National ID: MSS40218 | State ID: BEA9
The opportunities are endless as a qualified environmental technician.
Businesses are more and more becoming interested in conservation and are prioritising efforts to reduce their impact on the environment there has never been a better time to join this growing industry.
This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to collect and analyse environmental samples and process environmental data for the purpose of minimising the impact of human activity on the environment. Students undertake a range of field-based activities including vegetation surveys, geological formation recognition, water and soil sampling and testing and the use of GPS in environmental monitoring applications.
Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:
Further study opportunities:
This qualification applies to environmental assistants, environmental technicians and similar personnel employed by enterprises and Commonwealth, state/territory/local governments in the sectors listed above. Many of these employees are engaged in the monitoring of environmental impacts at industrial sites. They operate monitoring equipment, collect samples and conduct tests both in the field and at site laboratories. Other employees may collect a range of field data relating to the suitability of land and water use and process and present this data using geographical information systems (GIS) software.
Further Study Option(s)
Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology
- Two semesters
- Not competitive
- No selection criteria
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Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.
VET Student Loans
VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.
Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans
Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.
International students can only study full-time.
For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au