Electrical and Electrotechnology

North Metropolitan TAFE will spark your career in electrical and electrotechnology. Our courses will give you the skills to interpret electrical drawings, develop circuits, install and maintain electrical components, wiring, and to use equipment and systems in residential and commercial applications.

Being able to learn how to select, install, set up, test, fault-find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in buildings and premises requires a very specific and complex skillset, which is why qualified and trained people in this industry are always in demand.

Course list

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
National ID: UEE20511
State ID: A103
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair

Gain the Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair and Certificate II in Electronics qualifications

This dual qualification will give you a foundation for entry to a range of studies and you'll learn to select components and assemble computers to customer specifications and carry out routine hardware repairs.

Are you looking for career in electronics?

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering a dual qualification in Electronics and Computer Assembly and Repair. You can gain the Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair and the Certificate II in Electronics(opens in a new tab) qualifications in just six months, opening doors to many different fields of further study and/or employment.

In this course you will develop the ability to select components and assemble computers to customer specifications. You will also learn how to carry out routine hardware repairs (generally by replacement) of known faulty components.

Successful completion of this dual qualification could lead to an apprenticeship or employment as a technician’s trade assistant in a wide variety of electronic fields such as computer assembly and servicing, refrigeration and air conditioning, telecommunications, and security and fire alarms. Many employers regard basic training in electrical/electronic theory as a pre-requisite to employment.

Keen to get started? We will be offering the dual qualification at our East Perth campus starting in Term 4. This fast track program will run three days per week for 10 weeks.

It will provide an entry point for the electronics, robotic, and electrical industries. It will also prepare you for possible further study in Semester 1 2021, in courses such as the Certificate IV in Robotics, or the Certificate IV Electronics and Communications.

You will need to have some math ability, particularly in relation to Ohms Law, and be motivated to finish the course in a short time.

Many of the subjects in this fast track program will cover off subjects in a Certificate II Electrotechnology (Career Start).

 
Certificate II
National ID: UEESS00052
State ID: AB672
Industry Building and Construction

Data Communications - Install and Modify Performance Data Communication Structured Cabling

Technical training to help you become a registered open cabler

This skill set will help you meet the training requirements to become a registered open cabler as required to work with Extra-Low Voltage by the Australian and Communication Media Authority (ACMA).

Technical training to help you become a registered open cabler

This skill set will help you meet the training requirements to become a registered open cabler as required to work with Extra-Low Voltage by the Australian and Communication Media Authority (ACMA).

For more information on requirements to become a registered open cabler visit the ACMA website.

Skill set
National ID: UEE20711
State ID: A104
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications

Flick the switch on a career in electronics

Prepare for work as a data cabler or telecommunications technician (with additional training). Gain the skills and knowledge to safely install and maintain telecommunication cabling, secure electrotechnological equipment, assemble and dismantle components, as well as meet the requirements for open cabler registration.

Are you looking for an electronics career and current skills?

When you complete the Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications you'll be flicking the switch on a career in electronics, as a data cabler or telecommunications technician (with additional training).

It includes Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) requirements for open cabler registration.

 
Certificate II
National ID: UEE40411
State ID: A135
Industry Building and Construction
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price in 2021
Online

Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation

Become instrumental in maintaining high tech control systems

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

Become instrumental in maintaining high tech control systems

Are you a qualified tradesperson with an electrical trade background? If so this course will give you the practical skills and knowledge to be employed as an instrumentation and control technician. You will undertake both theoretical and practical training. The theoretical component is online whilst the practical components can be completed at our Midland campus (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.

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

Certificate IV
National ID: UEE33011
State ID: A131
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate III in Electrical Fitting

A fitting trades career in electrics

Learn to manufacture, fit, assemble, erect, operate, test, fault find, alter, repair electrical equipment. This apprenticeship course will give you the skills to solve problems in DC circuits and in single and three phase low voltage machines.

A fitting trades career in electrics

This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to manufacture, fit, assemble, erect, operate, test, fault find, alter, repair electrical equipment and includes electrical wiring work only if that work is associated with assembling, maintaining, terminating or altering the wiring between electrical components within a plant or machinery.

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

 

Certificate III
National ID: UEE21911
State ID: A113
Industry Building and Construction
Industry Engineering and Mining

Certificate II in Electronics

Are you looking for an electronics career?

This dual qualification will give you a foundation for entry to a range of studies and you'll learn to select, assemble, set up and maintain electronic devices following prescribed routines. It could also lead to an apprenticeship or employment as a technician’s trade assistant in a wide variety of electronic fields.

Are you looking for an electronics career?

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering a dual qualification in Electronics and Computer Assembly and Repair.  You can gain the Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair(opens in a new tab) and the Certificate II in Electronics qualifications in just six months, opening doors to many different fields of further study and/or employment, including an apprenticeship.

