TAFE Western Australia

Introduction

Why Study in Western Australia?

Western Australia has a strong economy. It is a resource-rich growth state with low unemployment, providing the opportunity for industry work experience and part-timework while you study.

Perth is one of Australia's most exciting cities, offering a dynamic mix of nightlife, restaurants, and cultural experiences, as well asclear blue skies, white beaches and beautiful parklands and gardens.​ In 2015, Perth was ranked in the top 10 of the most liveable cities in the world (Economist Intelligence Unit).

Western Australia can offer you amazing travel experiences and adventures of a lifetime. From the northern red desert to the southern green forests and sparkling turquoise waters of the Indian and Southern Oceans – there is so much to explore!

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WHAT IS TAFE?

TAFE stands for​ Technical and Further Education. TAFE colleges are located throughout Western Australia and are government backed and guaranteed. TAFE Western Australia colleges offer a wide range of employment focused courses, modern facilities and excellent pathways to university programs.

WHY STUDY AT TAFE?

  • Government owned and operated ​
  • TAFE offers high quality nationally recognised courses for international studentsand is government backed and guaranteed.
  • Pathways to University
  • TAFE colleges offer programs that have flexible entry requirements and provide opportunities for further study at university.
  • Large course selection
  • You can choose from more than 250 courses to study at locations throughout metropolitan Perth and regional Western Australia.
  • Modern Facilities
  • TAFE colleges have modern facilities designed to closely replicate real work environments.
  • Practical Workplace skills
  • TAFE qualifications provide you with practical skills and industry training that gives you skills employers need.
  • Value for Money
  • You will receive high quality training and support at an affordable cost.
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Choose from a wide variety of courses offered to international students​​​​ by TAFE Western Australia. Courses to study include:

  • Associate Degrees
  • Advanced Diplomas
  • Animal Management + Marine
  • Art, Design + Multimedia
  • Aviation
  • Building Design, Construction + Engineering
  • Business + Management
  • Children + Community Services
  • Health, Recreation + Lifestyle
  • Hospitality + Tourism
  • Information Technology
  • Maritime
  • Science + Environmental Studies

You can study a TAFE qualification fromCertificate level to Associate Degree.

TAFE courses provide you with the hands-on practical experience needed for your chosen career, and can also be used as a pathway into university studies. You can choose from over 250 TAFE courses.

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TAFE’s practical approach to education, taught by teachers who are experts in their field, ensures students are learning the skills that are relevant to today’s ever-changing world.

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This school offers programs in:
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Programs

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Diploma

Diploma of Aeronautics - Commercial - Theory and Flying

Campus Full time 3 semesters January 2017 Australia Perth

This course is designed for those who have the desire and ambition to become a Commercial Pilot and work in the Aviation Industry. The course provides you with the theoretical knowledge toward requirements of a Private and Multi-Engine Commercial Pilot with Instrument rating from the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), while training in an actual Airport environment. [+]

Diploma of Aeronautics - Commercial - Theory and Flying

This course is designed for those who have the desire and ambition to become a Commercial Pilot and work in the Aviation Industry. The course provides you with the theoretical knowledge toward requirements of a Private and Multi-Engine Commercial Pilot with Instrument rating from the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), while training in an actual Airport environment. You will learn about aerodynamics, aircraft, meteorology, airplane performance, flight planning, navigation, flight rules, human factors and radio telephony. Additional training into commercial operations is provided into such areas as airline scheduling and planning, global meteorology and climatology, Instrument Flight Rules, Aviation First Aid, basic Fire Extinguisher training, and dangerous goods. These additional units which have been developed in consultation with the Aviation Industry to enable a graduate to be competitive in applying for airline operations and administration roles.... [-]


Diploma of Aquaculture

Campus Full time 1 year January 2017 Australia Perth

This course will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to manage the operations of fish farms, marine farms and hatcheries. [+]

Diploma of Aquaculture

This course will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to manage the operations of fish farms, marine farms and hatcheries. You will learn skills in developing and implementing a breeding strategy, planning ecologically sustainable practices, managing stock health and developing a stock production plan. You will also learn how to set up and manage a small business, including staff management, developing a business plan and marketing strategies.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 21 units which comprise of 4 core units plus 17 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


Diploma of Aviation Management

Campus or Online Full time 2 semesters January 2017 Australia Perth

This course has been designed in consultation with both Australian and international aviation industries and provides you with a non-flying professional career option within the air transport and commercial aviation industries. [+]

Diploma of Aviation Management

This course has been designed in consultation with both Australian and international aviation industries and provides you with a non-flying professional career option within the air transport and commercial aviation industries. You will develop the knowledge and practical skills needed to enhance your opportunities for employment and promotion within the field ofairport and aviation management.You will gain valuable industry exposure to airport/airline operations and develop knowledge of airport systems and processes, coupled with airport operational subjects, such as human resource management, administration, public relations, airport planning and technical engineering.... [-]


Diploma of Building & Construction - Building

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This course introduces you to the legal, structural, financial and managerial processes involved in the construction process. [+]

Diploma of Building & Construction - Building

This course introduces you to the legal, structural, financial and managerial processes involved in the construction process. It will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to work as a builder on low rise to medium rise building projects. You will gain a range of skills enabling you to supervise the planning and quality of construction work and manage the risks associated with projects.

