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Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power)

National ID: MEM40105 | State ID: WT44

Hydraulics is a vast and diverse industry

When you complete the Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power) you'll have specialist skillsin  hydraulic systems to work as a hydraulic fitter or technician, systems designer, or equipment salesperson. You'll gain skills to safely analyse, inspect, and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic systems, maintain fluid power controls, and monitor equipment condition.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

Please email fluidpower@nmtafe.wa.edu.au, including academic records, to see if you meet the entrance requirements and which units you can enrol in.

Job opportunities
  • Higher Engineering Tradesperson or a Special Class Engineering Tradesperson - Level II
  • Fluid Power Technician 
  • Hydraulic Technician

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 eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Midland - On Campus - Part Time Evening Classes

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Midland
How On campus

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

National ID: MEM30205 | State ID: WT83

lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

A trades career making and fixing all things mechanical

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB) is an apprenticeship that will prepare you to make machines, parts, and tools; and work with pumps and hydraulics. You'll gain skills in the safe use of workshop machines and tools, measuring, technical drawing, welding and thermal cutting.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

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

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Fitter-Welder
  • Fitter and Turner
  • Metal Machinist
Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 
Further 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 eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Midland - Apprenticeship

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Units

Overview
Duration 7 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Midland
How On campus
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Semester 2, 2019

Midland - Apprenticeship

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Overview
Duration 7 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Midland
How Apprenticeship
On campus
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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 III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA)

National ID: MEM30205 | State ID: WT86

lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

A trades career making and fixing all things mechanical

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA) is an apprenticeship that will prepare you to work with pumps and hydraulics, pneumatic systems, mechanical drives and transmissions. You'll gain skills in  the safe use of workshop machines and tools, measuring, technical drawing, welding and thermal cutting.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

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

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Metal Machinist 
  • Mechanical Fitter
  • Metal Plater
  • Plant Mechanic 

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

Further 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 eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Midland - Apprenticeship

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 7 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Midland
How On campus
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 2, 2019

Midland - Apprenticeship

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Units

Overview
Duration 7 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Midland
How Apprenticeship
On campus
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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 III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH)

National ID: MEM30305 | State ID: WT77

lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Create and work with metal fabrications

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

 

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

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

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Metal Template Maker
  • Structural Steel Trades Worker
  • Pressure Welder
  • Welder (First Class)

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

Further study

Post trade studies

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 eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Midland - Apprenticeship

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 7 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Midland
How On campus
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 2, 2019

Midland - Apprenticeship

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Units

Overview
Duration 7 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Midland
How Apprenticeship
On campus
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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 IV in Engineering (Computer Numerical Control)

National ID: MEM40105 | State ID: WB58

Gain the skills to advance your career in manufacturing management

This post trade quification will give you specialist skills in engineering, machining, and manufacturing to progress your career. You'll cover creating  2D and 3D models using computer aided design, writing  2D and 3D program code and interpreting technical.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

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

Job opportunities
  • Higher Engineering Tradesperson
  • Special Class Engineering Tradesperson - Level II

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 eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Midland - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 24 months
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Midland
How On campus
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Semester 2, 2019

Midland - On Campus

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Duration 24 months
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Midland
How On campus
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Midland - On Campus

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Duration 24 months
When Semester 2, 2019
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.

Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechanical)

National ID: MEM50212 | State ID: WB84

Mechanical engineering is applied across a wide variety of employment areas

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

Important information

Job opportunities

How to apply

Important information

This course will be run at our East Perth campus with some lab work based at NMT's 30 Aberdeen St campus.

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Junior Drafter
  • Junior Project Supervisor
  • Engineering Associate

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 eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

East Perth - On Campus

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Duration 2 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where East Perth
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Semester 2, 2019

Perth (Northbridge) - On Campus

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Duration 2 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Perth (Northbridge)
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Certificate IV in Engineering (Instrumentation)

National ID: MEM40105 | State ID: WT46

Become instrumental in maintaining high tech control systems

If you a qualified tradesperson with an electrical trade background this course will give you the practical skills and knowledge to install, commission, calibrate and maintain modern instrumentation and control systems.

