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Environmental Science

You will learn the background to environmental impact assessments, relevant legislation, identification of flora, fauna and soils, chemistry, mathematics, navigation, mapping, collection and management of samples and OHS while also participating in field trips and camps.

You will also have the opportunity to work on real projects. Our close links to industry, as well as State and national environmental objectives and procedures, ensures our training remains current and up to date, while also allowing you to build your own networks within the environmental industry.

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MSS50218 BEA8 Environmental Monitoring and Technology Diploma On campus
East Perth

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 multi-faceted, using field trip activities including a regional trip each semester, lab work, team work and online learning to assess your progress.

    Gain these skills
    • Collect and evaluate data taken from the environment, such as groundwater and spatial information
    • Sample and test air quality and soils
    • Plan and conduct environmental project work
    • Recognise common geological landforms and samples
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • An interest in conservation and the environment
    • Analytical thinking and problem solving skills
    • Written and oral communication skills
    • Attention to detail and accuracy

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    Page last updated October 19, 2018