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Customised training for Pilbara Minerals

Some of the biggest engineering, mining and construction companies in the world have offices in Western Australia and are constantly looking for highly qualified staff in this exciting, diverse and ever evolving field. At North Metropolitan TAFE, students learn the latest developments in research and industry from expert lecturers, in purpose-built, contemporary facilities.


National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
SC-MHF-V1306 Blacksmithing/Metal Sculpture Welding Short course On campus
Midland
U000000, U000001, U000002, U000003, U000006, short course, sculpture, welding, metal, NMT16068, V1242

Use your creativity to turn scrap metal into works of art

Enrol in North Metropolitan TAFE's Metal sculpture welding course and you'll get the welding and metal forming tools you need to transform pieces of scrap metal into garden features, abstract pieces and sculptures. Courses are run over four Saturdays.

For more information view our flyer.

 

SC-MFM-V1237 CNC Lathe Introduction Short course On campus
Midland
engineering, lathes, CNC

Cover all the basics for use and maintenance of CNC lathes

You'll learn all about:

  • safety on and around CNC lathes
  • start up, shut down and maintenance of CNC lathes
  • setting of tools and jaws
  • basic lathe programmimg (FANUC)
  • sample of repetitive cycles
  • operation of the lathe with a small part project (screw jack)

This course is run over five Wednesday evenings.

For more details please view our flyer.

SC-MFM-V1238 CNC Machining centre introduction Short course On campus
Midland
CNC lathes, engineering

 

CNC Machining is a method carried out by computerised devices to perform a broad range of manufacturing tasks in a wide variety of fields.

Doing this short course at North Metropolitan TAFE's Midland Campus you will cover:

  • safety on and around CNC machining centres
  • start up, shut down and basic maintenance of CNC machining centres
  • setting of tools and work holding devices
  • basic machining centre programming (Fanuc)
  • sample of canned cycles (peck drilling, boring, tapping)
  • operation of the machining centre with a small part project (turners cube)

Run over five Tuesday evenings.

For more information please view our flyer.

52725WA 3746 Civil and Structural Engineering Diploma On campus
East Perth
Perth (Northbridge)
TAFEADM, 3746, 52725WA, TAFE04, U000000, Engineering and Mining, U000001, engineering, engineer, civil, mechanical, mechatronics, oil, gas, petroleum, robotics, salary, fifo, employment, employability, product, design, manufacture, mining, cad, drafting, civil, structural, construction, university, tertiary, higher, education, mining, transport, road, rail, bridges, building, CAD programs, autocad, microstation, revit, 12D, Senior Draftsperson, Design Draftsperson, Civil Engineering Assistant, Engineering Associate, Civil Engineering Draftsperson, Civil Engineering Technician

Opportunities for strong career growth

You'll gain the skills you need to begin or advance your career in civil engineering with this Diploma course.

This course is aimed at school leavers, graduates of the Certificate III in Engineering - Technical, those wishing to gain employment in the field of Civil and Structural Engineering, and as trainee drafters.

You will be taught engineering drafting standards AS1100 and gain exposure to CAD packages selected from AutoCAD, Microstation, Revit and 12D.

Students will be introduced to sustainability principles and produce civil construction drawings as part of their assessment.

Gain these skills
  • Work with steel structures
  • Work with concrete structures
  • Design principles of bulk earth works
  • Plan civil works
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • An interest in solving practical and technical problems
  • Analytical skills and the ability to interpret information
  • Strong communication skills
  • An interest in the principles of physics and maths

 

52724WA 3745 Civil and Structural Engineering Advanced Diploma On campus
East Perth
Perth (Northbridge)
TAFEADM, 3745, 52724WA, TAFE04, U000000, Engineering and Mining, U000001, engineering, engineer, civil, mechanical, mechatronics, oil, gas, petroleum, robotics, salary, fifo, employment, employability, product, design, manufacture, mining, cad, drafting, civil, structural, construction, university, tertiary, higher, education, mining, transport, road, rail, bridges, building, engineering drafting standards AS1100, CAD packages, AutoCAD, Microstation, Revit,12D, Civil Engineering Design Draftsperson, Road Design Draftsperson, Structural Engineering Drafting Officer, Civil Engineering Draftsperson, Civil Engineering Technician

Want to work on international engineering projects?

Gain advanced skills in the design and drafting of engineering plans to Australian and New Zealand standards and you could be working on local, interstate or international engineering projects.

This comprehensive qualification in civil and structural engineering could see you working on projects ranging from skyscrapers to intricate road designs.

This course will extend your study of the design and construction of civil works like dams, structures and pipe networks that is covered in the Diploma course.

While the emphasis is on producing working drawings for civil works which are used to communicate the engineers designs to the workers involved in constructing the works, you can participate more in the design decisions that are made.

You will learn a range of engineering drafting standards and receive exposure to CAD programs selected from autocad, microstation, revit and 12D. You will extend your ability to address technical issues beyond what is achieved in the Diploma course.

Gain these skills
  • Apply construction principles to civil engineering works
  • Produce advanced engineering designs and drawings
  • 3D CAD in engineering
  • Learn structural analysis in engineering
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • An interest in solving practical and technical problems
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Analytical skills and the ability to interpret information
  • Strong communication skills
  • An understanding of the principles of physics and maths
SC-MES-V1405 Electronics and Arduino Design Short course On campus
Midland
SC-MES-V1405, short course, Arduino, electronics projects, DIY electronics, microprocessor, circuit, programming,

If you've always liked tinkering, inventing and building gadgets this course will help you get creating.

