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Electrical and Electrotechnology

Gain ability to undertake a career as an electrician in the domestic and commercial building installation, fit out and maintenance service sector. The highly technical licensed trade areas of electrical, instrumentation and electrical servicing trades encompass manufacture, installation, operation and maintenance of electrical and communications equipment, and systems in electrical generation for business and industrial markets.

National ID: UEE20520
State ID: BFP7
Industry Engineering and Mining

Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair

Explore a career in computers as a computer assembler and repairer.


Looking for a practical computing course?

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

Gain these skills:

  • repair, maintain, assemble and upgrade a personal computer
  • replace components and circuit boards
  • use test equipment
  • learn computer operating systems
  • low voltage circuit analysis
  • workshop environments methods
  • utilise workplace health and safety and sustainability practices 

Higher level studies are strongly recommended to enhance your employability skills.

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

Certificate II
National ID: UEE40120
State ID: BFL8
Industry Engineering and Mining

Certificate IV in Computer Systems

Become a computer systems technician.

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Are you ready for a technology career hardwired for success?

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

Gain these skills:

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

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

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

Certificate IV
National ID: UEE50120
State ID: BFQ6
Industry Engineering and Mining
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

Launch your career as an engineering associate, technical officer, or computer systems technician.

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Are you ready for a high end technology career?

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

Gain these skills:

  • assemble, test, maintain, and troubleshoot a range of electronic devices and computer systems
  • fault-find digital and microcontroller systems
  • develop skills in design, configuration and fault-finding computer networks
  • PCB CAD design
  • microcontroller and object oriented code programming

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

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

Diploma
State ID: GAB46
Industry Building and Construction

Design Grid Connected PV System with Battery Storage skill set

Upskill your photovoltaic skills to be able to design and install grid connect battery storage systems.

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This course is open to all Photovoltaic Installers who have completed and passed the Grid Connect Design and Install units. It provides an opportunity for currently competent Grid connect designers and installers to upskill to the Grid Connect with battery storage skillset.

It provides detailed knowledge and practical skills for the design, installation, fault-finding and repair of battery storage systems for grid-connected photovoltaic systems.

On successful completion of this course, the candidate is able to register with the Clean Energy Council as an approved Grid Connect battery storage system designer and installer.

Skill set
National ID: S0330P
State ID: S0330P
Industry Building and Construction

Electrical Contractor Nominees WAE200

Build on your current electrical studies with the Electrical Contractor Nominees

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Complete the full Electrical Contractors Course

The full electrical contractors course includes both nominee and business components, the Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course and the Electrical Contractors Business Licence course.

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

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

The Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course consists of one mandatory unit. This unit is delivered via face to face learning with a post - delivery design assignment to be satisfactorily completed before a certificate is issued.

  • S0330P Electrical Contractor Nominees WAE200 (this course page)

The Electrical Contractors Business Licence course consists of two mandatory units. These units are delivered by the colleges e-Learning Blackboard platform with the student attending the college after all online work is completed for face to face assessment.

Dates

The Nominee/In-house license units are delivered on campus across 5 full days:

  • 7 to  11 February
  • 14 to 18 March
  • 2 to 6 May
  • 25 to 29 July
  • 22 to 26 August
  • 10 to 14 October
  • 14 to 18 November

Next dates for delivery of Business license units:

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

Short course
National ID: UEE33020
State ID: BFO5
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate III in Electrical Fitting

Manufacture, wire and fit electrical components within a plant or on machinery.

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Gain these skills

  • manufacture, fit, assemble, erect, operate, test, fault find, alter, repair electrical equipment
  • electrical wiring work associated with assembling, maintaining, terminating or altering the wiring between electrical components within a plant or machinery
  • problem solve in d.c. circuits and in single and three phase low voltage machines
  • develop and connect electrical control circuits
  • use diagrams, standards, codes and specifications

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: S0057P
State ID: S0057P
Industry Building and Construction

Electrical Trade Revision

Review and revise your electrical learning with this fourth-year course.

