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With North Metropolitan TAFE’s ICT qualifications, you will learn about the administration and installation of network switches and routers, security issues, hardware and software faults and repairs, database enabling, data and voice communications, operating systems, configurations, network systems, networking monitoring and e-business.

North Metropolitan TAFE is an authorised CISCO Academy, an authorised Microsoft Imagine Academy and an accredited  Red Hat Learning Academy.

Our courses ensure you develop not only computing skills in a range of disciplines, but also the problem-solving skills needed to deal with new technologies and trends as they arise in this ever evolving industry.

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^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.
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^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.
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National ID: UEE20520
State ID: BFP7
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 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.

We will be offering the dual qualification at both our East Perth and Midland campuses starting in Semester 2

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: CUA20215
State ID: AZN1
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate II in Creative Industries

A taster course in all things media and digital media related

Gain foundation skills in camera operation, editing, writing content and scripts, and producing your ideas with this Certificate II.

Open your eyes to a world of colour and creativity

The need for innovative thinkers in the media industry is growing. Jump start your creative career pathway and improve your employability skills.

Our Certificate II in Creative Industries gives you the opportunity to 'try before you buy' the different areas of film and television and it is a great introduction to all things media and digital media related.

This course is only offered in semester one of each year.

On completion of this course, if you continue with your studies you could also find yourself on a path to becoming a:

  •    Camera Operator
  •    Producer
  •    Editor
  •    Cinematographer
  •    Director
  •    Writer
Certificate II
National ID: 22334VIC
State ID: BCY61
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
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Certificate IV in Cyber Security

There is currently a skills shortage in this very specialised sector of the IT industry

This is a technician level qualification that will provide you with a comprehensive set of technical skills that will mean you are job ready and highly employable.

Be equipped to tackle the network security challenges faced by Australian businesses, services and industry with this specialised course in cyber security

Cyber attacks on Australian networks are an ever-increasing threat to individuals, businesses and national security and there is currently a skills shortage in this very specialised sector of the IT industry. You'll gain insights into mitigation techniques that are key to tackling potential cyber attacks faced by modern industry by completing North Metropolitan TAFE's Certificate IV in Cyber Security.

Our Certificate IV in Cyber Security is a technician level qualification that will provide you with the knowledge and a comprehensive set of technical skills that will mean you are job ready and highly employable.

There are two study options for this course - "On campus" (face to face, full time), or a combination option "Online and on campus" evening classes.

The "Online and on campus" study option for this course is ideal for IT staff who want to upskill into a Cyber Security role or for the newly passionate cyber enthusiasts. New candidates with a limited background in IT should consider the "On campus" study option for the Certificate IV in Cyber Security, or the Certificate III in Information Technology (Cyber Security).

Certificate IV
National ID: ICT30120
State ID: BFF7
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate III in Information Technology

Start you ICT career in programming, networking or technical support

This course will give you foundation skills in supporting information technology activities in the workplace. Our three campuses offer different groups of electives so you have the opportunity to focus on the ICT field of most interest to you. With further study you may follow a career pathway into areas including CyberSecurity, Programming, Networking or Web Design.

Gain a broad range of ICT skills

This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to support information technology activities in the workplace across a range of information and communication technologies (ICT) areas, including programming, networking and technical support.

At North Metropolitan TAFE you will have the opportunity to focus on the ICT field of most interest to you with the different electives offered at the three campuses where we deliver this course.

This Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology gives you the foundation skills to begin a career in ICT with further study at North Metropolitan TAFE. You may follow a career pathway into the ICT industry in areas including cyber security, programming, networking or web design.

Certificate III
National ID: ICT30120
State ID: AC12
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate III in Information Technology (Cyber Security)

Learn to respond to the challenges of cyber security

Our Cisco accredited program will teach you the fundamentals of networking security and design. You'll cover monitoring system security, managing network and data integrity, along with installing, configuring and testing network security and providing advice to clients.

Beat the hackers at their own game

If you love computers, and you aren't afraid of the challenges being presented by the dark web; this Certificate III course will get you on your way to building a career in the vitally important field of Cyber Security. North Metropolitan TAFE offers you a pathway to gain the practical skills that you need to be part of Australia's cyber defences.

In this nationally recognised Certificate III program you will learn the fundamentals of networking security and design in our Cisco accredited program; system configuration and hardening; and Microsoft server management and protection in a hands-on practical environment.

We also offer further training in this booming field so you can continue to add to your cyber security skills, and as North Metropolitan TAFE is an authorised Cisco Academy, and Microsoft Silver Partner; you will also be in line to achieve valuable Industry Cisco and Microsoft certification.

Certificate III
National ID: ICT30120
State ID: AC11
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate III in Information Technology (Network Administration)

Start your career in the fast growing ICT industry

This course will teach you to configure, secure and test system software for a small home office network or a small to medium business network. At Joondalup we offer you the opportunity to complete a dual qualification to broaden your skills and job opportunities.

Ready to start your career in the fast growing ICT industry?

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to support information technology activities in the workplace across a range of ICT areas including technical support and network administration.

You will learn how to configure, secure and test system software for a small home office network or small to medium business network.

