Skill set application and course list

Application form

Please fill in this application form to apply to study a skill set at North Metropolitan TAFE.

Please note you may be required to provide evidence of study and/or work history. If you have previously studied at North Metropolitan TAFE we can use your previous studies to support your application but you must provide your Student ID number.

Once we have received your application and evidence we will assess your suitability to the course and provide you with further instructions for enrolment. 

Please double check your selection to make sure you have chosen a course.


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Please note  If you are enrolled in secondary school and TAFE concurrently you will be charged at a commercial rate. For further information please email applications@nmtafe.wa.edu.au   


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Skill set course list

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
National ID: MEM50212
State ID: EAB93
Industry Engineering and Mining

2D Mechanical Engineering Drafting Skill Set

Use AutoCAD to complete mechanical engineering design drawings

This Skill Set will equip you with the skills needed to use AutoCAD to complete mechanical engineering design drawings for CNC processes in manufacturing.

Use AutoCAD to complete mechanical engineering design drawings

This 2D Mechanical Engineering Drafting Skill Set will equip you with the skills needed to use AutoCAD to complete mechanical engineering design drawings for CNC processes in manufacturing.

Successful completion of this skill set will see you achieve 2 units from MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical, North Metropolitan TAFE offers a specialised stream of this qualification, MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechanical)(opens in a new tab)

Skill set
National ID: MEM50212
State ID: EAB94
Industry Engineering and Mining

3D Mechanical Engineering Drafting Skill Set

Gain 3D drafting skills to work in the Mechancial Engineering Drafting sector

This skill set focuses on creating and displaying 3D CAD models so you'll be well equipped to work in the sector.

Whether you are upskilling or looking for a career change, you'll gain 3D drafting skills to work in the Mechancial Engineering Drafting sector

North Metropolitan TAFE's 3D Mechanical Engineering Drafting Skill Set focuses on creating and displaying 3D CAD models so you'll be well equipped to work in the sector.

Successful completion of this skill set will see you achieve 2 units from MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical, North Metropolitan TAFE offers a specialised stream of this qualification, MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechanical)(opens in a new tab)

 

Skill set
National ID: FNSSS00014
State ID: AD753
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Accounting Principles Skill Set

Build your analytical accounting and bookkeeping skills

This nationally recognised skill set is designed for people employed in accounting and bookkeeping roles who use knowledge of accounting principles to perform a range of analytical tasks in a variety of industries.

Build your analytical accounting and bookkeeping skills

This nationally recognised skill set is designed for people employed in accounting and bookkeeping roles who use knowledge of accounting principles to perform a range of analytical tasks in a variety of industries.
Successful completion of this skill set may provide you with credit towards FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping (opens in a new tab) and also meets the entry requirement for FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting(opens in a new tab) .

This skill set covers disciplines such as:

  • Processing financial transactions
  • Extracting interim reports
  • Creation and operation of a computer accounting system
  • Establishing and maintaining payroll systems
  • completion of business activity statements
Skill set
National ID: MEM30305
State ID: EAB25
Industry Engineering and Mining

Advanced Welding - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Skill Set

Advanced your skills in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

This course is designed to build your skills and knowledge in preparation to enrol in the Weld to code - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Process Skill Set.

Gain advanced skills in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

If you work as a boilermaker, welder or tradesperson in the Heavy Fabrication industry, this skill set will enhance your skills in advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. This course is designed to build your skills and knowledge in preparation to enrol in the Weld to code - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Process Skill Set.

The skill set consists of theory and workshop practice and will be delivered one evening a week for 10 weeks, on a Tuesday from 5:30 - 9:00pm.

Skill set
National ID: MEM30305
State ID: EAB24
Industry Engineering and Mining

Advanced Welding - Manual Metal Arc Welding Skill Set

Advance your skills in Manual Metal Arc Welding

This course is designed to build your skills and knowledge in preparation to enrol in the Weld to Code - Manual Metal Arc Welding Process Skill Set.

Gain advanced skills in Manual Metal Arc Welding

If you work as a boilermaker, welder or tradesperson in the Heavy Fabrication industry, this skill set will enhance your skills in advanced Manual Metal Arc Welding. This course is designed to build your skills and knowledge in preparation to enrol in the Weld to Code - Manual Metal Arc Welding Process Skill Set.

The skill set consists of theory and workshop practice and will be delivered one evening a week for 10 weeks, on a Thursday from 5:30 - 9:00pm.

Skill set
National ID: 52837WA
State ID: EAB52
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Apply Basic Computer Skills to Language Learning Skill Set

Basic computing skills for non English speaking students

This course is for anyone who would like to learn the basics of using a personal computer where English is an additional language.

Basic computing skills for non English speaking students

This course is for anyone who would like to learn the basics of using a personal computer where English is an additional language. The class is taught by a specialist English teacher in a computer laboratory.

You will learn how to:

  • log on and off of a computer
  • use a keyboard
  • touch type
  • use a mouse
  • open and save a document
  • open and use a language learning program

 

Skill set
National ID: MSF40118
State ID: EAB80
Industry Creative Industries

AutoCAD for Interior Designers and Decorators Skill Set

Turn a sketch into a working drawing

This software is used by almost all architectural and interior design companies.

Turn a sketch into a working drawing

If you have basic computer skills and a creative flair for design and decoration this skill set will equip you with AutoCAD skills needed for documentation of your designs.

AutoCAD is an essential tool for interior designers, whether you are designing your own home and interiors or seeking a pathway to employment, it is software used in almost all architectural and interior design companies.

North Metropolitan TAFE offers you the opportunity for further study in Interior Design with our MSF40218 BEC5 Diploma of Interior Design(opens in a new tab)

Skill set
National ID: AUR20218
State ID: EAB06
Industry Automotive
Online

Automotive Air Conditioning Skill Set

Meet the training requirements to obtain a Refrigerant Handling Licence

If you have an automotive or other relevant qualification and require a Refrigerant Handling Licence then this skill set is the ideal study pathway for you.

Meet the licensing requirements for automotive air conditioning

If you have an automotive or other relevant qualification and require a Refrigerant Handling Licence then our Automotive Air Conditioning skill set is the ideal study pathway for you.

When you successfully complete this skill set you'll meet the training requirements to obtain a Refrigerant Handling License. Applying for a license is through the Australian Refrigeration Council’s website www.arctick.org Opens in a new window(opens in a new tab) - see the Australian Refrigeration Council for further information about licenses.

This course is delivered through a combination of online study and on-campus practical components.

Skill set
National ID: 52768WA
State ID: EAC37
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

BKSB Support Skill Set

Learn and practice the required skills before sitting for the BKSB test

This Skill Set provides you with the opportunity to develop your skills and prepare for the BKSB (Basic Key Skills Builder) assessment.

BKSB® is a Commonwealth approved online assessment tool that provides an overview of your learning strengths and determines your English and mathematics levels. 
This assessment tool, the BKSB (Basic Key Skills Builder) test is used for entrance into competitive courses like North Metropolitan TAFE's Diploma of Nursing(opens in a new tab) and Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology(opens in a new tab) .

It is also used to determine suitability for a VET Student Loan to assist with paying for study in Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses.

To gain entry into the Diploma of Nursing or the Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology, you will need to achieve Exit level 3 (working at level 4) scores or higher. 
Our BKSB Support Skill Set provides you with the opportunity to develop your skills and prepare for the BKSB assessment.

You'll be able to learn and practice the required skills before sitting for the test.

This skill set will provide:

  • weekly online classes to practice, participate in tutorials and ask questions
  • access to maths and English practice tests
  • access to learner guides and other resources
  • access to online systems to extend practice
Skill set
National ID: CUA60715
State ID: EAB81
Industry Creative Industries

Business Planning for Creative Industry Skill Set

Give yourself the best chance at being a success story

This skill set covers the essentials required to create a successful, profitable business and is designed for creative thinking people.

