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Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

National ID: UEE30811 | State ID: A123

Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

On completion of this apprenticeship course you'll be looking at a career as a licensed electrician (additional requirements apply). You'll gain a broad range of skills including installing wiring, switches and appliances, arranging and connecting circuits, and troubleshooting and repairing apparatus and circuits.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Job opportunities

Electrical Tradesperson 

Meter Installer (Electricity)

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

How to apply

On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au

Other study types

For all other study types such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 1, 2020

Balga - Apprenticeship

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Duration 8 semester/s
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Where Balga
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Clarkson - Apprenticeship

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Duration 8 semester/s
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Midland - Apprenticeship

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Duration 8 semester/s
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Semester 2, 2020

Balga - Apprenticeship

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Duration 8 semester/s
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Where Balga
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Balga - Apprenticeship

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Duration 8 semester/s
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Where Balga
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Clarkson - Apprenticeship

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Duration 8 semester/s
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Where Clarkson
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Midland - Apprenticeship

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Duration 8 semester/s
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Where Midland
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate II in Electronics

National ID: UEE21911 | State ID: A113

Gain the Certificate II in Electronics and Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair qualifications

This dual qualification will give you a foundation for entry to a range of studies and you'll learn to select, assemble, set up and maintain electronic devices following prescribed routines. It could also lead to an apprenticeship or employment as a technician’s trade assistant in a wide variety of electronic fields.

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Important information

Important You will need to have an Engineering Symbol Function on your calculator, which school ones don’t.

Although a school calculator will work, you will have many more key strokes and have to interpret the readings, which usually
leads to errors and mistakes. Example of Engineering Notation Calculator

Job opportunities

Successful completion of this dual qualification could lead to an apprenticeship or employment as a technician’s trade assistant in these areas. Many employers regard basic training in electrical/electronic theory as a pre-requisite to employment in these fields.

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Further study

North Metropolitan TAFE offers you a range of further study opportunities, see below for a list of related courses.

How to apply

On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au

Other study types

For all other study types such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 1, 2020

East Perth - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
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Where East Perth
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Midland - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
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Where Midland
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Semester 2, 2020

East Perth - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
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Where East Perth
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Midland - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
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Where Midland
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications

National ID: UEE20711 | State ID: A104

Flick the switch on a career in electronics

This course will prepare you for work as a data cabler or telecommunications technician (with additional training). You'll gain the skills and knowledge to safely install and maintain telecommunication cabling, secure electrotechnological equipment, assemble and dismantle components, as well as meet the requirements for open cabler registration.

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Important information

Important
You will need to have an Engineering Symbol Function on your calculator, not usually found on school calculators. Although a school calculator will work, you will have many more key strokes and have to interpret the readings, which usually leads to errors and mistakes.
Example of Engineering Notation Calculator

Job opportunities

Data and Voice Communications Cabler

Sales and Testing of electronic communications equipment (entry level positions)

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to gain an apprenticeship/traineeship in electronic communications servicing. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice/trainee before you can commence apprenticeship/traineeship training. 

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How to apply

On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au

Other study types

For all other study types such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 1, 2020

Balga - On Campus

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Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Balga
How On campus
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Semester 2, 2020

Balga - On Campus

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Balga
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Balga - On Campus VDSS Traineeship

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Balga
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair

National ID: UEE20511 | State ID: A103

Gain the Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair and Certificate II in Electronics qualifications

This dual qualification will give you a foundation for entry to a range of studies and you'll learn to select components and assemble computers to customer specifications and carry out routine hardware repairs. It could also lead to an apprenticeship or employment as a technician’s trade assistant in a wide variety of electronic fields.

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Job opportunities
  • Computer Assembler
  • Computer Servicer

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

Further study

Related fields of study inlcude:

  • Electronics
  • Electrical
  • Computer assembly and servicing
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Telecommunications
  • Security and fire alarms
How to apply

On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au

Other study types

For all other study types such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 1, 2020

East Perth - On Campus

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Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2020
Where East Perth
How On campus
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Midland - On Campus

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Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Midland
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Semester 2, 2020

East Perth - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where East Perth
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Midland - On Campus

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Midland
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate II in Security Assembly and Set-up

National ID: UEE21611 | State ID: A111

Flick the switch on a career in electronics as a data cabler or security systems installer

You'll learn to assemble and install security systems, secure electrotechnological equipment, assemble and dismantle components, and use cabling drawings, standards, codes and specifications.

