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Electrical Contractors Nominees Licence/Electrical Contractors Licence Course

State ID: S0010P

Full Electrical Contractors Course

The full electrical contractors course includes both nominee and business components.

Course content

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:

Entrance Requirements

Entrance Requirements

To be eligible you must hold a current electrical workers licence, restricted licence is not acceptable.

If you are not working within an electrical contracting company, a person other than an electrical contractor may hold the business aspect of the licence. In this case, the electrical work will only be completed, under that aspect of the licence, by an electrician employed by that company and nominated by that same employer as the Nominees/In-house Licence holder.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Thornlie - 21 October to 18 November 2019

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
Where Thornlie
How Short Course (Face to Face)
Short Course (Online)
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You must have a WA Electrical License to study this course. Use the course enquiry form below to express your interest.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Work Ready Painting and Decorating Skill Set

State ID: GAA98

This five-day short course will provide students with a taste of the Painting industry, as well as an opportunity to obtain a White Card.

Due to the nature of the course activities, all participants of this course will need to wear work attire suitable for workshop environment.

2019 Dates

  • There are presently no dates available for semester two
  • Last run Monday June 17 - Friday June 21, 2019

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 2

Thornlie - No future dates at present

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 5 days
Where Thornlie
How Classroom
Fee
Non concession:
$404.40
Concession:
$96.09
Fee
Non-concession:
$404.40
Concession:
$96.09
Enquire now
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

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Introduction to Furniture Making Skill Set

State ID: GAA97

The introduction to Furniture Making Skill Set is suitable for participants wishing to gain basic furniture and cabinet making skills. Participants will be taught the set up and safe use of a wide variety of furniture/cabinet making hand tools and power tools to construct a Spice Rack Cabinet, complete with two doors and an adjustable shelf. Participants will also learn how to prepare all surfaces of this project in readiness for applying a finish.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Thornlie - October 2019

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 10 weeks
Where Thornlie
How Classroom
Fee
Non concession:
$502.40
Concession:
$229.60
Fee
Non-concession:
$502.40
Concession:
$229.60
Enquire now
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

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Restricted Plumbers Licence

State ID: S0096P

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to obtain a restricted licence from the Plumbing Licensing Board.

A Restricted Plumbing Licence qualifies the holder to remove and replace water heaters and disconnecting, removing, installing and reconnecting compression unions, temperature/pressure relief valves and expansion control valves.

Scope of work authorised under a restricted plumbing permit:

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Rockingham - All year round

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 1 day
Where Rockingham
How Part Time
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Service Type A Gas Appliances Skill Set

State ID: GAA37

Applicants must hold a G Class gas permit from Energy Safety W.A.

This course will train and assess students in the skills and knowledge required to competently service Type A gas appliances.

Students completing this course can apply to Energy Safety W.A. to have 'Servicing' endorsed on their G Class permit.

Students will need to conduct self-directed computer based training using Blackboard.

Course Outline:

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Certificate III in Civil Construction

National ID: RII30915 | State ID: AZB0

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

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

Two different streams of this course are available at South Metropolitan TAFE, a "General" stream, and a "Pipe laying" stream.

Job opportunities

Job opportunities

 

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

 

 

For information about jobs and pathways, please see http://joboutlook.gov.au/

 

Further study opportunities:

RII50515 Diploma of Civil Construction Design, State ID AZE3

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Thornlie - Workplace-Traineeship-Pipelaying

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Thornlie
How Part Time
Workplace
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Thornlie - Workplace-Traineeship-Bituminous

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Thornlie
How Part Time
Workplace
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Thornlie - Workplace-Traineeship

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Thornlie
How Part Time
Traineeship
Workplace
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Thornlie - Workplace-Traineeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Thornlie
How Part Time
Traineeship
Workplace
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

National ID: UEE30811 | State ID: A123

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).

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements

 

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

 

Job opportunities

 

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

 

 

For information about jobs and pathways, please see http://joboutlook.gov.au/

 

Further study opportunities:

 

  • MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering (Instrumentation, State ID WT46

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Rockingham - Classroom-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 36 months
When All year round
Where Rockingham
How Apprenticeship
Part Time
Apply now
Let us help you make the approach to an employer to become their apprentice or trainee.
Rockingham - Self Paced-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 36 months
When All year round
Where Rockingham
How Apprenticeship
Part Time
Apply now
Let us help you make the approach to an employer to become their apprentice or trainee.
Thornlie - Classroom-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 36 months
When All year round
Where Thornlie
How Apprenticeship
Part Time
Apply now
Let us help you make the approach to an employer to become their apprentice or trainee.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Certificate II in Furniture Making (Cabinet Making/Furniture Making Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: MSF20313 | State ID: AA45

Do you want a trades career making cherished chairs and loved lounges?

When you complete the Certificate II in Furniture Making (Cabinet Making/Furniture Making Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice furniture maker or cabinet maker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the furnishing industry by: 

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"You have to have the drive and passion to want to know how things go together"
Ashlee, Cabinet making lecturer

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Work placement

Work placement is mandatory for completion of this course. SM TAFE will arrange a suitable work placement within industry for you which will involve your attendance at a workplace/worksite a number of days a week for several weeks.

[Other instructions will follow for work placement such as gaining police clearance, arranging PPE, etc]

Important information

One of the units of this course will be to obtain a white card which is a requirement to work onsite in the construction industry.
 

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. In addition, this course involves work placement, giving you further opportunity to develop relationships with potential employers. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that employment is not 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

Semester 1

Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Thornlie
How Full Time
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 2

Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Thornlie
How Full Time
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

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

National ID: UEE22011 | State ID: AA41

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.

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to:

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Work placement

Work placement is mandatory for completion of this course. SM TAFE will arrange a suitable work placement within industry for you which will involve your attendance at a workplace/worksite a number of days a week for several weeks.

[Other instructions will follow for work placement such as gaining police clearance, arranging PPE, etc]

Important information

One of the units of this course will be to obtain a white card which is a requirement to work onsite in the construction industry.

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. In addition, this course involves work placement, giving you further opportunity to develop relationships with potential employers. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that employment is not 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

Semester 1

Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Thornlie
How Full Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 2

Rockingham - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Rockingham
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Thornlie
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Design and Size Consumer Gas Installations Skill Set

State ID: GAA87

The designing and sizing of consumer gas installations is a compulsory requirement within the Trade Certificate (Certificate IV in Plumbing) for a plumber in WA. This course covers the skills and knowledge needed to design, document and draw consumer gas installations under the scope of operations enabled by a G class permit holder in Western Australia. See entrance requirements for important information about studying this course.

Entrance Requirements

Entrance Requirements

Students will need extensive gas fitting knowledge at Certificate III level prior to enrolment.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Rockingham - Part Time-Classroom

Overview

Units

Overview
Where Rockingham
How Part Time
Enquire now
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

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form.