To successfully complete this course, students will be required to undertake work placement in the building industry. Students are required to arrange this placement themselves. More information, advice and industry contacts will be provided at orientation and during their course.... [-]


Diploma of Building Design

Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Australia Perth

This course develops the skills you need to convert an idea into a clear, dimensioned drawing to prepare the builder with the necessary information for construction. [+]

Diploma of Building Design

This course develops the skills you need to convert an idea into a clear, dimensioned drawing to prepare the builder with the necessary information for construction.Your work will be mostly office-based but also involves spending time on building sites. You will learn the social and environmental aspects of construction projects and the practical skills required to prepare drawings, estimates and plans using 2D and 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) techniques. The Diploma fine tunes your skills for the construction of Class 2 to 9 commercial and industrial building projects.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 17 units which comprise of 7 core units plus 10 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


Diploma of Commerce (Higher Education Diploma)

Campus Full time 2 semesters January 2017 Australia Perth

The Diploma of Commerce (Higher Education) is a one year course that guarantees you entry into the second year of Curtin University's Bachelor of Commerce. [+]

Diploma of Commerce (Higher Education Diploma)

The Diploma of Commerce (Higher Education) is a one year course that guarantees you entry into the second year of Curtin University's Bachelor of Commerce.

By undertaking North Metropolitan TAFE's (formerly Central) higher education program, you will be supported and given the skills that you need to fully integrate into your second year of university.

As well as course material, you will experience workshops and tutorials to assist you in developing your academic writing and research skills so you will be fully prepared for the move into the university environment.

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Diploma of Environmental Monitoring & Technology

Campus Full time 2 semesters January 2017 Australia Perth

This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to conduct environmental sampling,testing and monitoring in most industry sectors. [+]

Diploma of Environmental Monitoring & Technology

This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to conduct environmental sampling,testing and monitoring in most industry sectors. You will also learn how to assist environmental scientists, engineers and planners with site assessment, minimising environmental impacts of processes and remediation/rehabilitation of sites.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 20 units which comprise of 11core units plus 9 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :

Implement environmental management plans and proceduresApply an understanding of environmental principles to a siteProcess and present environmental dataAssist with assessing site environmental indicatorsAssess the environmental risk or impact of a project activity or processReport environmental dataProvide environmental information to customersImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in laboratory/field workplace safetyCollect routine site samplesUndertake environmental field-based monitoring [-]

Diploma of Events

Campus Full time 1 year January 2017 Australia Perth

This course will provide students with the practical skills and knowledge to plan and organise special events and to manage and supervise such activities. [+]

Diploma of Events

This course will provide students with the practical skills and knowledge to plan and organise special events and to manage and supervise such activities. Students will gain skills in coaching and managing staff, marketing, developing event proposals, bids and programs, developing sponsorship programs, managing projects, finance and budgeting, implementing and monitoring business systems and providing on site management of events along with the legal requirements for work in this indutry.

Events are diverse in nature and this course provides students with a pathway to work in events in a range of industries including travel and tourism, hospitality, sport, cultural and community sectors. There are also many event management companies, event venues, or organisations that arrange their own events and students will have the skills to be able to work in these environments where events takes place whether it be in an office or at on-site at venues where events are staged or a combination of both.... [-]


Diploma of Human Resources Management

Campus Full time 1 semester January 2017 Australia Perth

This course will further develop your practical skills and knowledge in human resources as well as provide you with skills in management. [+]

Diploma of Human Resources Management

This course will further develop your practical skills and knowledge in human resources as well as provide you with skills in management. You will develop a sound theoretical knowledge base in human resources management and demonstrate a range of managerial skills to ensure that human resources functions are effectively conducted in an organisation or business area. You will learn how to manage human resource services, performance management systems and workforce planning. After completing this course you will have gained the skills to be able to recruit and select staff, monitor staff welfare, keep employees informed of their rights, provide advice and support to management about staff issues and advise on employment law, equal opportunity and occupational health and safety issues. ... [-]


Diploma of Landscape Design

Campus Full time 1 semester February 2017 Australia Perth

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to design garden landscapes or renovate existing gardens. You will learn how to assess a landscape site, design or construct landscape features, produce computer-aided drawings and prepare quotes and tenders. You will also learn about sustainable landscape designs,manage landscape project and permaculture principles and practices. ​ [+]

Diploma of Landscape Design

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to design garden landscapes or renovate existing gardens. You will learn how to assess a landscape site, design or construct landscape features, produce computer-aided drawings and prepare quotes and tenders. You will also learn about sustainable landscape designs,manage landscape project and permaculture principles and practices. ​

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Diploma of Marketing

Campus Full time 1 semester January 2017 Australia Perth

This course will provide you with the skills you will need to promote and sell products or services. You will learn about marketing principles and research, identifying market opportunities, profiling the market, analysing consumer behaviour and target marketing.</p><p>You will also learn to evaluate marketing opportunities, establish and adjust the marketing mix (the blend of product, price, place and promotion), develop a marketing communications plan, implement a marketing solution and review marketing performance. [+]

Diploma of Marketing

This course will provide you with the skills you will need to promote and sell products or services. You will learn about marketing principles and research, identifying market opportunities, profiling the market, analysing consumer behaviour and target marketing.

