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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.

Council Member Essentials is a five unit training program that local government council members are required to complete within 12 months of being elected. The purpose of the training is to provide practical information that will help you become familiar with the skills, knowledge and responsibilities of your role as a councillor. The course outlines information you will need to know about the way Local Government works in Western Australia under the Local Government Act 1995 and explains in simple terms important information to assist you in the performance of your duties as a councillor. 

Four SM TAFE students are the first WA apprentices to be employed by Alliance Airlines Authorised Maintenance Organisation!

"The qualifications and skills I obtained throughout this course have become the foundation of my career in the marine industry." 

See how our Training Cyber Security Operations Centre prepares students to be job ready for an in-demand industry

"I have loved being able to experience this with like-minded people that are also following this same journey."

" Studying has opened my mind and allowed me to grow professionally and personally."

Hear from technical engineering student, Seth!

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It inspires me to see students learn about the human body.

“I wanted to do the course because there is a need for support workers to work with deaf clients in the community.

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Diego tells us why he loves landscaping

"We've been using a lot of metals and different tools and machinery, and it builds hand-eye coordination" - Isaac shares his experience with a Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship.  

“I would highly recommend the courses as they not only gave me a great deal of knowledge, but also an experience which has resulted in my personal growth."

"I love doing hands-on work" - Amore shares her experience with a fabrication engineering pre-apprenticeship. 

"Doing this course has helped me to become more employable" - Farai shares his experience with Process Plant Operations, click below. 

See how our students learn in a real-life industry setting equipped with an operating plant! 

Learn the fundamentals of Networking that can be carried across to all other vendors...

Learn to manufacture purpose built vehicles in a hands-on environment

Learn how to restore vehicles while working in an ever evolving industry.

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

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"University wasn't for me, I wanted a more practical environment"
Phil, Wall & Ceiling lining apprentice

"The day you stop learning is the day you start dying."

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Watch our fitness students being put to the test

"Thank you to TAFE and all the staff for helping me choose and develop my career pathway."

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Hear from beauty therapy student Phoebe

See our students work on the runway, click below.

SM TAFE graduate dresses the bachelorettes!

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

Find out where a horticulture career can take you

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See our massage students in action

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Plastering a trade for smooth operators

Tiling takes lecturer on a global learning journey

From wallpapering feature walls to working at heights, the job always keeps you interested.

Ever wondered what the big deal about STEM education is?

Whether you are a school leaver, re-entering the work force or want a career change SM TAFE have some great courses to help you find your dream career.

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There's so many opportunities in the industry, you can go anywhere around the world

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South Metropolitan TAFE offers business courses in a simulated business environment

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The TAFE lecturers here are amazing.

In such a short time I was able to practice my newly acquired skills in the industry!

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I love the design part of it, and also, I love working with students.

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Mechanical

Council Member Essentials is a five unit training program that local government council members are required to complete within 12 months of being elected. The purpose of the training is to provide practical information that will help you become familiar with the skills, knowledge and responsibilities of your role as a councillor. The course outlines information you will need to know about the way Local Government works in Western Australia under the Local Government Act 1995 and explains in simple terms important information to assist you in the performance of your duties as a councillor. 

Four SM TAFE students are the first WA apprentices to be employed by Alliance Airlines Authorised Maintenance Organisation!

"The qualifications and skills I obtained throughout this course have become the foundation of my career in the marine industry." 

See how our Training Cyber Security Operations Centre prepares students to be job ready for an in-demand industry

"I have loved being able to experience this with like-minded people that are also following this same journey."

" Studying has opened my mind and allowed me to grow professionally and personally."

Hear from technical engineering student, Seth!

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It inspires me to see students learn about the human body.

“I wanted to do the course because there is a need for support workers to work with deaf clients in the community.

Loading video, please wait.

Diego tells us why he loves landscaping

"We've been using a lot of metals and different tools and machinery, and it builds hand-eye coordination" - Isaac shares his experience with a Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship.  

“I would highly recommend the courses as they not only gave me a great deal of knowledge, but also an experience which has resulted in my personal growth."

"I love doing hands-on work" - Amore shares her experience with a fabrication engineering pre-apprenticeship. 

"Doing this course has helped me to become more employable" - Farai shares his experience with Process Plant Operations, click below. 

See how our students learn in a real-life industry setting equipped with an operating plant! 

Learn the fundamentals of Networking that can be carried across to all other vendors...

Learn to manufacture purpose built vehicles in a hands-on environment

Learn how to restore vehicles while working in an ever evolving industry.

Loading video, please wait.

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

Loading video, please wait.

"University wasn't for me, I wanted a more practical environment"
Phil, Wall & Ceiling lining apprentice

"The day you stop learning is the day you start dying."

