Half price courses

How would you like to choose from targeted qualifications in jobs growth areas, at half price course fees capped for the full calendar year?

These qualifications are matched up with the skills employers are looking for, so you'll be job ready. Regardless of how much the course fees for your qualification actually are, you will not pay more than the set fees cap amount per qualification or course in any one calendar year. 

Please note Only course fees are half price for the Lower fees, local skills qualifications. You may be required to pay other fees that apply to your course.

FAQs

The Lower fees, local skills courses are available to residents of Western Australia.

Temporary residents

Persons holding one of the following visa types are also eligible:

  • holders of a sub-class 309, 444, 785, 790, 820 or 826 visa;
  • secondary holders of a temporary visa of sub-class 457;
  • and holders of a Bridging Visa E (subclasses 050 and 051) where the visa holder has made a valid application for a visa of subclass 785 or 790.
Who is not eligible
  • Persons living outside of Western Australia, or Australia, are not eligible.
  • International students and people on a student visa are not eligible.

The Department of Training and Workforce Development’s VET Fees and charges policy(opens in a new tab)  outlines eligibility for subsidised training in WA.

Enquiries regarding course fees can be made by calling us

The Lower fees, local skills program commenced on 1 January 2020, with reduced course fees to be in place for eligible courses until 31 December 2025.

New qualifications have been added to the Lower fees, local skills program at different stages.

  • If you commenced units in a qualification prior to the date it was included in the program, you will pay the regular fee rate for those units.
  • If you commenced units on or after the date that the qualification was included in the program, the Lower fees, local skills fee rates and annual fee caps will apply to those units only. For these units, you will be eligible for a refund.

 A full list of all qualifications in the Lower fees, local skills program, can be found here on the Lower fees, local skills course list. Should you have any queries, contact us so that we can confirm the date your course was included in the Lower fees, local skills program

If you think you may have overpaid for your Lower fees, local skills course, please contact us to request an adjustment to your invoice and/or a refund of the difference.

 1300 300 822

The following people will be entitled to a concession rate on the Lower fees, local skills courses:

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding students enrolled at school)
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving JobKeeper payment
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of services from one of the following Commonwealth support or employment services programs:
    • Jobactive
    • Online Employment Services
    • ParentsNext
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a pensioner concession card or  Health Care Card; or
    • a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.

Concession eligibility is outlined in the Department of Training and Workforce Development’s VET Fees and charges policy(opens in a new tab) .

A full list of all qualifications in the Lower fees, local skills program, can be found here on the Lower fees, local skills course list. Please note course fees are half price or less for the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however, you may be required to pay other fees for resources that are specifically needed for your course. Please contact us for details.

The reduced Lower fees, local skills fee rates apply only to course fees, and these are set by the Department of Training and Workforce Development’s VET Fees and charges policy(opens in a new tab) .

You may need to pay other fees — that will depend on the qualification you choose. Some courses require specialist equipment so you may need to pay a resource fee that includes these items. 

The "annual fee cap" means that regardless of how much your annual course fees actually are, under Lower fees, local skills you will not pay more than the capped amount in a calendar year. There are two course fee caps, which one you pay depends on whether you are entitled to receive a concession rate or are at least 15 years of age but have not reached the end of the year in which you turn 25.

  • The concession rate annual course fee cap for Lower fees, local skills qualifications is $400, from the date the new fee applied.
  • The non-concession rate course fee cap for Lower fees, local skills qualifications is $1,200, from the date the new fee applied.

A full list of all qualifications in the Lower fees, local skills program, can be found here on the Lower fees, local skills course list.

All students aged 15—24 years of age are eligible for the annual concession fee cap of $400 per qualification/course per year on all Lower fees, local skills qualifications, from the date the new fee applied.

The following people will be entitled to a concession rate on the Lower fees, local skills courses:

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding students enrolled at school)
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving JobKeeper payment
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of services from one of the following Commonwealth support or employment services programs:
    • Jobactive
    • Online Employment Services
    • ParentsNext
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a pensioner concession card or  Health Care Card; or
    • a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.

The annual fee caps under Lower fees, local skills are applied to the qualification/course for the calendar year. 

For example: if you complete two courses in one calendar year, the course fees will be capped for each course.

Under Lower fees, local skills the $400 course fee cap applies to units of competency that are commenced by concession students, and by people aged between 15 and 24 years. 

If you are turning 25 during your course, please contact us to check what course fees and/or fee caps will apply.

The Lower fees, local skills qualifications are available whether you study full-time, part-time or even online where available.

Yes, some of the Lower fees, local skills qualifications are available as an apprenticeship or traineeship, which means as an apprentice or trainee you or your employer would be eligible for the reduced course fees and annual fee caps. 

Pre-apprenticeships and pre-traineeships courses are also available under Lower fees, local skills; to help you prepare to get an apprenticeship or traineeship.

Please note that the lower course fee rates under Lower fees, local skills and the annual course fee cap apply only to units of competency within a course or qualification that you commence from the date the new fee applied to 31 December 2025.

If your apprenticeship or traineeship is likely to go beyond 2025, please speak to your TAFE college or training provider for information on how this might affect your course fees.

Please note in addition to course fees, you may be required to pay other fees for resources that are specifically needed for your course. Please check with your TAFE college or training provider for details.

The Construxtion Training Fund (CTF) $1000 grant can only be put towards additional construction-related training (separate to your apprenticeship training). It cannot be used to reduce the costs of apprenticeship training outlined in your training plan.

For further information about the $1,000 training grant for building and construction apprentices and trainees, please visit the CTF(opens in a new tab) website.

The half price course fee rates under Lower fees, local skills, and the annual course fee cap, apply only to units of competency within a course or qualification that you commence from the date the new fee applied and 31 December 2025.  Any units of competency commenced outside of this period will attract the regular course fees.

If you re-commence units that form part of one of the Lower fees, local skills qualifications between the date the new fee applied to 31 December 2025, you will still be eligible for the half price course fee rates and fee caps.

If you have to withdraw from the course, you are entitled to a refund of the course fee and 50% of the resource fee for units that you withdraw from, before the unit withdrawal date (which is set by your TAFE or training provider).

Please refer to our Refund policy or see the Department of Training and Workforce Development’s VET Fees and charges policy(opens in a new tab)  for full details.

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: CHC43215
State ID: AWK4
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^
Online

Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

Make a difference to the lives of others

Assist with supporting clients with alcohol and drug issues

Make a difference to the lives of others

This qualification focuses on providing assessment and support to clients with alcohol and drug issues. You will learn about interviewing in the initial client assessment, responding to crisis, working with people with mental health concerns, and providing alcohol and other drugs (AOD) interventions.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Certificate IV
National ID: HLT33015
State ID: AWK5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
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Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

Work alongside allied health professionals to help implement therapy programs for clients

Gain the skills to assist allied health staff (physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists) with the implementation of patient rehabilitation or maintenance therapy programs.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Working alongside allied health staff is a growth industry

Gain the skills to assist allied health professionals (physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists) with the implementation of maintenance therapy programs to improve a client's quality of life.

During this course you'll learn how to work with children, adults and older people with a range of physical disabilities, mental health conditions, developmental delays, communication difficulties and/or social disadvantage. You will have access to a team of allied health professionals who are able to share their experiences and support your learning throughout the course.

Online learning makes up part of the course delivery and access to online resources to reinforce classroom learning is also provided. You will be supported in learning the required knowledge and skills through classroom discussions and simulation activities before undertaking a full-time work placement.

As a successful graduate you'll have a wide range of job options depending on where your passions lie and you may gain employment in both public and private health settings such as hospitals, aged care facilities, schools, mental health clinics, private practices and not for profit organisations.