It is aimed at designing and building DIY electronic projects. You'll gain an understanding of electronic components and circuit theory together with microprocessor programming (via the popular Arduino microcontroller).

You'll cover the basics of building these circuits, helping you on your way to success in the DIY electronics world.

This short course will run for 2 hour sessions over 6 Wednesdays, from 6:00 - 8:00pm.

Next course runs from 16 October to 20 November.

UEE40711 A137 Electronics and Communications Certificate IV Online
Midland
TAFE04, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000015, Telecommunications, U000000, U000004

Amp up your career in Electronics and Telecommunications

Complete the Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications and you’ll have the practical skills and knowledge to work with radio/telecommunication, data systems/cabling and computer network hardware.

This course is delivered partially online and on campus over 18 months. If you have completed a Certificate II or a trade certificate in Electronics (or equivalent) you can apply for a credit transfer reducing your study time by either six or 12 months.

Gain these skills
  • Find and repair faults
  • Dismantle, assemble and terminate cable
  • Fabricate electrotechnology components
  • Engineering drawing and project specification writing
  • Supervisory and maintenance management
  • Work safely in the industry
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Good communication skills
  • Good problem solving ability
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Enjoy technical and engineering activities
MEM40105-WB58 WB58 Engineering (Computer Numerical Control) Certificate IV On campus
Midland
U000000, U000001, U000003, metals, CAD, engineering, drafting, mechanical, wb58, mem40105, TAFE13, Engineering and Mining, CNC, computer, numerical, control, engineering, machining, and manufacturing, manufacturing supervisor, production manager, team leader, Higher Engineering Tradesperson, Special Class Engineering Tradesperson - Level II

Are you looking to design a career in manufacturing?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Engineering (Computer Numerical Control) you'll have specialist skills in engineering, machining, and manufacturing, opening up a career as a manufacturing supervisor, production manager, or team leader.

You will gain the practical skills and knowledge to set up, program, inspect, and operate NC and CNC machines.

This is a post trade qualification.

Gain these skills
  • Create 2D and 3D models using computer aided design
  • Write 2D and 3D program code
  • Interpret technical drawing
  • Workplace health and safety
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy technical activities
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Able to work accurately and have good hand-eye coordination
  • Safety conscious
MEM40105-WT44 WT44 Engineering (Fluid Power) Certificate IV On campus
Midland
U000000, U000001, U000003, metals, engineering, machining, fitting, fluid, power, hydraulics, wt44, mem40105, TAFE13, Engineering and Mining, hydraulic, hydraulic systems, hydraulic fitter or technician, hydraulic systems designer, hydraulic equipment sales, Higher Engineering Tradesperson, Special Class Engineering Tradesperson - Level II, Fluid Power Technician, Hydraulic Technician,

Are you looking for a hydraulically or pneumatically powerful career?

Hydraulics is a vast and diverse industry and the Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power) will give you the ability to work safely and confidently with hydraulic and pneumatic systems and components. When you complete this qualification you'll have specialist skills in hydraulic systems, hydraulic fitter or technician, hydraulic systems designer, or hydraulic equipment sales.

This is a post trade qualification. You must have a current MEM30205 Certificate III in Engineering Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA) or (Fitter and Machinist ZB) qualification, or equivalent to study.

Depending on your Certificate III qualification you may be required to complete Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or a Credit Transfer process (costs apply) to meet the prerequisite units required for the Certificate IV. If you have been working in a trade for more than five years but do not have a Certificate III trade qualification you will need full RPL.

Third and fourth year apprentices can enrol and be issued with a certificate when they complete their trade studies.

Gain these skills
  • Analyse, inspect, and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Maintain fluid power controls
  • Monitor equipment condition
  • Workplace health and safety
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Qualified tradesperson
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Enjoy technical and engineering activities
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good hand-eye coordination
MEM20105-AA50 AA50 Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II On campus
Clarkson campus
Midland
U000000, U000002, TAFEADM, Fabrication, Welding, Metal, engineering, Metal Fabrication, aa50, mem20105, TAFE02, Engineering and Mining, Fabrication, wc28, YY000000, fitter, boilermaker, boilie,

Are you looking to apply new technologies to a traditional trade?

You will gain the skills and knowledge to be able to operate heavy fabrication equipment such as guillotines, metal rolls and brake presses. You will also be exposed to different welding and thermal cutting processes. You will receive instruction in the safely use of hand and power tools, be able to read measuring tools, read and interpret engineering  drawings, and operate in an engineering workplace observing health and safety guidelines.

Graduates can continue their studies in a metal fabrication apprenticeship. Metal fabricators and welders work in a diverse trade, applying a broad range of fabrication and welding skills to industries including, mechanical and civil engineering, mining resources sector, heavy haulage and road transport, agriculture machinery, construction, defence, refineries and materials bulk handling.

Pre-apprentices are exposed to the latest technological developments in the fabrication and welding trade, including computer controlled metal plate cutting equipment.