Prerequisites

Important information

Job opportunities

How to apply

Prerequisites

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

Important information

Third and fourth year apprentices can enrol and be issued with a certificate when they complete their trade studies.

Job opportunities
  • Higher Engineering Tradesperson or a Special Class Engineering Tradesperson - Level II

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 eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Continuous enrolment, 2020

Midland - Online

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Duration 6 months
When Continuous enrolment
Where Midland
How Online
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Semester 2, 2019

Midland - Online

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Duration 6 months
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Where Midland
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Midland - Online

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Midland
How Online
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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 III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light YC)

National ID: MEM30305 | State ID: WT78

lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

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

Our Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light YC) will teach you to safely create light metal fabrications such as roofing products, air-conditioning ducts, electrical switchboards and hospitality equipment such as range hoods and benchtops.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

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

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Light Metal Fabrication Tradesperson
  • 1st Class Sheet Metal Worker
  • Metal Spinner
  • Sheetmetal Patternmaker

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

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Further study

Post trade studies

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 eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Midland - Apprenticeship

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 7 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Midland
How On campus
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 2, 2019

Midland - Apprenticeship

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 7 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Midland
How Apprenticeship
On campus
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

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 Engineering (Light Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: MEM20105 | State ID: AA52

Gain the heavy-duty qualification you need for a job in the metal trades

If you enjoy working with your hands, are physically fit and able to visualise how an object should look from a drawing, you may have the aptitude for working as a fabricator. Fabrication engineering tradespersons cut, shape, join and finish metal to make, maintain or repair metal products and structures. They may produce moulds or patterns for metal castings, apply coatings and work with a variety of materials.

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Important information

You will complete 2 weeks simulated workplace and 2 weeks in actual workplace.

Other costs for consideration:

  • Personal Protection Equipment kit (approx. $168)

Typical timetable:

  • 3 days per week 
Job opportunities

The successful completion of this qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to apply for employment as an apprentice Heavy Fabricator (boilermaker) or Light Fabricator (sheet metal) in the metals and engineering sector. You may also seek employment as a trade’s assistant in this sector. Many employers and Group Employer Schemes contact North Metropolitan TAFE throughout the year with a view to offering apprenticeships to students. Graduates of the Certificate II in Engineering have a greater chance of obtaining an apprenticeship than those without this qualification, because they have the knowledge, skills and competency that employers require.

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Further study

The units covered will also transfer into Mechanical Fitting or Fitter and Machinist trades. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice or trainee before you can commence apprenticeship/traineeship training.

 

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 eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Midland - On Campus

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Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Midland
How On campus
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Semester 2, 2019

Midland - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
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 Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: MEM20105 | State ID: AA50

Are you looking to apply new technologies to a traditional trade?

You will gain the skills and knowledge to be able to operate heavy fabrication equipment such as guillotines, metal rolls and brake presses. You will also be exposed to different welding and thermal cutting processes. You will receive instruction in the safely use of hand and power tools, be able to read measuring tools, read and interpret engineering  drawings, and operate in an engineering workplace observing health and safety guidelines.

Graduates can continue their studies in a metal fabrication apprenticeship. Metal fabricators and welders work in a diverse trade, applying a broad range of fabrication and welding skills to industries including: mechanical and civil engineering, mining resources sector, heavy haulage and road transport, agriculture machinery, construction, defence, refineries and materials bulk handling.

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Job opportunities

The successful completion of this qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to apply for employment as an apprentice Heavy Fabricator (boilermaker) or Light Fabricator (sheet metal) in the metals and engineering sector. You may also seek employment as a trade’s assistant in this sector. Many employers and Group Employer Schemes contact North Metropolitan TAFE throughout the year with a view to offering apprenticeships to students. Graduates of the Certificate II in Engineering have a greater chance of obtaining an apprenticeship than those without this qualification, because they have the knowledge, skills and competency that employers require.

Further study

The units covered will also transfer into Mechanical Fitting or Fitter and Machinist trades. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice or trainee before you can commence apprenticeship/traineeship training.

 

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 eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Clarkson - On Campus

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Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Clarkson
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Midland - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
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Semester 2, 2019

Clarkson - On Campus

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Duration 6 months
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Midland - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
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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.

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