 

Certificate III
National ID: HLT43015
State ID: AWN3
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Make a difference in other people’s lives to improve their quality of life.

This certificate is appropriate for new or Certificate III qualified allied health assistants who wish to further develop their professional skills. You'll be working under the delegation of qualified professionals in a rich variety of settings to promote participation in and achievement of functional independence in activity.

Do you want to make a difference in other people’s lives? Allied health assistants work with a range of clients to improve quality of life.

Our Mt Lawley campus will be offering the generic range of units to provide you with the skills necessary to seek employment as as an allied health assistant (AHA).
If you are seeking a specialised focus on physiotherapy, this will be offered at our McLarty campus.

You may find employment in both public and private health settings such as hospitals and community rehabilitation, aged care facilities, schools, mental health clinics, private practices and not for profit organisations.

You will learn how to work with children, adults and older people with a range of physical disabilities, mental health conditions, developmental delays, communication difficulties and/or social disadvantage, all done with the knowledge of safe work practices, legal and ethical considerations and current industry standards.

You will gain the required knowledge and skills through classroom discussions, simulation activities and workplace learning. Then you will undertake six weeks of full-time placement which North Metropolitan TAFE organises for you via our range of industry partners. Online learning makes up a small part of the course delivery but you will also have access to online resources to reinforce classroom learning.

You will have access to a team of allied health professionals who are able to share their experiences and support your learning throughout the course.

Some students have gone on to study allied health degrees at university after this course has ignited their passion.

Certificate IV
National ID: HLT43015
State ID: AB92
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance - Physiotherapy

Allied health assistants work with a range of clients to improve quality of life.

You could find employment as an allied health assistant or in a specialised role as a physiotherapist assistant supporting rehabilitation and therapy programs.

Allied health assistants work with a range of clients to improve quality of life.

With the growing need for specialised care, after completing this course which has a physiotherapy specialisation, you could find a role as a physiotherapy assistant (PTA) or you could be employed as an allied health assistant (AHA), supporting rehabilitation and therapy programs under the guidance of a qualified physiotherapist. You may find employment in both public and private health settings such as hospitals and community rehabilitation, aged care facilities, private practices and not for profit organisations.

You will learn how to work with children, adults and older people with a range of physical disabilities, all done with the knowledge of safe work practices, legal and ethical considerations and current industry standards.

You will gain the required knowledge and skills through classroom discussions, simulation activities and workplace learning. Then you will undertake six weeks of full-time placement which North Metropolitan TAFE organises for you via our range of industry partners. Online learning makes up a small part of the course delivery but you will also have access to online resources to reinforce classroom learning.

You will have access to a team of allied health professionals who are able to share their experiences and support your learning throughout the course.

Some students have gone on to study allied health degrees at university after this course has ignited their passion.

Certificate IV
National ID: HLT57915
State ID: AWM7
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology

Work alongside anaesthetists preparing and monitoring patients.

Growth in this field continues to be stable and employment rates are high. You'll be equipped to assist in every step of anaesthetic procedures.

Be part of a vital health care team

This qualification will equip you to work alongside an anaesthetist undertaking the work tasks required of an anaesthetic technician. This includes preparing patients for anaesthesia and then monitoring them during and after surgery.

You are likely to be exposed to a wide range of surgeries with differing needs as well as to unexpected occurrences and allergic reactions requiring you to respond quickly. 

The Diploma course is a very practical, hands-on course, delivered in a face to face classroom format as well as in the simulated anaesthetic technology laboratory. The course is delivered over 18 months and includes a full time clinical placement in a hospital or clinic, organised by North Metropolitan TAFE.

Diploma
National ID: AUR20218
State ID: BDQ6
Industry Automotive
Half price^
Online

Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

Gain the skills to be an automotive licensed air conditioning technician.

Work in the automotive industry servicing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems; retrofitting and modifying and diagnosing and repairing faults. You can do this as a standalone course or while undertaking one of our Automotive apprenticeships.

Gain the skills to be an automotive licensed air conditioning technician.

You'll be able to to work in the automotive industry servicing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems; retrofitting and modifying and diagnosing and repairing faults. You can do this course as a standalone course or gain this qualification alongside one of our Automotive apprenticeships.

Certificate II
National ID: AUR30316
State ID: BAD3
Industry Automotive
Half price^

Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

Work in the automotive industry as an automotive electrical technician

Gain the skills to service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in a range of vehicles by completing this apprenticeship.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Fine tune your automotive career

You will be required to complete the Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology when you are employed as an apprentice automotive electrical technician. This course will give you a broad range of skills and knowledge to work effectively in the automotive industry servicing, diagnosing and repairing electrical systems and components in a range of vehicles.

Automotive students at the Midland campus enjoy quality facilities including modern vehicles, specialised diagnostic equipment, and fully equipped classrooms and workshops.

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

Certificate III
National ID: AUR20416
State ID: AB03
Industry Automotive
Half price^

Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology (Automotive Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship)

Ignite your automotive electrical career.

When you complete this pre-apprenticeship course you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice automotive electrical technician.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Ignite your automotive electrical career

Complete this pre-apprenticeship and you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice automotive electrical technician.

Many employers prefer apprenticeship applicants to have completed a pre-apprenticeship — this course will give you the skills and knowledge to make you more competitive and give you a flying start in learning a trade. Plus our strong links to the automotive industry may also help!

Enjoy quality facilities including modern vehicles, specialised diagnostic equipment, and fully equipped classrooms and workshops.

Please note that entry into this course is competitive.

Certificate II
National ID: AUR20516
State ID: AB05
Industry Automotive
Half price^

Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (Light Vehicle Servicing Pre-Apprenticeship)

Take your first steps on the road to getting an apprenticeship as a mechanic.

This course will give you the skills, knowledge and behaviours, and a head start, in learning a trade.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Gear up for a career in the automotive industry

Complete this pre-apprenticeship course and you'll have what employers will are looking for in an apprentice light vehicle automotive service and repair technician. It will give you the skills, knowledge and behaviours to make you more competitive and give you a flying start in learning a trade. Plus our strong links to the automotive industry may also help!

Automotive technicians work on the mechanical parts of motor vehicles, including the engine, transmission and suspension systems.

Enjoy quality facilities including modern vehicles, specialised diagnostic equipment, and fully equipped classrooms and workshops.

There may be competitive entry to this course. For successful completion of this course, you will be required to complete a work placement component.

Certificate II
National ID: CPC30111
State ID: D390
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying

Build yourself a career from the ground up

Complete the Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying apprenticeship and gain the skills needed for a certified trade career as a bricklayer or blocklayer.

Do you want to build a lifetime career from the ground up?

When you complete the Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying you will be ready for a certified trade career as a bricklayer or blocklayer.

The Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying is an apprenticeship please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

 

Certificate III
National ID: CPC40110
State ID: W740
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Build your career from the ground up

Work as a builder and manager of a small to medium building business dealing with low-rise residential and commercial construction projects. Learn to plan and supervise construction work and prepare, cost and schedule contracts.

A career built from the ground up

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work in building management, production teams and operations workforce to manage and support a small to medium building business dealing with low rise construction projects. Completing this course will help you gain the diverse range of skills needed to project manage the construction of low rise residential and commercial constructions.

Certificate IV
National ID: CPC50210
State ID: WA79
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (Builder's Registration)

With over 50 years training workers for the building industry, we're the perfect choice for your training.

Gain the skills and knowledge to work in building management, production teams and the operations workforce to manage constructions from a small building business through to medium rise constructions.