"Failing to plan is planning to fail"

If you are involved in the Creative Industries, are self-employed or involved in a small business you need to create a business plan to give yourself the best chance at being a success story.
This skill set covers the essentials required to create a successful, profitable business and is designed for creative thinking people.

From big picture thinking through to your daily tasks, your resulting business plan will be relevant, effective and practical, designed to meet your specific needs.

Skill set
National ID: AE378
State ID: AE378
Industry Business and Finance
Online
Skill sets

Business Ready Skill Set

Almost every business has an office — and there's no shortage of job opportunities here

This skill set will give you the skills and knowledge required to deliver all aspects of customer service including how to create a relationship with customers, identify their needs, deliver services or products and process customer feedback.

Almost every business has an office — and there's no shortage of job opportunities here

From administration work through to customer service, using business technology, dealing with accounts and finances through to digital marketing — you just need to be skills ready.

The Business Ready Skill Set will give you the skills and knowledge required to deliver all aspects of customer service including how to create a relationship with customers, identify their needs, deliver services or products and process customer feedback. You'll also learn how to use business technology and produce business documents, follow work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, and use computer software and organise electronic information and data.

Skill set
National ID: AE161
State ID: AE161
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*

COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set (Fee Free)

This skill set is free for everyone

This skill set was developed in consultation with WA employers in the aged care and disability services sectors and the Community Services, Health and Education Training Council to get you job ready for entry-level employment.

This skill set is free for everyone

This COVID-19 Direct Care skill set was developed in consultation with WA employers in the aged care and disability services sectors and the Community Services, Health and Education Training Council. It contains three units of competency chosen to get you job ready for entry-level employment.

  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 
  • HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely 
  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs 
Skill set
National ID: CUA60715
State ID: EAC23
Industry Creative Industries

Ceramics - Glazing Skill Set

Cover glazing techniques

Ceramacist, potter, teacher, technician, this glazing skill set will enhance your techniques.

Cover glazing techniques

Whether you are a ceramicist or potter looking to explore and experiment, or an art teacher/technician wanting to complete some professional development in a ceramics studio environment, this skill set will extend the scope of your current techniques and help you ensure safe creative practice.

NMT is the only higher learning institution with formal qualifications in ceramics in WA. We have dedicated facilities and world-renowned ceramicists as lecturers.

This specialist glazing skill set covers the science and technology of glazing pottery, porcelain and ceramics as well as the various techniques that can be employed.

Skill set
National ID: CUA60715
State ID: EAC22
Industry Creative Industries

Ceramics - Kiln Management Skill Set

Learn the art of kiln management, firing and Raku.

Extend your ceramics knowledge and skills with our three specialist ceramics skill sets.

Learn the art of kiln management, firing and Raku

Whether you are a ceramicist or potter looking to explore and experiment, or an art teacher/technician wanting to complete some professional development in a ceramics studio environment, this skill set will extend the scope of your current techniques and help you ensure safe creative practice.

North Metropolitan TAFE is the only higher learning institution with formal qualifications in ceramics in WA. We have dedicated facilities and world-renowned ceramicists as lecturers

You will cover the safety aspects and management of using a kiln, as well as firing and Raku training.

Skill set
National ID: CUA60715
State ID: EAC24
Industry Creative Industries

Ceramics - Refine Ceramics Making Skill Set

Develop the range and breadth of your ceramics techniques and treatments

You'll have the opportunity to refine throwing, moulding and casting techniques and be introduced to making large ceramic art works.

Develop the range and breadth of your ceramics techniques and treatments

Whether you are a ceramicist or potter looking to explore and experiment, or an art teacher/technician wanting to complete some professional development in a ceramics studio environment, this skill set will extend the scope of your current techniques and help you ensure safe creative practice.

NMT is the only higher learning institution with formal qualifications in ceramics in WA. We have dedicated facilities and world-renowned ceramicists as lecturers

This skill set will take your ceramics skills to the next level. You'll have the opportunity to refine throwing, moulding and casting techniques and be introduced to making large ceramic art works.

Skill set
National ID: CHC30113
State ID: EAB97
Industry Education and Community Services

Childcare Introduction Skill Set

If you are considering a career in childcare, you can get an idea of what's in store with this introductory skill set

You'll gain an understanding of the core skills required to work in child care and start on a pathway to further study and employment.

Get a glimpse into the childcare sector with this introductory skill set

If you are considering a career in childcare, you can get an idea of what's in store with this introductory skill set.

You'll gain an understanding of the core skills required to work in child care and start on a pathway to further study and employment in this sector.
You will do a 27.5 hour work placement as part of the training included in this skill set.

Skill set
National ID: HLT33115
State ID: EAB46
Industry Education and Community Services

Clinical Care for Aged Care Workers Skill Set

Get equipped to provide a high level of care in the aged care sector

This skill set is most suited to those working within the aged care sector. It has been established to provide you with additional clinical and assessment skills.

Gain the skills you need to equip you to provide a high level of care in the aged care sector

The Aged Care Standards highlight the importance of providing safe clinical care to residents with a focus on recognising individual client needs and assessing and reporting changes in a resident's condition. This skill set has been established to provide you with additional clinical skills and assessment skills if you are working within the aged care sector.

Residents within the aged care sector have increasingly complex health care needs and higher acuity levels. The skills gained from this skill set will enable you to work with and support the Registered Nurse in the assessment of clients and delivery of clinical care.  The units have a focus on medication and recognising and reporting signs of deterioration in clients.

This skill set is most suited to those working within the aged care sector.

 

Skill set
National ID: AE380
State ID: AE380
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free*
Skill sets

Commercial Kitchen Skill Set

How would you like to be part of a team producing beautiful food in one of WA's restaurants, cafes, bars, resorts or hotels?

This skill set covers how to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks to ensure you're working safely.

How would you like to be part of a team producing beautiful food in one of WA's restaurants, cafes, bars, resorts or hotels?

This skill set covers all the 'must know' skills that employers are looking for, so you'll be skills ready and job ready. It covers how to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks to ensure you're working safely.

In the Commercial Kitchen skill set, you'll learn about the safe use of commercial kitchen equipment, how to  clean food preparation areas, storage areas, and equipment efficiently and minimising negative environmental impacts, preventing food contamination including how to identify and control food hazards, and gain general kitchen and food preparation skills.

Jobs that could lead from this skill set includes cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen stewards, kitchen hands, and bar and food and beverage servers and attendants.

Skill set
National ID: CHC42015
State ID: EAC07
Industry Education and Community Services

Community Services Crisis Support Skill Set

Gain the skills and training to respond to the immediate needs of clients in crisis

This skills set will give you the skills and training to respond to the immediate needs of clients in crisis.

Gain the skills and training to respond to the immediate needs of clients in crisis

This skills set will prepare you to respond to crises in any community services setting and is suitable for anyone working in the community through paid employment or volunteering. You will learn in a safe environment through scenario-based simulations that uses actors to replicate critical situations.

Successful completion of this course may open up opportunities to work directly with clients or help with career progression. It will give you two units towards a variety of Community Services qualifications.

 

Skill set
National ID: 52724WA
State ID: EAB96
Industry Engineering and Mining

Concrete Design and Drafting Skill Set (Civil and Structural)

Gain, upskill or consolidate skills in Concrete Design and Drafting

Upskill, or improve and consolidate CAD skills learned during your studies.

Gain, upskill or consolidate skills in Concrete Design and Drafting 

The training provided in this skill set will help you upskill, or improve and consolidate CAD skills learned during your university course, or gain new skills needed for redeployment within your organisation.

Skill set
National ID: BSB40215
State ID: EAB82
Industry Business and Finance

Contactless Customer Service Skill Set

Adapt to a digital or remote way of doing business

This skill set will give you a range contactless customer service strategies to address customer needs and problems. It includes the ability to effectively identify, select and use available methods of digital communication to establish, maintain and improve customer relationships and to support business outcomes.

