Online study and application

A​ flexible way to obtain a qualification

If you’re looking for a flexible and convenient way to study that fits around your busy lifestyle, online study could be the answer.

Studying online doesn’t mean you’ll be sitting reading a screen all by yourself, with nobody to talk to and no lecturer to help you – many of our online courses are run in virtual classrooms so you’ll be able to interact with your classmates and lecturer.

Please note the following information will assist you prior to completing the Online application form below.

 

FAQs

Learning online can be a great way to get skilled — whether your life doesn't have room for going to classes, or you like the idea of a more flexible pace of learning.

Online learning works differently depending on the course you study – more information is available on the relevant course page - see our online course list below.

The assessment of your online units may involve:

  • video submissions to demonstrate your skills in the workplace or simulated environment (eg conducting a meeting or making a presentation)
  • attendance on campus to demonstrate skills in a simulated workplace environment or completion of a supervised assessment
  • participation in assessment activities via a live virtual classroom or simulated workplace environment
  • some courses require online weekly or fortnightly collaborate sessions
  • submission of documentation based on workplace scenarios
  • voluntary or paid role in a business or community organisation, with responsibilities that allow you to demonstrate your skills and to have access to other important resources such as workplace documentation or real customers
  • completion of observation checklists or supervised assessments by an approved person in your workplace, eg a workplace supervisor with verified credentials

If you’re thinking of studying with us online, you’ll need access to the following:

  • Reliable broadband internet access
  • Headset with speakers and microphone (for interactive Blackboard Collaborate sessions)
  • Computer with ability to edit Word Documents (.doc / .docx)
  • Computer with ability to view Adobe Portable Documents (.pdf)
  • Access to a video recording device with the capability to transfer to a computer/YouTube (e.g. iPhone or similar smartphone, or traditional video camcorder).

We’ll let you know if there’s any specific programs you need for your studies.

If you are concerned that your computer is not suitable, please contact us and we’ll let you know the exact requirements for your course.

To study online, you will need some basic computer skills, including the ability to use:

  • A computer mouse (or track pad) and keyboard (non-expert typing is fine!)
  • Programs like Microsoft Office (Word is the most used)
  • The internet and know how to search the web
  • Email
  • Discussion forums or blogs.

If you have any concerns, contact us at enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au and we can put you in touch with your course lecturer.

Yes, some of the courses on the list can be done completely online. However some of the courses require a practical component which can't be done online, or some may be a mix of online and face-to-face learning.

We’ll let you know what's required for your course.

Every few years course Training Packages are changed and updated to align with industry requirements.

This means that if you do not complete all the units within the current course by the end of the teachout period, there will be a requirement for you to transition into the newest version of your qualification, which potentially will require you to complete additional units and possibly pay extra fees. If you have any concerns or questions in relation to these changes, please contact the learning area for further information.

Below is a list of courses that have been recently updated for implementation within the next 12 - 18 months:

  • BSB30115 Certificate III in Business
  • BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration
  • BSB31015 Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal)
  • BSB31115 Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)
  • ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology
  • ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (Web Technologies)
  • BSB31215 Certificate III in Library and Information Services
  • BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business
  • BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration
  • BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources
  • BSB42215 Certificate IV in Legal Services
  • BSB42115 Certificate IV in Library and Information Services
  • BSB42415 Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication
  • ICT40518 Certificate IV in Programming
  • BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice
  • ICT40315 Certificate IV in Web-based Technologies
  • BSB50215 Diploma of Business
  • BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration
  • BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resources Management
  • BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership & Management
  • BSB52215 Diploma of Legal Services
  • BSB52115 Diploma of Library and Information Services
  • BSB52415 Diploma of Marketing and Communication
  • BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management
  • ICT50718 Diploma of Software Development
  • ICT50615 Diploma of Website Development

Some courses will have two intakes per year (semester 1 and semester 2) and other courses will have four intakes per year (each term).  

To check when your chosen course is available, please visit the specific course page from the online course list below.  

Builder’s Registration

You can submit your application at any time. Courses commence following consultation with the study area.