You will also learn to evaluate marketing opportunities, establish and adjust the marketing mix (the blend of product, price, place and promotion), develop a marketing communications plan, implement a marketing solution and review marketing performance.

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Diploma of Mass Communication

Campus Full time 1 year January 2017 Australia Perth

This course has been developed for individuals wishing to pursue a career in the contemporary media, communication and information industries. [+]

Diploma of Mass Communication

This course has been developed for individuals wishing to pursue a career in the contemporary media, communication and information industries. It offers you the flexibility to continue your studies in a variety of specialist areas such as Film and Television, IT studies,Multimedia, Journalism, Advertising, Design and Photography. It will provide you with the skills, knowledge and practical training you need to either enter the work force or continue your studies at either TAFE or University.

Please see the Folio Requirements for this course.

Students must complete a total number of 19 core units. Core units are :

Media and CommunicationMedia Journalism Reading (Media) Screen Studies Writing and Grammar (Media) Collaborate in a creative process Ensure a safe workplace Establish networks Conduct interviews Shoot a wide range of television content Create user interfaces Edit screen content for fast turnaround Produce programs and program segments Write narration and current affairs material Record sound on location Experiment with techniques to enhance digital images Capture photographic images Enhance, manipulate and output photo images Produce media photo images [-]

Diploma of Network Technology (Higher Education)

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This course provides you with the skills you will need to confidently work at an entry level in the networking technology industry and helps to prepare you for vendor certification in Cisco and Microsoft. [+]

Diploma of Network Technology (Higher Education)

This course provides you with the skills you will need to confidently work at an entry level in the networking technology industry and helps to prepare you for vendor certification in Cisco and Microsoft. This Higher Education Diploma consists of 8 units studied over a one-year period. The units are the first year of the Associate Degree of Network Technology. You can exit your studies at this point or you may choose to continue and complete the second year which will provide you with the Associate Degree of Network Technology.

Units

The following units must be completed.

Operating System FundamentalsIntroduction to NetworkingProgramming PrinciplesBusiness CommunicationComputer ArchitectureWeb ProgrammingRouting ProtocolsServer Network Infrastructure... [-]

Diploma of Programming - Applications (Higher Education)

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This Associate Degree will provide you with the skills you need to have a successful career in the Software Development area of the information technology (IT) programming industry. [+]

Diploma of Programming - Applications (Higher Education)

This Associate Degree will provide you with the skills you need to have a successful career in the Software Development area of the information technology (IT) programming industry. This course has a strong focus in analysis, design and coding skills using the typical programming languages required by industry. User interface design and skills in web programming are also a primary focus. This Higher Education Diploma consists of 8 units studied over a one-year period. These units are the first year of the Associate Degree of Software Development (Mobile Applications). You can exit your studies at this point or you may choose to continue and complete a second year which willprovide you with the Associate Degree of Software Development (Mobile Applications).... [-]


Diploma of Software Development

Campus Full time January 2017 Australia Perth

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge required to competent in programming and software development. It will give you knowledge in coding systems to develop software through the phases of design, development and implementation. [+]

Diploma of Software Development

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge required to competent in programming and software development. It will give you knowledge in coding systems to develop software through the phases of design, development and implementation. You will also learn the skills required for the ongoing monitoring of software programs, incorporating testing, customising, disaster recovery, and project integration and management. You will also gain skills in coding systems to develop computer programs and be able to develop business software applications and progress them through the design, development, and implementation phases. You will focus on skills required for ongoing development and monitoring of software programs, incorporating testing, customising, disaster recovery, and project integration and management. Upon completion of this course you will be able to create new software products to meet an initial project brief or customise existing software products to meet customer needs.... [-]


Diploma of Website Development

Campus Full time 1 month January 2017 Australia Perth

This course will develop the skills and knowledge required to design, build, manage and administer websites using a range of website technologies such as emerging technologies, social media and mobile/web applications. You will learn how to be a competent senior ICT professional with responsibilities spanning design, development, site performance, database integration through to implementation and acceptance testing. You will also learn how to work as an independent web developer or as part of a team. [+]

Diploma of Website Development

This course will develop the skills and knowledge required to design, build, manage and administer websites using a range of website technologies such as emerging technologies, social media and mobile/web applications. You will learn how to be a competent senior ICT professional with responsibilities spanning design, development, site performance, database integration through to implementation and acceptance testing. You will also learn how to work as an independent web developer or as part of a team.