Adapt to a digital or remote way of doing business

A lot has changed for businesses lately and organisations need to adapt to a digital or remote way of doing business. Advances in digital technology are changing the future of work and Australian employers are increasingly looking for workers who can present creatively, and think critically to solve problems. At North Metropolitan TAFE we have the skills and expertise to help you develop these skills and gain employment.

This skill set will give you a range contactless customer service strategies to address customer needs and problems. It includes the ability to effectively identify, select and use available methods of digital communication to establish, maintain and improve customer relationships and to support business outcomes.

This course is for job seekers and current employees who would like to adapt to changing trends in face-to-face customer service interaction including working remotely. Successful completion of this skill set gives you three of the units required to gain a Certificate IV in Business.

Skill set
National ID: BSBSS00095
State ID: AE188
Industry Business and Finance
Free*
Infection control
Online
Skill sets

Cross-Sector Infection Control Skill Set

Help reduce the risk of transmission of infection in the workplace

Designed to equip workers with the skills and knowledge to reduce the risk and transmission of infection.

Help reduce the risk of transmission of infection in the workplace

This skill set is designed to equip workers from all industries with the skills and knowledge to reduce the risk and transmission of infection while carrying out routine work activities.
This training is suited to a wide range of workplaces including small, medium and large organisations; business environments; and where workers use shared facilities and interact with clients.

This online course allows you to undertake studies within your own timeframe to help you gain the skills and knowledge to reduce the risk and transmission of infection while carrying out routine work activities.

Skill set
National ID: AE375
State ID: AE375
Industry Business and Finance
Skill sets

Customer Service Skill Set

Retail, finance, pharmacy, hospitality, business, tourism... what industry doesn't have customers?

Good customer service and communication skills are highly valued by employers in many different industries and areas of work, and this skill set will get you job ready with exactly the skills you need.

Retail, finance, pharmacy, hospitality, business, tourism... what industry doesn't have customers?

Good customer service and communication skills are highly valued by employers in many different industries and areas of work, and this skill set will get you job ready with exactly the skills you need. This skill set includes following infection prevention and control policies and procedures, implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks in the workplace within a customer service context to ensure you're working safely.

You'll learn to communicate effectively and provide quality service to both internal and external customers, and how to deal effectively with people from a range of social and cultural groups with respect and sensitivity. You'll also gain negotiation, conflict management and problem solving skills.

Skill set
National ID: 22334VIC
State ID: EAC01
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Online

Cyber Security - Python Application Scripting for Beginners Skill Set

Learn to use Python for creating programs and automating processes

In this skill set you will gain skills in using Python scripting language to construct software solutions and learn simple programming techniques used in cyber security.

Learn to use Python for creating programs and automating processes

This course is for anyone who is newly unemployed or looking at exploring a career in cyber security; or IT employees in the networking field who want to upskill or start their journey in cyber security scripting language.

You will gain skills in using a scripting language to construct software solutions and learn simple programming techniques used in cyber security.

Upon completion of this skill set you can continue your studies in the Certificate IV in Cyber Security or the Certificate IV in Programming.

 

Skill set
National ID: UEESS00052
State ID: AB672
Industry Building and Construction

Data Communications - Install and Modify Performance Data Communication Structured Cabling

Technical training to help you become a registered open cabler

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

Technical training to help you become a registered open cabler

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

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

Skill set
National ID: CHCSS00095
State ID: AD313
Industry Education and Community Services

Dementia Support - Service Delivery Skill Set

Support people with dementia

If you are working in the aged and/or community care environment this is a great opportunity to develop your skills and provide a mentoring/leadership role in dementia care and management in your organisation.

Support people with dementia

This skill set is most suited to those who are wanting to build on their knowledge and skills to support clients with dementia.  If you are working in the aged and/or community care environment this is a great opportunity to develop your skills and provide a mentoring/leadership role in dementia care and management in your organisation.

North Metro TAFE has strong industry relationships and a great team of current and engaging lecturers to support you through your learning journey.

Delivery is a mix of online and on campus practical laboratory and simulated assessment sessions. Online learning will be supported by collaboration sessions and you will be required to attend our Mt Lawley campus on three days.

Successful completion of this skill set will provide you with credit towards CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support.

 

Skill set
National ID: CUA60515
State ID: EAB65
Industry Creative Industries

Digital Distribution for the Music Industry Skill Set

Gain the skills to market and distribute your music to a wider audience

Whether you are a graduate of North Metropolitan TAFE's Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business), a music manager, a self managed artist or a hobby musician, this skill set will help you access a wider audience for your music.

Gain the skills to market and distribute your music to a wider audience

Whether you are a graduate of North Metropolitan TAFE's Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business), a music manager, a self managed artist or a hobby musician, this skill set will help you access a wider audience for your music. Knowledge and skills gained will contextualise the distribution aspect of the music industry with a broader market building framework.

Skill set
National ID: CHC30113
State ID: EAB29
Industry Education and Community Services

Early Childhood Aboriginal Skill Set

An exciting start to a rewarding career

This course is a unique set of three units designed to give Aboriginal students an exciting start toward a career in early childhood.

An exciting start to a rewarding career

The Early Childhood Aboriginal Skill Set is a unique set of three units designed to give Aboriginal students an exciting start toward a career in early childhood.

The course is delivered by a lecturer with knowledge in Aboriginal culture and learning styles and is supported by an Aboriginal mentor. It is based on the Aboriginal Cultural Standards Framework and aims to provide a culturally safe learning environment.

Non-Aboriginal students can apply through interview.

Skill set
National ID: CHC50113
State ID: EAB69
Industry Education and Community Services

Early Childhood Leadership Skill Set

Gain leadership knowledge and skills in Early Childhood Education and Care

If you are looking to upskill or move into a managerial role in early childhood education and care this skill set will give you the skills and knowledge to confidently consult, support, and manage staff while exploring your personal management style.

Gain leadership knowledge and skills in Early Childhood Education and Care

If you are looking to upskill or move into a managerial role in early childhood education and care this skill set will give you the skills and knowledge to confidently consult, support, and manage staff while exploring your personal management style.

It is designed for people who are currently working in the Early Education and Care industry and want to update their leadership skills.

This course is delivered online with live workshops and assessment takes place in industry as a workplace project.

Skill set
National ID: 22490VIC
State ID: EAB99
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

English for Migrant Professionals - Analyse and Participate in Complex Conversations Skill Set

Specialist skill sets for migrant professionals

This skill set focuses on analysing and participating in complex conversations in an employment or professional setting.

North Metropolitan TAFE is running specialist skill sets for migrant professionals who wish to improve their English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
If English is not your first language, and you are a migrant professional looking to improve your skills or develop greater confidence in workplace English, our skill sets will help you achieve your goal.

This skill set focuses on analysing and participating in complex conversations in an employment or professional setting. As a professional there are many occasions where you will have to listen to, understand, analyse and participate in complex conversations and discussions and you'll gain the skills needed to help you do this. 

You'll gain confidence and feel more comfortable when taking part in workplace discussions and meetings, improving your employment and promotion prospects.

Please note classes will only run with sufficient numbers.

 

 

Skill set
National ID: 22490VIC
State ID: EAB98
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

English for Migrant Professionals - Critically Read, Write and Edit Complex Texts Skill Set

Specialist skill sets for migrant professionals

This skill set focuses on being able to critically read, write and edit complex texts in an employment or professional setting.

North Metropolitan TAFE is running specialist skill sets for migrant professionals who wish to improve their English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
If English is not your first language, and you are a migrant professional looking to improve your skills or develop greater confidence in workplace English, our skill sets will help you achieve your goal.

This skill set focuses on being able to critically read, write and edit complex texts in an employment or professional setting. As a professional there are many occasions where you will have to to read, understand, write, analyse and edit complex texts and documents and you'lll gain the skills needed to help you do this. 

You'll gain confidence and feel more comfortable when tackling these tasks, improving your employment and promotion prospects.

Please note classes will only run with sufficient numbers.