We've been producing skilled construction workers for over 50 years – making us the perfect choice for your training

This Diploma has close ties with the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety - Building and Energy - Building Services Board. You'll gain the skills and knowledge to work in building management, production teams and the operations workforce to manage constructions from a small building business through to medium rise constructions.

There are many ways that you can study this course including full time, part time, Flexible Learning Stream and employer-based. For information about Flexible Learning Stream (FLS) delivery for this course, view our flyer (212 KB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab) for details, or call us to discuss our other study options.

Diploma
National ID: 52824WA
State ID: AC01
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Bricklaying and Blocklaying Pre-apprenticeship)

Get a great foundation for a bricklaying apprenticeship

You'll be set to take on an apprenticeship with basic skills in the use of tools and equipment, and working onsite under your belt.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

An outdoor trades career with a chance of making great things

Complete this pre-apprenticeship and you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice bricklayer/blocklayer.

Learn how to use bricklaying tools and equipment to construct brick and block walls, to give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Certificate II
National ID: 52824WA
State ID: AC02
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Carpentry and Joinery Pre-apprenticeship)

Do you have a desire to work in construction working with wood?

You'll be equipped with the basic skills to be able to take on a carpentry and joinery apprenticeship after you have completed this course.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Do you have a desire to work in construction working with wood?

Carpenters and joiners construct, erect, install, renovate and repair structures and fixtures made of wood, plywood, wallboard and other materials, and cut, shape and fit timber parts to form structures and fittings.

When you complete this pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice carpenter and joiner. Give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Certificate II
National ID: 52824WA
State ID: AC03
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Painting and Decorating Pre-apprenticeship)

Give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship

When you complete this pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice painter and decorator.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skillsprogram where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Do you have an eye for colour and like to finish what others start?

Painting and decorating is known as a finishing trade, encompassing both residential and commercial areas. It can include new constructions as well as restoring historically significant buildings.

When you complete this Certificate II in Building and Construction pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice painter and decorator. Give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Certificate II
National ID: 52824WA
State ID: AC04
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Solid Plastering Pre-apprenticeship)

Get a great start in the building industry with this solid plastering course.

When you successfully complete this pre-apprenticeship you'll be equipped to start your career as an apprentice solid plasterer.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

A trade career that has creativity covered

Solid plastering is a finishing trade and an important part of the building process. Solid Plasterers apply decorative and protective coverings of plaster and cement to the interiors and exteriors of structures.

Complete this pre-apprenticeship and you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice solid plasterer. It will give you the skills, knowledge and behaviours to make you more competitive when applying for an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Certificate II
National ID: 52824WA
State ID: AC06
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Wall and Floor Tiling Pre-apprenticeship)

Show your creative side and learn to work with glass, ceramic, clay, and marble tiles in a range of settings

You'll have the skills employers want for an apprentice tiler when you complete this pre-apprenticeship course.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Do you have an eye for detail and want your work on show?

When you complete this pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice wall and floor tiler. Give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Wall and floor tilers may work internally and externally over a variety of surfaces - vertical, horizontal, sloping or curved. They prepare surfaces and apply tiles for decoration and protection.

Certificate II
National ID: BSB40215
State ID: AVV9
Industry Business and Finance
Half price^
Online

Certificate IV in Business

Gain a strong foundation in current business trends

This course will give you a broad range of business skills and on completion you can continue your studies with the Diploma of Business.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Gain a strong foundation in current business trends

Study the Certificate IV in Business and you will gain skills in the latest business technologies, managing customer needs and feedback, developing and promoting products and services and working as part of a team. You will also acquire valuable experience in making presentations to groups and building relationships with colleagues and external stakeholders and networks.

On completion you can continue your studies with the Diploma of Business.

Keen to get started? We offer this course on campus and online.

Certificate IV
National ID: MSF31113
State ID: J739
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Cabinet Making

Learn to make cherished chairs, loved lounges, solid shelves and custom cabinets

This apprenticeship will give you the skills to create furniture using hand and power tools, industrial machinery and CNC processing centres. On completion you'll be ready for a career as a furniture maker or cabinet maker.

Do you want a trades career making cherished chairs and loved lounges, solid shelves and custom cabinets?

When you complete the Certificate III in Cabinet Making you'll be ready for a career as a furniture maker or cabinet maker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the furnishing industry and learn to create furniture using using hand and power tools, industrial machinery and CNC processing centres.

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

 

Certificate III
National ID: CPC32011
State ID: D409
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

Build a strong career from the ground up

This apprenticeship will give you the skills to safely use carpentry tools and materials to construct pitched roofs and ceiling frames. You'll also learn to lay wooden flooring and interpret plans and on completion you'll be ready for a career as a domestic or commercial carpenter.

Do you want to build a strong career from the ground up?

You will gain the knowledge and skills to carry out a range of building and construction tasks; use basic carpentry tools, power tools, carpentry materials; construct a pitched roof, ceiling frame, wooden flooring; interpret plans; and apply work health and safety requirements.

The Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery is an apprenticeship please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: 52724WA
State ID: 3745
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Advanced Diploma of Civil and Structural Engineering

Advance your skills in the design and drafting of engineering plans to Australian and New Zealand standards

On completion of this course you could be working on projects ranging from skyscrapers to intricate road designs, locally, interstate or even overseas. You'll learn a range of engineering drafting standards and receive exposure to CAD programs.

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, Revit and 12D. You will extend your ability to address technical issues beyond what is achieved in the Diploma course.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: 52725WA
State ID: 3746
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Diploma of Civil and Structural Engineering

Gain the skills you need to begin or advance your career in civil engineering

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, Revit and 12D.

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

 

Diploma
National ID: SIT30816
State ID: AZU5
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Turn your love for cooking into a career

Gain the practical skills and knowledge to plan, organise, prepare and cook food in a commercial kitchen environment. You'll graduate as a qualified cook with a wide range of cookery skills.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Love cooking and want the formal skills to turn your passion into a career?

North Metro TAFE's Certificate III in Commercial Cookery provides you with the practical skills and knowledge to plan, organise, prepare and cook food in a commercial kitchen environment. You'll learn about effective communication, occupational health and safety procedures and workplace hygiene.

When you graduate as a qualified cook with a wide range of cookery skills you'll be able to work in various establishments including restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops.

Certificate III
National ID: SIT40516
State ID: AZW3
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Want to run a fast paced kitchen?

Gain the knowledge and skills to lead a team in a commercial kitchen. You'll learn to plan, prepare and cook food, including dishes suitable for cultural and dietary requirements, and on completion you could find work as a supervisor/team leader cook or chef in a range of kitchens.

Want to run a fast paced kitchen?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery you will be able to work as a supervisor/team leader cook or chef in a range of kitchens.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to lead a team in a commercial kitchen and be able to plan, prepare and cook food.

Certificate IV
National ID: CHC22015
State ID: AWJ7
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate II in Community Services

Open the door to a career in community services

Gain an introduction to the community services industry and practical skills to get started in the community services industry.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Open the door to a career in community services

This course will introduce you to the community services industry. You'll gain the essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills by completing this qualification.

Start on your path to a career in Community Services, Aged Care, Children's Services or Disability Services.

 

Certificate II
National ID: CHC32015
State ID: AWJ2
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^
Online

Certificate III in Community Services

There is an ongoing skill shortage in Community Services

Gain an insight into the community services sector including mental health, alcohol and other drug services and domestic violence services. This course is ideal for support workers, case workers and client contact officers.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

There is an ongoing skill shortage in Community Services

This entry level course is ideal for support workers, case workers and client contact officers; generally, positions with direct contact with clients, providing  day-to-day support.

