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Courses to get you there - Construction trades

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.
National ID: AUR30316
State ID: BAD3
Industry Automotive
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Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

Work in the automotive industry as an automotive electrical technician

Gain the skills to service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in a range of vehicles by completing this apprenticeship.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Fine tune your automotive career

You will be required to complete the Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology when you are employed as an apprentice automotive electrical technician. This course will give you a broad range of skills and knowledge to work effectively in the automotive industry servicing, diagnosing and repairing electrical systems and components in a range of vehicles.

Automotive students at the Midland campus enjoy quality facilities including modern vehicles, specialised diagnostic equipment, and fully equipped classrooms and workshops.

The Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: CPC40120
State ID: BGC0
Industry Building and Construction
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Certificate IV in Building and Construction

Build your career from the ground up

Work as a builder and manager of a small to medium building business dealing with low-rise residential and commercial construction projects. Learn to plan and supervise construction work and prepare, cost and schedule contracts.

A career built from the ground up

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work in building management, production teams and operations workforce to manage and support a small to medium building business dealing with low rise construction projects. Completing this course will help you gain the diverse range of skills needed to project manage the construction of low rise residential and commercial constructions.

Certificate IV
National ID: CPC50220
State ID: BGE4
Industry Building and Construction
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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

With over 50 years training workers for the building industry, we're the perfect choice for your training.

Gain the skills and knowledge to work in building management, production teams and the operations workforce to manage constructions from a small building business through to medium rise constructions.

We've been producing skilled construction workers for over 50 years – making us the perfect choice for your training

This Diploma has close ties with the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety - Building and Energy - Building Services Board. You'll gain the skills and knowledge to work in building management, production teams and the operations workforce to manage constructions from a small building business through to medium rise constructions.

Diploma
National ID: BSB40120
State ID: AC48
Industry Business and Finance
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Certificate IV in Business (Leadership)

Gain fundamental skills for future business leaders

You will learn to build workplace relationships, work in teams,think critically and apply creative solutions, and use digital applications, including to social media, for communication.

Gain fundamental skills for future business leaders

This qualification will prepare you with relevant business skills and knowledge to demonstrate leadership skills, apply critical thinking, deal with business relationships, promote innovation and complete business documentation. Enhance your existing skills or get the training you need to take on new roles.

Certificate IV
National ID: BSB50120
State ID: AC91
Industry Business and Finance

Diploma of Business (Leadership)

Be an effective leader who inspires team members to exceed expectations.

Gain effective leadership skills, strong communication skills and technology to manage, lead and develop teams.

Learn to manage effectively in a flexible and agile environment.  

Today’s managers need to manage effectively in a flexible and agile environment and lead and support employees with changing expectations.

The course is designed to provide practical application of skills, where the learning takes place in classrooms, computer labs and our simulated business.

As a manager in our simulated business, you will use effective leadership skills and technology to manage, lead and develop teams.  Strong communication skills are utilised as you liaise with diverse stakeholders, and project management skills are used to meet deadlines and budgetary requirements. 

Thinking critically and analytically you’ll solve business problems with a focus on achieving goals and objectives, and implement strategies and processes based on findings from analysing financial and operational information.  

If you want to be an effective leader who inspires team members to exceed expectations, then our Diploma of Business (Leadership) qualification will give you the skills to succeed.  

Diploma
National ID: CPC30220
State ID: BGB8
Industry Building and Construction
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Certificate III in Carpentry

Build a strong career from the ground up

This apprenticeship will give you the skills to safely use carpentry tools and materials to construct pitched roofs and ceiling frames. You'll also learn to lay wooden flooring and interpret plans and on completion you'll be ready for a career as a domestic or commercial carpenter.

Do you want to build a strong career from the ground up?

You will gain the knowledge and skills to carry out a range of building and construction tasks; use basic carpentry tools, power tools, carpentry materials; construct a pitched roof, ceiling frame, wooden flooring; interpret plans; and apply work health and safety requirements.

The Certificate III in Carpentry is an apprenticeship please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
State ID: EAB96
Industry Engineering and Mining

Concrete Design and Drafting Skill Set (Civil and Structural)

Gain, upskill or consolidate skills in Concrete Design and Drafting

Upskill, or improve and consolidate CAD skills learned during your studies.

Gain, upskill or consolidate skills in Concrete Design and Drafting 

The training provided in this skill set will help you upskill, or improve and consolidate CAD skills learned during your university course, or gain new skills needed for redeployment within your organisation.

Skill set
National ID: AHC21020
State ID: BGH1
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
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Certificate II in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

Get started on your career in conservation and land management

Get the practical skills to assist with tasks such as maintaining and restoring natural and cultural places, or farmland. A triple qualification, adding the Certificate II in Horticulture and Certificate II in Landscaping is possible.

Get started on your career in conservation and ecosystem management

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist with a range of tasks to maintain and restore natural and cultural places and farmland

You will also be able to choose from a range of subjects that include working with plants and animals, construction and maintenance, using machinery and equipment, and managing resources. You will be able to focus your studies in different areas which include conservation earthworks, Indigenous land management, lands, parks and wildlife, natural area restoration and management, weed management and vertebrate pest management.

You may be able to attain a triple qualification, adding the Certificate II in Horticulture and Certificate II in Landscaping to this Certificate II in Conservation and Ecosystem Management by enrolling in additional units, talk to staff when you enrol.

Certificate II
National ID: AHC31420
State ID: BGG8
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate III in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

Work for the future

Designed to give you the foundation skills for the conservation industry, on completion of this course you could find work in a practical, outdoor environment, restoring natural bush land, coastal or aquatic areas.