 

 

Skill set
National ID: 22490VIC
State ID: EAC16
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

English for Migrant Professionals - Present and Listen to Complex Oral Presentations Skill Set

Specialist skill sets for migrant professionals

This skill set focuses on listening and presenting complex oral presentations in an employment or professional setting.

North Metropolitan TAFE is running specialist skill sets for migrant professionals who wish to improve their English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
If English is not your first language, and you are a migrant professional looking to improve your skills or develop greater confidence in workplace English, our skill sets will help you achieve your goal.

This skill set focuses on listening and presenting complex oral presentations in an employment or professional setting. There are many situations where you will be required to either create and present or listen and understand complex oral presentations and you'll gain the skills needed to help you do both. 

You'll gain confidence and feel more comfortable when participating in these presentations, improving your employment and promotion prospects.

Please note classes will only run with sufficient numbers.

 

 

Skill set
National ID: 22490VIC
State ID: EAC17
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

English for Migrant Professionals - Read and Write Complex Texts Skill Set

Specialist skill sets for migrant professionals

This skill set focuses on reading and writing complex texts in an employment or professional setting.

North Metropolitan TAFE is running specialist skill sets for migrant professionals who wish to improve their English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
If English is not your first language, and you are a migrant professional looking to improve your skills or develop greater confidence in workplace English, our skill sets will help you achieve your goal.

This skill set focuses on reading and writing complex texts in an employment or professional setting. As a professional there are many occasions where you will have to read, understand and write complex texts and documents and you'll gain the skills needed to help you do this. 

You'll gain confidence and feel more comfortable when tackling these tasks, improving your employment and promotion prospects.

Please note classes will only run with sufficient numbers.

 

 

Skill set
National ID: HLT64115
State ID: EAC04
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nurse Acute Care Skill Set

Advanced Skill Sets for Enrolled Nurses

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in an acute care setting, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Progress your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this Acute Care Skill Set

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering a set of Advanced Skill Sets for Enrolled Nurses.

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in an acute care setting, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Gain these skills:

  • Provide advanced nursing care to a person with respiratory impairment
  • Perform complex nursing interventions in the cardiovascular healthcare setting
  • Perform complex interventions to a person with diabetes including a person with ketoacidosis
Skill set
National ID: HLT64115
State ID: EAC03
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nurse Advanced Aged Care Skill Set

An advanced Skill Set for Enrolled Nurses

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in an aged care setting, providing care for older adults, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Progress your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this Advanced Aged Care Skill Set

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering a set of Advanced Skill Sets for Enrolled Nurses.

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in an aged care setting, providing care for older adults, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Gain these skills:

  • Make reliable clinical assessments and judgements in a variety of aged care settings
  • Provide palliative care approach to care in a variety of aged care settings
  • Advanced communication skills, strategies and activities to support people living with dementia
Skill set
National ID: HLT64115
State ID: EAB91
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nurse Advanced Mental Health Skill Set

An advanced Skill Set for Enrolled Nurses

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in a mental health setting, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Progress your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this Advanced Mental Health Skill Set

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering a set of Advanced Skill Sets for Enrolled Nurses.

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in a mental health setting, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Gain these skills:

  • Advanced communication skills
  • Identify, plan and implement health recovery
  • Support people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drug issues
  • Deal with complex issues such as non-compliance with mediation
Skill set
National ID: HLT64115
State ID: EAC02
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nurse Advanced Practice Skill Set

An advanced Skill Set for Enrolled Nurses

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work across a variety of specialty areas, this skill set will enable you to take on more roles and responsibilities within your scope of practice.

Progress your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this Advanced Practice Skill Set

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering a set of Advanced Skill Sets for Enrolled Nurses.

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work across a variety of specialty areas, this skill set will enable you to take on more roles and responsibilities within your scope of practice.

Gain these skills:

  • Administer and monitor medicines and IV therapy
  • Undertake advanced patient assessment
  • Use evidence based practice
  • Contribute to quality improvement and critical thinking
Skill set
National ID: TAESS00014
State ID: AD518
Industry Education and Community Services

Enterprise Trainer-Presenting Skill Set

Deliver training sessions in a range of workplace and formal learning contexts

Gain the skills required to train others within the workplace; and teach, train and assess (under supervision) within the Vocational Education Training (VET) sector.

Gain the skills to deliver training sessions in a range of workplace and formal learning contexts

This skill set will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to training others within a workplace. It will enhance your competence and confidence to make presentations and facilitate learning (accredited or non-accredited) and activities in small and large groups.

The course is suitable for:

  • HR staff who conduct employee inductions;
  • Supervisors who train staff on policies and procedures; or
  • Enterprise trainers who have been identified as having particular skills and experience that benefit others.

It is also suitable for individuals who teach, train, assess and develop resources (under supervision) within the vocational education and training (VET) environment who work mainly in classroom situations. Or others who are required to train within a workplace and who may be involved in coaching on a individual or small group basis.

On completion of this skill set the two units will provide credit towards the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Skill set
National ID: CHCSS00114
State ID: AE116
Industry Education and Community Services
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

Entry into Care Roles Skill Set

This skill set is free for everyone

This skill set will give you the skills and knowledge required to provide entry level support and basic client care for a range of roles and purposes within the aged care and disability support sectors.

This skill set is free for everyone

The CHCSS00114 Entry Into Care Roles skill set addresses the skills and knowledge required to provide entry level support and basic client care for a range of roles and purposes within the aged care and disability support sectors.

The support provided in client care will be predominantly non-direct. The skill set is comprised of the following units.

  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Skill set
National ID: SHB40115
State ID: EAA57
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Eyelash Extensions Skill Set

Help your clients achieve thicker, lush lashes

This accredited unit will give you the skills to consult with clients, and select suitable product and equipment to apply, in-fill and remove damaged eyelash extensions.

Want to help people have lashes worth fluttering?

Help your clients achieve added length and thickness of their natural lashes after completing this accredited unit:

  • SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions

You'll learn the skills you need to consult with clients, select suitable product and equipment to apply, in-fill and remove damaged eyelash extensions with this specialised skill set. Help your clients achieve thicker, lush lashes.

Please note You should wear black pants, a plain black top and enclosed black shoes while completing this skill set.

Skill set
National ID: BSB50215
State ID: EAB71
Industry Business and Finance

Facilitate Online Meetings and Events Skill Set

Adapt to managing digital meetings and events

This course will introduce you to the technology and skills used to manage meetings and events remotely and online.

Adapt to managing digital meetings and events

A lot has changed lately and organisations need to adapt to a digital or remote way of doing business. Advances in digital technology are changing the future of work and Australian employers are increasingly looking for workers who can present creatively, and think critically to solve problems.

This course will introduce you to the technology and skills used to manage meetings and events remotely and online. Completion of this skill set gives you two of the units required to gain a Certificate IV or Diploma of Business.

Skill set
National ID: SHB40115
State ID: EAA60
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Female Intimate Waxing Skill Set

Enhance your waxing skills and techniques

Gain the skills you need to provide waxing services for the removal of unwanted hair from female intimate areas.

Looking to enhance your waxing skills and techniques?

This course is aimed at beauty therapists who have either completed the waxing units SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services and SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services or had extensive experience using waxing techniques while working in a beauty or hair removal salon. You will need to demonstrate your ability to consult with clients to plan services to apply and remove hot and strip wax safely. 

After successfully completing this skill set you'll have gained the skills you need to provide waxing services for the removal of unwanted hair from female intimate areas.

Please note You'll need to wear black pants, a plain black top and enclosed black shoes while completing this skill set.

Skill set
National ID: HLT33215
State ID: EAB72
Industry Education and Community Services

Food Safety for Ancillary Aged and Personal Care Staff Skill Set

The COVID19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of building the capacity and understanding of the workforce across a range of areas.

This skill set has been developed to promote safe food practices, infection prevention, and control and safe manual handling measures.

The COVID19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of building the capacity and understanding of the workforce across a range of areas.

