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Engineering

North Metropolitan TAFE offers engineering qualifications in the areas of Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Mechatronics and Technical Engineering. Our courses will help you develop the high level of safety awareness and in-depth technical skills that the industry demands. 

As you work on hands on projects, you will be introduced to mechanical, manufacturing and civil engineering concepts using hand tools and measuring techniques. You will study a wide range of disciplines including road, rail and drainage systems, dams, harbours, bridges, buildings and other structures.

Our courses will give you the necessary skills and knowledge in organising and analysing information, computing technology, CAD, drafting, quality assurance, basic fluid power, mechanical design, production scheduling, cost estimating and testing.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
SC-MHF-V1306 Blacksmithing/Metal Sculpture Welding Short course On campus
Midland
Garden features, abstract, pieces, sculptures, art short course, 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 learn how to work with metal in new and different ways. You'll get the skills you need to transform pieces of scrap metal into garden features, abstract pieces and sculptures.

You will receive instruction in the safe use of tools and basic welding/metal forming techniques.

Dress requirements

You will be required to wear personal protective clothing at all times which include steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, long pants and cotton drill shirt.

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
UEE40411 A135 Electrical - Instrumentation Certificate IV Online
Midland
Q000000, Q000009, U000000, U000001, electrical, electronic, instrument, instrumentation, instrumentation midland, electrian, fitter, engineering, engineer, civil, mechanical, mechatronics, oil, gas, petroleum, robotics, salary, fifo, employment, employability, product, design, manufacture, mining, cad, drafting, wt46, mem40105, TAFE13, Engineering and Mining, Engineering, designer, instrumentation and control technician, Instrumentation and Control Technician, Electronic Engineering 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 (generally within two weeks).

To complete this qualification you will need to have prerequisite, core and other units required for the Certificate IV credited via an RPL or Credit Transfer process.

Gain these skills
  • Install, commission, calibrate and maintain modern instrumentation and control systems
  • PLC programming
  • Configure instruments
  • Prepare industry reports
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Good at problem solving and interested in working with machinery/high tech equipment
  • Able to  concentrate in busy or stressful situations
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Good at reading and interpreting plans
  • Safety conscious
    MEM40105 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 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 Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II On campus
    Clarkson
    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, rail transport infrastructure and maintenance, 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

     

     

    MEM40105 WT46 Engineering (Instrumentation) Certificate IV Online
    Midland
    T000000, T000001, U000000, U000001, electrical, electronic, instrument, instrumentation, instrumentation midland, electrian, fitter, engineering, engineer, civil, mechanical, mechatronics, oil, gas, petroleum, robotics, salary, fifo, employment, employability, product, design, manufacture, mining, cad, drafting, wt46, mem40105, TAFE13, Engineering and Mining, Engineering, designer, Q000000, Q000009, U000004, modern instrumentation and control systems, PLC programming, Configuring instruments, Tuning of multi-loop cascade controls, A-Grade electrician, mechanical fitter, refrigeration technician, Technical supervisor, Trade specialist, design an IT security framework, develop a system infrastructure plan and undertake a complex security project, e-security specialist, ICT security specialist, network security analyst, Network Administrator, Network and Systems Manager, Higher Engineering Tradesperson or a Special Class Engineering Tradesperson - Level II

    Take control of your instrumentation career

    Are you a qualified tradesperson with an electrical, mechanical fitter or refrigeration background? If so our Certificate IV in Engineering (Instrumentation) will give you the training, skills and knowledge needed to work on and maintain modern instrumentation and control systems.

    This qualification includes both theoretical and practical training. The theoretical component is undertaken online whilst the practical components are completed on campus.

    If you meet these prerequisites then this course will take you 6 - 12 months to complete and you may enrol at any time.

    Gain these skills
    • Able to install, commission, calibrate and maintain modern instrumentation and control systems including:
      • PLC programming
      • Configuring instruments
      • Tuning of multi-loop cascade controls
    Is this course right for me?

    I am:

    • A qualified tradesperson such as an A-Grade electrician, mechanical fitter, refrigeration technician, or
    • A third/fourth year apprentice

     

    MEM20105 AA52 Engineering (Light Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II On 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.

    Once qualified you may find work in a broad range of industries including, rail transport infrastructure and maintenance, mechanical and civil engineering, mining resources sector, heavy haulage and road transport, agriculture machinery, construction, defence, refineries and materials bulk handling

    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

     

    MEM30305 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.

    Forge a career in heavy metal fabrication

    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 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 Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB) 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, 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.

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

    Gain these skills
    • Make machines, parts, and tools
    • Work with pumps and hydraulics
    • Use workshop machines, hand and power tools, mills and lathes
    • Arc welding
    • 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

     

    MEM30205 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 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.

    Dress requirements

    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.

    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

     

     

    22289VIC 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-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,

    Learn professional techniques on steel

    Come along to our metal inert gas (MIG) welding course and learn how to use the gas metal arc welding (GMAW) 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.

    Dress requirements

    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.

    SC-MES-V1384 Radio Communications for Industry Short course On campus
    Midland

    This course is aimed at personnel in the mining, oil & gas industry, and in both public and private defence and security sectors.

    You'll benefit from this workshop if you are involved in SCADA, instrumentation, process control and other control/monitoring systems roles such as:  

    • Instrumentation technician/Instrumentation and control engineers
    • Electronic technicians
    • Electrical engineers
    • Process development engineers/Process control engineers
    • Control systems sales/applications engineers
    • Consulting or Design engineers
    • Maintenance supervisors
    • Project engineers
    Gain these skills
    • Implement simple RF links for control and monitoring system
    • Understand the jargon, terminology and latest techniques of wireless communications
    • Design (using software tools), install and commission (using dedicated test equipment) an effective RF link
    • Perform simple path loss and gain/loss calculations in decibels
    • Learn how to troubleshoot wireless system problems using RF test equipment
    • Select the main components of RF links
    • Conduct a site survey
    • Implement effective security on wireless systems
    • Explain infrastructure requirements for RF systems
    Topics covered including Practical Exercises
    • Communication system modes
    • Basic elements of a wireless link
    • Production and composition of an electromagnetic wave
    • Free Space attenuation vs. frequency
    • Factors influencing propagation of radio waves
    • Multipath interference effecting a wireless link
    • Frequency spectrum allocation
    • Gain and loss decibel measurements/calculations with examples
    • Modulation techniques with a practical exercise on digital modulation performance in a wireless environment
    • Spread spectrum techniques
    • Multiple access techniques
    • Antenna types and selection, Diversity methods
    • Transmission lines types and selection
    • Data communication standards
    • Typical RF test equipment used for troubleshooting, system design and commissioning
    • Typical RF measurements with practical examples such as VSWR, return loss, insertion loss, etc.
    • Wireless system design procedure and infrastructure requirements
    • Practical exercise in wireless system path profiling using software tools
    • Practical exercise on the implementation of a wireless system design based on
      industry practice

     

    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 manual metal arc welding (MMAW) 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.

    Dress requirements

    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.

    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 gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) 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.

    You'll start with recognising hazards, the safe use of the welding equipment and welding terminology and defects.  You will receive demonstrations and guidance on correct technique to develop your skills. o

    Dress requirements

    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.

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

    Get to grips with welding

    Our Welding for Beginners short course will give you an introduction to welding, including safety and workshop procedures.

    You'll 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.

    Dress requirements

    You will be required to wear personal protective clothing at all times which include steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, long pants and cotton drill shirt.

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