All of our Community Service qualifications have flexible training delivery modes and the option to study on the job. This means you get the most relevant skills and the opportunity to form industry contacts.

You'll also be mentored by attentive and caring lecturers who have extensive experience in the industry.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC42015
State ID: AWL8
Industry Education and Community Services
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Online

Certificate IV in Community Services

Further your skills in developing services and programs for the community

There is an ongoing skill shortage in the community services industry and as part of this qualification you will get to apply your learning through a work placement*.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Do you want to make a difference for communities?

Be there for people that need it the most. When you complete the Certificate IV in Community Services Work you'll have the skills needed to support all people in the community, as an outreach officer, welfare support worker, or case worker.

As part of this qualification you will undertake a work placement* where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

Certificate IV
National ID: CHC52015
State ID: AWM0
Industry Education and Community Services
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Diploma of Community Services

There is an ongoing skill shortage in Community Services.

Gain specialised skills in community services to work autonomously under broad directions from senior management, providing direct support to individuals or groups.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

There is an ongoing skill shortage in Community Services

Complete this qualification and you could be working in community services, case management or social housing, involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

You will have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management, providing direct support to individuals or groups. You may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case management, program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.

All our community service qualifications have flexible training delivery modes and the option to study on the job. This means you get the most relevant skills and the opportunity to form industry contacts.

Diploma
National ID: AHC21016
State ID: BDF0
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
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Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

Get started on your career in conservation and land management

Get the practical skills to assist with tasks such as maintaining and restoring natural and cultural places, or farmland. A triple qualification, adding the Certificate II in Horticulture and Certificate II in Landscaping is possible.

Get started on your career in conservation and land management

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist with a range of tasks to maintain and restore natural and cultural places and farmland

You will also be able to choose from a range of subjects that include working with plants and animals, construction and maintenance, using machinery and equipment, and managing resources. You will be able to focus your studies in different areas which include conservation earthworks, Indigenous land management, lands, parks and wildlife, natural area restoration and management, weed management and vertebrate pest management.

You may be able to attain a triple qualification, adding the Certificate II in Horticulture and Certificate II in Landscaping to this Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management, talk to staff when you enrol.

 

Certificate II
National ID: 22445VIC
State ID: BCZ09
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
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Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security

North Metropolitan TAFE is a premier Cyber Security training provider at the paraprofessional level

Gain the skills to work in a team of security practitioners on the front line protecting the integrity of your company’s security perimeter and IT network. You'll learn to develop and maintain cyber security policies and overall defence strategy, and to rigorously test and work to protect an organisation's information assets.

Get qualified to work in this booming industry 

The Australian Government's Cyber Security Strategy states that Australia, along with many other nations is facing a skills shortage in the field of cyber security and these skills are essential in our connected technology-enabled world. Current predictions estimate that we will see a world wide deficit of 1.5 million information security professionals by 2020 while employment prospects for cyber security and related jobs in Australia will grow by 21% over the next 5 years according to Labour Market employment projections.

Both state and federal  governments have made a commitment to ensure Australians have the opportunity to equip themselves with cyber security skills and North Metropolitan TAFE is a premier Cyber Security training provider at the paraprofessional level.

As a cyber security graduate, you could be a member of a team of security practitioners on the front line protecting the integrity of your company’s security perimeter and IT network. As an integral team member, you will work to develop and maintain the company’s cyber security policies and overall defence strategy, and to rigorously test and work to protect the company’s information assets

New students who have not studied the course that precedes this qualification must contact the area or apply instead for the Certificate IV in CyberSecurity due to pre-requisit skills/knowledge requirements.

Advanced Diploma
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

There are two delivery options for this course - on campus (face to face, full time), or a combination of online and on campus evening classes.

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.

The online delivery of this course is ideal for IT staff who want to up skill 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 delivery for the Certificate IV in Cyber Security, or the Certificate III in Information Technology (Cyber Security).

Certificate IV
National ID: HLT45015
State ID: AYY9
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
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Certificate IV in Dental Assisting

Learn alongside dentists, oral health therapists and dental technicians in training

This course will give you real industry experience in a modern dental care facility.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

If you’ve ever thought about being a part of this essential profession then this is the perfect qualification to get you started.

As a Dental Assistant, you will be responsible for preparing the surgery, assisting the dentist chair side, processing and sterilising all of the instruments and cleaning the surgery. You will also develop skills in reception work and the management of supplies.

Our dental assisting qualification provides you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.

North Metropolitan TAFE's Dental Assisting courses are located in the Oral Health Centre of WA (OHCWA) at Nedlands. This is also the training centre for dentists, oral health therapists and dental technicians.

As a part of this qualification you will have the opportunity to take part in work placements at other dental organisations or at the Oral Health Care Centre of WA, giving you real experience in the industry in a modern dental care facility.

If you are a Dental Assistant currently working chairside in a surgery you may be able to complete this course by studying part-time, attending classes one day per week and incorporating workplace assessments. The part-time option is run each semester and interested applicants need not apply online, but can email an expression of interest to mtl@nmtafe.wa.edu.au 

Please note All continuous and part-time students may be required to attend lectures one day per week at another North Metropolitan TAFE campus.

Certificate IV
National ID: HLT35115
State ID: AYY4
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
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Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting

Train alongside dental students, oral health professionals and dental assistants in a simulated dental laboratory at the state of the art Oral Health Centre of WA

This course will prepare you to work as a laboratory assistant. You'll gain the skills to assist dentists and dental technicians to construct, repair and adjust dental appliances.

Does a career in the Dental Technology Industry make you smile?

When you complete the Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting you will be ready to start a career in the busy dental technology world, as a laboratory assistant helping dentists and dental technicians to construct, repair and adjust dental appliances.

You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and skills to work as a member of the dental laboratory team. The skills that you develop in this course you can transfer into the HLT55115 Diploma of Dental Technology as an apprentice in a dental laboratory.

The Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting includes supervised work skills in a simulated dental laboratory at the state of the art Oral Health Centre of WA. You will get to train in the same facility as dental students, oral health professionals and dental assistants.

Certificate III
National ID: CPC20712
State ID: J484
Industry Building and Construction
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Certificate II in Drainage

Does your career pipe dream involve laying real pipes?

This course will prepare you to work in construction installing drainage systems. You'll gain a variety of skills including the use of hand and power tools, and oxy-acetylene and arc welding at our major training centre at Balga.

Does your career pipe dream involve laying real pipes?

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, install drainage systems, use hand and power tools, oxy-acetylene and arc weld, read plans, calculate quantities, concreting and rendering, and workplace health and safety.

Our Balga Campus is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries, with purpose-built workshops, up-to-date equipment, and lecturers who maintain close links with industry.

Certificate II
National ID: CHC30113
State ID: J587
Industry Education and Community Services
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Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Early Childhood Education and Care is an expanding industry

This course will prepare you for working with young children up to the age of 5 years where you'll learn how to interact and foster their development.

Your gateway to a rewarding career in a growing industry

Early Childhood Education and Care is an expanding industry for those with a genuine interest and passion in the care and education of young children up to the age of 5 years. The childcare industry is demanding higher qualifications and training from educators in this field to ensure consistently high standards of education and care for children placed in these services. This can be achieved by completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

You'll learn how to interact and foster the development of the children while working within legal requirements and ensuring the children's health and safety are not at risk.

As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

You will work closely with children from different backgrounds and cultures and provide care and support for them in various child care situations.

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering early childhood training to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and further information can be found on our Koolark Page(opens in a new tab) .

Certificate III
National ID: CHC50113
State ID: J594
Industry Education and Community Services
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Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Learn to manage the operation of a child care centre

Gain skills in planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services, and learn to provide care and meet the needs of infants and young children.