In this course you will develop the ability to select, assemble, set up and maintain electronic devices, for a variety of uses, following prescribed routines . You will also have to opportunity to fault-find, and repair equipment.

Certificate II
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-MES-V1405
Industry Engineering and Mining

Electronics and Arduino Design Short Course

imed 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).

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 is a self-paced course that includes working on-line and in the workshop at Midland campus, which will be open on Wednesday evenings between 6:00pm and 8:30pm by appointment only.

Short course
National ID: UEE30911
State ID: A125
Industry Building and Construction
Industry Engineering and Mining

Certificate III in Electronics and Communications

Extend your knowledge and skills in electronics and communications

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assemble, install, test, service, and repair electronic systems and equipment in general electronics, communications, computer or consumer electronics.

Extend your knowledge and skills in electronics and communications

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assemble, install, test, service, and repair electronic systems and equipment in general electronics, communications, computer or consumer electronics. You will learn about electrical and amplifier principles, microprocessors, power control systems, data communications, and safety in the workplace.

 

Certificate III
National ID: UEE40711
State ID: A137
Industry Building and Construction
Industry Engineering and Mining
Online

Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications

Amp up your career in electronics and telecommunications

Gain the skills to work with radio/telecommunication, data systems/cabling and computer network hardware.

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.

Certificate IV
National ID: UEE22011
State ID: AA41
Industry Building and Construction
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship)

Get a head start in gaining an electrotechnology apprenticeship

After successfully completing this course you could be working as an apprentice in the electrical, instrumentation or electrical servicing trades.

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 an apprenticeship in the electrical trades?

When you complete the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice in the electrical, instrumentation or electrical servicing trades.

Certificate II
National ID: UEE30811
State ID: A123
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

On completion of this apprenticeship course you'll be looking at a career as a licensed electrician (additional requirements apply).

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 an electrical career and current skills?

When you complete the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician you'll be looking at a career as a licensed electrician (additional requirements apply).

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in the electrical industry.

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

 

Certificate III
National ID: CPC40912
State ID: EAA33
Industry Engineering and Mining

Install, Commission and Service Type B Gas Appliances Skill Set

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

Successful completion of this skill set will equip you with the skills and knowledge to service, maintain, rectify faults, recommission, install and commission Type B gas appliances.

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.

Our class I Permit gas course is the third course required to complete the requirements of the national Unit of Competency CPCPGS4023B Install, commission and service Type B gas appliances. You will cover design specifications for Type B gas appliances; technical submission, approval and planning a Type B gas installation; installation requirements for Type B appliances to meet the regulator and Australian standard requirements; and the commissioning procedure and commissioning of a PLC controlled burner.

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.

Skill set
National ID: UEE40411
State ID: EAB51
Industry Engineering and Mining
Online

PID Skill Set

Instrumentation Technicians work in many sectors including oil and gas, mining, minerals processing and associated industries.

This PID skill set will equip you with the skills needed for the set up, adjustment and tuning of control loops

Instrumentation Technicians work in many sectors including oil and gas, mining, minerals processing and associated industries.

This PID (proportional integral derivative) skill set will equip you with the skills needed for the set up, adjustment and tuning of control loops. While it is highly recommended that you have completed UEE40411 Certifcate IV in Electrical (Instrumentation) prior to doing this skill set, it is possible to enrol in both concurrently and NMT will help you manage the order of completion of subjects so that you can achieve the pre-requisite units before commencing this PID program. 

Skill set
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-MES-V1384
Industry Engineering and Mining

Radio Communications for Industry

Do you work in the mining, oil and gas industry?

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

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

 

Short course
National ID: UEE31411
State ID: A128
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate III in Security Equipment

Learn to install large and small security systems

This apprenticeship will give you the skills and knowledge to pursue a career as a security equipment tradesperson. You'll learn to program, commission and troubleshoot commercial security and closed circuit television systems.

 

Are you looking for a security career with current skills?

When you complete the Certificate III in Security Equipment you'll be looking at a career as a security equipment tradesperson.

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in the security industry, installing large and small security systems, including CCTV.

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

 

Certificate III
National ID: UEE21611
State ID: EAA88
Industry Building and Construction

Security Installer Licence Class 2 Skill Set

Technical security installer training to meet licencing requirements

This skill set will help you meet the training requirements for a Security Installer’s Licence issued by the WA Police Force.

Technical security installer training to meet licencing requirements

This skill set will help you meet the training requirements for a Security Installer’s Licence issued by the WA Police Force.

For more information on the Security Installer’s Licence visit the WA Police Force website(opens in a new tab) .

 

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