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Further study

This course is an apprenticehip and you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

How to apply

On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au

Other study types

For all other study types such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

This course is currently undergoing delivery planning and information will be available on our website shortly. Check back later, or use the course enquiry form below to have our Client Contact Centre contact you with further information about the next course start, delivery locations and study modes.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Electrical

Electrics

The construction industry is a major sector of the Western Australian workforce and economy, encompassing a 
huge variety of career pathways. North Metropolitan TAFE’s qualifications are closely aligned to building, allowing you to work in a wide range of projects, such as bridge construction and maintenance, pipe laying, road construction and maintenance, road marking, tunnel construction and general civil construction. 

What type of course are you looking for?
National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
SC-PBC-V1299 Supervisors - Construction Course
Short course On campus
Balga
Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000007, Building, Q0000003, WW000000, site supervisor, construction site,

Keen to take the lead in construction?

You'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to identify and assess a range of building and construction techniques, including concreting, brickwork, carpentry, electrical services, plumbing and drainage, tiling, ceiling fixing and painting. Once you successfully complete this short course running on Tuesday and Thursday evenings you'll receive a Certificate of Participation.

Dress requirements

You will need to have safety goggles, gloves and safety shoes but no previous experience is necessary. All tools and materials will be supplied.

CPP40216 BAJ4 Surveying
Certificate IV On campus
East Perth
TAFEADM, J354, CPP40112, TAFE04, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000004, Civil Construction, survey, spatial, U000007, technician, surveyor, gis, geospatial, U000000, mining, construction, building, engineering, surveying, drafting, charts, mapping, CAD, computer-aided drawing, GIS,

Looking to build on your surveying skills?

Equip yourself with the practical skills to support a surveying team by enrolling into the Certificate IV in Surveying. This course is an ideal stepping-stone to further your training in the surveying and spatial information industry. During your studies, you will learn how to use surveying technologies and software to capture, process and present electronic data. You will also have access to surveying equipment in order to produce computer-aided drawings and survey plans so that you can prepare and present Geographic Information System (GIS) data

Practical skills are combined, with important analytical skills like maintaining workplace safety and developing environmentally sustainable methods. Our lecturers are experts in the field with close ties to industry to ensure our training reflects the latest industry practices.

Gain these skills
  • Operate survey equipment and software
  • Work through advanced computations
  • Use GIS GPS equipment and data storage
  • Create survey plans using survey software
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Keen observation skills
  • Comfortable working outdoors
  • Able to work as part of team
  • Methodical with an attention to detail
CPP50116 BAI4 Surveying
Diploma Employer-based
On campus
Traineeship
East Perth
TAFEADM, J357, CPP50112, TAFE04, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000004, Civil Construction, U000000, U000007, surveying, mining, U000004, geospatial, geo, gis, survey, construction, engineering, building, BAI1, terrestrial technologies, GIS, site, CAD, computer- aided drawing,

Extend your studies and knowledge of surveying

This course will further develop your skills by teaching you how to operate sophisticated surveying equipment and software for conducting more complex engineering surveys, including road design and set out surveys and more complex surveying tasks.

This Diploma has a focus on geodetic surveying including how to conduct geodetic surveys and perform computations. You will also develop industry-specific skills including how to design basic engineering structures and plan spatial data collection. A large selection of electives is available, such as producing maps for land management purposes, producing mine drawings and how to set out stormwater systems.

When you complete this Diploma, you will be eligible for an Associate membership of the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (Engineering and Mining Commission).

Gain these skills
  • Conduct advanced Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) data collection
  • Setout surveys
  • Create engineering drawings
  • Perform advanced surveying computations
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Good mathematics skills
  • Able to work neatly and accurately
  • Methodical with an eye for detail

 

CPP60116 BAH8 Surveying
Advanced Diploma On campus
East Perth
TAFEADM, J360, CPP60312, TAFE04, Q000000, Building and Construction, U000000, U000007, Q000004, engineering, survey, spatial, geo, gis, mine, mining, Authorised Mine Surveyor, Certified Engineering Surveyor, construction, building, BAH8

Looking forward to a career in surveying?

Learn how to collect and analyse spatial data for complex engineering structures, roads, railways and surface and underground mining operations.

Throughout this course you'll learn about the operation of sophisticated surveying equipment and software (including GPS) and the processing of survey data to produce computer aided engineering drawings and mine plans, building on the skills gained in the Diploma of Surveying.

    This qualification is required for Authorised Mine Surveyor and Certified Engineering Surveyor.