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

The following subjects are covered:

  • Technical Standards
  • Installation testing and isolation procedures
  • Maximum demand
  • Cable selection
  • Circuit protection
  • Appliance testing
  • Electrical theory
Short course
National ID: UEE21920
State ID: BFN1
Industry Engineering and Mining

Certificate II in Electronics

Learn practical electronics skills in this highly sought after course.


Looking for an electrifying career path?

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

Gain these skills

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

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

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

Certificate II
National ID: UEE50520
State ID: BFP5
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Progress towards a specialist career as an engineering associate, technical officer, or electronic systems technician.

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Are you ready to join the ranks of electronics professionals?

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

Gain these skills

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

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

Diploma
National ID: UEE22020
State ID: AC54
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-apprenticeship)

Become an apprentice in the electrical, instrumentation or electrical servicing trades.


Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

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

Gain these skills:

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

Learn in specialised facilities

SM 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 II
National ID: UEE30820
State ID: BFN0
Industry Building and Construction
Industry Defence
Half price^

Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Launch your career as a licensed electrician.


Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

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

Gain these skills

  • install low voltage wiring, switchgear and appliances
  • arrange and connect circuits
  • troubleshoot and problem solve apparatus and circuits
  • use hand and power tools
  • interpret drawings
  • take electrical and electronic measurements
  • 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: MEM40105
State ID: WT46
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate IV in Engineering (Instrumentation)

Get your skills recognised and advance your engineering career to secure that dream job today.

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Are you working in the engineering industry and looking to advance your career further?

The Certificate IV in Engineering (Instrumentation) has been specifically designed for any qualified tradesperson such as unrestricted electricians, electrical fitters, engineers in the resource industry, refrigeration technicians, or for apprentices in their third or fourth year of study. Instrumentation is a collective term for measuring instruments that are used for indicating, measuring and recording physical quantities such as flow, temperature, level distance, angle, or pressure.

Learn to install, commission, calibrate and maintain modern instrumentation and control systems, as well as loop turning of multi controller or multi element systems. Our skilled staff and industry-standard facilities prepare you with job-ready skills. 

Gain these skills:

  • PLC training
  • P & I diagram
  • Feedback systems
  • Intrinsic safety
  • Analytical skills
  • Pressure, level, flow & temperature
  • PID
  • Fluid power
  • Pneumatic instruments
  • Variable speed drives
  • Valve sizing 
  • Advanced control 
  • Engineering maths 
  • Perform engineering measurements
  • Perform computations
  • Apply quality systems
  • Apply quality procedures
  • Interact with computing technology

 

Certificate IV
National ID: MEM31215
State ID: AWG6
Industry Defence
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Industrial Electrician

Designed in collaboration with the resources industry this course meets the demand for skilled workers in industrial electrotechnology.

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

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

Gain these skills

  • development, analysis and fault finding of electromagnetic circuits, DC circuits, and single and three phase AC electrical circuits
  • interpretation and development of electrical process control drawings, diagrams and schedules
  • operation, control, protection and fault finding of DC motors, synchronous AC motors and asynchronous AC motors (single and three phase AC)
  • operation, testing and fault finding single and three phase transformers
  • installing and testing/verifying non-domestic and domestic electrical installations to comply with regulatory requirements
  • selection of cables and circuit protection devices for non-domestic and domestic electrical installations
  • design, operation and connection of control circuits used in industrial installations
  • commissioning and decommissioning of low voltage and high voltage equipment and installations
  • operation, programming and maintenance of programmable controllers
  • operation, control and maintenance of electrical generation equipment
Certificate III
State ID: GAA31
Industry Engineering and Mining
Skill sets

Engineering Energy Sector skill set

Get a solid foundation in applied electrical engineering.