This skill set has been developed to promote safe food practices, infection prevention, and control and safe manual handling measures. These measures will assist in providing a safe environment and hygiene practices when preparing, handling, serving and assisting  with meals. Ancillary aged care and personal care staff including cooks, and chefs as well as staff involved in meal delivery and assisting clients with their meals will benefit from this food handling skill set.

You'll gain the following skills:

  • Undertake manual tasks safely
  • Identify infection hazards and assess risks, including using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) effectively to prevent the spread and transmission of infection
  • Create a safe work environment
  • Understand and implement safe food practices

 

 

Skill set
National ID: SIT30116
State ID: EAB74
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Front of House and Porter Services Skill Set

Be the face of a hotel reception desk with the knowledge you'll gain from this skill set

This skill set will equip you to work in commercial accommodation, as Front of House staff or Porter personnel.

Be the face of a hotel reception desk with the knowledge you'll gain from this skill set

This skill set will equip you to work in commercial accommodation, as Front of House staff or Porter personnel.

You'll gain the following skills:

  • Prepare for guest arrival at and departure from hotel
  • Welcome and register guests
  • Provide Porter services
  • Prepare front office records
Skill set
National ID: RII30515
State ID: EAA53
Industry Engineering and Mining

Geological Assistant Skill Set

Keen to get out in the field and find employment in the mining industry?

Gain the skills and knowledge needed to seek employment in entry level geological assistant roles in either exploration, pit or underground environments as well as other entry level mining roles.

Keen to get out in the field and find employment in the mining industry?

With this Geological Assistant skill set you'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to seek employment in entry level geological assistant roles in either exploration, pit or underground environments as well as other entry level mining roles.

The units covered will be delivered in two clusters or groups:

Geological Field Assistance (4.5 hours per week)

  • RIIEGS303D Provide geological field assistance

Field and Mining Techniques (12 hours per week)

  • CPPSIS3016A Provide field support
  • RIISTD202D Collect routine site samples
  • RIIEGS202D Conduct fieldwork
  • RIIEGS301D Operate and maintain instruments and field equipment
  • RIIQUA201D Maintain and monitor site quality standards

To have the best chance of finding a job in the mining industry we recommend that you undertake this skill set concurrently with North Metropolitan TAFE's RII305115-SS-C Mining Field Operations skill set.

Please note a compulsory 4-day camp on an exploration site forms part of the requirements for completion of the Geological Assistant skill set. To attend this camp you need to have successfully completed or be in the process of completing the Mining Safety units covered in RII305115-SS-C Mining Field Operations skill set.

We strongly advise that you obtain a manual driver's licence to increase your employability in the mining industry and also recommend that you complete the two day 4WD driving course North Metropolitan TAFE offers (RII305115-SS-A Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle).  This particular course gives you an introduction to 4WD driving.

Skill set
National ID: 52770WA
State ID: EAB27
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Get Ready: Computers for Work Skill Set

Get ready for your next course, work next year or improve your computing skills

You will gain the information and skills you need to explore your future options.

Get ready for your next course or for work

Do you want to be ready for your next course or for work next year? Or maybe you need to improve your computing skills? If so this 10 week course will help you on your way.

The Get Ready for 2020 - Computers for Work skill set will provide you with the basic skills so that you are job ready. You will gain the information and skills you need to explore your future options.

There are no pre-requisites needed for this course, anyone is welcome. You could also earn credits for ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology.

Skill set
National ID: CHCSS00078
State ID: AD126
Industry Education and Community Services

High Support and Complex Care - Aged Care

Provide high level care and support in an aged care setting

You'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to identify and assess risk, support the complex needs of residents, and provide palliative care. This skill set is best suited for those working within the aged care or disability sectors.

Provide high level care and support in an aged care setting

Residents within the aged care sector have increasingly complex health care needs and higher acuity levels.  This increases the level of support and care needs of residents.  You'll gain additional skills to assess and identify the care needs of residents.  Understanding the importance of risk factors and potential impact on a resident is a key component to this skill set, along with methods to minimize and monitor interventions.  You'll also learn strategies to support residents' palliative care needs and medications competency.

This skill set is best suited for those working within the aged care or disability sectors.

 

Skill set
National ID: CHCSS00094
State ID: AD170
Industry Education and Community Services

High Support and Complex Care - Disability Skill Set

Provide high level care and support in an disability care setting

This skill set is suited for those working with clients with high support and complex care needs. You'll gain a range of strategies and skills to support and care for clients.

Provide high level care and support in an disability care setting

This skill set is suited for those working with clients with high support and complex care needs.  You'll gain a range of strategies and skills to support and care for clients. 
You'll also be equipped with additional skills to help you assess and identify the care needs of residents.  Understanding the importance of risk factors and potential impact on a resident is a key component to the skill set, along with strategies to minimize and monitor interventions.

Skill set
National ID: AE381
State ID: AE381
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Skill sets

Hospitality Service Skill Set

With restrictions easing across WA, our hospitality industry is getting back into busy mode and the jobs are out there

If you're keen to work in a restaurant, hotel, resort, club, bar or cafe environment, the Hospitality Service skill set is for you.

With restrictions easing across WA, our hospitality industry is getting back into busy mode and the jobs are out there

If you're keen to work in a restaurant, hotel, resort, club, bar or cafe environment, the Hospitality Service skill set is for you.

You'll learn about responsible service of alcohol (RSA), get some barista skills to use commercial machines and make a perfect espresso, communicating effectively and providing quality service to customers including the how to establish rapport with customers and determine and address customer needs, and responding and managing complaints. You'll also learn how to process cash and other payments using business technology, and reconcile takings at the end of the service period or day. This course also includes infection control and prevention procedures and food safety to ensure you're working safely.

Skill set
National ID: SHB50115
State ID: EAB64
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Online

Infection Control for the Personal Services Industry Skill Set

This skill set has been established as a quick response for current personal services employers and employees to build and buy back that trust.

You'll undertake two units of competency to demonstrate to your customers that you are taking every care and precaution to provide a safe environment for them. You will have the ability to review your clinic compliance with the applicable state and local council requirements.

With the current pandemic of COVID19, trust is at an all-time low and so encouraging customers back into personal services industry outlets such as Beauty Salons and Massage Clinics is vital.
This skill set has been established as a quick response for current personal services employers and employees to build and buy back that trust.

You'll undertake two units of competency from the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy, a nationally recognised qualification, to demonstrate to your customers that you are taking every care and precaution to provide a safe environment for them.
You will have the ability to review your clinic compliance with the applicable state and local council requirements.

This skill set provides an opportunity for those working in the Beauty or Massage Therapy industries to build on the skills they have already gained and help to reset their business during this challenging environment.

Skill set
National ID: HLTSS00064
State ID: AE112
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Online
Skill sets

Infection control Skill Set

Protect yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases

Gain an understanding of how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection. This skill set is most suited for those that are working in the health care sector, or those that would like to acquire a new skill before returning to employment.

Protect yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of building the capacity and understanding of the workforce to practice safe infection control procedures. This skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge to assist in protecting yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases. 

You will understand how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection.  It is most suited for those that are working in the health care sector, or those that would like to acquire a new skill before returning to employment.

This online course allows you to undertake studies within your own timeframe. You will receive a short induction and ongoing support from your lecturer. Once you have completed the online study component you will be required to book into a four hour practical lab session at our Mount Lawley campus where you will practice skills and undertake a workplace assessment.

 

Skill set
National ID: HLTSS00066
State ID: AE115
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Online
Skill sets

Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling)

Protect yourself and others in the hospitality sector from infectious diseases

Gain an understanding of how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection. This skill set is most suited for those that are working in the hospitality sector.

Protect yourself and others in the hospitality sector from infectious diseases

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of building the capacity and understanding of the workforce to practice safe infection control procedures. This skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge to assist in protecting yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases. 

You will understand how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection.  It is most suited for those that are working in the hospitality sector.

