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Certificate III in Sports Turf Management

National ID: AHC31319 | State ID: BEY6

This qualification provides a career in greenkeeping or turf management. Students learn skills in safety, machinery/irrigation operation and nutrient application.

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Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements

Applicants are required to provide evidence that they meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Enrolled under an employment-based contract
  • Employed in a workplace which provide regular turf maintenance services (golf course, parks and gardens, bowling green or cricket grounds maintenance, school gardener.)

This course is available as an apprenticeship.

Entrance requirements for apprenticeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at SM TAFE.

Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:

  • Earn a wage while you train
  • Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
  • Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
  • Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path
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Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

Semester 1

Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom

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Duration 7 semesters
When Semester 1
Where Murdoch
How Part Time
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Expressions of Interest for Semester 1, 2021 open soon.

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This form is for general enquiries about a course only. If you are ready to apply for this course, click “Apply Now” against your preferred study mode.

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

Chemical Risk Management Level 4 Skill Set

State ID: GAB60

This course is suitable for training supervisors and managers with risk management skills to manage the transportation, storage, application and record keeping of agricultural chemicals (including biological pesticides). Participants must be accredited at Level 3 to achieve competence at Level 4.

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Prerequisites

Important information

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Prerequisites

Students must have completed SMARTtrain Chemical Application Course (Level 3).

Important information

Requirements

  • Covered shoes or boots must be worn
  • Pen and calculator required

Participants will receive the following resources

  • A reference manual
  • An assessment guide
Job opportunities

The successful completion of this course in conjunction with units from the level 3 SMARTtrain course will enable the operator to obtain a contract operator's license from the Department of Health WA.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

All year round

Murdoch - 2 and 3 November

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Where Murdoch
How Part Time
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Short courses and skill set courses run subject to demand. Use the course enquiry form at the end of this page to enquire now.

Course enquiry

This form is for general enquiries about a course only. If you are ready to apply for this course, click “Apply Now” against your preferred study mode.

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

Chemical Risk Management Level 3 Skill Set

State ID: GAB64

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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Successful completion of this course will give participants qualifications required to apply for a basic weed spraying licence from WA Department of Health. 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

Course enquiry

This form is for general enquiries about a course only. If you are ready to apply for this course, click “Apply Now” against your preferred study mode.

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

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Basic Paving Skill Set

State ID: GAB62

Learn the basic paving practices and techniques to complete a basic paving equipment. Learn how to operate the machinery and how to screed, lay and cut paving. 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

All year round

Murdoch - Mondays 4 to 8pm, 20 Jul to 21 Sep

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Where Murdoch
How Part Time
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Non concession:
$430.20
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Short courses and skill set courses run subject to demand. Use the course enquiry form at the end of this page to enquire now.

Course enquiry

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For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

Basic Retaining Walls Skill Set

State ID: GAB63

Gain a basic knowledge of brick and block retaining walls. Learn how to lay, level and prepare sites for retaining wall landscaping jobs.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

All year round

Murdoch - Tuesdays 4-8pm, 6 Oct to 7 Dec

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Where Murdoch
How Part Time
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Non concession:
$454.20
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Short courses and skill set courses run subject to demand. Use the course enquiry form at the end of this page to enquire now.

Course enquiry

This form is for general enquiries about a course only. If you are ready to apply for this course, click “Apply Now” against your preferred study mode.

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

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Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

National ID: ACM40418 | State ID: BED9

On completion of a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing you will be ready for a career as a veterinary nurse, or animal welfare worker. Learn to provide care to a variety of animals.

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Entrance Requirements

Work placement

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Study pathway

Entrance Requirements

   
Entry into this qualification is open to students who:

  • hold a Certificate II in Animal Studies OR
  • hold a relevant Certificate III or higher level qualification in an animal science discipline OR
  • can demonstrate equivalent skills and knowledge in a relevant animal science discipline to any of the above qualifications.
Work placement

Work placement is a requirement for this course

This course has a mandatory work placement component that all students must complete. South Metropolitan TAFE will assist students in finding a suitable work placement by working with our industry partners. Please be aware that industries and employers have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic which has meant that some work placements have been cancelled, put on hold or student places significantly reduced. While every effort is being made to work with our industry partners to secure work placements during this unprecedented time, there may be delays in students being placed. As a result of these delays some students may take longer than the expected time to complete their course. Lecturing staff will keep all students up to date, and will inform students if this may affect them and cause a delay in finishing their course.

Job opportunities

   
Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

All year round

Bentley - Workplace-Traineeship

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When All year round
Where Bentley
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Let us help you make the approach to an employer to become their apprentice or trainee.

Semester 1

Bentley - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 2 semesters
When Semester 1
Where Bentley
How Full Time
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

Semester 2

Bentley - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 2 semesters
When Semester 2
Where Bentley
How Full Time
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

Course enquiry

This form is for general enquiries about a course only. If you are ready to apply for this course, click “Apply Now” against your preferred study mode.

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

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