Gain these skills
  • Cut, shape, join and finish metal to make, maintain or repair metal products and structures
  • Measure, calculate, and use tools
  • Draw and interpret sketches
  • Mechanical and thermal cutting, gouging and arc welding
  • Work health and safety requirements
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Physical strength and fitness
  • An eye for detail
  • Technical and mechanical aptitude
  • Patience and accuracy
  • Problem-solving skills

 

 

MEM20105-AA52 AA52 Engineering (Light Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II On campus
Clarkson campus
Midland
Mechanical, Vehicle, Servicing, Heavy, Road, Transport, plant, truck, bus, mechanic, U000000, U000002, TAFE02, Engineering and Mining, Fabrication, aa52, TAFEADM, mem20105, YY000000

Gain the heavy-duty qualification you need for a job in the metal trades

If you enjoy working with your hands, are physically fit and able to visualise how an object should look from a drawing, you may have the aptitude for working as a fabricator. Fabricators work in either a domestic or commercial setting making roofing products, air-conditioning ducts, electrical switchboards, hospitality equipment such as range hoods and benchtops; and you may specialise in stainless steel custom fabrication using the latest welding and polishing processes.

Many employers now prefer apprentices to have completed a pre-apprenticeship and this course will give you a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Gain these skills
  • Working from detailed drawings/ plans to specification
  • Use hand tools, power tools and machines to shape, cut, and bend metals
  • Assemble parts and structures by welding, bolting or riveting
  • Use welding and cutting equipment, including manual metal arc, gas metal arc, gas tungsten arc, oxy fuel gas cutting plant, oxy-acetylene welding plant, plasma cutting plant and spot welder
  • Finish products by cleaning, polishing, filing
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Interested in computer programmable machinery
  • Enjoy technical activities
  • Able to work individually and/or in a team

 

MEM20105-AA49 AA49 Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II On campus
Midland
U000000, U000003, TAFEADM, Fitting, Machining, Toolmaking, Metals, engineering, engineer, civil, mechanical, mechatronics, oil, gas, petroleum, robotics, salary, fifo, employment, employability, product, design, manufacture, mining, cad, drafting, Mechanical Fitting, aa49, mem20105, TAFE13, Engineering and Mining, U000002, Fabrication, fitter, machinist, YY000000

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll greatly improve your chance of getting a mechanical fitting or machinist apprenticeship in industries such as mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to be able to operate lathes and milling and drilling machines, make and assemble components, safely use hand and power tools, be able to read measuring tools, read and interpret engineering  drawings, and operate in an engineering workplace observing health and safety guidelines.

Gain these skills
  • Make machines, parts, and tools
  • Work with pumps and hydraulics
  • Use workshop machines, hand and power tools
  • Measuring and technical drawing
  • Workplace health and safety
 
MEM30305-WT77 WT77 Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH) Certificate III Apprenticeship
On campus
Midland
Fabrication Heavy/Welding, Welding, Power tools, Interpret Technical drawing, Manual Metal arc welding, Flux core arc welding, Gas metal arc welding, Tungsten arc welding, TAFE02, Metal Fabrication, metal, fabrication, engineering, casting, moulding, wt77, mem30305, forging, welding, arc, apprenticeship, u000000, u000002, boiler, boilermaker, fabricator,

lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH) you'll be looking at a trades career as a boilermaker, welder, or fabricator in industries such as mining or construction.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to create and work with metal fabrications, using workshop tools and equipment and various welding techniques.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH) is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Gain these skills
  • Use workshop machines and hand and power tools
  • Metal, gas, flux core, tungsten, arc welding
  • Thermal cutting
  • Measuring
  • Technical drawing
  • Workplace health and safety.
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Physical strength and fitness
  • An eye for detail, patience and accuracy
  • Technical and mechanical aptitude
  • Problem-solving skills

 

MEM30305-WT78 WT78 Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light YC) Certificate III Apprenticeship
On campus
Midland
Engineering, fabrication, light, YC, systems, procedures, technology, computations, measurements, manufacturing, mathematical, welding, components, mechanical cutting, technical drawing, geometric, metal arc welding, tungsten, oxy acetylene, power tools, hand tools, processes, TAFE02,  Metal Fabrication, metal, engineering, sheet metal, sheetmetal, light, wt78, mem30305, u000000, u000002, sheet metal worker, metalworker, roof plumber, patternmaker, tradie

lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Our well appointed workshops and expert lecturers will give you the skills you need to succeed in fabrication

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light YC) you'll be looking at a trades career as a sheet metal worker or roof plumber in industries such as mining or construction.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to use workshop machines, and hand and power tools safely to create and work with light metal fabrications such as roofing products, air-conditioning ducts, electrical switchboards and hospitality equipment such as range hoods and benchtops.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light YC) is an apprenticeship, you must be employed in a training contract with an appropriate organisation to study this qualification.  Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Gain these skills
  • Sheet and plate assembly
  • Tungsten arc welding
  • Silver soldering
  • Thermal cutting
  • Measuring
  • Technical drawing
  • Workplace health and safety
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Physically fit
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Interested in computer programmable machinery
  • Enjoy metal work and technical activities
  • Able to work individually and/or in a team

 

MEM30205-WT83 WT83 Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB) Certificate III Apprenticeship
Employer-based
On campus
Midland
U000000, U000003, metal, fabrication, engineering, engineer, civil, mechanical, mechatronics, oil, gas, petroleum, robotics, salary, fifo, employment, employability, product, design, manufacture, mining, cad, drafting, fitting, machining, fitter, machinist, wt83, mem30205, TAFE13, Engineering and Mining, U000006, Process Plant Operations/Technology

lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist ZB) you'll be looking at a trades career as a machinist metal, mechanical fitter, metal plater or plant mechanic in industries such as mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to make machines, parts, and tools, work with pumps and hydraulics, using workshop machines, hand and power tools, mills and lathes, arc welding, measuring, technical drawing, and workplace health and safety.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB) is an apprenticeship: you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