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Diploma of Youth Work

Campus Full time 1 semester January 2017 Australia Perth

This course reflects the role of people with responsibility for the development of outcomes of programs and services for young people managed through a range of agencies and designed to meet the social, behavioural, health, welfare, development and protection needs of young people. This work may be undertaken through employment in community, government and welfare agencies and workers will be responsible for implementing policies and guidelines of the employing organisation. Graduates may work in a autonomous decision making capacity under the indirect supervision of a manager. [+]

Diploma of Youth Work

This course reflects the role of people with responsibility for the development of outcomes of programs and services for young people managed through a range of agencies and designed to meet the social, behavioural, health, welfare, development and protection needs of young people. This work may be undertaken through employment in community, government and welfare agencies and workers will be responsible for implementing policies and guidelines of the employing organisation. Graduates may work in a autonomous decision making capacity under the indirect supervision of a manager.

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Associate Degree

Associate Degree of Aviation - Operations Management

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 Australia Perth

The aim of this course is to prepare you for paraprofessional careers in the aviation industry, in which additional business units aim to expand the range of employment opportunities in the aviation operations management field. [+]

Associate Degree of Aviation - Operations Management

The aim of this course is to prepare you for paraprofessional careers in the aviation industry, in which additional business units aim to expand the range of employment opportunities in the aviation operations management field. Graduates will apply underpinning technical and theoretical knowledge in the field of Aviation with specialist knowledge in aviation management to undertake paraprofessional work in the airline and airport operations industry or as a pathway for further learning.

Units

The following units must be completed:

Introduction to Air TransportationThe Communication EnvironmentHuman Factors in AviationFlight Rules and Air LawAviation MeteorologyIntroduction to AccountingAirport OperationsSafety Management SystemsAirport PlanningAviation SecurityPrinciples of ManagementThe Marketing EnvironmentInternational BusinessCommercial LawPublic RelationsProject Management... [-]

Associate Degree of Business

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 Australia Perth

Completion of this course will provide you with the following learning outcomes - understanding and interpretation of key business concepts and theories, ability to access, interpret, comprehend and evaluate research and information and provision of employment skills that will provide a broad based entry point into a range of professional business occupations. [+]

Associate Degree of Business

This course has been developed in consultation with industry and the university sector, and written by a team of experienced business practitioners. It incorporates modern business thinking and skills. If you choose to enter the workforce on successful completion of this course, you will find that you will have gained skills that are attractive in the current employment market. Completion of this course will provide you with the following learning outcomes - understanding and interpretation of key business concepts and theories, ability to access, interpret, comprehend and evaluate research and information and provision of employment skills that will provide a broad based entry point into a range of professional business occupations.... [-]


Associate Degree of Design [3D Product Design]

Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2017 Australia Perth

This course offers the full spectrum of 3D design exploration ranging from product design for mass production to one-off furniture and object design. You will learn to combine design processes and strategies to develop creative ideas from a design brief. [+]

Associate Degree of Design [3D Product Design]

This course offers the full spectrum of 3D design exploration ranging from product design for mass production to one-off furniture and object design. You will learn to combine design processes and strategies to develop creative ideas from a design brief. You will also study the key factors that influence the development of innovative, unique and creative products, furniture and design which is delivered in a hands-on studio environment. You will explore different materials and manufacturing techniques, as well as the communication of ideas and marketing.

North Metropolitan TAFE's impressive track record of educating designers in Western Australia spans 115 years. This course is taught in extensive purpose-built facilities and specialised studios at Perth Campus, offering the most in-depth and contemporary studio-based experience in Western Australia. The program is supported by lecturers and technicians with industry experience and a wide network of contacts. ... [-]


Associate Degree of Design [Fashion + Textile]

Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2017 Australia Perth

This course will prepare you for a career in the fashion industry by ensuring you have the right mix of creativity, knowledge, skills and industry links. Fashion and Textile design is an intense industry requiring versatile and creative problem-solvers. [+]

Associate Degree of Design [Fashion + Textile]

This course will prepare you for a career in the fashion industry by ensuring you have the right mix of creativity, knowledge, skills and industry links. Fashion and Textile design is an intense industry requiring versatile and creative problem-solvers.