    Gain these skills
    • Conduct advanced GNSS control surveys 
    • Conduct complex engineering set-out surveys
    • Conduct open pit and underground mine surveys  
    • Manage risk 
    • Monitor engineering structures 
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Good mathematics skills
    • Ability to work neatly and accurately
    • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
    • Good health and eyesight (which can be corrected)
    • A good eye for detail
    AE159 Work Safety in Construction Skill Set
    Half price
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Balga
    Clarkson
    Midland
    Construction work, builders, building, site, trades assistant, (TA), general labourer, tools, residential homes, units, apartments, Bricklaying, Blocklaying, Bricklaying/Blocklaying, Solid Plastering, Wall and Ceiling Lining

    Construction work is happening all across WA, and builders need skilled workers who are ready to get on the worksite

    The Work Safety in Construction skill set will get you job ready for entry level roles in the construction field, such as trades assistant (TA) or general labourer, and it covers how to follow mandatory work health and safety requirements in accordance with safety legislative requirements as well as infection control and prevention procedures to ensure you're working safely.

    You'll learn how to use a range of construction equipment and tools including levelling devices, skills to work in a construction team, and basic construction work applications for new and existing structures including residential homes, units and apartments.

    AE162 Work Safety in Construction Skill Set (Fee Free)
    Free
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Balga
    Clarkson
    Midland
    Construction work, builders, building, site, trades assistant, (TA), general labourer, tools, residential homes, units, apartments, Bricklaying, Blocklaying, Bricklaying/Blocklaying, Solid Plastering, Wall and Ceiling Lining

    Construction work is happening all across WA, and builders need skilled workers who are ready to get on the worksite

    The Work Safety in Construction skill set will get you job ready for entry level roles in the construction field, such as trades assistant (TA) or general labourer, and it covers how to follow mandatory work health and safety requirements in accordance with safety legislative requirements as well as infection control and prevention procedures to ensure you're working safely.

    You'll learn how to use a range of construction equipment and tools including levelling devices, skills to work in a construction team, and basic construction work applications for new and existing structures including residential homes, units and apartments.

    AE160 Work in Civil Construction Skill Set
    Half price
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Balga
    construction team, trades assistant (TA), construction sites, safe use of electricity, identifying hazardous materials, infection control and prevention, White card certification, scissor, boom, lifts, elevated work platforms (EWPs), minor concreting, rendering, plumbing work on roofing structures, carry out levelling operations, install trench support

    The civil construction industry has many large projects underway across Perth and in regional areas

    The Work in Civil Construction skill set will get you job ready to join a construction team or work as a trades assistant (TA), with a key focus on working  safely on construction sites so that you can understand and follow mandatory work health and safety requirements in accordance with legislative requirements. This includes the safe use of electricity and identifying hazardous materials, as well as infection control and prevention procedures to ensure you're working safely and have an understanding of basic risk control measures and emergency procedures. White card certification is included with this skill set.

    You'll also learn how to operate specialised equipment such as scissor and boom lifts and elevated work platforms (EWPs), undertake minor concreting and rendering tasks and perform minor repairs, undertake plumbing work on roofing structures, carry out levelling operations, and install trench support. You'll be very job ready with this one.

    AE163 Work in Civil Construction Skill Set (Fee Free)
    Free
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Balga
    construction team, trades assistant (TA), construction sites, safe use of electricity, identifying hazardous materials, infection control and prevention, White card certification, scissor, boom, lifts, elevated work platforms (EWPs), minor concreting, rendering, plumbing work on roofing structures, carry out levelling operations, install trench support

    The civil construction industry has many large projects underway across Perth and in regional areas

    The Work in Civil Construction skill set will get you job ready to join a construction team or work as a trades assistant (TA), with a key focus on working  safely on construction sites so that you can understand and follow mandatory work health and safety requirements in accordance with legislative requirements. This includes the safe use of electricity and identifying hazardous materials, as well as infection control and prevention procedures to ensure you're working safely and have an understanding of basic risk control measures and emergency procedures. White card certification is included with this skill set.

    You'll also learn how to operate specialised equipment such as scissor and boom lifts and elevated work platforms (EWPs), undertake minor concreting and rendering tasks and perform minor repairs, undertake plumbing work on roofing structures, carry out levelling operations, and install trench support. You'll be very job ready with this one.

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    Refrigeration and Air Conditioning mechanics work with the cooling systems that regulate our temperature over our long hot summers. Work can involve maintaining and repairing individual units, all the way to engineering elaborate cooling systems, in either homes, buildings and vehicles. Mechanics install, service and repair cooling systems, including split systems, and work with Heating, Ventilation and Cooling (HVAC) systems.

    North Metropolitan TAFE holds a Refrigerant Trading Authorisation (RTA) issued by the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC): RTA AU45693

    North Metropolitan TAFE’s wall and ceiling lining qualifications will see you ready to construct bulkheads, assemble partitions, install and finish plasterboard, fibre cement, wet area lining systems, dry wall systems and suspended ceilings. 

    You will also learn how to work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry, plan and organise work, carry out measurements and calculations and apply Work Health and Safety requirements.

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