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Increasingly, engineering design includes implementation of complex electrical systems. Take your electrical skills further into automation and instrumentation to service large projects in diverse industries.

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Certificate IV in Engineering

National ID: MEM40105 | State ID: W245

The Certificate IV in Engineering specifies the competencies required for employment as a Higher Engineering Tradesperson or a Special Class Engineering Tradesperson - Level II in mechanical, electrical/electronic or fabrication trade disciplines. The job role involves application of additional skills in the learner's trade or cross skills from other trades.

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Job opportunities

This qualification is designed to reflect the role of team leaders and supervisors in the industry sector.

Study pathway

This qualification will allow you to undertake post trade studies in a range of specialisations to enhance your trade specialization, or to move into another specialisation. The opportunity for specialising technically or moving into a more technical supervisor position is available with further flexibility at the Diploma level.

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Rockingham - Part Time-Self Paced

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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

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Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

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Industrial Control System Programming Skill Set

State ID: GAB03

This skill set is a part of the UEE62111 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology (Electrical) and it is designed to develop your skills in computer based measurement, programming and control by exploring PLC and SCADA systems. The strong laboratory and project based approach provides students with practical experience in using these systems in an industry environment. Students will gain experience in working with a small scale system involving designing, programming, fault finding, testing and networking.

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Job opportunities

On completion of this skill set you will receive a statement of attainment and may be able to work as an Automation Technician/Programmer or Building Control System Technician/Programmer. If you have any relevant experience, you may be able to work as a PLC/SCADA Programmer.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
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Study pathway

This skill set is 1 of 5 evening skill sets offered. Completion of all 5 skill sets will achieve Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical - UEE62111

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course is available for study starting term 1 and term 3 in 2020 with a mix of online study and attendance at Munster campus for workshops. 

This skill set is part of the UEE62111 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical.

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Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

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Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation

National ID: UEE40411 | State ID: A135

Our Certificate IV in Electrical (Instrumentation) provides eligible persons with the training, skills and knowledge to install, commission, calibrate and maintain modern instrumentation and control systems. This may include loop tuning of multi controller or multi element systems and PLC training where required. 

This course will be of interest to unrestricted electricians, or electrical apprentices in their third or fourth year of study. 

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Job opportunities

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to gain employment in the engineering industry or continue study to become an engineering associate in the instrumentation and control field.

Study pathway

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to gain employment in the engineering industry or continue study to become an engineering associate in the instrumentation and control field.

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Munster - Part Time-Self Paced-Onsite

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Duration 6 months
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This course is available to start anytime for online study. 
Rockingham - Part Time-Self Paced-Onsite

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Duration 6 months
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This course is available to start anytime for online study. 

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Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

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.

Certificate IV in Engineering (Maintenance)

National ID: MEM40105 | State ID: WT47

The Certificate IV in Engineering specifies the competencies required for employment as a Higher Engineering Tradesperson or a Special Class Engineering Tradesperson - Level II in mechanical, electrical/electronic or fabrication trade disciplines. The job role involves application of additional skills in the learner's trade or cross skills from other trades.

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Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as a traineeship.

Entrance requirements for traineeships

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

In a traineeship you also gain hands-on skills and work experience, and improve your employment prospects, while earning a wage. On successful completion you will gain a nationally recognised qualification which can lead to rewarding career options. The difference between a traineeship and an apprenticeship is that a traineeship can be either a full time or part time employment based training arrangement, usually for a nominal duration of 12 months or more, generally in a non-trade related area. 

To find out how to arrange a traineeship and study at South Metropolitan TAFE, please contact the Jobs and Skills Centre closest to you.

Job opportunities

 

  • Maintenance engineer

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Engineering -Advanced Trade (MEM50105)

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Munster - Part Time-Self Paced

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Thornlie - Part Time-Self Paced-Heavy Vehicle

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Thornlie - Workplace-Traineeship

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Let us help you make the approach to an employer to become their apprentice or trainee.

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Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

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.

Diploma of Civil Construction Design

National ID: RII50515 | State ID: AZE3

The Diploma of Civil Construction Design reflects the role of personnel working as designers or design para-professionals who support professional engineers. They perform tasks involving 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.

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Entrance Requirements

   
This course is available as a traineeship.

Entrance requirements for traineeships

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

In a traineeship you also gain hands-on skills and work experience, and improve your employment prospects, while earning a wage. On successful completion you will gain a nationally recognised qualification which can lead to rewarding career options. The difference between a traineeship and an apprenticeship is that a traineeship can be either a full time or part time employment based training arrangement, usually for a nominal duration of 12 months or more, generally in a non-trade related area. 