North Metropolitan TAFE's impressive track record of educating designers in Western Australia spans 115 years. You will study in purpose-built facilities and specialised studios at the Perth Campus, offering the most in-depth and contemporary studio-based experience in Western Australia.You will be supported by lecturers and technicians with industry experience and a wide network of contacts to achieve success in your studies.... [-]


Associate Degree of Design [Jewellery + Object Design]

Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2017 Australia Perth

This course will prepare you for a career as a designer by ensuring you have the right mix of inside knowledge, practical skills, jewellery design industry links and the ability to develop and apply unique design ideas. Jewellery and object design requires finely honed skills and an extensive knowledge of metals, gemstones and other specialised materials, processes and equipment. [+]

Associate Degree of Design [Jewellery + Object Design]

This course will prepare you for a career as a designer by ensuring you have the right mix of inside knowledge, practical skills, jewellery design industry links and the ability to develop and apply unique design ideas. Jewellery and object design requires finely honed skills and an extensive knowledge of metals, gemstones and other specialised materials, processes and equipment. Students will develop their craft and acquire current digital design skills so they are able to construct and fabricate their ideas into market ready forms. The program is supported by lecturers and technicians with industry experience and a wide network of contacts.... [-]


Associate Degree of Fashion Business

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 Australia Perth

This course will help you to develop a wide range of business skills and learn the knowledge you will need to work within the fashion industry. By studying this program you will learn about the need for sustainable design and production processes, demonstrate understanding of the social, cultural, global, ethical and environmental issues relating to the designer fashion industry; apply technological systems relating to marketing, and fashion production and demonstrate an appreciation and application of entrepreneurial practices and innovation within the designer fashion industry. [+]

Associate Degree of Fashion Business

This course will help you to develop a wide range of business skills and learn the knowledge you will need to work within the fashion industry. By studying this program you will learn about the need for sustainable design and production processes, demonstrate understanding of the social, cultural, global, ethical and environmental issues relating to the designer fashion industry; apply technological systems relating to marketing, and fashion production and demonstrate an appreciation and application of entrepreneurial practices and innovation within the designer fashion industry.

The following units must be completed.

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Web Technologies for the Fashion IndustryProduct Development and SustainabilityContemporary Influences on Fashion CultureCommunication in BusinessThe Fashion Design ProcessFashion Forecasting and Consumer BehaviourThe Marketing EnvironmentPrinciples of Management... [-]

Associate Degree of Hospitality Management

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 Australia Perth

This course will equip you with the technical and theoretical knowledge for a career in the hospitality industry. Graduates will have a sound knowledge of hospitality operations up to a five stars rating standard. [+]

Associate Degree of Hospitality Management

This course will equip you with the technical and theoretical knowledge for a career in the hospitality industry. Graduates will have a sound knowledge of hospitality operations up to a five stars rating standard. Additional business units expand the range of employment opportunities in the field of hospitality management. You will also gain specialist knowledge in room’s division management, food and beverage management, human resource management, quality service management and facility management. If you choose to continue your studies at a university, you will be well prepared for the learning experience and eligible for advanced standing.... [-]


Associate Degree of Network Technology

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 Australia Perth

This course has a balance of theory and practical skills. You are immediately employable as you use the latest technologies in well equipped laboratories. [+]

Associate Degree of Network Technology

This course has a balance of theory and practical skills. You are immediately employable as you use the latest technologies in well equipped laboratories. Studies align with the Cisco and Microsoft vendor certifications which are well recognised by industry/employers.

Research and problem-solving skills will allow you to further develop and learn once employed. Graduates will be able to apply their technical and theoretical knowledge in the field of Information Technology with specialist knowledge to undertake professional work in the IT industry or as a pathway for further learning.

This course is registered with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection as a Higher Education qualification. Therefore you must apply for the Higher Education Sector Visa (Subclass 573). Please refer to www.immi.gov.au for further information. The advanced standing stated in the pathway for this Associate Degree is based on the understanding that students have completed their Diploma of Information Technology Networking studies at Polytechnic West. Students who have completed the Diploma of Information Technology at another institution and who wish to enrol into this Associate Degree will only be eligible to receive advanced standing for up to 2 units. Students requesting the advertised advanced standing can be assessed on a case by case basis and will have the option to pay extra tuition fees of up to $550 for the two compulsory CISCO units.... [-]


Associate Degree of Software Development - Mobile Applications

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 Australia Perth

This Associate Degree will equip you with the high-level skills you need to have a successful career in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry. The aim of this course is to produce highly skilled tertiary programming and software development graduates ready to take on current and emerging challenges in the development of applications for both the Apple iOS and Android platforms. [+]

Associate Degree of Software Development - Mobile Applications

This Associate Degree will equip you with the high-level skills you need to have a successful career in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry. The aim of this course is to produce highly skilled tertiary programming and software development graduates ready to take on current and emerging challenges in the development of applications for both the Apple iOS and Android platforms.

The following units must be completed:

Operating Systems FundamentalsIntroduction to NetworkingProgramming PrinciplesBusiness CommunicationComputer ArchitectureWeb ProgrammingObject Oriented ProgrammingUser Interface DesignDatabase DevelopmentSystems Analysis and DesignApplication Development Framework ASoftware Engineering PrinciplesProject ManagementMoile Web ProgrammingApplication Development Framework BSystem Technologies [-]

Associate Degree of Visual Art

Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2017 Australia Perth

This new degree program is designed to prepare you for professional practice as a contemporary artist. You will study with a complete focus on art experience in the studio, with each stage progressively building on practical skills and theoretical knowledge in 2-Dimensional (eg: Painting, Printmaking, Drawing) and 3-Dimensional (eg: Sculpture, Ceramics) art practice. </p><p>The course is taught in extensive purpose-built facilities at Perth Campus, offering the most in-depth and contemporary studio-based experience in WA. [+]

Associate Degree of Visual Art

This new degree program is designed to prepare you for professional practice as a contemporary artist. You will study with a complete focus on art experience in the studio, with each stage progressively building on practical skills and theoretical knowledge in 2-Dimensional (eg: Painting, Printmaking, Drawing) and 3-Dimensional (eg: Sculpture, Ceramics) art practice.

