons, neutrons, electrons and molecules
      • Derive units as equations for length, mass, time, temperature and electrical current
      • Mechanics of force, momentum, gravity, stress, strain, elasticity, tension, compression, shear and torsion, kinetics for linear, rotational, periodic motion, vibration and velocity
      • Dynamics of fluids including viscosity, compressibility and pressure and thermodynamics including heat definitions, transfer, expansion, gas laws and combustion
      • Speed of light, reflection and refraction, plus fibre optics
      • Speed of sound and wave motion

      Sit the exam only

      If  you are someone who is already in the industry and would like to follow a “self-study” and examinations pathway, express your interest to find out available examination dates.

      Short course
      National ID: S0353P
      State ID: S0353P
      Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

      CASR-66 Module 3 Electrical Fundamentals

      Work towards your B1 or B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) license with this module focusing on basic electrical knowledge.

      Delivered at:


      Study for a career in aircraft maintenance or advance your existing aircraft maintenance career with a B1 or B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) license. SM TAFE offers modules to suit the B1 LAME license, focusing on maintenance of Airframes (A), Engines (C) and Electrical (E) systems; and the B2 LAME license, focusing on Electrical (E), Instrument (I) and Radio (R) systems. 

      Study flexibly in a CASA approved training facility at Jandakot’s Aviation campus that includes a hangar housing a variety of training aeroplanes, engines and equipment including a Boeing B737-200.  Our classrooms, computer labs and online systems will complement module training that is designed in-house by experienced lecturers in collaboration with industry. Progress your journey by attempting required CASA examinations with us. 

      CASA Part 66 Module 3 delivers basic electrical knowledge with applied concepts that relate to aircraft maintenance.

      Acquire this knowledge

      • Electron, DC motor/generator AC motors and generators theory 
      • Generation and sources of electricity and electrical terminology
      • DC circuits, resistive, capacitive and inductive circuits methods and their calculations
      • Transformers, filters, power and magnetism methods and their calculations 
      • AC motors and generators, their construction and operation

      Sit the exam only

      If  you are someone who is already in the industry and would like to follow a “self-study” and examinations pathway, express your interest to find out available examination dates.

      Short course
      National ID: S0336P
      State ID: S0336P
      Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

      CASR-66 Module 6 Materials and Hardware

      Work towards your B1 or B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) license with this module focusing on materials and hardware.

      Delivered at:


      Study for a career in aircraft maintenance or advance your existing aircraft maintenance career with a B1 or B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) license. SM TAFE offers modules to suit the B1 LAME license, focusing on maintenance of Airframes (A), Engines (C) and Electrical (E) systems; and the B2 LAME license, focusing on Electrical (E), Instrument (I) and Radio (R) systems. 

      Study flexibly in a CASA approved training facility at Jandakot’s Aviation campus that includes a hangar housing a variety of training aeroplanes, engines and equipment including a Boeing B737-200.  Our classrooms, computer labs and online systems will complement module training that is designed in-house by experienced lecturers in collaboration with industry. Progress your journey by attempting required CASA examinations with us. 

      CASA Part 66 Module 6 delivers knowledge of materials and hardware commonly used in aircraft maintenance.

      Acquire this knowledge

      • Characteristics, properties and identification of ferrous, non-ferrous, composite and non-metallic materials, testing, heat treatment and identifying defects
      • Chemical fundamentals, and types and causes of corrosion
      • Fasteners, pipes and unions, springs, bearings types and applications
      • Transmissions, control cables, electrical cables and connectors types and their applications

      Sit the exam only

      If  you are someone who is already in the industry and would like to follow a “self-study” and examinations pathway, express your interest to find out available examination dates.

      Short course
      National ID: S0341P
      State ID: S0341P
      Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

      CASR-66 Module 7 Maintenance Practices

      Work towards your B1 or B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) license with this module focusing on the workplace environment.

      Delivered at:


      Study for a career in aircraft maintenance or advance your existing aircraft maintenance career with a B1 or B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) license. SM TAFE offers modules to suit the B1 LAME license, focusing on maintenance of Airframes (A), Engines (C) and Electrical (E) systems; and the B2 LAME license, focusing on Electrical (E), Instrument (I) and Radio (R) systems. 

      Study flexibly in a CASA approved training facility at Jandakot’s Aviation campus that includes a hangar housing a variety of training aeroplanes, engines and equipment including a Boeing B737-200.  Our classrooms, computer labs and online systems will complement module training that is designed in-house by experienced lecturers in collaboration with industry. Progress your journey by attempting required CASA examinations with us. 