Commerce (Business & Finance)

Intakes

Applications open

Applications close

Start date

End date

Term 1 2021 23 September 2020 7 January 2021 1 February 2021 25 June 2021
Term 2 2021 8 January 2021 18 March 2021 27 April 2021 24 September 2021
Term 3 2021 28 April 2021 9 June 2021 19 July 2021 10 December 2021

 

Japanese (Certificates II &  III)

Intakes

Applications open

Applications close

Start date

End date

Semester 1 2021 1 December 2020 5 February 2021 1 February 2021 25 June 2021
Semester 2 2021 3 May 2021 23 July 2021 19 July 2021 10 December 2021

 

Library and Information Services

Intakes

Applications open

Applications close

Start date

End date

Semester 1 2021 24 June 2020 7 January 2021 1 February 2021 25 June 2021
Semester 2 2021 8 January 2021 9 June 2021 26 July 2021 10 December 2021

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in an online basis.  

Specific course information

  • All online students are required to setup and monitor their TAFE email address and follow all other instructions provided with enrolment confirmation.
  • For information on fees, units and course stages view our Indicative Fees Online Courses (1,019 KB) (PDF document) list. Please note, these fees are estimates only for students enrolling in an online basis.
  • Each unit will require an average of 3-6 hours per week for learning and assessments.
  • A standard study period runs for 20 weeks, if you complete your units within the first 10 weeks of study you may be able to enrol in additional units in the next term intake.  This will allow you to complete your course in a shorter period of time.  
  • All courses have been structured so that students are able to complete the course within 2 years. Typically, online courses take longer to complete than on-campus courses because they are designed for students who need to learn flexibly while juggling other commitments in their lives.  
  • All courses have a compulsory weekly or fortnightly,  1-2 hour online collaborate session where students will interact with their lecturer online. 
  • Students are required to make satisfactory progress through their courses and complete their qualification within 2-3 years as training packages are constantly reviewed to keep abreast of industry changes.
  • Upon receipt of a successful application, applicants enrolling in a new course will be enrolled in Stage 1 of the course and continuing students will be enrolled in the next stage of their studies.  
  • Please ensure you have supporting documentation if you are applying for a Diploma level qualification. This includes transcripts from a related Certificate IV or relevant work experience history. The Course Coordinator or Head of Programs may contact you to discuss your enrolment.

North Metropolitan TAFE Community Services online programs use a blended delivery model.  This means that not all of the course program will be taught in the online setting.  You will need to attend some face to face workshops to complete the assessment requirements of the program.  Some practical assessment is required and attendance at these is compulsory.

  • Each course is divided into six (6) month blocks which run over twelve (12) or eighteen months.  Commencement points are in February and July each year. 
  • Students must pass each stage before progressing to the next stage.
  • You will be allocated a lecturer for each stage of your learning journey.
  • Students will be required to attend a compulsory orientation evening.
  • Our Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation (UEE40411) is targeted at qualified electricians. It cost is approx. $1,500 
  • You can enrol any time you like and will have 12 months from enrolment to complete the course.
  • Electrical apprentices can complete the course in their fourth year, then apply for the award after they receive their Certificate III or electrical licence. 
  • In terms of duration, the course is 12-months long but is fully flexible, so you can complete quicker or slower (up to a year).  It is entirely up to you.  
  • The learning material is online so you watch lectures, read the material provided and complete quizzes and assessments.  
  • There is a practical component which takes around two weeks and is completed at our Midland campus, but once again this can be done at times that suit you.  You can do it in one two-week block, or one day a week, etc.
  • You can come and go at any time, except school holidays when we are closed. The assessment centre is only located at Midland campus.
  •  We also offer a PID Loop Tuning skillset as an option to those who are enrolling in UEE40411.
    This course is optional, but will run seamlessly with the UEE40411 if you choose it.
    It basically puts into practice all the work you will have done in the instrumentation course.
    It generally takes another 2-3 days of practical work and it costs around $250.
  • This nationally-recognised qualification is a basis for a career as an Electronics and Communications Technician or Supervisor, providing a variety of competencies such as:
    • Electronics fundamentals
    • Engineering drawing, Installation and workshop skills
    • Digital systems and microcontrollers
    • Telecommunication Cabling Registration
    • Wireless and radio communications
    • Project specification writing; supervisory and maintenance management skills
  • The qualification is flexible:
    • Delivered partially online (50%) and on campus over 3 stages
    • Practicals and some theory tests to be completed on Campus either by appointment or in a scheduled group
    • If you hold a recent Certificate II in electronics a credit transfer for stage 1 will be granted
    • If you hold a trade certificate in electronics an RPL or credit transfer will be granted for specific units and a six months upgrade will need to be undertaken on and off campus
  • Students are required to participate in online sessions – further information will be provided upon enrolment.  
  • For entry into Certificate III in Applied Language, participants must have successfully completed the 10297NAT Certificate II in Applied Language or can demonstrate equivalent competencies.
  • Each unit of study will require an average of 4-6 hours per week for learning and assessments.
  • Upon receipt of a successful application, applicants enrolling in a new course will be enrolled in Stage 1 of the course and continuing students will be enrolled in the next stage of their studies.  
  • Please ensure you have supporting documentation if you are applying for a Diploma level qualification. This includes transcripts from a related Certificate IV or relevant work experience history. The Course Coordinator or Head of Programs may contact you to discuss your enrolment.

