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Advanced Diploma of Engineering

National ID: MEM60112 | State ID: J368

Secure a future as an engineering technician, detailed drafter, or maintenance technician.

Find out why automation is a 'job of the future'

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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.

Study pathway

Become a specialist in your field with university study

This course has a university study pathway as at 30 October 2019.

Murdoch University – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electrical Power Engineering (H1264) – 24 Credits

Murdoch University – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Instrumentation and Control Engineering (H1264) – 24 Credits

Murdoch University – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Industrial Computer Systems Engineering (H1264) – 24 Credits

Murdoch University – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Renewable Energy Engineering (H1264) – 24 Credits

Curtin University – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) – 150-200 Credits

Curtin University – Bachelor of Science (Multidisciplinary Science) – 150-200 Credits

Edith Cowan University – Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) (Y44) – Up to 120 Credits

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.

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

Munster - Classroom-Traineeship

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Duration 3 years
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Let us help you make the approach to an employer to become their apprentice or trainee.

Semester 1

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Duration 2 years
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  
Munster - Part Time-Self Paced-Onsite

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Ready to get started? You can apply online now to study this course. 

Semester 2

Munster - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 2 years
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  
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Ready to get started? You can apply online now to study this course. 

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.

Applied Engineering Mathematics Skill Set

State ID: GAA30

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

Study pathway

Study pathway

  
This skill set forms part of MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical, which provides pathways towards university entry requirements. 

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

Munster - Part Time-Self Paced-On-campus

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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.

Applied Engineering Drawing and CAD Skill Set

State ID: GAA29

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

Study pathway

Study pathway

This skill set forms part of MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical, which provides pathways towards university entry requirements. 

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

Munster - Part Time-Self Paced-On-campus

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Duration 20 weeks
Where Munster
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

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.

Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

National ID: RII60515 | State ID: AZA8

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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Entrance Requirements

Completition of RII50515 Diploma Civil Construction Design or equivalent is required before commencing this 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.

Study pathway

Become a specialist in your field with university study

This course has a university study pathway as at 30 October 2019.

Curtin University– Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Construction) – 150-200 Credits

Edith Cowan University – Bachelor of Engineering – Up to 90 Credits

Curtin University – Bachelor of Science (Multidisciplinary Science) – 150 Credits

Edith Cowan University – Bachelor of Commerce – 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.

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

Munster - Classroom-Traineeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 3 years
When All year round
Where Munster
How Part Time
Traineeship
Apply now
Let us help you make the approach to an employer to become their apprentice or trainee.

Semester 1

Munster - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Munster
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

Semester 2

Munster - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
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Where Munster
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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.

Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

National ID: UEE62111 | State ID: A175

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

Find out why automation is a 'job of the future'

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Entrance Requirements

*There are no special entry requirements to this course other than what is listed above - Year 12 students can enter directly into this qualification if they have completed WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent.

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.

Study pathway

Part time study is available by enrolling in the three skill sets listed above, which make up the Diploma qualification and provide credit for this Advanced qualification.

Become a specialist in your field with university study

This course has a university study pathway as at 14 August 2019.

Curtin University – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) – 150-200 credits

Curtin University – Bachelor of Science (Multidisciplinary Science) – 150 credits

Edith Cowan University – Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Renewable Energy) (W21) – Up to 120 credits

Edith Cowan University – Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Power) (Y49) – Up to 120 credits

Edith Cowan University – Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Communications) (Y51) – Up to 120 credits

Edith Cowan University – Bachelor of Engineering (Instrumentation Control & Automation) (Y46) – Up to 120 credits

Murdoch University – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Industrial Computer Systems Engineering (H1264) – 6 credits

Murdoch University – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Instrumentation and Control Engineering (H1264) – 6 credits

Murdoch University – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Renewable Energy Engineering (H1264) – 6 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.

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

Munster - Part Time-Self Paced-On-campus

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Munster
How Part Time
Apply now
Ready to get started? You can apply online now to study this course. 

Semester 1

Munster - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 years
When Semester 1
Where Munster
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

Semester 2

Munster - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 years
When Semester 2
Where Munster
How Full Time
Apply now
This 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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