      CASA Part 66 Module 7 delivers knowledge about the aircraft maintenance workplace environment

      Acquire this knowledge

      • Safety precautions when working around chemicals or when fire or other accidents occur
      • Common hand and power tool types, precision measuring tools, testing and lubrication equipment, their care, use and calibration
      • Drawing and using engineering drawings, diagrams and standards
      • Fits, clearances and limits for bolts, shafts, bearings and other parts
      • Electrical cabling and connector application including crimp tools and co-axial cables, testing and installation
      • Rivets, pipes, hoses, springs, bearings, transmissions and control cables and their inspection and testing
      • Sheet metal working including welding, brazing, soldering and bonding methods and inspection
      • Weighing aircraft, handling and storage, disassembly and repair techniques
      • Maintenance planning, procedures and quality control

      Sit the exam only

      If  you are someone who is already in the industry and would like to follow a “self-study” and examinations pathway, express your interest to find out available examination dates.

      Short course
      National ID: S0343P
      State ID: S0343P
      Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

      CASR-66 Module 8 Basic Aerodynamics

      Work towards your B1 or B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) license with this module focusing on atmospheric physics and application to aerodynamics.

      Delivered at:


      Study for a career in aircraft maintenance or advance your existing aircraft maintenance career with a B1 or B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) license. SM TAFE offers modules to suit the B1 LAME license, focusing on maintenance of Airframes (A), Engines (C) and Electrical (E) systems; and the B2 LAME license, focusing on Electrical (E), Instrument (I) and Radio (R) systems. 

      Study flexibly in a CASA approved training facility at Jandakot’s Aviation campus that includes a hangar housing a variety of training aeroplanes, engines and equipment including a Boeing B737-200.  Our classrooms, computer labs and online systems will complement module training that is designed in-house by experienced lecturers in collaboration with industry. Progress your journey by attempting required CASA examinations with us. 

      CASA Part 66 Module 8 builds upon basic physics knowledge, extending knowledge into knowledge of atmospheric physics using the International Standard Atmosphere (ISA), application to aerodynamics.

      Acquire this knowledge

      • Concepts including airflow, camber, chord, drag types, pressure, angle of attack, wish in and out, wing shape and aspect ratio, thrust, lift, polar curve and stall
      • Flight theory relationships between lift, weight, thrust and drag 
      • Flight stability and dynamics including turning theory, performance and gliding; longitudinal, lateral and directional stability

      Sit the exam only

      If  you are someone who is already in the industry and would like to follow a “self-study” and examinations pathway, express your interest to find out available examination dates.

      Short course
      State ID: AE374
      Industry Defence
      Skill sets

      CNC Operations Skill Set

      This skill set will provide existing workers with specialist skills in operating, programming and setting up of CNC machinery.

      Delivered at:


      Learn how to operate CNC machinery

      The CNC Operations skill set is for qualified/experienced tradespersons employed in an engineering production or manufacturing environment.

      This course has been developed specifically, to suit the role of first-class machinists looking to upskill from manual machining and into Computerised Numerical Control (CNC) Machining and Operations.

      You will learn how to Program, Set and Operate CNC machinery allowing you to perform machine operations faster and with high accuracy using the latest CNC equipment.

      This skill set will provide existing workers with specialist skills in programming, setting, and operating of CNC machinery that covers a broad range of industries.

      Dates

      • Groups begin monthly when there is demand

      Express your interest

      Skill set
      National ID: MSF31113
      State ID: J739
      Industry Building and Construction
      Half price^

      Certificate III in Cabinet Making

      Gain the skills to work in the furnishing industry as a furniture maker or cabinet maker.

      Delivered at:


      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.

      Gain these skills:

      • use hand and power tools
      • operate industrial machinery
      • CNC processing centres
      • produce angled and curved furniture
      • apply decorative surfaces
      • select timber
      • prepare surfaces
      • interpret plans
      • measuring
      • calculating the right amount of materials for the job
      • workplace health and safety

      Learn in specialised facilities

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

      Certificate III
      National ID: FBP30321
      State ID: BGZ8
      Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

      Certificate III in Cake and Pastry

      Gain the cake and pastry making skills to work as a baker, pastry chef or cook.

      Delivered at:


      Want to learn the art of cake making?