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Solve practical electrical engineering problems

Learn the calculation techniques starting from a solid foundation and extending to advanced mathematical processes such as algebra, statistics and MATLAB Software. Further develop strategies to address environment and sustainability issues in the energy sector and your understanding of an organisation's occupational health and safety policies and procedures.

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

Gain these skills:

  • apply the basic and advanced mathematics to solve problems
  • understand and produce reports
  • analyse and interpret workplace documents, tables and charts
  • apply an extensive knowledge of sustainable energy systems and components, workplace safety policies and procedures  
Skill set
National ID: UEE62111
State ID: A175
Industry Defence
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

Become a specialist in automation, mechatronics, administering or upgrading infrastructure, among many other engineering skills.

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This course leads to a job of the future with STEM skills highly prized in the implementation of smart homes (Internet of Things), automated industrial production line mechatronics, administering or upgrading infrastructure for small to large scale businesses among many other innovative applications.

Gain these skills:

  • programmable logic controllers using the industry-based system Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
  • electrical design
  • motor control
  • computer programming
  • diagnose faults or malfunctions in electrical systems
  • provide alternative approaches or solutions
  • software applications
  • pneumatic systems

Specialist applied engineering facility at Munster campus

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

High school students can enter directly into this qualification upon completion of high school if they have obtained their WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) equivalent.

Good news!

This course is going to transition to a new training package in 2022. This means that students starting in 2022 will transfer during their study to new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: S0058P
State ID: S0058P
Industry Building and Construction

Establishing a Contracting Business

Gain theoretical and practical training designed to enhance existing skill sets.

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This course is part of the full Electrical Contractors Course

The full electrical contractors course includes both nominee and business components, the Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course and the Electrical Contractors Business Licence course.

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

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

The Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course consists of one mandatory unit. This unit is delivered via face to face learning with a post - delivery design assignment to be satisfactorily completed before a certificate is issued.

The Electrical Contractors Business Licence course consists of two mandatory units. These units are delivered by the colleges e-Learning Blackboard platform with the student attending the college after all online work is completed for face to face assessment.

Dates

  • The Establishing a Contract Business component of the course is delivered fully online, start anytime
  • The online study business components of the course can be enrolled into separately, allowing you to start online while waiting to enrol into the next on-campus block of the Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course
  • Once online learning is complete, book a day to take your practical assessment  on campus, you will have a maximum of six months to complete your practical assessment after enrolment
Short course
National ID: S0059P
State ID: S0059P
Industry Building and Construction

General Legislative Requirements

This Electrical Licensing Board-approved course is designed to enhance participants’ existing electrical skills.

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This course is part of the full Electrical Contractors Course

The full electrical contractors course includes both nominee and business components, the Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course and the Electrical Contractors Business Licence course.

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

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

The Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course consists of one mandatory unit. This unit is delivered via face to face learning with a post - delivery design assignment to be satisfactorily completed before a certificate is issued.

The Electrical Contractors Business Licence course consists of two mandatory units. These units are delivered by the colleges e-Learning Blackboard platform with the student attending the college after all online work is completed for face to face assessment.

Dates

  • The General Legislative Requirements component of the course is delivered fully online, start anytime
  • The online study business components of the course can be enrolled into separately, allowing you to start online while waiting to enrol into the next on-campus block of the Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course
  • Once online learning is complete, book a day to take your practical assessment on campus, you will have a maximum of six months to complete your practical assessment after enrolment
Short course
State ID: GAA36
Industry Building and Construction
Skill sets

Grid Connect Design and Install Clean Energy Council skill set

Register as a Clean Energy Council accredited designer or installer on completion of this course.

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

Gain these skills:

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

On successful completion of units K125A and K135A a student may register as a Clean Energy Council accredited Grid Connect Designer. On successful completion of K125 and K148 a student may register as a Clean Energy Council accredited Installer. A student who completes all three units successfully may apply for accreditation as an accredited CEC Installer and Designer.

Next dates for delivery

  • 17 – 21 October 2022
Skill set
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