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Certificate IV in Programming

National ID: ICT40518 | State ID: BEH5

Join the top priority IT industry and take on a crucial role in IT programming

Gain career enhancing knowledge and in-demand skills to design and develop computer programs and apps with the Certificate IV in Programming.  

Programming is a crucial part of IT and is constantly innovating and evolving.  Completing the Certificate IV in Programming will open the door into this in-demand industry.

Gain these skills:

·programming in Java, C#, Python 

·develop user interfaces

·object-oriented programming 

·working with databases

·understanding programming methodologies and documentation

·Arduino IDE which implements C/C++ functions

·website basics 

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this course will give you the competitive edge to advance your career and further study options. You will delve into websites, scripting and database design as well as be exposed to advanced programming skills for mobile applications and games development.

Job titles may include:

·Software Tester,

·Assistant Programmer

·Support Programmer

·Analyst

·Programmer

·IT admin

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Software Development and Diploma of Website Development

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Perth (Northbridge)

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) Two semesters No No selection criteria
Perth (Northbridge) Two semesters No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Rockingham

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester No No selection criteria
Rockingham One semester No No selection criteria
Thornlie One semester No No selection criteria

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

International students

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

Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies

National ID: ICT40315 | State ID: AWE7

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to manage the day-to-day operation of information technology websites. You will learn skills in working with clients, installing network software and hardware, rectifying system faults on a live system, undertaking capacity planning, network security, optimising system performance and building an intranet/internet infrastructure.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to gain employment as webmaster assistant, website or web support administrator, Website Coordinator and assistant web designer.

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Website Development or a range of other Diploma qualifications

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth One year No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Bunbury

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Bunbury 12 months No No selection criteria

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

International students

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

Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking

National ID: ICT40418 | State ID: BEH0

Network your way to success 

Looking for an IT career with high job prospects? Gain career enhancing knowledge and hands-on practical skills with the Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking.  This course will teach you the practical skills to install and configure small to medium size modern networks – including these skills:

·install and configure business networks  

·virtual machines implementation

·wireless technologies

·server administration 

·cyber and network security 

·deployment resources to PC Desktops

·writing technical documentation

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Job Opportunities may include: | Network Administrator | Network Specialist | Network Support | System/Diagnostic Supporter| Network HelpDesk | IT Administrator/Technician| Systems Administrator |

Further Study Option(s)

Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security

Course overview

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Geraldton

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Geraldton Two semesters No No selection criteria
View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

East Perth

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Midland

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
East Perth One semester No No selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester No No selection criteria
Midland One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

Rockingham

Thornlie

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Rockingham One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Thornlie One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

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

International students

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

Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology

National ID: ICT41015 | State ID: AVZ7

Support your future with IT

Gain career enhancing knowledge and develop strong employment prospects! The Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology gives you valuable experience in current industry standards and shapes you into an attractive applicant for in-demand IT roles.

Gain these skills:

  • build wireless networks
  • configure and troubleshoot network hardware and software 
  • develop websites
  • configure virtual machines
  • maintain scripts 
  • write programs and technical documentation

Dual qualification: this course is offered as a dual qualification with ICT40115 Certificate IV in Information Technology which saves time, effort and money. Contact South Metropolitan TAFE for details.

Fantastic news!

Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) is now officially open. This new facility provides a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with ‘nodes’ at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

When you complete the Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology you will be an attractive applicant for in-demand IT roles such as network administrator, network operations technician or web developer.

Further StudyOption(s)

Diploma of Information Technology

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Rockingham

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester No No selection criteria
Rockingham One semester No No selection criteria
Thornlie One semester No No selection criteria

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

International students

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

Certificate IV in Computer Systems

National ID: UEE40111 | State ID: A132

Are you ready for a technology career hardwired for success?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Computer Systems you will be well on your way to an exciting IT career. Gain skills that employers will value for a computer systems technician.

Gain these skills:

  • select, install, commission, fault find and maintain computer hardware
  • select, install, commission, fault find and maintain software and network systems including wireless
  • support engineering application software and hardware 
  • write and test programs to control external devices 
  • build web pages
  • utilise workplace health and safety and sustainability practices

By completing this course at South Metropolitan TAFE you'll also gain valuable skills to prepare for external Cisco CCNA certification.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

When you complete the Certificate IV in Computer Systems you will be well on your way to an exciting IT career, with skills employers will value, such as a computer technician.