This online course allows you to undertake studies within your own timeframe. You will receive a short inducton and ongoing support from your lecturer. Once you have completed the online study component you will be required to book into a four hour practical lab session at our Mount Lawley campus where you will practice skills and undertake a workplace assessment.

 

 

Skill set
National ID: HLTSS00065
State ID: AE114
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control

Infection control Skill Set (Retail)

Protect yourself and others in the retail sector from infectious diseases

Gain an understanding of how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection. This skill set is most suited for those that are working in the retail sector.

Protect yourself and others in the retail sector from infectious diseases

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of building the capacity and understanding of the workforce to practice safe infection control procedures. This skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge to assist in protecting yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases. 

You will understand how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection.  It is most suited for those that are working in the retail sector.

This online course allows you to undertake studies within your own timeframe. You will receive a short induction and ongoing support from your lecturer. Once you have completed the online study component you will be required to book into a four hour practical lab session at our Mount Lawley campus where you will practice skills and undertake a workplace assessment.

 

Skill set
National ID: HLTSS00067
State ID: AE113
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control

Infection control Skill Set (Transport and Logistics)

Protect yourself and others in the transport and logistics sector from infectious diseases

Gain an understanding of how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection. This skill set is most suited for those that are working in the transport and logistics sector.

Protect yourself and others in the transport and logistics sector from infectious diseases

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of building the capacity and understanding of the workforce to practice safe infection control procedures. This skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge to assist in protecting yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases. 

You will understand how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection.  It is most suited for those that are working in the transport and logistics sector.

This online course allows you to undertake studies within your own timeframe. You will receive a short induction and ongoing support from your lecturer. Once you have completed the online study component you will be required to book into a four hour practical lab session at our Mount Lawley campus where you will practice skills and undertake a workplace assessment.

 

Skill set
National ID: AE388
State ID: AE388
Industry Building and Construction
Skill sets
Free*

Infrastructure Ready Skill Set

Build your future with skills in infrastructure

Gain the skills to prepare for a career in infrastructure projects, and pick up your White Card along the way!

Build your future with skills in infrastructure

Gain the skills to prepare for a career in infrastructure projects, and pick up your White Card along the way!

You will learn the knowledge and skills to work safely in the civil construction industry, communicate effectively on work sites and plan work in relation to infrastructure activities.

This introduction is suitable for students who wish to enter the industry with no or limited experience.

Skill set
National ID: CPC40912
State ID: EAA33
Industry Engineering and Mining

Install, Commission and Service Type B Gas Appliances Skill Set

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

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

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

If you:

  • Hold a current authorisation, or
  • Have completed the Supervised Gasfitter and Authorisation Courses within the last 2 years, or
  • Have trade or engineering qualifications

then this course will enhance your existing skills.

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

Successful completion of the unit, CPCPGS4023B Intall, commission and Service Type B Appliance, will equip you to service, maintain, rectify faults, recommission, install and commission Type B gas appliances.

Skill set
National ID: CPC32011
State ID: EAB86
Industry Building and Construction

Internal Carpentry Maintenance Skill Set

Build on your skills or begin a career in the construction industry.

Find employment in or or enhance your prospects in the construction industry, particularly in the field of maintenance.

This skill set will add to your skills in home maintenance or help begin a career in the construction industry.

If you want to find employment in or or enhance your prospects in the construction industry, particularly in the field of maintenance, this skill set will equip you to repair and maintain internal carpentry and fixings.

You'll cover aspects of carpentry related to the installation and repair of doors and windows.

Skill set
National ID: PSP50916
State ID: EAB44
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Interpreting Skills for NAATI Certification Skill Set

Are you, or will you be, in an interpreting or language-related role in the workplace or community?

This skill set will prepare you by providing guidance in interpreting techniques and help you meet two of the training prerequisite requirements of the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) Certified Provisional Interpreter test.

Interpreting is a skill that can be used to help people across many community and service industries

Are you, or will you be, in an interpreting or language-related role in the workplace or community? If so then this course will help you meet two of the training prerequisite requirements of the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) Certified Provisional Interpreter test. You will be given guidance in interpreting techniques.

Please note, you must meet English proficiency requirements to enrol, refer to entrance requirements below for further information.

Units

  • PSPTIS001 Apply codes and standards to ethical practice
  • PSPTIS002 Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments
  • PSPTIS003 Prepare to translate and interpret
  • PSPTIS042 Manage discourses in general settings

Please note: Successful completion of this skill set meets the minimum prerequisite training requirements set by NAATI for the Certified Provisional Interpreter test and is designed to prepare candidates for the NAATI test by providing information and training in interpreting techniques; it does not aim to produce fully trained interpreters.

Skill set
National ID: AE382
State ID: AE382
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Skill sets

Introduction to Cybersecurity Skill Set

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

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

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

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

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

 

Skill set
National ID: MEM30505
State ID: EAB76
Industry Engineering and Mining

Introduction to Drafting Skill Set

Explore a career as an engineering draftsperson

This skill set will give you entry-level knowledge and skills in the field of drafting and covers freehand sketching, using computer drawing software (CAD) and interpreting technical drawings.

Explore a career as an engineering draftsperson

This skill set will give you entry-level knowledge and skills in the field of drafting and covers freehand sketching, using computer drawing software (CAD) and interpreting technical drawings.

Skill set
National ID: AE377
State ID: AE377
Industry Business and Finance
Free*
Skill sets

Job Ready Basics Skill Set

A little extra support and a confidence boost to get into a job

This skill set is perfect if you feel that you need a little extra support and a confidence boost to get into a job. It focuses on health, wellbeing and personal development.

The Job Ready Basics skill set is perfect if you feel that you need a little extra support and a confidence boost to get into a job.

It focuses on health, wellbeing and personal development. Follow this up with a visit to your local Jobs and Skills Centre, where you can get free advice and support to with your CV and writing job applications, and you'll be job ready!

This skill set provides a pathway to further study in the following Lower fees, local skills half-price course fees qualifications.

Skill set
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PLB-V1423
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Library Digital Technologies Skills

Gain the skills required to work in WA libraries

This skill set covers digital skills required to work in a range of library settings.

Gain the skills required to work in WA libraries

This course has been developed in consultation with WA libraries and covers the skills and knowledge required to record and prioritise client support activities, determine required resources, and solve client information and communications technology (ICT) problems.  You will also learn to use a range of multimedia equipment and library programs.

The course lecturer, Colleen Harris, has 30 years professional experience and over 15 years of experience training students enrolled in Library and Information Services award courses at North Metropolitan TAFE. She has also provided training to government professionals.

Skill set
National ID: HLT54115
State ID: EAA98
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Medicines and Intravenous Therapy Skill Set

Further your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this nationally accredited skill set

Gain the skills required to administer medicines and intravenous therapy. Any registered enrolled nurse may enrol and there are no prerequisites or need for specific experience.

Gain more skills to further your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this Medicines and Intravenous Therapy skill set.

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who is currently working in a health care environment, you can gain the skills required to administer medicines and intravenous therapy by completing this skill set which covers Nationally Accredited unit HLTENN007 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy. This comprehensive unit covers all aspects of medication administration including a variety of methods; oral, otic, ocular, topical, rectal, vaginal, enteral, subcutaneous (subcut), intramuscular (IM), intravenous (IV) injection and infusion via a PIVC and blood and blood products, amongst others. The unit consists of online theory and a series of workshops, simulated assessments and workplace competencies.

Any registered enrolled nurse may enrol in the unit; there are no prerequisites and no need for specific experience (full unit enrolment). There are different entry points if you already have the formal qualifications and experience in administering some medications (partial unit enrolment).

See our flyer(opens in a new tab) for more details about adding to your skills.

 

Skill set
National ID: RII30515
State ID: EAA54
Industry Engineering and Mining

Mining Field Operation Skill Set

Gain the skills and knowledge needed to live, work, and operate in the field

This course also covers the safety and communication requirements for employment in the resources sector.