The course is taught in extensive purpose-built facilities at Perth Campus, offering the most in-depth and contemporary studio-based experience in WA.

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Advanced Diploma

Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Campus Full time 1 semester January 2017 Australia Perth

This course will introduce you to both manual and computerised accounting processes and enable you to develop the skills you need to create summaries of financial transactions for business. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Accounting

This course will introduce you to both manual and computerised accounting processes and enable you to develop the skills you need to create summaries of financial transactions for business.

You will also develop skills to be able to produce and analyse financial reports, prepare simple and complex tax returns and lodgements and develop business plans. You will also learn how to conduct internal audits, implement tax plans and evaluate tax compliance whilst creating and using complex spreadsheets.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 8 units which comprise of 3 core units plus 5 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Animation

Campus Full time 1 year January 2017 Australia Perth

This course prepares students for work as professionals in the studio or as freelance operators. Students create high quality animation projects, a show reel and meet with local industry groups. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Animation

This course prepares students for work as professionals in the studio or as freelance operators. Students create high quality animation projects, a show reel and meet with local industry groups. They enhance their skills and knowledge in visual effects, modelling, texturing, rigging, motion graphics, and character animation for film, broadcasting and games. Students also acquire knowledge in:

Preproduction and concept art3D character modelling and riggingVisual Effects: tracking and CGI / live plate integration matte painting and set extensions compositing particle effects Motion GraphicsArchitectural Visualisation3D character animation

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Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design & Technology

Campus Full time 1 year January 2017 Australia Perth

This course provides you with the practical skills and knowledge needed by assistant designers and pattern makers for a career in fashion and design. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design & Technology

This course provides you with the practical skills and knowledge needed by assistant designers and pattern makers for a career in fashion and design. The course focuses on patternmaking, merchandising, marketing, retail buying, supply chain management, product development and management of fashion design systems. You will also learn the requirements and skills needed to become a fashion designer or to work in a design management environment.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 45 units which comprise of 15 core units plus 30 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Civil & Structural Engineering

Campus Full time 1 year January 2017 Australia Perth

This course allows students to further study the breath and depth of theory relating to design and construction of civil works like ads, dams, structures and pipe networks that is covered in the Diploma course. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Civil & Structural Engineering

This course allows students to further study the breath and depth of theory relating to design and construction of civil works like ads, dams, structures and pipe networks that is covered in the Diploma course.

While the emphasis is on producing working drawings for civil works which are used to communicate the engineers designs to the workers involved in constructing the works, students can participate more in the design decisions that are made.

Students are taught a range of engineering drafting standards and receive exposure to CAD programs selected from autocad, microstation, revit and 12D. Students extend their ability to address technical issues beyond what is achieved in the Diploma course.... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

Campus Full time 1 semester January 2017 Australia Perth

This course will provide you with a range of skills that will increase your opportunity to pursue a career in civil design offices. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

This course will provide you with a range of skills that will increase your opportunity to pursue a career in civil design offices. You will acquire skills in civil detail drafting and design of concrete, steel or timber structures, roads and pavements.

You will also learn about risk management of a project and establish a quality system. In addition you will also acquire general workplace skills to enhance your ability to perform in civil design offices.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 12 units which comprise of 5 core units plus 7 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are : ... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Engineering

Campus Full time 1 year January 2017 Australia Perth

This course equips you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to learn how to produce drawings to design specifications for manufacture by an engineering workshop. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Engineering

This course equips you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to learn how to produce drawings to design specifications for manufacture by an engineering workshop. You will develop a range of computer drafting skills as well as knowledge of mechanical engineering processes and principles. You will also increase your skills in computing and engineering graphics, materials, systems, standards and processes, including safety in the workplace, effective communication, quality control and project management.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 30 units which comprise of 7 core units plus 23 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Oil and Gas)

Campus Full time 1 year January 2017 Australia Perth

This course explores the geophysical and chemical formation of petroleum and the concepts of petroleum geology. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Oil and Gas)

This course explores the geophysical and chemical formation of petroleum and the concepts of petroleum geology.

You will learn about drilling operations, both onshore and offshore; concepts of downhole pressure conditions and formation mechanisms, and well control methodologies. This course also covers the environmental effects of engineering.