A fulfilling career helping children grow and develop

This diploma will provide you with the skills and knowledge to manage the operation of a child care centre where you would be responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services (0-5 years), in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements. You would also supervise staff and volunteers.

During this course you will learn to provide care and meet the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of infants and young children in various care settings.

As part of this qualification you will undertake ongoing work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned. You will work closely with children from different backgrounds and cultures and provide care and support for them.

In most states this is the highest qualification required at director or service manager level for children's service centre based care and education.

 

Diploma
National ID: CHC30213
State ID: J588
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in Education Support

Assist the teaching staff to help children learn

You'll develop the skills and knowledge to support teachers and provide care and supervision for children from kindergarten to Year 12.

Develop the skills and knowledge to assist teaching staff

This course will provide you with a customised program in learning support to prepare you for roles such as an education assistant working in a school. You will learn to provide support to a classroom teacher for children from kindergarten to Year 12.

As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned in a classroom setting.

Certificate III in Education Support students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check and a Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check before attending work placement. Under 18 students will be required to obtain a Confidential Statutory Declaration.

Certificate III
National ID: UEE40411
State ID: A135
Industry Building and Construction
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^
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: UEE22011
State ID: AA41
Industry Building and Construction
Industry Engineering and Mining
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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: MEM40105
State ID: WB58
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate IV in Engineering (Computer Numerical Control)

Gain the skills to advance your career in manufacturing management

This post trade qualification will give you specialist skills in engineering, machining, and manufacturing to progress your career.

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.

Certificate IV
National ID: MEM40105
State ID: WT44
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power)

Hydraulics is a vast and diverse industry

This post trade qualification will give you specialist skills in hydraulic systems to work as a hydraulic fitter or technician, systems designer, or equipment salesperson. You'll gain skills to safely analyse, inspect, and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic systems, maintain fluid power controls, and monitor equipment condition.

Hydraulics is a vast and diverse industry

This post trade qualification will give you specialist skills in hydraulic systems to work as a hydraulic fitter or technician, systems designer, or equipment salesperson.
You'll gain skills to safely analyse, inspect, and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic systems, maintain fluid power controls, and monitor equipment condition.

Certificate IV
National ID: MEM20105
State ID: AA50
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate II in Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

Give yourself a head start in gaining a heavy fabrication apprenticeship

You'll gain skills in using to the latest technological developments in the fabrication and welding trade and learn to operate heavy fabrication equipment.

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 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.

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

Certificate II
National ID: MEM20105
State ID: AA52
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate II in Engineering (Light Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

Give yourself a better chance of gaining a light fabrication apprenticeship

Work in domestic or commercial settings making roofing products, air-conditioning ducts, electrical switchboards, or hospitality equipment.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

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.

 

Certificate II
National ID: MEM20105
State ID: AA49
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship)

Make and fix all things mechanical

This course will help you to obtain a mechanical fitting or machinist apprenticeship that includes making machines, parts, and tools.

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 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 rail transport infrastructure and maintenance, 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.

 
Certificate II
National ID: MEM50105
State ID: W247
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade

Are you ready for an advanced engineering career?

This post trade qualification has a focus on fluid power that would benefit mechanical fitters and fitter machinists.

Are you ready for an advanced engineering career?

When you complete the Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade you'll have specialist skills in hydraulic systems careers, as a technical specialist, supervisor, or advanced tradesperson.

NMTAFE's Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade provides you with a specialisation in the field of Fluid Power which would be of benefit to any qualified tradesperson who is a mechanical fitter or fitter machinist.

This is a post trade qualification. You must be able to produce current certificate III, trade papers, qualifications, or equivalent to study.

Diploma
National ID: MEM30305
State ID: WT77
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH)

Forge a career in heavy metal fabrication

Our heavy fabrication apprenticeship course will teach you to safely manipulate metal and create objects using a variety of welding techniques, thermal cutting, workshop machines, and hand and power tools.

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.

 

Certificate III
National ID: MEM30305
State ID: WT78
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light Yc)

Well appointed workshops and expert lecturers will help you to succeed in fabrication

This apprenticeship course will teach you to safely create light metal fabrications such as roofing products, air-conditioning ducts, electrical switchboards and hospitality equipment such as range hoods and bench tops.

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 bench tops.

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.

 

Certificate III
National ID: MEM30205
State ID: WT83
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB)

A trades career making and fixing all things mechanical

This apprenticeship course will prepare you to make machines, parts, and tools; and work with pumps and hydraulics.

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.

 

Certificate III
National ID: MEM30205
State ID: WT84
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Machinist Metal Zi)

Learn to create metal tools, parts and machines

Complete this apprenticeship course and you'll be looking at a trades career as a metal machinist in industries such as mining, automotive, hydraulics or manufacturing.

Learn to create metal tools, parts and machines

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Machinist Metal Zi) you'll be looking at a trades career as a metal machinist, machinist (first class) or machinist CNC in industries such as mining, automotive, hydraulics or manufacturing.

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

Certificate III
National ID: MEM30205
State ID: WT86
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA)

A trades career making and fixing all things mechanical

This apprenticeship course will prepare you to work with pumps and hydraulics, pneumatic systems, mechanical drives and transmissions.

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.

 

Certificate III
National ID: MEM30505
State ID: W240
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Technical

An introduction to general engineering concepts

During this course you'll become familiar with computer aided drafting packages, how to set out engineering drawings and gain an understanding of how drawings are transformed into buildings and manufactured items.

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.

 

Certificate III
National ID: MEM50212
State ID: WB84
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechanical)

Mechanical engineering is applied across a wide variety of employment areas

This course will teach you to produce engineering drawings and create 3D models using computer aided drafting. You will learn to set up basic hydraulic circuits, apply technical mathematics and coordinate engineering projects.

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.

Diploma
National ID: SIT30516
State ID: AZV9
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Events

Activate your career in events

Learn to assist in managing events, from planning to show day and event follow up. You'll be introduced to audio and visual industry standard technologies and be encouraged to develop your creative skills.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Activate your career in events

Events enrich our culture and are held to educate, celebrate, inform and entertain.

The Certificate III in events will give you the skills to assist in managing events, from the planning through to show day and the follow up after the event. 

You'll be introduced to industry standard technologies for lighting, sound and audio-visual and begin to develop your creative skills so you can deliver professional events to your clients.

 

Certificate III
National ID: MSF30418
State ID: BEC9
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Glass and Glazing

A trades career working with glass

This apprenticeship will give you the skills to work as a glazier in the construction industry, fabricating and installing residential and commercial glazing.

Do you want a trades career with the class of glass?

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, fabricating and installing residential and commercial glazing, preparing and installing mirrors, shower screens, and splashbacks, working with architectural and structural glazing, measuring, calculating the right amount of materials for the job, and workplace health and safety.

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

Certificate III
National ID: SIT30316
State ID: AZV6
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Guiding

Share your passion for storytelling

Help travellers connect with the natural, historical and cultural highlights of places they visit.

Share your passion for storytelling by connecting travellers with the natural, historical and cultural highlights of places they visit.

If you are looking for a way to convert your enthusiasm for travel into a career, this Certificate III in Guiding will help open doors to a successful career that allows you to travel the world.

Being a Tour Guide enables you to connect visitors to a wide range of amazing places by interpreting the special features of a place, sharing interesting stories, and looking after the needs of your clients.

North Metropolitan TAFE is a leading provider of travel and tourism studies in Western Australia and the only TAFE in Perth to offer this Certificate III in Guiding.