Online enrolment form

To study online at North Metropolitan TAFE, please complete the form below and submit.

Please note if the course you wish to study is a skill set visit the course page for application information.


Personal details
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To create or retrieve your USI please go to www.usi.gov.au
If you have previously studied at North Metropolitan TAFE,  please provide your Student ID if known.
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Education
Are you currently enrolled in secondary studies?

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   

Please summarise or attach a list of your work experience you may wish to have taken into account (Job title, company, duration).

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Our online courses

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
National ID: FNS50217
State ID: BDP8
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Diploma of Accounting

Add to the number of skills you've already gained

Enhance your accounting skills by learning more about budgets and forecasts and financial reporting. You'll also gain practical experience in managing small teams and developing business plans.

Accounting is the language of practical business life

This course builds on the Certificate IV in Accounting and provides you with skills in creating manual and computerised summaries of the financial transactions of an organisation.

You'll also manage a small team as a project and develop business plans.

Keen to get started? We offer this course online, visit Apply and enrol for more information.

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

Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

Make a difference to the lives of others

Assist with supporting clients with alcohol and drug issues

Make a difference to the lives of others

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

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

Certificate IV
National ID: 10297NAT
State ID: AB39
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies
Online

Certificate II in Applied Language (Japanese)

Begin your Japanese adventure with some essential language skills.

You'll gain oral and written communication skills.

Are you keen to travel in Japan? Start your journey by learning how to communicate in Japanese

This Certificate II in Applied Language (Japanese) will assist you in both oral and written communication in social and workplace settings.

 

Certificate II
National ID: 10661NAT
State ID: AB46
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies
Online

Certificate III in Applied Language (Japanese)

Continue your Japanese adventure and further develop your language skills

This course is a continuation of the Certificate II in Applied Language (Japanese). You'll learn to communicate in Japanese in routine business, social, work and private situations.

Continue your Japanese adventure and further develop your language skills

This qualification will expand on the language skills gained in the Certificate II in Applied Language (Japanese). You'll learn both oral and written communication skills for a variety of settings including routine business, social, work and private situations.

Certificate III
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 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: AUR20218
State ID: BDQ6
Industry Automotive
Half price^
Online

Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

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

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

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

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

Certificate II
National ID: BSB30115
State ID: AVR7
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Certificate III in Business

Work in various roles in an office in any industry

This course will give you the essential skills needed to work in an office environment and exposure to general business practices including trading with other businesses, customer service, creating business and text documents using business software.

An introduction to Business that could take you anywhere

If you want the essential skills needed to work in an office environment and exposure to general business practices, then this qualification will help you on your way.

Study this course and you'll gain skills and knowledge needed to work in various roles in an office in any industry. You'll become familiar with trading with other businesses, customer service, creating business and text documents using business software, and business processes.

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

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

Certificate IV in Business

Gain a strong foundation in current business trends

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

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

Gain a strong foundation in current business trends

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

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

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

Certificate IV
National ID: BSB40515
State ID: AVS9
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Certificate IV in Business Administration

Develop your advanced office administration skills

Gain skills that can be applied to a diverse range of organisations. You'll learn in our simulated work environment and cover travel management, customer service, and extend your skills in creating business documents.

Keen to get going on your studies in Business Administration?

This course will help you develop your skills in advanced office administrative procedures to work in a diverse range of organisations. While studying in our simulated work environment you will learn how to manage travel arrangements, customer service and extend your skills in creating business documents such as spreadsheets. 

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

Certificate IV
National ID: BSB31115
State ID: AVT0
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)

Work in medical administration

This course will give you skills and knowledge specific to a medical practice environment including administration processes and how to use Medical Director’s Pracsoft software.

Want to make a start working within medical administration?

Be it your local medical practice or a larger hospital setting, this course includes all the necessary skills to get your career on its way. You will gain skills and knowledge specific to a medical practice environment including administration processes and learn to use Medical Director’s Pracsoft software.