This course builds on the Diploma course and provides opportunities for work in semi-professional technical positions in various areas of the oil and gas industry.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 10 units which comprise of 10 core units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are:... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 Australia Perth

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to develop, design, commission and maintain the electrical components/ sub-assemblies of electrical equipment and systems. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to develop, design, commission and maintain the electrical components/ sub-assemblies of electrical equipment and systems. You will also learn how to diagnose faults or malfunctions as well as develop planning skills and, when required, initiate an alternative approach to a particular task or manage task requirements.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 28 core units plus elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :

Use engineering applications software on personal computersManage risk in electrotechnology activitiesDevelop design briefs for electrotechnology projectsWrite specifications for electrical engineering projectsApply industry and community standards to engineering activitiesApply material science to solving electrotechnology engineering problemsApply physics to solving electrotechnology engineering problemsEstablish and follow a competency development plan in an electrotechnology engineering disciplineApply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplaceFabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry componentsSolve problems in d.c. circuitsUse drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specificationsImplement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and proceduresCompile and produce an energy sector detailed reportProvide solutions to complex multiple path circuits problemsProvide solutions to basic engineering computational problemsDocument and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology workSolve problems in single and three phase low voltage machinesSolve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuitsArrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installationsSolve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuitsSolve problems in low voltage a.c. circuitsTerminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuitsSelect wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installationsProvide engineering solutions to problems in complex polyphase power circuitsManage large electrical projectsPlan large electrical projectsDevelop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector [-]

Advanced Diploma of Games Development

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This course prepares students for work in the games industry. Students learn the 3D art pipeline for games, how to articulate and pitch ideas, develop design documentation skills, how to use and write code, and test and debug products to produce game prototypes and core game play demonstrations. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Games Development

This course prepares students for work in the games industry. Students learn the 3D art pipeline for games, how to articulate and pitch ideas, develop design documentation skills, how to use and write code, and test and debug products to produce game prototypes and core game play demonstrations. Students will also learn skills in:

3D character modelling and riggingInteractive 3D environment creationConcept art and storytellingAnimation for gamesLevel design and gameplayRapid prototypingGame marketing and businessDeploying a gameInterface design Units

Students must complete a total number of 12 Core units. Core units are:

Build advanced user interfaceCreate environments and props for gamesDesign levels and gameplayDevelop a marketing planDevelop storylines and treatmentsExtend expertise in a specialised art form to professional levelExtend professional expertise with drawing and other visual representation toolsImplement sound designsModel, texture and rig 3d charactersProduce character performance animationProduce game statesProduce rapid prototypes [-]

Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This course will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to produce and communicate creative graphic design images for reproduction in print and digital media. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

This course will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to produce and communicate creative graphic design images for reproduction in print and digital media.You will create and execute design concepts and present finished artwork using a combination of traditional studio media and new technologies. You will work in your chosen areaof specialisation, such as packaging,corporate design, advertising, illustration, or web design and digital visual media.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 15 units which comprise of 8 core units plus 7 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Hospitality

Campus Full time 1 semester January 2017 Australia Perth

This course provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent as a Senior Manager in any hospitality functional area. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality

This course provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent as a Senior Manager in any hospitality functional area. Students will analyse, design and execute judgements using a wide ranging technical, creative, conceptual or managerial competencies. Their knowledge base may be specialised or broad and they are often accountable for group outcomes. Work would be undertaken in various hospitality settings, such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 33 units which comprise of 16 core units plus 17 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Interior Design

Campus Full time 1 year January 2017 Australia Perth

This Diploma provides you with the skills and knowledge to enable you to carry out a range of interior design and decoration services. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Interior Design

This Diploma provides you with the skills and knowledge to enable you to carry out a range of interior design and decoration services. During this course you will work on a number of ‘live’ design projects which will help you to develop the knowledge and skills to design residential and commercial interiors, such as restaurants and workspaces. You will also learn the knowledge and skills required to work with suppliers, product representatives, interior designers and contractors especially in specifying finishes for design projects. This includes colour schemes, furniture, fabrics and fixtures whilst designing space planning layouts with detailed specifications coupled with a business report or client proposal. After completing this course you should be able to research and analyse a client's goals and requirements and prepare professionally designed client presentations using a range of current industry methodology that includes manual drawing and CAD applications to document and illustrate and present your creative design proposals.... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management

Campus Full time 2 semesters January 2018 Australia Perth

This course provides students with the opportunity to be able to apply their knowledge in management and leadership skills that they developed at Diploma level and use these skills across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management

This course provides students with the opportunity to be able to apply their knowledge in management and leadership skills that they developed at Diploma level and use these skills across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Students will be required to further develop their initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters.

They will required to apply cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer this knowledge to others. They will also develop creative and conceptual skills which will allow them to express ideas and perspectives and respond to complex problems.... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Music

Campus Full time 1 year January 2017 Australia Perth

Whether your goal is to be a songwriter, performer, band member or solo artist, the Advanced Diploma of Music will help you develop a wide range of creative, technical and music industry skills. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Music

Whether your goal is to be a songwriter, performer, band member or solo artist, the Advanced Diploma of Music will help you develop a wide range of creative, technical and music industry skills.

