General IT

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.

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: 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
Half price^

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.

Certificate IV
National ID: ICT30118
State ID: BEH2
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and 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 that reflect current industry trends and practices

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 CyberSecurity, Programming, Networking or Web Design.

Certificate III
National ID: ICT30118
State ID: AB73
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and 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 ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (Web Technologies), 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
State ID: AE382
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Skill sets

Introduction to Cybersecurity 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.

 

Skill set
National ID: ICT40518
State ID: BEH5
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Online

Certificate IV in 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.

Certificate IV
National ID: ICT50718
State ID: BEG8
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Diploma of Software Development

Boost your career in software development and programming

This course will further develop the skills gained from completing the Certificate IV in Programming. You will learn to develop advanced apps and explore data modelling, web programming, software testing and debugging systems.

To infinity and beyond - this course could give you the perfect pathway to a successful career in IT

Boost your career in software development and programming with the Diploma of Software Development. It is the perfect course to help you achieve your aim. You'll gain the knowledge and skills to develop advanced apps using a variety of programming software and platforms such as Unity, Java, Python and C#.  You will also advance your programming skills for emerging technologies depending on the campus you want to study at:

  • Northbridge - Cloud / Mobile, Unity, Xamarin, Android/IOS App Development
  • Joondalup - Cloud / Mobile, Unity, Virtual and Augmented Reality Development

During your course, you will continue to increase your skill level you achieved by completing Certificate IV in Programming. You will use current industry standards and emerging technology as you conduct LiveWorks Projects with industry partners.

New students who have not studied the course that precedes this qualification should contact the area to ensure they apply for the correct level of study.

 

Diploma
State ID: EAB84
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Online

Web Development for Small Business Owners Skill Set

As a small business owner in the 21st century you have the potential to reach more clients through an effective web presence

This skillset is targeted at small business owners setting up their own online store or presence post COVID-19 or people looking at changing careers into the Web Development space.

As a small business owner in the 21st century you have the potential to reach more clients through an effective web presence

This skillset is targeted at small business owners setting up their own online store or presence post COVID-19. It also acts as an entry for people looking at changing careers into the Web Development space.

North Metropolitan TAFE's web development lecturing staff have strong industry networks and partners which ensures that the training we deliver remains relevant and up to date. 

Skills you will gain:

  • Entry level skills in html
  • Entry level CSS skills
  • Digital/social media skills

Successful completion of this skill set will equip you to design, build, manage and administer simple websites using current technologies and web applications.

Skill set
National ID: ICT40315
State ID: AWE7
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^
Online

Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies

Help businesses and organisations reach their target audience

This course covers both the design and 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 Certificate IV in Website Technologies is the foundation and core development structure that leads into our Diploma of Web Development. Essential concepts covered include Front-end and Back-end 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.

Technologies taught include the latest industry standard HTML5, CSS3, PHP, MySQL and JavaScript using a range of development tools.

Certificate IV
National ID: ICT50615
State ID: AWE3
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Online

Diploma of Website Development

The need for talented and skilled web developers is high

This diploma covers the whole life cycle for commercially ready websites, from conception ideas to testing and training users. You will work on live projects and be industry ready on completion of this course. It's not unusual for students to have employment by the time they graduate.

Build a career working with the world of the web

Websites are a crucial aspect of any organisation across all industries. The need for talented and skilled developers is high, so once you've completed your qualification in website development, your options are endless.

The Diploma of Web Development covers the whole life cycle for commercially ready websites by working on live projects.  At this level you develop skills that mean you are industry ready, from conception, liaising with clients, documentation, graphics, coding, testing to training of users.  You'll be able to utilise project management techniques and develop advanced soft skills such as communication with clients through team work to produce the end product aligned with business needs. Independent thinking and problem solving skills developed within your Certificate IV course are further enhanced with real life client projects.

Our graduates are confident, job ready and sought after by industry because of the specific skills they have gained at North Metropolitan TAFE. Many have employment by the time they graduate.

New students who have not studied the course that precedes this qualification should contact the area to ensure they apply for the correct level of study.

Diploma
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