This Mining Field Operations skill set will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to  live, work, and operate in the field.  You'll also cover the safety and communication requirements for employment in the resources sector.

The units included in this skill set are delivered in two groups or clusters:

Mining Safety (2 hours per week)

  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace

Mining Field Logistics (5 hours per week)

  • RIIENV201D Identify and assess an environmental and heritage concerns
  • RIIEGS201D Operate in isolated and remote situations
  • RIIEGS302D Plan and undertake field trip
  • RIIENG305D Navigate in remote or trackless areas

To have the best chance of finding a job in the mining industry we recommend that you undertake this skill set concurrently with North Metropolitan TAFE's RII305115-SS-B Geological Assistant skill set.

Please note a compulsory 4-day camp on an exploration site forms part of the requirements for completion of the Mining Field Operations skill set.  

We strongly advise that you obtain a manual driver's licence to increase your employability in the mining industry and also recommend that you complete the two day 4WD driving course North Metropolitan TAFE offers (RII305115-SS-A Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle).  This particular course gives you an introduction to 4WD driving.

Skill set
National ID: SIT30116
State ID: EAB73
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Opera Property Management System for Hotel Reservations Skill Set

Gain skills in the computerised reservations sytem used in many of the world's large hotel chains

This skill set will provide you with the skills needed to check guests in and out of commercial accommodation using the Opera Property Management System.

Gain the skills you need for the computerised reservations system used in many of the world's large hotel chains

Opera Property Management System is computerised reservations software that is used in hotels all over the world. Our skill set will provide you with the skills needed to check guests in and out of commercial accommodation using the Opera Property Management System giving you portable skills that can help you find employment anywhere Opera is being used.

You'll gain the following skills:

  • Process reservations for hotel services using Opera PMS
  • Prepare for guest arrival at and departure from hotel
  • Prepare front office records and reports
Skill set
National ID: RII30515
State ID: EAA52
Industry Engineering and Mining

Operate and Maintain a Four Wheel Drive Vehicle Skill Set

Go off the beaten track

Broaden your skill set with this accredited course. You'll learn to drive and maintain a 4WD in an off-road environment and on successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Get the skills to go off the beaten track

If you are looking for work at a mine site or you are already working onsite, or simply want to broaden your skillset we can help you gain the basic skills to drive and maintain a 4WD in an environment beyond the city streets.

This one day four wheel driving course will introduce you to the vehicle skills you need to work in many different industries including the geological and mining industries. This course will give you time behind the wheel and prepare you for routine and emergency situations while operating a 4WD vehicle. You'll start at our East Perth campus before going to experience some four wheel drive tracks on the outskirts of Perth.

A manual drivers licence is a prerequisite for this course.

You'll need to wear steel capped boots, a hat, long sleeved shirt and long pants. 

On successful completion of this course you will receive a Statement of Attainment for RII30515-SS-A (RIIVEH305E) Operate and Maintain a four wheel drive vehicle.

 

 

Skill set
National ID: AE150
State ID: AE150
Industry Business and Finance
Free*
Skill sets

Operating a Small Business Skill Set

If you've ever wanted to set up your own small business this free skill set will give you the skills you need

You'll gain the skills you need to be business or job ready in any field of small business.

This skill set is free for everyone

If you're currently operating or thinking about starting up a small business, or would like to get job ready for an administrative support position in a small business operation, this is the skill set for you! 

The Operating a Small Business Skill Set offers a fantastic range of skills and knowledge to get you job ready. You'll learn how to design and produce business documents and publications, digitally design and develop text-based documents,  develop spreadsheets through the use of both cloud-based and non-cloud based applications, identify financial requirements of a business including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to garner financial support, and understand workplace health and safety (WHS) legislation and its application to safe work practices. It even covers how to create and build a social networking presence using social media tools and applications. 

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

PID Skill Set

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

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

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

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

Skill set
National ID: AHC31416
State ID: EAA14
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Pesticides Skill Set (Level 3)

Meet the requirements for pest industry licensing

Designed to meet the Department of Health requirements to gain a Pest Management Technician Licence to treat mainly weeds and other minor pests in lawns and gardens, landscaping, bushland or minesite rehabilitation.

Meet the requirements for pest industry licensing

This Skill Set has been designed to meet the Department of Health requirements to gain a Pest Management Technician Licence to treat mainly weeds and other minor pests in lawns and gardens, landscaping, bushland or minesite rehabilitation.

For further information regarding the technician licence and requirements visit the Department of Health website(opens in a new tab) .

Skill set
National ID: AHC31416
State ID: EAB02
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Pesticides Skill Set (Level 4)

Meet the requirements for pest industry licensing

Designed to meet the Department of Health requirements to gain a Pest Management Technician Licence to treat mainly weeds and other minor pests in lawns and gardens, landscaping, bushland or minesite rehabilitation

Meet the requirements for pest industry licensing

This Skill Set has been designed to meet the Department of Health requirements to gain a Pest Management Technician Licence to treat mainly weeds and other minor pests in lawns and gardens, landscaping, bushland or minesite rehabilitation.

For further information regarding the technician licence and requirements visit the Department of Health website(opens in a new tab) .

Skill set
National ID: CUA41115
State ID: EAB78
Industry Creative Industries

Photography - Black and White Darkroom Skill Set

Let's get creatively traditional in black and white

You'll need a film camera and an interest in producing traditional B&W prints to get the most of this skill set.

Let's get creatively traditional in black and white

You'll need a film camera and an interest in producing traditional B&W prints to get the most of this skill set. Learn with lecturers who are experienced photographers and develop your skills in our functional teaching darkroom.

Gain these skills:

  • Film processing
  • printing from negatives

 

Skill set
National ID: CPC40912
State ID: EAA83
Industry Building and Construction

Plumbing Contractor's Licence Skill Set

Don’t let your opportunities go down the drain

In just six weeks of full-time study you'll have the necessary requirements to apply for your Plumbing Contractor’s Licence with the Plumbing Licensing Board. Or you can choose to specialise in drainage or backflow and water supply.

Become the real deal with just six-weeks of full-time study to earn your Plumbing Contractor’s Licence

On successful completion of this skill set you will be able to apply to the Plumbing Licensing Board(opens in a new tab) (PLB), for your Plumbing Contractor’s Licence.

You will also gain the skills to be able to supervise works carried out by tradespersons and/or apprentices; build your own business; estimate job costs on water, sanitary and drainage systems, and much more.

You’ll need to successully complete all of the units listed below to apply for the full Plumbing Contractor’s Licence. If however you wish to specialise in only Drainage or Backflow and Water Supply, you will need to complete the core units and the units listed in your chosen specialisation.

Skill set
National ID: AHC20416
State ID: EAC08
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

Production Nursery Skill Set

Learn aspects of working in a nursery and plant propagation

This skill set leads to entry level employment in the horticulture industry and covers basic nursery preparation skills for plant propagation and care for nursery plants.

Learn aspects of working in a nursery and plant propagation

This skill set is will give you the skills and knowledge for entry level employment in a nursery centre and covers basic nursery preparation skills for plant propagation and care for nursery plants. It is suitable for anyone wishing to work in Horticulture industry.    

Successful completion of this Skill Set will give you credit towards Certificate II Horticulture, Certificate III in Horticulture or Certificate II Conservation and Land Management.

 

Skill set
National ID: MSF50218
State ID: EAB79
Industry Creative Industries

Project Management for Interior Designers and Decorators Skill Set

Turn your design concept into a reality with this customised Project Management skill set

This skill set will equip you with the tools needed to manage a small design project meaning you can turn your concept into a reality.

Turn your design concept into a reality with this customised Project Management skill set

Your creative flair and skills will help you create a design concept and this skill set will equip you with the tools needed to manage a small design project meaning you can turn your concept into a reality.