Further StudyOption(s)

Diploma of Computer SystemsEngineering and Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Thornlie

  • One Year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Thornlie One Year No No selection criteria

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

International students

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

Certificate IV in Screen And Media (Animation And Game Art)

National ID: CUA41215 | State ID: AB74

Enter the gateway to the creative world of animation and games art

Through this entry-level course, you will gain a range of skills in designing and producing digital art, animation and games and will be engaged in real life animation challenges. You will gain art and design skills that will put you on the path to be competitive in the global entertainment industry. 

Through this qualification, you will be introduced to 3D modeling, digital art, animation and game design using industry standard software. The skills and knowledge you will gain from this certificate will put you on the right track to gaining an exciting and satisfying career in animation and you will also be equipped to continue with your studies with North Metropolitan TAFE's Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation and Games Art).

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this course prepares you for roles such as:

Concept artist, Visual Effects artist, Digital artist, 2D/3D animator, Animation/Visual Effects designer and Motion Graphics artist (Film, TV, Advertising & Games industries)

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation and Game Art), Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Game Art and Design)

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth One semester No No selection criteria

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

International students

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

Certificate IV in Digital And Interactive Games

National ID: ICT40915 | State ID: AWE5

Up your game with a digital gaming career!

Delve into the creative world of gaming with the Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games. Gain career enhancing knowledge and game-related artificial intelligence in an industry-standard setting.

Gain these skills:

·design games

·games programming

·create visual game assets

·assemble games prototypes

·build a graphical user interface

·copyright and ethics

·workplace health and safety

·launch games used in virtual reality

Software systems in use include, but are not limited to - Unity Hub, Blender 3D, Hack n Plan, Adobe suite, Audacity.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Job Opportunities include: Games Developer, Games Designer, 3D Games Animator, Assistant Designer and Web Designer.

Further StudyOption(s)

Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games, Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Thornlie One semester No No selection criteria

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

International students

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

Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies

National ID: ICT40815 | State ID: AVZ6

Become a digital guru!

Garner your creativity and step towards a leading digital media career with the Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies.

Gain these skills:

·create digital visual effects

·work with digital images

·create interactive media

·engage in digital content creation

·design for interactive websites

·develop projects using 2D and 3D animation technologies

·develop eLearning design skills

You will acquire valuable experience in supporting projects, fulfilling client expectations, working in a digital media environment and with workplace health and safety.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

When you complete the Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies, you will be an attractive applicant for in-demand IT roles such as digital media designer, digital media producer, digital content producer, interactive media designer, online digital producer and digital/social media coordinator. 

 

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games, Diploma of Digital Media Technologies

Course overview

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Geraldton

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Geraldton Two semesters No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Rockingham

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Rockingham One year No No selection criteria

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

International students

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

Certificate IV in Library And Information Services

National ID: BSB42115 | State ID: AZK3

Provide excellent customer service in a library environment

This course builds on the skills and knowledge gained in BSB312154 Certificate III in Library and Information Services. Your studies could lead to employment in a broad range of environments such as public, hospital, law, university or school libraries. You may also find work in the information based organisations, such as a web-based database service.

Your lecturers in this course are library professionals, up-to-date with industry best practice and with strong connections with local library staff and organisations. 

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Job titles may include: Library Assistant | Library Attendant | Library Clerk | Library Officer (in public, hospital, law, university, college and school libraries) | Collections Management Assistant | Customer Engagement Officer

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Library and Information Services

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth (Northbridge)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth (Northbridge) One semester No No selection criteria

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

International students

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

Certificate IV in Information Technology

National ID: ICT40118 | State ID: BEH4

Launch yourself into the world of IT 

When you complete the Certificate IV in Information Technology, you will gain career enhancing knowledge and skills to support a wide range of information technology fields. You will be an attractive applicant for in-demand IT roles such as ICT systems support or a network support technician. 

Gain these skills:

·hardware systems

·server installation

·virtualisation 

·desktop management 

·small business networking

·cyber security

Dual qualification: this course is offered as a dual qualification with ICT41015 Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology, which saves time, effort and money. Ask for details on how two awards may be achieved in the one semester. 

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Job opportunities may include Network Support Technician, ICT Systems Support and Website Coordinator.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Information Technology

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Rockingham

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester No No selection criteria
Rockingham One semester No No selection criteria
Thornlie One semester No No selection criteria

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

International students

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

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