      When you complete the Certificate III in Cake and Pastry you will be  able to work as a baker, pastry cook or chef.

      We are the only public provider offering training in baking with an on-campus bakehouse that sells students' work to the general public.

      Certificate III
      National ID: CPC30220
      State ID: BGB8
      Industry Building and Construction
      Half price^

      Certificate III in Carpentry

      Gain the building and construction skills to work as a domestic or commercial carpenter.


      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.

      Learn in specialised facilities

      South Metropolitan TAFE's Thornlie, Rockingham 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.

      Certificate III
      State ID: GAB64
      Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

      Chemical Risk Management Level 3 skill set

      This course is for people who use pesticides with powered and hand-held application equipment. Gain the skills to apply, transport and store chemicals safely.

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      This course is for people who use pesticides with powered and hand-held application equipment. You will gain the skills and knowledge to apply, transport and store chemicals safely.

      Competency units covered in this course:

      • OAL84AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
      • BAP97 AHCPMG301 Control Weeds
      • BAN70 AHCCHM304 Transport and Store Chemicals

      You can start anytime in the online study component of this course. Attendance on campus will be arranged with your lecturer after you enrol.

      Skill set
      National ID: RII30920
      State ID: AD00
      Industry Building and Construction
      Half price^

      Certificate III in Civil Construction (Civil Construction General)

      Gain the skills to become a mobile plant operator, bridge construction worker, pipe layer or road construction worker.

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

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

      SM 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.

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

      Certificate III
      National ID: RII30920
      State ID: AC99
      Industry Building and Construction
      Half price^

      Certificate III in Civil Construction (Pipe Laying)

      Gain the skills to become a mobile plant operator, bridge construction worker, pipe layer or road construction worker.

      Delivered at:


      Are you looking for a career in construction laying pipes?

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

      SM 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.

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

      Certificate III
      National ID: RII40720
      State ID: AD19
      Industry Building and Construction
      Half price^

      Certificate IV in Civil Construction (Supervision)

      Gain the skills to supervise and manage civil construction staff and planning.

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      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.

      Three different traineeship streams of this course are available at South Metropolitan TAFE, a "General" stream, an "Open Cut" and a "Stone" stream.

      Learn in specialised facilities

      Our campuses provide students with a hands-on learning environment that feature industry-standard equipment, advanced technology and specialised workshop areas.

      Certificate IV
      National ID: RII60520
      State ID: BGK5
      Industry Engineering and Mining
      VET Student Loans (VSL)

      Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

      Gain the skills to work on infrastructure projects such as roads, railways, buildings. Prepare for a future in civil construction management.  

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      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 possess 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 
      Advanced Diploma
      National ID: RII50520
      State ID: BGK7
      Industry Engineering and Mining
      Half price^
      VET Student Loans (VSL)

      Diploma of Civil Construction Design

      Gain the skills to work as a civil construction designer to support engineers. Learn how to develop site specific work designs.

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      The Diploma of Civil Construction Design prepares you for working as a designer or design para-professional who supports professional engineers. This national qualification in civil construction design provides the skills and knowledge to work on projects ranging from building structures to road design and construction management to a basic understanding of civil materials and engineering behind it. The success of our graduates is seen in their capacity to be employed the moment they graduate, and many employers find their advanced technological skills are transferable to work in related fields.

      Civil construction design involves 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. 

      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.

      Diploma
      State ID: GAC51
      Industry Engineering and Mining
      Skill sets

      Civil Construction Earthworks and Foundations skill set

      Simulate roles such as Civil Construction supervisors to support professional Engineers.

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      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

      Next dates for delivery

      To be confirmed.

      Skill set
      National ID: RII30820
      State ID: BGL4
      Industry Building and Construction
      Half price^

      Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

      Gain the skills to become a mobile plant operator, bridge construction worker, pipe layer or road construction worker.

      Delivered at:


      Are you looking for a career in construction operating plant equipment?

      When you complete the Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations you'll be building a career as a mobile plant operator.

      SM 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.

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

      Certificate III
      State ID: GAC50
      Industry Engineering and Mining
      Skill sets

      Civil Construction Structural Design skill set

      This skill set provides a pathway to work as a Technical Officer who support professional and senior engineers in preparing and analysing essential structural elements in civil construction.

      Delivered at:


      Design and calculate structures using industry technology.

      This skill set provides a pathway to work as a Technical Officer who support Professional Engineers and use mathematics as a tool to analyse design problems.