MEM30205-WT86 WT86 Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA) Certificate III Apprenticeship
On campus
Midland
U000000, U000003, metal, fabrication, engineering, engineer, civil, mechanical, mechatronics, oil, gas, petroleum, robotics, salary, fifo, employment, employability, product, design, manufacture, mining, cad, drafting, fitting, machining, fitter, machinist, wt86, mem30205, TAFE13, Engineering and Mining, U000006, Process Plant Operations/Technology

lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA) you'll be looking at a trades career as a metal machinist, mechanical fitter, metal plater or plant mechanic in industries such as mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA) is an apprenticeship please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Gain these skills
  • Work with pumps and hydraulics, pneumatic systems, mechanical drives and transmissions
  • Use workshop machines, hand and power tools
  • Arc welding and thermal cutting
  • Measuring and technical drawing
  • Workplace health and safety
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy technical work
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Good hand-eye co-ordination
  • Practical ability and an eye for detail

 

MEM30505 W240 Engineering - Technical Certificate III On campus
East Perth
Perth (Northbridge)
engineering, engineer, civil, mechanical, mechatronics, oil, gas, petroleum, robotics, salary, fifo, employment, employability, product, design, manufacture,mining,cad, drafting, w240, u000000, u000001, u000004

An introduction to the work performed by engineering associates assisting professional engineers

In 20 weeks with us, you'll become familiar with CAD packages and how to set out engineering drawings according to Australian Standards.

You will participate in hands on workshop projects that will introduce you to general engineering concepts which are essential for diploma level engineering courses.

These projects will help you develop your understanding of how drawings are transformed into buildings and manufactured items.

Gain these skills
  • AutoCAD
  • Basic calculations
  • Sustainability concepts
  • Modern office practices and communication
  • Safety and quality controls
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • An interest in engineering and technical work
  • Creative flair and designing abilities
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail

 

MEM50212-WB84 WB84 Engineering - Technical (Mechanical) Diploma On campus
East Perth
Perth (Northbridge)
TAFEADM, WB84, MEM50212, TAFE04, U000000, Engineering and Mining, U000001, engineering, engineer, civil, mechanical, mechatronics, oil, gas, petroleum, robotics, salary, fifo, employment, employability, product, design, manufacture, mining, cad, drafting, university, tertiary, pathway, higher, education,

Gear up for a career in engineering

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge in electrical machinery, mechanical principles and mechanical equipment to produce drawings for design specifications.

Mechanical engineering is applied across a wide variety of employment areas including:

  • Mining and mineral processing
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil and gas industry
  • Automotive industry
  • Aviation and shipbuilding industries
  • Electrical power generation and distribution
  • Road and rail transport
  • Defence
  • Agriculture, fishing and food processing

The Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechanical)  is geared toward mechanical design but does have some electrical, electronics and programming content.

Gain these skills
  • Use and operate computer-aided (CAD) system to produce drawings and create 3D models
  • Set up basic hydraulic circuits
  • Apply technical mathematics
  • Produce basic engineering design drawings
  • Coordinate engineering projects
  • Environmentally sustainable work practices
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Mathematics ability
  • Eye for detail and accuracy
  • Technical and mechanical aptitude
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills
EAA90 Engineering Mathematics University Bridging Skill Set Skill set On campus
Perth (Northbridge)

Increase your chances to transition into a university Engineering qualification

The units in this skill set give you the underpinning mathematical skills and knowledge to help you enter university. Successful completion of these units combined with your Advanced Diploma in Engineering will boost your chances of getting into a university degree course.

You'll cover:

  • MEM23007A Apply Calculus to Engineering Tasks
  • 35939 Use Advanced Mathematics in Engineering
     
SC-MHF-V1323 Flux Core Arc Welding Short course On campus
Midland
V1286, U000000, U000001, U000002, FCAW, welding, short course, YY000001, NMT16081, short course, flux-cored

Learn professional techniques on steel with our Flux-cored arc welding (FCAW) course

You'll be trained in the use of the FCAW welding process to be able to manufacture and assemble your projects at home.

Begin by gaining the skills to recognise hazards and use welding equipment safely and learn about welding terminology and defects. You will receive demonstrations and guidance on correct technique and the opportunity to develop your FCAW skills over the duration of the course. You will be required to wear personal protective clothing/equipment at all times which includes steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, long drill cotton pants and cotton drill long sleeve shirt.

Courses are run over five Thursdays. For more details, please view our flyer.

 

SC-MFM-V1261 Foundry basic - Metal casting Short course On campus
Midland
V1240, Short course, sculpture, metal, casting, ornament, u000000, u000001, u000002, q000011, foundry, NMT16063

If you have always wanted to produce a sculpture, ornament or some other metal cast creation, North Metropolitan TAFE's Foundry basic short course will give you the skills to do just that.

The course will cover:

  • Safe use of sand moulding and chemicals and equipment
  • Basic metallurgy of cast metals
  • Pattern tooling for sand moulds
  • Sand moulding and casting essentials

Courses are run over six Wednesdays, for more information view our flyer.

 

SC-MAT-V1293 Gas Awareness Short course On campus
Midland
U000000, U000001, U000002, U000003, U000004, U000005, U000006, gasfitter, Type B appliance, Energy Safety WA, gas, YY000001, short course, NMT16074, V1243

The Type B appliance gas licensing system and the gasfitting work that can be carried out under each type of licence can be confusing.