Work for the future

This course is designed to give you the foundation skills and knowledge needed within the conservation industry, to enter the work force in either private, local or state government sectors.

You may be able to attain a dual qualification incorporating this qualification and the Certificate III in Horticulture by completing additional units, talk to staff when you enrol.

Certificate III
National ID: AHC40920
State ID: BGH6
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate IV in Conservation and Ecosystem Management

Lead and coordinate conservation and land management activities

You'll learn about land and natural resource management, mine site rehabilitation, forestry and national parks.

Land a lead role in conservation

Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to lead and coordinate conservation and land management activities. You will learn about the various areas of the industry such as land management, natural resource management, mine site rehabilitation, forestry and national parks.

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and a broad knowledge of the industry prior to undertaking higher level roles in the conservation and land management.

You may be able to attain a dual qualification, incorporating this qualification and the Certificate IV in Horticulture, by enrolling in additional units, talk to staff when you enrol.

Certificate IV
National ID: UEE40411
State ID: A135
Industry Building and Construction
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Online

Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation

Become instrumental in maintaining high tech control systems

If you are a qualified tradesperson with an electrical trade background this course will give you the practical skills and knowledge to be employed as an instrumentation and control technician.

Become instrumental in maintaining high tech control systems

Are you a qualified tradesperson with an electrical trade background? If so this course will give you the practical skills and knowledge to be employed as an instrumentation and control technician. You will undertake both theoretical and practical training.

The theoretical component is online whilst the practical components can be completed at our Midland campus, in a single 2 week block - dates are listed in the important information tab below. Or the course can be spread out over 6 months to suit your schedule. This course costs approximately $850 if you enrol in the units outlined in the important information tab but please note fees are subject to change.

It is possible to enrol in the PID Skill Set concurrently and we will help you manage the order of completion of subjects so that you can achieve the pre-requisite units before commencing the PID program. 

For further information, please contact instrumentation@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

Certificate IV
National ID: MSS50218
State ID: BEA8
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology

Help manage environmental issues

Learn to conduct environmental sampling, testing and monitoring to understand the impact on the ecosystem. The skills will assist environmental scientists, engineers and planners with site assessment, management and rehabilitation.

Assist in the management of environmental issues with this diploma

With a growing importance on conservation and environmental impact of business on ecosystems, conservation and ecosystem restoration, 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 multi-faceted, using field trip activities including a regional trip each semester, lab work, team work and online learning to assess your progress.

Diploma
National ID: AHC30916
State ID: BDB7
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
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Certificate III in Landscape Construction

Get creative in green

Further develop your landscaping or horticultural skills. Learn how to select materials and plants for landscape projects, set out and landscape a range of sites and construct stone, brick, block and timber structures and features.

Get creative in green

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to design garden landscapes or renovate existing gardens. It will also further develop skills gained in AHC21616 Certificate II in Landscaping or AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture.

The Certificate III in Landscape Construction can be studied as an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: AHC21616
State ID: BDE7
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Certificate II in Landscaping

Grow a career in landscaping

Build the skills required by the landscaping industry. Learn how to maintain and construct domestic and commercial landscapes and recreational landscape structures.

Grow a career in landscaping

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the design and construction of garden landscapes or renovation of existing gardens. It is designed to provide you with the foundation skills and knowledge required by the landscaping industry sector.

You will learn skills to maintain and construct domestic and commercial landscapes and recreational landscape structures.

You may be able to attain a triple qualification, adding the Certificate II in Conservation and Ecosystem Management and Certificate II in Horticulture by enrolling in additional units, talk to staff when you enrol.

Certificate II
National ID: AUR30616
State ID: BAE6
Industry Automotive
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Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Get qualified as a Light Vehicle Automotive Service and Repair Technician

This has been a growth industry over the past five years with employment available across many industries.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Fine tune your automotive career

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology will see you qualified as a Light Vehicle Automotive Service and Repair Technician working on the mechanical parts of motor vehicles, including the engine, transmission and suspension systems in the automotive retail, service and repair industry. 

Study with us and you'll enjoy quality facilities including modern vehicles, specialised diagnostic equipment, and fully equipped classrooms and workshops.

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: CPC32420
State ID: BGC2
Industry Building and Construction
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Certificate III in Plumbing

Our Balga Campus is a major centre in WA for building and construction training

This apprenticeship course will give you the skills and knowledge to undertake a variety of plumbing work for the domestic, commercial and industry markets.

Gain the skills you need to take your career as a plumber or gasfitter further

When you complete the Certificate III in Plumbing you'll be looking at an in demand (and possibly lucrative) career as a plumber, or gasfitter.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry. Our Balga Campus is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries, with purpose-built workshops, up-to-date equipment, and lecturers who maintain close links with industry.

The Certificate III in Plumbing is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
State ID: SC-PBC-V1299
Industry Building and Construction

Supervisors - Construction Course

Keen to take the lead in construction?

Gain a broad range of practical skills and knowledge needed for supervision in construction.

Keen to take the lead in construction?

You'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to identify and assess a range of building and construction techniques, including concreting, brickwork, carpentry, electrical services, plumbing and drainage, tiling, ceiling fixing and painting. Once you successfully complete this short course running on Tuesday and Thursday evenings you'll receive a Certificate of Participation.

Dress requirements

You will need to have safety goggles, gloves and safety shoes but no previous experience is necessary. All tools and materials will be supplied.

Short course
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