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Environmental Monitoring And Technology

National ID: MSS50216 | State ID: BCU9

 

Assist in the management of environmental issues with this diploma. 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 covers the skills and knowledge you need to apply a range of methods and technologies to conduct environmental sampling, testing and monitoring. The skills are used in most industry sectors and to assist environmental scientists, engineers and planners with site assessment, minimising environmental impacts of processes and remediation/rehabilitation of sites.

This course is delivered using a multi-faceted approach, including field trip activities, laboratory 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:

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 Diploma studies.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

environmental technician, assistant field officer, technical officer, local government officer, water resources officer

Further study opportunities:

This course may provide university entry.

Course overview

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Course Overview

Where East Perth
Duration

Eighteen months (3 semesters) full time or an additional year after completion of Cert IV Environmental Monitoring and Technology.

How Full-Time
International Students (In Australia)
Part-Time
Work-Based
When This course is available for Semester 1, 2017.

environmental technician, assistant field officer, technical officer, local government officer, water resources officer

Further study opportunities:

This course may provide university entry.

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

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.

For details see the indicative fees list here.

International Students

If this course is available for International students you will need to pay your course fees to TIWA when you accept your offer.

GROUP01 CORE UNITS

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES MSMENV472 AWC68
COLLECT ROUTINE SITE SAMPLES MSL952001 AWO36
COLLECT ROUTINE SITE SAMPLES MSL952001 AWO36
PARTICIPATE IN LABORATORY OR FIELD WORKPLACE SAFETY MSL943002 AWO38
PROVIDE ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION TO CUSTOMERS MSS025004 BAK79
UNDERTAKE ENVIRONMENTAL FIELD-BASED MONITORING MSL974007 AWO05
REPORT ENVIRONMENTAL DATA MSS025003 BAK81
IMPLEMENT ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PLANS AND PROCEDURES MSS024002 BAK94
PROCESS AND PRESENT ENVIRONMENTAL DATA MSS024004 BAK92
UNDERTAKE ENVIRONMENTAL FIELD-BASED MONITORING MSL974007 AWO05
PARTICIPATE IN LABORATORY OR FIELD WORKPLACE SAFETY MSL943002 AWO38
IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES MSMENV472 AWC68
PARTICIPATE IN LABORATORY OR FIELD WORKPLACE SAFETY MSL943002 AWO38
ASSIST WITH ASSESSING SITE ENVIRONMENTAL INDICATORS MSS025001 BAK83
ASSESS THE ENVIRONMENTAL RISK OR IMPACT OF A PROJECT ACTIVITY OR PROCESS MSS025002 BAK82
APPLY AN UNDERSTANDING OF ENVIRONMENTAL PRINCIPLES TO A SITE MSS024003 BAK93
COLLECT ROUTINE SITE SAMPLES MSL952001 AWO36
PARTICIPATE IN LABORATORY OR FIELD WORKPLACE SAFETY MSL943002 AWO38
UNDERTAKE ENVIRONMENTAL FIELD-BASED MONITORING MSL974007 AWO05
COLLECT ROUTINE SITE SAMPLES MSL952001 AWO36
IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES MSMENV472 AWC68
UNDERTAKE ENVIRONMENTAL FIELD-BASED MONITORING MSL974007 AWO05
IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES MSMENV472 AWC68

GROUP02 ELECTIVE UNITS

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
ASSIST WITH ASSESSING AND MONITORING WETLANDS MSS025013 BAK71
PERFORM SAMPLING AND TESTING OF AIR MSS025009 BAK75
PLAN AND CONDUCT ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT WORK MSS025015 BAK69
RECOGNISE COMMON GEOLOGICAL LANDFORMS AND SAMPLES MSS024008 BAK88
COLLECT SPATIAL AND DISCRETE ENVIRONMENTAL DATA MSS024005 BAK91
PERFORM SAMPLING AND TESTING OF CONTAMINATED SITES MSS025014 BAK70
COLLECT AND EVALUATE GROUNDWATER DATA MSS025006 BAK78
PRODUCE SITE MAPS MSS025005 BAK80
PERFORM SAMPLING AND TESTING OF SOILS MSS025007 BAK77
PERFORM BASIC TESTS MSL973001 AWO23
PERFORM BASIC TESTS MSL973001 AWO23
PERFORM BASIC TESTS MSL973001 AWO23
PERFORM BASIC TESTS MSL973001 AWO23

North Metropolitan TAFE is committed to ensuring that all international students have an enjoyable experience studying in Australia. Students are supported by a dedicated International Centre team who provide personal counselling, course advice, student support and many other services.

Fees, applications and enrolments for International Students are different to those for local students. International students must be enrolled in full time study on campus. For more information about courses, enrolment and course fees for international students:

TAFE International Western Australia,
Department of Training and Workforce Development - Customer Service Centre
Level 7, 3 Forrest Place, Perth WA 6000
Tel: +61 8 9218 2100
Fax: +61 8 9218 2160
Email: study.tiwa@dtwd.wa.gov.au
Web: www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

or

International Centre
North Metropolitan TAFE
30 Aberdeen Street, Northbridge, Western Australia, 6003
Tel: +61 8 94271873
Fax: +61 8 9427 1992
Email: internationalstudy@nmtafe.wa.edu.au
Web: northmetrotafe.wa.edu.au

If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Part time enrolments are usually done in late January and mid June each year while online and continuous enrolment courses normally have enrolments available at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

call: 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

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

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

 

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