 

Certificate III
National ID: HLT23215
State ID: AYY2
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate II in Health Support Services

Open the door to a career in health

This broad course will give you practical skills that can be applied to many settings within the health or aged care sector, or a pathway to a range of other health courses.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Open the door to a career in health

The Certificate II in Health Support Services will enable you to work in the health or aged care sector in a variety of different environments such as a hospital assistant, patient services assistant, catering staff, cleaner, gardener, stores person and ward assistant.

Throughout the course you will gain the knowledge and hands-on practical skills to work effectively with others in a team environment, communicate in the workplace and apply workplace health and safety and infection control practices. In addition, you will gain a range of skills that will enable you to work as a member of a team that provides support for the effective functioning of health services.

The Certificate II in Health Support Services can also provide you with a range of different study pathways to other courses in health including:

  • Pathology collection
  • Sterilisation services
  • Health Services Assistance
  • Individual Support
  • Dental laboratory assisting
  • Population Health
Certificate II
National ID: AHC20416
State ID: BDE6
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate II in Horticulture

Gain on the job skills in a structured work placement

Learn the skills to work in gardening, nursery and landscaping settings. All of our classes are small, have extensive resources and are run by highly experienced lecturers.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Sow the seeds for your future

This qualification will allow you to work in a gardening, nursery and landscaping setting. You'll gain the basic skills and knowledge required to work in the horticultural industry as well as WHS.

All of our classes are small, have extensive resources and are run by highly experienced lecturers. During your studies you will gain on the job skills in a structured work placement.

This course is also available for interested individuals, including people registered as unemployed and/or clients referred by community agencies - no prior experience is required.

You may be able to attain a triple qualification, adding the Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management and Certificate II in Landscaping to this Certificate II in Horticulture, talk to staff when you enrol.

North Metro TAFE also offers a program of this qualification for students who have an intellectual or learning disability to help you reach your goals. Our Disability programs give you the opportunity to advance your career or training prospects.

Certificate II
National ID: AHC30716
State ID: BDF1
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate III in Horticulture

Grow your horticulture skills

Learn how to undertake horticultural tasks in specialised areas such as arboriculture, floriculture, landscaping, nursery, parks and gardens, production skills and turf management.

Grow your horticulture skills

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work effectively in the horticulture industry. If you have industry experience this course will enhance your skills. 

Subjects are selected from specialisations including arboriculture, floriculture, landscaping, nursery, parks and gardens, production skills and turf management. Subjects may include plant identification, irrigation, pest and disease control, machinery use, nursery work, hard landscaping, hydroponics, and turf maintenance. Not all horticultural specialisations will be available at all locations.

You may be able to attain a dual qualification incorporating this qualification and the Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management(opens in a new tab) , talk to staff when you enrol.

Certificate III
National ID: AHC40416
State ID: BCW2
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate IV in Horticulture

Coordinate and supervise operations in your chosen field of horticulture

Learn skills that will enable you to cost and supervise projects, develop and implement programs and provide training; or further develop your technical expertise.

Develop your supervisory skills for the horticulture industry

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to coordinate and supervise operations in your chosen field of horticulture. You can choose to learn skills from a range of subjects that enable you to cost and supervise projects, develop and implement programs and provide training. You can also choose subjects that will further develop your technical expertise in horticulture.

You may be able to attain a dual qualification incorporating this qualification and with the Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management, talk to staff when you enrol. 

 

Certificate IV
National ID: AHC50416
State ID: BDD0
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Diploma of Horticulture

Take your horticulture career to new heights

Learn the skills to manage and maintain public and private parks, reserves, gardens, natural bushland and community recreation areas.

Take your horticulture career to new heights

This course will develop the skills you need to design, plan, implement, manage and evaluate horticultural operations and processes to effectively manage and maintain public and private parks, reserves, gardens, natural bushland and community recreation areas. This will include developing your skills in how to establish and manage a horticultural business or project, which includes preparing estimates, quotes and tenders; selecting plants and landscape solutions; managing plant health programs; developing production plans; and managing staff and services.

Completing an additional two units with the Diploma of Horticulture will see you gain a dual qualification, incorporating the Diploma of Conservation and Land Management, talk to staff when you enrol.

Diploma
National ID: HLT47115
State ID: AWL9
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support

Contribute to safer medication dispensary administration

Gain a range of skills and knowledge including how medications work on the body and how to take them safely, maintaining a sterile environment and medication storage procedures.

A rewarding career supporting hospital pharmacists

During this course you will learn how to support the hospital pharmacist in ensuring patients receive the correct medications and information about how to take their medications safely. This is important because medication errors continue to be the highest number of recorded incidents in health care.

Your attention to detail in reading prescriptions and then recording and labelling medications, will contribute to safer medication dispensary administration. By supporting the hospital pharmacist to provide clear and detailed information to patients about their medications you will be helping patients with many different conditions to understand why they have been prescribed certain medications.

You may choose to go on to work as a hospital pharmacy technician or as a technician at a pharmaceutical company, where you may compound medications for critically unwell patients. Your skills and knowledge may also prove highly valuable at your local pharmacy.

Certificate IV
National ID: SIT30616
State ID: AZT7
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Hospitality

Get hands-on experience in the hospitality industry

You'll gain skills in providing excellent customer service, working effectively as part of a team, and preparing and serving beverages.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Make someone's day - hand them a coffee, a canapé or an ice cold drink!

Gain the hands-on experience and the skills you need to work in any location in the hospitality industry such as cafes, bars, clubs or restaurants or as a functions and events team member.

Experienced hospitality workers are in demand and can use their skills anywhere in the world working in a variety of roles in many different settings.

Certificate III
National ID: BSB40420
State ID: BFS2
Industry Business and Finance
Half price^

Certificate IV in Human Resource Management

Learn to support an organisation's most valued assets - it's people.

You'll gain skills in staff recruitment, induction, performance management and implementing industrial relations procedure.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Play a crucial part in the success of an organisation

This course is a great starting point if you would like to work with people in a business environment.

The role of Human Resources is to ensure that an organisation's most valued assets, its people, are engaged and well supported in their working environment.

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work in a variety of roles across a range of Human Resources functions. You will gain skills in areas of; staff recruitment, induction and training, workplace health and safety procedures, supporting the HR team with performance management and industrial relations procedures.

Keen to get started? We offer this course online.

Certificate IV
National ID: CHC33015
State ID: AA66
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Empower and support the independence of our elders and join one of Australia's fastest growing industries

Learn to provide direct care to clients in residential, home and community settings, and gain real industry experience.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Learn how to empower and support the independence of our elders needing care and join one of Australia's fastest growing industries

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) you will be ready to start a rewarding career providing direct care to clients in residential, home and community settings.

Aged Care Workers provide personal, physical and emotional support to older people who require assistance with daily living. When you provide support to older people you are able to make a tremendous difference to their quality of life and achieve real personal satisfaction through your work. Aged care work is rewarding in itself and provides the opportunity to meet a wide variety of older people.

This course includes 120 hours of supervised work placement, where you'll be able to apply your training in a meaningful and relevant way, and gain real industry experience.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC33015
State ID: AA67
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

Develop a career in the rewarding world of disability work

You'll gain real industry experience applying your training in a meaningful way though a supervised work placement and on completion of this course you could find work in a variety of settings.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

If you are passionate about supporting people with disability to reach their potential and live an independent life, then this is the course for you

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) you will be on a pathway to develop a career in the rewarding world of disability work. On successful completion you could find work in a variety of settings such as residential, individual support, employment, recreational/day support, advocacy and case management.

This course includes 120 hours of supervised work placement, where you'll be able to apply your training in a meaningful and relevant way, and gain real industry experience.

