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Certificate IV in Environmental Monitoring And Technology

National ID: MSS40216 | State ID: BCU6

 

Assist in the management of environmental issues with this Certificate IV. With a growing importance on conservation and environmental impact of business, this is a good time to join this industry. It is a slow but growing area that is linked to our resource industry and increasing issues with the degradation of ecosystems .

This course is multi-faceted, using field trip activities, lab work, team work and online learning to assess your progress. We work very hard to help you succeed in our courses, but advise you to consider the following:

  • In addition to full day field trips, you will attend a regional field trip each semester. These run for 3 days/2 nights at an additional cost of approx. $100.
  • If your English skills are not strong you are encouraged to complete an English course first.
  • The best chance for success is if you have completed year 12, a Certificate III or higher, a degree in this or a related course or equivalent training
  • If you have not studied for some time you could consider enrolling in a Certificate III in Laboratory Operations to see how your circumstances support your study first before committing to this course. This certificate also gives you some underpinning skills and knowledge that will be valuable for your Certificate IV studies.

You can join your passion for the environment with career prospects and with the skills you gain, travel the world exploring environmental issues and solving environmental problems. 

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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
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conservation officer, water resources officer, ecological field hand, restoration field hand, community catchment officer

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology
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Where East Perth
Duration

One year or equivalent depending on mode of study.

HowWork-Based
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Local full time students

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Tuition fees are determined by multiplying the course fee rate by the nominal hours, which is the number of hours in which an average student could be expected to complete each unit. They are not the hours of training or instruction.

Resource fees are charges for material that are essential to a course or unit, and are purchased by NMT to be used by students during the course.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.

Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

 

International Students

Check TAFE International WA to confirm this course is available to international students. You will pay your tuition fees to TIWA.

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Core Units Common to ONLINE, FLEXIBLE and EXTERNAL
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply an understanding of environmental principles to a siteMSS024003BAK93
Collect routine site samplesMSL952001AWO36
Implement environmental management plans and proceduresMSS024002BAK94
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesMSMENV272AWC13
Participate in laboratory or field workplace safetyMSL943002AWO38
Process and present environmental dataMSS024004BAK92
Undertake environmental field-based monitoringMSL974007AWO05
Work and communicate effectively as an environmental technicianMSS024001BAK95
Elective Units Common to ONLINE, FLEXIBLE and EXTERNAL
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assist with assessing and monitoring stormwater systemsMSS024009BAK87
Collect and classify plantsAHCPCM502BAN94
Collect spatial and discrete environmental dataMSS024005BAK91
Perform basic testsMSL973001AWO23
Perform environmental biological techniquesMSS024010BAK86
Perform sampling and testing of waterMSS024006BAK90
Recognise common geological landforms and samplesMSS024008BAK88
Undertake simple environmental project activitiesMSS024012BAK84
How to apply

Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.

International students please view your application process here.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

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To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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