North Metropolitan TAFE’s Gas Awareness for Managers is designed to give managers an understanding of the Licensing system, the Regulations and the responsibilities of the licensed gasfitter and the consumer (owner of the Type B appliance).

We deliver this course at our Midland Campus, or onsite, subject to group size.

Content

  • The control of all gasfitting work; the Regulations and Act enforced by
  • EnergySafety WA.
  • Licensing; types of gasfitting licenses available. Authorisations are
  • covered in depth.
  • Types of gas Appliances.
  • Responsibilities of the licensed gasfitter, the manager and the
  • consumer.
  • Gasfitting work that can be carried out under each license.
  • Gas Safety.
  • Combustion.

Duration  Half day, 8.00am to 12.00noon

 

 

SC-MAT-V1294 Gas authorisation (category 2) Short course On campus
Midland
U000000, U000001, U000002, U000003, U000004, U000005, U000006, short course, I Permit, Energy Safety WA, Type B, appliances, gasfitter, restricted electrical, NMT16065, V1245

If you are looking to add a Gas Authorisation Category 2 qualification to your existing trade or engineering qualifications, complete North Metropolitan TAFE's 10 day course and you'll be able to service and maintain Type B gas appliances. This course will give you the skills you need to gain Gas Authorisation (Category 2) from Energy Safety WA.

If you have already successfully completed the appropriate two day supervised gas fitter course within two years of enrolling in this course then you will only need to complete an additional eight days of training.

You'll cover details such as:

  • legislation
  • OH&S
  • gas and system components
  • tools and equipment
  • electrical and gas safety and isolation procedures
  • plans and diagrams
  • testing and servicing equipment

For more information about our Category 2 Gas Authorisation course view our flyer.

SC-MAT-V1298 Gasfitter supervised Short course On campus
Midland
V1244, U000000, U000001, U000002, U000003, U000004, U000005, U000006, short course, I Permit, Energy Safety WA, Type B, appliances, gasfitter, restricted electrical, gas authorisation, NMT16069

Successful completion of this two day course will mean you can carry out gas fitting work under the supervision of a Supervising Gasfitter.

North Metropolitan TAFE’s Gasfitter Supervised course meets the ‘Training Plan’ requirements set by EnergySafety WA that all supervised gasfitters should complete before they begin gasfitting work.  This course is a pre-requisite to the eight day training program for Gas Authorisation Category 2, from EnergySafety WA.

For further details please view our flyer.

 

EAA53 Geological Assistant Skill Set Skill set On campus
East Perth
mining, fifo, FIFO, fly in fly out, geology, geologist, field assistant, fieldworks, field hand, site work, mines, pit, exploration, field ops, RII30515-SS-B, RII30515

With this Geological Assistant skill set you'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to seek employment in entry level geological assistant roles in either exploration, pit or underground environments as well as other entry level mining roles.

The units covered will be delivered in two clusters or groups:

Geological Field Assistance (4.5 hours per week)

  • RIIEGS303D Provide geological field assistance

Field and Mining Techniques (12 hours per week)

  • CPPSIS3016A Provide field support
  • RIISTD202D Collect routine site samples
  • RIIEGS202D Conduct fieldwork
  • RIIEGS301D Operate and maintain instruments and field equipment
  • RIIQUA201D Maintain and monitor site quality standards

To have the best chance of finding a job in the mining industry we recommend that you undertake this skill set concurrently with North Metropolitan TAFE's RII305115-SS-C Mining Field Operations skill set.

Please note a compulsory 4-day camp on an exploration site forms part of the requirements for completion of the Geological Assistant skill set. To attend this camp you need to have successfully completed or be in the process of completing the Mining Safety units covered in RII305115-SS-C Mining Field Operations skill set.

We strongly advise that you obtain a manual driver's licence to increase your employability in the mining industry and also recommend that you complete the two day 4WD driving course North Metropolitan TAFE offers (RII305115-SS-A Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle).  This particular course gives you an introduction to 4WD driving.

For more information about our Mining skill sets download our flyer.

EAA33 Install, Commission & Service Type B Gas Appliances Skill Set Skill set On campus
Midland
industrial gas, type B appliances, supervised gas fitter, gasfitter, gas-fitter, Class I Permit, CPCPGS4023B, CPC40912-SS-G

Be eligible for a Class I Permit or high level Authorisation from Energy Safety WA

If you:

  • Hold a current authorisation, or
  • Have completed the Supervised Gasfitter and Authorisation Courses within the last 2 years, or
  • Have trade or engineering qualifications

then this course will enhance your existing skills. Successful completion of the unit, CPCPGS4023B Intall, commission and Service Type B Appliance, will equip you to service, maintain, rectify faults, recommission, install and commission Type B gas appliances.

