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Diploma of Environmental Monitoring And Technology

National ID: MSS50218 | State ID: BEA8

Assist in the management of environmental issues with this Diploma

With a growing importance on conservation and environmental impact of business, this is a good time to join this industry. It is a slow but growing area that is linked to our resource industry and increasing issues with the degradation of ecosystems. This course covers the skills and knowledge you need to apply a range of methods and technologies to conduct environmental sampling, testing and monitoring. The skills are used in most industry sectors and to assist environmental scientists, engineers and planners with site assessment, minimising environmental impacts of processes and remediation/rehabilitation of sites.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as: Environmental Technician, Assistant Field Officer, Technical Officer, Local Government Officer or Water Resources Officer.

Further Study Option(s)

This course may provide university entry

Course overview

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Geraldton

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

East Perth

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
East Perth Two semesters 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 Environmental Monitoring And Technology

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

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

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

Wine Industry Operations

This course will give you practical skills in wine grape growing, bottling and packaging, cellar door sales, cellar operations and warehousing. The course is offered in the purpose built facilities in the internationally acclaimed Margaret River wine region.

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Veterinary Nursing

Veterinary nurses work as a part of a veterinary team providing expert nursing care for sick or injured animals. Veterinary nurses also play a large role in educating pet owners in how to care for their pets. Training pathways involve a significant practical element to ensure students graduate ready to enter and actively contribute to the workplace.

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Laboratory Operations

Studying laboratory operations can lead you to work in a range of dynamic industries including biomedical, pharmaceuticals, mining, agriculture, petroleum, pathology, environmental, forensics, food, chemical or cosmetic. Whether you choose to focus on biotechnology or medical science, there is an exciting career ahead for graduates.

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Horticulture and Conservation

Gain the practical skills and knowledge to undertake a broad range of tasks in gardening, nursery work and landscaping, plus parks and gardens and turf management. Conservation and land management is about the future as much as it is about the present. Develop skills in the fields of natural resource management, land management, minesite rehabilitation, developing and leading teams to implement conservation and land management strategies and more.

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Forest Growing

Gain the practical skills and knowledge to undertake a broad range of tasks in gardening, nursery work and landscaping, plus parks and gardens and turf management. Conservation and land management is about the future as much as it is about the present. Develop skills in the fields of natural resource management, land management, minesite rehabilitation, developing and leading teams to implement conservation and land management strategies and more.

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Equine

Care for and handle horses and maintain stables, studs and agistment centres, learn skills in stable management, transporting horses, basic riding, grooming, hoof care, horse health and handling, gear and rugging, race day procedures and breeding. Learn to ride or drive and handle horses during trackwork, race meetings and trials in either the thoroughbred or harness racing industries. Also learn about the principles of sports science relevant to jockeys and how to participate in media interviews, race protests, inquiries and appeals.

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Environmental Science

An environmental science qualification will prepare you for work not only locally, but internationally as well. You wil build an underlying knowledge of plant and animal identification, environmental chemistry and geology. You will work with industry and community based organisations in the field of conservation, and ensure sustainable landscapes.

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Conservation and Land Management

You will be able to focus your attention to various areas such as natural resource management, land management, minesite rehabilitation, with areas of specialisation in Indigenous land management, weed management, vertebrate pest management, parks and wildlife management, conservation earthworks, and natural area restoration.

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