All you need is your creativity and basic computer skills and you'll be able to gain practical project management skills to help you on a pathway in Interior Design and Decoration.
North Metropolitan TAFE offers you the opportunity for further study in Interior Design with our MSF40218 BEC5 Diploma of Interior Design(opens in a new tab) .

 

 

 

Skill set
National ID: BSB51615
State ID: EAB31
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Quality Auditing Skill Set

Ensuring compliance and quality across the workplace

This skill set is aimed at Managers, Supervisors, Team Leaders and others responsible for initiating, leading and reporting on internal or external reviews/audits against a pre-determined set of standards (e.g. Aged Care Quality Standards, Registered Training Organisation Standards).

Ensuring compliance and quality across the workplace

Our Quality Auditing Skill Set is aimed at Managers, Supervisors, Team Leaders and others responsible for initiating, leading and reporting on internal or external reviews/audits against a pre-determined set of standards (e.g. Aged Care Quality Standards, Registered Training Organisation Standards).

Types of audits include external or internal systems audits or process or product/service audits.

The units that make up this skill set are taken from the Diploma of Quality Auditing.

BSBAUD501 Initiate a quality audit
BSBAUD503 Lead a quality audit
BSBAUD504 Report on a quality audit

 

The audit process delivered during this skill set is modelled on the Australian Standard AS/NZS ISO 19011:2014: Guidelines for auditing management systems. You'll be able to refer to copies of the Guidleines throughout the training program.

You'll gain the knowledge and skills you require via online presentations and activities over approximately ten weeks. This will be followed by a meeting with your Assessor to discuss the assessment requirements and how to achieve these within your workplace. North Metropolitan TAFE's Assessors possess a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field of quality auditing.

 

Skill set
National ID: CHC42015
State ID: EAC05
Industry Education and Community Services

Recognise and Respond Appropriately to Domestic and Family Violence Skill Set

Be better informed about Domestic and Family Violence and help raise awareness of the issues involved

Expand your knowledge and skills and help recognise situations where people are experiencing domestic and family violence, and develop core skills and knowledge in offering support.

Be better informed about Domestic and Family Violence and help raise awareness of the issues involved

Expand your knowledge and skills and help recognise situations where people are experiencing domestic and family violence, and develop core skills and knowledge in offering support.

If you are working or volunteering in a community service context and wish to learn more about domestic and family violence and how to provide immediate intervention and support this skill set will give you the knowledge you need.

It is recommended that students be over 18 or have experience in the Community Service industry.

 

 

Skill set
National ID: CHC32015
State ID: EAB87
Industry Education and Community Services

Safety and Protection of Children and Young People for Sports, Recreation and Community organisations Skill Set

Gain the skills required to protect children and young people engaged in community based activities

If you are in contact with children and young people through work or volunteering in a community based group or you are working with vulnerable people this course will teach you compliance with the child safety industry, regulatory and organisational requirements.

Gain the skills required to protect children and young people engaged in community based activities

If you are in contact with children and young people through work or volunteering in a community based group such as a sporting club, dance or martial arts studio, training organisation, or you are working with vulnerable people this course will teach you compliance with the child safety industry, regulatory and organisational requirements. This includes identifying and controlling three child safety risks over an assessment period of one month in a community or simulated community based setting.

Skill set
National ID: UEE21611
State ID: EAA88
Industry Building and Construction

Security Installer Licence Class 2 Skill Set

Technical security installer training to meet licencing requirements

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

Technical security installer training to meet licencing requirements

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

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

 

Skill set
National ID: 52724WA
State ID: EAB95
Industry Engineering and Mining

Steel Design and Drafting Skill Set (Civil and Structural)

Gain, upskill, improve skills in Steel Design and Drafting

This skill set will help you further develop current skills in steel design and drafting for Civil Engineering, or improve and consolidate CAD skills for steel design drafting.

Gain, upskill, improve skills in Steel Design and Drafting 

The training provided in this skill set will help you upskill current skills in steel design and drafting for Civil Engineering, or improve and consolidate CAD skills for steel design drafting learned during your university course or gain new skills needed for redeployment within your organisation.

Gain these skills:

  • 3D modelling
  • Drafting and designing in civil engineering industry

You may also like to consider study in the Concrete Design and Drafting Skill Set (Civil & Structural)(opens in a new tab)

Skill set
National ID: CHC40213
State ID: EAB77
Industry Education and Community Services
Online

Supporting Children (2 - 12 years) with Autism Skill Set

Support children with autism in school or child care settings

This skill set has been designed to help you support children aged 2 - 12 who have educational needs associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Gain the skills needed to support children with autism in school or child care settings

This skill set has been designed to help you support children aged 2 - 12 who have educational needs associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

If you are a teacher, an education assistant or an early childhood educator, North Metropolitan TAFE's experienced lecturers can provide you with the knowledge to support children with autism in school or care settings.

Skill set
National ID: ICT30118
State ID: EAB84
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Online

Web Development for Small Business Owners Skill Set

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

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

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

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

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

Skills you will gain:

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

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

Skill set
National ID: MEM40105
State ID: EAB59
Industry Engineering and Mining

Weld to Code AS1796 Preparatory Skill Set

Work towards Welding Supervisor certification to advance your welding career

This theory based skill set will give you the required knowledge of safe and appropriate welding practices to meet the theory component of Australian Standard 1796 (AS1796).

Strengthen your skills to advance your welding career

This course will provide you with the required knowledge of safe and appropriate welding practices to meet the theory component of Australian Standard 1796 (AS1796).

The skill set is designed for apprentices in heavy or light fabrication who are nearing completion of their TAFE studies and others with a suitable trade qualification, or relevant experience working as a tradesperson in the welding and fabrication industry, who are looking to further their welding knowledge.

Skill set
National ID: AE376
State ID: AE376
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free*
Skill sets

Work in Hospitality Skill Set

WA has a large and vibrant hospitality industry — from bars and cafes through to world class restaurants and venues, hotels and resorts.

Hospitality offers a range of both entry-level jobs and career development opportunities, and the Work in Hospitality skill set is the perfect introduction to the industry, giving you the critical skills employers are looking for.

WA has a large and vibrant hospitality industry — from bars and cafes through to world class restaurants and venues, hotels and resorts.

Hospitality offers a range of both entry-level jobs and career development opportunities, and the Work in Hospitality skill set is the perfect introduction to the industry, giving you the critical skills employers are looking for. To get you job ready, you'll learn about areas of health and wellbeing and personal development, how to use workplace technology and business systems, and responsible service of alcohol (RSA). It also includes infection control and prevention procedures and food safety to ensure you're working safely.

Lower fees, local skills half price further study pathways
Skill set
National ID: CHC32015
State ID: EAC10
Industry Education and Community Services

Working in a Trauma Informed Way in the Mental Health and Community Sector Skill Set

Work from a trauma informed care perspective

Develop your knowledge and understanding of trauma when working with people living with mental health issues in the community services and health sector.

Work from a trauma informed care perspective

Develop your knowledge and understanding of trauma when working with people living with mental health issues in the community services and health sector.

Whether you are working or volunteering in the community services or mental health sectors, this skill set will help you to work from a trauma informed care perspective.

It is recommended that students be over 18 or have experience in the Community Service industry.

Skill set
National ID: SIT40116
State ID: EAB85
Industry Business and Finance

e-Marketing Activities for Small Business Skill Set

Learn what will help your business

e-Marketing can benefit all small businesses, you'll gain the skills and knowledge required to coordinate a range of marketing and promotional activities for your small business.

e-Marketing can benefit all small businesses, learn what will help your business

The e-Marketing Activities for Small Business Skill Set will provide you with the skills to develop and evaluate a strategic marketing plan utilising both traditional and digital marketing channels. It covers coordinating a range of communication, marketing and promotional activities using technology for your small business.

The course offers a range of skills to support job seekers, job keepers, career changers and small business operators and has been specifically designed to help businesses and workforces adjust to the changing operating environment, by building or enhancing skills and knowledge in business and technology to stay competitive.                   

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