As a member of a band/ensemble you will compose and arrange songs, participate in professional recording sessions, perform at industry venues and produce and market your industry standard product. The Advanced Diploma of Music will improve your music industry knowledge with your communication and technical skills as a musician.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 15 units which comprise of 3 core units plus 12 elective units. Core units are :... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Photography

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

Advance your skills to successfully work as a professional photographer including assessing client needs and aesthetics, and learning to change the environment around you to take a great photo. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Photography

Advance your skills to successfully work as a professional photographer including assessing client needs and aesthetics, and learning to change the environment around you to takea great photo.

You will develop skills in business, research, illustration, exhibition, self-promotion and contemporary studio photography. You will also be able to choose to developskills in industrial and scientific photography, fine art photography, design or photojournalism.

You will undertake a supervised work placement, allowing you to apply the skills and knowledge you have learnt in real life situations.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 13 core units. Core units are :... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology

Campus Full time 1 semester February 2017 Australia Perth

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to participate in planning and managing plant shutdowns and modifications, taking a leading role in the establishment of systems intended to prevent or enable responses to incidents or emergencies and following environmental work practices. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to participate in planning and managing plant shutdowns and modifications, taking a leading role in the establishment of systems intended to prevent or enable responses to incidents or emergencies and following environmental work practices. You will also learn about advanced safety case preparation, incident response management, plant documentation and environmental impacts of the process.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 15 units which comprise of 4 core units plus 11 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Screen & Media

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This course is the culmination of three years of training and application. The first semester is concerned with working to a professional standard on real world productions, clients and studio deadlines. You will develop advanced skills in 3D cinematography and lighting, 2D animation; writing, directing and sound for animation.</p> <p>The second semester is a self-directed production showcasing your developed skills and the launching of your professional career. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Screen & Media

This course is the culmination of three years of training and application. The first semester is concerned with working to a professional standard on real world productions, clients and studio deadlines. You will develop advanced skills in 3D cinematography and lighting, 2D animation; writing, directing and sound for animation.

The second semester is a self-directed production showcasing your developed skills and the launching of your professional career.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 16 units which comprise of 2 core units plus 14 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Screen & Media - Broadcast Television

Campus Full time 2 semesters January 2017 Australia Perth

This course will take you "behind-the-scenes" to develop the technical skills you need to deliver television programs to viewers such as : capturing vision and sound, lighting, creating replays, graphics and special effects and managing transmission from studios. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Screen & Media - Broadcast Television

This course will take you "behind-the-scenes" to develop the technical skills you need to deliver television programs to viewers such as : capturing vision and sound, lighting, creating replays, graphics and special effects and managing transmission from studios.

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Advanced Diploma of Screen & Media - Film & Television

Campus Full time 2 semesters January 2017 Australia Perth

This course will allow students to further develop thier practical skills within the camera, lighting, editing, directing, producing, content creation and script editing fields. You'll enhance your team work skills and have the opportunity to produce short films and various other content as indicated by the course structure. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Screen & Media - Film & Television

This course will allow students to further develop thier practical skills within the camera, lighting, editing, directing, producing, content creation and script editing fields. You'll enhance your team work skills and have the opportunity to produce short films and various other content as indicated by the course structure. You will gain hands-on skills and experience, with opportunities to connect to industry bodies such as ABC and independent production houses. This course allows you to become an inspired filmmaker and by the end of this course you will be equipped to be a valuable member of any production team and to create your own material.... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Sound Production

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This course is offered at North Metropolitan TAFE's (formerly Central) state of the art recording studios which has its own performance venue complete with lighting and sound facilities. The lecturers at North Metropolitan TAFE (formerly Central) are highly experienced in technical music production and students will be able to gain an insight into all aspects of the music industry and take advantage of their networks with other industry figures. [+]

Advanced Diploma of Sound Production

This course is offered at North Metropolitan TAFE's (formerly Central) state of the art recording studios which has its own performance venue complete with lighting and sound facilities. The lecturers at North Metropolitan TAFE (formerly Central) are highly experienced in technical music production and students will be able to gain an insight into all aspects of the music industry and take advantage of their networks with other industry figures. Throughout the course students will develop the skills required for recording, production and live sound operation.

Other aspects of the course include equipment management and maintenance, multi-track recording techniques, digital sound editing and how to mix bands in a live production environment. Students will also learn foundation acoustic theory and progress through to working on recording projects using a range of industry standard equipment.... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Surveying

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This course provides you with the practical skills you need to successfully carry out the role of surveyor [+]

Advanced Diploma of Surveying

This course provides you with the practical skills you need to successfully carry out the role of surveyor. You will develop skills in the collection of spatial data related to engineering structures, roads, railways and mining operations. You will also develop skills in the operation of sophisticated survey equipment and software, including GPS and use this equipment tocarry out complex survey projects, including open pit mine operations and underground mine operations and the processing of survey data to produce computer aided engineeringdrawings and mine plans.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 9 units which comprise of 4 core units plus 5 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


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