Certificate III
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 basic skills and knowledge required to deliver 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
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: SC
State ID: SC-JTE-V1424
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

CyberSecurity Awareness for Beginners

Gain an understanding of basic cyber security principles to use at home or in the office

Gain a quick understanding of the broad principles and terminology required to secure your IT assets at home or in a small business.

Gain an understanding of basic cyber security principles that you can apply at home or the office

This course is aimed at novices and will give you an introduction into cyber security awareness. You'll gain a quick understanding of the broad principles and terminology required to secure your IT assets at home or in a small business.

This course is also suitable for professional development to ensure employees have a basic understanding of cyber awareness, so they do not become victims to social engineering practices.

On completion of a short quiz, to ensure you understand the content, you will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Short course
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: UEE40411
State ID: A135
Industry Building and Construction
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^
Online

Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation

Become instrumental in maintaining high tech control systems

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

Become instrumental in maintaining high tech control systems

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

To complete this qualification you will need to have prerequisite, core and other units required for the Certificate IV credited via an RPL or Credit Transfer process.

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

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

Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications

Amp up your career in electronics and telecommunications

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

Amp up your career in electronics and telecommunications

Complete the Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications and you’ll have the practical skills and knowledge to work with radio/telecommunication, data systems/cabling and computer network hardware.

This course is delivered partially online and on campus over 18 months. If you have completed a Certificate II or a trade certificate in Electronics (or equivalent) you can apply for a credit transfer reducing your study time by either six or 12 months.

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

Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade

Are you ready for an advanced engineering career?

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

Are you ready for an advanced engineering career?

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

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

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

Diploma
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
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
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
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
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: 22473VIC
State ID: BEH66
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate II in General Education for Adults

Build a solid base for your future

This course will develop your reading, writing, maths and employability skills to prepare you for a further study pathway. It is also offered as part of the Launchpad program.

Do you want to build a solid base for your future?

This course offers a possible pathway to further studies for students who have not achieved satisfactory grades in Year 10 at school. You will be interviewed and assessed to be placed in the right course for you.

The Certificate II in General Education for Adults assists you to develop your reading, writing, maths and employability skills to prepare you for a further study pathway.

Continuous enrolment is available for online and off campus delivery only. You have six months to complete the course from your enrolment date.

Certificate II
National ID: 22474VIC
State ID: BEH65
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies

Certificate III in General Education for Adults

Step into further study or employment

This practical course is an ideal way to develop your literacy, numeracy and employability skills. On completion you could consider further study or employment. It is also offered as part of the Launchpad program.

Do you want to build a solid base for your future?

This practical course is an ideal way to develop your literacy, numeracy and employability skills to step into further study or employment. It is designed to meet the minimum entry requirements for a range of industry qualifications, and offers an alternative to Year 11 high school studies.

This course has continuous enrolment which means you have six months to complete the course from your enrolment date.

Our General Education area offers programs designed to meet the needs of students with different learning styles and needs.

You will be interviewed and assessed to be placed in the right course for you.

Please note This course will only run with sufficient enrolments.

Certificate III
National ID: BSB41015
State ID: AVT3
Industry Business and Finance
Half price^
Online

Certificate IV in Human Resources

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

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

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

Play a crucial part in the success of an organisation

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

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

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

Keen to get started? We offer this course online.

Certificate IV
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
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
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
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
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: BSB51918
State ID: BEA0
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Diploma of Leadership and Management

Step-up your management career

You'll learn how to provide leadership and to manage the work of others to meet organisational objectives. This course covers managing business operations, finances and budgets, staff recruitment, selection and induction, and project management.

Combine your existing experience with the Diploma to step-up your management career

Complete the Diploma of Leadership and Management and you will have the practical skills and knowledge to work in a range of organisations in a supervisory, team leader or introductory management role. This qualification will compliment your current workplace experience with industry requirements.

You will learn how to provide leadership and to manage the work of others to meet the objectives of the organisation. This course covers all aspects of management and you will also learn to develop administrative systems and produce complex documentation.

Keen to get started? We offer this course via online study.

Diploma
National ID: BSB42215
State ID: AVR9
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Certificate IV in Legal Services

An in-depth look at the legal system

This course will give you an understanding of legal terminology and complex legal correspondence, and skills in providing support in law matters and non-legal advice. Successful completion of this course could see you providing legal direction and support in the public or private sector.

Put your skills into practice

This course provides an in-depth look at the legal system including courts and legal personnel. Topics include legal communication, research, evidence, torts, compliance, innovation and sustainability.

Upon successful completion of this course you'll be able to provide legal direction and support in legal matters in public or private sector job roles.