To find out how to arrange a traineeship and study at South Metropolitan TAFE, please contact the Jobs and Skills Centre closest to you.

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.

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Munster - Classroom-Traineeship

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Duration 3 semesters
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Munster - Part Time-Self Paced External

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Duration 18 months
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This course is available to start anytime for online study. 
Munster - Part Time-Self Paced

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Duration 18 months
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Munster - Full Time-Classroom

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Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

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.

Diploma of Engineering - Technical

National ID: MEM50212 | State ID: J367

Are you ready for a technically advanced engineering career?

Advance your career with a technical engineering qualification. The Diploma of Engineering - Technical covers a diverse range of theoretical and technical skills for pursuing a career in the mechanical, mechatronic, manufacturing and maintenance engineering fields. This course emphasises the transfer of theoretical concepts to practical real-life applications to ensure our students graduate with job-ready skills. 

Find out why engineering design and automation are 'jobs of the future'

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Mechanical Engineering is the most broadly based branch of engineering. Mechanical Engineers oversee all aspects of the design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of machinery. Examples of areas in which Mechanical Engineers work are Mining and Resource industries, Power generation, Manufacturing, Transportation, Refrigeration and Air conditioning , Technical sales and Consulting, Ship design and construction, and Aviation and Aerospace. 

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.

Study pathway

Become a specialist in your field with university study

This course has a university study pathway as at 28 October 2019.

Edith Cowan University – Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Y45) – Up to 120 credits 

The information about university credit points and tuition costs provides a general guide only. To check the current credit arrangements and to find more information about how credits work at the listed university of your choice, visit TAFE International WA’s University Pathway Finder.

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Munster - Classroom-Traineeship

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Duration 12 months
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Where Munster
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Munster - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 year
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Where Munster
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Express your interest in remaining places in Semester 1. 
Munster - Part Time-Self Paced

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Duration 12 months
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Where Munster
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This course is available to start anytime for online study. 

Semester 2

Munster - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 year
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Where Munster
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Express your interest in remaining places in Semester 1. 
Munster - Part Time-Self Paced

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Duration 12 months
When Semester 2
Where Munster
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This course is available to start anytime for online study. 

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

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.

Civil Structural Design, Model and Drafting Skill Set

State ID: GAA34

This skill set is part of the RII50515 Diploma of Civil Construction Design, a nationally recognised qualification. Take your career in Building Information Modeling (BIM) to the next level with analytical and practical design skills based around construction industry standards and software tools.

Discover how to use tools like Revit BIM and Robot Structure analysis to construct and analyse CAD models to Australian design standards. Use your designs to develop detailed plans for workflow management and collaboration across disciplines.

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Study pathway

Further study opportunities:

This short course is 1 of 3 evening skillsets offered. Completion of all 3 skillsets will achieve Diploma of Civil Construction Design qualification.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course is available for study starting term 1 and term 3 in 2020 with a mix of online study and attendance at Munster campus for workshops. 

This skill set is part of the UEE62111 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical.

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

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.

Maintenance Planning, Scheduling and Coordination Skill Set

State ID: GAA28

The Maintenance Planning, Scheduling and Coordination skill set is part of the MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical,  nationally recognised qualification. It is designed to develop your skills in leadership, innovation and continuous improvement, planning and estimating, quality assurance/compliance, systems and IT.

You can choose to focus on either the electrical or mechanical stream of this skill set.

Job opportunities

Job opportunities

On completion of this course you will receive a Statement of Attainment and may be able to work as a Maintenance Coordinator or if you have the relevant experience, a Maintenance Supervisor, Planner or Manager.

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All year round

Munster - Part Time-Self Paced Onsite

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Duration 20 weeks
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Non concession:
$2267.18
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This course is available to start anytime for online study. 

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Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

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.

Machines and Motors Skill Set

State ID: GAA32

This skill set is part of UEE62111 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical, a nationally recognised qualification and is designed to develop the students theoretical and practical skills in the analysis, operation and application of industrial electrical systems in the areas of AC power systems , rotating machines,calculation of circuit network parameters , maintenance in Ore handling operations, motor selection, maintenance techniques and motor protection.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course is available for study starting term 1 and term 3 in 2020 with a mix of online study and attendance at Munster campus for workshops. 

This skill set is part of the UEE62111 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical.

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

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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