Gain these skills
  • Access, analyse, interpret and confirm through a detailed site inspection, design specification for Type B gas appliance to be installed and commissioned
  • Liaise with designer and gas authorities to resolve design specification matters requiring clarification
  • Obtain formal authority to proceed with installation and commissioning before commencing work, in accordance with regulatory and code of practice requirements
  • Plan tasks in conjunction with others involved in, or affected by work
  • Identify and follow quality assurance requirements for work sequences
  • Prepare work area to support efficient installation, commissioning and servicing of Type B gas appliance
  • Install appliance components, including valve trains, burners and associated pipe work and flue systems, in accordance with approved design specifications
  • Install electrical components, including terminations, in accordance with design specifications and regulatory requirements
  • Install electrical wiring and wiring enclosures in accordance with design specifications and regulatory requirements
  • Visually inspect installations at each stage of work to ensure compliance with specifications and absence of damaged or faulty equipment and materials
  • Analyse flue gases in accordance with recognised industry practice and other authority requirements
  • Clean, check, service and store tools and equipment in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and workplace procedures
22289VIC-AB59 AB59 Integrated Technologies (Robotics Control Systems) Certificate II On campus
East Perth
Midland
TAFEADM, TAFE04, U000000, Engineering and Mining, U000001, engineering, engineer, robotics, mechanical, mechatronics, oil, gas, petroleum, computerised, automated, automation, fifo, employability, jobs, product, design, manufacture, mining, cad, drafting, robots, process, 3D, 3D printing, by-wire, integrated, control system, PLD, programmable

 

Robots and autonomous systems are changing the way we live, work and play.

Across the globe automation, smart technologies and robots have been taking over routine tasks in many industries and Western Australia is no different with automation driving the future in the mining, oil and gas and other engineering sectors.

North Metropolitan TAFE has responded to industry requirements by offering this entry level course for those interested in a career in robotics, automation and mechatronics. If you want to take a hands on approach to a career in this growth industry then you'll get the skills and knowledge you need with this specialised Certificate II course. You'll learn through units covered in practical projects involving simple robots.

On completion of this introductory robotics course you could consider one of many study pathways including engineering, electronics or electrotechnology.

Start now on your pathway to employment in the robotics and automation industries, view our flyer for more information.

SC-MFM-V1302 Introduction to Solidworks Short course On campus
Midland
V1239, U000000, U000001, U000002, U000006, G000010, solidworks, CAD, 3D, geometry, design, short course, NMT16072, SOLIDWORKS, 3D, sketching, engineering, industrial design, sculpture, innovation, assembly, interface, manufacturing, 3D experience,

 

SOLIDWORKS is a versatile software package that has a wide range of uses in the workplace and also in many hobbies.
It can be used in small and large applications and across many fields and industries, such as engineering, industrial design, sculpture and architecture.

This short introduction course held at North Metropolitan TAFE's Midland Campus takes you through:

  • touring the interface
  • the 3D workspace
  • basic sketching tools
  • relationships and sketching tools
  • sketch-editing tools
  • reference geometry
  • building 3D geometry
  • removing material
  • refining geometry

This course is run for six evenings. For more information view our flyer.

SC-MFM-V1241 Laser shaft alignment Short course On campus
Midland

This course is designed for technicians and installers who need the skills to align industrial equipment.

If you have to align shafts, couplings, gear boxes and pumps and use laser alignment equipment, this one day course will explain shaft and coupling techniques and give you hands on use of laser alignment instruments including soft foot and blue tooth connection.

This is a one day course run on a Wednesday. For more information about this course view our flyer.

SC-MHF-V1321 MIG Welding (Metal Inert Gas) Short course On campus
Midland
V1285, U000000, U000001, U000002, Mig, welding, YY000001, NMT16082, short course, metal, inert, gas,

Come along to our MIG (metal inert gas) Welding course and learn professional techniques on steel. Learn how to use the GMAW (gas metal arc welding) process to manufacture and assemble your projects at home.

Begin by gaining the skills to recognise hazards and use welding equipment safely and learn about  welding terminology and defects. You will receive demonstrations and guidance on correct technique and the opportunity to develop your GMAW skills over the duration of the course. You will be required to wear personal protective clothing/equipment at all times which includes steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, long drill cotton pants and cotton drill long sleeve shirt.

Courses are run over five Tuesdays, for more details, please view our flyer.

 

EAA54 Mining Field Operation Skill Set Skill set On campus
East Perth
mining, fifo, FIFO, fly in fly out, geology, geologist, field assistant, fieldworks, field hand, site work, mines, pit, exploration, field ops, RII30515-SS-C, RII30515

This Mining Field Operations skill set will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to  live, work, and operate in the field.  You'll also cover the safety and communication requirements for employment in the resources sector.

The units included in this skill set are delivered in two groups or clusters:

Mining Safety (2 hours per week)

  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace

Mining Field Logistics (5 hours per week)

  • RIIENV201D Identify and assess an environmental and heritage concerns
  • RIIEGS201D Operate in isolated and remote situations
  • RIIEGS302D Plan and undertake field trip
  • RIIENG305D Navigate in remote or trackless areas

To have the best chance of finding a job in the mining industry we recommend that you undertake this skill set concurrently with North Metropolitan TAFE's RII305115-SS-B Geological Assistant skill set.

Please note a compulsory 4-day camp on an exploration site forms part of the requirements for completion of the Mining Field Operations skill set.  

We strongly advise that you obtain a manual driver's licence to increase your employability in the mining industry and also recommend that you complete the two day 4WD driving course North Metropolitan TAFE offers (RII305115-SS-A Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle).  This particular course gives you an introduction to 4WD driving.

