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Process Plant Operations/Technology

PID Skill Set

State ID: EAB51

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

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Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Important information

As it is expected that most students will already be employed in the industry, the course is delivered in a combination of online theory and lab based skills to minimise time spent away from work. The theory and assignment component can be completed online in your own time while the skill component is to be undertaken in our industry relevant lab at our Midland campus over the course of approximately one week. This can be done during the day or on some week day evenings.

Job opportunities

Intrumentation Technician in oil & gas, mining, minerals processing

Further study

This is a specialist skill set although we do offer associated training in areas such as variable speed drives and robotics.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this skill set? 

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.

Continuous enrolment, 2020

Midland - PID Skill set

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Midland - PID Skill set - Commercal Fee Course

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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

A trades career making and fixing all things mechanical

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

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

Midland - Apprenticeship

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Duration 7 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Midland
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Semester 2, 2020

Midland - Apprenticeship

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Duration 7 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Midland
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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 Resource Processing

National ID: RII30415 | State ID: AZF3

Unearth a fine career as a processing technician in the resources industry

You'll learn how to operate and monitor equipment; conduct milling/grinding, crushing and screening plant operations; and perform process control room operations.




Customised training for Pilbara Minerals

Job opportunities

How to apply

Job opportunities
  • Process Operator (Mineral Processing)
  • Senior Process Operator | Senior Production Operator (Mineral Processing)
  • Remote Control Room Operator
  • Coal Preparation Senior Operator 
  • Processing Technician
  • Mineral Processing 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 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.

Continuous enrolment, 2020

East Perth - Employer Based

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Duration 2 year/s
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Where East Perth
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East Perth - Traineeship

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Duration 2 year/s
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Where East Perth
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Certificate II in Resource Processing

National ID: RII20515 | State ID: AZB2

Gain the skills for entry level employment in a resources processing facility

On completion of this course you could gain employment as a processing technician. This course will teach you to safely collect and break rock samples, and conduct conveyor, crushing and screening plant operations.

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Process Operator (Mineral Processing)
  • Processing Plant Attendant (Extractive Industries)
  • Coal Preparation Operator 
  • Processing Technician
  • Mineral Processing Technician

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.

Continuous enrolment, 2020

East Perth - Employer Based

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Duration 12 months
When Continuous enrolment
Where East Perth
How Employer-based
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
East Perth - Traineeship

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Duration 12 months
When Continuous enrolment
Where East Perth
How Employer-based
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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.

Surveying is well suited to those who enjoy a mix of working indoors and outdoors, have good organisational and mathematical skills, and enjoy problem solving. It is a physically and intellectually challenging area, with strong employment prospects. 

What type of course are you looking for?
National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
EAA53 Geological Assistant Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set On campus
East Perth
mining, fifo, FIFO, fly in fly out, geology, geologist, field assistant, fieldworks, field hand, site work, mines, pit, exploration, field ops, RII30515-SS-B, RII30515

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

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

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

Geological Field Assistance (4.5 hours per week)

  • RIIEGS303D Provide geological field assistance

Field and Mining Techniques (12 hours per week)

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

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

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

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

For more information about our Mining skill sets download our flyer.

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
    CPP30216 BAJ9 Surveying and Spatial Information Services
    Certificate III On campus
    East Perth
    TAFEADM, J352, CPP30112, TAFE04, Q000000, Building and Construction, U000000, U000007, survey, spatial, surveying, gis, geospatial, technician, mining, engineering, construction, building, baj9 cpp30216

    Set your sights on a career in surveying

    This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work with spatial data and read, interpret and apply maps. You will learn about safety, performing computations and the skills necessary to operate in the field.

    Gain basic surveying skills and begin an entry level job in the surveying and spatial information services sector or continue with further study in surveying at North Metro.

    This course may be studied by work based training or by off campus learning provided you have a position in an appropriate work place.

    Gain these skills
    • Work with spatial data
    • Operate basic survey equipment
    • Work through survey computations
    • Read and interpret maps
    • Workplace safety and the application of safe work places
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Enjoy a mix of working indoors and outdoors
    • Good organisational and mathematical skills
    • Enjoy problem solving with keen observation skills
    • Reasonable level of fitness
    • Ability to work as part of team

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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

    Do you want to work with your hands and use your technical mind? North Metropolitan TAFE’s manufacturing, fabrication or welding qualifications will give you the skills and knowledge required to manufacture, assemble and maintain building and mining structures, equipment and engineering components.

    Our qualifications will give you the practical skills and knowledge to participate in planning and managing plant shutdowns, and to take a leading role in the establishment of systems intended to prevent or enable responses to incidents or emergencies. You will learn about safety case preparation, incident response management, plant documentation and environmental impacts. 

    North Metropolitan TAFE is the largest resources trainer in WA, offering the state’s most comprehensive, industry-targeted training with qualifications covering drilling operations, mining exploration and resource processing.

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