 
Certificate III
National ID: CHC33015
State ID: AA68
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)

Provide direct care to those unable to care for themselves

Gain the skills to support the independence and well being of clients in a community setting, and put your learning into practice through a supervised work placement.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Make a positive difference to people's lives

In this course, you will learn how to provide direct care to clients who are unable to care for themselves due to ill health or disability in a community setting. You'll gain an insight into the aged care and home and community care sector and undertake 120 hours of supervised work placement where you get to put your skills into practice.

All of our Home and Community Care qualifications can be completed in the workplace. This means you get the most relevant skills and the opportunity to form industry contacts.

Certificate III
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: ICT50220
State ID: AC20
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking)

Gain the skills needed to be successful in this in-demand industry

Extend your skills from the Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking). You'll cover managing complex networks, configuring virtual computing environments, applying advanced switching skills, implementing active directories, administering Microsoft 365 systems, Linux operating system and VMware, managing data storage systems and building complex networks.

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

When you complete the Diploma of Information Technology Networking you will have all the skills needed to be successful in this in-demand industry. You'll extend the knowledge and skills learnt in the ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking) by managing complex networks, configuring virtual computing environments, applying advanced switching skills, implementing active directories, administering Microsoft 365 systems, Linux operating system and VMware, managing data storage systems and building complex networks.

All current industry standards are covered and you'll gain real-world experience conducting help-desk support as part of your studies on our dedicated training network. This course also embeds studies in Cisco, Microsoft Server and VMware.

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
National ID: ICT50220
State ID: AC21
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Programming)

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 ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Programming). It is the perfect course to help you achieve your aim. You'll gain the knowledge and skills to develop advanced Apps, Internet of Things, Big Data, database design, Cloud Applications Development, and cyber awareness using a variety of programming software and platforms such as PHP, Python and C#. You'll also be developing advanced programming skills with Cloud/mobile devices as this has been identified as a growth area by industry.

You will use current industry standards and emerging technology as you conduct LiveWorks projects with industry partners.

You'll be able to utilise project management techniques and develop advanced soft skills such as communication with clients through teamwork to align the end product with business needs. Independent thinking and problem-solving skills developed within your studies at Certificate IV level are further enhanced with real life client projects. 

Our IT graduates are confident, job ready and sought after by industry because of the specific skills gained during their study at North Metropolitan TAFE and many find 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
National ID: ICT50220
State ID: AC27
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Diploma of Information Technology (Back End Web Development)

Websites are a crucial aspect of any organisation across all industries and the need for talented and skilled developers is high

This course focuses on the back end development of websites including database design, cloud application development, information architecture, big data, machine learning and web app development. You will have the opportunity to work on real life client projects.

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 ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Back End Web Development) covers the whole life cycle for commercially ready websites and gives you the opportunity to work on live projects. At this level you develop skills that mean you are industry ready, from conception, liaising with clients, database design, cloud application development, information architecture, big data, machine learning and web app development. You'll be able to utilise project management techniques and develop advanced soft skills such as communication with clients through teamwork 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
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: ICT50220
State ID: AC26
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development)

Websites are a crucial aspect of any organisation across all industries and the need for talented and skilled developers is high

. This course focuses on the front end development of websites.

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 ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development) course covers the whole life cycle for commercially ready websites and gives you the opportunity to work 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
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
National ID: 22519VIC
State ID: AB84
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate IV in Integrated Technologies (Robotics Control Systems)

Get involved in the industries of the future.

Integrated technology is the coming together of various technologies that were previously stand alone, into new and innovative integrated applications.

Integrated technology is the coming together of various technologies that were previously stand alone, into new and innovative integrated applications.

The impact of the application of integrated technologies is being increasingly felt within a range of industry areas such as mining, engineering, electrical, electronic, information technology and manufacturing industries. The technology used by these industries range from traditional electronics, hardware platform, networking automation, fibre internet connectivity.
Technicians who work in Industry 4.0 sectors are required to be skilled in multiple disciplines.

To be able to competently repair and maintain equipment you will need knowledge and skills in the following areas:

Networking – Including both wireless and cabled networks that incorporates the principles of cyber security

Data Collection and Predictive Analysis.

Electronics – You may be required to repair and fault-find sensitive electric equipment

Electrical – You will need to be able to understand the electrical concepts incorporating safety and licensing issues

Mechatronics – You'll have to have an understanding of the equipment that is used in the automatic processing and manufacture of products

Auto control - Repair and maintenance of automatic control systems whether they are physical devices on site or control provided by online via the industrial internet of things will also be a required skill

Robotics – You will need to be able to program and repair robotic equipment

Graduates of the course will be able to seek employment as service technicians capable of operating, installing and repairing a wide variety of equipment and includes the “Industrial Internet of Things” (IIoT).

 
Certificate IV
National ID: SIT20416
State ID: AB10
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate II in Kitchen Operations (Commercial Cookery/Patisserie Pre-Apprenticeship)

Begin your commercial cookery career with this Certificate II in Kitchen Operations Pre-Apprenticeship course

You will learn about effective communication, occupational health and safety procedures and workplace hygiene. You will also gain skills to produce quality foods, plan menus, prepare food according to dietary or cultural needs, control costs, work as part of a team, and serve a range of meals in a professional manner. These skills will be practiced in a simulated work environment or at an appropriate hospitality establishment.

Begin your commercial cookery career with this Certificate II in Kitchen Operations Pre-Apprenticeship course

If you’re looking to work in commercial kitchen environments in restaurants, hotels, cafes, care facilities or schools, this pre-apprenticeship course could be just the kick start your career needs. The course is delivered in partnership with Hospitality Group Training (HGT) the largest employer of hospitality apprentices in WA.
You’ll gain practical food preparation and cookery skills through work placements in professional kitchens. Upon completion of this course, you will have the skills required to begin a commercial cookery or chef apprenticeship.

Work experience with hand-picked employers

As part of this course, HGT will match you with hospitality employers where you will gain work experience. On completion of this, successful and suitable graduates will be guaranteed apprenticeship positions.

Begin your career in commercial cookery - email kendrew@nmtafe.wa.edu.au to register your details.

Certificate II
National ID: MSL30118
State ID: BDV6
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate III in Laboratory Skills

Learn from highly trained lecturers in our well equipped facilities

Gain essential laboratory skills such as maintaining a laboratory, routine sampling and testing, recording data, and using laboratory computing programs.

A hands on career where you can help to make a difference

This qualification provides you with essential laboratory skills needed to carry out recording and measurement of results and assisting in collecting and preparing of samples. You will learn skills in maintaining a laboratory, routine sampling and testing, recording data, and using laboratory computing programs.

Your Certificate III in Laboratory Skills is flexible and available in class or via a traineeship so you can fit study around your life and not the other way around.

Studying at North Metropolitan TAFE you will experience our well equipped facilities and learn from highly trained lecturers who'll give you the best shot at a variety of careers in science and laboratory operations.

 

Certificate III
National ID: MSL40118
State ID: BDV3
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques

Further develop your practical laboratory skills

Learn to carry out experiments, take measurements with scientific equipment and record and present results in our well equipped facilities with highly trained lecturers. On completion you could find work as a technical assistant, technician or instrument operator.

Further develop your practical laboratory skills

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to work as a technical assistant, technician or instrument operator. You will learn about quality control, performance of instrumental and non-instrumental tests, standardisation and the use of solutions.

Your Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques is available via traineeship so you can earn while you learn and gain on the job skills that will stay with you for your entire career. Studying at North Metro TAFE will also expose you to our well equipped facilities and highly trained lecturers who'll give you the best shot at a career in science and laboratory operations.