At our Joondalup campus we also offer you the opportunity to gain a dual qualification during your study. You can complete this qualification and ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology [Web Development], talk to staff when you enrol.

Benefits of the dual qualification include:

  • Broadening your employment opportunities within the IT sector
  • Furthering your skills to qualify you for a range of higher level qualifications
  • Only need to enrol in one extra cluster of units to do the combined course
Certificate III
National ID: ICT40120
State ID: AC10
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking)

A great starting point to specialise in Networking

Gain the practical skills to install and configure small to medium size modern networks. Our East Perth and Joondalup campuses have dedicated Training Networks and are registered as both Cisco Academy and Redhat Academy providers.

Networking is one of the fastest growing areas in IT

If you have chosen Networking as your area of expertise in the field of IT, then our ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking) qualification provides you with a great foundation.  

You'll gain the practical skills to install and configure small to medium size modern networks - including exposure to virtual machines, wireless technologies, cloud storage, infrastructure devices, network security, deployment resources to desktops and user support.

East Perth and Joondalup campuses have dedicated Training Networks and are registered as both Cisco Academy and Redhat Academy providers.
Joondalup also offers Microsoft Imagine Academy as part of your studies.

Certificate IV
National ID: ICT40120
State ID: AC07
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate IV in Information Technology (Programming)

Get the competitive edge to advance your programming career

The Certificate IV in Programming will give you skills in C#, Java, JavaScript, SQL, and ASP. You'll delve into websites, scripting and database design, as well as programming for mobile applications and games development.

Join the top priority IT industry and take on a crucial role in IT programming

Study this course and you'll gain skills in basic and intermediate programming by using at least two different programming languages.

Programming is a crucial part of IT and is constantly innovating and evolving.  Completing our Certificate IV in Programming  will open the door into this in-demand industry.

The experience you will gain in C#, Java, JavaScript, SQL, and ASP will give you the competitive edge to advance your career and further study options. You'll delve into websites, scripting and database design as well as be exposed to advanced programming skills for mobile applications and games development.

Our ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology (Programming) is the foundation and core development structure that leads into our Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Programming). Essential concepts covered include Internet of Things (IoT), Data driven Apps and Mobile App development. You'll be encouraged to develop the independent thinking and problem solving skills needed for communicating and working with clients in the Diploma course.

Certificate IV
National ID: ICT30120
State ID: AC15
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate III in Information Technology (Web Development)

A 21st century digital media career

This course will give you the fundamentals of programming and web development including web design and business focused application development. You can gain valuable industry Cisco and Microsoft certifications. At Joondalup we offer you the opportunity to complete a dual qualification .

Are you looking for a 21st Century Digital Media Career?

When you complete this qualification you will have the fundamentals of programming and web development with key subjects specialising in web design and business focused application development.

Pathways into our Certificate IV and Diploma level courses progress you into a career as a Web Developer, Mobile App Developer or an Applications Programmer.

North Metro TAFE is an authorised Cisco Academy, and Microsoft Imagine Academy; you can also gain valuable industry Cisco and Microsoft certifications. You will gain these certifications at no extra cost to you

In addition at our Joondalup campus we offer you the opportunity to gain a dual qualification during your study. You can complete this qualification and the ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology [Network Administration], talk to staff when you enrol.

Benefits of the dual qualification include:

  • Broadening your employment opportunities within the IT sector
  • Furthering your skills to qualify you for a range of higher level qualifications
  • Only need to enrol in one extra  cluster of units to do the combined course
Certificate III
National ID: ICT40120
State ID: AC25
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate IV in Information Technology (Web Development)

Help businesses and organisations reach their target audience

This course covers the technical development of a website. You will gain skills in digital graphics and be exposed to a variety of technologies including HTML5, CSS3, PHP, MySQL and JavaScript.

Enter the vast world of website design and development

Most businesses and organisations have an online presence and websites have become an essential part of any organisation looking to reach out to its target audience.

Upon completion of this qualification you'll be able to be involved in both the design and technical development of a website, designing and constructing web pages and creating the look and feel of the site. With your qualification you could find a career as an in-house designer or work in a design studio.

Our ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology (Web Development) covers essential concepts including front end and back end development, and leads into our Diploma of Web Development. You'll be encouraged to develop the independent thinking and problem solving skills needed for communicating and working with clients in the Diploma course.

You will use the the latest industry standard HTML5, CSS3, PHP, MySQL and JavaScript using a range of development tools.

Certificate IV
State ID: AE382
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Skill sets

Introduction to Cyber Security Skill Set

Cyber security is a key jobs growth area, so this is a great place to start

The Introduction to Cyber Security skill set covers critical skills and knowledge to get you job ready and give your career a good kickstart.

Cyber security is a key jobs growth area, so this is a great place to start

Introduction to cyber security, sounds cool, right? That's because it is. COVID-19 has changed the way we live and work, with so many things now being done online, which has led to the need for skilled workers to protect our online safety and security.

The Introduction to Cyber Security skill set covers critical skills and knowledge to get you job ready and give your career a good kickstart. You'll learn about professional and ethical conduct in an ICT workplace, how to manage personal and sensitive data and information in a confidential and professional manner, recognising and identifying cybersecurity needs in an organisation, how to undertake security fundamentals in relation to personal and networked computers.

 

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