For more details about our Mining skill sets download our flyer

SC-EMS-V1292 Mining Law Exam preparation Short course On campus
East Perth
U000000, U000004, Section 44, Mining legislation, mining law, mining supervisor, Western Australia Mines Safety and Inspection (MSI) Act, mines, minesite, surface extract, gold, ore, Department of Mines, DMIRS, underground supervisor, quarry, restricted quarry manager, first class mine manager, shotfiring, explosives, mining, underground mining, open cut mining, open cast mining, quarries, exam preparation,mine manager, quarry, mine manager, mining act, mine law, miner, iron ore, bauxite, lithium, pit, super pit, super-pit, superpit, goldfields, fifo, F.I.FO., fly in, fly out, shaft, haulpak, blast, brownfield, decline tunnel, opencast, muck, seam, tailing

 

North Metropolitan TAFE can provide you with the tools you will need to successfully complete the relevant examination to help you in your chosen career in the mining industry.
Mining Law exams comprise one aspect of the requirements to gain a WA Certificate of Competency in any of the following appointments

  • Restricted Quarry Manager
  • Quarry Manager 
  • First Class Mine Manager
  • Underground Supervisor

This two day Mining Law exam preparation course will provide you with the required key aspects of Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 and Mines Safety Inspection Regulations 1995
Also provided are Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) application forms, exam tips, mock examinations and marking guides.

North Metropolitan TAFE also offers one to one tuition with a qualified Quarry Manager on request.  There is an additional cost for this delivery option.

Contact us for more details about the mining pathway you wish to pursue by calling:

John Soubotian on 0427 086 606
or
Aaron Gray on 0413 763 141

or email coordinator.epth@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

The next Mining Law and practical exams run by DMIRS is scheduled for October 2019 (held in Perth, Kalgoorlie, Karratha and Collie).  
For information about the next DMIRS exams to be held, see the DMIRS website: http://www.dmp.wa.gov.au/Documents/Safety/MSH_COC_FS_Examinations.pdf

EAA52 Operate & Maintain a 4WD Skill Set Skill set On campus
East Perth

If you are looking for work at a mine site or you are already working onsite, or simply want to broaden your skillset we can help you gain the basic skills to drive and maintain a 4WD in an environment beyond the city streets.

This one and a half day four wheel driving course will introduce you to the vehicle skills you need to work in many different industries including the geological and mining industries. This course will give you time behind the wheel and prepare you for routine and emergency situations while operating a 4WD vehicle. You'll start at our East Perth campus before going to experience some four wheel drive tracks on the outskirts of Perth.

A manual drivers licence is a prerequisite for this course.

You'll need to wear steel capped boots, a hat, long sleeved shirt and long pants. On the first day you'll be able to buy food and drink in and around our East Perth campus, on the second day you will need to bring your own lunch and water bottle.

On successful completion of this course you will receive a Statement of Attainment for RII30515-SS-A (RIIVEH305E) Operate and Maintain a four wheel drive vehicle.

Download our 4WD flyer for more details.

 

 

SC-MHF-V1284 Stick welding (MMAW) Short course On campus
Midland

Come along to our Stick Welding course and learn professional techniques on steel

Learn how to use the MMAW (manual metal arc welding) process to manufacture and assemble your projects at home.

Begin by gaining the skills to recognise hazards and use welding equipment safely and learn about  welding terminology and defects. You will receive demonstrations and guidance on correct technique and the opportunity to develop your MMAW skills over the duration of the course. You will be required to wear personal protective clothing/equipment at all times which includes steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, long drill cotton pants and cotton drill long sleeve shirt.

This course is run over Thursday evenings, 5:30pm - 9:00pm

For more details, please view our flyer.

RII20215 AZC3 Surface Extraction Operations Certificate II Employer-based
Traineeship
East Perth
AZC3, RII20215, J676, RII20213, TAFE04, U000000, Engineering and Mining, U000004, Mining, operator, fifo, open pit, haul truck, gold, iron ore

Get your mining career off the ground

This course will give you a solid foundation to work as an operator on sites such as a quarry or an open cut metalliferous mine, undertaking a prescribed range of tasks involving known routines and procedures, and taking some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

Gain these skills
  • Maintain and monitor site quality standards
  • Position and set up mobile lighting
  • Undertake conveyor and crushing processes
  • Operate light vehicles
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Enjoy practical/manual activities
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to adhere to strict safety requirements

 

RII50115 AZF4 Surface Operations Management Diploma Employer-based
Traineeship
East Perth
AZF4, RII50115, TAFE04, U000000, Engineering and Mining, U000004, Mining, operator, fifo, open pit, haul truck, gold, iron ore

Lead and supervise open cut mining operations

Study this course and gain the practical skills and knowledge to lead and supervise operations involved in the extraction of materials in an open cut mine.

This Diploma reflects the role of mine managers in an open cut coal or metalliferous mine or a quarry, who perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment, roles and techniques for themselves and others.  On completion of this course you'll be able to demonstrate a broad range of technical, managerial, coordination and planning skills and implement safety management plans.

The preferred pathway into this qualification is through experience in a formal supervision role of at least two years in the open pit area.

Gain these skills
  • Implement risk management and compliance plans in mine operations
  • Lead, guide and organise work teams
  • Contribute to technical solutions
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Committed to occupational health and safety
  • Strong leadership, business and financial management skills


 

CPP40216 BAJ4 Surveying Certificate IV Employer-based
On campus
East Perth
TAFEADM, J354, CPP40112, TAFE04, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000004, Civil Construction, survey, spatial, U000007, technician, surveyor, gis, geospatial, U000000, mining, construction, building, engineering, surveying, drafting, charts, mapping, CAD, computer-aided drawing, GIS,

Looking to build on your surveying skills?