Loading video, please wait.

See our Early Childhood class in action

Loading video, please wait.

Watch our fitness students being put to the test

"Thank you to TAFE and all the staff for helping me choose and develop my career pathway."

Loading video, please wait.

Hear from beauty therapy student Phoebe

See our students work on the runway, click below.

SM TAFE graduate dresses the bachelorettes!

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

Find out where a horticulture career can take you

Loading video, please wait.

Josh is crafting a career in gaming

Loading video, please wait.

Shak looks to the cloud with networking skills

Loading video, please wait.

See our massage students in action

Loading video, please wait.

Plastering a trade for smooth operators

Tiling takes lecturer on a global learning journey

From wallpapering feature walls to working at heights, the job always keeps you interested.

Ever wondered what the big deal about STEM education is?

Whether you are a school leaver, re-entering the work force or want a career change SM TAFE have some great courses to help you find your dream career.

Loading video, please wait.

There's so many opportunities in the industry, you can go anywhere around the world

Loading video, please wait.

South Metropolitan TAFE offers business courses in a simulated business environment

Loading video, please wait.

The TAFE lecturers here are amazing.

In such a short time I was able to practice my newly acquired skills in the industry!

Loading video, please wait.

I love the design part of it, and also, I love working with students.

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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.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

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 External-Local

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Rockingham - Part Time-Self Paced External-Local

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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: 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 Engineering - Mechanical Trade

National ID: MEM30205 | State ID: WT84

This course aims to produce tradespeople working in metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries as a first class machinist.

Gain these skills:

  • mechanical fitting, assembly and manufacture
  • installation and modification of machinery
  • testing and fault finding machine tools
  • maintenance and service of equipment, machinery and tools

   

 

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

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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. 

Weld Supervisor Skill Set

State ID: GAB10

This course meets the requirements of AS1796-2001 Certificate 10 Weld Supervisor and MEM05024B – Perform Weld Supervision

Entry requirements: 
Candidates must meet any pre-requisite requirements of MEM05024B – Perform Weld Supervision and also meet AS1796-2001 section 3 pre-examination requirements

• Hold a welder certificate complying with AS1796-2001
• Have sufficient experience welding pressure equipment as defined by AS/NZS 1200 
• Have verbal and written communication skills and be able to write reports.

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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 II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: MEM20105 | State ID: AA49

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll greatly improve your chance of getting a mechanical fitting or machinist apprenticeship in industries such as mining, industrial, defence, automotive, or hydraulics.

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Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Where Mandurah
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Rockingham - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Where Rockingham
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December for round 1 offers in Semester 1. 
Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Thornlie
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December for round 1 offers in Semester 1. 

Semester 2

Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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

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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

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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. 

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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 Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: MEM20105 | State ID: AA50

Blend a traditional trade with new technologies! 

Metal fabricators and welders work in a diverse trade, applying a broad range of fabrication and welding skills to industries including mechanical and civil engineering, mining resources sector, heavy haulage and road transport, agriculture machinery, construction, defence, refineries and materials bulk handling. Pre-apprentices are exposed to the latest technological developments in the fabrication and welding trade, including computer controlled metal plate cutting equipment.

"I love doing hands-on work" - Amore shares her experience with a fabrication engineering pre-apprenticeship. 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

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

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Rockingham
How Full Time
Apply now
This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December for round 1 offers in 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
This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December for round 1 offers in Semester 1. 

Semester 2

Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Fees and charges

Units

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

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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

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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. 

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Marine Fitter)

National ID: MEM30205 | State ID: AB63

Like boats and hands on work?

Marine fitters assemble and maintain the structural and mechanical parts of boats, ships and even submarines.  They may be based on board, but most are Port based.
   

Entrance Requirements

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

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Rockingham - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Rockingham
How Apprenticeship
Part Time
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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 III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Surface Finishing)

National ID: MEM30305 | State ID: WA86

Gain options to work in the surface preparation and coating industry in areas such as oil and gas, marine, plant construction and maintenance, defence and site maintenance.

This qualification covers surface preparation, including blasting and high pressure jetting, protective coating applications, welding and surface testing.
   

Entrance Requirements

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

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Carlisle - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Carlisle
How Apprenticeship
Part Time
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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 III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Marine)

National ID: MEM30305 | State ID: AB53

Need a bigger boat?

Marine fabricators use aluminium, stainless steel, fabricated metal, composite materials and other products to build boats and other marine vessels. They cut, shape, join and repair the metal components that make up the hulls, frames and other structures of boats. These structures may include fuel tanks, boarding ladders and platforms, rails, canopy bows and a range of smaller or specialty customised fittings.
   

Entrance Requirements

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

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Rockingham - Classroom-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
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.

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. 

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