 

Certificate IV
National ID: AHC30916
State ID: BDB7
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Half price^

Certificate III in Landscape Construction

Get creative in green

Further develop your landscaping or horticultural skills. Learn how to select materials and plants for landscape projects, set out and landscape a range of sites and construct stone, brick, block and timber structures and features.

Get creative in green

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to design garden landscapes or renovate existing gardens. It will also further develop skills gained in AHC21616 Certificate II in Landscaping or AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture.

The Certificate III in Landscape Construction can be studied as an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: AUR30616
State ID: BAE6
Industry Automotive
Half price^

Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Get qualified as a Light Vehicle Automotive Service and Repair Technician

This has been a growth industry over the past five years with employment available across many industries.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Fine tune your automotive career

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology will see you qualified as a Light Vehicle Automotive Service and Repair Technician working on the mechanical parts of motor vehicles, including the engine, transmission and suspension systems in the automotive retail, service and repair industry. 

Study with us and you'll enjoy quality facilities including modern vehicles, specialised diagnostic equipment, and fully equipped classrooms and workshops.

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: CHC43315
State ID: AWK8
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^
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Certificate IV in Mental Health

Focus on the support and needs of people experiencing mental health issues.

Learn about the value and principles of mental health sector and how to apply them in a recovery oriented way.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Develop skills to work with clients experiencing a mental health illness

This qualification focuses on the support and needs of people experiencing mental health issues. You'll learn about the value and principles of mental health sector and how to apply them in a recovery oriented way.

You will undertake a supervised or simulated work placement* where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

You could find work in a variety of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services; rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment.

Certificate IV
National ID: CHC53315
State ID: AWL3
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^

Diploma of Mental Health

Develop the skills to work with clients experiencing a mental health illness

Learn about current approaches to mental health that focus on the person not the illness.

Develop the skills to work with clients experiencing a mental health illness

You will learn about current approaches to mental health that focus on the person not the illness. The Diploma of Mental Health will enable you to undertake community service work that includes mental health.

Working in the community services industry you will provide services to clients in relation to mental health issues that may include case management, referral, advocacy, individual support, and education/health promotion services.

Diploma
National ID: RII30520
State ID: BFH6
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Mining Exploration

Prepare for work as a pit or underground technician.

Gain the skills you'll need to get an entry level job in the mining industry.

Are you ready to unearth a fine career?

This Certificate III in Mining Exploration will help prepare you for entry level jobs in the mining industry such as a pit or underground technician, drilling offsider or geological field assistant.
You'll learn how to collect and analyse geological samples, record information and look after the practical tasks involved in servicing a remote field operation.
You'll also learn basic vehicle maintenance, mining computing, first aid and mining methods.

To improve your employment prospects you will be enrolled in a four wheel drive unit as part of this course so you will need to have a current (manual or automatic) Driver's Licence.

Certificate III
National ID: ICT60215
State ID: AVX6
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Advanced Diploma of Network Security

Find a secure role in a growth industry

Network security jobs are already in high demand. Gain skills and knowledge in Cloud, WAN Infrastructure and Perimeter-based Security.

Find a secure role in a growth industry with North Metropolitan TAFE's Advanced Diploma of Network Security

Network security jobs are already in high demand and this trend is expected to continue as more individuals, businesses and organisations have an online presence. With the increase in all forms of IT security attacks, network security is vital for individuals and industry alike.

You'll gain skills and knowledge in Cloud, WAN Infrastructure and Perimeter-based Security. You will also learn the fundamentals of Python and assist in a real-world scenario Network Security Project. Studying at North Metropolitan TAFE you'll be able to make the most of our existing status with the Microsoft Imagine Academy and the Cisco Network Academy to provide vendor-based resources and learning in relation to Network Security. The highly sought after CCNA Security vendor course is embedded in this qualification and you will get a CCNAS course completion certificate on successful completion of the course.

This priority course will increase your expertise in the highly technical area of network security. We strongly recommend that you have completed a Diploma in Network Administration or an equivalent course, or have experience as an IT professional, working in the industry before entering this course.

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.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: HLT54115
State ID: AYZ3
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Diploma of Nursing

The skills and knowledge you need to be employed as an Enrolled Nurse

Your employment prospects are high in this industry and you'll gain satisfaction from improving the quality of peoples' lives.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Enrolled Nurses have varied and rewarding career opportunities, making a difference in the lives of the people they care for

North Metropolitan TAFE's Diploma of Nursing will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to be employed as an Enrolled Nurse; such as human biology, medical terminology, medicines and how to provide care for a range of people from different backgrounds.

With our nursing qualification you'll gain skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices. 

Not only are your employment prospects high in this industry, you'll also gain satisfaction from improving the quality of peoples' lives and possibly even saving lives.
You could gain employment in hospitals, community health services, residential care, private homes (home care), clinics, medical practices and pathology services.

Diploma
National ID: HLT37215
State ID: AWJ9
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate III in Pathology Collection

Make a difference to people's lives

You'll learn to safely take venous blood and other samples, about how the body works, how to prevent the spread of infection as well as medical terms which you will be able use in any further health related studies you may choose to undertake.

Make a difference to people's lives

Do you want to be a part of the health team that assists clients to recover their health status? You could do this by learning how to collect blood samples and other specimens for testing.

You will gain transferable skills which you will be able use in any further health related studies you may choose to undertake.

Certificate III in Pathology Collection provides you with the opportunity to meet many different people and help them to feel at ease during their visit.

This course was added to the 'lower fees, local skills' initiative on 11 May 2021. This means that for any units of competency that you enrol in from 11 May 2021, you will only pay half the tuition fee.

Certificate III
National ID: SIT31016
State ID: AZW8
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Patisserie

A sweet career creating tasty delights

Use your skills to work as a patissier or pastry chef in a patisseries, cafés, restaurants or hotels anywhere.

A sweet career creating tasty delights

When you complete the Certificate III in Patisserie you will have the skills to work as a patissier or pastry chef in a patisserie, café, restaurant or hotel.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work fast and effectively in a commercial kitchen team and be able to plan, prepare and bake mouth-watering cakes, tarts, petits fours, pastries, yeast goods and chocolates. You will also learn about cleaning and sanitisation, food safety programs, personal and environmental hygiene, and workplace health and safety.

The Certificate III in Patisserie is also delivered as an apprenticeship. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: CPC32413
State ID: J787
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Plumbing

Our Balga Campus is a major centre in WA for building and construction training

This apprenticeship course will give you the skills and knowledge to undertake a variety of plumbing work for the domestic, commercial and industry markets.

Gain the skills you need to take your career as a plumber or gasfitter further

When you complete the Certificate III in Plumbing you'll be looking at an in demand (and possibly lucrative) career as a plumber, or gasfitter.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry. Our Balga Campus is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries, with purpose-built workshops, up-to-date equipment, and lecturers who maintain close links with industry.

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

Certificate III
National ID: 52700WA
State ID: AA40
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship)

North Metropolitan TAFE is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries.

Complete this course and you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice plumber, roof plumber, or gasfitter.

Does your career pipe dream involve real pipes?

When you complete the Certificate II in Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice plumber, roof plumber, or gasfitter.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, use hand and power tools, oxy-acetylene and arc weld, read plans, calculate quantities, cut and join sheet metal, work safely at heights, and workplace health and safety.

North Metropolitan TAFE is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries, with purpose-built workshops, up-to-date equipment, and lecturers who maintain close links with industry.

Certificate II
National ID: 52831WA
State ID: BCY91
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies

A great starting point for a career in health

This course will give you sound knowledge about the human body and health, as well as study skills to support furt