Keen to get going on your studies? You can start your studies online.

 

Certificate IV
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.

This course is delivered fully online. The course lecturer has 30 years experience and over 15 years of experience training students enrolled in Library and Information Services award courses at North Metropolitan TAFE. She also provided training to government professionals.

Short course
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PLB-V1393
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Library Essential Skills

An introduction to the essentials of working in a library

You'll gain skills in communication and customer service, searching databases, as well as basic IT troubleshooting and staging public activities and events.

A comprehensive foundation

This course will introduce you to the essentials of working in a library. You'll gain skills in communication and customer servicesearching databases, as well as basic IT troubleshooting and staging public activities and events. This course is delivered fully online.

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

Short course
National ID: BSB52115
State ID: AZJ4
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Online

Diploma of Library and Information Services

Advance your skills in library and information services

On successful completion of this course you will be able to apply for membership to the Australian Library and Information Association and you will have the necessary skills and knowledge to work in public, academic and special libraries, such as health and law, or other information organisations.

Gain advanced skills and knowledge for your career in library and information services

This course will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to work in public, academic and special libraries, such as health and law, or other information organisations. Our lecturers are library professionals, up-to-date with industry best practice and with strong connections with local library staff and organisations.

On successful completion of this course you will be able to apply to the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) for professional (Library Technician) membership – ALIATec.

Diploma
National ID: BSB42415
State ID: AZJ8
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication

Understand the marketplace and develop creative marketing solutions

This course will develop your skills in market research and analysis, creating presentations and positioning statements, and will also extend your writing skills. On completion you'll be prepared you for various roles in areas such as market research, consumer behaviour and developing creative visual and emarketing communications.

Product, price, place and promotion!

This qualification will build your knowledge and skills to step into the dynamic and fast evolving world of marketing and communications enabling you to develop creative marketing solutions.

You will develop fundamental skills including market researchdigital marketing, communication skills, consumer behaviour, visual design and e-marketing

This qualification leads to a range of entry level roles within industry, be it advertising, research, digital marketing or even to start and grow your own business.  Alternatively, graduates may choose to continue with studies, transitioning into the Diploma of Marketing and Communication, further developing your skills by interacting with real clients and being exposed to more formal marketing environments. 

Keen to get started? We also offer this course online.

 

Certificate IV
National ID: CHC43315
State ID: AWK8
Industry Education and Community Services
Half price^
Online

Certificate IV in Mental Health

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

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

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

Develop skills to work with clients experiencing a mental health illness

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

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

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

Certificate IV
State ID: AE150
Industry Business and Finance
Free*
Skill sets

Operating a Small Business Skill Set

This skill set is free for everyone

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
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: BSB51415
State ID: AVW5
Industry Business and Finance
Half price^
Online

Diploma of Project Management

All businesses have a need for project managers

Continue your Project Management studies with this Diploma where you'll gain the essential skills and knowledge of current project management practices.

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

All businesses need project managers

This course builds on the skills gained in the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice. It will give you the essential skills and knowledge of current project management practices.

The Diploma allows you to expand and extend your already existing management skills with units that will teach you an understanding of management in many fields.

Keen to get started? We offer this course online.

Diploma
National ID: BSB41515
State ID: AVR2
Industry Business and Finance
Half price^
Online

Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

All businesses have a need for project managers. Gain project management skills that can be applied to a wide variety of contexts.

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

All businesses have a need for project managers

Learn the practical skills, processes and technical aspects of project management. This qualification will allow you to manage projects in a wide variety of contexts.

With a qualification in project management from North Metro TAFE you will oversee the staffing, costs and outcomes of amazing operations and events.

This course is available through on campus, online or intensive delivery, so you can study in a way that suits you.

Certificate IV
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: SC
State ID: SC-PBC-V1312
Industry Building and Construction
Online

REVIT essentials for architecture

Skills in 2D & 3D modelling for architectural design and documentation

This course will give you an introduction to Autodesk REVIT and REVIT Architecture. You will learn the concepts of 3 dimensional computer modelling and gain an understanding of the tools required for parametric building design and documentation.

Develop new skills in 3D modelling

This course will introduce you to Autodesk REVIT, a building modeller for architectural design and documentation in 3D and 2D. You will learn the concepts of 3 dimensional computer modelling and gain an understanding of the tools required for parametric building design and documentation using REVIT Architecture.

This short course usually requires attendance on campus one day per week for four weeks, online delivery may also be available.

Short course
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.

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