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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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All year round

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.

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 Split Air-conditioning and Heat Pump Systems

National ID: UEE20111 | State ID: D632

Do you want a career bringing comfort into the home?

When you complete this Certificate II in Split Air-conditioning and Heat Pump Systems you'll be what employers are looking for as a split system installer or air-conditioner installer.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to:

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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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All year round

Carlisle - Part Time-Classroom

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

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.

Diploma of Engineering - Technical (HVAC)

National ID: MEM50212 | State ID: WB87

Are you ready for a technical career that is neither too hot nor too cold?

When you complete the Diploma of Engineering – Technical (HVAC) you'll have specialist skills in heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, as a mechanical design engineer, sales consultant, or project manager.

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All year round

Carlisle - Part Time-Self Paced

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Duration 12 months
When All year round
Where Carlisle
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Self Paced
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This course is available to start anytime for online study. 

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Carlisle - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 2 semesters
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 7 January for round 2 offers in Semester 1. 

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 III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Refrigeration/Air Conditioning)

National ID: MEM30205 | State ID: WT38

Are you looking for a trade that brings comfort into the home?

When you complete this Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Refrigeration/Air Conditioning) you'll be on your way to becoming a fully qualified and licensed Refrigeration and Air Conditioning tradesperson.

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All year round

Carlisle - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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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: 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 (Skills Set - HVAC Commissioning)

National ID: MEM40105 | State ID: WT56

Are you looking to turn your air-conditioning career up a notch?

Take the next step and learn how to install and commission HVAC. 

The Certificate IV HVAC Commissioning will prepare you for work with today’s computer controlled HVAC systems. Subjects covered will include: AHU’s, VAV’s, Chillers, Cooling Towers and ancillary equipment. Learn your way around a BMS system. You will, air balance, water balance as well as; fully install commission and optimise a VAV-AHU (using the BMS).

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All year round

Carlisle - Part Time-Self Paced

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When All year round
Where Carlisle
How Part Time
Self Paced
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This course is available to start anytime for online study. 

Semester 1

Carlisle - Part Time-Self Paced

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When Semester 1
Where Carlisle
How Part Time
Self Paced
Get started
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.

Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: MEM20105 | State ID: AA47

Are you ready for an in-demand career helping others keep their cool?

When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll greatly improve your chance of getting a refrigeration and air conditioning apprenticeship.

You will gain skills and knowledge equivalent to the first stage of the refrigeration and air conditioning apprenticeship including: 

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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]

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

Carlisle - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Duration 1 semester
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Where Carlisle
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 7 January for round 2 offers in Semester 1. 

Semester 2

Carlisle - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Duration 1 semester
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Where Carlisle
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

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.

Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade

National ID: MEM50105 | State ID: W247

Are you ready for an advanced engineering career?

When you complete the Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade you'll have specialist skills as an advanced tradesperson.

At Carlisle Campus this course is taught with an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) focus.

You will gain the advanced skills and knowledge to interpret technical manuals, write technical reports, research and analyse engineering data, and workplace health and safety.

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All year round

Carlisle - Part Time-Self Paced

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Duration 24 months
When All year round
Where Carlisle
How Part Time
Self Paced
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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.

Advanced Diploma of Engineering (HVAC)

National ID: MEM60112 | State ID: WB89

Are you ready for an engineering career that is neither too hot nor too cold?

When you complete the Advanced Diploma of Engineering (HVAC) you'll have specialist skills in heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, as a mechanical design engineer, sales consultant, or project manager.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Carlisle - Part Time-Self Paced

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 4 semesters
When All year round
Where Carlisle
How Part Time
Self Paced
Get started
This course is available to start anytime for online study. 

Semester 1

Carlisle - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 4 semesters
When Semester 1
Where Carlisle
How Full Time
Apply now
This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 7 January for round 2 offers in Semester 1. 

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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