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Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

National ID: AHC21016 | State ID: BDF0

Are you looking for a career working in a sustainable, growing industry?

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Conservation and land management qualifications can lead to jobs in native plant nurseries, environmental weed control, catchment groups, mining industry, local government, government agencies and environmental management companies.

  • conservation worker
  • lands, parks and wildlife manager
  • ranger
  • bushcare worker
  • environmental worker
  • regeneration worker.
     

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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Semester 1

Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom

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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications open soon for Semester 2. 
Mandurah - Part Time-Classroom

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This course is typically available in Semester 2. Applications for this course open again in April for study in Semester 2 2020.

Semester 2

Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom

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Mandurah - Part Time-Classroom

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This course is typically available in Semester 2. Applications for this course open again in April for study in Semester 2 2020.

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Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom

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Mandurah - Part Time-Classroom

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Certificate IV in Landscape Design

National ID: 52772WA | State ID: YT97

This course gives you a range of the skills and knowledge needed to work as a landscape designer, topics include: The History of Design; Designing Plant Displays; Identifying, Recommending and Providing Information on Plants; Producing Technical Drawings; Sampling Soils & Interpreting the Results; Preparing Reports and Work Health & Safety.

This is a pathway into the Diploma of Landscape Design.  This course is delivered at South Metropolitan TAFE over 1 semester ( 6 months) of full time study OR 2 semesters ( 12 months) of part-time study

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Job opportunities

Job opportunities

 

  • This course gives you the skills and knowledge you need to work as a landscape designer, or if you also have trade experience, as a landscaping supervisor in local government or landscaping businesses.

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

  • AHC50616 Diploma of Landscape Design, State ID BDB0

 

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Semester 1

Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications open soon for Semester 2. 
Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom

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This course is typically available in Semester 2. Applications for this course open again in April for study in Semester 2 2020.

Semester 2

Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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Operate and Maintain Chainsaws Skill Set

State ID: GAA23

In this course you'll learn how to cross-cut fallen timber and the cutting techniques to maximise volume and quality recovery. You'll also learn about complying with the mandatory codes of practice and legislation to safely operate a chainsaw in the workplace.

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Murdoch - Part Time-Classroom-Local-Skill Set

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Duration 2 days
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Manage Pests by Applying Pesticides Skill Set

State ID: GAA70

2019 Dates

  • Monday September 16 - Friday September 20, 2019
  • Monday November 11 - Friday November 15, 2019

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All year round

Bentley - Part Time-Classroom

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Certificate III in Sports Turf Management

National ID: AHC31316 | State ID: BCZ6

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in greenkeeping. The sports turf industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level. This course is designed to provide theoretical and practical skills in a diverse range of areas related to the turf management industry. A considerable amount of outdoor and physical activity is required.

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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

 

  • Greenkeeper
  • Groundsman

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

  • AHC40816 Certificate IV in Sports Turf Management, State ID BCZ2

 

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All year round

Murdoch - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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Murdoch - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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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.

Certificate III in Production Nursery

National ID: AHC31116 | State ID: BCX3

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome for a nurseryperson working in a production nursery. The nursery industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level. Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: Nursery worker

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

 

  • Nursery worker

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

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All year round

Murdoch - Workplace-Apprenticeship

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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 III in Parks and Gardens

National ID: AHC31016 | State ID: BCY8

This qualification provides a vocational outcome in parks and gardens.  The parks and gardens industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level. Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: - Municipal/city gardener - Horticulturist

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

 

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Municipal/city gardener
  • Horticulturist

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

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All year round

Murdoch - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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When All year round
Where Murdoch
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Part Time
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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.

Certificate II in Arboriculture

National ID: AHC20516 | State ID: BCX6

Certificate II in Arboriculture is designed to equip students with a wide range of theoretical and practical skills specifically required by the Arboriculture industry.

The course also aims to develop student awareness of safety issues, particularly in regards to machinery, tools and equipment use.

The course requires a high level of physical participation in practical activities.

 

Entrance Requirements

Important information

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Study pathway

Entrance Requirements

Students must be actively employed in the Arboriculture Industry to enrol in this course.

This course is available as a traineeship.

Entrance requirements for traineeships

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.

Important information

One of the units of competence in this course will be delivered by another Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

Unit: UETTDREL14A - Working Safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker
RTO: Energy Skills Solutions. RTO provider No 52257. Contact (08) 9209 3833 
Location: Murdoch campus
Study mode: Classroom
Duration: 2 days
 

Job opportunities

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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Murdoch - Part 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.

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