Equip yourself with the practical skills to support a surveying team by enrolling into the Certificate IV in Surveying. This course is an ideal stepping-stone to further your training in the surveying and spatial information industry. During your studies, you will learn how to use surveying technologies and software to capture, process and present electronic data. You will also have access to surveying equipment in order to produce computer-aided drawings and survey plans so that you can prepare and present Geographic Information System (GIS) data

Practical skills are combined, with important analytical skills like maintaining workplace safety and developing environmentally sustainable methods. Our lecturers are experts in the field with close ties to industry to ensure our training reflects the latest industry practices.

Gain these skills
  • Operate survey equipment and software
  • Work through advanced computations
  • Use GIS GPS equipment and data storage
  • Create survey plans using survey software
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Keen observation skills
  • Comfortable working outdoors
  • Able to work as part of team
  • Methodical with an attention to detail

 

CPP50116 BAI4 Surveying Diploma Employer-based
On campus
Traineeship
East Perth
TAFEADM, J357, CPP50112, TAFE04, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000004, Civil Construction, U000000, U000007, surveying, mining, U000004, geospatial, geo, gis, survey, construction, engineering, building, BAI1, terrestrial technologies, GIS, site, CAD, computer- aided drawing,

Extend your studies and knowledge of surveying

This course will further develop your skills by teaching you how to operate sophisticated surveying equipment and software for conducting more complex engineering surveys, including road design and set out surveys and more complex surveying tasks.

This Diploma has a focus on geodetic surveying including how to conduct geodetic surveys and perform computations. You will also develop industry-specific skills including how to design basic engineering structures and plan spatial data collection. A large selection of electives is available, such as producing maps for land management purposes, producing mine drawings and how to set out stormwater systems.

When you complete this Diploma, you will be eligible for an Associate membership of the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (Engineering and Mining Commission)

Gain these skills
  • Conduct advanced Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) data collection
  • Setout surveys
  • Create engineering drawings
  • Perform advanced surveying computations
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Good mathematics skills
  • Able to work neatly and accurately
  • Methodical with an eye for detail

 

CPP60116 BAH8 Surveying Advanced Diploma On campus
East Perth
TAFEADM, J360, CPP60312, TAFE04, Q000000, Building and Construction, U000000, U000007, Q000004, engineering, survey, spatial, geo, gis, mine, mining, Authorised Mine Surveyor, Certified Engineering Surveyor, construction, building, BAH8

Looking forward to a career in surveying?

Learn how to collect and analyse spatial data for complex engineering structures, roads, railways and surface and underground mining operations.

Throughout this course you'll learn about the operation of sophisticated surveying equipment and software (including GPS) and the processing of survey data to produce computer aided engineering drawings and mine plans, building on the skills gained in the Diploma of Surveying.

    This qualification is required for Authorised Mine Surveyor and Certified Engineering Surveyor.

    Gain these skills
    • Conduct advanced GNSS control surveys 
    • Conduct complex engineering set-out surveys
    • Conduct open pit and underground mine surveys  
    • Manage risk 
    • Monitor engineering structures 
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Good mathematics skills
    • Ability to work neatly and accurately
    • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
    • Good health and eyesight (which can be corrected)
    • A good eye for detail
    CPP30216 BAJ9 Surveying and Spatial Information Services Certificate III Employer-based
    On campus
    East Perth
    TAFEADM, J352, CPP30112, TAFE04, Q000000, Building and Construction, U000000, U000007, survey, spatial, surveying, gis, geospatial, technician, mining, engineering, construction, building, baj9 cpp30216

    Set your sights on a career in surveying

    This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work with spatial data and read, interpret and apply maps. You will learn about safety, performing computations and the skills necessary to operate in the field.

    Gain basic surveying skills and begin an entry level job in the surveying and spatial information services sector or continue with further study in surveying at North Metro.

    This course may be studied by work based training or by off campus learning provided you have a position in an appropriate work place.

    Gain these skills
    • Work with spatial data
    • Operate basic survey equipment
    • Work through survey computations
    • Read and interpret maps
    • Workplace safety and the application of safe work places
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Enjoy a mix of working indoors and outdoors
    • Good organisational and mathematical skills
    • Enjoy problem solving with keen observation skills
    • Reasonable level of fitness
    • Ability to work as part of team
    SC-MHF-V1259 TIG welding (Tungsten Inert Gas) Short course On campus
    Midland
    V1259, U000000, U000001, U000002, TIG, GTAW, welding, short course, YY000001, NMT16075, short course, metal

    Enhance your existing welding skills or learn new techniques

    North Metropolitan TAFE offers courses to train you in the use of TIG or GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding) processes.  You'll gain professional techniques to work with a variety of ferrous and non ferrous materials so you can manufacture and assemble projects in carbon steel, aluminium and stainless steel.

    Courses are conducted at our Midland campus and run over five Tuesday evenings. For more information, view our flyer.

     

    SC-MHF-V1236 Welding For Beginners Short course On campus
    Midland

    Get to grips with welding at North Metropolitan TAFE's Midland Campus

    Get a handle on the use of welding equipment such as GAS Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMAW), oxy cutting and oxy welding in our fully equipped Midland workshop.
    You'll learn the skills you need to complete basic welding and gas cutting tasks.

    Classes are run either over five Wednesday evenings, 5:30pm - 9:00pm or two full days, Thursday and Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

    For more details view our flyer.

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